Classes in Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous determine your character's abilities, ability scores and how they will develop as they increase in level. In Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous, each class has different archetypes that serve as subclasses. Some Classes have certain requirements, and can only be selected after reaching a certain level.

You can check Mythic Paths for information on the different Mythic Paths you can select during your adventures.

How to Pick a Class

Picking the right class for your play style is an important part of Character Creation. Certain Races may have better affinity to specific Classes and Archetypes, for example. Additionally, you may want to opt for unique schools of magic based on Role-Play or simple preference. If you want to optimize your character and party, we suggest you check out our Builds section.

What are Prestige Classes?

Prestige classes allow characters to become truly exceptional, specializing in and gaining powers beyond the ken of their peers. Unlike base classes, characters must meet specific requirements (see each prestige class for details) before they can take their first level of a prestige class.

What are Class Archetypes?

Each base class draws upon a central ideal, a basic concept. A class archetype is an alternate version of that class with a modified set of abilities, strengths, and weaknesses. This offers a quick and easy way to specialize and customize characters of a given class to your liking.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Alchemist  ♦  Aldori Swordlord  ♦  Arcane Trickster  ♦  Arcanist  ♦  Assassin  ♦  Barbarian  ♦  Bard  ♦  Bloodrager  ♦  Cavalier  ♦  Cleric  ♦  Dragon Disciple  ♦  Druid  ♦  Duelist  ♦  Eldritch Knight  ♦  Fighter  ♦  Hellknight  ♦  Hellknight Signifer  ♦  Hunter  ♦  Inquisitor  ♦  Kineticist  ♦  Loremaster  ♦  Magus  ♦  Monk  ♦  Mystic Theurge  ♦  Oracle  ♦  Paladin  ♦  Ranger  ♦  Rogue  ♦  Shaman  ♦  Skald  ♦  Slayer  ♦  Sorcerer  ♦  Stalwart Defender  ♦  Student of War  ♦  Warpriest  ♦  Winter Witch  ♦  Witch  ♦  Wizard

 

All Classes in Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous

Click the table header to sort. This is a comparative table showing the difficulty scale and proficiency of each basic class in WotR. The higher the number, the more proficient the class is with that specific column. For difficulty, the highest the number the more complex the class is. Prestige classes are not included in this table, as they have no official rankings

Class
Difficulty
Melee
Ranged
Control
Magic
Support
Defense
Base Attack
Bonus
Alchemist 4 1 3 0 2 5 4 Average
Arcanist 4 1 1 3 5 2 1 Low
Barbarian 1 4 1 2 0 1 1 High
Bard (Spontaneous caster) 3 0 2 3 3 5 0 Average
Bloodrager (Spontaneous caster) 3 4 1 1 2 2 2 High
Cavalier 2 5 2 1 0 2 3 High
Cleric 3 0 2 2 5 5 1 Average
Druid 4 1 1 5 3 3 2 Average
Fighter 1 5 5 0 0 0 5 High
Hunter 3 2 4 1 2 2 2 Average
Inquisitor (Spontaneous caster) 3 4 4 1 3 0 2 Average
Kineticist 5 1 5 1 1 1 1 Average
Magus (Eldritch Scion is Spontaneous caster) 5 5 0 2 4 1 1 Average
Monk 2 5 1 1 2 1 3 High
Oracle (Spontaneous caster) 3 0 1 2 4 5 1 Average
Paladin 2 4 3 1 2 2 3 High
Ranger 2 5 5 1 3 1 1 High
Rogue 1 5 3 2 0 1 1 Average
Shaman 4 3 0 1 3 4 1 Average
Skald (Spontaneous caster) 3 4 1 1 2 3 1 Average
Slayer 1 5 5 0 0 0 1 High
Sorcerer (Spontaneous caster) 3 0 2 1 5 2 1 Low
Warpriest 4 4 1 1 3 3 2 Average
Witch 4 1 2 3 5 5 1 Low
Wizard 4 1 2 2 5 3 1 Low

 

Basic Classes in Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous

 

Alchemist

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  RANGED 3

  CONTROL 0

  MAGIC 2

  SUPPORT 5

  DEFENSE 4

  DIFFICULTY 4

 

Archetypes

GrenadierVivisectionistChirurgeonPreservationistMetamorphIncense Synthesizer

 

Arcanist

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  MELEE 1

  RANGED 1

  CONTROL 3

  MAGIC 5

  SUPPORT 2

  DEFENSE 1

  DIFFICULTY 4

 

Archetypes

Brown-fur TransmuterEldritch FontUnlettered ArcanistWhite Mage ♦ Nature MagePhantasmal Mage

 

Barbarian

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  MELEE 4

  RANGED 1

  CONTROL 2

  MAGIC 0

  SUPPORT 1

  DEFENSE 1

  DIFFICULTY 1

 

Archetypes

Armored Hulk ♦ Mad Dog ♦ Invulnerable Rager ♦ Beastkin Berserker ♦ Pack Rager ♦ Instinctual Warrior

 

Bard

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  MELEE 0

  RANGED 2

  CONTROL 3

  MAGIC 3

  SUPPORT 5

  DEFENSE 0

  DIFFICULTY 3

 

Archetypes

Archaeologist ♦ Thundercaller ♦ Flame dancer ♦ Tranquil Whisperer ♦ Dirge Bard ♦ Beast Tamer

 

Bloodrager

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  MELEE 4

  RANGED 1

  CONTROL 1

  MAGIC 2

  SUPPORT 2

  DEFENSE 2

  DIFFICULTY 3

 

Archetypes

BloodriderGreenragerPrimalistSpelleaterSteelblood ♦ Reformed Fiend ♦ Mixed-Blood Rager

 

Cavalier

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  MELEE 5

  RANGED 2

  CONTROL 1

  MAGIC 0

  SUPPORT 2

  DEFENSE 3

  DIFFICULTY 2

 

Archetypes

Beast Rider ♦ Disciple of the PikeKnight of the WallGendarmeStandard Bearer ♦ Fearsome Leader ♦ Cavalier of the Paw

 

Cleric

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  MELEE 0

  RANGED 2

  CONTROL 2

  MAGIC 5

  SUPPORT 5

  DEFENSE 1

  DIFFICULTY 3

 

Archetypes

CrusaderEcclesitheurgeHerald CallerDevilbane PriestAngelfire Apostle ♦ Priest of Balance

 

Druid

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  MELEE 1

  RANGED 1

  CONTROL 5

  MAGIC 3

  SUPPORT 3

  DEFENSE 2

  DIFFICULTY 4

 

Archetypes

Blight Druid ♦ FeyspeakerDefender of the True WorldDrovier ♦ Elemental Rampager ♦ Primal Druid

 

Fighter

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  MELEE 5

  RANGED 5

  CONTROL 0

  MAGIC 0

  SUPPORT 0

  DEFENSE 5

  DIFFICULTY 1

 

Archetypes

Aldori Defender ♦ Two-Handed FighterTower Shield SpecialistDragonheir ScionArmiger ♦ Mutation Warrior

 

Hunter

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  MELEE 2

  RANGED 4

  CONTROL 1

  MAGIC 2

  SUPPORT 2

  DEFENSE 2

  DIFFICULTY 3


Archetypes

Divine Hunter (Hunter) ♦ Urban Hunter ♦ Colluding Scoundrel ♦ ForesterWandering Marksman ♦ Divine Hound

 

Inquisitor

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  RANGED 4

  CONTROL 1

  MAGIC 3

  SUPPORT 0

  DEFENSE 2

  DIFFICULTY 3

 

Archetypes

Monster Tactician ♦ Tactical Leader ♦ Sacred Huntsmaster ♦ Faith HunterSanctified Slayer ♦ Judge

 

Kineticist

kineticist class pathfinder kingmaker wiki guide  MELEE 1

  RANGED 5

  CONTROL 1

  MAGIC 1

  SUPPORT 1

  DEFENSE 1

  DIFFICULTY 5

 

Archetypes

Dark Elementalist ♦ Psychokineticist ♦ Kinetic Knight ♦ Blood KineticistOverwhelming Soul ♦ Elemental Engine

 

Magus

magus class pathfinder kingmaker wiki guide 300px  MELEE 5

  RANGED 0

  CONTROL 2

  MAGIC 4

  SUPPORT 1

  DEFENSE 1

  DIFFICULTY 5

 

Archetypes

Eldritch ScionSword SaintEldritch ArcherHexcrafterArmored Battlemage ♦ Arcane Rider ♦ Spell Dancer

 

Monk

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  RANGED 1

  CONTROL 1

  MAGIC 2

  SUPPORT 1

  DEFENSE 3

  DIFFICULTY 2

 

Archetypes

Scaled FistSenseiSoheiTraditional MonkZen Archer ♦ Quarterstaff Master ♦ Student of Stone

 

Oracle

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  MELEE 0

  RANGED 1

  CONTROL 2

  MAGIC 4

  SUPPORT 5

  DEFENSE 1

  DIFFICULTY 3

 

Archetypes

Lone StriderEnlightened PhilosopherDivine HerbalistSeekerPossessed Oracle ♦ Purifier ♦ Wind Whisperer

 

Paladin

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  RANGED 3

  CONTROL 1

  MAGIC 2

  SUPPORT 2

  DEFENSE 3

  DIFFICULTY 2

 

Archetypes

Divine Hunter ♦ Hospitaler ♦ Divine GuardianWarrior of the Holy Light ♦ Martyr ♦ Divine Scion ♦ Stonelord

 

Ranger

ranger class pathfinder kingmaker wiki guide 300px  MELEE 5

  RANGED 5

  CONTROL 1

  MAGIC 3

  SUPPORT 1

  DEFENSE 1

  DIFFICULTY 2

 

Archetypes

Freebooter ♦ Stormwalker ♦ Flame WardenEspionage ExpertDemonslayer ♦ Nomad

 

Rogue

rouge class pathfinder kingmaker wiki guide 300px  MELEE 5

  RANGED 3

  CONTROL 2

  MAGIC 0

  SUPPORT 1

  DEFENSE 1

  DIFFICULTY 1

 

Archetypes

Eldritch Scoundrel ♦ Knife Master ♦ Thug ♦ Sylvan TricksterUnderground Chemist ♦ Rowdy ♦ Master of All

 

Shaman

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  MELEE 3

  RANGED 0

  CONTROL 1

  MAGIC 3

  SUPPORT 4

  DEFENSE 1

  DIFFICULTY 4

 

Archetypes

Possessed Shaman ♦ Spirit Hunter ♦ Spirit Warden ♦ Unsworn Shaman ♦ Witch Doctor ♦ Wildland Shaman ♦ Shadow Shaman

 

Skald

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  MELEE 4

  RANGED 1

  CONTROL 1

  MAGIC 2

  SUPPORT 3

  DEFENSE 1

  DIFFICULTY 3


Archetypes

Battle Scion ♦ Court Poet ♦ Demon Dancer ♦ Herald of the HornHunt Caller ♦ Battle Singer

 

Slayer

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  MELEE 5

  RANGED 5

  CONTROL 0

  MAGIC 0

  SUPPORT 0

  DEFENSE 1

  DIFFICULTY 1

 

Archetypes

VanguardDeliverer ♦ Spawn Slayer ♦ Arcane Enforcer ♦ Executioner ♦ Stygian Slayer ♦ Imitator

 

Sorcerer

sorcerer class pathfinder kingmaker wiki guide 300px  MELEE 0

  RANGED 2

  CONTROL 1

  MAGIC 5

  SUPPORT 2

  DEFENSE 1

  DIFFICULTY 3

 

Archetypes

Empyreal Sorcerer ♦ Sage Sorcerer ♦ Sylvan Sorcerer ♦ CrossbloodedSeeker (Sorcerer) ♦ Nine Tailed Heir ♦ Overwhelming Mage

 

Warpriest

warpriest class pathfinder kingmaker wiki guide 300px  MELEE 4

  RANGED 1

  CONTROL 1

  MAGIC 3

  SUPPORT 3

  DEFENSE 2

  DIFFICULTY 4

 

Archetypes

Cult Leader ♦ Feral Champion ♦ Disenchanter ♦ Shieldbearer ♦ Proclaimer ♦ Champion of the Faith

 

Witch

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  MELEE 1

  RANGED 2

  CONTROL 3

  MAGIC 5

  SUPPORT 5

  DEFENSE 1

  DIFFICULTY 4

 

Archetypes

Stigmatized Witch ♦ HagboundHex Channeler ♦ Ley Line Guardian ♦ Elemental WitchWitch of the Veil

 

Wizard

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  MELEE 1

  RANGED 2

  CONTROL 2

  MAGIC 5

  SUPPORT 3

  DEFENSE 1

  DIFFICULTY 4

 

Archetypes

Arcane Bomber ♦ Scroll Savant ♦ Thassilonian SpecialistExploiter Wizard ♦ Elemental SpecialistSpell MasterCruoromancer

 

 

Prestige Classes in Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous

 

Arcane Trickster

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Arcane Tricksters use both magic and rogue abilities. They can perform sneak attacks regardless of the enemy awareness and become invisible using magic.

Assassin

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Deadly loners, assassins are trained as merciless killers, adept at silent murder in any number of ways. Assassins are generally mercenary in their approach to death as they are aware of the vast sums their skills are worth.

Stalwart Defender

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Stalwart Defenders focus on defensive abilities. They sacrifice damage and mobility while gaining damage reduction and better save throws.

 

Eldritch Knight

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Eldritch Knights fight in close quarter combat or can use magic abilities from a distance. They can be very versatile, adjusting to any situation.

 

 

Dragon Disciple

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Dragon Disciples use magic and dragon powers in battle. They receive additional ability scores and can transform into a dragon.

Hellknight

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Not all who start as novice armigers have what it takes to become a full-fledged Hell Knight, but those who do receive a wide array of abilities as they grow more powerful. While the individual powers and focus of a particular Hell Knight vary according to his order, all Hell Knights are universally feared and respected in regions where they maintain a presence. Most Hell Knights are lawful neutral and proudly avoid being “tainted” by distractions such as good or evil, but some who rise in power shift toward tyrannical and cruel natures.

Mystic Theurge

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Mystic Theurges can perform magic to aid allies or harm enemies. They have a special ability that allows casting two spells at once.

 

Duelist

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Duelists focus on close quarter combat and dodging. They sacrifice armor capabilities to gain additional dodge chance and damage for critical strikes.

 

 

Aldori Swordlord

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The swordlords follow no singular path to dueling mastery-some of those who take up the blade only dabble in its use, while others explore swordplay with the dueling weapon in unconventional ways.

Student of War

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The path of the student of war is particularly enticing to martially minded characters who seek to enhance and expand their mastery of skills. Students of war often pride themselves in studying topics that combat-focused types might not normally find value in, and their ability to thaw upon unexpected lore and information has become something of a legend among their kind.

Hellknight Signifer

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Hellknight signifers form the spellcasting arm of the Hellknight orders. They serve as faceless enforcers of order and use their magical powers to relentlessly root out and punish criminals to the letter of the law. They wear masks — often featureless — to mark themselves as impersonal agents of order, unswayed by empathy. 

 

Loremaster

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The loremaster is a gatherer and keeper of secrets. He is often obsessed by the written word, with cryptic and arcane lore serving as his devoted mistress. Holding to the adage that knowledge is power, the loremaster often forsakes material wealth and personal glory for rare or unusual information, an endless quest that brings him ever closer to his unattainable goal: perfection through edification. Often rejecting what he views as the pointless affectations and transitory pleasures of his short-sighted neighbors, the loremaster believes that the only worthwhile goal in life is the acquisition of intellectual might. After all, wealth is spent, passions fade, and the power of the body is limited by age, while the mind’s capacity to grow greater with time is infinite.

 

 

Winter Witch

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The otherworldly powers of winter witches are inextricably linked with the frozen outer-realms.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




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    • Anonymous

      Soooo, I know that this has been here a while, but I did want to know how the ratings were determined. I want to understand, for example, why is an Alchemist a better supporter than a Druid, Skald, or even the Inquisitor? I just can't see it. I know that they can share personal spells (with a discovery) but I don't see how that's better than any full caster using support spells.

      • Just an editing correction: Vanguard (a subclass of Slayer) is tagged as a class and appears in the tag cloud instead of Eldritch Knight, which is a proper prestige class.

        • Anonymous

          Where are the links to the prestige classes? I already know what that is, but the class listings here don't include them. Using wiki search I find a half dozen or so, none of which link back to a page listing them all.

          • Anonymous

            Much better than Kingmaker where I couldn't find a single class interesting enough to play, there is hope

            • Anonymous

              With levels in Mythic Hero from the plot will no character be able to reach 20th level of there main class?

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