Warrior is a starting Class in Elden Ring's. The Warrior has High Dex and medium physical stats. It starts the game level 8, with two scimitars and a light shield. The Classes only determine the starting Stats and Equipment of the player, but as the game progresses, players can freely change their build to their preferred playstyle.

 

A twinblade wielding warrior from a nomadic tribe. An origin of exceptional technique

 

Warrior Starting Equipment for Elden Ring

This class starts with the following equipment:

Armor: 

 

Starting items for Warrior in Elden Ring

This class starts with the following items:

 

Warrior Builds in Elden Ring

 

 

 

Elden Ring Warrior Notes & Tips

  • The Warrior starts with two Scrimitars. When holding both in either hand, press L1 to attack with both. These L1 attacks deal more damage than R1 and applies status effects (Poison, Bleed, Cold) at a faster rate.
  • During Boss fights, use a Spirit Summons, let it gain aggro, and then unleash your attacks into the Boss's back for best results.
  • Other Notes, Tips, and Trivia go here

 

 

Elden Ring Classes
Astrologer  ♦  Bandit  ♦  Confessor  ♦  Hero  ♦  Prisoner  ♦  Prophet  ♦  Samurai  ♦  Vagabond  ♦  Wretch



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    • Anonymous

      peeps arguing about the min/max potential of other classes. the others going about lore 'n stuff.
      I just think the armor's cool, 10/10 class.

      • For those of you who say Warrior is useless for the purpose of min/ max your mistaken.

        If your min/ maxing a build that uses a weapon that has higher than 10 Strength requirements you are better off picking Vagabond or Samurai.

        If your min/ maxing a Dex build that plans to go poise heavy, you are better off picking Samurai.

        Warrior is optimal for light mobility build (Which is a lot better after patch 1.06). For this sort of build you would be using a Dex weapon that doesn't require more than 10 strength, good example would be Ornamental Straight Sword.

        Since your going to be using Light Load, points in Endurance that Samurai has over Warrior are wasted, since you will be going for minimal weight to take advantage of Blue Dancers Charm.

        At RL 120, Min/ maxed Warrior build can have 60 Vigor, 80 Dexterity ( With Miliscents Prosthesis giving extra +5), 12 Faith (For some minor buffs like Bestial Vitality, Flame Cleanse and the Level 1 Barrier incantations, as well as 12 Mind.

        It's not by much , but for this specific build it ends up beating Vagabond and Samurai each by 1 point, due to having an extra point in mind, which comes in handy for casting minor buffs and using certain consumables such as Uplifting Aromatic.

        • I was thinking the 10 intelligence could make them decent for a dex/int build but Astrologer and Prisoner are both better suited for that. Even Samurai has better stats for that if you need a minimum of 12 strength or more for your weapons. This guy really has no place in terms of optimized builds.

          • Both the Prisoner and Astrologer have better stat distribution for dex/int builds even when you level up their strength to match warrior. For pure dex builds putting everything in Vigor, Endurance, and Dexterity, the Samurai has them beat. Bandit is better for dex/arc. I'm really not sure why this class has such poor stat distribution.

            • Anonymous

              "The Warrior is the only starting class other than Vagabond, Samurai, Astrologer, Confessor, Prophet, Bandit, and Prisoner that begins with two weapons."

              Why is this here? Most of the classes start with two weapons, why write this and make it sound like having two weapons is some special piece of trivia?

              • Anonymous

                I have no clue what fromsoft was thinking with this stat distribution.
                If they just dropped the int by 2 and increased vigor and endurance by 1 each it'd be fine but it's currently worse than samurai at pure physical dex, and worse than prisoner at dex/int. Warrior serves no purpose.

                • Anonymous

                  Both in design and lore this armor is literal DRIP. As an aside, at 60 Vigor 30 Endurance 80 Dex and 20 Str (Basically a Dex build, which you most likely would choose this class for), you're at Rune Level 150, which is one of the "meta" level caps. This is a shame because almost all the other "physical" orientated classes perform better when min-maxxing as with the aforementioned stat investments the Hero ends up at RL146, Vagabond RL146, and Samurai RL147. The only other stat of relevance for a pure dex build might be mind, so that you can perform more weapoin arts. If you take into consideration that the Warrior has 12 mind, and if you wanted the other aforementioned starting classes to match that, they each have at least 1 bonus level over the Warrior ( In the case of the Hero 1RL, Samurai and Vagabond, 2RL.) TL:DR Other Physical-damage orientated classes are probably better for min-maxing for a pure dex build, but only by 1 or 2 levels, and also don't start with (in my opinion) the coolest armor/lore in the game.

                  • Anonymous

                    This is one of the most iconic starting classes in a Fromsoft game ever. The armor still remains S Tier in looks even until the end of the game, and the Lore behind it is just makes it ascend to the pinnacle. The armor is based off a Legendary Blind Swordsmen whos fighting was akin to flowing water. His feats are legendary as he was responsible for sealing away the God of Rot before it could consume the Lands Between. The Blind Swordsmen is the same one who taught Malenia and gifted her such a grace and technique with a blade. In a tragic twist of irony, she would eventually use it against him as she was cursed by the Rot got due to her homogenous birth from Marika / Radagon. He fought her to correct his mistake in giving such strength to one who would misuse it' but we can assume lost as his sword is found in one of the Troll hearses in the Consecrated Snowfield. Absolute legend. I like to think their battle is what made her bloom the first time.

                    • Anonymous

                      This is one of the most iconic starting classes in a Fromsoft game ever. The armor still remains S Tier in looks even until the end of the game, and the Lore behind it is just makes it ascend to the pinnacle. The armor is based off a Legendary Blind Swordsmen whos fighting was akin to flowing water. His feats are legendary as he was responsible for sealing away the God of Rot before it could consume the Lands Between. The Blind Swordsmen is the same one who taught Malenia and gifted her such a grace and technique with a blade. In a tragic twist of irony, she would eventually use it against him as she was cursed by the Rot got due to her homogenous birth from Marika / Radagon. He fought her to correct his mistake in giving such strength to one who would misuse it' but we can assume lost as his sword is found in one of the Troll hearses in the Consecrated Snowfield. Absolute legend. I like to think their battle is what made her bloom the first time.

                      • Anonymous

                        Too much mind and too much intelligence in my opinion. Lower mind to 11/10, set intelligence to 8 and raise faith to 11/12. Now we have a decent faith/dex class.

                        Confessor should / could be more faith / strength (maybe remove 3 dex and put them into vig and/or strength, or lower the level accordingly)

                        • Anonymous

                          unfortunate on how bad the stat spread is for min maxxing, im doing a run of every class and different builds (5 done rn) and im dreading this class build wise, if you're gonna do pure dex, samurai is better even if you try not to push past 10 strength, and if you want to do an int hybrid then prisoner/astrologer better, my second favorite looking class behind confessor but even then confessor can atleast min max int/faith moderately well, still drippy nonetheless

                          • Anonymous

                            Only need two levels from base to use the twinblade with this build, or another class plus getting the Radagon Scarseal early.

                            • Anonymous

                              I picked this class when the game first came out thinking that Ill give myself a bit of a challenge with dex since I'm so used to one shotting everything with a massive UGS and pure strength builds in the previous games..

                              My god I didn't realize how broken dex is in this game..

                              • Anonymous

                                Weird that a class named 'warrior' has the most dex out of all classes. As well as specializing in dual wields and faster attacks.
                                Maybe I'm used to seeing them as a rogue, thief etc in other games.

                                • Anonymous

                                  I picked this class because I love the armor design and the duel blades but ended up dual speccing dex and int for a spellsword build

                                  • Anonymous

                                    Is there any reason to pick this class with the Samurai available? Even if you're only leveling Vit, End, and Dex, the Samurai class saves you one (1) point when min-maxing. I suppose Warrior makes sense if you really want to dual wield from the get-go or you dig the fashion.

                                    • Anonymous

                                      There's a contradiction here.
                                      It says it starts with a Buckler, but also says :
                                      ''it has no way to Block or Parry without acquiring a Shield'' .

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