I recommend taking passives that let you take more of a beating. On the whole, they are a group of men and women chosen not only for their formidable prowess and cunning on the battlefield, but also for their uncompromising and unyielding dedication to the. Our enemies may think we journey alone, but they are mistaken. Crusaders hew about with their shields, flinging them like or bashing their opponents into a daze. Images This section contains facts and trivia relevant to this article. Crusaders are the only class with a passive skill, , that allows them to equip weapons with Shields. The class is based on the from.
As a result, only very high level members of the Zakarum Church are aware of the Crusaders' existence, and they suppressed knowledge of the Crusaders as best they could, including those of their own order. However, unlike the armor, the Crusader's clothes are designed to represent the fact that Crusaders are capable of using , and are not entirely based on melee gameplay. When a crusader fell, his apprentice would take up his armor, his place in the order, and even his very name! Because of the cleric's belief that the Church was corrupted, the Crusaders refrained from communicating with Paladin orders. Decide if you want to be a slow-and-steady tank or a reaping destroyer, and make the proper passive choices to benefit that goal. The lives of at least some Crusaders are recorded in the order's annals. Their goal is not only to remove the taint of from , but purge of all evil through discipline, honor, and unswering vigilance.
Your attempt path is fairly straightforward — clear the starting area, then do a clockwise or counter-clockwise run through the main hall. Unlike any standard build, avoid using either cubed or in hand. For his new order, Akkhan searched far and wide for warriors of unparalleled strength, for believers who burned with inner Light —young recruits chosen for honor, goodness, and most importantly, an unwavering devotion to duty. For armor, fledgling Crusaders use gear light enough for wide-ranging travel, displaying distinct Zakarum iconography. Because of the presence of lice in the , many male Crusaders and some female shave their hair off, in order to reduce the chance of lice infestation.
The Crusader thus differentiated from the Paladin, as the team wanted to broaden Sanctuary's lore. Crusader's Wrath orb With skills that force attackers to focus on them while punishing them for doing so and mitigating or eliminating the incoming damage, the Crusader is the definitive tank class. The crusade calls me, so I go. If that sounds more your speed, then the Crusader might just be for you. Veteran crusaders learn to grip a giant two-handed weapon in one mailed fist or swing a one-handed weapon with incredible speed. The number of current active Crusaders is at least 341 the number that returned to the west.
Sworn to live as a crusader, and to die as one. To become an initiate, an individual must expunge any vestige of their former life. Tips for the Akkhan Set Dungeon As with most Set Dungeons, a follower is not necessary and might get in the way more than help the situation. I see it in the eyes of the mad, hear it in the howling of the damned. Crit Damage Increases the damage done by critical hits. Experienced veterans, Crusaders often spend their lives on the move, in the wilderness and city alike, they take part in thousands of fights from epic battles to back alley brawls. When one of these divinely empowered warriors joins battle, blazing fire and blinding light follow, smiting entire packs of enemies who dare to resist judgment.
To brandish a Crusader's shield requires extraordinary training, as they're used for more than just protection. I took up his shield and his name, and on that day, I became a crusader; armored by faith, driven by duty, bound to kill the enemies of Zakarum. At sixteen, I saw my master die. Pretty much any other choice you make at these levels is fine — it all kills monsters, it all works. Honestly, to my mind, the most important choice to make is at level 10 when your first passive unlocks and you can decide whether to get Heavenly Strength or not. Death is their salvation from evil. Speaking of those four abilities, they are your Wrath-generating attacks.
How to lay low the monstrous I think we can already dispense with pretending I would ever even play a Crusader without taking Heavenly Strength. Vitality Increases your maximum amount of Health. A Crusader At least early on in an apprentice's training, a Crusader has the right to release them from their vows and allow them to return to normal life. In addition, killing an enemy reduces the cooldown of Steed Charge by 1 second. Each crusader took an apprentice. However, he could find no definitive evidence that a Crusader actually uncovered a means of completing their quest, and that they had exhausted most, if not all promising leads.
Initiates are chosen from local populations, and the choice is based on a number of factors such as the initiate's affinity for the teachings of and talent for the Light. You get Punish at level 1, Slash at level 3, Smite at level 11, and Justice at level 15. This allows you to use them for more than one big pull to complete the first Primary Objective, using on 10 enemies simultaneously 10 times. One of the strengths of the Crusader is it makes an excellent team player. A Crusader in prayer The quest of the Crusaders is eternal.
But Laws are interesting abilities that have both a passive buff to you and your allies and an active on-use ability that acts like a cooldown for you and your group. Akhan specifically avoided calling his recruits paladins, for he saw paladins as a product of the corrupted church's errant ways. For example, if you have 10% Crit Chance then you should have +80% Crit Damage. Unlike other orders, the Crusaders have never fallen to corruption. And so it has continued for two hundred years.