Pathfinder: Wrath Of The Righteous – 10 Best Classes

Choose from the best classes in Pathfinder: Wrath Of The Righteous to start your epic adventure of fighting against evil.

Pathfinder: Wrath Of The Righteous brings back the old-school isometric, high fantasy RPG gameplay. Moreover, the game also comes with a lore-filled universe, characters, and adventure to set out on. Not only that, but Pathfinder: Wrath Of The Righteous offers deep gameplay, mechanics, customization, skills, and abilities to build your perfect character, but before it, you need to pick the best class that suits your playstyle.

Classes in Pathfinder: Wrath Of The Righteous determine your character’s strengths, weaknesses, skills, and what weapons and powers they wield. Some races are suited better to specific classes. Pathfinder: Wrath Of The Righteous has 24 classes further divided into subclasses, and each class has class archetypes.

Archetypes are a version of your selected class that has a different set of abilities and attributes. It can be used to customize your character class and be more specific to particular strengths and abilities while making a build. In this guide, we will go over all the classes and their archetypes in Pathfinder: Wrath Of The Righteous and list our picks for the top ten best classes in the game.

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Pathfinder: Wrath Of The Righteous – All Classes and Archetypes

All Classes in Pathfinder: Wrath Of The Righteous

ClassDifficultyMeleeRangedControlMagicSupportDefenseBase Attack Bonus
Alchemist4130254Average
Arcanist4113521Low
Barbarian1412011High
Bard 3023350Average
Bloodrager 3411222High
Cavalier2521023High
Cleric3022551Average
Druid4115332Average
Fighter1550005High
Hunter3241222Average
Inquisitor3441302Average
Kineticist5151111Average
Magus5502411Average
Monk2511213High
Oracle3012451Average
Paladin2431223High
Ranger2551311High
Rogue1532011Average
Shaman4301341Average
Skald 3411231Average
Slayer1550001High
Sorcerer (Spontaneous caster)3021521Low
Warpriest4411332Average
Witch4123551Low
Wizard4122531Low
Pathfinder: Wrath Of The Righteous Classes and Attributes

All Class Archetypes in Pathfinder: Wrath Of The Righteous

  • Alchemist
    • Grenadier
    • Vivisectionist
    • Chirurgeon
    • Incense Synthesizer
    • Chirurgeon
    • Preservationist
    • Metamorph
    • Incense Synthesizer
  • Arcanist
    • Brown-fur Transmuter
    • Eldritch Font 
    • Unlettered Arcanist 
    • White Mage 
    • Nature Mage 
    • Phantasmal Mage
  • Barbarian
    • Armored Hulk 
    • Mad Dog
    • Invulnerable Rager 
    • Beastkin Berserker 
    • Pack Rager 
    • Instinctual Warrior
  • Bard
    • Archaeologist 
    • Thundercaller 
    • Flame dancer 
    • Tranquil Whisperer 
    • Dirge Bard 
    • Beast Tamer
  • Bloodrager
    • Bloodrider 
    • Greenrager 
    • Primalist
    • Spelleater 
    • Steelblood
    • Reformed Fiend
    • Mixed-Blood Rager
  • Cavalier
    • Beast Rider
    • Disciple of the Pike
    • Knight of the Wall
    • Gendarme
    • Standard Bearer
    • Fearsome Leader
    • Cavalier of the Paw
  • Cleric
    • Crusader
    • Ecclesitheurge
    • Herald Caller
    • Devilbane Priest
    • Angelfire Apostle
    • Priest of Balance
  • Druid
    • Blight Druid
    • Feyspeaker
    • Defender of the True World
    • Drovier
    • Elemental Rampager
    • Primal Druid
  • Fighter
    • Aldori Defender
    • Two-Handed Fighter
    • Tower Shield Specialist
    • Dragonheir Scion
    • Armiger
    • Mutation Warrior
  • Hunter
    • Divine Hunter (Hunter)
    • Urban Hunter
    • Colluding Scoundrel
    • Forester
    • Wandering Marksman
    • Divine Hound
  • Inquisitor
    • Monster Tactician 
    • Tactical Leader 
    • Sacred Huntsmaster 
    • Faith Hunter 
    • Sanctified Slayer 
    • Judge
  • Kineticist
    • Dark Elementalist
    • Psychokineticist
    • Kinetic Knight
    • Blood Kineticist
    • Overwhelming Soul
    • Elemental Engine
  • Magus
    • Eldritch Scion
    • Sword Saint
    • Eldritch Archer
    • Hexcrafter
    • Armored Battlemage
    • Arcane Rider
    • Spell Dancer
  • Monk
    • Scaled Fist
    • Sensei
    • Sohei
    • Traditional Monk
    • Zen Archer
    • Quarterstaff Master
    • Student of Stone
  • Oracle
    • Lone Strider
    • Enlightened Philosopher
    • Divine Herbalist
    • Seeker
    • Possessed Oracle
    • Purifier
    • Wind Whisperer
  • Paladin
    • Divine Hunter
    • Hospitaler
    • Divine Guardian
    • Warrior of the Holy Light
    • Martyr
    • Divine Scion
    • Stonelord
  • Ranger
    • Freebooter
    • Stormwalker
    • Flame Warden
    • Espionage Expert
    • Demonslayer
    • Nomad
  • Rogue
    • Eldritch Scoundrel
    • Knife Master
    • Thug
    • Sylvan Trickster
    • Underground Chemist
    • Rowdy Master of All
  • Shaman
    • Possessed Shaman
    • Spirit Hunter
    • Spirit Warden
    • Unsworn Shaman
    • Witch Doctor
    • Wildland Shaman
    • Shadow Shaman
  • Skald
    • Battle Scion
    • Court Poet
    • Demon Dancer
    • Herald of the Horn
    • Hunt Caller
    • Battle Singer
  • Slayer
    • Vanguard
    • Deliverer
    • Spawn Slayer
    • Arcane Enforcer
    • Executioner
    • Stygian Slayer
    • Imitator
  • Sorcerer
    • Empyreal Sorcerer
    • Sage Sorcerer
    • Sylvan Sorcerer
    • Crossblooded
    • Seeker (Sorcerer)
    • Nine Tailed Heir
    • Overwhelming Mage
  • Warpriest
    • Cult Leader
    • Feral Champion
    • Disenchanter
    • Shieldbearer
    • Proclaimer
    • Champion of the Faith
  • Witch
    • Stigmatized Witch
    • Hagbound
    • Hex Channeler
    • Ley Line Guardian
    • Elemental Witch
    • Witch of the Veil
  • Wizard
    • Arcane Bomber
    • Scroll Savant
    • Thassilonian Specialist
    • Exploiter Wizard
    • Elemental Specialist
    • Spell Master
    • Cruoromancer

10 Best Classes in Pathfinder: Wrath Of The Righteous

10. Cleric

  • Difficulty: 3/5
  • Alignment: Tier ahead of the chosen deity.

The Cleric is the main healer of your party. They have the most healing abilities and capacity than the rest of the classes in Pathfinder: Wrath Of The Righteous. Hence, Clerics are a must-have in any team and an essential asset in keeping your group alive with their protective and stat-boosting abilities.

In addition to that, Clerics can choose from several deities to worship. Furthermore, their divine powers allow them to stand against undead creatures easily. They can sometimes also be used in defending and light attacking.

  • Cleric Skills:
    • Knowledge (Arcana)
    • Knowledge (World)
    • Lore (Religion)
    • Persuasion

9. Alchemist

  • Difficulty: 4/5
  • Alignment: Any

Alchemist is a complex class. You have to strategize and plan ahead with your attack if you want to excel as an Alchemist. As an Alchemist, you use various magical inventions and creations to fight, each having different effects. Although the most useful of them are the bombs, that deal AoE damage.

  • Alchemist Skills:
    • Trickery
    • Knowledge (Arcana)
    • Knowledge (World)
    • Lore (Nature)
    • Perception
    • Use Magic Device

8. Cavalier

  • Difficulty: 2/5
  • Alignment: Any

Cavaliers are riders who are strong as both attacking DPS and as a Defender. Since they are riders, Cavaliers are swift, mobile attackers who can easily charge through enemy defenses. They are also great with all types of Armor and shields.

  • Cavalier Skills:
    • Mobility
    • Athletics
    • Persuasion

7. Inquisitor

  • Difficulty: 3/5
  • Alignment: Within one step of deity, law/chaos or good/evil

The Inquisitor is a strong class that can use powerful divine spells to both attack and support. Furthermore, it is also an easy class to play with, apart from managing the many spells it can use. They are also proficient in simple weapons, longbows, and short bows with their powerful magic. In case of defending, Inquisitors can use shields and light to medium Armor.

  • Inquisitor Skills: All

6. Bard

  • Difficulty: 3/5
  • Alignment: Any

Bards sing songs to support parties and disorient enemies with their many Bard spells. Bards are also proficient in light weapons such as shortswords and rapiers, along with light armors and shields. Combine Bard’s singing spells with strong weapon attacks to take down groups of enemies with your party.

  • Bard Skills: All

5. Paladin

  • Difficulty: 2/5
  • Alignment: Lawful Good

The Paladin is the classic RPG warrior of light who stands for the good and holy and devotes life to fighting against everything unholy and of darkness.

Like the Inquisitor, Paladins are also quite versatile. They can heal, use support spells and also cast holy spells. Furthermore, they are great at using melee weapons like swords and shields, and also their high defending potential makes them a suitable tank.

  • Paladin Skills:
    • Knowledge (Arcana)
    • Knowledge (World)
    • Lore (Nature)
    • Lore (Religion)
    • Persuasion

4. Slayers

  • Difficulty: 1/5
  • Alignment: Any

Slayers are one of the best killers in the game. They focus on pure attacking with a mix of stealth when required. They can study their targets for their weaknesses, track them down, and kill them off silently or with fury. Effective against bosses.

The downside is that they are entirely reliant on attacking abilities, and some of the archetypes can cast few spells while their defense is very low. Hence, to keep them alive, you need support classes and tanks. Nevertheless, Slayers are one of the strongest classes in Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous, and also one of the easiest.

  • Slayer Skills:
    • Stealth
    • Mobility
    • Perception
    • Athletics
    • Knowledge (World)
    • Lore (Nature)
    • Persuasion

3. Kineticist

  • Difficulty: 5/5
  • Alignment: Any

They are probably the hardest class to use, yet Kineticists can become too overpowered if they are used effectively. Although they are too complex and strategic, you need a couple of hours to understand how this class works. Anyways, they use incredible abilities like psychokinetic abilities and telekinesis to attack, defend, buff, and debuff.

Kineticists channel elemental power and matter from the Ethereal Plane. Hence unlike Wizards, you don’t need to study them beforehand. They attack mainly with kinetic blasts and burns, but you need to keep in mind what affects their blasts. Lastly, Kineticists are also a bit weak on the defending side and can only use light weapons, Armor, and no shields.

  • Kineticist Skills:
    • Mobility
    • Persuasion
    • Stealth
    • Use Magic Device
    • Perception

2. Wizard

  • Difficulty: 4/5
  • Alignment: Any

Wizards are strong DPS attackers that use ranged spells. But they must study and learn the spells beforehand to use in battle. As a Wizard, you can easily control the battlefield and enemy fronts as your party members fight head-on.

They can learn various spells ranging from single enemy attacks to devastating AOE attacks. Moreover, they can join one magic school to learn more spells and become experts in casting certain types of spells. Make sure you are supported as a Wizard, as wearing Armor can increase the chances of magic casts failing in addition to slowing you down. Wizards are good at wielding specific weapons, such as crossbows for ranged attacks and clubs, daggers, and quarterstaffs for close combat.

  • Wizard Skills:
    • Knowledge (World)
    • Lore (Religion)
    • Lore (Nature)
    • Knowledge (Arcana)

1. Sorcerer

  • Difficulty: 3/5
  • Alignment: Any

Sorcerers can use spells that belong in the range of Kineticist and Wizards. Hence making them way stronger than both. The best part is they are easier to use. Also, unlike Wizards, Sorcerers use their bloodline to cast magic, so they don’t have to learn. Instead, you learn them as you level up your character.

They rely purely on their magic abilities. Therefore, you must ensure you are well supported and defended by tanks and supporting party members. In addition, Armor can cause spell casting to fail, which is a risk you cannot often take. But its strong abilities compensate for this, and you will hardly feel the lackings when you are busy blowing away enemies.

  • Sorcerer Skills:
    • Knowledge (Arcana)
    • Persuasion
    • Use Magic Device

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