All classes have a standard format for ease of reference. This is just in case you need to flip through pages to find reference to another special ability or the effects of a feat or spell. The descriptions of the character classes here include the following sections:
Description:A brief description of what the class is and what it is about.
Races:What races typically take on the character class and why.
Alignment:What alignments are common in the class.
Affiliation:What factions this character class can be found in, Alliance or Horde (or other affiliations). The Alliance is the combined might of the Ironforge dwarves, gnomes, high elves, humans and night elves. The Horde is the combined might of the Forsaken, jungle trolls, orcs and tauren. Some races, such as the goblins, choose not to tie themselves to either the Alliance or the Horde and so are considered Independent
Abilities:What ability scores are important to this class.
Hit Die:The type of Hit Die used to determine the class’s hit points gained per level. When a character gains a new level in a class, roll the Hit Die and add the result, along with the character’s Stamina modifier, to the characters total number of hit points.
Class Skills:The list of skills that are considered class skills for the class.
Skill Points at 1st Level:The number of skill points a character can devote to class skills at 1st level.
Skill Points at Each Additional Level:The number of skill points gained to devote to skills at each level in that class after 1st level.
Class Features:This section outlines special benefits and abilities earned by gaining levels in the class. This section also discusses the various advantages and disadvantages of the class. Class features typically include the following:
•Weapon and Armor Profi ciency:The weapons and armor types with which the class is proficient.
•Other Features:Unique capabilities acquired by gaining levels in the class.
Class Table:This table outlines the character class and its progression as the class level increases. Class tables usually include the following:
•Level:The character’s level in the class.
•Base Attack Bonus:The character’s base attack bonus and number of attacks.
• Fortitude, Reflex and Will Saves:The base save bonuses for Fortitude, Reflex and Will saving throws.
• Special:Level-dependant class abilities, each explained in the “Class Features” section of the character class description.
Spell Slots Per Day Table:This table outlines the number of spell slots a character can prepare each day if he is a spellcaster.