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Warhammer Online : Age of Reckoning: Thoughts on the Dwarf Engineer

StraddenStradden Managing EditorHalifax, NSPosts: 6,696Member Common Warhammer Online Correspondent Joshua Peters writes this article giving his expreiences playing a Dwarf Engineer in Mythic`s WAR.

With the start of anything, you need a plan. In this case, starting in Warhammer, you probably have a lot of questions when it comes to realm, race, and class. In the last two weeks I have tried several types of classes for the Order realm. My favorite and the one that this article is going to talk about, is the Dwarf Engineer. I have chosen my path and with this information you might be able to have a better grasp of what you will do as well.

After playing a bit as an Engineer, I have to say that I am really enjoying it. I didn't see many engineers early on as people were finally figuring out what class they wanted to play as the game got under way.
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Jon Wood
Managing Editor


  • SamhaelSamhael Huntsville, ALPosts: 869Member Uncommon

    I'm not that familiar with the class myself but it seems like a tough class to play. I'm glad the article doesn't try to present itself as a guy as the engineer class seems to be more of a late bloomer and the author is admittedly only in the mid-20's. Good stuff though!

  • LilandraFLilandraF Olathe, KSPosts: 3Member Uncommon

    I play a level 22 engineer and I am loving it.  My focus has been on the various grenades and grenade turret.  I can hit the enemy with 3 damage over time skills, lower their corporeal resistance a good chunk, and then spam the double damage on them (the turret and me).  With this setup, I can toe to toe everything but the big tanks in RvR.  If you get mobbed you're still gonna die, but in idividual battles, and sometimes even fighting a couple of enemies it's not a problem.  Put your flak jacket on and chug a resistance potion or two and you are pretty solid.

  • AranStormahAranStormah OsloPosts: 278Member

    Sounds like you've come to approx the same conclusion as I have on my Magus, the mirror class to Engineers.

    Magus, depending on spec, can be a terrific Anti-Caster or a PBAE Bomber :) It's been tremendous fun to play after having reached Tier 3. It'll absolutely rape Bright Wizards with a Havoc Build. I think the common misconception is that the class is a caster like the Sorceress, but like the Engineer it's more of a harasser and anti-dps class.

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