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I am picking up a copy of AoC today, and am not sure which Class I want.. I am debating between a Dark Templar, or an Assassin. Now, I do not have any experience in more recent MMO's, as the last one I played was Runescape (played it for 5 years ahha).

Which would you guys suggest, I plan on quite a bit of PvP. I am just concerned that an Assassin might not have a very good roll in the PvP process, but then again I have no idea.
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Assassin is more based towards taking people out quickly, basically killing them before they kill you since the armor you have is near to nothing. Assassins have the highest single target damage per second, so if you want to dish out big numbers fast go with that...

Dark Templar is more of a supportive soldier class in that you can hold your own but you provide your group with auras that benefit them. You can still deal damage through poisons and dark magic and imo is a mix of a soldier and mage...still youd be an essential part of both pve and pvp groups
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DT blows in pvp, good in pve.
Assassin is worse than a DT in pve, but owns in pvp.
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post #4 of 10
DT for all around character who is better at supporting groups. Assassin for PVP. Simple as that.
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You also have to consider Siege PVP battles for AoC. This is going to be the main focus of any PVP guild. Assassin may have limited role in massive siege battles.
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I'm a lvl 28 DT. and liking it. Fun to play a DT.
    
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i've killed a few assasins after they got the first hit unclocked, as a bear shamen i'm not sure if assassin's the strongest in pvp
    
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post #8 of 10
I bought the game on Tuesday but still haven't opened it. Think I am going to this weekend but also can't decide on a class. Thinking of both DT and Assassin as well (maybe Ranger or Conq). Decisions decisions...
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ranger's a ***** to play against when they hit you from behind while you're questing
    
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I got to level 25 on my assassin and it didn't improve. I re-rolled to a Dark Templar in the Bane culture pvp server (agrilonian class). I am already level 18 DT and liking it much much more.
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