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The mysterious 8th class?

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My sincerest appologies if this topic had already been created, so please delete it if it's already existing.

I've been sitting here and trying to figure this out for a while, but what in the world could the 8th class be?

Here's what we know so far:

Jin can be Blade Master, Kung-Fu Master, and Assassin.

Lyn can be Force Master, and Summoner

Kun can be Blade Master, and Force Master

Gon can be Destroyer, and Kung-Fu Master

The 7th class, which I'm almost 100% Sure of is the Gunslinger Class, and it's been rumored that the GSL belongs to all races (Not sure how accurate this info is). And another thing I noticed, the Lyn and Gon both have a class that is race specific (Destroyer and Summoner) whereas the Jin are supposed to be more of the "Jack of all Trades" type of race. So does that mean that the 8th class belong's to the Kun? I remember reading something in the Wiki section for Kun saying something like they Were found of Music and Poetry. Do you think that they might become some sort of Bard like class? Where they sing to give allies a boost? Though they won't be healers, we already know that healing classes will not exist.

What does everyone else think?

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They mentioned an idea for a Taoist class in one of the interviews. They also mentioned that players wanted a music class. They seemed to have a more solid idea for a Taoist though.  

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They mentioned an idea for a Taoist class in one of the interviews. They also mentioned that players wanted a music class. They seemed to have a more solid idea for a Taoist though.  

Taoist? oAo

What does that mean exactly?

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Tarot? Like paychic? Or witch

Other then that i think the music class woukd be awsome

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FYI: Lyns can also be Blade Masters.

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Taoist? oAo

What does that mean exactly?

Taoist in blade and soul would probably be a peaceful monk type class most likely, probably with the ability to cast curses and stat effects on their opponents.

FYI: Lyns can also be Blade Masters.

Not confirmed, they were leaning toward scrapping them.

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Taoist? oAo

What does that mean exactly?

kinda like someone who deals with spirits and curses? i think that was my impression of a sorts.

I always want to identify the race class restrictions arnt definite from some interviews saying stuff about it... only thing that i think they said be problematic is they need to make special animations for each race based on what class they are... like lyns being destroyers... picking them up... that kinda thing.

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FYI: Lyns can also be Blade Masters.

Not so sure about that, they were In CBT 1, but in CBT 2, they took out that option. Plus they're no longer on the Wiki page as BM's (Which is where I based my info)

And Taoist sounds badass...

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Not so sure about that, they were In CBT 1, but in CBT 2, they took out that option. Plus they're no longer on the Wiki page as BM's (Which is where I based my info)

And Taoist sounds badass...

I dont liek the idea of lyn blade masters anyways, yuck. But i also like the idea of taoist, i feel they will wield a staff :big_smile:

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I dont liek the idea of lyn blade masters anyways, yuck. But i also like the idea of taoist, i feel they will wield a staff :big_smile:

Lyn BM looked like they would be fun.

As for Taoists, probably a staff, though I would love it if they wielded those daggers on the end of the chain rope. I forgot what they were called, but they would be bad ass...

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I think they wanted to stay away from buffs and debuffs in B&S.

I still say music class

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Lyn BM looked like they would be fun.

As for Taoists, probably a staff, though I would love it if they wielded those daggers on the end of the chain rope. I forgot what they were called, but they would be bad ass...

OH a kusarigama? yes thats even better :dreaming: but that may be better suited for an assassin :confuse:

I think they wanted to stay away from buffs and debuffs in B&S.

I still say music class

Well the debuff is speculation but Taoist is more likely at this point.

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Well ok maby the debuff is there considering the FM's ice dragon freezing you could be considered a debuff

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Well ok maby the debuff is there considering the FM's ice dragon freezing you could be considered a debuff

I see Taoist more as DoTs... But debuffs would be cool too, I just don't know how many different kinds you could make

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I see Taoist more as DoTs... But debuffs would be cool too, I just don't know how many different kinds you could make

Oh trust me when you really put your mind to it you can make anything about anything. I remember a thread that had in game models that people have taken from the game and I clearly remembered instruments.

But there were also other things that could not be explained....mystery 9th class? lol

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Oh trust me when you really put your mind to it you can make anything about anything. I remember a thread that had in game models that people have taken from the game and I clearly remembered instruments.

But there were also other things that could not be explained....mystery 9th class? lol

I guess you could, but in a game that doesnt necessarily have stats, armor ratings, etc, I just have a hard time trying to figure it out. I can see things like movement speed reduction, increased cooldown rates, stuns, slows, poison... Ok fine I guess your right xD

9th class? o.O

God knows what that could be...

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I gess we will have to wait and see. I hear there 3rd CBT is not to far away. and after that its suppose to actually release.

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Yea but in Korea... If you live there I hate you lol xD

But all it means is that were one step closer to seeing if they plan on localizing the game to NA c:

If the game doesn't release here... I think I'll give up on gaming... Lol xD

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I'm having trouble imagining Lyn or Gon having the gunsliger, I tend to think that gunsliger will be handed to Jin's and Kun's, if he's even gonna be released, lmao.

I wouldn't worry about NA localizations, since they are always next after korea,japan and china. While EU officals usually take like one year penalty just to start the beta's. It's hilariously annoying me and I don't get WHAT makes them delay localizations always. Taking Dragon Nest as an example, Europe still didn't even announce localization while NA offical passed 2 or 3 Closed and Open beta's. Though, the Chinese version of DN saved huge amount of morale for EU Localizers by making their server global. :(

(Just to discredit the upcoming "just play on SEA version - it's open for everyone".

Majority of european players especially Northen one's, rather not bother with the game, than

suffer 260 ping delay in both PvE and PvP.)

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As Demonare & Gerzel have stated, people here have talked about Music & Taoist the most out of any other thing. I believe people have a said music, taoist, & warlock the most in some sort of interview posting here, because of what was said in it and from looking at models in the game data.

- - 8th class? Start guessing, people seemed to have found it hard to believe both Summoner & Gunner would be be found in the initial version of the game not that long ago.

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Well the Summoner class looks more warlock then any. Like we said before the evidence that we found is musical wepones suggesting a music class. I dont know what a Taoist would use but if there wep models are in the the game then they could be in it

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Not so sure about that, they were In CBT 1, but in CBT 2, they took out that option. Plus they're no longer on the Wiki page as BM's (Which is where I based my info)

Welp.

My desire to play as a Lyn dropped immensely... :gloomy:

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That serms strange...why work on model movements if your not going to keep them....i think Lyns are goi to stay BMs maby they needed to fix something or something elae

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I still hope they're going to relax all race/class restrictions. They're pretty restrictive as it is.

Otherwise, hopefully, the character customization can make up for it...

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I reeaally hope it's not the Taoist thing they were suggesting, I can't even imagine a way to make it interesting gameplay-wise - the summoner already stretches things in that regard. There are so many actual weapon types and fighting styles they could still implement (spears, quarterstaff, scythes, nun-chucks, dual blades, claws) that I would simply be devastated if they went with another caster-type. So many possibilities...!

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Well right now its 4-3

Bm kfm destroy sin

Fm summon gunner

1more caster would balence it out if they want to go that way.

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