Category:Professions

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A character's profession ("class") defines their general role in GemStone IV. Profession determines how often and how easily skills may be trained per level, and the spells which may be learned. There are currently ten professions from which to choose.

Profession Types

Physical Professions ("Squares")

Magical Professions ("Pures")

Semi-Spell User Professions ("Semis")

  • Bards are loremasters who wield elemental magic in the form of spellsongs
  • Paladins are armored melee combatants who draw on divine spiritual force to aid their groups in battle
  • Rangers are expert hunters who use nature-based spiritual magic and have a special bond with animals

Stats and Spell Circles

Warrior Rogue Monk Wizard Sorcerer Cleric Empath Ranger Bard Paladin
Primary Stats Constitution
Strength
Dexterity
Agility
Agility
Strength
Aura
Logic
Aura
Wisdom
Wisdom
Intuition
Wisdom
Influence
Dexterity
Intuition
Influence
Aura
Wisdom
Strength
Spell Circles Minor Spiritual
Minor Elemental
Minor Spiritual
Minor Elemental
Minor Mental
Minor Spiritual
Minor Elemental
Major Elemental
Wizard Base
Minor Spiritual
Minor Elemental
Sorcerer Base
Minor Spiritual
Major Spiritual
Cleric Base
Minor Spiritual
Major Spiritual
Empath Base
Minor Spiritual
Ranger Base
Minor Elemental
Bard Base
Minor Spiritual
Paladin Base


Skills and Training Costs

Table: Training Point Costs for Physical Skills (Physical Training Points / Mental Training Points) - edit
Physical Skills Warrior Rogue Monk Wizard Sorcerer Cleric Empath Ranger Bard Paladin
Two Weapon Combat 2/2 2/2 2/2 12/12 12/12 9/9 12/12 3/2 3/2 3/3
Armor Use 2/0 5/0 10/0 14/0 15/0 8/0 15/0 5/0 5/0 3/0
Shield Use 2/0 4/0 8/0 13/0 13/0 13/0 13/0 5/0 5/0 3/0
Combat Maneuvers 4/3 4/4 5/3 12/8 12/8 10/6 12/8 6/4 8/4 5/4
Edged Weapons 2/1 2/1 2/1 6/1 6/2 4/2 6/2 3/1 3/1 3/1
Blunt Weapons 2/1 3/1 3/1 6/1 6/2 4/2 6/2 4/1 4/1 3/1
Two-Handed Weapons 3/1 6/2 5/2 14/3 14/3 10/3 13/3 6/2 7/2 4/2
Ranged Weapons 2/1 3/1 4/1 14/3 14/3 9/3 14/3 3/1 4/2 6/2
Polearm Weapons 3/1 7/2 6/2 14/3 14/3 11/3 14/3 7/2 6/1 5/2
Brawling 2/1 3/1 2/1 10/2 10/2 6/1 10/2 4/1 3/1 4/1
Ambush 3/4 2/1 3/2 15/10 15/14 12/12 15/15 3/3 4/4 4/5
Multi Opponent Combat 4/3 10/3 5/2 15/10 15/10 15/8 15/10 10/4 7/3 5/2
Physical Fitness 2/0 3/0 2/0 8/0 8/0 7/0 2/0 4/0 4/0 3/0
Dodging 4/2 2/1 1/1 20/20 20/20 20/20 20/20 7/5 6/6 5/3
White = 1 rank/level Blue = 2 ranks/level Pink = 3 ranks/level


Table: Training Point Costs for Mental Skills (Physical Training Points / Mental Training Points) - edit
Physical Skills Warrior Rogue Monk Wizard Sorcerer Cleric Empath Ranger Bard Paladin
Arcane Symbols 0/7 0/7 0/6 0/1 0/2 0/2 0/2 0/5 0/4 0/5
Magic Item Use 0/8 0/8 0/7 0/1 0/2 0/2 0/2 0/5 0/4 0/6
Spell Aiming 5/25 4/22 5/20 2/1 3/1 3/2 3/1 5/15 3/10 5/20
Harness Power 0/10 0/9 0/6 0/4 0/4 0/4 0/4 0/5 0/5 0/5
Elemental Mana Control 0/10 0/10 0/15 0/4 0/3 0/12 0/12 0/15 0/6 0/15
Mental Mana Control 0/15 0/15 0/8 0/15 0/12 0/12 0/3 0/15 0/6 0/15
Spirit Mana Control 0/10 0/10 0/8 0/15 0/3 0/3 0/3 0/5 0/12 0/6
Spell Research 0/120 0/67 0/38 0/8 0/8 0/8 0/8 0/17 0/17 0/27
Elemental Lore 0/15 0/15 0/40 0/6 0/7 0/20 0/20 0/20 0/8 0/20
Spiritual Lore 0/15 0/15 0/12 0/20 0/7 0/6 0/6 0/10 0/20 0/7
Sorcerous Lore 0/30 0/30 0/35 0/10 0/6 0/10 0/12 0/18 0/18 0/18
Mental Lore 0/40 0/40 0/12 0/20 0/20 0/20 0/6 0/20 0/8 0/20
White = 1 rank/level Blue = 2 ranks/level Pink = 3 ranks/level


Table: Training Point Costs for General Skills (Physical Training Points / Mental Training Points) - edit
Warrior Rogue Monk Wizard Sorcerer Cleric Empath Ranger Bard Paladin
Survival 1/3 2/2 2/2 3/2 3/2 3/2 3/2 1/1 2/2 2/2
Disarming Traps 2/4 1/1 3/4 2/6 2/6 2/6 2/6 2/4 2/3 2/5
Picking Locks 2/3 1/1 3/3 2/4 2/4 2/4 2/4 2/3 2/1 2/4
Stalking and Hiding 3/2 1/1 3/2 5/4 5/4 5/4 5/4 2/1 3/2 4/4
Perception 0/3 0/1 0/2 0/3 0/3 0/3 0/3 0/2 0/3 0/3
Climbing 3/0 1/0 1/0 4/0 4/0 4/0 4/0 2/0 3/0 3/0
Swimming 2/0 2/0 2/0 3/0 3/0 3/0 3/0 2/0 3/0 2/0
First Aid 1/2 1/2 1/2 2/1 2/1 1/1 1/0 2/1 2/1 1/1
Trading 0/4 0/3 0/3 0/3 0/3 0/3 0/3 0/3 0/2 0/3
Pickpocketing 2/3 1/0 2/2 3/3 3/3 3/3 3/3 2/3 2/1 4/4
White = 1 rank/level Blue = 2 ranks/level Pink = 3 ranks/level


Resources

Subcategories

This category has the following 12 subcategories, out of 12 total.

 

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B

  • Bard(3 C, 13 P)

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M

P

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Pages in category "Professions"

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