Shieldbanger

Shieldbangers

By |November 29th, 2013|

We’ve just unveiled a new class — the Shieldbangers!

The Shieldbanger is the varl equivalent of a living tank. He boasts high armor and strength and his abilities allow him to not only soak up damage, but also push enemies out of the way on the battlefield.

Shieldbanger — varl tank with shield:

Strongarm — knocks enemies back with his shield
Provoker — Taunts an enemy, causing them to miss a turn
Shieldmaster — returns damage to anyone who attacks him

 

Varl

By |November 22nd, 2013|

Within The Banner Saga players will encounter a myriad of characters as well as some unique races such as the varl. Long ago the gods created these horned giants by weaving together humans with powerful and sturdy creatures called yox. Varl are large in stature and while given due respect as brutish warriors on the battlefield are also known as highly intelligent tacticians and savvy traders.

In The Banner Saga, varl can currently either be of the Shieldbanger tree or the Warrior tree meaning they prefer to be up close and personal while in combat. You’ll also notice throughout the [...]