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A peaceful and noble race, barakas are nonetheless ferocious in defense of the weak. They are descended from giants, though they have rejected the giants’ lust for conquest. Their imposing presence conceals the true strength of their minds; baraka are giants in intellect as well as physicality.
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Role: Evasion Tank or Sustained DPS, Melee, Leather Armor
Quick attacks and high mobility make warriors essential to group play, but also survivable while soloing. Tanking with this class is very possible but also extremely difficult. If you choose a warrior to be a tank, be prepared for a challenge.
Role: Absorption Tank, Melee, Metal Armor
Lancers are heavily armored fighters focused on anchoring a battle. They generate maximum threat with movement and attack power for the best durability in the game.
Role: Burst DPS, Melee, Leather Armor
A lightly armored, agile fighter with a devastating greatsword. High damage attacks combine with evasive maneuvers for a dynamic combat style.
Role: Burst DPS, Melee, Metal Armor
Berserkers use charge-up attacks to deal massive damage. Berserkers can also block incoming frontal attacks — though they lose MP quickly when not attacking.
Burst DPS, Ranged, Cloth Armor
The sorcerer is a ranged damage class focused on annihilating the enemy with high-damage “nuke” attacks. The mobile artillery of TERA.
Role: Sustained DPS, Ranged, Leather Armor
Archers are a highly mobile, ranged DPS class. By channeling energy into their bows, archers are capable of a wide range of attacks, dealing massive burst or rapid damage to their foes.
Role: Primary Healer, Ranged, Cloth Armor
The priest is a robed magic user whose primary role is to restore health and vitality. However, a priest is not to be taken lightly — the same power that revives allies can be used to smite foes.
Role: Support Healer, Ranged, Cloth Armor
Mystics are a strong support class with skills to protect and enhance their party through buffs and auras. Mystics also summon mighty thralls to assist, heal, and aid them in battle.
Check the next page for a gallery of character customization and an official video exhibition for this race.
The following pre-sets show off the deep and diverse character customization system in TERA. There are usually about 20 pre-sets, but they are only a taste of what one can do with the customization tools BlueHole Studio has provided.
And finally, a video showing the fierce Baraka in action.
All images were captured on an HP HPE Pavilion Phoenix gaming computer. The GamesBeat crew plays on the Dragonfall server.
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