One of the basic character templates provided by Turbine. It replaced the original Warrior template. Its description is as follows:

SOLDIERS are the essential shield fighter, hewing hordes of enemies with a large weapon. The Soldier profession contains the Dirty Fighting, Heavy Weapons, Item Enchantment, Melee Defense, Shield, Healing and Missile Weapons skills.

Innate Attributes

Strength 100
Endurance 60
Coordination 100
Quickness 50
Focus 10
Self 10
Health 30
Stamina 60
Mana 10

Innate Skills

In addition to the skills listed, all characters start with the trained starting skills, bonus masteries, and bonus augmentation for their heritage listed on Character Races.

All Heritages/Races:

Dirty Fighting 77
Heavy Weapons 77
Melee Defense 60
Shield 110
Arcane Lore 8
Healing 42
Missile Weapons 55


Turbine's suggestion for advancement is to learn Item Magic.

Character Templates
Stock Templates
Current Bow Hunter, Life Caster, Soldier, Swashbuckler, War Mage, Wayfarer
Retired Archer, Blademaster, Enchanter, Life Mage, Sorcerer, Vagabond, Warrior
Player Created Templates
Magic Advanced War Mage, Battle Mage, CLaW Mage, Martyr Mage, Melee Mage, Melee Martyr Mage, Og Mage, Opal Mage, Opal Tank Mage
Melee Covenant Warrior
Missile Mage Slayer (PvP), PvM Archer, Pure mage/archer (no war/void)
Mule & Crafter None listed
Hybrid Combat Alchemist, Hybrid Mage/UA (PvP)
Miscellaneous None listed

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