Path of Exile has new character class, open beta this weekend

This weekend may also be the first time the just-announced Shadow class is playable inside the locally-developed action-RPG.

The Shadow is really a hybrid dexterity and intelligence class, an expert assassin exiled after you have on the wrong side of an former client.

He employs deadly traps and spells against opponents, finishing off survivors with quick dagger strikes while darting in and out of combat.

Grinding Gear Games’ producer Chris Wilson says the Shadow is among the more difficult classes to experience due to his fragility, however “he in excess of makes up for this if handled with skill”.

“His hit-and-run kind of combat helps to make the most of his natural evasion and Energy Shield, and rewards strategic coordination of attacks, spells, and traps.”

In Path of Exile, any class are able to use any skill, weapon or trap, permitting a huge variety of possible character builds. The Shadow is extremely well suited to traps, and fast weapons including claws and daggers.

Using Path of Exile’s support gem system, the Shadow can make any spell in to a trap or remotely detonated mine. The Shadow can link a frost wall skill gem that has a remote mine support gem to produce a frost wall mine that they can can place to strategically trap enemies, as an example.

Those keen to remain inside the beta once public testing closes is capable of doing so by buying credit for your game’s “ethical microtransactions” – aesthetic perks for example additional character animations and pets whose revenues help in funding the free to

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