Guardians of Ember is a unique combination of Hack'n'Slash and traditional MMORPG with a focus on action oriented combat in PVE and PVP as well as near endless character optimization.
The game is developed by the hardcore gamers at Runewaker who have a proven track record for high quality online games (Runes of Magic, Dragon's Prophet).
Choose from six different classes and extend your skill set by selecting a secondary class after reaching level 15.
A variety of 58 different regions with over 60 randomized and challenging dungeons await, where you fight against monsters, mortals and the living dead during your crusade to save the world of Olyndale.
The Human Empire is allied with the Elves, Naia and Dwarves, but they are surrounded by more sinister lifeforms which are worshipping the dark gods, celebrating chaos and death.
Peace was always fragile, and it was only a question of time until war broke out again.
It was in the First Shadow War when the Guardians of Ember stood up against the evil forces for the first time.
But now the dark forces arrived again and the Human Empire had lost half of its lands. Now there is only one hope:
The Ember itself.
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Faced with an opponent ever growing in power, the Knights chose to fight fire with fire. They began to experiment with more extreme training methods aiming to help them withstand the corruption of evil. The body and mind are honed to almost inhumane perfection and the baptism of dark magic shows who is able to withstand and control the forces of evil. The Dark Knights know no fear and will slay chaos cultists and demons as if they were the same. They have only one purpose - purge all traces of Chaos from Olyndale. NOTE: This class will be added post-launch!
Usually employed as advance scouts, Rangers have keen eye for the surrounding environment and quickly grasp battle situations. They rely on guerrilla tactics and their powerful bows to eliminate their targets before they know what hit them. Those who manage to flee from the initial encounter usually succumb to the poisoned arrows or are hunted down mercilessly.
With the rise of conflicts and advancements in technology, the Engineer has entered the battlefields, accompanied by explosions and noisy machines. They specialise in creating bombs and traps or even automatic gun turrets. They prefer setting up the battlefield and support their allies from a distance instead of going hand-to-hand. There, they also take care of injured teammates.
Priests will exhaust all means to defend their faith. Prayer is their greatest weapon, healing and inspiring their allies in their fight against the forces of darkness. Years of fighting evil has honed their skills and their holy fervor makes them formidable opponents on the battlefield as well.
When magic first appeared in Olyndale, some races were curious and some were afraid of it. Those who tried to understand it soon became known as Arcanists. Mastering the arcane arts is not easy and can be very dangerous, because if the mind is not strong and disciplined, it will often end in insanity or corruption of the soul. But with intense training, a seasoned Arcanist can become the most terrifying threat on the battlefield.
The Knight is a balanced class that combines close combat and defense, concentrating on physical and holy attacks. They are the first line of attack and defense against the forces of evil.