Prepare to get ganked-- a lot.
Player vs. Player adds an exciting and rewarding aspect to gameplay that many truly enjoy. Whether you are new to EverQuest II, or just looking for something new to do until the next new expansion, PvP might just be what you are looking for! It is intimidating though, learning to play a game in a whole new way, as Savanja of Ten Ton Hammer has found out. Learn from her mistakes and blunders by reading up on this helpful PvP Guide for Beginners!
Class choice is a difficult one, and you'll get advice on that one from EVERYONE, but I think my friend Tallika had the best advice; play a class you know. Yes, tracking, stealth, and invis can all help quite a bit in PvP, but those will do you no good if you are just fumbling to get to know your scout class when you usually play a priest.
Get the edge on the other PvP newbies at Ten Ton Hammer's EQ2 site.