Cleric is one of only two
healing classes in Aion
from the priest archetype, but the Cleric is the closest to a
healer of the two. Armed with an arsenal of player buffs, heal over
direct heal spells, the Cleric is an essential element of any complete
to wear chain armor, allowing for higher survivability than cloth
heals that when used properly can make the Cleric nearly impossible to
of their power comes from ranged abilities, further enhancing
damage output when solo
healers of the mind and body
Cleric possesses the ability to
resurrect its allies which no other class can do. While the Chanter is
a dedicated group buff class with strong damage potential, the Cleric
much the healbot or walking potion of the group. Healing in Aion,
however, is a
very dynamic process and resource management is key to being an
Clerics learn a
race specific Divine Power skill at
The Elyos get Salvation while
the Asmodians get Pandaemonium's
different name for the same ability
that allows the player
to trade two thousand Divine Power points for 50% of their maximum mana
and hit points. Divine Power (DP) is accumulated by killing mobs or
Baldur, it is not a resourse to be used lightly as it is not gained
quickly or easily.
damage with spells, but they are well versed in melee combat as well
combat will be
slower for the Cleric than it will be for most
other classes, but it will also be steadier. Managing your health and
mana properly can make you an almost unkillable soloist with
with their ranged spell - Smite. It
deals a strong amount of damage and has a short
re-cast time. Smite deals ranged damage with a two second
cooldown. If you have pulled from max range, you should have time to
two or three of these off before the mob reaches you Once the target
closes in on you, your primary combo attack can finish them
- ThunderBolt -
Discharge - This
your ranged combo chain, both Thunderbolt and Discharge are instant
casts, however Discharge is a random chance proc ability that deals
insane damamge, if it pops up you need to use it.
Judgement - Lightning
combo for the class. Condemnation starts the
party with a low damage strike but it signifigantly lowers the targets
attack speed. Heaven's Judgement is a stun spell, use this against a
target with high melee damage and a considerable amount of health.
Lightning is an isntant cast nuke that is great as a killing blow.
that removes harmful effects from you and your
allies. A great class specific spell.
Holy Servant -
helper that deals damage to your target for a limited amount of time.
An excellent "get out of jail free" card that can really save
your bacon when you get an unexpected add.
and steady wins the
race, Clerics may kill slower but are nearly impossible to kill.
class to have a ressurection spell. Standard rez spell, but at later
levels you gain a group rez spell as well a summon and rez spell for
ability to self
rez! lasts thirty minutes and has a thirty minute
cooldown. The ultimate weapon in wipe recovery and an amazing tool that
vittually assures you a never ending demand for your services.
A mana tap that allows
you to swap your current mana and
used properly this spell will make you a casting powerhouse.
the Cleric is a great class for those that want to be the
cornerstone of a group as well a capable solo class. Most long time MMO
healers will gravitate towards this class as it fits with the standard
defenition of the genre. The Aion
is an amazing blend of some of
the best traits of all the healing classes seen currently in MMOGs and
with the advanced combat chains and ability to wear chain mail armor
they are certainly one of the most fun to play.