NCsoft Unveils Aion’s New Aethertech Class

Suit up Daevas! Aion’s new heavily armored artillery Aethertech class is coming with Update 4.5.

NCsoft is unleashing that missing third class from the 4.0 update with the heavily armored, and heavily armed, Aethertech class with Aion’s upcoming 4.5 update. Utilizing a magical suit of armor and magical mounts, the Aethertech class is capable of unleashing both short and long-ranged attacks by pulsing aether through its suit to form heavy artillery weapons such as rail guns, blades, Gatling guns, rockets, and more, making them a useful ally in PvE, PvP, and on raids.

The Aethertech will arrive in Aion with Update 4.5. The update will hit PTS in Korea on July 29th with a NA launch to follow after localization work. In the meantime, check out the trailer below for a peek at the Aethertech in action.

NCSOFT® Announces A New Class, The Aethertech, Coming in Aion® 4.5

Players to Charge into Battle with Magical Armored Suits and Heavy Artillery!

ALISO VIEJO, CA (July 18, 2013) – NCSOFT, the world’s premier publisher and developer of massively multiplayer online games (MMOs), today revealed the next class on Aion’s horizon, The Aethertech. Coming in Aion 4.5, this Technist utilizes magical mechanical mounts to unleash both short- and long-distance attacks, making it an ideal class to add to any raid, PvP or boss battle deep in the world of Atria. By pulsing aether through these armored suits, the Aethertech can form Gatling guns, rail guns, blades, electric whips, gigantic fists, and even rocket launchers to devastate their opponents.

Aion 4.5, featuring The Aethertech class, hits Korean test servers July 29 and will arrive on North American servers after the normal localization process.

Players, prepare to Suit Up!

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