[Beta register] Obsidian Entertainment has revealed the new Berserker class in Skyforge with a new trailer. Wielding a two-handed chainsword (a combination of a sword and chainsaw), the Berserker is a fearless warrior who rushes headlong into the battle, carving down enemies with each blow.
The Berserker’s powerful attacks consume Rage. Outside of battle, they only have half their max level available but once in a fight, damage inflicted upon or by the Berserker will cause Rage to rapidly reach its limit. The Berserker will then be able to use their most effective and damaging abilities.
Berserkers have a wide range of tools at their disposal that allow them to control their opponents through slows, stuns, knock backs or by pulling their opponents into range. With just a few swings of their massive chainsword, they can cripple several enemies all at once. Not all of their abilities are offensive in nature. They are also able to reflect damage and can even partially restore health.
The Berserker possesses high survivability, but they are not really a tank as they lack the broad range of group-enhancing abilities of, say, the Paladin. In a group, they are valued primarily for their powerful blows and brute force – enraged, the Berserker can easily incapacitate multiple enemies, thanks to their ultimate ability which recharges much faster than other similar classes’ ultimates.