What is the strongest attacking class in the game?

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User Info: manga4micah

manga4micah
3 years ago#1
I was wanting to make a strong attacker character what class is the strongest for attacking?

User Info: Maurith

Maurith
3 years ago#2
Probably Lancer or Pugilist. If by attacker you mean non-magic.
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User Info: helix090

helix090
3 years ago#3
physical wise, lancer or pugilist. i'm not too sure
magical wise, thaumaturge

User Info: vinz2

vinz2
3 years ago#4
Bard, White Mage, Gladiator, Warrior- NOT Choose one of the other 3
(Or Summoner depending how he turns out)

Anyway nobody knows.
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User Info: Netelus

Netelus
3 years ago#5
I say Lancer or Archer.

User Info: OneWithanOrgan

OneWithanOrgan
3 years ago#6
Part of it also depends on whether or not you mean single target or not. If you're including AoE, I'd say THM. If not, then LNC or PGL I'd assume.

User Info: Raven_Shikumi

Raven_Shikumi
3 years ago#7
Archer/Bard
PGL/Monk
Lancer/Dragoon

Unless they nerf ARC damage, you can expect them to be the hardest hitters, even with songs on. You don't even have to play well to top dps with ARC/BRD
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User Info: Shortietheshort

Shortietheshort
3 years ago#8
The top DPS in the game is Archer by far. And Bard is no where close to that so please do not group them. Also, lol at the people who only had used lancer and pugilist and made an "educated guess".
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User Info: Raven_Shikumi

Raven_Shikumi
3 years ago#9
Bard gets more stats than ARC does that more than balances out their time spent with the song debuff, and then guess what? THEY DONT ALWAYS PLAY SONGS.

More Stats, access to better gear, and all the stuff that archers have.

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User Info: KazumiAmano

KazumiAmano
3 years ago#10
From reports and testings I've seen in the beta, at level 50, it was down to a Thaumaturge (one tester came up with a complete Potency Per Second rating for an optimal string and said no one else came close) and a few reports of Archer being top DPS. Archer DPS is actually pretty ridiculous from what I've personally seen, it can proc off its high-damage DoT quite often and you can add his auto-attacks to his DPS more than any other class.

Common sense would mandate Lancer or Pugilist would have the highest DPS since they have to get closest and worry about positioning, but it seems as of the beta last we saw it they weren't quite as good as they should have been.
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