Elden Ring Hero Class Guide

The Hero is one of 10 starting classes available in Elden Ring. It starts the game with high Strength and Vigor stats making it powerful choice for a pure melee build.

by Hack The Minotaur
Updated Feb 21, 2022

Hero Starting Class Stats

The Hero Class in Elden Ring is a powerful option for melee builds in the game.

Hero Class Starting Stats:

    • 14 Vigor
    • 9 Mind
    • 12 Endurance
    • 16 Strength
    • 9 Dexterity
    • 7 Intelligence
    • 8 Faith
    • 11 Arcane

Hero Starting Equipment And Spells

The Hero Class in Elden Ring starts with a Battle Axe and Leather Shield. This class does not start with any spells.

Elden Ring Hero Builds

Hero Builds are coming soon!

Which Class Is Best?

The starting class that’s best for you will depend on your preferences. Do you prefer heavy armor and a big shield? Start with the Vagabond. Do you prefer casting magic spells from range? Pick the Astrologer. Want to use a powerful Katana and Flaming Arrows at the start of the game? Go with Samurai. Each class has its own benefits and drawbacks. For more information click on a class name below or review our complete Class Guide Video for Elden Ring.

Other Elden Ring Classes

There are a total of 10 Starting Classes in Elden Ring. For more details about each class click on a class name below.

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