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Every Xenoblade Chronicles 3 class and role, explained

Plenty of ways to battle foes in this JRPG.

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As part of the recent Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Direct, Nintendo lifted the curtain on a boatload of the game’s features and highlighted its Classes and Roles.

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In total, three Roles were shown, with two Classes available for each, giving players plenty of ways to tackle different battle situations.

These are the 3 Roles and 6 Classes in Xenoblade Chronicles 3.

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Role — Attacker

As expected, Attackers will be your main source of offense on the battlefield.

Class — Swordfighter (Attacker)

The Swordfighter Class serves as a well-balanced option for those wanting to deal straight-up damage.

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Class — Ogre (Attacker)

The Ogre Class is a slower, albeit more powerful option, allowing you to unleash devastating attacks.

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Role — Defender

With the Defender Role, you’ll be able to block enemy attacks, while drawing their attention away from your squadmates.

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Class — Zephyr (Defender)

The Zephyr Class gives you the ability to quickly dodge enemy attacks and follow them up with counter maneuvers.

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Class — Heavy Guard (Defender)

While the Heavy Guard Class is more of a tank, allowing you to pull aggro with the use of enormous weapons.

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Role — Healer

Finally, the Healer Role is in place to ensure squadmates always have enough HP to continue the fight.

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Class — Medic Gunner (Healer)

Use the Medic Gunner Class to buff and heal enemies from afar.

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Class — Tactician (Healer)

The Tactician Class focuses on de-buffing enemies, while supporting teammates during combat.