Best Builds for Each Character | Dungeons & Dragons: Dark Alliance

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This is a guide for the Best Builds for each character in Dungeons & Dragons: Dark Alliance. Read on to learn about the best gear setups, Feats, Moves, Abilities, as well as how to use each of them efficiently!

Character Builds
Dark Alliance Drizzt 01.pngDrizzt Dark Alliance Wulfgar 01.pngWulfgar Dark Alliance Catti-Brie 01.pngCatti-brie Dark Alliance Bruenor 01.pngBruenor

Best Drizzt Build

Stat Build

Priority Attribute
1st Intelligence
2nd Strength
3rd Dexterity
4th Constitution
5th Wisdom
6th Charisma

When you build Drizzt for damage, attribute-wise, Intelligence and Strength give the most number of bonuses when you stack up the points. Drizzt's Defensive Duelist Ability puts 100% of Dexterity as Armor Bonus. With a high Dexterity stat, Drizzt can also maximize his Improved Critical Hit.

Best Armor Set

Remorhaz Brotherhood
Tundra Raptor
Do'Urdern Prince
Tundra Raptor Set
Tundra Raptor Piwafwi ImageTundra Raptor Piwafwi Tundra Raptor Scimitar ImageTundra Raptor Scimitar
Tundra Raptor Helm ImageTundra Raptor Helm Tundra Raptor Bracers ImageTundra Raptor Bracers
Tundra Raptor Chestguard ImageTundra Raptor Chestguard Tundra Raptor Leg Guards ImageTundra Raptor Leg Guards
Tundra Raptor Necklace ImageTundra Raptor Necklace Tundra Raptor Ring ImageTundra Raptor Ring
No. of Pieces Set Bonus
3 10% Stamina Cost Reduction
5 15% Stamina Cost Reduction
8 Grants Precision Strikes after a Dash
Tundra Raptor Set Overview and Bonuses
Do'Urden Prince Set
DoDo'Urden Prince Piwafwi DoDo'Urden Prince Scimitar
DoDo'Urden Prince Helm DoDo'Urden Prince Bracers
DoDo'Urden Prince Chestguard DoDo'Urden Prince Leg Guards
DoDo'Urden Prince Necklace DoDo'Urden Prince Ring
No. of Pieces Set Bonus
3 10% Damage Bonus from rear attacks on enemies
5 15% Damage Bonus from rear attacks on enemies
8 Blink does not end whan an attack is triggered, only at the end of its normal duration
Do'Urden Prince Set Overview and Bonuses

Best Feats

Expertise
The Hunter
The Ranger
Feat Desc Min. Level
Dark Alliance Athletic
Athletic
15% Stamina cost Reduction from Evades and Dodges 5
Dark Alliance Endurance
Endurance
10% Max Stamina Bonus 5
Dark Alliance Keen Mind
Keen Mind
15% Cooldown Reduction 10
Feat Desc Min. Level
Dark Alliance Dual Wielder
Dual Wielder
5% Physical Damage Bonus 1
Dark Alliance Improved Critical Hit
Improved Critical Hit
+30% Critical Hit Damage 5
Dark Alliance Second Wind
Second Wind
-5% Stamina Cost on all actions 10
Feat Desc Min. Level
Dark Alliance Tough
Tough
10% Max HP Bonus 5
Dark Alliance Defensive Duelist
Defensive Duelist
Converts 100% of Dexterity into Armor 10
Dark Alliance Uncanny Dodge
Uncanny Dodge
15% Armor Bonus for 2 seconds after an Evade 10

Best Moves

Move Bonuses
Dark Hands Has high virulence factor and has 60% chance to inflict Cursed when connecting
Dark Portal 70% Chance to inflict Cursed, fills Ultimate Bar by 2%
Near Conjuration 60% Chance to Inflict Cursed, heals by 1% HP
Front Flip Slash 40% Chance to Inflict Bleeding
Dual Edge Strike 35% Chance to shorten abilities cooldown by 4%

Best Abilities

Battle Trance

This Ability grants Vampiric and Frenzy to Drizzt, If you plan on skipping Short Rests, this is a good alternative to using any Usables.

Faerie Fire

This Ability inflicts Cursed doubling your damage, it also inflicts Frightened causing the damage of monsters in range of the effect to lessen.

Drizzt Do'Urden Best Builds

Best Wulfgar Build

Stat Build

Priority Attribute
1st Strength
2nd Intelligence
3rd Constitution
4th Wisdom
5th Dexterity
6th Charisma

Strength has the highest bonus in terms of upgrading Wulfgar's Combat Power. Intelligence can buff up to 4 Stats when you stack Attribute Points. Wulfgar's Elk Stomp deals Fire Damage which can be amplified by a high Intelligence attribute. And Constitution buffs up to 3 Stats when you stack 2 or more Attribute Points.

Best Armor Set

Reghed Chief
Captive of the Abyss
Flag Bearer
Reghed Chief Set
Reghed Chief Pelt ImageReghed Chief Pelt Reghed Chief Warhammer ImageReghed Chief Warhammer
Reghed Chief Helm ImageReghed Chief Helm Reghed Chief Bracers ImageReghed Chief Bracers
Reghed Chief Chestguard ImageReghed Chief Chestguard Reghed Chief Leg Guards ImageReghed Chief Leg Guards
Reghed Chief Necklace ImageReghed Chief Necklace Reghed Chief Ring ImageReghed Chief Ring
No. of Pieces Set Bonus
3 0.1% Legendary Meter Generation Bonus on every hit
5 0.2% Legendary Meter Generation Bonus on every hit
8 Heals for 20% of Damage done during the duration of Wrath of Tempus at the end of the effect
Reghed Chief Set Overview and Bonuses
Flag Bearer Set
Flag Bearer Pelt ImageFlag Bearer Pelt Flag Bearer Warhammer ImageFlag Bearer Warhammer
Flag Bearer Helm ImageFlag Bearer Helm Flag Bearer Bracers ImageFlag Bearer Bracers
Flag Bearer Chestguard ImageFlag Bearer Chestguard Flag Bearer Leg Guards ImageFlag Bearer Leg Guards
Flag Bearer Necklace ImageFlag Bearer Necklace Flag Bearer Ring ImageFlag Bearer Ring
No. of Pieces Set Bonus
3 Critical Hits have a +4% chance of dropping Ultimate Fragments
5 Critical Hits have a +8% chance of dropping Ultimate Fragments
8 When you Execute a monster, all monster in a 8m radius are Frightened
Flag Bearer Set Overview and Bonuses

Best Feats

Pack Hunter
The Wolf
The Elk
Feat Desc Min. Level
Dark Alliance Endurance
Endurance
10% Max Stamina Bonus 5
Dark Alliance Keen Mind
Keen Mind
15% Cooldown Reduction 10
Dark Alliance Pack Rat
Pack Rat
Increase Useable capacity by 1 10
Feat Desc Min. Level
Dark Alliance Great Weapon Master
Great Weapon Master
5% Physical Damage Bonus 1
Dark Alliance Brutal Strikes
Brutal Strikes
15% Armor Penetration 5
Dark Alliance Fury of Tempus
Fury of Tempus
3% LIfesteal on all damage inflicted 10
Feat Desc Min. Level
Dark Alliance Hardy
Hardy
15% Max HP Bonus 5
Dark Alliance Medium Armor Master
Medium Armor Master
10% Armor Bonus 5
Dark Alliance Blessing of Tempus
Blessing of Tempus
Converts 150% of Strength into Elemental Resistance 10

Best Moves

Move Bonus
Nail Basher 60% Chance to inflict Bleeding and deals 80% chip damage
Footstep of Tempus 45% chance to inflict Slowed on the first hit and deals 25% chip damage
Shovel Back 50% chance to inflict Weakened when connecting first hit and 40% chance to inflict Corrupted on second hit when connecting.
Rage Spin 35% chance to inflict Burning, has a high virulence factor, deals 30% chip damage and slightly fills Ultimate
Magma Summons Unlocks Double Nail Basher (Hold Forward + Fierce during Nail Basher), deals stamina destruction, and has a 45% chance to inflict Weakened

Best Abilities

Primal Instinct

This ability can be a deciding factor if you are almost down for the count because it scales Wulfgar's damage and armor bonuses based on how many Hit Points he is missing.

Endurance of the Elk

This Ability grants Powerful Strikes to Wulfgar, and Frenzy to himself and his allies. Will come in handy when you play co-op with your friends.

Wulfgar Best Builds

Best Catti-brie Build

Stat Build

Priority Attribute
1st Intelligence
2nd Dexterity
3rd Strength
4th Constitution
5th Wisdom
6th Charisma

Intelligence also affects the cooldown rate for Abilities. With Catti-brie's Resurrection Ability, you want to keep those cooldown as minimal as possible especially if you plan on playing co-op. Dexterity increases your critical chance and critical damage, which you can abuse using Catti's charged arrows. Strength improves Catti-brie's overall damage output and Combat Power.

Best Armor Set

Tundra Explorer
Goblin Reaper
Barbarian Diplomat
Tundra Explorer Set
Tundra Explorer Quiver ImageTundra Explorer Quiver Tundra Explorer Bow ImageTundra Explorer Bow
Tundra Explorer Helm ImageTundra Explorer Helm Tundra Explorer Bracers ImageTundra Explorer Bracers
Tundra Explorer Chestguard ImageTundra Explorer Chestguard Tundra Explorer Leg Guards ImageTundra Explorer Leg Guards
Tundra Explorer Necklace ImageTundra Explorer Necklace Tundra Explorer Ring ImageTundra Explorer Ring
No. of Pieces Set Bonus
3 +5% Physical Damage Bonus
5 +15% Physical Damage Bonus
8 A successful Parry grants the Precision Strikes Buff
Tundra Explorer Set Overview and Bonuses
Goblin Reaper Set
Goblin Reaper Quiver ImageGoblin Reaper Quiver Goblin Reaper Bow ImageGoblin Reaper Bow
Goblin Reaper Helm ImageGoblin Reaper Helm Goblin Reaper Bracers ImageGoblin Reaper Bracers
Goblin Reaper Chestguard ImageGoblin Reaper Chestguard Goblin Reaper Leg Guards ImageGoblin Reaper Leg Guards
Goblin Reaper Necklace ImageGoblin Reaper Necklace Goblin Reaper Ring ImageGoblin Reaper Ring
No. of Pieces Set Bonus
3 +8% Critical Hit Chance
5 +12% Critical Hit Chance
8 +35% Physical Damage Bonus against Goblins
Goblin Reaper Set Overview and Bonuses
Barbarian Diplomat Set
Barbarian Diplomat Quiver ImageBarbarian Diplomat Quiver Barbarian Diplomat Bow ImageBarbarian Diplomat Bow
Barbarian Diplomat Helm ImageBarbarian Diplomat Helm Barbarian Diplomat Bracers ImageBarbarian Diplomat Bracers
Barbarian Diplomat Chestguard ImageBarbarian Diplomat Chestguard Barbarian Diplomat Leg Guards ImageBarbarian Diplomat Leg Guards
Barbarian Diplomat Necklace ImageBarbarian Diplomat Necklace Barbarian Diplomat Ring ImageBarbarian Diplomat Ring
No. of Pieces Set Bonus
3 +15% Damage Bonus to Grappled Monsters
5 +25% Damage Bonus to Grappled monsters
8 +10% chance that Charged arrows apply Grappled
Barbarian Diplomat Set Overview and Bonuses

Best Feats

Cunning
The Archer
Longstrider
Feat Desc Min. Level
Dark Alliance Healer
Healer
Increases HP when getting raised to 100% 1
Dark Alliance Endurance
Endurance
10% Max Stamina Bonus 5
Dark Alliance Keen Mind
Keen Mind
15% Cooldown Reduction 10
Feat Desc Min. Level
Dark Alliance Martial Adept
Martial Adept
10% Physical Damage Bonus on Melee Attacks 1
Dark Alliance Piercing Arrow
Piercing Arrow
10% Physical Damage Bonus for Charged Arrows 1
Dark Alliance Horde Breaker
Horde Breaker
15% Physical Damage Bonus when more than 3 enemies are within 20m 5
Feat Desc Min. Level
Dark Alliance Tough
Tough
10% Max HP Bonus 1
Dark Alliance Light Armor Master
Light Armor Master
7% Armor Bonus 5
Dark Alliance Mobile
Mobile
15% Armor Bonus 10

Best Moves

Move Bonus
Kick Driver 60% chance to grant Precision Strikes, 40% chance to grant Powerful Strikes, and 45% chance to reduce cooldowns by 6%
Cartwheel Bomber Kick destroys stamina and arrow explosion has a 100% chance to inflict Burning
Down Stinger 45% chance to inflict Weakened and a 35% chance to inflict Poisoned
Aerial Stunner 80% chance to grant Elemental Adept, 30% chance to inflict Bleeding, and a 20% chance to reduce active cooldowns by 5%
Piercing Shot 50% chance to inflict Corrupted, 60% chance to inflict Cursed at short to mid-range, and a 35% chance to shorten active cooldowns

Best Abilities

Ensnaring Strike

This causes a wide AoE attack that temporarily halts the movement of every enemy caught within its range. It also sets up the field for the next ability.

Heartseeker Volley

This ability lets Catti-brie shower enemies with a wide AoE attack that deals damage and Inflicts Slowed.

Catti-brie Best Builds

Best Bruenor Build

Stat Build

Priority Attribute
1st Strength
2nd Intelligence
3rd Constitution
4th Wisdom
5th Dexterity
6th Charisma

Bruenor's Whirlwind ability is one of his better offensive abilities. You'll want to amplify the Strength of that attack as much as possible while also lowering down it's cooldown with a high Intelligence attribute. As a tank, Bruenor also needs high HP so max out on Contstitution if you can.

Best Armor Set

Coldstone Guardian
Battlehammer King
Duergar Infiltrator
Coldstone Guardian Set
Coldstone Guardian Shield ImageColdstone Guardian Shield Coldstone Guardian Axe ImageColdstone Guardian Axe
Coldstone Guardian Helm ImageColdstone Guardian Helm Coldstone Guardian Bracers ImageColdstone Guardian Bracers
Coldstone Guardian Chestguard ImageColdstone Guardian Chestguard Coldstone Guardian Leg Guards ImageColdstone Guardian Leg Guards
Coldstone Guardian Necklace ImageColdstone Guardian Necklace Coldstone Guardian Ring ImageColdstone Guardian Ring
No. of Pieces Set Bonus
3 +10% Incoming Physical Damage Reduction
5 +15% Incoming Physical Damage Reduction
8 Whirlwind lasts twice as long and Bruenor is Invulnerable for its duration
Coldstone Guardian Set Overview and Bonuses
Battlehammer King Set
Battlehammer King Shield ImageBattlehammer King Shield Battlehammer King Axe ImageBattlehammer King Axe
Battlehammer King Helm ImageBattlehammer King Helm Battlehammer King Bracers ImageBattlehammer King Bracers
Battlehammer King Chestguard ImageBattlehammer King Chestguard Battlehammer King Leg Guards ImageBattlehammer King Leg Guards
Battlehammer King Necklace ImageBattlehammer King Necklace Battlehammer King Ring ImageBattlehammer King Ring
No. of Pieces Set Bonus
3 +15% Reduced Stamina cost to Blocking
5 25% Reduced Stamina cost to Blocking
8 Gain Precision Strikes after a successful Block
Battlehammer King Set Overview and Bonuses

Best Feats

The Forge
The Hammer
The Anvil
Feat Desc Min. Level
Dark Alliance Athletic
Athletic
15% Stamina cost Reduction from Evades and Dodges 5
Dark Alliance Endurance
Endurance
10% Max Stamina Bonus 5
Dark Alliance Keen Mind
Keen Mind
15% Cooldown Reduction 10
Feat Desc Min. Level
Dark Alliance Dungeon Delver
Dungeon Delver
15% Damage Bonus versus Elites 1
Dark Alliance Battle Master
Battle Master
15% Physical Damage Bonus for 5 seconds after Blocking an attack 5
Dark Alliance Inspiring Leader
Inspiring Leader
5% Physical Damage Bonus to self and all nearby allies. 10
Feat Desc Min. Level
Dark Alliance Shield Master
Shield Master
-15% Stamina Cost Bonus 1
Dark Alliance Heavy Armor Master
Heavy Armor Master
25% Armor Bonus 5
Dark Alliance Indomitable
Indomitable
30% Armor Bonus when below 40% HP 10

Best Moves

Move Bonus
Warsong Inflicts strong stamina destruction with a 75% chance to gain Vampiric and Thorns
Crescent Slash Can grant Cleaving and has a 75% chance to inflict Sapped
Steel Launcher Shorten Bruenor's active ability cooldowns by 3% on each hit. Also has a 50% chance of inflicting Sapped
Rising Axe Inflicts stamina destruction, has a 50% chance to grant Physical Resistance, and a 50% chance to inflict Slowed
Frostwave Grind The first hit fills Ultimate by 3% with a 75%chance to grant Vampiric. Also inflicts Stamina destruction and a 50% chance to inflict Slowed and Sapped

Best Abilities

Whirlwind

This spinning attack when paired with a complete Coldstone Guardian set allows Bruenor to a walking invincible tornado.

Anvil of Clangeddin

This ability can not only deal damage over time to monsters within the range of its AoE, but also grant allies who step inside the AoE an Elemental Fire weapon buff.

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