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

Dark Alliance - Best Moves Banner
This is a guide on the best Moves you should use for each character in the game Dungeons & Dragons: Dark Alliance. Read on to learn what are the best Moves to use for Cattie-brie, Drizzt, Wulfgar, and Bruenor!

Best Moves for Drizzt

Best Moves for Single Targets

Best Moves to use for Drizzt against a single target like bosses. These moves have either high DPS or multi-hitting properties that can easily melt an enemy's HP down to 0 when used properly.

Move Description
Barrel Roll
AoE Attack
Dash forward twice and press R1, then during this light attack, Tap L stick Forward + R2
Rain down a difficult to execute but very high-damaging barrel roll strike that fills Ultimate.
Has a 40% to inflict bleeding.
Front Flip Slash
Melee Attack
Tap L stick Forward + R2 after Fierce Attack combo OR most Evades
Launch a powerful double attack with a gracious sommersault with blades extended.
Has a 40% chance to inflict Bleeding.
Dual Edge Strike
Melee Attack
R2 while Sprinting OR after Aether Slash
Flip sideways with the scimtar to deliver a swift or strong attack from running.
Has a 35% chance to shorten abilities cooldown by 4%.

Best Move for Multiple Targets

Well of Darkness is a good AoE move for Drizzt as it can inflict Frightened and drains their stamina in a large radius, making it easier for you and your party to set up afterward.

Move Description
Well of Darkness
AoE Attack
Hold R2
Create a vortex of darkness that damages monsters in a large radius and drains their stamina.
Has a 55% chance to inflict Frightened and replenishes Slow-Recoverable stamina.

Best Move for Armored Targets

Gloom Splash has multi-hitting properties that can quickly destroy the armor of an enemy and can be easily spammable if done correctly.

Move Description
Gloom Splash
AoE Attack
Tap L stick Backward + R2
Follow up a sword strike with the release of a high-damaging burst of base necrotic damage summoned from the Astral Plane
Has a 75% chance to inflict Weakened, refills Slow-Recoverable Stamine, stamina destruction on the last hit and high chip damage.

Best Moves for Catti-Brie

Best Moves for Single Targets

Rising Kick is a move you will be using a lot when using Catti-brie. What makes it powerful is not the initial move, but the move unlocked with it, Vertical Sting Down. If you hit an enemy with this attack, Catti-brie will gain Poison elemental damage to her attacks for a short duration.

Move Description
Rising Kick
Melee Attack
Tap L stick Backward + R1
A powerful reverse somersault kick that projects the monster in the air.
Unlocks Vertical Sting Down (light attack at the apex of Rising Kick) and has a 20% chance to reduce active cooldowns by 2%

Best Moves for Multiple Targets

Cartwheel Bomber is a strong AOE attack that can deal a ton of damage to enemies in the area, even having a chance to inflict burning if they don't die from the explosion. Lobbed Countdown is another attack with a large AOE, and has a chance to inflict Charmed.

Move Description
Lobbed Countdown
Ranged Attack
X button + Square button
Fire an unblockable volley of arrows fallen from the sky.
Inflicts stamina destruction and a 50% chance to inflict Charmed.
Cartwheel Bomber
AoE Attack
X button + Square button while holding forward.
A cartwheel kick with an explosive arrow that'll detonate on a delay.
Kicks destroy stamina and arrow explosion has a 100% chance to inflict burning.

Best Moves for Armored Targets

Piercing shot is a powerful attack that will not only go through the enemy's block but will also go through them, dealing damage to any enemy in the way.

Move Description
Piercing Shot
Ranged Attack
R2 while walking backward
A slow yet mighty unblockable arrow with invulnerability that can skewer through lined-up monsters and send them reeling.
Has a 50% chance to inflict Corrupted, 60% chance to inflict Cursed at short to mid-range, and a 35% chance to shorten active cooldowns.

Best Moves for Wulfgar

Best Moves for Single Targets

Heavy Launcher is a two-hitting attack with a high damage output against a single target while Nail Basher can be spammed pretty easily to deal damage and can inflict Burning to enemies.

Move Description
Heavy Launcher
Ranged Attack
R2 while holding backward during Grind Launcher
Pivot in a partially invulnerable sweeping dash and strike in a powerful ascending motion.
Replenishes a small portion of Slow-Recoverable Stamina.
Nail Basher
Ranged Attack
R2 while holding forward after a Fierce Attack OR Grind Launcher
Leap forward to crush monsters down with the warhammer.
Has a 60% chance to inflict Burning and deals 80% chip damage.

Best Moves for Multiple Targets

Rage Spin allows you to move around to hit as many enemies as you can and inflicts Burning to every enemy hit.

Move Description
Rage Spin
AoE Attack
R2 while holding forward from Cross check R2 while running
Spin with the warhammer to land multiple hits around you that deal base fire damage.
Has a 35% chance to inflict Burning, has a high virulence factor, deals 30% chip damage and slightly fills Ultimate.

Best Moves for Armored Targets

Guard-Breaker guarantees a guard break against Armored Enemies.

Move Description
Guard-Breaker
Melee Attack
Tap L stick Backward + R2
Hook your warhammer down on a blocking monster to break their guard.
Fills Ultimate meter by 10% upon guard-break and inflicts stamina destruction.

Best Moves for Bruenor

Best Moves for Single Targets

Lunging Axe inflicts stamina destruction, allowing you to follow up with an exhausted execution to deal a lot of damage.

Move Description
Lunging Axe
Ranged Attack
Tap L stick Forward + R2
A tremor-inducing lunge attack.
Inflicts stamina destruction and has a 75% chance to grant Cleaving, the second hit inflicts Sapped.

Best Moves for Multiple Targets

Stomping Quake is a great move to have multiple enemies as it can launch monsters in the air and grants you several buffs while Frostwave Grind hits multiple enemies and has a 75% chance to grant Vampiric.

Move Description
Frostwave Grind
Multi-Strike Attack
Hold R2
A powerful 2-hit attack that summons an unblockable ice vortex
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.
Stomping Quake
AoE Attack
Press X button + Square button
Unblockable footstomp shockwave that can launch monsters into the air.
Has a 25% chance to grant Unstoppable, a 50% chance to grant the Cold Damage buff, and a 75% chance to inflict Slowed.

Best Moves for Armored Targets

Rolling Boulder staggers enemies and has multi-hitting properties that allow you to easily break enemy armor. Shield Slam also inflicts stamina destruction on top of guard break, making it an overall good move to have against armored enemies.

Move Description
Shield Slam
Ranged Attack
Tap L stick Backward + R2
A leaping shield slam to flatten monsters that breaks guard.
Inflicts stamina destruction and has a 50% chance to inflict Weakened.
Rolling Boulder
Multi-Strike Attack
Tap L stick Forward + R1
Forward axe roll that staggers monsters with multiple hits.
Inflicts stamina destruction and has 25% chance to inflict Bleeding on the last hit.

Dark Alliance Related Links

List of Feats and Moves

All Character Feats and Moves
Drizzt Wulfgar
Catti-brie Bruenor
Best Feats for Each Character
Best Moves for Each Character

    The Like Feature

    You can save a comment for later by giving it a Like.
    As a member:Get access to several features!

    Opinions about an article or post go here.
    Opinions about an article or post
    We at Game8 thank you for your support.
    In order for us to make the best articles possible, share your corrections, opinions, and thoughts about "Best Moves for Each Character" with us!
    When reporting a problem, please be as specific as possible in providing details such as what conditions the problem occurred under and what kind of effects it had.

    Walkthrough Menu

    All rights reserved

    Back to the Top