After choosing a character that best suits your style of play, you may wish to better your chances during your forthcoming adventures by partnering up with a Follower that complements your archetype. The following footage shows combat situations where the correct choice in companion can influence the tide of a battle. It recommends partners for our five favorite character archetypes. Naturally, you may wish to choose a different type of Follower, as there are no incorrect choices, but some Followers offer far more help depending on your own character’s capabilities.
Favored Followers #1: The Archer
Recommended Follower: The Distractor
Favored Followers #2: The Berserker
Recommended Follower: The Blood Brother
Favored Followers #3: The Necromancer
Recommended Follower: The Corpse-Creator
Favored Followers #4: The Assassin
Recommended Follower: The Backup
Favored Followers #5: The Battlemage
Recommended Follower: The Like-Minded
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