What does your favorite Dungeons & Dragons class say about you?
Your choice of character says a lot about you, whether you know it or not. Whether you prefer hitting enemies hard, being a healer, or having cool powers, your class choice says something about your preferences – and perhaps a little bit about your personality.
The most popular D&D classes are:
Bards are likely music lovers and super fans who enjoy singing, even if they’re not very good at it. If you’re not already aware, bards are perhaps the most likely class to be terrible at their abilities, as they’re also the most likely to be drawn to the class simply because they enjoy Dungeons & Dragons characters in fantasy stories who happen to be bards.
Clerics are typically seen as helpful and enjoy feeling useful, even if they’re drawn to other playstyles. Clerics are typically drawn to the class because they see their role as a healer in a way that makes them feel like they’re helping the team. Even if you’ve tried other classes, you may still be drawn back to the cleric.
Druids are fans of characters like Ben 10 and Beast Boy, drawn to cool powers and shape-shifting abilities. You’re typically drawn to the class because of the parkour possibilities, as well as your natural agility.
Fighters may be seen as boring, but they know exactly what they want and can surprise others with their greatness. Fighters typically aren’t drawn to the class because their abilities are amazing, but because they enjoy the idea of a warrior and the prestige that comes with being the strongest member of the team.
Monks are often attracted to the class because of their natural agility, as well as the possibility of beating up bad people with their fists. Monks are typically seen as cool and people who enjoy the art of combat, even if they’re also a bit unpredictable.
Paladins are seen as stubborn, but they trust their gut and stick to their convictions. Paladins are typically seen as cool, but they aren’t typically drawn to the class because they think they’ll be cool, but because they trust their gut and stick to their convictions.
Rangers who love bows and Lord of the Rings tend to favor this class, so go watch the movies if you haven’t already. Rangers are typically seen as cool, but they’re also seen as intelligent and gifted, as most people who favor this class have either worked in academia or are working in STEM fields.
Rogues are loved for their high damage output and the thrill of landing critical hits. Rogues are typically seen as cool and people who enjoy the art of combat, even if you’re also a bit unpredictable.
Sorcerer enthusiasts often have a favorite X-Men character and enjoy the idea of innate magical power. If you’re a writer or lover of dark academia, you’re likely drawn to the Warlock class and its juicy possibilities.
Writers and lovers of dark academia are drawn to the Warlock class and its juicy possibilities. If you’re a writer or lover of dark academia, you’re likely drawn to the Warlock class and its juicy possibilities. If you’re a writer or lover of dark academia, you’re likely drawn to the Warlock class and its juicy possibilities.
Wizards are typically gifted and intelligent individuals who may be working in academia or STEM fields. If you’re a wizard, it’s because you’re typically highly intelligent and gifted, and may be working in academia or STEM fields.
While there are plenty of other D&D classes that we haven’t covered here, this should give you a head start when choosing your next character. If you’re playing D&D Beyond, be sure to check out our guide to the best Dungeons & Dragons spells, and our D&D guides hub for more tips and tricks.