The Runemaiden is a specialized Combat class focusing on fighting with Staves. Contrary to what the name suggests, this class is open to male characters as well. This class is required to complete Guild Task 52 from the Sword of Three Realms.

Name Effect Requirement

[Staff] +1
Skill [Hot-Blooded]

STR 35
Expert Runemaiden

INT +3%
[Staff] +1
Skill [Hot-Blooded]

STR 37
Adept Runemaiden

INT +3%
[Staff] +2
Skill [Hot-Blooded]

STR 39
Master Runemaiden

INT +5%
[Staff] +3
Skill [Hot-Blooded]

STR 41
Lordly Runemaiden

INT +8%
[Staff] +4
Skill [Hot-Blooded]

STR 44
Legendary Runemaiden

INT +10%
[Staff] +5
Skill [Hot-Blooded]

STR 48

How to Obtain:
Reaching this class requires a Mystic/Item balance regardless of what the original class type is, while Staff has to be the highest Weapon skill. From Freelancer simply keep the balance while training staves.

Upgrade Options:
Keeping the Mystic/Item balance is not an easy task, but it's the only way to obtain the next rank of the Combat classes:


Letting the scale tip in either direction, allowing either Items or Mystics to become significant, will likely result in an Item, Item+Combat or Mystic+Combat class change upon reaching STR41, depending on the individual skill levels. The only way to prevent this is to not meet the skill requirements for any of these classes. Mystic classes are also an option if Mystics are developed to be the only significant skill group.

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