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Demon's Souls: Here are the best classes to start playing

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In this guide we will reveal which are the best classes to start playing the brand new remake of Demon's Souls for PS5

The new remake per PS5 di Demon’s Souls is finally available all over the world and in exactly one week we will be able to play it. Many players enjoyed the original work of From Software and now they can't wait to re-explore the Boletaria heath again, but many others instead will approach the Souls for the first time with this title.



However, new players may find it difficult to approach the dangerous world of Demon's Souls, frightened by a large wall of initial difficulty. The first impact of the game, however, can vary a lot also based on the equipment chosen during the character creation and for this reason we have decided to write this guide, in which we will reveal what they are the best classes to start playing Demon's Souls remake.

No obligation

Before starting to talk about the best Demon's Souls classes, we would like to make a necessary clarification. Unlike many other RPGs, in this game classes won't necessarily tie you to a certain style of play but they will simply give you a nudge in the direction you prefer.

For example, even if you start your adventure with a thief, nothing prevents you from spending a few levels in faith to use miracles. For this reason, if you are unsure, we suggest you do not give too much weight to the starting class, given that moving forward in the game you can evolve your character in many different ways boosting your favorite stats. If you want to know more about the statistics, below you can find a handy list where they are indicated all attributes accompanied by a brief description, in order to better understand how they will affect your character:



  • Vitality
    • Vitality affects the maximum amount of HP and to some extent the weight you can carry
  • Intelligence
    • Intelligence affects the maximum amount of MP and the number of spells that can be memorized
  • Resistance
    • Resistance affects the maximum amount of Stamina, the weight you can carry, and some elemental resistances
  • Force
    • Strength is used to use certain equipment and affects the damage of weapons based on this value
  • Dexterity
    • Dexterity is used to use certain equipment and affects the damage of weapons based on this value and reduces the damage from falling
  • Magic
    • Magic affects the damage of spells
  • Fede
    • Faith affects the number of storable miracles, their damage and slightly increases the magical defense
  • Fortuna
    • Luck affects the likelihood of obtaining items by defeating enemies

Soldier - Demon's Souls: the best classes to start playing

Let's start our article right away at the best Demon's Souls classes with the Soldier, one of the most classic choices. This class is specializing in close combat and boasts a good balance of attack, defense and mobility. Her starting armor offers good resistance without weighing down the character too much, while her trusts straight sword instead it is perfect for taking on enemies on any terrain.

Plus, thanks to well-balanced stats, this class boasts an excellent number of life points and can easily approach the world of magic or of faith. If you are looking for a class focused on hand-to-hand combat that is also capable of to learn spiritual techniques in the short term, then the Soldier is the perfect choice for you. Below you will find a list with all the starting stats of the Soldier:



  • Vitality: 14
  • Intelligence: 9
  • Resistance: 12
  • Force: 12
  • Dexterity: 11
  • Magic: 8
  • Fede 10
  • Fortuna: 10

Hunter - Demon's Souls: the best classes to start playing

Il Cacciatore owns one lower defense compared to that of the Soldier, but compensates for its shortcomings with high versatility. Thanks to light armor and high strength, this class is capable of performing very quick dodges, and thanks to its powerful ax manages to inflict massive damage on even the most ferocious demons.

The greatest strength of the Hunter, however, is represented by thearc, the perfect tool to safely face even the most dangerous threats in the land of Boletaria. If you want to adopt uno more cautious style of play and always be ready for any unexpected, this class is more than suitable for you. Below you will find a list with all the initial stats of the Hunter:

  • Vitality: 12
  • Intelligence: 10
  • Resistance: 13
  • Force: 11
  • Dexterity: 12
  • Magic: 8
  • Fede: 8
  • Fortuna: 12

Priest - Demon's Souls: the best classes to start playing

So far we have focused on the best physical classes in Demon's Souls, but now is the time to think about the spiritual arts as well. The Priest he is a church soldier capable of tapping into the mysterious power of his God to unleash Miracles very useful.


This class boasts very high attack and defense, medium mobility and the ability to use too a miracle capable of restoring life points. The only downside is the low dexterity, since you will hardly be able to use bows or other more complex weapons. If you are afraid of run out of care during the initial stages of your adventure, then thanks to the Priest you will have nothing to fear. Also in this case you can find below the list with all the initial statistics of this class:


  • Vitality: 13
  • Intelligence: 11
  • Resistance: 12
  • Force: 13
  • Dexterity: 8
  • Magic: 8
  • Fede: 13
  • Fortuna: 8

Noble - Demon's Souls: the best classes to start playing

Now let's move on to what is by far one of the best starting classes in Demon's Souls: the Noble. The Noble is the descendant of a royal house that over the years has been educated in the arts of magic. This allows characters belonging to this class to use the Arrow of the Soul, one of the most powerful spells available at the start of the game. Furthermore, the character is also equipped with a rare ring capable of doing regenerate the MPs over time and with an enchanted tiara that increases the maximum mana level.

All of these elements make the Noble the perfect choice for anyone intending to use magic. Also, despite having little defense and life points, this class is also very good in hand-to-hand combat, as it uses it as a melee weapon rapier, one of the most comfortable swords to use in the early stages of the game. In short, by choosing the Noble you will certainly have no problem eliminating even the most powerful opponents. Below you will find the list with the initial statistics of this class:

  • Vitality: 8
  • Intelligence: 12
  • Resistance: 8
  • Force: 9
  • Dexterity: 12
  • Magic: 13
  • Fede: 12
  • Fortuna: 7

A legend is born

This concludes our guide on the best classes to start playing Demon's Souls. Now you just have to choose the one you prefer and start your adventure in the kingdom of Boletaria. Our guide is over but, in case you want to know more about the game, we suggest you also have a look at the other articles dedicated to Demon's Souls on our site:

  • 10 things we'd like to see in the PS5 remake of Demon's Souls
  • What to know before playing the remake
  • Tips and tricks for newbies
  • Trophy list

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