The Stalker's primary class-based resource is suit power, which starts at full and continuously regenerates but can drain rapidly in the course of executing the most powerful attacks. Suit power regenerates naturally during combat but can also be incrementally acquired through other abilities.
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Is the Stalker a DPS class or a Tank?
Both. The Stalker's a melee class with high-burst potential when expending skill synergy acquired via stealth or attacking his foe from the rear. By properly using evasiveness, the Stalker also makes a formidable tank.
How does the Stalker's damage compare to other classes?
He more than holds his own, especially when he uses stealth to get the drop on his prey.
Does the Stalker have to use claws for all attacks?
Of course not. He gets to use claws for all his attacks. While the majority of his attacks are claw-based, the Stalker is a nanite-augmented high-tech assassin; as such, he has access to nano darts, razor disks, missiles, tether mines -- weaponry and accessories suitable for every circumstance. He can also create a temporary clone of himself to help deal with opponents, which thanks to recent innovations in cyberebral technology, are all too happy to die fighting for you.
"Tank" is a broad term with many possible definitions. What type of tank is the Stalker? And tanks again for answering my questions.
The Stalker has access to medium armor types but somewhat paradoxically grows in power by successfully being elusive. He acquires bonuses when his opponents miss him and wields a devastating array of counter-attacks and positional abilities to minimize incoming damage.
Wait, if the Stalker gets bonuses for dodging attacks, doesn't that mean he's gimped while in stealth mode?
No. Some Stalker abilities acquire bonuses only when successfully performed in stealth mode. Stealth itself can be used in combat to boost or alter the effects of some abilities.
Hmph. Does the DPS Stalker also get combat bonuses?
Yes! DPS Stalkers gain major positional bonuses when attacking from behind. His home office is the enemy's flank.