What we know about For Honor: The Knights

by Gina Lees

Probably the most popular characters in the For Honor factions, The Knights are the general all rounders of the group. Built to withstand sharp blows and just as effective in dealing them. We’ve outlined the pros and cons of the For Honor Knights fighting style, so you’re prepared for the battlefield.

The Warden (Vanguard Class)

For Honor - The Warden

Special capabilities:

  • Unblockable shoulder-bash attack.
  • Strong interruption abilities and throws.

Difficulty to master: Easy

Pros:

  • A good all rounder, For Honor Warden is a young Knight that has a fantastic balance between defence and offence.
  • A great choice for players stepping into For Honor and are getting used to the gameplay due to their large range of basic abilities.

Cons:

  • Maybe not the most exciting character, although the easiest to master, The Warden is not a challenge. A straight-forward character for a more laid back playing style, especially as an introduction to the game.

The Conqueror (Heavies Class)

For Honor - The Warden

Special capabilities:

  • Interrupts attacks with standard block.
  • Highly effective defencive mode.
  • Unblockable shield-based attacks.

Difficulty to master: Medium

Pros:

  • Heavily armoured, they are built like a tank and have to take some knocks before they can be taken down. The For Honor Conqueror.
  • The infinite chain attack is great for taking down enemies and surprising them with a weighty attack at the end.

Cons:

  • Cannot perform misleading manoeuvres, they are obvious through their heavy movement.
  • Due to their weight, you cannot charge when The Conqueror is out of stamina.

The Peacekeeper (Assassin Class)

For Honor Peacekeeper

Special capabilities:

  • Very fast attacks
  • Use dagger to cancel or confirm attacks into bleed damage
  • Deflect ability

Difficulty to master: Medium

Pros:

  • Masters of short range attacks, they are extremely agile and move seamlessly around the battlefield

Cons:

  • Their limited range and lack of armour leaves them prone to the tougher larger enemies.

The Lawbringer ( Hybrid Class)

For Honor Lawbringer

Special capabilities:

  • Attacks can cause stun
  • Keeps enemies off-balance

Difficulty to master: Hard

Pros:

  • Has an the height and weight on enemies, easily disabling opponents and counter-attacking weaker heroes.

Cons:

  • Slow due to their large size and hard to master combos and special attacks.
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