Last time we visited the world of Swordsman, we met three of the upcoming MMO’s ten classes: House Tong, the Sun and Moon, and my personal favorite, Wu-Tang (protect ya neck!).
I’ve got a close second-favorite in the next batch of three classes introduced by Perfect World today, and if you know your 1990s hip-hop, you should be able to figure out which one it is since it’s related to the Wu-Tang Clan as well. Let’s check them out together, eh?
Shaolin is said to be the originator of all kung fu, making it a balanced class proficient at both offense and defense. Characters from this school use three-piece staffs to dish out area effect damage. They also can pull off moves in mid-air, making them formidable on or off the ground.
The Five Venoms split off from the Sun and Moon school, worshipping the snake, centipede, scorpion, spider and toad. All of its members are females, specializing in using whips to control enemies and deal damage over time with — what else — poisonous venom.
Last but not least, the Zephyr school has mastery over the air. This gives them high elusiveness to compensate for their low defense, as well as a bevy of control abilities that can stymie foes from afar. If you find yourself unable to hit your enemy, you might be up against a member of this school.
The new trailer shows all three classes in action, and you can learn even more about all of them here. If you like what you see, you can sign up for the Swordsman closed beta for a chance to practice that kung fu early.