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In this article, I will share with you my opinions about the Templar class and various other bits of information about how to be an effective tank in Aion as an Asmodian.
"My sword, by it shall darkness be purged. My shield, may the pure be protected. My armor, may it be a beacon to those which wish to do harm." - The Code of The Holy Templar.
As a templar, you of course start out as a warrior as your base class. As you begin your Templar life in Ishalgen, you'll notice that you really don't do too much damage compared to a Mage, and you're not as fast as a Scout. This, to those that love high DPS, will somewhat make you feel a bit down. However, you have things that no other class can do as well. Your ability to use a shield properly allows you to take less damage, as long as you can block. You also have enough HP to make sure that you outlive your opponent. Your chain equipment proficiency will be your saving grace until you hit lv10 and fully become a Templar. My suggestion is that you farm a few lv3-4 monsters and get at least Shield of the Prarie and Sword of Fiend. This will give you the capability to deal out decent damage, and...
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