POE Items: Path of Exile Attributes 2

Last time we tackled on the primary attributes in Path of Exile. In POE, you can use hybrid classes. These hybrid classes use combination of attributes unlike pure classes which rely heavily on their primary attirbutes. Let us take a look on these hybrid classes.

Path of Exile Items: Hybrid Characters

Following info is from Path of Exile Gamepedia:


The Duelist excels at both Strength and Dexterity skills, and fights with swords and axes. He utilizes both the attack speed and evasion from Dexterity and the damage and armour of Strength to quickly deal large amounts of damage while staying safe from physical attacks.

The Duelist’s Ascendancy classes are Slayer, Gladiator, and Champion.

The Duelist starts with the following attributes:

  • 23 STR
  • 23 DEX
  • 14 INT


The Templar represents Strength and Intelligence, and fights with staves and sceptres. He can become a powerful spellcaster or use his elemental damage to perform strong melee attacks.

The Templar’s Ascendancy classes are Inquisitor, Hierophant, and Guardian.

The Templar starts with the following attributes:

  • 23 STR
  • 14 DEX
  • 23 INT


The Shadow is proficient with Dexterity and Intelligence skills, and fights with daggers and claws. He can deal strong critical strikes with weapons or spells, and his traps and mines can disable enemies or deal high damage.

The Shadow’s Ascendancy classes are Assassin, Saboteur, and Trickster.

The Shadow starts with the following attributes:

  • 14 STR
  • 23 DEX
  • 23 INT


The Scion is aligned with all three attributes, and is therefore the most flexible class in terms of character design and skill use. She starts at the center of the passive skill tree.

The Scion has one Ascendancy Class: the Ascendant.

The Scion starts with the following attributes:

  • 20 STR
  • 20 DEX
  • 20 INT


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By knowing these stats you can now easily focus on what attributes you should focus on in gearing. Now go get your gears that fit your main attributes!