Explorer characters start on Maple Isle and begin as a Beginner class. When reaching level 10, 8 for Magicians, the Beginner is able to advance into one of the five classes: Warrior, Bowmen, Magician, Thief, and Pirate. After choosing their class, further class progression is only allowed within the scope of the first class advancement with advancements at level 30, 70, and 120. A class advancement called "Dual Blade" is available for the Thief class at level 20, allowing them to wield a second blade with different class advancements.
Cygnus Knight characters begin as Noblesse class and begin their journey on Ereve.At level 10, they are allowed to class advance into five Cygnus Knight classes, each one parallels to the Explorer class.
Two Hero classes are currently available, Aran and Evan. The Legend classes are characters with background stories related to the antagonist of the game, the Black Mage. Arans have the Combo System, a unique feature to the class, allowing them to generate combo counts by hitting monsters giving them buffs and allowing them to cast combo-consuming skills. Evans are similar to Magicians but use a dragon which fights on their behalf.
Resistance characters begin in Edelstein, a town taken over by the Black Mage's followers. The characters created under the Resistance branch begin as Citizens and have three available job advancements: Battle Mage, Wild Hunter, and Mechanic. A Battle Mage uses a staff for physical attacks, a Wild Hunter rides a jaguar while wielding a crossbow, and a Mechanic uses a robotic suit to fight