The Battle Wizard class of Vermintide 2 is able to easily lay waste to Skaven on the battlefield with powerful magical spells. In this Vermintide 2 Battle Wizard guide, we’ll be walking you through the best Battle Wizard builds, so you can maximise damage output no much what situation you’re in.
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Vermintide 2 Battle Wizard Class Guide
The Battle Wizard for Vermintide 2 is played by the crazed Sienna Fuegonasus. This character has the regular short sword that you expect as standard with all classes in the game, but she also has a pyre weapon that lets her cast fireball spells, a type of attack you won't find with any other character in Vermintide 2.
The Tranquility Ability for the Battle Wizard lets her increase spell charge speed and ranged damage, but only if she avoids taking damage or casting spells for eight seconds. The second Ability for Sienna is Flame Walk, which lets her teleport forward a short distance, leaving a huge trail of fire in her wake.
The Battle Wizard is definitely one of the more destructive character classes in Vermintide 2, and you're probably going to want to have at least one player selecting Sienna in an online game of Vermintide 2, since she specializes in dealing with crowds of enemies.
Vermintide 2 Battle Wizard Class Upgrades
Just below, you can find details of the two unlockable classes that you can use with the Battle Wizard in Vermintide 2. The Pyromancer class is unlocked at character level 7, while the Unchained class is unlocked once you hit character level 12.
Battle Wizard Pyromancer Class:
This class unlocks at level 7, and grants increased critical strike chance, while also increasing ranged damage. Then there's the Homing Firespear ability, which seeks out multiple targets in front of you. You can’t go wrong with this class for the Battle Wizard, especially since the Firespear is easy to use and mow down Skaven with.
Battle Wizard Unchained Class:
This powerful Unchained class unlocks at level 12, and increases melee power on high overcharge, reduces block cost on Overcharge, cancels out Overcharge slowdown, and transfers 50% of damage taken to Overcharge. On top of all of this, there's the Living Bomb skill, which lets Sienna charge up energy and then explode, dealing damage to all nearby enemies (don't worry, she'll be unharmed).
Best Battle Wizard Builds
The Battle Wizard is meant to be played as a fairly quick, agile character in Vermintide 2, and so we’d recommend going with rapid melee weapons if possible. A short sword or double daggers will let Sienna move around quickly, letting off fiery spells at the Skaven a distance away, before finishing off any stragglers with her melee weapons.
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