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UPDATE PATCH [3/1/2013]
Changed up a lot of Class stuff (well, duh). Since I recently actually wrote down all the class skills and further expanded on the concepts of each class, I updated all the little descriptions;

Updated Most of the flavor text 
Kinda Updated Favored Weapons
fixed "Drones" to be "Vassaloids"
Updated Favored Stats
Updated All the Favored Skills - And I show a lot more skill names
Slightly altered Corsair's illustration, because Corsairs don't natively use swords anymore.
Minstrel is now a Rogue Class
Acrobat is now a Secondary Class
Bloodmancer is now OP.


Oh boy, the longest single piece of art I've done in a while. Over 15 hours altogether (estimated).

All 24 combat classes canon to Heartblade, including illustrations and details about each one.

Also, let it be known that this class list is inspired by, and now applies to my other game concepts, Guardian Sagas, and Fantasy Battle Deathmatch.

This is a huge deal, since working on this granted me the chance to draw many "NPC" characters, experimenting with brand new outfit/armor designs/concepts, the various races of Heartblade, anatomy, poses, etc. Upon working on this, some of the races got some minor updates, so I will update the race chart accordingly. Also, the completion of this project now ushers in several more projects that required this to be finished, like drawing Dinx dressed/armed as each class, and more interactive indexes.

PS: For those of you wondering, multiclassing in Heartblade is possible. Classes are only loose terms to define different fighting styles. Most of the "Favored Techniques" are cross-class, too.

More information:
- Heartblade in general
- Weapons Catalogue
- List of Races

Heartblade & concepts © by I, Nick Roger/The-Knick. Do not copy or distribute.

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Bigfoot427 Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
Just to let you know, the Minstrel and Acrobat class icons switch when you zoom in the character's picture.
The-Knick Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Oh dang!! Thanks for the heads-up. I'll get that fixed ASAP.
Bigfoot427 Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
No problem.
Shuckster1 Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
You credits say you "make HB like a game." I can totally understand that because I pretty much do that too, and Im still working on my thing too.
awesomeness2149 Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2013
This is amazing! I really hope this becomes a game someday, I'd definitely play it. Just a question, are you planning on making a skills list too?
The-Knick Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks! And I hope so too! :D

The entire "Skills" list is rather vague for the moment, but I do plan to make a Spells list, since that's a little more specific and condensed.
KimikoT Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2013
hilarious xd  love it
Petrane Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2013
So awsome i don't know how to say it!
DragonDePlatino Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2013
Woooooow pretty impressive dude! I was also quite surprised at how you said this all took you 15 hrs...Normally 15 hours is how long I spend on just a normal old sprite of mine. :/ Looks like I have a long way to go in terms of speed!

If I were playing this game, I'd dual-specialize as a Partisan/Chaperon! With a combination of good defense and health and the ability to use high-stamina monsters, I'd be an unstoppable wall! :P
The-Knick Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Pixel art takes a little more time, according to my own experiences. So don't feel too bad.

AND WOOOOAAAAAAA, I was thinking I'd be a Partisan/Chaperon combo, too (what coincidence)! At first I thought it'd be a really weird combo, but you + a bunch of other walls is a pretty legitimate tactic... if not freakishly O.P. :fear:
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