For Honor Tier List (November 2021)

FOR HONOR TIER LIST: B-TIER

Now let’s talk about all B-Tier characters in our For Honor Tier List. They’re our “above average joes.” If you’re just a newbie in the game and looking for a character to start with, I’d look at B-Tiers, as most are pretty easy to use and learn the fundamentals.

  • Jormungandr
  • Highlander
  • Raider
  • Gryphon
  • Zhanhu
  • Shaman

JORMUNGANDR

Faction(s): Viking
Hero Type: Heavy
Health: 130
Stamina: 140
Sprint Speed: 7 m/s

Feats

TIER 1
•  Jotunn Salve (Unlock at Level 1)
Passive skill that grants the player health every time they hit an enemy with Jotunn moves.
•  Body Count (Unlock at Level 5)
Passive skill that grants the player health and stamina every time they kill a soldier.
•  Tireless (Unlock at Level 13)
Passive skill that makes the player lose stamina at a slower rate.

TIER 2
•  Hamarr’s Favor (Unlock at Level 1)
Passive skill that gives the player a temporary shield when they land a Hamarr Slam on an enemy player.
•  Centurion’s March (Unlock at Level 7)
Grants the player unlimited stamina for a short time.
•  Righteous Deflection (Unlock at Level 15)
Passive skill that boosts the player’s defense for a short time after they parry.

TIER 3
Zealot’s Bolt (Unlock at Level 1)
Throws a projectile that deals a bit of damage, knocks the enemy back, and depletes all their stamina.
Punch Through (Unlock at Level 19)
Passive skill that allows the player to deal damage on blocked attacks.
Hard to Kill (Unlock at Level 17)
Passive skill that grants the player more damage reduction the lower their health is.

TIER 4
•  Twilight of the Gods (Unlock at Level 1)
Makes the player attack the ground, causing damage and knocking down all nearby enemies.
•  Scout (Unlock at Level 11)
Shows the player all enemies on the Radar and Marks them for Death.
•  Auto Revive (Unlock at Level 19)
Passive skill that periodically revives the player instantly, unless upon execution.

HIGHLANDER

Faction(s): Viking
Hero Type: Hybrid
Health: 125
Stamina: 120
Sprint Speed: 5.5 m/s

Feats

TIER 1
• Rush (Unlock at Level 1)
Boosts movement speed for a short time.
• Body Count (Unlock at Level 5)
Passive skill that grants the player health and stamina every time they kill a soldier.
• Fast Recovery (Unlock at Level 13)
Passive skill that grants the player increased stamina regeneration.

TIER 2
Bear Trap (Unlock at Level 1)
Sets a trap that, when activated, does damage to the enemy and stops their movement.
Inspire (Unlock at Level 7)
Grants increased damage to both the player and their allies.
Winner’s Advantage (Unlock at Level 15)
Passive skills that grants the player a temporary attack buff after every successful attack.

TIER 3
• Second Wind (Unlock at Level 1)
Recovers some of the player’s health.
• Long Bow (Unlock at Level 9)
Fires an arrow that does moderate damage on the target.
• Fury (Unlock at Level 17)
Raises the player’s speed, attack, and defense for a short time.

TIER 4
• Spear Storm (Unlock at Level 1)
Call multiple aerial attacks doing AoE damage.
• Fire Flask (Unlock at Level 11)
Throws an explosive that does AoE fire damage.
• Champion’s Aura (Unlock at Level 19)
Heals the player and nearby allies for a short time.

RAIDER

Faction(s): Viking
Hero Type: Vanguard
Health: 140
Stamina: 130
Sprint Speed: 7 m/s

Feats

TIER 1
• Rush (Unlock at Level 1)
Boosts movement speed for a short time.
• Tireless (Unlock at Level 5)
Passive skill that makes the player lose stamina at a slower rate.
• Body Count (Unlock at Level 13)
Passive skill that grants the player health and stamina every time they kill a soldier.

TIER 2
• Marked for Death (Unlock at Level 1)
Reveals an enemy’s position while also lowering their attack and defense.
• Inspire (Unlock at Level 7)
Grants increased damage to both the player and their allies.
• Bear Trap (Unlock at Level 15)
Sets a trap that, when activated, does damage to the enemy and stops their movement.

TIER 3
Second Wind (Unlock at Level 1)
Recovers some of the player’s health.
Fury (Unlock at Level 9)
Raises the player’s speed, attack, and defense for a short time.
Battlecry (Unlock at Level 17)
Increases ally damage and causes enemy soldiers to flee.

TIER 4
Fire Flask (Unlock at Level 1)
Throws an explosive that does AoE fire damage.
Stalwart Banner (Unlock at Level 11)
Grants health regeneration to all nearby allies for a time.
Slippery (Unlock at Level 19)
Allows the player to block all grab attempts for a time.

GRYPHON

Faction(s): Knights
Hero Type: Hybrid
Health: 130
Stamina: 120
Sprint Speed: 7 m/s

Feats

TIER 1
• Stern Stare (Unlock at Level 1)
Move that significantly lowers an enemy’s attack.
• Speed Revive (Unlock at Level 5)
Passive skill that quickly revives fallen teammates.
• Fast Recovery (Unlock at Level 13)
Passive skill that grants the player increased stamina regeneration.

TIER 2
• Draconite Mist (Unlock at Level 1)
Heals the player and nearby allies.
• Flesh Wound (Unlock at Level 7)
Passive skill that causes the player to periodically gain damage reduction for oncoming attacks.
• Winner’s Advantage (Unlock at Level 15)
Passive skills that grants the player a temporary attack buff after every successful attack.

TIER 3
• Draconite Bolt (Unlock at Level 1)
Fires a projectile that deals damage to the enemy target, while also healing allies near the target.
• Tough as Nails (Unlock at Level 9)
Passive skill that raises the player’s health.
• Fury (Unlock at Level 17)
Raises the player’s speed, attack, and defense for a short time.

TIER 4
• Draconite Cleanser (Unlock at Level 1)
Throws an explosive that deals damage to enemies and creates a healing zone for allies.
• Champion’s Aura (Unlock at Level 11)
Heals the player and nearby allies for a short time.
• Arrow Storm (Unlock at Level 19)
Call multiple aerial attacks doing AoE damage.

ZHANHU

Faction(s): Wu Lin
Hero Type: Hybrid
Health: 125
Stamina: 120
Sprint Speed: 7 m/s

Feats

TIER 1
• Fiery Tusk (Unlock at Level 1)
Throws a projectile that does low damage, but does extra damage on burning enemies.
Fast Recovery (Unlock at Level 5)
Passive skill that grants the player increased stamina regeneration.
• Bounty Hunter (Unlock at Level 13)
Passive skill that grants the player health and stamina every time they kill another hero.

TIER 2
• Qilin Ruse (Unlock at Level 1)
Sets a trap that, when activated, explodes and burns, dealing AoE damage.
• Thick Skin (Unlock at Level 7)
Passive skill that moderately boosts the player’s defense every three seconds.
• Winner’s Advantage (Unlock at Level 15)
Passive skills that grants the player a temporary attack buff after every successful attack.

TIER 3
• Fiery Breath (Unlock at Level 1)
Passive skill that makes the player do more damage against burning targets.
• Long Bow (Unlock at Level 9)
Fires an arrow that does moderate damage on the target.
• Nukekubi (Unlock at Level 17)
Grants the player stamina upon executing successful attacks.

TIER 4
Scorching Deluge (Unlock at Level 1)
It’s a single attack that scorches the ground and sets enemies on fire.
• Regenerate (Unlock at Level 11)
Passive skill that regenerates player’s health when they are outside of combat.
• Last Laugh (Unlock at Level 19)
Passive skill that makes the player drop a grenade upon being killed.

SHAMAN

Faction(s): Viking
Hero Type: Assassin
Health: 120
Stamina: 120
Sprint Speed: 7.5 m/s

Feats

TIER 1
• Rush (Unlock at Level 1)
Boosts movement speed for a short time.
• Stealth (Unlock at Level 5)
Passive skill that hides the player from enemy players’ HUD, radar, and aim assist function.
• Stun Trap (Unlock at Level 13)
Sets a trap that, when activated, stuns the enemy.

TIER 2
Bear Trap (Unlock at Level 1)
Sets a trap that, when activated, does damage to the enemy and stops their movement.
Executioner’s Respite (Unlock at Level 7)
Passive skill that increases the healing of Executions by 50%.
Flesh Wound (Unlock at Level 15)
Passive skill that causes the player to periodically gain damage reduction for oncoming attacks.

TIER 3
• Fury (Unlock at Level 1)
Raises the player’s speed, attack, and defense for a short time.
• Second Wind (Unlock at Level 9)
Recovers some of the player’s health.
• Hand Axe (Unlock at Level 17)
Throws an axe that deals medium bleed damage.

TIER 4
Fire Flask (Unlock at Level 1)
Throws an explosive that does AoE fire damage.
Nail Bomb (Unlock at Level 11)
Sets a nail trap that, when activated, deals AoE damage.
Scout (Unlock at Level 19)
Shows the player all enemies on the Radar and Marks them for Death.

 

 

Now let’s dig on C- Tier on the next page.

About James Sterling

James Sterling received both his undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Southern California (USC). His Bachelor of Science was completed in Computer Science (Games) and his Master of Science was completed in Game Development. James spends his free time contributing on popular forums such as Tom's Hardware and AnandTech while hanging out with his cat Jonathan. Humorously, his favorite youtube channel is Jimquisition by Jim Sterling.

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