Most classes and jobs are associated with specific weapons or armor, listed below. Defense stats are a combined total based on armor and typical weapon(s).

Casters use implements instead, described here. Casters typically wear heavy robes (defense 1, soak 0).

Bard

A bard wields a bow or longbow (p. 144). They wear leather (p. 145).

Dmg 7, Crit 3, Medium, Unwieldy 2 (bow)
Dmg 8, Crit 3, Long, Unwieldy 3 (longbow)
Defense 0, Soak 1

Dragoon

A dragoon wields a halberd or light spear (p. 144). They wear chainmail (p. 145) for protection on the front line.

Dmg +3, Crit 3, Defensive 1, Pierce 3 (halberd)
Dmg +2, Crit 4, Accurate 1, Defensive 1 (light spear)
Melee Defense 1, Soak 2

Monk

A monk wields a cestus (ROT p. 91). They wear clothing equivalent to heavy robes (p. 145).

Dmg +1, Crit 4, Disorient 3 (cestus)
Defense 1, Soak 0

Ninja

A ninja wields paired daggers (ROT p. 94). They wear clothing equivalent to heavy robes (p. 145).

Dmg +2, Crit 3, Accurate 1 (dagger)
Defense 1, Soak 0

Paladin

The paladin wields a sword and a shield (p. 144). They can bash with the shield, but otherwise use it for defense. They wear plate armor (p. 145) for maximum protection.

Dmg +3, Crit 2, Defensive 1 (sword)
Dmg +0, Crit 6, Defensive 1, Deflection 1, Inaccurate 1, Knockdown (shield)
Melee Defense 3, Ranged Defense 2, Soak 2

Warrior

A warrior wields a greataxe (p. 144). They wear chainmail (p. 145), relying on their fearsome weapons and rage to protect themselves.

Dmg +4, Crit 3, Vicious 1 (greataxe)
Defense 0, Soak 2