Dark And Darker: All Stats Ranked [Best To Worst]

Take a look at all stats in Dark and Darker ranked from best to worst along with relevant classes and builds.

Stats in Dark and Darker are important factors to consider while making the perfect build according to your playstyle. Different stats have different effects on your character and their abilities. Using some of the most powerful stats in Dark and Darker, like the additional damage, will grant you a boost in earlier stages of the game. 


Key Highlights

  • Dark And Darker Stats are important factors to focus on if the players want their build to be the strongest in the game. 
  • There are a lot of different stats in Dark and Darker that the players can level up in. 
  • Some stats like Magical Power are beneficial for mage classes like Wizard only. 
  • Different stats synergize with different Perks and Skills in order to increase their effectiveness in Dark and Darker. 

All Stats In Dark And Darker 

Following are all the Dark And Darker stats ranked from best to worst for the players to utilize in their build in the game if they are looking to become one of the best players from the very start. We have also mentioned some great builds that use these stats so you will have a better idea of what each stat is capable of. 

Strength  

By using the strength stat, players can get a significant boost in their Base Health. Keep in mind that health is the most crucial factor to focus on in the game since you won’t start with much. It is important to invest in your health from the initial stages of the game so that you will have a powerful health bar to get you through tough situations. Furthermore, the strength stat will also focus on increasing the Physical Damage Bonus you get in the game. 

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The fighter class and Barbarian class will benefit most from the strength stat. For the Fighter class, we recommend focusing on strength when they are using weapons like dual-wield weapons.

Perks like combo attack, swift, and counterattack work best with strength, and skills like Adrenaline Rush and Sprint synergize greatly with strength as well. For the barbarian class, if players are using perks like iron will, morale boost, carnage, savage, and axe specialization, then strength is a great stat to focus on. 

Additional Magic Damage Bonus 

This stat will focus on increasing any Bonus Magic Damage dealt on enemies when you attack them using spells and incantations in the game.  

Wizard class should focus on increasing their Additional Magic Bonus Damage. The stat works great if you are using perks like arcane feedback, arcane mastery, sage, quick chant, mana search, and fire mastery. Furthermore, it will also benefit you greatly if you are using skills like spell memory and meditation and spells like fireball, magic missile, chain lightning, and invisibility. 

Physical Power 

By increasing the Physical Power Stat you will be able to deal significantly higher damage to enemies whenever you attack them using Physical Weapons. Keep in mind that the stat will not increase any damage done by spells. 

Classes like Rogue, Ranger, And Fighter will benefit greatly from the Physical Power attribute. For the Rogue class if you are using perks like dagger expert, stealth, poisoned weapon, and ambush and skills like hide, rupture, and weak point attack then you should definitely focus on increasing your physical power. For the Ranger class, if you are using perks like spear proficiency, sharpshooter, and nimble hands with skills like quick fire and quick shot, then consider improving your Physical Power in order to increase the effect of these skills as well. 

All Attributes 

It is one of the best stats in the game, as it will increase every single stat of your character. The stat is great for players who are looking for a more balanced build to use. 

The stat is great for every class to use, but classes like Cleric and Fighter will benefit the most from it. If you are using Flanged Mace and Shield in your cleric build with perks like protection from evil, kindness, advanced healer, and perseverance with skills like judgment, Sprint, adrenaline rush, and spell memory, then focusing on all the attributes stat will make your build very powerful. 

Spell Capacity Bonus 

For magic builds, the spell capacity bonus is a great start to invest in. The higher the stat is, the more spells you can Memorize in the game. Additionally, the stat will also determine the level of the spell you can memorize. Therefore, by leveling up in the stat, you will be able to use higher-level spells in the game. 

Classes like Cleric and Wizard should focus on Spell Capacity Bonus. For the wizard class, if they are using perks like arcane mastery, arcane feedback, quick chant, and with skills like spell memory and meditation, then we highly recommend that you invest in a spell capacity bonus. Pairing them up with weapons like the crystal sword and spellbook will create the best Wizard build out there. 

For the Cleric class, perks like advanced healer protection from evil, kindness, and perseverance with skills like spell memory and judgment synergize the most with spell capacity boost. 

Will 

The stat will focus on increasing your Magic Resistance in the game. In addition to that, it will also focus on increasing the amount of time it takes for a buff or curse to last during battle. But that is not all, as the stat will also improve and boost spell power, so it is great for magic builds. 

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Classes like Cleric and Wizard should focus on increasing their will stat especially if they are using skills like spell memory, meditation, and judgment. Furthermore, perks like an advanced healer, kindness, protection from evil, and perseverance for clerics and perks like the quick chant, arcane mastery, arcane feedback, and sage for wizards synergize with the will stat greatly. 

True Damage 

The true damage stat will focus on damage that will bypass all armor in the game. Furthermore, you will also get reduced Physical Damage by increasing true damage in Dark and Darker. 

Classes like Rogue and Ranger should focus on the True Damage stat. The fighter class can also benefit from the true damage stat if used in the right build. For the Rogue class, if you are using perks like a poisoned weapon, ambush, dagger expert, and stealth with skills like rupture, hide, and weak point attack, then consider leveling up the true damage stat to make your build more effective. 

For the Ranger class, We recommend that you invest in the true damage stat if you are using perks like the sharpshooter, spear proficiency, ranged weapons expert, and skills like a quick shot and quick fire. 

Magical Power 

It is one of the most potent stats in Dark And Darker, especially for magic builds. The magical power stat will focus on increasing the overall Spell Power of the player. The higher the stat is, the higher your spell power will be. 

Wizard class should focus on increasing the magical power attribute, especially if they are using weapons like spellbook and crystal sword.

Perks like mana surge, quick chant, sage, fire mastery, arcane mastery, and arcane feedback, along with skills like spell memory and meditation, can be more effective if you have leveled up your magical power start. The Magical Powers stat is best suited to the wizard class only in Dark and Darker. 

Agility 

The stat is great for players looking to increase their overall mobility and speed in the game. Fighter and Rogue builds can benefit greatly from this stat as they don’t have great mobility due to the heavy nature of their weapons.

All Stats in Dark And Darker
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By using the stat, players will get a boost in their Base Movement Speed as well as the action speed. They will also get a significant increase in attack speed. In addition to that, their equipping and interacting speed will increase greatly in the game. 

Players using the Rogue build, if you are using perks like an ambush, poisoned weapon stealth, and dagger expert with skills like weak point attack, hide, and rupture, then focus on your agility stat as well. For the Ranger class, you can also increase your ability stat, especially if you are using perks like the sharpshooter, ranged weapons expert, spear proficiency, and nimble hands.

Players in the fighter class can increase their agility stats if they are using perks like a counterattack, dual wield, combo attack, and swift, along with skills like Sprint and adrenaline rush.  

Knowledge 

The knowledge stat is great for magic builds as well. By leveling up the stat, you will see a significant improvement in your Spell Casting Speed, and the casting time will be fairly shorter. Furthermore, you will also get a boost in Item Identification Speed as well as the spell count in the game. 

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You should focus on your knowledge stat if you chose Wizard as your starting class. The Cleric class can also benefit greatly from the knowledge stat if you are using perks like an advanced healer, protection from evil, kindness, and perseverance, along with skills like judgment and spell memory.

For the wizard build consider leveling up the knowledge stat if you are using perks like sage and chant with skills like spell memory and meditation, along with spells like chain lightning, fireball, invisibility, ignite, zap and slow. 

Max Health 

The maximum health of the player will increase significantly if they focus on increasing this stat. Therefore, you will be able to last longer in battles by increasing your max HP. 

Physical Damage Reduction 

Will reduce incoming Physical Damage from other players in Dark And Darker. Therefore, you will be able to receive less incoming damage from your enemies and survive longer in the game. 

Weapon Damage 

The damage dealt by your weapon in the game will be significantly increased. Therefore, you will be able to take out enemies faster in the game. 

Magical Healing 

If you use a Healing Spell in the game then the amount of Magical Healing you will get will be increased significantly. The players will be able to get more health when they use a spell if they increase the Magical Healing in Dark and Darker. 

Buff Duration 

Any Buffs that you use in the game will last for a longer period of time, and their duration will increase. These include all the buffs like blessing, invisibility, protection, and many more. 

Buff Duration
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Magical Damage Reduction 

If the opposing player attacks you with spells then any amount of Magical Damage that you receive will be reduced. The stat works great against magic builds in Dark and Darker. 

Magic Resistance 

The stat works the same as the Magical Damage Reduction and will reduce the amount of Magical Damage that you receive from your enemies in the game. 

Players using the Fighter class but with more focus on PvE should focus on this stat. Furthermore, it is great to use with perks like projectile resistance, shield expert, barricade, and defense expert in the game.

Magic Resist
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The barbarian class can also benefit from the stat as perks like iron will, berserker, toughness, and morale boost synergize greatly with magic resistance. If you are using the iron will perk, then we highly recommend investing in your Magic Resistance. 

Resourcefulness 

The start will look to increase your overall interaction with objects in your environment. By investing in the stat you will see a significant improvement in your speed when you install items like campfires. Furthermore, you will also be able to set up traps much faster in the game. 

Class stats in Dark And Darker
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If you are from the Ranger class then we recommend that you focus on increasing the resourcefulness stat in the game. The stat is great with perks like trap expert that will also allow you to set up traps faster.

Furthermore, skills like the quick-fire synergize greatly with the resourcefulness stat as it will allow you to increase your action speed by 50% in the game. Therefore the Ranger class will benefit greatly from the resourcefulness stat. 

Action Speed 

The stat will also increase your interaction with objects like corpses, portals, chests, item drops, and loots. 

For the action speed stat, we recommend the players from the Cleric class focus on leveling up the stat. Furthermore, recommend weapons like a shield, spellbook, and flanged mace with perks like brewmaster, kindness, advanced healer, and blunt weapon mastery.

These perks synergize greatly with action speed, and perks like trap expert from Ranger class are also great to use with the action speed stat. 

Item Equip Speed 

The stat will increase the duration of time that you utilize when equipping your character with certain items in the game. 

Mage stats in Dark And Darker
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Fighter and Rogue classes benefit the most from item equip speed to start. If you use perks like stealth and creep with item equip speed, then you can make a very powerful build. Perks like swift from the fighter class work best with item equipment speed. 

Summing It Up 

With this, we conclude our detailed guide on all stats in Dark and Darker and the best ones to choose for different classes and builds. Before you leave our page, we recommend checking out our guide on the best classes and which ones to choose.

Don’t forget to check out our guide on extract and portals in Dark and Darker, along with how to use campfire in the game. We have also explained the pickpocket perk in detail so you can use it more effectively. Also, check out our guide on golden key and all cleric spells. 

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Kashaf has a knack for CRPGs, and she is always on the hunt for creating content after exploring dungeons, defeating waves of enemies of crushing down bosses with flawless strategies. When not writing at eXputer, Kashaf can be seen playing King Arthur: Knight's Tale.

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