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Axie Classes Guide


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Axie Infinity is a play-to-earn game where players use a team of creatures called Axies in battling other players or clearing adventure stages. Players can earn SLP which can be converted to Ethereum, and finally, exchanged to real money should they wish to. In our Axie Classes Guide, we will discuss the different axie classes.


Like Pokemon’s “types”, Axie Infinity has 9 Classes. These classes are divided into three groups, which simplifies the game’s rock-paper-scissors approach in combat, as shown in the diagram below:
Axie Classes Guide

Basically, one group will deal or receive 15% more damage to another group. Axies belonging to the same group won’t have this damage multiplier applied to their attacks. The three groups are:
Group 1
Group 2
Group 3
Aquatic
Beast
Dusk
Dawn
Bug
Plant
Bird
Mech
Reptile


So for example, for an aquatic axie:
* Deals 15% more damage against Beast, Bug, or Mechs
* Deals 15% less damage (or takes 15% more damage from) to Reptile, Plant, and Dusk

When you’re just playing the game, you’ll need this diagram open to help you with real-time combat. That 15% damage multiplier can go a long way and can even affect your chances of winning so it’s nothing to be scoffed at. Once you have a bit more experience, you’ll memorize the diagram easily.

Secret Classes

Mech, Dusk and Dawn classes are considered Secret classes, and can be quite rare and valuable. Outside their class group’s (type) damage multipliers, secret classes have no known significant advantage or disadvantage against the 6 normal axie classes.
* Mech: Offspring of a purebred Beast and a purebred Bug Axie.
* Dawn: Offspring of breeding a purebred Plant Axie and a purebred Bird Axie.
* Dusk: Offspring of breeding a Reptile Axie and a purebred Aquatic Axie.

Unlike normal axies, secret classes don’t have their own unique body parts (yet). That said, they don’t get the full stat boosts for equipping parts. However, since they’re the offspring of two normal axies, they’ll still get at least half of the bonuses for equipping parts of one of their parent axies. For example, a Dawn axie can still get some decent bonuses for equipping Bird parts.
Axie Classes Guide

About Stats

Each class has different stat values, which also determines the max value a stat can grow. Each axie gets a total of 140 base stat points, distributed across the four stats - as described below.

Stat
Description
Health
Determines the axie’s hit points. The more HP, the more damage it can take before getting knocked out.
Speed
This valuable stat determines the axie’s turn order. Faster axies will get to strike first.
Skill
This stat boosts damage when an axie plays multiple abilities in a single turn (combos)
Morale
This stat affects critical hit chance and activates “Last Stand” status more often.


Aquatic

This class has a great balance of speed and health, which makes them ideal mid-laners. They have the capability to hit hard and even tank a bit of damage, making them quite balanced.
Axie Classes Guide

Other class properties are as follows:
* Aquatic axies can have their full potential if all their body parts are from the same class.
* They gain +3 Speed and +1 HP for each aquatic part they possess.
* They deal 10% more damage and shield when using aquatic cards and abilities.

Beast

This class boasts high morale and average speed. They have access to cards/abilities that deal high damage and combo chains. While they have low HP, their morale allows them to do “Last Stands” often and even have increased chances of dealing critical hits - easily turning the tide of battle if luck is with them.
Axie Classes Guide

Other class properties are as follows:
* Beast axies can have their full potential if all their body parts are from the same class.
* They gain +3 Morale and +1 Speed for each beast part they possess.
* They deal 10% more damage and shield when using Beast cards and abilities.

Bird

This class boasts the highest speed in the game and considerable damage output, at the cost of very low HP. Bird axies are staple backliners, to protect them from direct enemy attacks (with some exceptions). Due to their speed and damage, they’re considered “snipers”, capable of taking out softer or vulnerable targets. Likewise, an enemy can easily take out a bird axie especially if the owner outsmarts the other.
Axie Classes Guide

Other class properties are as follows:
* Bird axies can have their full potential if all their body parts are from the same class.
* They gain +3 Speed and +1 Morale for each Bird part they possess.
* They deal 10% more damage and shield when using Bird cards and abilities.

Bug

This class has average stats across the board. However, they excel in disrupting the enemy team with various debuffs and debilitating effects.
Axie Classes Guide

Other class properties are as follows:
* Bug axies can have their full potential if all their body parts are from the same class.
* They gain +3 Morale and +1 HP for each Bug part they possess.
* They deal 10% more damage and shield when using Bug cards and abilities.

Dawn

This is a special/secret class that can only be obtained by breeding. They have excellent skill stat and average HP, Speed, and Morale stats. As of the moment, this class is not yet part of the popular meta or team builds because they lack unique cards or abilities.

Most of the Dawn axies sold in the marketplace has a full set of Bird parts equipped. Take note however that this may change in the future, as the developer always attempts to balance out the game. Additionally, all secret classes in the game are currently rare and valuable, costing around a few hundred dollars each.
Axie Classes Guide

Dusk

This is a special/secret class that can only be obtained by breeding. They have excellent HP and fairly high speed stat. As of the moment, this class is not yet part of the popular meta or team builds because they lack unique cards or abilities. Most of the Dusk builds in the marketplace have full Aquatic parts equipped. Take note however that this may change in the future, as the developer always attempts to balance out the game.
Axie Classes Guide

Mech

This is a special/secret class that can only be obtained by breeding. They have really high skill, with decent HP and speed. They don’t have that much morale so don’t expect them to crit and activate Last Stand often. However, they do hit hard, especially when they unleash their disgusting combos. Most mech builds have full Beast parts in them.

As of the moment, this class is not yet part of the popular meta or team builds because they lack unique cards or abilities. Take note however that this may change in the future, as the developer always attempts to balance out the game.
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Plant

This class has really high HP and decent morale. Because of this, they’re primarily in the frontline, acting as tanks for the team. They have high survivability thanks to their abilities that provide high shield values and even ability to heal themselves. On top of that, they can still deal decent damage with the right parts equipped.
Axie Classes Guide

Other class properties are as follows:
* Plant axies can have their full potential if all their body parts are from the same class.
* They gain +3 HP and +1 Morale for each Plant part they possess.
* They deal 10% more damage and shield when using Plant cards and abilities.

Reptile

This class has high HP and considerably decent speed and morale stats. They’re quite versatile, capable of inflicting debuffs and surviving to further wreck the enemy team. They don’t have the damage output to take out enemies in one go. “Slow and steady” is the mantra of the Reptile axies.
Axie Classes Guide

Other class properties are as follows:
* Reptile axies can have their full potential if all their body parts are from the same class.
* They gain +3 HP and +1 bonus stat for each Reptile part they possess.
* They deal 10% more damage and shield when using Reptile cards and abilities.


This concludes our Axie Classes Guide. For more Axie Infinity content, please check out our other pages within this guide.





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