In this simple guide, we detail all the available Heroes and Careers in Vermintide 2. Think of it as a “class” and “subclass” system.
Vermintide 2 Heroes & Careers List
Quick list of each Hero, Career, Passive Ability, and Career Skill. Maybe I’ll soon add a little blurb about each ones “identity” – if that would help in tabs so it’s not so “scrolly”.
Markus Kruber Hero & Career summary
|Passive Ability||Paced Strikes|
|Hitting 3 enemies in one swing grants 10% increased attack speed for 6 seconds.
Attacks cleave throught more enemies.
Increased critical strike chance.
|Career skill||Morale Boost|
|Markus grants nearby party members a boost of temporary health.
Staggers all nearby enemies.
|Passive Ability||Waste Not, Want Not|
|Ranged headshots recover 1 ammunition.
No ranged damage falloff.
Critical strike chance aura.
|Career skill||Hunter’s Prowl|
|Markus disappears from sight for a brief period of time allowing him to ambush foes.|
|Passive Ability||Protective Presence|
|Damage resistance aura.
Reduced damage taken.
|Career skill||Valiant Charge|
|Markus charges forward slamming into enemies and pushing them forward.|
Bardin Goreksson Hero & Career summary
|Specials drop ammo pickups on death.
Double ammo capacity.
Increased reload speed.
|Bardin deploys a smoke bomb that conceals him from enemies whilst he stays inside.|
|Passive Ability||Gromril Armour|
|Completely absorbs one his every 20 seconds.
Reduces damage taken.
Increased Stun resistance.
|Bardin taunts all man sized enemies within 10 units.
Gains increased defence and can block any attack for 10 seconds.
|Passive Ability||Trophy Hunter|
|Stacking damage buff on hitting an enemy.
Increased attack speed.
|Bardin leaps forward to stun a target and gain a burst of attack speed.|
Kerillian Hero & Career Summary
|Kerillian regenerates health over time.
Doubled ammo capacity.
No ranged damage falloff.
Ranged weapon zoom.
|Career skill||Trueshot Volley|
|Fire a trueflight volley seeking out enemies in Kerillian’s path.|
|Passive Ability||The Dance of Seasons|
|Increased dodge distance.
Stamina regeneration aura.
|Kerillian quickly dashes forward through enemies.|
|Passive Ability||Murderous Prowess|
|50% additional damage when attacking enemies from behind. Critical hit backstabs instantly slay man-sized enemies.|
|Kerillian becomes undetectable and can pass through enemies for 10 seconds or until she attacks.|
Victor Saltzpyre Hero & Career Summary
|Witch Hunter Captain||Passive Ability||Witch-Hunt|
|Tagged enemies take additional damage.
No light attack block cost from frontal attacks.
Critical hit headshots instantly slay mansized enemies.
|Boosts critical hit chance for all nearby party memebrs for 8 seconds.|
|Passive Ability||Blessed Shots|
|Guaranteed ranged critical hit every 8 seconds or on melee kill.
Double ammunition capacity.
Increased reload speed
|Career skill||Locked and Loaded|
|Victor fires a powerful shot that pierces thorugh enemies|
|Passive Ability||Fiery Faith|
|Power increases by 5% for every 25 health missing to a maximum of 20%.
Uninterruptible heavy attacks.
Resist death on taking lethal damage.
|Career skill||Holy Fervor|
|Victor charges forward and gains 50% increased attack speed for 5 seconds.|
Sierra Fuegonasus Hero & Career Summary
|Avoiding damage and not casting spells for 8 seconds automatically ventilates overcharge.
Overcharge increases spell charge speed.
Increases ranged damage.
|Career skill||Fire Walk|
|Sienna blinks forward leaving a blanket of fire in her wake.|
|Passive Ability||Critical Mass|
|Increased critical strike chance based on Overcharge level.
Increased ranged damage.
|Career skill||Homing Firespear|
|Sienna unleashes a projectile that seeks out targets.|
|Passive Ability||Blood Magic|
|50% damage taken transferred to Overcharge.
No Overcharge slowdown.
Increased melee power and reduced block cost on high Overcharge.
|Career skill||Living Bomb|
|Sienna heats up and explodes dealing damage to surrounding enemies.
This ability also clears all her Overcharge.
Ordered as it is in-game.
Well that’s about it for the summary of Heroes and Careers in Vermintide 2. I’ll be adding more in-depth analysis of each (talent trees, builds, etc) in their respective pages. Have fun out there!