Custom class names?

#1 Posted by BibleDoctor (698 posts) -

When I first got Oblivion I rolled with the premade classes that were available. Usually the "Scout" class, created about 4 or 5 characters using premade classes. However I recently noticed that I only use custom classes. So I talked to a buddy of mine and found that he does the same thing. We got to talking about what sort of builds our classes were and things like that, and we finally got to the topic of what we named our custom class once we had created it. I was surprised to hear that he named his classes things like "1" or "Blamo", while I named mine things like "Ranger" and "Vanguard". Besides feeling super cool at that moment it got me wondering.
What do you name your custom classes?

#2 Posted by ReyGitano (2467 posts) -

Paladin. I played a lot of Diablo II.

#3 Posted by Landon (4164 posts) -

I named my class Wanderer. Partly after SotC.

#4 Posted by natetodamax (19230 posts) -

I named my class Epic Win because I'm a bad person. But it was funny seeing the menu say "Are you sure you want to be an Epic Win?"

#5 Posted by HistoryInRust (6436 posts) -

I like it lewd.

#6 Posted by GioVANNI (1297 posts) -

You can make custom classes in Oblivion?  Eff it, I'm not starting over.  :\

#7 Posted by punkxblaze (2990 posts) -

I think I named mine ScampSlayer once. It seemed apropos at the time.

#8 Posted by Driadon (3051 posts) -

My current save is a hand-to-hand based destruction mage-like guy. For lack of originality, I ended up calling his class Airbender. 
Back in the days of Morrowind I had a "Defender" which was athletics, alchemy and spear focused Argonian.

#9 Posted by beej (1674 posts) -

I remember i named one of my heroes lore master or something like that, all i remember is a high elf born under the sign of the apprentice who gained like 5 levels doing stupid stuff like alchemy leads to getting wrecked in literally every damn fight.

#10 Posted by rafoXxX (71 posts) -

Cool topic, bro...
Too bad it´s so empty.
I recently restarted Oblivion ´coz I never played Shivering Isles nor did any of the Dark Brotherhood or Thief Guild quests. My custom class is Morag Tong.
Dark elf, of course.

#11 Posted by Vaile (355 posts) -
@Landon said:
" I named my class Wanderer."  
I feel so unoriginal now.
#12 Posted by TheDudeOfGaming (6078 posts) -

Someone gonna be a badass vampire, with the Disable Vampire Race mod :P

#13 Posted by Liber (648 posts) -


#14 Posted by Example1013 (4807 posts) -

War Magus is the only one I can think of. Things like that. I prefer playing a hybrid mage/fighter with Heavy Armor, Blades, and Destruction. I've actually never used a pre-built class ever in Oblivion. Not even on my very first character. I was always like "man, that's not what I want for skills", so I've always made custom classes.

#15 Posted by Example1013 (4807 posts) -

I think my first real character (that was actually mine, and not on my friend's system) was an Argonian Thief, but if there's a pre-built thief, that's not what I used, because I def made a custom class.

#16 Posted by Tim_the_Corsair (3065 posts) -

War Mage for my...errr...part mate part warrior.

I also had a cunning assassin style class, pure evil murderer from the shadows. Naturally, I names this class the Cockmongler.


#17 Posted by Fripplebubby (1028 posts) -

My friend and I had a joke about the black guy (Baurus) in the sewers being a racist, so: 

  1. I set my race as a Redguard (the black race) 
  2. I named my class "Car Thief"
  3. Baurus says "Well, I wasn't far off [...]" regarding the class.
  4. Baurus is a racist.
#18 Posted by ChristianCastillo (1162 posts) -


#19 Posted by Zacagawea (1625 posts) -

I always name mine after a Pokemon 

#20 Posted by Hizang (8532 posts) -

The best

#21 Posted by Buck (148 posts) -


#22 Posted by TheDudeOfGaming (6078 posts) -


#23 Posted by TobbRobb (4886 posts) -

I think the default was "Adventurer"? I'm pretty sure I could never be arsed to change it.

#24 Posted by Alexa752 (1 posts) -

I called my class Cyanide because…

#25 Posted by Vahleticar (166 posts) -

I've had a few different ones, ones that come to mind are Stalker and Pursuer. It's a game I often go back to but DAMN that framerate and loading areas thing. I'm playing on 360. Oops just realised this thread is old whetever i'm posting anyway

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