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A modernized rendition of the original four heroes: Warrior (front), Valkyrie (right), Elf (left), and Wizard (back)

A "hero" is any of the five playable characters in Gauntlet: Thor the Warrior, Thyra the Valkyrie, Merlin the Wizard, Questor the Elf, and Lilith the Necromancer.


Warrior Coin.png Valkyrie Coin.png Wizard Coin.png Elf Coin.png Necromancer Coin.png
Warrior Valkyrie Wizard Elf Necromancer
Class Weapon Health Description
Warrior Axe High
  • Strong Melee Fighter with Wide Attacks
  • Likes to rush into the thick of battle
Valkyrie Sword, Spear and Shield Medium
  • Swift Melee Fighter with Strong Defense
  • Can stand her ground against any foe
Wizard Arcane Magic Low
  • Complex but Versatile All-round Fighter
  • Combines Elements to Select Spells
Elf Bow and Arrows Low
  • Agile, Long-range Fighter
  • Good at taking out important targets
Necromancer Skeletons Low
  • Medium Range Melee Fighter
  • Drains Souls to Summon Undead


Heroes have various amounts of maximum health depending on their class. When a hero's health is depleted, they die, at which point a Skull Coin is required in order to revive. Food, however, may be consumed to replenish certain amounts of health.

Values modified based on difficulty
Class Meter Bars Max Health
Warrior Health Meter Warrior.png 4 100
Valkyrie Health Meter Valkyrie.png 3 75
Wizard Health Meter Wizard.png 2 50
Elf Health Meter Elf.png 2 50
Necromancer Health Meter Necromancer.png 2 50


  • Lilith the Necromancer is the only character that is not obtainable through the base game and must be purchased separately as DLC.