There are seven classes of hero in Age of Magiс with each faction aiming to have at least one of each.

Tank — Tough heroes who are easily recognizable by their enormous health-pools, defensive capabilities, and the abilities to taunt enemies and self-heal.

Heroes: Rogar, Gatekeeper, Kobold Guard, Arekhon Guard, Akhrasht, Troddar, Dreverad, Atiles.

Melee Damager — Powerful close combat heroes. Possesses the ability to engage in quick and effective attacks on their enemies. Many melee damager characters often have abilities that break the enemies defences or leaves them with a DoT.

Heroes: Taneda, Spear Kobold, Abyss Hound, Angrim, Aratar, Arekhon Spear, Tahit.

Ranged Damager — From the back of the pack these heroes use precision and power to eliminate foes. These characters have moderate healthpools and work well with other characters that can protect them in battle.

Heroes: Infernus, Kobold Slinger, Ambror, Arekhon Axe Thrower, Raarspit, Seven Knives.

Rogue — Nimble heroes who use an assortment or abilities to increase evasion and taunt enemies to either attack other characters or the rogue like heroes themselves.

Heroes: Kobold Scout, Arekhon Shadow, Succubus, Gassar, Swamp Killer, Tsuna, Rizer

Caster — A sorcerous hero that uses magic to inflict damage to the enemy and apply various effects on their own or enemy heroes. Many of these characters possess powerful AoE abilities and even stronger single target attacks. Like Ranged units, these characters work well with characters who can protect them like tanks and even some rogues.

Heroes: Eraser, Bellara, Kobold Soothsayer, Khshaat, Velundar, Blood Mage, Rok.

Healer — The support and centre of most teams, these heroes assure your characters can last in battle to perform their devastating combinations. Each healer is unique in the way they work and you can find one that will most definitely work with your playstyle.  

Heroes: Kharannah, Silver Moon, Kobolock, Blood Priest, Hilia, Hargrim, Xaart.

Boss — Unique heroes with immensely strong abilities. Many of these characters offer powerful passive abilities to units of the same faction.  

Heroes: Roland, Wyrm Priest, The Last Guardian, Denaya, Ra'Archne Queen, Abaddon, Trorin, Blood Emperor.