Brief rundown of masteries can be found on the mastery tab, but starting masteries is what you start with, and max mastery is what the maximum you can reach with that class. Every 5 masteries adds power to your character.
Stats is the base stat your character will add to each level, with the selected stat boosted. They are Strength, Dexterity, Intelligence, Wisdom, and Vitality
These dastardly little creatures excel at fire magic, so watch out or they’ll scorch you!
Best Mastery: Fire (Start: 15 — Max: 100)
Stats: 15 Str / 10 Dex / 28 Ntl / 28 Wis / 19 Vit
Humans are average at everything. They start with some very basic knowledge in all skills, and can master every skill to a high level, however, they won’t be the best in any profession.
Best Mastery: All (Start: 5 — Max: 80)
Stats: 20 Str / 20 Dex / 20 Ntl / 20 Wis / 20 Vit
Dwarves live in mountains, often underground. They are very tough, and are hard to kill. Dwarven skill with mining and metals is well known, and they have an advanced knowledge of axes, being capable of mastering this weapon to the highest limit. Dwarves aren’t good at magic, however their knowledge of heat gives them some resistance to fire.
Best Mastery: Axe (Start: 20 — Max: 100)
Stats: 22 Str / 22 Dex / 16 Ntl / 14 Wis / 26 Vit
A vampire in the making, excelling at drain spells and others, but lacking in weapon skills. These are highly intelligent creatures, but they do not like garlic or sunlight!
Best Mastery: Drain (Start: 15 — Max: 100)
Stats: 15 Str / 10 Dex / 16 Ntl / 27 Wis / 32 Vit
Unlike a pureblood Elf, they are not as adept at the bow but have a better balance of stats and masteries.
Best Mastery: Bow (Start: 25 — Max: 90)
Stats: 21 Str / 32 Dex / 14 Ntl / 10 Wis / 23 Vit
With the opening of the Demon Gate, people started gathering up there in huge numbers trying to vanquish these creatures of evil. One of the more intelligent demon races decided to start a permanent settlement in the Outworld. Known as Gargoyles, these creatures are both powerful mages, preferring the power of cold and air, and decent swordsmen.
Best Mastery: Cold (Start: 15 — Max: 100)
Stats: 10 Str / 10 Dex / 27 Ntl / 23 Wis / 30 Vit
Believed to be the messenger of the Gods, there has recently been a sighting of Angels starting a settlement in Shimlar. While this is rumored to be a sign of some great battle approaching, the Angels are usually peaceful. Angels have intelligence beyond the human understanding, and their celestial bodies can withstand some heavy damage. While angels know all the skills by a fair amount, they won’t master any weapon beyond mediocrity, as they dislike close combat. They can master air magic to any extent.
Best Mastery: Air (Start: 35 — Max: 115)
Stats: 16 Str / 14 Dex / 20 Ntl / 28 Wis / 22 Vit
Goblins are small and quick. While having low life, they can be both good swordsmen and sorcerers. Goblins are shunned by most races, as they are very greedy and not trustworthy. They don’t have great strength, so mace type weapons and heavy armor isn’t very efficient for them.
Best Mastery: Fire (Start: 15 — Max: 100)
Stats: 14 Str / 12 Dex / 28 Ntl / 22 Wis / 24 Vit
Trolls are a tribal race. They have very high regeneration rate, which enables them to have the most vitality amongst the races of Shimlar. Trolls have great strength, too. Trolls are afraid of fire, but can master some air based magic. They can use all weapons efficiently, but don’t like axes much.
Best Mastery: Axe/Sword/Mace (Start: 20 — Max: 85)
Stats: 24 Str / 18 Dex / 12 Ntl / 12 Wis / 34 Vit
Elves excel at being dexterious and the best at using a bow. Unlike their half elf counterpart, they are very fragile
Best Mastery: Bow (Start: 10 — Max: 125)
Stats: 5 Str / 40 Dex / 22 Ntl / 18 Wis / 15 Vit
A tribe of elves that worships the Dark Gods. They were forced to live in the north, and that increased their strength. Being mad about power, they lost some of the elven wisdom, however still being more intelligent than a human. Dark elves are masters of the blades, being very quick and intelligent.
Best Mastery: Sword (Start: 15 — Max: 100)
Stats: 20 Str / 26 Dex / 18 Ntl / 14 Wis / 22 Vit
Giants are huge humanoids, living in the forests or plains. Their strength is outmatched, while their wits leave to be desired. Giants have very limited magical talents, and they can only master mace type weapons to a high level.
Best Mastery: Mace (Start: 15 — Max: 100)
Stats: 32 Str / 20 Dex / 10 Ntl / 10 Wis / 28 Vit
More races are unlocked at higher levels.
To find out more information on higher level races, just use the command /races
You can reincarnate at Royal University.
There is advanced info available for a more in-depth view regarding all the Races and their Stats.