Though weak in melee combat Arcanists are exceptional members of the group due to their high long range damage and utility abilities

Arcanists study for decades to become masters of one of the four major schools of Elemental, Mind, Magic and even Death

They can summon forth power minions, scramble the minds of their enemies and unleash powerful magic spells on their foes. Some have even managed to manipulate time to translocate over vast distances