The new character progression system for Darkfall Unholy Wars is based on Prowess Points. You can read about it in the Darkfall News Forum.
New DFUW System: Prowess Point Character Progression
These are the mechanics of the new Prowess based character progression system that we're patching in today in the beta build of Darkfall Unholy Wars, and wiping at the same time since the way characters progress has drastically changed. Here's some information on this new mechanic which was also one…
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