## Lineage 2 Base character stats explained (CON, DEX, STR, WIT, INT, MEN)

There are 6 base stats of the character in the L2.

Let's find out how they work!

Let's find out how they work!

**STR (STRENGTH)**- The strength modifier. Does an impact on P.Atk. stat.

**CON (CONSTITUTION)**- determines maximum HP and CP
- affects HP recovery speed
- changes the weight limit
- affects underwater breath duration
- affects stun (shock) resistance
- affects bleeding resistance.

**DEX (DEXTERITY)**- affects Attack Speed, Critical and Run Speed stats
- each point of DEX increasing gives around a 1% difference to all of those three stats (except at 43 DEX, where the jump is almost 2%)

- affects both Accuracy and Evasion stats
- the amount gained with each point of dex varies, but as a general rule you can expect between 0.45 and 0.75 of precision and dodge per point of DEX
- the more dexterity you have, the less of these two stats you will gain by increasing dexterity.

- affects the block rate for the shield

- affects Attack Speed, Critical and Run Speed stats
**INT (INTELLIGENCE)**- affects Magical Attack
- M.Atk. has an effect on curse land rates.

**WIT (WISDOM)**- affects Casting Speed for speels
- each point of WIT gives you about 5% of Cast Speed

- affects the chance of magic critical hits
- affects resistance to some mental debuffs

- affects Casting Speed for speels
**MEN (MENTAL)**- affects Magic Defence and max MP rates
- each point MEN makes a difference of about 1%

- affects MP recovery speed
- affects poison resistance
- affects curse resistance
- affects the probability of spell-casting interruption.

- affects Magic Defence and max MP rates