The Barbarian is the one character in Back to Hellfire that doesn't need to worry about defense or staying out of range from the enemies. He's all about charging head first into battle and cutting the monsters in half. He specializes in two-handed weapons like axes or mauls and uses no shield, but he has his ways of improving his defense rating and resistances.
War Cry Level: 1
Damage and knock back all nearby enemies.
Shout Level: 10
Improve defense rating.
Battle Cry Level: 20
Reduce enemy defense rating and damage.
Battle Orders Level: 30
Increase maximum life, mana and stamina.
Battle Command Level: 40
Increase all skill levels.
Axe Mastery Level: 1
Passive, improves axe fighting skill.
Increased Stamina Level: 10
Passive, increase your stamina.
Iron Skin Level: 20
Passive, increase your defense rating.
Endurance Level: 30
Passive, increase all resistances.
Gore Level: 40
Passive, your attacks have a chance to cause bleeding wounds.
Bash Level: 1
Blow with increased damage and knockback.
Leap Attack Level: 10
Jump in the air and attack an enemy on landing.
Berserk Level: 20
Decreases defense rating while attacking, but converts part of the damage into magic damage.
Whirlwind Level: 30
Spin and cut a path through your enemies.
Fury Level: 40
Attack multiple targets or one target several times.