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The Squire is a warrior hero class. He is one of the four original heroes in Dungeon Defenders. He has the highest base health and health scaling of all hero classes, but the slowest movement speed.

Official Description

A brave knight‐in‐training, the Squire upholds the honor and nobility of his kingdom with every slice of his blade. Building defenses of brute force and limited range, the Squire prefers melee weapons as his instruments of justice. Bludgeoning spikes and whirling blades unleash the rage he bestows upon his foes.


The Squire utilizes physical defenses that deal generic, non-elemental damage. All except the Harpoon Turret have a good amount of health to withstand grounded foes, however they lack attack range and cannot reliably hit flying enemies. This makes them vulnerable to being destroyed or crippled by the four Nightmare enemies.

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Spike Blockade (30 Mana and 3 Defense Units) – A reinforced blockade that is sure to cause a sharp pain to enemies who touch it. Costs 3 defense units.

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Bouncer Blockade (40 Mana and 4 Defense Units) – This spinner thrusts enemies back with ferocious force.

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Harpoon Turret (80 Mana and 6 Defense Units) – Penetrating its foes, this turret launches deadly arrows that damage rows of enemies at a time.

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Bowling Ball Turret (110 Mana and 7 Defense Units) – This stationary turret launches reinforced cannonballs that bounce off of enemies and surfaces within its sights.

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Slice N Dice Blockade (140 Mana and 8 Defense Units) – This monumental blockade takes time to spin up, but it quickly cuts down waves of enemies with its whirling blades.
In Redux: Sucks enemies in while spinning, provided that it has line of sight.
MortarTower Wheel Icon.png Mortar Turret (150 Mana and 8 Defense Units, Redux Only) – Rains powerful bombs onto enemies from a short firing range. Costs 8 defense units.


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Circular Slice (60 Mana) – Unleash a devastating 360‐degree circular assault against all enemies around you. This spin attacks hits twice and has a 3-second cooldown.

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Blood Rage – Rage courses through your veins causing you to dramatically enhance your speed and damage while active. This ability drains the Squire's mana very quickly while active.

BladeVortexIcon.png Blade Vortex (200 Mana, Redux Only) – Spinning blades are deployed on the ground to damage all enemies that come near.

Weapon Skills

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Melee Combo – A four‐hit combo with each attack dealing more damage and reaching further than the previous one except the last swing.
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Block – The Squire raises his guard to protect against frontal attacks, drastically reducing the damage he takes from them. However, he cannot move or attack while blocking.

Squire's Costumes

Redux Costumes

  • Super Legendary Crystal Knight


  • While Squire/Countess weapons can spawn with over-capped Damage Reduction when blocking, they do not allow the user to heal off of blocked attacks.

Version History


  • ?:
    • Added Blade Vortex ability.
    • Added Mortar Turret defense.
    • Added Super Legendary Crystalline Knight costume.


  • Quest for the Lost Eternia Shards - Part 4: Added adult Legendary Knight costumes.


  • In the game's source code, a hidden function to auto-create characters was made, with 1 class for each class, the name for the Squire class character is "SirDave," found in DunDefHeroManager.uc.
  • It appears that the Squire is in his underwear in his overall appearance. The Tavernkeep insists that someone should buy him some pants. The unlockable costume "Pants" gives the Squire leggings armor.

Gameplay Trailer

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