Octopath Traveler 2: Who To Start With

Who to start with in Octopath Traveler 2 can seem like a daunting question, especially if you played the first game, where some starting classes made life more difficult than it needed to be. Fortunately, Octopath Traveler 2’s classes and characters are more balanced, leaving you free to choose any character you care about for the RPG. That said, there are some whose stories begin with a strong narrative thrust or have greater utility in battle.

This guide explains which character to start with in Octopath Traveler 2 and which path to follow after the first chapter.