Paladins are both plate-wearers and tanks. They are a hybrid of clerics and warriors.
Paladins are the ultimate Knight and derive their power from the Light Gods that they worship. The profession is generally a long pilgrimage as a squire under the tutelage of an existing Paladin
Paladins are sworn by oath to protect and spread the words of their Gods. Due to this devotion they are often blessed with healing magic and the power to slay Undead
Paladins are bitterly opposed to Shadow Knights who they are often at war with (FIX-ALERT-ADMIN)