Begin Your Conquest: Best Gods for Beginner SMITE Players

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So, you want to play SMITE? Well, if you've been following this year's HRX we really don't blame you for wanting to jump in on all the fun especially with the latest patches, the introduction of The Morrigan and the newest Celtic Pantheon.

There's a lot of fun to be had but it's also easy to be intimidated. I mean, there are dozens of Gods all equipped with different attacks, power types, classifications and damage/defense levels and 9 Pantheons to choose from so it's understandable. However, understanding the basics and who is who is vital.

First off, SMITE is a multiplayer online battle arena game (MOBA) that is composed of several game modes and has five basic roles that can be filled by the Gods of your choice. Those roles include; the solo, the mid, the support, the jungler and the carry.

So who is the best for each role? While this can be a matter of opinion, there is a popular consensus, so keep reading to find out our 5 best picks that will have you well on your way to total conquest -- or at least not an epic fail.

Published Jan. 8th 2017

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