"The blood shall be a sign for you on the houses where you live; and when I see the blood I will pass over you, and no plague will befall you to destroy you when I strike the land..."
For a new, level 1 character the strategy bar looks like this:
Tactic Slots Edit
At higher levels additional career and renown tactics slots are added.
Getting Started Edit
- The first Tactic your character can gain is a Renown Tactic (generally at level 4 or 5).
- Next, a Career Tactic is gained at level 11.
- Finally, Tome Tactics are available starting at level 15 or so, but you will have to work deliberately to unlock each one.