I'd like to say a big thank you to the community. You all made this possible by keeping up with the posts. Great job!
Now each class in each tier has a description and it's time I made the compilation. I hope this guide will be helpful for new and old gamers alike. Thanks especially to JaronK for making the tier system and for getting me into character optimization in the first place. Now then, on to the threads!
Why each class is in its tier:Why Tier 1s are in Tier 1.
Tier 1: Wizard, Cleric, Druid, Archivist, Artificer.Why Tier 2s are in Tier 2.
Tier 2: Sorcerer, Favored Soul, Psion, Binder (with access to online vestiges)Why Tier 3s are in Tier 3 (#1 of 2).
Tier 3 post #1: Beguiler, Dread Necromancer, Crusader, Bard, SwordsageWhy Tier 3s are in Tier 3 (#2 of 2).
Tier 3 post #2: Binder (Without access to Summon Monster vestige), Wildshape Varient Ranger, Duskblade, Factotum, Warblade, Psionic WarriorWhy Tier 4s are in Tier 4.
Tier 4: Rogue, Barbarian, Warlock, Warmage, Scout, Ranger, Hexblade, Adept, Spellthief, Marshal, Fighter (Dungeoncrasher Variant)Why Tier 5s are in Tier 5.
Tier 5: Fighter, Monk, CA Ninja, Healer, Swashbuckler, Rokugan Ninja, Soulknife, Expert, Paladin, KnightWhy Tier 6s are in Tier 6.
Tier 6: CW Samurai, Aristocrat, Warrior, Commoner, Divine Mind (before Mind's Eye updates)