Heartrender: Among the most feared of the Grisha, Heartrenders have the ability to manipulate the body. They can snatch the air from your lungs, slow your pulse until you fall into a coma, or even literally crush your heart—all from a distance. Their only weakness? Their mark must be in their line of sight.
Kefta: Crimson with black embroidery
Heartrenders of Note: Fedyor Kaminsky, Tamar Kir-Bataar, Tolya Yul-Bataar, Nina Zenik
Tailor: Tailors possess the ability to change their appearance and the appearance of others, such as eye or hair color, bone structure, and face or body shape. The more advanced Tailors can make these alterations for long periods of time, or in some cases, permanently.
Kefta: Crimson with blue embroidery
Tailors of Note: Genya Safin
Healer: Healers practice the intricate work of healing wounds and mending bones. Due to their ability to allow someone to continue fighting after an injury, Healers are extremely important on the front lines of the military.
Kefta: Crimson with gray embroidery
Healers of Note: Maxim, Anya, Sankt Grigori, Hanne
Squaller: Squallers have the ability to manipulate air pressure in order to control wind, shape storms, create acoustic anomalies, and in some cases, summon lightning.
Kefta: Blue with silver embroidery
Squallers of note: Zoya Nazyalensky,
Nadia Zhabin, Adrik Zhabin, Sankt Feliks
Inferni: Inferni can wield fire by summoning combustible gasses in the air around them such as methane or hydrogen, although they still need a flint to ignite a spark.
Kefta: Blue with red embroidery
Inferni of Note: Marie, Harshaw, Kuwei Yul-Bo
Tidemakers have the ability to command temperature and pressure to summon and control water. Tidemakers can control currents, summon moisture from the air, and change water into ice.
Kefta: Blue with pale blue embroidery
Tidemakers of Note: Annika, Ivo, Sankt Vladimir, Sankta Maradi, The Council of Tides
Sun Summoners have the ability to summon and bend light, and to summon heat from the sun.
Kefta: Blue with gold embroidery
Sun Summoners of Note: Alina Starkov, Vladim Ozwal, the Soldat Sol
A rare and powerful class of Grisha, Shadow Summoners have the ability to gather and manipulate darkness and shadows.
Shadow Summoners of Note: The Darkling, Baghra
They deal in matter such as Grisha steel, corecloth (similar to modern body armor), textiles, glass, wood, and stone. While Durasts’ powers are often used defensively in their work developing ingenious creations (such as the keftas worn by the Second Army), they can also be used offensively. For example, they are able to absorb harmful matter from another’s body, but can also turn it on another person and use it to wound or sicken them.
Kefta: Purple with gray embroidery
Durasts of Note: David Kostyk, Ilya Morozova, Sankta Neyar, Sankt Demyan
Working closely alongside Durasts, Alkemi specialize in chemical poisons and blasting powders. They work closely with Ravka’s scientists and inventors to further the country’s military prowess as enemy innovations advance.
Kefta: Purple with red embroidery
Alkemi of Note: Paja, Leoni Hilli, Bo Yul-Bayur, Sankta Anastasia