Josh the rogue is the character you start the game with. His primary ability, Grand Slash, takes a few seconds to recharge after use. Grand Slash delivers 300% damage to all enemies in front of him. His passive ability, on at all times Lucky Strike which gives every hero in the band a 10% chance to cause double damage when hitting an enemy.
Josh has a set of 6 upgradable abilities. Each can be upgraded 5 times at various increasing costs. They are:
Sword Mastery - 20 / 40 / 60 / 80 / 100 % increase to Grand Slash area and damage.
Treasure Seeker - Enemies drop 10 / 20 / 30 / 40 / 50 % more gold when eliminated.
Throwing Mastery - The throwing rate of knives is increased by + 10 / 20 / 30 / 40 / 50 %.
Gold Magnet - Gold Magnet area is increased by 40 / 80 / 120 / 160 / 200 %.
Lucky Star - An increase of 5 / 10 / 15 / 20 / 25 % to Lucky Strike.
Dodge Mastery - Josh gains a 3 / 6 / 9 / 12 /15 % chance to avoid any damage from any source.