http://nyrotic.com/feature-2/ Companion is a hired-helper system available for all characters. At rank 16, the quest “A Companion” becomes available from Sergeant Knox in Protector’s Enclave. You can hire a number of companions that initially take the form of an item in your inventory. Double clicking the companion item will activate it. Companions can range from simple mercenary humanoids to pet-like creatures and even glowing stones that circle the head. A single companion can be summoned at any time outside of combat to help you in combat.
These companions will join you in your journey in the world of Neverwinter to earn Neverwinter Astral Diamonds.
Defender Companion for Neverwinter Astral Diamonds
Controller Companions are ideal for classes who need a little extra crowd control or assistance in battle outside of just damage. Some companions come equip with healing effects, while others come with only crowd control effects such as slow. Each Controller Companion comes with both Equipment and Runestone slots to allow the player to customize their Companion for their needs.
A wandering wizard hired to provide magical support in combat. Dealing damage and locking down enemies on the battle field, the wizard is a good companion to have in a fight.
Equipped with one (1) offense runestone and (2) defense Runestones,
Getting your Companion
Companions can be purchased for Gold, Neverwinter Astral Diamonds, Zen, Seals, Ardent Coins, Trade Bars and Glory or found as rare drops. Most companions can be acquired from the Grand Emporium in Protectors Enclave, or from the Zen market. A unique companion is also included in several of the games purchasable Packs.