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Samurai

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Samurai

Ss fe14 f-samurai.png
Hana as a Samurai in Fates.

Hoshidan. A warrior striving to master the katana. Benefits from high Spd.

Weapon(s)

Katana

Skill(s)

Duelist's Blow, Vantage

The Samurai (Japanese: Samurai) is a base infantry class debuting in Fire Emblem Fates. The class exclusively wields katana. It is highly similar in function to the Myrmidon class of previous titles, excelling in speed and skill, but lacking in physical strength and defense. Units in this class may promote to either Swordmasters or Masters of Arms.

Stats

Base stats

Game HP Strength Magic Skill Speed Luck Defense Resistance Movement Constitution Weight Experience Weapon Level
Fates 17 4 0 5 8 3 3 3 5 -- -- -- FE14RankSword.png E

Max stats

Game HP Strength Magic Skill Speed Luck Defense Resistance Movement Constitution Weapon Level
Fates 40 20 16 23 25 24 18 20 7 -- FE14RankSword.png B

Class growth rates

Game HP Strength Magic Skill Speed Luck Defense Resistance Constitution* Movement*
Fates 10% 10% 0% 15% 20% 15% 0% 10% -- --
Click here for more details on the mechanics of class growths in each game.

Class skills

Game Skill Learning conditions
Fates Is 3ds02 duelist's blow.png Duelist's Blow Learned from Level 1 and up.
Fates Is 3ds01 vantage.png Vantage Learned from Level 10 and up.

Class change

Fates

Base class Promotion method Advanced class
Ma 3ds02 samurai playable.gif
Samurai
Using a Master Seal after reaching Level 10. Ma 3ds02 swordmaster playable.gif
Swordmaster
or
Ma 3ds02 master of arms playable.gif
Master of Arms
Promotion choice criteria: The player may freely choose.

Playable Samurai

Playable Characters
Name Game
Hana Fates: Birthright, Revelation
Hinata Fates: Birthright, Revelation
Hisame Fates: Birthright, Revelation
Playable Samurai units in the Fire Emblem series.


Notable enemy Samurai

Enemy Units
Name Game
Hinata Fates: Conquest
Enemy Samurai units in the Fire Emblem series.


Flavor text

Game Text
(English)
Text
(Japanese)
Fates Hoshidan. A warrior striving to master the katana. Benefits from high Spd. ??

Trivia

  • In cutscenes, Samurai are the only infantry troops of Hoshido seen. In a few cutscenes, some Samurai are seen equipped with Lances and are depicted with different headwear.

Etymology and other languages

Names, etymology and in other regions
Language Name Definition, etymology and notes
English Samurai Samurai were a class of highly-regarded warriors in medieval to early-modern Japan. All samurai were servants of lords and came from high-class, noble families themselves, similar to European knights, and they followed a way of life known as Bushidō. Contrary to their depiction in-game, samurai did not fight exclusively with swords, but are most commonly associated with them.
Japanese Officially romanized as Samurai; as above.
Spanish Samurái Samurai
French Samouraï Samurai
German Samurai As above.
Italian Samurai As above.

Gallery

See also

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