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Arcanist

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For similar classes in other games, see Dark Bishop, Druid, Sorcerer and Dark Sage.

Arcanist

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An enemy Arcanist casting Mire in Gaiden.

A hex-slinger with a command of wicked magic.

Weapon(s)
Skill(s)

N/A

The Arcanist (Japanese: 妖術師 Magician) is a magical enemy-only class which debuted in Fire Emblem Gaiden.

As an enemy-exclusive class in Gaiden and its remake, Echoes: Shadows of Valentia, the Arcanist is not connected to any other class in a class change tree, although the Cantor class can be considered a stronger version of it.

Stats

Base stats

Game HP Strength Magic Skill Speed Luck Defense Resistance Movement Constitution Weight Weapon Level
Gaiden 28 8 -- 3 4 0 5 8 4 -- -- Black magic, White magic
Echoes: Shadows of Valentia 28 8 -- 3 4 0 5 8 4 -- -- FE15RankBlackMagic.pngFE15RankWhiteMagic.png
Arcanists also have a base experience yield of 80, and a base class strength of 5.

Max stats

Game HP Strength Magic Skill Speed Luck Defense Resistance Movement Constitution Weapon Level
Gaiden 52 40 -- 40 40 40 40 40 40 -- Black magic, White magic

Class growth rates

Game HP Strength Magic Skill Speed Luck Defense Resistance Constitution* Movement*
Gaiden 150% 50% -- 50% 50% 0% 50% 0% -- --
Echoes: Shadows of Valentia 100% 45% -- 50% 45% 0% 45% 0% -- --
Click here for more details on the mechanics of class growths in each game.

Class skills

Nil.

Class change

Gaiden

Base class
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Arcanist


Notable enemy Arcanists

Enemy Units
Name Game
Tatarrah Gaiden
Jamil Gaiden
Nuibaba Gaiden
Gharn Gaiden
Enemy Arcanist units in the Fire Emblem series.

Trivia

Etymology and other languages

Names, etymology and in other regions
Language Name Definition, etymology and notes
English Arcanist As of Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia.
English
(unofficial)
• Wizard
• Sorcerer
Used in the Gaiden fan translation.
• Used in some unofficial fan reference materials.
Japanese 妖術師 Magician; rendered in hiragana as ようじゅつし in Gaiden.
Spanish
(Latin America)
Mago arcano
French
(Canada)
Arcaniste

Gallery

References

See also

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