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Armored Sword

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Armored Sword

FESK Armored Sword.png
Artwork of the Armored Sword from the Fire Emblem Trading Card Game.

Heavily armored knights who dominate battlefields with their powerful swords.

Weapon(s)

Sword

Skill(s)

Shove (Radiant Dawn)

The Armored Sword (Japanese: 剣重装兵ソードアーマー Sword Armor) is a basic armored class debuting in Fire Emblem: Genealogy of the Holy War. It is one of four weapon-specific variations of the Knight, specialising in the use of swords, and appears only in Genealogy of the Holy War, Thracia 776 and Radiant Dawn. It is statistically near-identical to its counterparts, the Armored Lance, Armored Axe and Bow Armor.

In Genealogy of the Holy War it promotes to General, and in Radiant Dawn it promotes to Sword General, itself a sword-focused variant of the traditional armored class. As it is not playable in Thracia 776, it does not appear to have a defined class change option.

Stats

Base stats

Game HP Strength Magic Skill Speed Luck Defense Resistance Movement Constitution Weight Experience Weapon Level
Genealogy of the Holy War 40 9 0 5 3 0 10 0 5 -- -- -- SNESRankSword.png B
Thracia 776 20 4 0 0 0 0 8 -- 5 9 -- -- SNESRankSword.png E
Radiant Dawn 22/20 8/6 0 5/7 6/3 0 12/9 4 5 12/6 20/12 -- WiiRankSword.png D

Max stats

Game HP Strength Magic Skill Speed Luck Defense Resistance Movement Constitution Weapon Level
Genealogy of the Holy War 80 24 15 20 18 30 25 15 5 -- SNESRankSword.png B
Thracia 776 80 20 20 20 20 20 20 -- 10 20 SNESRankSword.png A
Radiant Dawn 40 20 10 20 20 30 20 10 ?? ?? WiiRankSword.png A

Class growth rates

Game HP Strength Magic Skill Speed Luck Defense Resistance Charm Constitution* Movement*
Genealogy of the Holy War 100% 30% 10% 30% 30% 0% 30% 10% -- -- --
Radiant Dawn 85/80% 60/50% 25/15% 50/55% 50/45% 25/60% 35% 20/30% -- -- --
Click here for more details on the mechanics of class growths in each game.

Class skills

Game Skill Learning conditions
Radiant Dawn Is wii shove.png Shove Innate.

Class change

Genealogy of the Holy War

Base class Promotion method Advanced class
Bs fe04 arden armored sword sword.png
Armored Sword
Choosing the option "Class change" in the home castle after reaching Level 20. Bs fe04 arden general sword.png
General

Thracia 776

Base class
Bs fe05 enemy armored sword sword.png
Armored Sword


Radiant Dawn

Base class Promotion method Advanced class Promotion method Advanced class

Armored Sword

Armored Lance

Armored Axe
Using a Master Seal after reaching Level 10, or reaching Level 21.
Sword General

Lance General

Axe General
Using a Master Crown after reaching Level 10, or reaching Level 21. Bs fe10 gatrie marshall lance.png
Marshall
  • Note: Armored Lances and Armored Axes only appear as enemy units, and while they do have the ability to promote programmed in, it does not happen in an unmodified game.

Playable Armored Swords

Playable Characters
Name Game
Arden Genealogy of the Holy War
Meg Radiant Dawn
Playable Armored Sword units in the Fire Emblem series.


Notable enemy Armored Swords

Enemy Units
Name Game
Weissmann Thracia 776
Djur Radiant Dawn
Enemy Armored Sword units in the Fire Emblem series.


Flavor text

Game Text
(English)
Text
(Japanese)
Radiant Dawn Heavily armored knights who dominate battlefields with their powerful swords. ??

Trivia

Etymology and other languages

Names, etymology and in other regions
Language Name Definition, etymology and notes
English Armored Sword In gameplay, for space restrictions the name is shortened to "Armr Sword".
English
(unofficial)
Sword Armor Used in the Genealogy of the Holy War and Thracia 776 fan translations.
Japanese ソードアーマー
剣重装兵ソードアーマー
• Sword Armor; this name was used until Thracia 776.
• Officially romanized as Sword Armor; literally "sword heavy knight". In Radiant Dawn, all Japanese class names are spelled primarily in kanji (i.e. 槍重装兵), with a foreign-language name in katakana applied as furigana (i.e. ランスアーマー) and used as the basis for the romanized name in the class roll.
Spanish Espada acorazado Armored sword
French Chevalier épée Sword knight
German Schwertkampfer Swordfighter. This does not match the pattern with the German names of the other armored classes, Lanzenmeister and Axtmeister, because the name "Schwertmeister" had already been taken by the Swordmaster class.
Italian Armigero spada Sword armiger

Gallery


References

See also

Project Classes.png This article is part of Project Classes, a project focused in writing articles for every class present in the Fire Emblem series.
Classes in Fire Emblem: Genealogy of the Holy War
Base classes Arch KnightArmored AxeArmored SwordAxe KnightBardBow ArmorCavalierFighterFire MageFree KnightJunior LordKnightLance KnightMageMyrmidonPegasus KnightPriestPrincePrincessShamanTroubadourThiefThunder MageWind MageWyvern Rider
Advanced classes Bow KnightDuke KnightForrestGeneralGreat KnightHigh PriestKnight LordMage KnightMage FighterMaster KnightPaladinRangerSageSniperSwordmasterThief FighterWarriorWyvern Lord
Other classes BallistaBarbarianBaronBishopBrigandCivilianDancerDark BishopDark MageDark PrinceDragon RiderEmperorHunterIron BallistaKiller BallistaPirateQueen
Unused classes ArcherAxe SoldierGreat BallistaPegasus RiderSoldierSpear SoldierSword Soldier
Classes in Fire Emblem: Thracia 776
Base classes Arch KnightArmored AxeArmored LanceArmored SwordAxe KnightBardBerserkerBishopBow ArmorBow FighterBrigandCavalierClericDragon RiderFighterFree KnightLance KnightLopt MageLordMageMyrmidonPegasus RiderPriestThiefTroubadour
Advanced classes Bow KnightDark MageDuke KnightGeneralGreat KnightHigh PriestMage KnightMercenaryPegasus KnightPrinceSageSniperRangerSwordmasterThief FighterWarriorWyvern Rider
Other classes ArcherBallistaBaronCivilianDancerDark BishopDark PrinceHunterIron BallistaPoison BallistaSoldierPirate
Unused classes EmperorFalcon KnightForrestJunior LordKiller BallistaKnight LordMaster KnightWyvern Lord
Classes in Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn
Base classes ArcherArmored AxeArmored LanceArmored SwordAxe KnightDracoknightFighterFire MageLance KnightLight MageMyrmidonPegasus KnightPriestSoldierSword KnightThiefThunder MageWind Mage
Intermediate classes Axe GeneralAxe PaladinBishopBlade PaladinBow PaladinClericDark SageDragonmasterFalcoknightFire SageHalberdierHeroLance GeneralLance PaladinLight SageRogueSniperSword GeneralSwordmasterThunder SageWarriorWind Sage
Advanced classes Arch SageBow KnightDragonlordGold KnightLight PriestessMarksmanMarshallReaverSaintSentinelSeraph KnightSilver KnightTruebladeValkyrieVanguardWhisper
Laguz classes Beast Tribe (CatLionLion KingTigerWolfWolf Queen) • Bird Tribe (HawkHeronRaven) • Dragon Tribe (Black DragonRed DragonWhite Dragon)
Other classes AssassinBanditBlack KnightChancellorCitizenDruidEmpressHorsePilgrimQueenSummonerVendor