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Ashen Wolves

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Ashen Wolves

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Flag of the Ashen Wolves.







Group type

Academic House


Grouping students and people ostracized on the surface.


The Ashen Wolf House (Japanese: 灰狼の学級ヴォルフクラッセ Ash Wolf Class, Wolfklasse) is a secret fourth house in-name only located in Abyss, right beneath Garreg Mach Monastery in Fire Emblem: Three Houses. This house is comprised of students hiding from the surface world for their own reasons.


The Ashen Wolf House was first formed by Aelfric approximately 15 years before the events of the Cindered Shadows side story, as a group dedicated to protecting those who stumbled into Abyss, the underground city beneath Garreg Mach Monastery. Despite its name, it is not recognised by the academy as a house, and unlike the other houses is not affiliated with any specific nation of Fódlan.

In Cindered Shadows, the Ashen Wolves are first encountered by Byleth, Edelgard, Dimitri, Claude, Linhardt, Ashe, and Hilda after they follow a suspicious individual into a passage that leads to Abyss. After a fight, they explain that mercenaries have been raiding Abyss recently, and ask for assistance from Byleth and the other students in protecting it. They soon meet with Aelfric, who speculates that the mercenaries are after the Chalice of Beginnings so they can conduct the Rite of Rising, an ancient ceremony which was once conducted by the Four Apostles in an attempt to revive the goddess. After retrieving the Chalice, it is revealed that Aelfric was the mastermind behind the raids on Abyss, and he planned to use the Ashen Wolf House to gather those with the blood of the Four Apostles so he could revive Byleth's mother, Sitri. When the Rite of Rising fails, Aelfric and Sitri's corpse are fused into a monster known as the Umbral Beast, which is subsequently slain by the Ashen Wolves together with Byleth and the other students. In recognition of their deeds, the Ashen Wolf House is disbanded by Rhea, and its four members return to the surface world.

In the main story, the Ashen Wolves can be found in Abyss, and may be recruited after certain chapters of Cindered Shadows have been completed. If any members of the Ashen Wolves are not recruited before the timeskip, they disappear from Abyss and do not make an appearance later on. The events of Cindered Shadows take place in a separate timeline from the main story, as the Ashen Wolf House is not disbanded and Byleth and Aelfric do not recognise one another during his cameo in Chapter 7 of the main story; as such, it is unknown whether the members of the Ashen Wolf House were intentionally gathered by Aelfric in the main story's continuity.

In Three Hopes, the Ashen Wolves stayed in Abyss until the forces of Adrestia attacked Garreg Mach Monastery.

If the Black Eagles were chosen, Constance and Hapi are fought as part of the forces of the Church of Seiros, and can be recruited or killed depending on the player's actions. Yuri and Balthus leave Abyss after the Monastery is captured, and are encountered as mercenaries in service of Faerghus and the Leicester Alliance, respectively. Both can be pursuaded to join the player's army when they are encountered.

If the Blue Lions were chosen, the details of what happened to the Ashen Wolves after Garreg Mach Monastery was taken are unknown, though they are encountered through the route. Hapi and Constance joined the Imperial forces, while Yuri and Balthus became mercenaries in their service. All four of them are encountered during the Azure Gleam route, and can be pursuaded to join the player's army.

Similarly, the details of what happened to the Ashen Wolves after the Monastery was taken are unknown if the Golden Deer were chosen. On the Golden Wildfire route, Constance and Hapi fight for the Church of Seiros alongside Catherine, while Balthus is a mercenary who is deployed when the empire attempts to conquer the Leicester Alliance. On this route, Yuri is hired by Fleche alongside Jeralt's Mercenaries in an attempt to kill Claude to avenge her brother. All four Ashen Wolves can be pursuaded to join the player's army when they are encountered.

If all four Ashen Wolves are recruited, a new paralogue is unlocked. In this paralogue, they have to rescue other inhabitants of Abyss from a group of bandits led by Metodey that is looking for Balthus and Hapi due to their debts and mysterious powers, respectively.


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Small portrait yuri fe16.png Small portrait balthus fe16.png Small portrait hapi fe16.png Small portrait constance fe16.png
Yuri Balthus Hapi Constance

Etymology and other languages

Names, etymology, and in other regions
Language Name Definition, etymology, and notes

Ashen Wolves

Also called the "Ashen Wolf House".



Ash Wolf Class; Wolfklasse is applied to it as furigana. Wolf is German for "wolf", and Klasse is German for "class".


Lobo Plateado

Silver Wolves


Loups de cendre

Ashen Wolves



Silver Wolves


Lupi Cinerei

Ashen Wolves


Casa Lobo Gris

Gray Wolf house; used in Heroes.[1]



Gray wolf class

Simplified Chinese


Ash wolf class

Traditional Chinese


Ash wolf class



  1. "Sou Yuri, da casa Lobo Gris. O que esta criatura bela e irrelevante pode fazer por você?" — Yuri: Ashen Valiant when summoned, Fire Emblem Heroes
Fire Emblem: Three Houses
Playable characters Black Eagles BernadettaCasparDorotheaEdelgardFerdinandHubertLinhardtPetra
Blue Lions AnnetteAsheDedueDimitriFelixIngridMercedesSylvain
Golden Deer ClaudeHildaIgnatzLeonieLorenzLysitheaMarianneRaphael
Other AloisAnnaDLCBylethCatherineCyrilFlaynGilbertHannemanJeritzaManuelaSetethShamir
Ashen WolvesDLC BalthusConstanceHapiYuri
Non-playable characters AbysskeeperDLCDuke AegirFlecheGatekeeperDuke GerthIonius IXJeraltJudithLadislavaNaderRandolphRheaRodrigueSothis
Bosses AcheronAelfricDLCAloisLord ArundelBiasBlaiddydCasparCatherineCharonChilonClaudeCorneliaDaphnelDedueDeath KnightDimitriDominicBaron DominicEdelgardFelixFerdinandFlame EmperorFlaynFraldariusGautierGloucesterGonerilGwendalHubertIngridThe Immaculate OneThe ImmovableJudithKostasKronyaLadislavaLamineLinhardtLonatoLorenzMercedesMetodeyMiklanMysonNaderNemesisBaron OchsDLCOdessePallardóPittacusRandolphRheaRieganRodrigueSetethShamirSolonSylvainThalesWandering BeastThe Wind Caller
Background characters Lord ArundelCount BergliezCorneliaMargrave GautierGlennCount GloucesterCount HevringHolstLambertMonicaPatriciaRufusSeirosSitriTomasTianaCount Varley
Personal weapons and regalia Aegis ShieldAreadbharAsclepiusAthameAxe of UkonvasaraAymrBlutgangCaduceus StaffCirce StaffCrusherFailnaughtFetters of DromiFreikugelThe InexhaustibleLance of RuinLúinOchain ShieldRafail GemScythe of SarielSeiros ShieldSpear of AssalSword of BegaltaSword of MoraltaSword of SeirosSword of the CreatorTathlum BowThunderbrandThyrsusVajra-Mushti
Chapters Part I
White Clouds
P: An Inevitable Encounter • 1: Three Houses • 2: Familiar Scenery • 3: Mutiny in the Mist • 4: The Goddess's Rite of Rebirth • 5: Tower of Black Winds • 6: Rumors of a Reaper • 7: Field of the Eagle and Lion • 8: The Flame in the Darkness • 9: The Cause of Sorrow • 10: Where the Goddess Dwells • 11: Throne of Knowledge • 12: To War Black Eagles, if Byleth sides against EdelgardBlue LionsGolden Deer / Outset of a Power Struggle Black Eagles, if Byleth sides with Edelgard
Part II Silver Snow
Silver Snow
13: Reunion at Dawn • 14: A King Without a Kingdom • 15: Valley of Torment • 16: The Rose-Colored River • 17: The Impregnable Fortress • 18: The Chaos of War • 19: Conclusion of the Crossing Roads • 20: The City Without Light • 21: Following a Dream
Azure Moon
Azure Moon
13: Reunion at Dawn • 14: The Delusional Prince • 15: Valley of Torment • 16: The Rose-Colored River • 17: Blood of the Eagle and Lion • 18: The King's Triumphant Return • 19: The Golden Deer's Plea • 20: The Impregnable Fortress • 21: Our Chosen Paths • 22: Oath of the Dagger
Verdant Wind
Verdant Wind
13: Reunion at Dawn • 14: The Alliance Leader's Ambitions • 15: Valley of Torment • 16: The Rose-Colored River • 17: Blood of the Eagle and Lion • 18: The Golden Scheme • 19: The Chaos of War • 20: Conclusion of the Crossing Roads • 21: The City Without Light • 22: Fódlan's New Dawn
Crimson Flower
Crimson Flower
13: Beyond Escape • 14: The Master Tactician • 15: Tempest of Swords and Shields • 16: Lady of Deceit • 17: Field of Revenge • 18: To the End of a Dream
Paralogues Paralogues Part I Black Market SchemeDLCA Cursed RelicDLCDeath TollDividing the World Black Eagles, if Byleth sides against EdelgardBlue LionsGolden DeerFalling Short of HeavenThe ForgottenLand of the Golden DeerAn Ocean ViewOil and WaterRumored NuptialsThe Secret MerchantDLC Blue LionsGolden DeerSword and Shield of SeirosTales of the Red CanyonTrue ChivalryWar for the Weak Blue Lions
Part II Darkness Beneath the Earth Crimson FlowerDividing the World Silver SnowAzure MoonVerdant WindEternal Guardian Silver SnowAzure MoonVerdant WindThe Face Beneath Silver SnowAzure MoonVerdant WindForeign Land and SkyForgotten HeroInsurmountable Crimson FlowerLegend of the LakeRetribution Silver SnowAzure MoonVerdant WindThe Secret MerchantDLC Crimson FlowerThe Silver Maiden Azure MoonThe Sleeping Sand Legend Verdant WindWeathervanes of Fódlan Azure Moon
Cindered Shadows
Cindered Shadows
1: The Fourth House • 2: What Lies Beneath • 3: The Rite of Rising • 4: Danger in the Dark • 5: Betrayal • 6: Return to Me • 7: Wolf Pack
Locations FódlanAdrestiaFaerghusGarreg Mach Monastery (Abyss) • LeicesterAlmyraBrigidDagdaSrengZahras
Groups, objects and concepts 10 ElitesAshen WolvesBlack Eagles (Black Eagle Strike Force) • Blue LionsChildren of the GoddessChurch of Seiros (Knights of Seiros) • Crests (Crest Stone) • Divine PulseGolden DeerHeroes' RelicsInsurrection of the SevenMonstersThose who slither in the darkTragedy of DuscurWar of Heroes
Lists AbilitiesChaptersCharactersClasses (Class change) • Hidden treasureItems (Monastery items) • QuestsScriptsSupportsWeapons
Related topics Music LibraryName chart • Other games (Warriors: Three Hopes) • Pre-release informationUnused contentDownloadable contentClass mastery