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Baron

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Baron

FESK Baron.png
Artwork of the Baron from the TCG.
Weapon(s)
Skill(s)

Pavise

(Japanese: バロン Baron) is an advanced armored class debuting in Fire Emblem Gaiden. Present in only three games, it has filled two rather different gameplay roles among its appearances. In its initial Gaiden appearance, the Baron was a third-tier advanced class, promoting from Knights, acting as the final stage in the Soldier class change line and as such being a potential final class option for Villagers. In this incarnation, it only wields lances and acts in a largely identical manner to the General, the primary class change option for Knights in future games.

The second version of the Baron is used in Genealogy of the Holy War and Thracia 776, here an enemy-exclusive class. Here, the Baron is noted primarily for possessing access to almost every weapon type in the game; they can use swords, lances, axes, bows, fire magic, thunder magic, wind magic, and staves, and the only weapons not available to them are light and dark magic. With the exception of the Gelb Ritter in the final chapter, all appearing Barons act as bosses.

In both of the class's incarnations, they have in common a very high range of stats; they possess high Strength, in addition to the high HP and Defense traditional of armored units, and are all-around competent in other stats, if lagging in Skill and Speed in Gaiden. In Genealogy and Thracia, Barons under most circumstances are stationed in castles or forts, further increasing their status as formidable bosses; that said, while their wide weapon range may lead to the assumption that Barons actively use multiple types to match situations as necessary, in practice practically all Barons wield a single weapon or weapon type, lessening that particular potential threat.

Stats

Base stats

Game HP Strength Magic Skill Speed Luck Defense Resistance Movement Constitution Weapon Rank
Gaiden 40 22 -- 6 4 0 18 7 4 -- Lance
Genealogy of the Holy War 45 12 7 7 7 0 12 7 5 -- SNESRankSword.png A SNESRankLance.png A SNESRankAxe.png A
SNESRankBow.png ASNESRankFire.png A SNESRankThunder.png A
SNESRankWind.png A SNESRankStaff.png A
Thracia 776 26 10 3 6 3 0 15 -- 6 10 SNESRankSword.png D SNESRankLance.png D SNESRankAxe.png D
SNESRankBow.png D SNESRankFire.png D SNESRankThunder.png D
SNESRankWind.png D SNESRankStaff.png D

Max stats

Game HP Strength Magic Skill Speed Luck Defense Resistance Movement Constitution Weapon Rank
Gaiden 52 40 -- 40 40 40 40 40 40 -- Lance
Genealogy of the Holy War 80 27 22 22 22 30 27 22 5 -- SNESRankSword.png A SNESRankLance.png A SNESRankAxe.png A
SNESRankBow.png ASNESRankFire.png A SNESRankThunder.png A
SNESRankWind.png A SNESRankStaff.png A
Thracia 776 80 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 SNESRankSword.png A SNESRankLance.png A SNESRankAxe.png A
SNESRankBow.png ASNESRankFire.png A SNESRankThunder.png A
SNESRankWind.png A SNESRankStaff.png A

Class growth rates

Game HP Strength Magic Skill Speed Luck Defense Resistance Constitution* Movement*
Gaiden 150% 50% -- 50% 50% 0% 50% 0% -- --
Genealogy of the Holy War 100% 30% 10% 30% 30% 0% 30% 10% -- --
Click here for more details on the mechanics of class growths in each game.

Class skills

Game Skill Learning conditions
Genealogy of the Holy War
Thracia 776
Is snes03 pavise.png Pavise Innate.

Class change

Gaiden

Trainee-like class Method Base class Method Advanced class Method Advanced class
Bs fe02 villager sword.png
Villager
After reaching Level 3, at any Mila Shrine. Bs fe02 soldier lance.png
Soldier
After reaching Level 7, at any Mila Shrine. Bs fe02 armor lance.png
Knight
After reaching Level 10, at any Mila Shrine. Bs fe02 baron lance.png
Baron

Genealogy of the Holy War, Thracia 776

Advanced class
Bs fe04 enemy baron sword.png
Baron


Notable enemy Barons

Enemy Units
Name Game
Dozer Gaiden
Magnam Gaiden
Chagall Genealogy of the Holy War
Maios Genealogy of the Holy War
Daccar Genealogy of the Holy War
Langobalt Genealogy of the Holy War
Reptor Genealogy of the Holy War
Danan Genealogy of the Holy War
Bloom Genealogy of the Holy War
Mus Genealogy of the Holy War, Thracia 776
Raydrik Thracia 776
Paulus Thracia 776
Gustav Thracia 776
Wolf Thracia 776
Baraat Thracia 776
Zaom Thracia 776
Coen Thracia 776
Enemy Baron units in the Fire Emblem series.

Trivia

Gallery

Etymology and other languages

Names, etymology and in other regions
Language Name Definition, etymology and notes
English
(unofficial)
Baron Used in all relevant fan translation patches.
Japanese バロン Baron

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.
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Introduced in
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Introduced in
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Thracia 776
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