|“||I always expected—nay, prayed—that this day would come, and now I have the honor of taking part in the liberation myself! The motherland shall soon breathe free again!||”|
— Carrion to Leif in Chapter 8: Mt. Violdrake
During Chapter 8 Carrion continues guiding Leif; once a certain ways into the mountains Leif tells Carrion he may return to Hannibal now. Carrion refuses, saying he wants to assist in liberating Leonster, his homeland. Carrion reassures Leif that he has already informed Hannibal of his intentions and that he is free to continue with Leif's army wherever they may go.
Leif is concerned for Carrion's enthusiasm; Leif does not want to get Carrion's hopes up as their meager forces cannot hope to liberate Leonster. Carrion tells Leif not to worry about it and says that Hannibal has assisted several Leonster knights and nobles by allowing them to go into hiding in his manse. Leif is surprised by this and wishes to go there immediately, Carrion agrees. Shortly after this conversation the group comes across a village under attack from Dagdar's bandits and Carrion assists in defeating them.
During Chapter 9 Carrion can talk to Selfina, one of the Leonster knights guarding Hannibal's mansion. He informs her that he has returned with lord Leif. During this conversation Selfina reassures Carrion that he will become a powerful knight with time and not to rush. This talk conversation rewards Carrion with the Paragon Sword, an heirloom from his father.
After Chapter 9 Carrion's story presence comes to an end and he fights with Leif's liberation army until at least the liberation of Munster. His involvement, if any, with the war after Leif's forces merged with Seliph's is unknown, as he does not appear in Fire Emblem: Genealogy of the Holy War.
Starting stats and growth rates
Carrion is a cavalier who joins in chapter 8. While his base stats are quite bad for his joining time, his growth rates are high for thracia standards. If you wish to use him, he can become quite powerful if you give him experience. Scrolls can help to boost his already high growth rates, and ensure that he will be strong. In chapter 9, he can talk to Selphina to get a powerful Paragon Sword, doubling the experience gain of units who hold it and granting a defense bonus. While his cavalier class is great for outdoor maps, he's forced to dismountin indoor maprs, so it maight be a good idea to have him rest during said chapters so he can contribute in outdoors maps without risking getting fatigued during indoor maps.
Personality and character
After the death of his father, a Leonster knight, Carrion has looked forward to the day Leonster is liberated from the Empire. When he meets Leif at Meath he was happy to accompany the lost prince of Leonster in his country's liberation.
Despite his confidence in Leif and his hope for liberating Leonster, he feels his own skills are not adequate for such a task. He expresses these concerns to Selfina, specifically mentioning that he will never be someone like Glade, and she reassures him that he will grow stronger with time. He appears to take her words to heart and gains some confidence.
In his ending he assists in mending relations between the Munster District and Thracia. This suggest his time with Hannibal has allowed him to understand the people of both countries and help bring them together despite the deep gorge between them.
Carrion, Nobleman of Leonster
At Leif's own request, Carrion transferred to a posting at Castle Meath, which reunited him with Hannibal. From then on, the two worked together to ease tensions between Northern and Southern Thracians. He is considered one of the most influential factors to the successful reunification of Thracia.
|“||L-Leonster will... rise again...||”|
|“||I'll go ahead, then. I'm... sorry to run like this.||”|
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Etymology and other languages
|Names, etymology and in other regions|
|Language||Name||Definition, etymology and notes|
|Callion||Used in the Project Exile fan translation|
|Japanese||カリオン||Officially romanized as Carrion.|
Artwork of Carrion from Fire Emblem: Thracia 776.
Artwork of Carrion from the Fire Emblem Trading Card Game.
- "Leif: Your country? You're not from Thracia?
Carrion: No, I was born into a Leonster knight's family. My father died in battle, but my mother and I were rescued by General Hannibal. Please, Lord Leaf, allow me into your service. I want to be part of the battle retake Leonster!" — Carrion to Leif, Fire Emblem: Thracia 776
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