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A class (Japanese: 兵種 or クラス class) is a certain property of any unit in the Fire Emblem series, used to denote that unit's abilities, fighting style, and role in combat. Every unit, playable, enemy, or neutral, fits into some kind of class. A unit's class determines what weapons it can wield, often what stats it has, and many other miscellaneous attributes. Some classes are only found on the player's side, some only as enemies, and some only as neutral characters.

Most units can change class to another, more powerful class after reaching certain requirements. Usually, a unit must go up to a certain level, such as 10 or 20, and use a special item. In Shadow Dragon, New Mystery of the Emblem, Awakening, and Fates, there is a reclassing system that enables units to switch between various classes of the same strength level. Dismounting could, arguably, also be considered a type of class change.

Classes in the Fire Emblem series

Classes debuting in Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon & the Blade of Light

Class Exists in: Notes
FE01 FE02 FE03 FE04 FE05 FE06 FE07 FE08 FE09 FE10 FE11 FE12 FE13 FE14 FE15 FE16 FE17
Lord NPC-only class in Fates downloadable content.
Mercenary --
Hero --
Thief Enemy-only class in Radiant Dawn.
Known as "Outlaw" in Fates.
Freelancer --
Fighter Not to be confused with the Gaiden class.
Pirate Enemy-only class in Mystery of the Emblem, Genealogy of the Holy War, and Thracia 776.
Archer Unused in Genealogy of the Holy War and enemy-only class in Thracia 776.
Sniper --
Hunter Enemy-only class in Genealogy of the Holy War and Thracia 776.
Horseman --
Cavalier --
Paladin --
Knight Known as "Armored Knight" in Three Houses.
Not to be confused for the dismounted class exclusive to Mystery of the Emblem.
General --
Pegasus Knight Downloadable content required in Fates.
Wyvern Rider Known as "Dracoknight" in Radiant Dawn and Shadow Dragon and as "Wyvern Knight" in Shadow Dragon & the Blade of Light and Engage.
Ballistician Enemy-only class in Mystery of the Emblem and New Mystery of the Emblem.
Mage --
Priest Known as "Curate" in Shadow Dragon and Shadow Dragon & the Blade of Light.
Bishop --
Manakete --
A means that the class appears in that game, while a indicates the contrary.

Classes debuting in Fire Emblem Gaiden

Class Exists in: Notes
FE01 FE02 FE03 FE04 FE05 FE06 FE07 FE08 FE09 FE10 FE11 FE12 FE13 FE14 FE15 FE16 FE17
Fighter Not to be confused with axe-wielding class that's a series mainstay.
Priestess Not to be confused with the Fates class.
Princess Unused in Thracia 776 and in The Blazing Blade.
Named "Queen" in international versions of The Blazing Blade.
Villager --
Myrmidon Restricted to a fixed character in Fates downloadable content.
Dread Fighter Downloadable content required in Awakening and Fates.
Soldier Enemy-only class in Mystery of the Emblem, Thracia 776, The Binding Blade, The Blazing Blade, The Sacred Stones, Shadow Dragon, New Mystery of the Emblem, and Awakening.
Unused in Genealogy of the Holy War.
Baron Enemy-only class in Genealogy of the Holy War and Thracia 776.
Bow Knight --
Sage --
Gold Knight --
Falcon Knight Unused in Thracia 776.
Cleric NPC-only class in Fates downloadable content.
Saint NPC-only class in Three Houses.
Brigand Enemy-only class in Gaiden, Mystery of the Emblem, Genealogy of the Holy War, The Blazing Blade, The Sacred Stones, and Echoes: Shadows of Valentia.
Hades Enemy-only class in Gaiden.
Character instead of class in Echoes: Shadows of Valentia.
Fiend Enemy-only class in Gaiden and in Echoes: Shadows of Valentia.
Cerberus Enemy-only class in Gaiden.
Character instead of class in Echoes: Shadows of Valentia.
Naberius Enemy-only class in Gaiden.
Character instead of class in Echoes: Shadows of Valentia.
Aurum Enemy-only class in Gaiden.
Character instead of class in Echoes: Shadows of Valentia.
Gargoyle Enemy-only class in Gaiden, The Sacred Stones, and Echoes: Shadows of Valentia.
Deathgoyle Enemy-only class in Gaiden, The Sacred Stones, and Echoes: Shadows of Valentia.
Necrodragon Enemy-only class in Gaiden, The Sacred Stones, and Echoes: Shadows of Valentia.
White Dragon Enemy-only class in Gaiden and Echoes: Shadows of Valentia.
Arcanist Enemy-only class in Gaiden and Echoes: Shadows of Valentia.
Cantor Enemy-only class in Gaiden and Echoes: Shadows of Valentia.
Witch Enemy-only class in Gaiden and Echoes: Shadows of Valentia.
Revenant Enemy-only class in Gaiden, The Sacred Stones, Awakening, and Echoes: Shadows of Valentia.
Entombed Enemy-only class in Gaiden, The Sacred Stones, Awakening, and Echoes: Shadows of Valentia.
Mogall Enemy-only class in Gaiden, The Sacred Stones, and Echoes: Shadows of Valentia.
Bonewalker Enemy-only class in Gaiden, The Sacred Stones, and Echoes: Shadows of Valentia.
Lich Enemy-only class in Gaiden and Echoes: Shadows of Valentia.
Fell God Enemy-only class in Gaiden and Echoes: Shadows of Valentia.
Serpent Unused in Gaiden.
Naga Unused in Gaiden.
A means that the class appears in that game, while a indicates the contrary.

Classes debuting in Fire Emblem: Mystery of the Emblem

Class Exists in: Notes
FE01 FE02 FE03 FE04 FE05 FE06 FE07 FE08 FE09 FE10 FE11 FE12 FE13 FE14 FE15 FE16 FE17
Dancer --
Barbarian --
Berserker --
Knight Not to be confused with the armored class that's a series mainstay.
Emperor Unused in Thracia 776.
Dark Mage --
Fire Dragon Unused as an independent class in Shadow Dragon.
Ice Dragon --
Wyvern --
Mage Dragon Unused as an independent class in Shadow Dragon.
Divine Dragon Unused in The Binding Blade and in Shadow Dragon as an independent class.
Earth Dragon --
Shadow Dragon --
Guardian Unused in Mystery of the Emblem.
Not to be confused with the used class from Shadows of Valentia.
Dark Knight Unused in Mystery of the Emblem.
Not to be confused with the used class first appearing in Awakening.
Sea Dragon Unused in Mystery of the Emblem.
A means that the class appears in that game, while a indicates the contrary.

Classes debuting in Fire Emblem: Genealogy of the Holy War

Class Exists in: Notes
FE01 FE02 FE03 FE04 FE05 FE06 FE07 FE08 FE09 FE10 FE11 FE12 FE13 FE14 FE15 FE16 FE17
Junior Lord Unused in Thracia 776.
Knight Lord Unused in Thracia 776.
Prince Unused in The Sacred Stones.
Master Knight --
Sword Fighter --
Swordmaster --
Forrest Unused in Thracia 776.
Thief Fighter --
Axe Fighter --
Warrior --
Bow Fighter --
Troubadour --
Free Knight --
Ranger Not to be confused with the Path of Radiance class.
Lance Knight Known as "Lance Cavalier" in Engage.
Duke Knight --
Axe Knight Known as "Axe Cavalier" in Engage.
Great Knight Known as "Axe Paladin" in Radiant Dawn.
Arch Knight --
Sword Armor Known as "Armored Sword" in Radiant Dawn.
Axe Armor Known as "Armored Axe" in Radiant Dawn.
Bow Armor --
Dragon Rider --
Wyvern Lord Unused in Thracia 776.
Known as “Dragonmaster” in Radiant Dawn.
Ballista --
Iron Ballista --
Killer Ballista Unused in Thracia 776.
Fire Mage --
Thunder Mage --
Wind Mage --
Mage Fighter --
Mage Knight --
Bard --
Light Priestess --
High Priest --
Queen Unused in Thracia 776 and in The Blazing Blade.
NPC-only class in The Sacred Stones.
Dark Bishop --
Dark Prince Cutscene-only class in Thracia 776.
Civilian --
Great Ballista Unused in Genealogy of the Holy War.
Sword Soldier Unused in Genealogy of the Holy War.
Spear Soldier Unused in Genealogy of the Holy War.
Axe Soldier Unused in Genealogy of the Holy War.
A means that the class appears in that game, while a indicates the contrary.

Classes debuting in Fire Emblem: Thracia 776

Class Exists in: Notes
FE01 FE02 FE03 FE04 FE05 FE06 FE07 FE08 FE09 FE10 FE11 FE12 FE13 FE14 FE15 FE16 FE17
Lance Armor Known as "Armored Lance" in Radiant Dawn.
Pegasus Rider --
Poison Ballista --
Loptr Mage --
A means that the class appears in that game, while a indicates the contrary.

Classes debuting in Fire Emblem: The Binding Blade

Class Exists in: Notes
FE01 FE02 FE03 FE04 FE05 FE06 FE07 FE08 FE09 FE10 FE11 FE12 FE13 FE14 FE15 FE16 FE17
Great Lord --
Nomad --
Nomadic Trooper --
Valkyrie Downloadable content required in Three Houses.
Shaman Not to be confused with the Genealogy of the Holy War class.
Druid --
King Only playable in Trial Maps in The Binding Blade.
Transporter --
Child NPC-only class in The Binding Blade, The Blazing Blade, and Path of Radiance.
A means that the class appears in that game, while a indicates the contrary.

Classes debuting in Fire Emblem: The Blazing Blade

Class Exists in: Notes
FE01 FE02 FE03 FE04 FE05 FE06 FE07 FE08 FE09 FE10 FE11 FE12 FE13 FE14 FE15 FE16 FE17
Blade Lord --
Assassin --
Corsair Enemy-only class in The Blazing Blade.
Monk --
Arch Sage --
Dark Druid Enemy-only class in The Blazing Blade.
Magic Seal Enemy-only class in The Blazing Blade.
Bramimond Cutscene-only class in The Blazing Blade.
Peer Cutscene-only class in The Blazing Blade.
A means that the class appears in that game, while a indicates the contrary.

Classes debuting in Fire Emblem: The Sacred Stones

Class Exists in: Notes
FE01 FE02 FE03 FE04 FE05 FE06 FE07 FE08 FE09 FE10 FE11 FE12 FE13 FE14 FE15 FE16 FE17
Recruit --
Journeyman --
Rogue --
Wyvern Knight --
Pupil --
Summoner --
Phantom NPC-only class in The Sacred Stones.
Pontifex NPC-only class in The Sacred Stones.
Fleet Enemy-only class in The Sacred Stones.
Necromancer Only playable in the Creature Campaign in The Sacred Stones.
Arch Mogall Enemy-only class in The Sacred Stones.
Mauthe Doog Enemy-only class in The Sacred Stones.
Gwyllgi Enemy-only class in The Sacred Stones.
Wight Enemy-only class in The Sacred Stones.
Tarvos Enemy-only class in The Sacred Stones.
Maelduin Enemy-only class in The Sacred Stones.
Bael Enemy-only class in The Sacred Stones.
Elder Bael Enemy-only class in The Sacred Stones.
Gorgon Egg Enemy-only class in The Sacred Stones.
Gorgon Enemy-only class in The Sacred Stones.
Cyclops Enemy-only class in The Sacred Stones.
Demon King Enemy-only class in The Sacred Stones.
Apprentice Appears only in the The Sacred Stones prototype.
A means that the class appears in that game, while a indicates the contrary.

Classes debuting in Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance

Class Exists in: Notes
FE01 FE02 FE03 FE04 FE05 FE06 FE07 FE08 FE09 FE10 FE11 FE12 FE13 FE14 FE15 FE16 FE17
Ranger Not to be confused with the mounted class from Genealogy of the Holy War, Thracia 776, and The Sacred Stones.
Halberdier --
Sword Knight Known as "Sword Cavalier" in Engage.
Princess Crimea --
King Daein Only playable in Trial Maps in Path of Radiance.
Bandit Enemy-only class in Path of Radiance and Radiant Dawn.
Cat --
Tiger --
Lion --
Hawk --
Raven --
Heron --
Red Dragon --
White Dragon --
Black Dragon Cutscene-only class in Path of Radiance.
A means that the class appears in that game, while a indicates the contrary.

Classes debuting in Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn

Class Exists in: Notes
FE01 FE02 FE03 FE04 FE05 FE06 FE07 FE08 FE09 FE10 FE11 FE12 FE13 FE14 FE15 FE16 FE17
Light Mage --
Light Sage --
Trueblade --
Sentinel --
Reaver --
Marksman --
Sword General --
Lance General --
Axe General --
Marshall --
Black Knight --
Whisper --
Fire Sage --
Thunder Sage --
Wind Sage --
Dark Sage --
Empress --
Chancellor --
Blade Paladin --
Lance Paladin --
Bow Paladin --
Silver Knight --
Seraph Knight --
Dragonlord Known as "Lindwurm" in Engage.
Vanguard --
Lion King --
Wolf --
Wolf Queen --
Hawk King --
Raven King --
Dragon Prince --
Dragon King Enemy-only class in Radiant Dawn.
Vendor NPC-only class in Radiant Dawn.
Pilgrim NPC-only class in Radiant Dawn.
Horse NPC-only class in Radiant Dawn.
Fire Spirit Enemy-only class in Radiant Dawn.
Thunder Spirit Enemy-only class in Radiant Dawn.
Wind Spirit Enemy-only class in Radiant Dawn.
Order Incarnate Enemy-only class in Radiant Dawn.
A means that the class appears in that game, while a indicates the contrary.

Classes debuting in Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon

Class Exists in: Notes
FE01 FE02 FE03 FE04 FE05 FE06 FE07 FE08 FE09 FE10 FE11 FE12 FE13 FE14 FE15 FE16 FE17
Sorcerer --
A means that the class appears in that game, while a indicates the contrary.

Classes debuting in Fire Emblem Awakening

Class Exists in: Notes
FE01 FE02 FE03 FE04 FE05 FE06 FE07 FE08 FE09 FE10 FE11 FE12 FE13 FE14 FE15 FE16 FE17
Tactician --
Grandmaster --
Trickster Downloadable content required in Three Houses.
Dark Flier Downloadable content required in Three Houses.
Griffin Knight Known as "Griffon Rider" in Awakening.
Dark Knight Not to be confused with the unused class from Mystery of the Emblem.
War Monk Downloadable content required in Three Houses.
War Cleric Downloadable content required in Three Houses.
Taguel --
Lodestar --
Bride Downloadable content required in Awakening.
Conqueror Downloadable content required in Echoes: Shadows of Valentia.
Merchant NPC/Enemy-only class in Awakening.
Mirage Substitute for selected classes in Paralogue 22 of Awakening.
Grima Enemy-only class in Awakening.
Outrealm Class Substitute for DLC classes in Awakening.
Unused in Fates.
A means that the class appears in that game, while a indicates the contrary.

Classes debuting in Fire Emblem Fates

Class Exists in: Notes
FE01 FE02 FE03 FE04 FE05 FE06 FE07 FE08 FE09 FE10 FE11 FE12 FE13 FE14 FE15 FE16 FE17
Nohr Prince --
Nohr Princess --
Hoshido Noble --
Nohr Noble --
Samurai --
Master of Arms --
Apothecary --
Mechanist --
Ninja --
Master Ninja --
Oni Savage --
Oni Chieftain --
Blacksmith --
Spear Fighter --
Spear Master --
Diviner --
Basara --
Great Master --
Shrine Maiden --
Priestess Not to be confused the Gaiden class.
Sky Knight --
Dark Falcon --
Kinshi Knight --
Kitsune --
Nine-Tails --
Songstress --
Adventurer --
Malig Knight --
Strategist --
Butler --
Maid --
Wolfskin --
Wolfssegner --
Lancer Only playable via capturing in Fates.
Faceless Enemy-only class in Fates.
Stoneborn Enemy-only class in Fates.
Automaton Enemy-only class in Fates.
Nohrian King Enemy-only class in Fates.
Feral Dragon --
Astral Dragon NPC/Enemy-only class in Fates.
Blight Dragon Enemy-only class in Fates.
Silent Dragon Enemy-only class in Fates.
Empty Vessel Enemy-only class in Fates.
A means that the class appears in that game, while a indicates the contrary.

Classes debuting in Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia

Class Exists in: Notes
FE01 FE02 FE03 FE04 FE05 FE06 FE07 FE08 FE09 FE10 FE11 FE12 FE13 FE14 FE15 FE16 FE17
Tomb Lord Enemy-only class in Echoes: Shadows of Valentia.
Mila's Servant Enemy-only class in Echoes: Shadows of Valentia.
Duma's Apostle Enemy-only class in Echoes: Shadows of Valentia.
Dracul Enemy-only class in Echoes: Shadows of Valentia.
Titan Enemy-only class in Echoes: Shadows of Valentia.
Garuda Enemy-only class in Echoes: Shadows of Valentia.
Guardian Enemy-only class in Echoes: Shadows of Valentia.
Not to be confused with the unused class from Mystery of the Emblem.
Vestal Enemy-only class in Echoes: Shadows of Valentia.
Fafnir Enemy-only class in Echoes: Shadows of Valentia.
Dagon Enemy-only class in Echoes: Shadows of Valentia.
Balor Enemy-only class in Echoes: Shadows of Valentia.
Deimos Enemy-only class in Echoes: Shadows of Valentia.
Fell Dragon Enemy-only class in Echoes: Shadows of Valentia.
Illusory Hero NPC-only class in Echoes: Shadows of Valentia.
Skogul Downloadable content required in Echoes: Shadows of Valentia.
Spartan Downloadable content required in Echoes: Shadows of Valentia.
Harrier Downloadable content required in Echoes: Shadows of Valentia.
Enchantress Downloadable content required in Echoes: Shadows of Valentia.
Exemplar Downloadable content required in Echoes: Shadows of Valentia.
Yasha Downloadable content required in Echoes: Shadows of Valentia.
Oliphantier Downloadable content required in Echoes: Shadows of Valentia.
Guru Downloadable content required in Echoes: Shadows of Valentia.
Rigain Downloadable content required in Echoes: Shadows of Valentia.
A means that the class appears in that game, while a indicates the contrary.

Classes debuting in Fire Emblem: Three Houses

Class Exists in: Notes
FE01 FE02 FE03 FE04 FE05 FE06 FE07 FE08 FE09 FE10 FE11 FE12 FE13 FE14 FE15 FE16 FE17
Noble --
Commoner --
Warlock --
Brawler --
Grappler --
Fortress Knight --
Holy Knight --
Mortal Savant --
Gremory --
War Master --
Enlightened One --
Armored Lord --
High Lord --
Wyvern Master --
Barbarossa --
Ruffian Enemy-only class in Three Houses.
Flame Emperor Enemy-only class in Three Houses.
Death Knight --
Archbishop NPC/Enemy-only class in Three Houses.
Agastya Enemy-only class in Three Houses.
King of Liberation Enemy-only class in Three Houses.
Demonic Beast Enemy-only class in Three Houses.
Wild Demonic Beast Enemy-only class in Three Houses.
Flying Demonic Beast Enemy-only class in Three Houses.
Experimental Demonic Beast Enemy-only class in Three Houses.
Altered Demonic Beast Enemy-only class in Three Houses.
Giant Demonic Beast Enemy-only class in Three Houses.
Giant Wolf Enemy-only class in Three Houses.
Giant Bird Enemy-only class in Three Houses.
Giant Crawler Enemy-only class in Three Houses.
Golem Enemy-only class in Three Houses.
Altered Golem Enemy-only class in Three Houses.
Titanus Enemy-only class in Three Houses.
Black Beast Enemy-only class in Three Houses.
White Beast Enemy-only class in Three Houses.
Wandering Beast Enemy-only class in Three Houses.
Lord of the Lake Enemy-only class in Three Houses.
Lord of the Desert Enemy-only class in Three Houses.
The Immaculate One Enemy-only class in Three Houses.
Hegemon Husk Enemy-only class in Three Houses.
Guardian Golem Enemy-only class in Three Houses Downloadable content.
Verrat Enemy-only class in Three Houses Downloadable content.
Umbral Beast Enemy-only class in Three Houses Downloadable content.
A means that the class appears in that game, while a indicates the contrary.

Classes debuting in Fire Emblem Engage

Class Exists in: Notes
FE01 FE02 FE03 FE04 FE05 FE06 FE07 FE08 FE09 FE10 FE11 FE12 FE13 FE14 FE15 FE16 FE17
Dragon Child --
Divine Dragon --
Avenir --
Vidame --
Successeur --
Tireur d'élite --
Sentinel --
Picket --
Cupido --
Wing Tamer --
Sleipnir Rider --
Lance Fighter --
Sword Flier --
Lance Flier --
Axe Flier --
Wolf Knight --
Martial Monk --
Martial Master --
Royal Knight --
Fell Child --
Fell Monarch --
Great Fell Dragon --
Melusine --
Corrupted Wyrm --
Phantom Wyrm --
Emblem --
A means that the class appears in that game, while a indicates the contrary.

Etymology and other languages

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

Class

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Japanese

兵種
クラス

• Class; literally "soldier class".
• The English word "class" written in katakana. Used interchangeably with the above.

Spanish

Clase

Class

French

Classe

Class

German

Klasse

Class

Italian

Classe

Class

Dutch

Klasse

Class

Korean

클래스

Class

Simplified Chinese

职种

Job type

Traditional Chinese

職種

Job type

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