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FE776 Dagdar.png
Artwork of Dagdar from Thracia 776.







Tanya (daughter)
Orsin (son-in-law)



Starting class


I may not be as strong as Eyvel, but I'm still tougher than those youngsters. We'll go back and save Eyvel together!
— Dagdar, to Leif

Dagdar (Japanese: ダグダ Dagdar) is a Thracian ex-bandit, the leader of a group of brigands based in Mt. Violdrake, and a friend and ally of Eyvel and the Fiana Freeblades. Along with his daughter Tanya and subordinate Marty, he was one of Leif's first allies into his liberation army against Manster.

Fire Emblem: Thracia 776


Dagdar, Tanya and Marty arrived in Fiana during Leif and Eyvel's fight to free it from the Manster occupation sent by Raydrik, and quickly joined with the Freeblades to drive the occupation out. He accompanied Leif until his capture by Raydrik at Fort Kelbeth, at which point he retreated to Mt. Violdrake to muster his men for a direct assault on Manster.

Back at his mansion in Mt. Violdrake, however, he was subjected to a mutiny led by his former minion Gomez, and he and Tanya were attacked by his former band. They were saved by Leif, who had arrived while on his way to Tahra, and rejoined his army.

Starting stats and growth rates

Portrait dagdar fe05.png
Level 6
Authority --
Recruitment: Chapter 1, automatically from turn 3.
Ch.8x/9, automatically from the start if he survived to the end of Ch. 3.

Stats Growth Rates

Inventory Skills
Is snes03 hammer.png Hammer
Is snes03 hand axe.png Hand Axe
Is snes03 accost.png Accost
Weapon Levels
SNESRankSword.png -- SNESRankLance.png -- SNESRankAxe.png A SNESRankBow.png E SNESRankStaff.png --
SNESRankFire.png -- SNESRankThunder.png -- SNESRankWind.png -- SNESRankLight.png -- SNESRankDark.png --

As with everyone except Lifis, Dagdar leaves Leif's party at the end of Chapter 3. He rejoins in Chapter 8x or 9 if he was still alive by the end of Chapter 3.

Fire Emblem Awakening


Dagdar is playable as a SpotPass character, released in the Thracia 776 character set. He is also present as an enemy in the first and third installments of the Lost Bloodlines DLC series.

Starting stats and growth rates

Small portrait spotpass dagdar fe13.png
Level 1
Movement 6
Recruitment: SpotPass, hire him for 4,100 G or defeat him in a skirmish.

Stats Growth Rates Stat Modifiers

Inventory Skills
Hammer* Despoil
Weapon Levels
Swords -- Lances -- Axes C
Bows D Tomes -- Staves --

Reclassing options

Small portrait spotpass dagdar fe13.png
Base classes:*
Barbarian Berserker
Reclass options:
This unit can reclass to any male class available through reclassing.
Click here for more details on the reclassing system.

Growth rates when reclassed

Growth rates for all SpotPass bonus units are unknown at this time.

Promotion stat gains

Archer Barbarian Cavalier Dark Mage Fighter Knight Mage Mercenary Myrmidon Priest Tactician Thief Wyvern Rider

Class HP Str Mag Skill Spd Lck Def Res Con Mov Weapon level
Sniper +4 +2 +1 +4 +3 +0 +5 +3 +0 +1 --
Bow Knight +8 +3 +0 +2 +4 +0 +1 +2 +0 +3 Swords E

Skill set

Like all male bonus units in Awakening, Dagdar has access to all base class and advanced class skills available to standard male units.

Personality and character

Despite his status as a bandit boss, Dagdar is a kind-hearted man; August theorises that he and many of his men were the victims of circumstance of being born in the impoverished nation that is Thracia, and that he was abandoned by his parents as a child and forced to grow up as a bandit.[2] By default he is more inclined to peace and talking problems through, but will gladly take violent exception to being abused by his inferiors/[3] He possesses an immense mutual respect for and confidence in Eyvel, considering her to be far superior to him as a warrior.[4]


Thracia 776

Portrait dagdar fe05.png
Portrait marty fe05.png
















Supported by:
Portrait tanya fe05.png
Bow Fighter
Portrait eyvel fe05.png

Click here for more details on supports.


Thracia 776

Dagdar - Ex-brigand of Mt. Violdrake
After returning to his base on Mt. Violdrake, Dagdar rounded up the brigands and put his efforts into working the wastelands once again. His hard work paid off, and several years later, the barren land became rich with nutrition.


Battle quotes

Looking to trade blows with yer elders? Ya may dislike the result.
— Dagdar, as an enemy in Lost Bloodlines 1 in Awakening.
Scurry home to yer mother, lad. Ya got no business here.
— Dagdar, when fighting Donnel, as an enemy in Lost Bloodlines 1 in Awakening.
Won't listen to reason, eh? Guess I'll have to use my loud voice.
— Dagdar, as an enemy in Lost Bloodlines 3 in Awakening.
Hm? I'd pegged ya for some scrawny villager, but I see I was wrong. All right, lad, let's put ya to the test!
— Dagdar, when fighting Donnel, as an enemy in Lost Bloodlines 3 in Awakening.
I be Dagdar of Mt. Violdrake!
— Dagdar's SpotPass parley quote in Awakening.
Come at me, one and all!
— Dagdar's SpotPass battle quote in Awakening.
Aye. Come to Dagdar!
— Dagdar's SpotPass recruitment quote in Awakening.

Death quotes

Well... I guess...that was my life...
— Dagdar, in Thracia 776.
Ungh...No respect...for yer elders...
— Dagdar, as an enemy in Lost Bloodlines 1 in Awakening.
Bested by the likes of you... Maybe it's time I retired...
— Dagdar, as an enemy in Lost Bloodlines 3 in Awakening.

Escape quotes

Prince! Don't force yourself! We have to escape!
— Dagdar, in Thracia 776.

Other appearances


Etymology and other languages

Names, etymology and in other regions
Language Name Definition, etymology and notes
English Dagdar As of Fire Emblem Awakening. From the Dagda, a prominent god in Irish mythology.
Dagda This name is used in the current Thracia 776 fan translation patch.
Japanese ダグダ Officially romanized as Dagdar. Misromanization of "Dagda", as above.
Spanish Dagdar As above.
French Dagdar As above.
German Dagdar As above.
Italian Dagdar As above.


Sprite Gallery
Portrait dagdar fe05.png Warrior
Bs fe05 dagdar warrior axe.png
Bs fe05 dagdar warrior bow.png


  1. Character ~登場人物の紹介~, ファイアーエムブレム トラキア776, Retrieved: 18 March, 2017
  2. "Leif: I feel sorry for Dagdar. Why can't the people get proper jobs?
    August: This barren land can't be worked. Probably most of those people are the descendents of Thracian peasants. They were abandoned as children and had no choice but to grow up to be bandits. They wouldn't have been able to survive otherwise.
    " — Leif and August, Fire Emblem: Thracia 776
  3. "Dagda: Gomez! I don't want to fight you. Let's talk...
    Gomez: I'm sick of this shit! What the hell are we accomplishing by working this worthless piece of land? I work my ass off day and night, and I'm still starving. You're just being tricked by that bitch, Eyvel. What's the matter with you? Get a hold of yourself, you old geezer!
    Dagdar: Watch your mouth, boy! You're just a lowly servant, of mine! All right then, show me what you've got! I'll take you all on!
    " — Dagdar and Gomez, Fire Emblem: Thracia 776
  4. "Eyvel, you're really somebody. A man like me is nowhere near where you are." — Dagdar, Fire Emblem: Thracia 776
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