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Death Knight (class)

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Death Knight

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The Death Knight in battle in Three Houses.

This knight in dark armor is able to use magic and can move again after attacking.

Unit type(s)
  • Mounted
  • Infantry (replaces Mounted when dismounted)
Weapon(s)
Skill(s)

Canto, Lancefaire

The Death Knight (Japanese: 死神騎士 Death god knight) is a class debuting in Fire Emblem: Three Houses. It is the personal class of Jeritza, in both his playable appearance in the Crimson Flower route and in his non playable appearances under the "Death Knight" alias. The Death Knight acts as a customized variant of the Dark Knight class, specializing in lances, black magic, and riding.

Stats

Base stats

Game HP Strength Magic Skill Speed Luck Defense Resistance Movement Constitution Weight Experience Class Strength Weapon Level
Three Houses 32 10 17 14 16 12 13 15 7 -- -- -- -- --

Class growth rates

Game HP Strength Magic Skill Speed Luck Defense Resistance Charm Constitution* Movement* Weapon Level*
Three Houses 30/20% 10/0% 10% 0% -5% 0% 5/0% 5% 0% -- -- Lances +3 Reason +3
Riding +3
Click here for more details on the mechanics of class growths in each game.

Class modifiers

Game HP Strength Magic Skill Speed Luck Defense Resistance Charm Movement
Three Houses
(playable)
5 4 (3) 0 0 1 (3) 0 3 (2) 3 0 3 (1)
Three Houses
(enemy/NPC)
5 3 (2) 0 0 1 (3) 0 3 (2) 3 0 3 (0)

Class skills

Game Skill Learning conditions
Three Houses Canto Innate.
Three Houses Lancefaire Innate.
Three Houses
(playable)
Counterattack Class mastery. (200 class Exp required)
Three Houses
(enemy/NPC)
Heartseeker Class mastery. (??? class Exp required)

Class change

Unique class
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Death Knight


Playable Death Knights

Playable Characters
Name Game
Jeritza Three Houses Crimson Flower
Playable Death Knight (class) units in the Fire Emblem series.


Notable enemy Death Knights

Enemy Units
Name Game
Death Knight Three Houses
Enemy Death Knight (class) units in the Fire Emblem series.


Notable NPC Death Knights

Playable Characters
Name Game
Death Knight Three Houses Black Eagles
Neutral Death Knight (class) units in the Fire Emblem series.


Flavor text

Game Text
(English)
Text
(Japanese)
Three Houses
(playable, v1.1.0)
A knight in dark armor who is able to
use magic and can move again after attacking.
闇の鎧を纏う騎士。
戦闘後、再び移動できる。
魔法が使える兵種。
Three Houses
(playable, v1.2.0)
This knight in dark armor is able to
use magic and can move again after
attacking.
闇の鎧を纏う騎士。
戦闘後、再び移動できる。
魔法が使える兵種。
Three Houses
(enemy/NPC)
A terrifying knight clad in darkness, shrouded
by shadow, this figure uses magic and can
move again after taking certain actions.
髑髏の仮面と闇の鎧を纏う騎士。
戦闘後、再び移動できる。
魔法が使える兵種。

Trivia

  • For unknown reasons, the enemy Death Knight class is the only NPC/enemy-exclusive class coded with a class mastery skill.

Etymology and other languages

Names, etymology and in other regions
Language Name Definition, etymology and notes
English Death Knight As per the character who bears this class.
Japanese 死神騎士 Death god knight
Spanish Caballero Sanguinario Bloodthirsty Knight
French Chevalier Macabre Macabre Knight
German Ritter des Todes Knight of Death
Italian Cavaliere Infernale Infernal Knight
Korean 사신기사 Reaper Knight
Simplified Chinese 死神骑士 Death God Knight
Traditional Chinese 死神騎士 Death God Knight

References

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.
Classes in Fire Emblem: Three Houses
Unique classes Armored LordBarbarossaCommonerDancerDeath KnightEmperorEnlightened OneGreat LordHigh LordNobleWyvern Master
Beginner classes FighterMonkMyrmidonSoldier
Intermediate classes ArcherArmored KnightBrawlerBrigandCavalierDark MageLordMageMercenaryPegasus KnightPriestThief
Advanced classes AssassinBishopDark BishopFortress KnightGrapplerHeroPaladinSniperSwordmasterWarlockWarriorWyvern Rider
Special classes Dark FlierTricksterValkyrieWar ClericWar Monk
Master classes Bow KnightDark KnightFalcon KnightGreat KnightGremoryHoly KnightMortal SavantWar MasterWyvern Lord
Monster classes Altered Demonic BeastAltered GolemBlack BeastDemonic BeastExperimental Demonic BeastFlying Demonic BeastGiant BirdGiant CrawlerGiant Demonic BeastGiant WolfGolemGuardian GolemLord of the DesertLord of the LakeTitanusWandering BeastWhite BeastWild Demonic Beast
Other classes AgastyaArchbishopFlame EmperorHegemon HuskThe Immaculate OneKing of LiberationRuffianSaintUmbral BeastVerrat