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Elphin

FEFT Elphin.png
Artwork of Elphin from The Binding Blade

A mysterious bard serving the rebel forces on the Western Isles.

Gender

Male

Race

Human

Age

20s[1]

Nationality

Etrurian

Title(s)
Starting class

Bard

Appearance(s)
Have you mistaken me for someone? I am Elphin...a simple bard.
— Elphin to Cecilia

Elphin (Japanese: エルフィン Elphin) is a playable bard in Fire Emblem: The Binding Blade. He is actually Prince Myrddin of Etruria, using the guise of "Elphin" to conceal his identity.[2]

Fire Emblem: The Binding Blade

Role


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Starting stats and growth rates

Portrait elphin fe06.png
Bard
Level 1
Affinity Is gba lightaffin.png
Recruitment: Chapter 11B: Flight Toward Freedom, Automatically from the start

Stats Growth Rates

Inventory
Is gba vulnerary.png Vulnerary
Is gba angelic robe.png Angelic Robe
Is gba blue gem.png Blue Gem
Weapon Levels
GBARankSword.gif -- GBARankLance.gif -- Axe -- GBARankBow.gif --
GBARankAnima.gif -- GBARankLight.gif -- GBARankDark.gif -- GBARankStaff.gif --


Analysis

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Personality and character


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Supports

Main article: Elphin/Supports
Portrait elphin fe06.png
Elphin
Bard
Is gba lightaffin.png
Small portrait perceval fe06.png
Perceval
Paladin Is gba darkaffin.png
Initial: 20
Per turn:+2
Small portrait douglas fe06.png
Douglas
General Is gba thunderaffin.png
Initial: 30
Per turn:+2
Small portrait cecilia fe06.png
Cecilia
Valkyrie Is gba animaaffin.png
Initial: 20
Per turn:+2

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Initial: {{{initialpoints7}}}
Per turn:+

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Initial: {{{initialpoints9}}}
Per turn:+
Small portrait fae fe06.png
Fae
Manakete Is gba lightaffin.png
Initial: 1
Per turn:+1
Small portrait klein fe06.png
Klein
Sniper Is gba iceaffin.png
Initial: 10
Per turn:+2

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Initial: {{{initialpoints6}}}
Per turn:+

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Initial: {{{initialpoints8}}}
Per turn:+

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Initial: {{{initialpoints10}}}
Per turn:+
Click here for more details on supports.

Endings

Elphin, Seer of Truth
Short: Disappeared before anyone could notice.

Long: After the war, Elphin disappeared without a word. Several months later, an official announcement was made in Etruria that Prince Myrddin was alive. The prince that hid his identity to help General Roy in the war... That story is now a favorite among bards and writers.

Quotes

Death quote

Argh... This wound... I must retreat...
— Elphin

Final Chapter quote

Let there be peace in your dying heart...
— Elphin in the final chapter

Other appearances

Trivia

  • Elphin's name bears resemblance to the word elfin, meaning charming or mischievous.[3] This may be an allusion to how Elphin is using this name to conceal his true identity.

Etymology and other languages

Names, etymology and in other regions
Language Name Definition, etymology and notes
English
(unofficial)
Elphin Welsh name meaning "Legendary son of Gwyddno".[4]
Japanese エルフィン Elphin

Gallery

Small portrait elphin fe06.pngSprite Gallery
Portrait elphin fe06.png Bard
Bs fe06 elphin bard.png
No weapon

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Fire Emblem 6: Elphin Artbook Translation | kantopia, www.kantopia.wordpress.com, Retrieved: 10 February 2018
  2. "Klein: Prince Myrddin! It is you! Oh...! I’m so glad you’re in one piece, Your Majesty!" — Elphin and Klein's C Support, Fire Emblem: The Binding Blade
  3. elfin - WordReference.com Dictionary of English, www.wordreference.com, Retrieved: 10 February 2018
  4. What does the name Elphin mean, the name Elphin means, the name Elphin stands for, www.namemeaningsdictionary.com, Retrieved: 10 February 2018
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Playable characters AlenAstoreBathBartreBorsCathCeciliaChadClarineDayanDieckDorothyDouglasEkhidnaElenElphinFaeFirGarretGeeseGonzalezGwendolynHughIgreneJodelJunoKarelKleinLalumLanceLilinaLotLughMarcusMerlinusMiladyNiimeNoahOgierPercevalRaighRoyRutgerSaulShannaSinSophiaSueTheaTrecWadeWoltZelotsZeiss
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Chapters Tutorial • 1: Breath of Destiny • 2: The Princess of Bern • 3: Latecomer's Sorrow • 4: Crumbling League • 5: Fire Emblem • 6: Ensnared • 7: The Ostian Revolt • 8: Reunion • 8x: The Blazing Blade • 9: The Misty Isles • 10A: Western Resistance • 11A: The Hero of the West • 10B: Amidst a Struggle • 11B: Flight Toward Freedom • 12: The True Enemy • 12x: The Thunder Axe • 13: Rescue Mission • 14: Arcadia • 14x: The Infernal Truth • 15: The Dragon Child • 16: Storming the Capital • 16x: The Glorious Ascension • 17A: Ocean's Parting • 18A: The Frozen River • 19A: Bitter Cold • 20A: Ilia's Salvation • 20Ax: The Freezing Lance • 17B: The Bishop's Teachings • 18B: The Laws of Sacae • 19B: Battle in Bulgar • 20B: The Silver Wolf • 20Bx: The Bow of Swift Wind • 21: The Binding Blade • 21x: The Elder Revelation • 22: An Undying Dream • 23: The Ghosts of Bern • 24: Legends and Lies • Final: Beyond the DarknessTrial Maps
Locations ElibeBern (Dragon SanctuaryShrine of Seals) • Etruria (Aquleia) • IliaLycia (AraphenLausOstiaPheraeThria) • Missur (ArcadiaNabata) • Sacae (BulgarTaras) • Western Isles
Groups, objects and concepts Disturbance of BernEnding WinterFire EmblemGenerals of EtruriaThe ScouringWar Dragons
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