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The Fire Mage (Japanese: ファイアマージ Fire Mage) is a basic magical class which was introduced in Fire Emblem: Genealogy of the Holy War, appearing only in it and Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn. The class is one of three element-specialized versions of the Mage class of other Fire Emblem series games, along with the Thunder Mage and Wind Mage, and as its name suggests it specializes in fire magic and is unable to wield any other magic type.
The Fire Mage plays near identically to standard Mages as a purely offensive magical class, differing only in being restricted to fire magic. Fire Mages have high magical power and speed, allowing them to somewhat reliably follow-up attack enemies, and in particular making them notably adept at killing slow, heavily-armored Knights. However, Fire Mages have low HP and defense, making them highly susceptible to being killed or severely damged in one shot by most physical units.
Unlike the Thunder and Wind Mages, there has never been a playable Fire Mage, so the class's class change options are unknown. In Radiant Dawn, it does have a clear hypothetical promoted form in the Fire Sage, which in turn promotes to the Arch Sage. It does not appear to have a defined promoted form at all in Genealogy.
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Class growth rates
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|Fire Mage||Using a Master Seal after reaching Level 10, or reaching Level 21.||Fire Sage||Using a Master Crown after reaching Level 10, or reaching Level 21.|
|Thunder Mage||Thunder Sage|
|Wind Mage||Wind Sage|
Notable enemy Fire Mages
|Banba||Genealogy of the Holy War|
|Enemy Fire Mage units in the Fire Emblem series.|
|Mages whose fire magic is most
effective against laguz. There are
also thunder and wind mages.
|Mages who wield fire-based magic.
Their spells are especially potent
against beast laguz.
Etymology and other languages
|Names, etymology and in other regions|
|Language||Name||Definition, etymology and notes|
A mage is a magician, often used in the context of one who uses magic for combat.
• Fire Mage. This name is used in Genealogy of the Holy War.
The generic Fire Mage portrait in Genealogy of the Holy War.
Concept art of Fire Mages from Genealogy of the Holy War.
An enemy Fire Mage in Radiant Dawn.
|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: Genealogy of the Holy War|