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Gareth

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Gareth

FERD Gareth.png
Artwork of Gareth from Radiant Dawn.
Gender

Male

Race

Laguz

Starting class

Red Dragon

Appearance(s)

Path of Radiance
Radiant Dawn

Gareth (Japanese: ゴート, Gort) is a Red Dragon who first appears as an NPC in Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance, before becoming a playable character in Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn.

Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance

Role


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Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn

Role


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Starting stats and growth rates

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Red Dragon
Level 31
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Constitution 18»44
Recruitment: Part 4, Endgame-4, automatically from the start if he survived the previous part

Stats Growth Rates

Max HP 82 Speed 7»14
Strength 22»44 Luck 20
Magic 5»10 Defense 21»42
Skill 10»20 Resistance 9»18
Movement 5»6 Weight 26»84
Inventory Skills
Breath
Laguz Stone
Blood Tide
Shove
Weapon Levels
WiiRankSword.png -- WiiRankLance.png -- WiiRankAxe.png -- WiiRankBow.png -- WiiRankKnife.png -- WiiRankStrike.png S
WiiRankFire.png -- WiiRankThunder.png -- WiiRankWind.png -- WiiRankLight.png -- WiiRankDark.png -- WiiRankStaff.png --
Biorhythm
Best
Good
Normal
Bad
Worst

Analysis

This character analysis section may not be accurate to every player's experience.

Gareth is one of the two playable red dragons in the game and joins extremely late in endgame. He has a high strength base and an S rank strike, so he can contribute heavy damage. His defense is high but does very little to help him, as all enemy units from his join time are magic users. His speed base is very low, so he will get doubled frequently. As a dragon laguz, he has 1-2 range combat, so he can counter most enemy units. He has low mobility which limits his options. Ultimately as a combat unit, Gareth is very weak and performs best as a support unit.

Gareth has a high growths in strength and defense and will cap them quickly. He has low growths in magic, speed, and resistance, with the latter two harming him significantly and are unsalvagable for his available chapters. His skill and luck growth are high for a laguz unit, which can help hit more reliably, especially Ashera's auras. While Gareth's combat would benefit from maxing his strike rank, it is unrealistic for him to raise it in two chapters. In a huge contrast to Nasir, Gareth's base resistance is notoriously poor, making it extremely easy for all the enemies to effortlessly kill him, made worse with the fact that he will always get doubled. Fortunately, his low resistance can be patched with tools such as Ward staves, Pure Waters, wardwood tiles, and standing next to Kurthnaga (Night Tide).

Gareth has the Blood Tide skill, which gives a +5 strength and skill boost to adjacent units. This is an extremely valuable support skill for endgame as Ashera's auras are extremely dodgy, so this boost allows more player units to accurately hit them. Blood Tide can be combined with Ena's version and Nasir's White Pool so a unit is able to double and can deal even more accurate damage.

Gareth has a thunder affinity which gives a light defense and avoid boost. Due to his join time, it is only possible for him to build one C support, which is still impractical as building a support with him will often take more than one chapter. As a non-combat unit, he does not benefit much from a support partner, though one may consider pairing Gareth with an earth affinity partner to help improve his avoid rates.

Personality and character

Gareth is one of the most underdeveloped characters in the series. He appears very infrequently and speaks very little during his time onscreen, but he can be characterized by an extreme devotion to the Goldoan royal family. He unquestioningly joins Dheginsea in the defense of the Tower of Guidance, but refuses to raise arms against Kurthnaga, the crown prince, or Ena, Rajaion's princess-consort, under any circumstances. After Dheginsea's death, he follows Kurthnaga without a second thought, again showing his loyalty towards Goldoa. Gareth is also trustworthy enough to be aware of Dheginsea's greatest secrets, and knowledgeable enough to share them with Kurthnaga and to become his nephew's chamberlain afterwards.

Supports

Bond supports

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Gareth
Red Dragon
Default bonds:
None.

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Bishop
Bonus:
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Bishop
Bonus:
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[[{{{supportd3}}}]]
Bishop
Bonus:
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[[{{{supportd4}}}]]
Bishop
Bonus:
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Extra bonds:*
None.

[[{{{supporte1}}}]]
Bishop
Bonus:
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[[{{{supporte2}}}]]
Bishop
Bonus:
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[[{{{supporte3}}}]]
Bishop
Bonus:
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[[{{{supporte4}}}]]
Bishop
Bonus:
{{{bonuse4}}}

[[{{{supporte5}}}]]
Bishop
Bonus:
{{{bonuse5}}}
Click here for more details on supports.

Endings

Gareth, Crimson Bodyguard
Gareth was named chaimberlain to the king’s new nephew, and taught him with both strictness and love.

Quotes

Death quotes

Uhf... Prince Kurthanaga... Be...safe...
— Gareth, in Radiant Dawn.
Gareth: My prince... I was supposed to protect you, but... I failed.
Kurthnaga: No, Gareth! It was I that turned my back on Goldoa. Gareth... I'm sorry.

— Gareth, in Part 4 Endgame-3 in Radiant Dawn.

Other appearances

Fire Emblem Cipher

Gareth is currently featured on one card in Fire Emblem Cipher.

Fire Emblem Cipher data for Gareth
TCGCipher B16-083HN.png Crimson Bodyguard, Gareth
Tellius

Male

Fang

Dragon

"Without the king's word, I can’t let that happen."
Attack: 70 Support: 20 Range: 1-2 Deploy Cost: 5
Class: Dragon Tribe Tier: Base Class Change Cost: --
Absolute Royal Command: [Activate] [Once per turn] [Flip 1 Tellius Bond card face-down] Until the end of your opponent's next turn, this unit gains +20 attack.
Red Scale Defending to the Death: [Always] All allies who are both Fang and Dragon are immune to destruction as the cost or effect of skills.
Card #B16-083HNArtist: Hiroaki
Some card information translation provided by Serenes Forest.
For more detailed strategic information on these cards, see their TCG wiki article on Gareth .

Trivia

Etymology and other languages

Names, etymology and in other regions
Language Name Definition, etymology and notes
English Gareth Meaning unknown. It may ultimately have a Welsh origin, possibly related to gwaredd meaning "gentleness".[1]
Japanese ゴート Officially romanized as Gort.
Spanish Gareth As above.
French Gareth As above.
German Gareth As above.
Italian Gareth As above.

Gallery

Official artwork

References



Project Characters.png This article is part of Project Characters, a project focused in writing articles for every character present in the Fire Emblem series.
Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance
Playable characters AstridBastianBoydBromCalillDevdanElinciaEnaGatrieGiffcaGeoffreyHaarIkeIlyanaJanaffJillKieranLargoLetheLuciaMakalovMarciaMiaMistMordecaiMuarimNaesalaNasirNepheneeOscarRanulfReysonRhysRolfShinonSorenSotheStefanTanithTauroneoTibarnTitaniaTormodUlkiVolkeZihark
Trial map characters AshnardBryceOliverPetrineShiharam
Non-playable characters AimeeAltinaAsheraCaineghisDanielDeghinseaElenaGarethGreilHetzelIzukaJorgeKurthnagaLilliaLeanneLekainLoraziehLotzMustonNealuchiRajaionRamonRenningSanakiSephiranSigrunZelgius
Bosses AshnardBalmerBertramBlack KnightBoydBryceDakovaDanomillEmilEnaGashilamaGreilGromellHafeddHavettiHeddwynHomasaIkanauKamuraKasataiKayacheyKimaarsiKotaffMackoyaMaijinMuarimNaesalaNedataNorrisOliverPetrineRikardSchaefferSeekerShiharamTomenamiZawana
Regalia and personal weapons AlonditeAmitiAshera StaffDouble BowGurgurantRagnellRegal SwordRexauraRexboltRexcaliburRexflameRolf's BowUrvanVague KattiWishblade
Chapters P: Mercenaries • 1: The Battle Begins • 2: Rescue • 3: Pirates Aground • 4: Roadside Battle • 5: Flight! • 6: A Brief Diversion • 7: Shades of Evil • 8: Despair and Hope • 9: Gallia • 10: Prisoner Release • 11: Blood Runs Red • 12: A Strange Land • 13: A Guiding Wind • 14: Training • 15: The Feral Frontier • 16: The Atonement • 17: Day Breaks (part 1part 2part 3part 4) • 18: Crimea Marches • 19: Entrusted • 20: Defending Talrega • 21: Without a King • 22: Solo • 23: The Great Bridge • 24: Battle Reunion • 25: Strange Lands • 26: Clash! • 27: Moment of Fate (part 1part 2) • 28: Twisted Tower • Endgame: RepatriationTrial Maps
Locations TelliusBegnion (Sienne) • CrimeaDaein (NevassaTalrega) • GalliaGoldoaGrann DesertGritnea TowerKilvasPhoenicisSerenes Forest
Groups, objects and events Ancient languageGreat FloodGreil MercenariesLehran's MedallionMad King's War • Races (BeorcBrandedLaguz) • Serenes MassacreWarp Powder
Related topics List of version differences (Name chart) • Other games (Radiant Dawn) • Pre-release information (Unused content) • Sound RoomTimeline
Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn
Playable characters Part I AranBlack KnightEdwardFionaIlyanaJillLauraLeonardoMegMicaiahMuarimNailahNolanRafielSotheTauroneoTormodVikaVolugZihark
Part II AstridBromCalillDanvedElinciaGeoffreyHaarHeatherKieranLeanneLetheLuciaMakalovMarciaMordecaiNealuchiNephenee
Part III BoydGatrieIkeJanaffKyzaLyreMiaMistOscarRanulfReysonRhysRolfShinonSigrunSorenTanithTitaniaUlki
Part IV BastianCaineghisEnaGarethGiffcaKurthnagaLehranNaesalaNasirOliverPelleasRenningSanakiSkrimirStefanTibarnVolke
Non-playable characters AimeeAlderAlmedhaAltinaAmyAshuneraDanielElenaGreilJorgeLanvegaLargoLilliaLoraziehMustonNicoRajaionRamonSoanYuneZelgius
Bosses Part I AgonyBurtonDjurIsaiyaJarodLavertonPainPugoRadminWystanZaitan
Part II LudveckMarajTashoriaYeardleyZeffren
Part III CallumGoranIkeIstvanLethe/KezhdaLombrosoMicaiahRoarkRommitSeptimusSergeiSigrunSilvanoVeyona
Part IV AsheraBlack KnightCatalenaDheginseaHetzelIzukaLekainLevailNumidaOliverSephiranValtomeYuma
Regalia and personal weapons AlonditeAmitiAshera StaffBalberithBaselardCaladbolgCreiddyladCymbelineDouble BowEttardFloreteLughnasadhMatronaRagnellRexauraRexboltRexcaliburRexflameTarvosThaniUrvanVague KattiWishblade
Chapters Part I P: Under Gray Skies • 1: Maiden of Miracles • 2: The Dispossessed • 3: A Faint Light • 4: A Distant Voice • 5: The Lost Heir • 6: Raise the Standard (part 1part 2) • 7: A Gathering Hope • 8: Glory Unwanted • 9: One Survives • E: Daein, Arise!
Part II P: On Drifting Clouds • 1: Winds of Rebellion • 2: Tides of Intrigue • 3: Geoffrey's Charge • E: Elincia's Gambit
Part III P: The Great Advance • 1: Laguz and Beorc • 2: Stormclouds • 3: River Crossing • 4: The General's Hand • 5: Retreat! • 6: A Reason to Fight • 7: Rivals Collide • 8: Incandescent Glow • 9: Marauders • 10: The Heart of Crimea • 11: Just Cause • 12: The Price • 13: Blood Contract • E: From Pain, Awakening
Part IV P: Chaos Named • 1: Road to the Empire • 2: Silent World • 3: Distortions • 4: Revelations • 5: Unforgivable Sin • E: Rebirth (part 1part 2part 3part 4part 5)
Locations TelliusBegnion (SienneTower of Guidance) • CrimeaDaeinDesert of DeathGalliaGoldoaGrann DesertHatariKilvasPhoenicisSerenes Forest
Groups, objects and events Ancient languageBlood pactDawn BrigadeDisciples of OrderGreat FloodGreil MercenariesLaguz AllianceLehran's MedallionMad King's War • Races (BeorcBrandedLaguzZunanma) • Serenes MassacreWarp Powder
Related topics List of version differences (Name chart) • Other games (Path of Radiance) • Pre-release information (Unused content) • Sound RoomTimeline