Gatekeeper

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Gatekeeper

TCGCipher Gatekeeper.jpg
Artwork of the gatekeeper from Fire Emblem Cipher.

Gender

Male

Race

Human

Family

Older twin brother

Nationality

Adrestian

Title(s)

Gatekeeper

Starting class

Soldier

Voiced by

Appearance(s)

Three Houses

Greetings, Professor! Nothing to report!
— Gatekeeper

The gatekeeper (Japanese: 門番 gatekeeper) is a non-playable character appearing in Fire Emblem: Three Houses. Only known by his occupation, he is a soldier of the Church of Seiros that diligently guards the entrance of Garreg Mach Monastery.

Biography

The gatekeeper was born in Adrestia. At some point before Imperial year 1180, he left the Empire and joined the Church of Seiros, becoming the guard of Garreg Mach Monastery's entrance. After Edelgard von Hresvelg, the newly crowned emperor of the Adrestian Empire, declares war to the church in 1181, the Gatekeeper remains in his position and protects the main gate from the invading imperial forces.

In 1185 in the Silver Snow, Azure Moon and Verdant Wind routes, the gatekeeper returns to the monastery and resumes his role. In the Crimson Flower route, it is uncertain if it is still the same person or his younger twin brother took over the position. Regardless, it is revealed that his twin is forced to retreat along with the church to the Holy Kingdom of Faerghus.[1]

Fire Emblem: Three Houses

Role

The gatekeeper is an NPC ally found while exploring Garreg Mach Monastery. Talking to him during Chapter 9 can also allow Byleth to choose the student they can meet during the Goddess Tower event.

Personality and character

The gatekeeper during his interactions is shown to be somewhat unobservant and inept at his job, almost always claiming there's nothing to report despite of the recent events happening in the monastery.

Quotes


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Other appearances

Fire Emblem Cipher

The Gatekeeper is currently featured on one card in Fire Emblem Cipher.

Fire Emblem Cipher data for Gatekeeper
  Guard Informing of Calm, Gatekeeper
 

 

 
"My job is to stand at this glorious entrance and leisurely watch over the comings and goings of everyone. Er…and by that, I mean…to vigilantly guard this entrance with my very life!"
Attack: 40 Support: 10 Range: 1 Deploy Cost: 1
Class: Soldier Tier: Base Class Change Cost: --
"Nothing to report!": [Activate] [ ] Choose 1 other ally. Until the end of the turn, that ally gains +10 attack.
Monastery Sentry: [Always] This unit is unable to attack.
  Attack Emblem: [Support] Until the end of this combat, your attacking unit gains +20 attack.
Card #P21-006PR • Artist: Senri Kita
Some card information translation provided by Serenes Forest.
For more detailed strategic information on these cards, see their TCG wiki article on Gatekeeper .

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

The gatekeeper makes a cameo appearance in the Garreg Mach Monastery stage, showing up in the background during the marketplace portion of the battlefield.

Trivia

Etymology and other languages

Names, etymology and in other regions
Language Name Definition, etymology and notes
English

Gatekeeper

--

Japanese

門番

Gatekeeper

Spanish

Guardia

Guard

French

Garde

Guard

German

Torwächter

Gatekeeper

Italian

Piantone

Guard

Korean

문지기

Gatekeeper

Simplified Chinese

门卫

Gatekeeper

Traditional Chinese

門衛

Gatekeeper

Gallery

References

  1. "My older twin works for the Knights of Seiros, but I think he's just a grunt. Not a noble gate keeper like yours truly. Unlike me, he's very devout. He left the Empire a long time ago." — The gatekeeper while exploring in Crimson Flower Chapter 13, Fire Emblem: Three Houses
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