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Not to be confused with Gharnef, to whom this character's Japanese name is similar.


FESoV Gharn.png
Artwork of Gharn from Echoes: Shadows of Valentia.

An arcanist who serves the Duma Faithful.







Starting class



Gharn (Japanese: ガネフ Ganef) is an Arcanist and minor boss appearing in the final battle of Fire Emblem Gaiden and its remake, Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia, he is an underling of Jedah and a follower of Duma.

Like many other bosses in Gaiden he does not have a single line of dialogue. He is also one of the few bosses appearing in the remake that was not given any dialogue.

Fire Emblem Gaiden


He is one of the sub-bosses in the final battle, fighting with Duma and the other followers.


Portrait gharn fe02.png
Ma nes02 arcanist enemy.gif Arcanist
Level 10
Max HP 40 Luck 0
Magic 12 Defense 9
Skill 7 Resistance 8
Speed 8 Movement 4
Equipment Spells
-- Fortify
Sword X mark.png Axe X mark.png B. Magic Yes check.png
Lance X mark.png Bow X mark.png W. Magic Yes check.png

Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia


He reprises his role one of the sub-bosses in the final battle, fighting with Duma and the other followers.


Normal Hard

Portrait gharn status fe15.png
Ma 3ds03 arcanist enemy.gif Arcanist
Level 20
Max HP 47 Luck 0
Attack 17 Defense 14
Skill 13 Resistance 8
Speed 13 Movement 4
Item Skills
-- Medusa
FE15RankSword.png X mark.png FE15RankAxe.png X mark.png FE15RankBlackMagic.png Yes check.png
FE15RankLance.png X mark.png FE15RankBow.png X mark.png FE15RankWhiteMagic.png Yes check.png


Battle quotes

Gharn does not have any battle quotes in Gaiden or Echoes: Shadows of Valentia.

Death quotes

Gharn does not have any death quotes in Gaiden or Echoes: Shadows of Valentia.


  • In Gaiden, Gharn shares his portrait, magic spells, and stats with Nuibaba. However, Nuibaba has a Mage Ring while Gharn does not.

Etymology and other languages

Names, etymology and in other regions
Language Name Definition, etymology and notes
English Gharn As of Echoes: Shadows of Valentia. Like his Japanese name, it appears to be derived from Gharnef.
• Ganeph
• Ganef
• Gane
• Used in the most recent Gaiden fan translation.
• Somewhat less popular alternate spelling.
• Used in the older Gaiden fan translation.
Japanese ガネフ Ganef; possibly intentionally similar to Gharnef's name, though as to why this would be is unknown.
Gharn As above.
Gharn As above.
German Gharn As above.
Italian Gharn As above.
Dutch Gharn As above.
Simplified Chinese 加涅夫
Traditional Chinese 加涅夫


Sprite Gallery
Portrait gharn fe02.png Arcanist
Bs fe02 enemy gharn arcanist magic.png
Black magic


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Fire Emblem Gaiden
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