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Great Master

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Great Master

Generic portrait great master fe14.png
The generic Great Master portrait in Fates.

Hoshidan. An enlightened monk who uses both rods and naginata.

Weapon(s)

Naginata, Rod

Skill(s)

Renewal, Countermagic

The Great Master (Japanese: 山伏 Yamabusi) is an advanced infantry class that debuted in Fire Emblem Fates. It is a Hoshido-aligned class and is a class change option for the Monk. Great Masters augment their support skills with rods with the ability to fight with naginata.

Stats

Base stats

Game HP Strength Magic Skill Speed Luck Defense Resistance Movement Constitution Weight Weapon Level
Fates 19 8 6 6 8 5 6 7 6 -- -- 3DSRankLance.png E 3DSRankStaff.png E

Maximum stats

Game HP Strength Magic Skill Speed Luck Defense Resistance Movement Constitution Weapon Level
Fates 55 32 30 31 33 32 28 32 8 -- 3DSRankLance.png B 3DSRankStaff.png A

Class growth rates

Game HP Strength Magic Skill Speed Luck Defense Resistance Constitution* Movement*
Fates 10% 15% 5% 5% 15% 15% 10% 10% -- --
Click here for more details on the mechanics of class growths in each game.

Class skills

Game Skill Learning conditions
Fates Is 3ds renewal.png Renewal Learned from Level 5 and up.
Fates Is 3ds countermagic.png Countermagic Learned from Level 15 and up.

Class change

Base class Promotion method Advanced class
Ma 3ds02 monk playable.gif
Monk
Using a Master Seal after reaching Level 10. Ma 3ds02 onmyoji playable.gif
Onmyoji
or
Ma 3ds02 great master playable.gif
Great Master
Promotion choice criteria: The player may freely choose.


Trivia

  • The Great Master is one of only two explicitly male-only Hoshido classes, the other being the Monk.

Gallery

Etymology and other languages

Names, etymology and in other regions
Language Name Definition, etymology and notes
English Great Master "Great Master" (大師 dàshī in Mandarin Chinese, or daishi in Japanese) is a style used when addressing Buddhist monks.
English
(unofficial)
Mountain Priest Popularly known by this name prior to the English release of Fates.
Japanese 山伏 Officially romanized as Yamabusi. A yamabushi (literally, "one who bows on the mountain") is a Japanese monk of the Shugendō religion who lives a solitary hermit life in the mountains of Japan. In addition to their role as holy men, yamabushi also trained in martial arts to further themselves both physically and spiritually, and are known to have participated as warriors in major historic battles of the Sengoku period.
Spanish Gran maestre Great master
French Grand maître Great master
German Erzmeister Archmaster
Italian Sommo maestro Greatest master

References

See also

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