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Greil Mercenaries

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Greil Mercenaries

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The twelve members of the Greil Mercenaries

  • 9 members (as of 645)
  • 11 members (as of 648)

A hideout in rural Crimea

Group type

Mercenary force


To be hired to fight bandits and protect villages

We have Father's legacy to look after, as well: the Greil Mercenaries.
— Mist

The Greil Mercenaries (Japanese: グレイル傭兵団 Greil's Mercenaries) are a mercenary force based in Crimea.


The band was founded by Greil at some point after the year 626, following his departure from the Daein army and after spending some time as a mercenary in Gallia under King Caineghis; his deputy was Titania, a former Crimean knight whom he met in Gallia. Following Greil's death, his son Ike succeeded him as the band's leader, with Titania continuing as his deputy and Soren now as their tactician. For most of their existence, they devoted themselves to serving Crimea.

In the year 645, the Greil Mercenaries rose to prominence in their role in the Mad King's War. While on a scouting mission to observe the onset of the war, the Mercenaries encountered Elincia, the errant Crimean princess, as she fled Melior pursued by Daein soldiers. They entered her service to escort her to refuge in Gallia, during which Greil was slain by the Black Knight in a duel. After consulting with Caineghis, the Mercenaries and Elincia departed to Begnion to attempt to raise support from Apostle Sanaki for opposing Daein, and in order to do so were tasked with investigating Senator Oliver of Tanas. Once this task was accomplished, the Mercenaries – now with the support of Begnion's army under General Zelgius – traveled back to Daein and conquered it, before pressing on to reclaim Crimea and defeat King Ashnard.

In the War's aftermath, the Mercenaries disbanded temporarily while Ike served as a Crimean noble, but reformed them after departing the Crimean court 2 1/2 years later[1]. From there, the Mercenaries spent most of their time taking on smaller jobs which didn't pay particularly well[2], until they were hired by Bastian to act as a fail-safe to stop Ludveck's civil war, intervening only at the last moment when Lucia was about to be executed.

Their next job was with the Laguz Alliance, assisting Gallia, Phoenicis and Kilvas in their war on Begnion. Late in this war, the Mercenaries were assimilated into the Apostle's Army when Empress Sanaki allied with them in opposition to her nation's treacherous senators, with Ike again serving as the army's general. Following Ashera's judgement upon the world, the Greil Mercenaries, along with other members of the united forces, temporarily formed the Greil Army while traveling to the Tower of Guidance. After the restoration of the world, the Greil Mercenaries continued their work, serving under an unspecified leader following Ike's departure; some members, like Oscar and Mia, also departed.


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Ike Greil Titania Soren Boyd Oscar
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Rolf Shinon Gatrie Mist Rhys Mia

Flavor text

Game Text
Radiant Dawn A mercenary group that operates
out of Crimea. It is led by
Ike, and it won fame for its
prowess in the Mad King’s War.

Etymology and other languages

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

Greil Mercenaries




Officially romanized as Greil's Mercenaries in the Sound Room of Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance.


Mercenarios de Greil

Greil Mercenaries


Mercenaires de Greil

Greil Mercenaries. Abbreviated to Mercenaires in gameplay due to space restrictions.


Greils Söldner

Greil Mercenaries


Mercenari di Greil

Greil Mercenaries


Mercenários de Greil

Greil Mercenaries; used in Heroes.


그레일 용병단

Greil Mercenaries; first used in the trophy description of Ike in Super Smash Bros. Brawl.

Traditional Chinese


Greil mercenary group


  1. "Ike left Melior more than half a year ago. After that, rumor has it that he reorganized the Greil Mercenaries..." — Elincia, Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn
  2. "Still, it was nice to be needed, don't you think? Especially for a band of mercenaries as poor as we are." — Titania, Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn
Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance
Playable characters AstridBastianBoydBromCalillDevdanElinciaEnaGatrieGiffcaGeoffreyHaarIkeIlyanaJanaffJillKieranLargoLetheLuciaMakalovMarciaMiaMistMordecaiMuarimNaesalaNasirNepheneeOscarRanulfReysonRhysRolfShinonSorenSotheStefanTanithTauroneoTibarnTitaniaTormodUlkiVolkeZihark
Trial Map characters AshnardBryceOliverPetrineShiharam
Non-playable characters AimeeCaineghisDanielDeghinseaGarethGreilHetzelIzukaJorgeKurthnagaLeanneLekainLotzMustonNealuchiRajaionSanakiSephiranSigrunZelgius
Bosses AshnardBalmerBertramBlack KnightBoydBryceDakovaDanomillEmilEnaGashilamaGreilGromellHafeddHavettiHeddwynHomasaIkanauKamuraKasataiKayacheyKimaarsiKotaffMackoyaMaijinMuarimNaesalaNedataNorrisOliverPetrineRikardSchaefferSeekerShiharamTomenamiZawana
Background characters AltinaAsheraElenaLilliaLoraziehRamonRenning
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 (stage 1stage 2stage 3stage 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 (stage 1stage 2) • 28: Twisted TowerE: Repatriation
Trial Maps Hillside BattleLonely IsleStrange TurnDesperationEscapeTrapped
Locations TelliusBegnion (SienneTower of Guidance) • CrimeaDaein (NevassaTalrega) • GalliaGoldoaGrann DesertGritnea TowerKilvasPhoenicisSerenes Forest
Groups, objects and events Ancient languageGreat FloodGreil MercenariesLehran's MedallionMad King's War • Races (BeorcBrandedLaguz) • Serenes MassacreWarp Powder
Lists Base conversationsChaptersCharactersClasses (Class change) • Hidden treasureItemsScriptsSkillsSupportsWeapons
Related topics Data transferList 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 AimeeAlderAlmedhaAmyAshuneraDanielJorgeLargoMustonNicoYuneZelgius
Bosses Part I AgonyBurtonDjurIsaiyaJarodLavertonPainPugoRadminWystanZaitan
Part II LudveckMarajTashoriaYeardleyZeffren
Part III CallumGoranIkeIstvanLethe/KezhdaLombrosoMicaiahRoarkRommitSeptimusSergeiSigrunSilvanoVeyona
Part IV AsheraBlack KnightCatalenaDheginseaHetzelIzukaLekainLevailNumidaOliverSephiranValtomeYuma
Background characters AltinaElenaGreilLanvegaLilliaLoraziehMisahaRajaionRamonSoan
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 (stage 1stage 2) • 7: A Gathering Hope • 8: Glory Unwanted • 9: One SurvivesE: Daein, Arise!
Part II P: On Drifting Clouds • 1: Winds of Rebellion • 2: Tides of Intrigue • 3: Geoffrey's ChargeE: 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 ContractE: From Pain, Awakening
Part IV P: Chaos Named • 1: Road to the Empire • 2: Silent World • 3: Distortions • 4: Revelations • 5: Unforgivable SinE: Rebirth (1)E: Rebirth (2)E: Rebirth (3)E: Rebirth (4)E: Rebirth (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
Lists Base conversationsChaptersCharacters (Availability chart) • Classes (Class change) • Hidden treasureItemsScriptsSkillsWeapons
Related topics Data transferList of version differences (Name chart) • Other games (Path of Radiance) • Pre-release information (Unused content) • Sound RoomTimeline