Griffon Rider

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Griffon Rider

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Cherche as a Griffon Rider in Awakening.

A seasoned and well-balanced wyvern rider on a new mount.

Unit type(s)
  • Beast
  • Flying
Weapon(s)

Axe

Skill(s)

Deliverer, Lancebreaker

The Griffon Rider (Japanese: グリフォンナイト Griffon Knight) is an advanced flying class debuting in Fire Emblem Awakening. It is one of the branch class change options for the Wyvern Rider, exclusively wielding axes and introducing a completely new flying mount: the griffon. Compared to the alternative option, the Wyvern Lord, the Griffon Rider possesses slightly lower offensive and defensive capabilities, in exchange for slightly greater skill and speed.

Stats

Base stats

Game HP Strength Magic Skill Speed Luck Defense Resistance Movement Constitution Weight Experience CRP Weapon Level
Awakening 22 9 0 10 9 0 8 3 8 -- -- -- -- Axes E

Max stats

Game HP Strength Magic Skill Speed Luck Defense Resistance Movement Constitution Weapon Level
Awakening 80 40 30 43 41 45 40 30 10 -- Axes A

Class growth rates

Game HP Strength Magic Skill Speed Luck Defense Resistance Charm Constitution* Movement* Weapon Level*
Awakening 45/90% 25/40% 0% 20/40% 20/40% 0/40% 5/30% 5/15% -- -- -- --
Click here for more details on the mechanics of class growths in each game.

Class skills

Game Skill Learning conditions
Awakening Deliverer Learned at Level 5.
Awakening Lancebreaker Learned at Level 15.

Class change

Awakening

Base class Promotion method Advanced class
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Wyvern Rider
Using a Master Seal after reaching Level 10. Ma 3ds01 wyvern lord playable.gif
Wyvern Lord
or
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Griffon Rider
Promotion choice criteria: The player can freely choose.

Flavor text

Game Text
(English)
Text
(Japanese)
Awakening A seasoned and well-balanced
wyvern rider on a new mount.
幻獣グリフォンに乗った騎士。
能力のバランスが良い上級職。

Trivia

Etymology and other languages

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

Griffon Rider

A griffon, often spelled "griffin" or "gryphon", is a mythological creature sporting the head and wings of an eagle on the body of a lion.

English
(unofficial)

Griffon Knight
Griffin Knight
Gryphon Knight

As "griffon" has numerous valid spellings, it is common for the class to be referred to by alternative spellings such as these, often based on familiarity with the spelling in question.

Japanese

グリフォンナイト

Officially romanized as Griffon Knight.

Spanish

Jinete grifo

Griffon rider

French

Chevalier griffon

Griffon knight

German

Greifenritter

Griffon knight

Italian

Cavaliere grifone

Griffon rider

Gallery

References

Project Classes.png This article is part of Project Classes, a project focused in writing articles for every class present in the Fire Emblem series.
Classes in Fire Emblem Awakening
Base classes ArcherBarbarianCavalierClericDark MageFighterKnightLordMageMercenaryMyrmidonPegasus KnightPriestTacticianThiefTroubadourWyvern Rider
Advanced classes AssassinBerserkerBow KnightDark FlierDark KnightFalcon KnightGeneralGrandmasterGreat KnightGreat LordGriffon RiderHeroPaladinSageSniperSorcererSwordmasterTricksterValkyrieWar ClericWar MonkWarriorWyvern Lord
Other classes BrideConquerorDancerDread FighterEntombedGrimaLodestarManaketeMerchantMirageOutrealm ClassRevenantSoldierTaguelVillager