Site News
Warning: This wiki contains spoilers. Read at your own risk!

Discord and Twitter: If you would like, please join our Discord server, and/or follow us on Twitter at @FEWikiOfficial!

Lance General

From Fire Emblem Wiki, your source on Fire Emblem information. By fans, for fans.
Lance General

No image available.

Seasoned Armored Lances, now promoted to General.

Unit type(s)



Lances, Axes



The Lance General (Japanese: 槍武将グローリードゥクス Glory Dux) is a class that appears only in Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn. It is a promoted Armor Lance in Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn, with higher stats and the ability to use axes in addition lances. Lance generals can change to the Marshall class under certain conditions.

They have quite high stats, and have unusually resistance for a physical unit. Other units have higher speed, but lance generals excel in defense, and have useful values in other stats. However, like other armored units, they are weak to certain weapons, such as Hammers or Armorslayers.


Base stats

Game HP Strength Magic Skill Speed Luck Defense Resistance Movement Constitution Weight Experience CRP Weapon level
Radiant Dawn 35 18 5 17 16 0 20 10 6 13 23 -- -- Lances C, Axes D
Radiant Dawn
(Part 4 enemies)
40 20 7 19 18 0 22 12 6 13 23 -- -- Swords D, Lances A, Axes C

Max stats

Game HP Strength Magic Skill Speed Luck Defense Resistance Movement Constitution Weapon level
Radiant Dawn 45 27 15 25 23 30 30 20 ? ? Lances S, Axes A
Radiant Dawn
(Part 4 enemies)
55 34 18 32 29 30 35 28 ? ? Swords A, Lances SS, Axes S

Class growth rates

Game HP Strength Magic Skill Speed Luck Defense Resistance Charm Constitution* Movement* Weapon level
Radiant Dawn 55% 40% 45% 30% 25% 40% 50% 50% -- -- -- --
Radiant Dawn
(Part 4 enemies)
80% 75% 60% 70% 60% 65% 70% 85% -- -- -- --
See class growth rate for more details on the mechanics of class growths in each game.

Class skills

Game Skill Learning conditions
Radiant Dawn Shove Innate.

Class change

Radiant Dawn

Base class Promotion method Advanced class Promotion method Master class

Armored Lance
Using a Master Seal after reaching Level 10, or reaching Level 21.
Lance General
Using a Master Crown after reaching Level 10, or reaching Level 21.
  • Note: Armored Lances only appear as enemy units, and while they do have the ability to promote programmed in, it does not happen in an unmodified game.

Playable lance generals

Playable Characters
Name Game
Tauroneo Radiant Dawn
Gatrie Radiant Dawn
Playable Lance General units in the Fire Emblem series.

Notable enemy lance generals

Enemy Units
Name Game
Yeardley Radiant Dawn
Septimus Radiant Dawn
Enemy Lance General units in the Fire Emblem series.

Flavor text

Game Text
Radiant Dawn
(class roll)
Seasoned Armored Lances, now
promoted to General. There are
also Sword and Axe Generals.
Radiant Dawn
Battle-hardened generals whose
lances and leadership skills are
as tested as their heavy armor.

Etymology and other languages

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

Lance General

Abbreviated to Lance Gen in gameplay due to space restrictions.



Officially romanized as Glory Dux; literally "spear general". In Radiant Dawn, all Japanese class names are spelled primarily in kanji (i.e. 槍武将), with a foreign-language name in katakana applied as furigana (i.e. グローリードゥクス) and used as the basis for the romanized name in the class roll. Dux is Latin for "commander" (later coming to mean "duke").


Général lance

Lance General. Abbreviated to Gén. lance in gameplay due to space restrictions.

See also

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: Radiant Dawn
Base classes ArcherArmored AxeArmored LanceArmored SwordAxe KnightBanditBow KnightCitizenDracoknightFighterFire MageHorseLance KnightLight MageMyrmidonPegasus KnightPilgrimPriestSoldierSword KnightThiefThunder MageVendorWind Mage
Advanced classes Axe GeneralAxe PaladinBishopBlade PaladinBow PaladinClericDark SageDragonmasterDruidFalconknightFire SageHalberdierHeroLance GeneralLance PaladinLight SageRogueSniperSword GeneralSwordmasterThunder SageWarriorWind Sage
Master classes Arch SageAssassinBlack KnightChancellorDragonlordEmpressGold KnightLight PriestessMarksmanMarshallOrder IncarnateQueenReaverSaintSentinelSeraph KnightSilver KnightSpiritSummonerTruebladeValkyrieVanguardWhisper
Laguz classes Beast Tribe (CatLionLion KingTigerWolfWolf Queen) • Bird Tribe (HawkHawk KingHeronRavenRaven King) • Dragon Tribe (Black DragonRed DragonWhite Dragon)