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Light Mage

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Light Mage

Ss fe10 micaiah light mage light.png
Micaiah as a Light Mage in Radiant Dawn.

Mages who specialize in light magic. Though they are physically weak, their magic can best any foe.

Weapon(s)

Light

Skill(s)

Shove

The Light Mage (Japanese: 光魔道士ライトマージ Light Mage) is a basic Lord-like class which appears only in Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn. This class is exclusive to Micaiah, one of the game's two protagonists, and is her class at the start of the game. It is a light magic-wielding variation of the Mage.

The Light Mage has very high magic, but low defense. As with all Mage variants, it excels at combating physical enemies with low resistance, dealing significant damage. However, compared to normal Mages it possesses significantly lower speed which often prevents it from double-attacking the majority of enemies, and unlike the series' other slow magic class, the Shaman/Dark Mage, its HP and defense stats are even lower, making it even more vulnerable. The class's flaws are mitigated somewhat by access to the Thani tome and the prevalence of mounted and armored bosses, weak to the tome, early in the game.

Micaiah changes class from Light Mage to its advanced form, Light Sage, in a story event which occurs in the closing cutscene of the Part 1 Endgame. She promotes again from Light Sage to Light Priestess toward the end of Part 4.

Stats

Base stats

Game HP Strength Magic Skill Speed Luck Defense Resistance Movement Constitution Weight Experience Weapon Level
Radiant Dawn 16 0 4 5 5 0 1 7 5 5 5 -- WiiRankLight.png D

Max stats

Game HP Strength Magic Skill Speed Luck Defense Resistance Movement Constitution Weapon Level
Radiant Dawn 30 10 20 20 20 40 10 20 ? ? WiiRankLight.png A

Class growth rates

Game HP Strength Magic Skill Speed Luck Defense Resistance Charm Constitution* Movement*
Radiant Dawn 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% -- -- --
Click here for more details on the mechanics of class growths in each game.

Class skills

Game Skill Learning conditions
Radiant Dawn Is wii shove.png Shove Innate.

Class change

Radiant Dawn

Base class Promotion method Advanced class Promotion method Advanced class

Light Mage
Automatically at the end of Part 1 Endgame.
Light Sage
Automatically at the start of Part 4 Endgame. Bs fe10 micaiah light priestess light.png
Light Priestess

Playable Light Mages

Playable Characters
Name Game
Micaiah Radiant Dawn
Playable Light Mage units in the Fire Emblem series.


Flavor text

Game Text
(English)
Text
(Japanese)
Radiant Dawn
(class roll)
Micaiah of the Dawn Brigade. The only wielder of light magic not bound to the clergy. ??
Radiant Dawn
(help)
Mages who specialize in light magic. Though they are physically weak, their magic can best any foe. ??

Trivia

Etymology and other languages

Names, etymology and in other regions
Language Name Definition, etymology and notes
English Light Mage A mage is a magician, often used in the context of one who uses magic for combat.
Japanese 光魔道士ライトマージ Officially romanized as Light Mage. In Radiant Dawn, all Japanese class names are spelled primarily in kanji (i.e. 光魔道士), with a foreign-language name in katakana applied as furigana (i.e. ライトマージ) and used as the basis for the romanized name in the class roll.
Spanish Maga luz Light mage
French Mage jour Daylight mage
German Lichtmagier Lightmage
Italian Mago luce Light mage

Gallery

References

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 KnightDracoknightFighterFire MageLance KnightLight MageMyrmidonPegasus KnightPriestSoldierSword KnightThiefThunder MageWind Mage
Intermediate classes Axe GeneralAxe PaladinBishopBlade PaladinBow PaladinClericDark SageDragonmasterFalcoknightFire SageHalberdierHeroLance GeneralLance PaladinLight SageRogueSniperSword GeneralSwordmasterThunder SageWarriorWind Sage
Advanced classes Arch SageBow KnightDragonlordGold KnightLight PriestessMarksmanMarshallReaverSaintSentinelSeraph KnightSilver KnightTruebladeValkyrieVanguardWhisper
Laguz classes Beast Tribe (CatLionLion KingTigerWolfWolf Queen) • Bird Tribe (HawkHeronRaven) • Dragon Tribe (Black DragonRed DragonWhite Dragon)
Other classes AssassinBanditBlack KnightChancellorCitizenDruidEmpressHorsePilgrimQueenSummonerVendor