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Master of Arms

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Master of Arms

Generic portrait master of arms fe14.png
The generic Master of Arms portrait in Fates.

Hoshidan. A versatile warrior who uses katana, naginata, and clubs.

Weapon(s)

Katana, Naginata, Club

Skill(s)

Seal Strength, Life and Death

The Master of Arms (Japanese: 兵法者 Heihousya) is an advanced class debuting in Fire Emblem Fates. The class has access to all three basic physical weapon types of Hoshido: katana, naginata, and clubs. It is a promotion option available to Samurai and Villagers.

Compared to Swordmasters, Masters of Arms trade some speed and skill for more power, bulk, and versatility. Similar to the Great Knight class, the ability of being able to use three weapon types makes Masters of Arms effective in combat, as they can pick the right weapon type to use depending on the opponent.

Stats

Base stats

Game HP Strength Magic Skill Speed Luck Defense Resistance Movement Constitution Weight Experience Weapon Level
Fates 20 8 0 6 9 3 7 3 6 -- -- -- FE14RankSword.png E FE14RankLance.png E FE14RankAxe.png E

Max stats

Game HP Strength Magic Skill Speed Luck Defense Resistance Movement Constitution Weapon Level
Fates 65 33 25 30 30 31 31 28 8 -- FE14RankSword.png A FE14RankLance.png B FE14RankAxe.png B

Class growth rates

Game HP Strength Magic Skill Speed Luck Defense Resistance Charm Constitution* Movement*
Fates 20% 15% 0% 10% 10% 10% 10% 0% -- -- --
Click here for more details on the mechanics of class growths in each game.

Class skills

Game Skill Learning conditions
Fates Is 3ds02 seal strength.png Seal Strength Learned from Level 5 and up.
Fates Is 3ds02 life and death.png Life and Death Learned from Level 15 and up.

Class change

Fates

Base class Promotion method Advanced class
Ma 3ds02 samurai playable.gif
Samurai
and
Ma 3ds02 villager playable.gif
Villager
Using a Master Seal after reaching Level 10. Ma 3ds02 master of arms playable.gif
Master of Arms

Playable Masters of Arms

Playable Characters
Name Game
Fuga Fates: Revelation
Playable Master of Arms units in the Fire Emblem series.


Notable enemy Masters of Arms

Enemy Units
Name Game
Fuga Fates: Birthright, Conquest, Revelation
Enemy Master of Arms units in the Fire Emblem series.


Flavor text

Game Text
(English)
Text
(Japanese)
Fates Hoshidan. A versatile warrior who uses katana, naginata, and clubs. ??

Trivia

Etymology and other languages

Names, etymology and in other regions
Language Name Definition, etymology and notes
English Master of Arms --
Japanese 兵法者 Officially romanised as Heihousya; can be variously translated as "strategist", "weapon master", or "master swordsman".[1]
Spanish Campeador Champion
French Maître d'armes Master of arms
German Waffenmeister Weaponsmaster
Italian Mastro d'armi Master of arms

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 Fates
Base classes ApothecaryArcherCavalierDark MageDivinerFighterKitsuneKnightMercenaryMonkNinjaNohr PrinceNohr PrincessOni SavageOutlawSamuraiShrine MaidenSky KnightSpear FighterTroubadourVillagerWolfskinWolfssegnerWyvern Rider
Advanced classes AdventurerBerserkerBasaraBlacksmithBow KnightButlerDark KnightFalcon KnightGeneralGreat KnightGreat MasterHeroHoshido NobleKinshi KnightMaidMalig KnightMaster NinjaMaster of ArmsMechanistMerchantNine-TailsNohr NobleOni ChieftainOnmyojiPaladinPriestessSilent DragonSniperSorcererSpear MasterStrategistSwordmasterWyvern Lord
Non-human classes Astral DragonAutomatonBlight DragonFacelessFeral DragonStoneborn
Other classes BallisticianClericDark FalconDread FighterEmpty VesselGreat LordLancerLodestarLordNohrian KingOutrealm ClassPegasus KnightSongstressVanguardWitch