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Matthis

FEMN Matthis 01.png
Artwork of Matthis from the Fire Emblem Trading Card Game.
Gender

Male

Race

Human

Family

Lena (sister)

Nationality

Macedonian

Starting class

Cavalier

Appearance(s)

Matthis (Japanese: マチス, Matis) is a cavalier and minor character in the Fire Emblem series. He appears in all games set in Archanea; his first appearance was in Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Light.

Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Light

Role

Matthis appears in Chapter 4, forcefully enlisted with the Macedonian army. If he speaks with Lena he deserts and follows Marth until the war's conclusion.

Starting stats and growth rates

Portrait matthis fe01.png
Cavalier
Level 2
Movement 9
Recruitment: Chapter 4, speak to with Lena

Stats Growth Rates

Inventory
Lance
Weapons
Sword
Yes check.png
Lance
Yes check.png
Axe
X mark.png
Bow
X mark.png
Tome
X mark.png
Staff
X mark.png


Promotion stat gains

Class HP Str Skill Spd Luck Def Res Move Weapon level
Paladin +x to 22 +x to 8 +x to 7 +x to 11 +0 +x to 9 -- +1 +x to 10
  • In Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Light, promotion gains consist on giving the character as many points as necessary -the "x" value shown in the table- to reach the promoted class' base stats. If the character's stats are higher than their promoted class' base stats, they will not receive any bonus.

Fire Emblem: Mystery of the Emblem

Book 1

Role

As in Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Light, which book 1 is a remake of, Matthis appears in Chapter 4, forcefully enlisted with the Macedonian army. If he speaks with Lena he deserts and follows Marth until the war's conclusion.

Starting stats and growth rates

Portrait matthis fe03.png
Cavalier
( Knight )
Level 2
Movement 9
Recruitment: Chapter 4, speak to with Lena

Stats Growth Rates

Inventory
Is snes01 iron lance.png Iron Lance
Weapons
Sword
Yes check.pngD
Lance
Yes check.pngM
Axe
X mark.png
Bow
X mark.png
Tome
X mark.png
Staff
X mark.png

Promotion stat gains

Class HP Str Skill Spd Luck Def Res Move Weapon level
Paladin +0 +2 +3 +3 +0 +2 +6 +1 --

Book 2

Role


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Starting stats and growth rates

Portrait matthis fe03.png
Cavalier
( Knight )
Level 4
Movement 9
Recruitment: Chapter 3, speak to with Julian

Stats Growth Rates

Inventory
Is snes01 javelin.png Javelin
Weapons
Sword
Yes check.pngD
Lance
Yes check.pngM
Axe
X mark.png
Bow
X mark.png
Tome
X mark.png
Staff
X mark.png

Promotion gains

Class HP Str Skill Spd Luck Def Res Move Weapon level
Paladin +0 +2 +3 +3 +0 +2 +6 +1 --

Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon

Role

As in Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Light, which Shadow Dragon is a remake of, Matthis appears in Chapter 4, forcefully enlisted with the Macedonian army. If he speaks with Lena he deserts and follows Marth until the war's conclusion.

Starting stats and growth rates

Portrait matthis fe11.png
Cavalier
Level 2
Movement 9
Recruitment: Chapter 4, speak to with Lena

Stats Growth Rates

Inventory
Is ds iron lance.png Iron Lance
Weapon Levels
DSRankSword.png E DSRankLance.png D DSRankAxe.png --
DSRankBow.png -- DSRankTome.png -- DSRankStaff.png --

Growth rates when reclassed

Dracoknight Archer/Sniper Myrmidon/Swordmaster Mage Sage/Bishop Curate

Class HP Str Mag Skill Spd Luck Def Res
Dracoknight 80% 35% 0% 25% 35% 30% 25% 5%

Promotion stat gains

Bishop Sniper Paladin Sage Swordmaster

Class HP Str Mag Skill Spd Luck Def Res Move Weapon level
Bishop +6 +1 +2 +1 +0 +0 +0 +2 +1 DSRankStaff.png +30, DSRankTome.png E

Fire Emblem: New Mystery of the Emblem

Role


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Starting stats and growth rates

Portrait matthis fe12.png
Cavalier
Level 4
Movement 9
Recruitment: Chapter 3, speak to with Julian

Stats Growth Rates

Inventory
Is ds iron lance.png Iron Lance
Is ds javelin.png Javelin
Weapon Levels
FE12RankSword.png E FE12RankLance.png D FE12RankAxe.png --
FE12RankBow.png -- FE12RankTome.png -- FE12RankStaff.png --

Growth rates when reclassed

Original set

Dracoknight Archer/Sniper Myrmidon/Swordmaster Mage Sage/Bishop Curate

Class HP Str Mag Skill Spd Luck Def Res
Dracoknight 90% 45% 0% 35% 45% 30% 25% 10%

Second set

Knight/General Mercenary/Hero Fighter/Warrior Hunter/Horseman Pirate/Berserker Dark Mage/Sorcerer

Class HP Str Mag Skill Spd Luck Def Res
Knight/General 120% 50% 0% 35% 20% 30% 45% 0%

Promotion stat gains

Original set

Cavalier Curate Archer Mage Myrmidon

Class HP Str Mag Skill Spd Luck Def Res Move Weapon level
Paladin +4 +2 +1 +3 +1 +0 +1 +6 +1 FE12RankLance.png +30

Second set

Dark Mage Fighter Hunter Knight Mercenary Pirate

Class HP Str Mag Skill Spd Luck Def Res Move Weapon level
Sorcerer +6 +2 +2 +1 +1 +0 +0 +3 +0 FE12RankTome.png +30, FE12RankStaff.png E

Personality and character


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Supports

Mystery of the Emblem

Portrait matthis fe03.png
Matthis
Cavalier
Supports:
None.

[[{{{supportg1}}}]]
Bishop
Bonus:
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[[{{{supportg2}}}]]
Bishop
Bonus:
{{{bonusg2}}}

[[{{{supportg3}}}]]
Bishop
Bonus:
{{{bonusg3}}}
Supported by:
None.

[[{{{supporto1}}}]]
Bishop
Bonus:
{{{bonuso1}}}

[[{{{supporto2}}}]]
Bishop
Bonus:
{{{bonuso2}}}
Click here for more details on supports.

Shadow Dragon

Portrait matthis fe11.png
Matthis
Cavalier
Mutual supports:
Small portrait lena fe11.png
Lena
Cleric
C: 5
B: 9
A: 14

[[{{{supportm2}}}]]
Bishop
C: {{{cm2}}}
B: {{{bm2}}}
A: {{{am2}}}

[[{{{supportm3}}}]]
Bishop
C: {{{cm3}}}
B: {{{bm3}}}
A: {{{am3}}}

[[{{{supportm4}}}]]
Bishop
C: {{{cm4}}}
B: {{{bm4}}}
A: {{{am4}}}

[[{{{supportm5}}}]]
Bishop
C: {{{cm5}}}
B: {{{bm5}}}
A: {{{am5}}}
Supported by:*
None.

[[{{{supporto1}}}]]
Bishop
C: {{{co1}}}
B: {{{bo1}}}
A: {{{ao1}}}

[[{{{supporto2}}}]]
Bishop
C: {{{co2}}}
B: {{{bo2}}}
A: {{{ao2}}}

[[{{{supporto3}}}]]
Bishop
C: {{{co3}}}
B: {{{bo3}}}
A: {{{ao3}}}

[[{{{supporto4}}}]]
Bishop
C: {{{co4}}}
B: {{{bo4}}}
A: {{{ao4}}}

[[{{{supporto5}}}]]
Bishop
C: {{{co5}}}
B: {{{bo5}}}
A: {{{ao5}}}
Click here for more details on supports.

New Mystery of the Emblem: Heroes of Light and Shadow

Portrait matthis fe12.png
Matthis
Cavalier
Mutual supports:
Small portrait lena fe12.png
Lena
Bishop
C: 0
B: -
A: -

[[{{{supportm2}}}]]
Bishop
C: {{{cm2}}}
B: {{{bm2}}}
A: {{{am2}}}

[[{{{supportm3}}}]]
Bishop
C: {{{cm3}}}
B: {{{bm3}}}
A: {{{am3}}}

[[{{{supportm4}}}]]
Bishop
C: {{{cm4}}}
B: {{{bm4}}}
A: {{{am4}}}

[[{{{supportm5}}}]]
Bishop
C: {{{cm5}}}
B: {{{bm5}}}
A: {{{am5}}}
Supported by:*
Small portrait default female player's unit fe12.png
Kris
Myrmidon
C: 5
B: 11
A: 18
Small portrait julian fe12.png
Julian
Thief
C: 5
B: 11
A: 18

[[{{{supporto3}}}]]
Bishop
C: {{{co3}}}
B: {{{bo3}}}
A: {{{ao3}}}

[[{{{supporto4}}}]]
Bishop
C: {{{co4}}}
B: {{{bo4}}}
A: {{{ao4}}}

[[{{{supporto5}}}]]
Bishop
C: {{{co5}}}
B: {{{bo5}}}
A: {{{ao5}}}
Click here for more details on supports.

Base conversations

Main article: Matthis/Conversations

Endings

Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Light


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Mystery of the Emblem

Book 1

Matthis, Macedon Noble
He retired from the army and, at Macedon, casually passed his days.

Book 2

Matthis, Foolish Brother
He continued passing his days casually working in Macedon.

Shadow Dragon

Matthis, Dashing Noble
Matthis left the army in favor of a dull and predictable life in Macedon: to him, bliss.

New Mystery of the Emblem: Heroes of Light and Shadow

Matthis, Wayward Brother
Matthis continued to while away his days in Macedon--his idyllic life.

Death quote

Lena…Please forgive this useless brother.
— Matthis, in Book 1 of Mystery of the Emblem.
Lena…Forgive this useless brother.
— Matthis, in Book 2 of Mystery of the Emblem.
Lena… Forgive your…fool of a brother…
— Matthis, in Shadow Dragon.
Lena... Forgive your... fool of a brother...
— Matthis's death quote in Classic Mode in New Mystery of the Emblem.
C-curses... I'll retreat for now... alright...?
— Matthis's retreat quote in Casual Mode in New Mystery of the Emblem.

Battle quotes


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Lena... Where are you? What I would give to hear your voice just once before I die...
— Matthis as an enemy when being engaged by anyone in Chapter 4 of Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon

Everyone's Conditions quotes

Whoa! How weird! I feel kinda great today. Lena, I'm coming to save you!
— When receiving a temporary stat boost in New Mystery of the Emblem.
Today, I trained for a change. Is anyone going to pat me on the back or am I going to have to do it myself?
— When receiving experience in New Mystery of the Emblem.
Whoa, what's this? No clue, but whatever!
— When finding an item in New Mystery of the Emblem.
Lena... Where are you...? Man, I'm so, so worried...
— When failing to receive a bonus in New Mystery of the Emblem.
I keep thinking about Kris... What is this peculiar feeling?
— When receiving support with Kris in New Mystery of the Emblem.

Other appearances

TCG Fire Emblem 0 (Cipher)

Matthis is currently featured on one card in Fire Emblem Cipher.

Fire Emblem Cipher data for Matthis
TCGCipher P04-003PR.png Considerate Brother, Matthis
Ic TCGCipher Archanea.png

It TCGCipher Male.png

Iw TCGCipher Lance.png

It TCGCipher Mounted.png

""
Attack: 40 Support: 10 Range: 1 Deploy Cost: 1
Class: Cavalier Tier: Base Class Change Cost: --
Don’t touch my sister!: [Always] When this unit attacks “Julian”, this unit gains 20 attack for that battle.
Is TCGCipher Attack.png Attack Emblem: [Support] Until the end of this battle, your attacking unit gains 20 attack.
Card #P04-003PRArtist: Hisano Genki
Some card information translation provided by Serenes Forest.
For more detailed strategic information on these cards, see their TCG wiki article on Matthis .

Etymology and other languages

Names, etymology and in other regions
Language Name Definition, etymology and notes
English Matthis
English
(unofficial)
Machis Popularly known by this name prior to the international release of Shadow Dragon.
Japanese マチス Officially romanized as Matis.
Spanish Matthis
French Matthis
German Matthis
Italian Matthis

Trivia

Gallery

References

Project Characters.png This article is part of Project Characters, a project focused in writing articles for every character present in the Fire Emblem series.
Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Light
Playable characters AbelArranAstramBantuBarstBeckBoahBordCaedaCaesarCainCastorCatriaCordDarrosDolphDraugEliceEstGordinGotohHardinJagenJakeJeorgeJulianLenaLindeLorenzMacellanMariaMarthMatthisMerricMidiaMinervaNavarreOgmaPallaRaddRickardRogerRosheaSamsonSedgarTikiTomasVylandWendellWolfWrysXane
Non-playable characters AnriCorneliusIoteMalledusMostynNyna
Bosses BentheonCamusEmereusGazzakGharnefGomerGrigasHarmeinHeimlerHollstadtHymanJiolKannivalKhozenMannuMedeusMerachMichalisMorzasOrridyonSternlinTikiVolzhinXemcelZharov
Regalia and personal weapons AumAuraExcaliburFalchionGradivusImhulluMercuriusParthiaRapierStarlight
Chapters 1: Marth Embarks • 2: The Pirates of Galder • 3: A Brush in the Teeth • 4: Battle in the Lea • 5: Champions of Aurelis • 6: Fire Emblem • 7: Lefcandith Gauntlet • 8: Port Warren • 9: The Pyrathi Dragon • 10: Princess Minerva • 11: Knorda Slave Market • 12: The Ageless Palace • 13: The Wooden Cavalry • 14: Land of Sorrow • 15: An Oasis of Magic • 16: The Battle for Altea • 17: Star and Savior • 18: The Sable Order • 19: Manakete Princess • 20: Camus the Sable • 21: Clash in Macedon • 22: A Knight-Filled Sky • 23: Dark Pontifex • 24: The Dragonkin Realm • 25: Chosen by Fate
Locations ArchaneaAlteaAurelisDolhrGraGrustKhadeinKingdom of ArchaneaMacedonPyrathiTalysThabes
Groups, objects and concepts Archanean LeagueDragons (Divine DragonsEarth Dragons) • DragoonsFire EmblemSable OrderWar of ShadowsWhitewinged Order
Related topics Maki Hakoda manga adaptationName chart • Other games (GaidenMystery of the EmblemShadow DragonAwakening) • Sound Test ModeTimeline
Fire Emblem: Mystery of the Emblem
Playable characters Book 1 AbelArranAstramBantuBarstBoahBordCaedaCaesarCainCastorCatriaCordDolphDraugEliceEstGordinHardinJagenJeorgeJulianLenaLindeLorenzMacellanMariaMarthMatthisMerricMidiaMinervaNavarreOgmaPallaRaddRickardRosheaSamsonSedgarTikiTomasVylandWendellWolfXane
Book 2 AbelArranAstramBantuCaedaCainCastorCatriaCecilDraugEliceEllereanEstFeenaGordinJeorgeJulianLenaLindeLukeMalliesiaMariaMarthMatthisMerricMidiaMinervaNavarreNynaOgmaPallaRaianRickardRoderickRosheaSamsonSamtoSheenaSiriusTikiVylandWarrenWendellXaneYubelloYumina
Non-playable characters Book 1 AnriCorneliusGotohIoteLizaMalledusNynaMostyn
Book 2 BoahCamusGotohJagenKing AurelisLangLorenzMichalis
Bosses Book 1 CamusEmereusGazzakGharnefGomerHarmeinHollstadtHymanJiolKannivalKhozenMedeusMerachMichalisMorzasTikiVolzhinXemcelZharov
Book 2 DallEibelEllereanFire DragonGailGharnefHardinHereticIce DragonJeorgeLangLorenzLumelMage DragonMedeusNehringRuckeSheenaTorusWillowWyvernYodel
Regalia and personal weapons AumAuraExcaliburFalchionFire Emblem/Binding ShieldFortifyGradivusImhulluMercuriusParthiaRapierStarlight
Chapters Book 1 1: Marth Embarks • 2: The Pirates of Galder • 3: A Brush in the Teeth • 4: Champions of Aurelis • 5: Fire Emblem • 6: Lefcandith Gauntlet • 7: Port Warren • 8: Princess Minerva • 9: Knorda Slave Market • 10: The Ageless Palace • 11: Land of Sorrow • 12: An Oasis of Magic • 13: The Battle for Altea • 14: Star and Savior • 15: Manakete Princess • 16: Camus the Sable • 17: A Knight-Filled Sky • 18: Dark Pontifex • 19: The Dragonkin Realm • 20: Chosen by Fate
Book 2 1: The Grustian Expedition • 2: Rebellion at Macedon • 3: Abducted Princess • 4: Joy and Sorrow • 5: Liberation of Grust • 6: The Nest of Vice • 7: The Scarlet Sword • 8: Soulful Bridge • 9: Sanctuary of Sorcery • 10: Two Sorcerers • 11: Anri's Way • 12: Graveyard of Fire Dragons • 13: Frozen Land • 14: A Mystery Revealed • 15: Return of the Prince • 16: Regaining the Capital • 17: Gra's Sun Sets • 18: Battle of the Pass • 19: The Last Decisive Battle • 20: Dark Emperor • E1: The Wyvern's Dale • E2: The Dragon's Table (part 1part 2part 3)
Locations ArchaneaAlteaAnri's WayAurelisDolhr (Dragon's Table) • Empire of ArchaneaGraGrustKhadeinMacedonTalys
Groups, objects and concepts Archanean LeagueDragons (Divine DragonEarth DragonManakete) • HereticsSable OrderWar of HeroesWar of LiberationWar of ShadowsWhitewinged Order
Related topics Name charts (Book 1Book 2) • Other games (Shadow Dragon and the Blade of LightGaidenBS Fire Emblem: Archanea War ChroniclesShadow DragonNew Mystery of the EmblemAwakening) • Pre-release information (Unused content) • Timeline
Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon
Playable characters AbelArranAstramAthenaBantuBarstBeckBoahBordCaedaCaesarCainCastorCatriaCordDarrosDolphDraugEliceEstEtzelFreyGordinGotohHardinHoraceJagenJakeJeorgeJulianLenaLindeLorenzMacellanMariaMarthMatthisMerricMidiaMinervaNagiNavarreNorneOgmaPallaRaddRickardRogerRosheaSamsonSedgarTikiTomasVylandWendellWolfWrysXaneYmir
Non-playable characters AnriArtemisCartasCorneliusIoteKing of AurelisLizaMalledusMostynNynaOrdwin
Bosses BathysBentheonCamusCaptainDactylDejaniraEmereusGazzakGharnefGomerGrigasHarmeinHeimlerHollstadtHymanJiolKannivalKhozenLarissaMannuMedeusMerachMichalisMorzasOrridyonSternlinTikiVolzhinXemcelZharov
Regalia and personal weapons AumFalchionFire EmblemGradivusImhulluHauteclereMercuriusParthiaRapierStarlightWing Spear
Chapters P: Prologue I • P: Prologue II • P: Prologue III • P: Prologue IV • 1: Marth Embarks • 2: The Pirates of Galder • 3: A Brush in the Teeth • 4: Battle in the Lea • 5: Champions of Aurelis • 6: Fire Emblem • 6x: In War's Grip • 7: Lefcandith Gauntlet • 8: Port Warren • 9: The Pyrathi Dragon • 10: Princess Minerva • 11: Knorda Market • 12: The Ageless Palace • 12x: A Traitor's Worth • 13: The Wooden Cavalry • 14: Land of Sorrow • 15: An Oasis of Magic • 16: The Battle for Altea • 17: Star and Savior • 17x: Helena Castle • 18: The Sable Order • 19: Manakete Princess • 20: Camus the Sable • 20x: The Lair of Fire • 21: Clash in Macedon • 22: A Knight-Filled Sky • 23: Dark Pontifex • 24: The Dragonkin Realm • 24x: The Alterspire • E: Chosen by Fate
Locations ArchaneaAlteaAurelisDolhrGraGrustKhadeinKingdom of ArchaneaMacedonPyrathiTalysThabes
Groups, objects and concepts Archanean LeagueDragons (Divine DragonEarth DragonManakete) • DragoonsSable OrderWar of LiberationWar of ShadowsWhitewinged Order
Related topics Name chart • Other games (Shadow Dragon and the Blade of LightGaidenNew Mystery of the EmblemAwakening) • Pre-release information (Unused content) • Sound RoomTimeline
Fire Emblem: New Mystery of the Emblem: Heroes of Light and Shadow
Playable characters AbelArranAstramAthenaBantuBarstBeckBelfBordCaedaCaesarCainCastorCatriaCecilCordDarrosDiceDolphDraugEliceEllereanEstEtzelFeenaFreyFrostGordinHoraceJakeJeorgeJulianKatarinaKrisLeidenLenaLindeLukeMacellanMaliceMalliesiaMariaMarthMatthisMerricMichalisMidiaMinervaNagiNavarreNorneNynaOgmaPallaRaianRaddRickardRobertoRoderickRogerRosheaSamsonSamtoSedgarSheenaSiriusTikiTomasVylandWarrenWendellWolfWrysXaneYmirYubelloYumina
Non-playable characters BoahCamusGotohJagenKing AurelisLangLorenz
Bosses AthenaCaedaCainClarisseDallDark BishopDraugEibelEllereanEremiyaEstFire DragonGailGharnefHardinIce DragonJagenJeorgeKatarinaLangLegionLorenzLumelLukeMage DragonMedeusNehringOgmaRoderickRuckeSheenaTorusWillowWyvernYodel
Regalia and personal weapons AumFalchionGradivusHauteclereImhulluMercuriusParthiaRapierStarlightWing Spear
Chapters P1: Meeting • P2: Young Squires • P3: Training Begins • P4: New Companions • P5: March Duty • P6: Bonds • P7: The Final Test • P8: Assassination of the Hero-King • 1: The Grustian Expedition • 2: Rebellion at Macedon • 3: Abducted Princess • 3x: Shadows Behind the Scenes • 4: Joy and Sorrow • 5: Liberation of Grust • 6: The Nest of Vice • 6x: Mercenary Squad • 7: The Scarlet Sword • 8: Soulful Bridge • 9: Sanctuary of Sorcery • 10: Two Sorcerers • 10x: The Mask Laughs • 11: Anri's Way • 12: Graveyard of Fire Dragons • 13: Frozen Land • 13x: Within the White Darkness • 14: A Mystery Revealed • 15: Return of the Prince • 16: Regaining the Capital • 16x: Reunion • 17: Gra's Sun Sets • 18: Battle of the Pass • 19: The Last Decisive Battle • 20: Dark Emperor • 20x: Depths of the Abyss • 21: The Wyvern's Dale • 22: The Dragon's Table • 23: The Dark Pontifex Lives • Final: Light and ShadowBonus chapters
Locations ArchaneaAlteaAnri's WayAurelisDolhr (Dragon's Table) • Empire of ArchaneaGraGrustKhadeinMacedonTalys
Groups, objects and concepts Dragon (Divine DragonEarth DragonManakete) • HereticsSable OrderFire Emblem/Binding ShieldWar of HeroesWar of LiberationWar of ShadowsWhitewinged Order
Related topics Name chart • Other games (Shadow Dragon and the Blade of LightGaidenMystery of the EmblemBS Fire Emblem: Archanea War ChroniclesShadow DragonAwakening) • Pre-release information (Unused content) • Sound RoomTimeline