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Nasir

Path of Radiance Radiant Dawn


FEPR Nasir.png
Artwork of Nasir from Path of Radiance.
Gender

Male

Race

Laguz

Age

32[1][2]

Family
  • Ena (granddaughter)
  • Unnamed great-grandchild
Nationality

Goldoan[1][2]

Starting class
Appearance(s)

Nasir (Japanese: ナーシル Nasir) is the grandfather of Ena.

Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance

Role


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Late in in the story, Ena appears as a boss in Chapter 21 in the form of a red dragon. Once defeated, Nasir betrays Ike and helps her escape.

Later, Ike encounters the Black Knight. Two outcomes can happen: either Ike is unable to defeat the Black Knight, after which Ena joins Ike's party, or Ike does defeat the Black Knight, after which Nasir joins Ike.

Starting stats and growth rates

Nasir
Dragon tribe (White)
Level 18
Affinity Is gcn lightaffin.png
Constitution 12
Recruitment: Chapter 28, start of chapter if the Black Knight was defeated in the previous chapter

Stats Growth Rates

Inventory Skills
Is gcn breath (white).png Breath Is gcn nihil.png Nihil
Is gcn boon.png Boon
Weapon Levels
GCNRankSword.gif -- GCNRankLance.gif -- GCNRankAxe.gif -- GCNRankBow.gif --
GCNRankFire.gif -- GCNRankWind.gif -- GCNRankThunder.gif -- GCNRankStaff.gif --

Analysis

This character analysis section may not be accurate to every player's experience.

Nasir is one of two mutually exclusive playable dragon laguz, and joins if Ike defeated the Black Knight near the end. He is one of few units capable of damaging Ashnard. He has extremely low movement, having lower untransformed movement than generals, and promoted infantry movement when transformed. He has a low starting laguz gauge, taking around 4 turns to transform while having low movement. In combination of this, he can only attack at 1-range, severely limiting his attack capabilities.

At base, he is one of the bulkiest units in the game, having high health, defense, resistance, and Renewal. He has a respectable strength base, with a significant +10 buff when transformed, though his weak weapon type limits him and he cannot use forges. He has a respectable skill and speed base when transformed, doubling some enemies and rarely getting doubled unless on higher difficulties. His transformed base stats are enough to survive combat against Ashnard, though the endgame laguz and an average Ike perform better. Nasir has a high enough weight stat to shove unmounted beorc units when untransformed. The Demi Band is extremely important for Nasir to keep up with other infantry units in endgame.

Nasir has respectable growths for all of his stats except luck and resistance. However, he joins extremely high leveled and late so his stats will not vary much from his base stats. An average trained Ena can compete with Nasir's stats, but Nasir's transformation bonuses give him significantly more power than Ena's.

Nasir has Nihil which can be valuable at endgame, as generic enemy units can have dangerous offensive skills. His mastery skill, Boon prevents him from getting put to sleep by bishops in the last two chapters. There is no practical reason to remove these skills, so he performs best keeping them.

Nasir cannot support anyone, so his light affinity will go unused.

Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn

Role


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Starting stats and growth rates

Small portrait nasir fe10.png
White Dragon
Level 34
Affinity Is wii lightaffin.png
Constitution 11
Recruitment: Part 4, Final Chapter-4, start of chapter if he survived the previous part

Stats Growth Rates

Inventory Skills
Is wii white breath.png Breath
Is wii laguz gem.png Laguz Gem
Is wii boon.png Boon
Is wii white pool.png White Pool
Is wii nihil.png Nihil
Is wii shove.png Shove
Weapon Levels
WiiRankSword.png -- WiiRankLance.png -- WiiRankAxe.png -- WiiRankBow.png -- WiiRankKnife.png -- WiiRankStrike.png S
WiiRankFire.png -- WiiRankWind.png -- WiiRankThunder.png -- WiiRankLight.png -- WiiRankDark.png -- WiiRankStaff.png --
Biorhythm
Best
Good
Normal
Bad
Worst
  • Note: The above stats are Nasir's default stats. If a Radiant Dawn game was started via a data transfer from Path of Radiance, any stat Nasir capped in Path of Radiance will result in a boost to his base in the stat in question in Radiant Dawn.

Analysis

This character analysis section may not be accurate to every player's experience.

Nasir is the only playable white dragon in the game and joins extremely late in endgame. He has a high magic base and an S rank strike, so he can contribute magic chip damage. His resistance is high which lets him tank, as all enemy units from his join time are magic users. His speed base is very low, so he will get doubled frequently. As a dragon laguz, he has 1-2 range combat, so he can counter most enemy units. He has low mobility which limits his options. Ultimately as a combat unit, Nasir is very weak and performs best as a support unit.

Nasir has a high magic and resistance growth and will cap them quickly. He has low growths in strength, defense, and speed, though these stats are useless or unsalvageable for his available chapters so it does not hurt him. His skill and luck growth are high for a laguz unit, which can help hit more reliably, especially Ashera's auras. While Nasir's combat would benefit from maxing his strike rank, it is unrealistic for him to raise it in two chapters.

Nasir has the White Pool skill, which gives a +5 magic and speed boost to adjacent units. This is an extremely valuable support skill for endgame as Ashera's auras are extremely fast, so this boost allows more player units to double attack them. This is also helpful for buffing magic users. White Pool can be combined with Ena and Gareth's Blood Tide skills so a unit able to double can deal even more accurate damage. Nasir has Boon which heals silenced or sleeping units, though this is situational. Nihil is a valuable skill for the endgame bosses and auras, though Nihil is better moved to a more combat-oriented unit.

Nasir has a light affinity which gives a light defense and accuracy boost. Due to his join time, it is only possible for him to build one C support, which is still impractical as building a support with him will often take more than one chapter. As a non-combat unit, he does not benefit much from a support partner.

Personality and character


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Supports

Radiant Dawn

Bond supports

Small portrait nasir fe10.png
Nasir
White Dragon
Default bonds:
Small portrait ena fe10.png
Ena
Red Dragon
Bonus:
10

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Bishop
Bonus:
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Bishop
Bonus:
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Bishop
Bonus:
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Extra bonds:*
None.

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Bishop
Bonus:
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Bishop
Bonus:
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Bishop
Bonus:
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Bishop
Bonus:
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Bishop
Bonus:
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Click here for more details on supports.

Endings

Radiant Dawn

Nasir, Eternal Wanderer
Nasir served the new dragon king by observing other nations in his travels, and often doted on his great-grandchild.

Quotes

Death quotes

Urgh... I can no longer fight... I will withdraw. I will not allow myself to become a burden. I apologize.
— Nasir, in chapter 28 of Path of Radiance.
Not...here... I’m so close... ...Ack!
— Nasir, in the final chapter of Path of Radiance.
Ike, please! I’ve come so far. Please... [...] ... [...] ...I understand... I’m sorry, Ike.
— An unused alternate death quote for Nasir, codenamed as [openbox0 NASIR], in Path of Radiance.
...Ena... Remember... You must walk your own...path...
— Nasir, in Radiant Dawn.
I have lived long enough... Ena, I wish you...the best...
— Nasir, in part 4 final chapter-3 of Radiant Dawn.

Battle quotes

Ike, hurry up, you too!
— An unused quote intended to be Nasir's escape quote in Path of Radiance.
King Daein... There is a reason I had to meet you. [...] I would have you tell me how to heal my warped and twisted laguz brothers. If you created them, you should know how to restore them. [...] ... What have you...done... It is...already...too late... [...] We dragons are known for our wrath. Even spilling your blood today will not atone for what you have done!
— Nasir, when fighting Ashnard in the final chapter of Path of Radiance.
...We have committed two crimes. We ignored the will of our king, and in so doing let war rise once more. We must atone for our sins. [...] You can't change my mind. I have made a solemn vow that I will never again betray my king.
— Nasir, if spoken to with Kurthnaga in Radiant Dawn.
I turned on him once, and I will never do it again. Will you follow your grandfather's example? [...] It's all right, my dear. You can side with the prince. Stand by your convictions.
— Nasir, if spoken to with Ena in Radiant Dawn.

Other appearances

Trivia

Etymology and other languages

Names, etymology and in other regions
Language Name Definition, etymology and notes
English Nasir Means "helper" in Arabic.[3]
Japanese ナーシル Officially romanized as Nasir.
Spanish Nasir As above.
French Nasir As above.
German Nasir As above.
Italian Nasir As above.

Gallery

Official artwork

Screenshots

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 FE PoR: Nasir Character Profile (P. 84) Translation | kantopia, www.kantopia.wordpress.com, Retrieved: 25 March 2018
  2. 2.0 2.1 FE RD: Nasir Character Profile (P. 121) Translation | kantopia, www.kantopia.wordpress.com, Retrieved: 25 March 2018
  3. https://www.behindthename.com/name/nasir
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