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Queen

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Queen

Ca fe04 queen.gif
Concept artwork of a Queen from Genealogy of the Holy War.

Unit type(s)
  • Infantry (Genealogy of the Holy War, The Sacred Stones)
  • Flying (Radiant Dawn)
Weapon(s)
Skill(s)

Queen (Japanese: クィーン, 女王 Queen) is the name of several separate classes appearing in the Fire Emblem series. Each one occupies a position of royalty, and is exclusive to one character.

In Genealogy of the Holy War, the Queen class is a personal class that belongs to Hilda, a major antagonist in the storyline of the second generation. She uses fire, thunder, and wind magic, as well as staves, and appears in the tenth and eleventh chapters. Being an endgame boss, she has high stats with a variety of weapon choices. The seventh enemy in the tenth chapter's arena, Indra, is also a queen.

In The Sacred Stones, it is a class exclusive to Ismaire as an NPC, the queen of Jehanna. The class is not playable and is only present for a single turn; as such, the stats the class has aren’t very relevant, and mainly serve to foreshadow her identity as a former Swordmaster and Joshua's mother. When Ismaire becomes playable in the Creature Campaign, she instead uses the Swordmaster class, though the queen class she has earlier can also use swords due to her personal weapon levels rather than the class having the ability to use swords, but this is never put to use in gameplay as NPC Ismaire has no weapons or items, and again mainly serves as foreshadowing.

The latest appearance of the class is in Radiant Dawn, as the personal class of Elincia, crowned queen after the events of Path of Radiance, in which she used the Princess Crimea class. She wields swords and staves, and flies on a pegasus, which gives her the Canto skill; additionally, it is counted as a third-tier class, with the special skill Stun. Generally Elincia as a queen is a fairly strong fighter, but surely not excellent in combat.

The flexibility of the "Queen" name lends itself not to its role in gameplay but its role in storylines. Fire Emblem, being a fantasy series, often includes the conflicts of warring kingdoms, most of which are monarchies; as such, the existence of the Queen class is often necessary for narrative scenes and battle.

Stats

Base stats

Game HP Strength Magic Skill Speed Luck Defense Resistance Movement Constitution Weight Experience CRP Weapon level
Genealogy of the Holy War 35 5 15 10 12 0 10 15 6 -- -- -- -- Fire magic A Thunder magic A FE4RankWind.png A Staves A
The Sacred Stones 10 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 5 5 -- -- 1 --
Radiant Dawn 38 16 17 21 22 0 18 24 9 6 23 -- -- Swords B Staves A

Max stats

Game HP Strength Magic Skill Speed Luck Defense Resistance Movement Constitution Weapon level
Genealogy of the Holy War 80 20 30 25 27 30 25 30 6 -- Fire magic A Thunder magic A FE4RankWind.png A Staves A
The Sacred Stones 60 20 -- 20 20 30 20 20 15 20 --
Radiant Dawn 50 30 30 36 35 40 26 36 ? ? Swords SS Staves S

Class growths

Game HP Strength Magic Skill Speed Luck Defense Resistance Charm Constitution* Movement* Weapon level
Genealogy of the Holy War 100% 20% 20% 30% 30% 0% 30% 20% -- -- -- --
The Sacred Stones 10% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 10% -- -- -- --
Radiant Dawn 55% 25% 40% 45% 45% 50% 25% 40% -- -- -- --
See class growth rate for more details on the mechanics of class growths in each game.

Class skills

Game Skill Learning conditions
Genealogy of the Holy War Charm Innate.
Radiant Dawn Canto Innate.
Radiant Dawn Stun Innate (mastery skill).

Class change

Genealogy of the Holy War

Base class
Bs fe04 enemy queen anima.png
Queen

Radiant Dawn

Master class

Queen

Playable Queens

Playable Characters
Name Game
Elincia Radiant Dawn
Playable Queen units in the Fire Emblem series.

Notable enemy Queens

Enemy Units
Name Game
Hilda Genealogy of the Holy War
Enemy Queen units in the Fire Emblem series.

Notable NPC Queens

Other Units
Name Game
Ismaire The Sacred Stones
Neutral Queen units in the Fire Emblem series.

Flavor text

Game Text
(English)
Text
(Japanese)
The Sacred Stones The kingdom's highest authority. She
is a popular ruler of great virtue.
国家の最高位権力者
人望のある徳が高い女性
Radiant Dawn
(class roll)
Elincia, queen of Crimea. She rules
the skies with sword and staff.
She wields the skill Stun.
クリミア女王エリンシア
聖杖と剣を振るって空を舞う
奥義【叫喚】の使い手
Radiant Dawn
(help)
Elincia, queen of Crimea, who
defends her realm with sword and
staff. She wields the skill Stun.
クリミア女王エリンシア
聖杖と剣を振るって空を舞う
奥義【叫喚】の使い手

Trivia

  • In the coding of the English release of Fire Emblem: The Blazing Blade, there are two unused classes known as "Queen." Both are unused, though it later appears in Fire Emblem: The Sacred Stones as Ismaire's NPC class, in The Blazing Blade it presumably would have belonged to Hellene or Eleanora, though Hellene never appears on a map, and Eleanora instead is a Bishop. The other queen is mistranslated, being "Princess" in the Japanese version, that most likely would have been used by Guinivere. Queen (女王 joō) and princess (王女 ōjo) are very similar in Japanese, just with the kanji switched around.
    • In the Japanese version of The Sacred Stones, the second "Queen" class, which was called "Princess" (王女) in The Blazing Blade, is called "Queen" (女王) instead, and shares the same help description.

Etymology and other languages

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

Queen

A female ruler.

Japanese

クィーン
女王
女王クィーン

• A transliteration of English "queen". Used in Genealogy of the Holy War.
• Queen. Used in The Sacred Stones.
• Queen. In Radiant Dawn, all Japanese class names are spelled primarily in kanji (i.e. 女王), with a foreign-language name in katakana applied as furigana (i.e. クィーン) and used as the basis for the romanized name in the class roll.

Spanish

Reina

Queen

French

Reine

Queen

German

Königin

Queen

Italian

Regina

Queen

Gallery

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: Genealogy of the Holy War
Base classes Arch KnightArmored AxeArmored SwordAxe KnightBardBow ArmorBow FighterCavalierFighterFire MageFree KnightJunior LordKnightLance KnightLight PriestessMageMyrmidonPegasus KnightPriestPrincePrincessTroubadourThiefThunder MageWind MageWyvern Rider
Advanced classes Bow KnightDuke KnightForrestGeneralGreat KnightHigh PriestKnight LordMage KnightMage FighterMaster KnightPaladinRangerSageSniperSwordmasterThief FighterWarriorWyvern Lord
Other classes BallistaBarbarianBaronBishopBrigandCivilianDancerDark BishopDark MageDark PrinceDragon RiderEmperorHunterIron BallistaKiller BallistaPirateQueen
Unused classes ArcherAxe SoldierGreat BallistaPegasus RiderSoldierSpear SoldierSword Soldier
Classes in Fire Emblem: The Sacred Stones
Base classes ArcherBrigandCavalierCivilianClericDancerFighterFleetJourneymanKnightLordMageManaketeMercenaryMonkMyrmidonPeerPegasus KnightPhantomPiratePontifexPriestPupilQueenRecruitShamanSoldierThiefTroubadourWyvern Rider
Advanced classes AssassinBerserkerBishopDruidFalcoknightGeneralGreat KnightGreat LordHeroMage KnightManaketeNecromancerPaladinRangerRogueSageSniperSummonerSwordmasterValkyrieWarriorWyvern KnightWyvern Lord
Base monster classes BaelBonewalkerEntombedGargoyleGorgon EggMauthe DoogMogallRevenantTarvos
Advanced monster classes Arch MogallCyclopsDeathgoyleDemon KingDraco ZombieElder BaelGorgonGwyllgiMaelduinWight
Removed class Apprentice
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)