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Ms fe08 queen.png
The map sprite of a Queen in The Sacred Stones.

Fire, Thunder, Wind(Fire Emblem: Genealogy of the Holy War)
Sword, Staff (Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn)


Charm (Fire Emblem: Genealogy of the Holy War)
Stun, Canto (Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn)

Queen (Japanese: クィーン, 女王 Queen) is the name of several separate classes occurring 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, it only appears in cutscenes, and as such, the stats the class has are irrelevant. 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 ranks rather then the class having the ability to use swords, but this is never demonstrated within the base game as NPC Ismaire has no weapons.

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.


Base stats

Game HP Strength Magic Skill Speed Luck Defense Resistance Movement Constitution Weight Experience Weapon Level
Genealogy of the Holy War 35 5 15 10 12 0 10 15 6 -- -- -- SNESRankFire.png A, SNESRankThunder.png A, SNESRankWind.png A, SNESRankStaff.png A
The Sacred Stones 10 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 5 5 -- -- --
Radiant Dawn 38 16 17 21 22 0 18 24 9 6 23 -- WiiRankSword.png B, WiiRankStaff.png 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 ? -- SNESRankFire.png A, SNESRankThunder.png A, SNESRankWind.png A, SNESRankStaff.png A
The Sacred Stones 60 20 -- 20 20 30 20 20 15 20 --
Radiant Dawn 50 30 30 36 35 40 26 36 ? ? WiiRankSword.png SS, WiiRankStaff.png S

Class growths

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

Class skills

Game Skill Learning conditions
Genealogy of the Holy War Is snes02 charm.png Charm At level 1.
Radiant Dawn Is wii canto.png Canto At level 1.
Radiant Dawn Is wii stun.png Stun At level 1.

Class change

Genealogy of the Holy War

Base class
Bs fe04 enemy queen anima.png

Radiant Dawn

Base class


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

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Game Text
Radiant Dawn
(class roll)
Elincia, queen of Crimea. She rules the skies with sword and staff. She wields the skill Stun. ??
Radiant Dawn
Elincia, queen of Crimea, who defends her realm with sword and staff. She wields the skill Stun. ??


  • In the coding of the English release of Fire Emblem, 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 Fire Emblem 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) and princess (王女) are very similar in Japanese, just with the kanji switched around.

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
A transliteration of English "queen".
Meaning "queen."
Spanish Reina Queen
French Reine Queen
German Königin Queen
Italian Regina Queen


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.
Introduced in
Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Light
ArcherBallisticianBishopCavalierDracoknightFighterFreelancerGeneralHeroHorsemanHunterKnightLordMageManaketeMercenaryPaladinPegasus KnightPiratePriestSniperThief
Introduced in
ArcanistAurumBaronBonewalkerBow KnightBrigandCantorCerberusClericDeathgoyleDread FighterEntombedFalcon KnightFell GodFiendFighterGargoyleGold KnightHadesLichMogallMyrmidonNaberiusNecrodragonPriestessPrincessRevenantSageSaintSoldierVillagerWhite DragonWitch
Introduced in
Mystery of the Emblem
BarbarianBerserkerDancerDark MageDivine DragonEarth DragonEmperorFire DragonIce DragonKnightMage DragonShadow DragonWyvern
Introduced in
Genealogy of the Holy War
Axe KnightArch KnightArmored AxeArmored SwordBallistaBardBow ArmorBow FighterCivilianDark BishopDark PrinceDragon RiderDuke KnightFire MageForrestFree KnightGreat KnightHigh PriestIron BallistaJunior LordLance KnightKiller BallistaKnight LordMage FighterMage KnightMaster KnightPrinceQueenRangerShamanSwordmasterThief FighterThunder MageTroubadourWarriorWind MageWyvern LordWyvern Rider
Introduced in
Thracia 776
Armored LanceLopt MagePegasus RiderPoison Ballista
Introduced in
The Binding Blade
DruidGreat LordKingNomadNomadic TrooperShamanTransporterValkyrie
Introduced in
Fire Emblem
Arch SageAssassinBlade LordBramimondCorsairDark DruidMagic SealMonk
Introduced in
The Sacred Stones
Arch MogallBaelCyclopsDemon KingElder BaelFleetGorgonGorgon EggGwyllgiJourneymanMaelduinMauthe DoogNecromancerPhantomPupilPontifexRecruitRogueSummonerTarvosWightWyvern Knight
Introduced in
Path of Radiance
BanditChildCatHalberdierHawkHeronKing DaeinLionPrincess CrimeaRangerRavenRed DragonSword KnightTigerWhite Dragon
Introduced in
Radiant Dawn
Axe GeneralBlack Dragon (Dragon KingDragon Prince) • Black KnightBlade PaladinBow PaladinChancellorDark SageDragonlordEmpressFire SageHawk KingHorseLance GeneralLance PaladinLight MageLight PriestessLight SageLion KingMarksmanMarshallOrder IncarnatePilgrimRaven KingReaverSentinelSeraph KnightSpiritSilver KnightSword GeneralThunder SageTruebladeVanguardVendorWhisperWind SageWolfWolf Queen
Introduced in
Shadow Dragon
Introduced in
BrideConquerorDark FlierDark KnightGrandmasterGriffon RiderGrimaLodestarMerchantMirageOutrealm ClassTacticianTaguelTricksterWar ClericWar Monk
Introduced in
AdventurerApothecaryAutomatonAstral DragonBasaraBlacksmithBlight DragonButlerDivinerEmpty VesselFacelessFeral DragonGreat MasterHoshido NobleKinshi KnightKitsuneLancerMaidMalig KnightMaster NinjaMaster of ArmsMechanistNine-TailsNinjaNohr NobleNohr PrinceNohr PrincessNohrian KingOni ChieftainOni SavageOnmyojiOutlawPriestessSamuraiShrine MaidenSilent DragonSky KnightSongstressSpear FighterSpear MasterStonebornStrategistWolfskinWolfssegner
Introduced in
Echoes: Shadows of Valentia
BalorDagonDeimosDraculDuma's ApostleEnchantressExemplarFafnirFell DragonGarudaGuardianGuruHarrierIllusory HeroMila's ServantOliphantierRigainSkogulSpartanTitanTomb LordVestalYasha
Introduced in
Three Houses
Unused classes ApprenticeAxe SoldierDark KnightGreat BallistaGuardianNagaSea DragonSerpentSpear SoldierSword Soldier