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Ronan

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Ronan

FE776 Ronan.png
Artwork of Ronan from Thracia 776.
Gender

Male

Race

Human

Age

16[1]

Family

Unnamed mother

Starting class

Bow Fighter

Appearance(s)
That doesn't matter! If we don't do something, we'll always have to live in fear of Lifis. I just can't take it any more!
— Ronan

(Japanese: ロナン Ronan) is a playable character appearing in Fire Emblem: Thracia 776. He is a fisherman from Iss, a coastal Thracian village. He has taken up the bow to fight against Lifis's pirates.

Fire Emblem: Thracia 776

Role

Ronan joins the Fiana Freeblades with the goal of wiping out Lifis and his bandits, who have attacked the village of Iss. He does this despite never having entered battle before.[2]

Ronan accompanies Leif's liberation army until at least the liberation of Manster. His involvement, if any, with the war after Leif's forces merged with Seliph's is unknown, as he does not appear in Fire Emblem: Genealogy of the Holy War.

Starting stats and growth rates

Portrait ronan fe05.png
Bow Fighter
Level 1
Action ★★★
Recruitment: Chapter 2, visit northwestern village.

Stats Growth Rates

Inventory Skills
Is snes03 iron bow.png Iron Bow Is snes03 adept.png Adept
Weapon Levels
SNESRankSword.png -- SNESRankLance.png -- SNESRankAxe.png -- SNESRankBow.png E SNESRankStaff.png --
SNESRankFire.png -- SNESRankThunder.png -- SNESRankWind.png -- SNESRankLight.png -- SNESRankDark.png --

As with most of the rest of Leif's party, Ronan is forced to temporarily leave after Chapter 3, if he is still alive and has not been captured at that point. He automatically rejoins the party at the beginning of Chapter 8.

Promotion gains

Class HP Str Mag Skill Spd Lck Def Con Mov Weapon level
Sniper +0 +2 +1 +3 +3 +0 +2 +1 +0 SNESRankBow.png+1

Analysis

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

Ronan is your second archer, and also one of the strangest units in the game. He has a respectable speed base and high skill and speed growths. However, his strength growth is extremely low, at a mere 15%, while his magic growth is unusually high at 55%. Unfortunately, his high magic is mostly useless with its only utility being that it can help him take better hits from mages. Ronan's poor strength growth, low strength base, and unimpressive PCC means he will have trouble reliably killing enemies. Furthermore, he is bowlocked, which means he cannot counter enemies at 1 range or capture enemies. Because of this, he is arguably one of the worst combat units in the game.

Still, Ronan does have some redeemable qualities in combat. He has the Adept skill, which gives him a chance to attack consecutively, as well as a relatively high number of movement stars at 3. Ronan will also have slightly better base stats than Tanya when you recruit him. This makes him useful for doing chip damage in the earlygame chapters to help units such as Leif get kills.

Aside from this, Ronan has a high movement base of 7 and 3 action stars, giving him a 15% chance to take a second turn. This makes him useful in indoor chapters where a unit with high movement can quickly rescue characters or grab chests, such as in Chapter 3 or Chapter 24. If the player decides to deploy him for his movement abilities, they should be careful to keep him out of harm's way, as his bad HP and Defense means he can be easily killed by enemies.

If the player is willing to use Ronan as a combat unit, they may give him scrolls that improve his strength, like the Hezul scroll. Unfortunately, the Njörun scroll, which would benefit him the most, comes far too late to be of any use.

Personality and character

Ronan has very few lines of dialogue, but he is frustrated with the raids of Lifis and his pirates enough to join the Fiana Freeblades. Judging from his death and escape quotes, he also seems to care about his fellow soldiers and his mother.

Curiously, if Lifis joins Leif's group Ronan never comments on this. This appears to be due to a lack of dialogue written for Ronan, and not that he no longer hates Lifis.

Supports

Thracia 776

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Ronan
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Endings

Thracia 776

Ronan, Youth of Iss Village
Ronan went home to his mother in Iss and returned to being a fisherman. It is said that he later married and lived a happy life.

Quotes

Death quote

Mo...ther...
— Ronan

Battle quotes

Ronan has no battle quotes in Thracia 776.

Escape quote

I hope everyone's all right...
— Ronan

Other appearances

Fire Emblem Trading Card Game


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Fire Emblem Cipher

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

Fire Emblem Cipher data for Ronan
TCGCipher B10-015N.png Youth from Iss, Ronan
Ic TCGCipher Jugdral.png

It TCGCipher Male.png

Iw TCGCipher Bow.png


"If we don’t do something, we'll live out our whole lives in fear. I can't live like that anymore!"
Attack: 40 Support: 20 Range: 2 Deploy Cost: 2
Class: Bow Fighter Tier: Base Class Change Cost: --
Rage Against Pirates: [Activate] [Flip one bond card] This turn, this unit gains +20 attack.
Wingbane: [Always] While this unit is attacking a Flight enemy, this unit gains +30 attack.
Card #B10-015NArtist: Karuta Shiki
Some card information translation provided by Serenes Forest.
For more detailed strategic information on these cards, see their TCG wiki article on Ronan .

Trivia

Etymology and other languages

Names, etymology and in other regions
Language Name Definition, etymology and notes
English
(unofficial)
Ronan --
Japanese ロナン Officially romanized as Ronan. From Rónán, an Irish Gaelic name meaning "little seal".

Gallery

Sprite Gallery
Portrait ronan fe05.png Bow Fighter Sniper
Bs fe05 ronan bow fighter bow.png
Bow
Bs fe05 ronan sniper bow.png
Bow

References

  1. Thracia 776 official website
  2. "Ronan: No, mother. I've made up my mind. Oh, you must be the Fiana Freeblades. Please, let me join you! I can use a bow. I promise I won't get in your way.
    Mother: But you've never been in battle...
    " — Ronan and his mother, Fire Emblem: Thracia 776
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: Thracia 776
Playable characters AlvaAmaldaAsvelBrightonCarrionCedConomoolDagdarDalsinDeanDelmudEdaEyriosEyvelFelgusFinnFredGalzusGladeHalvanHicksHomerKainKarinLaraLeifLifisLinoanMachyuaMareetaMartyMirandaMishaNannaOlwenOrsinPirnRalfRobertRonanSafySaiasSalemSaraSelfinaShanamShivaSleufTanyaTinaTrewdXavier
Non-playable characters AltenaAreoneAugustCorpulDoriasEthlynHannibalIshtarJuliaJuliusLewynQuanSeliphTravant
Bosses AlphandBaldackBandolBaraatBucksBovisBrookCanisCoddaCohenColhoCoulterDracoDvorakEichmannEisenauFardenFrausGomezGustafKempfLargoLifisLinecockListMcCloyMerlockMooreMuellerMusNikalafOltophPalmanPaulusPirnPorcusRaydrikReinhardtRobosRumeiSaiasSeimetolTigrisTrumanVeldWeissmannWolfXavierZaomZyle
Personal Weapons Beo SwordBragi SwordBlessed SwordBrave LanceDire ThunderDragonpikeEarth SwordForsetiGrafcaliburKiaLight BrandLopt SwordMareeta's SwordPugiRepairThiefUnlock
Chapters 1: The Warrior of Fiana • 2: The Village of Iss • 2x: The Pirate Isles • 3: The Gate of Kelbeth • 4: The Dungeon • 4x: The Hero of the Winds • 5: Mother and Child • 6: The Escape • 7: The Shield of Thracia • 8: Mt. Violdrake • 8x: Dagdar's Mansion • 9: The Emblem of Njörun • 10: Noel Canyon • 11: Dandrum Fortress • 11x: Murder Hollace • 12: The Thieves of Dakia • 12x: Dandelion • 13: The Stronghold • 14: Open Fire • 14x: Freedom • 15: The Two Paths • 16A: Nohrden Line • 17A: Leonster's Gate • 16B: The Dark Forest • 17B: The First Rain of May • 18: The Liberation of Leonster • 19: The Empire's Counterattack • 20: The Scion of Light • 21: The Liberation Wars • 21x: The Detention Center • 22: Across the River • 23: The Palace of Evil • 24: The Baron in Black • 24x: The Lopt Altar • Endgame: An Undying Oath
Locations JugdralManster District (AlsterConoteLeonsterManster) • Thracia (FianaTahra)
Groups, objects and events Battle of BelhallaCaptureChild huntsDandelion BanditsFall of LeonsterFatigueFiana FreebladesHoly BloodLoptyrians (BergrosenDeadlords) • MagiYied Massacre
Related topics Other games (Genealogy of the Holy WarAwakening) • Name chartPre-release information (Unused content) • Sound RoomTimeline