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FETH Seteth.png
Artwork of Seteth from Three Houses.





December 27


182 cm (~5'11")

  • Flayn (daughter, pretends to be younger sister)
  • Unnamed wife (deceased)
Starting class

Wyvern Rider

Voiced by
I must note that I am personally against entrusting someone as lacking in trackable history as yourself with such a task, but it is what the archbishop desires.
— Seteth, to Byleth.

Seteth is a character appearing in Fire Emblem: Three Houses. He is a member of the Church of Seiros and the personal aide of Archbishop Rhea. His true identity is Saint Cichol (pronounced /ˈkihoʊl/[key]), a child of the goddess and father of Saint Cethleann.


Seteth is the aide of Archbishop Rhea of the Church of Seiros.

Fire Emblem: Three Houses


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Starting stats and growth rates


Main story P: An Ocean View, Normal P: An Ocean View, Hard

Small portrait seteth fe16.png
Wyvern Rider
Level 23
Movement 7
Crest Crest of Cichol
Recruitment: Chapter 12, automatically from the start (unless the player chose the Black Eagles and chose to join Edelgard in the previous chapter).

Base Stats Growth Rates Max Stats

Inventory Abilities
Iron Lance
Intermediate Seal
Sword Prowess Lv 2
Lance Prowess Lv 4
Axe Prowess Lv 3
Authority Lv 4
Rally Defense
Combat arts Spells Battalion
Monster Piercer
Tempest Lance
-- Seiros Pegasus Co. Lv. 1
Skill Levels
Swords Lances Axes Bows Brawling Reason Faith Authority Heavy Armor Riding Flying
D+ B+ B E E E E B+ E E C
Strength Strength Strength -- -- -- -- Strength -- Weakness Strength

Enemy - Black Eagles Chapter 12

Normal Hard

Enemy - Crimson Flower Chapter 15

Normal Hard


Ability Learned at
Is ns01 skill team buff.png Guardian Personal ability, innate and unremovable
Is ns01 sword prowess lv 2.png Sword Prowess Innate; replaced with higher levels at Swords C+, B+, and A+
Is ns01 combat art sword.png Wrath Strike Innate
Is ns01 combat art sword.png Grounder Swords C
Is ns01 combat art sword.png Haze Slice Swords C+
Is ns01 axebreaker.png Axebreaker Swords B
Is ns01 sword crit +10.png Sword Crit +10 Swords S
Is ns01 swordfaire.png Swordfaire Swords S+
Is ns01 lance prowess lv 4.png Lance Prowess Innate; replaced with higher levels at Lances A+
Is ns01 combat art lance.png Tempest Lance Innate
Is ns01 combat art lance.png Knightkneeler Innate
Is ns01 combat art lance.png Monster Piercer Innate
Is ns01 swordbreaker.png Swordbreaker Innate
Is ns01 combat art lance.png Swift Strikes Lances A
Is ns01 lance crit +10.png Lance Crit +10 Lances S
Is ns01 lancefaire.png Lancefaire Lances S+
Is ns01 axe prowess lv 3.png Axe Prowess Innate; replaced with higher levels at Axes B+ and A+
Is ns01 combat art axe.png Smash Innate
Is ns01 combat art axe.png Helm Splitter Innate
Is ns01 combat art axe.png Focused Strike Innate
Is ns01 lancebreaker.png Lancebreaker Innate
Is ns01 combat art axe.png Diamond Axe Axes A
Is ns01 axe crit +10.png Axe Crit +10 Axes S
Is ns01 axefaire.png Axefaire Axes S+
Is ns01 bow prowess lv 1.png Bow Prowess Bows E+; replaced with higher levels at Bows D+, C+, B+, and A+
Is ns01 combat art bow.png Curved Shot Bows D
Is ns01 close counter.png Close Counter Bows C
Is ns01 bow crit +10.png Bow Crit +10 Bows S
Is ns01 bowfaire.png Bowfaire Bows S+
Is ns01 brawling prowess lv 1.png Brawling Prowess Brawling E+; replaced with higher levels at Brawling D+, C+, B+, and A+
Is ns01 combat art brawling.png Fading Blow Brawling D
Is ns01 combat art brawling.png Rushing Blow Brawling C
Is ns01 combat art.png Healing Focus Brawling B
Is ns01 brawl crit +10.png Brawl Crit +10 Brawling S
Is ns01 fistfaire.png Fistfaire Brawling S+
Is ns01 reason lv 1.png Reason Reason E+; replaced with higher levels at Reason D+, C+, B+, and A+
Is ns01 black magic range +1.png Black Magic Range +1 Reason S
Is ns01 black tomefaire.png Black Tomefaire Reason S+
Is ns01 faith lv 1.png Faith Faith E+; replaced with higher levels at Faith D+, C+, B+, and A+
Is ns01 white magic range +1.png White Magic Range +1 Faith S
Is ns01 white tomefaire.png White Tomefaire Faith S+
Is ns01 authority lv 4.png Authority Innate; replaced with higher levels at Authority A+
Is ns01 rally defense.png Rally Defense Innate
Is ns01 battalion wrath.png Battalion Wrath Innate
Is ns01 defensive tactics.png Defensive Tactics Innate
Is ns01 model leader.png Model Leader Innate
Is ns01 battalion desperation.png Battalion Desperation Authority A
Is ns01 rally resistance.png Rally Resistance Authority S
Is ns01 offensive tactics.png Offensive Tactics Authority S+
Is ns01 weight -3.png Weight -3 Heavy Armor C
Is ns01 combat art.png Smite Heavy Armor B
Is ns01 weight -5.png Weight -5 Heavy Armor A
Is ns01 armored effect null.png Armored Effect Null Heavy Armor S+
Is ns01 dexterity +4.png Dexterity +4 Riding C
Is ns01 movement +1.png Movement +1 Riding A+
Is ns01 cavalry effect null.png Cavalry Effect Null Riding S+
Is ns01 alert stance.png Alert Stance Flying B
Is ns01 alert stance+.png Alert Stance+ Flying A+
Is ns01 flying effect null.png Flying Effect Null Flying S+
The above ability list does not include class abilities, or abilities and combat arts that are granted by items.

Spell list

Spell Learned at
Wind Reason D
Cutting Gale Reason C
Bolganone Reason B
Excalibur Reason A
Heal Faith D
Nosferatu Faith D+
Recover Faith C

Personality and character

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Setheth highly values order and discipline. Although he is wary of Rhea's decision to entrust Byleth with a position at the Officers Academy, he respects her judgement. He dotes on his younger sister Flayn, to the point of overprotectiveness.



Seteth, Heir of Purpose/Ally of the Archbishop
Seteth remained at the monastery and worked to restore the authority of the Church of Seiros. Doing away with his old strictness, he adopted a tolerant stance toward all. His encouragement of believers to respect those of other faiths helped the people of Fódlan to find common ground with others.

Seteth, Heir of Purpose and Flayn, Slumbering Princess
While Flayn disappeared soon after the war, Seteth stayed at the monastery and worked to restore the authority of the Church of Seiros. Doing away with his old strictness, he adopted a tolerant stance toward all, and encouraged his followers to do the same. When he was satisfied that the message was received, he vanished from the monastery. Several centuries later, a man and a woman in ancient attire emerged to a Fódlan that had drastically changed. When she asked the man beside her if it would be all right in this new era to call him "Father," he said that perhaps it would be better to remain on the safe side.

Seteth, Heir of Purpose, and Byleth, Wandering Flame (Silver Snow)
After ascending the throne as the first queen of the United Kingdom of Fódlan, Byleth appointed Seteth as her prime minister. As they set about the grand task of restoring Fódlan, the prime minister's strictness combined with the queen's magnanimity won the people over easily. Their personalities complemented one another perfectly in dealings with obstinate lords. When their long work was done, they finally announced their marriage, to the shock and delight of their subjects. The people considered themselves truly blessed to be governed by such a union.

Seteth, Ally of the Archbishop & Ingrid, Stalwart Knight (Azure Moon)
Ingrid declined to rule House Galatea, choosing instead to serve House Blaiddyd as a knight. As Faerghus worked with the Chuch of Seiros to advance policy, Ingrid served as an envoy between the two. In this capacity, she met routinely with Seteth, whose complete trust in Ingrid resulted in fruitful negotiations. Together, Faergus and the church coordinated extensive relief efforts to return prosperity to Fódlan. After they had accomplished what they set out to do, it is said that Ingrid and Seteth settled down together in a small village, where they spent their days in peace, farming and fishing.

Seteth, Heir of Purpose & Bernadetta, Eternal Loner (Verdant Wind)
After the war, Seteth remained at the monastery and dedicated himself to the restoration of the church. He was soon joined by Bernadetta, who abandoned her inheritance to House Varley and took up residence at Garreg Mach to commit to a life as a recluse. As the years wore on, Seteth wrote many fables, first in his spare time, and then later as his main preoccupation. His stories became famous among children throughout Fódlan. As he gained renown, many began to inquire about the wonderful illustrations that accompanied the writing. In response to these questions, Seteth was known to shrug and say, "Ask my wife...if you can find her."

Seteth, Heir of Purpose & Hilda, Free Spirit
After the war, Seteth dedicated himself to the restoration of the church. He continued to write fables for children in his spare time, but became dissatisfied with the hobby due to a lack of quality illustrations for his work. When Hilda learned of this, she jumped at the chance to visit Garreg Mach and illustrate some of Seteth's newer stories for him, The completed fables were distributed far and wide, and children who loved them eventually passed the famous and beloved works on to their own children and grandchildren.

Seteth, Heir of Purpose & Catherine, Free Knight
After the war, Seteth fully confessed his love to Catherine and asked her to marry him. Refusing to remain at the monastery, however, Catherine declined. Over the years, as Seteth worked to rebuild the church, he continued to write love letters to Catherine. Her answer was always the same. Finally, when the rebuilding effort was complete, Seteth left the church and went to see her, declaring his love anew. With no more reason to refuse him, she at last accepted his proposal. The two were wed, and swore to walk side by side together through the new age.


Battle quotes

Traitor! I will not forgive you for turning on Rhea!
— Seteth, as an enemy fighting Byleth in Black Eagles Chapter 12.
I will show no mercy to anyone who attacks Rhea!
— Seteth, as an enemy in Black Eagles Chapter 12.
It saddens me to face you on the field of battle, after all you've done for Flayn. I cannot approve of your actions. But I also cannot follow Rhea on her current course. It may not change anything, but allow me to make a promise to you. If Flayn and I survive this battle, we will withdraw from the world and leave you to do as you please.
— Seteth, as an enemy fighting Byleth in Crimson Flower Chapter 15.
Trespassing on holy ground is a grave sin indeed. You must atone for it with your life!
— Seteth, as an enemy in Crimson Flower Chapter 15.
Seteth: You will not escape, Death Knight. Today you will be unmasked!
Death Knight: My true identity has no value.
Seteth: I will be the judge of that, once I've seen your face.

— Seteth, fighting the Death Knight in Silver Snow Chapter 17/Verdant Wind Chapter 18/Azure Moon Chapter 20.
Seteth: Edelgard! Return Rhea! Release your grip on Fódlan!
Edelgard: If you strike me down, they will return. I cannot permit what you desire. You are a child of the goddess. You must not be allowed power over the people!

— Seteth, fighting Edelgard in Silver Snow Chapter 19/Verdant Wind Chapter 20.
I will inherit the pride of Nabatea. Rest in peace by Sothis's side!
— Seteth, fighting the Immaculate One in Silver Snow Chapter 21.
The Wind Caller: Are these your companions?
Seteth: They are indeed. I should tell you that Seiros is in a precarious state right now.
The Wind Caller: I will not assist you. I have lived apart from the world of man, which disgusts me so. This war disgusts me also.
Seteth: I thought you might say as much. That is regrettable.

— Seteth, fighting the Wind Caller in The Sleeping Sand Legend.
Seteth: You seem to be holding back. Thank you for that.
The Immovable: Hmph. Do not flatter me. My power is not what it once was. The best I can do nowadays is to have fun meddling with humans who wander in here.
Seteth: I see. We were hoping you might help us, but it seems that may be too difficult.

— Seteth, fighting the Immovable in Legend of the Lake.

Death/retreat quotes

How can this be?
— Seteth's retreat quote as a playable character in Part I.
I have lived many years...yet there was still more I wished to do.
— Seteth's death quote in classic mode as a playable character in Part II.
I cannot allow myself to fall here... My role is too important.
— Seteth's retreat quote in casual mode as a playable character in Part II, and in classic mode in Silver Snow.

Other quotes

Main article: Seteth/Quotes

Other appearances


Etymology and other languages

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


External links


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Verdant Wind
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