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Shaman (Genealogy of the Holy War)

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It has been proposed that this page be merged into Light Priestess. Please discuss this change on the talk page.


Reason: "[Genealogy Shaman has] the same Japanese name and the class more closely fits the description and mechanical purposes of the Radiant Dawn incarnation (being the exclusive class of a major, white-haired female character which uses light magic and staves). I [ArthurThomas (TalkContributions)] feel like both of the classes that use light magic and staves would be more appropriate sharing a page [as opposed to the Jugdral incarnation and GBA incarnations sharing a distinct page from the Tellius incarnation] since [the light magic Jugdral class, dark magic GBA class, and light magic Tellius class] all share the same Japanese name and the Tellius class seems to outright be the same version of this class, as opposed to the distinct, dark magical GBA version." (This merge only applies for the Genealogy of the Holy War version of the class)

Shaman

Generic portrait shaman fe04.png

Weapon(s)
Skill(s)

N/A

For the dark magic-wielding class in Fire Emblem: The Binding Blade, Fire Emblem: The Blazing Blade, and Fire Emblem: The Sacred Stones, see Shaman.


The Shaman (Japanese: シャーマン Shaman) is a magical class which was introduced in Fire Emblem: Genealogy of the Holy War. In their original appearance, Shamans are a female-exclusive class which wields light magic and staves. While they are very frail, they possess the high magic and resistance of traditional healers, giving them good healing proficiency as well as the ability to defend themselves, particularly with Nosferatu. Aside from Deirdre, who is unable to promote, Shamans promote to the Sage class. While Shamans do not technically exist in the following game, Fire Emblem: Thracia 776, that game has the virtually identical Cleric class.

Stats

Base stats

Game HP Strength Magic Skill Speed Luck Defense Resistance Movement Constitution Weapon Level
Genealogy of the Holy War 30 0 8 7 7 0 3 10 5 -- SNESRankLight.png A SNESRankStaff.png B

Max stats

Game HP Strength Magic Skill Speed Luck Defense Resistance Movement Constitution Weapon Level
Genealogy of the Holy War 80 15 23 22 22 30 18 25 5 -- SNESRankLight.png A SNESRankStaff.png B

Class growth rates

Game HP Strength Magic Skill Speed Luck Defense Resistance Charm Constitution* Movement*
Genealogy of the Holy War 100% 10% 30% 30% 30% 0% 10% 30% -- -- --
Click here for more details on the mechanics of class growths in each game.

Class skills

Nil.

Class change

Genealogy of the Holy War

Base class Promotion method Advanced class
Bs fe04 lewyn bard magic.png
Bard
and
Bs fe04 julia shaman light.png
Shaman
(Julia only)
Choosing the option "Class change" in the home castle after reaching Level 20. Bs fe04 julia sage magic.png
Sage

Playable Shamans

Playable Characters
Name Game
Deirdre Genealogy of the Holy War First Generation
Julia Genealogy of the Holy War Second Generation
Playable Shaman (Genealogy of the Holy War) units in the Fire Emblem series.


Notable enemy Shamans

Enemy Units
Name Game
Canis Genealogy of the Holy War
Enemy Shaman (Genealogy of the Holy War) units in the Fire Emblem series.


Trivia

Etymology and other languages

Names, etymology and in other regions
Language Name Definition, etymology and notes
English
(unofficial)
Priestess This name is used in the "Project Naga" patch for Genealogy of the Holy War.
Japanese シャーマン Officially romanized as Shaman.

Gallery

References

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 ArmorCavalierFighterFire MageFree KnightJunior LordKnightLance KnightMageMyrmidonPegasus KnightPriestPrincePrincessShamanTroubadourThiefThunder 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