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Shiva

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Shiva

FE776 Shiva.png
Artwork of Shiva from Thracia 776.

Gender

Male

Race

Human

Starting class

Sword Fighter

Appearance(s)

Why are you doing this? You're not a bad man...
— Safy to Shiva in Chapter 7: The Shield of Thracia

Shiva (Japanese: シヴァ Shiva) is a playable Sword Fighter in Fire Emblem: Thracia 776.

Biography

Shiva was a mercenary. Around the year 776, Shiva was employed by Lifis to protect his base at the Corsair Isles. When Safy, a priest held captive by Lifis arrived at the base, Shiva warned Lifis not to harm her. Not long after, the Corsair Isles would be attacked by the Fiana Freeblades, led by Prince Leif of Leonster, leading to the defeat of the Lifis Pirates. Shiva escaped the fighting, and went to work for a group of bandits in the proximity of Meath. Here, he would meet back with Safy, who convinced him to fight for Leif, whome he accompied until the liberation of Munster.

Fire Emblem: Thracia 776

Role

Shiva is a playable character. In Chapter 2x, he appears as a stationnary enemy unit. If he is left alive, or captured but not released, Shiva will appear along with a group of Mercenaries as enemy units in Chapter 7. Here, he is recruited when talked to by Safy.

Starting stats and growth rates

See also: The Corsair Isles
Portrait shiva fe05.png
Ma snes03 sword fighter playable.gif Sword Fighter
Level 4
Action
Recruitment: Chapter 7, talk with Safy if he survived Chapter 2x

Stats Growth Rates

Inventory Skills
Killing Edge Sol
Weapon Levels
Swords B Lances -- Axes -- Bows -- Staves --
Fire magic -- Thunder magic -- FE5RankWind.png -- Light magic -- Dark magic --

Promotion stat gains

Class HP Str Mag Skill Spd Lck Def Con Mov Skills Weapon level
Swordmaster +0 +2 +1 +3 +3 +0 +2 +0 +1 +Adept Swords+100 WEXP

Supports

Portrait shiva fe05.png
Shiva
Sword Fighter
Supports:
None.

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Bishop
Bonus:
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Bishop
Bonus:
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Bishop
Bonus:
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Bishop
Bonus:
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Bishop
Bonus:
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Bishop
Bonus:
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Bishop
Bonus:
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Bishop
Bonus:
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Bishop
Bonus:
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Bishop
Bonus:
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Bishop
Bonus:
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Bishop
Bonus:
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Bishop
Bonus:
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Bishop
Bonus:
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Bishop
Bonus:
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Bishop
Bonus:
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Supported by:
Portrait safy fe05.png
Safy
Priest
Bonus:
10

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Bishop
Bonus:
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Bishop
Bonus:
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See Support § Super Famicom games for more details on supports.

Analysis

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

Shiva is a standard Sword Fighter who joins in chapter 7. He comes with solid bases and growths, an action star, a very high FCM of 4, a very high sword rank, Sol, and upon promotion Adept. However, while Shiva can reliably kill with the Killing Edge, Shiva's mediocre strength base will hurt his ability to kill more difficult opponents, and his growth isn't high enough to make this problem go away without investment. He can't always use a Killing Edge either, as there are only a few obtainable before chapter 15, and other units like Fergus or Machyua will also want to use them to guarantee a crit. Shiva is also fairly frail when he joins, and his pitiful magic means his damage output with magic swords is poor unless he has enough skill to reliably crit and he will have to be careful against enemy mages. Even if he is raised up as a combat unit, the low enemy quality in Thracia 776 means that most other units will have similar combat to Shiva, but often with other utility, such as having a mount or access to staves.

Overall, Shiva can serve as a solid combat unit and backup boss-killer throughout the entire game and has access to many great swords, one of the best physical types in Thracia 776, but he will have a hard time standing out from most of the cast in most situations.

Fire Emblem Engage

Role

Shiva appears as an equippable Bond Ring. He can be summoned using Leif's Emblem Ring.

Bond Ring data

Small portrait shiva fe17.png
Stat modifiers
Ring level Str Dex Lck
Is ns02 bond ring c.png C +0 +1 +0
Is ns02 bond ring b.png B +1 +1 +0
Is ns02 bond ring a.png A +1 +1 +1
Is ns02 bond ring s.png S +1 +2 +1

Personality


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Endings

Shiva, Mercenary of Savan
After the war, Shiva disappeared. Various speculations and theories have been made about this man of many mysteries, but none have been, and ever will be, confirmed.

Quotes

Battle quotes

Not too bright, are you...?
— Shiva as an enemy

Death quotes

Not...bad... Guh...
— Shiva
How... careless. All this way, just to die... here...
— Shiva as an enemy
What a naive bunch... Still, I owe them a debt now.
— Shiva as an enemy, when captured and released

Escape quotes

...I'm sorry.
— Shiva

Other appearances

Fire Emblem Cipher

Shiva is featured on two cards in Fire Emblem Cipher.

Fire Emblem Cipher data for Shiva
TCGCipher B10-029R.png Dark Swordsman, Shiva
Jugdral

Male

Sword
"Don't take death lightly in front of me. I can't stand those who would so readily throw their lives away!"
Attack: 70 Support: 10 Range: 1 Deploy Cost: 3
Class: Swordmaster Tier: Advanced Class Change Cost: 2
Sol: [Trigger] When this unit inflicts a critical hit, until the end of your opponent's next turn, this unit gains +20 attack.
Clear-Minded Stance: [Activate] [Once per turn] [Flip two bond cards] Choose a "Shiva" in your Retreat Area, and add that card to your hand. Also, until the end of your opponent's next turn, this unit cannot evade.
Card #B10-029R • Artist: Clover.K
TCGCipher B10-030N.png Savan's Sellsword, Shiva
Jugdral

Male

Sword
"This is my livelihood. Now, get out of my way."
Attack: 40 Support: 10 Range: 1 Deploy Cost: 1
Class: Sword Fighter Tier: Base Class Change Cost: --
"You will not touch that cleric.": [Always] If you have an allied "Safy", this unit gains +10 attack.
Attack Support Attack Emblem: [Support] Until the end of this battle, your attacking unit gains +20 attack.
Card #B10-030N • Artist: Clover.K
Some card information translation provided by Serenes Forest.
For more detailed strategic information on these cards, see their TCG wiki article on Shiva .

Flavor text

Game Text
(English)
Text
(Japanese)
Engage
Hero from beyond Elyos and a
wandering swordsman.

This black-clad master of the sword
wields his blade with deadly skill.

Though cold, he is not heartless, and
detests the waste of any life.

Appears in Thracia 776.
異界の英雄で、流れ者の剣士。

黒衣に身を包んだ、剣の達人で
必殺剣「キルソード」を操る。

非情だが、全くの冷血漢ではなく
自らの命を粗末にする人間を嫌う。

「トラキア776」

Choose Your Legends placement history

Round Placement Character Votes
CYL 1
(2017)
559 Portrait shiva fe05 cyl.png
Shiva
Thracia 776
155
CYL 2
(2018)
625
(+66)
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Shiva
Thracia 776
112
(−43)
CYL 3
(2019)
534
(−30)
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Shiva
Thracia 776
170
(+58)
CYL 4
(2020)
578
(+8)
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Shiva
Thracia 776
125
(−45)
CYL 5
(2021)
592
(+14)
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Shiva
Thracia 776
83
(−42)
CYL 6
(2022)
551
(−43)
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Shiva
Thracia 776
113
(+30)
CYL 7
(2023)
633
(+82)
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Shiva
Thracia 776
51
(−62)
CYL 8
(2024)
585
(−48)
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Shiva
Thracia 776
71
(+20)
Total results This character has 8 entries across all Choose Your Legends polls. 880

Trivia

  • According to Thracia 776's website, Shiva was designed to look 30 years old.[1]

Etymology and other languages

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

Shiva

Used in Engage.

English
(unofficial)

Shiva

--

Japanese

シヴァ

Officially romanized as Shiva. Shiva is a Hindu god of destruction.

Spanish

Shiva

--

French

Shiva

--

German

Shiva

--

Italian

Shiva

--

Portuguese

Shiva

Used in the Choose Your Legends polls for Fire Emblem Heroes.

Korean

시바

Shiva

Simplified Chinese

席巴

Shiva

Traditional Chinese

席巴

Shiva

Gallery

Sprite Gallery
Portrait shiva fe05.png Ma snes03 sword fighter enemy.gif Sword Fighter Ma snes03 sword fighter playable.gif Swordmaster Ma snes03 swordmaster playable.gif
Bs fe05 shiva sword fighter sword.png
Sword
(Armorslayer)
Bs fe05 shiva swordmaster sword.png
Sword
(Armorslayer)

References

  1. Character ~登場人物の紹介~, ファイアーエムブレム トラキア776, Retrieved: 11 April, 2017
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