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Troubadour

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Troubadour

Generic portrait troubadour fe06.gif


Nohrian. A healer mounted on a horse for battlefield mobility. Uses staves.

Weapon(s)

Staves, Sword*

Skill(s)

The Troubadour (Japanese: トルバドール Troubadour) class is a class of healers on horseback. They first appeared in Fire Emblem: Genealogy of the Holy War, in which they could use swords and staves. After appearing in Fire Emblem: Thracia 776, they lost the ability to use swords in Fire Emblem: The Binding Blade and on. They have only appeared in the above games, Fire Emblem: The Blazing Blade, Fire Emblem: The Sacred Stones, Fire Emblem Awakening, and Fire Emblem Fates. Usually in other games, clerics or priests take their place.

Troubadours usually have high magic and luck, since they do not need to attack. Often, they have high resistance but low defense. In Genealogy of the Holy War and Thracia 776, although they can use swords, their strength is still slightly below average, so placing them where enemies can attack them can be dangerous. In The Binding Blade, The Blazing Blade, The Sacred Stones, Awakening, and Fates, since they cannot attack at all, they should be kept out of enemy attack range as much as possible.

In Genealogy of the Holy War and Thracia 776, troubadours change class to paladins. In The Binding Blade and The Blazing Blade, they change class to valkyries. In The Sacred Stones, they can change class to either valkyries or mage knights. In Awakening, they can change class to either valkyries or war clerics. In Fates, they can change class to strategists, butlers, or maids.

All troubadours outside of Fates are female.

Stats

Base stats

Game HP Strength Magic Skill Speed Luck Defense Resistance Movement Constitution Weapon Level
Genealogy of the Holy War 26 3 3 6 6 0 3 3 8 -- SNESRankSword.png B, SNESRankStaff.png C
Thracia 776 16 2/1 2 2 3/2 0 2/1 -- 8/5 4 SNESRankSword.png E, SNESRankStaff.png E
The Binding Blade 15 -- 1 1 3 0 2 5 7 5 GBARankStaff.gif D
The Blazing Blade 15 -- 1 1 3 0 2 5 7 5 GBARankStaff.gif D
The Sacred Stones 15 -- 1 1 3 0 2 5 6 5 GBARankStaff.gif D
Awakening 16 0 3 2 5 0 1 5 7 -- Staves E
Fates 15 0 3 7 5 4 1 4 7 -- FE14RankStaff.png E
Warriors
(Elise)
53 1 9 4 8 9 3 12 15 -- FE14RankTome.png E/ FE14RankStaff.png

Max stats

Game HP Strength Magic Skill Speed Luck Defense Resistance Movement Constitution Weapon Level
Genealogy of the Holy War 80 18 18 21 21 30 18 18 ? -- SNESRankSword.png --, SNESRankStaff.png --*
Thracia 776 80 20 20 20 20 20 20 -- 20 20 SNESRankSword.png A, SNESRankStaff.png A
The Binding Blade 60 -- 20 20 20 30 20 20 15 20 GBARankStaff.gif A
The Blazing Blade 60 -- 20 20 20 30 20 20 15 20 GBARankStaff.gif A
The Sacred Stones 60 -- 20 20 20 30 20 20 15 25 GBARankStaff.gif A
Awakening 60 20 26 24 26 30 20 28 9 -- Staves A
Fates 35 16 19 24 20 23 16 21 ?? -- FE14RankStaff.png B
Warriors
(Elise)
868 15 160 75 142 152 59 205 15 -- FE14RankTome.png S/ FE14RankStaff.png

Class growth rates


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Game HP Strength Magic Skill Speed Luck Defense Resistance Charm Constitution* Movement*
Genealogy of the Holy War 100% 30% 10% 30% 30% 0% 20% 10% -- -- --
Thracia 776 30% 3% 20% 10% 10% 10% 5% -- -- 5% --
The Binding Blade 50% -- 25% 35% 55% 12% 30% 45% -- -- --
The Blazing Blade 50% -- 25% 35% 55% 45% 12% 40% -- -- --
The Sacred Stones 50% -- 25% 35% 55% 45% 12% 40% -- -- --
Awakening 35/60% 0% 20/30% 10/20% 20/40% 0/40% 5/15% 15/25% -- -- --
Fates 0% 0% 10% 20% 10% 15% 0% 15% -- -- --
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
Thracia 776
The Binding Blade
The Blazing Blade
The Sacred Stones
Canto Innate; hidden and unnamed.
Fates Dodge +10 Innate; hidden and unnamed.
Awakening
Fates
Is 3ds01 resistance +2.png Resistance +2 Learned from level 1.
Fates Is 3ds02 gentilhomme.png Gentilhomme Learned from level 10.
Male units only.
Awakening
Fates
Is 3ds01 demoiselle.png Demoiselle Learned from level 10.
Female units only.

Class change

Genealogy of the Holy War, Thracia 776

Base class Promotion method Advanced class
Bs fe04 ethlyn troubadour sword.png
Troubadour
Choosing the option "Class change" in the home castle after reaching Level 20*. /
Using a Knight Proof after reaching Level 10*.
Bs fe04 ethlyn paladin sword.png
Paladin

The Binding Blade, The Blazing Blade

Base class Promotion method Advanced class
Bs fe07 priscilla troubadour staff.png
Troubadour
Using a Guiding Ring or Earth Seal* after reaching Level 10. Bs fe07 priscilla valkyrie staff.png
Valkyrie

The Sacred Stones

Base class Promotion method Advanced class
Bs fe08 l'arachel troubadour staff.png
Troubadour
Using a Guiding Ring or Master Seal after reaching Level 10. Bs fe08 l'arachel mage knight anima.png
Mage Knight
or
Bs fe08 l'arachel valkyrie light.png
Valkyrie
Promotion choice criteria: The player can freely choose

Awakening

Base class Promotion method Advanced class
Ma 3ds01 troubadour playable.gif
Troubadour
Using a Master Seal after reaching Level 10. Ma 3ds01 war cleric playable.gif
War Cleric
or
Ma 3ds01 valkyrie playable.gif
Valkyrie
Promotion choice criteria: The player can freely choose

Fates

Base class Promotion method Advanced class
Ma 3ds02 troubadour playable.gif


Troubadour

Using a Master Seal at Level 10 or above. Ma 3ds02 strategist playable.gif
Strategist
or
Ma 3ds02 maid playable.gif
Maid
or
File:Ma 3ds02 butler playable.gif
Butler
Promotion choice criteria: The player may freely choose. Maid or Butler is dependent on unit's gender.

Warriors

Base class Promotion method Advanced class

Troubadour
Using a Master Seal after reaching Level 15.
Strategist

Sprites

Thracia 776

Sprite Gallery
Ma snes03 troubadour playable.gif
Ma snes03 dismounted basic knight female playable.gif
Mounted Dismounted
Bs fe05 nanna troubadour sword.png
Sword
(Earth Sword)
Bs fe05 nanna troubadour staff.png
Staff
Bs fe05 nanna dismt troubadour sword.png
Sword
(Earth Sword)
Bs fe05 nanna dismt troubadour staff.png
Staff

Playable troubadours

Playable Characters
Name Game
Ethlyn Genealogy of the Holy War*
Janne Genealogy of the Holy War*
Nanna Genealogy of the Holy War*, Fire Emblem: Thracia 776, Fire Emblem Awakening
Clarine The Binding Blade
Priscilla The Blazing Blade
L'Arachel The Sacred Stones
Maribelle Awakening
Raquesis Awakening
Dwyer Fates (all routes)
Elise Fates: Conquest/Revelation, Warriors
Forrest Fates: Conquest/Revelation
Playable Troubadour units in the Fire Emblem series.


Notable enemy troubadours

Enemy Units
Name Game
Elise Fates: Birthright
Enemy Troubadour units in the Fire Emblem series.


Notable neutral troubadours

Playable Characters
Name Game
Elise Warriors
Neutral Troubadour units in the Fire Emblem series.


Flavor text


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Game Text
(English)
Text
(Japanese)
The Blazing Blade
(class roll)
Mounted maidens whose sacred staves aid allies. High movement. Can't attack. ??
The Blazing Blade
(help)
Staff-wielding maidens who travel by horseback. ??
The Sacred Stones
(class roll)
Mounted maidens whose sacred staves aid allies. They are swift but will not fight. ??
The Sacred Stones
(help)
Maidens who wield staves from horseback. Equip: Staves. ??
Awakening A mounted healer who uses staves. Cannot attack. ??
Fates Nohrian. A healer mounted on a horse for battlefield mobility. Uses staves. ??

Trivia

  • Although all troubadours in the series were female prior to Fates, the real life term is used almost exclusively for men, with "trobairitz" being used for females.

Etymology and other languages

Names, etymology and in other regions
Language Name Definition, etymology and notes
English Troubadour A troubadour is a person from the Middle Ages who wrote and recited Occitan lyric poetry.
Japanese トルバドール

ロッドナイト

• Officially romanized as Torubadour in The Binding Blade and Troubadour in subsequent games.

• Officially romanized as Rod Knight. This name is used exclusively in Fire Emblem Fates.

Spanish Trovador Troubadour
French Troubadour As above.
German Troubadour As above.
Italian • Trovatore
• Trobairitz
• Trobador
• Troubadour. Used in The Blazing Blade.
• Feminine form of troubadour. Used in Awakening.
• Occitan for troubadour. Used in Fates.

Gallery

References

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
Classes in Fire Emblem: Thracia 776
Base classes Arch KnightArmored AxeArmored LanceArmored SwordAxe KnightBardBerserkerBishopBow ArmorBow FighterBrigandCavalierClericDragon RiderFighterFree KnightLance KnightLopt MageLordMageMyrmidonPegasus RiderPriestThiefTroubadour
Advanced classes Bow KnightDark MageDuke KnightGeneralGreat KnightHigh PriestMage KnightMercenaryPegasus KnightPrinceSageSniperRangerSwordmasterThief FighterWarriorWyvern Rider
Other classes ArcherBallistaBaronCivilianDancerDark BishopDark PrinceHunterIron BallistaPoison BallistaSoldierPirate
Unused classes EmperorFalcon KnightForrestJunior LordKiller BallistaKnight LordMaster KnightWyvern Lord
Classes in Fire Emblem: The Binding Blade
Base classes ArcherBrigandCavalierClericFighterKnightLordMageMercenaryMyrmidonNomadPegasus KnightPiratePriestShamanTroubadourWyvern Rider
Advanced classes BerserkerBishopDruidFalcon KnightGeneralGreat LordHeroNomadic TrooperPaladinSageSniperSwordmasterValkyrieWarriorWyvern Lord
Other classes BardCivilianDancerKingMage DragonManaketeSoldierThief
Classes in Fire Emblem: The Blazing Blade
Base classes ArcherBrigandCavalierClericFighterKnightLordMageMercenaryMonkMyrmidonNomadPegasus KnightPirateShamanThiefTroubadourWyvern Rider
Advanced classes AssassinBerserkerBishopBlade LordDruidFalcon KnightGeneralGreat LordHeroKnight LordNomadic TrooperPaladinSageSniperSwordmasterValkyrieWarriorWyvern Lord
Other classes ArchsageBardBramimondCivilianCorsairDancerDark DruidFire DragonMagic SealPeerPrinceSoldierTransporter
Classes in Fire Emblem: The Sacred Stones
Trainee classes JourneymanPupilRecruit
Base classes ArcherBrigandCavalierClericFighterKnightLordMageMercenaryMonkMyrmidonPegasus KnightPiratePriestShamanThiefTroubadourWyvern Rider
Advanced classes AssassinBerserkerBishopDruidFalcon KnightGeneralGreat KnightGreat LordHeroKnight LordMage KnightPaladinRangerRogueSageSniperSummonerSwordmasterValkyrieWarriorWyvern KnightWyvern Lord
Monster classes Arch MogallBaelBonewalkerCyclopsDeathgoyleDemon KingElder BaelEntombedGargoyleGorgonGorgon EggGwyllgiMaelduinMauthe DoogMogallNecrodragonRevenantTarvosWight
Other classes CivilianDancerFleetManaketeNecromancerPeerPhantomPontifexQueenSoldier
Removed class Apprentice
Classes in Fire Emblem Awakening
Base classes ArcherBarbarianCavalierClericDark MageFighterKnightLordMageMercenaryMyrmidonPegasus KnightPriestTacticianThiefTroubadourWyvern Rider
Advanced classes AssassinBerserkerBow KnightDark FlierDark KnightFalcon KnightGeneralGrandmasterGreat KnightGreat LordGriffon RiderHeroPaladinSageSniperSorcererSwordmasterTricksterValkyrieWar ClericWar MonkWarriorWyvern Lord
Other classes BrideConquerorDancerDread FighterGrimaLodestarManaketeMerchantMirageOutrealm ClassRevenantSoldierTaguelVillager
Classes in Fire Emblem Fates
Base classes ApothecaryArcherCavalierDark MageDivinerFighterKitsuneKnightMercenaryMonkNinjaNohr PrinceNohr PrincessOni SavageOutlawSamuraiShrine MaidenSky KnightSpear FighterTroubadourVillagerWolfskinWolfssegnerWyvern Rider
Advanced classes AdventurerBerserkerBasaraBlacksmithBow KnightButlerDark KnightFalcon KnightGeneralGreat KnightGreat MasterHeroHoshido NobleKinshi KnightMaidMalig KnightMaster NinjaMaster of ArmsMechanistMerchantNine-TailsNohr NobleOni ChieftainOnmyojiPaladinPriestessSilent DragonSniperSorcererSpear MasterStrategistSwordmasterWyvern Lord
Non-human classes Astral DragonAutomatonBlight DragonFacelessFeral DragonStoneborn
Other classes BallisticianClericDark FalconDread FighterEmpty VesselGreat LordLancerLodestarLordNohrian KingOutrealm ClassPegasus KnightSongstressVanguardWitch