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Umbral Beast

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Umbral Beast

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The Umbral Beast as it appears in Three Houses.

This demonic beast was spawned from the Chalice of Beginnings. It is equal in power to the children of the goddess.

Unit type(s)
  • Monster
  • Dragon

Crest Stone


Manifest Phantom, Enhanced Fortitude, Counterattack

The Umbral Beast (Japanese: 赤き獣 Red beast) is a monster class which debuted in Fire Emblem: Three Houses. It is used exclusively by Aelfric in his appearance as the final boss of the Cindered Shadows expansion. It is the result of Aelfric's failed attempt to trigger the Rite of Rising causing the Chalice of Beginnings to consume both him and Sitri's corpse.

Though the Umbral Beast lacks proper programmed stats, it is physically strong, having high strength as well as four large health bars, which are bolstered further by its high defense and a strong barrier. It is additionally capable of restoring its own health by stealing it from Phantoms, which it can summon each turn. Its offenses are also rather potent, with its high strength being bolstered later by Death Blow, and its attacks are made even more accurate by Hit +20 later. It also boasts a highly dangerous Staggering Blow which can hit everywhere on the map at once. It is held back by low speed and resistance, as well as a low charm compared to other boss-exclusive monsters.


Base stats

Game HP Strength Magic Skill Speed Luck Defense Resistance Movement Constitution Weapon level
Three Houses 0/0/0/0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 -- --
The Umbral Beast takes up a 3×3 area on the battlefield.

Class growth rates

Game HP Strength Magic Skill Speed Luck Defense Resistance Charm Constitution* Movement* Weapon level
Three Houses 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% -- -- --
See class growth rate for more details on the mechanics of class growths in each game.

Class modifiers

Game HP Strength Magic Skill Speed Luck Defense Resistance Charm Movement
Three Houses 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Class skills

Game Skill Learning conditions
Three Houses Manifest Phantom Innate.
Three Houses Enhanced Fortitude Innate.
Three Houses Counterattack Innate.
Three Houses Essence Barrier Barrier ability.
Three Houses Vital Defense Barrier ability.
Three Houses Death Blow Latent ability; active when three or fewer health bars remain.
Three Houses Hit +20 Latent ability; active when two or fewer health bars remain.
Three Houses Vantage Latent ability; active when only one health bar remains.
Three Houses Umbral Surge Staggering blow; innate.

Class change

Three Houses

Special class
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Umbral Beast

Notable enemy Umbral Beasts

Enemy Units
Name Game
Umbral Beast Three Houses Cindered Shadows
Enemy Umbral Beast units in the Fire Emblem series.

Flavor text

Game Text
Three Houses
This demonic beast was spawned from the
Chalice of Beginnings. It is equal in power to
the children of the goddess.

Etymology and other languages

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

Umbral Beast




Red Beast


Bestia roja

Red beast


Bête lugubre

Grim beast



Shadow Beast


Bestia rossa

Red beast


붉은 야수

Red wild beast

Simplified Chinese


Red beast

Traditional Chinese


Red beast


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