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The Villager (Japanese: 村人 Villager) is a weak class present in Fire Emblem Gaiden, Awakening, and Fates, and was the first "trainee" class in the Fire Emblem series. Characterised as young and inexperienced village children entering the field of battle for the first time, the class traditionally has low stats in and of itself, but in Gaiden possesses the ability to promote to a wide variety of basic classes which can again promote in turn, allowing for greater potential to increase their stats to higher degrees than a normal unit.
In Awakening, the class has no standard class change options in and of itself, instead relying on reclassing for its sole playable member - Donnel - to leave the class. It acts as a special class with a level cap of 30, though with lower stats on par with a base class compared to other special classes.
Class growth rates
|Aptitude|| Learned at level 1 (Awakening).|
Learned at level 1 or higher (Fates).
|Underdog|| Learned at level 15 (Awakening).|
Learned at level 10 or higher (Fates).
|Promoted class||Method||Trainee-like class||Method||Basic class||Method||Promoted class||Method||Promoted class|
|After reaching Level 10, at any Mila Shrine.||
|After reaching Level 3, at any Mila Shrine.||
|After reaching Level 12/7, at any Mila Shrine.||
|After reaching Level 10, at any Mila Shrine.|
|Base class||Promotion method||Advanced class|
|Using a Master Seal after reaching Level 10.|
Master of Arms
|Promotion choice criteria: The player may freely choose.|
|Gray||Gaiden, Echoes: Shadows of Valentia|
|Robin||Gaiden, Echoes: Shadows of Valentia|
|Qulyf||Gaiden, Echoes: Shadows of Valentia|
|Morgan||Awakening (Male Morgan, only if Donnel is his non-Avatar parent)|
|Mozu||Fates (all routes)|
|Efi||Echoes: Shadows of Valentia|
|Playable Villager units in the Fire Emblem series.|
Notable enemy Villagers
|Enemy Villager units in the Fire Emblem series.|
An ordinary villager. Weak, but capable of great things.
Hoshidan. Ordinary rural citizen who uses naginata when forced to fight.
Etymology and other languages
|Names, etymology and in other regions|
|Language||Name||Definition, etymology and notes|
|Japanese|| • むらびと
| • Villager; this hiragana rendering is used in Gaiden.|
• Officially romanized as Villager; this kanji rendering is used from Awakening onwards.
Concept artwork of a Villager from The Art of Fire Emblem Awakening.
The generic Villager portrait in Awakening.
The generic Villager portrait in Fates.
The generic female Villager portrait in Fates.
|This article is part of Project Classes, a project focused in writing articles for every class present in the Fire Emblem series.|