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Whelp (Infantry)

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Whelp (Infantry)

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At start of turn, if unit is adjacent to only beast or dragon allies or if unit is not adjacent to any ally, unit transforms (otherwise, unit reverts). If unit transforms, grants Atk+2 and deals +10 damage when Special triggers.


Weapon (Beast)



Whelp (Infantry) (Japanese: 幼獣の化身・歩行 Whelp · Infantry) is a weapon skill in the beast category which debuted in Fire Emblem Heroes. Whelp (Infantry) is the lowest weapon skill of the infantry subtype of the beast category of weapon skills, and as such is the weakest weapon of the subtype and lacks any special effects other than those common to all weapons of the subtype.


Game Icon Level Might Weight Hit Crit Range Uses Worth Exp Other effects and notes
Heroes Is feh skill weapon.png Beast weapons 1★ 4 -- -- -- 1 -- 50 SP -- At start of user's phase, transforms user if user is untransformed and not adjacent to a human ally, or untransforms user if user is transformed and adjacent to a human ally. On a turn where user transforms, user's Attack is boosted by an additional +2, and user's damage output is increased by +10 when triggering special skill.



Units Keaton: Lupine CollectorKeaton: Resolved WolfskinMordecai: Kindhearted TigerNailah: Blessed QueenNailah: Unflattering EyeRafiel: Blessed WingsVelouria: Wolf Cub

Etymology and other languages

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

Whelp (Infantry)




Whelp · Infantry





Bébé (infanterie)

Baby (infantry); abbreviated as Bébé (infant.).





Cucciolo (fante)

Cub (knave)


Filhote (infantaria)

Cub (infantry); abbreviated as Filhote (infant.).

Traditional Chinese


Cub incarnation · walking


Beast skills in Heroes
Basic beast skills Regalia and personal beast skills
Infantry subtype Adult (Infantry)Whelp (Infantry)Yearling (Infantry) Bride's FangFiery FangGroom's WingHorn of OpeningIlluminating HornPolished FangRenewed FangResolved FangRoyal Hatari FangSabertooth FangWild Tiger FangWolf Queen FangWolfpup FangWolfskin Fang
Armor subtype Adult (Armored)Whelp (Armored)Yearling (Armored) Lion King FangTwin-Crest Power
Cavalry subtype Adult (Cavalry)Whelp (Cavalry)Yearling (Cavalry) Brazen Cat FangBrightmare HornBunny FangCovert Cat FangFoxkit FangGuardian FangKitsune FangNew Foxkit FangNightmare HornRaydream HornRefreshed FangSparkling FangTaguel Fang
Flier subtype Adult (Flier)Fledgling (Flier)Hatchling (Flier) Bat FangCrossbones ClawEbon-Pirate ClawFang of ClosureHawk King ClawHeron WingRaven King BeakSky-Pirate Claw