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Yearling (Cavalry)

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Yearling (Cavalry)

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Yearling (Cavalry) (Japanese: 若獣の化身・騎馬 Young Beast · Cavalry) is a weapon skill in the beast category which debuted in Fire Emblem Heroes. Yearling (Cavalry) is the second weapon skill of the cavalry subtype of the beast category of weapon skills, and as such is the second-weakest weapon of the subtype and lacks any special effects other than those common to all weapons of the subtype.


Game Icon Type Might Range SP cost Refine cost Prerequisites Usable by Inheritable Other effects and notes
Is feh skill weapon.png Beast weapons 6 1 100 -- Whelp (Cavalry) Cavalry If user is not adjacent to human allies (i.e. allies with non-breath or -⁠beast weapons) at start of turn, user transforms; otherwise, user reverts.
If user transforms, grants +2 attack to user, and if user initiates combat, inflicts −4 each to attack and defense on foe during combat and foe cannot make follow-up attacks.



Method Data
Unit (★★★) Panne: Proud Taguel
Unit (★★★★) Kaden: Refreshed KitsuneLyre: Lap Cat of LuxuryPanne: Welcoming DawnYarne: Hoppy New Year
Unit (★★★★★) Eitr: Hand of NothingFreyja: Fleeting SummerFreyja: Lady of NightmareFreyr: Dream-KingFreyr: Estival DreamsKaden: Kitsune BraggartLethe: Gallia's ValkyrieLethe: New Year's ClawNerþuz: God of the LandNerþuz: New-Year DoterRanulf: Friend of NationsRatatoskr: Mending HandSelkie: Free SpiritSelkie: New Year's SpiritYarne: Timid Taguel

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Game Text
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 if unit
initiates combat, inflicts Atk/Def-4 on foe
during combat and foe cannot make a
follow-up attack.

Etymology and other languages

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

Yearling (Cavalry)




Young Beast · Cavalry


Fiera joven veloz

Fast young beast


Jeune (cavalerie)

Youth (cavalry)


Jährling (Reiter)

Yearling (Rider)


Giovane (fantino)

Youth (rider)


Jovem (cavalaria)

Youth (cavalry); abbreviated as Jovem (caval.).

Traditional Chinese


Young beast incarnation · riding

Beast skills in Heroes
Basic beast skills Beast skills with secondary effects Personal beast skills
Infantry subtype Adult (Infantry)Whelp (Infantry)Yearling (Infantry) Bride's FangFiery FangGroom's WingHeralding HornHorn of OpeningIlluminating HornPolished FangRenewed FangResolved FangRoyal Hatari FangSabertooth FangWild Tiger FangWolf Queen FangWolfpup FangWolfskin Fang
Armor subtype Adult (Armored)Whelp (Armored)Yearling (Armored) Dosing FangLion King FangRavagerTwin-Crest Power
Cavalry subtype Adult (Cavalry)Whelp (Cavalry)Yearling (Cavalry) Arcane Nihility Brazen Cat FangBrightmare HornBunny FangCovert Cat FangCute Paper CraneDream HornFoxkit FangGuardian FangHorn of the LandKeen Rabbit FangKitsune FangNew Foxkit FangNightmare HornRaydream HornRefreshed FangSparkling FangTaguel FangWary Rabbit FangWorld-Tree Tail
Flier subtype Adult (Flier)Fledgling (Flier)Hatchling (Flier) Bat FangClosing FloretsCrossbones ClawEbon-Pirate ClawEnclosing ClawFang of ClosureFang of FinalityHawk King ClawHeron WingQuieting ClawRaven King BeakSky-Pirate Claw