The Black Eagles house at the Officers Academy is comprised of students who hail from the Adrestian Empire. They favor the use of axes and black magic.
The twin-headed eagle of the Adrestian Empire's coat of arms and the black armor worn by Imperial soldiers inspired the name and banner of the Black Eagles.
- Edelgard von Hresvelg - Heir apparent of the Adrestian Empire and the house leader of the Black Eagles.
- Bernadetta von Varley
- Caspar von Bergliez
- Dorothea Arnault
- Ferdinand von Aegir
- Linhardt von Hevring
- Petra Macneary - The granddaughter of the king of Brigid who, despite her imperfect speech, gives her all in everything she does.
- Hubert von Vestra - The Adrestian Empire's Minister of the Imperial Household who has sworn complete fealty to Edelgard.
The Japanese pronunciation of the three classes take their names from German. The Black Eagles are roughly called "Adlerklasse," which means "Eagle Class."
- In a survey conducted by Nintendo DREAM Magazine, the Black Eagles ranked 3rd among the houses chosen in Fire Emblem: Three Houses. The male-female vote ratio was 1:2. It received 27.8% of the vote.