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“When y'all were hidin' in yer cellars and attics, we were toe-to-toe with Daein. And look at us now...”
—Brom, as he defeats someone pursuing the revolution.

Brom is a playable character from Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance and Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn. He hails from the farming village of Ohma, and lives with a large family that consists of many children, including Meg, who is a playable character in Radiant Dawn.


Path of Radiance[]

Brom is first encountered in Chapter 10, where the Greil Mercenaries invade a jail to free Crimean prisoners of war. Imprisoned in a cell to with Kieran, he expresses terror at the prospect of undergoing torture, alongside a fear that he may never see his family again. When Ike speaks to Brom after successfully breaking him out of his jail cell, he gratefully gets up to leave with the mercenaries, albeit rather clumsily, as he developed cramps from sitting down on the "hard floor" for too long. After the mercenaries finally rescue all the prisoners, Brom reveals that he is, alongside Nephenee, a "simple country [militiaman] from the same territory", and has merely joined Ike's forces to prevent his fields from being wrested from his possession. He then resolves to fight for Crimea's freedom in Elincia's name, promising to "send [the] Daein milksops packing".

In a Base Conversation he shares with Ike in the preceding chapter, Brom becomes emotional over a leather pouch of stones, which his family members have put together for him to keep as a "sort of a good-luck charm". He then calls himself "silly" for behaving embarrassingly, to which Ike comforts him by asserting that his family is proud of the actions he has undertaken to aid the war effort.

Brom will then remain with the Crimean Liberation Army until the Mad King Ashnard is eventually defeated, whereupon he will return to his family in Ohma.

Radiant Dawn[]

Brom returns at the start of Chapter 2-1, where he is observed to engage in a friendly conversation with his fellow neighbor, Jacob, in the village of Ohma. Nephenee then enters the scene to inform him of a revolution brewing nearby, urging him to "suit up" quickly and join her in quelling the rising disorder. After receiving an Iron Axe and a Herb from Nephenee, Brom sets foot onto the village square with her, where a group of young village men have gathered in front of an armored general. They are then informed of plans being formulated to "dethrone the queen", to which Brom responds by loyally sticking up for Elincia's honor, asserting the fact that he was allied with her in the previous war. The armored general takes advantage of Brom's claims and further brainwashes the men, claiming that the pair are the queen's agents, and are "undoubtedly [spying] on them". A conflict then break outs between the two groups of people, with Brom and Nephenee emerging as the victors. Realizing that their actions have essentially jeopardized the safety of their fellow villagers, the pair decide to leave the village and inform Elincia of the dire tidings.

At the start of the Chapter 2-2, Brom and Nephenee are observed to have already reported their findings to Elincia, who apologizes for the ordeal that their village has been put through. As she goes on to doubt her ability to carry out the duties expected of a Queen, Brom reassures her by proclaiming that she has done a "bang-up job" of governing Crimea, and encourages her to never give up on learning the ropes. He will then remain with Elincia's forces, playing a significant role in protecting Fort Alpea's defenses from being breached by Ludveck's rebels.

Brom returns in Chapter 3-2, where he aids Ike's forces in the Laguz Alliance. He is spared when Ashera later casts her judgment upon Tellius and can then be brought into the Tower of Guidance in order to reverse her judgment and save the people from suffering untimely ends.

After Ashera is defeated, Brom returns to his farming lifestyle in Ohma, vowing to never set foot onto the battlefield ever again.


On the whole, Brom is a down-to-earth individual who dislikes war and violence. He is also rather sensitive, as can be observed in his support conversations with Boyd. In this set of conversations, Boyd's ability to fight at a young age is first discussed, whereupon Boyd changes the subject to that of the prison break, ridiculing Brom for "STILL [being] a big fatty!". Being the tactless individual that he is, Boyd proceeds to question whether "all that jiggling" slows Brom down in battle. Brom evidently expresses hurt at Boyd's harsh words, leading to Boyd attempting to compensate by offering to train with him and "whip [him] into shape in no time".


Path of Radiance[]


  • Chapter 11: Unlock the door of the cell Brom is imprisoned in, and ensure that he survives in Chapter 10.

Base Stats[]

Starting ClassAffinity
FE9 Brom Knight Sprite KnightFE9Water Water
SkillsWeaponStarting Items
-FE9 Lance Lance - D-

Growth Rates[]

HP Str Mag Skl Spd Lck Def Res
75% 45% 10% 50% 25% 20% 55% 25%

Support Conversations[]

See also: Brom/Supports

Promotion Gains[]

Item Required Promoted Class
(FE9masterseal Master Seal) FE9 Brom General Sprite General
1 +3 +3 +2 +2 +2 +1 +3 +1 +1
Weapon Levels
FE9 SwordE FE9 LanceC*

* Only if Lance mastery level is at D or lower.


Secret Book (Artwork)
Subjective: The following part of this article is based upon the editor's personal experiences and opinions, and therefore may not be applicable for all readers.

Stat-wise, Brom has very stereotypical armor knight stats, being strong in Strength, Defense and HP while being having weak Speed, Resistance and Luck. He joins around the same time as Kieran, Marcia, and Jill, all of whom are much more worthwhile recipients of experience due to them being mounted. The niche of being a tank means little when other classes of units can also tank hits quite reliably, sometimes even dodging them outright. Even compared to his fellow Knight, Gatrie, Brom doesn't stack up favorably. Gatrie joins only a few chapters later and has better or equal bases and growths in almost every stat. All of this isn't to say Brom is unusable, just that he is outclassed. If you want to use Brom, it's recommended that you give him the Knight Ward to boost his Speed growth to a respectable 55%. There are also a few maps around his join time where he can choke points to gain easy experience.

Radiant Dawn[]


Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Endgame
P 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 E P 1 2 3 E P 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 E P 1 2 3 4 5 E A1 A2 A3 A4 A5

◎=Forced ○=Available □=Available for selected

Base Stats[]

Starting ClassAffinity
FE10 Brom Axe General Sprite Axe GeneralFE10Water Water
SkillsWeaponStarting Items
Disarm Disarm
Shove Shove
FE10 Sword Sword - E
FE10 Axe Axe - C
FE10ironaxe Iron Axe
Herb Herb

Growth Rates[]

HP Str Mag Skl Spd Lck Def Res
80% 40% 5% 40% 30% 70% 60% 25%


RD Biorhythm B

Bond Support[]

Promotion Gains[]

Item Required Promoted Class
(FE10mastercrown Master Crown) FE10 Brom Marshall Sprite Marshall
1 +4 +2 +4 +2 +2 +2 +4 +0 +0
Skills Weapon Levels
Luna Luna FE10 Lance D FE10 Sword C** FE10 Axe A*

* Only if Axe mastery rank is at B or lower.
** Only if Sword mastery rank is at D or lower.


Secret Book (Artwork)
Subjective: The following part of this article is based upon the editor's personal experiences and opinions, and therefore may not be applicable for all readers.

Brom has a few unique features to offer in Radiant Dawn. He is the only Axe General available, and sports very good growth in HP, Luck and Defense. Additionally, he has a very large amount of availability making him a rather easy unit to train. However, once Part 3 is reached, Brom still does have use, but does face stiff competition from Gatrie, who sports better bases, weapon ranks, and growths in Strength, Speed, and even Skill and Resistance. They will both be extremely useful for defense chapters, such as 3-5, but overall, Gatrie outclasses Brom in most stats bar Luck and HP if they both promote after reaching Level 20. Brom has many uses in Parts 2 and 3, but may be sidelined in the Tower of Guidance for more versatile Armor Knights, such as Gatrie, or even other axe users altogether, like Nolan, Boyd, Haar and/or Titania.

Overall, Brom is a useful unit, but does have some noticeable flaws.

Fire Emblem Awakening[]


Starting Class
FE13 NPC Generic Knight Map SpriteKnight
SkillsWeaponStarting Items
Defense +2Defense +2
IndoorBattleIndoor Fighter
LanceIconFE13Lance - CSteel Lance FE13 IconSteel Lance*

*Enemy only; joins unequipped


Death Quotes[]

“P-Poppa... I did all... I could... Don’t... forget me...”
—Brom's death quote in Path of Radiance (Chapter 10)
“Your father... He fought on until the very end. He did his best...”
—Brom's death quote in Path of Radiance
“Hey, kids... Your dad, he worked real hard...for everyone... To the very end... Aah...”
—Brom's death quote in Radiant Dawn


Path of Radiance[]

"Whew! Am I glad that's over! When I saw King Daein, I was sure I was done for! Or that he'd torture me… But you were a bull! Thank you! Now I can go home and see my family once more!"

Radiant Dawn[]

Rural Juggernaut (最強の農夫, Saikyō no nōfu, lit. The Strongest Peasant)
Returning to his family in Ohma, Brom farmed for the rest of his peaceful life. He never lifted a weapon again.

Non-Canon Appearances[]

Fire Emblem 0 (Cipher)[]

Brom is illustrated in the trading card game Fire Emblem Cipher with the following cards:

Choose Your Legends Placement History[]

Round Placement Character Version Votes

CYL1 483 CYL Brom POR Portrait
Path of Radiance
508 CYL Brom RD Portrait
Radiant Dawn
CYL2 565
CYL Brom RD Portrait
Radiant Dawn
CYL Brom RD Portrait
Path of Radiance
CYL3 409
(From highest)
CYL Brom POR Portrait
Path of Radiance/Radiant Dawn
(From combined)
CYL4 411
CYL Brom RD Portrait
Radiant Dawn/Path of Radiance
CYL5 319
CYL Brom POR Portrait
Path of Radiance/Radiant Dawn
CYL6 303
CYL Brom POR Portrait
Path of Radiance/Radiant Dawn
CYL7 249
CYL Brom POR Portrait
Path of Radiance/Radiant Dawn

CYL8 191
CYL Brom POR Portrait
Path of Radiance/Radiant Dawn


  • In Radiant Dawn, Brom is incapable of attacking either Zihark or Meg.
  • Brom's portrait in Path of Radiance depicts him with blue irises, though all other art assets relating to him depict him with brown eyes.
  • In Awakening, many of his SpotPass allies are of the Villager class, a class rarely fought by the player. This is likely a reference to his rural village home of Ohma.
  • Brom's model as both a Knight and General in Path of Radiance slightly differs from its default appearance. He has a wider tummy to signify his character's appearance compared to other knights in the game.


See main article: Brom/Gallery.