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“Gwa ha ha! Get to it, lads! Grab anything shiny, and put the rest to the torch!”
—Garrick's quote in the Prologue

Garrick (translated Geriba in the Japanese version) is an enemy boss character in Fire Emblem Awakening and an enemy Mirage in Tokyo Mirage Sessions ♯FE. He is the leader of a group of bandits called the Plegian Bandits. He is a violent and cruel man.

Profile[]

Fire Emblem Awakening[]

Appears in the prologue chapter. Garrick leads a small group of Plegian Bandits to destroy and raid Southtown. He is a part of Plegia's plan to instigate a war between them and Ylisse. However, the Shepherds arrive and defeat the bandits.

He shares his portrait with Roddick, Nombry, and Zanth.

Tokyo Mirage Sessions ♯FE[]

He appears as an enemy Mirage at the beginning of the game, where he possesses Teru Gojyuin's body. Garrick is the game's first boss, appearing before Itsuki Aoi just after he becomes a Mirage Master. He is wild and destructive, and proud of his immense power. He wields a giant axe-like weapon. Garrick is redesigned as four eyed animated suit of armor wearing a cape. Teru's head, discolored by his possession, protrudes from the top of Garrick's helmet.

Garrick later appears in Illusory Dolhr, revived by the Shadow Dragon, but in the second encounter is not in possession of Teru.

In-Game[]

Fire Emblem Awakening[]

Boss Stats[]

Overview[]

Garrick is trivial on Normal Mode, but on higher difficulties, Garrick possesses the Gamble Skill. This gives him a chance of landing critical blows, and on Lunatic Mode and above such a hit will be surely fatal to Robin or Chrom. This is exceedingly painful on Lunatic and Lunatic+ Mode, where getting good level ups for Robin is almost necessary, and where defeat could force the player to start the arduous process of hunting for good level-ups over.

Garrick's critical chance can be nullified if players recall that units gain Critical Evasion if flanked by enough supporting units. Pair Chrom with Robin, then place Lissa and Frederick (separated from one another) just outside of Garrick's attacking range, and place Robin between them. If done correctly, Garrick should have a 0 critical chance on Robin. From there, the player can slowly but surely whittle Garrick down to 0 HP, making sure to heal Robin if and when the need arises.

Tokyo Mirage Sessions ♯FE[]

Boss Stats[]

Starting Class
TMS Myrmidon icon.png Myrmidon
LevelHPEPStrMagSklSpdLckDefRes
6?????????
GIR Sword Icon.pngGIR Lance Icon.pngGIR Axe Icon.pngGIR Bow Icon.pngGIR Fire Icon.pngGIR Ice Icon.pngGIR Electricity Icon.pngGIR Force Icon.pngGIR Light Icon.pngGIR Dark Icon.png
--WeakResist--WeakResist----WeakWeak
SkillsItems
CommandSessionPassiveSoronous Baritone
GIR Sword Icon.png Cleave
GIR Sword Icon.png Wrong answers'll hurt
GIR Support Icon.png You got three choice!
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Starting ClassWardrobe Stats
TMS Myrmidon icon.png MyrmidonAttack 193, Armor 68
LevelHPEPStrMagSklSpdLckDefRes
55?????????
GIR Sword Icon.pngGIR Lance Icon.pngGIR Axe Icon.pngGIR Bow Icon.pngGIR Fire Icon.pngGIR Ice Icon.pngGIR Electricity Icon.pngGIR Force Icon.pngGIR Light Icon.pngGIR Dark Icon.png
--Weak----WeakResistResist--NullWeak
SkillsItems
CommandSessionPassive--
GIR Sword Icon.png Piercing Blade
GIR Ice Icon.png Mabufudyne
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Quote[]

“Here, sheepy sheepy! Come to the slaughter!”
—Garrick's battle quote in Awakening.
“Bwaaargh!”
—Garrick's death quote in Awakening.

Etymology[]

The name Garrick comes from a surname which was originally derived from a given name meaning "spear power" from Germanic ger (spear) and ric (power).

Trivia[]

  • The first time Garrick made his appearance, in a US Nintendo Direct, his name was 'Grendel'. This was changed, as the European Nintendo direct that aired fairly soon afterwards had his name shown as 'Garrick'. The official US website for the game never had Grendel at all. It is most likely that the name was changed very late in the making of the promotional material. Exactly why is not known.
  • Although Garrick himself does not participate in the "Choose Your Legends" poll for Fire Emblem Heroes, his Mirage counterpart does via his Mirage Master Teru Gojuin. He shares this trait with Pheros.

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