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“Just when I've finally found some work, now I have to throw it all away. This is all your fault!”
—Guy to Matthew when first recruited by him.

Guy is a playable character in Fire Emblem: The Blazing Blade. He is a confused swordsman from Sacae's Kutolah tribe who wishes only to be the greatest sword wielder in the world. He will do what he has to do to survive.

Guy appears as a Sticker in Super Smash Bros. Brawl.


While living in the village of his tribe, Guy had heard stories of the village leader's son, Rath, but he had left the village sometime before. Three years prior to Eliwood's journey, Guy left Sacae on a journey to become the greatest sword wielder. It is revealed in one of his Support Conversations with Rath that he left due to him not being able to use a bow well nor hunt, but was told by the leader of his tribe that he had a good sword arm.

Two years later, Guy found himself in Caelin without any money or food. He collapsed, but was saved by a thief named Matthew, who fed him four pieces of meat. Guy thanked him and promised he would repay him. Matthew never forgot his promise. Ironically, Guy said he owed Matthew his life, then took it back. In a support conversation with Matthew, he even wrote down he owed Matthew his life on an oathpaper.

One year later, Guy found himself penniless again, but joined a group of mercenaries so he would not go hungry again. He starts as an enemy against the player in Chapter 13 in Fire Emblem: The Blazing Blade, however, the player can recruit him by having Matthew talk to him in the Player Phase.

In his ending, it is said that by perfecting his form he gained the title of "Saint of Swords", which would also be the new title of Karel (though due to translation mishaps, it may have meant his skill was able to match that of the Sword Saint).


Guy is very jumpy and stutters often as denoted in his supports with Matthew and Rath. He also looks up to Karel and wishes to become his apprentice so he can become the greatest sword wielder in the world.

In Game

Description: A youth from Sacae. Yearns to be a swordmaster.

Base Stats

Non-Hector Hard Mode

Starting ClassAffinity
FE8 Male Myrmidon Map Sprite.gif MyrmidonGBAFire.gif Fire
WeaponStarting Items
Sword.gif Sword - CKillingedge.gifKilling Edge

Hector Hard Mode

Starting ClassAffinity
FE8 Male Myrmidon Map Sprite.gif MyrmidonGBAFire.gif Fire
WeaponStarting Items
Sword.gif Sword - CKillingedge.gifKilling Edge

Promotion Gains

Item Required Promoted Class
Herocrest.gif Hero Crest or Earthseal.gif Earth Seal FE8 Male Swordmaster Map Sprite.gif Swordmaster
1 +5 +2 +0 +0 +2 +1 +1 +1
Weapon Levels

Growth Rates

HP S/M Skl Spd Lck Def Res
75% 30% 50% 70% 45% 15% 25%


See also: Guy/Supports


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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.

Guy's Strength, despite its low growth, is good at base; especially when wielding the Killing Edge he starts with. However, often times it is better to trade off the Killing Edge to someone who can make better use of it, such as Lowen, Marcus, or the Christmas Cavaliers when they arrive. His Speed is high in both base and growth, alleviating his low Constitution - he will outspeed most other units in the player's army. These make him potent in the early chapters, where he can reliably double enemies that other units cannot. He tends to fall out of relevance in the later chapters, where enemy Speed becomes less of an issue and enemy axe users become less common. His poor Strength growth and 1-range sword lock will hinder his usability when faced with Wyvern Lords, magic units, and anything with a Javelin.

If the player does wish to use Guy long-term, early promotion is viable. Apart from Speed and Skill, his growths are below-average - once those two stats are capped, he has little to gain from further leveling as a Myrmidon, and will get more out of the instant promotion bonuses.

Due to his high Skill, low enemy Luck, the boost from his class, and possibly through support bonuses and S-ranking swords, Guy can have an extremely high Critical rate as a Swordmaster. Unfortunately, this will only show returns against enemies with low Defense; 0 times 3 is still 0.

As a recruitable enemy, Guy receives Hector Hard Mode bonuses, notably an extra 2 points in Strength.


“I will be... the best... swordsman in all of Sacae...”
—Death Quote
“Let me show you how much my blade has matured!”
—Final Battle Quote

Against Uhai:
Uhai: Oh... so you are from Sacae.
Guy: I am Guy of the Kutolah!
Uhai: Kutolah... the Silver Wolf, Dayan's tribe! They're said to be the strongest on the plains. But you're still a child. Do you fight like one?
Guy: No!
Uhai: Then show me. Come!

At the beginning of Chapter 17
Guy: Ohhh... I'm going to be sick. Doesn't this bother you? This ship moves too much...- I... I can still fight, though. My sword arm's fine!

Possible Endings


Guy - Mounted Swordsman
Guy continued in his quest to be the finest swordsman in all of Sacae. His form was so perfected that all called him the Saint of Swords.

Guy and Priscilla

They fell in love amidst conflict, but Priscilla was a noble and Guy was but a mercenary nomad. Guy rode way before her tears could stain the earth, but Priscilla's bright smile remained in Guy's memory forever.

Non-Canon Appearances

Super Smash Bros. Brawl

Sticker Info

Name Image Artwork from Effect in The Subspace Emissary

Brawl Sticker Guy.png Fire Emblem [Slash] - Attack +11

Fire Emblem 0 (Cipher)

Guy 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 146
The Blazing Blade
CYL2 184
The Blazing Blade
CYL3 saw the transition to different counting mechanisms involving versions of characters and ties, so change measured between CYL2 and CYL3 shouldn't be taken at face value.
CYL3 190
The Blazing Blade
CYL4 190
The Blazing Blade
CYL5 147
The Blazing Blade

CYL6 153
The Blazing Blade


  • Guy shares his title with the swordmaster, Karel. This is due to a translation error for Guy's epilogue, as in the original Japanese he was said only to be able to match "The Sword Saint" in strength, rather than becoming the Sword Saint himself: "The Sacaen swordsman followed his dream and continued his journey to perfect his sword. Eventually, he was said to be able to rival the “Sword Saint” himself."
  • The Japanese version of Priscilla and Guy's paired ending has the two elope, with Priscilla running away to be with him. The latter half of the ending says "Guy was ready to give up on Priscilla, but upon seeing her tears, resolved to run away with her. Her bright smile as she took his hand forever shone in his heart."
  • Guy has a unique animation as a swordmaster, standing with his legs more spread out.


See main article: Guy/Gallery.