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“I am Gwendal, the Gray Lion, a knight by the hand of Count Rowe! Do your worst!”
—Gwendal

Gwendal is a non-playable character in Fire Emblem: Three Houses. He is a veteran knight known as the Gray Lion in service to House Rowe of the Holy Kingdom of Faerghus.

Profile[]

The "Gray Lion", Gwendal is a highly-experienced knight of the Kingdom and loyal to Count Rowe. His discipline is such that he is willing to fight any battle if ordered and will completely ignore any attempts to negotiate.


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When Yuri was adopted into House Rowe, Count Rowe had Gwendal watch him. Yuri was able to sense that Gwendal secretly cared for him, and treated him as an equal. Yuri was eventually thrown out of House Rowe following a scandal, and Gwendal never heard from him again.

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War Phase[]

In Imperial Year 1185, Gwendal is the commander of House Rowe's troops.

Silver Snow[]

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Gwendal and his forces ambush the Resistance Army at the volcanic valley of Ailell. He is disdainful of his opponents' abilities, calling them children. When Judith arrives with reinforcements to aid Byleth, Gwendal claims that the new combatant will at least give him a decent fight. He falls in battle, but thanks them for allowing him to finally rest.

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Azure Moon[]

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Gwendal and his forces ambush the Old Kingdom Army at the volcanic valley of Ailell. He is disdainful of his opponents' abilities, calling them children. When Rodrigue arrives with reinforcements to aid Byleth and Dimitri, Gwendal claims that the new combatant will at least give him a decent fight. He falls in battle, but thanks them for allowing him to finally rest. Gilbert calls him a good man who followed the way of the knight.

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Verdant Wind[]

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Gwendal and his forces ambush the Alliance Army at the volcanic valley of Ailell. He is disdainful of his opponents' abilities, calling them children. When Judith arrives with reinforcements to aid Byleth and Claude, Gwendal claims that the new combatant will at least give him a decent fight. He falls in battle, but thanks them for allowing him to finally rest.

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Crimson Flower[]

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Gwendal is one of the enemy commanders stationed in Arianrhod, where he fights to defend the city from the Black Eagle Strike Force. He falls in battle fighting for his lord.

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In-Game[]

As an Enemy[]

Ambush at Ailell[]

Skill FE16 sword icon FE16 lance icon FE16 axe icon FE16 bow icon FE16 brawl icon FE16 reason icon FE16 faith icon FE16 authority icon FE16 heavy armor icon FE16 riding icon FE16 flying icon
Level E E B+ E E E E E A - -
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The Siege of Arianrhod[]

Skill FE16 sword icon FE16 lance icon FE16 axe icon FE16 bow icon FE16 brawl icon FE16 reason icon FE16 faith icon FE16 authority icon FE16 heavy armor icon FE16 riding icon FE16 flying icon
Level E E B+ E E E E E A - -
Start

Quotes[]

“Does a whelp like you really expect to kill me? I am Gwendal, the Gray Lion, a knight by the hand of Count Rowe! Do your worst!”
—Gwendal's default quote

Critical[]

Gambit[]

Gambit Boost[]

Triangle Attack[]

Ally Heals or Rallies[]

Enemy Deals 1 or 0 Damage or Misses[]

Attack[]

Damage Taken[]

Choose Your Legends Placement History[]

Round Placement Character Version Votes

CYL1 - CYL3 N/A
CYL4 559 CYL Gwendal Portrait
Three Houses
28
CYL5 487
↑72
CYL Gwendal Portrait
Three Houses
17
↓11
CYL6 499
↓12
CYL Gwendal Portrait
Three Houses
14
↓3
CYL7 423
↑76
CYL Gwendal Portrait
Three Houses
8
↓6

CYL8 438
↓15
CYL Gwendal Portrait
Three Houses
4
↓4

Trivia[]

  • Gwendal shares his English voice actor, Michael Sorich, with Vaike from Awakening.
  • Ingrid's C-Support with Sylvain mentions a lord Gwendal who was furious at Sylvain for flirting with his daughter. If Sylvain is talked to while exploring the monastery prior to battling Gwendal, he will confirm this story and express regret towards having to kill the knight.
    • In Three Hopes, Sylvain and Yuri's support reveals that Yuri was the "daughter", as a young Sylvain had mistaken him for a girl.
  • Gwendal's battle model appears to be unique, as he wears the armor of a Fortress Knight instead of that of a normal Great Knight.
  • Gwendal has shared some of his battle clips with Myson.

Gallery[]

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