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“I'm a bard, remember? I know what Prince Shannan looks like, and you ain't him. Still, it's not like I can blame you. I mean, who wouldn't want to save their own skin? No sense in getting dragged down with the rest of the city if you can avoid it.”
—Homer talking to Shannam

Homer is a playable character from Fire Emblem: Thracia 776. A traveling bard who passes through Tarrah when it is caught in the crossfire of a conflict, he is notorious for being a tavern-goer and womanizer. He is acquainted with Shannam, the imposter of Prince Shannan of Isaach.


Homer first appears in Chapter 14, where he tries to stop Shannam from leaving when he sees the latter packing up his belongings. It is through their ensuing conversation that Homer reveals his awareness that Shannam is, unlike what the Tarrahn citizens have been led to believe, is not the prince of Isaach.

If Nanna visits Homer's house in this chapter, he will attempt to seduce her, only have her retaliate by slapping him and chastising him for idling instead of contributing to the defense of Tarrah. Hastily apologizing for his offence, Homer then agrees to lend her his aid, and he joins Leif's army.

When Leif's army later chooses to pass through Melfiye Forest in Chapter 16B, Homer can speak to Shannam, who has lent his blade to Loptous. Homer initially attempts to brush Shannam off, but he eventually relents and lets the latter follow him.

Homer then goes on to continue supporting Leif in his cause to liberate Northern Thracia from the Grannvale Empire. He continues his work as a bard thereafter, where he translates the story of Leif's journey into song. As these songs are based off Homer's true experiences with the army, it is said that Leif's saga comes to be more beloved in comparison to all other sagas by the people of Thracia.


Bearing the unsavory reputation of being a womanizer, Homer is primarily portrayed as a flirt, known to use honeyed, simpering words to woo the women he takes a fancy to. This is shown through his interaction with Nanna, where he attempts to seduce her into making love with him.

Casting aside his disreputable side, Homer is also known to have an eye for detail and a good memory. This is revealed through his interaction with Shannam in Chapter 14, where, despite the latter's striking resemblance to Shannan, he can still tell that they are not the same person.



Name Class Chapter Affiliation Recruit
FE5 bard
14 Player Visit the eastern house with Nanna

Base Stats[]

Starting Class
FE5 bard Bard
SkillsWeaponStarting Items
Elite EliteFE5 Fire Icon Fire - E
FE5 Thunder Icon Thunder - E
FE5 Wind Icon Wind - E
FE5 Light Icon Light - D
FE5lightning Lightning
Staminadrink Stamina Drink

Growth Rates[]

HP Str Mag Skl Spd Lck Def Bld Mov
65% 0% 40% 70% 70% 55% 15% 10% 3%

Promotion Gains[]

Item Required Promoted Class
Knightproof Knight Proof FE5 Sage Sage
1 0 +6 +6 +4 +4 +1 +1
Skills Weapon Levels
Continue Continue FE5 Fire Icon+1 FE5 Thunder Icon+1 FE5 Wind Icon+1 FE5 Light Icon+2 FE5 Staff IconD

Support Bonus[]

Supported by
Character Bonus
  • Supports give a bonus to Hit, Critical, Avoid, and Dodge
  • Supporting characters must be within a three tile radius for the support to come into effect


Secret Book (Artwork)
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Homer joins midway through Thracia 776 requiring some investment in order to promote. Fortunately for him, he joins in a chapter that has 10 turns of forced activity that cannot be skipped or rushed, alongside high enemy density that is easy to deal with.

Homer also comes with Elite for double experience and Crusader Scrolls which help bring him up to par with your other combat units quickly. The payoff is worth it, as he promotes into a Sage, a class that enjoys solid promotion bonuses. Homer is also one of few units with access to Light magic such as Lightning (high critical rate) and Resire (Drains HP).


Death Quote[]

“Gah! I don't want to die...”
—Homer's death quote

Escape Quote[]

“Good grief, life is too short to be spending it like this...”
—Homer's escape quote


Chapter 14[]

  • Homer: Hey, what're you packing up for? You leaving or something?
  • Shannam: Ha… Staying here would be for naught…
  • Homer: Whoa, you can't leave yet. The people living here served you that much because they wanted your help. You're not gonna be very popular if you leave now. Especially among the women.
  • Shannam: N-No, my servants have come to pick me up… I'm a prince, so I can't leave my country for very long…
  • Homer: Oh, so you're the prince of Isaac? Come on, gimme a break. You can't fool me.
  • Shannam: Ulp… You knew?
  • Homer: I'm a bard, you know. I know Prince Shannan's face. Well anyway, do what you want. Anyone would want to save his own life first. There's no reason to fall along with this city.
  • Shannam: So you too…
  • Homer: Yeah, I'm leaving tomorrow, after I have my fun tonight.
  • Shannam: All right, then I'll be going. We might meet again.
  • Homer: Hey, wait a sec. At least tell me your real name.
  • Shannam: …It's Shannam.
  • Homer: Huh, at least your names sound alike… See ya, Prince Shannam.

Visiting his house[]

“What do you want, kid? I'm taking a nap. Go home.”
—Homer's quote if a child visits his house
“I have no need for men. Go away.”
—Homer's quote if a male character visits his house
“Uhm... Sorry, but I've kinda got my hands full tonight.”
—Homer's quote if a female character that is not Nanna visits his house

If Nanna visits his house[]

  • Homer: Oh…? Mm, nice, very nice. I'll cancel my other offers for you, babe.
  • Nanna: Huh? …What are you talking about?
  • Homer: You see, this is my last night here. I want to make love to you all, but I've only got one body, so… Ow! Whoa, babe, what was that for!?
  • Nanna: What are you thinking!? Even the children and the elderly are working hard to protect this city! And you're just sitting here drinking in broad daylight… You should be ashamed!
  • Homer: H-Hey, you don't have to cry. Okay, okay, I'll help you out, all right? But I'm not strong, so don't give me any heavy work…

Talk with Shannam[]

  • Homer: Hey, Shannam. What's up?
  • Shannam: Ulp…
  • Homer: So now you're working for Lopto, eh? You don't really care who you work for, do you?
  • Shannam: W-Wait… I didn't want to… I ran out of cash, so I kinda had no choice…
  • Homer: Well, do what you want. It's none of my business.
  • Shannam: H-Hey, wait. You're just going to leave me here? Come on, help me out. We're friends, right?
  • Homer: I told you to do what you want. You want to come along? Fine with me.
  • Shannam: Yes… I'm sorry…you have my thanks.
  • Homer: …You still don't sound like him at all…


Homer - Traveling Bard (旅の吟遊詩人, Tabi no Gin'yū Shijin, Traveling Minstrel)
Homer toured the entirety of Thracia, performing in every city, big or small. Everywhere he went, he sang the heroic saga of Leif. Based on his first-hand experience in Leif's army, his song was universally beloved, and became a staple of Thracian culture.

Choose Your Legends Placement History[]

Round Placement Character Version Votes

CYL1 693 CYL Homer 776 Portrait
Thracia 776
CYL2 654
CYL Homer 776 Portrait
Thracia 776
CYL3 474
CYL Homer 776 Portrait
Thracia 776
CYL4 508
CYL Homer 776 Portrait
Thracia 776
CYL5 390
CYL Homer 776 Portrait
Thracia 776
CYL6 369
CYL Homer 776 Portrait
Thracia 776
CYL7 321
CYL Homer 776 Portrait
Thracia 776

CYL8 233
CYL Homer 776 Portrait
Thracia 776


Homer was an ancient Greek blind poet, known for being the creator of The Iliad and The Odyssey.


  • Homer is possibly bisexual; when a male unit visits his home in Chapter 14, he says he's "not quite in the mood for that today" and asks that the unit visits him later.