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“Our territory may be small, but our knights are among the bravest!”
—Kent to Heath in a support conversation

Kent is a playable character in Fire Emblem: The Blazing Blade. He is a knight of Caelin, one of the cantons of the Lycian League in Fire Emblem. He and his friend Sain were sent by the marquess to find his granddaughter for him on the plains of Sacae.


Lyn's Story[]

Trained as a knight of Caelin along with his friend Sain by General Eagler, the knight-commander of Caelin, the pair are deployed to Sacae on a mission from the Marquess of Caelin, Lord Hausen, to locate and bring back his granddaughter, Lyndis. While looking for information in Bulgar, the largest city in Sacae, the two knights have a chance meeting with Lyndis and the player. They escort her back to Caelin and help her defeat her granduncle Lundgren, who had been poisoning her grandfather in an attempt to seize the throne of Caelin. In the aftermath of the attempted usurping, Kent is promoted to knight-commander of Caelin.

Eliwood and Hector's Story[]

Kent is present during the siege of Caelin by Laus' forces. One of the few retainers who flee Castle Caelin with Lyn to plan an assault, Kent eventually joins up with Eliwood and Hector's army and succeeds in reclaiming the castle.

Following the successful retaking of Castle Caelin, Kent joins Lyn in her decision to accompany Eliwood and Hector on their journey. At the end of this journey, Kent stepped up to the role of steward to Ostia when Caelin's rule is ceded to it. Depending on his supports, Kent can be wed to Lyn, Fiora or Farina.


Kent is a stern, uptight knight who always follows the rules. Harboring a strict no-nonsense attitude, he is known to keep Sain's flirtatious tendencies in check, forcing the latter to regain focus of the missions and tasks they are to perform at hand. He is also staunchly loyal to his country, dedicated to safeguarding both its sovereignty and its peace.

Despite Kent's dedication as a knight, he is ultimately human, with a support conversation shared with Sain revealing that he has a crush on Lyn. If the player so chooses to raise his support rank with Lyn, the pair will wed at the end of the game.


The Blazing Blade[]

Description: A knight in service to house Caelin. Virtuous to a fault.

Base Stats[]

Starting ClassAffinity
FE8 Cavalier Map Sprite CavalierGBAAnimaAnima
WeaponStarting Items
SwordSword - D
Lance Lance - E
IronswordIron Sword
IronLanceIron Lance
SteelswordSteel Sword*

* Eliwood/Hector Normal Mode

Growth Rates[]

HP S/M Skl Spd Lck Def Res
85% 40% 50% 45% 20% 25% 25%

Promotion Gains[]

Item Required Promoted Class
Knightcrest Knight Crest or Earthseal Earth Seal FE8 Paladin Map Sprite Paladin
1 +2 +1 +1 +1 +2 +1 +2 +1
Weapon Levels
Sword+30 Lance+30 AxeE


See also: Kent/Supports


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.

Kent's selling points are his high Skill and Speed, which allow him to have an easier time doubling opponents. He also has higher defensive stats than Sain, with 5% more HP, Defense, and Resistance growths, even though his defense base is lower. However, his Luck stat is rather low, and his Strength growth rate is rather inconsistent, which can give him issues with enemies wielding Killer weapons, as well as issues finishing off opponents. However, Kent possesses an Anima affinity, and can support either Sain or Fiora, two units with similar movement that can increase Kent's Strength and Critical Evade.

Compared to Kent's counterpart, Sain, Kent possesses higher Skill and Speed, whereas Sain has higher Luck and a significantly higher growth rate in Strength. Although speed is not much needed in FE7 due to enemies' low AS, it is recommended you use both since a cavalier has high movement and good rescuing capabilities.

Fire Emblem Heroes[]

Crimson Shield
A straightforward and stern knight of Caelin. Appointed to be commander of the Caelin knights at a young age. Appears in Fire Emblem: The Blazing Blade.

Base Stats[]

Rarity: ✯✯✯✯✯

Kent Heroes spriteTitle
Crimson Shield
Heroes Cavalry Cavalry
FEH skill offense Allied Sword+
FEH skill support Reposition
FEH Sword Sword


FEH skill offenseIron Sword---
Steel Sword---
Allied Sword---
Allied Sword+---
FEH skill supportReposition---
AFEH Atk Spd Bond 1 Atk Spd Bond 1--
FEH Atk Spd Bond 2 Atk Spd Bond 2FEH Atk Spd Bond 1 Atk Spd Bond 1-
FEH Atk Spd Bond 3 Atk Spd Bond 3FEH Atk Spd Bond 2 Atk Spd Bond 2FEH Star Rarity 5
BFEH Spd Def Snag 1 Spd Def Snag 1--
FEH Spd Def Snag 2 Spd Def Snag 2FEH Spd Def Snag 1 Spd Def Snag 1-
FEH Spd Def Snag 3 Spd Def Snag 3FEH Spd Def Snag 2 Spd Def Snag 2-


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.
Base Set[]
Skill Inheritance[]

Meet Some of the Heroes[]

Crimson Shield Kent
Kent crimson shield pop01 Here's Kent, a knight of the Lycian League's House Caelin! He's something of an intellectual with a stern disposition to match. Needless to say, he's quite the reliable Hero.
Kent crimson shield pop02 A trusted servant of the marquess, Kent was sent with his friend Sain to the plains of Sacae. There, they were to search for the marquess's daughter, who had eloped with a nomad youth, as well as the missing lady's daughter—Lyn.
Kent crimson shield pop03 Working with the carefree Sain didn't exactly make the job a straightforward one, but Kent was eventually successful in finding Lyn, the marquess's granddaughter. And he also saved her from an assassin sent by the marquess's brother!
Kent crimson shield pop04 Touched by Lyn's noble character, Kent pledged his loyalty to her. And so, the steadfastly loyal knight continued to serve, to see the day that his lady was safe at last!
Closely Associated Characters
Lyn A woman who grew up on the plains before learning she is nobility of Caelin. Served by Kent.
Sain An impulsive and playful knight of Caelin. Despite his age, he was appointed to be subcommander of Caelin's knights. Kent's partner.
Florina Youngest of three sisters who are Pegasus Knights of Ilia. Shy, gentle girl who loves animals. Fights alongside Sain and Kent to support Lyn.


The Blazing Blade[]

Chapter 19: Dragon's Gate[]

“[Tactician], let me take the point. I will break through, even though it may cost my life. If something happens to me, [Tactician]... Lady Lyndis... Please watch over her.”

Final Chapter: Light Quote[]

“I will gladly volunteer to protect Lycia with my life.”

Defeat Quote in Lyn's Story[]

“Ahh! Defeat...”
“Lady Lyndis, [Tactician]. I'm no good to you in this condition. My apologies, but I must withdraw.”

Death Quote[]

“Lady Lyndis... Travel safely...”


Kent/Heroes Quotes

Possible Endings[]

Lyn's Story
Kent- Knight of Lycia
For his bravery in fulfilling his command, Kent is named Knight Commander of Caelin. It is a high honor for one so young, but no one denies his worth.
Eliwood/Hector Story
Kent- The Crimson Shield
After Caelin was placed under Ostian rule, Kent became its steward. His dedication earned him the love of his people.
Kent and Lyn
When her grandfather died, Lyn asked that Caelin be taken under Ostian protection. She set out for Sacae with her former vassal and new love, Kent. The people of Caelin gave them their blessings.
Kent and Fiora
Although they returned to their respective countries, they visited one another often and their relationship bloomed. When Lyn abdicated Caelin’s rule to Ostia, Kent resigned, moved to Ilia, and married Fiora.
Kent and Farina
Farina stayed in Caelin as a mercenary, hoping to stay close to Kent. When Lyn abdicated Caelin's rule to Ostia, Kent resigned his commission and served at Farina's side as a mercenary in Ilia.

Non-Canon Appearances[]

Fire Emblem 0 (Cipher)[]

Kent is illustrated in the trading card game with the following cards:

Choose Your Legends Placement History[]

Round Placement Character Version Votes

CYL1 243 CYL Kent Portrait
The Blazing Blade
CYL2 327
CYL Kent Portrait
The Blazing Blade
CYL3 323
CYL Kent Portrait
The Blazing Blade
CYL4 287
CYL Kent Portrait
The Blazing Blade
CYL5 211
CYL Kent Portrait
The Blazing Blade
CYL6 173
CYL Kent Portrait
The Blazing Blade

CYL7 349
CYL Kent Portrait
The Blazing Blade


  • There is an error in Kent and Wallace's C-rank support conversation in the English version of The Blazing Blade. In the conversation, Lyn's parents are said to have eloped 17 years prior to Eliwood/Hector's tale. While this is correct in the Japanese version, the correct figure according to the localization should be 20 years prior due to the localization increasing Lyn's age from 15 to 18.


Kent is probably named after the character Kent in Shakespeare's 'King Lear,' the only one of Lear's knights to remain loyal to him.


See main article: Kent/Gallery.