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“Shut your dumb mouth! Where would we go at this point? You can't be a thief if you fear death!”
—Kostas

Kostas is an antagonist from Fire Emblem: Three Houses. He is a brigand and the leader of a group of bandits.

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Academy Phase[]

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Prior to the events of the game, the Flame Emperor hired Kostas and his gang of thieves to attack and kill students from the Officers Academy during a camping trip. Among these students are the three house leaders: Edelgard, Dimitri and Claude.

Byleth and Jeralt come to the students' aid. Together with the house leaders, they defeat Kostas and his thieves. After the battle, Kostas catches Edelgard off guard and attempts to strike her down, only for Byleth to run in and take the blow. This causes Sothis to awaken within Byleth and use the power of Divine Pulse to rewind time. Knowing what's to come, Byleth is able to easily deflect Kostas; who is forced to retreat shortly afterwards when the Knights of Seiros arrive.

A week later, Kostas meets up with the Flame Emperor at the Red Canyon and expresses anger for not being told about the Knights of Seiros being involved. Displeased by Kostas' ineptitude, the Flame Emperor leaves him to fend for himself, effectively condemning him and his gang of thieves to their death.

The Knights of Seiros discover that Kostas and his bandits are residing at the Red Canyon and Byleth - now a newly-appointed professor at the Officers Academy - is sent with their students to subdue the thieves. Kostas refuses to flee, which results in his death at the end of the skirmish.

The next month, a thief from Kostas' group takes refuge at the Abyss and runs into Byleth. He tries to persuade them that Kostas was deceived and begs forgiveness.

"End of spoilers. It's a pleasure doing business with you!"

In-Game[]

As an Enemy[]

A Skirmish at Dawn[]
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Level E E E E E E E E - - -
Start
Red Canyon Dominance[]
Skill FE16 sword icon.png FE16 lance icon.png FE16 axe icon.png FE16 bow icon.png FE16 brawl icon.png FE16 reason icon.png FE16 faith icon.png FE16 authority icon.png FE16 heavy armor icon.png FE16 riding icon.png FE16 flying icon.png
Level C E E E E E E E - - -
Start

Etymology[]

Kostas is a Greek name, variant of Konstantinos, originated from the latin Constanine, meaning "constant, steadfast"

Quotes[]

“I'm gonna kill you where you stand...”
—Kostas Default Quote

White Clouds Chapter 2: Familiar Scenery[]

Red Canyon Dominance[]

Fighting Byleth

  • Y-you're... It can't be! The mercenary from before? So what, now you're pals with the knights? I'll kill you and your pesky brats!

Defeat quote

  • I should have never listened to that idiot... What a mistake...

Critical[]

  • "Hate me yet?"
  • "Die!"
  • "Urrrgh!"
  • "Just die already!"

Enemy Deals 1 or no Damage or Misses[]

  • "You weak!"

Attack[]

  • (normal attack)
  • (normal attack with low HP)
  • (critical/combat art)
  • "Damn you!" (critical/combat art with low HP)

Damage Taken[]

  • (hit by strong attack)
  • (death)

Gambit[]

  • "They’ll remember this!"
  • "Die for me!"
  • "Think you can get away?"

Gambit Boost[]

  • "I'll jump in too!"
  • "They’ll regret this!"
  • "Agh! I can't just watch!"

Triangle Attack[]

  • "Get’em!"
  • "Keep at them!"
  • "Crush them!"

Ally Heals or Rallies[]

  • "Thanks!"
  • "Heh!"
  • "Good Work!"

Choose Your Legends Placement History[]

Round Placement Character Version Votes

CYL1 - CYL3 N/A
CYL4 491
Three Houses
107

CYL5 438
Three Houses
68


Trivia[]

  • Kostas is the first boss, continuing the archetype of Gazzak.
  • According to unused data, Kostas stands at 183cm (or 6'0")

Gallery[]

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