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“Certainly, Captain. I'd be happy to. We'll neutralize anyone in your way. You can count on me, sir.”
—Kyza in Radiant Dawn

Kyza (Kysha in the PAL region game versions) is a playable character from Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn. They take on the role of a laguz officer, serving under the command of Ranulf. Kyza is a superior officer to Lyre, and keeps her from acting out against others, alongside fighting over Ranulf's attention with her.

Personality

Kyza's concept artwork

Kyza is a rather dutiful and loyal individual, but is perceived to be boring, stiff, and humorless by others around them. They are essentially the polar opposite of Lyre, with their differences repeatedly leading to heated arguments breaking out on a regular basis especially when competing for Ranulf's attention. Despite these feuds, Kyza and Lyre are close friends. Kyza tries to resolve conflicts within the army, calming Lyre down after Shinon offended her with bigoted slurs, and apologizing to Shinon on her behalf.

Despite their normally serious and formal demeanor, when around close friends they change their behavior and talk and act in a more feminine way.

Kyza has an obsession with their superior officer, Ranulf, and repeatedly tries to gain his attention.

In-Game

Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn

Recruitment

  • Part 3: Chapter Prologue: Automatically from Chapter 4, available in Chapter 4, 7, 8, 10. 11 and Endgame.
  • Part 4: Can select to join the team Micaiah/Ike/Tibarn, available in which team they joined and Endgame.
Availability
Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Endgame
P 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 E P 1 2 3 E P 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 E P 1 2 3 4 5 E A1 A2 A3 A4 A5

◎=Forced ○=Available □=Available for selected △=Reinforcement

Base Stats

Starting ClassAffinity
FE10 Kyza Tiger Sprite (Untransformed).png
Tiger (Untransformed)

FE10 Kyza Tiger Sprite (Transformed).png
Tiger (Transformed)
FE10Light.png Light
LevelHPStrMagSklSpdLckDefResConWtMov
185510

20
3

6
10

20
11

22
1410

20
5

10
12

22
21

42
7

9
SkillsWeaponStarting Items
Quickclaw.png Quickclaw
Shove.png Shove
FE10 Strike.gif Strike - AFE10 Fang (Tiger).png Fang
FE10laguzstone.png Laguz Stone

Growth Rates

HP Str Mag Skl Spd Lck Def Res
85% 40% 5% 45% 35% 50% 40% 15%

Overall

Secret Book (Artwork).png
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.

Kyza, much like Lyre, has poor Base Stats, but high growth rates. Both Lyre and Kyza are poor starting out and may be chosen over the other Beast laguz because they are easy to use and train. However, the other beast laguz have very poor growth rates, but much better base stats. To make the best of them, follow the same strategy as Lyre: Blossom + Paragon.

Biorhythm

RD Biorhythm E.jpg

Fire Emblem Heroes

Tiger of Fortune
A tiger warrior from Gallia, home of the beast tribe of laguz. Serious and dutiful, not even New Year's celebrations can keep them from their training. Appears in Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn.

Base Stats

Rarity: ✯✯✯✯✯

Kyza Tiger of Fortune Heroes sprite.pngTitle
Tiger of Fortune
Group
Heroes Infantry.png Infantry
LevelHPAtkSpdDefRes
1
40
18/19/20
42/45/48
10/11/12
36/39/42
6/7/8
23/26/30
10/11/12
38/41/45
5/6/7
27/30/33
SkillsWeapon
FEH skill offense.png Polished Fang
FEH skill special.png New Moon
FEH Red Beast.png Beast

Skills

TypeNamePrerequisiteDefaultUnlocked
FEH skill offense.pngWhelp (Infantry)---
Yearling (Infantry)---
Adult (Infantry)---
Polished Fang-FEH Star Rarity 5.pngFEH Star Rarity 5.png
FEH skill special.pngNew Moon---
MoonbowNew Moon--
AFEH Close Def 1.png Close Def 1--
FEH Close Def 2.png Close Def 2FEH Close Def 1.png Close Def 1-
FEH Close Def 3.png Close Def 3FEH Close Def 2.png Close Def 2-
CFEH Atk Def Oath 1.png Atk Def Oath 1--
FEH Atk Def Oath 1.png Atk Def Oath 1FEH Atk Def Oath 1.png Atk Def Oath 1-
FEH Atk Def Oath 2.png Atk Def Oath 2FEH Atk Def Oath 2.png Atk Def Oath 2FEH Star Rarity 5.png


Overall

Secret Book (Artwork).png
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

Counters

Skill Inheritance

Quotes

Radiant Dawn

Death Quote

“Commander Ranulf... Curse my fragile bones! My last breath... For Gallia! For...Ga--”
—Death Quote

Supports

Unique C Support line with Ranulf
Kyza: Oh…Captain Ranulf…hello! If only we could secret away and…catch our breath! I trust all is well.

Unique B Support line with Ranulf
Kyza:Captain Ranulf, I’ll cover you! But you know I won’t be able to protect you unless you stay very close to me.

Unique A Support line with Ranulf
Kyza: Must survive and complete my mission. Must not let anyone else die. Captain Ranulf, especially you. Hold on, tight, dear sir!

Heroes

Kyza/Heroes Quotes


Epilogue

Dutiful Assistant (秘めたる炎, The Secret Flame)

Kyza remained a dutiful Gallian warrior. He showed exemplary diligence, never neglecting to train—even in peacetime.

Non-Canon Appearances

Fire Emblem 0 (Cipher)

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

Choose Your Legends Placement History

Round Placement Character Version Votes

CYL1 573
Radiant Dawn
142
CYL2 647
↓74
Radiant Dawn
94
↓48
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 498
↑149
Radiant Dawn
115
↑21
CYL4 514
↓16
Radiant Dawn
77
↓38
CYL5 436
↑78
Radiant Dawn
70
↓7

CYL6 482
↓46
Radiant Dawn
32
↓38

Trivia

  • In a Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance support conversation between Ranulf and Lethe, Kyza and Lyre are both mentioned, hinting at their inclusion in the sequel, Radiant Dawn.
  • Kyza has unused support conversation data with Ranulf, Lyre, Meg, Mordecai, Muarim, and Zihark.
  • In the Japanese version of Radiant Dawn, Kyza uses pronouns and speech patterns generally used by women when around close friends like Lyre and Ranulf, talks in a masculine and professional tone when around strangers or authority figures, and is portrayed as effeminate while with these close friends.
    • The Fire Emblem 20th Anniversary Encyclopedia section on Kyza is titled "The body is male, the heart is female?" and confirms Kyza is romantically attracted to Ranulf and competes with Lyre for his affection. Kyza's speaking style is shared with Excellus and Leon in the franchise.
    • In the western localization, Kyza's private style of speaking is represented with occasional use of flamboyant words.
    • In Meet The Heroes, Kyza is referred to using they/them pronouns.
      • Because of this, Kyza can be considered the first non-binary character in the Fire Emblem series.
  • Kyza shares their English voice actor, Landon McDonald, with Elm.

Gallery

See main article: Kyza/Gallery.
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