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Scáthach, what're you so freaked out about? We knew they'd catch on to us sooner or later. Let 'em come! At least we don't have to waste our time going to them. We can confront the enemy and make an advance on Ganeishire all in one shot.”
—Larcei in Genealogy of the Holy War

Larcei is a playable character from Fire Emblem: Genealogy of the Holy War. She is the daughter of Ayra and the younger twin sister of Scáthach.

After Seliph's army defeats the Grannvale Empire, Larcei will follow her lover to the destination of his choice. If she does not have a lover, Larcei will return to Isaach instead. She may ascend the throne, provided that both Shannan and Scáthach have fallen in battle. Her substitute character is Creidne.

Story[]

Larcei and her twin brother Scáthach, were born in an unknown location. Possibly somewhere in Silesse during the army's time there. Following the Battle of Belhalla, they were placed in hiding at Tirnanog with several other children where they were raised by Edain, Shannan, and Oifey. As they grew their caretakers trained them in combat, but restricted their involvement in rebel activity.

At the beginning of Chapter 6, an extermination force is sent from Ganeishire by Danan to destroy the rebels. With Shannan off looking for Balmung in Aed. In addition to Oifey, Diarmuid, and Lester being away on a mission. Following orders to protect Seliph, the twins joined him in intercepting the attackers with support from Lana. Upon repelling the enemy, they began to march on Rivough to confront Danan.

Epilogue[]

Her future will vary depending on who she is paired with. If Larcei is paired with Seliph, she will became the empress of Grannvale. Should Larcei marry Ares, she will marry him instead, and be the queen consort of Agustria. If she marries Lewyn's son, she can become Queen of Silesse. She will be the Queen of Isaach if she is paired with Shannan. In another scenario, if she marries Leif, she will turn queen of New Thracia. And finally, should she marry Oifey, she will became the next high duchess of Chalphy.

Personality[]

Like her mother, Larcei is a slightly hot-headed person who is prone to hyperactive-like tendencies at times. She harbors feelings for Shannan, whom she looks up to, as a mentor and caregiver. Iuchar and Iucharba, sons of Danann, have crushes on her. Either one may join Seliph's army, depending on who Larcei persuades first.

Another point to note is that Larcei is among the few who believe Ayra is still alive after the Battle of Belhalla. A conversation she shares with her brother has her heatedly chastising him when he openly doubts the possibility of his mother's survival, swearing to locate her once the war ends.

In-Game[]

Genealogy of the Holy War[]

Base Stats[]

Note: Parent characters are assumed to be at Level 30 by the end of the First Generation.

  • Minor Holy Blood Indicator.gif - Minor Holy Blood
  • Major Holy Blood Indicator.gif - Major Holy Blood

Father:

Arden
Starting ClassHoly Blood
FE4 Sword Fighter Sprite (F).gifMyrmidonOdo Holy Blood.pngMinor Holy Blood Indicator.gifOd
LevelHPStrMagSklSpdLckDefResMovLeadGold
131100131387060Varies
SkillsWeaponStarting Items
Awareness.gifNihil
Shooting Star Sword.gifAstra
Ambush.gifVantage
Pursuit.pngPursuit
FE4 Sword.pngSword - AFE4Ironblade.gif Iron Blade
Inherited Items
Azelle
Starting ClassHoly Blood
FE4 Sword Fighter Sprite (F).gifMyrmidonOdo Holy Blood.pngMinor Holy Blood Indicator.gifOd
Fala Holy Blood.pngMinor Holy Blood Indicator.gifFjalar
LevelHPStrMagSklSpdLckDefResMovLeadGold
13091131487060Varies
SkillsWeaponStarting Items
Awareness.gifNihil
Shooting Star Sword.gifAstra
Pursuit.pngPursuit
FE4 Sword.pngSword - AFE4Ironblade.gifIron Blade
Inherited Items
Alec
Starting ClassHoly Blood
FE4 Sword Fighter Sprite (F).gifMyrmidonOdo Holy Blood.pngMinor Holy Blood Indicator.gifOd
LevelHPStrMagSklSpdLckDefResMovLeadGold
130100141487060Varies
SkillsWeaponStarting Items
Awareness.gifNihil
Shooting Star Sword.gifAstra
Pursuit.pngPursuit
FE4 Sword.pngSword - AFE4Ironblade.gifIron Blade
Inherited Items
Claud
Starting ClassHoly Blood
FE4 Sword Fighter Sprite (F).gifMyrmidonOdo Holy Blood.pngMinor Holy Blood Indicator.gifOd
Blagi Holy Blood.pngMinor Holy Blood Indicator.gifBragi
LevelHPStrMagSklSpdLckDefResMovLeadGold
12991131396160Varies
SkillsWeaponStarting Items
Awareness.gifNihil
Shooting Star Sword.gifAstra
Pursuit.pngPursuit
FE4 Sword.pngSword - AFE4Ironblade.gifIron Blade
Inherited Items
Jamke
Starting ClassHoly Blood
FE4 Sword Fighter Sprite (F).gifMyrmidonOdo Holy Blood.pngMinor Holy Blood Indicator.gifOd
LevelHPStrMagSklSpdLckDefResMovLeadGold
130100131497060Varies
SkillsWeaponStarting Items
Awareness.gifNihil
Shooting Star Sword.gifAstra
Continue.pngAdept
Pursuit.pngPursuit
FE4 Sword.pngSword - AFE4Ironblade.gifIron Blade
Inherited Items
Dew
Naoise
Finn
Starting ClassHoly Blood
FE4 Sword Fighter Sprite (F).gifMyrmidonOdo Holy Blood.pngMinor Holy Blood Indicator.gifOd
LevelHPStrMagSklSpdLckDefResMovLeadGold
130100141497060Varies
SkillsWeaponStarting Items
Awareness.gifNihil
Shooting Star Sword.gifAstra
Pursuit.pngPursuit
Prayer.pngMiracle
FE4 Sword.pngSword - AFE4Ironblade.gifIron Blade
Inherited Items
Beowolf
Starting ClassHoly Blood
FE4 Sword Fighter Sprite (F).gifMyrmidonOdo Holy Blood.pngMinor Holy Blood Indicator.gifOd
LevelHPStrMagSklSpdLckDefResMovLeadGold
130100141487060Varies
SkillsWeaponStarting Items
Awareness.gifNihil
Shooting Star Sword.gifAstra
Pursuit.pngPursuit
Charge.pngCharge
FE4 Sword.pngSword - AFE4Ironblade.gif Iron Blade
Inherited Items
Chulainn
Starting ClassHoly Blood
FE4 Sword Fighter Sprite (F).gifMyrmidonOdo Holy Blood.pngMajor Holy Blood Indicator.gifOd
LevelHPStrMagSklSpdLckDefResMovLeadGold
131100141487060Varies
SkillsWeaponStarting Items
Awareness.gifNihil
Shooting Star Sword.gifAstra
Moonlight.gif Luna
Pursuit.pngPursuit
FE4 Sword.pngSword - FE4 Star Rank (Weapons).pngFE4Ironblade.gifIron Blade
Inherited Items
Midir
Starting ClassHoly Blood
FE4 Sword Fighter Sprite (F).gifMyrmidonOdo Holy Blood.pngMinor Holy Blood Indicator.gifOd
LevelHPStrMagSklSpdLckDefResMovLeadGold
129100131487060Varies
SkillsWeaponStarting Items
Awareness.gifNihil
Shooting Star Sword.gifAstra
Pursuit.pngPursuit
Charge.pngCharge
FE4 Sword.pngSword - AFE4Ironblade.gifIron Blade
Inherited Items
Lewyn
Starting ClassHoly Blood
FE4 Sword Fighter Sprite (F).gifMyrmidonOdo Holy Blood.pngMinor Holy Blood Indicator.gifOd
Holsety Holy Blood.pngMinor Holy Blood Indicator.gifForseti
LevelHPStrMagSklSpdLckDefResMovLeadGold
13091141487060Varies
SkillsWeaponStarting Items
Awareness.gifNihil
Shooting Star Sword.gifAstra
Continue.pngAdept
Critical.gifCritical
Pursuit.pngPursuit
FE4 Sword.pngSword - AFE4Ironblade.gifIron Blade
Inherited Items
Lex

Growth Rates[]

Note: Holy Blood bonuses have already been taken into consideration.

Father:

HP Str Mag Skl Spd Lck Def Res
115% 55% 7% 65% 40% 25% 40% 7%
HP Str Mag Skl Spd Lck Def Res
115% 35% 40% 70% 55% 30% 30% 10%
HP Str Mag Skl Spd Lck Def Res
105% 45% 7% 80% 45% 35% 35% 7%
HP Str Mag Skl Spd Lck Def Res
105% 35% 25% 70% 45% 45% 30% 30%
HP Str Mag Skl Spd Lck Def Res
115% 55% 5% 65% 45% 40% 35% 7%
HP Str Mag Skl Spd Lck Def Res
95% 50% 10% 80% 50% 40% 40% 10%
HP Str Mag Skl Spd Lck Def Res
110% 50% 7% 75% 40% 30% 40% 7%
HP Str Mag Skl Spd Lck Def Res
105% 45% 7% 80% 45% 45% 35% 7%
HP Str Mag Skl Spd Lck Def Res
110% 50% 5% 80% 45% 30% 35% 7%
HP Str Mag Skl Spd Lck Def Res
135% 45% 7% 115% 45% 30% 35% 7%
HP Str Mag Skl Spd Lck Def Res
100% 45% 7% 75% 50% 25% 35% 7%
HP Str Mag Skl Spd Lck Def Res
115% 35% 20% 80% 75% 30% 30% 10%
HP Str Mag Skl Spd Lck Def Res
125% 50% 7% 70% 40% 30% 60% 7%

Promotion Gains[]

Promoted Class
FE4 Swordmaster Sprite (F).gif Swordmaster
+5 0 +5 +5 +2 +3 0
Skills
Continue.png Adept

Overview[]

Regardless of her parentage, Larcei has the capability of becoming a phenomenal threat to any unit that moves within her range. She automatically comes with three useful skills, gains a fourth on promotion, and can easily come equipped with any sword the player desires. Depending on her father, she could well start off with Paragon (Lex), Luna (Chulainn), Critical (Naoise), Sol (Dew), or a handful of other useful skills. With high maximum stats and good promotion gains, she will easily achieve high stats across the board, aside from magic. With such an overwhelming number of advantages, she will almost never fail to clear every Arena battle in each map.

Between her incredible loadout of stats, skills, and gear, there are some limitations: her mediocre movement, lack of access to legendary weapons, and near total lack of access to ranged weapons. She faces tremendous competition from the rest of the generation 2 units, namely those who wield legendary weapons. Shannan in particular fulfills a very similar niche to her, but comes armed with the Balmung.

This is not to say that she is a bad unit, as she is generally one of the better second generation units, but she has her limitations. Should the player not wish to expend legendary weapon uses or plow through maps at full speed, Larcei will always be there to cut whoever crosses her path into shreds.

Conversations[]

In Chapter 6, Scáthach may speak to Larcei, and she will gain one point of luck.

In Chapter 6, Larcei may speak to either Iucharba or Iuchar to recruit either one of them.

In Chapter 7, Larcei may speak to Shannan, and she will gain two points of strength, and 100 love points with him.

In Chapter 7, after Darna Castle is captured, if Finn is Larcei's father, he may speak to her, and she will gain five points of skill.

In the Final Chapter, after Dozel Castle has been captured, Larcei may speak to her lover if he is either Seliph, Iuchar, Iucharba, or Shannan. He will gain three points of strength as a result.

Love Growths[]

Original and replacement characters have the same love growths, unless stated otherwise.

Awakening[]

SpotPass[]

Starting Class
FE13 NPC Generic Swordmaster (F) Map Sprite.gifSwordmaster
LevelHPStrMagSklSpdLckDefResMov
54519831281516106
SkillsWeaponStarting Items
Avoid +10.pngAvoid +10
Vantage (Kakusei).pngVantage
Astra (FE13).pngAstra
Hotstarticon.pngQuick Burn
SwordIconFE13.pngSword - ABrave Sword FE13.pngBrave Sword*

*Enemy only, joins unequipped

Fire Emblem Heroes[]

Keen Kin
A young warrior searching for her mother, elegantly fashioned blade in hand. Scáthach* is her twin brother, and Shannan is her cousin. Appears in Fire Emblem: Genealogy of the Holy War.

*Prior before changed from Ulster to Scáthach in update 4.8.0 version.

Base Stats[]

Rarity: ✯✯✯✯✯

Larcei Sprite Heroes.pngTitle
Keen Kin
Group
Heroes Infantry.png Infantry
LevelHPAtkSpdDefRes
1
40
16/17/18
38/41/44
7/8/9
33/36/39
9/10/11
37/40/44
7/8/9
26/30/33
7/8/9
22/25/28
SkillsWeapon
FEH skill offense.png Larcei's Edge
FEH skill special.png Regnal Astra
FEH Sword.png Sword

Skills[]

TypeNamePrerequisiteDefaultUnlocked
FEH skill offense.pngIron Sword---
Steel Sword---
Silver Sword---
Larcei's Edge-FEH Star Rarity 5.png-
FEH skill special.pngNight Sky-FEH Star Rarity 5.png-
Astra--FEH Star Rarity 5.png
Regnal AstraAstra-FEH Star Rarity 5.png
AFEH Atk Spd Solo 1.png Atk/Spd Solo 1--
FEH Atk Spd Solo 2.png Atk/Spd Solo 2FEH Atk Spd Solo 1.png Atk/Spd Solo 1-
FEH Atk Spd Solo 3.png Atk/Spd Solo 3FEH Atk Spd Solo 2.png Atk/Spd Solo 2FEH Star Rarity 5.png
BFEH Repel 1.png Repel 1--
FEH Repel 2.png Repel 2FEH Repel 1.png Repel 1-
FEH Repel 3.png Repel 3FEH Repel 2.png Repel 2FEH Star Rarity 5.png
CFEH Panic Smoke 1.png Panic Smoke 1--
FEH Panic Smoke 2.png Panic Smoke 2FEH Panic Smoke 1.png Panic Smoke 1-
FEH Panic Smoke 3.png Panic Smoke 3FEH Panic Smoke 2.png Panic Smoke 2FEH Star Rarity 5.png

Overall[]

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Base Set[]
Counters[]
Skill Inheritance[]

Scion of Astra
Daughter of Ayra and descendant of Sword Saint Od of the 12 crusaders. Appears in Fire Emblem: Genealogy of the Holy War.

Base Stats[]

Rarity: ✯✯✯✯✯

Larcei Scion of Astra Heroes sprite.pngTitle
Scion of Astra
Group
Heroes Infantry.png Infantry
LevelHPAtkSpdDefRes
1
40
17/18/19
36/40/43
8/9/10
36/39/43
11/12/13
39/42/46
8/9/10
30/33/36
5/6/7
24/28/31
SkillsWeapon
FEH skill offense.png Whirling Grace
FEH skill special.png Night Sky
FEH Axe.png Axe

Skills[]

TypeNamePrerequisiteDefaultUnlocked
FEH skill offense.pngIron Axe---
Steel Axe---
Silver Axe---
[[Whirling Grace|]]-FEH Star Rarity 5.pngFEH Star Rarity 5.png
FEH skill special.pngNight Sky---
AstraNight Sky--
Regnal AstraAstraFEH Star Rarity 5.png-
AFEH Spd Def Solo 1.png Spd Def Solo 1--
FEH Spd Def Solo 2.png Spd Def Solo 2FEH Spd Def Solo 1.png Spd Def Solo 1-
FEH Spd Def Solo 3.png Spd Def Solo 3FEH Spd Def Solo 2.png Spd Def Solo 2-
25px Spd Def Solo 4FEH Spd Def Solo 3.png Spd Def Solo 3FEH Star Rarity 5.png
BFEH Frenzy 1.png Frenzy 1--
FEH Frenzy 2.png Frenzy 2FEH Frenzy 1.png Frenzy 1-
FEH Frenzy 3.png Frenzy 3FEH Frenzy 2.png Frenzy 2FEH Star Rarity 5.png
CFEH Spur Atk 1.png Spur Atk 1--
FEH Drive Atk 1.png Drive Atk 1FEH Spur Atk 1.png Spur Atk 1-
FEH Drive Atk 2.png Drive Atk 2FEH Drive Atk 1.png Drive Atk 1-
FEH Joint Drive Atk.png Joint Drive AtkFEH Drive Atk 2.png Drive Atk 2FEH Star Rarity 5.png

Overall[]

Base Skills[]
Counters[]
Skill Inheritance Options[]

Quotes[]

Genealogy of the Holy War[]

“Gah... Is this it...?”
—Larcei's death quote
“Gah... Is this it...? [Lover]...”
—Larcei's death quote, if she has a lover

Awakening[]

“I'm Larcei—and this, my sword.”
—Larcei's SpotPass parley quote
“I will never run again!”
—Larcei's SpotPass battle quote
“Take me with you!”
—Larcei's SpotPass recruitment quote
“If neither of us will yield, then one of us must fall.”
—Larcei's battle quote as an enemy, in Lost Bloodlines 1
“You're the second man to try that line on me. The world must be rid of you, flatterer! Die!”
—Larcei's battle quote versus Inigo in Lost Bloodlines 1
“You look formidable. But I have no intention of losing!”
—Larcei's battle quote as an enemy, in Lost Bloodlines 3
“I've heard enough sweet nothings to last a lifetime, sir. One man is enough!”
—Larcei's battle quote versus Inigo in Lost Bloodlines 3
“How could you best me? Face me...again...I must know...”
—Larcei's death quote as an enemy, in Lost Bloodlines 1
“Rrgh... I nearly had you! I did...”
—Larcei's death quote as an enemy, in Lost Bloodlines 3

Heroes[]

Larcei/Heroes Quotes

Non-Canon Appearances[]

Fire Emblem: Light Inheritors[]

Fire Emblem: Genealogy of the Holy War (Mitsuki Oosawa Manga)[]

Fire Emblem: Genealogy of the Holy War (Nattsu Fujimori Manga)[]

Fire Emblem: Genealogy of the Holy War Gag Paradise[]

Fire Emblem: Genealogy of the Holy War - Sigurd's Tale[]

Fire Emblem: Genealogy of the Holy War - Last of the Earth Dragons[]

Fire Emblem: Genealogy of the Holy War - Forest and Lake Country[]

Fire Emblem 0 (Cipher)[]

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

Choose Your Legends Placement History[]

Round Placement Character Version Votes

CYL1 147
Genealogy of the Holy War
1,876
CYL2 169
Genealogy of the Holy War
1,508
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 110
Genealogy of the Holy War
2,514
CYL4 171
Genealogy of the Holy War
896

CYL5 172
Genealogy of the Holy War
566

Etymology[]

Larcei's Japanese name in katakana can also be rendered as Luchtaine, a deity of art in Irish mythology. He is known to have forged the weapons used to battle the Fomorians. The change to Larcei's name in English can likely be attributed to the fact that Luchtaine is a male deity.

Trivia[]

Gallery[]

See main article: Larcei/Gallery.

Notes[]

  • *Assuming the Ayra got pregnant before chapter 3 it is possible for Larcei to born within a year of the game starting. Since Larcei went to Isaach in the year 760 she could not have been born past that year.
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