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“I may not know how to govern yet, but I'll learn. I will make Ostia a land where our children can live in happiness.”
—Lilina in a support conversation with Ogier in The Binding Blade

Lilina is a playable character in Fire Emblem: The Binding Blade. She is the daughter of Hector, who is one of the protagonists from Fire Emblem: The Blazing Blade. She appears as a sticker in Super Smash Bros. Brawl.

Lilina's deceased mother is never mentioned in name during The Binding Blade. She is deliberately left ambiguous, as Hector has four potential wives (Florina, Lyndis, Farina, or an unknown woman) depending on which supports he gained in The Blazing Blade or if he had any supports at all.

ProfileEdit

The Blazing BladeEdit

During the events of The Blazing Blade, if Hector supports Eliwood, Hector explains that he had a dream of an older version of himself with a young, blue haired girl. Eliwood believes that Hector has caught a glimpse of his future self.

At the end of his story, Hector summons Mark shortly before his coronation as Marquess of Ostia. He and his wife announce that they wish for Mark to be their future child's godparent and requests a name. While Hector desires a boy to clash with Eliwood's future son, his wife asks for a girl's name just in case. Hector would eventually be blessed with a daughter, whom he used Mark's suggested name, Lilina.

Fifteen years after the events of The Blazing Blade, Eliwood travels to Ostia to speak with Hector about the recent unrest in Bern regarding the attempted assassination of prince Zephiel. Lilina would meet Lord Eliwood for the first time and also become acquained with his son Roy whom Eliwood had brought along. Though shy at first, the two strike up an immediate friendship and go off to play while their father's continue to discuss the discord in Bern.

The Binding BladeEdit

Years later, she and Roy studied in Ostia under the tutelage of the Mage General Cecilia. Lilina was very good in magic while Roy was not, so Cecilia trained Roy as a swordsman and Lilina as a mage. In this time too, Lilina seemed more mature than Roy (mentioned in a support conversation).

In The Binding Blade, Roy was studying in Ostia when he is called home by his sickly father Eliwood. When Roy gets to Pherae, he finds that his home was being attacked by bandits. He manages to stop the bandits, rescuing his father and Lilina, who was visiting Pherae.

After sending her knight, Bors, to Roy’s service, Lilina hurries back home to Ostia. Unfortunately, after the death of Marquess Hector, some of the Ostian soldiers turn renegade and she is captured and locked inside of a room in her own castle. When Roy arrives to rescue her, the enemy general plans to kill Lilina and attempt to pass it off as an unfortunate consequence of the upcoming war, but is unsuccessful, and Lilina joins Roy's group. After learning of her father’s death, she leads Roy to a secret cave where they obtain one of the Divine Weapons: Durandal, the Blazing Sword.

Lilina shows a great love of Roy throughout the game, even without support conversations. Most of her time away from Roy is spent thinking about either her dead father or Roy. If Lilina and Roy have an A level support at the end of the game, an ending is triggered in which Roy and Lilina marry. She becomes queen of a united Lycia either way.

PersonalityEdit

As a young child, Lilina was very shy and reserved, yet polite and friendly exemplified by her first meeting with Eliwood and his son Roy. Lilina grew especially close to Roy since the two were taught the art of combat in Ostia by Cecilia, becoming one of his closest companions throughout his journey, potentially blossoming into love.

Lilina is outgoing and friendly, even abandoning social obligations between nobility and commoners such as asking Gwendolyn to be her friend, despite the knight's desire to maintain their relationship due to their status. On the other hand, she is also childish and naive to the point of being slightly detached from reality (mentioned in some supports, like those with Garret and Ogier). Emotional, she cries easily when she feels that she has hurt someone's feelings or dredged up painful memories. Her compassion ultimately brings people to her and none are particularly offended or troubled by her.

She can be stubborn like her father but is far more inclined to seek a peaceful solution that her father's inclination to fight. She loves her father dearly and is devastated by his death. Succeeding him as the future leader of Ostia, Lilina desires to improve herself to become a ruler befitting her father's legacy.

In-GameEdit

Fire Emblem: The Binding BladeEdit

Description: The daughter of Marquess Ostia. Gentle and kind-hearted.

Base StatsEdit

Starting ClassAffinity
FE8 Female Mage Map Sprite MageGBALight Light
LevelHPMagSklSpdLckDefResConMov
11655442745
WeaponStarting Items
GBAAnima Anima - C-

Growth RatesEdit

HP S/M Skl Spd Lck Def Res
45% 75% 20% 35% 50% 10% 30%

Promotion GainsEdit

Item Required Promoted Class
Guidingring Guiding Ring FE8 Female Sage Map Sprite Sage
1 +3 +3 +3 +3 +1 +2 +1 +1
Weapon Levels
Anima +1 Staff E

SupportsEdit

See also: Lilina/Supports.

OverallEdit

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.

While boasting a very high Magic growth, Lilina joins at a low level and facing competition for the Chapter 8 Guiding Ring, with the next one appearing in Chapter 14. Lugh, who joins earlier, has similarly low bases with a higher emphasis on Speed and more time for investment. One thing to note is that she has a fast support growth with Roy which grants her important +3 Attack and +15 Accuracy/Critical bonuses. This gives her a niche wielding Bolting tomes later in the game thanks to her high damage output and the possibility of doubling some of the slower enemies thanks to its relatively lower weight in this game. In all, Lilina is a growth unit who joins under-leveled with low base stats at a time when many units should be around Level 10+. She also takes time and effort to train due to her frailty and also because the difficulty is past level 1 at this point.

Fire Emblem AwakeningEdit

Note: This is obtained through SpotPass.

SpotPassEdit

Starting Class
FE13 NPC Generic Sage (F) Map SpriteSage
LevelHPStrMagSklSpdLckDefResMov
2051741+728322913226
SkillsWeaponStarting Items
Magic +2Magic +2
ConcentrationFocus
MagiccryiconRally Magic
MagicexperticonTomefaire
Luna (FE13)Luna
TomeIconFE13Tome - A
StaffIconFE13Staff - C
Bolganone FE13 IconBolganone*

* - Enemy only, joins unequipped.

Fire Emblem HeroesEdit

Delightful Noble
A noble of Ostia with a natural gift for magic. Roy's friend since childhood. Appears in Fire Emblem: The Binding Blade.

Base StatsEdit

Rarity:
✯✯✯
Heroes Lilina SpriteTitle
Delightful Noble
Group
Heroes Infantry Infantry
LevelHPAtkSpdDefRes
1
40
14/15/16
29/32/35
7/8/9
30/33/36
4/5/6
19/22/25
2/3/4
13/16/19
7/8/9
24/27/30
SkillsWeapon
FEH skill offense ElfireFEH Fire Tome Tome
✯✯✯✯
Heroes Lilina SpriteTitle
Delightful Noble
Group
Heroes Infantry Infantry
LevelHPAtkSpdDefRes
1
40
14/15/16
30/33/36
8/9/10
32/35/38
4/5/6
20/23/26
2/3/4
14/17/20
8/9/10
26/29/32
SkillsWeapon
FEH skill offense Bolganone
FEH skill special Rising Flame
FEH Fire Tome Tome
✯✯✯✯✯
Heroes Lilina SpriteTitle
Delightful Noble
Group
Heroes Infantry Infantry
LevelHPAtkSpdDefRes
1
40
15/16/17
32/35/39
8/9/10
34/37/40
5/6/7
22/25/29
3/4/5
16/19/22
8/9/10
27/31/34
SkillsWeapon
FEH skill offense Bolganone+
FEH skill special Rising Flame
FEH Fire Tome Tome

SkillsEdit

TypeNamePrerequisiteDefaultUnlocked
FEH skill offenseFire---
Elfire-FEH Star Rarity 3-
BolganoneElfireFEH Star Rarity 4FEH Star Rarity 3
Bolganone+BolganoneFEH Star Rarity 5FEH Star Rarity 5
ForblazeBolganone+-FEH Star Rarity 5
FEH skill specialRising Flame-FEH Star Rarity 4FEH Star Rarity 3
Growing FlameRising Flame-FEH Star Rarity 4
AFEH Attack +1 Attack +1-FEH Star Rarity 3
FEH Attack +2 Attack +2FEH Attack +1 Attack +1FEH Star Rarity 4
FEH Attack +3 Attack +3FEH Attack +2 Attack +2FEH Star Rarity 5
BFEH Spur Atk 1 Spur Atk 1--
FEH Spur Atk 2 Spur Atk 2FEH Spur Atk 1 Spur Atk 1FEH Star Rarity 3
FEH Spur Atk 3 Spur Atk 3FEH Spur Atk 2 Spur Atk 2FEH Star Rarity 4

OverallEdit

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 SetEdit

Lilina performs similar to her original Binding Blade with an impressively high base Atk stat of 37 with a neutral IV on it, allowing her to launch powerful attacks. Unfortunately, she lacks the speed needed to double attack enemies, forcing her to rely on one singularly powerful attack. She does have a respectable Res stat as well, letting her duel mages, but her Def leaves her vulnerable to physical assaults. During the first year of Heroes, Lilina was a subpar mage, but vastly improved with the introduction of the Weapon Refinery, turning her into one of the most powerful single hit nuke mages in the game.

Her starting tome was Bolganone, which fit naturally with her high base Atk to launch a powerful single powerful 50 base Atk. Lilina was blessed to later on receive a new Legendary Weapon in the form of Forblaze a new powerful tome with a Chill Resistance effect, allowing her to better dispatch high Res threats. It also came with a Refine, giving her a Death Blow 3 effect, making her initiations even more powerful and can stack on an inherited Death Blow, leading to even higher nuking potential.

Growing Flame was a decently powerful AoE special that let her damage enemies with unresisted damage to enemies around her target when the skill activated. Attack +3 gave her a flat 3 damage boost to her Attack, but it lacks longterm viability. Spur Attack is a decent supporting Skill C, but other skills are better suited for Lilina.

CountersEdit

Lilina's Spd and Def creates her biggest weakness. She cannot survive any form of physical assaults aside from a few Green units. Great Blue mages like Delthea, Lute, and Micaiah easily survive her attacks and deals with her easily while Reinhardt can plow through her with Dire Thunder. Distant Counter weapon users like Fjorm, Camus, and Fallen Hardin also easily take her attacks and retaliates. Lastly, certain red units can deal with her if she is unable to finish them. Both forms of Tharja, Ryoma, Young Tiki are good Red units that can duel her and defeat her if she is unable to take care of them.

Skill Inheritance OptionsEdit

Lilina is best built to be a Player Turn character. Given that Forblaze has Death Blow built into it, she can also run Death Blow in her Skill A slot, granting her a +14 Atk (12 if only using Death Blow 3) when she initiates, bringing her lowest possible Atk with a bane to 62 Atk on initiation and 68 with a Boon. Her high Atk stats makes her an excellent candidate for Draconic Aura as it scales with her impressive attack, though Iceberg also works if working with a Res Boon Lilina. Some suggest taking an area of effect special such as Rising Flame to apply splash damage that is unaffected by color and can easily bring enemies down to 1 HP with the large difference between her potential Atk and her enemy's Res. Lilina's Spd problems are best dealt with by running Swordbreaker or R Tomebreaker as it at least allows her to better combat units of her own type. Her Skill C can be a plethora of supportive skills that help her allies. If able to secure a premium unit with Odd Attack Wave or Even Attack Wave, she can self-buff herself with +6 Atk on Odd/Even turns respectively, thus bringing her maximum Atk to 74 when initiating. She is a decent candidate for Ploy skills given her good Res so that option is also available.

Blush of Youth
A noble of Ostia and Roy's friend since childhood. Focused on choosing gifts for those dearest to her. Appears in Fire Emblem: The Binding Blade.

Base StatsEdit

Rarity: ✯✯✯✯✯

Heroes Lilina Valentine SpriteTitle
Blush of Youth
Group
Heroes Cavalry Cavalry
LevelHPAtkSpdDefRes
1
40
16/17/18
31/34/37
8/9/10
32/35/38
7/8/9
26/30/33
4/5/6
17/20/23
3/4/5
22/26/29
SkillsWeapon
FEH skill offense Green Gift+
FEH skill special Rising Flame
FEH Wind Tome Tome

SkillsEdit

TypeNamePrerequisiteDefaultUnlocked
FEH skill offenseWind---
Elwind---
Green Gift---
Green Gift+-FEH Star Rarity 5-
FEH skill specialRising Flame-FEH Star Rarity 5-
Growing FlameRising Flame-FEH Star Rarity 5
AFEH Attack +1 Attack +1--
FEH HP Atk 1 HP/Atk 1FEH Attack +1 Attack +1-
FEH HP Atk 2 HP/Atk 2FEH HP Atk 1 HP/Atk 1FEH Star Rarity 5
CFEH Atk Tactic 1 Atk Tactic 1--
FEH Atk Tactic 2 Atk Tactic 2FEH Atk Tactic 1 Atk Tactic 1-
FEH Atk Tactic 3 Atk Tactic 3FEH Atk Tactic 2 Atk Tactic 2FEH Star Rarity 5

OverallEdit

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 SetEdit

Valentine Lilina existed in an unsaturated weapon/unit type combination pool and when compared to her counterparts, she stood out having slightly better offense than Cecilia but not quite the potent force of some later units introduced after her. She can easily fill a role given to her for a Cavalry team, giving her excellent flexibility, but other units have been introduced since and can specialize for specific niches.

Green Gift neutralizes enemy bonuses if they use ranged weapons, making her an excellent check for common bladetome users who rely on buffs. Blazing Flame is an area of effect special that causes damage equal to 1.5x the different between Lilina’s Atk and the foe’s Res. With her modest Atk, she can deal decent splash with it. HP/Atk 2 gives her a flat HP +4 and Atk +2 increase which are good short term increases, but better replaced. Attack Tactic grants a +6 Atk buff to allies on within two spaces of Lilina if there are no more than two allies who are of the same movement type. This is useful for mixed teams, but not for pure Cavalry Teams.

CountersEdit

Her defenses are both low, especially her Def. With a plethora of Red physical units to choose from, Valentine Lilina is utterly helpless against any Red unit who can get to her. While her Res is slightly stronger, common red mages like Sanaki, Katarina, Tharja, and ironically her own original form. Certain strong Green Mages can combat her easily, though if she is maintaining her Green Gift, she can depower some of them like Nino. Anti-Cavalry weapons are another new weakness including Gray, his Zanbato, Summer Micaiah, and Rhajat.

Skill InheritanceEdit

Valentine Lilina can be turned into a Gronnblade user as her stats are strong enough to give it decent power behind and with Cavalry boosts, she can unleash devastating attacks. Fury and Desperation are the standard skills taken to boost her stats and give immediate follow-up attacks respectively. Moonbow ignores parts of her foe’s Res and charges quickly while Glimmer is powered by buffs she receives. A Cavalry skill of some form is recommended for her as she is at her strongest on an enemy team. Finally Reposition is always a solid choice for a Cavalry unit.

Beachside Bloom
The only daughter of Hector, the marquess of Ostia. Excited to dive into the ocean wearing her brand-new swimsuit. Appears in Fire Emblem: The Binding Blade.

Base StatsEdit

Rarity: ✯✯✯✯✯

Heroes Lilina Summer Refreshes spriteTitle
Beachside Bloom
Group
Heroes Cavalry Cavalry
LevelHPAtkSpdDefRes
1
40





SkillsWeapon
FEH skill offense Broadleaf Fan+
FEH skill support Rally Resistance
FEH Red Dagger Icon Dagger

SkillsEdit

TypeNamePrerequisiteDefaultUnlocked
FEH skill offenseIron Dagger---
Steel Dagger---
Broadleaf Fan---
Broadleaf Fan+-FEH Star Rarity 5-
FEH skill supportRally Resistance-FEH Star Rarity 5-
Rally Up ResRally Resistance-FEH Star Rarity 5
Rally Up Res +Rally Up Res-FEH Star Rarity 5
AFEH Atk Res Solo 1 Atk/Res Solo 1--
FEH Atk Res Solo 2 Atk/Res Solo 2FEH Atk Res Solo 1 Atk/Res Solo 1-
FEH Atk Res Solo 3 Atk/Res Solo 3FEH Atk Res Solo 2 Atk/Res Solo 2FEH Star Rarity 5
BFEH Sabotage Def 1 Sabotage Def 1--
FEH Sabotage Def 2 Sabotage Def 2FEH Sabotage Def 1 Sabotage Def 1-
FEH Sabotage Def 3 Sabotage Def 3FEH Sabotage Def 2 Sabotage Def 2FEH Star Rarity 5
CFEH Atk Opening 1 Atk Opening 1--
FEH Atk Opening 2 Atk Opening 2FEH Atk Opening 1 Atk Opening 1-
FEH Atk Opening 3 Atk Opening 3FEH Atk Opening 2 Atk Opening 2FEH Star Rarity 5

OverallEdit

Secret Book (Artwork)
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Base SetEdit
CountersEdit
Skill InheritanceEdit

QuotesEdit

The Binding BladeEdit

Death QuoteEdit

“Roy...please... Don't fail...”
—Lilina's death quote in The Binding Blade.
“Roy... If this was a real battle, I'd be dead. Remember that defeated allies are gone forever. Be more careful in real fights, okay...?”
—Lilina, in the tutorial

Final Battle QuoteEdit

“Father... Watch over us.”
—Lilina's final battle quote in The Binding Blade.

HeroesEdit

Lilina/Heroes Quotes

Possible EndingsEdit

Lilina - Beautiful Duchess (美しき盟主 Utsukushiki Meishu, Beautiful Alliance Leader)
"After returning home, Lilina became the marquess of Ostia and dedicated her time to rebuilding her land. She later rebuilt and led the Lycian League to create the Kingdom of Lycia, a peaceful nation blessed with prosperity and harmony."
Lilina and Roy
"After returning home, Lilina became the marquess of Ostia, and married Roy a short while later. Together, Roy and Lilina united the Lycian League and created the Kingdom of Lycia, a peaceful nation blessed with prosperity and harmony."

Non-Canon AppearancesEdit

Super Smash Bros. BrawlEdit

Sticker Info
Name Image Artwork from Effect in The Subspace Emissary
Lilina

Brawl Sticker Lilina
Fire Emblem: The Binding Blade [Leg] - Attack +5
Usable by: Marth, Ike


Fire Emblem 0 (Cipher)Edit

Lilina is illustrated in the trading card game Fire Emblem Cipher with the following cards:

EtymologyEdit

Lilina is a combination of the name "Lily" and the suffix "-ina" which mean "Little", and could be translated as "Little Lily". Her name could be a derivation of all her potential mothers' names, which include Lyn, Florina, and Farina.

TriviaEdit

  • Lilina has been in multiple popularity contests and statistics based on character favoritism:
    • On the official Japanese website for Nintendo, Lilina won 3rd place out of 80 in the character popularity poll for Fire Emblem: The Binding Blade. The male-female vote ratio is 2:1. The voter comments seem to generally focus on her being a powerful Mage/Sage and her gentle personality.
    • Lilina came in 25th place for females in the 2017 Fire Emblem Heroes Choose Your Legends popularity poll. She had 5,730 votes, ranking in 49th place.
  • If Eliwood married Fiora and Hector married Farina or Florina in Fire Emblem: The Blazing Blade, Lilina would be Roy's first cousin.
  • Hector's B-Rank support conversation with Eliwood has him dreaming of his not-yet-born daughter playing with an red-haired boy in the future, and him getting supremely annoyed at the possibility that he may lose his daughter to Eliwood's son. Unfortunately for Hector, he's right, as Lilina ends up developing feelings for Roy and, depending on the player's actions, ends up marrying him.
  • Lilina is the winner of the 16th Voting Gauntlet (Fathers and Daughters) in Fire Emblem Heroes.

GalleryEdit

See main article: Lilina/Gallery.
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