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“Because there's no one better than me.”
—Lute in a support conversation with Knoll

Lute is a playable character in Fire Emblem: The Sacred Stones.

PersonalityEdit

Lute is an extremely studious, if not eccentric, young mage. Lute believes she is a prodigy, and tells this to everyone she meets. Given her enormous wealth of knowledge and her alleged ability to remember practically everything she reads, hears, and sees, it is hard to argue with her. She's the opposite of her best friend, Artur, in that she spends most of her time inside studying as opposed to being outside. She has a motto: "There's no one better than me!", and also often claims "I am superior, after all."

Lute is boastful and has a habit of "monk watching" (spying on Artur). In one of her support conversations with Knoll, whom she also stalks in the beginning to the point of making him unnerved, she claims to have some supposed "knowledge" about him. She is like Canas, in Fire Emblem: The Blazing Blade, since he claims to be a scholar as well. For all her studies, she does have a great lack of knowledge of less academic matters such as love, a subject that flusters her greatly.

In GameEdit

Fire Emblem: The Sacred StonesEdit

Base StatsEdit

Starting Class Affinity
FE8 Female Mage Map Sprite Mage GBAAnima Anima
Level HP Mag Skl Spd Lck Def Res Con Mov
1 17 6 6 7 8 3 5* 3 5
Weapon Starting Items

Anima Anima - C

FireFire
VulneraryVulnerary

*6 in the Japanese version

Growth RatesEdit

HP S/M Skl Spd Lck Def Res
45%  65%* 30%  45%  45%  15%  40%**
*70% in the Japanese version
**45% in the Japanese version

Promotion GainsEdit

Item Required Promoted Class
Guidingring Guiding Ring or Master seal Master Seal FE8 Female Sage Map Sprite Sage
Level HP Mag Skl Spd Def Res Con Mov
1 +3 +1 +1 +0 +3 +3 +1 +1
Weapon Levels
Anima +40 Light D Staff D

Item Required Promoted Class
Guidingring Guiding Ring or Master seal Master Seal FE8 MageKnight Map Sprite (F) Mage Knight
Level HP Mag Skl Spd Def Res Con Mov
1 +3 +2 +1 +0 +2 +2 +3 +2
Weapon Levels
Anima +40 Staff D

SupportsEdit

See also: Lute/Supports

OverallEdit

Secret Book (Artwork)

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Lute is a mage that joins the player's army in chapter 5. While her offensive growth rates are extremely impressive, her base stats are below average for her join time, and her low con of 3 causes her to be slowed down by all tomes prior to promotion, causing her effective speed to quite often be lower than her speed stat would imply. Despite this, she has the highest magic growth of all playable units, and a decent speed growth. Once she has grown out of her low starting state, she will become able to successfully double attack many enemies units, almost always one rounding them as a result of her high attack. Care must be taken with her placement, as her durability in regards to avoid and defense are mediocre, only becoming more acceptable once she has either promoted or built up support bonuses. Until then, she can avoid most attacks by attacking at range, working as an effective offensive unit.

Upon promotion, Lute has the option to promote to either Mage Knight or Sage, both of which give her access to Staves. Her Sage promotion gives her slightly higher defense and resistance gains, as well as access to Light Magic for weapon triangle control. Her Mage Knight promotion gives her 7 movement and canto, and a slightly higher bonus to magic, as well as giving her a much higher bonus to constitution, which will drastically improve her effective speed when using any tome other than a Fire tome. In the main campaign, where class stat caps are largely irrelevant, her Mage Knight promotion is largely superior, but players planning on playing in the Creature Campaign may prefer to promote her to Sage, as it has significantly higher stat caps, as well as access to light tomes, should they be desired.

Fire Emblem AwakeningEdit

SpotPassEdit

Starting Class
FE13 NPC Generic Mage (F) Map SpriteMage
Level HP Str Mag Skl Spd Lck Def Res Mov
17 27 1 16+2 10 14 15 5 11 5
Skills Weapon Starting Items

Magic +2Magic +2
ConcentrationFocus
WarknowledgeiconVeteran

TomeIconFE13Tome - C

Arcfire FE13Arcfire*

*Enemy only; joins unequipped

Fire Emblem HeroesEdit

Prodigy
A young mage of Renais with an unusual temperament. Confident in her abilities. Appears in Fire Emblem: The Sacred Stones.

Base StatsEdit

Rarity: ✯✯✯✯✯

FEH Lute Sprite Title
Prodigy
Group
Heroes Infantry Infantry
Level HP Atk Spd Def Res
1
40
15/16/17
30/33/36
9/10/11
33/36/39
7/8/9
29/32/35
2/3/4
12/16/19
7/8/9
31/34/37
Skills Weapon

FEH skill offense Weirding Tome
FEH skill support Rally Attack

FEH Thunder Tome Tome

SkillsEdit

TypeNamePrerequisiteDefaultUnlocked
FEH skill offenseThunder---
Elthunder---
Thoron---
Weirding Tome-FEH Star Rarity 5-
FEH skill supportRally Attack-FEH Star Rarity 5-
Rally Attack ResistanceRally Attack-FEH Star Rarity 5
AFEH Resistance +1 Resistance +1--
FEH HP Res 1 HP Res 1FEH Resistance +1 Resistance +1-
FEH HP Res 2 HP Res 2FEH HP Res 1 HP Res 1FEH Star Rarity 5
CFEH Res Ploy 1 Res Ploy 1--
FEH Res Ploy 2 Res Ploy 2FEH Res Ploy 1 Res Ploy 1-
FEH Res Ploy 3 Res Ploy 3FEH Res Ploy 2 Res Ploy 2FEH Star Rarity 5

QuotesEdit

“I... I don't want to die...”
—Death quote in The Sacred Stones

HeroesEdit

Lute/Heroes Quotes

EndingsEdit

Lute, Prodigy (奇知なる魔道)
"After the War of the Stones, Lute returned to Renais to continue her arcane studies. She spent far less time locked in her library, preferring now to explore the outside world. She grew into a great and well-traveled sage."
A Support with Artur
"Artur and Lute were married upon their return. Artur handled the housework, but otherwise, their lives were unchanged. When they had a son, Lute's interests shifted from studying Artur to studying her son's baffling habits."
A Support with Kyle
"After the war, Kyle and Lute were married in Renais. Kyle's friends were disturbed by his choice of brides, but they could not deny his happiness. Before long, they had a son, and Kyle dedicated himself to his upbringing."

Non-Canon AppearancesEdit

Fire Emblem 0 (Cipher)Edit

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

EtymologyEdit

A lute is a stringed musical instrument popular in the Middle Ages. Also, 'lutte' in French means 'battle'.

TriviaEdit

  • Lute came in 13th place for females in the Fire Emblem Heroes Choose Your Legends popularity poll. She had 9,176 total votes.
  • Lute uses the "short hair" mage animation like Nino, but uses the "long hair" sage animation like most female sages. Her Mage Knight animation has short hair.
  • In Fire Emblem Heroes, Lute shares her English voice actress Brina Palencia with Ayra from Fire Emblem: Genealogy of the Holy War.

GalleryEdit