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“Your rage is justified, Prince Chrom. But the meaning of your sister's final sacrifice was not lost on me. I suspect many Plegians who heard her final words would say the same. If you lay down your weapons, I vow to protect you as best I can. ”
—Mustafa to Chrom after Emmeryn's sacrifice

Mustafa is a minor boss character from Fire Emblem Awakening.

ProfileEdit

Mustafa is the first boss faced after Emmeryn's sacrifice. As a result of her words and Gangrel's oppression, he was moved to reconsider what he was doing in the war. Unlike the many bosses before, Mustafa was a much more merciful Plegian. He was truly touched by Emmeryn's sacrifice, much like many of the other Plegian soldiers. He vowed to protect Chrom's army as much as he could if they were to surrender, though he knew they would not.

Even when his subordinates thought of not fighting, Mustafa would not follow the law of death for insubordination, understanding the emotions running through their minds, similar to his. In fact, Mustafa allows his men to lay down their arms if they do not wish to fight, promising to take the blame himself. His humanity inspired his men to follow their bitter orders. He wished he did not have to fight Chrom's army, but he knew that if he abandoned his orders and did not fight to his death, Gangrel would murder his family to set an example for anyone else's disloyalty. In the end, as Mustafa dies at the hands of Chrom's army, he asks them to spare his remaining army.

Mustafa got along well with Henry; in his supports with Ricken, Mustafa always gave Henry a bag of peaches whenever he visited. Henry reminded him of his son and Mustafa told him that he considered him a part of his family.

PersonalityEdit

Contrary to most of the Plegian army elite, Mustafa is an honorable man and among the many who were affected by Emmeryn's words prior to her sacrifice. Mustafa holds great love for his wife and son, thus he willingly fights to the death against Ylisse despite having no issue with the country, as he knew Gangrel would have his family killed if he tried to leave.

He also allowed any of his men to desert their post and was well respected as his men were willing to also fight for him despite the losing battle they would face against Chrom and the Shepherds. In his final moments, Mustafa bears no ill will towards Ylisse, understanding it was Gangrel that forced him to sacrifice his life, and making a last request to spare his surviving soldiers, displaying a selfless desire to stop further avoidable bloodshed at the expense of a hated mad king.

In GameEdit

Fire Emblem: AwakeningEdit

Boss StatsEdit

Starting Class
FE13 Generic Enemy Berserker Map SpriteBerserker
LevelHPStrMagSklSpdLckDefResMov
13816012105103-
WeaponStarting Items
AxeIconFE13Axe - CShort Axe FE13Short Axe
Beaststone FE13Beaststone*

* - Dropped when defeated.

Starting Class
FE13 Generic Enemy Berserker Map SpriteBerserker
LevelHPStrMagSklSpdLckDefResMov
14319013126103-
SkillsWeaponStarting Items
Gamble (FE13)GambleAxeIconFE13Axe - CShort Axe FE13Short Axe
Beaststone FE13Beaststone*

* - Dropped when defeated.

Starting Class
FE13 Generic Enemy Berserker Map SpriteBerserker
LevelHPStrMagSklSpdLckDefResMov
15024+5015158114-
SkillsWeaponStarting Items
Gamble (FE13)Gamble
AxeexpertAxefaire
AxeIconFE13Axe - AShort Axe FE13Short Axe
Beaststone FE13Beaststone*

* - Dropped when defeated.

Fire Emblem HeroesEdit

Plegian Champion
General of Plegia. He is endlessly loyal to his king, but he is a military man who prefers a fair fight to besting his foes through trickery. Appears in Fire Emblem Awakening.

Base StatsEdit

Rarity: ✯✯✯✯✯

Mustafa Heroes spriteTitle
Plegian Champion
Group
Heroes Infantry Infantry
LevelHPAtkSpdDefRes
1
40





SkillsWeapon
FEH skill offense Barrier Axe+
FEH skill special Glowing Ember
FEH Axe Axe

SkillsEdit

TypeNamePrerequisiteDefaultUnlocked
FEH skill offenseIron Axe---
Steel Axe---
Barrier Axe---
Barrier Axe+-FEH Star Rarity 5-
FEH skill specialGlowing Ember-FEH Star Rarity 5-
BonfireGlowing Ember-FEH Star Rarity 5
AFEH Water Boost 1 Water Boost 1-FEH Star Rarity 3
FEH Water Boost 2 Water Boost 2FEH Water Boost 1 Water Boost 1FEH Star Rarity 4
FEH Water Boost 3 Water Boost 3FEH Water Boost 2 Water Boost 2FEH Star Rarity 5
CFEH Def Tactic 1 Def Tactic 1--
FEH Def Tactic 2 Def Tactic 2FEH Def Tactic 1 Def Tactic 1FEH Star Rarity 4
FEH Def Tactic 3 Def Tactic 3FEH Def Tactic 2 Def Tactic 2FEH Star Rarity 5

OverallEdit

Secret Book (Artwork)
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Base SetEdit
CountersEdit
Skill InheritanceEdit

QuotesEdit

AwakeningEdit

“I am General Mustafa of Plegia. If you wish to keep your lives, then you must win them!”
—Mustafa's pre-battle quote
“Well done, Ylisseans... Hrrggh! Please...spare my men...”
—Mustafa's death quote

HeroesEdit

Mustafa/Heroes Quotes

Etymology Edit

Mustafa (مصطفى) is a common Arabic name, which means 'chosen one'. It is derived from 'Istafa' (to choose, favor). It was popularized by its usage as an epithet of the Islamic Prophet Muhammad.

TriviaEdit

  • According to Ricken and Henry's B support, Mustafa would give Henry peaches whenever the latter visited him, on account of Henry reminding him of his son, and considered him part of his family.
    • In the second Awakening Drama CD, a Plegian soldier refers to Henry as "Mustafa's little bootlicker," indicating that Henry was at least somewhat fond of Mustafa as well.
  • When clicking his description on the bottom screen, Mustafa is described as a pacifist, similar to Emmeryn.
  • Mustafa shares the same voice clips with Yen'fay and Ignatius in both English and Japanese languages of Awakening.
    • Although, Mustafa didn't have voice clips of his own, Kenji Hamada reprises his role as Mustafa in the japanese version of Heroes.
  • Mustafa is the first minor boss in the series to appear in Heroes.
    • Before his appearance as an actual hero, Mustafa made a cameo appearance in Fire Emblem Heroes as part of the The Martyr Exalt Lost Lore event.
  • Mustafa is one of the few minor bosses in Awakening to not have his sprite re-used by another boss.
    • Although, his model in battle uses a generic Berserker's, rather than a unique one of his own.
  • Mustafa's artwork in Heroes depicts him wielding a Short Axe, his weapon of choice when fought in Fire Emblem Awakening, despite that Short Axes are thus far not present in Fire Emblem Heroes at all. In gameplay, Mustafa instead wields a Barrier Axe by default, but can be equipped with any inheritable Axe in the game should the player desire.

GalleryEdit

See main article: Mustafa/Gallery.
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