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“Hahaha... It's nice to see obedience. ”
—Raydrik in Thracia 776

Raydrik is a major antagonist from Fire Emblem: Thracia 776. He is the duke of Munster who fights on the side of King Bloom. He wields the mighty Loptous Sword, bestowed upon him by Veld of the Loptr Church.


Raydrik was originally a general of Conote, and a trusted noble serving the young King Carl, whom he helped enthrone. He later conspired with the Grannvale Empire to gain the trust of Travant of Thracia. He plotted the death of his country's king, who he originally saw as naive and easy to control, as well as the annihilation of Leonster's forces and King Calf at the Battle of River Thracia. However, before Travant is able to fully conquer Northern Thracia, he is double-crossed by Raydrik. After the newly formed Grannvale Empire conquers and annexes the Munster District, Duke Bloom, now the King of Northern Thracia, installs Raydrik as the Duke of Munster as a favor for his role in Leonster's downfall.

Raydrik first appears to capture Nanna and Mareeta in Chapter 1. Later, he imprisons Leif at the end of Chapter 3, and leads Eyvel to an arena at the beginning of Chapter 4.

In Chapter 5, he pits Eyvel against mercenaries to see her worth, and eventually, Veld deems that she is strong enough to become a Deadlord, so he turns her to stone. In Chapter 6, Raydrik orders his troops to prevent Leif's escape from Munster, and he continues his assault into Chapter 7.

He is not seen again until Chapter 24, in which Leif kills him with the Bragi Sword. However, as Raydrik dies, his body disappears into thin air; whisked away by Veld and turned into the Deadlord Mus, who is fought in the Final Chapter.


Thracia 776

Base Stats

Starting Class
SkillsWeaponStarting Items
Big shield.gif Great ShieldFE5 Sword Icon.pngSword - A
FE5 Lance Icon.pngLance - A
FE5 Axe Icon.pngAxe - A
FE5 Bow Icon.pngBow - A
FE5 Fire Icon.pngFire - A
FE5 Thunder Icon.pngThunder - A
FE5 Wind Icon.pngWind - A
FE5 Staff Icon.pngStaff - A
FE5loputosword.gifLoptous Sword


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.

Although Raydrik has the Loptous Sword, his stats are nothing compared to what you've faced so far. Have either Leif, Nanna, or Fergus with the Bragi Sword kill him in short order.

In the Final Chapter, when he is the Deadlord Mus, the only difference is that he has the Wrath skill, which ends up not being too much of a problem thanks to him having the same average stats, but you definitely want to get rid of him first in order to stop his leadership stars from helping the other Deadlords.



Starting Class
FE13 NPC Generic General Map Sprite.gifGeneral
SkillsWeaponStarting Items
Defense +2.pngDefense +2
IndoorBattle.pngIndoor Fighter
DefenseCry.pngRally Defense
Great Shield (FE13).pngPavise
LanceIconFE13.pngLance - B
AxeIconFE13.pngAxe - B
Silver Axe FE13 Icon.pngSilver Axe*

*Enemy only, joins unequipped


“I saw your grandfather die! I watched your father's castle burn! I outlived them and I'll outlive you!”
—Raydrik's battle quote in Thracia 776
“Ugggh...! This is... absurd... How could... these... children... Bishop Veld... I beg of you... I don't want... to die... Help... me...”
—Raydrik's death quote in Thracia 776

Choose Your Legends Placement History

Round Placement Character Version Votes

CYL1 732
Thracia 776
CYL2 710
Thracia 776
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 528
Thracia 776
CYL4 538
Thracia 776

CYL5 274
Thracia 776


  • In Rogues & Redeemers 2, the einherjar version of Raydrik attempts to recruit Walhart to join him in his desire to conquer the world. Walhart asks what he will do after his conquest and Raydrik fails to give him an answer, showing he has given no thought to this. Walhart calls him an idiot and that a schoolyard bully wielding a stick would have an answer to that. He then turns his back on him and rides off, claiming that he "doesn't want to catch his stupidity", leaving Raydrik fuming in anger.
  • Unlike the other un-capturable bosses in Thracia 776, Raydrik has no unused release quote. This is presumably because Raydrik was always intended to die so he could become the Deadlord, Mus.