—Rebecca talking to Lowen in a support conversation
Rebecca is a playable archer in Fire Emblem: The Blazing Blade. She is the 15-year-old daughter of a village magistrate in Pherae and childhood friend of Wil. She is a sweet young girl in search of her long-lost brother.
Profile[edit | edit source]
A daughter of a Pheraean village chieftain, Rebecca is tomboyish, helpful, bright, and enjoys cooking. She joins Eliwood's group to search for her missing brother Dan, who, through support conversations, is hinted to actually be Dart, Captain Fargus' most trusted mate. He left her, along with their childhood friend Wil, on a journey 5 years ago, and has been missing ever since. She later becomes a retainer and nanny in the Pheraean court. If Rebecca and either Wil, Lowen, or Sain get an A level support, there will be an alternate ending where she and one of them get married and have a child together by the name of Wolt.
Rebecca is Wil's childhood friend, although when he first attempts to greet her, she responds with "Do I know you?" either out of bitterness or hazy memory. She later tells him that she really is his old friend, and she scolds him for having left her in their village and running away with her brother. She also kicks him in the stomach in the level B conversation out of jealousy for his closeness with Lyn. In the A support conversation, she tells him she's afraid he'll leave her again and he promises her that he won't.
In Rebecca's conversations with Sain, she expresses a thick skepticism and disdain for his supposed feelings for her. In the last conversation, she threatens to tell Lyn about herself and Sain, causing him to go silent and for her to call him a pig.
In the epilogue, she still doesn't know that Dart was her long lost brother five years ago considering the support conversations between Dart and Wil. With an A-Rank Support between Wil and Dart, the latter stated that a man was found bloody and half-dead and was recovered to join Fargus' party in exchange for his memories. In an A-Rank Support between Dart and Rebecca, Dart also stated that he lost his memory five years back when Fargus found him bloody. Dart also bears the same scar Rebecca's brother had and Wil immediately recognizes him as Dan with a C-Rank support, so it is safe to conclude that Dart is Dan and Dart is thus Rebecca's brother.
In her conversations with Lowen, who rescued her from the bandits ransacking her village, Rebecca commends him for being an exceptional soldier, despite his self-doubts. They also bond over their love of cooking. This is rather different from her attitude towards Wil and Sain, since she acts much sweeter towards Lowen, because he rescued her from the bandits ransacking her village and helped her reach Eliwood.
Rebecca is unseen 20 years later, though she was mentioned to be Roy's wet nurse.
In-Game[edit | edit source]
Description: A youth from Pherae. Very helpful and bright.
Base Stats[edit | edit source]
|Bow - D||Iron Bow|
Promotion Gains[edit | edit source]
|Item Required||Promoted Class|
|Orion's Bolt or Earth Seal||Sniper|
Growth Rates[edit | edit source]
Supports[edit | edit source]
- See also: Rebecca (The Blazing Blade)/Supports
Overall[edit | edit source]
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.
Rebecca is a very flawed unit, and suffers many traditional issues of archer units. Her bases are rather poor, being too slow to double, too weak to deal much damage, and too frail to take more than one hit. Rebecca does possess decent growth rates and can double slower enemies relatively early, but she does not tend to one-round in Hard Mode for a while. Rebecca's utility is further reduced by the extreme power of the Hand Axe and Javelin in Blazing Blade. These weapons provide other, significantly sturdier units with ranged attacking options, but unlike Rebecca's bows, also enable melee-range countering. Most of the time, Rebecca can only counterattack fellow archers, which is an issue when many chapters contain large numbers of enemies that need to be cleared out quickly.
Rebecca also suffers from an issue in Blazing Blade that affects a number of weapons: the change from x3 effectiveness, as in most other games, to x2 effectiveness. This reduces Rebecca's niche even further, as while her weapons do deal increased damage to flier units, it is not enough, particularly in the early game, for her to take them down easily. Even in Normal Mode, she falls short of being able to one-shot enemy Pegasus Knights. As she gets stronger bows, this becomes less of an issue, but when combined with her mediocre-at-best Strength, she will take quite some time to counter fliers with any proficiency, and by that point, many other units can handle fliers as well.
Despite Rebecca's flaws, she can be pulled out of her doldrums with some work. Her growth rates are good enough in her important stats, and competition for bows in Blazing Blade is low enough that she can be safely handled higher-quality ones. Her support list is decent, including commonly-used units like Raven, Sain and Lowen, and even a few opportunities for support triangles. The Orion's Bolt item is in fairly low demand, and a Sniper promotion will usually give Rebecca a lot of help, due to its hefty +3 Strength boost and jumping up Rebecca's weapon rank, likely letting her one-round. Lastly, Rebecca has some of the best availability in the game and several chapters of free deployment, which means she has some time to help out. While she will still be hampered by the inherent limitations of a Sniper, she will at least be able to contribute, particularly in wyvern-heavy chapters like Unfulfilled Heart.
- A girl who lives in a remote village and spends her time hunting. Kind and sociable. Appears in Fire Emblem: The Blazing Blade.
Base Stats[edit | edit source]
| Silver Bow|
Skills[edit | edit source]
|Silver Bow||Steel Bow|
|Silver Bow+||Silver Bow|
|A||Darting Blow 1||-||-|
|Darting Blow 2||Darting Blow 1|
|Darting Blow 3||Darting Blow 2|
|B||Seal Atk 1||-|
|Seal Atk 2||Seal Atk 1|
|Seal Atk 3||Seal Atk 2|
Quotes[edit | edit source]
—Final Chapter quote
—Chapter 19: The Dread Isle quote
Death Quote[edit | edit source]
—Death Quote before Dart joins
—Death Quote during or after Chapter 16x
Heroes[edit | edit source]
Possible Endings[edit | edit source]
Rebecca - A Wildflower
Rebecca returned to her father, then pledged service to House Pherae. She has formed a family, and yet she still serves Pherae well.
Wil and Rebecca
After their journey, Rebecca continued to work for Eliwood and became his most trusted retainer. Her childhood friend Wil joined her in service to Pherae. The son they later had shared their archery skills.
Sain and Rebecca
When her grandfather died, Lyn asked that Caelin be taken under Ostian protection. Sain requested a discharge and moved to Pherae with his beloved Rebecca. Their son is nothing like his father, thankfully.
Lowen and Rebecca
Rebecca and Lowen were wed and they became two of Eliwood's most trusted retainers. Their green-haired son inherited his father's chivalrous spirit, as well as his mother's smile and skill with a bow.
Rebecca is illustrated in the trading card game Fire Emblem Cipher with the following cards:
Trivia[edit | edit source]
- Although Rebecca is confirmed to survive the game as she is Wolt's mother, she nevertheless dies if taken to 0 HP, unlike Bartre, Rath, and Nino, who merely receive wounds that prevent them from continuing to fight. This is likely an oversight on the developers' part.
- Rebecca shares her English voice actress, Hunter MacKenzie Austin, with Clarine in Fire Emblem Heroes and Nowi in Fire Emblem Awakening and Heroes.
- Rebecca has a unique battle sprite as an Archer differing from the other female Archers in the GameBoy Advance titles to fit more with her design. She has a bandanna on and ties her hair in pigtails.
- Rebecca's bandana changes in various moments:
- In her artworks and portrait from The Blazing Blade and Cipher, it's light green;
- In one of her artworks in Cipher, her bandana is different from the one she usually wears;
- In her sprite from The Blazing Blade, it's yellow;
- In her artworks from Heroes, it's a yellowish green;
- In her sprite from Heroes, it's dark green.
Etymology[edit | edit source]
As a biblical figure, Rebecca was the wife of Isaac, and the mother of Jacob and Esau.
Rebecca is also the name given to Pocahontas after her baptism.
Gallery[edit | edit source]
- See main article: Rebecca (The Blazing Blade)/Gallery.