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“I didn't mind putting my life on the line, but I never liked having to bow and scrape to our noble employers. That's what I like about being a Knight. I get to punch all the nobles I want.”

Shamir is a character from Fire Emblem: Three Houses. She is one of the Knights of Seiros and teaches at the Officers Academy. As an instructor at the Academy, she offers lessons in Lances and Bows.

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Shamir is a master of the Bow serving as a Knight of Seiros. She was once a mercenary, but joined the Knights to repay Rhea for past debts. She is not a believer of the Church of Seiros, despite being a knight, which is a rarity. For now, she only pledges her loyalty to Rhea. She teaches Cyril the basics of Archery.


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Until Imperial Year 1175, Shamir was a mercenary working in Dagda, her homeland. After Dagda and Brigid invaded the Adrestian Empire, sparking the Dagda and Brigid War, the Empire counter-invaded both countries. Shamir's homeland was destroyed, and her partner, whom she was in love with, was killed. After that, Shamir traveled to Fódlan and lived as a wanderer until she was taken in by Archbishop Rhea. In gratitude, Shamir pledged her loyalty to Rhea and joined the Knights of Seiros, though she never became a believer in the Church itself.

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In-GameEdit

Base StatsEdit

Starting ClassCrest
Sniper-
LevelHPStrMagDexSpdLckDefResCharm
113318821141712810
MagicCombat ArtsAbilitiesStarting Items
-Monster Blast
Heavy Draw
Curved Shot
Confidence skillSurvival Instinct
Bowfaire FE16Bowfaire
Bowrange+1 FE16Bowrange +1
Lance Prowess Lv 3Lance Prowess Lv3
Bow Prowess Lv 3 FE16Bow Prowess Lv 3
Close Counter FE16Close Counter
Authority Lv 1Authority Lv 1
Iron Bow
Intermediate Seal

Skill LevelsEdit

Skill FE16 sword icon FE16 lance icon FE16 axe icon FE16 bow icon FE16 brawl icon FE16 reason icon FE16 faith icon FE16 authority icon FE16 heavy armor icon FE16 riding icon FE16 flying icon
Level E C+ E A E E E D E E E
Start
FE16 strength icon
FE16 strength icon
FE16 weakness icon

Growth RatesEdit

HP Str Mag Dex Spd Lck Def Res Charm
35% 40% 20% 55% 40% 55% 20% 15% 30%

Maximum StatsEdit

HP Str Mag Dex Spd Lck Def Res Charm
71 58 35 75 56 76 37 35 43

Learnt MagicEdit

Skill Level Reason Faith
D Blizzard Heal
D+ Wind Nosferatu
C Sagittae Recover
C+ - -
B - -
B+ - -
A Fimbulvetr -
A+ - -

Overall Edit

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Shamir serves as the "power" archer among the available choices, having (slightly) higher strength than Bernadetta, Ashe, Ignatz, and Leonie. She also has a solid dexterity growth rate and high luck, which let her hit enemies easily and score plenty of critical hits. However, her defensive stats are poor, meaning anything that hits her will deal heavy damage. She also isn't as fast as several of the other archer choices, but by no means is Shamir slow.

Given her proficiencies in Bow and Lance, promoting her to Bow Knight is the most logical path. Upon obtaining her, it can be worthwhile to downgrade her to Archer from Sniper for a short time to acquire the Aim+20 skill, ensuring that she won't miss against slipperier opponents.

SupportsEdit

See also: Shamir/Supports.

Quotes Edit

Shamir/Quotes

Possible Endings Edit

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Shamir - Distant Archer

Shortly after the war, Shamir gave up the mercenary life and disappeared. Though she was never heard from again, rumors swirled persistently for years of a master archer turned thief who lined her pockets by shaking down all those who preyed upon the innocent.

Shamir and Byleth

Byleth announced his marriage to Shamir shortly after becoming leader of the United Kingdom of Fódlan. While the king focused on the rebuilding effort, Shamir became his bodyguard and confidant. She even acted as captain of the royal guard, and became known as a watchful and trustworthy queen. As a couple, their daily lives were busy indeed, and both were famously taciturn, but it is said they cherished their quiet time together - especially once they began to have children.

Shamir and Cyril

Shortly after the war, Shamir and Cyril disappeared from the ranks. The Knights of Seiros searched unsuccessfully for them for some time, but finally resigned themselves to the loss. Though the pair was never officially heard from again, rumors swirled persistently for years of two master archers turned thieves. Initially the knights received complaints and investigated, but when it was discovered that the pair only lined their pockets by shaking down those who preyed upon the innocent, they decided it was not an investigation worth pursuing. The thieves' story became a folktale beloved by the people.

Shamir and Raphael

Shortly after the war, Shamir gave up the mercenary life and disappeared. Raphael searched for her unsuccessfully for a time, but then gave up and returned home to serve his liege lord as a knight. One day, he was given orders to drive off a group of bandits, but upon investigation, he discovered that all of the bandits' victims were those who lined their pockets by preying upon the innocent. Without warning, Raphael resigned his post, said good-bye to his family, and vanished forever. It is unclear just where he went, but rumors swirled for years of a master archer and a hulking giant who spent their lives as highway robbers, shaking down those who made victims of others.

Shamir and Claude

After the war, Claude returned home to Almyra and took his place in the royal family. Some years later he became king, and during his reign, promoted policies to improve relations with Fódlan and protect children who had been orphaned by the war. After he achieved his goals, he left the throne to a family member and left Almyra. During his travels, he encountered Shamir, who had been wandering the world as a mercenary. It is known that they traveled together from that day forward, but where they journeyed to remains a mystery.

Shamir and Catherine

After quitting the Knights of Seiros, Catherine and Shamir set out on a lifelong journey together. The pair were inseparable as they traveled across Fódlan, and eventually wound up in Shamir’s homeland of Dagda. They faced many hardships on their adventures, some of which were self-inflicted, as the duo had a way of sticking their noses into others’ business in their efforts to right wrongs. It is said, however, that no foe they encountered ever proved a match for the combined might of Shamir’s marksmanship and Catherine’s Thunderbrand.

Shamir and Hubert

As confidant of Edelgard, Hubert disposed of every burden facing his emperor by any means necessary, and excelled at working in the shadows. Supporting him from the frontlines was the former mercenary, Shamir, who commanded the emperor's elite troops. When the two married, they appeared from the outside to be little more than a lord of the empire and his dutiful wife. In reality, their nights were filled with fierce combat against rebels, assassins, and those who slither in the dark. It is reported that one of them was known to often state that, "To find love between life and death is a gift." It is unknown which of the two actually spoke these words.

Shamir and Leonie

Leonie assumed leadership of the mercenaries formerly led by Jeralt. One day, she was hired to protect a noble who had been warned of a bandit attack. The warning note listed all of the noble's foul deeds, and was signed with the image of a spider, which Leonie recognized. Just as she suspected, the one who came on the appointed day was none other than Shamir. Leonie was happy to break her contract on this occasion, and even offered Shamir a position in her company. The result was the most famous mercenary group ever to exist in Fódlan. It is said that their flag bore the image of a spider, and...another vaguely arachnid creature.
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Etymology Edit

Shamir is an Aramaic masculine name, meaning "flint" and "sentinel".

In rabbinical tradition, Shamir is a mythical worm capable of cutting the hardest materials like iron and diamond, used by the wise king Solomon to build the First Temple in Jerusalem.

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