The Trueblade (剣聖 Sōdo Esukatosu, lit. Sword Eschatos/Saint; lit. read as Kensei) is a combat physical class that appears exclusively in Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn. The promoted form of the Swordmaster, the Trueblade class arms Swords with unrivalled skill and precision.
Statistically, Trueblades are amongst the fastest classes in Radiant Dawn, permitting them to execute double attacks and dodge hostile attacks with sure-footed nimbleness. Trueblades are also defined by their high Skill and a boosted critical rate, marking them out as a very deadly class to behold on the battlefield.
|Base skill of all foot units.|
Class skill of the Trueblade class.
Mastery skill of the Trueblade class.
|Base Class||Promotion Method||Promoted Class|
|Use a Master Crown on a Level 10+ Swordmaster or train a Swordmaster to Level 21.|
- Stefan - A Branded swordsman who resides in the Grann Desert.
- Promotion for Lucia, Mia, Edward and Zihark.
- In the PAL version of Radiant Dawn, Astra is known as Astrum; however, when looking at a Trueblade's description, it is still referred to as "Astra".
- The Japanese name of the Trueblade class, Kensei (剣聖, lit. Sword Saint/Saint of Swords) a title possessed by the historical swordsman Miyamoto Musashi, is also used by Od, founder of the nation of Isaach in Genealogy of the Holy War; Karel, a wandering Sacaen swordsman from Binding Blade and The Blazing Blade; Guy, a swordsman from the Kutolah tribe of Sacae in The Blazing Blade; and Yen'fay, the king of Chon'sin from Awakening.
- In the Japanese version of Fates, Swordmasters have the same Japanese name as the Trueblade class.