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The Warrior (ウォーリア Uōria) is a male only combat physical class that recurrently appears across the Fire Emblem Series, beginning from Fire Emblem: Genealogy of the Holy War. The promoted form of the Fighter class, the Warrior class commonly wields Axes and Bows as its weapons of choice.

History in the SeriesEdit

In its original inception in Genealogy of the Holy War, the Warrior class is established as the staple promoted form of the Axe Fighter class, alongside the ability to wield Bows as its secondary weapon of choice.

In Thracia 776, Marty, a character who is a Brigand by default, promotes into this class instead of the expected Berserker class from later titles. Axe Fighters appearing in this installment promote into Mercenaries instead.

In TearRing Saga: Utna Heroes Saga, Warriors are again a promotion of the fighter class. They cannot use bows, and specialize in axes. Unlike other games, this incarnation of Warriors has very high speed and skill stats in addition to strength and HP.

After Thracia 776, Warriors remained a promotion of Fighter. However in Fire Emblem: The Sacred Stones, Pirates could optionally promote to Warrior as part of the branch promotion system, as could Brigands through exploring the game data.

The lone playable fighter in TearRing Saga: Berwick Saga promotes to Slayer, while Warriors are a powerful enemy only variant of the Fighter that specialize in Axes alone.

In Radiant Dawn, the Warrior (勇士ウォーリア Uōria) class is unable to wield standard Bows, arming Crossbows in their stead. The class is further able to promote into the formidable Reaver class when the necessary requirements are met.

In Fates, the Warrior class is absent, and its role as the promoted form of the Fighter class is taken up by the Berserker class instead. The Warrior class is instead replaced by the Oni Chieftain class.

In the spin-off title Fire Emblem Warriors, the class appears as an enemy-only unit that only uses Axes. The class is a half-clone of the War Cleric class.

The Warrior class makes a return in Fire Emblem: Three Houses as a unisex class that use axes as their only weapon of choice. The class has an innate critical bonus skill, much akin to the Reaver and Berserker classes.

OverviewEdit

CombatEdit

Warriors, like Fighters, are characterised by high HP and Strength with rather modest Speed, while having decent Skill and Defense. However, they also have quite low Resistance. Their middling Speed and Skill make them easy targets for swordsmen who are generally faster and more accurate than Warriors, as well as magic-users such as Sages or Bishops, who tend to be fairly proficient at evasion and can deal a lot of magical damage.

Warriors are, however, immensely useful in taking down defensive units such as Generals and Paladins. Unlike Fighters and Berserkers, Warriors are not locked into the axe-only Weapon Triangle position. Their ability to wield Bows makes them capable of attacking any foe without running the risk of triggering any Weapon Triangle penalties. Warriors using bows play slightly differently from Snipers or other bow users, since they generally have higher Might and lower Speed. Since Warriors can only use Bows after promotion, they usually are unable to exploit strong bows initially, and some investment in their training is therefore required. This is true in every game except Radiant Dawn, where Warriors can only wield Crossbow weapons, which deal fixed damage, as well as in TearRing Saga and Berwick Saga. Alternatively, the Warrior could be outfitted with a Tomahawk instead of a Bow, as this weapon has a range of 1-2. Using this weapon does, however, come at the cost of being weak against Swords.

In TearRing Saga Warriors are akin to axe using Swordmasters with higher strength and HP stats in exchange for slightly less skill.

In WiFi battles, Warriors are not very good units to deploy. While their Defense is unusually high, their meager Speed means that they will still be defeated in melee combat by all high-Speed units. Berserkers in particular pose the biggest threat to them, as they are not just strong, but are swift enough to perform double attacks. The low Speed Warriors of Warriors further dampens their case, as this means that they are not able to double attack any promoted unit, including Generals.

In-GameEdit

★ - FE10 SP Class.

Base StatsEdit

HPStrMagSklDexAglLckDefWlvResBldWt
FE44011051201036--FE4 Axe FE4 Bow B
FE528815606610--FE5 Axe Icon D FE5 Bow Icon E
TS25707805-6--TS Axe 5
FE6288-56050613-Axe C Bow E
FE7288-56050613-Axe C Bow E
FE8288-56050613-Axe C Bow E
FE930715405271314FE9 Axe C FE9 Bow E
FE10 361931818013871314FE10 Axe D
FE10 4121520200151071314FE10 Axe D
FE112670280517--FE12 Axe D FE12 Bow E
FE122890470517--FE12 Axe D FE12 Bow E
FE1328120870736--AxeIconFE13 E BowIconFE13 E

Maximum StatsEdit

HPStrMagSklDexAglLckDefWlvResBldWt
FE480261520273025186--FE4 Axe A FE4 Bow B
FE580202020202020-2020-FE5 Axe Icon A FE5 Bow Icon A
TS60221522233020-12--TS Axe 20
FE66030-26243028201520-Axe S Bow S
FE76030-28263026221520-
Axe S Bow S
Only one S rank can be acquired
FE86030-28263026221525-
Axe S Bow S
Only one S rank can be acquired
FE9603020282740252071314FE9 Axe S FE9 Bow S
FE10 53305262730231371314FE10 Axe S
FE10 65388343330281871314FE10 Axe SS
FE1160302026243028207--FE12 Axe A FE12 Bow A
FE1260302026243028207--FE12 Axe A FE12 Bow A
FE1380483042404540356--AxeIconFE13 A BowIconFE13 A

Growth RatesEdit

HPStrMagSklDexAglLckDefWlvResBldWt
FE4100%30%0%30%30%0%30%10%----
FE570%20%0%15%15%10%10%-0%20%--
FE680%45%-25%20%15%16%7%----
FE780%45%-25%20%15%16%17%----
FE880%45%-25%20%15%16%17%----
FE985%60%10%35%50%30%35%25%----
FE10 65%50%10%30%35%50%40%20%----
FE10 125%90%15%75%70%75%70%40%----
FE1180%40%-20%15%10%0%0%-15%----
FE1280%40%-20%15%10%0%0%-15%----
FE1345%25%0%20%15%0%10%5%----

Class SkillsEdit

SkillRequirements
FE9Colossus (FE9)ColossusOccult skill of the Warrior and Berserker classes; assign with an MasteryBookOccult Scroll.
FE10ShoveShove
Critical 5Critical +5
Base skill of all foot units.
SP Warrior only
FE13StrengthCryRally Strength
Counter (FE13)Counter
Learned at Level 5.
Learned at Level 15.

PromotionsEdit

Base ClassPromotion MethodPromoted Class
FE4FE4 Axe Fighter SpriteAxe FighterChoose the "Class Change" option in the Home Castle when the relevant unit reaches Level 20.FE4 Warrior SpriteWarrior
FE5FE5 BrigandMountain ThiefUse a Knight Proof (FE5)Knight Proof on a Level 10+ Mountain Thief.FE5 WarriorWarrior
TSAxeFighterFighterUse a TRSHeroProofHero Proof on a Level 10+ Fighter.WarriorWarrior
FE6FE8 Fighter Map SpriteFighterUse a HerocrestHero Crest on a Level 10+ Fighter.FE8 Warrior Map SpriteWarrior
FE7FE8 Fighter Map SpriteFighterUse a HerocrestHero Crest on a Level 10+ Fighter.FE8 Warrior Map SpriteWarrior
FE8FE8 Fighter Map SpriteFighterUse a HerocrestHero Crest on a Level 10+ Fighter.FE8 Warrior Map SpriteWarrior
FE8 FE8 Pirate Map SpritePirateUse an OceansealOcean Seal on a Level 10+ Pirate.FE8 Warrior Map SpriteWarrior
FE8 FE6BrigandBrigandUse a HerocrestHero Crest on a Level 10+ Brigand.FE8 Warrior Map SpriteWarrior
FE9FE9 Boyd Fighter Sprite
Fighter
Use a FE9mastersealMaster Seal on a Level 10+ Fighter or train a Fighter to Level 21.FE9 Boyd Warrior Sprite
Warrior
FE10 FE10 Nolan Fighter Sprite
Fighter
Use a FE10mastersealMaster Seal on a Level 10+ Fighter or train a Fighter to Level 21.FE10 Nolan Warrior Sprite
Warrior
FE10 FE10 Nolan Warrior Sprite
Warrior
Use a FE10mastercrownMaster Crown on a Level 10+ Warrior or train a Warrior to Level 21.FE10 Nolan Reaver Sprite
Reaver
FE11FE11 Fighter Map SpriteFighterUse a FE11mastersealMaster Seal on a Level 10+ Fighter.FE11 Warrior Map SpriteWarrior
FE12FEDS Fighter Map SpriteFighterUse a FE11mastersealMaster Seal on a Level 10+ Fighter.FEDS Warrior Map SpriteWarrior
FE13 FE13 Generic Fighter Map SpriteFighterUse a Master Seal FE13 IconMaster Seal on a Level 10+ Fighter.FE13 Generic Warrior Map SpriteWarrior
FE13 FE13 Barbarian Map SpriteBarbarianUse a Master Seal FE13 IconMaster Seal on a Level 10+ Barbarian.FE13 Generic Warrior Map SpriteWarrior

Notable WarriorsEdit

WarriorGBAIcon

Genealogy of the Holy WarEdit

Thracia 776Edit

The Binding BladeEdit

The Blazing BladeEdit

The Sacred StonesEdit

Path of RadianceEdit

Radiant DawnEdit

Shadow DragonEdit

  • Ymir - A Warrior from the frontier lands of Grust. During the War of Darkness, he protected a group of Grustian villagers who treated him well.
  • Promotion for: Bord, Cord and Barst.

New Mystery of the EmblemEdit

AwakeningEdit

  • Basilio - West-Khan of Ferox.
  • Nombry - Leader of a group of bandits who attempts to seek out the mirage village of legend.
  • Tigris - One of the Twelve Deadlords.
  • Possible promotion for: Vaike.

TriviaEdit

  • It is worth noting that the uniforms worn by the Warriors in the Jugdral Series and Awakening are reminiscent of the armor donned by Roman gladiators.
  • The Warrior class's description in Awakening claims that it has "peerless strength". In actuality, their Strength cap is surpassed by both Berserkers and Generals by a mere two points. This could be in comparison to other classes, where their power is nearly unmatched.

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