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Fire Emblem Fates: Birthright


Nathan Garvin

Lord of the Fabulous Leisure.

Archduke of Izumo. Descended from a divine dragon, he is precognitive. Much more relaxed than his appearance suggests, and often surprises his guests. Largest vocabulary in the army.

Stat Growth Rate
Health 45%
Strength 15%
Magic 35%
Skill 55%
Speed 30%
Luck 45%
Defense 35%
Resistance 35%
Primary Class Secondary Class(es)
Diviner Monk, Samurai, Apothecary

Magic users in Birthright aren’t necessarily rare, but they are fewer than the melee units, so Izana can fit in nicely into your roster. You can never have too many healers, after all. Izana’s stats are well-balanced for a mage, meaning he isn’t that fragile and can actually take a hit!

Izana has access to classes allowing him to unlock some pretty great offensive and defensive skills. The only real shame is that you can’t recruit him until you upgrade the Hot Springs feature of MyCastle to level 3, which again, similar to Yukimura, doesn’t happen until much later in the game. So you’ll have to baby him a little bit if you want to use him, and he’s likely by then to be outclassed statwise by units like Sakura.

Guide Information

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  • Genre
    Tactical RPG
  • Guide Release
    20 April 2016
  • Last Updated
    7 December 2020
  • Guide Author
    Nathan Garvin, Cassie Sun

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You are the Avatar, born into the Hoshido royal family but raised by the Nohr royal family. With the two families on the brink of war, you must choose whether to follow your destiny tied to your birthplace or the fate bound to the kingdom which raised you. Birthright charts the path of the Hoshido family and their defense against the Nohr. But ultimately the choice is yours.

Our guide will include the following:

  • Complete coverage of the main story.
  • All side quests uncovered.
  • Gameplay details and tactics on how to get the best from your game.
  • Details on features new to the Fire Emblem series.
  • Skills, monsters, Promotions and Reclassing explained and much, much more!

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