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Fire Emblem Fates: Birthright


Nathan Garvin

Tiger stripes!

Hoshidan. A freewheeling warrior who uses naginata and scrolls.

Stat Growth Rate
Health 20%
Strength 10%
Magic 10%
Skill 10%
Speed 10%
Luck 15%
Defense 5%
Resistance 10%
Naginata/Lances, Scrolls/Tomes
Skill Effect
Rend Heaven Skill x 1.5 % chance of adding half the enemy’s Strength or Magic to damage (depends on what type of weapon the enemy has equipped)
Quixotic User and enemy’s Hit+30 and skill activation rate +15%

The Basara is a very odd combination of different types of skills and weapons. Like the Oni Chieftain, the Basara allows proficiency in magic and melee. Most characters, however, do not have such dual specializations with very rare exceptions (i.e. the Avatar), meaning it’s sort of wasted. But still, not a bad concept.

The Basara’s skills are, however, very strong, and worth grabbing. Rend Heaven in particular is an easy skill to get, being the first skill they learn at level 5, and has an extremely high activation rate. The only time it’ll let you down is if you’re using a physical weapon and the enemy is using a magic weapon and vice versa, since chances are an enemy Sorcerer/Onmyoji has a Strength stat of 0. But otherwise, it’s a really easy way to augment your damage. Quixotic is kind of similar to Life or Death, affecting hit rate and skill activation rate, and it doesn’t hurt you at all. If the enemies you are fighting don’t have many skills worth worrying over, Quixotic will benefit you more than hurt you…but it will make the enemies more accurate!

Oh and also Basara’s costume has cute tiger stripes.

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    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.

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  • 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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