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Fire Emblem Fates: Birthright

Falcon Knight

By
Nathan Garvin

Falcon Knight.

Hoshidan. A skilled pegasus rider trained in naginata and rods.

Stat Growth Rate
Health 0%
Strength 10%
Magic 10%
Skill 10%
Speed 15%
Luck 20%
Defense 0%
Resistance 20%
Weapons
Naginata/Lances, Rods/Staves
Skill Effect
Rally Speed Use the “Rally” command to buff allies within a 2-tile radius with Speed+4 for one turn
Warding Blow When user initiates battle, magic damage taken is reduced by -20 points

The Falcon Knight has pretty low strength compared to other offensive classes, and doesn’t have the high magic an Onmyoji or Strategist would, so what really sets them apart? Well, first, the Falcon Knight has even higher movement and is not limited to ground terrain effects, making them the ultimate support healer, and also a great Rescue user since they have so much range. You can capitalize on this further by giving them various Rally skills, of which Rally Speed is incredibly valuable.

Warding Blow is also another excellent skill to use, and is particularly effective on units with low Resistance. This can allow them to defeat magic users safely, and can bolster a dedicated mage-killer to make them nigh-invincible when it’s their turn to make their move.

Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Nintendo
  • Platforms
    3DS
  • 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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