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Fire Emblem Fates: Birthright

Sniper

By
Nathan Garvin

Hoshidan. A master of the yumi. They have high Hit and Crit rates.

Stat Growth Rate
Health 10%
Strength 15%
Magic 0%
Skill 20%
Speed 15%
Luck 5%
Defense 10%
Resistance 0%
Weapons
Yumi/Bows
Skill Effect
Certain Blow When user triggers battle, Hit+40
Bowfaire When user is equipped with a bow/yumi, damage dealt is increased by +5 points

The Sniper may have a history of being overshadowed and subpar, but this time around the Sniper is one of the most powerful classes in the Hoshidan set and is well worth considering. With buffed innate Critical, Snipers will be landing critical hits frequently if equipped with the right type of yumi/bow. Bowfaire, like any other “-faire” skill, is certainly worth picking up for any unit investing in the yumi/bow. The Sniper also has very high Skill and so any unit investing in Sniper can make use of random chance skills that utilize the Skill stat and still trigger often.

Just be sure to, as usual, keep the Sniper away from enemies that can hit them up close, where they can’t counterattack. And keep them away from magic attacks since they will run low Resistance. Sniper is a class that can benefit greatly from Counter and Countermagic.

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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