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Fire Emblem Fates: Birthright

Swordmaster

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Nathan Garvin

Swordmaster.

Hoshidan. A master of the way of the katana. Has exceptional Speed and Avoid.

Stat Growth Rate
Health 10%
Strength 10%
Magic 5%
Skill 15%
Speed 20%
Luck 15%
Defense 0%
Resistance 10%
Weapons
Katana/Swords
Skill Effect
Astra Chance of hitting 5 consecutive times at half damage per hit (chance = Skill x 0.5 %)
Swordfaire When user has a Katana/Sword equipped, damage inflicted is increased by +5 points

The Swordmaster is by far one of the most potent classes available because it allows you to pick up the skill Swordfaire , which automatically amps up your damage if you’re using a katana or sword. This class is definitely worth investing in if only for that skill if a character uses swords at all. The Swordmaster is also extremely fast and, true to its description, has great evasiveness, allowing them to double-hit most every enemy and evade counterattacks.

Astra is a very flashy skill and ultimately added up will do 120% more damage than a standard hit, but its biggest draw is that each hit has an individual crit, hit, and miss chance. So if you have a high crit chance, you could crit multiple times in a row within one attack . But if you have a high miss chance, they all might miss!

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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