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Fire Emblem Fates: Birthright

Paladin

By
Nathan Garvin

Neigh neigh

Nohrian. A brave, honorable knight. More experienced than a cavalier.

Stat Growth Rate
Health 10%
Strength 15%
Magic 0%
Skill 10%
Speed 10%
Luck 15%
Defense 10%
Resistance 10%
Weapons
Katana/Swords, Naginata/Lances
Skill Effect
Defender When user is paired and in attack stance, all stats are buffed by +1 point
Aegis Skill % chance of halving damage from the following weapons: Yumi/Bow, magic, Shuriken/Dagger, Dragonstone, and Breath

The Paladin is very well-balanced, with good defenses and good offenses. Defender encourages you to pair up, not only allowing you to enjoy pair-up boosts from the characters, but then adds +1 on top of that to turn them into very tanky units, if the resulting army downsize can be afforded (units in guard stance can’t attack, after all). Aegis is chance-based and so will rely on RNG but can still be useful, especially in conjunction with skills like Armored Blow, to help bolster a fragile unit.

At the very least, Aegis is worth grabbing before reclassing into someone else. Paladins also enjoy very large movement range since they are mounted.

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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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