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Fire Emblem Fates: Birthright

General

By
Nathan Garvin

Nohrian. A seasoned, armored commander of troops. Exceptional Defense.

Stat Growth Rate
Health 25%
Strength 20%
Magic 0%
Skill 15%
Speed 0%
Luck 10%
Defense 20%
Resistance 5%
Weapons
Naginata/Lances, Clubs/Axes
Skill Effect
Wary Fighter During battles, neither the user nor the enemy can double-hit
Pavise Skill % chance of halving damage from Katana/Sword, Naginata/Lance, Club/Axe, Beaststone, Claw, or Puppet (automatron) attacks

The General is essentially a giant meat shield and on the battlefield will function as such, complemented with high Strength to hit back as it protects your army. Its skillset is completely designed to mitigate the turtle slow Speed you get in exchange. Wary Fighter is the best skill a General could ever hope for. With such low Speed, they’ll never be doubling up on anyone, and this skill is a way to bring every other unit down to their level and make them that much harder to kill.

Pavise builds further upon a General’s Defense and if a unit has access to the General class, this class is worth dropping by if only to pick up Pavise (but be sure to unequip Wary Fighter if said unit is going to be in a fast class later). Pavise, unlike Aegis, counters some of the more common weapon types except magic, so you’ll likely see it coming into use more often.

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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