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Fire Emblem Fates: Birthright

Apothecary

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Nathan Garvin

Apothecary

Hoshidan. An expert in potions and salves. Uses a yumi for self-defense.

Stat Growth Rate
Health 20%
Strength 20%
Magic 0%
Skill 10%
Speed 10%
Luck 5%
Defense 10%
Resistance 5%
Weapons
Bow/Yumi
Skill Effect
Potent Potion The effect of HP recovery and stat boosting items is 1.5x effective.
Quick Salve After consuming an HP recovery or stat boosting item, this unit can take another action

Promotes to: Merchant or Mechanist

The Apothecary has some great skills for players who heavily use Concoctions, Vulneraries, and temporary stat boosting items. Potent Potion does not apply to permanent stat boosting items like Goddess Icon. However, players who tend to rely more heavily on healing from healer-dedicated units and prefer to equip a bunch of weapons instead of Concotions will find such skills moot.

Quick Salve finds itself in the same position, allowing you to heal, and then attack (make sure you move to the enemy because Quick Salve lets you take another action , not move), which can offset the problem of healing only to be attacked and lose everything you just healed. But again, those who do not use healing items will find it to be situational at best.

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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