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Fire Emblem Fates: Birthright

Ninja

By
Nathan Garvin

Hoshidan. A shuriken wielder who strikes from the shadows.

Stat Growth Rate
Health 5%
Strength 5%
Magic 0%
Skill 20%
Speed 20%
Luck 0%
Defense 5%
Resistance 15%
Weapons
Shurikens/Daggers
Skill Effect
Locktouch The unit can open chests and doors without needing keys.
Poison Strike After a battle initiated by the unit, the enemy’s HP is reduced by 20%.

Promotes to: Master Ninja and Mechanist

Ninja is one of the most potent classes to own, which is only helped by their skillset. Locktouch is extremely useful during the main campaign, allowing you to pluck valuable items out of chests easily, and open doors that may be needed to get to the boss or do other valuable manuevers, without needing to worry about finding keys on the battlefield (indeed, many maps won’t give you enough chest or door keys for everything).

Poison Strike is further icing on the cake, allowing you to weaken bulky units passively and bring them within KO range. Ninjas also possess very high Speed, allowing them to double-hit most every enemy present, and even from range due to the nature of Shurikens and Daggers. It’s a good thing you can get a Ninja in all three game paths, they are excellent for picking off foes from afar, and the Ninja you get, Kaze, has excellent Resistance bolstered by the innate growth rates of this class, making them excellent mage-killers.

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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