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Fire Emblem Fates: Birthright

Spear Fighter

Nathan Garvin

Spear Fighter.

Hoshidan. A soldier trained in the naginata. They have high Defense.

Stat Growth Rate
Health 15%
Strength 15%
Magic 0%
Skill 15%
Speed 15%
Luck 5%
Defense 10%
Resistance 5%
Skill Effect
Seal Defense After battle, the enemy’s defense is dropped by 6 points. Recovers 1 point per turn
Swap Grants access to the command “Swap”, which switches places with an adjacent ally.

Promotes to: Spear Master or Basara

The Spear Fighter is very balanced and has access to one of the most powerful “Seal” skills: Seal Defense. Given the proliferation of melee allies and how many enemies are very bulky in the Defense department, using Seal Defense to weaken them is a great strategy to more easily defeat enemies without placing your squishier mages within range of attack. Swap can be used to grant your Spear Fighter a chance to attack if an ally finishes their turn in melee range of an enemy, but is otherwise more situational.

Overall, the Spear Fighter and its promotion, Spear Master, is an excellent class, and Seal Defense is why you’re going to be terrified of these enemies if you’re playing Conquest or Revelation .

Guide Information

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    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.

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  • 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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