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Fire Emblem Fates: Birthright

Upgrading Facilities

Nathan Garvin

Placing a new Statue and upgrading buildings

As you progress through the story or reach certain milestones with characters, you can upgrade your facilities using Dragon Vein Points (DVP). Upgrading shops will give you access to more goods, while upgrading resource gathering points and facilities such as the Arena and Mess Hall will increase their yield/effectiveness. Try to stay up to date with your architecture! Each facilities upgrade costs 1 DVP, and can be upgraded to level 3.

You can also build and upgrade statues, turrets, and terrain for Castle Defense. Turrets, terrain, and functional statues are unlocked as you progress through the story. Turrets and functional statues each cost 1 DVP to build and upgrade. Terrain cannot be upgraded, but are free to build once you unlock them! Character statues upgrades are unlocked after that character defeats certain numbers of enemies. Character statues raise the stat cap of the character and allies with certain support levels with the characters, but only in MyCastle battles. They are free to build, but then cost 3 DVP to upgrade to level 2, and 9 DVP to upgrade to level 3.

The first column of the following tables has the facility, while the second lists the chapters each upgrade becomes available. Some facilities are built in your MyCastle from the start, so only the level 2 and level 3 unlock chapters will be listed.

Facility Chapters
Armory 6, 13, 20
Rod/Staff Store 6, 13, 20
Lottery Shop 7, 13, 19
Accessory Shop 8, 14, 20
Einherjar Shop 11, 17, 23
Facility Chapters
Gathering Spots 12, 18
Private Quarters 16, 24
Arena 9, 15, 21
Smithy 8, 14, 20
Records Hall 16, 24
Prison 8, 14, 20
Mess Hall 7, 13, 19
Lilith’s Temple 11, 16
Travelers’ Plaza 12, 18
Hot Springs 10, 14, 18
Facility Chapters Available in
Dawn Dragon 9, 15, 21 Birthright, Revelations
Puppet (3 puppets: Heaven, Earth, and Man) 10, 16, 22 Birthright, Revelations
Launcher 11, 14, 18 Birthright, Revelations
Ballista 11, 14, 18 Birthright, Revelations
Dusk Dragon 9, 15, 21 Conquest, Revelations
Golem (3 golems: A, B, and C) 10, 16, 22 Conquest, Revelations
Fire Orb 11, 14, 18 Conquest, Revelations

Guide Information

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  • 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.

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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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