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Fire Emblem Fates: Birthright

Overview of Fates

Nathan Garvin

Fire Emblem Fates: Birthright is the “easier” of the two paths in the Fire Emblem Fates game collection. Like any other good old Fire Emblem installation, it is a strategy RPG that heavily employs the use of tactics within a turn-based system. Whether your favorite thing is micromanaging your entire army, building up friendships and possibly marriages between characters, or minmaxing the stats of your favorite characters, or even just enjoying a deep and epic story, you’ve come to the right place.

In contrast to Conquest , the other game in Fire Emblem Fates , Birthright allows you to grind for experience and gold, thus giving you essentially unlimited resources with which to grow your army. Battle maps are simpler, requiring less intensive usage of complex tactics, making this game the friendlier for beginners. If you have never dipped your toes into a Fire Emblem game before, you should start with Birthright . It will ease you into the franchise’s gameplay and mechanics and is relatively forgiving of mistakes.

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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.

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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