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Fire Emblem Heroes - Tier List

Important
  • Ratings are based on individual unit performance and versatility, without factoring in skill inheritance.
  • As with all tier lists, ratings can be subjective and should only serve as a general guideline.
  • New: For a tier list that factors in Skill Inheritance, see here.
Updates

Last Updated: April 20

Rating Icon Class Red Sword.png Icon Class Red Tome.png Icon Class Red Beast.png Icon Class Blue Lance.png Icon Class Blue Tome.png Icon Class Blue Beast.png Icon Class Green Axe.png Icon Class Green Tome.png Icon Class Green Beast.png Icon Class Neutral Bow.png Icon Class Neutral Shuriken.png Icon Class Neutral Staff.png
S+ Icon Portrait Lucina.png Icon Portrait Azura.png Icon Portrait Linde.png Icon Portrait Hector.png Icon Portrait Takumi.png
S Icon Portrait Ryoma.pngIcon Portrait Marth.pngIcon Portrait Zephiel.pngIcon Portrait Eirika.pngIcon Portrait Olivia.png Icon Portrait Tharja.png Icon Portrait Tiki (Young).png Icon Portrait Effie.pngIcon Portrait Sharena.png Icon Portrait Lucina (Spring Festival).png Icon Portrait Nowi.pngIcon Portrait Ninian.png Icon Portrait Nino.pngIcon Portrait Julia.png Icon Portrait Kagero.png
A+ Icon Portrait Karel.pngIcon Portrait Lyn.pngIcon Portrait Eldigan.pngIcon Portrait Alm.pngIcon Portrait Chrom.png Icon Portrait Sanaki.pngIcon Portrait Lilina.png Icon Portrait Tiki.png Icon Portrait Catria.pngIcon Portrait Cordelia.pngIcon Portrait Abel.pngIcon Portrait Ephraim.png Icon Portrait Reinhardt.pngIcon Portrait Robin (M).png Icon Portrait Corrin (F).png Icon Portrait Camilla.pngIcon Portrait Minerva.pngIcon Portrait Chrom (Spring Festival).png Icon Portrait Klein.png
A Icon Portrait Eliwood.pngIcon Portrait Roy.pngIcon Portrait Corrin (M).pngIcon Portrait Navarre.pngIcon Portrait Seliph.pngIcon Portrait Lon'qu.pngIcon Portrait Hana.pngIcon Portrait Ogma.png Icon Portrait Leo.png Icon Portrait Sully.pngIcon Portrait Hinoka.png Icon Portrait Olwen.pngIcon Portrait Ursula.pngIcon Portrait Odin.png Icon Portrait Michalis.pngIcon Portrait Anna.pngIcon Portrait Raven.pngIcon Portrait Narcian.pngIcon Portrait Gunter.png Icon Portrait Camilla (Spring Festival).pngIcon Portrait Merric.pngIcon Portrait Cecilia.png Icon Portrait Fae.png Icon Portrait Gordin.pngIcon Portrait Jeorge.pngIcon Portrait Faye.png Icon Portrait Jaffar.pngIcon Portrait Saizo.png Icon Portrait Elise.pngIcon Portrait Lissa.png
B Icon Portrait Caeda.pngIcon Portrait Palla.pngIcon Portrait Hinata.pngIcon Portrait Cain.pngIcon Portrait Laslow.pngIcon Portrait Selena.pngIcon Portrait Fir.pngIcon Portrait Stahl.pngIcon Portrait Alfonse.png Icon Portrait Henry.pngIcon Portrait Raigh.png Icon Portrait Donnel.pngIcon Portrait Lukas.pngIcon Portrait Gwendolyn.pngIcon Portrait Peri.pngIcon Portrait Shanna.pngIcon Portrait Jagen.pngIcon Portrait Subaki.pngIcon Portrait Clair.pngIcon Portrait Xander (Spring Festival).png Icon Portrait Frederick.pngIcon Portrait Cherche.pngIcon Portrait Sheena.pngIcon Portrait Hawkeye.pngIcon Portrait Bartre.pngIcon Portrait Barst.png Icon Portrait Robin (F).png Icon Portrait Setsuna.pngIcon Portrait Rebecca.png Icon Portrait Felicia.pngIcon Portrait Jakob.png Icon Portrait Lachesis.pngIcon Portrait Serra.pngIcon Portrait Azama.pngIcon Portrait Sakura.pngIcon Portrait Clarine.pngIcon Portrait Maria.pngIcon Portrait Priscilla.pngIcon Portrait Lucius.pngIcon Portrait Wrys.png
C Icon Portrait Draug.png Icon Portrait Sophia.png Icon Portrait Florina.pngIcon Portrait Oboro.pngIcon Portrait Est.png Icon Portrait Arthur.pngIcon Portrait Beruka.png Icon Portrait Niles.pngIcon Portrait Virion.png Icon Portrait Gaius.pngIcon Portrait Matthew.png
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Detailed Ratings

  • This section is a work in progress.
Name Icon Rating Notes
Abel Icon Portrait Abel.png Icon Class Blue Lance.png
Icon Move Cavalry.png
A+
  • Guaranteed doubleattack when attacking thanks to his Brave Lance. And when attacking sword wielders, guarantees a quad attack thanks to Swordbreaker.
  • He is relatively durable due to his +HP passive and Aegis special skill.
  • Excels at taking out red units, particularly sword wielders.


Alfonse Icon Portrait Alfonse.png Icon Class Red Sword.png
Icon Move Infantry.png
B
  • Story unit. Everyone receives this unit for free.
  • Has a high base attack and Death Blow, which stacks with Fólkvangr's attack buff.
  • Sol is a decent proc skill, though it's high charge makes it slightly tricky to use.
  • Suffers from low Speed, making it unlikely that Alfonse will ever be able to doubleattack.
Alm Icon Portrait Alm.png Icon Class Red Sword.png
Icon Move Infantry.png
A+
  • Tentative rating



Anna Icon Portrait Anna.png Icon Class Green Axe.png
Icon Move Infantry.png
A
  • Story unit. Everyone receives this unit for free. She has very respectable speed and good attack.
  • Has Vantage, allowing her to counterattack first when attacked -- but only when below 75% health.
  • Can teleport to any ally when below 40% hp thanks to her weapon Nóatún, allowing her to escape or reposition easily.


Arthur Icon Portrait Arthur.png Icon Class Green Axe.png
Icon Move Infantry.png
C
  • Specializes and excels at fighting lance users due to a combination of Lancebreaker and Emerald Axe.
  • Doesn't perform as well when fighting other classes.


Azama Icon Portrait Azama.png Icon Class Neutral Staff.png
Icon Move Infantry.png
B
  • Defensive healer. Beefs up his team through a combination of Solid-Earth Balm for +Def after healing and Threaten Attack to lower the attack of nearby enemies.
  • His weapon Pain allows him to deal 10 damage after attacking regardless of Def or Res.


Azura Icon Portrait Azura.png Icon Class Blue Lance.png
Icon Move Infantry.png
S+
  • Has the rare Sing ability, which essentially allows her to transfer her turn to another ally. A valuable skill that can allow stronger units to go twice.
  • She is also unusually strong when fighting red units thanks to her Sapphire Lance, color advantage, and +3 Speed passive.
  • Due to an abundance of red units, and especially sword users, she excels in the current meta. If facing poor matchups, she can always Sing to pass her turn to her allies, something that most other units cannot do.
  • Requires strong allies to make the best use of her Sing ability.
Barst Icon Portrait Barst.png Icon Class Green Axe.png
Icon Move Infantry.png
B
  • Guaranteed doubleattack when attacking thanks to his Brave Axe.
  • Can provide a +ATK aura to adjacent allies with Spur Attack. He can also move allies around with Reposition.
  • Decently bulky to physical damage, but has terrible resist and poor speed.


Bartre Icon Portrait Bartre.png Icon Class Green Axe.png
Icon Move Infantry.png
B
  • Especially effective against blue armored units thanks to his Hammer.
  • Can push allies up to 2 spaces away with his Smite skill.
  • Has high attack and bulky physical defense, but poor speed and resist even with Fury.


Beruka Icon Portrait Beruka.png Icon Class Green Axe.png
Icon Move Flying.png
C
  • Has high special attack uptime thanks to her Killer Axe.
  • She is very bulky against physical damage thanks to her incredibly high defense stat. But as a flier, she is still susceptible to archers.
  • Suffers from very poor speed and low attack when her special isn't up, making it hard for her to be effective.


Caeda Icon Portrait Caeda.png Icon Class Red Sword.png
Icon Move Flying.png
B
  • Specializes in taking out green armored units due to her Armorslayer weapon bonus. But has relatively low attack otherwise.
  • Darting Blow lets her outspeed and doubleattack almost all units due to her already high base speed.
  • Beefs up adjacent allied fliers with her Fortify Fliers passive, giving them +6 Def/Res at the start of the turn.
  • Has the valuable Rally Speed ability which can give an ally +4 Spd.
Cain Icon Portrait Cain.png Icon Class Red Sword.png
Icon Move Cavalry.png
B
  • Guaranteed doubleattack when attacking thanks to his Brave Sword.
  • Sturdy due to his Threaten Attack passive and Escutcheon special skill, which has high uptime.
  • Can teleport to hurt allies with Wings of Mercy.
  • Suffers from low attack and speed.
Camilla Icon Portrait Camilla.png Icon Class Green Axe.png
Icon Move Flying.png
A+
  • Guaranteed doubleattack when attacking, and gets +6 speed as well from Darting Blow to make up for the Brave weapon speed drop.
  • Passively deals AOE damage after every attack (7 damage up to 2 tiles away from target at max skill level)
  • Very versatile due to being a flying unit, giving her good reach. Her only deficit is a low attack stat, which can make it difficult for her deal good damage.
  • Weak on defense because of her brave axe giving her -5 speed and no guaranteed doubleattack when defending. Vulnerable to archers.
Camilla (Spring) Icon Portrait Camilla (Spring Festival).png Icon Class Green Tome.png
Icon Move Flying.png
A
  • Limited time unit from the Spring Festival event. She is the first flier mage to be introduced in the game.
  • Wields Green Egg+, which heals her for 4 HP after attacking.
  • Has high attack and physical bulk, but suffers from low speed which prevents her from doubling most units.


Camus Icon Portrait Camus.png Icon Class Blue Lance.png
Icon Move Cavalry.png
-
  • Currently unreleased/unobtainable



Catria Icon Portrait Catria.png Icon Class Blue Lance.png
Icon Move Flying.png
A+
  • Gets +6 Def when attacking, and gives the enemy a -7 Atk debuff after combat, making her a very strong duelist.
  • Her special attack Luna boosts her damage considerably by reducing her target's Def by 50%. And her Killer Lance puts Luna on a very low 2 charge cost, ensuring very high uptime.
  • Like most fliers, she is very vunerable to archers


Cecilia Icon Portrait Cecilia.png Icon Class Green Tome.png
Icon Move Cavalry.png
A
  • She is a mounted mage, giving her exceptional reach.
  • Has weapon advantage over colorless class units, which is a rarity.
  • Can teleport to any ally when below 50% hp with Escape Route, allowing her to escape or reposition easily.
  • Suffers from very low base speed, however, which limits her effectiveness.
Cherche Icon Portrait Cherche.png Icon Class Green Axe.png
Icon Move Flying.png
B
  • Excels against armored units, thanks to her Hammer and good attack.
  • Possesses an enormously high attack stat (one of the highest in the game).
  • Suffers from poor speed and very low resist, but has good physical durability.


Chrom Icon Portrait Chrom.png Icon Class Red Sword.png
Icon Move Infantry.png
A+
  • Has high attack and physical bulkiness. Deals massive bonus damage when fighting dragon units, providing exceptional coverage that other sword wielders lack.
  • Can regenerate health passively every 3 turns -- a perk of the Falchion wielders.
  • Is very durable physically thanks to his high base defense, +Def passives when below 50% HP, and life-stealing special attack Aether.
  • He has low resist and speed, however, which means he tends to get doubleattacked by many other units.
Chrom (Spring) Icon Portrait Chrom (Spring Festival).png Icon Class Green Axe.png
Icon Move Infantry.png
A+
  • Limited time unit from the Spring Festival event. Has high attack and decent speed. Wields Carrot Axe+, which heals him for 4 HP after attacking.
  • Has the passive Attack/Def+, which gives him a +2 boost to both his attack and defense without any downside.


Clair Icon Portrait Clair.png Icon Class Blue Lance.png
Icon Move Flying.png
B
  • Tentative rating



Clarine Icon Portrait Clarine.png Icon Class Neutral Staff.png
Icon Move Cavalry.png
B
  • One of the few mounted healers, giving her more mobility.
  • Gives the entire team +4 Spd after healing thanks to Swift-Winds Balm, one of the more useful Balms that healers can use.
  • Martyr is a decent healing staff, but it works best when Clarine has taken damage, which can sometimes be difficult to achieve.


Cordelia Icon Portrait Cordelia.png Icon Class Blue Lance.png
Icon Move Flying.png
A+
  • Guaranteed doubleattack when attacking thanks to her Brave Lance.
  • Excels against red units due to her Triangle Adept and color advantage.
  • Can move after attacking with Galeforce, allowing her to perform hit-and-run attacks and kite enemies around. However, it can be hard to proc due to the high charge cost.
  • Weak when fighting green units and while defending due to her Brave Lance. And like most fliers, she is vulnerable to archers.
CorrinF Icon Portrait Corrin (F).png Icon Class Blue Beast.png
Icon Move Infantry.png
A+
  • Very strong utility dragon. AOE debuffs all units in a wide area after attacking for -5 Atk/Spd, and gives an additional -7 Res to the unit she attacked.
  • Also grants nearby allies +4 attack with Hone Attack, which synergizes with her debuffs for follow up attacks.
  • She is very bulky against physical damage and excellent speed to match, but has mediocre attack.


CorrinM Icon Portrait Corrin (M).png Icon Class Red Sword.png
Icon Move Infantry.png
A
  • Sturdy unit with a balanced stat spread and high attack. Solid frontliner that can Obstruct enemies from passing.
  • Gains +4 Spd when attacking due to his weapon Yato.
  • He is much bulkier than typical swordlords, while not sacrificing too much in attack or speed.


Donnel Icon Portrait Donnel.png Icon Class Blue Lance.png
Icon Move Infantry.png
B
  • Guaranteed doubleattack when attacking thanks to his Brave Lance.
  • Drag Back is an excellent repositioning skill that can help position a target for followup attacks.
  • Decently bulky against physical damage, but has terrible speed which means he tends to get doubled.


Draug Icon Portrait Draug.png Icon Class Red Sword.png
Icon Move Armored.png
C
  • Guaranteed doubleattack when attacking thanks to his Brave Sword.
  • Very bulky and synergizes well with other armored units due to his Ward Armor passive.
  • Has low movement and lacks the mobility to make the best use of his Brave weapon.
  • Lunge can be useful but also can put him in sticky situations.
Effie Icon Portrait Effie.png Icon Class Blue Lance.png
Icon Move Armored.png
S
  • Extremely high attack (one of the highest in the game) and very durable. Wary Fighter prevents her from being doubleattacked despite her very low speed.
  • Lacks mobility and can be defeated by magic users and dragons due to her low Res, but Wary Fighter lets her avoid being one-shot.
  • She can push allies 2 spaces using her Smite skill for better positioning (even over obstacles), but only has 1 movement to work with. Does not have a special attack as a result.


Eirika Icon Portrait Eirika.png Icon Class Red Sword.png
Icon Move Infantry.png
S
  • Support oriented sword wielder. Has respectably high speed but mediocre attack power.
  • She provides both +Atk and +Spd buffs to adjacent allies. Has good mobility thanks to her Pivot skill.
  • Drag Back is a valuable skill that drags an enemy backwards after combat, exposing them to followup attacks and separating them from their allies.


Eldigan Icon Portrait Eldigan.png Icon Class Red Sword.png
Icon Move Cavalry.png
A+
  • Has high attack but low speed, even with Fury.
  • Very bulky to physical damage, although Fury's self-damage penalty tends to offset that a bit.
  • Lunge can be useful but also can put him in sticky situations.


Elise Icon Portrait Elise.png Icon Class Neutral Staff.png
Icon Move Cavalry.png
A
  • One of the few mounted healers, giving her more mobility.
  • She can wield Gravity, which reduces the movement of enemies she attacks to 1.
  • Has Kindled-Fire Balm, one of the more valuable Balms that healers can use. Gives +4 Atk to all allies after healing when charged.


Eliwood Icon Portrait Eliwood.png Icon Class Red Sword.png
Icon Move Cavalry.png
A
  • Excels at fighting axe users thanks to his Axebreaker skill.
  • Has very good attack that's further increased by Durandal when attacking.
  • He is mounted, giving him more mobility than most other sword users.


Ephraim Icon Portrait Ephraim.png Icon Class Blue Lance.png
Icon Move Infantry.png
A+
  • Has high attack power and very bulky physical defense stats, at the cost of low speed and resist.
  • He has both Seal Defense and Threaten Defense to reduce enemies' defenses, but they don't stack with each other.
  • His special attack Moonbow is on a low 2 charge cooldown, ensuring high uptime.


Est Icon Portrait Est.png Icon Class Blue Lance.png
Icon Move Flying.png
C
  • Has high attack for a flier and a Heavy Spear, making her effective against armored targets.
  • Has low HP and defense as well as mediocre speed, making it hard for her to fight stronger opponents.


Fae Icon Portrait Fae.png Icon Class Green Beast.png
Icon Move Infantry.png
A
  • Excellent support unit with strong buffs and debuffs. She makes her team more durable. And can use Draw Back to rescue allies in sticky situations.
  • Grants nearby allies +4 def/res after attacking, while at the same time giving nearby enemies -5 attack.
  • Has one of the best passive health regeneration skills, at 10 HP recovered every other turn.
  • Lackluster damage due to mediocre attack and speed stats. And requires setup to benefit from her support.
Faye Icon Portrait Faye.png Icon Class Neutral Bow.png
Icon Move Infantry.png
A
  • Tentative rating



Felicia Icon Portrait Felicia.png Icon Class Neutral Shuriken.png
Icon Move Infantry.png
B
  • Good support unit. Her attack gives an enemy -7 Def/Res, and also heals nearby allies for 7 HP.
  • Suffers from extremely low attack, making her own combat effectiveness very limited.
  • Has high resist, but is very fragile to physical attacks.


Fir Icon Portrait Fir.png Icon Class Red Sword.png
Icon Move Infantry.png
B
  • Relatively low cooldown on her Glacies special attack thanks to her Killing Edge. She also has high resist for a sword wielder.
  • Has very high speed but extremely low base attack, making her quite ineffective unless her special attack is up.


Florina Icon Portrait Florina.png Icon Class Blue Lance.png
Icon Move Flying.png
C
  • One of the only fliers that's effective against armored targets thanks to her Heavy Spear.
  • +6 Spd boost when attacking thanks to Darting Blow almost guarantees a doubleattack against most units.
  • Has pseudo-healing abilities with Ardent Sacrifice, and can also heal adjacent allies after attacking.


Frederick Icon Portrait Frederick.png Icon Class Green Axe.png
Icon Move Cavalry.png
B
  • Has a high attack stat but low speed. He is very effective against armored targets thanks to his Hammer.
  • He is physically bulky but weak to magic due to his very low resist.
  • Can teleport to hurt allies with Wings of Mercy.


Gaius Icon Portrait Gaius.png Icon Class Neutral Shuriken.png
Icon Move Infantry.png
C
  • Rogue Dagger lets him steal 5 Def/Res from an enemy after attacking.
  • Gets +7 attack when below 50% health.


Gordin Icon Portrait Gordin.png Icon Class Neutral Bow.png
Icon Move Infantry.png
A
  • Guaranteed doubleattack when attacking. One of the only bow users that can use a Brave Bow.
  • Gets a modest +3 Atk passive, pushing his attack up higher to synergize with his guaranteed doubleattack.
  • Will counterattack first when below 75% health, making retaliatory attacks against him risky for ranged enemies.


Gunter Icon Portrait Gunter.png Icon Class Green Axe.png
Icon Move Cavalry.png
A
  • Sturdy frontline unit that receives +6 Def when attacking foes thanks to Armored Blow.
  • Synergizes very well with other cavalry due to his Hone Cavalry passive, which gives adjacent mounted allies a significant +6 Atk/Spd.
  • He can also dispel debuffs on allied targets and turn them into buffs of the same magnitude instead.


Gwendolyn Icon Portrait Gwendolyn.png Icon Class Blue Lance.png
Icon Move Armored.png
B
  • High uptime on her Escutcheon special skill due to her Killer Lance.
  • Can displace enemies she attacks with Drag Back, giving better positioning for followup attacks.
  • Synergizes well with other armored units due to her Hone Armor passive.


Hana Icon Portrait Hana.png Icon Class Red Sword.png
Icon Move Infantry.png
A
  • Extremely fragile but packs a punch due to her Life and Death passive. Can take out armored units thanks to her Armorslayer weapon.
  • Has the Obstruct passive which doesn't make sense for her kit considering how poor her defenses are.
  • Can boost an ally's Atk with Rally Attack.


Hawkeye Icon Portrait Hawkeye.png Icon Class Green Axe.png
Icon Move Infantry.png
B
  • Has good attack and bulk, but very low speed.
  • His special turns his regular attack into an AOE attack instead, but has a high charge cost even with Killer Axe.


Hector Icon Portrait Hector.png Icon Class Green Axe.png
Icon Move Armored.png
S+
  • Has a Distant Counter, allowing him to retaliate against ranged enemies despite being melee.
  • Automatically performs a double attack when attacked, provided his HP is high enough.
  • Has incredibly beefy stats, thanks to being an armored unit. One of the strongest tanks in the game.
  • Although restricted in movement (can only move 1 space per turn), he can handle any threat due to his ranged counterattack, forcing enemies to trade damage in order to fight him.
Henry Icon Portrait Henry.png Icon Class Red Tome.png
Icon Move Infantry.png
B
  • Excels against green mages and colorless units due to his passives.
  • Suffers from extremely low base attack and speed, but has good bulk for a mage.


Hinata Icon Portrait Hinata.png Icon Class Red Sword.png
Icon Move Infantry.png
B
  • Specializes in fighting green axe units due to his Ruby Sword and color advantage.
  • Has excellent physical bulk but suffers from poor speed, making it unlikely for him to ever doubleattack naturally.
  • Fury gives him an edge in stats and can help get him low enough to trigger his Brash Assault.


Hinoka Icon Portrait Hinoka.png Icon Class Blue Lance.png
Icon Move Flying.png
A
  • Guaranteed doubleattack when attacking. Strong offensive unit due to flying movement + Brave Lance combo.
  • Synergizes extremely well with other fliers by granting them +6 Atk/Spd when adjacent to her thanks to her Hone Fliers.
  • Weaker defensively due to the nature of brave lance. But gets +7 Def when below 50%, which may allow her to more easily survive fatal blows.


Jaffar Icon Portrait Jaffar.png Icon Class Neutral Shuriken.png
Icon Move Infantry.png
A
  • Has high attack and speed for a dagger user thanks in part to his passive Life and Death.



Jagen Icon Portrait Jagen.png Icon Class Blue Lance.png
Icon Move Cavalry.png
B
  • Has one the highest Res stats for a mounted unit.
  • Can synergize well with other cavalry due to his Fortify Cavalry passive, which gives adjacent mounted allies +6 Def/Res
  • Fury gives him an edge in combat, but the self-damage penalty can sometimes backfire.


Jakob Icon Portrait Jakob.png Icon Class Neutral Shuriken.png
Icon Move Infantry.png
B
  • Reduces the Def/Res of target after attacking. Regenerates 10 health every other turn.
  • Relatively mediocre attack and speed. Does not have a special attack.


Jeorge Icon Portrait Jeorge.png Icon Class Neutral Bow.png
Icon Move Infantry.png
A
  • Significantly reduces the Atk of enemies he attacks (-7 at max skill level), rendering them much less effective afterwards. Also boosts adjacent ally's speed by 4.
  • Ideal for softening up targets and having allies follow up.
  • Has an incredibly strong special skill Blazing Flame, which lets him deal an AOE attack for 1.5x his Atk. Its power is offset by a high charge count, however.


Julia Icon Portrait Julia.png Icon Class Green Tome.png
Icon Move Infantry.png
S
  • Currently the only mage that deals bonus damage against dragons. She also has high resist, making her effective against both dragons and mages alike.
  • Has a very high base attack stat. She also heals adjacent allies after attacking.
  • Suffers from low speed and poor HP/Def, making her quite fragile and unable to doubleattack most units.


Kagero Icon Portrait Kagero.png Icon Class Neutral Shuriken.png
Icon Move Infantry.png
S
  • Extremely effective against infantry class units, a very common type that includes most mages and dragons. Deals bonus damage to them and reduces their Def/Res after combat as well.
  • Gets +6 Res when attacking thanks to Warding Blow, making her effective at fighting mages.
  • Almost always wins trades against other dagger users due to her Daggerbreaker skill, unless fighting herself.
  • Useless when fighting armored units, and mounted/flying units tend to out-trade her.
Karel Icon Portrait Karel.png Icon Class Red Sword.png
Icon Move Infantry.png
A+
  • Wo Dao+ provides an excellent special attack damage boost, especially when paired with a low cooldown special attack.
  • Triggers powerful self-buffs in the form of Defiant Attack and Desperation when hurt, making him more deadly at lower HP percentages. Reprisal also scales with his damage taken.
  • Needs to take damage to truly shine, which requires a risky playstyle.


Klein Icon Portrait Klein.png Icon Class Neutral Bow.png
Icon Move Infantry.png
A+
  • Guaranteed doubleattack when attacking thanks to his Brave Bow. That in conjunction with his Death Blow passive gives him excellent offensive potential.
  • Has Quick Riposte as well, allowing him to doubleattack when countering at high HP.


Lachesis Icon Portrait Lachesis.png Icon Class Neutral Staff.png
Icon Move Infantry.png
B
  • Healer with Physic that can buff allies' Def and Res. Similar to Sakura.



Laslow Icon Portrait Laslow.png Icon Class Red Sword.png
Icon Move Infantry.png
B
  • Excels at fighting axe users thanks to his Axebreaker skill.
  • Has a naturally high Atk stat, allowing him to deal with high Def enemies.


Leo Icon Portrait Leo.png Icon Class Red Tome.png
Icon Move Cavalry.png
A
  • Automatically performs a doubleattack when attacked at high hp. Can reduce the movement of units he attacks to 1.
  • Passively deals strong AOE damage after every attack (7 damage up to 2 tiles away from target at max skill level)
  • Very good movement thanks to being mounted. That along with his 2-range attack gives him incredible reach.
  • Has extremely low base speed, meaning he tends to get doubleattacked by most units.
Lilina Icon Portrait Lilina.png Icon Class Red Tome.png
Icon Move Infantry.png
A+
  • Has an absurd attack stat. She has the highest attack for a mage in the game thus far, at 53 base.
  • Her special attack Growing Flame also turns her attack into an incredibly strong AOE attack that hits everyone around the target for her full attack damage.
  • She has very poor speed, however, making her susceptible to getting doubleattacked. Fragile when attacked.


Linde Icon Portrait Linde.png Icon Class Blue Tome.png
Icon Move Infantry.png
S+
  • Has both incredibly high attack and speed. She can outspeed the vast majority of other units.
  • Can heal nearby allies after attacking, and provides a +RES aura with Fortify Res.
  • She is quite fragile due to having one of the lowest defense values in the game. A true glass cannon.


Lissa Icon Portrait Lissa.png Icon Class Neutral Staff.png
Icon Move Infantry.png
A
  • Can use Rehabilitate, which can heal massive amounts when the target is at low health.
  • Has Kindled-Fire Balm, one of the more valuable Balms that healers can use. Gives +4 Atk to all allies after healing when charged.
  • She can wield Gravity, which reduces the movement of enemies she attacks to 1.


Lonqu Icon Portrait Lon'qu.png Icon Class Red Sword.png
Icon Move Infantry.png
A
  • Has incredibly high base speed, but mediocre attack. However, Killing Edge gives him high special attack uptime.
  • His Vantage skill allows him to counterattack first when below 75% health, making retaliation against him potentially risky.


Lucina Icon Portrait Lucina.png Icon Class Red Sword.png
Icon Move Infantry.png
S+
  • Has high attack and speed. Deals massive bonus damage when fighting dragon units, providing exceptional coverage that other sword wielders lack.
  • Can regenerate health passively every 3 turns -- a perk of the Falchion wielders. Makes her deceptively more durable, especially when the regeneration is timed just right.
  • Provides a +ATK aura to nearby allies in combat with Spur Atk. Gets +7 speed when below 50% health thanks to Defiant Speed.
  • Her special attack Luna allows her to carve through high defense enemies.
Lucina (Spring) Icon Portrait Lucina (Spring Festival).png Icon Class Blue Tome.png
Icon Move Infantry.png
S
  • Limited time unit from the Spring Festival event. Has very high speed and decent attack. Wields Blue Egg+, which heals her for 4 HP after attacking.
  • Has the passive Swift Sparrow, which provides a hefty +4 Atk/Spd bonus when attacking.


Lucius Icon Portrait Lucius.png Icon Class Neutral Staff.png
Icon Move Infantry.png
B



Lukas Icon Portrait Lukas.png Icon Class Blue Lance.png
Icon Move Infantry.png
B
  • Tentative rating



Lyn Icon Portrait Lyn.png Icon Class Red Sword.png
Icon Move Infantry.png
A+
  • Capable of using both Galeforce and Astra, giving her more options. Though both have a very high charge cost.
  • She has very high base speed, making it easy for her to doubleattack most enemies.
  • Is relatively squishy and lacks the health regeneration that the Falchion wielders have.
  • Very high risk, high reward unit. Gets +7 Atk and instant double strike below 50% hp, which is when she really shines.
Maria Icon Portrait Maria.png Icon Class Neutral Staff.png
Icon Move Infantry.png
B
  • Has a ranged heal thanks to Physic. Can survive a fatal blow, making her much more durable than the other healers.
  • Her attack converts all buffs on an enemy into debuffs of the same magnitude after combat, making her a very effective debuffer.


Marth Icon Portrait Marth.png Icon Class Red Sword.png
Icon Move Infantry.png
S
  • Has good attack and deals massive bonus damage when fighting dragon units, providing exceptional coverage that other sword wielders lack.
  • Can regenerate health passively every 3 turns -- a perk of the Falchion wielders. Makes him deceptively more durable, especially when the regeneration is timed just right.
  • Gives adjacent allies a speed boost when fighting with Spur Speed.
  • Lacks a damage-boosting special attack, but is much more mobile by being able Pivot as well as instantly teleport to allies when below 50% health.
Matthew Icon Portrait Matthew.png Icon Class Neutral Shuriken.png
Icon Move Infantry.png
C
  • Rogue Dagger steals his target's Def/Res after combat. He also deals an extra flat 10 damage to them as well.
  • Deals a guaranteed 10 bonus damage after attacking that can't be reduced by Def. However, this bonus damage cannot kill enemies and will leave them with a minimum of 1 HP.


Merric Icon Portrait Merric.png Icon Class Green Tome.png
Icon Move Infantry.png
A
  • Deals bonus damage to flying units thanks to his wind magic Excalibur.
  • Has a strong AOE special attack Growing Wind which deals his attack damage to all units in a large area.
  • Suffers from low base attack, and mediocre speed doesn't make up for it either.


Michalis Icon Portrait Michalis.png Icon Class Green Axe.png
Icon Move Flying.png
A
  • Bulky flier with the special passive Iote's Shield, which negates his weakness to archers.
  • Hauteclere is an excellent weapon that accelerates special attack cooldown, but his high special attack base cooldown combined with poor speed still makes it difficult take advantage of.


Minerva Icon Portrait Minerva.png Icon Class Green Axe.png
Icon Move Flying.png
A+
  • Very strong attacker. Gets a massive +5 Atk/Spd passive boost at the cost of -5 Def/Res, giving her a very high attack and speed stat.
  • She is also a bit fragile because of her passive, although her special Sacred Cowl usually lets her avoid being one-shot by archers when up.
  • Synergizes well with other fliers due to her Ward Fliers passive.


Narcian Icon Portrait Narcian.png Icon Class Green Axe.png
Icon Move Flying.png
A
  • Has Emerald Axe and Lancebreaker, making him extremely effective against blue lance users.
  • Passively deals AOE damage after every attack (7 damage up to 2 tiles away from target at max skill level)
  • Vulnerable to archers and has mediocre speed for a flier.


Icon Portrait Navarre.png Icon Class Red Sword.png
Icon Move Infantry.png
A
  • Speedy sword user with decent attack and bulk. Wields Killing Edge+ but comes with a high cost default special attack.
  • Desperation allows him to front-load his damage when below 75% health.


Niles Icon Portrait Niles.png Icon Class Neutral Bow.png
Icon Move Infantry.png
C
  • Has high base resist and also gets +6 Resist when attacking thanks to Warding Blow, making him effective at fighting magic users.
  • His Killer Bow gives him high special attack uptime. And since his special attack damage scales off his Resist, it synergizes well with his overall kit.
  • Has very low base attack and defense


Ninian Icon Portrait Ninian.png Icon Class Blue Beast.png
Icon Move Infantry.png
S
  • Blue dragon with the valuable Dance ability.
  • Has Fortify Dragons, which synergizes very well with dragon-centric teams.
  • Due to having a very low base attack, her own combat effectiveness is quite limited.


Nino Icon Portrait Nino.png Icon Class Green Tome.png
Icon Move Infantry.png
S
  • Has high speed and attack. But suffers from poor defenses -- typical for most mages.
  • Brings support utility with Draw Back, which allows her to drag an ally back one space, as well as Hone Attack to buff allies' attack.
  • Gronnblade+ boosts her damage by the amount of buffs she has, which synergizes well with buff-centric teams.
  • Requires allied buffers to truly shine.
Nowi Icon Portrait Nowi.png Icon Class Blue Beast.png
Icon Move Infantry.png
S
  • Has a ranged counterattack, allowing her to retaliate against ranged enemies despite being melee.
  • She has very solid defensive stats, making her a frontliner that can tank effectively and also dish out good damage along with her -RES debuff aura.
  • Lacks a special attack but has Rally Defense to buff allies.
  • Unlike other dragons, she can better withstand Falchion wielders due to her high defense and color advantage.
Oboro Icon Portrait Oboro.png Icon Class Blue Lance.png
Icon Move Infantry.png
C
  • Has Heavy Spear, allowing her to easily take out armored units. Also gives her target a significant -7 Def after combat.
  • Inflicts an AOE debuff of -5 Res, which does not directly synergize with her own kit.
  • Suffers from terrible speed, meaning she gets doubleattacked by nearly everyone.


Odin Icon Portrait Odin.png Icon Class Blue Tome.png
Icon Move Infantry.png
A
  • Strong against red mages in particular thanks to his Red Tomebreaker.
  • Gets bonus damage based on the number of buffs on him due to his Blárblade.
  • Receives a large +7 Atk boost when under 50% health with Defiant Attack.
  • Requires allied buffers to truly shine.
Ogma Icon Portrait Ogma.png Icon Class Red Sword.png
Icon Move Infantry.png
A
  • Guaranteed doubleattack when attacking thanks to his Brave Sword.
  • Gets a large +7 Atk boost when below 50% health. Can also grant adjacent allies +4 Atk at the start of the turn.


Olivia Icon Portrait Olivia.png Icon Class Red Sword.png
Icon Move Infantry.png
S
  • Has the rare Dance ability, which essentially allows her to transfer her turn to another ally. A valuable skill that can allow stronger units to go twice.
  • Her own combat effectiveness is limited due to a lack of combat-oriented skills or passives. But she provides additional utility in the form of Hone Atk, which give adjacent allies a +Atk buff.
  • She is always useful even against poor matchups, as she can always Dance to pass her turn to her allies, something that most other units cannot do.
  • Requires strong allies to make the best use of her Dance ability.
Olwen Icon Portrait Olwen.png Icon Class Blue Tome.png
Icon Move Cavalry.png
A
  • Guaranteed doubleattack when attacking thanks to her Dire Thunder.
  • She is a mounted mage, giving her exceptional reach.
  • Low attack and lack of a special attack can deter her combat effectiveness.


Palla Icon Portrait Palla.png Icon Class Red Sword.png
Icon Move Flying.png
B
  • Specializes at fighting green axe users thanks to her Ruby Sword and color advantage.
  • Can teleport to hurt allies with Wings of Mercy.
  • Synergizes well with other fliers by giving them +4 Atk/Spd when in combat near her thanks to her Goad Fliers.
  • Has a balanced stat spread, but nothing that stands out.
Peri Icon Portrait Peri.png Icon Class Blue Lance.png
Icon Move Cavalry.png
B
  • Provides an AOE debuff of -5 Def to enemies near her with Threaten Defense.
  • She has high special attack uptime with her Glimmer thanks to her Killer Lance.
  • Has above average resist, but mediocre defense and low health.


Priscilla Icon Portrait Priscilla.png Icon Class Neutral Staff.png
Icon Move Cavalry.png
B


Raigh Icon Portrait Raigh.png Icon Class Red Tome.png
Icon Move Infantry.png
B
  • Unique red mage in that his weapon Rauðrwolf is effective against cavalry.
  • Will give his target a -7 Res debuff after combat.
  • Can boost an ally's Atk with Rally Attack.


Raven Icon Portrait Raven.png Icon Class Green Axe.png
Icon Move Infantry.png
A
  • Guaranteed doubleattack when attacking thanks to his Brave Axe.
  • Brings an AOE debuff to the table, giving nearby enemies -5 Def at the start of the turn.
  • Gets a massive +7 Spd boost when below 50% health.


Rebecca Icon Portrait Rebecca.png Icon Class Neutral Bow.png
Icon Move Infantry.png
B
  • Speedy archer with access to Darting Blow who unfortunately lacks the power to punch through bulky targets.



Reinhardt Icon Portrait Reinhardt.png Icon Class Blue Tome.png
Icon Move Cavalry.png
A+
  • Guaranteed doubleattack when attacking thanks to his Dire Thunder.
  • He is a mounted mage, giving him exceptional reach. But suffers from having one of the lowest speed stats in the game.
  • Has Vantage as well as Goad Cavalry, a valuable skill for cavalry oriented teams.


RobinF Icon Portrait Robin (F).png Icon Class Green Tome.png
Icon Move Infantry.png
B
  • Has the exact same base stats as her male counterpart, but her weapon is effective against cavalry instead of colorless units.
  • Excels at killing blue mages thanks to her Blue Tomebreaker passive.
  • Has low speed and attack, and unlike RobinM she doesn't have Defiant Speed to help make up for it.


RobinM Icon Portrait Robin (M).png Icon Class Blue Tome.png
Icon Move Infantry.png
A+
  • Has weapon advantage over colorless class units in addition to his normal color advantage over red units, giving him wide coverage.
  • Has bulky defensive stats for a mage and decent speed. Gets a +7 speed boost when below 50% health thanks to Defiant Speed.
  • Excels in the current meta because of how effective he is at countering colorless units.


Roy Icon Portrait Roy.png Icon Class Red Sword.png
Icon Move Infantry.png
A
  • Extremely strong when fighting green units and especially axe users due to Triangle Adept and color advantage.
  • Brings party utility by giving -7 Def to enemies after combat, allowing them to be finished off more easily.
  • Not as versatile as other sword users due to Triangle Adept's downside. Suffers heavily against blue units when using it.
  • Has a very balanced stat spread, but his average speed tends to hold him back.
Ryoma Icon Portrait Ryoma.png Icon Class Red Sword.png
Icon Move Infantry.png
S
  • Has a ranged counterattack, allowing him to retaliate against ranged enemies despite being melee.
  • Has high attack, and at below half HP deals even more damage thanks to Defiant Attack.
  • Provides a +SPD aura to adjacent allies with Hone Speed.


Saizo Icon Portrait Saizo.png Icon Class Neutral Shuriken.png
Icon Move Infantry.png
A
  • AOE debuff after attacking for a significant -6 Def/Res thanks to his weapon Smoke Dagger.
  • Deals a guaranteed 10 bonus damage after attacking that can't be reduced by Def. However, this bonus damage cannot kill enemies and will leave them with a minimum of 1 HP.
  • Has good speed, decent attack, and high defense, but very low resist.


Sakura Icon Portrait Sakura.png Icon Class Neutral Staff.png
Icon Move Infantry.png
B
  • Gives enemies -6 Atk after combat with her weapon Fear.
  • Has a ranged heal thanks to Physic. Can buff her team's Res by 4 when her special is up.
  • She also has Fortify Defense, which gives +Def to adjacent allies.


Sanaki Icon Portrait Sanaki.png Icon Class Red Tome.png
Icon Move Infantry.png
A+
  • Has very high attack but mediocre speed. Extremely fragile to physical damage.
  • Provides two sources of +Atk buffs for allies, although they don't stack with each other.
  • Triangle Adept allows her to greatly excel at fighting green units.


Selena Icon Portrait Selena.png Icon Class Red Sword.png
Icon Move Infantry.png
B
  • She wields Armorslayer, making her effective at fighting armored units.
  • Has solid defensive stats in addition to a respectable speed stat. Can debuff nearby enemies with -5 Spd at the start of her turn.
  • She has low base attack, but has Triangle Adept to make up for it, making her quite strong against green units.


Seliph Icon Portrait Seliph.png Icon Class Red Sword.png
Icon Move Infantry.png
A
  • Bulky sword wielder that has the valuable Rally Speed skill, which can boost an ally's speed for a turn.
  • Has relatively high physical durability due to his base stats and +HP passive.
  • Suffers from relatively low speed


Serra Icon Portrait Serra.png Icon Class Neutral Staff.png
Icon Move Infantry.png
B


Setsuna Icon Portrait Setsuna.png Icon Class Neutral Bow.png
Icon Move Infantry.png
B
  • Very strong against other colorless class units, particularly bow and dagger wielders.
  • Lackluster when fighting anything else due her low base attack and mediocre defensive stats.


Shanna Icon Portrait Shanna.png Icon Class Blue Lance.png
Icon Move Flying.png
B
  • Killer lance gives her high special attack uptime, which boosts her damage dealt by 50% of her Res.
  • She has very high speed, and can additionally debuff nearby enemies for -5 Spd at the start of her turn.
  • One of the only heroes with Desperation, which allows her to perform her followup attack immediately after her initial attack.


Sharena Icon Portrait Sharena.png Icon Class Blue Lance.png
Icon Move Infantry.png
S
  • Story unit. Everyone receives this unit for free.
  • Has very respectable speed and high attack. Provides utility in the form of +Def/+Atk buffs for her team and -Atk debuffs against enemies.
  • She can use Rally Attack to boost an ally's Atk when she is not attacking.
  • Currently she cannot be merged due to a lack of ways to obtain additional copies of her. Which limits her long term viability.
Sheena Icon Portrait Sheena.png Icon Class Green Axe.png
Icon Move Armored.png
B
  • Sturdy tank that has a special passive that nullifies anti-armor bonus damage against her.
  • Synergizes well with other armored units because of her Fortify Armor passive, which gives them +6 Def/Res after a turn when adjacent to her.
  • Has low attack and speed, and lacks any damage boosting specials or passives, making her own damage output extremely poor.


Sophia Icon Portrait Sophia.png Icon Class Red Tome.png
Icon Move Infantry.png
C
  • Her passive skills revolve around boosting her and her allies' Resist.
  • Lacks any other skills or passives to stand out otherwise. Suffers from poor speed.
  • Her weapon has no special effect and her special attack simply gives +50% Atk at 4 charges, which is hard to reach.


Stahl Icon Portrait Stahl.png Icon Class Red Sword.png
Icon Move Cavalry.png
B
  • He is mounted and has both Swap and Obstruct, making him ideal for protecting allied units.
  • Excels at fighting green units thanks to his Ruby Sword and color advantage.
  • Lacks utility or buffs to really make him shine in combat when fighting anything else.


Subaki Icon Portrait Subaki.png Icon Class Blue Lance.png
Icon Move Flying.png
B
  • Specializes at taking out red swords due to his Sapphire lance and color advantage.
  • Very bulky for a flier, but has low attack otherwise.
  • Poor combat effectiveness against green units and even most other blues. And as a flier, he is vulnerable to archers.


Sully Icon Portrait Sully.png Icon Class Blue Lance.png
Icon Move Cavalry.png
A
  • Her Swordbreaker skill along with her sapphire lance makes her a monster when fighting sword users.
  • Has good support capabilities. Draw Back is a very useful repositioning skill that can save allies. And Spur Def gives adjacent allies a +Def buff.


Takumi Icon Portrait Takumi.png Icon Class Neutral Bow.png
Icon Move Infantry.png
S+
  • Has Close Counter, allowing him to retaliate against melee units despite being ranged. Which eliminates one of the biggest weaknesses that ranged units have.
  • Has a good stat spread overall, with respectable attack and speed. Deals more damage as he takes damage when using his special attack Vengeance.
  • Enemies near him get their speed reduced by 5 because of Threaten Speed, making it very easy for him to doubleattack most enemies.
  • Being a colorless unit, he does not suffer attack penalties against any color class.
Tharja Icon Portrait Tharja.png Icon Class Red Tome.png
Icon Move Infantry.png
S
  • Gets bonus damage based on the number of buffs she has thanks to her Rauðrblade.
  • Has very high speed, especially when attacking due to her Darting Blow passive. Can doubleattack nearly all enemies.
  • Relatively fragile with mediocre defenses.
  • Requires allied buffers to truly shine.
Tiki Icon Portrait Tiki.png Icon Class Red Beast.png
Icon Move Infantry.png
A+
  • Has a ranged counterattack, allowing her to retaliate against ranged enemies despite being melee.
  • Deals more damage when below 50% HP.
  • Very poor speed makes it impossible for her to doubleattack, and very likely to get doubleattacked.


TikiYoung Icon Portrait Tiki (Young).png Icon Class Red Beast.png
Icon Move Infantry.png
S
  • Her special turns her attack into an incredibly strong AOE attack that hits everyone around the target for her full attack damage.
  • Passively heals nearby allies for 7 HP after attacking.
  • Gains +6 def while attacking thanks to Armored Blow, making it easier for her to attack without fear of heavy return damage.


Ursula Icon Portrait Ursula.png Icon Class Blue Tome.png
Icon Move Cavalry.png
A
  • Mounted mage with respectable speed and Death Blow to make up for her mediocre base attack.
  • Her weapon Blárwolf makes her effective against cavalry.


Veronica Icon Portrait Veronica.png Icon Class Green Tome.png
Icon Move Infantry.png
-
  • Currently unreleased/unobtainable



Virion Icon Portrait Virion.png Icon Class Neutral Bow.png
Icon Move Infantry.png
C
  • Has Seal Speed, which can significantly reduce a target's speed after combat.
  • Lacks other skills or passives to make him stand out during combat. Has Astra which is an excellent special attack but has a hefty charge cost of 5.


Wrys Icon Portrait Wrys.png Icon Class Neutral Staff.png
Icon Move Infantry.png
B
  • Currently the only healer that can heal his entire team with his special skill. Also heals himself when healing
  • His weapon Slow gives his target a significant -6 Spd debuff after combat.


Xander Icon Portrait Xander.png Icon Class Red Sword.png
Icon Move Cavalry.png
-
  • Currently unreleased/unobtainable



Xander (Spring) Icon Portrait Xander (Spring Festival).png Icon Class Blue Lance.png
Icon Move Cavalry.png
B
  • Limited time unit from the Spring Festival event. Mounted blue lance that uses Carrot Lance+, which heals him for 4 HP after attacking.
  • Suffers from both very low attack and speed, making him quite ineffective in combat.
  • Makes up for it in defensive bulk, but even that is offset by the fact that he tends to get doubled by a large number of units.


Zephiel Icon Portrait Zephiel.png Icon Class Red Sword.png
Icon Move Armored.png
S
  • Beefy armored sword unit with inherent Wary Fighter and high attack.
  • His unique weapon Eckesachs give him a free Threaten Def 2.