The best supporting characters in Fire Emblem
While the protagonists are the stars of the series, Fire Emblem also has a huge variety of supporting characters that are sometimes just as good as the main characters. From characters that are critical to their game story to those that stay in the background, but are still interesting in their own right. The allies who join the main character’s army or assist her outside of battle are the heart of the series; Fire Emblem wouldn’t be the same without a great cast of colorful characters. While they are all amazing in their own way, there are ten supporting characters that are similar to each of their game heroes.
10. Takumi m Fire Emblem Fates
Takumi is both loved and hated by the fandom; It depends on the player. However, those who love him enjoy the fact that he harbors a bit of animosity towards Korin at first, instead of just trusting them immediately like his siblings. B premiere, he is able to get past this initial dislike of the Avatar and develop a good relationship with them. This game, along with revelation, shows most of his personality and his softer side. B occupation, he becomes the final boss, after succumbing to his anger towards Korin and being possessed by Anankus. His tragic downfall b occupation Shows him as one of the most complex characters in the game, whose entire personality and role changes depending on the player’s choice.
9. Navarre m The Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Light and The mystery of the symbol
Navara is a lone swordsman who travels the country, perfecting his skills in battle so that he can defeat the best. Although he is not against killing if his odd jobs involve it, he maintains a sense of morality despite his desire to become the strongest swordsman. He refuses to ever harm women or children, and even goes out of his way to protect them. In fact, his association with Marth’s army was caused by his refusal to harm women; Kaeda gives him the option to either join Marth’s cause or fight her, resulting in Navara choosing the former. Although he doesn’t have a big impact on the story, he started Fire Emblem’s Navara archetype, that of pensive lone wolves who focus all of their attention on battle. As the trendsetter for the rest of the Navara archetypes, the original Navara is one of the most influential characters on the rest of the series.
8. Deirdre M The Fire Emblem: A Genealogy of the Holy War
Deirdre is a mysterious woman who lived in the Spirit Forest before she fell in love with Sigurd and left her home with him. Because her whole life was spent in the forest, she is a bit naive and holds an innocent view of the world. Although she is shy and not used to living outside of the forest, she shows a great amount of kindness to everyone around her. Unfortunately, she is only present in the first half of the game, and she is with her love Sigurd even less than that. Her memories of him are erased after she gives birth to their son Slif, and then has children with the main antagonist Arvis shortly after he kills Sigurd. Her story is a tragic one; That of a good-hearted and innocent young woman, who falls deeply in love only to have that love destroyed. Dredra is definitely a character who deserved better.
7. Oben M The awakening of the fire symbol
Owen is a member of the second generation of awakening, yet he is one of the most prominent characters in the game because of his dramatic personality. He speaks in a way that most of the other characters can’t even understand, constantly referring to his sword or making up legendary names for weapons. Not only that, but it’s also a great source of Easter eggs awakening, regularly naming attacks after previous Fire Emblem games. Although many people around him find his antics strange and ask him to speak plainly, most fans adore his way of speaking and find him to be one of the funniest characters awakening. He even went back inside destinies as a dark wizard named Odin.
6. Tarja M The awakening of the fire symbol
Following the heroes of awakening, the most recognizable character from this game is the gloomy dark sorceress Tharja. Although generally very cold towards most people, Thareja falls in love with Robin and devotes most of her support, even those with others, to her affection for the Avatar. When she’s not focused on chasing her love, she devotes her time to curses and hexes, even using them to destroy her allies if they upset her. She seems like an unpleasant individual, especially when she uses her daughter as a test subject for hexes. However, her genuine love for Robin, her brooding disposition and slightly awkward way of interacting with people won the hearts of many, leading to her being near the top of most popularity polls for awakening.
5. Lisithea m Fire symbol: three houses
Lysithea, the young and diligent sorceress three houses, captured the hearts of many with its impressive power and depressing backstory. She devotes most of her time to studying and making sure to make the most of her short life, caused by experiments with her symbol. Her dual symbols, along with her skill in magic, make her a force to be reckoned with on the battlefield. Although she lives in battle, her personality is quite likeable if the player gets past her prickly exterior. She is loved for her surprisingly sweet demeanor when she is with close friends, with many players hoping to achieve a life-long ending for her.
4. Soren M shining path and Radiant dawn
Very few characters b shining path and Radiant dawn are played or appear in segments, including Soren, Ike’s close friend. Soren is an intelligent but stoic strategist with a disdain for anyone who isn’t Ike. As a brand, he was shunned by the Burke in his time of need, nearly starving to death until Ike came and gave him food. Soren then set out to find Ike again. Years later, he joined Gryll’s mercenaries and began using his skill in magic and strategy to aid his only friend. He’s quite cold towards other members of the mercenaries and the Goose, which leads to some hilariously insensitive and sarcastic lines.
3. Gatekeeper m Fire symbol: three houses
Gatekeeper is the odd one out on this list; It is not playable in the game it originated from. He became a game only in it Fire Emblem Heroes After achieving first place b choose your legends 5, A feat that even the popular hero Chrom could not achieve. Although unplayable, Gatekeeper is loved by fans for his likeable personality, humorous lines and the English voice he shares Valentina’s Shadows The hero Al. He always greets the player with a cheerful attitude and serves not only to inform them of the news, but also to give them some light banter within the drama of the main plot itself. He doesn’t fight or have any relevance to the story. For this reason, it’s quite impressive that he won the hearts of so many and managed to advance to play in Heroes. His overwhelming victory demonstrates the fandom’s love for him.
2. Tiki m The Dragon of Shadow and the Blade of Light, The Mystery of the Symbol, and awakening
Tiki, the daughter of the divine dragon Naga, originated in the first game and has since become a mainstay of the series. She has appeared in every Archanea game in both child and adult forms, and also appears frequently in spin-offs. Because of her nature as a Naga’s daughter, she plays a crucial role in many games. She is so powerful that Naga had to seal her in an indefinite sleep, to prevent Tiki from degenerating and harming humans. When she wakes up, she is revealed to be quite childlike and shares a special bond with “Mar-Mar”, the nickname she gives to Marth. even in awakeningIn which she matures considerably, she still retains a childlike streak and love for her old friends.
Anna has appeared in more Fire Emblem games than any other character; Everyone except Gayden and Shades of Valentina, in fact. The money-hungry merchant became a staple of the series, sometimes even becoming a playable character rather than an npc. Because she is present in so many games, her ability to be in so many different countries and times is because Anna is not one person; There are several Annas, all sisters and sharing the same passion for money. The sheer absurdity of hundreds of possible annas is a huge contrast to the relatively serious games in which it appears. Her humorous nature and personality make her particularly prominent, hence her many appearances throughout the series. Anna is the only character to appear in so many Fire Emblem games, which is surely a testament to what a great character she is.