“Ah! So you're Sylvia... Pardon me for sayin' so, but you are fine!”
Alec (アレク Areku) is a playable character from Fire Emblem: Genealogy of the Holy War. Alongside Naoise and Arden, he is one of the knights of Chalphy who accompany Sigurd in his war against Verdane. He is also the best friend of Naoise.
Unlike Naoise, Alec has a playful personality and can be rather teasing, if not rude to his fellow knights. Despite this, he is just as loyal to Sigurd as the rest of his companions. He can also be very flirtatious towards women, as seen in his first conversation with Sylvia. Despite his admission that he likes to see beautiful women, he is devoted to his wife, as seen in his lover talk with Brigid in Chapter 5. He also shows worry for his wife's safety, such as in his lover talk with Sylvia in the same chapter.
|Starting Class||Holy Blood|
As the Cain Archetype of Genealogy of the Holy War, Alec's stat growths are well rounded with a focus on Skill. As a cavalier, Alec is good at keeping up with the primary attack force, but he is not as strong as the other mounted units. Although he has the Pursuit skill, his Strength growth is average, he is not very durable and he cannot use A-level weapons even after he promotes. Nevertheless, he is a useful unit.
Father Overview Edit
Alec has evenly split growths aside from Magic and Resistance, meaning his children will wind up well rounded. His lack of Holy Blood means that none of his stat growths are above average and he can only pass on B-level weapons to his children. Alec is best paired with Sylvia, Lachesis, or Brigid. Edain and Erinys are okay as Alec's partners. Ayra and Tailtiu should be avoided.
In Sylvia's case, her children are both support units, so they don't benefit much from Alec's weaponry or Pursuit. They do, however, gain well rounded stats and Nihil, which prevents enemies from activating special skills.
Lachesis' children benefit from Alec's Pursuit and Nihil abilities, and Alec is a reasonably good father for Diarmuid, though there are better options.
Brigid doesn't have Pursuit, so her children benefit from both of Alec's skills. Edain also does not have Pursuit (or any skills for that matter), but her children are a Bow Knight and a Sister, so Alec can't pass any weapons to them and thus makes a somewhat bad fit.
Ayra and Tailtiu should be avoided because Alec offers both of them nothing of note. He cannot improve on the skills or weapons Ayra gives her children herself and both of Tailtiu's children are mages, which would cripple their damage output. If the player does choose to pair him with Ayra, its advisable for her to give him the Hero Sword and have her win the Silver Blade from Chagall for Larcei.
In Chapter 2, after Anphony Castle is captured, Alec may speak to Sylvia, and she will gain 100 love points with him.
In Chapter 5, if Sylvia/Brigid and Alec are lovers, she may speak to him, but nothing will result of it.
- Deirdre: N/A
- Ethlyn: N/A
- Edain: 0+2
- Ayra: 0+2
- Lachesis: 50+2
- Erinys: 50+2
- Sylvia: 0+3
- Brigid: 50+4
- Tailtiu: 120+3
Alec is illustrated in the trading card game Fire Emblem Cipher with the following cards:
“Argh...I...may luck be on your side sir Sigurd”
—Alec's death quote
- In the Oosawa Mitsuki manga adaptation, Alec states that Brigid is not to his taste - despite the two sharing a Lover's conversation in Chapter 5.
- In the Nattsu Fujimori manga adaptation, Alec attempts to woo Ayra, but she expresses her rejection by greeting him with the Shooting Star Sword attack.
- Despite being the Green Cavalier, Alec fits the Cain Archetype.