“If you're staying, then I will as well. I won't allow you to go off alone and get yourself killed.”
—Alen talking to Lance in a support conversation.

Alen (アレン Aren, also translated as Alan or Allen in the fan translation) is a playable character in Fire Emblem: The Binding Blade. He is part of a family that has served House Pherae for a long time and, along with Lance, serves and travels with Roy to take back the lands annexed by Bern. He is the more reckless out of the two Pheraen cavaliers.

He makes a brief cameo appearance in Chapter 17 of the Fire Emblem: Hasha no Tsurugi manga.


Base StatsEdit

Starting Class Affinity
FE8 Cavalier Map SpriteCavalier GBAFire Fire
Level HP Str Skl Spd Lck Def Res Con Mov
1 21 7 4 6 3 6 0 9 7
Weapon Starting Items

SwordSword - E
LanceLance - D

IronswordIron Sword
IronLanceIron Lance

Growth RatesEdit

HP S/M Skl Spd Lck Def Res
85% 45% 40% 45% 40% 25% 10%

Promotional GainsEdit

Item Required Promoted Class
Knightcrest Knight Crest FE8 Paladin Map Sprite Paladin
Level HP Str Skl Spd Def Res Con Mov
1 +3 +2 +2 +2 +2 +3 +2 +1
Weapon Ranks
Sword +1 Lance +1 Axe E


See also: Alen/Supports


Alen will be a fast, mounted tank with his extremely high HP and good defense, speed, and luck. He has nice Attack and skill to boot, though of the two starting cavaliers, he will take more training to start doubling enemies consistently. In Hard mode, he is one of your best units to train, especially for his supports with Roy and Lance. Using him and Lance as a pair will make them a powerful duo, rivaling up as one of the best units in the game.


Death QuoteEdit

“N... no. Why... here? Lord Roy...”
—Alen's death quote in The Binding Blade.

Possible EndingsEdit

  • Alen - Ferocious Knight (猛ける騎士 Takeshikeru kishi)

Upon returning to Pherae with Roy, Alen proceeded to help his master rebuild the trampled land. His fire and powerful will of always pushing forward no matter what stood before him inspired many and gave them a new hope to live.

Non-Canon AppearancesEdit

Fire Emblem 0 (Cipher)Edit

Alen is illustrated in the trading card game Fire Emblem Cipher with the following cards:


Alen's name is a reference to Elyan the White, the knight who helped Sir Lancelot rescue Lady Guinevere, and later followed him into exile.


  • On the official Japanese website for Nintendo, Alen won 17th place  out of 80 in the character popularity poll for Fire Emblem: The Binding Blade. The male-female vote ratio is 1:1. The voter comments seem to mostly focus on his fiery, brave, and reckless personality.


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