“I am here to declare the will of Crimea and its people! Crimea has been ruled under the ideals of peace and equality since the reign of my father, King Ramon. As such, I cannot and will not allow you to spill blood upon our land!”
—Elincia in Radiant Dawn.

Elincia (エリンシア Erinshia, Erincia in the Japanese version), full name Elincia Ridell Crimea (エリンシア・リデル・クリミア Erinshia Rideru Kurimia), is a playable character and the deuteragonist from Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance and Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn. She is the Princess of Crimea and the only known remaining member of the Crimean royal bloodline in Path of Radiance, and serves as the country's queen in Radiant Dawn.


Path of RadianceEdit

Prior to the events of the game, Elincia was raised in secrecy from birth, owing to the fact that a political fallout may occur if her existence were to be made public, as she was born after the king’s brother, Prince Renning had already been named next in line for the throne. Until the Daein invasion, she spent her life at a villa in the countryside, befriending her milk siblings, Lucia and Geoffrey at the same time.

Due to being raised in such seclusion, Elincia has very little knowledge of the outside world. Before meeting the Greil Mercenaries, she has neither set foot in a Crimean village nor any opportunities to interact with the Crimean commoners. After being rescued by Ike and the mercenaries, she employs them to escort her to the country of Gallia.

After Greil is killed by the hand of the Black Knight, Elincia agrees with Ike's decision to fight back against Daein to restore Crimea's independence, accompanying each other for the rest of the game. In the later chapters of the game, Elincia gains the use of swords and staves, and enters the battlefield with a Pegasus steed that once belonged to her great-grandmother.

In the epilogue of the game, Elincia undergoes a coronation ceremony, where she is crowned the next Queen of Crimea.

Radiant DawnEdit

Three years after what became known as the “Mad King’s War,” Queen Elincia listens attentively to the issues of the citizenry as Crimea is still undergoing recession from Daein's former invasion, with Elincia attempting to rebuild the weakened Crimea.

With Bastian, Lucia, and Geoffrey’s help, she was able to keep the country stable. However, with Daein’s sovereignty restored, and Elincia’s decision not to press them for reparations to promote harmony, more people began to feel she was being too kind to their nation’s hated enemy. Thus, a lot of like-minded individuals who felt Daein was still their enemy formed a rebel faction to go against Queen Elincia, whereupon they proceed to formulate plans to usurp the throne from her. This thus leads to the arising of heated conflict between the nobility and Elincia’s most trusted retainers.

The political instability of the country is exacerbated by the capture of Lucia by Ludveck, who uses her life as bait to force Elincia into handing the rulership of the country over to him. Elincia is unexpectedly aided by the Greil Mercenaries once again, who assist in overturning the unrest in Crimea, saving Lucia in the process.

After the final battle against Ashera, Elincia will return to Crimea, where she is reputed to lead her nation into a golden age of peace and prosperity. She will be wed to Geoffrey if they share an A rank support at the end of the game.


As a result of being sheltered from both the court and the community since birth, Elincia has thus picked up an assortment of manual-based skills at the villa she is raised in, such as that of basic household chores. She is also rather respectful towards everyone she meets, regardless of their rank and class. This may be observed through her habit of addressing others with "my lord" in Path of Radiance. This habit of hers is different in the Japanese version of the game, where she adds 様 (sama), a suffix that is used to address individuals of higher social classes, to the names of the individuals she speaks to. Elincia also accentuates a deep loyalty to Crimea as its ruler, as can be observed when she makes the painful decision to sacrifice Lucia in order to retain the country's dignity and honor.


Fire Emblem: Path of RadianceEdit


  • Chapter 26: Automatically from the start.

Base StatsEdit

Starting Class Affinity
FE9 Elincia Princess Crimea Sprite Princess Crimea FE9Heaven Heaven
Level HP Str Mag Skl Spd Lck Def Res Con Wt Mov
1 27 9 12 16 18 15 11 15 6 23 9
Skills Weapon Starting Items

Renewal Renewal

FE9 Sword Sword - D
FE9 Staff Staff - A

FE9Amiti Amiti*
FE9mend Mend

* Elincia will join with a Slim Sword instead if Lucia, Geoffrey, and Bastian are not all alive by the start of Chapter 26.

Growth RatesEdit

HP Str Mag Skl Spd Lck Def Res
60% 30% 80% 45% 40% 60% 25% 35%

Support ConversationsEdit

See also: Elincia/Supports

Bond SupportEdit


Elincia is considered to be of the Est archetype in this game, as she joins under-leveled late in the game with competent growth rates. Due to riding a Pegasus steed, she is thus able to fly over obstacles such as mountains and rivers. This essentially allows Elincia to be a very efficient healer, as she is able to reach injured allies who may be positioned far away from her with relative ease.

However, as Elincia's initial Strength is too low for her to wield Amiti without suffering from Speed penalties, it is thus advised to give her Energy Drops to boost this particular stat. She is also rather vulnerable to physical attacks, owing to her low HP and Defense stats. In order to better utilize her as a unit, Skills such as Guard, Adept, and Resolve should be assigned to her.

Fire Emblem: Radiant DawnEdit


Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Endgame
P 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 E P 1 2 3 E P 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 E P 1 2 3 4 5 E A1 A2 A3 A4 A5

◎=Forced ○=Available □=Available for selected ╳=Not allowed

Base StatsEdit

Starting Class Affinity
FE10 Elincia Queen Sprite Queen FE10Heaven Heaven
Level HP Str Mag Skl Spd Lck Def Res Con Wt Mov
1 36 19 17 21 22 29 18 24 6 23 9
Skills Weapon Starting Items

Renewal Renewal
Mercy Mercy*
Canto Canto
Stun Stun

FE10 Sword Sword - B
FE10 Staff Staff - A

FE10slimsword Slim Sword
FE10mend Mend
FE10concoction Concoction

*Obtained After Part 2.

Growth RatesEdit

HP Str Mag Skl Spd Lck Def Res
45% 65% 40% 50% 70% 60% 20% 35%


RD Biorhythm A

Bond SupportEdit


Elincia starts out with stats that are more balanced than what she had in the previous game, and has a good chance to cap her Strength, Speed, and Luck. However, her HP and Defense are rather low, flaws that are offset by her good Avoid. Assigning skills such as Cancel, Nihil, and Adept to her are highly recommended, as she will be able to activate them in battle fairly frequently. Later on, giving her the Imbue skill is highly recommended, as her incredible Magic allows her to regenerate huge chunks of her HP. The Mercy skill should be removed from her as soon as the game allows the player to, as it will hinder her usability as a unit. Amiti makes Elincia a daunting threat with quadruple attacks, and the ability to heal and fly to the back line grants her unparalleled versatility, but these traits are offset by the Queen's very low availability.

Fire Emblem AwakeningEdit

Base StatsEdit

Starting Class
FE13 NPC Generic Falcon Knight Map SpriteFalcon Knight
Level HP Str Mag Skl Spd Lck Def Res Mov
11 41 13 25 22 23+2 25 13 21 8
Skills Weapon Starting Items

Speed+2Speed +2
SpeedCryRally Speed
Renewal (FE13)Renewal

LanceIconFE13Lance - D
StaffIconFE13Staff - B

Iron Lance FE13 IconIron Lance*

*Enemy only; joins unequipped

Starting Class
FE13 Generic Falcon Knight Map SpriteFalcon Knight
Level HP Str Mag Skl Spd Lck Def Res Mov
6 40 16 18 24 25 19 12 19 8
Skills Weapon Starting Items

Charisma FE13Charm
SpeedCryRally Speed
DualSupport+Dual Support+
Renewal (FE13)Renewal

LanceIconFE13Lance - C
StaffIconFE13Staff - B



Path of RadianceEdit

Elincia: Ike...for all you have done, I thank you. May you live a...long...and
Ike: Elincia...? can’t do this! You can’t die!

Radiant DawnEdit

  • In Part 2: Prologue

Elincia: I...I am powerless. Ah... Father...Mother...Uncle......
Leanne: (Queen Elincia! Your Majesty!)

  • In Part 2: Endgame

Elincia: Father... Please forgive me! I have queen...
Geoffrey: Queen Elincia! I... I'm coming to save you! What's the point of living without you?! Dear Elincia! (If Geoffrey has arrived)

  • In Part 3: Chapter 10 (as NPC)

Elincia: Sir Ike... Please... Look after Crimea.
Ike: Elincia! Open your eyes, Elincia!

  • In Part 4: Chapter 2

Elincia: Crimea... The people of Crimea...
Ranulf: ...Queen Elincia. King Caineghis had such faith in the future of our countries... You won't get to see it now...

  • In Part 4: Chapter 5

Elincia: I'm...sorry... My journey...ends here. Please look after Crimea... the petrified people...
Tibarn: Queen Elincia! That's it, Izuka! That's the very last life you take. Your black heart has beat long enough.

  • In Part 4: Endgame

Elincia: Ugh...aaah... Sorry... I... I'm...
Ike: Elincia! You don't have to do this! Just get out of here!
Elincia: My noble Ike... All...your plans...
Ike: Don't speak. Leave it all to me. You use all your strength to make sure that you survive. Do it for the people of Crimea.
Elincia: All right, Sir Ike. ...I know you can do it. I'll be waiting.
(Elincia retreats)

Possible EndingsEdit

Devoted Queen (清真女王 Kiyozane joō)

Elincia governed Crimea with resolve and a deep love for her people. Her reign was remembered as a golden age.

Non-Canon AppearancesEdit

Super Smash Bros. SeriesEdit

Brawl Trophy ProfileEdit

Type Image Description
Elincia ElinciaTrophy The queen of Crimea, a kingdom ruled by the wise beorc race. With deep pride and consideration for her people, Elincia rules justly, having taken the crown three years prior after winning the war against Daein. However, there are rumblings of discontent among Crimean nobles that threaten her kingdom. Elincia wields the mighty sword Amiti, passed down by Crimean royalty.

Wii U Trophy ProfileEdit

Type Image Description
Elincia U Elincia ascended to the Crimean throne after her parents were murdered by the Daein army. Her efforts to restore the kingdom and aid her people led to some of the nobility to plot against her, but the support she was given helped her usher a new age of peace and prosperity.

Fire Emblem 0 (Cipher)Edit

Elincia is illustrated in the trading card game with the following cards:


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