“A gigantic dragon that has survived since ancient times.”
—In-game description from Echoes.
The Fafnir (ファフナー Fafunā) is an enemy-only class first introduced in Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia.
In gameplay, Fafnir acts as a stronger variant of the Necrodragon, the Fafnir boasts high Defense and Resistance that render it difficult to slay. It appears rarely in Duma Tower, Fear Mountain Shrine and Duma Temple.
- Despite the lore describing Fafnir as a Dragon tribe member instead of a monster, in gameplay Fafnir is a monster instead of a dragon (similar to the Dagon and Fire Dragon classes). Additionally, despite the class portrait depicting Fafnir as a living dragon, its 3D battle model depicts the dragon as decaying. This is likely a result of the class reusing assets from the Necrodragon class.