“I've also been training my sword skills, and I've won at many arenas around the continent. You don't have to go easy on me!”
—Fir to Rutger in a support conversation

Fir (フィル Firu) is a playable character from Fire Emblem: The Binding Blade. She is the daughter of Bartre and Karla, making her the niece of Karel. She travels around Elibe in an attempt to hone her skills and is aquainted with Noah. She trains with him in the Arena during the rebellion initiated by Leygance in Ostia. She is quite headstrong, and exudes the same calmness and single-mindedness of purpose as her mother. In Chapter 9, she carries a Wo Dao, an extremely rare sword that Scott seeks to grab.

She can be recruited only by speaking to her with Noah. She makes a brief cameo appearance in Chapter 17 of the Hasha no Tsurugi manga.


Fir works to follow in the footsteps of her late mother and struggles to improve her skills in swordsmanship until she achieves the title of Swordmaster. As the rebellion against Lilina and Hector occurs in Ostia, she is oblivious to the turmoil while she trains with Noah in an arena. It is not until Chapter 9 that she joins Roy's party, later learning through support conversations that Noah has been in love with her since he first saw her.


Fire Emblem: The Binding BladeEdit


  • Chapter 9: Enemy, speak with Noah.

Base StatsEdit

Starting Class Affinity
FE8 Female Myrmidon Map SpriteMyrmidon GBAFireFire
Level HP Str Skl Spd Lck Def Res Con Mov
1 19 6 9 10 3 3 1 5 5
Weapon Starting Items

SwordSword - D

WodaoWo Dao

  • Note: Like other enemy characters, Fir's hard mode bonuses can vary.
Starting Class Affinity
FE8 Female Myrmidon Map SpriteMyrmidon GBAFireFire
Level HP Str Skl Spd Lck Def Res Con Mov
1 25 9 12 13 5 5 3 5 5
Weapon Starting Items

SwordSword - D

WodaoWo Dao

Growth RatesEdit

HP S/M Skl Spd Lck Def Res
75% 25% 50% 55% 50% 15% 20%

Promotion GainsEdit

Item Required Promoted Class
Herocrest Hero Crest FE8 Female Swordmaster Map Sprite Swordmaster
Level HP Str Skl Spd Def Res Con Mov
1 +4 +3 +2 +2 +3 +2 +1 +1
Weapon Ranks
Sword +1


See also: Fir/Supports


Fir is one of the two Myrmidons who join, the other one being Rutger. Fir joins at Level 1, at a time when most of your characters will be Level 11+ and she is a fairly difficult character to train. One way to train her is to give her an Iron Sword or two and have her wait in the forest in the middle of the map after recruiting her. The immense amount of Pirates in the chapter will all attack her with low to no chance (below 10%) of hitting her and give easy experience. In this way, she can level up as high as between Level 10 and 15. In contrast to Rutger, Fir puts more emphasis on Luck and Speed, and falls short in Strength and Defense (though they can be compensated with a good support, most commonly Noah.) As such, she usually ends up dodging more attacks than Rutger, but will have lower Strength and perform Critical hits less often. She can become a powerful ally once trained, and can be used if Rutger has not been trained, or if you prefer Fir's higher Luck rating.

Fire Emblem HeroesEdit


Sword Student
A woman who travels in search of the best swordplay opponents anywhere. Appears in Fire Emblem: The Binding Blade.

Base StatsEdit



Title Group
Sword Student Heroes Infantry Infantry
Level HP Atk Spd Def Res
1 18 13 9/10 3/4 5/7
Skills Weapon

FEH skill offense Steel Sword

FEH Sword Sword




Name SP Cost Might Range Effects Rarity
FEH skill offenseIron Sword - 61 -
FEH skill offenseSteel Sword - 8 1 - ✯✯
FEH skill offenseKilling Edge 200 7 1 Accelerates Special trigger (cooldown count-1) ✯✯✯
FEH skill offenseKilling Edge+ 300 11 1 Accelerates Special trigger (cooldown count-1). ✯✯✯✯✯
Name SP Cost Effects Charge Cost Rarity
FEH skill special Chilling Wind 100 Boosts damage delt by 50% of unit's Res. 4 ✯✯✯
FEH skill special Glacies 200 Boosts damage dealt by 80% of unit's Res. 4 ✯✯✯✯
Name SP Cost Effects Rarity
FEH Speed +1Speed +130Grants Spd+1.
FEH Speed +2Speed +2 60 (Required: Speed +1) Grants Spd+2. ✯✯✯
FEH Speed +3Speed +3 120 (Required (Speed +2) Grants Spd+3. ✯✯✯✯
FEH Pass 1Pass 1 50 Unit can pass through foes if its own HP ≥ 75%. ✯✯✯
FEH Pass 2Pass 2 100 (Required: Pass 1) Unit can pass through foes if its own HP ≥ 50%. ✯✯✯✯
FEH Pass 3Pass 3 200 (Required: Pass 2) Unit can pass through foes if its own HP ≥ 25%. ✯✯✯✯✯


The Binding BladeEdit

Fir/The Binding Blade Quotes


Fir/Heroes Quotes

Possible EndingsEdit

Fir - Heir to the Sword Saint (『剣聖』をつぐ者 “Kensei” wo tsugu mono lit. The succeeding "Sword Saint")

  • Fir set out again to travel around the world in training. Her name eventually spread throughout the continent as the next Sword Saint, and her legends were to be told for centuries to come.

Non-Canon AppearancesEdit

Fire Emblem 0 (Cipher)Edit

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


  • On the official Japanese website for Nintendo, Fir won 5th place out of 80 in the character popularity poll for Fire Emblem: The Binding Blade. The male-female vote ratio is 2:1. The voter comments seem to generally focus on her naive but bold and emotional personality, her character design, and her easy usability as a Myrmidon/Swordmaster due to her high Speed, Skill, and Luck rates.
  • Fir shares her English voice actress in Fire Emblem Heroes, Natalie Lander (Credited as Liv Strander), with Elise (Fates, Heroes) and Nina (Fates).


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