Malliesia (マリーシア, Maleesia, translated Malicia and Marishia in some of the fan translations) is a playable character in Fire Emblem: Mystery of the Emblem and Fire Emblem: Shin Monshō no Nazo ~Hikari to Kage no Eiyū~. She is a Cleric who is an apprentice of Lena's.
Malliesia first appears as a low level cleric under the training of Sister Lena. When Marth and his army attack General Lorenz, he visits the village where Malliesia lives. Her Grandmother tells Marth that Malliesia is 10 years old and if the rebels find out that she is actually 15, they would kill her (or worse). Malliesia begs Marth to join his army, and her grandmother adds that she would make an excellent bride.
While Malliesia initially had a crush on Marth, she later comes to support Marth and Caeda together as she can tell their feelings are genuine.
When Medeus is defeated, in a dialogue Tiki starts cheering for Marth, which causes Malliesia to tell her to stop because Caeda is in love with Marth and has had it hard as Marth has so much responsibility that he can't talk to her. Malliesia's encouragement helps Caeda tell Marth her feelings and finally have their wedding.
In Malliesia's epilogue, she vanishes, and Marth worries that she has become a 'bad girl'.
Malliesia, along with her teacher Lena, is able to use the Hammerne Staff, and she is the only person able to use the Thief Staff. She tends to use her own name as a personal pronoun in dialogue (quite common among young girls in Japanese).
Visit the village in Chapter 1.
Note: She has no supports.
Staff - C
Malliesia is a very useful character right from the minute she is recruited. As she is a Cleric, her ability to use staves will come in handy almost immediately, as some of your units will likely be hurt around that time. In terms of reclassing, Sage is the best option for Malliesia, and though 5 points of resistance is lost, that doesn't matter much because pure waters and talismans can fix that problem.
Compared to Wrys, Malliesia has inferior base stats across the board, except for Luck, which is ridiculously high for a level 1 unpromoted unit, and weapon rank, where she is 2 up on him. Eventually, however, she will surpass him in all of the other categories with the possible exceptions of Skill and Resistance. They also have about the same availability, as while Malliesia is recruited in Chapter 1, Wrys first appears in Prologue IV but after the prologue does not appear until Chapter 3x.
When compared to Yumina, Malliesia really shines. Her higher hp and magic ratings cancel out that lower skill ratings, which could be fixed with supports or a secret book to begin with However, that still does not mean she should be thrown up against a group of hard-hitting opponents. Overall, she is arguably your best staff user.
Mystery of the EmblemEdit
Grustian Maiden Malliesia
After the war she vanished without a trace, much to Marth’s worry. Perhaps she has already become a bad girl...
Shin Monshō no Nazo ~Hikari to Kage no Eiyū~Edit
"Malliesia vanished after the war, despite Marth's concerns. Some worried that she had become a delinquent..."
“How annoying, why here...? Lord Marth...”
—Malliesia's death quote in Mystery of the Emblem
Malliesia is a corruption of Malicia, a name that means malice.