Fire Emblem Engage characters list - All characters, romance options, and Emblems so far (2023)

January 25, 2023: With the game now out, we've build a list of the recruitable Fire Emblem Engage characters. It's a gallery for now, but we'll add them to an easy-to-read table soon enough. Spoilers ahead.

The Fire Emblem Engage characters list is already set to be absolutely massive. Taking cues from the mobile game Fire Emblem Heroes and even a sliver of Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE, this brand-new entry in the series is months away from release and we already know more about the returning cast than the entirely new characters it's sure to introduce.

Down below, we're going to try our best to build up a Fire Emblem Engage characters list that will grow as we learn more. We'll go over the protagonist, antagonist, potential Fire Emblem Engage romance options, and the returning favourites.

For more on this one, click that link at the top to go straight to our main page for every article we've written about it so far. For some specifics, check out our Fire Emblem Engage tips page, and our attempt to answer the question of if Rosado is a boy or a girl.

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Fire Emblem Engage characters - All recruits

Recruitable Fire Emblem Engage characters

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Affilation Brodia Solm Elusia Four Hounds
MaleDiamant, Alcryst, AmberFogado, Bunet, Pandreo, SeadallZelkov, Kagetsu, RosadoGriss, Mauvier
FemaleCitrinne, Jade, LapisMerrin, Timerra, PanetteGoldmary, Ivy, HortensiaMarni, Anna, Yunaka, Zephia

With more characters uncovered through various promotional materials ahead of launch, we've consolidated the character list into the table above. Refer to Twitter user Meridachii's post to get a feel for each.

The following Fire Emblem Engage characters lists out any we spotted from the announcement trailer, using images from both the trailer and previous games to illustrate them.

In the case of an older image being used, this won't reflect the new art style used in Fire Emblem Engage and is primarily used to put a name to the face.

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Alear

The main protagonist of Fire Emblem Engage, Alear follows in the footsteps of Byleth and the others, meaning they can be either male or female without affecting their canon name in the story.

You're free to rename them, but the warrior with the two-tone hair is the main player of this tale. Using their Liberation sword, we see them nibbly slash at enemies on the battlefield.

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Vander

A heavily-armored Paladin, this gruff older gentleman uses an axe combined with the speed and strenght of his steed to deliver powerful blows.

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Etie

Etie is a character we see in the trailer firing at a Corrupted Pegasus Knight from atop a tower, dealing the usual increased damage we know the class deals to its prime counter.

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Framme

Using the Iron-Body Art weapon in the trailer, we see Framme deliver some powerful direct attacks to an Elusian Soldier in a regal-looking castle setting. We first see her with the group cowering at the front as enemies approach. She uses stave in that scene, but we see in using a melee class in action. She appears to have a brother who goes unamed in the trailer.

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Louis

Louis is a heavily-armoured soldier who we see attack with an Iron Lance from behind his shield, breaking an Elusian Soldier Pegasus Knight along the ramparts of a fortress.

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Chloé

Chloe, a Pegasus Knight, uses a Slim Lance to knock down a hammer-wielding Thief in the dilapidated ruins of an old village. She hits for Critical damage in the trailer, killing her target instantly.

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Calney

Calney appears to man the smithy in the main hub. In the trailer, they thank the Alear for letting them open up shop, suggesting they're liberated from another town that comes under attack and given refuge in the main hub.

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Citrenne

Citrene is a character we see getting the alternative costume treatment in the first Fire Emblem Engage trailer. In it, she's able to wear the Noble Jacket, Sunlit Apron, Floral Apron, Blue-Sky Dress, One-Piece, and Training Wear clothing options.

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Alfred

We see Alfred standing behind a desk in a quaint manor room. It looks a bit like a hotel or quarters, and with no map present on the desk, we're to assume they oversee the bedrooms of the troops rather than the battlefields they're sent to.

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Celine

We spot Celine toward the end of the Fire Emblem Engage trailer as she calls upon her Emblem Ring to summon Celica into battle. The two merge before casting a powerful spell to warp to and dispatch a foe.

Fire Emblem Engage Summons - All Emblems so far

Through the use of Emblem Rings, the Fire Emblem Engage characters can call units from past games into battle. A unit has to be assigned to the ring prior to battle to be summoned, but they're not restricted to just the main character.

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We fully expect every main character from previous games to be available as Fire Emblem Engage summons. The trailer mentions summoning them into a battle that took place prior to the game, but the visuals showing a wheel of them around the game world. Until we see them in action, though, we won't list them here. Just in case the art styles are throwing us off.

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Marth

Marth returns yet again to save the day. Perhaps the first Emblem to enter the ring, it's right as assume as much. After all, Marth was the first Fire Emblem protagonist long before its first Western release, with his appearance being iconic not through those games outside of Japan, but from his inclusion in the Super Smash Bros. series.

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Sigurd

Straight from Fire Emblem: Genealogy of the Holy War, Sigurd returns from the SNES entry looking vastly different to his original 80s artstyle. As the son of Lord Byron, Sigurd has a history steeped in royalty. Expect to hear a lot more about it in this entry.

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Celica

We see Celine use Celica toward the end of the Fire Emblem Engage trailer. The two merge and use their Level 10 Bond power to cast a powerful Ragnarok spell. She comes in as the main character of Fire Emblem Gaiden, a 1992 NES title that was remade as Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia on the Nintendo 3DS.

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Roy

Roy makes a brief appearance in the trailer, confirming their position as an Emblem summon Ring-holders can use in battle.

Roy was known as many as the other character representing the series alongside Marth in Super Smash Bros. Melee, but was actually far newer to the franchise than Marth at the time, having debuted in Fire Emblem: The Binding Blade in GBA that same year.

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Micaiah

From the Wii game Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn, Micaiah, its protagonist for the first part of the story, returns as an Emblem character in Fire Emblem Engage. She was the first main protagonist after Celica to primarily use magic in combat.

Lyn

Hailing from Fire Emblem: The Blazing Blade, Lyn returns from the first series title to make it out of Japan. If you have a soft spot of nostalgia from the early days, she'll be a go-to. She's appeared in Awakening, Heroes, and Warriors since, so it makes sense to see her return again as a ring summon.

Eirika and Ephraim

The two stars of Fire Emblem: The Sacred Stones reunite in Fire Emblem Engage as summons in the second mainline game on the Nintendo Switch. These siblings are known for their striking red attire and royale lineage.

Ike

From Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance and its sequel Radiant Dawn, Ike is one of the most recognizable characters for the Western generation that first saw him in Super Smash Bros. Melee. His mightly claymore is sure to cause sizeable damage to his target.

Lucina

Perhaps the most iconic character in the franchise for Western players are this point, Lucina returns to the series as a summon in Fire Emblem Engage. Alongside her instantly recognizable Falchion, she's sure to cause a scene.

Corrin

Equipped with the Yato sword, the Nohr and Hoshido hero of Fire Emblem Fates reappears as a summon in Fire Emblem Engage. We're not sure how their two possible genders will work in the game, but we can assume the available summon will differ depending on the player character gender you choose.

Byleth

As the player character in Fire Emblem: Three Houses and a major antagonist in its Three Hopes spin-off, expect the version of Byleth you want to be tied to the gender of the main protagonist you choose for your Engage save.

Tiki

Popping up in numerous Fire Emblem titles and largely seen as the franchise mascot, Tiki returns in Fire Emblem Engage as a summon. With the art style changing yet again, she's looking a little closer to her Warriors, Heroes, and Tokyo Mirage Sessions appearance than her more mature Awakening version.

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Edelgard

The princess and future ruler of the Adrestian Empire, few will be disappointed to see the leader of the Black Eagles reappear in Fire Emblem Engage. As a summon, though, she shouldn't have any major effect on the story. Not canonically speaking, of course. She could still finish off a major target if you want the thrill factor.

Dimitri

Similar to Edelgard, Dimitri is the prince of his Holy Kingdom of Faerghus. At the start of Fire Emblem: Three Houses, he leads the Blue Lions.

Claude

Capping things off is Claude, the leader of the Golden Deer house of the Officers Academy and the bow-wielding future leader of Riegan. If you had a soft spot for his lineage in Fire Emblem: Three Houses, you'll likely want to use him as your primary summon in Engage. Marksmen are always handy to have around.

Fire Emblem Engage antagonists, villains, and others

The opening moments of the Fire Emblem Engage trailer shows a few characters that aren't directly named. Here, we'll list them out alongside their profiles until we know more.

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Fell Dragon

Presumably the re-awakened Fell Dragon that was sealed away before the game, the scary face appears during the moment the narrator covers the subject of their potential reappearance, suggesting it's either the Fell Dragon in human form, a possessed or malicious actor, or someone else entirely.

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Framme's brother

Though we see Framme and her potential twin brother (or sister?) in the trailer, we never see them in action like Framme.

Though they're seen with a book, suggesting they're using a Magic-based class, Framme is later seen using a class that isn't the one from the same scene, so it's anyone's guess as to how they'll perform in battle.

That's about all there is to say on Fire Emblem Engage characters right now. We expect romances, children, antagonists, and more to appear before and after the game's release, so keep checking back for more updates.

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