Heroes are the promoted class of mercenaries, boasting good stats all around. They were introduced in Fire Emblem: Ankoku Ryū to Hikari no Ken and have traditionally appeared in every game barring Fire Emblem Gaiden and Fire Emblem: Seisen no Keifu where they were dropped in favour of the Darkfighter and Forrest classes respectively.
In Fire Emblem: Thracia 776, this class was known as Mercenaries and were the promoted form of Fighters instead. In Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance, the Hero class was used exclusively by Greil. In Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn, this class is exclusive to Ike and can promote to the Vanguard class.
 Class Information
 Usable Weapon Types
 Class Change
FE1, FE3, FE6, FE7, FE8, FEDS: None. Promotes from Mercenary. FE5: None. Promotes from Fighter. FE9: None. No class promotes to Hero FE10: Vanguard
 Characters who start with this Class
FE1: Astram, Samson FE3: Astram, Samson FE5: Ralph, Galzus FE6: Echidna FE7: Harken FE8: Caellach FE9: Greil FE10: Ike FEDS: Astram, Samson
 Class Skills
FE9: Aether (Occult Skill) FE10: Shove, Aether (Occult Skill)
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