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The Automaton (Japanese: 絡繰人形 Karakuri Ningyou) is a non-human class exclusive to Fire Emblem Fates. They are a type of mechanical puppet which is used by the armies of Hoshido. They are adept in wielding both yumi and their own special saws.
Class growth rates
Fire Emblem Cipher
A generic Automaton is currently featured on one card in Fire Emblem Cipher.
- The below card's epithet is still in raw, untranslated Japanese; it needs translation.
|Fire Emblem Cipher data for Automaton|
|"Should you ever find yourself in need of an automaton, then by all means, come to me at any time."|
|Attack: 40||Support: 20||Range: 2||Deploy Cost: 2|
|Class: Hoshidan Soldier||Tier: Base||Class Change Cost: --|
|Clapper Alarm Mechanism: [Trigger] [Once per turn] When an enemy with a Deployment Cost of 1 is deployed, you may tap that enemy.|
A Soldier Born in a Workshop: [Special] You may deploy this card even if you already have an allied "Automaton", and you may have 2 or more allied "Automaton" at once.
Anti-Fliers: [Always] If this unit is attacking a , this unit gains +30 attack.
|Card #B20-042HN • Artist: Tobi|
|Some card information translation provided by Serenes Forest.|
For more detailed strategic information on these cards, see their TCG wiki article on Automaton .
|Fates||An automaton controlled by a mechanist.
It uses yumi and saws.
- In Birthright and Revelation, NPC Automata may be purchased with Dragon Vein points to help defend My Castle during invasions.
Etymology and other languages
|Names, etymology and in other regions|
|Language||Name||Definition, etymology and notes|
Officially romanized as Karakuri Ningyou; literally "mechanical doll". Karakuri puppets are a type of traditional Japanese clockwork puppet which originated in the 17th century.
An enemy Automaton in Fates.
|This article is part of Project Classes, a project focused in writing articles for every class present in the Fire Emblem series.|