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Dark Flier

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It has been proposed that this page be split into Dark Flier and Dark Falcon. Please discuss this change on the talk page.

Reason: They have different names (see stuff like Samurai and Myrmidon), and one is an advanced class and the other is a special class

Dark Flier

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Shigure as a Dark Falcon in Fates.

An elite Nohrian pegasus rider trained to use tomes and lances in the air.

Unit type(s)
  • Beast (Awakening, Fates)
  • Flying

The Dark Flier (Japanese: ダークペガサス Dark Pegasus), also known as the Dark Falcon (Japanese: ダークファルコン Dark Falcon) is a flying class which debuted in Fire Emblem Awakening. In Awakening, it is a female-only advanced class and one of two class change options for the Pegasus Knight, it gains the use of magic along with lances. It is the first flying class in the Fire Emblem series to wield offensive magic. In Fates, the Dark Falcon is instead a gender-inspecific special class unattached to a class change tree, associated with Nohr despite its usage of a pegasus (which would otherwise suggest a Hoshidan origin), otherwise largely similar to its Awakening incarnation.

The class later reappears in Three Houses as downloadable content, as part of the Cindered Shadows side story. It becomes available in the main story after completing the first chapter of this side story.


Base stats

Game HP Strength Magic Skill Speed Luck Defense Resistance Movement Constitution Weight Experience CRP Weapon Level
Awakening 19 5 6 8 10 0 5 9 8 -- -- -- -- Lances E Tomes E
Fates 17 4 7 5 9 4 3 9 8 -- -- -- -- Lances/Naginata E Tomes/Scrolls E
Three Houses 25 8 6 7 8 8 5 4 7 -- -- -- -- --

Max stats

Game HP Strength Magic Skill Speed Luck Defense Resistance Movement Constitution Weapon Level
Awakening 80 36 42 41 42 45 32 41 10 -- Lances A Tomes A
Fates 45 27 32 28 33 32 26 34 10 -- Lances/Naginata B Tomes/Scrolls A

Class growth rates

Game HP Strength Magic Skill Speed Luck Defense Resistance Charm Constitution* Movement* Weapon Level*
Awakening 40/75% 10/25% 15/35% 20/40% 20/45% 0/55% 5/25% 10/45% -- -- -- --
Fates 0% 10% 15% 5% 15% 15% 0% 20% -- -- -- --
Three Houses 20% 0% 0% 0% 10% 0% 0% 10% 10% -- -- Swords +2 Reason +3
Flying +3
Click here for more details on the mechanics of class growths in each game.

Class modifiers

Game HP Strength Magic Skill Speed Luck Defense Resistance Charm Movement
Three Houses 0 0 0 3 4 (2) 0 0 3 0 3 (1)

Class skills

Game Skill Learning conditions
Rally Movement Awakening: Learned at Level 5.
Fates: Learned from Level 25 and up.
Galeforce Awakening: Learned at Level 15.
Fates: Learned from Level 35 and up.
Fates Speed +2 Learned from Level 1 and up.
Fates Relief Learned from Level 10 and up.
Three Houses Canto Innate.
Three Houses Black Tomefaire Innate.
Three Houses Transmute • Innate.
• Class mastery. (150 class Exp required)

Class change


Base class Promotion method Advanced class
Ma 3ds01 pegasus knight playable.gif
Pegasus Knight
Using a Master Seal after reaching Level 10. Ma 3ds01 falcon knight playable.gif
Falcon Knight
Ma 3ds01 dark flier playable.gif
Dark Flier
Promotion choice criteria: The player may freely choose.


Any class Promotion method Special class
Any class
Using an Ebon Wing. Ma 3ds02 dark falcon playable.gif
Dark Falcon

Three Houses

Base class Certification requirements Special class
Any class Level 20
Abyssian Exam Pass
Reason B+, Flying C
Ma ns01 dark flier playable.gif
Dark Flier
This class is only available for female units.

Notable playable Dark Fliers/Falcons

Playable Characters
Name Game
Aversa Awakening
Catria Awakening (DLC version only)
Constance Three Houses Cindered Shadows
Playable Dark Flier units in the Fire Emblem series.

Notable enemy Dark Fliers/Falcons

Enemy Units
Name Game
Aversa Awakening
Constance Three Houses Cindered Shadows
Enemy Dark Flier units in the Fire Emblem series.

Flavor text

Game Text
Awakening A seasoned pegasus knight
who wields lances and tomes.
Fates An elite Nohrian pegasus rider trained
to use tomes and lances in the air.
Three Houses The Dark Flier rides an ebony pegasus into
battle and wields magic effortlessly. This unit
can move again after attacking.

Etymology and other languages

Names, etymology and in other regions
Language Name Definition, etymology and notes

• Dark Flier
• Dark Falcon

• This name is used in Awakening and Three Houses.
• This name is used in Fates.



• Officially romanized as Dark Pegasus. This name is used in Awakening and Three Houses.
• Officially romanized as Dark Falcon. This name is used in Fates.


• Auriga oscuro
• Halcón oscuro

• Dark charioteer. This name is used in Awakening and Three Houses.
• Dark falcon. This name is used in Fates.


• Chevalier pégase noir
• Faucon noir

• Black pegasus knight. This name is used in Awakening and Three Houses.
• Black falcon. This name is used in Fates.


• Dunkelschwinge
• Dunkelfalke

• Darkwing. This name is used in Awakening and Three Houses.
• Darkfalcon. This name is used in Fates.


• Cavaliere arcano
• Falco oscuro

• Arcane knight. This name is used in Awakening and Three Houses.
• Dark Falcon. This name is used in Fates.


다크 페가수스

Dark pegasus; used in Three Houses.

Simplified Chinese


Dark pegasus knight

Traditional Chinese


Dark pegasus knight



See also

Project Classes.png This article is part of Project Classes, a project focused in writing articles for every class present in the Fire Emblem series.
Classes in Fire Emblem Awakening
Base classes ArcherBarbarianCavalierClericDark MageFighterKnightLordMageMercenaryMyrmidonPegasus KnightPriestTacticianThiefTroubadourWyvern Rider
Advanced classes AssassinBerserkerBow KnightDark FlierDark KnightFalcon KnightGeneralGrandmasterGreat KnightGreat LordGriffon RiderHeroPaladinSageSniperSorcererSwordmasterTricksterValkyrieWar ClericWar MonkWarriorWyvern Lord
Other classes BrideConquerorDancerDread FighterEntombedGrimaLodestarManaketeMerchantMirageOutrealm ClassRevenantSoldierTaguelVillager
Classes in Fire Emblem Fates
Base classes ApothecaryArcherCavalierDark MageDivinerFighterKitsuneKnightMercenaryMonkNinjaNohr PrinceNohr PrincessOni SavageOutlawSamuraiShrine MaidenSky KnightSpear FighterTroubadourVillagerWolfskinWyvern Rider
Advanced classes AdventurerBerserkerBasaraBlacksmithBow KnightButlerDark KnightFalcon KnightGeneralGreat KnightGreat MasterHeroHoshido NobleKinshi KnightMaidMalig KnightMaster NinjaMaster of ArmsMechanistMerchantNine-TailsNohr NobleOni ChieftainOnmyojiPaladinPriestessSniperSorcererSpear MasterStrategistSwordmasterWolfssegnerWyvern Lord
Non-human classes Astral DragonAutomatonFacelessFeral DragonStoneborn
Other classes BallisticianBlight DragonClericDark FalconDread FighterEmpty VesselGrandmasterGreat LordLancerLodestarLordMyrmidonNohrian KingOutrealm ClassPegasus KnightSilent DragonSongstressVanguardWitch
Classes in Fire Emblem: Three Houses
Unique classes Armored LordBarbarossaCommonerDancerDeath KnightEmperorEnlightened OneGreat LordHigh LordNobleWyvern Master
Beginner classes FighterMonkMyrmidonSoldier
Intermediate classes ArcherArmored KnightBrawlerBrigandCavalierDark MageLordMageMercenaryPegasus KnightPriestThief
Advanced classes AssassinBishopDark BishopFortress KnightGrapplerHeroPaladinSniperSwordmasterWarlockWarriorWyvern Rider
Special classes Dark FlierTricksterValkyrieWar ClericWar Monk
Master classes Bow KnightDark KnightFalcon KnightGreat KnightGremoryHoly KnightMortal SavantWar MasterWyvern Lord
Monster classes Altered Demonic BeastAltered GolemBlack BeastDemonic BeastExperimental Demonic BeastFlying Demonic BeastGiant BirdGiant CrawlerGiant Demonic BeastGiant WolfGolemGuardian GolemLord of the DesertLord of the LakeTitanusWandering BeastWhite BeastWild Demonic Beast
Other classes AgastyaArchbishopFlame EmperorHegemon HuskThe Immaculate OneKing of LiberationRuffianSaintUmbral BeastVerrat