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Holy Knight

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Holy Knight


A blessed knight versed in white magic, this class can move again after taking certain actions.

Unit type(s)
  • Mounted
  • Infantry (replaces Mounted when dismounted)

The Holy Knight (Japanese: ホーリーナイト Holy Knight) is an advanced magical class which debuted in Fire Emblem: Three Houses. It acts as a white magic-specializing counterpart to the Dark Knight.

The Holy Knight shares many of its traits with its dark counterpart, having high movement even when dismounted, very high resistance, good magic, and decent defenses. The Holy Knight emphasizes resistance and luck much more, and has weaker physical defense and raw magic power, however. Its offenses are respectable, though not quite as powerful as other magic classes, owing to the lack of offensive white magic spells in the game. It additionally trades off the healing potency and number of spell uses the Bishop grants.


Base stats

Game HP Strength Magic Skill Speed Luck Defense Resistance Movement Constitution Weight Experience CRP Weapon Level
Three Houses 32 8 15 14 16 12 13 16 7 -- -- -- -- --

Class growth rates

Game HP Strength Magic Skill Speed Luck Defense Resistance Charm Constitution* Movement* Weapon Level*
Three Houses 10/35% 0% 10/20% 0% -5/0% 10% 5% 10/50% 10% -- -- Lances +3 Faith +3
Riding +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 2 1 1 2 -1 (1) 0 1 (0) 4 0 3 (2)

Class skills

Game Skill Learning conditions
Three Houses Canto Innate.
Three Houses White Tomefaire Innate.
Three Houses Terrain Resistance Innate.
Three Houses Defiant Res Class mastery. (200 class Exp required)

Class change

Three Houses

Base class Certification requirements Master class
Any class Level 30
Master Seal
Lances C, Faith B+, Riding A
Ma ns01 holy knight playable.gif
Holy Knight
This class is available for any unit.

Notable enemy Holy Knights

Enemy Units
Name Game
Rodrigue Three Houses Crimson Flower
Daphnel Three Houses Verdant Wind
Enemy Holy Knight units in the Fire Emblem series.

Notable NPC Holy Knights

Playable Characters
Name Game
Rodrigue Three Houses
Neutral Holy Knight units in the Fire Emblem series.

Flavor text

Game Text
Three Houses A blessed knight versed in white magic,
this class can move again after taking
certain actions.

Etymology and other languages

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

Holy Knight




Holy Knight


Caballero sacro

Sacred Knight


Chevalier sacré

Sacred Knight


Heiliger Ritter

Holy Knight


Cavaliere sacro

Holy Knight


홀리 나이트

Holy knight

Simplified Chinese


Sacred knight

Traditional Chinese


Sacred 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: 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