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Whelp (Cavalry)

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Whelp (Cavalry)

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At start of turn, if unit is adjacent to only beast or dragon allies or if unit is not adjacent to any ally, unit transforms (otherwise, unit reverts). If unit transforms, grants Atk+2, and if unit initiates combat, inflicts Atk/Def-4 on foe during combat and foe cannot make a follow-up attack.


Weapon (Beast)



Whelp (Cavalry) (Japanese: 幼獣の化身・騎馬 Whelp · Cavalry) is a weapon skill in the beast category which debuted in Fire Emblem Heroes. Whelp (Cavalry) is the lowest weapon skill of the cavalry subtype of the beast category of weapon skills, and as such is the weakest weapon of the subtype and lacks any special effects other than those common to all weapons of the subtype.


Game Icon Level Might Weight Hit Crit Range Uses Worth Exp Other effects and notes
Heroes Is feh skill weapon.png Is feh all beast.png 1★ 4 -- -- -- 1 -- 50 SP -- At start of user's phase, transforms user if user is untransformed and not adjacent to a human ally, or untransforms user if user is transformed and adjacent to a human ally. On a turn where user transforms, user's Attack is boosted by an additional +2 and, if user initiates combat, reduces target's Attack and Defense by -4 each during combat and target cannot make a follow-up strike.



Units Freyja: Lady of NightmareKaden: Kitsune BraggartLethe: Gallia's ValkyrieLethe: New Year's ClawPanne: Proud TaguelRanulf: Friend of NationsSelkie: Free SpiritSelkie: New Year's SpiritYarne: Timid Taguel

Etymology and other languages

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

Whelp (Cavalry)




Whelp · Cavalry


Cachorro veloz

Fast cub


Bébé (cavalerie)

Baby (cavalry)


Welpe (Reiter)

Whelp (Rider)


Cucciolo (fantino)

Cub (rider)


Filhote (cavalaria)

Cub (cavalry); abbreviated as Filhote (caval.).

Traditional Chinese


Cub incarnation · rider


Beast skills in Heroes
Basic beast skills Regalia and personal beast skills
Infantry subtype Adult (Infantry)Whelp (Infantry)Yearling (Infantry) Bride's FangGroom's WingRenewed FangResolved FangSabertooth FangWolf Queen FangWolfpup FangWolfskin Fang
Armor subtype Adult (Armored)Whelp (Armored)Yearling (Armored) Lion King FangTwin-Crest Power
Cavalry subtype Adult (Cavalry)Whelp (Cavalry)Yearling (Cavalry) Brazen Cat FangBrightmare HornBunny FangCovert Cat FangFoxkit FangGuardian FangKitsune FangNew Foxkit FangNightmare HornRaydream HornRefreshed FangTaguel Fang
Flier subtype Adult (Flier)Fledgling (Flier)Hatchling (Flier) Crossbones ClawEbon-Pirate ClawHawk King ClawHeron WingRaven King BeakSky-Pirate Claw