Fire Emblem Three Houses Skill Levels - Which Skills to Advance for Every Student

Fire Emblem Three Houses Skill Levels - Which Skills to Advance for Every Student

Here's our guide on the best skills to advance for every student and character in Fire Emblem Three Houses.

Fire Emblem Three Houses is filled to the brim with interesting and colorful characters, and all of them have certain skills that they excel in. In this Fire Emblem Three Houses skill levels guide, we're going to be providing you with all the information you need on the skill levels that every single student in the game excels at.

Fire Emblem Three Houses Skill Levels

In Fire Emblem Three Houses, your students are going to have certain skills that they're naturally gifted in, and those that they struggle to learn. These skill areas include aspects like swords, lances, axes, bows, faith, heavy armor, riding, and more.

As their teacher, it's your job to take advantage of the skills that your students excel at. When you're manually teaching a student during a lesson on a Monday, you'll be able to select which skills you want them to study and advance in for the week. At this point, you'll need to know which skills they excel in, and which skills they're going to struggle to learn.

If a student excels in a skill, they're going to receive a bonus of 150% experience points whenever you tutor them in that skill. So for example, if you opt to spend a point of your time and tutor Claude in swords, he's going to receive an XP bonus because swords are something he naturally excels at. The purpose of teaching in this manner is to raise the skill levels of your students, from E, to D, C, B, A, and eventually S.

As your students progress through skill level ranks, raising to high levels like A and S, they're going to learn new skills that they can then use in battle. So for example, if a student reaches skill level C in axes, they'll be able to use the Helm Splitter move, which is excellent against armored foes.

Golden Deer Skill Levels

In the table below, you can find a complete list of the Golden Deer students, including their leader, Claude. Next to each student, we've listed their positive skills, that they'll get an XP bonus for during lessons. Then in the column on the right, we've listed the negative skills for those students, which they're going to have a hard time learning.

StudentPositive SkillsNegative Skills
ClaudeSword, Bow, Authority, FlyingLance, Faith
LorenzLance, Reason, RidingUnarmed
RaphaelAxe, Unarmed, Heavy ArmorBow, Reason, Riding
HildaLance, AxeFaith, Authority
LysitheaReason, Faith, AuthoritySword, Lance, Axe, Heavy Armor
IgnatzSword, Bow, AuthorityFlying
MarianneSword, Faith, Riding, FlyingUnarmed, Heavy Armor
LeonieLance, Bow, RidingN/A

Black Eagles Skill Levels

Now for the Black Eagles house. This stern house is led by Edelgard, next in line to the throne of the Adrestian Empire. In the table below, you can find details on all the skill levels that Black Eagles members excel at, and falter in.

StudentPositive SkillsNegative Skills
EdelgardSword, Axe, Authority, Heavy ArmorBow, Faith
HubertBow, Reason, AuthorityAxe, Faith, Flying
DorotheaSword, ReasonFaith, Flying
FerdinandSword, Lance, Axe, RidingN/A
BernadettaLance, BowSword, Axe, Unarmed, Heavy Armor
CasparAxe, UnarmedBow, Reason, Authority
PetraSword, Axe, Bow, FlyingReason, Faith
LinhardtReason, FaithAxe, Unarmed

Blue Lions Skills Levels

Finally, there's the Blue Lions, the stoic house led by Dimitri. This faction of Fire Emblem Three Houses hails from the Holy Kingdom of Faerghus, and you can find all the skill levels that the students are good at, and less than good at, just below.

StudentPositive SkillsNegative Skills
DimitriSword, Lance, AuthorityAxe, Reason
DedueLance, Axe, Unarmed, Heavy ArmorFaith, Riding, Flying
FelixSword, Bow, UnarmedReason, Authority
AsheAxe, BowReason, Heavy Armor
MercedesSword, Lance, AxeReason, Faith
AnnetteReason, AuthorityAxe, Unarmed
SylvainLance, Axe, RidingBow
IngridLance, Riding, FlyingUnarmed

If it's more Three Houses content you're after, then USG has everything you could need for the adventure. You can head over to our various guides, including our Fire Emblem Three Houses weapons guide, our Fire Emblem Three Houses romance guide, or our Fire Emblem Three Houses recruitment guide. Alternatively, there's our full Fire Emblem Monastery guide, or our page on which house to choose in Fire Emblem Three Houses.

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