Fire Emblem: Three Houses' Basement Kids DLC Brings Back Some Classic Classes

Fire Emblem: Three Houses' Basement Kids DLC Brings Back Some Classic Classes

The Dark Flier is like the Pegasus Knight, but, y'know, more goth.

We're a mere few days away from the Cindered Shadows DLC for Fire Emblem: Three Houses. Are you excited? You should be. Not only will we get to recruit four playable students who hide in the sewers because Lady Rhea says anime is a sin, but several job classes are making a return as well.

The official Japanese Fire Emblem Twitter account unveiled the comeback classes earlier today. (Thanks to Siliconera for the translation.) Please look forward to the return of the Trickster, the Dark Flier, the Valkyrie, and the War Cleric. These classes are accessible via the Cindered Shadows DLC, wherein you can upgrade once you acquire an "Underground Seal" for a character.

Tricksters debuted in Fire Emblem Awakening. They specialize in bows and swords and can use staves for support purposes. The Dark Flier also debuted in Fire Emblem Awakening. It's a variation of the Pegasus Knight that's capable of using magic tomes in addition to lances, but what's most important is you get to ride a really boss black Pegasus. The Valkyrie got its start in 2002's Fire Emblem: The Binding Blade for the Game Boy Advance. It's a mounted class that attacks and supports via magic. And the War Cleric, which also comes from Awakening, can use axes to attack and staves to heal.

The addition of these classes is a reminder that no matter which faction you choose to wage war against in Fire Emblem: Three Houses, there is a class that suits all your slaughtering needs. The Cindered Shadows DLC arrives on February 12. If you're working away at the vanilla edition of the game, we have a great Three Houses character recruitment guide for you.

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Nadia Oxford

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Nadia has been writing about games for so long, only the wind and the rain (or the digital facsimiles thereof) remember her true name. She's written for Nerve, About.com, Gamepro, IGN, 1UP, PlayStation Official Magazine, and other sites and magazines that sling words about video games. She co-hosts the Axe of the Blood God podcast, where she mostly screams about Dragon Quest.

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