In Fire Emblem Engage, players can create an army with over 30 unique characters. Each unit has its own abilities and strengths that set them apart from its allies, and few supporters are as flashy as Hortensia, the second princess of Elusia. Find out the best Advanced Class for this bombastic battler in Engage!
Hortensia’s Unique Advanced Class: Sleipnir Rider
Like several other fighters in Fire Emblem Engage, Hortensia has a unique Advanced Class that only she can use. The Sleipnir Rider class gives Hortensia B Rank Tome and S Rank Staff Proficiency, making her a master healer and skilled mage. What’s more, Hortensia gets a pegasus to ride above the terrain, giving her immunity from ground hazards. Thanks to her Big Personality skill, Hortensia can heal allies an extra space away with all Staves.
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Recommended Emblem: Micaiah
You’ll want to outfit her with an Emblem to make Hortensia even more effective in battle. As a support-focused unit, Micaiah is the best option for Hortensia. Micaiah offers additional resistance to attacks, improved healing, and access to more powerful healing spells like Great Sacrifice, which fully restores HP to all allies, dropping the user’s HP to one. The higher Hortensia’s Bond with Micaiah, the more Bond Effects the user unlocks. Fight while Engaged to raise your Bond levels and get these skills quickly. Check each of the Bond skills levels one to ten for Micaiah below.
|1||Resistance +2||Grants Res +2.|
|1||Cleric||The unit can equip staves up to level C.|
|1||Augment||Grants staff range +5 and area of effect +1.|
|1||Great Sacrifice||Use to restore full HP to all allies, even those not under the player’s control. After use, the unit HP is reduced to 0.|
|1||Shine||Light tome wielded by Emblem Micaiah. Illuminates a 5-space radius (shrinks one space per turn).|
|2||Staff Mastery 1||Grants Hit +10 when using a staff. Staves also heal an additional 3 HP.|
|3||Healing Light||When a unit heals an ally with a staff, the unit also recovers 50% of the HP healed.|
|3||Staff Prof.||Proficiency with staves. Required for promotion to specific classes.|
|4||Resistance +3||Grants Res +3.|
|5||Skill Inheritance||The unit can inherit this Emblem’s skills.|
|6||Knife Prof.||Proficiency with knives. Required for promotion to specific classes.|
|7||Silence Ward||Grants immunity to silence.|
|8||Staff Mastery 2||Grants Hit +15 when using a staff. Staves also heal an additional 5 HP.|
|9||Magic Prof.||Proficiency with magic. Required for promotion to specific classes.|
|10||Nosferatu||Light tome wielded by Emblem Micaiah. The user recovers HP equal to 50% of the damage dealt.|
Once you get to Bond level five, you can inherit skills from Emblems and use them even without the Emblem equipped! Make sure to keep using the Emblem until you get this skill.
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