Fire Emblem Engage: Best Advanced Class for Jade

Become your army's shield.

Fire Emblem Engage lets players create an army of powerful soldiers. While each member starts strong, selecting an Advanced Class boosts their capabilities. Finding the right fit for each unit is crucial, and without a defender, you’re sure to fall fast in a fight. Make Jake your shield in Engage, shutting down any enemy attacks.

Jade’s Ideal Advanced Class: General

Jade Advanced class general
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WeaponProficiency
AxeS
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Jade starts as an Axe Armor unit in Fire Emblem Engage. This stalwart soldier excels at taking hits for her allies, but choosing the correct Advanced Class increases her strengths exponentially. The General class increases Jade’s axe proficiency from B rank to S rank and bolsters her Str and Def stats. She may not get a new Class skill, but with her near-unbreakable defense, she’ll easily tank through any non-magic attack.

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Recommended Emblem: Ike

Fire Emblem Engage Emblem Ike
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An Emblem is required to increase Jade’s power on the battlefield further. When sending Jade into battle, we suggest taking the Ike Emblem, which improves her offense and defense.

Every Emblem Ring in Fire Emblem Engage grants users Bond Effects once they level their connection with the ring spirit. After Jade hits level five, she can learn Ike’s skills without having the ring equipped. See the level one to ten bonuses Ike brings when his Emblem is equipped here.

LevelBond EffectsDescription
1Defense +1Grants Def +1.
1DemolishBreak destructible terrain in a single blow when using Destroy
1ResolveIf the unit’s HP is 75% or less after combat, grant Def/Res +5 as long as HP stays below 75%
1Laguz FriendThe unit takes 50% less damage but sets unit’s Avo to 0.
1Great AetherUse to grant Def/Res +5 for one turn. Next turn, attack a 2-space area and heal 30% of the damage dealt.
1HammerHammer of Emblem Ike. Smashes foes. Cannot follow up or strike first if initiating combat.
Effective: Armored
2Defense +2Grants Def +2
3RepositionUse to move an adjacent ally to the opposite side of the unit.
4Axe Power 1Grants Atk +2 at the cost of Avo -10 when using an axe.
5Skill InheritanceUnit can inherit this Emblem’s skills.
6Axe Prof.Proficiency with axes. Required for promotion to specific classes.
7Axe Power 2Grants Atk +4 at the cost of Avo -10 when using an axe.
8Defense +3Grants Def +3
9Sword Prof.Proficiency with swords. Required for promotion to specific classes.
10UrvanHeirloom axe wielded by Emblem Ike. Grants Res +3.
Info via Fire Emblem Engage

Though we found Ike to be a favorable partner for Jade in battle, we suggest trying other Emblems to gain their abilities and see if their strengths fit your playstyle better. With 13 rings to use, there are plenty of options for each ally in Fire Emblem Engage.

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Tai Hofmann
Tai Hofmann

I'm Tai, the New Games lead, Writer, and Editor for Press SPACE to Jump. My first memory is forcing my parents to play 50-round games of Mario Party on the N64. Now I love games on all platforms and hone in on new releases. Some of my favorite titles include Final Fantasy XIV, Cuphead, God of War 2018, Persona 5, and Smash Bros.

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