Fire Emblem Engage is the latest entry in the Fire Emblem franchise, and turn-based strategy returns. Surviving combat encounters depends on your methods; learning to exploit weaknesses is vital to success. Find out how to take down each unit in Fire Emblem Engage.
Fire Emblem Engage Weapon Strengths and Weaknesses
Capitalizing on an enemy’s weakness is critical to beating foes in Fire Emblem Engage. Attacking an enemy with a weapon they’re weak to will do additional damage and Break their stance. Enemies with a broken stance cannot counterattack for the rest of the current turn. See how weapons counter each other with the chart below. We’ll update this list with any extra info as we continue our Engage playthrough.
|Weapon||Strong Against||Weak Against|
|Bow||Flying Units||Close Range Units/Melee|
If you ever want to know how your weapon fairs against an enemy before an attack, check the battle screen before confirming an attack. If one weapon is strong against another, you’ll see a blue arrow pointing up next to it on the menu. Likewise, there will be a red arrow aiming down for weapons with a weakness. You can see an example of this below:
Units can equip more than one type of weapon in battle, so make sure to add a few different kinds before you head into a fight. You can also purchase additional weapons for each of your units at one of the shops in Fire Emblem Engage. Compare and contrast the bonuses of each weapon in the menu as you get ready to head into battle.
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