Everyone should be paired up? Wouldn't that mean only half my guys would get xp though?
I trained only half of my troops in the beginning of the game, and let the other half pair with them to boost their stats. They'll grow fast and really strong. Later on in the game you might find new characters that you like, and then it won't be so tough adding them to your team since you'll have such strong units already.
Better to have EXP gain focused than spread out.
Frederick is a good support partner early on as well.
Yeah, I always use Frederick as a pair unit for the nice stat boosts.
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