Why does Fire Emblem have so many characters who are redundant?

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User Info: Aphoph

Aphoph
3 years ago#1
And not that good.

Couldn't IS focus on avoiding redundant characters? Look at RD and tell me every character was equally good and not redundant.

User Info: KevinCC

KevinCC
3 years ago#2
The games are created based on losing several characters - the redundancies are your replacements for the slain.

Of course, many of us play the game with the "nobody dies EVER" mentality, making people like Marcus worthless.
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User Info: DemiseEnd

DemiseEnd
3 years ago#3
Yeah tell me about it

FE1 - Merric. lol 3 AS. Wendell is better. I don't know where he get his reputation of being a good character, since you can buy Thoron before he promotes

The Knights and Archer of Nyna in general

FE3 - Ellearan. Joined after Wendell alongside Merric
Yubelly - after Linde. Also not long after, you get Wendell. Why would you use him again?

FE7 - Shes good, but Isadora is basically a worse Marcus who joined..... 10 chapters after Marcus

FE8 - Marcia Marcia Marcia

FE11 - Merric essentially. You have Wendell, unless you are going for Wi-Fi team, or using Dracoknight Wendell, Wendell wins
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User Info: Is_Corrupted

Is_Corrupted
3 years ago#4
KevinCC posted...
The games are created based on losing several characters - the redundancies are your replacements for the slain.

Of course, many of us play the game with the "nobody dies EVER" mentality, making people like Marcus worthless.


I see it also made your sense of logic worthless.
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User Info: WestbrickVII

WestbrickVII
3 years ago#5
KevinCC posted...
Marcus worthless.


lmao

User Info: DemiseEnd

DemiseEnd
3 years ago#6
Im waiting for another idiot who is going to say Zealot


Lulz
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User Info: WestbrickVII

WestbrickVII
3 years ago#7
Zealot is terrible because despite his beefy bases, control of the weapon triangle, and eight movement, his astoundingly meaningless 20/20 stats are lower than Est units.

This is how 90% of the board understands Fire Emblem.

User Info: Brady672_AT_fan

Brady672_AT_fan
3 years ago#8
Heather is completely redundant since you get Sothe way earlier, he's much better, and is forced anyone. Completely terrible.

Danved when you have either Aran or Neph.

Why use Karla when you have Karel or even Guy?

Even though Renault has amazing characterization, you should be using either Lucius or Serra.
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User Info: DemiseEnd

DemiseEnd
3 years ago#9
I don't think Karel really counts since the other side of the coin is..... Harken
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User Info: azn_boy150

azn_boy150
3 years ago#10
WestbrickVII posted...
Zealot is terrible because despite his beefy bases, control of the weapon triangle, and eight movement, his astoundingly meaningless 20/20 stats are lower than Est units.

This is how 90% of the board understands Fire Emblem.


Well that's to be expected considering how in most RPG's a character's final stats are what gets prioritized.
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