Fire Emblem Three Houses Flayn: Attributes, Skill & More

Full Flayn guide including attributes, skills, recruitment, gifts and a lot more.

Curious Flayn is Seteth’s younger sister in Fire Emblem Three Houses. She is her only family, and they live in a monastery. Flayn moved to live in Garreg Mach monastery in 1179. She lives there because Sateth is her only family. Flayn is a pretty social and outgoing girl who interacts with everyone openly. However, due to her curious nature, she acts recklessly, making her sister worry a lot. 

Key Takeaways
  • Flayn is Seteth’s younger sister. She moved to live in Garreg Mach monastery because Sateth is her only family. 
  • Flayn is a sweet and pretty girl who talks to others kindly. She is very curious because everything is new to her, so she loves to explore.
  • Flayn will be recruited in a house where Byleth teaches at the end of chapter 6.
  • The best class for her is Dark Flier. It supports all her strengths and allows her to Transmute.

Flayn Intro

Fire Emblem Three Houses Flayn
Flayn in Fire Emblem

Flayn is a pretty and sweet girl who talks to others politely and treats them kindly. She was isolated from society, so she is always curious to understand and adjust to the culture.

Therefore, little things like fish swimming sideways can get her attention, and she becomes curious pretty quickly. Also, she takes words literally because she doesn’t understand what they mean or in what context they are used in society. She loves to wander around to explore and make new friends. 

Furthermore, Flayn is interested in love and relationships. Still, Seteth chases away anyone who tries to come close or develop a bond with her sister. As a result, she hides her romantic pursuits and prefers to keep her relationships a secret.

Base Stats

Here is a quick look at the base stats of Flayn as a Priest:

Starting Class Level Stats Crest Magic Combat Arts Abilities Starting items
Priest 11
  • HP: 28
  • Strength: 8
  • Magic: 15
  • Skill: 12
  • Speed: 9
  • Luck: 8
  • Defense: 7
  • Resistance: 19
  • Charm: 16
Major Crest of Cethleann
  • Nosferatu
  • Heal
  • Restore
  • Tempest Lance,
  • Knight Kneeler
  • Lily’s Poise
  • Heal
  • White magic heals +5
  • Lance Prowess Lv2
  • Faith Lv3
  • Vulnerary
  • Training Lance
  • Intermediate Seal

The Battle Of Garreg Mach

Fire Emblem Three Houses Flayn
At hard level

Overview of the Battle of Garreg Mach and its stats:

Starting Class Level Stats Crest Magic Combat Arts Abilities Starting items
Bishop 26
  • HP: 35
  • Strength: 9
  • Magic: 24
  • Skill: 15
  • Speed: 14
  • Luck: 10
  • Defense: 12
  • Resistance: 30
  • Charm: 29
Major Crest of Cethleann
  • Seraphim
  • Heal
  • Nosferatu
  • Silence
  • Lily’s Poise
  • White magic uses x2
  • White magic heal +10
  • Terrain resistance,
  • Faith Lv5
  • Miracle
  • Defiant Mag
  • White Tomefaire
  • Unsealable magic
  • Caduceus Staff
  • Magic Staff
  • Training Lance

Protecting Garreg Mach

Fire Emblem Three Houses Flayn
At hard level

A quick look at the Protecting Garreg Mach:

Starting Class Level Base Stats Crest Magic Combat Arts Abilities Starting items
Bishop 33
  • HP: 38
  • Strength: 9
  • Magic: 27
  • Skill: 17
  • Speed: 14
  • Luck: 10
  • Defense: 12
  • Resistance: 34
  • Charm: 32
Major Crest of Cethleann
  • Nosferatu
  • Heal
  • Abraxas
  • Lily’s Poise
  • White magic uses x2
  • White magic heal +10
  • Terrain resistance
  • Faith Lv5
  • Miracle
  • Defiant Mag
  • White Tomefaire
  • Unsealable magic
  • Caduceus Staff
  • Magic Staff
  • Elixir

Flayn’s Abilities 

  • Sword Prowess Lv 1-5.
  • Wrath Strike.
  • Grounder.
  • Axebreaker.
  • Sword Crit +10.
  • Swordfaire.
  • Lance Prowess Lv 2-5.
  • Tempest Lance.
  • Knightkneeler.
  • Hit and run.
  • Sword breaker.
  • Frozen Lance.
  • Lance Crit +10.
  • Lancefaire.
  • Axe Prowess Lv1-5.
  • Smash.
  • Helm Splitter.
  • Lancebreaker.
  • Axe Crit +10.
  • Axefaire.
  • Bow prowess Lv1-5.
  • Curved Shot.
  • Close Counter.
  • Bow Crit +10.
  • Bowfaire.
  • Brawling Prowess Lv1-5.
  • Fading Blow.
  • Rushing Blow.
  • Healing Focus.
  • Brawl Crit +10.
  • Fistfaire.
  • Seal Magic.
  • Reason Lv1-5.
  • Black magic range +1.
  • Black Tomefaire.
  • Faith Lv3-5.
  • White magic range +1.
  • White Tomefaire.
  • Authority Lv1-5.
  • Rally Luck.
  • Battalion.
  • Defensive tactics.
  • Offensive tactics.
  • Weight -3.
  • Smite.
  • Weight-5.
  • Armored Effect Null
  • Dexterity +4.
  • Movement +1.
  • Cavalry Effect Null.
  • Alert Stance.
  • Alert Stance+
  • Flying effect Null.

How To Recruit Flayn 

Flayn will be recruited in a house where Byleth teaches at the end of chapter 6. When you reach chapter 11, if the player is leading the Black Eagles’ place, Flayn will leave the party if she finds out that the player is on Edelgard’s side.

Moreover, any items possessed by Flayn will be lost. So it’s advised to return the items to the convoy before attempting this chapter. Also, Flayn will remain the playable unit if the player decides to side with the church of Seiros.

Flayn’s Attributes

Flayn is a priest with high growth in magic and resistance. It allows her to heal and attack magically. Also, her charm and skills are excellent, allowing her to hit enemies accurately and use Battalions effectively. Before going further, go through our guides like Three Hopes Best Classes and Cleobulus Boss Guide

However, she has low physical bulks, and her speed is also average. It means that most physical units can fall in single combat. Similarly, her luck is terrible, so she is vulnerable to critical hits. That’s why she avoids direct confrontation, and it’s a must that you put units between her and her enemies.

Strengths

Flayn’s strength lies in Lance and Faith, who later establish her as a healer and help her become a Holy Knight. Her faith spell pool contains extremely useful Fortify. It allows her to heal all allies within her range. But, Flayn lacks Physic if you compare her with Mercedes. So, she has to be closer to the front lines to heal allies, which can put Flayn at risk.

Weaknesses

One of Flayn’s weaknesses is riding. It’s a mirror hindrance that slows her down from becoming a potential. Another weakness is the Heavy Armor. So, it’s advised that she should not be trained in this subject because her inherent strength is in magic. Also, she has a weak strength stat. 

Suitable Classes For Flayn

She naturally fits and adjusts in Priest and Bishop classes. However, she can be trained to shift into Mage and Warlock classes. All these categories suit her well due to her Magic focus. Bishop and Gremory are excellent for doubling powerful support magic.

The best class for her would be Dark Flier. It supports all her strengths and allows her to Transmute. So, she becomes even better as a magical bait unit. The only demerit is that it doesn’t provide additional charges for her faith spells. Meanwhile, go through Recruiting Byleth guide.

Gift List

One-star:

  • Tasty Baked Treat: Appreciated by those with a sweet tooth.

Two-star:

  • Stylish Hair Clip: Appreciated by fashionable women.
  • Dapper Handkerchief: Appreciated by fashionable men.
  • Whetstone: Appreciated by those who enjoy weapon maintenance.

Three-star:

  • Armored Bear Stuffy: Appreciated by those who love animals or cute things.
  • Forget-me-nots: Appreciated by those who like flowers.
  • Owl Feather: Appreciated by everyone.
  • Blue Cheese: Appreciated by lovers of food and drink.

Share Meal List

  1. Grilled Herring: Herring with sliced turnips, grilled in an earthenware pot.
  2. Saghert and Cream: Baked confection with Noa fruit cream and currant reduction, enjoyed as dessert.
  3. Fish and Bean Soup: Simple soup made with white trout and chickpeas.
  4. Onion Gratin Soup: Onions stewed with white trout, baked with cheese.
  5. Fisherman’s Bounty: Freshly caught fish stewed in chunks.
  6. Cheesy Verona Stew: Rich dish with Verona and Teutates loach served with melted cheese.
  7. Fish Sandwich: Pickled Airmid pike with cabbage between slices of bread.
  8. Country-Style Red Turnip Plate: Balanced meal with red turnip, Verona stew, salad, and sautéed red turnip with garlic.
  9. Pickled Seafood and Vegetables: Dagdan dish of raw fish and turnips pickled in vinegar-based seasoning.
  10. Two-Fish Saute: Two types of fish strips sautéed in butter.
  11. Cabbage and Herring Stew: Cabbage and Albanian herring stewed whole.
  12. Bourgeois Pike: Gourmet dish with Airmid pike, vegetables, and spices.
  13. Sauteed Jerky: Monastery-aged jerky sautéed for a salty flavor.
  14. Garreg Mach Meat Pie: Crispy pie with tomatoes, cheese, and tender meat chunks.
  15. Sauteed Pheasant and Eggs: Slices of bird meat, cabbage, scrambled eggs sautéed with spices.
  16. Gautier Cheese Gratin: Gratin of bird meat topped with Gautier cheese, known for low-fat content.
  17. Vegetable Stir-Fry: Dish with dried tomatoes, cabbage, chickpeas, and other vegetables, stir-fried with eggs.

Desserts:

  1. Sweet Bun Trio: Traditional pastries from Faerghus known for subtle sweetness.
  2. Fruit and Herring Tart: Baked tart with stewed herring and Noa fruit in the batter.
  3. Peach Sorbet: Sorbet made with magically frozen peach slices, dusted with bean flour.
  4. Super-Spicy Fish Dango: A light Empire snack, spicy fried dough balls with white trout and dried tomato.

Flayn is the ultimate healer and magic sponge. She can take any spell and dish out decent damage. In long battles, she’s a lifesaver, rescuing and healing allies. While not strong physically, her support and healing abilities are unmatched.

It’s all we have for Flayn In this guide, we explained all the characteristics and attributes of Flayn. Moreover, we told you about her life’s history and how those events shaped and developed her skills. We hope this guide was helpful. You can also check out our guide on FE3H Best Unit Builders and Weapons!

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