In Fire Emblem Fates you will create your own character at the start of the game. Here you will get to choose one Boon and one Bane to help you characters growth throughout the game. Check out this list to find out which Boon does what!
Fire Emblem Fates Boon And Bane List
If you haven’t figured out what Boon and Bane is yet, basically Boon is a boost and Bane is a weaken. So if you want to build a strong character, you might sacrifice magic or speed. They don’t play a massive role at the start of your journey but they do help with stat growth.
Clever – If you take Clever as a Boon you will have an increase to magic. If you plan on playing a Magic type character this would be helpful to you.
Deft – This Boon will increase your Skill stat and your Skill stat Growth rate. Skill is for ranged attacks,landing attacks, and crit chance. in general.
Quick – If you take Quick as a Boon you will get an increase to the Speed Stat and Speed Growth. With more speed you can move further on the battle map.
Lucky – This Boon will increase your Luck Skill and increase your Luck Growth rate. Luck has to do with finding items and surviving fatal blows I believe.
Sturdy – Sturdy will increase your Defense skill and your Defense Growth rate. If you plan to be a tanky guy or play a little risky, you will want high Defense.
Calm – The Boon of Calm will increase your Resistance skill and Resistance Growth rate. This basically means your Magic Defense.
Robust – This Boon will increase your Max Hp and Max Hp Growth rate. Really good for anyone you plan on taking a few hits with.
Strong – Strong will increase your Strength skill and your Strength Growth rate. The more strength you have, the harder you will be able to hit with normal attacks.
Dull – Dull will lower your Magic skill and decrease your Magic Growth rate.
Weak – Weak will lower your Strength skill and decrease the Strength Growth rate for your character.
Sickly – This Bane gives you lower overall HP and decreases your HP Growth rate. Only take this one if you are feeling brave.
Excitable – This Bane lowers your Resistance skill and Resistance Growth rate. Magic really hurts in this game so you should really avoid this one.
Fragile – The Bane Fragile will low your Defense stat and Defense Growth rate. This isn’t a good one to take because odds are you will take damage sooner or later.
Unlucky – If you go with the Unlock Bane you will lose some Luck and Luck Growth rate. .
Clumsy – If you take this Bane you will take a hit to your Skill stat and decreases the Skill Growth rate.
Slow – As the name would imply you lose Speed and Speed Growth rate with this Bane.
Your Talent is the class that you will become later in the game. This is much later in the game but you should choose something that goes with your play style. If you want to be a strong attacks go with Fighter, Samurai, or Mercenary. Magic characters go with Mage or Apothecary and so on.