Fire Emblem Heroes tier list 2021 – top arena and altema heroes

Find all of the top Fire Emblem Heroes arena and Altema picks and where they rank in this handy FEH tier list

Fire Emblem Heroes Brave Hector, Valentine's Lif, and Fallen Edelgard

September 21, 2021: We updated our Fire Emblem Heroes tier list and added a Fire Emblem Heroes Altema tier list

A huge spin-off entry in the popular game series, Fire Emblem Heroes is a free-to-play tactical RPG with turn-based battles and a ton of events and new heroes to try out. With a huge roster of characters that has only grown over the last few years, the prevailing question is, of course, which heroes are the best? Who should you have on your team to ensure you come out the victor?

That’s where we come in. We have spent a lot of time not only playing the game, but researching how other players rate each of the top characters. With this info, we have pulled together this Fire Emblem Heroes tier list, catered specifically to Arena battles, though each of the characters in this FEH tier list has a lot of utility across all game modes. We’ve also included a Fire Emblem Heroes Altema tier list so you can see who’s topping the ranks over in Japan. Keep in mind that all characters also have their own unique skills, and with the ability to merge heroes, there is a great deal of flexibility in this game – so if your favourite hero doesn’t make this list, it does not mean that they aren’t viable.

If you find this useful and have a passion for gacha games, why not check out our Another Eden tier list, Epic Seven tier list, AFK Arena tier list, or Genshin Impact tier list? We also have a list of the best gacha games if you are looking for something else to play.

Fire Emblem Heroes tier list Arena

Fire Emblem Heroes characters Valentine's Lif, stood close together

The best red FEH tier list

Tier: Fire Emblem Hero name:
S Legendary Sigurd, Reginn, Valentine’s Lif, Legendary Lilina, Winter Altina
A Masquerade Sigurd, Summer Byleth (F), Fallen Ike
B Hoshiden Summer Micaiah, Duo Eirika, Kris (M), Larcei, Ryoma, Fallen Julia, Ayra, Mareeta, Byleth (F), Byleth (M), Lysithea, Brave MArth, Karla, Brave Lysithea, Say’ri, Fallen Morgan (M), Summer Freyr, Spring Severa, Arden, Black Knight, Valentine’s Henriette, Spring Idunn, Zelgius, Plegrian Dorothea, Tilbarn, Legendary Ryoma, Plumeria, Valentian Palla, Young Caeda, Pirate Naesala, Altina, Soiree Ishtar, Laegjarn, Mirabilis

Fire Emblem Heroes character Brave Hector, with his hand on his hip and the other on his sword

The best blue FEH tier list

Tier: Fire Emblem Hero name:
S Brave Hector, Legendary Chrom, Brave Eriika, Nótt, Pirate Sutr
A Legendary Dimitri, Legendary Azura, Peony, Selena, Ninja Lyn
B Micaiah, Marianne, Ullr, Kris (F), Legendary Julia, Duo Ephraim, Fallen Corrin (M), Guinevere, New Year Alfonse, Seiros, Brave Dimitri, Fallen Dimitri, Brave Lucina, Ingrid, Reinhardt, Zekke, Nifk, Duessel, Halloween Tiki (young), Young Tana, Young Palla, Masquerade Aldigan, Summer Ingrid

Fire Emblem Heroes character Brave Edelgard, holding a shield and sword
The best green FEH tier list

Tier: Fire Emblem Hero name:
S Brave Edelgard, New Year Peony, Brave Ike, Valentine’s Gustav, Dagr
A Bridal Catria, Winter Bernadetta, Gatekeeper
B Ninja Hana, Bridal Nailah, Thrasir, Legendary Celica, Fallen Lyon, Young Merric, Action Larcei, Valentine’s Alm, Legendary Byleth (M), Charlotte, Pent, Shamir, Summer Caeda, Freyja, Gunnthrá, Pirate Veronica, Deduce, Winter Sothis, Surtr, Nagi, Legendary Edelgard, Hel, Ninja Laevatein, Triandra, Pirate Hinoka, Jill, Soiree Reinhardt, Fallen Margan (F), Halloween Robin (F)

Fire Emblem Heroes character Fallen Edelgard, holding out her hand
The best grey/colourless FEH tier list

Tier: Fire Emblem Heroes character:
S Fallen Edelgard, Ninja Lyn, Summer Freyja, Legendary Claude, Spring Myrrh
A Valentine’s Faye, Brave Marianne, Veronica, Sara, Flayn
B Ashera, Legendary Corrin (F), Young Innes, Leila, Bramimond, Legendary Alm, Fallen Corrin (F), Mila, Shinon, Legendary Micaiah, Summer Mia, Summer Leonie, Scion Leif, Bernadetta, Maribelle, Fallen Tiki (young), Bridal Micaiah, Brave Camilla, Bridal Fjorm, Summer Hilda, Pirate Tibarn, Brave Claude

Fire Emblem Heroes Tier List Altema

Altema is a Japanese site that covers a whole host of games, and is essentially their version of wiki. If you want to see which heroes top the ranks over the sea but can’t read Japanese, look no further, as we’ve listed the best FEH characters according to Altema below.

Fire Emblem Heroes tier list: Brave Eirika weilding a weapon

Red FEH Altema tier list

  • Reginn
  • Valentine Lif
  • Lysithea
  • Legendary Sigurd
  • Summer Byleth

Blue FEH Altema Tier List

  • Brave Eirika
  • Brave Hector
  • New Year Alfonse
  • Reinhardt
  • Nifl

Green FEH Altema Tier List

  • Brave Edelgard
  • Legendary Byleth (m)
  • Brave Gatekeeper
  • Fallen Lyon
  • Brave Ike

Colourless FEH Altema Tier List

  • Fallen Edelgard
  • Ninja Lyn
  • Flayn
  • Brave Marianne
  • Brave Veronica

If you want to try your luck at pulling some of these top heroes and marching into battle, you can head over to Google Play or the App Store to download Fire Emblem Heroes today for free.

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