Fire Emblem Three Houses romance options list and S-Support relationships explained

Who you can romance as male or female Byleth in Fire Emblem Three Houses.

Now a series tradition, Fire Emblem: Three House romances allow you to pair your main character with another character to form a relationship.

The Support system shows your relationship with each Fire Emblem: Three Houses character, each one ranging from C to S, with S-Support being the highest rank in the game.

S-Support (in the vast majority of cases) indicates a romantic pairing - including the chance of getting married - between the main hero Byleth and the character in question.

Not all characters are available as an S-Support, however, so knowing which to pursue might be useful for how best to spend your time.

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How Fire Emblem: Three Houses romance options and S-Support relationships work

There are several things to know about the S-Support support system and romances in Fire Emblem: Three Houses, with some slight spoilers to when it comes to the game's structure:

  • To reach S-Support status with your chosen character, have Byleth interact with them as much as possible, both in and out of battle.
  • S-Support pairings are not possible during the first 'phase' of the game. There is a point in the story where the structure of the game shifts, and when this second phase then ends, you are then able to be involved with your chosen S-Support.
  • Because of this, there is no ability to have children with any S-Support characters in Fire Emblem Three Houses.
  • If you want to see which S-Support relationships are available in-game, then view the 'Support' area of the menu:
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  • If a House Leaders can be romanced, they are only available as an S-Support if you choose to join their House at the start of the game.
  • Though in Fire Emblem S-Support usually means a romantic relationship - including several same-sex relationships - several discussions on reddit (started by beescarf and LordTickles192 say this is not the case for male S-Support Alois.

Fire Emblem Three Houses romance options for male Byleth

Here are all the male romance options in Fire Emblem: Three Houses:

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  • Edelgard (only if you join Black Eagles, female, female)
  • Linhardt (Black Eagles, male) *
  • Bernadetta (Black Eagles, female)
  • Dorothea (Black Eagles, female)
  • Petra (Black Eagles, female)
  • Mercedes (Blue Lions, female)
  • Annette (Blue Lions, female)
  • Ingrid (Blue Lions, female)
  • Lysithea (Golden Deer, female)
  • Marianne (Golden Deer, female)
  • Hilda (Golden Deer, female)
  • Leonie (Golden Deer, female)
  • Flayn (non-student character, female)
  • Manuela (non-student character, female)
  • Alois (non-student character, male) **
  • Rhea (non-student character, female)
  • Sothis (non-student character, female)

* Same-sex romance

** According to reddit, this relationship concludes to be more platonic than romantic.

Fire Emblem Three Houses romance options for female Byleth

Here are all the female romance options in Fire Emblem: Three Houses:

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  • Edelgard (only if you join Black Eagles, female) *
  • Ferdinand (Black Eagles, male)
  • Linhardt (Black Eagles, male)
  • Caspar (Black Eagles, male)
  • Dorothea (Black Eagles, female) *
  • Dimitri (only if you join Blue Lions, male)
  • Dedue (Blue Lions, male)
  • Felix (Blue Lions, male)
  • Ashe (Blue Lions, male)
  • Sylvain (Blue Lions, male)
  • Mercedes (Blue Lions, female) *
  • Claude (only if you join Golden Deer, male)
  • Lorenz (Golden Deer, male)
  • Raphael (Golden Deer, male)
  • Ignatz (Golden Deer, male)
  • Seteth (non-student character, male)
  • Hanneman (non-student character, male)
  • Alois (non-student character, male)
  • Cyril (non-student character, male)
  • Rhea (non-student character, female) *
  • Sothis (non-student character, female) *

* Same-sex romance

Looking for more help with Fire Emblem: Three Houses? Read which is the best House to join and a list of Fire Emblem Three Houses characters.

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