Choosing a difficulty is probably a matter of pride in Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes. Like, sure, sometimes you get better rewards, but at the end of the day, it really comes down to whether you measure up or not. So for you first, no new game bonus +, what difficulty should you default to?
If you want to fully enjoy your Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes experience, we highly recommend playing on Normal. This difficulty makes enemies moderately tough and allows you to deal a moderate amount of damage. It takes significantly longer to defeat infantry on Hard. They also deal a bit more damage, which naturally defensive units like Dimitri could handle, but can potentially be deadly for mages like Lysithea.
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If you think Normal is “too easy”, play Classic mode! The added risk of needing your units alive should be more than enough to add that much-needed challenge to your missions. The action controls in Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes are also not very responsive (especially when playing in handheld mode) and a bit laggy, so hard mode battles will be that much harder to overcome.
If Normal gets too easy, you can always change the difficulty before a battle.
How to Change Difficulty in Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes
- On the pre-battle menu screen, choose System
- Go to settings
- In the game settings tab, change the difficulty
Incidentally, you can also use this method to change the game’s difficulty to Easy for easy grinding during side missions. There’s no need to struggle through mobs over and over again if you don’t want to.
The only thing that cannot be changed in the Game Settings tab is the mode. So, choose between Casual and Classic wisely before starting your game.
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