Fan Translation: Kinu) is a playable character in Fire Emblem Fates on the Birthright and Revelation paths and the daughter of Kaden.
One day, Selkie is surrounded by a group of bandits who were trying to kill her, but unlike her, Kaden becomes aware of the situation and rescues her soon after. Selkie then apologizes, not realizing how much in a dangerous situation she was in.
Selkie is a playful, energetic, and courageous Kitsune who prefers to have fun without care for potential dangers, but she always has habit for reimbursing a favors done for her. Her birthday is October 20.
Who’s That, Who’s That?: [Trigger] When another unit is deployed, until the end of the turn, this unit’s attack increases by 10. Masquerade: [Trigger] At the beginning of your turn, send the top card of your deck to the Retreat Area. You may . If you do, deploy the unit sent to the Retreat Area this turn. The deployed unit cannot use any skills, cannot Level Up, and it is destroyed at the end of the turn.
Let’s Play Together!: [Always] While there is a total of five or more ally and enemy units on the battlefield, this unit gains 10 attack. Attack Emblem: [Support] Until the end of this battle, your attacking unit’s power increases by 20.
Selkie are mythological water spirits that can remove their seal pelt to take on human form and walk on land, similar to the shapeshifting nature of her base class. The name was probably chosen due to its resemblance to the word "silky".
Kinu (絹) means "silk" in Japanese, and is also the name of a Japanese light cruiser.
Selkie shares her English voice actress, E.G. Daily, with Hinoka and Peri.