Edy Nelson
Edy Nelson Profile
Birth Date c.1918 (Aged 19 by 1937)
Height 156cm
Affiliation Gallian Militia
Rank(s) Pvt profilePrivate
Role Gallian militiaman (former)
Aspiring actress
Unit Class Shocktrooper-insigniaShocktrooper
Likes Salinas Milton
Ramona Linton
Dallas Wyatt
Valkyria Chronicles
Valkyria Chronicles 2
Valkyria Chronicles 3
Valkyria Chronicles 4
Valkyria Chronicles Anime
Valkyria Chronicles 3 OVA
Voice Acting
Japanese Yui Kano
English Megan Hollingshead
"Another Edy legend is born!"
—Edy Nelson, Valkyria Chronicles 3

Edy Nelson (イーディ・ネルソン Īdi Neruson?) is a seventeen year old Squad 7 shocktrooper. She is a popular character in Japan and the east for her pig-tails and tsundere personality, so much so that she received her own downloadable content called Edy’s Mission: Enter the Edy Detachment.

Her younger sister, Anisette Nelson, also appears as a shocktrooper from Class G in Valkyria Chronicles 2.

Edy appears as a member of Squad 7 in the Valkyria Chronicles anime and Valkyria Chronicles 3; and as a non-canon playable character in Valkyria Chronicles 2.





Valkyria Chronicles

As a self-proclaimed actress growing up in a tiny rural town, she was quite the starlet. Though proud, she lacks coping skills.

Unable to forgive anyone who draws the public's eye away from her, she feels a strong (and one sided) sense of rivalry against Rosie, the squad's top trooper.

Upon hearing of Rosie's success singing, she tried to become an even bigger star, only to find she was tone-deaf. She is now training to become a real actress.

Valkyria Chronicles 2

In Valkyria Chronicles 2, it was revealed that she is Anisette Nelson's sister, and also her role model. Edy comes to the Lanseal campus to watch Anisette dance with Avan in a concert. Although she can be very arrogant at times, she still is a kind person at heart.

While still in Lanseal, Edy also visits Welkin and Alicia, commenting on how she and Alicia used to vie for the role of Squad 7's idol and mentioning how Alicia threw in the towel by marrying Welkin. She compliments Alicia on her new role as a wife, stating that it suits her. When asked about her love life, she casually mentions how no man can keep up with her, then making her exit by leaving the couple with a reminder that theirs is a relationship that must end in "happily ever after." After she leaves, Welkin mentions how Edy never speaks her mind, with Alicia thanking Edy for the sweet sentiment.

Expanded Biography

Edy is a country bumpkin, born and raised. Her "entourage" always kept her nose in the air with praise and adoration. Edy has a bit of a rebellious streak, and can't stand it when someone else gets more attention than her. After becoming a shocktrooper for the Gallian militia, Edy automatically dubs Rosie her "rival," since Rosie is clearly the best of the shocktroopers. Hoping to beat Rosie at something, Edy decides to become a professional singer, but that dream is quickly dashed when Edy finds out that she is a terrible singer. Currently, Edy is focused on her dream of becoming a famous actress. As a side note, Edy has a lot of difficulty dealing with unexpected situations.

Expanded Biography (VC3)

"An egocentric girl who is the self-proclaimed idol of Squad 7."

Edy has been the center of attention ever since she was a little girl, which caused her to grow into a self-absorbed and often demanding individual with delusions of being a pop idol. Edy speaks with the distinct speech pattern of high nobility, though she is not a noble by birth. Believing herself to be the biggest and most deserving star around, she very quickly becomes upset if someone else is receiving more attention than she. Edy considers Rosie a professional rival due to the latter girl's history as a singer, but these feelings of rivalry are not even remotely mutual. When Edy and a few other members of Squad 7 were separated from the main group during a mission, Edy quickly named "her" splinter group the "Edy Detachment" and used her natural resourcefulness to valiantly lead them to victory.

After the Gallian Campaign, Edy attempted to make a name for herself as a singer and dancer. She (eventually) realized that she is tone-deaf and decided to settle for being an actress. Her goal is to become "a celebrity of the people", and she works hard every day to achieve that goal.


She proved to be one of the most popular characters in the game so the development staff turned her and Homer into the official spokesmen for the Valkyria Chronicles franchise on the "Front Line Journal" blog.

She is also the star of "Edy’s Mission: Enter the Edy Detachment" where she, Homer Peron, Susie Evans, Lynn, Jann Walker and Marina Wulfstan defend a small village from a large group of Imperial invaders.

Edy later went on to star in another set of DLC missions titled Challenges of the Edy Detachment.


Base Stats

  • HP - 215
  • Accuracy - 14
  • Evasion - 11
  • AP - 350
  • Defense - 10

Max Stats

  • HP - 359
  • Accuracy - 46.8
  • Evasion - 32.4
  • AP - 450
  • Defense - 20

Personal Potentials

  • Country Bred - Standing on bare dirt leads to a boost in concentration, raising accuracy.
  • Panicky - Charging into the face of enemy fire makes them panic, decreasing attack power.
  • Born Leader - Having allies nearby sparks a sense of responsibility that leads to a natural boost in defensive ability.
  • Rosie Hater - Having Rosie nearby is a drag, causing a drop in attack power.

Battle Potentials

  • Melee Skills - Firing accuracy is improved when an enemy is nearby.
  • Undodgeable Shot - Attacks have a set probability of being impossible for enemies to evade.
  • Super Damage - Attack power against human targets is greatly boosted a set percentage of the time.
  • Phoenix - They have a set chance of returning to life with full HP when their HP reaches zero.

Other Appearances

Samurai & Dragons

S&D Edy

Edy in Samurai and Dragons.

Edy makes an appearance in Samurai & Dragons as a UC monster card. As a UC monster card, Edy is of the Mercenary race and possesses the unique base skill, Edie's Voice.

Chain Chronicle

CC Edy
"The self-proclaimed idol that belongs to Gallian Militia's Squad 7. Because of her pampered upbringing, she has grown to be a selfish person. She has a tendency to hate those who draw attention away from her, and she tries really hard to surpass them."
Chain Chronicle Profile
—Edy, Chain Chronicle

Edy makes an appearance in the Japanese version of Chain Chronicle as Squad 7's Self-Proclaimed Idol Edy (第7小隊の自称アイドルイーディ Dai 7 Shōtai no Jishō Aidoru Īdi?), a SSR 4★ archer unit with the job class of Shocktrooper and she also uses the Rifle as her weapon.

Edy is voiced by Yui Kano and her artist is Raita Honjou. She is exclusively obtainable during the Valkyria Chronicles Collaboration Festival.

Edy possesses the following skills, abilities and chain abilities:

  • Beautiful Shot (Mana Cost: 2) "Please leave it to me!"
    Deal seven blows of light damage to one enemy in Edy's row. 1.6x Damage per shot.
  • Melee Skills
    Look at my good looks, I'm just around the corner! Ranged attacks deal less damage but fire 5 shots at a time. Also, melee attack's interval quickens and melee attacks deal more damage. Edy's unique ability. Melee attacks deal 50% more damage and happen as fast as a standard Knight's. Ranged attacks shoot 5 bullets at a time but deal 24% damage.
  • Edy Squad Assault!
    Everyone in the Edy Squad, let's go! Reduces damage taken by all allies while in combat. Also recovers HP and gains temporarily invulnerability once when unable to battle. Edy's unique ability. Damage taken by all allies is reduced by 5%. Edy gains temporary invulnerability and her HP recovers by 70% when her HP reaches zero once a battle.
Chain Abilities
  • Super Damage (Mana Cost: 3)
    Deal more damage and reduces damage taken from human enemies. Deals 20% more damage and reduces damage taken by 10%.


Selection Voice
"Taking the stage." noicon
"I got it!" noicon
"Get Ready!" noicon
"You're through!" noicon
"Yah!" noicon
Killing a Foe
"That's what you get!" noicon
Enemy Sighted
"I see an enemy!" noicon
"Enemy spotted." noicon
Team Attack
"A few bullets for my fans!" noicon
"I'll lend a hand!" noicon
"You just leave it to me!" noicon
"Salinas, count me in!" (Salinas) noicon
"Ramona, count me in!" (Ramona) noicon
"Dallas, count me in!" (Dallas) noicon
Personal Potentials
"W-Why should I enjoy seeing dirt?" (Country Bred) noicon
"What!? That's not! I can't! No!" (Panicky) noicon
"Just leave it all to me, folks." (Born Leader) noicon
Hmph! Just who does she think she is? (Rosie Hater) noicon
Battle Potentials
"I hope you're ready for my close up!" (Melee Skills) noicon
"Can't dodge it, so sorry!" (Undodgable Shot) noicon
"I'm at the top of my game!" (Super damage) noicon
"Whoever said the good die young, lied!" (Phoenix) noicon
Healed by Ragnaid
"I never asked you to." noicon
Rescuing an Ally
"Medic!" noicon
After Medic Visit
"I-If you die, I'll be furious!" noicon
"Medic! Please! Help!" noicon
"Salinas, you're better than this!" (Salinas) noicon
"Fight this thing, Ramona!" (Ramona) noicon
"Dallas! You can't die on me!" (Dallas) noicon
HP Critical
"This is getting... Hairy." noicon
"I'm fine... Really." noicon
"Don't leave me... here." noicon
"A star never... really dies... she just waits for... her... big comeback." noicon
Enter Squad 7
"I'm Edy Nelson. Perhaps you've heard of me? I'm sure we'll get along swimmingly!" noicon
Exit Squad 7
"Y-You know, I could be persuaded to help again... If you ever needed me I mean." noicon


VCDLC Edy Detachment - Edy's Singing

Edy's singing in the DLC, Enter the Edy Detachment!

  • Edy quickly became one of the most popular female characters amongst fans, due to this she received her own figurine. She joined the original gashapon figure set of Alicia, Isara, Eleanor and Rosie alongside new releases Lynn, Selvaria, and Jane Turner.
  • Despite her popularity Edy is one of the worst shocktroopers in Valkyria Chronicles due to her Panicky potential, as this will almost always activate when advancing underfire - a role shocktoopers usually excel at.
  • She was later chosen to appear in the Valkyria Chronicles "Bikini" gashapon figures set, featuring fan favourites from Valkyria Chronicles posing in bikinis and beachware.
  • Edy stars in and lends her name to two sets of downloadable content missions titled Challenges of the Edy Detachment and Edy’s Mission: Enter the Edy Detachment in which she commands a group of her Squad 7 comrades against Imperial forces.
  • Edy both cameos in the Valkyria Chronicles 2 story and is available as a character in the hidden "Edy Detachment" bonus squad. Entering the code CR6BG1A9LYQKB6WJ (NA/EU) or TKBHCNBERHRKJNFG (JP) will recruit the squad to your roster in game.
Squad 7
Officers Alicia | Eleanor | Isara | Largo | Rosie | Welkin | Zaka
Scout Aika | Cherry | Freesia | Hermes | Juno | Melville | Montley | Nancy | Noce | Ramona | Susie | Ted | Wavy
Shocktrooper Aisha | Alex | Coby | Dorothy | Edy | Hannes | Jane | Kevin | Mica | Nina | Salinas | Vyse | Wendy
Lancer Elysse | Hector | Jann | Nils | Rosina | Theold | Walter | Yoko
Engineer Claudia | Dallas | Herbert | Homer | Karl | Nadine | Ramsey
Sniper Catherine | Cezary | Marina | Oscar
Tech Support Hans | Kreis | Leon | Medic
Tank Edelweiss | Shamrock
Hidden Audrey | Emile | Knute | Lynn | Musaad