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Arcthunder

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Arcthunder

Is wii arcthunder.png
Icon of Arcthunder from Radiant Dawn.

Extremely powerful lightning magic.

Type

Tome (Thunder)

First game

Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn

Arcthunder (Japanese: ギガサンダー Gigathunder) is a potent thunder tome which debuted in Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn and is present only in it and Awakening. As a counterpart to Arcfire, Arcwind and Shine, it acts as the game's third "stage" of thunder magic, superior to Thunder and Elthunder and surpassed in turn by Thoron.

Stats

Game Icon Rank Might Weight Hit Crit Range Uses Worth Exp Other effects and notes
Radiant Dawn Is wii arcthunder.png A 7 9 70 15 1-2 25 2,550 4 Deals effective damage to dragon units.
Awakening Is 3ds arcthunder.png C 10 -- 70 10 1-2 30 1,620 2 --

Locations

Radiant Dawn

Bargains Part 1: Endgame
Armory Part 4: Prologue, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, Endgame
Inventory Sanaki

Awakening

Dropped by Chapter 15, enemy Dark Knight
Armory Plegia CastleDivine Dragon Grounds
Merchant
(Anna)
Border WastesThe Mila TreeThe Twins' HideoutVerdant Forest
Merchant
(SpotPass)
LindeMerricValbarNomahHoraceEthlynOlwenCecilia

Other appearances

The female Robin casting Elthunder on Dark Pit in Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS.

Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U

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Arcthunder is part of Robin's neutral special move, Thunder, in Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U. When charged up for certain periods of time, it will become a stronger thunder spell when released. Arcthunder is the third and penultimate charging stage, achieved when charged up long enough for the electric aura surrounding Robin to turn red: when launched, it moves relatively slowly forward and, if it strikes an enemy, snares them in an X-shaped lightning explosion which deals 10% damage and high knockback.

Arcthunder's functionality and power is altered slightly when cast through Robin's alternate neutral special moves: Thunder+'s Arcthunder has improved power and knockback, while Speed Thunder's Arcthunder travels faster and covers a shorter distance. As per Robin's durability mechanic, a successful Arcthunder consumes 5 durability points (or 4.5 if the alternate special move is Thunder+).

Trivia

Gallery

Etymology and other languages

References

See also