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

Extremely powerful lightning magic.


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.


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 --


Radiant Dawn

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


Dropped by Chapter 15, enemy Dark Knight
Armory Plegia CastleDivine Dragon Grounds
Border WastesThe Mila TreeThe Twins' HideoutVerdant Forest

Other appearances

Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U

This article or section is a short summary of Arcthunder.
SmashWiki features a more in-depth article.

Arcthunder will be 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 will be the third and penultimate charging stage.



Etymology and other languages


See also