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| Icon of Arcwind from Radiant Dawn.|
High-level wind magic. It is very effective against winged units.
Arcwind (ギガウインド, Gigawind) is a wind tome that debuted in Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn. As a counterpart to Arcfire, Arcthunder and Shine, it acts as the game's third "stage" of wind magic, superior to Wind and Elwind.
Etymology and other languages
|Names, etymology and in other regions
|| Definition, etymology and notes
|| From "arc", a prefix referring to the highest of something which is used in the English version to indicate the third "tier" of spells + "wind".
|| Gigawind; from "giga", the Japanese version's equivalent prefix + "wind".
|| From Arkus, the German versions's equivalent prefix, a corruption of the German arcus, "arc" + "wind".
|| From arci-, "arch-", the Italian version's equivalent prefix + viento, "wind".