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Icon of Arcwind from Radiant Dawn.

Extremely powerful wind magic.


Tome (Wind)

First game

Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn

Arcwind (Japanese: ギガウインド Gigawind) is a potent wind tome which debuted in Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn and is present only in it and Awakening. As a counterpart to Arcfire, Arcthunder and Shine, it acts as the game's third "stage" of wind magic, superior to Wind and Elwind and surpassed in turn by Tornado and Rexcalibur.


Game Icon Rank Might Weight Hit Crit Range Uses Worth Exp Other effects and notes
Radiant Dawn Is wii arcwind.png WiiRankWind.png B 8 6 85 10 1-2 25 2,450 4 Deals effective damage to flying units.
Awakening Is 3ds arcwind.png 3DSRankTome.png C 6 -- 90 0 1-2 30 1,320 2 Deals effective damage to flying units.


Radiant Dawn

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


Dropped by Chapter 19, enemy Dark Knight
Armory Plegia CastleDivine Dragon Grounds
Carrion IsleValm HarborKidnapper's Keep



Etymology and other languages

Names, etymology and in other regions
Language Name Definition, etymology and notes
English Arcwind 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".
Japanese ギガウインド Gigawind; from "giga", the Japanese version's equivalent prefix + "wind".
Spanish Arcwind As above.
French Ouragan Hurricane
German Arkuswind From Arkus, the German versions's equivalent prefix, a corruption of the German arcus, "arc" + Wind, "wind".
Italian Arciviento From arci-, "arch-", the Italian version's equivalent prefix + viento, "wind".


See also

Anima magic
Fire magic Thunder magic Wind magic Unclassified tomes
Basic tomes ArcfireBolganoneElfireFire ArcthunderElthunderThoronThunder ArcwindElwindTornadoWind ElfireFimbulvetrFireThunder
Long-range tomes Meteor Bolting Blizzard Bolting
Regalia and personal tomes CymbelineRexflameValflame Dime ThunderMjölnirRexbolt ForsetiGrafcaliburRexcalibur ExcaliburForblaze
Tomes with secondary effects --- --- --- Aircalibur
Others Fire Tail Thunder Tail VortexWind Tail ---
Basic tomes ArcfireArcthunderBlizzardBolganoneDying BlazeElfireElthunderEmberFireFimbulvetrGinnungagapHellfireKatarina's BoltMjölnirRagnarokSleetSwarmThoronThunder
Long-range tomes MeteorSwarm
Tomes with secondary effects ArcwindCelica's GaleDisrobing GaleDulamElwindGlowerIago's TomeLightningMicaiah's PyreMoonlightNosferatuOdin's GrimoireRazorRexcaliburRobin's PrimerShaverSpeed ThunderSuperior JoltWilderwindWind
Regalia and personal tomes AuraBook of NagaBrynhildrExcaliburForsetiImhulluMissiletainnMjölnirStarlightValflame