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Book of Naga

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Book of Naga

FESK Book of Naga.png
Artwork of the Book of Naga from Genealogy of the Holy War.

Def/Res +5. Timeless magic.


Tome (Light)

First game

Fire Emblem: Genealogy of the Holy War

The Book of Naga (Japanese: ナーガ Naga, or 聖書ナーガ Divine Book Naga) is a regalia light magic tome introduced in Fire Emblem: Genealogy of the Holy War. It is the sacred light tome once wielded by Saint Heim, the leader of the Twelve Crusaders of Jugdral, bestowed upon him by the divine dragon god Naga after their blood-bond in the Miracle of Darna. It is the property of Heim's successors, the ruling Belhalla dynasty of the Kingdom of Grannvale, and can only be used by those who bear major Naga Holy Blood.


Bestowed upon Saint Heim by Naga herself at the Miracle of Darna, the Book of Naga is the strongest of the weapons of the Crusaders, and without it, the Crusaders' defeat of Loptyr would have been impossible.[1] Like the Forseti tome, the Book of Naga has an influence on the personality of its wielder, which resulted in the holy bloodline being named for Naga rather than Heim unlike most Crusader bloodlines.[2]

At some point after the ascension of Arvis to the position of Emperor of Grannvale, the tome was sealed away in Belhalla Castle contained in a box openable only by a key hidden in Empress Deirdre's circlet, possibly by Manfroy in order to prevent access to the only power capable of defeating the Loptyr-possessed Prince Julius. In the closing days of the Empire and with the approach of Seliph's liberation army, Arvis himself moved it to the treasure room at Velthomer Castle, where it was later found by Seliph after the conquering of the castle. Julia, Deirdre's daughter and inheritor of her circlet, opened the box and obtained the tome, and as the sole surviving major-blooded descendant of Heim, used it to defeat Julius.


Game Icon Rank Might Weight Hit Crit Range Uses Worth Exp Other effects and notes
Genealogy of the Holy War Is snes02 book of naga.png SNESRankLight.png 30 12 80 -- 1-2 50 50,000 -- +20 skill, +20 speed, +20 defense, +20 resistance when equipped. When used against a Loptyr-wielding unit, the attack-halving special effect of Loptyr is negated.
Awakening Is 3ds book of naga.png 3DSRankTome.png A 15 -- 80 15 1-2 25 0 2 +5 defense, +5 resistance when equipped. Deals effective damage to Is 3ds dragon.png dragon units. Cannot be forged.


Genealogy of the Holy War

Event Final Chapter, Julia enters Velthomer Castle.


SpotPass distribution Available for download from September 27th, 2012JP/July 11th, 2013US/August 29th, 2013EU onward.
Treasure Infinite Regalia, chosen at random from a pool of other items.


  • In Genealogy of the Holy War, the Book of Naga gives the largest cumulative equipping stat bonus of any weapon in the Fire Emblem series, totalling 80 points of stat increase.
  • The Book of Naga is one of two weapons in Genealogy of the Holy War which, if animated battle scenes are switched off, always forces battles into animations-on mode anyway. The other weapon is Loptyr.
  • The Book of Naga's English name was leaked in the source code of the Awakening official website's page on SpotPass when it was updated on February 4, long before the tome itself was available in the game.[3]


Etymology and other languages


  1. "Lewyn: Yet Loptyr's clan wields the most diabolic power of the entire tribe. King Naga passed his own blood onto the leader of the liberation army, Bishop Heim. That was Naga's only hope to rival the Loptyr power.
    Seliph: Couldn't any of the other tribesmen take on Loptyr?
    Lewyn: Doesn't seem likely. Even with all their power combined, they'd still need Naga's.
    " - Lewyn and Seliph, Fire Emblem: Genealogy of the Holy War
  2. "As for the other 10 weapons, when they pass on their power to their successors, they do not affect the user's personality. This is why within the Genealogy of Gods, there are 10 holy weapons whose name does not match up exactly with their god." - Designers' notes from a Genealogy of the Holy War playing guide, as translated by Serenes Forest
  3. Fire Emblem Awakening - News (post-release, 2013 - Q1), Serenes Forest, Published: February 4, 2013, Retrieved: January 26, 2015