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Steel Lance

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Steel Lance

FESK Steel Lance.png
Artwork of a steel lance from the TCG.

A weighty but more powerful lance.



First game

Fire Emblem Gaiden

The Steel Lance is one of the most common lances in the Fire Emblem series. When compared to the iron and silver versions of this weapon, the steel lance is usually stronger than the iron and has more uses than the silver, but its usefulness may be diminished by its low accuracy and heavy weight.

The steel lance was first featured in Fire Emblem Gaiden, and it has been in all games since then.


Game Icon Rank Might Weight Hit Crit Range Uses Worth Exp Other effects and notes
Gaiden Is nes02 lance.png -- 4 1 80 0 1 -- -- -- --
Mystery of the Emblem Is snes01 steel lance.png 2 10 8 90 0 1 28 560 -- --
Genealogy of the Holy War Is snes02 steel lance.png B 16 12 80 0 1 50 3,000 -- --
Thracia 776 Is snes03 steel lance.png D 10 15 65 0 1 30 3,200 1 --
The Binding Blade Is gba steel lance.png D 10 13 55 0 1 30 480 1 --
Blazing Sword Is gba steel lance.png D 10 13 70 0 1 30 480 2 --
The Sacred Stones Is gba steel lance.png D 10 13 70 0 1 30 480 2 --
Path of Radiance Is gcn steel lance.png D 10 13 70 0 1 35 560 2 --
Radiant Dawn Is wii steel lance.png C 10 13 80 0 1 40 960 3 --
Shadow Dragon Is ds steel lance.png D 9 9 80 0 1 35 980 2 --
New Mystery of the Emblem Is ds steel lance.png D 9 -- 80 0 1 35 980 2 --
Awakening Is 3ds steel lance.png C 9 -- 80 0 1 35 910  ? --
Fates Is 3ds02 lance.png C 10 -- 75 0 1 -- 2,000  ? Avoid -5
Ability to double attack -3
Sells for 750 gold
Heroes Is feh skill offense.png -- 8 -- -- -- 1 -- 100 SP -- --



Inventory Clive
Treasure Celica's party: Chapter 3, Desert Fort, chest

Mystery of the Emblem

Inventory Book 2: Draug
Dropped by Book 1: Chapter 5, enemy EmereusChapter 8, enemy Cavalier
Book 2: Chapter 15, enemy Paladin
Armory Book 1: Chapter 4Chapter 6Chapter 7Chapter 8Chapter 12Chapter 13Chapter 17
Book 2: Chapter 3Chapter 5Chapter 7Chapter 15

Genealogy of the Holy War

Inventory First Generation: Quan
Vendor First Generation: Chapter 2
Second Generation: Chapter 8 (up to ×3)

Thracia 776

Inventory Carrion
Armory Chapter 9Chapter 17 (Left arrow route)

The Binding Blade

Inventory ZelotsBathMiladyZeiss
Armory Chapter 7Chapter 10 (Western route)Chapter 11 (Northern route)Chapter 13Chapter 14Chapter 17 (Sacae route)Chapter 19 (Sacae route)Chapter 20 (Ilia route)Chapter 23

Fire Emblem

Inventory Eliwood's tale: MarcusSain*Fiora*
Hector's tale: Sain*Fiora*
Armory Eliwood's tale: Chapter 15Chapter 17Chapter 20 • Chapter 23 (both versions) • Chapter 29x
Hector's tale: Chapter 16Chapter 18Chapter 21 • Chapter 24 (both versions) • Chapter 25Chapter 31x

The Sacred Stones

Inventory EphraimKyleOrson*Duessel*
Dropped by
Treasure Tower of Valni Floor 6, north chest*Lagdou Ruins Floor 3, south chest*
Armory Chapter 5Chapter 9 (Ephraim's route)Chapter 10 (Ephraim's route)Chapter 17SerafewPort KirisBethroenNarube River

Path of Radiance

Inventory GatrieJill
Dropped by Chapter 4, enemy Soldier*
Treasure Chapter 10, chest
Armory Chapter 9Chapter 10*Chapter 11Chapter 12*Chapter 13Chapter 14*Chapter 15Chapter 16*Chapter 17Chapter 18*Chapter 19Chapter 21Chapter 22Chapter 23Chapter 24*Chapter 25Chapter 26*Chapter 27Chapter 28Final Chapter

Radiant Dawn

Inventory FionaMarciaOscar
Dropped by Part 1: Chapter 6-1, enemy Soldier*
Part 2: Chapter 3, enemy Lance Knight
Part 3: Chapter 9, enemy Halberdier
Shop Part 1: Chapter 6Chapter 7Chapter 8Chapter 9Final Chapter
Part 2: Chapter 3Final Chapter
Part 3: Chapter 2Chapter 3Chapter 4Chapter 5Chapter 6Chapter 7Chapter 8Chapter 9Chapter 10Chapter 11Chapter 12Chapter 13Final Chapter
Part 4: PrologueChapter 1Chapter 2Chapter 3Chapter 4Chapter 5Final Chapter

Shadow Dragon

Inventory VylandHorace
Armory Chapter 4Chapter 5Chapter 6Chapter 8Chapter 9Chapter 10Chapter 11Chapter 13Chapter 15Chapter 18Chapter 20Chapter 22Online Shop*

New Mystery of the Emblem

Inventory Main Story: Cecil*DraugEstSiriusRogerHoraceBelfLeidenDolph*Macellan*Minerva*Roshea*
Dropped by Chapter 9, enemy DracoknightChapter 15, enemy Knight
Armory Chapter 3Chapter 5Chapter 7Chapter 9Chapter 15Chapter 19Online Shop*


Inventory CordeliaKjelleCynthiaMorgan*
Dropped by Chapter 8, enemy CavalierChapter 15, enemy ???
Armory Plegia Castle CourtyardThe SearoadThe Twins' HideoutVerdant Forest
Merchant (Anna)* Arena FeroxBorder PassYlisstolBreakneck PassBorder SandsThe FarfortThe Twins' TurfPeaceful Village
Merchant (SpotPass) AmeliaArdenBromCaedaCatriaEthlynLughMaliceMoulderNepheneeOlwenSanakiSerraUlsterZihark


This list may be incomplete.
Inventory Nohr campaign only: BennyGunter*
Neutral campaign only: Gunter*
Nohr and neutral campaigns only: Peri
Dropped by Neutral: Chapter 10, enemy Knight
Armory Nohr: Level 1 (limit 1) • Levels 2 and 3 (no limit)


This list may be incomplete.
Skills AzuraSharena

Etymology and other languages

Names, etymology and in other regions
Language Name Definition, etymology and notes
English Steel Lance --
Japanese はがねのやり
Steel lance
Spanish L de acero Steel lance
French Lance acier --
German Stahllanze --
Italian Lancia acciaio --



Basic lances Broken LanceBronze LanceBroomCamus's PikeDraug's LanceEffie's LanceEmblem LanceEphraim's LnceFinn's LanceFlycatcherGant's LanceGlass LanceGreat LanceIron GreatlanceIron LanceKiller LanceLanceLaundry PoleLogLong LanceRex HastaRody's LanceShort LanceSigurd's LanceSilver GreatlanceSilver LanceSlim LanceSteel GreatlanceSteel Lance
Lances with secondary effects AstraAxereaverBeast KillerBlessed LanceBrave LanceBright LanceDarkness LanceDragonpikeDragonspearHeavy SpearHexlock SpearLaguz LanceLunaMaster LanceQuick LanceRidersbaneSolStickSuperior LanceVenin LanceXander's Lance
Magic-based lances Flame LanceShockstick
Ranged lances Iron JavelinJavelinMiniature LancePeri's LanceShort SpearSilver JavelinSpearSteel JavelinWishblade
Regalia and personal lances Brave LanceDragonpikeGáe BolgGradivusGungnirMaltetReginleifSiegmundVidofnirWing Spear