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Is gba aircalibur.png
Icon of Aircalibur from The Binding Blade.

Effective against fliers.



First game

Fire Emblem: The Binding Blade

Aircalibur (Japanese: エイルカリバー Aircalibur) is an uncommon anima tome which, in legitimate gameplay, is exclusive to Fire Emblem: The Binding Blade. It is a lightweight and fairly accurate tome, whose main feature is its effectiveness against flying units.

Although only legitimately avaiable in The Binding Blade, an unfinished version of the spell can be found unused in the data of Fire Emblem: The Sacred Stones, known as Alacalibur in English and other non-Japanese versions.


Game Icon Level Might Weight Hit Crit Range Uses Worth Exp Other effects and notes
The Binding Blade Is gba aircalibur.png GBARankAnima.gif B 8 2 85 0 1-2 20 1,100 1 Deals bonus damage to Is gba pegasus.png flying units.
The Sacred Stones Is gba killer ballista.png GBARankAnima.gif B 8 2 85 0 1-2 20 1,100 1 Deals bonus damage to Is gba pegasus.png flying units.


The Binding Blade

Inventory Cecilia
Treasure Chapter 12, chestChapter 19B, village
Vendor Chapter 14Chapter 19AChapter 20BChapter 23

The Sacred Stones

Unused If hacked into the game, it is usable by any unit with a B rank in anima magic.

Other appearances

Fire Emblem Cipher

Aircalibur is present as a skill on one card in Fire Emblem Cipher: B05-025R Child of Anima, Lugh. It is a manual-activation skill which, for a cost of flipping 1 bond card, adds the common "Anti-Fliers" skill to Lugh until the end of the turn, temporarily giving him an effective bonus of +30 to his attack power when fighting flying-type cards.


  • The unfinished version of Alacalibur from The Sacred Stones lacks its own icon, using the Killer Ballista icon as a placeholder. Its sound effects were not imported from The Binding Blade, so it instead cuts off the battle music (if enabled), though sound effects associated with the caster or the impact with the enemy will still play.

Etymology and other languages

Names, etymology and in other regions
Language Name Definition, etymology and notes
English Alacalibur Name used for its unused incarnation in The Sacred Stones. Likely a rough mis-translation of "Aircalibur", which was left unrevised as there was no point in fixing the name of an unused item.
Aircalibur Used in The Binding Blade fan translation.
Japanese エイルカリバー Aircalibur. A combination of air and calibur (from Excalibur), a suffix often used for wind tomes in the Fire Emblem series. Spelled "Alacalibur" in internal filename remnants in The Sacred Stones. エイル eiru is not a usual Japanese transcription of the word "air", which is normally transcribed as エア ea when borrowing from English and as エール ēru when borrowing from French.
Spanish Alacalibur Unused in The Sacred Stones, as above.
French Alacalibur Unused in The Sacred Stones, as above.
German Alacalibur Unused in The Sacred Stones, as above.
Italian Alacalibur Unused in The Sacred Stones, as above.



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 Dire ThunderMjölnirRexbolt ForsetiGrafcaliburRexcalibur ExcaliburForblaze
Tomes with secondary effects --- --- --- Aircalibur
Others Fire Tail Thunder Tail VortexWind Tail ---