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Portrait algol fe13.png
Algol's portrait from Awakening.

A slimy, underhanded Grimleal priest.







Starting class



Heh heh. Signal the men in hiding, and give these Ylissean scum no quarter!
— Algol

Algol (Japanese: アルゴル Algol) is a Plegian troop captain, a Grimleal priest, and the boss of Chapter 21 of Fire Emblem Awakening. An alternate Outrealm version of Algol also appears as a boss of the DLC chapter Death's Embrace.

Fire Emblem Awakening


In Chapter 21: Five Gemstones, Algol leads a band tasked with blocking the escape route Chrom and the Shepherds were using to escape from Plegia Castle after negotiations between Chrom and Validar quickly broke down. Even with long-range backup, Algol eventually falls to the Shepherds.

During the downloadable content scenario Death's Embrace an outrealm version of Algol is the leader of an evil cult and commander of a band of Risen. He is responsible for killing entire villages, while "sparing" the fiercest, only to later take them to a temple and kill them there. Algol claims that he's creating "works of art" from the villagers, turning some of them into the next wave of assassins. In front of Chrom and the Shepherds, he unveils his "masterpiece"--a Risen Chief. This version of Algol is also eventually felled by Chrom and the Shepherds; if Algol was felled quickly enough, Robin will recover an Einherjar card of Est from the temple.


Chapter 21

See also: Five Gemstones

Normal Hard Lunatic

Small portrait algol fe13.png
Ma 3ds01 berserker enemy.gif Berserker
Level 15
Movement 6
Max HP 60 Speed 25
Strength 31 Luck 17
Magic 22 Defense 15
Skill 18 Resistance 10
Inventory Skills
Bolt AxeThis item is dropped upon this unit's defeat. Gamble
Weapon Levels
Swords -- Lances -- Axes B
Bows -- Tomes -- Staves --

Death's Embrace

See also: Death's Embrace

Normal Hard Lunatic

Small portrait algol fe13.png
Ma 3ds01 berserker enemy.gif Berserker
Level 20
Movement 6
Max HP 80 Speed 41
Strength 50+5 Luck 20
Magic 0 Defense 34
Skill 35 Resistance 30
Inventory Skills
Brave Axe Axefaire
Weapon Levels
Swords -- Lances -- Axes A
Bows -- Tomes -- Staves --


Battle quote

Heh heh...Leaving Plegia so soon? No, please, stay awhile. Stay...forever!
— Algol, in Chapter 21

Death quote

No! Hyaughh...
— Algol, in Chapter 21
...What? No...I decide who dies...Heek! Spare me...please...
— Algol, in Death's Embrace

Flavor text

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Game Text
(Chapter 21)
A slimy, underhanded
Grimleal priest.
(Death's Embrace)
An inhabitant of the Outrealms who
practices dark rituals in the name of "art."


  • As the Death's Embrace iteration of Algol serves a non-Grimleal role, this version of Algol is given different help text, "An inhabitant of the Outrealms who practices dark rituals in the name of 'art'."
  • Algol shares his portrait with Morristan.

Etymology and other languages

Names, etymology, and in other regions
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