Site News

Warning: This wiki contains spoilers. Read at your own risk!
Social media: Get in touch with Fire Emblem Wiki on Twitter, Facebook, or Discord!
Change in policy: Due to community consensus in the Discord server, names from the Choose Your Legends polls will be implemented and replace the Japanese "official romanizations", being seen as more relevant to the English fanbase. Exceptions will be made if there are any conflicts with other sources.

Alondite

From Fire Emblem Wiki, your source on Fire Emblem information. By fans, for fans.
For the sword known as Alondite in Japanese, see Ettard.

Alondite

FEPR Alondite.png
Artwork of Alondite from Path of Radiance.

A mystic blade blessed by the goddess Ashera. It can attack from near and far.

Type

Sword

Wielder(s)
First game

Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance

Alondite (Japanese: エタルド Ettard) is a regalia sword introduced in Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance. It is one of the national treasures of the Begnion Empire, once wielded by the beorc heroine Altina alongside its sister blade Ragnell. It was blessed by the Goddess of Order Ashera, granting it immense power and rendering it invulnerable. In addition to its sheer power, the blade can be used to sling powerful shockwaves to attack from afar.

History

Along with Ragnell, the newly-blessed Alondite was bestowed upon Altina of the Three Heroes of Tellius, for use in combating the Chaos Goddess Yune, in the antiquity of Tellius. Following Yune's imprisonment within the Fire Emblem, Alondite and Ragnell became national treasures of Begnion, the kingdom founded and first ruled by Altina.

In the modern Tellius era, Alondite was famously used by the Black Knight, having presumably been granted to him by his master Sephiran when he entered his service. The Black Knight kept Alondite as his only weapon for the rest of his life, using it most notably to kill Greil and in his duels with Ike. After his final defeat and death at Ike's hands, Alondite began to glow, which Yune believed was the twin swords calling to each other, and Ike adopted it for use by his army against Ashera.[1]

Stats

In the main Fire Emblem series

Game Icon Level Might Weight Hit Crit Range Uses Worth Exp Other effects and notes
Path of Radiance Is gcn alondite.png GCNRankSword.gif Prf* 18 20 80 5 1-2 Infinite Cannot be sold 2 +5 defense when equipped. Negates non-Wrath critical hits.
Radiant Dawn Is wii alondite.png WiiRankSword.png SS 18 20 80 5 1-2 Infinite Cannot be sold 8 +5 defense when equipped.

In other Fire Emblem series titles

For information pertaining to Alondite's contribution to Altina's personal skill, a fusion of this weapon with Ragnell, see Ragnell•Alondite.
Game Icon Level Might Weight Hit Crit Range Uses Worth Exp Other effects and notes
Heroes Is feh alondite.png Is feh sword.png 5★ 16 -- -- -- 1 -- 400 SP -- Enables counterattack regardless of distance if user is attacked.

Locations

Path of Radiance

Unobtainable Exclusive to the Black Knight.

Radiant Dawn

Event Part 4: Endgame-2, closing cutscene after the Black Knight's death.

Heroes

Units Black Knight: Sinister GeneralZelgius: Jet-Black General

Other appearances

Super Smash Bros. series

In Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Alondite appears as part of the Black Knight costume available for Mii Swordfighters as paid downloadable content, as the weapon they wield when they wear the "Black Knight's Armor" outfit. Alondite is simply a cosmetic skin for the Mii Swordfighter's usual sword and does nothing different.

Additionally, in both Super Smash Bros. Brawl and for Wii U, Alondite is part of the Black Knight's trophies in those games.

Fire Emblem Cipher

Alondite is present as a skill on one of the Black Knight's cards in Fire Emblem Cipher: B03-047SR Demon General of the Blessed Armor, Black Knight. It is a manual-activation skill which, for a cost of flipping 2 bond cards, increases the Black Knight's range to 1-2 and gives them +20 attack power until the end of the turn. Additionally, if the Black Knight attacks and defeats the opponent's lord while Alondite is active, then the opponent loses two orbs rather than the usual one.

Flavor text


This section has been marked as a stub. Please help improve the page by adding information.


Game Text
(English)
Text
(Japanese)
Path of Radiance ?? ??
Radiant Dawn A mystic blade blessed by the goddess Ashera. It can attack from near and far. ??

Trivia

  • In international releases of the Tellius games, Alondite had its name swapped with another weapon: Ettard. This confusion likely arose from the Japanese version of Path of Radiance, where the sword—despite being called "Ettard" everywhere in the game—was assigned the internal file name of "ALONDITE". This is likely why the English localization of Path of Radiance renamed the sword in the first place. When Radiant Dawn was released in Japan, it introduced Ike's new personal sword as "Alondite", requiring that it be changed in localization since there was already an "Alondite" in English. Fittingly, it was localized as "Ettard", the original name of Alondite.

Etymology and other languages

Names, etymology and in other regions
Language Name Definition, etymology and notes
English Alondite Corruption of Arondight. Ostensibly derived from Arthurian mythology, where it is alleged that Arondight (alternatively spelled Aroundight) was the name of Sir Lancelot's sword. However, this appears to be an apocryphal invention with no actual presence in the original forms of the cycle, and is believed to instead originate from the fourteenth-century poem Beves of Hamtoun.[2]
Japanese エタルド Romanized as Ettard in the internal data of Radiant Dawn. In Arthurian mythology, Ettard (alternatively spelled Ettarre) was a maiden who spurned the romantic advances of Sir Pelleas.[3]
In Path of Radiance, its internal file name was ALONDITE, as above.
Spanish Alondite As above.
French Alondite As above.
German Alondite As above.
Italian Alondite As above.
Korean 에타드 Ettard; used in Super Smash Bros. Brawl.

Gallery

References

  1. "Yune: The swords are calling to each other... The holy sword Alondite... It's the counterpart to your sword, Ragnell. I think it wants you to take it up.
    Ike: Alondite... The sword that took my father's life.
    " — Yune and Ike, Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn
  2. Kiyo, Aroundight, Lost & Found Chest from the Fantastical World, Published: 2012-01-04, Retrieved: 2015-03-28
  3. Ettard, Arthurian Infopedia, Published: 2007-09-20, Retrieved: 2015-03-28

See also

Swords
Basic swords Al's SwordAlm's BladeBamboo SwordBlunt SwordBottleBroken SwordBronze SwordCecil's SwordEliwood's BladeEmblem BladeGlass SwordGreat SwordIke's BackupIron BladeIron SwordKilling EdgeLaslow's BladeLong SwordLucina's EstocLuke's SwordMarth's SpathaMeisterschwertNohrian BladeOgma's BladeRoy's BladeRusted SwordSelena's BladeSeliph's BladeShamshirShort SwordSilver BladeSilver SwordSlim SwordSteel BladeSteel SwordSwordSword of ZoltanTrainerTraining SwordTree BranchWo Dao
Swords with secondary effects AstraArmorslayerBarrier BladeBerserk SwordBlessed SwordBrave SwordCursed Ashiya SwordDevil SwordEirika's BladeGolden DaggerIlwoonKing SwordLadybladeLaguzslayerLancereaverLeif's BladeLopt SwordMeisterschwertMiracle SwordParagon SwordPure SwordQuick SwordRapierSafeguardSeven SwordShadow SwordShadowkillerSilence SwordSleep SwordSoothing SwordSuperior EdgeSwordslayerThief's SwordVenin EdgeWarrior's SwordWing ClipperWyrmslayerZanbatoZweihänder
Magic-based swords Flame SwordLeo's IcebladeLevin SwordLight BrandRuneswordSonic SwordWind Sword
Ranged swords Giant KatarIron KukriSilver KukriSteel KukriStorm SwordTempest BladeUmbrellaWind Edge
Regalia and personal swords AlonditeAmatsuAmitiAthameAudhulmaBalmungBeloved ZofiaBeo's SwordBinding BladeBlessed SwordBlutgangBragi SwordCaladbolgDurandalEarth SwordEckesachsEttard • Falchion (ArchaneanValentianParallel Falchion) • FloreteGanglariGurgurantLight BrandMani KattiMareeta's SwordMercuriusMissiletainnMystletainnNoble RapierRagnellRapierRegal BladeRegal SwordRidill*Royal SwordShadow SwordSiegfriedSieglindeSolSol KattiSword of BegaltaSword of MoraltaSword of SeirosSword of the CreatorThunderbrandTyrfingVague KattiYato
Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance
Playable characters AstridBastianBoydBromCalillDevdanElinciaEnaGatrieGiffcaGeoffreyHaarIkeIlyanaJanaffJillKieranLargoLetheLuciaMakalovMarciaMiaMistMordecaiMuarimNaesalaNasirNepheneeOscarRanulfReysonRhysRolfShinonSorenSotheStefanTanithTauroneoTibarnTitaniaTormodUlkiVolkeZihark
Trial map characters AshnardBryceOliverPetrineShiharam
Non-playable characters AimeeAltinaAsheraCaineghisDanielDeghinseaElenaGarethGreilHetzelIzukaJorgeKurthnagaLilliaLeanneLekainLoraziehLotzMustonNealuchiRajaionRamonRenningSanakiSephiranSigrunZelgius
Bosses AshnardBalmerBertramBlack KnightBoydBryceDakovaDanomillEmilEnaGashilamaGreilGromellHafeddHavettiHeddwynHomasaIkanauKamuraKasataiKayacheyKimaarsiKotaffMackoyaMaijinMuarimNaesalaNedataNorrisOliverPetrineRikardSchaefferSeekerShiharamTomenamiZawana
Regalia and personal weapons AlonditeAmitiAshera StaffDouble BowGurgurantRagnellRegal SwordRexauraRexboltRexcaliburRexflameRolf's BowUrvanVague KattiWishblade
Chapters P: Mercenaries • 1: The Battle Begins • 2: Rescue • 3: Pirates Aground • 4: Roadside Battle • 5: Flight! • 6: A Brief Diversion • 7: Shades of Evil • 8: Despair and Hope • 9: Gallia • 10: Prisoner Release • 11: Blood Runs Red • 12: A Strange Land • 13: A Guiding Wind • 14: Training • 15: The Feral Frontier • 16: The Atonement • 17: Day Breaks (part 1part 2part 3part 4) • 18: Crimea Marches • 19: Entrusted • 20: Defending Talrega • 21: Without a King • 22: Solo • 23: The Great Bridge • 24: Battle Reunion • 25: Strange Lands • 26: Clash! • 27: Moment of Fate (part 1part 2) • 28: Twisted Tower • Endgame: RepatriationTrial Maps
Locations TelliusBegnion (Sienne) • CrimeaDaein (NevassaTalrega) • GalliaGoldoaGrann DesertGritnea TowerKilvasPhoenicisSerenes Forest
Groups, objects and events Ancient languageGreat FloodGreil MercenariesLehran's MedallionMad King's War • Races (BeorcBrandedLaguz) • Serenes MassacreWarp Powder
Related topics List of version differences (Name chart) • Other games (Radiant Dawn) • Pre-release information (Unused content) • Sound RoomTimeline
Weapons in Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance
Swords AlonditeAmitiArmorslayerBrave SwordGurgurantIron BladeIron SwordKilling EdgeLaguzslayerLongswordRagnellRegal SwordRuneswordSilver BladeSilver SwordSlim SwordSonic SwordSteel BladeSteel SwordTrainerVague KattiVenin Edge
Lances Brave LanceFlame LanceHeavy SpearIron LanceJavelinKiller LanceKnight KillerLaguz LanceShort SpearSilver LanceSlim LanceSpearSteel LanceVenin LanceWishblade
Axes Bolt AxeBrave AxeHammerHand AxeIron AxeKiller AxeLaguz AxePoleaxPractice AxeShort AxeSilver AxeSteel AxeTomahawkVenin Axe
Bows Brave BowDouble BowIron BowKiller BowLaguz BowLongbowRolf's BowSilver BowSteel BowVenin Bow
Fire BolganoneElfireFireMeteor
Thunder BoltingElthunderRexboltThoronThunder
Wind BlizzardElwindTornadoVortexWind
Light LightNosferatuPurgeRexauraShine
Knives DaggerKnifeStiletto
Ballistae BallistaIron BallistaKiller BallistaOnager
Strikes BeakBreathClaw
Staves Ashera StaffFortifyHammerneHealMendPhysicRecoverRescueRestoreSilenceSleepTorchWard
Unused Weapons BerserkBright BowDevil AxeRexcaliburRexflameUnlockUrvanWarp
Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn
Playable characters Part I AranBlack KnightEdwardFionaIlyanaJillLauraLeonardoMegMicaiahMuarimNailahNolanRafielSotheTauroneoTormodVikaVolugZihark
Part II AstridBromCalillDanvedElinciaGeoffreyHaarHeatherKieranLeanneLetheLuciaMakalovMarciaMordecaiNealuchiNephenee
Part III BoydGatrieIkeJanaffKyzaLyreMiaMistOscarRanulfReysonRhysRolfShinonSigrunSorenTanithTitaniaUlki
Part IV BastianCaineghisEnaGarethGiffcaKurthnagaLehranNaesalaNasirOliverPelleasRenningSanakiSkrimirStefanTibarnVolke
Non-playable characters AimeeAlderAlmedhaAltinaAmyAshuneraDanielElenaGreilJorgeLanvegaLargoLilliaLoraziehMustonNicoRajaionRamonSoanYuneZelgius
Bosses Part I AgonyBurtonDjurIsaiyaJarodLavertonPainPugoRadminWystanZaitan
Part II LudveckMarajTashoriaYeardleyZeffren
Part III CallumGoranIkeIstvanLethe/KezhdaLombrosoMicaiahRoarkRommitSeptimusSergeiSigrunSilvanoVeyona
Part IV AsheraBlack KnightCatalenaDheginseaHetzelIzukaLekainLevailNumidaOliverSephiranValtomeYuma
Regalia and personal weapons AlonditeAmitiAshera StaffBalberithBaselardCaladbolgCreiddyladCymbelineDouble BowEttardFloreteLughnasadhMatronaRagnellRexauraRexboltRexcaliburRexflameTarvosThaniUrvanVague KattiWishblade
Chapters Part I P: Under Gray Skies • 1: Maiden of Miracles • 2: The Dispossessed • 3: A Faint Light • 4: A Distant Voice • 5: The Lost Heir • 6: Raise the Standard (part 1part 2) • 7: A Gathering Hope • 8: Glory Unwanted • 9: One Survives • E: Daein, Arise!
Part II P: On Drifting Clouds • 1: Winds of Rebellion • 2: Tides of Intrigue • 3: Geoffrey's Charge • E: Elincia's Gambit
Part III P: The Great Advance • 1: Laguz and Beorc • 2: Stormclouds • 3: River Crossing • 4: The General's Hand • 5: Retreat! • 6: A Reason to Fight • 7: Rivals Collide • 8: Incandescent Glow • 9: Marauders • 10: The Heart of Crimea • 11: Just Cause • 12: The Price • 13: Blood Contract • E: From Pain, Awakening
Part IV P: Chaos Named • 1: Road to the Empire • 2: Silent World • 3: Distortions • 4: Revelations • 5: Unforgivable Sin • E: Rebirth (part 1part 2part 3part 4part 5)
Locations TelliusBegnion (SienneTower of Guidance) • CrimeaDaeinDesert of DeathGalliaGoldoaGrann DesertHatariKilvasPhoenicisSerenes Forest
Groups, objects and events Ancient languageBlood pactDawn BrigadeDisciples of OrderGreat FloodGreil MercenariesLaguz AllianceLehran's MedallionMad King's War • Races (BeorcBrandedLaguzZunanma) • Serenes MassacreWarp Powder
Related topics List of version differences (Name chart) • Other games (Path of Radiance) • Pre-release information (Unused content) • Sound RoomTimeline
Weapons in Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn
Swords AlonditeAmitiBrave SwordBronze SwordCaladbolgEttardFloreteIron BladeIron SwordKilling EdgeRagnellSilver BladeSilver SwordSlim SwordStorm SwordSteel BladeSteel SwordTempest BladeVague KattiVenin EdgeWind EdgeWo DaoWyrmslayer
Lances Brave LanceBronze LanceIron GreatlanceIron LanceJavelinKiller LanceHorseslayerShort SpearSilver GreatlanceSilver LanceSpearSteel GreatlanceSteel LanceVenin LanceWishblade
Axes Brave AxeBronze AxeHammerHand AxeIron PoleaxIron AxeKiller AxeShort AxeSilver PoleaxSilver AxeSteel PoleaxSteel AxeTarvosTomahawkUrvanVenin Axe
Bows Brave BowBronze BowDouble BowIron BowIron LongbowKiller BowLughnasadhRolf's BowSilencerSilver BowSilver LongbowSteel BowSteel LongbowVenin Bow
Crossbows AqqarArbalestBowgunCrossbowTaksh
Knives BaselardBeast KillerBronze DaggerBronze KnifeIron DaggerIron KnifeKardPeshkatzSilver DaggerSilver KnifeSteel DaggerSteel KnifeStiletto
Fire ArcfireBolganoneCymbelineElfireFireFire TailMeteorRexflame
Thunder ArcthunderBoltingElthunderRexboltThoronThunderThunder Tail
Wind ArcwindBlizzardElwindRexcaliburTornadoWindWind Tail
Light CreiddyladEllightLightNosferatuPurgeRexauraShineThaniValaura
Dark BalberithCarreauFenrirVerrineWorm
Ballistae BallistaIron BallistaKiller BallistaOnager
Strikes BeakBreathClawFangGreat BeakGreat FangGreat TalonTalon
Staves Ashera StaffElsilenceElsleepFortifyHammerneHealMatronaMendPhysicRecoverRescueRestoreRewarpSilenceSleepTorchUnlockWard
Other Judge
Unused Weapons Slim Lance