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Anankos (chapter)

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This article is about the chapter from Fates. For the character, see Anankos.

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Anankos


Location

Castle Valla Ruins

Boss(es)

Anankos

We won't back down! This is my... This is our destiny! Ready your weapons! Fight for your friends! With the Seal of Flames... With the Fire Emblem on our side! We fight for our world!!
— Corrin

Anankos (Japanese: 透魔竜ハイドラ Invisible Dragon Hydra) is the endgame of the Revelation campaign in Fire Emblem Fates. In this chapter, Corrin challenges Anankos to bring peace to the world once and for all.

It is not possible to save the game, read supports, or return to My Castle during this chapter; the previous chapter and this one must be completed consecutively.

Plot

The below plot corresponds to the use of a female Corrin. If you refresh this page, it is possible to get an alternate reading using a male variation instead.

Anankos reveals his full body in the astral void, to the horror of Corrin's army. Xander remarks on their situation: the princes of two kingdoms, bitter rivals, spending their last moments together. After Azura doubts their plight, Corrin rallies her army to believe in themselves. Invoking the Fire Emblem, Corrin declares she will fight for the world.

With Anankos finally slain, the royals all celebrate, and Azura thanks Corrin for fighting alongside her. Later on, Corrin is crowned the queen of Valla, and she thanks Xander and Ryoma, now kings themselves, for offering land upon which to rebuild the kingdom. She pledges to work for the betterment of the kingdom and to believe in its people, with her brothers and sisters all encouraging and congratulating her. Gunter, who watched the coronation from afar, makes his exit.

Some time after the coronation, Corrin meets Azura by the lake where she first met her. Corrin asks if she's fine with relinquishing her rightful place as ruler of Valla to her, to which she replies that she is happy with her decision, stating that the Yato believes in Corrin. Corrin promises to make Arete and the former king of Valla proud, and Azura sings for her. The two then discuss the origin of the song, with Azura guessing that Anankos was its author, writing it for the ones who would free him from his insanity through death. Azura suggests that Corrin could be the one to write the song's next part. The two return to the party to see Xander and Ryoma vow to keep peace between Nohr and Hoshido, swearing this to Corrin herself.

Chapter data

Chapter Data
Conditions
Unit Data
Victory: Defeat Anankos's core. Player Other Enemy
Defeat: Corrin dies* or the player's army is routed*. 13 0 2+8+∞

Prep. Battle Head Core

Cm fe14r endgame.png

This chapter's map is 19 columns by 20 rows.

Character data

Characters
New Units
None
Returning Characters

Small portrait avatar f-default fe14.pngSmall portrait jakob fe14.pngSmall portrait azura fe14.pngSmall portrait gunter fe14.pngSmall portrait sakura fe14.pngSmall portrait hana fe14.pngSmall portrait subaki fe14.pngSmall portrait kaze fe14.pngSmall portrait rinkah fe14.pngSmall portrait hayato fe14.pngSmall portrait takumi fe14.pngSmall portrait oboro fe14.pngSmall portrait hinata fe14.pngSmall portrait saizo fe14.pngSmall portrait orochi fe14.pngSmall portrait reina fe14.pngSmall portrait kagero fe14.pngSmall portrait camilla fe14.pngSmall portrait selena fe14.pngSmall portrait beruka fe14.pngSmall portrait kaden fe14.pngSmall portrait keaton fe14.pngSmall portrait elise fe14.pngSmall portrait arthur fe14.pngSmall portrait effie fe14.pngSmall portrait benny fe14.pngSmall portrait charlotte fe14.pngSmall portrait silas fe14.pngSmall portrait nyx fe14.pngSmall portrait shura fe14.pngSmall portrait felicia fe14.pngSmall portrait ryoma fe14.pngSmall portrait hinoka fe14.pngSmall portrait azama fe14.pngSmall portrait setsuna fe14.pngSmall portrait xander fe14.pngSmall portrait leo fe14.pngSmall portrait odin fe14.pngSmall portrait laslow fe14.pngSmall portrait peri fe14.pngSmall portrait niles fe14.pngSmall portrait fuga fe14.pngSmall portrait flora fe14.png

Note: The returning characters list does not include any characters recruitable in paralogues or xenologues, as the player may not have taken on any available paralogue chapters yet. The list also does not include any bonus units, as they are recruitable at the player's discretion.

Dragon Vein data

There are no Dragon Veins in this chapter.

Enemy data

Enemy Units
Name Class Lv # Inventory and Skills Notes
Ma 3ds02 null.gif
Anankos
Claws:
Silent Dragon 40 2 Is 3ds02 breath.png Dragon Breath*
Is 3ds02 dragonskin.png DragonskinIs 3ds02 immune status.png Immune Status
Immobile.
Reinforcements
Name Class Lv # Inventory and Skills Notes
Vallite General 15 Infinite Is 3ds02 lance.png Silver LanceIs 3ds02 axe.png Silver Axe
Defense +2* Natural Cover*
--
Ma 3ds02 berserker vallite enemy.gif
Vallite Berserker 15 Infinite Is 3ds02 axe.png Silver Axe
HP +5* Gamble*
--
Ma 3ds02 sorcerer vallite enemy.gif
Vallite Sorcerer 15 Infinite Is 3ds02 tome.png Ragnarok
Malefic Aura* Heartseeker*
--
Ma 3ds02 adventurer vallite enemy.gif
Vallite Adventurer 15 Infinite Is 3ds02 bow.png Silver Bow --
Vallite Paladin 15 Infinite Is 3ds02 sword.png Silver SwordIs 3ds02 lance.png Silver Lance
Elbow Room*
--
Vallite Dark Knight 15 Infinite Is 3ds02 tome.png Fimbulvetr
Malefic Aura* Heartseeker*
--
Vallite Wyvern Lord 15 Infinite Is 3ds02 axe.png Silver AxeIs 3ds02 lance.png Silver Lance
Strength +2* Lunge*
--
Vallite Bow Knight 15 Infinite Is 3ds02 sword.png Silver SwordIs 3ds02 bow.png Silver Bow
Strong Riposte* Good Fortune*
--
Ma 3ds02 null.gif
Anankos
Head:
Silent Dragon 40 1 Is 3ds02 breath.png Dragon Breath*
Is 3ds02 dragonskin.png DragonskinIs 3ds02 immune status.png Immune Status
Immobile.
Appears after defeating both of Anankos's claws.
Ma 3ds02 swordmaster vallite enemy.gif
Vallite Swordmaster 16 Infinite Is 3ds02 katana.png Silver Katana
Vantage* Duelist's Blow*
--
Vallite Sniper 16 Infinite Is 3ds02 yumi.png Silver Yumi
Skill +2* Quick Draw*
--
Vallite Falcon Knight 16 Infinite Is 3ds02 naginata.png Silver Naginata
Darting Blow* Camaraderie*
--
Vallite Onmyoji 16 Infinite Is 3ds02 scroll.png Rabbit Spirit
Magic +2*
--
Vallite Spear Master 16 Infinite Is 3ds02 naginata.png Silver Naginata
Seal Defense*
--
Vallite Master of Arms 16 Infinite Is 3ds02 club.png Silver Club
Underdog*
--
Ma 3ds02 master ninja vallite enemy.gif
Vallite Master Ninja 16 Infinite Is 3ds02 shuriken.png Iron Shuriken
Poison Strike*
--
Vallite Oni Chieftain 16 Infinite Is 3ds02 scroll.png Rabbit Spirit
Seal Resistance*
--
Vallite Hero 17 Infinite Is 3ds02 sword.png Silver Sword
HP +5* Gamble*
--
Vallite Great Knight 17 Infinite Is 3ds02 sword.png Silver SwordIs 3ds02 lance.png Silver LanceIs 3ds02 axe.png Hand Axe
Elbow Room*
--
Vallite Dark Knight 17 Infinite Is 3ds02 sword.png Silver SwordIs 3ds02 tome.png Thunder
Malefic Aura* Heartseeker*
--
Vallite Malig Knight 17 Infinite Is 3ds02 axe.png Silver AxeIs 3ds02 tome.png Thunder
Strength +2* Lunge*
--
Vallite Mechanist 17 Infinite Is 3ds02 shuriken.png Silver ShurikenIs 3ds02 yumi.png Silver Yumi
Poison Strike*
--
Vallite Merchant 17 Infinite Is 3ds02 naginata.png Silver NaginataIs 3ds02 yumi.png Silver Yumi
Underdog*
--
Ma 3ds02 great master vallite enemy.gif
Vallite Great Master 17 Infinite Is 3ds02 naginata.png Silver Naginata --
Ma 3ds02 basara vallite enemy.gif
Vallite Basara 17 Infinite Is 3ds02 naginata.png Iron NaginataIs 3ds02 scroll.png Tiger Spirit
Seal Defense*
--
Ma 3ds02 null.gif
Anankos
Core:
Silent Dragon 40 1 Is 3ds02 breath.png Dragon Breath*
Is 3ds02 dragonskin.png DragonskinIs 3ds02 immune status.png Immune Status
Immobile.
Appears after defeating Anankos's head.


Reinforcements

  • At the start of the battle, one General, one Berserker, one Sorcerer, one Adventurer, one Paladin, one Dark Knight, one Wyvern Lord, and one Bow Knight will appear circling around the arena, starting from the top left going counterclockwise.
  • Each turn, up to two of the above will appear as reinforcements from the same spot they first appeared from.
  • After defeating both of Anankos's claws, his head will appear in the center of the map; it will not initiate combat on the turn it appears. Additionally, the following reinforcements will replace the first set:
  • After defeating Anankos's head, his core will appear in its place; it will not initiate combat on the turn it appears. Additionally, the following reinforcements will replace the second set:

Boss data

Main article: Anankos
Boss data

Claws Head Core

Normal Hard Lunatic

Small portrait anankos fe14.png
Silent Dragon
Level 40
Movement -
Stats
Max HP 61 Speed 20
Strength 24 Luck 17
Magic 14 Defense 24
Skill 20 Resistance 16
Inventory Skills
Is 3ds02 breath.png Dragon Breath* Is 3ds02 dragonskin.png Dragonskin
Is 3ds02 immune status.png Immune Status
Weapon Levels
FE14RankSword.png -- FE14RankLance.png -- FE14RankAxe.png -- FE14RankBow.png --
FE14RankTome.png -- FE14RankStaff.png -- FE14RankDagger.png -- FE14RankBreath.png A

Strategy

This section details unofficial strategies that may help with completion of the chapter. This may not work for everybody.


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


This is the final chapter of Fire Emblem Fates: Revelation, and you cannot save your progress after this chapter; thus, no changes to your army or inventory can be carried over. If you have been saving rare and valuable items like stat boosters, status staves, and the Bifröst for a rainy day, it's time to take out your umbrella.

As the final boss of Revelation, Anankos is incredibly durable and highly damaging. He cannot double attack, but very few, if any units will be able to survive two consecutive attacks from him without healing in between. The best way to avoid taking too much damage from him is by using Pair Up and preparing a Dual Guard, which will allow a unit to survive two consecutive rounds of combat against him by virtue of simply blocking one attack altogether. The presence of infinite reinforcements will actually be a blessing here, as they can be safely attacked to build up your Dual Guard guage, and do not spawn frequently enough to be particularly dangerous. If a Dual Guard is somehow not quite in reach, be sure to keep a healer with Physic ready to heal them while staying out of Anankos's range.

In general, Corrin will likely be the main workhorse during this fight thanks to the sheer power the Omega Yato has against Anankos. With each passing phase, Anankos gets progressively bulkier and faster; before applying the Omega Yato's bonuses, Corrin will need to reach 20/22 speed to double his claws, 24/26 to double his head, and 29/31 to double all of Anankos's phases. Tonics, rallies, and Azura's Inspiring Song can help Corrin reach these speeds should they not be quite up to snuff.

Once his head has been defeated and his core has been revealed, approaching Anankos becomes somewhat trickier. His new breath has more range and, though less powerful in terms of raw might, will likely do even more damage due to being a magic attack. Units with high resistance such as Kaze and Shura may be able to safely put some work into him alongside Corrin.

While not at all necessary, if the player feels like investing, Replicate can be a very effective and fun skill in dealing with Anankos, as it can allow one copy of Corrin to fight Anankos at all times, while the other one can stay behind to be healed, which will in turn heal the other copy.

Trivia

  • This chapter is one of few chapters in the game where the preparations theme doesn't play during that phase of setup. In this case, the music from the preceding cutscene continues onto the battle preparations screen.
  • This is the only endgame chapter in Fates not named after a lyric of Lost in Thoughts All Alone.

Etymology and other languages

Names, etymology and in other regions
Language Name Definition, etymology and notes
English Anankos --
Japanese 透魔竜ハイドラ Invisible Dragon Hydra

Gallery

References


Hear My Cry Anankos


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Playable characters Birthright AsugiAzamaAzuraCaeldoriCorrinDwyerFeliciaHanaHayatoHinataHinokaHisameIzanaJakobKadenKageroKanaKazeKiragiMidoriMitamaMozuOboroOrochiReinaRhajatRinkahRyomaSaizoSakuraScarletSelkieSetsunaShigureShiroShuraSilasSophieSubakiTakumiYukimura
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