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Is 3ds01 anathema.png
Icon of the Anathema skill in Awakening.

Reduces Avo/Ddg by 10 for all enemies within three spaces.


Class (Awakening)
Personal (Echoes: Shadows of Valentia)


Anathema (Japanese: 赤の呪い Red Curse) is a skill introduced in Fire Emblem Awakening. In Awakening, it is a class skill associated with the Dark Mage class, while in Echoes: Shadows of Valentia, it is a personal skill associated with the Creation; in both instances, it reduces the avoiding abilities of all enemies within a radius of the user.


Game Icon Effect Activation Capacity Notes
Awakening Is 3ds01 anathema.png -10 avoid and dodge to all foes in a 3-tile radius of the user. -- -- Remains active if user is the supporting unit of a pair up.
Echoes: Shadows of Valentia Is 3ds03 skill personal.png -20 avoid to all foes in a 3-tile radius of the user. -- -- --



Units AresArvisEtzelGharnefHenryJuliusLuthierLyonNergalOliverRaighSalemSophiaTharja
Classes Dark Mage (Learned at Level 10)

Echoes: Shadows of Valentia

Unobtainable Only usable by the Creation.

Flavor text

Game Text
Awakening Reduces Avo/Ddg by 10 for all
enemies within three spaces.
Echoes: Shadows of Valentia Reduces evasion of all foes
within three spaces by 20%.


Etymology and other languages

Names, etymology and in other regions
Language Name Definition, etymology and notes
English Anathema --
Japanese 赤の呪い Red Curse
Spanish Maldición Curse
French Manteau maléfique Evil cloak
German Bannfluch Anathema
Italian Maleficio Hex



See also

Skills in Fire Emblem Awakening
Breaker skills AxebreakerBowbreakerLancebreakerSwordbreakerTomebreaker
Bonus damage skills ConquestIote's ShieldBeastbaneWyrmsbane
Experience-related skills AptitudeDisciplineParagonUnderdogVeteran
Faire skills AxefaireBowfaireLancefaireSwordfaireTomefaire
Healing skills BondHealtouchLifetakerReliefRenewal
Offensive skills AetherAstraIgnisLethalityLunaLuna+SolVengeance
Pair Up skills DefenderDelivererDual Guard+Dual Strike+Dual Support+Veteran
Proximity skills AnathemaCharmDemoiselleFocusHexSolidarityTantivy
Rally skills Rally DefenseRally HeartRally LuckRally MagicRally MovementRally ResistanceRally SkillRally SpectrumRally SpeedRally Strength
Stat boosting skills All Stats +2Avoid +10Defense +2Hit Rate +20HP +5Indoor FighterLuck +4Magic +2Movement +1Outdoor FighterResistance +2Resistance +10Skill +2Special DanceSpeed +2Strength +2Zeal
Turn-related skills AggressorEven RhythmLucky SevenOdd RhythmPatiencePrescienceQuick BurnSlow Burn
Miscellaneous skills AcrobatAegisArmsthriftCounterDespoilGaleforceGambleLocktouchMiraclePassPaviseRightful KingShadowgiftVantageWrath
Outrealm skills AggressorAll Stats +2BondIote's ShieldLimit BreakerParagonRally HeartResistance +10
Enemy-exclusive skills Aegis+DragonskinHawkeyeHit Rate +10Luna+Pavise+Rightful GodVantage+
Skills in Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia
Combat arts AegisamiiboArchballistaArmorcrushArmor DisruptorAstral BladeCelestial BowCoral CoverCrosswise CutCurved ShotDeath BlowDefensiveDestrezaDouble LionDragonhazeDuelist SwordEarth's BoonEarth's KissEncloserFlambergeFoudroyantGrounderHeaven or HellHeavy DrawHexbladeHit and RunHunter's VolleyKnightkneelerLeonine PoiseLongearcheLunar FlashLungeMistdancerOverrunPavisePenetratePlenitudeRagnarok ΩRoundhouseScendscaleShadow GambitShoveSolar ThrustSolo Triangle AttackSpeculumSubdueSunderSwapTempest LanceThunderclapTigerstanceTrance ShotTriangle AttackVendettaWard ArrowWindsweepWrath Strike
Other skills AbsolveAnathemaAnti-ArmorAnti-CavalryAnti-FliersAntihexAnti-TerrorsApotropeBanishBowrange +Dark SpikesDeicideDisciplineDivideDragonskinDuma's GiftEerie ScreechEvade CriticalHalve AxesHalve LancesHalve SwordsHeavy ArmorHexIncarnationInfluenceLifetakerMagic +5MiracleNullify AilmentsPactPhalanxPhantasmReconstructRecoveryResistance +5SanctuarySoothing LightSophisticateTeleportationTransmuteTri-afflictionUpheavalVengeful CryWildfireWrath