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|Icon of Arcwind from Radiant Dawn.|
Extremely powerful wind magic.
Arcwind (Japanese: ギガウインド Gigawind) is a potent wind tome which debuted in Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn and is present only in it and Awakening. As a counterpart to Arcfire, Arcthunder and Shine, it acts as the game's third "stage" of wind magic, superior to Wind and Elwind and surpassed in turn by Tornado and Rexcalibur.
Etymology and other languages
|Names, etymology and in other regions
||Definition, etymology and notes
||From "arc", a prefix referring to the highest of something which is used in the English version to indicate the third "tier" of spells + "wind".
||Gigawind; from "giga", the Japanese version's equivalent prefix + "wind".
||From Arkus, the German versions's equivalent prefix, a corruption of the German arcus, "arc" + Wind, "wind".
||From arci-, "arch-", the Italian version's equivalent prefix + viento, "wind".