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Assassination of the Hero-King

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Assassination of the Hero-King



New units

Est, Cain, Marth



Assassination of the Hero-King is the eighth chapter in the prologue of Fire Emblem: New Mystery of the Emblem.


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Chapter data

Normal Hard Maniac Lunatic

Chapter Data
Unit Data
Victory: Rout enemy Player Other Enemy
Defeat: Kris or Marth dies 8 0 11+4

Character data

New Units
Portrait est fe12.png
Pegasus Knight
Automatically from battle preparations*
Portrait cain fe12.png
Automatically from battle preparations*
Portrait marth fe12.png
Automatically from battle preparations
Returning Characters

Small portrait default female player's unit fe12.pngSmall portrait raian fe12.pngSmall portrait luke fe12.pngSmall portrait roderick fe12.pngSmall portrait caeda fe12.pngSmall portrait wrys fe12.pngSmall portrait gordin fe12.pngSmall portrait athena fe12.pngSmall portrait merric fe12.pngSmall portrait cecil fe12.pngSmall portrait ogma fe12.pngSmall portrait draug fe12.png

Enemy data

Normal Lunatic

Enemy Units
Name Class Lv # Inventory and Skills Notes
Ma ds02 thief enemy.gif
Assassin Thief 3 2 Steel Sword --
Ma ds02 thief enemy.gif
Assassin Thief 5 2 Steel Sword --
Ma ds02 barbarian enemy.gif
Assassin Barbarian 3 1 Is ds steel axe.png Steel Axe --
Ma ds02 barbarian enemy.gif
Assassin Barbarian 3 1 Is ds steel axe.png Steel AxeIs ds vulnerary.png VulneraryThis item is dropped upon this unit's defeat. --
Ma ds02 hunter enemy.gif
Assassin Hunter 3 2 Is ds steel bow.png Steel Bow --
Ma ds02 mage enemy.gif
Assassin Mage 1 2 Is ds fire.png Fire --
Ma ds02 mage female enemy.gif
Katarina Mage 10 1 Elfire --
Name Class Lv # Inventory and Skills Notes
Ma ds02 thief enemy.gif
Assassin Thief 5 4 Is ds steel sword.png Steel Sword --


  • Turns 2 and 4
    • 2 Thieves from the southern border of the map
  • Turn 3 (Lunatic only) (?)

Boss data

Main article: Katarina

Normal Hard Maniac Lunatic

Portrait katarina fe12.png
Level 10
Movement 6
Max HP 24 Speed 7
Strength 0 Luck 0
Magic 7 Defense 3
Skill 6 Resistance 3
Is ds elfire.png Elfire
Weapon Levels
FE12RankSword.png -- FE12RankLance.png -- FE12RankAxe.png --
FE12RankBow.png -- FE12RankTome.png D FE12RankStaff.png --


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Etymology and other languages

Names, etymology and in other regions
Language Name Definition, etymology and notes
Assassination of the Hero-King Known by this name in the New Mystery of the Emblem patch.


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The Final Test (Est) Assassination of the Hero-King The Grustian Expedition
The Final Test (Cain)

Fire Emblem: New Mystery of the Emblem: Heroes of Light and Shadow
Playable characters AbelArranAstramAthenaBantuBarstBeckBelfBordCaedaCaesarCainCastorCatriaCecilCordDarrosDiceDolphDraugEliceEllereanEstEtzelFeenaFreyFrostGordinHoraceJakeJeorgeJulianKatarinaKrisLeidenLenaLindeLukeMacellanMaliceMalliesiaMariaMarthMatthisMerricMichalisMidiaMinervaNagiNavarreNorneNynaOgmaPallaRaianRaddRickardRobertoRoderickRogerRosheaSamsonSamtoSedgarSheenaSiriusTikiTomasVylandWarrenWendellWolfWrysXaneYmirYubelloYumina
Non-playable characters Aurelis KingBoahCamusGotohJagenLangLorenz
Bosses AthenaCaedaCainClarisseDallDark BishopDraugEibelEllereanEremiyaEstFire DragonGailGharnefHardinIce DragonJagenJeorgeKatarinaLangLegionLorenzLumelLukeMage DragonMedeusNehringOgmaRoderickRuckeRuffianSheenaTorusWillowWyvernYodel
Regalia and personal weapons AumFalchionGradivusHauteclereImhulluMercuriusParthiaRapierStarlightWing Spear
Chapters Main story P1: Meeting • P2: Young Squires • P3: Training Begins • P4: New Companions (Jeorge, Athena) • P5: March Duty • P6: Bonds (Ogma, Draug) • P7: The Final Test (Est, Cain) • P8: Assassination of the Hero-King • 1: The Grustian Expedition • 2: Rebellion at Macedon • 3: Abducted Princess • 3x: Shadows Behind the Scenes • 4: Joy and Sorrow • 5: Liberation of Grust • 6: The Nest of Vice • 6x: Mercenary Squad • 7: The Scarlet Sword • 8: Soulful Bridge • 9: Sanctuary of Sorcery • 10: Two Sorcerers • 10x: The Mask Laughs • 11: Anri's Way • 12: Graveyard of Fire Dragons • 13: Frozen Land • 13x: Within the White Darkness • 14: A Mystery Revealed • 15: Return of the Prince • 16: Regaining the Capital • 16x: Reunion • 17: Gra's Sun Sets • 18: Battle of the Pass • 19: The Last Decisive Battle • 20: Dark Emperor • 20x: Depths of the Abyss • 21: The Wyvern's Dale • 22: The Dragon's Table • 23: The Dark Pontifex Lives • Endgame: Light and Shadow
New Archanea War Chronicles 1: Fall of the Palace • 2: Red Dragoon • 3: Thieves of Justice • 4: The Beginning
DLC bonus chapters 1: Wind and Thunder • 2: Three Assassins • 3: That Which Was Done by the Blade, Shall be Undone By the Blade
Locations ArchaneaAlteaAnri's WayAurelisDolhr (Dragon's Table) • Empire of ArchaneaGraGrustKhadeinMacedonTalys
Groups, objects and concepts Dragon (Divine DragonEarth DragonManakete) • HereticsSable OrderFire Emblem/Binding ShieldWar of HeroesWar of LiberationWar of ShadowsWhitewinged Order
Related topics Name chart • Other games (Shadow Dragon and the Blade of LightGaidenMystery of the EmblemBS Fire Emblem: Archanea War ChroniclesShadow DragonAwakening) • Pre-release information (Unused content) • Sound RoomTimeline