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TCGCipher Banba.png
Artwork of Banba from Fire Emblem Cipher.







Starting class

Fire Mage


Banba (Japanese: ヴァンパ Vanpa) was a Friegian Fire Mage under command of Ishtar. She was commanded along with Eriu and Fotla to defeat Seliph's army. After their failure to defend Leonster and Ulster, they were given another chance by King Bloom to help defend the rest of the Munster District and reclaim Leonster and Ulster; however, this time, they were killed.

Fire Emblem: Genealogy of the Holy War


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See also: Beyond the Desert and The Wyvern Knights of Thracia

Chapter 7 Chapter 8

Portrait banba fe04.png
Ma snes02 fire mage female enemy.gif Fire Mage
Level 22
Holy Blood --
Movement 5
Authority ★★★
Max HP 52 Speed 16
Strength 3 Luck 7
Magic 16 Defense 11
Skill 16 Resistance 15
Inventory Skills
Renewal Band
1,000 Gold
Weapon Levels
Swords -- Lances -- Axes -- Bows -- Staves --
Fire magic B Thunder magic -- FE4RankWind.png -- Light magic -- Dark magic --
Note: Banba can perform a Triangle Attack with Fotla and Eriu.


Battle quotes

Take raging flames, brigand!
— Banba, in Genealogy of the Holy War; she uses this quote in both Chapters 7 and 8.
Fotla! Erui! Ready? ...Triangle Attack!!
— Banba, when initiating a Triangle Attack, in Chapter 7 of Genealogy of the Holy War.
Fotla! Eriu! This time, we're ready! ...Triangle Attack!!
— Banba, when initiating a Triangle Attack, in Chapter 8 of Genealogy of the Holy War.

Death quotes

Nngh...I must retreat for now...
— Banba, in Chapter 7 of Genealogy of the Holy War.
Ahh...What a shame...Fotla...Eriu...
— Banba, in Chapter 8 of Genealogy of the Holy War.

Other appearances

Fire Emblem Cipher

Banba is featured on one card in Fire Emblem Cipher.

Fire Emblem Cipher data for Banba
TCGCipher B12-094HN.png Infernal Mage Sister, Banba


"We will give you ample reason to fear us."
Attack: 40 Support: 20 Range: 1-2 Deploy Cost: 2
Class: Fire Mage Tier: Base Class Change Cost: --
"Taste raging flames, brigand!": [Activate] [Once per turn] [Flip 1 Jugdral bond card face-down] Until the end of the turn, this unit gains +20 attack.
Triangle of Flame: [Activate] [Tap this unit] If you have an allied "Fotla" and "Eriu", choose up to 1 non-lord enemy, and destroy them.
Card #B12-094HN • Artist: Yoko Maturica
Some card information translation provided by Serenes Forest.
For more detailed strategic information on these cards, see their TCG wiki article on Banba .

Etymology and other languages

Names, etymology, and in other regions
Language Name Definition, etymology, and notes

• Banba
• Vampa

Used in Genealogy of the Holy War fan translations; "Banba" is from the most recent, up-to-date version, while "Vampa" is from older versions.



Vanpa; corruption of Banba, one of three goddess sisters in Irish mythology.



Project Characters.png This article is part of Project Characters, a project focused on writing articles for every character present in the Fire Emblem series.
Fire Emblem: Genealogy of the Holy War
Playable characters First gen. AlecArdenAyraAzelleBeowolfBrigidChulainnClaudDeirdreDewEdainErinysEthlynFinnJamkeLachesisLewynLexMidirNaoiseQuanSigurdSilviaTailtiu
Second gen. AltenaAresArthur/AmidCed/HawkCoirpre/CharlotDiarmuid/TristanFebail/AsaelloFee/HerminaFinnHannibalIucharIucharbaJuliaLana/MuirneLarcei/CreidneLeifLene/LayleaLester/DeimneNanna/JeanneOifeyPatty/DaisyScáthach/DalvinSeliphShannanTine/Linda
Non-playable characters First gen. AidaAlvaAnnandArvisAzmurBatuByronCalfCigyunEldiganEthniaEvaEveGrahnyeImcaKurthManananMariccleOifeyLahnaRingShannanTravantVictor
Second gen. AnnaFelipeJakeLewynPalmarch
Bosses First gen. AndreyBeowolfBordeauxChagallCimbaethClementCuvuliDaccarDiMaggioDíthorbaDonovanDuvallElliotEldiganErinysGerrardJacobiJamkeLamiaLombardMacbethMagornMyosMunnirPamelaPapilioPhilipPizareReptorSandimaSlayderVajaWaltzZane
Second gen. AltenaAnguillaArionArvisBanbaBaranBlegBloomBovisBoyceBramselBrianCanisCoulterDagonDanannDistlerDracoEquusEriuFisherFotlaGallusHannibalHaroldHildaIshtarIshtoreIucharIucharbaJavarroJudahJuliaJuliusJuphielKanatzKutuzovLizaMabelManfroyMaykovMengMorriganMuhammadMusMusarOvisOvoPorcusRiddellRobertoRodanSchmidtScipioSimiaTine/LindaTigrisTravantZagam
Background characters BaldrBragiCedDáinnFjalarGairHeimHoðrForsetiLoptousMaeraNagaNálNjörunOdSalamanderThrudUllr
Holy Weapons BalmungForsetiGáe BolgGungnirHelswathLoptousMjölnirMystletainnNagaTyrfingValflameValkyrieYewfelle
Chapters First gen. P: Birth of a Holy Knight • 1: Lady of the Forest • 2: Crisis in Agustria • 3: Eldigan, the Lionheart • 4: Dance in the Skies • 5: Doorway to Destiny
Second gen. 6: Heir of Light • 7: Beyond the Desert • 8: The Wyvern Knights of Thracia • 9: For Whose Sake • 10: Light and DarkE: End of the Holy War
Locations JugdralAed Desert (Dahna) • Agustria (Bragi TowerNordionOrgahil) • Grannvale (BelhallaChalphyDozelEddaFriegeVelthomerYngvi) • Isaach (Tirnanog) • Munster District (ConnachtLeonsterMunsterUlster) • MiletosSilesseThraciaVerdane
Groups, objects and events 12 crusadersAed MassacreBattle of BelhallaChild huntsCross KnightsFall of LeonsterFinal Holy WarHoly BloodHoly WarKnight brigades of GrannvaleLanceritterLoptr Church (DeadlordsLoptrian Empire) • Miracle of DahnaQuintessence
Lists ChaptersCharactersClasses (Class change) • Hidden map eventsItemsScriptsSkillsWeapons
Related topics TreasureGenealogy of the Holy War ExceedŌsawa manga adaptationFujimori manga adaptationSuzuki novelizationHeir of LightName chart • Other games (Mystery of the EmblemThracia 776Awakening) • Timeline