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Beyond the Desert

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Beyond the Desert

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Location

The Aed Desert and the Munster District

New units

Leif, Finn, Nanna/Jeanne, Shannan, Patty/Daisy, Ares, Lene/Laylea, Tine/Linda

Boss(es)

Kutuzov, Liza, Ishtore, Javarro, Bramsel, Bloom, Banba, Tine/Linda

Beyond the Desert (Japanese: 砂漠を越えて) is the seventh chapter of Fire Emblem: Genealogy of the Holy War and the second chapter of the second generation.

Plot

Main article: Beyond the Desert/Script

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Chapter data

Chapter Data
Conditions Unit Data
Victory: Seize Ulster
Defeat: Seliph dies or Rivough Castle is seized
Player:
11+8
Partner:
0
Other:
6-6
Enemy:
38+66-2+∞
Chapter Map
 
Combatants and castles
Army Commander Affiliation Units Castles Guardian Notes
Seliph's Seliph Player 11+8 Rivough -- Home castle
Aed Kutuzov Enemy 20 Aed Kutuzov The cliffs south of the castle become sands once Aed is seized.
Darna -- Other 6 Darna -- • The border guards move to block off Darna Castle once Aed is seized.
• The enemy army appears once Melgen is seized.
Bramsel Enemy 23+∞ Bramsel
Melgen Ishtore Enemy 22 Melgen Ishtore • The Melgen army appears once Aed has been seized.
• The gates around Ulster are lowered when Melgen is seized.
-- -- Partner -- Leonster -- The only facility that can be used is the Blacksmith.
Ulster Bloom Enemy 18+21 +∞ Ulster Bloom Additional forces appear once Melgen is seized.

Character data

Characters
New Units
Leif
 
Prince
HP
Variable
Level
1
Automatically from the start
Finn
 
Lance Knight
HP
Varies
Level
Varies
Automatically from the start
Nanna / Jeanne*
   
Troubadour
HP
Var / 30
Level
3
Automatically from the start
Shannan
 
Swordmaster
HP
38
Level
12
Automatically from the start
Patty / Daisy*
   
Thief
HP
Var / 24
Level
1
Automatically from the start
Ares
 
Cavalier
HP
40
Level
7
Enemy, automatically one turn after seizing Melgen
Lene / Laylea*
   
Dancer
HP
Var / 24
Level
3
Upon Ares entering Darna Castle
Tine / Linda*
   
Mage / Thunder Mage
HP
Var / 26
Level
3
Enemy, talk with Arthur
Returning Characters

                   

  • Finn will have whatever stats he had when he left Sigurd's army, including a possible promotion. He will always have an Iron Lance in his inventory; if he had no lover, he will also keep his inventory when he left Sigurd's army.

Item data

Items
Name Obtainment Method
  Bargain Band Dropped by Kutuzov*
  Skill Ring Dropped by Javarro*
  Ridersbane Dropped by Bramsel*
  Magic Ring Dropped by Liza*
  Thoron Dropped by Ishtore
  Silver Blade Dropped by Bloom*
  Speed Ring Visit the village southeast of Leonster
  Shield Ring Visit the village west of Darna
  Barrier Blade Visit the village southwest of Leonster with Laylea
  Balmung Event: Talk to Patty/Daisy with Shannan
  Brave Sword Event: Talk to Seliph with Patty/Daisy

In addition, six villages are present on the map, which can be visited to obtain up to 5,000 gold each.

Castle data

Castle facilities

Vendor Arena enemies

Name Cost
Steel Blade* 6,000
Slim Sword* 3,000
Flame Sword 10,000
Iron Lance* 1,000
Iron Lance* 1,000
Iron Lance* 1,000
Slim Lance 3,000
Iron Axe 1,000
Steel Axe 3,000
Hand Axe 3,000
Steel Bow* 3,000
Fire 3,000
Heal* 5,000
Heal* 5,000
Recover 15,000
Return* 5,000
  • Additionally, the armory will sell anything not bought in the previous chapter.

Event Data

Events
Initiator Recipient Criteria Reward
Seliph Shannan -- +1 Skl for Seliph
Larcei/Creidne Shannan -- +2 Str for Larcei/Creidne and 100 love points between the pair
Diarmuid/Tristan Nanna/Jeanne -- +1 Lck for Nanna/Jeanne
Oifey Diarmuid/Tristan -- +1 to Str, Skl, and Def for Diarmuid/Tristan
Shannan Patty/Daisy --   Balmung for Shannan and 100 love points between the pair
Leif Seliph -- --
Anyone Neutral Darna Myrmidons Aed not yet seized --
Patty Seliph Aed seized   Brave Sword for Seliph and 100 love points between the pair
Arthur/Amid Tine/Linda Melgen seized Tine/Linda joins
Ares Seliph Ares recruited --
Tristan Dalvin Melgen seized, both units are below level 10, and Tristan waits next to Dalvin +2 Str and +1 Def for both units, +1 Spd for Dalvin, and +1 Skl for Tristan
Tine/Linda Seliph Tine/Linda recruited --
Finn Larcei, Lana, or Nanna Darna seized and Finn is the girl's father +5 Skl for Larcei, +5 Mag for Lana, and +5 Str for Nanna
Ares -- Ares enters Darna Castle Lene/Laylea joins
Lene/Laylea Seliph Lene/Laylea recruited --
Laylea -- Laylea visits the village southwest of Leonster   Barrier Blade for Laylea
Daisy Shannan Bloom defeated and Daisy waits next to Shannan. +3 to Skl and Spd for Daisy

Unit data

Aed

The Aed army is present at the start of the chapter.

Enemy Units
Name Class Lv # Inventory and Skills Notes
Aed Dark Mage 4 8   Jormungand Authority:
Aed Dark Mage 1 4   Jormungand --
Mercenary Myrmidon 12 4   Silver Sword
  Follow-Up
--
Aed Dark Mage 7 3   Jormungand Authority: Kutuzov
Does not move while Kutuzov is alive.
Kutuzov Dark Bishop 20 1   Fenrir*  Jormungand  Bargain Band *
  Follow-Up
Authority:
• Does not move; guards Aed Castle.
• After 12 turns, Fenrir will be added to his inventory; this also makes him immobile.
Reinforcements
Name Class Lv # Inventory and Skills Notes

Darna

The neutral Darna army is present at the start of the chapter. The enemy army emerges after Melgen is seized.

Neutral Enemy

Other Units
Name Class Lv # Inventory and Skills Notes
Darna Myrmidon 5 6   Steel Blade
  Follow-Up
Authority:
• Does not move.
• Four move to block Darna Castle once Aed is seized.
• Becomes an enemy once Melgen is sezied.
Reinforcements
Name Class Lv # Inventory and Skills Notes
Reinforcements
  • One turn after Javarro reaches Darna Castle

Melgen

The Melgen army appears once Aed has been seized.

Enemy Units
Name Class Lv # Inventory and Skills Notes
Melgen Knight 10 6   Steel Lance Authority: Liza
Moves to attack any player unit in range of any unit under Liza's authority.
Melgen Bow Armor 10 2   Steel Bow Authority: Liza
Moves to attack any player unit in range of any unit under Liza's authority.
Melgen Thunder Mage 10 4   Thunder Authority: Liza
Moves to attack any player unit in range of any unit under Liza's authority.
Melgen Thunder Mage 10 1   Elthunder Authority: Liza
Moves to attack any player unit in range of any unit under Liza's authority.
Melgen Priest 10 2   Physic Authority: Liza
Moves to attack any player unit in range of any unit under Liza's authority.
Melgen Ballista 10 2   Ballista Authority: Liza
Immobile.
Liza Thunder Mage 20 1   Elthunder  Shield Ring  Magic Ring * Authority: ★★★★
Moves to attack any player unit in range of any unit under her authority.
Melgen Thunder Mage 6 3   Elthunder Authority: Ishtore
Does not move while Ishtore is alive.
Ishtore Mage Fighter 20 1   Bolting  Thoron 
  Adept
Authority: ★★★
Immobile; guards Melgen Castle.
Reinforcements
Name Class Lv # Inventory and Skills Notes

Ulster

The Ulster army is present at the start of the chapter. Additional forces emerge after Melgen is seized.

Enemy Units
Name Class Lv # Inventory and Skills Notes
Ruffian Brigand 8 5   Steel Axe Authority:
Prioritizes raiding villages.
Ruffian Brigand 8 1   Steel Axe Authority:
• Prioritizes raiding villages.
• Begins to move on turn 15.
Ulster Armored Sword 5 6   Steel Sword Authority: Commander
Ulster Thunder Mage 7 1   Elthunder Authority: Commander
Commander General 12 1   Steel Axe
  Pavise
Authority:
Begins retreating to Ulster Castle upon receiving severe damage; upon reaching the castle, returns healed the next turn with reinforcements.
Ulster General 15 3   Silver Blade  Steel Bow
  Pavise
Authority: Bloom
Does not move.
Bloom Baron 25 1   Mjölnir  Silver Blade *
  Pavise
Authority: ★★★★
Does not move; guards Ulster Castle.
Reinforcements
Name Class Lv # Inventory and Skills Notes
Ulster Armored Sword 5   Steel Sword Authority: Commander
Ulster Thunder Mage 7   Elthunder Authority: Commander
Eriu Thunder Mage 22 1   Elthunder  Renewal Band Authority: Banba
Performs a Triangle Attack when attacking a target adjacent to herself, Banba, and Fotla; as such, she moves adjacent to foes to attack.
Fotla Wind Mage 22 1   Elwind  Renewal Band Authority: Banba
Performs a Triangle Attack when attacking a target adjacent to herself, Banba, and Eriu; as such, she moves adjacent to foes to attack.
Banba Fire Mage 22 1   Elfire  Renewal Band Authority: ★★★
Performs a Triangle Attack when attacking a target adjacent to herself, Fotla, and Eriu; as such, she moves adjacent to foes to attack.
High Mage Thunder Mage 21   Elthunder Authority: Tine/Linda
Tine Mage 3 1   ElthunderInherited items
  WrathInherited skills
• Replaced by Linda if Tailtiu didn't have a lover and survive to the end of Chapter 5.
• Begins retreating to Ulster Castle upon killing every unit under her authority and Eriu, Folta and Banba or receiving severe damage; upon reaching the castle, returns healed the next turn with reinforcements.
Linda Thunder Mage 3 1   Elthunder
  Wrath  Paragon
• Replaced by Tine if Tailtiu had a lover and survived to the end of Chapter 5.
• Begins retreating to Ulster Castle upon killing every unit under her authority and Eriu, Folta and Banba or receiving severe damage; upon reaching the castle, returns healed the next turn with reinforcements.
Ulster Armored Sword 5   Steel Sword Authority: Commander
Ulster Thunder Mage 7   Elthunder Authority: Commander
Commander General 12 1   Steel Axe
  Pavise
Authority:
Reinforcements
  • One turn after either General Commander reaches Ulster Castle or one turn after defeating any unit under the first General Commander's authority
    • Up to 6 Knights and 1 Thunder Mage to replace those lost under the commander's authority, and, if the commander returned to the castle, the General Commander emerge from the castle.
  • One turn after Tine/Linda reaches Ulster Castle

Major units

Aed

Main article: Kutuzov
 
  Dark Bishop
Level 20
Holy Blood --
Movement 5
Authority
Stats
Max HP 60 Speed 16
Strength 2 Luck 0
Magic 21 Defense 12
Skill 16 Resistance 18
Inventory Skills
  Fenrir*
  Jormungand
  Bargain Band *
5000 gold
  Follow-Up
Weapon Levels
  --   --   --   --   A
  A   A   A   --   A
  • Kutuzov is the guardian of Aed Shrine and the Boss of Aed.

Darna

Main article: Javarro
 
  Ranger
Level 20
Holy Blood --
Movement 9
Authority ★★★
Stats
Max HP 60 Speed 18
Strength 14 Luck 0
Magic 2 Defense 14
Skill 21+5 Resistance 5
Inventory Skills
  Silver Sword
  Skill Ring *
3,000 Gold
  Adept
Weapon Levels
  A   --   --   --   --
  --   --   --   --   --
  • Javarro is a sub-boss affiliated with Darna. He and the enemy Darna army appear after Melgen is seized.


Main article: Bramsel
 
  General
Level 16
Holy Blood --
Movement 5
Authority
Stats
Max HP 56 Speed 9
Strength 14 Luck 0
Magic 1 Defense 16
Skill 10 Resistance 4
Inventory Skills
  Ridersbane *
3,000 Gold
  Pavise
Weapon Levels
  A   A   B   B   --
  --   --   --   --   --
  • Bramsel is the guardian of Darna Castle and the boss of Darna. He and the enemy Darna army appear after Melgen is seized.

Melgen

Main article: Liza
 
  Thunder Mage
Level 20
Holy Blood --
Movement 5
Authority ★★★★
Stats
Max HP 46 Speed 12
Strength 2 Luck --
Magic 13+5 Defense 3+5
Skill 15 Resistance 11
Inventory Skills
  Elthunder
  Shield Ring
  Magic Ring
1,000 Gold
--
Weapon Levels
  --   --   --   --   --
  --   B   --   --   --
  • Liza is a sub-boss affiliated with Melgen. She and the Melgen army emerge after Aed is seized.


Main article: Ishtore
 
  Mage Fighter
Level 20
Holy Blood  
Movement 6
Authority ★★★
Stats
Max HP 50 Speed 18
Strength 12 Luck 9
Magic 19 Defense 14
Skill 18 Resistance 14
Inventory Skills
  Bolting
  Thoron 
3,000 Gold
  Adept
Weapon Levels
  C   --   --   --   --
  B   A   B   --   --
  • Ishtore is the guardian of Melgen Castle and the boss of Melgen. He and the Melgen army emerge after Aed is seized.

Ulster

Main article: Bloom
 
  Baron
Level 25
Holy Blood  
Movement 5
Authority ★★★★
Stats
Max HP 65 Speed 14+10
Strength 21 Luck 3
Magic 16 Defense 21
Skill 13+20 Resistance 16
Inventory Skills
  Mjölnir
  Silver Blade *
5,000 Gold
  Pavise
Weapon Levels
  A   A   A   A   A
  A     A   --   --
  • Bloom is the guardian of Ulster Castle and the boss of Ulster.


Main article: Banba
 
  Fire Mage
Level 22
Holy Blood --
Movement 5
Authority ★★★
Stats
Max HP 52 Speed 16
Strength 3 Luck 7
Magic 16 Defense 11
Skill 16 Resistance 15
Inventory Skills
  Elfire
  Renewal Band
1,000 Gold
--
Weapon Levels
  --   --   --   --   --
  B   --   --   --   --
  • Banba is a sub-boss affiliated with Ulster. She and the additional Ulster forces emerge after Malgen is seized.


Main articles: Tine and Linda

Tine Linda

 
  Mage
Level 3
Holy Blood  
Movement 5
Stats
Max HP Variable Speed Variable
Strength Variable Luck Variable
Magic Variable Defense Variable
Skill Variable Resistance Variable
Inventory Skills
  Elthunder
Inherited items
Inherited gold
  Wrath
Inherited skills
Weapon Levels
  --   --   --   --   --
  C   B   C   --   --
  • Tine/Linda is a sub-boss affiliated with Ulster. She and the additional Ulster forces emerge after Melgen is sezied.

Strategy

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

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Etymology and other languages

Names, etymology and in other regions
Language Name Definition, etymology and notes
English
(unofficial)

Beyond the Desert

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Japanese

砂漠を越えて

Beyond the Desert

Gallery


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References

Heir of Light Beyond the Desert The Wyvern Knights of Thracia
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
Other GalleForsetiLoptousMaeraNagaSalamand
Bosses First gen. AndreyBeowolfBordeauxChagallCimbaethClementCuvuliDaccarDiMaggioDíthorbaDonovanDuvallElliotEldiganErinysGerrardJacobiJamkeLamiaLombardMacbethMagornMyosMunnirPamelaPapilioPhilipPizareReptorSandimaSlayderVahaWaltzZane
Second gen. AltenaAnguillaArionArvisBanbaBaranBlegBloomBovisBoyceBramselBrianCanisCoulterDagonDanannDistlerDracoEquusEriuFisherFotlaGallusHannibalHaroldHildaIshtarIshtoreIucharIucharbaJavarroJudahJuliaJuliusJuphielKanatzKutuzovLizaMabelManfroyMaykovMengMorriganMuhammadMusMusarOvisOvoPorcusRiddellRobertoRodanSchmidtScipioSimiaTine/LindaTigrisTravantZagam
The Twelve Crusaders BaldrBragiCedDáinnFjalarHeimHezulNálNjörunOdThrudUlir
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 Dark • Endgame: End of the Holy War
Locations JugdralAed Desert (Darna) • Agustria (Bragi TowerNordionOrgahil) • Grannvale (BelhallaChalphyDozelEddaFriegeVelthomerYngvi) • Isaach (Tirnanog) • Munster District (ConoteLeonsterMunsterUlster) • MiletosSilesseThraciaVerdane
Groups, objects and events Aed MassacreBattle of BelhallaChild huntsCross KnightsHoly BloodHoly WarKnight brigades of GrannvaleLanceritterLoptr Church (DeadlordsLoptrian Empire) • Miracle of DarnaQuintessenceTwelve Crusaders
Related topics Mitsuki Ōsawa manga adaptationNuts Fujimori manga adaptationName chart • Other games (Thracia 776Awakening) • Timeline