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Bolting

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Bolting

FESK Bolting.png
Artwork of Bolting from Genealogy of the Holy War.

Long-range lightning magic. It is very effective against wyverns and dragon tribe laguz.

Type

Anima (Thunder)

First game

Fire Emblem: Genealogy of the Holy War

Bolting (Japanese: サンダーストーム Thunderstorm) is a long-ranged thunder tome which debuted in Genealogy of the Holy War. It is the thunder equivalent of Meteor and Blizzard.

Stats

Game Icon Level Might Weight Hit Crit Range Uses Worth Exp Other effects and notes
Genealogy of the Holy War Is snes02 bolting.png SNESRankThunder.png C 15 30 80 -- 3-10 50 65,535 -- The wielder's movement is reduced to 0 when equipped. The target cannot counter-attack even if they also have a long-range tome equipped.
Thracia 776 Is snes03 bolting.png SNESRankThunder.png A 19 20 70 20 3-10 5 2,200 1 The target cannot counter-attack even if they also have a long-range tome equipped.
The Binding Blade Is gba bolting.png GBARankAnima.gif A 12 10 70 0 3-10 5 3000 1 The target cannot counter-attack even if they also have a long-range tome equipped.
The Blazing Blade Is gba bolting.png GBARankAnima.gif B 12 20 60 0 3-10 5 2,500 1 The target cannot counter-attack even if they also have a long-range tome equipped.
The Sacred Stones Is gba bolting.png GBARankAnima.gif B 12 20 60 0 3-10 5 2,500 1 The target cannot counter-attack even if they also have a long-range tome equipped.
Path of Radiance Is gcn bolting.png GCNRankThunder.gif C 13 13 65 5 3-10 5 800 3 Deals bonus damage to dragon laguz. The target cannot counter-attack even if they also have a long-range tome equipped.
Radiant Dawn Is wii bolting.png WiiRankThunder.png B 6 19 60 5 3-10 5 800 3 Deals bonus damage to dragon units. The target cannot counter-attack even if they also have a long-range tome equipped.

Locations

Genealogy of the Holy War

Unobtainable Exclusively wielded by Ishtore and Bloom.

Thracia 776

Inventory Eyrios
Treasure Chapter 21x, chest
Capture and steal Chapter 10, enemy BishopChapter 11x, OltophChapter 13, enemy BishopChapter 14, enemy BishopChapter 16A, EyriosChapter 17A, enemy BishopChapter 21, enemy BishopChapter 21x, enemy Bishop ×2 • Chapter 22, enemy Bishop ×2

The Binding Blade

Treasure Chapter 16, chest

The Blazing Blade

Dropped by Chapter 30E/32H, Limstella*

The Sacred Stones

Inventory Selena (Creature Campaign)
Treasure Chapter 19, chestTower of Valni Floor 6, northwest chest*

Path of Radiance

Treasure Chapter 16, chest
Dropped by Chapter 22, enemy Sage

Radiant Dawn

Disarm and steal Part 3: Chapter 2, enemy Thunder SageEndgame, enemy Thunder Sage*
Part 4: Endgame (1), enemy Thunder Sage*

Trivia

Etymology and other languages

Names, etymology and in other regions
Language Name Definition, etymology and notes
English Bolting --
Japanese サンダーストーム Thunderstorm
Spanish Rayos Ray
French • Foudre
• Fulguration
• Lightning. This name is used in The Blazing Blade and The Sacred Stones.
• Lightning flash. This name is used in Path of Radiance and Radiant Dawn.
German Gewitter Thunderstorm
Italian • Dardo
• Tempesta
• Dart. This name is used in The Blazing Blade and The Sacred Stones.
• Storm. This name is used in Path of Radiance and Radiant Dawn.

Gallery

References

See also

Anima magic
Fire magic Thunder magic Wind magic Unclassified tomes
Basic tomes ArcfireBolganoneElfireFire ArcthunderElthunderThoronThunder ArcwindElwindTornadoWind ElfireFimbulvetrFireThunder
Long-range tomes Meteor Bolting Blizzard Bolting
Regalia and personal tomes CymbelineRexflameValflame Dire ThunderMjölnirRexbolt ForsetiGrafcaliburRexcalibur ExcaliburForblaze
Tomes with secondary effects --- --- --- Aircalibur
Others Fire Tail Thunder Tail VortexWind Tail ---