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Bridge Key

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Bridge Key

FESK Bridge Key.png
Artwork of a Bridge Key from the Fire Emblem Trading Card Game.

A key used to lower a drawbridge.



First game

Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Light

The Bridge Key (Japanese: はね橋のカギ Bridge Key) is a key-type item introduced in Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Light. It can be used once by any unit to unlock and release drawbridges, in order to allow units to cross the bridge; without using a Bridge Key, only Thieves can otherwise unlock drawbridges.


Game Icon Uses Worth Effects and notes
Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Light Is nes01 key.png 1 900 Used to release a single drawbridge.
Mystery of the Emblem Is snes01 bridge key.png 1 1000 Used to release a single drawbridge.
Thracia 776 Is snes03 bridge key.png 1 500 Used to release a single drawbridge.
The Binding Blade Is gba bridge key.png 1 50 Unused. Supposed to release a single drawbridge; there are, however, no drawbridges in the game.
Shadow Dragon Is ds bridge key.png 1 900 Used to release a single drawbridge.
New Mystery of the Emblem Is ds bridge key.png 1 300 Used to release a single drawbridge.


Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Light

Vendor Chapter 10Chapter 17Final Chapter

Mystery of the Emblem

Inventory Book 2: Warren
Treasure Book 2: Chapter 3, hidden treasure
Vendor Book 1: Chapter 12Chapter 13Chapter 17
Book 2: Chapter 9Chapter 15Chapter 21

Thracia 776

Treasure Chapter 16A, village

The Binding Blade

Unused If hacked into the game, the item cannot be used at all as there are no drawbridges to use it on.

Shadow Dragon

Vendor Chapter 10

New Mystery of the Emblem

Treasure Chapter 3, village



Etymology and other languages

Names, etymology and in other regions
Language Name Definition, etymology and notes
English Bridge Key --
Japanese はねばしのかぎ
Bridge Key. The item name has been spelled three slightly different ways throughout the series; all three are pronounced the same way and have the same meaning.
• The first, purely hiragana spelling is used from Shadow Dragon NES to Thracia 776.
• The second, combined hiragana and kanji spelling is used in its unused state in The Binding Blade.
• The third spelling, with a combination of hiragana, katakana and kanji, is used in the Nintendo DS remakes.
Spanish Llave puente Bridge key
French Clé pont Bridge key
German Brückschlüssel Bridge key
Italian Chiave ponte Bridge key


See also

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