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Countdown

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Countdown

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Location

Unknown

Boss(es)

Hel

Do as you wish. Just promise me one thing. If you meet Hel, do not engage her. If you see her, run. Better you don't get near enough to see her at all...
— Gustav

Countdown (Japanese: お前の命は、あと… What's left of your life) is Chapter 3 of Book III of Fire Emblem Heroes.

This chapter was added to the game as part of an update released on January 11, 2019, alongside its featured characters, and a number of related quests, which were available until January 30.

Plot

Main article: Countdown/Script

Gustav reveals that he battled Hel twenty years ago and that she is responsible for giving him the scar on his face. He decides to attack her forces and drive her back into the realm of the dead, and warns Alfonse not to engage Hel if he sees her. The Order of Heroes takes part in the battle and encounters Hel. Against orders, Alfonse battles Hel, but she afflicts him with a death curse and gives him nine days to live.

Chapter data

Part 1: The Scar Remembers

Chapter Data
Conditions
Unit Data
Victory: Rout the enemy. Player Partner Other Enemy Third
Defeat: All player units are defeated. 4 {{{partner}}} 0 Blue FáfnirSword FighterReysonLeanne {{{third}}}
Cm feh 3-3-1.png

Enemy data

Normal Hard Lunatic

Enemy Units
Name Type Weapon Lv Skills
50px Blue Fáfnir flying Is feh blue breath.png 5 Is feh skill weapon.png Fire Breath
Portrait sword fighter feh.png Sword Fighter infantry Is feh sword.png 5 Is feh skill weapon.png Iron Sword
Portrait reyson feh.png Reyson flying Is feh green beast.png 5 Is feh skill weapon.png Hatchling (Flier)
Is feh fortify res 1.pngC Fortify Res 1
Portrait leanne feh.png Leanne flying Is feh colorless beast.png 5 Is feh skill weapon.png Hatchling (Flier)
Is feh hone spd 1.pngC Hone Spd 1
Reinforcements
Name Type Weapon Lv Skills

Enemy Hero data

Reyson
Main article: Reyson

Normal Hard Lunatic

Leanne
Main article: Leanne

Normal Hard Lunatic

Part 2: The Ominous Raven

Chapter Data
Conditions
Unit Data
Victory: Rout the enemy. Player Partner Other Enemy Third
Defeat: All player units are defeated. 4 {{{partner}}} 0 Green MageBow FighterLeanneNaesala {{{third}}}
Cm feh 3-3-2.png

Enemy data

Normal Hard Lunatic

Enemy Units
Name Type Weapon Lv Skills
Portrait green mage feh.png Green Mage infantry Is feh green tome.png 6 Is feh skill weapon.png Wind
Portrait bow fighter feh.png Bow Fighter infantry Is feh colorless bow.png 6 Is feh skill weapon.png Iron Bow
Portrait leanne feh.png Leanne flying Is feh colorless beast.png 6 Is feh skill weapon.png Hatchling (Flier)
Is feh hone spd 1.pngC Hone Spd 1
Portrait naesala feh.png Naesala flying Is feh blue beast.png 6 Is feh skill weapon.png Hatchling (Flier)
Is feh swift sparrow 1.pngA Swift Sparrow 1
Reinforcements
Name Type Weapon Lv Skills

Enemy Hero data

Leanne
Main article: Leanne

Normal Hard Lunatic

Naesala
Main article: Naesala

Normal Hard Lunatic

Part 3: Fangs of the Wolf Queen

Chapter Data
Conditions
Unit Data
Victory: Rout the enemy. Player Partner Other Enemy Third
Defeat: All player units are defeated. 4 {{{partner}}} 0 Green MageSword CavalierRed ManaketeNailah {{{third}}}
Cm feh 3-3-3.png

Enemy data

Normal Hard Lunatic

Enemy Units
Name Type Weapon Lv Skills
Portrait green mage feh.png Green Mage infantry Is feh green tome.png 7 Is feh skill weapon.png WindIs feh skill assist.png Rally Attack
Portrait sword cavalier feh.png Sword Cavalier cavalry Is feh sword.png 7 Is feh skill weapon.png Iron SwordIs feh skill assist.png Ardent Sacrifice
Portrait red manakete feh.png Red Manakete infantry Is feh red breath.png 7 Is feh skill weapon.png Fire Breath
Portrait nailah feh.png Nailah infantry Is feh blue beast.png 7 Is feh skill weapon.png Whelp (Infantry)
Is feh null c-disrupt 1.pngB Null C-Disrupt 1
Reinforcements
Name Type Weapon Lv Skills

Enemy Hero data

Nailah
Main article: Nailah

Normal Hard Lunatic

Part 4: Hawk and Heron

Chapter Data
Conditions
Unit Data
Victory: Rout the enemy. Player Partner Other Enemy Third
Defeat: All player units are defeated. 4 {{{partner}}} 0 Lance KnightClericReysonTibarn {{{third}}}
Cm feh 3-3-4.png

Enemy data

Normal Hard Lunatic

Enemy Units
Name Type Weapon Lv Skills
Portrait lance knight feh.png Lance Knight armor Is feh lance.png 8 Is feh skill weapon.png Iron Lance
Portrait cleric feh.png Cleric infantry Is feh staff.png 8 Is feh skill assist.png Heal
Portrait reyson feh.png Reyson flying Is feh green beast.png 8 Is feh skill weapon.png Hatchling (Flier)
Is feh fortify res 1.pngC Fortify Res 1
Portrait tibarn feh.png Tibarn flying Is feh red beast.png 8 Is feh skill weapon.png Hatchling (Flier)
Is feh sturdy blow 1.pngA Sturdy Blow 1
Reinforcements
Name Type Weapon Lv Skills

Enemy Hero data

Reyson
Main article: Reyson

Normal Hard Lunatic

Tibarn
Main article: Tibarn

Normal Hard Lunatic

Part 5: Close to Death

Chapter Data
Conditions
Unit Data
Victory: Rout the enemy. Player Partner Other Enemy Third
Defeat: All player units are defeated. 4 {{{partner}}} 0 NailahTibarnLeanneHel {{{third}}}
Cm feh 3-3-5.png

Enemy data

Normal Hard Lunatic

Enemy Units
Name Type Weapon Lv Skills
Portrait nailah feh.png Nailah infantry Is feh blue beast.png 9 Is feh skill weapon.png Whelp (Infantry)
Is feh null c-disrupt 1.pngB Null C-Disrupt 1
Portrait tibarn feh.png Tibarn flying Is feh red beast.png 9 Is feh skill weapon.png Hatchling (Flier)
Is feh sturdy blow 1.pngA Sturdy Blow 1
Portrait leanne feh.png Leanne flying Is feh colorless beast.png 9 Is feh skill weapon.png Hatchling (Flier)Is feh skill assist.png Sing
Is feh hone spd 1.pngC Hone Spd 1
Portrait hel death sovereign feh.png Hel flying Is feh axe.png 9 Is feh skill weapon.png Iron AxeIs feh skill special.png Night Sky
Is feh savage blow 1.pngC Savage Blow 1
Reinforcements
Name Type Weapon Lv Skills

Enemy Hero data

Nailah
Main article: Nailah

Normal Hard Lunatic

Tibarn
Main article: Tibarn

Normal Hard Lunatic

Leanne
Main article: Leanne

Normal Hard Lunatic

Hel
Main article: Hel

Normal Hard Lunatic

Strategy

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

Part 1: The Scar Remembers

Part 2: The Ominous Raven

Part 3: Fangs of the Wolf Queen

Part 4: Hawk and Heron

Part 5: Close to Death

Etymology and other languages

Chapter 3: Countdown

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

Countdown

--

Japanese

お前の命は、あと…

What's left of your life

Spanish

Cuenta atrás

Countdown

French

Compte à rebours

Countdown

German

Die Zeit verrinnt

The time is running out

Italian

Conto alla rovescia

Coutdown

Portuguese
(Brazil)

Contagem regressiva

Countdown

Traditional Chinese

你的命只剩下……

What's left of your life

Part 1: The Scar Remembers

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

The Scar Remembers

--

Japanese

二十年前の傷痕

20-year-old scar

Spanish

Una vieja cicatriz

An old scar

French

Une cicatrice douloureuse

A painful scar

German

Narbe der Erinnerung

Scar of Memory

Italian

Memorie di una cicatrice

Memory of a scar

Portuguese
(Brazil)

Uma velha cicatriz

An old scar

Traditional Chinese

二十年前的傷痕

20-year-old scar

Part 2: The Ominous Raven

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

The Ominous Raven

--

Japanese

凶兆の鴉王

Raven king of ill omens

Spanish

El cuervo siniestro

The sinister raven

French

Oiseau de mauvais augure

Bird of ill omen

German

Unheilvoller Rabe

Sinister Raven

Italian

Il corvo funesto

The gloomy raven

Portuguese
(Brazil)

O corvo ameaçador

The threatening raven

Traditional Chinese

凶兆的鴉王

Raven king of ill omens

Part 3: Fangs of the Wolf Queen

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

Fangs of the Wolf Queen

--

Japanese

狼女王の牙

Fangs of the wolf queen

Spanish

La reina lobo

The wolf queen

French

La reine des loups

The queen of the wolves

German

Wolfzahn der Königin

Wolf Fang of the Queen

Italian

Zanne della regina dei lupi

Fangs of the queen of wolves

Portuguese
(Brazil)

Presas da rainha lobo

Fangs of the wolf queen

Traditional Chinese

狼女王之牙

Fangs of the wolf queen

Part 4: Hawk and Heron

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

Hawk and Heron

--

Japanese

鷹王と白の王子

Hawk king and the prince of white

Spanish

Garza y halcón

Heron and falcon

French

Le faucon et le héron

The falcon and the heron

German

Falke und Reiher

Falcon and Heron

Italian

Il falco e l'airone

The falcon and the heron

Portuguese
(Brazil)

Falcão e garça

Falcon and heron

Traditional Chinese

鷹王與純白王子

Hawk king and the pure-white prince

Part 5: Close to Death

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

Close to Death

--

Japanese

死が、そこにいる

Death is there

Spanish

A las puertas de la muerte

At the gates of death

French

Proche de la mort

Near death

German

Lauernder Tod

Lurking Death

Italian

A un passo dalla morte

One step away from death

Portuguese
(Brazil)

À beira da morte

On the brink of death

Traditional Chinese

死亡,就在該處

Death is there

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Story Maps Book I PrefaceP: World of Zenith • 1: World of Mystery • 2: World of Conquest • 3: World of Binding • 4: World of Awakening • 5: Back to Mystery • 6: World of Birthright • 7: World of Blazing • 8: Back to Awakening • 9: Heroes Invade • 10: World of Radiance • 11: Rite of Shadows • 12: Bitter Enemies • 13: Diabolical BloodlineI: A Power AwakensI: The Rite of Blades
Book II 1: The Flame • 2: Princess of Ice • 3: Guided by a Dream • 4: Fiery Resolve • 5: Blood and Snow • 6: The True Quarry • 7: Snow and Ash • 8: Rite of Frost • 9: Hellfire • 10: The King's Demise • 11: Prince of Ice • 12: Seeping Poison • 13: A Way Home
Book III 1: Death • 2: The Dread Gate • 3: Countdown • 4: A King's Worth • 5: A Father's Legacy • 6: Realm of the Dead • 7: A Home Unknown • 8: Truth of a Name • 9: Cohort of the Dead • 10: Omnicidal Witch • 11: Where It Began • 12: Lethal Swordsman • 13: Marvelous Dream
Book IV 1: The Dream • 2: Missing You • 3: Gullinkambi • 4: On Dark Wings • 5: Twisted Reality • 6: Dreaming Reality • 7: Steeped in Twilight • 8: Wallowing in Love • 9: Violent Fantasies • 10: Lack • 11: Plumeria's Dream • 12: Triandra's Dream • 13: Reality
Book V 1: Machine Dominion • 2: Kingsbrother • 3: Forest of the Sage • 4: The Vital Blade • 5: Night and Day • 6: Treachery • 7: Bound Elsewhere • 8: Serpent's Whispers • 9: Echoes of Truth
Paralogues 1: Family Bonds • 2: Sibling Bonds • 3: Blazing Shadows • 4: Spring Festival • 5: World of Shadows • 6: Bridal Blessings • 7: Echoes of Mystery • 8: Ylissean Summer • 9: Nohrian Summer • 10: The Sacred World • 11: Brave Heroes • 12: Performing Arts • 13: World of Holy War • 14: Trick or Defeat! • 15: Farfetched Heroes • 16: Winter's Envoy • 17: Happy New Year! • 18: Love Abounds • 19: Hares at the Fair • 20: Bridal Bloom • 21: Summer's Arrival • 22: A Sketchy Summer • 23: Festival in Hoshido • 24: Arrival of the Brave • 25: The Land's Bounty • 26: Brave Redux • 27: Adrift • 28: Gifts of Winter • 29: New Year's Wish • 30: Hostile Springs • 31: Greil's Devoted • 32: Regal Rabbits • 33: A Season for Picnics • 34: Bridal Belonging • 35: Summer Returns • 36: Summer Refreshes • 37: Brave Echoes • 38: A Splendid Soiree • 39: Treat Fiends • 40: Glorious Gifts • 41: Renewed Spirit • 42: A Star Is Born • 43: Lovely Gifts • 44: Familial Festivities • 45: The Start of It All • 46: Bridal Beloveds • 47: Summer Passing • 48: Overseas Memories • 49: Pirate's Pride • 50: To Stay Dreaming • 51: Dragons Harvest • 52: In the Moment • 53: A Festival Miracle • 54: Beyond Dreaming • 55: Dark Desert Rituals • 56: Love of a King • 57: Willful Rabbits • 58: Childhood Encounter • 59: Bridal Grace • 60: Summer Vibrance • 61: Summer's Dream • 62: Perilous Seas
Xenologues 1: Detached Princess • 2: The Brink of Chaos • 3: The People's Hero • 4: Whispers of Death • 5: Heavenly Witness
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