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Death (spell)

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Death

Ss fe15 arcanist casting death.png
An enemy Arcanist casting death on Clair in Echoes: Shadows of Valentia.


Deadly magic.

Type
  • Black magic (Gaiden, Echoes: Shadows of Valentia)
  • Dark (Three Houses, Warriors: Three Hopes)
First game

Fire Emblem Gaiden

Death (Japanese: デス Death) is a black magic spell appearing in Fire Emblem Gaiden and its remake, Echoes: Shadows of Valentia. Death is a powerful mid-range spell without special effects; in Gaiden and vanilla Shadows of Valentia, Death is wielded exclusively by enemy units with the exception of Enchantresses, which are only availabe via DLC. It returns in Three Houses as a dark magic spell known as Death Γ (Japanese: デスΓ Death Γ); in this game, it is weaker in terms of raw might, but has a high critical rate.

Its incarnation as a blue tome weapon skill in Heroes is a personal weapon of the corrupted variation of Delthea; boost its user's defense, and further boosts all of their stats during combat but deals recoil damage to them afterward.

Stats

In the main Fire Emblem series

Game Icon Level Might Weight Hit Crit Range Uses Worth WEXP Other effects and notes
Gaiden -- -- 15 9 70 0 1–2 -- -5 HP -- --
Echoes: Shadows of Valentia Is 3ds03 black magic.png Black magic 14 9 70 0 1–3 -- -5 HP -- --
Three Houses Is ns01 dark magic.png Reason C 6 8 70 20 1–3 4 -- 2 --

In other Fire Emblem series titles

Game Icon Type Might Range SP cost Refine cost Prerequisites Unusable by Inheritable Other effects and notes
Heroes
(refine: Unrefined)
Is feh skill weapon.png Blue tomes 14 2 400 -- Thoron -- Grants +3 resistance.
Grants +4 each to attack, speed, defense, and resistance to user during combat.
After combat, if user attacked, deals 4 damage to user.
Heroes
(refine: +Effect)
Is feh wpn death refined.png Blue tomes 14 2 400 500 Arena Medal
200 Divine Dew
-- -- Grants +3 resistance.
Grants +5 each to attack, speed, defense, and resistance to user, inflicts −⁠(user's maximum special cooldown count + 1; minimum: 1; uses minim if user does not have special skill) each to speed and resistance on foe, and neutralizes foe's bonuses to speed and resistance during combat.
After combat, if user attacked, deals 4 damage to user.
User can warp to a space within 2 spaces of an ally within 2 spaces.
If foe's HP ≥ 75% at start of combat, grants +4 each to attack, speed, defense, and resistance to user during combat.
Heroes
(refine: +Atk)
Is feh wpn atk refined.png Blue tomes 15 2 400 500 Arena Medal
200 Divine Dew
-- -- Grants +3 resistance.
Grants +5 each to attack, speed, defense, and resistance to user, inflicts −⁠(user's maximum special cooldown count + 1; minimum: 1; uses minim if user does not have special skill) each to speed and resistance on foe, and neutralizes foe's bonuses to speed and resistance during combat.
After combat, if user attacked, deals 4 damage to user.
Grants +2 HP.
Heroes
(refine: +Spd)
Is feh wpn spd refined.png Blue tomes 14 2 400 500 Arena Medal
200 Divine Dew
-- -- Grants +3 resistance.
Grants +5 each to attack, speed, defense, and resistance to user, inflicts −⁠(user's maximum special cooldown count + 1; minimum: 1; uses minim if user does not have special skill) each to speed and resistance on foe, and neutralizes foe's bonuses to speed and resistance during combat.
After combat, if user attacked, deals 4 damage to user.
Grants +2 HP and +2 speed.
Heroes
(refine: +Def)
Is feh wpn def refined.png Blue tomes 14 2 400 500 Arena Medal
200 Divine Dew
-- -- Grants +3 resistance.
Grants +5 each to attack, speed, defense, and resistance to user, inflicts −⁠(user's maximum special cooldown count + 1; minimum: 1; uses minim if user does not have special skill) each to speed and resistance on foe, and neutralizes foe's bonuses to speed and resistance during combat.
After combat, if user attacked, deals 4 damage to user.
Grants +2 HP and +3 defense.
Heroes
(refine: +Res)
Is feh wpn res refined.png Blue tomes 14 2 400 500 Arena Medal
200 Divine Dew
-- -- Grants +3 resistance.
Grants +5 each to attack, speed, defense, and resistance to user, inflicts −⁠(user's maximum special cooldown count + 1; minimum: 1; uses minim if user does not have special skill) each to speed and resistance on foe, and neutralizes foe's bonuses to speed and resistance during combat.
After combat, if user attacked, deals 4 damage to user.
Grants +2 HP and +3 resistance.
Game Icon Might Hit Crit Avo / Crit Avo* Range Cost Other effects and notes
Warriors: Three Hopes Is fewa2 dark magic.png Medium -- -- -- ? 15/13/11 durability Dark element.
Has a chance to instantly defeat non-commander units.
Need 10/15 uses to level up.

Locations

Gaiden

Unobtainable Usable only by enemy magic-wielding units

Echoes: Shadows of Valentia

Unobtainable Exclusively wielded by enemy Arcanists and Cantors in vanilla Shadows of Valentia.
Classes (DLC) Enchantress

Three Houses

Skill level Reason B: HapiHubertJeritza

Heroes

Method Data
Unit (★★★★★) Delthea: Tatarrah's Puppet

Warrior: Three Hopes

Class mastery (★) Dark Mage: Hubert
Class mastery (★★) Death Knight
Class mastery (★★★) Warlock: Hapi

Flavor text

Game Text
(English)
Text
(Japanese)
Echoes: Shadows of Valentia
Deadly magic.
死の魔法
Three Houses
Intermediate dark magic.
Has a high Crit rate.
闇の中級魔法
必殺が高い
Heroes
(Unrefined)
Grants Res+3. Grants Atk/Spd/Def/Res+4
during combat. After combat, if unit attacked,
deals 4 damage to unit.
魔防+3
戦闘中、攻撃、速さ、守備、魔防+4
攻撃を行った時、戦闘後、自分に4ダメージ
Heroes
(Refined)
Grants Res+3. Grants Atk/Spd/Def/Res+5 to
unit during combat, inflicts penalty on foe's
Spd/Res during combat = unit's max Special
cooldown count value + 1 (minimum penalty
of 1; if unit does not have a Special skill,
penalty = 1), and neutralizes foe's bonuses
to Spd/Res (from skills like Fortify, Rally, etc.)
during combat. After combat, if unit attacked,
deals 4 damage to unit.
魔防+3

戦闘中、自身の攻撃、速さ、守備、魔防+5、
敵の速さ、魔防が、
自分の奥義発動カウント最大値+1だけ減少
(最低1、自分が奥義を装備していない時は1と扱う)、
敵の速さ、魔防の強化を無効
攻撃を行った時、戦闘後、自分に4ダメージ
Heroes
(Refined: +effect)
Unit can move to a space within 2 spaces of
any ally within 2 spaces. At start of combat,
if foe's HP ≥ 75%, grants Atk/Spd/Def/Res+4
to unit during combat.
周囲2マス以内の味方の、周囲2マス以内に移動可能

戦闘開始時、敵のHPが75%以上の時、
戦闘中、攻撃、速さ、守備、魔防+4
Warriors: Three Hopes
Intermediate dark magic.
Has a chance to instantly defeat non-commander units.
??

Trivia

Etymology and other languages

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

Death

--

Japanese

デス

"Death" in katakana.

Spanish

Agonía

Agony

French

Agonie

Agony

German

Tod

Death

Italian

Morte

Death

Dutch

Dood

Death

Portuguese

Morte

Death

Korean

데스

Death

Simplified Chinese

死神

Death (i.e. the personification of death); literally "death god".

Traditional Chinese

死神

Death (i.e. the personification of death); literally "death god".

Death Γ

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

Death Γ

Used only in Three Houses. Dark magic in Three Houses is denoted with a Greek letter; in this case, Gamma.

Japanese

デスΓ

Death Γ

Spanish

Agonía Γ

Death Γ

French

Mort Γ

Death Γ

German

Tod Γ

Death Γ

Italian

Morte Γ

Death Γ

Korean

데스Γ

Death Γ

Simplified Chinese

死神Γ

Death Γ

Traditional Chinese

死神Γ

Death Γ

Gallery

Black magic
Basic spells Agnea's ArrowApocalypseAuraBolganoneBlizzardCutting GaleDeathExcaliburFimbulvetrFireGaiaMiasmaMireOcular BeamOculusRagnarokSagittaeWind
Long-ranged spells BoltingDeathOcular BeamMeteorMireSagittaeThoronThunderUpheaval
Spells with secondary effects ExcaliburMedusaNosferatuOculusSeraphim
Dark magic
Basic tomes CarreauFenrirFluxGoetiaHades ΩJormungandMiasma ΔRuinVerrineWorm
Long-range tomes Bohr ΧDeath ΓEclipseFenrirMirePetrifyPoison
Tomes with secondary effects Aversa's NightBanshee ΘDark Spikes ΤEclipseHelJormungandLunaNosferatuQuake ΣSwarm ΖWaste
Regalia and personal tomes ApocalypseBalberithEreshkigalGespenstGleipnirGrima's TruthLoptousNaglfar
Monster attacks Crimson EyeDemon SurgeEvil EyeShadowshotStone
Weapons in Fire Emblem Gaiden
Swords Blessed SwordBrave SwordFalchionLightning SwordRoyal SwordShadow SwordSilver SwordSteel SwordSword
Lances AstraBlessed LanceGradivusJavelinLanceLunaRidersbaneSilver LanceSolSteel Lance
Axes Axe
Bows Blessed BowBowSilver BowSteel Bow
Black Magic AuraDeathExcaliburFireMedusaMiasmaMireNosferatuOcular BeamOculusRagnarokSagittaeSeraphimThunder
White Magic ConjureExpelFortifyInvokePhysicRecoverWarp
Other Tentacle
Unused weapons Gaia
Weapons in Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia
Swords AstraBeloved ZofiaBinding BladeBlessed SwordBrave SwordExalted FalchionFalchionGolden DaggerIlwoonIron SwordLadybladeLightning SwordMercuriusParallel FalchionRagnellRapierRoyal SwordRusted SwordSeven SwordDLCShadow SwordSilver SwordSteel SwordSwordVenin SwordWarrior's SwordDLCYatoZweihänder
Lances Blessed LanceClair's LanceDLCClive's LanceDLCDuma's LanceEmperor LanceFernand's LanceDLCGradivusIron LanceJavelinKriemhildLanceRhomphaiaRidersbaneRusted LanceSaunionSilver LanceSolSteel LanceTrainee's LanceDLCVenin LanceWayward LanceDLC
Axes AxeDevil AxeRusted AxeSplitting AxeVenin Axe
Bows Blessed BowBowIron BowKiller BowLongbowLunaMila's BowParthiaPython's BowDLCRadiant BowRusted BowSilver BowSteel BowVenin Bow
Black Magic AuraDeathExcaliburFireMedusaMiasmaMireNosferatuOcular BeamOculusRagnarokSagittaeSeraphimThunder
White Magic AnewConjureEntrapExpelFortifyFreezeInvokeLemegetonDLCPhysicRecoverRescueRestoreDLCRewarpSilenceWardDLCWarp
Other Bone SwordClawsClubExpirationFangsFire BreathNumbing ClawsScytheTackleTalonsTentacleVenin ClawsWater Breath
Weapons in Fire Emblem: Three Houses
Swords ArmorslayerAthameBlutgangBrave SwordBroken SwordCursed Ashiya SwordDevil SwordGiant KatarIron SwordKilling EdgeLevin SwordMercuriusRapierRusted SwordSilver SwordSteel SwordSword of BegaltaSword of MoraltaSword of SeirosSword of the CreatorSword of ZoltanThunderbrandTraining SwordVenin EdgeWo Dao
Lances AreadbharArrow of IndraBlessed LanceBrave LanceBroken LanceCrescent SickleGradivusHorseslayerIron LanceJavelinKiller LanceLance of LightLance of Light+Lance of RuinLance of ZoltanLúinPiercing Light LanceRusted LanceScythe of SarielShort SpearSilver LanceSpearSpear of AssalSteel LanceTraining LanceThrowing Light LanceVenin Lance
Axes Axe of UkonvasaraAxe of ZoltanAymrBolt AxeBrave AxeBroken AxeCrusherDevil AxeFreikugelHammerHand AxeHauteclereIron AxeKiller AxeMaceRusted AxeShort AxeSilver AxeSteel AxeTraining AxeTomahawkVenin Axe
Bows Blessed BowBow of ZoltanBrave BowBroken BowFailnaughtIron BowKiller BowLongbowMagic BowMini BowParthiaRusted BowSilver BowSteel BowTathlum BowThe InexhaustibleTraining BowVenin Bow
Gauntlets Aura KnucklesBroken GauntletsDragon ClawsIron GauntletsKiller KnucklesRusted GauntletsSilver GauntletsSteel GauntletsTraining GauntletsVajra-MushtiDLC
Black Magic Agnea's ArrowBlizzardBolganoneBoltingCutting GaleExcaliburFimbulvetrFireMeteorRagnarokSagittaeThoronThunderWind
Dark Magic Banshee ΘBohr ΧDark Spikes ΤDeath ΓHades ΩLuna ΛMiasma ΔMire ΒQuake ΣSwarm Ζ
White Magic AbraxasAuraFortifyHealNosferatuPhysicRecoverRescueRestoreSeraphimSilenceWardWarp
Ballistae BallistaFire OrbOnagerViskam
Crest Stones Artificial Crest Stone LArtificial Crest Stone SBlest Crest Stone ShardChalice of BloodDLCCracked Crest StoneCrest of Flames PowerCrest Stone (Beast)Crest Stone (Chevalier)DLCCrest Stone (Gautier)Crest Stone of IndechCrest Stone of MacuilCrest Stone of SeirosCrest Stone ShardDark Stone (Bird)Dark Stone (Crawler)Dark Stone (Wolf)Giant Artificial Crest StoneLost Crest StoneLost Crest Stone (Large)Pointy Artificial Crest StoneReal Seiros Crest StoneTwin-Crest Power
Unused Weapons RidillTorch
Blue tome skills in Heroes
Basic blue tome skills EllightElthunderLightShineThoronThunder
Blue tome skills with secondary effects Arcane EuphoriaArcane ThunderBlárbladeBlárbloomsBlárdeerBlárfoxBlárlionBlárowlBlárrabbitBlárravenBlárserpentBlárwolfBlessed BouquetBlue EggBlue GiftDancer's ScoreDrifting GraceFlora GuideFresh BouquetJuicy WaveLove BouquetMagical LanternPact BloomsSealife TomeSeashell BowlSilver GobletSpider PlushSpooky CenserTannenbitVessel of CheerUmbra Burst
Regalia and personal blue tome skills Argent AuraAuraAureolaAzure BreidablikBlue-Crow TomeBook of OrchidsBright-Shell EggThe Cycle's TurnDark AuraDawnsweet BoxDaydream EggDead-Crow TomeDeathDemonic TomeDire ThunderDivine WhimsyDraconic PactsEagle's EggFather's TacticsFell FlambeauFimbulvetrFlower of JoyGoddess TemariGuide's HourglassHuginn's EggIcebound TomeIcy FimbulvetrImbued KomaIvaldiKnightly MannerLofty LeafletMissiletainnMjölnirNiðavellir LotsObscuritéOdin's GrimoirePrayer WheelProfessorial GuideSagittaeSpirit Forest WritTactical BoltThaniThunder's MjölnirTome of FavorsTome of GradoTome of StormsTome of ThoronTotal War TomeTrue-Love RosesValaskjálfVeiled ValaskjálfVirtuous NagaWargod's TomeWeirding TomeWind GenesisWorldsea Wave
Weapons in Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes
Swords ArmorslayerAthameBlutgangBrave SwordCursed Ashiya SwordDevil SwordGiant KatarIron SwordKilling EdgeKnight-Captain's SwordLevin SwordMercuriusRapierRidillRusted SwordShamshirSilver SwordSteel SwordSword of BegaltaSword of MoraltaSword of SeirosSword of the CreatorSword of ZoltanThunderbrandTraining SwordVenin EdgeWingthresherWo Dao
Lances AreadbharArrow of IndraBlessed LanceBrave LanceCrescent SickleFlycatcherGradivusHeavy SpearHorseslayerIron LanceJavelinKiller LanceLance of LightLance of Light+Lance of RuinLance of ZoltanLúinRusted LanceScythe of SarielSilver LanceSpearSpear of AssalSteel LanceTraining LanceVenin Lance
Axes Axe of UkonvasaraAxe of ZoltanAymrBolt AxeBrave AxeCrusherDahakaDevil AxeFreikugelHammerHauteclereIron AxeKiller AxeLabraundaMaceRusted AxeShort AxeSilver AxeSteel AxeTomahawkTraining AxeVenin Axe
Bows Blessed BowBow of ZoltanBrave BowFailnaughtIron BowKiller BowLongbowMagic BowParthiaRusted BowSilver BowSteel BowTathlum BowThe InexhaustibleTraining BowVenin Bow
Gauntlets Aura KnucklesDragon ClawsIron GauntletsJárngreiprKiller KnucklesRusted GauntletsSilver GauntletsSteel GauntletsTraining GauntletsVajra-MushtiWolf Fangs
Tomes Abyssal TomeAmaltheaBrave TomeDefender's TomeExorcist's TomeForeign TomeHeretic's TomeHrottiIchor ScrollInverted TomeIron TomeKiller TomeSage's TomeScholar's TomeScroll of TalosSilver TomeSteel TomeSuttungr's MysteryTraining TomeTattered TomeWind Caller's Genesis
Black Magic Agnea's ArrowBlizzardBolganoneBoltingCutting GaleExcaliburFimbulvetrFireMeteorRagnarokSagittaeThoronThunderWind
Dark Magic Banshee ΘDark Spikes ΤDeath ΓHades ΩLuna ΛMiasma ΔMire ΒQuake ΣSwarm Ζ
White Magic AbraxasAuraFortifyHealNosferatuPhysicRecoverRestoreSeraphimSilenceWard
Crest Stones Artificial Crest Stone LArtificial Crest Stone SCracked Crest StoneCrest Stone of SeirosCrest Stone ShardDark Stone (Crawler)Dark Stone (Wolf)