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Devil Sword

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Devil Sword

Is ds devil sword.png
Icon of the Devil Sword from Shadow Dragon and New Mystery of the Emblem.

A mighty but cursed sword known to harm its user.



First game

Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Light

The Devil Sword (Japanese: デビルソード Devil Sword) is a fairly rare sword-type weapon in the Fire Emblem series. It is a high-risk high-reward weapon, typically with a low weapon level and high damage output, but with the possibility of the user getting damaged instead of the target. Damage done to the user upon backfire is the damage that would have been done to the target had the attack not backfired.

The Devil Sword made its first appearance in Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Light. It has appeared less commonly than its more famous axe counterpart, having only appeared in the games set on Archanea and in Three Houses.


Game Icon Level Might Weight Hit Crit Range Uses Worth Exp Other effects and notes
Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Light -- 1 17 5 100 0 1 19 -- -- Backfire rate: (21 - Luck)%
Mystery of the Emblem Is snes01 devil sword.png Sword: 1 18 10 80 0 1 19 1900 -- Backfire rate: (21 - Luck)%
Never backfires on enemy units
Shadow Dragon Is ds devil sword.png DSRankSword.png D 17 4 100 0 1 25 -- 2 Backfire rate: (31 - Luck)%
New Mystery of the Emblem Is ds devil sword.png FE12RankSword.png D 17 -- 100 0 1 25 0 2 Backfire rate: (31 - Luck)%
Three Houses Is ns01 sword.png Swords D 13 10 65 0 1 30 ? ? Deals 10 damage to user after combat.

Forged stats

Game Icon Level Might Weight Hit Crit Range Uses Worth Exp Other effects and notes
Three Houses Is ns01 sword+.png Swords D 16 10 65 0 1 30 ? ? Deals 10 damage to user after combat.


Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Light

Treasure Chapter 17, chest in the center • Chapter 24, chest
Dropped by Chapter 20, enemy ThiefChapter 24, enemy Thief

Mystery of the Emblem

Treasure Book 1: Chapter 14, chest
Book 2: Chapter 20, chest
Dropped by Book 1: Chapter 19, enemy Thief
Book 2: Chapter 4, enemy Thief

Shadow Dragon

Treasure Chapter 17, chest
Dropped by Chapter 20, enemy Thief

New Mystery of the Emblem

Dropped by Chapter 4, enemy Thief
Chapter 21, enemy Swordmaster


Etymology and other languages

Names, etymology and in other regions
Language Name Definition, etymology and notes
English Devil Sword
Japanese デビルソード Devil Sword
Spanish E diablo Devil Sword
French Epée noire Black Sword
German Teufelschw. Devil Sword
Italian Sp. demon. Demon Sword


See also

Basic swords Al's SwordAlm's BladeBamboo SwordBlunt SwordBottleBroken SwordBronze SwordCecil's SwordEliwood's BladeEmblem BladeGlass SwordGreat SwordIke's BackupIron BladeIron SwordKilling EdgeLaslow's BladeLong SwordLucina's EstocLuke's SwordMarth's SpathaMeisterschwertNohrian BladeOgma's BladeRoy's BladeRusted SwordSelena's BladeSeliph's BladeShamshirShort SwordSilver BladeSilver SwordSlim SwordSteel BladeSteel SwordSwordTrainerTraining SwordTree BranchWo Dao
Swords with secondary effects AstraArmorslayerBarrier BladeBerserk SwordBlessed SwordBrave SwordDevil SwordEirika's BladeGolden DaggerIlwoonKing SwordLadybladeLaguzslayerLancereaverLeif's BladeLopt SwordMeisterschwertMiracle SwordParagon SwordPure SwordQuick SwordRapierSafeguardSeven SwordShadow SwordShadowkillerSilence SwordSleep SwordSoothing SwordSuperior EdgeSwordslayerThief's SwordVenin SwordWarrior's SwordWing ClipperWyrmslayerZanbatoZweihänder
Magic-based swords Flame SwordLeo's IcebladeLevin SwordLight BrandRuneswordSonic SwordWind Sword
Ranged swords Giant KatarIron KukriSilver KukriSteel KukriStorm SwordTempest BladeUmbrellaWind Edge
Regalia and personal swords AlonditeAmatsuAmitiAthameAudhulmaBalmungBeloved ZofiaBeo SwordBinding BladeBlutgangBragi SwordBlessed SwordCaladbolgDurandalEarth SwordEckesachsEttard • Falchion (ArchaneanValentianParallel Falchion) • FloreteGanglariGurgurantLight BrandMani KattiMareeta's SwordMercuriusMissiletainnMystletainnNoble RapierRagnellRapierRegal BladeRegal SwordRoyal SwordShadow SwordSiegfriedSieglindeSolSol KattiSword of BegaltaSword of MoraltaSword of SeirosSword of the CreatorThunderbrandTyrfingVague KattiYato