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Distortions

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Distortions

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Location

Grann Desert

New units

Stefan

Boss(es)

Numida

I wish we were perfect. Then there wouldn't be any wars, and no one would have to die because of our mistakes!
— Yune

Distortions (Japanese: さまざまな歪み Various Distortions) is the third chapter of part 4 of Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn. In this chapter, Micaiah clashes with Lekain in the scorching desert, attempting to take the blood pact.

Plot

Main article: Distortions/Script
See also: Distortions/Conversations

In the Begnion capital of Sienne, Lekain informs Hetzel that Yune's forces have defeated the Disciples of Order at each turn. Lekain then decides to lead a force directly to defeat them. Meanwhile in the Grann Desert, Micaiah has a talk with Sanaki, hoping to mend their relations. Able to sense Sanaki's thoughts, Micaiah deduces that the former feels inadequate due to her inability to sing the galdr of release or hear the voice of the goddess. When Sanaki wonders how Micaiah has such a power, Yune explains that she did not gift it to her, rather she was born with it, likely because of her branded heritage. When Yune says that she does not know why Micaiah could sing the galdr, Sanaki is baffled, believing that, as a god, Yune should know. Yune then states that the gods are not perfect, and make mistakes just as people do; with one such mistake drowning all but Tellius. Yune becomes upset with herself over this, and briefly causes a sandstorm. When Micaiah returns, Sanaki wonders what Ashera's voice is like, having never heard it before.

As they continue to cross the desert, Naesala alerts the army that the Disciples of Order, as well as Lekain, have arrived. Lekain warps next to Sanaki and declares her to be a false apostle. Sanaki asks why this is, and Lekain explains that the apostle is always the firstborn daughter of each generation in Altina's line; Sanaki is not, and is told that she had a sister who was assassinated along with the former apostle, Misaha. Lekain then declares that whoever wins in a battle to the death will be the right one, and warps away. With a chance to end the blood pact in sight, Micaiah orders her army to defeat their assailants. During the battle, as the Disciples seem overwhelming, the Black Knight warps in to aid Micaiah. The army is unable to catch Lekain, however, as he warps away as he sees danger arise.

After the battle ends, the Black Knight asks Micaiah to come with him to the Tower of Guidance alone, though she refuses, not wanting to leave the others behind. He then states that Ashera will cast her judgment again, and that he will come to Micaiah once more, then leaves. Micaiah then tells Sothe that she was unable to obtain the blood pact. Later that night, Sanaki speaks with Sigrun and Tanith. Sanaki speaks of how she feels she is unworthy of Begnion's praise, as she cannot hear the goddess' voice. She worries that, because of this, she has betrayed her people indirectly. Sigrun and Tanith reassure her, telling her that they would remain by her side either way, extolling her for always fighting for the people above all else.

Beginning log

The journey to the Tower of Guidance becomes more difficult, as Ashera's Disciples of Order hound the travelers' every step. Micaiah's ability to sense danger proves invaluable, as it gives her allies advance warning of attacks by the Disciples. Thus prepared for each battle, the group keeps casualties to a minimum. As they travel south through Begnion, Micaiah and her company clash repeatedly with the Disciples of Order. Eventually, the pass through the central mountains and into the lonely wastelands of the vast Grann Desert. They are sustained only by their faith that they will reunite with their companions at the Tower of Guidance.

Chapter data

Easy Normal/Hard

Chapter Data
Conditions
Unit Data
Victory: Rout enemy Player Other Enemy
Defeat: Micaiah, Sothe, or Sanaki dies 15+1 0+1 56+18-1
Bonus EXP
Requirement Easy Normal Hard
Clear the chapter
3,500
3,500
1,750
Clear the chapter in 12/18 turns or less 1,750/875 1,750/875 875/437.5
Experience gained by other units Varies Varies Varies


This map's elemental affinity is Fire.

Character data

Characters
New Units
Stefan
Small portrait stefan fe10.png
Trueblade
HP
53
Level
8
Have Micaiah move onto the space column 21, row 13 (just north of a Sniper)
(If the file was started via a data transfer from Path of Radiance, Lethe or Mordecai may also step onto that space)
Returning Characters

Small portrait micaiah light sage fe10.pngSmall portrait sothe whisper fe10.pngSmall portrait leanne fe10.pngSmall portrait skrimir fe10.pngSmall portrait sigrun fe10.pngSmall portrait sanaki fe10.pngSmall portrait naesala fe10.pngSmall portrait edward fe10.pngSmall portrait leonardo fe10.pngSmall portrait nolan fe10.pngSmall portrait laura fe10.pngSmall portrait ilyana fe10.pngSmall portrait aran fe10.pngSmall portrait meg fe10.pngSmall portrait volug fe10.pngSmall portrait jill fe10.pngSmall portrait zihark fe10.pngSmall portrait fiona fe10.pngSmall portrait marcia fe10.pngSmall portrait nealuchi fe10.pngSmall portrait haar fe10.pngSmall portrait brom fe10.pngSmall portrait nephenee fe10.pngSmall portrait heather fe10.pngSmall portrait lethe fe10.pngSmall portrait mordecai fe10.pngSmall portrait kieran fe10.pngSmall portrait astrid fe10.pngSmall portrait makalov fe10.pngSmall portrait danved fe10.pngSmall portrait calill fe10.pngSmall portrait rolf fe10.pngSmall portrait boyd fe10.pngSmall portrait oscar fe10.pngSmall portrait shinon fe10.pngSmall portrait gatrie fe10.pngSmall portrait rhys fe10.pngSmall portrait mia fe10.pngSmall portrait kyza fe10.pngSmall portrait lyre fe10.pngSmall portrait janaff fe10.pngSmall portrait ulki fe10.pngSmall portrait tanith fe10.png

This chapter follows the Silver Army; Micaiah, Sothe, Leanne, Skrimir, Sigrun, Sanaki, and Naesala are all available regardless of player choice. Any other returning units shown above are available only if they were allocated to the Silver Army at the beginning of Part 4.

Item data

Items
Name Obtainment Method
Is wii bolganone.png Bolganone View base conversation "Necessities"
Is wii nosferatu.png Nosferatu View base conversation "Naesala"
Is wii concoction.png Concoction Dropped by enemy Sniper (Easy)/Bishop (Normal/Hard)
Is wii vulnerary.png Vulnerary Steal from enemy Warrior
Is wii vulnerary.png Vulnerary Steal from enemy Warrior
Is wii physic.png Physic Steal from enemy Bishop (if unequipped)
(Normal/Hard only)
Is wii shine.png Shine Steal from enemy Bishop (if unequipped)
(Normal/Hard only)
Is wii elixir.png Elixir Steal from Numida
Is wii coin.png Coin Hidden treasure (one space north of Micaiah's starting position)
Is wii coin.png Coin Hidden treasure (two spaces north, two spaces east of the southwest corner of the map)
Is wii dragonfoe scroll.png Dragonfoe Hidden treasure (in a natural corner made by the center-northern cliffs)
Is wii daemon card.png Daemon Card Hidden treasure (in a natural corner made by the small western cliffs)
Is wii baselard.png Baselard Hidden treasure (near the center of the map, one space north of the rightmost of three Swordmasters)
Is wii white gem.png White Gem Hidden treasure (in a natural corner made by the southwestern cliffs)
Is wii laguz gem.png Laguz Gem Hidden treasure (under Numida)

Shop data

Armory and vendor

Swords Lances Axes Bows Knives Tomes Staves Items Bargains

Name Cost
Is wii iron sword.png
Iron Sword 500
Is wii steel sword.png
Steel Sword 800
Is wii silver sword.png
Silver Sword 1,800
Is wii iron blade.png
Iron Blade 800
Is wii steel blade.png
Steel Blade 1,400
Is wii silver blade.png
Silver Blade 3,600
Is wii killing edge.png
Killing Edge 3,600
Is wii wind edge.png
Wind Edge 700

Enemy data

Easy Normal/Hard

Enemy Units
Name Class Lv # Inventory and Skills Notes
Order Axe General 7 1 Short Axe
Shove
Does not move.
Order Sword General 7 1 Tempest Blade
Shove
Does not move.
Order Halberdier 7 2 Steel Lance
Critical +10 Shove
--
Order Swordmaster 7 1 Steel Blade
Critical +20 Shove
--
Order Sniper 7 2 Steel Bow
Critical +15 Shove
--
Order Warrior 6 3 Steel Axe
Critical +5 Shove
--
Order Warrior 6 1 Steel Axe Vulnerary
Critical +5 Shove
--
Order Wind Sage 7 1 Arcwind
Shove
--
Order Halberdier 4 2 Steel Lance
Critical +10 Shove
The northern one immediately begins moving unprovoked.
Order Halberdier 4 1 Steel Greatlance
Critical +10 Shove
Immediately begins moving unprovoked.
Order Swordmaster 5 2 Steel Blade
Critical +20 Shove
Immediately begins moving unprovoked.
Order Swordmaster 4 1 Steel Sword
Critical +20 Shove
Immediately begins moving unprovoked.
Order Swordmaster 5 1 Steel Sword
Critical +20 Shove
Immediately begins moving unprovoked.
Order Warrior 5 2 Steel Poleax
Critical +5 Shove
The western one immediately begins moving unprovoked.
Order Warrior 5 1 Steel Axe
Critical +5 Shove
--
Order Warrior 5 1 Bowgun
Critical +5 Shove
--
Order Sniper 6 1 Killer Bow
Critical +15 Shove
--
Order Warrior 4 1 Steel Poleax
Critical +5 Shove
Immediately begins moving unprovoked.
Order Halberdier 4 1 Short Spear
Critical +10 Shove
Immediately begins moving unprovoked.
Order Sniper 5 3 Steel Bow
Critical +15 Shove
The northern two immediately begin moving unprovoked.
Order Swordmaster 5 1 Killing Edge
Critical +20 Shove
Immediately begins moving unprovoked.
Order Swordmaster 5 1 Wind Edge
Critical +20 Shove
Immediately begins moving unprovoked.
Order Sniper 6 1 Steel Bow ConcoctionThis item is dropped upon this unit's defeat.
Critical +15 Shove
--
Order Fire Sage 6 1 Elfire
Shove
--
Order Halberdier 5 1 Steel Lance
Critical +10 Shove
--
Order Warrior 6 1 Killer Axe Vulnerary
Critical +5 Shove
--
Order Swordmaster 6 1 Steel Blade
Critical +20 Shove
--
Order Sniper 6 3 Steel Bow
Critical +15 Shove
The southern one immediately begins moving unprovoked.
Order Dragonmaster 5 6 Steel Poleax
Canto
--
Order Dragonmaster 5 1 Short Axe
Canto
--
Order Warrior 6 3 Crossbow
Critical +5 Shove
Immediately begins moving unprovoked.
Order Halberdier 6 2 Steel Lance
Critical +10 Shove
--
Order Halberdier 6 1 Steel Greatlance
Critical +10 Shove
--
Order Bishop 7 1 Elsleep
Shove
--
Order Bishop 7 1 Elsilence
Shove
--
Lekain Saint 16 1 Rewarp
Shove Corona
Leaves the map on turn 6.
Numida Bishop 16 1 Purge Shine Elixir
Shove
Does not move.
Reinforcements
Name Class Lv # Inventory and Skills Notes
Order Warrior 5 1 Crossbow
Critical +5 Shove
--
Order Swordmaster 5 1 Steel Sword
Critical +20 Shove
--
Order Swordmaster 6 4 Steel Blade
Critical +20 Shove
--
Order Halberdier 6 3 Steel Lance
Critical +10 Shove
--
Order Sniper 6 3 Steel Bow
Critical +15 Shove
--
Order Warrior 6 2 Steel Poleax
Critical +5 Shove
--
Order Swordmaster 6 1 Steel Sword
Critical +20 Shove
--
Order Wind Sage 6 2 Elwind
Shove
--
Order Fire Sage 6 1 Elfire
Shove
--

Reinforcements

NPC data

NPC Units
Name Class Lv # Inventory and Skills Notes
Reinforcements
Name Class Lv # Inventory and Skills Notes
Black Knight Black Knight 20 1 Alondite
Shove Eclipse Imbue Nihil
--


Reinforcements

Boss data

Main article: Numida
Small portrait numida fe10.png
Bishop
Level 16/14
Affinity Is wii fireaffin.png
Constitution 11
Stats
Max HP 43 Speed 25
Strength 19 Luck 23
Magic 29 Defense 18
Skill 25 Resistance 33
Movement 6 Weight 11
Inventory Skills
Purge
Shine
Elixir
Shove
Weapon Levels
WiiRankSword.png -- WiiRankLance.png -- WiiRankAxe.png -- WiiRankBow.png -- WiiRankKnife.png -- WiiRankStrike.png --
WiiRankFire.png -- WiiRankThunder.png -- WiiRankWind.png -- WiiRankLight.png A WiiRankDark.png -- WiiRankStaff.png A
Biorhythm
Best
Good
Normal
Bad
Worst


Main article: Lekain
Small portrait lekain fe10.png
Saint
Level 16
Affinity Is wii earthaffin.png
Constitution 10
Stats
Max HP 47 Speed 25
Strength 21 Luck 25
Magic 35 Defense 20
Skill 28 Resistance 34
Movement 6 Weight 10
Inventory Skills
Rewarp Shove
Corona
Weapon Levels
WiiRankSword.png -- WiiRankLance.png -- WiiRankAxe.png -- WiiRankBow.png -- WiiRankKnife.png -- WiiRankStrike.png --
WiiRankFire.png -- WiiRankThunder.png -- WiiRankWind.png -- WiiRankLight.png SS WiiRankDark.png -- WiiRankStaff.png S

Strategy


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


Trivia

Etymology and other languages

Names, etymology and in other regions
Language Name Definition, etymology and notes
English Distortions --
Japanese さまざまな歪み Various Distortions
Spanish El color del cristal The color of the crystal
French Distorsions Distortions
German Zerrspiegel Distorting mirror

Gallery


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Silent World Distortions Revelations


Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn
Playable characters Part I AranBlack KnightEdwardFionaIlyanaJillLauraLeonardoMegMicaiahMuarimNailahNolanRafielSotheTauroneoTormodVikaVolugZihark
Part II AstridBromCalillDanvedElinciaGeoffreyHaarHeatherKieranLeanneLetheLuciaMakalovMarciaMordecaiNealuchiNephenee
Part III BoydGatrieIkeJanaffKyzaLyreMiaMistOscarRanulfReysonRhysRolfShinonSigrunSorenTanithTitaniaUlki
Part IV BastianCaineghisEnaGarethGiffcaKurthnagaLehranNaesalaNasirOliverPelleasRenningSanakiSkrimirStefanTibarnVolke
Non-playable characters AimeeAlderAlmedhaAltinaAmyAshuneraDanielElenaGreilJorgeLanvegaLargoLilliaLoraziehMustonNicoRajaionRamonSoanYuneZelgius
Bosses Part I AgonyBurtonDjurIsaiyaJarodLavertonPainPugoRadminWystanZaitan
Part II LudveckMarajTashoriaYeardleyZeffren
Part III CallumGoranIkeIstvanLethe/KezhdaLombrosoMicaiahRoarkRommitSeptimusSergeiSigrunSilvanoVeyona
Part IV AsheraBlack KnightCatalenaDheginseaHetzelIzukaLekainLevailNumidaOliverSephiranValtomeYuma
Regalia and personal weapons AlonditeAmitiAshera StaffBalberithBaselardCaladbolgCreiddyladCymbelineDouble BowEttardFloreteLughnasadhMatronaRagnellRexauraRexboltRexcaliburRexflameTarvosThaniUrvanVague KattiWishblade
Chapters Part I P: Under Gray Skies • 1: Maiden of Miracles • 2: The Dispossessed • 3: A Faint Light • 4: A Distant Voice • 5: The Lost Heir • 6: Raise the Standard (part 1part 2) • 7: A Gathering Hope • 8: Glory Unwanted • 9: One Survives • E: Daein, Arise!
Part II P: On Drifting Clouds • 1: Winds of Rebellion • 2: Tides of Intrigue • 3: Geoffrey's Charge • E: Elincia's Gambit
Part III P: The Great Advance • 1: Laguz and Beorc • 2: Stormclouds • 3: River Crossing • 4: The General's Hand • 5: Retreat! • 6: A Reason to Fight • 7: Rivals Collide • 8: Incandescent Glow • 9: Marauders • 10: The Heart of Crimea • 11: Just Cause • 12: The Price • 13: Blood Contract • E: From Pain, Awakening
Part IV P: Chaos Named • 1: Road to the Empire • 2: Silent World • 3: Distortions • 4: Revelations • 5: Unforgivable Sin • E: Rebirth (part 1part 2part 3part 4part 5)
Locations TelliusBegnion (SienneTower of Guidance) • CrimeaDaeinDesert of DeathGalliaGoldoaGrann DesertHatariKilvasPhoenicisSerenes Forest
Groups, objects and events Ancient languageBlood pactDawn BrigadeDisciples of OrderGreat FloodGreil MercenariesLaguz AllianceLehran's MedallionMad King's War • Races (BeorcBrandedLaguzZunanma) • Serenes MassacreWarp Powder
Related topics List of regional version differences (Name chart) • Other games (Path of Radiance) • Pre-release information (Unused content) • Sound RoomTimeline