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Dragon Valley Temple

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Dragon Valley Temple


Dragon Valley



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Right. Time to change strategy. Thank you, Chrom. You've given me just the opening I need. Take heart! We're not alone! Chrom awaits us beyond these men! Now clear a path!
— Robin

Dragon Valley Temple (Japanese: 幽谷の寺院 Dark Valley Temple) is the third chapter of Fire Emblem Warriors. During this chapter, Rowan and Lianna with their new allies make their way to the temple, only to find it beset by Gristonne forces.


Main article: Dragon Valley Temple/Script

Cordelia returns to deliver her report to Chrom and Frederick, stating that there was no recognizable landmark and that the land was crawling with monsters. Rowan tells Cordelia how cool he thinks she is just for being a Pegasus Knight, much to the embarrassment of Lianna and Darios. The group then agrees to head for the temple, with Cordelia taking the lead. At the temple, Robin and his forces are cornered trying to repel the Gristonne troops. Cordelia flies in and tells Robin that Chrom and the rest are on their way, giving Robin the opening he needs and rallies his troops to clear a path. Outside the temple, the rest of the Aytolisian army arrives, with Darios wondering why Gristonne is attacking the temple. Chrom sees Robin within the temple and leads the charge to help him.

During the battle, the leader of the Gristonne forces is revealed to be Validar, a sorcerer from the same world as the Shepherds. He is defeated, but retreats before the party can learn why he is working with Gristonne.

Afterwards, Rowan explains to the Bishop of the temple what happened back at the castle and asks for his help. The Bishop then tells the story of Velezark: the Chaos Dragon who has the ability to open portals to other worlds, bring forth both Outrealm Fiends and people from the connected worlds. The last time Velezark attacked Aytolis, he was sealed away using the Shield of Flames. With the portals appearing, the Bishop continues, Velezark may be free again, and in order to defeat him the twins must collect the Gleamstones from the heroes from the other worlds. Lissa states that she doesn't think any of them qualify as heroes, with Chrom agreeing with her. Owain, however, interjects that he might be the hero needed. Just then Chrom starts glowing in a blue light, and from this light forms a blue sphere: the first Gleamstone, which magically places itself within the Shield of Flames. Darios declares that they should find the rest of the Gleamstones, to which everyone agrees.


With Chrom and his Shepherds joining their ranks, the party makes haste for the temple. However, upon arrival they discover it's as mired in chaos as everything else.

Chapter data

Story Free Play

Chapter Data
Unit Data
Victory: Defeat Validar. Player Partner Other Enemy
Defeat: Rowan or Lianna*, Chrom, Robin, or Cordelia falls. 2–4 {{{partner}}} 4 17+12
Cm fewa 3.png

Character data

New units


Required characters
Lianna ​Chrom ​
Available characters
Lissa ​Frederick ​

Note: Only Rowan or Lianna is available depending on which the player chose at the start of a new game. This list does not represent Free Play mode, as it can be used with any unit the player has obtained at that point. This list also does not include any downloadable content characters the player may have.

Item data

Name Obtainment Method
Is fewa axe.png Halberd Defeat S Shrine Fort Captain (first time only)
Is fewa axe.png Iron Axe Defeat Validar


Mission Objective Rewards
Seize all forts within the temple! Seize W Shrine Fort, E Shrine Fort, and S Shrine Fort
Defeat Validar! Defeat Validar
Sub Missions
Defeat the Soldier and rescue the Curate! Defeat the Soldier near the Curate Full Warrior Tonic, support points with Frederick.
Defeat the enemy troops attacking the temple! Defeat 4 Soldiers, 4 Fighters, and 1 Knight Support points with Lissa.
Seize all forts! Seize every fort expect East Ruins Raised morale for Aytolisian Forces.

Anna's Mementos

Anna's Mementos
Objective Location Notes
Defeat 1,000 enemies. South of N Shrine Fort
Rescue Curate without Robin's or Cordelia's HP falling below 50%. East of E Shrine Fort Must complete story once and play on either Hard or Lunatic difficulty.

Fort data

Name Initial state Level Fort Captain Notes
N Shrine Fort Aytolis 5 Soldier --
W Shrine Fort Gristonne 1/5/10/25 Fighter Robin is located inside.
E Shrine Fort Gristonne 1/5/10/25 Soldier Cordelia is located inside.
S Shrine Fort Gristonne 1/5/10/25 Fighter --
East Ruins Gristonne 1/6/11/26 Validar Locked at the start.
Housing Ruins Gristonne 1/5/10/25 Soldier Unoccupied at the start.

Enemy data

This list only covers commanding units.

Easy/Normal/Hard Lunatic

Enemy Units
Name Class Lv # Inventory and Skills Notes
Ma fewa fighter enemy.gif
Fort Captain Fighter 1/5/10 1 Bronze Axe HalberdThis item is dropped upon this unit's defeat.* Captain of W Shrine Fort
Ma fewa soldier enemy.gif
Fort Captain Soldier 1/5/10 1 Bronze Lance Captain of E Shrine Fort
Ma fewa fighter enemy.gif
Fort Captain Fighter 1/5/10 1 Bronze Axe Captain of S Shrine Fort
Ma fewa fighter enemy.gif
Fighter Fighter 1/5/10 5 Bronze Axe --
Ma fewa soldier enemy.gif
Soldier Soldier 1/5/10 9 Bronze Lance --
Ma fewa knight enemy.gif
Knight Knight 1/5/10 3 Bronze Lance --
Name Class Lv # Inventory and Skills Notes
Ma fewa sorcerer validar enemy.gif
Validar Sorcerer 1/6/11 1 Grima's Truth Iron AxeThis item is dropped upon this unit's defeat.* Captain of East Ruins
Ma fewa soldier enemy.gif
Fort Captain Soldier 1/5/10 1 Bronze Lance Captain of Housing Ruins
Ma fewa soldier enemy.gif
Soldier Soldier 1/5/10 6 Bronze Lance --
Ma fewa fighter enemy.gif
Fighter Fighter 1/5/10 4 Bronze Axe --
Ma fewa knight enemy.gif
Knight Knight 1/5/10 1 Bronze Lance --


  • If the closest Soldier to the Curate has already been defeated before the start of the sub mission "Defeat the Soldier and rescue the Curate!"
    • A Soldier will appear south of the Curate.
  • After clearing the mission "Seize all the forts within the temple!"

NPC data

Unlike enemies, NPCs do not scale with difficulty.

NPC Units
Name Class Lv # Inventory and Skills Notes
Ma fewa tactician robin m other.gif
Robin Tactician 5 1 Bronze Tome --
Ma fewa pegasus knight cordelia other.gif
Cordelia Pegasus Knight 5 1 Bronze Lance --
Ma fewa lord darios other.gif
Darios Lord 5 1 Bronze Sword --
Ma fewa villager other.gif
Curate Villager 5 1 -- --
Name Class Lv # Inventory and Skills Notes

Boss data

Main article: Validar

Easy Normal Hard Lunatic

Portrait validar fewa.png
Ma fewa sorcerer validar enemy.gif Sorcerer
Level 1
Weapon Item
Grima's Truth Iron AxeThis item is dropped upon this unit's defeat.*
Swords Lances Axes Bows
Tomes Stones Staves Claws Breath


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

This is the first chapter with preparations at the start. If there are any downloadable content characters that you wish to use, now will be the first opportunity to do so. The game guides you to replace your lord's Bronze Sword with the Armorslayer that Frederick dropped, which is a good idea since it's a total upgrade. Speaking of Frederick, this is your first opportunity to control him. He's got more mobility and better combat stats than Lissa. He's not quite as good as Camilla will be when she joins, but on the upside he doesn't fear bows or Dracoslayer equipment like she does. Finally, make sure to upgrade your units' Crests in the Camp.

On to the actual battle. Chrom is required for this map, which is meaningless since you are able to field all of your characters. Send Lissa to take out the Soldiers to the southeast, and have Chrom and Frederick start making their way through the temple. There's also a Knight to the southeast and two more in the temple for Rowan/Lianna to test their new Armorslayer on. During the fighting, a Sub Mission to stop a Soldier from killing a Curate will pop up - have Frederick take care of it for a full Warrior Tonic and support points with him. After that's done, take over the forts to proceed.

Validar and his cronies spawn. Have Frederick and Lissa deal with the Soldiers in the north while Chrom goes after the southwest Fighters and Rowan/Lianna assassinates the Knight and then joins Chrom. You get two more Sub Missions to wipe out the enemy reinforcements and seize the forts. Do so. If you don't have the requisite 1,000 kills to get Anna's Memento, do so now, and then have Lissa take out Validar. Her good Resistance and decent Strength makes her the best mage-killer you have right now.

Etymology and other languages

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

Dragon Valley Temple



Dark Valley Temple


El templo del Valle

The temple of the valley


Le temple de la vallée

The temple of the valley


Der Tempel im Drachental

Dragon Valley Temple


Il tempio della valle

The temple of the valley


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Fire Emblem Warriors
Playable characters Original AnnaLiannaRowan
Shadow Dragon CaedaLindeDLCMarthMinervaDLCNavarreDLCTiki
Echoes: Shadows of Valentia Celica
The Blazing Blade Lyn
Awakening ChromCordeliaFrederickLissaLucinaOliviaDLCOwainDLCRobinTharjaDLC
Fates AzuraDLCCamillaCorrinEliseHinokaLeoNilesDLCOboroDLCRyomaSakuraTakumiXander
Non-playable characters OskarYelena
Bosses DariosGharnefIagoValidarVelezark
Personal weapons Anna's BowAuraBlessed LanceBrynhildrCamilla's AxeCordelia's LanceDivinestoneEnlironExpirationFacinnaFalchionFrederick's AxeFujin YumiGrima's TruthHauteclereHinoka's SpearIago's TomeImhulluLady SwordLissa's AxeMissiletainnMoonlightNiles's BowOboro's SpearOlivia's BladeParallel FalchionRaijintoRisylSiegfriedSol KattiSpellbane YumiTharja's HexThoronWing SpearWo DaoYato
Chapters Pm: Interwoven DestiniesP: Crumbling Peace • 1: Home in Ruins • 2: Woodlands Encounter • 3: Dragon Valley Temple • 4: Hero-King of the Desert • 5: The Dragon's Table • 6: Hoshidan Princess • 7: Hoshidan Prince • 8: High Prince Ryoma • 9: Nohrian Princess • 10: Nohrian Prince • 11: Crown Prince Xander • 12: An Orchestrated Battle • 13: What Happened to Corrin • 14: Sieging the Citadel • 15: Taking the World Tree • 16: The Imprisoned Prince • 17: Royal Blood • 18: Chaos Dragon's Might • 19: Reclaiming Home • 20: Clash at the World TreeE: Chaos Dragon Velezark
History Mode Invisible TiesThe Path Is YoursThe Dark PontifexNoble Lady of CaelinTogether to the EndHero ChallengeGriefLand of GodsCold ReceptionA Brush in the TeethPrincess MinervaKnorda MarketScion of LegendEmmerynCaravan Dancer
Locations AytolisGristonne
Groups, objects and concepts Anna's MementosBlessingsCostumesCrestsMaterialsGleamstonesShield of FlamesWeapon Attributes
Related topics Downloadable contentName chart • Other games (Warriors: Three HopesShadow DragonEchoes: Shadows of ValentiaThe Blazing BladeAwakeningFates) • Pre-release information (Unused content) • Sound GalleryWorld map