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Is wii elsilence.png
Icon of the Elsilence from Radiant Dawn.

A staff that prevents enemies from using magic. It has been strengthened by senators' research.



First game

Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn

Elsilence (Japanese: エルサイレス Elsilence) is an offensive staff which is exclusive to Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn. As its name implies, it is an enhanced version of the Silence staff, inflicting silence status on opponents to inhibit their use of magic and ability to talk for several turns. Compared to the basic Silence staff, it has significantly greater range which does not depend on the unit's magic stat. It is unavailable to the player and is used only by Bishops from the Disciples of Order in Part 4.


Game Icon Level Might Weight Hit Crit Range Uses Worth Exp Other effects and notes
Radiant Dawn Is wii elsilence.png WiiRankStaff.png S 1 7 80 30 1-30 2 2,400 11 Inflicts Is wii status silence.png silence status on the target.
When equipped, it cures Is wii status silence.png silence status sustained by the user at the beginning of their phase.


Game Effect Accuracy Experience acquired by the healer
Radiant Dawn Inflicts Is wii status silence.png silence status on the target. 30 + [{(Magic) - (Target's resistance)} ×5] + (Skill) - (distance from target ×2) 70/35


Radiant Dawn

Unobtainable Enemy only.

Flavor text

Game Text
Radiant Dawn
A staff that prevents enemies from using magic.
It has been strengthened by senators' research.
Radiant Dawn
A staff that silences enemy mages for five
turns. Senatorial research has strengthened it.

Etymology and other languages

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


From "El", a prefix used by the Fire Emblem series to represent a higher second tier of magic + "silence".



Romanized as ELSILENCE in its internal file name.



Become mute






From Elfen, the German versions' equivalent prefix + Schweigen, "silence".


Silenzio d'elfo

From silenzio, "silence", + d'elfo, "elfin", the Italian version's equivalent to the "El" prefix.



See also

Healing staves Balmwood StaffBouquet StaffCandy CaneCatharsisElise's StaffFortifyGlass StaffHealKneaderLilith's StaffMendMushroom StaffOrdinary StaffPhysicRecoverRestoreTina's StaffWrys's Staff
Offensive staves BerserkElsilenceElsleepEnfeebleEntrapFreezeNightmareSilenceSleep
Transport staves EntrapRescueReturnRewarpWarp
Regalia and personal staves Astral BlessingAumBifröstGoddess StaffHammerneKiaLatonaMatronaRepairRescueSaint's StaffThiefUnlockValkyrie
Other staves AnewBroken StaffCharmDefense StaffHammerneMagic UpStrength StaffSpeed StaffThiefTorchUnlockWardWatch
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