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TCGCipher Eriu.png
Artwork of Eriu from Fire Emblem Cipher.







Starting class

Thunder Mage


Eriu (Japanese: エリウ Eriu) was a Friegian Thunder Mage under command of Ishtar. She was commanded along with Banba and Fotla to defeat Seliph's army. After their failure to defend Leonster and Ulster, they were given another chance by King Bloom to help defend the rest of the Munster District and reclaim Leonster and Ulster; however, this time, they were killed.

Fire Emblem: Genealogy of the Holy War


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See also: Beyond the Desert and The Wyvern Knights of Thracia

Chapter 7 Chapter 8

Portrait eriu fe04.png
Ma snes02 thunder mage female enemy.gif Thunder Mage
Level 22
Holy Blood --
Movement 5
Max HP 52 Speed 16
Strength 3 Luck 7
Magic 13 Defense 11
Skill 19 Resistance 15
Inventory Skills
Renewal Band
1,000 Gold
Weapon Levels
Swords -- Lances -- Axes -- Bows -- Staves --
Fire magic -- Thunder magic B FE4RankWind.png -- Light magic -- Dark magic --
Note: Eriu can perform a Triangle Attack with Banba and Fotla.


Battle quotes

Take this! Elthunder!!
— Eriu, in Genealogy of the Holy War.
Banba! Fotla! Ready? ...Triangle Attack!!
— Eriu, when initiating a Triangle Attack, in Chapter 7 of Genealogy of the Holy War.
Banba! Fotla! Ready? This time, no mistakes! ...Triangle Attack!!
— Eriu, when initiating a Triangle Attack, in Chapter 8 of Genealogy of the Holy War.

Death quotes

Grr. For the moment, I'll retreat.
— Eriu, in Chapter 7 of Genealogy of the Holy War.
Banba, Fotla... It looks like this is the end...
— Eriu, in Chapter 8 of Genealogy of the Holy War.

Other appearances

Fire Emblem Cipher

Eriu is featured on one card in Fire Emblem Cipher.

Fire Emblem Cipher data for Eriu
TCGCipher B12-096HN.png Thunderous Mage Sister, Eriu


"The rebels shall be destroyed quickly, cleanly, efficiently and utterly."
Attack: 40 Support: 20 Range: 1-2 Deploy Cost: 2
Class: Thunder Mage Tier: Base Class Change Cost: --
"Taste the wrath of thunder, rebel!": [Activate] [Once per turn] [Flip 1 Jugdral bond card face-down] Until the end of the turn, this unit gains +20 attack.
Triangle of Lightning: [Activate] [Tap this unit] If you have an allied "Banba" and "Fotla", your opponent chooses 1 card in their hand, and sends it to their Retreat Area.
Card #B12-096HN • Artist: Yoko Maturica
Some card information translation provided by Serenes Forest.
For more detailed strategic information on these cards, see their TCG wiki article on Eriu .

Etymology and other languages

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


Used in the Genealogy of the Holy War fan translation.



From Ériu, one of three goddess sisters in Irish mythology. Ireland is said to have been named after her; Ireland was known as "Ériu" in Old Irish (in modern Irish, it is "Éire").



Project Characters.png This article is part of Project Characters, a project focused on writing articles for every character present in the Fire Emblem series.
Fire Emblem: Genealogy of the Holy War
Playable characters First gen. AlecArdenAyraAzelleBeowolfBrigidChulainnClaudDeirdreDewEdainErinysEthlynFinnJamkeLachesisLewynLexMidirNaoiseQuanSigurdSilviaTailtiu
Second gen. AltenaAresArthur/AmidCed/HawkCoirpre/CharlotDiarmuid/TristanFebail/AsaelloFee/HerminaFinnHannibalIucharIucharbaJuliaLana/MuirneLarcei/CreidneLeifLene/LayleaLester/DeimneNanna/JeanneOifeyPatty/DaisyScáthach/DalvinSeliphShannanTine/Linda
Non-playable characters First gen. AidaAlvaAnnandArvisAzmurBatuByronCalfCigyunEldiganEthniaEvaEveGrahnyeImcaKurthManananMariccleOifeyLahnaRingShannanTravantVictor
Second gen. AnnaFelipeJakeLewynPalmarch
Bosses First gen. AndreyBeowolfBordeauxChagallCimbaethClementCuvuliDaccarDiMaggioDíthorbaDonovanDuvallElliotEldiganErinysGerrardJacobiJamkeLamiaLombardMacbethMagornMyosMunnirPamelaPapilioPhilipPizareReptorSandimaSlayderVajaWaltzZane
Second gen. AltenaAnguillaArionArvisBanbaBaranBlegBloomBovisBoyceBramselBrianCanisCoulterDagonDanannDistlerDracoEquusEriuFisherFotlaGallusHannibalHaroldHildaIshtarIshtoreIucharIucharbaJavarroJudahJuliaJuliusJuphielKanatzKutuzovLizaMabelManfroyMaykovMengMorriganMuhammadMusMusarOvisOvoPorcusRiddellRobertoRodanSchmidtScipioSimiaTine/LindaTigrisTravantZagam
Background characters BaldrBragiCedDáinnFjalarGairHeimHoðrForsetiLoptousMaeraNagaNálNjörunOdSalamanderThrudUllr
Holy Weapons BalmungForsetiGáe BolgGungnirHelswathLoptousMjölnirMystletainnNagaTyrfingValflameValkyrieYewfelle
Chapters First gen. P: Birth of a Holy Knight • 1: Lady of the Forest • 2: Crisis in Agustria • 3: Eldigan, the Lionheart • 4: Dance in the Skies • 5: Doorway to Destiny
Second gen. 6: Heir of Light • 7: Beyond the Desert • 8: The Wyvern Knights of Thracia • 9: For Whose Sake • 10: Light and DarkE: End of the Holy War
Locations JugdralAed Desert (Dahna) • Agustria (Bragi TowerNordionOrgahil) • Grannvale (BelhallaChalphyDozelEddaFriegeVelthomerYngvi) • Isaach (Tirnanog) • Munster District (ConnachtLeonsterMunsterUlster) • MiletosSilesseThraciaVerdane
Groups, objects and events 12 crusadersAed MassacreBattle of BelhallaChild huntsCross KnightsFall of LeonsterFinal Holy WarHoly BloodHoly WarKnight brigades of GrannvaleLanceritterLoptr Church (DeadlordsLoptrian Empire) • Miracle of DahnaQuintessence
Lists ChaptersCharactersClasses (Class change) • Hidden map eventsItemsScriptsSkillsWeapons
Related topics TreasureGenealogy of the Holy War ExceedŌsawa manga adaptationFujimori manga adaptationSuzuki novelizationHeir of LightName chart • Other games (Mystery of the EmblemThracia 776Awakening) • Timeline