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Fire Emblem (Shadow Dragon chapter)

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Fire Emblem

Cm fe11 6.png

Location

Aurelis Castle Interior

New units

Rickard, Wendell[Note 1]

Boss(es)

Emereus

Previous chapter(s)

Champions of Aurelis

Next chapter(s)

Fire Emblem (Japanese: ファイアーエムブレム Fire Emblem) is the sixth chapter in Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon & the Blade of Light and Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon and the fifth chapter in Book I of Fire Emblem: Mystery of the Emblem.

Plot

Main article: Fire Emblem (Shadow Dragon chapter)/Script

Marth makes his way into Aurelis Castle, where many treasures lie, although a thief would be required to liberate them. When the enemy general Emereus learns of Marth's presence, he immediately attempts to flee, but Marth and his comrades are able to oust Macedon's forces, cut down Emereus, and reclaim the castle. Afterwards, Princess Nyna of Archanea arrives to congratulate Marth for a job well done. She presents him with the Fire Emblem, a sacred treasure to be bestowed upon a champion who will save the world.

Chapter data

Shadow Dragon & the Blade of Light Mystery of the Emblem Shadow Dragon

Chapter Data
Conditions
Unit Data
Victory: Seize Player Partner Other Enemy
Defeat: Marth dies 1–14+1 {{{partner}}} {{{other}}} 25−1
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Map dimensions:
30 columns by 21 rows

Character data

Shadow Dragon & the Blade of Light Mystery of the Emblem Shadow Dragon

Characters
New units
Rickard
Portrait rickard fe11.png
Thief
HP
16
Inventory
Iron Sword
Level
1
Enemy, talk to with Marth or Julian*
Required characters
Marth ​
Available characters
Abel ​Frey ​Jagen ​Cain ​Gordin ​Draug ​Norne ​Caeda ​Wrys ​Ogma ​Barst ​Bord ​Cord ​Darros ​Castor ​Julian ​Lena ​Navarre ​Merric ​Matthis ​Wolf ​Sedgar ​Roshea ​Vyland ​Hardin ​Wendell ​

Item data

Shadow Dragon & the Blade of Light Mystery of the Emblem Shadow Dragon

Items
Name Obtainment Method
Is ds master key.png Master Key Dropped by Emereus
Is ds master key.png Master Key Dropped by enemy Cavalier
Is ds bullion.png Bullion (S) Easternmost chest
Is ds killing edge.png Killing Edge Northernmost chest
Is ds physic.png Physic Center chest
Is ds armorslayer.png Armorslayer Chest next to the Mage
Is ds seraph robe.png Seraph Robe Chest in the southwest hallway
Is ds fire emblem.png Fire Emblem End of chapter

Shop data

Shadow Dragon & the Blade of Light Shadow Dragon

Armories and vendors

Swords Lances Axes Bows Tomes Staves Items Secret

Name Cost
Is ds iron sword.png Iron Sword 400
Is ds steel sword.png Steel Sword 875
Note: Mystery of the Emblem does not have a shop

Enemy data

Enemy data

Shadow Dragon & the Blade of Light Mystery of the Emblem Shadow Dragon

Stats with a decimal can vary randomly; the decimal represents the chance for the stat to increase to the nearest integer, or otherwise be truncated.

Normal Hard-1 Hard-2 Hard-3 Hard-4 Hard-5

Enemy Units
Name Class Lv # HP Str Mag Skill Spd Lck Prf Def Res Cha Lck Con Mov Inventory and Skills
Ma ds01 general enemy.gif Emereus General 1 1 28 9 1 1 4 0 14 3 -- Silver Lance Master KeyThis item is dropped upon this unit's defeat.
Stands on a throne, the chapter's seize point.
Ma ds01 knight enemy.gif Macedon Knight 3 2 19.8 7.6 0 2.6 0.4 0 11.4 0.2 5 Iron Lance
Moves to attack units in range.
Ma ds01 thief enemy.gif Macedon Thief 3 4 17.2 2.4 0 1.8 8 0 1.6 0 7 Iron Sword
Moves to open a specific chest, then moves to escape via the northwest stairs; ignores combat, except to attack player units blocking the escape point.
• The left-most southern one moves to open the easternmost chest.
• The middle southern one moves to open the northwest chest.
• The northeast one moves to open the northernmost chest.
• the right-most southern one moves to open the west-center chest.
Ma ds01 cavalier enemy.gif Macedon Cavalier 3 1 19.6 5.7 0 2.6 6.4 0 7.6 0.2 9 Iron Lance
Immediately begins moving unprovoked.
Ma ds01 knight enemy.gif Macedon Knight 3 2 19.8 6.6 0 2.6 0.4 0 11.4 0.2 5 Iron Lance
Immediately begins moving unprovoked.
Ma ds01 knight enemy.gif Macedon Knight 3 2 19.8 6.6 0 2.6 0.4 0 11.4 0.2 5 Steel Lance
• The northern one immediately begins moving unprovoked.
• The southwest one moves to attack units in range.
Ma ds01 cavalier enemy.gif Macedon Cavalier 3 1 19.6 5.7 0 2.6 6.4 0 7.6 0.2 9 Silver Lance Master KeyThis item is dropped upon this unit's defeat.
Immediately begins moving unprovoked.
Ma ds01 thief enemy.gif Rickard Thief 1 1 16 4 0 2 9 0 3 0 7 Iron Sword
Will not act unless attacked.
Ma ds01 curate enemy.gif Macedon Curate 5 1 17.6 0 1.8 2.2 5.2 0 3.8 7.6 5 Mend
Moves to heal units within twice his movement range; returns to his starting position if no one is in range.
Ma ds01 curate enemy.gif Macedon Curate 1 1 16 0 1 1 4 0 3 6 5 Heal
Moves to heal units within twice his movement range; returns to his starting position if no one is in range.
Ma ds01 archer enemy.gif Macedon Archer 1 5 16 6 0 3 4 0 6 0 5 Steel Bow
• All but the northeast one move to attack units in range.
• The northeast one immediately begins moving unprovoked.
Ma ds01 archer enemy.gif Macedon Archer 3 2 17.6 6.4 0 3.6 4.6 0 6.4 0.2 5 Steel Bow
Moves to attack units in range.
Ma ds01 mage enemy.gif Macedon Mage 1 1 16 0 3 1 3 0 2 3 6 Thunder
Immediately begins moving unprovoked.
Ma ds01 mage enemy.gif Macedon Mage 3 1 16.8 0 3.8 1.6 3.6 0 2.4 3.4 6 Fire
Moves to attack units in range.

Boss data

Main article: Emereus
Boss data

Shadow Dragon & the Blade of Light Mystery of the Emblem Shadow Dragon

Stats with a decimal can vary randomly; the decimal represents the chance for the stat to increase to the nearest integer, or otherwise be truncated.

Normal Hard-1 Hard-2 Hard-3 Hard-4 Hard-5

Small portrait emereus fe11.png
Ma ds01 general enemy.gif General
Level 1
Movement --
Stats
Max HP 28 Speed 4
Strength 9 Luck 0
Magic 1 Defense 14
Skill 1 Resistance 3
Inventory
Silver Lance
Master KeyThis item is dropped upon this unit's defeat.
Weapon Levels
Swords -- Lances A Axes --
Bows E Tomes -- Staves --

Strategy

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

General Points:

  • Recruitment: Rickard, a Thief, is available but is inferior to Julian. Use only if Julian is unavailable.
  • Wolf and Sedgar: If you decide to use them, reclass them immediately. Sedgar is optimal as a Hero or General, while Wolf excels as a General.
  • Treasures: Protect chests from thieves. In this game, thieves drop stolen items upon defeat, but you have to be quick to prevent their escape.
  • Seraph Robe: Acquired in this chapter, best used on Marth to increase his survivability.
  • Objective: Defeat all enemies and the boss, Emereus.

Turn-by-Turn Strategy:

  • Turn 1: Recruit Rickard quickly and send him to open the first chest. Prepare units to engage the first enemy Knight.
  • Turn 2: Defeat the first enemy Knight.
  • Turn 3: Block the corridor using Draug or General Wolf/Sedgar. Be wary of the Silver Lance-wielding Cavalier. Use Marth's Rapier, Caeda's Wing Spear, and your Ridersbane.
  • Turn 4: Use high defense units to block off the northern doorway and use Lena's Warp staff to block thieves' escape route in the top right corner.
  • Following Turns: Eliminate enemies one by one. Use Merric to defeat Emereus. Protect chests from any remaining thieves.

Additional Notes:

  • If you have 15 or fewer units alive at the chapter's end, you'll proceed to Chapter 6x.
  • Marth requires a significant boost in defense to face Medeus and it's not likely to happen without a lot of Dracoshields. For that reason, save Dracoshields and additional Seraph Robes for Tiki.

Boss Strategy: Attack Emereus from a distance using units like Merric or Barst. Make sure healers like Lena or Wrys are nearby for support.

Strategy for Merciless Mode

  • Make sure you have plenty of Javelins. If not, purchase some immediately.
  • Focus on units strong against Knights, Generals, and Cavaliers like Barst, Merric, Caeda, and Marth.
  • For the thief in the top left, use Sedgar and Wolf as Horsemen for interception.
  • Lure enemies from the boss room one by one. Use Draug or a defensive unit to withstand their attacks. If needed, use the Seraph Robe on this unit to increase its survivability.
  • For Emereus, use characters with Armorslayer, such as Ogma or ranged attackers like Merric.


Etymology and other languages

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

Fire Emblem

--

Japanese

ファイアーエムブレム

Fire Emblem

Spanish

El Emblema de Fuego

The Emblem of Fire

French

L'Emblème du Feu

The Emblem of the Fire

German

Fire Emblem

--

Italian

L'Emblema di Fuoco

The Emblem of Fire

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Notes

References

← Champions of Aurelis • Fire Emblem • Lefcandith Gauntlet →
•  In War's Grip (side quest, Shadow Dragon only) →
Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon & the Blade of Light
Playable characters AbelArranAstramBantuBarstBeckBoahBordCaedaCaesarCainCastorCatriaCordDarrosDolphDraugEliceEstGordinGotohHardinJagenJakeJeorgeJulianLenaLindeLorenzMacellanMariaMarthMatthisMerricMidiaMinervaNavarreOgmaPallaRaddRickardRogerRosheaSamsonSedgarTikiTomasVylandWendellWolfWrysXane
Non-playable characters Aurelis KingMalledusNynaTalys King
Bosses BentheonCamusEmereusGazzakGharnefGomerGrigasHarmeinHeimlerHollstadtHymanJiolKannivalKhozenMannuMedeusMerachMichalisMorzasOrridyonSternlinTikiVolzhinXemcelZharov
Background characters AnriArtemisCorneliusLizaLudwik
Regalia and personal weapons AumAuraExcaliburFalchionGradivusImhulluMercuriusParthiaRapierStarlight
Chapters 1: Marth Embarks • 2: The Pirates of Galder • 3: The Ghoul's Teeth • 4: Battle in the Lea • 5: Champions of Aurelis • 6: Fire Emblem • 7: Lefcandith Gauntlet • 8: Port Warren • 9: The Pyrathi Dragon • 10: Princess Minerva • 11: Knorda Market • 12: The Ageless Palace • 13: The Wooden Cavalry • 14: Land of Sorrow • 15: An Oasis of Magic • 16: The Battle for Altea • 17: Star and Savior • 18: The Sable Order • 19: Manakete Princess • 20: Camus the Sable • 21: Clash in Macedon • 22: A Knight-Filled Sky • 23: Dark Pontifex • 24: The Dragonkin Realm • 25: Chosen by Fate
Locations ArchaneaAlteaAurelisDolhrGraGrustKhadeinKingdom of ArchaneaMacedonPyrathiTalysThabes
Groups, objects and concepts Archanean LeagueDragons (Divine DragonsEarth Dragons) • DragoonsFire EmblemSable OrderWar of LiberationWar of ShadowsWhitewinged Order
Lists ArmoriesCharactersClasses (Class change) • ItemsScriptsSecret ShopsTerrainVendorsWeapons
Related topics Hakoda manga adaptationName chart • Other games (GaidenMystery of the EmblemShadow DragonAwakening) • Sound Test ModeTimeline
Fire Emblem: Mystery of the Emblem
Playable characters Book 1 AbelArranAstramBantuBarstBoahBordCaedaCaesarCainCastorCatriaCordDolphDraugEliceEstGordinHardinJagenJeorgeJulianLenaLindeLorenzMacellanMariaMarthMatthisMerricMidiaMinervaNavarreOgmaPallaRaddRickardRosheaSamsonSedgarTikiTomasVylandWendellWolfXane
Book 2 AbelArlenArranAstramBantuCaedaCainCastorCatriaCecilDraugEliceEstPhinaGordinJeorgeJubeloJulianLenaLindeLukeMariaMarishaMarthMatthisMerricMidiaMinervaNavarreNynaOgmaPallaRickardRoderickRosheaRyanSamsonSamuelSheenaSiriusTikiVylandWarrenWendellXaneYuliya
Non-playable characters Book 1 GotohMalledusNynaTalys King
Book 2 Aurelis KingBoahCamusGotohJagenLangLorenzMichalis
Bosses Book 1 CamusEmereusGazzakGharnefGomerHarmeinHollstadtHymanJiolKannivalKhozenMedeusMerachMichalisMorzasTikiVolzhinXemcelZharov
Book 2 DallEibelEllereanFire DragonGailGharnefHardinHereticIce DragonJeorgeLangLorenzLumelLykkeMage DragonMedeusNehringSheenaTorusWillowWyvernYodel
Background characters AdrahAnriArtemisCaldasCorneliusIoteLizaLudwikMarlonMarcelusNagaOrdwin
Regalia and personal weapons AumAuraExcaliburFalchionFire EmblemGradivusImhulluMercuriusParthiaRapierStarlight
Chapters Book 1 1: Marth Embarks • 2: The Pirates of Galder • 3: A Brush in the Teeth • 4: Champions of Aurelis • 5: Fire Emblem • 6: Lefcandith Gauntlet • 7: Port Warren • 8: Princess Minerva • 9: Knorda Market • 10: The Ageless Palace • 11: Land of Sorrow • 12: An Oasis of Magic • 13: The Battle for Altea • 14: Star and Savior • 15: Manakete Princess • 16: Camus the Sable • 17: A Knight-Filled Sky • 18: Dark Pontifex • 19: The Dragonkin Realm • 20: Chosen by Fate
Book 2 1: The Grustian Expedition • 2: Rebellion at Macedon • 3: Abducted Princess • 4: Joy and Sorrow • 5: Liberation of Grust • 6: The Nest of Evil • 7: The Scarlet Sword • 8: Soulful Bridge • 9: Sanctuary of Sorcery • 10: Two Sorcerers • 11: Anri's Way • 12: Graveyard of Fire Dragons • 13: Frozen Land • 14: A Mystery Revealed • 15: Return of the Prince • 16: Regaining the Capital • 17: Gra's Sun Sets • 18: Battle of the Pass • 19: The Last Decisive Battle • 20: Dark Emperor • E1: The Wyvern's Dale • E2: The Dragon Altar (part 1part 2part 3)
Locations ArchaneaAlteaAnri's WayAurelisDolhr (Dragon Altar) • Empire of ArchaneaGraGrustKhadeinMacedonTalys
Groups, objects and concepts Archanean LeagueCoyote's MenDragons (Divine DragonEarth DragonManakete) • DragoonsHereticsSable OrderWar of HeroesWar of LiberationWar of ShadowsWhitewinged Order
Lists ChaptersCharactersClasses (Class change) • Hidden treasureItemsScriptsSupportsWeapons
Related topics Anime adaptationName chart • Other games (Shadow Dragon & the Blade of LightGaidenGenealogy of the Holy WarArchanea SagaNew Mystery of the EmblemAwakening) • Pre-release information (Unused content) • Sound MuseumTimeline
Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon
Playable characters AbelArranAstramAthenaBantuBarstBeckBoahBordCaedaCaesarCainCastorCatriaCordDarrosDolphDraugEliceEstEtzelFreyGordinGotohHardinHoraceJagenJakeJeorgeJulianLenaLindeLorenzMacellanMariaMarthMatthisMerricMidiaMinervaNagiNavarreNorneOgmaPallaRaddRickardRogerRosheaSamsonSedgarTikiTomasVylandWendellWolfWrysXaneYmir
Non-playable characters Aurelis KingMalledusNynaTalys King
Bosses BathysBentheonCamusCaptainDactylDejaniraEmereusGazzakGharnefGomerGrigasHarmeinHeimlerHollstadtHymanJiolKannivalKhozenLarissaMannuMedeusMerachMichalisMorzasOrridyonSternlinTikiVolzhinXemcelZharov
Background characters AdrahAnriArtemisCaldasIoteLizaLudwikMarlonMarcelusNagaOrdwin
Regalia and personal weapons AumFalchionFire EmblemGradivusImhulluHauteclereMercuriusParthiaRapierStarlightWing Spear
Chapters P: Prologue I • P: Prologue II • P: Prologue III • P: Prologue IV • 1: Marth Embarks • 2: The Pirates of Galder • 3: A Brush in the Teeth • 4: Battle in the Lea • 5: Champions of Aurelis • 6: Fire Emblem • 6x: In War's Grip • 7: Lefcandith Gauntlet • 8: Port Warren • 9: The Pyrathi Dragon • 10: Princess Minerva • 11: Knorda Market • 12: The Ageless Palace • 12x: A Traitor's Worth • 13: The Wooden Cavalry • 14: Land of Sorrow • 15: An Oasis of Magic • 16: The Battle for Altea • 17: Star and Savior • 17x: Helena Castle • 18: The Sable Order • 19: Manakete Princess • 20: Camus the Sable • 20x: The Lair of Fire • 21: Clash in Macedon • 22: A Knight-Filled Sky • 23: Dark Pontifex • 24: The Dragonkin Realm • 24x: The AlterspireE: Chosen by Fate
Locations ArchaneaAlteaAurelisDolhrGraGrustKhadeinKingdom of ArchaneaMacedonPyrathiTalysThabes
Groups, objects and concepts Archanean LeagueDragons (Divine DragonEarth DragonManakete) • DragoonsSable OrderWar of LiberationWar of ShadowsWhitewinged Order
Lists ChaptersCharactersClasses (Class change) • ConversationsItemsScriptsSupportsWeapons
Related topics List of version differences (Name chart) • Other games (Shadow Dragon & the Blade of LightGaidenNew Mystery of the EmblemAwakening) • Pre-release information (Unused content) • Sound RoomTimeline