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Fire Emblem Cipher/Oratorio of Departure

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The booster pack's packaging.

Oratorio of Departure (Japanese: 雄飛のオラトリオ Oratorio of Departure) is the eighteenth booster series released for Fire Emblem Cipher. It primarily features characters from Fire Emblem: Three Houses, Fire Emblem Awakening, Tokyo Mirage Sessions ♯FE, and Fire Emblem: The Sacred Stones, and introducing new Cipher mascot Poe into the cardpool. This series was released alongside one associated starter deck, Three Houses Chapter, on September 26, 2019 in Japan. The retail price for individual booster packs is ¥350 plus tax.

This booster series is part of season 5, and will no longer be legal in competitive play sometime in mid-2023.

As with all of Cipher, the cards featured here has been printed only in Japanese and have only been released in Japan.

Overview

This booster series can be roughly divided into one half and two quarters. The first half, consisting of cards 1-50, focuses primarily on characters from Three Houses and denoted with Fódlan; the third quarter, consisting of cards 51-76 as well as card 101, primarily focuses on characters from Awakening with a few characters from Tokyo Mirage Sessions ♯FE and mostly denoted with Ylisse; the fourth quarter, consisting of cards 76-100 as well as card 102, primarily focuses on characters from The Sacred Stones and denoted with Elibe. Cards 101 and 102 are the first in Cipher of the new HR rarity.

Card list

The series features a total of 102 normal cards, as well as 6 alternate foil prints.

For more information on each card see the Fire Emblem Cipher section on the respective character page.

The cards' epithets are still in raw, untranslated Japanese; these need translation.
Card list
Image & card number Name Alternate print(s)
(If applicable)
TCGCipher B18-001SR.png
B18-001SR
He Who Embraces the Flame Within Himself, Byleth (male)
TCGCipher B18-002N.png
B18-002N
Former Mercenary Professor, Byleth (male)
TCGCipher B18-003HN.png
B18-003HN
New Teacher of the Officers Academy, Byleth (male)
TCGCipher B18-004SR.png
B18-004SR
Emperor Overthrowing the Hegemony, Edelgard TCGCipher B18-004SR+.png
B18-004SR+
TCGCipher B18-005N.png
B18-005N
Uniter of the Black Eagles, Edelgard
TCGCipher B18-006HN.png
B18-006HN
Class Leader of the Black Eagles, Edelgard
TCGCipher B18-007HN.png
B18-007HN
Princess's Chief Servant, Hubert
TCGCipher B18-008R.png
B18-008R
Pride of the Great Nobility, Ferdinand
TCGCipher B18-009N.png
B18-009N
Young Nobleman of House Aegir, Ferdinand
TCGCipher B18-010HN.png
B18-010HN
Person of Justice Desiring Power, Caspar
TCGCipher B18-011N.png
B18-011N
Naughty Boy of House Bergliez, Caspar
TCGCipher B18-012R.png
B18-012R
Master of Staying Home, Bernadetta
TCGCipher B18-013N.png
B18-013N
Shut-In Daughter of House Varley, Bernadetta
TCGCipher B18-014R.png
B18-014R
Attractive Magic User, Dorothea
TCGCipher B18-015N.png
B18-015N
Former Songstress of the Opera Company, Dorothea
TCGCipher B18-016HN.png
B18-016HN
Hunting Noblewoman from a Foreign Land, Petra
TCGCipher B18-017N.png
B18-017N
Granddaughter of the King of Brigid, Petra
TCGCipher B18-018SR.png
B18-018SR
Vengeful and Delusional King, Dimitri TCGCipher B18-018SR+.png
B18-018SR+
TCGCipher B18-019N.png
B18-019N
Carrier of the Blue Lion, Dimitri
TCGCipher B18-020HN.png
B18-020HN
Blue Lions' House Leader, Dimitri
TCGCipher B18-021HN.png
B18-021HN
Kindness-Repaying Armored Knight, Dedue
TCGCipher B18-022N.png
B18-022N
Fierce-Looking Servant, Dedue
TCGCipher B18-023R.png
B18-023R
Blade Aiming for Height, Felix
TCGCipher B18-024HN.png
B18-024HN
Swordsman Desiring Power, Felix
TCGCipher B18-025N.png
B18-025N
Legitimate Son of House Fraldarius, Felix
TCGCipher B18-026N.png
B18-026N
Archer With an Obedient Heart, Ashe
TCGCipher B18-027R.png
B18-027R
柔らかく包む聖笑, Mercedes
TCGCipher B18-028N.png
B18-028N
優しく朗らかな女生徒, Mercedes
TCGCipher B18-029N.png
B18-029N
明るい努力家, Annette
TCGCipher B18-030SR.png
B18-030SR
理想の騎士を目指して, Ingrid
TCGCipher B18-031N.png
B18-031N
ガラテア家の希望, Ingrid
TCGCipher B18-032SR.png
B18-032SR
卓上の鬼神, Claude TCGCipher B18-032SR+.png
B18-032SR+
TCGCipher B18-033N.png
B18-033N
金鹿を束ねる者, Claude
TCGCipher B18-034HN.png
B18-034HN
金鹿の学級の級長, Claude
TCGCipher B18-035R.png
B18-035R
Ever-Growing Muscles, Raphael
TCGCipher B18-036N.png
B18-036N
Youth With an Appetite, Raphael
TCGCipher B18-037HN.png
B18-037HN
Beauty-Loving Archer, Ignatz
TCGCipher B18-038N.png
B18-038N
Second Son of a Great Merchant, Ignatz
TCGCipher B18-039SR.png
B18-039SR
Little Person of Great Talent, Lysithea
TCGCipher B18-040N.png
B18-040N
Talented Woman of House Ordelia, Lysithea
TCGCipher B18-041HN.png
B18-041HN
Pious Daughter, Marianne
TCGCipher B18-042N.png
B18-042N
Adopted Daughter of Margrave Edmund, Marianne
TCGCipher B18-043R.png
B18-043R
甘え上手なお嬢様, Hilda
TCGCipher B18-044HN.png
B18-044HN
夢は一流の傭兵, Leonie
TCGCipher B18-045N.png
B18-045N
The Blade Breaker's Best Pupil, Leonie
TCGCipher B18-046HN.png
B18-046HN
艶やかな校医, Manuela
TCGCipher B18-047HN.png
B18-047HN
Study-Dedicated Crest Scholar, Hanneman
TCGCipher B18-048R.png
B18-048R
The Knight Called "Blade Breaker", Jeralt
TCGCipher B18-049HN.png
B18-049HN
「悪」を滅する聖少女, Poe
TCGCipher B18-050N.png
B18-050N
Foreigner of Flowers and Light, Poe
TCGCipher B18-051SR.png
B18-051SR
Ruler of Despair, Grima
TCGCipher B18-052N.png
B18-052N
邪痕を持つ軍師, Robin (female)
TCGCipher B18-053HN.png
B18-053HN
希望を受け継ぐ聖君主, Chrom
TCGCipher B18-054N.png
B18-054N
聖王を護る王子, Chrom
TCGCipher B18-055N.png
B18-055N
お家のベッドで眠りたい, Lissa
TCGCipher B18-056HN.png
B18-056HN
Proud Lady Rabbit, Panne
TCGCipher B18-057N.png
B18-057N
返恩の獣戦士, Panne
TCGCipher B18-058R.png
B18-058R
闇稼業の報酬, Gaius
TCGCipher B18-059N.png
B18-059N
甘党の盗賊, Gaius
TCGCipher B18-060SR.png
B18-060SR
舞い降りる闇翼の才騎, Cordelia
TCGCipher B18-061N.png
B18-061N
天与の才を持つ少女, Cordelia
TCGCipher B18-062R.png
B18-062R
竜と友達の勇者, Gregor
TCGCipher B18-063N.png
B18-063N
気の良い傭兵, Gregor
TCGCipher B18-064R.png
B18-064R
Little Child Surpassing a Millennium, Nowi
TCGCipher B18-065HN.png
B18-065HN
女神の化身, Libra
TCGCipher B18-066N.png
B18-066N
イーリス教の聖職者, Libra
TCGCipher B18-067SR.png
B18-067SR
Mistress of Curses, Tharja TCGCipher B18-067SR+.png
B18-067SR+
TCGCipher B18-068N.png
B18-068N
物陰より呪いをこめて, Tharja
TCGCipher B18-069N.png
B18-069N
闇夜の虚笑, Henry
TCGCipher B18-070HN.png
B18-070HN
希望を託す優王, Emmeryn
TCGCipher B18-071HN.png
B18-071HN
白き贖罪の遊女, Aversa
TCGCipher B18-072R.png
B18-072R
Absolutely Cute!, Kiria Kurono
TCGCipher B18-073N.png
B18-073N
クールなトップアーティスト, Kiria Kurono
TCGCipher B18-074HN.png
B18-074HN
Mirage Sorcerer, Tharja
TCGCipher B18-075HN.png
B18-075HN
Dark Princess Aiming to Be a Wise Ruler, Alice
TCGCipher B18-076SR.png
B18-076SR
双聖器を受け継ぐ王子, Ephraim
TCGCipher B18-077N.png
B18-077N
使命に挑む勇王子, Ephraim
TCGCipher B18-078HN.png
B18-078HN
誠実なる聖騎士, Franz
TCGCipher B18-079N.png
B18-079N
ルネス騎士団の若騎士, Franz
TCGCipher B18-080N.png
B18-080N
The Silent, Gilliam
TCGCipher B18-081R.png
B18-081R
Winged Snake Dragon Princess, Tana
TCGCipher B18-082N.png
B18-082N
フレリアの妹姫, Tana
TCGCipher B18-083HN.png
B18-083HN
勇躍する竜牙, Cormag
TCGCipher B18-084N.png
B18-084N
Aloof Lanceman, Cormag
TCGCipher B18-085SR.png
B18-085SR
正義と秩序の使者, L'Arachel TCGCipher B18-085SR+.png
B18-085SR+
TCGCipher B18-086N.png
B18-086N
Princess of Rausten, L'Arachel
TCGCipher B18-087HN.png
B18-087HN
Enthusiastic Student, Ewan
TCGCipher B18-088N.png
B18-088N
Innocent Pupil, Ewan
TCGCipher B18-089SR.png
B18-089SR
Girl Called the "Crimson Flash", Marisa TCGCipher B18-089SR+.png
B18-089SR+
TCGCipher B18-090N.png
B18-090N
凄腕の女剣士, Marisa
TCGCipher B18-091HN.png
B18-091HN
寡黙な女傭兵, Marisa
TCGCipher B18-092HN.png
B18-092HN
百人力の猛虎, Gerik
TCGCipher B18-093N.png
B18-093N
砂漠の傭兵戦士, Gerik
TCGCipher B18-094R.png
B18-094R
Beloved Dancer, Tethys
TCGCipher B18-095R.png
B18-095R
Bow Knight and Strategician, Innes
TCGCipher B18-096N.png
B18-096N
フレリアの兄王子, Innes
TCGCipher B18-097HN.png
B18-097HN
純心な竜人少女, Myrrh
TCGCipher B18-098HN.png
B18-098HN
義に厚き「蛍石」, Selena
TCGCipher B18-099R.png
B18-099R
残虐非道の「月長石」, Valter
TCGCipher B18-100HN.png
B18-100HN
Shield Protecting the Future Monarch, Valjean
TCGCipher B18-101HR.png
B18-101HR
運命を変えるために, Lucina
TCGCipher B18-102HR.png
B18-102HR
Storm of Pure Kindness, Eirika

Trivia

  • This booster series has the lowest number of combined non-foil normal prints and foil alternate prints in Cipher to date, with a combined total of only 108 not including secret cards; the standard minimum prior to this point had been 114.
  • This booster series is the first to introduce a new primary rarity to the game (in this case, HR) that wasn't present in the first booster series.

Etymology and other languages

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

Oratorio of Embarkation

Popularized by Serenes Forest.

Japanese

雄飛のオラトリオ

Oratorio of departure

Gallery

References

External links

Fire Emblem Cipher
Original characters AliceEmmaNiamhRandalPoeShadeValjeanYuzu
Booster series 1: The Heroes' Blade of War • 2: The Divine Flame of Light and Darkness • 3: The Twin Swords to Hope • 4: Shining Illusong • 5: Beyond the Rivalry • 6: Storm of the Knights' Shadows • 7: Conquest of Honor • 8: Life and Death: Beyond Fate • 9: Thunderous Earth • 10: Crossroads • 11: Glorious Twinstrike • 12: Raging Deluge • 13: Flame, Steel, Thought, and Grief • 14: Eyes Gazing at the Future • 15: Shining World • 16: O Courage, O Burning Soul • 17: All-Out March of the Heroes • 18: Oratorio of Departure • 19: Holy Flames of Sublime Heaven • 20: The Dawn's Guiding Hand • 21: Tempest of Apocalyptic Flame • 22: Victory Song of Heroes
Starter decks War of Shadows ChapterAwakening ChapterHoshido ChapterNohr ChapterPath of Radiance ChapterIllusory ChapterBinding Disturbance ChapterGenealogy of the Holy War ChapterLand of the Gods ChapterThe Blazing Blade ChapterWarriors of Bonds ChapterThree Houses Chapter
Related topics Artists of Fire Emblem CipherPromotional cardsFire Emblem Trading Card Game