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New units

Panne, Gaius



I trust this proof will suffice?
— "Marth", his final line while masked and assumed male

Foreseer is the sixth chapter in Fire Emblem Awakening. In this chapter, the Shepherds must protect Emmeryn from an assassination attempt led by Validar. Several important plot points come into play in this chapter.


Main article: Foreseer/Script

Late at night, Robin finds Chrom standing around the castle; Chrom states that the group will march to Regna Ferox tomorrow to request more soldiers, but also reveals that he has been thinking about Ylisse's past: Chrom's father, the previous exalt of Ylisse, waged a war against Plegia that devastated both countries. Their father died when Emmeryn was still young, but she became the exalt and worked to bring about an end to the war, refusing to resent Ylisse's people for their initial hatred of her. Chrom consideres the Emmeryn embodiment peace, and is disgusted at how Gangrel would take advantage of that. Marth appears, and claims Emmeryn's life is in danger; Marth states he's from a future where Emmeryn was killed on this night, and intends to prove it. He quickly defeats an assassin that emerges from the brush behind. A second assassin surprises Marth, and he dodges, but his mask gets cut, revealing long hair and the face of a woman. Chrom defeats the second assassin, then surprisedly remarks on "Marth" being a woman. An explosion is then heard from the direction of the palace, and Chrom, Marth, and Robin run in its direction.

Validar orders the assassins to retrieve the Fire Emblem and kill Emmeryn. One of the thieves, Gaius, overhears the conversation, and struggles to accept killing her. Chrom yells out to Emmeryn, who asks him to flee, but he refuses and tells her to stay in the room where she is protected. Validar notices that Chrom is unharmed and that some of the people present "do not belong on this stage"; he then notices Robin and remarks on his good fortune. Marth's Falchion begins to gleam, though she does not explain why. As the battle begins, Emmeryn pleads with Chrom to flee, that she does not want anyone defending her to die doing so.

During the battle, a taguel named Panne enters the area, soliloquizing that she slipped in with the rogues and that she intends to repay her warren's debt and then wash her hands of humans. Marth states that Panne is not their enemy, and Chrom orders the Shepherds to let Panne be. Later in battle, Gaius convinces Chrom he's not there to hurt anyone, and he'll prove his good intentions by joining with Chrom and disclosing any information he has on Emmeryn's assailants, at first in exchange for gold, then for a bag of candy Chrom drops during their interaction.

Once the battle ends, Emmeryn thanks Chrom for protecting her; Phila begs Chrom for his forgiveness for failing to prevent the assassins from entering the castle. Chrom reassures Phila that it was Marth alone who could have known of these assassins, though when asked about Marth, Chrom realizes she has disappeared. Chrom intercepts Marth as she exits the castle and, thankful for all she has done, asks Marth if there's anything he can do for her. Marth declines and states that a bad future has been averted: one where the assassins succeeded and the Fire Emblem was stolen, leading to a great war and the end of mankind. Chrom, trusting Marth, hopes to someday repay her favors regardless.

Inside the castle, Emmeryn thanks Panne for her part in fighting the assassins, though Panne is apprehensive toward humans. Panne reveals that she is the last of the taguel, that she only helped to fulfill a debt her warren owes Ylisse, and that humans hunted her kind to near-extinction. Emmeryn apologizes to Panne, who finds Emmeryn's words sincere and is willing to give Emmeryn the chance to earn her trust. Elsewhere, Validar, dying and lamenting his defeat, is confronted by a shadowy figure claiming to be the power that compels him, and that Validar will not die; the figure identifies himself as "the fell dragon Grima". Inside the castle, Chrom accuses Plegia of the attacks and requests Emmeryn leave to Ferox for her safety. Emmeryn refuses on the grounds that doing so would leave the people undefended and without a leader, but accepts Frederick's suggestion of leaving for the hidden eastern palace. Chrom offers to escort her there before leaving for Ferox.


Marth warns Chrom that Exalt Emmeryn will be assassinated. The plot is thwarted, but Marth is revealed to be a woman—and one with knowledge of the future.

Chapter data

Chapter Data
Unit Data
Victory: Rout the enemy Player Partner Other Enemy Third
Defeat: Chrom, Robin, or Emmeryn dies 10+2 {{{partner}}} 2 24-1 {{{third}}}
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The chapter's map is 20 columns by 20 rows.

Character data

New Units
Small portrait panne fe13.png
Automatically from turn 2
Small portrait gaius fe13.png
Enemy, talk to with Chrom

Returning Characters

Small portrait chrom l fe13.pngSmall portrait avatar m-default fe13.pngSmall portrait lissa fe13.pngSmall portrait frederick fe13.pngSmall portrait sully fe13.pngSmall portrait virion fe13.pngSmall portrait stahl fe13.pngSmall portrait vaike fe13.pngSmall portrait miriel fe13.pngSmall portrait sumia fe13.pngSmall portrait kellam fe13.pngSmall portrait lon'qu fe13.pngSmall portrait ricken fe13.pngSmall portrait maribelle fe13.png

Note: The returning characters list does not include any characters recruitable in paralogues, as the player may not have taken on any available paralogue chapters yet. The list also does not include any bonus units, as they are recruitable at the player's discretion.

Item data

Name Obtainment Method
Is 3ds01 iron lance.png Iron Lance Dropped by enemy Cavalier
Is 3ds01 wind.png Wind Dropped by enemy Dark Mage
Is 3ds01 iron sword.png Iron Sword Dropped by Gaius if killed as an enemy
Is 3ds01 heal.png Heal Dropped by Validar
Is 3ds01 secret book.png Secret Book Open chest in Emmeryn's room

Shop data

After clearing this chapter, the shop at this location will become available.

Armory contents

Normal stock Possible merchant items

Item Price
Is 3ds01 heal.png Heal 600
Is 3ds01 mend.png Mend 1000
Is 3ds01 vulnerary.png Vulnerary 300
Is 3ds01 magic tonic.png Magic Tonic 150
Is 3ds01 resistance tonic.png Resistance Tonic 150

Event tiles

  • Column 13, row 3: Southwest of Emmeryn's position
  • Column 13, row 13: In a pillar southeast of a Thief

Enemy data

Stats with two figures separated by a ~ are presented as a range, representing stats that vary due to random growths. The figures to the left and right of the ~ are the stat's minimum and maximum possible values respectively.

Normal Hard Lunatic(+)

Enemy Units
Name Class Lv # HP Str Mag Skill Spd Lck Def Res Cha Con Mov Inventory and Skills
Ma 3ds01 fighter enemy.gif Unknown Fighter 6 6 24~25 10 0 8~9 6 5~6 4~5 0~1 5 Iron Axe
Immediately begins moving unprovoked.
Ma 3ds01 dark mage enemy.gif Unknown Dark Mage 6 4 22 1 5~6 4 4 3 4~5 3~4 5 Flux
Immediately begins moving unprovoked.
Ma 3ds01 dark mage enemy.gif Unknown Dark Mage 6 1 22 1 5~6 4 4 3 4~5 3~4 5 WindThis item is dropped upon this unit's defeat.
Immediately begins moving unprovoked.
Ma 3ds01 thief enemy.gif Unknown Thief 6 4 20 7 0 9 13 4 3 0~1 5 Iron Sword
Immediately begins moving unprovoked.
Ma 3ds01 dark mage enemy.gif Unknown Dark Mage 6 1 22 1 5~6 4 4 3 4~5 3~4 5 Thunder
Immediately begins moving unprovoked.
Ma 3ds01 cavalier enemy.gif Unknown Cavalier 6 3 22 7~8 0 6~7 6~7 4~5 5~6 0~1 7 Iron Lance
Immediately begins moving unprovoked.
Ma 3ds01 cavalier enemy.gif Unknown Cavalier 6 1 22 7~8 0 6~7 6~7 4~5 5~6 0~1 7 Iron LanceThis item is dropped upon this unit's defeat.
Immediately begins moving unprovoked.
Ma 3ds01 fighter enemy.gif Unknown Fighter 6 2 24~25 10 0 8~9 6 5~6 4~5 0~1 5 Steel Axe
Immediately begins moving unprovoked.
Ma 3ds01 thief gaius enemy.gif Gaius Thief 5 1 22 7 0 13 15 6 5 2 5 Iron SwordThis item is dropped upon this unit's defeat.
Immediately begins moving unprovoked.
Ma 3ds01 sorcerer validar enemy.gif Validar Sorcerer 1 1 32 3 12 10 9 5 8 10 6 Elfire HealThis item is dropped upon this unit's defeat.
Begins moving unprovoked on turn 4.

NPC data

Normal Hard Lunatic

NPC Units
Name Class Lv # HP Str Mag Skill Spd Lck Def Res Cha Con Mov Inventory and Skills
Ma 3ds01 sage emmeryn other.gif Emmeryn Sage 1 1 20 1 7+2 5 7 4 5 6 - --
Magic +2 Focus
Death results in a Game Over.
Ma 3ds01 lord lucina other.gif Marth Lord 8 1 27 9 2 12 10 11 8 4 - Parallel Falchion
Dual Strike+

Boss data

Main article: Validar

Normal Hard Lunatic

Small portrait validar fe13.png
Ma 3ds01 sorcerer validar enemy.gif Sorcerer
Level 1
Movement 6
Max HP 32 Speed 9
Strength 3 Luck 5
Magic 12 Defense 8
Skill 10 Resistance 10
Inventory Skills
HealThis item is dropped upon this unit's defeat.
Weapon Levels
Swords -- Lances -- Axes --
Bows -- Tomes D Staves --


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

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At the end of this chapter on Lunatic+, you will have a minimum of 330 Renown (even if you skipped the paralogues). This means you can claim the Energy Drop.


  • This chapter is the only one in the vanilla Awakening game, and one of two overall when factoring in DLC (the other being The Future Past 3), where the chapter is failed if someone specific other than Chrom or Robin dies.

Etymology and other languages

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




Those who know the future





Die Vorsehung

The Providence





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The Exalt and the King Foreseer Incursion
Fire Emblem Awakening
Playable characters AnnaAversaBasilioBradyChercheChromCordeliaCynthiaDonnelEmmerynFlaviaFrederickGaiusGangrelGeromeGregorHenryInigoKellamKjelleLaurentLibraLissaLon'quLucinaMaribelleMirielMorganNahNoireNowiOliviaOwainPannePriamRickenRobinSay'riSeveraStahlSullySumiaTharjaTikiVaikeVirionWalhartYarneYen'fay
Non-playable characters HierarchHollandKe'riNagaOld HubbaPhila
Bosses AlgolAnguillaArdriAversaBovisCampariCanisCassiusCervantesChalardDalenDaltonDracoEquusExcellusEzraFarberGallusGangrelGarrickGeckoGrimaGyralIgnatiusJamilLepusMarthMorristanMusMustafaNelsonNombryOrtonOvisPherosPorcusPriamRaimiRisen ChiefRoddickRugerSimiaTigrisValidarVastoVictorVincentWalhartXalbadorYen'fayZanth
DLC characters AlmCatriaCelicaEirikaEldiganElinciaEphraimEstIkeKatarinaLeifLynPrince MarthMicaiahPallaRoySeliph
SpotPass characters Shadow Dragon CaedaGharnefLindeMerricMinervaNavarreNynaOgmaPrince MarthTiki
Gaiden AlmBoeyCelicaClairCliveDeenLuthierMycenNomahValbar
Mystery of the Emblem AthenaCatriaEtzelHardinHoraceKatarinaKing MarthLegionMaliceNorne
Genealogy of the Holy War G1 ArdenArvisAyraDeirdreEthlynJamkeLewynQuanRaquesisSigurd
Genealogy of the Holy War G2 AltenaAresArthurCedFeeJuliaJuliusLarceiSeliphUlster
Thracia 776 DagdarEyvelFinnLeifMareetaNannaOlwenRaydrikSaiasSalem
Binding Blade CeciliaLilinaLughPercevalRaighRoyShannaSophiaWoltZephiel
Fire Emblem EliwoodFlorinaHectorJaffarKarelLynMatthewNergalNinoSerra
Sacred Stones AmeliaEirikaEphraimInnesL'ArachelLuteLyonMarisaMoulderSeth
Path of Radiance AshnardElinciaGeoffreyIkeLuciaMiaMistSorenTitaniaZihark
Radiant Dawn Black KnightBromEdwardLeonardoMicaiahNepheneeSanakiSephiranSigrunSothe
Others CamusIshtarLinusLloydNarcianOliverPetrineSelenaTravantUrsula
Regalia and personal weapons AmatsuArmadsBalmungBook of NagaDouble BowExcaliburFalchion (Exalted FalchionParallel Falchion) • ForsetiGáe BolgGoddess StaffGoetiaGradivusGrima's TruthGungnirHauteclereHelswathMercuriusMissiletainnMjölnirMystletainnNidhoggNoble RapierParthiaRagnellRapierSol KattiTyrfingValflameWolf BergYewfelle
Chapters Main story path Pm: Invisible Ties • P: The Verge of History • 1: Unwelcome Change • 2: Shepherds • 3: Warrior Realm • 4: Two Falchions • 5: The Exalt and the King • 6: Foreseer • 7: Incursion • 8: The Grimleal • 9: Emmeryn • 10: Renewal • 11: Mad King Gangrel • 12: The Seacomers • 13: Of Sacred Blood • 14: Flames on the Blue • 15: Smoldering Resistance • 16: Naga's Voice • 17: Inexorable Death • 18: Sibling Blades • 19: The Conqueror • 20: The Sword or the Knee • 21: Five Gemstones • 22: An Ill Presage • 23: Invisible Ties • 24: Awakening • 25: To Slay a God • Endgame: Grima
Paralogues Pr1: Sickle to Sword • Pr2: The Secret Seller • Pr3: A Strangled Peace • Pr4: Anna the Merchant • Pr5: Scion of Legend • Pr6: A Man for Flowers • Pr7: Noble Lineage • Pr8: A Duel Disgraced • Pr9: Wings of Justice • Pr10: Ambivalence • Pr11: Twin Wyverns • Pr12: Disowned by Time • Pr13: Rival Bands • Pr14: Shadow in the Sands • Pr15: A Shot from the Dark • Pr16: Daughter to Dragons • Pr17: The Threat of Silence • Pr18: The Dead King's Lament • Pr19: Irreconcilable Paths • Pr20: A Hard Miracle • Pr21: Ghost of a Blade • Pr22: The Wellspring of Truth • Pr23: The Radiant Hero
Xenologues Champions of Yore 1Champions of Yore 2Champions of Yore 3The Golden GaffeEXPonential GrowthInfinite RegaliaLost Bloodlines 1Lost Bloodlines 2Lost Bloodlines 3Smash Brethren 1Smash Brethren 2Smash Brethren 3Rogues & Redeemers 1Rogues & Redeemers 2Rogues & Redeemers 3Death's EmbraceFive-Anna FirefightRoster RescueHarvest ScrambleSummer ScrambleHot-Spring ScrambleThe Future Past 1The Future Past 2The Future Past 3Apotheosis
Locations YlisseFerox (Arena Ferox) • Outrealm Gate (Outrealms) • Plegia (Dragon's Table) • YlisseValmChon'sinRosanneValm
Groups, objects, and concepts AwakeningEinherjarFire EmblemGrimleal (Deadlords) • RisenShepherds
Related topics Ancient LettersDouble DuelDownloadable contentName chart Nintendo Dream comics • Other games (GaidenGenealogy of the Holy WarShadow DragonNew Mystery of the Emblem) • Pre-release information (Unused content) • Unit Gallery (Soundtrack) • SpotPassStreetPassTimelineWorld map