Forging Bonds (Japanese: 想いを集めて Gathering Thoughts) is a game mode in Fire Emblem Heroes. During Forging Bonds events, players clear stages in order to receive rewards in the form of conversations with units, Hero Feathers, Badges, Divine Dew and accessories.
- Main article: Forging Bonds/Script
Forging Bonds events typically last for two weeks. The goal is to boost friendship with specified event characters through battling. The amount of friendship earned can be increased by wearing specified bonus accessories, some of which are earned throughout the event.
There are three difficulties of battle: Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced, with the amount of friendship earned increasing with the difficulty. The player's team of four units faces a random four units on a random map.
List of Forging Bonds events
- Note: All date ranges begin at 7:00 AM UTC on the first listed date and end at 6:59 AM UTC on the second listed date unless otherwise noted.
|Name||Date||Event characters||Accessory rewards||Bonus accessories|
|Defending Ylisse||July 23, 2018-
August 6, 2018
|Rejecting Destiny||August 24, 2018-
September 7, 2018
|High Tea Jinks||September 18, 2018-
October 2, 2018
|Dueling Desires||October 27, 2018-
November 10, 2018
|The Sworn Oath||November 28, 2018-
December 12, 2018
|Hearts as One||January 11, 2019-
January 25, 2019
|The Orb Case||February 20, 2019-
March 6, 2019
|Reason to Fight||March 8, 2019-
March 22, 2019
|To be announced||To be determined|
The following table denotes all of the rewards associated with Forging Bonds to date. In addition to the below table, the player receives an two orbs any seven days upon completing their first battle of the day during the event.
Etymology and other languages
|Names, etymology and in other regions|
|Language||Name||Definition, etymology and notes|
|Spanish||Creando lazos||Creating Bonds|
|French||Liens d'amitié||Friendship Links|
|German||Bande knüpfen||Forging Bonds|
|Traditional Chinese||蒐集思念||Gathering Thoughts|