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Forging Bonds

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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.

Plot

Main article: Forging Bonds/Script

Overview

First-run Forging Bonds events typically last for two weeks; rerun events typically last for one week, with friendship goals and reward plateaus roughly halved accordingly. 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
               
       
       
       
A Trust Earned April 10, 2019-
April 24, 2019
               
       
       
       
Power's Den May 10, 2019-
May 24, 2019
               
       
       
       
Spanning Time June 11, 2019-
June 25, 2019
               
       
       
       
Joining Forces First-run: July 22, 2019-
August 5, 2019
Rerun: May 25, 2020-
June 2, 2020
               
       
       
       
Changing Winds August 7, 2019-
August 21, 2019
               
       
       
       
A Time to Shine September 19, 2019-
October 3, 2019
               
       
       
       
Common Virtues October 21, 2019-
November 5, 2019
               
       
       
       
Mercenary Matters First-run: November 7, 2019-
November 21, 2019
Rerun: July 11, 2020-
July 19, 2020
               
       
       
       
Path to the Future December 6, 2019-
December 20, 2019
               
       
       
       
Beyond Blood First-run: January 9, 2020-
January 23, 2020
Rerun: September 10, 2020-
September 18, 2020
               
       
       
       
Study in Crimson February 17, 2020-
March 2, 2020
               
       
       
       
Harmony amid Chaos First-run: March 6, 2020-
March 20, 2020
Rerun: November 8, 2020-
November 16, 2020
               
       
       
       
The Fire Within April 8, 2020-
April 22, 2020
               
       
       
       
Peaceful Ends First-run: May 8, 2020-
May 22, 2020
Rerun: January 22, 2021-
January 30, 2021
               
       
       
       
Renewed Resolve June 5, 2020-
June 19, 2020
               
       
       
       
Shape of a Spirit First-run: July 20, 2020-
August 3, 2020
Rerun: March 26, 2021
April 3, 2021
               
       
       
       
A New Future August 18, 2020-
September 1, 2020
               
       
       
       
Timeless Ties September 18, 2020-
October 2, 2020
               
       
       
       
In Her Service October 19, 2020-
November 2, 2020
               
       
       
       
Principled Acts November 17, 2020-
December 1, 2020
               
       
       
       
Driven by Vision December 8, 2020-
December 22, 2020
               
       
       
       
Shared Purpose January 8, 2021-
January 22, 2021
               
       
       
       
Enduring Legacy February 16, 2021-
March 2, 2021
               
       
       
       
Seeds of Fódlan March 5, 2021-
March 19, 2021
               
       
       
       
Bond of Trust April 6, 2021-
April 20, 2021
               
       
       
       
Announced without a name May 7, 2021-
no end date announced
To be announced To be announced To be determined

Rewards

The following table denotes all of the rewards associated with Forging Bonds to date. In addition to the below table, the player receives rewards upon completing their first battle of the day during the event up to seven days; the reward is two Orbs during first-run events, and ten Divine Code: Part items in rerun events.

  Friendship Reward
First-run Reruns Events 1-5 Events 6-10 Events 11-19 Events 20-25 Events 25.5-present
10 5 C Conversation
25 15   50
50 25   200   300
75 35   50
100 50 Accessory
150 75   50   50 +   1,500
200 100   200   10
250 125   50   50 +   1,500
300 150 B Conversation
350 175   50   50 +   1,500
400 200   200 First Summon Ticket (silver) 1
450 225   50   200   300
500 250   200   50 +   1,500
550 275 Not a reward plateau in these events   200   300
600 300   50   50 +   1,500
700 350   50   50 +   1,500
800 400 A Conversation
900 450   200   300
1000 500   200   10
1100 550   200   300
1200 600   5   5 +   1,500
1300 650   200   300
1400 700   200   300
1500 750 S Conversation
1700 800 Not a reward plateau in these events   2
1700 850   300   300
1900 900   300
2100 1000   300
2300 1100   300
2500 1200 Accessory EX Accessory EX +   1,500
2750 1300   300
3000 1450   500   10
3250 1600   300   500
3500 1750   1   10

Etymology and other languages

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

Forging Bonds

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Japanese

想いを集めて

Gathering Thoughts

Spanish

Creando lazos

Creating Bonds

French

Liens d'amitié

Friendship Links

German

Bande knüpfen

Forging Bonds

Italian

Confidenze

Confidence

Traditional Chinese

蒐集思念

Gathering Thoughts

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