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Forging Bonds

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Home banner used to notify Forging Bonds' 7-day reward.

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

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
Is feh red friendship bond.png Is feh orange friendship bond.png Is feh green friendship bond.png Is feh blue friendship bond.png
Defending Ylisse July 23, 2018-
August 6, 2018
Olivia: Sky-High Dancer Sumia: Maid of Flowers Maribelle: Dire Damsel Libra: Fetching Friar Dancer's Mask Flower Fortune Pin Damsel's Ribbon Priest's Miter
Dancer's Mask EX Flower Fortune Pin EX Damsel's Ribbon EX Priest's Miter EX
Seashell Hairpin Feh Doll Spring Bunny Hat Mysterious Mask
Dancer's Mask Flower Fortune Pin Damsel's Ribbon Priest's Miter
Rejecting Destiny August 24, 2018-
September 7, 2018
Celica: Warrior Priestess Veronica: Brave Princess Ephraim: Sacred Twin Lord Hector: Brave Warrior Princess Diadem Imperial Tiara Restoration Helm Armored Helmet
Princess Diadem EX Imperial Tiara EX Restoration Helm EX Armored Helmet EX
Dancer's Mask EX Flower Fortune Pin EX Damsel's Ribbon EX Priest's Miter EX
Princess Diadem Imperial Tiara Restoration Helm Armored Helmet
High Tea Jinks September 18, 2018-
October 2, 2018
Flora: Cold as Ice Nina: Eye Spy Ophelia: Dramatic Heroine Silas: Loyal Knight Maid Headpiece Reading Glasses Sacred Stardust Knight Headpiece
Maid Headpiece EX Reading Glasses EX Sacred Stardust EX Knight Headpiece EX
Princess's Diadem EX Imperial Tiara EX Restoration Helm EX Armored Helmet
Maid Headpiece Reading Glasses Sacred Stardust Knight Headpiece
Dueling Desires October 27, 2018-
November 10, 2018
Loki: The Trickster Aversa: Dark One Owain: Chosen One Kliff: Curious Spirit Tactician's Hat Plegian Crown Wings of Darkness Explorer's Hat
Tactician's Hat EX Plegian Crown EX Wings of Darkness EX Explorer's Hat EX
Maid Headpiece EX Reading Glasses EX Sacred Stardust EX Knight Headpiece EX
Tactician's Hat Plegian Crown Wings of Darkness Explorer's Hat
The Sworn Oath November 28, 2018-
December 12, 2018
Ylgr: Fresh Snowfall Hríd: Icy Blade Gunnthrá: Voice of Dreams Fjorm: Princess of Ice Star of Nifl Crown of Nifl Frostflower Band Chilly Tiara
Star of Nifl EX Crown of Nifl EX Frostflower Band EX Chilly Tiara EX
Tactician's Hat EX Plegian Crown EX Wings of Darkness EX Explorer's Hat EX
Star of Nifl Crown of Nifl Frostflower Band Chilly Tiara
Hearts as One January 11, 2019-
January 25, 2019
Tibarn: Lord of the Air Leanne: Forest's Song Reyson: White Prince Nailah: Unflinching Eye Hawk Guard Heron Hairpin Heron Circlet Wolf Eyepatch
Hawk Guard EX Heron Hairpin EX Heron Circlet EX Wolf Eyepatch EX
Star of Nifl EX Crown of Nifl EX Frostflower Band EX Chilly Tiara EX
Hawk Guard Heron Hairpin Heron Circlet Wolf Eyepatch
The Orb Case February 20, 2019-
March 6, 2019
Keaton: Lupine Collector Velouria: Wolf Cub Kaden: Kitsune Braggart Selkie: Free Spirit Worn-Out Doll Bird Nest Kitsune Ears Kitsune Doodad
Worn-Out Doll Ex Bird Nest EX Kitsune Ears EX Kitsune Doodad EX
Hawk Guard EX Heron Hairpin EX Heron Circlet EX Wolf Eyepatch EX
Worn-Out Doll Bird Nest Kitsune Ears Kitsune Doodad
Reason to Fight March 8, 2019-
March 22, 2019
Idunn: Dark Priestess Sue: Doe of the Plains Lugh: Anima Child Thea: Stormy Flier Dark Finery Kutolah Band Mage Cap Ilian Wing Hairpin
Dark Finery EX Kutolah Band EX Mage Cap EX Ilian Wing Hairpin EX
Worn-Out Doll Ex Bird Nest EX Kitsune Ears EX Kitsune Doodad EX
Dark Finery Kutolah Band Mage Cap Ilian Wing Hairpin
A Trust Earned April 10, 2019-
April 24, 2019
Caineghis: Gallia's Lion King Lethe: Gallia's Valkyrie Ranulf: Friend of Nations Mordecai: Kindhearted Tiger Symbol of Gallia Kitty Ribbon Beast Headband Forest Friends
Symbol of Gallia EX Kitty Ribbon EX Beast Headband EX Forest Friends EX
Dark Finery EX Kutolah Band EX Mage Cap EX Ilian Wing Hairpin EX
Symbol of Gallia Kitty Ribbon Beast Headband Forest Friends
Power's Den May 10, 2019-
May 24, 2019
Mareeta: The Blade's Pawn Tiki: Torpid Dragon Corrin: Wailing Soul Berkut: Purgatorial Prince Winglet Hairpin Divine Tiara Nohrian Hairpin Wistful Hairpin
Winglet Hairpin EX Divine Tiara EX Nohrian Hairpin EX Wistful Hairpin EX
Symbol of Gallia EX Kitty Ribbon EX Beast Headband EX Forest Friends EX
Winglet Hairpin Divine Diara Nohrian Hairpin Wistful Hairpin
Spanning Time June 11, 2019-
June 25, 2019
Nah: Little Miss Brady: Daunting Priest Yarne: Timid Taguel Kjelle: Fair Fighter Heart Charm Tinted Glasses False Taguel Ears Favored Helm
Heart Charm EX Tinted Glasses EX False Taguel Ears EX Favored Helm EX
Winglet Hairpin EX Divine Tiara EX Nohrian Hairpin EX Wistful Hairpin EX
Heart Charm Tinted Glasses False Taguel Ears Favored Helm
Joining Forces July 22, 2019-
August 5, 2019
Byleth: Proven Professor Claude: The Schemer Edelgard: The Future Dimitri: The Protector Academy Cap Deer Insignia Eagle Insignia Lion Insignia
Academy Cap EX Deer Insignia EX Eagle Insignia EX Lion Insignia EX
Heart Charm EX Tinted Glasses EX False Taguel Ears EX Favored Helm EX
Academy Cap Deer Insignia Eagle Insignia Lion Insignia
Changing Winds August 7, 2019-
August 21, 2019
Hubert: Sinister Servant Mercedes: Kindly Devotee Hilda: Idle Maiden Petra: Princess of Brigid Dire Notebook Quality Ribbon Handmade Clip Exotic Plume
Dire Notebook EX Quality Ribbon EX Handmade Clip EX Exotic Plume EX
Academy Cap EX Deer Insignia EX Eagle Insignia EX Lion Insignia EX
Dire Notebook Quality Ribbon Handmade Clip Exotic Plume
A Time to Shine September 19, 2019-
October 3, 2019
Phina: Roving Dancer Norne: The Volunteer Nagi: Dragon Avatar Sirius: Mysterious Knight Dancer's Ribbon Clover Hairpin Ethereal Tiara Concealing Mask
Dancer's Ribbon EX Clover Hairpin EX Ethereal Tiara EX Concealing Mask EX
Dire Notebook EX Quality Ribbon EX Handmade Clip EX Exotic Plume EX
Dancer's Ribbon Clover Hairpin Ethereal Tiara Concealing Mask
Common Virtues October 21, 2019-
November 5, 2019
Catria: Mild Middle Sister Silque: Adherent of Mila Python: Apathetic Archer Forsyth: Loyal Lieutenant Falconine Helmet Saintly Ornament Knightly Helm Baronial Heaume
Falconine Helmet EX Saintly Ornament EX Knightly Helm EX Baronial Heaume EX
Dancer's Ribbon EX Clover Hairpin EX Ethereal Tiara EX Concealing Mask EX
Falconine Helmet Saintly Ornament Knightly Helm Baronial Heaume
Mercenary Matters November 7, 2019-
November 21, 2019
Ewan: Eager Student Tethys: Beloved Dancer Gerik: Desert Tiger Ephraim: Dynastic Duo Sage's Ornament Dancer's Frill Chief's Headband Renewal Charm
Sage's Ornament EX Dancer's Frill EX Chief's Headband EX Renewal Charm EX
Falconine Helmet EX Saintly Ornament EX Knightly Helm EX Baronial Heaume EX
Sage's Ornament Dancer's Frill Chief's Headband Renewal Charm
Announced without a name December 6, 2019-
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 an two orbs any seven days upon completing their first battle of the day during the event.

Is feh friendship icon.png Friendship Reward
10 C Conversation
25 Is feh scarlet badge.png 50
50 Is feh hero feather.png 200
75 Is feh azure badge.png 50
100 Accessory
150 Is feh verdant badge.png 50
200 Is feh hero feather.png 200
250 Is feh transparent badge.png 50
300 B Conversation
350 Is feh scarlet badge.png 50
400 20px 1
450 Is feh azure badge.png 50
500 Is feh hero feather.png 200
600 Is feh verdant badge.png 50
700 Is feh transparent badge.png 50
800 A Conversation
900 Is feh hero feather.png 200
1000 Is feh hero feather.png 200
1100 Is feh hero feather.png 200
1200 Is feh divine dew.png 5
1300 Is feh hero feather.png 200
1400 Is feh hero feather.png 200
1500 S Conversation
1700 Is feh hero feather.png 300
1900 Is feh hero feather.png 300
2100 Is feh hero feather.png 300
2300 Is feh hero feather.png 300
2500 Accessory EX
2750 Is feh hero feather.png 300
3000 Is feh hero feather.png 300
3250 Is feh hero feather.png 300
3500 Is feh heroic grail.png 10

Etymology and other languages

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