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Glowing Ember

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Glowing Ember

Is ns01 combat art lance.png
Icon of Glowing Ember used in Three Houses.

Mt increases based on unit's Def.


Glowing Ember (Japanese: 蛍火 Firefly light) is a special skill which debuted in Fire Emblem Heroes. Glowing Ember allows the user to deal additonal damage to the target based on a large percentage of their own Defense. Glowing Ember can be considered a weaker variation of two other special skills, one being Bonfire having the same effect but faster cooldown, the other being Ignis having the same cooldown but a stronger effect.

Glowing Ember was later introduced into the main series in Three Houses, where it is a combat art. It retains its effect of boosting damage based on the user's defense.


In the main Fire Emblem series

Game Icon Might Hit Crit Avo / Crit Avo* Range Cost Other effects and notes
Three Houses Is ns01 combat art lance.png +2 +0 +0 +10 1 4 durability Adds (Defense × 0.3) to might.
Cannot make follow-up attacks.

In other Fire Emblem series titles

Game Icon Effect Rarity req. Cooldown SP cost Notes
Heroes Is feh skill special.png Deals additional damage to the target equal to 50% of user's Defense. 3★ 4 200 SP --


Three Houses

Skill level Innate: Jeritza
Lance A: DimitriGilbert


Units Alfonse: Askran DuoAstram: Midia's HeroBalthus: King of GrapplingBoey: Skillful SurvivorCaineghis: Gallia's Lion KingCormag: Aloof LancemanDuessel: ObsidianEdelgard: Flame EmperorEdelgard: Hegemon HuskEyvel: Mistress of FianaFlame Emperor: Bringer of WarForsyth: Loyal LieutenantGharnef: Dark PontifexGustav: Majestic LoveHector: Brave WarriorHector: Dressed-Up DuoHenry: Twisted MindIdunn: Dark PriestessJakob: Devoted MonsterJorge: Traveling PeddlerLaegjarn: Sheathed SteelLeon: True of HeartLíf: Lethal SwordsmanLissa: Pure JoyLuke: Rowdy SquireMamori: Microwavin' IdolMelady: Crimson RiderMinerva: Verdant DragoonMustafa: Plegian ChampionMyrrh: Great DragonMyrrh: Spooky MonsterNah: Little MissOrson: Passion's FollyOwain: Chosen OnePetrine: Icy Flame-LancerReginn: Bearing HopeRinkah: Scion of FlameRobin: Fell ReincarnationRobin: Fell VesselRobin: High DelivererRobin: Mystery TacticianRudolf: Emperor of RigelSeliph: Scion of LightSurtr: Pirate of Red SkySurtr: Ruler of FlameThea: Stormy FlierTiki: Naga's VoiceTiki: Torpid DragonVeronica: Harmonic PiratesXander: Student SwimmerZeke: Past UnknownZelot: Avowed Groom

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Game Text
Three Houses Mt increases based on unit's Def. 自分の守備に応じて威力が上昇

Etymology and other languages

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

Glowing Ember




Firefly light









Glowing Cinders


Tizzone ardente

Fiery ember






Firefly's glow

Simplified Chinese


Firefly light

Traditional Chinese


Firefly light


See also

Combat arts
Sword combat arts Armor DisruptorAssassinateAstraAstral BladeBane of MonstersBeast FangCrosswise CutDeath BlowDestrezaDouble LionDuelist SwordEarth's BoonFinesse BladeFlambergeFoudroyant StrikeGrounderHaze SliceHeaven's FallHexbladePenetratePlenitudeRagnarok ΩRoundhouseRuptured HeavenScendscaleShadow GambitSoulbladeSubdueSublime HeavenSunderSword DanceThunderclapTigerstanceWindsweepWrath Strike
Lance combat arts ArchballistaArmorcrushAtrocityBurning QuakeDragonhazeFrozen LanceGlowing EmberHeaven or HellHit and RunKnightkneelerLance JabLeonine PoiseLongearcheLungeMistdancerMonster PiercerOverrunParaseleneRuined SkyShatter SlashSolar ThrustSolo Triangle AttackSwift StrikesTempest LanceVendettaVengeance
Axe combat arts Apocalyptic FlameArmored StrikeDiamond AxeDustExhaustive StrikeFlickering FlowerFocused StrikeHelm SplitterLightning AxeMonster BreakerRaging StormSmashSpikeWar Master's StrikeWild Abandon
Bow combat arts Break ShotCelestial BowCurved ShotDeadeyeEncloserFallen StarHeavy DrawHunter's VolleyLunar FlashMonster BlastPoint-Blank VolleySchism ShotTrance ShotWaning ShotWard ArrowWind God
Gauntlet combat arts BombardDraining BlowEviscerateFading BlowFierce Iron FistMighty BlowMonster CrusherMystic BlowNimble ComboOne-Two PunchPneuma GaleRushing Blow
Movement-related combat arts Draw BackFoul PlayRepositionShoveSmiteSwap
Other combat arts amiiboCoral CoverDark SpikesDefensiveEarth's KissHealing FocusPaviseTriangle AttackUpheaval
Unused combat arts AegisSpeculum
Special skills in Heroes
Area-of-effect skills Blazing FlameBlazing LightBlazing ThunderBlazing WindGifted MagicGrowing FlameGrowing LightGrowing ThunderGrowing WindRising FlameRising LightRising ThunderRising Wind
Defensive skills AegisBucklerEscutcheonHoly VestmentsIce MirrorMiracleNegating FangPaviseSacred Cowl
Healing skills AetherDaylightHeavenly LightImbueMayhem AetherNoontimeOpen the FutureRadiant AetherRighteous WindSol
Offensive skills AetherAstraBlack LunaBlue FlameBonfireChilling WindDraconic AuraDragon FangDragon GazeFire EmblemGlaciesGlimmerGlowing EmberHero's BloodHoly-Knight AuraIcebergIgnisImperial AstraLunaLunar FlashMayhem AetherMoonbowNew MoonNight SkyOpen the FutureRadiant AetherRegnal AstraReprisalRetributionRighteous WindRuptured SkySeiðr ShellShining EmblemSiriusSublime HeavenTwin BladesVengeance
Staff specials Deluge BalmEarthfire BalmEarthwater BalmFireflood BalmHeavenly LightImbueKindled-Fire BalmSolid-Earth BalmStill-Water BalmSwift-Winds BalmWindfire Balm
Miscellaneous skills GaleforceNjörun's ZealRequiem DanceUmbra BlastUmbra CalamityUmbra Eruption