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Guiding Ring

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For a similar item present in the original Archanea games, see Bishop Ring.

Guiding Ring

Is gba guiding ring.png
Icon of the Guiding Ring.

For magic wielders and troubadours Lv. 10 and up.



First game

Fire Emblem: The Binding Blade

The Guiding Ring (Japanese: 導きの指輪 Ring of Guidance) is a class change item which was introduced in Fire Emblem: The Binding Blade and is present in all three Game Boy Advance games in the Fire Emblem series. It is the class change item specifically for the use of base magical classes, namely Mages, Priests, Shamans, Troubadours, Monks and Clerics, allowing them to promote after reaching Level 10.


Game Icon Uses Worth Effects and notes
The Binding Blade Is gba guiding ring.png 1 10,000 Initiates class change for Mages, Priests, Troubadours and Shamans, at Level 10 or higher.
Fire Emblem Is gba guiding ring.png 1 10,000 Initiates class change for Mages, Monks, Clerics, Troubadours and Shamans, at Level 10 or higher.
The Sacred Stones Is gba guiding ring.png 1 10,000 Initiates class change for Mages, Monks, Priests, Clerics, Troubadours, Shamans and Pupils (2), at Level 10 or higher.


The Binding Blade

Steal Chapter 23, enemy Brunnya
Treasure Chapter 8, chestChapter 14, hidden in the sand*Chapter 18A, villageChapter 20B, chest
Secret Shop Chapter 16Chapter 21

Fire Emblem

Dropped by Eliwood's tale: Chapter 17, enemy Shaman*
Hector's tale: Chapter 18, enemy Shaman*
Steal Eliwood's tale: Chapter 17, enemy Zoldam*Chapter 22, enemy Jasmine*, enemy Monk*Chapter 27, enemy Sniper*
Hector's tale: Chapter 18, enemy Zoldam*Chapter 23, enemy Jasmine*, enemy Mage*Chapter 29, enemy Sniper*
Treasure Eliwood's tale: Chapter 19, chestChapter 25 (Kenneth version), chest
Hector's tale: Chapter 20, chestChapter 27 (Kenneth version), chest
Secret Shop Eliwood's tale: Chapter 29
Hector's tale: Chapter 31

The Sacred Stones

Dropped by Chapter 10A, enemy PabloChapter 12B, enemy ShamanChapter 17, enemy Mage
Dropped by
Arch Mogall*Gorgon*Cyclops*Elder Bael*
Steal Chapter 15, enemy Shaman
Treasure Chapter 14A, chestChapter 14B, chest
Event Chapter 5, visit all villages and survive the chapter
Secret Shop
Chapter 14AChapter 14BChapter 19
Secret Shop
(World map)
Grado KeepJehanna HallRausten Court



Etymology and other languages

Names, etymology and in other regions
Language Name Definition, etymology and notes
English Guiding Ring --
Japanese 導きの指輪 Ring of Guidance
Spanish Anillo guia Guide ring
French Sage bague Sage ring
German Leitstern Lodestar
Italian Anello guida Guide ring


See also

Equippable items Angel RingArcher BandBargain BandBarrier RingBattle SealBeorcguardDelphi ShieldDemi BandDracoshieldEnergy RingFighter BandFili ShieldFull GuardHoly RingHoly ShieldHoplon GuardIote's ShieldIron RuneKnight BandKnight RingKnight WardLaguz BandLaguzguardLeather ShieldLeg RingMage BandMagic RingMagic ShieldMaster EmblemMiracle BandPaladin BandParagon BandPegasus BandPrayer RingPriest BandPursuit BandRecover BandRenewal BandReturn BandShield RingSilver ShieldSkill RingSoldier BandSpeed RingSteel ShieldSword BandThief BandThief's BandVisitation SealWyvern Band
Stat boosters Afa's DropsAllegro HarpAsugi's ConfectArms ScrollBody RingBootsDefense BondDefense TonicDracoshieldDragon HerbsEmblem SealEnergy DropEnergy RingFilla's MightGaius's ConfectGoddess IconGrowth DropHP TonicKris's ConfectLeg RingLife RingLuck BondLuck RingLuck TonicMagic BondMagic RingMagic TonicManualMetis's TomeNaga's TearNinis's GracePure WaterRainbow TonicResistance BondResistance TonicSecret BookSeraph RobeSet's LitanyShell HornShield RingSkill BondSkill RingSkill TonicSpeed BondSpeed RingSpeed TonicSpeedwingSpirit DustStatue FragStrength BondStrength TonicTalismanThor's IreTiki's Tear
Healing items AntitoxinAsugi's ConfectAzura's SalveConcoctionElixirEnergy DrinkGunter's PotionHerbLight's BlessingPanaceaStamina PotionSweet TinctureUsed PotionVulnerary
Promotion and reclassing items Bishop RingDragon WhipDread ScrollEarth SealEbon WingElysian WhipExalt's BrandFell ContractFell BrandFriendship SealGuiding RingHeart SealHeaven SealHero CrestHero's BrandHoly CrownKnight CrestKnight ProofLunar BraceMaster CrownMaster SealOcean SealOffspring SealOrion's BoltPartner SealSecond SealSighting LensSolar BraceVanguard BrandWedding BouquetWitch's Mark
Regalia and personal items Aum FragmentCircletCrusader ScrollsDarksphereFire Emblem (Binding Shield) • GeosphereLifesphereLightsphereRudol GemStarsphereStar Shards
Valuable items Black GemBlue GemBullionCoinGold BarGold GemRed GemSupreme EmblemWhite Gem
Other items Bond DropBridge KeyChest KeyCardsCoinDaemon CardDoor KeyDueling CrestEternal SealFirst BloodJuna FruitLaguz GemLaguz StoneLockpickMaster KeyMineObstacleOlivi GrassOutrealm ItemReaper CardReeking BoxRift DoorSatori SignSeed of TrustShine BarrierSilver CardSilver KeySpectre CardTorchUniversal CrystalVIP CardWarp PowderWild Stone