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Hel

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Hel

FEH Hel Death Sovereign 01.png
Artwork of Hel from Heroes.


Sovereign of Hel, the realm of the dead. Her power increases as the ranks of the dead grow. She aims for all the living to enter her realm.

Gender

Female

Race

Unknown

Family

Eir (daughter)

Nationality

Hel

Title(s)

Death Sovereign

Voiced by

Appearance(s)

Heroes

Hel (Japanese: ヘル Hel) is a character appearing in Fire Emblem Heroes. She is the primary antagonist of Book III and ruler of the Zenith underworld, known as Hel, luring those who have died and are unworthy of greater reward into her realm.

Fire Emblem Heroes

Role

Hel first appeared in Xenologue 4, welcoming Surtr into her realm and stating her intentions to take his power for herself. She also states her intention to bring the Order of Heroes into her realm in due time, after Surtr claims that they could potentially have the strength to provide opposition.

In Book III, Hel gives Eir the order to infiltrate the surface world and kill its inhabitants when the time is right. She also sends her generals, Líf and Thrasir, in order to battle the Order of Heroes. Later, Hel ventures to the surface world to battle the Order personally, alongside Tibarn, Nailah, and Leanne. After her defeat, Hel places a curse on Alfonse that would kill him in nine days.

After nine days have passed, Hel appears before Alfonse to deliver her judgment, but his father, Gustav, takes the blow meant for him, as the curse was tied to the victim's bloodline, and dies as a result. She revives Gustav as a general for her army and forces him to fight against the Order against his will. After Gustav's second demise, Hel attempts to curse Alfonse again, but this time, Alfonse shows no fear by declaring that he would use the nine days to find Hel's weakness. When Eir is on her own, Hel appears to Eir to remind her of her mission, then departs.

As a playable character

Hel had information as a playable unit added in a dedicated Mythic Hero update, making her the game's thirteenth Mythic Hero; she was made available for summoning as part of a summoning event released on July 30, 2020.

Hel is notably the first former enemy-exclusive unit whose personal weapon skill from their time as an enemy-exclusive unit did not make the transition to their playable skill kit; instead of her Hel Scythe from earlier, she instead has the new Hel's Reaper.

Starting stats

Hel: Death Sovereign is only available at 5★ rarity.
Portrait hel death sovereign feh.png
Rarity ★★★★★
Weapon type Is feh axe.png
Movement type Flying
Mythic Hero
Dark Defense

Initial Stats Level 40 Stats

Maximum HP 17/18/19
Attack 9/10/11 Speed 10/11/12
Defense 7/8/9 Resistance 2/3/4
Skills
Is feh skill weapon.png Hel's Reaper
Is feh skill assist.png --
Is feh skill special.png New Moon

Skill set

Skill set
Skill Rarity SP cost
Is feh skill weapon.png Iron Axe Innate
Is feh skill weapon.png Steel Axe Innate
Is feh skill weapon.png Silver Axe Innate
Is feh skill weapon.png Hel's Reaper Innate
Is feh skill special.png New Moon Innate
Is feh skill special.png Luna ★★★★★ 200 SP
Is feh distant counter.pngA Distant Counter ★★★★★ 300 SP
Is feh guard bearing 1.pngB Guard Bearing 1 ★★★★★ 60 SP
Is feh guard bearing 2.pngB Guard Bearing 2 ★★★★★ 120 SP
Is feh guard bearing 3.pngB Guard Bearing 3 ★★★★★ 240 SP
Is feh inevitable death.pngC Inevitable Death ★★★★★ 300 SP

Personality and character


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Quotes

Main article: Hel/Quotes (Heroes)

Flavor text

Game Text
(English)
Text
(Japanese)
Heroes Sovereign of Hel, the realm of the dead. Her
power increases as the ranks of the dead grow.
She aims for all the living to enter her realm.
死の王国ヘルの王。人の死によって己の力を増す。
すべての生者を死者とすることが望み。

Trivia

Etymology and other languages

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

Hel

Both the name of a location in Norse mythology and its ruler.

Japanese

ヘル

Hel; as above. The internal files romanize her name as "Hell" and is also listed as ヘル影 "hel shadow".

Spanish

Hel

As above

French

Hel

As above

German

Hel

As above

Italian

Hel

As above

Portuguese
(Brazil)

Hel

As above

Traditional Chinese

赫爾

Hel

Gallery

References

Project Characters.png This article is part of Project Characters, a project focused on writing articles for every character present in the Fire Emblem series.
Fire Emblem Heroes
Characters Heroes AlfonseAnnaAshAskrBrunoDagrEirEitriElmEmblaFáfnirFehFehnixFjormFreyjaFreyrGanglötGunnthráGustavHelHelbindiHenrietteHrídLaegjarnLaevateinLetiziaLífLokiMirabilisMúspellNiflNóttÓtrPeonyPlumeriaReginnSharenaSummonerSurtrThórrThrasirTriandraVeronicaYlgrYmir
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Shadows of Valentia AlmAtlasBerkutBoeyBrigand BossCatriaCelicaClairCliveConradDeenDeltheaDumaFayeFernandForsythGennyGrayKamuiKliffLeonLukasLuthierMaeMathildaMilaPallaPythonRineaRudolfSaberSilqueSonyaTatianaTobinValbarZeke
Genealogy of the Holy War AltenaAnnandArdenAresArthurArvisAyraAzelleBrigidCedDeirdreDíthorbaEldiganErinysEthlynHildaIshtarJamkeJuliaJuliusLachesisLarceiLeneLewynLexQuanScáthachSeliphShannanSigurdSilviaTailtiuTineTravantUllr
Thracia 776 AsbelAugustEyvelFinnGalzusKarinKempfLeifLifisMareetaMirandaNannaOlwenOsianReinhardtRonanSaiasSalemSaraTanyaVeld
The Binding Blade BartreBrunnyaCathCeciliaChadClarineDieckEchidnaElimineFaeFirGalleGeeseGonzalezGuinivereGwendolynHughIdunnIgreneJunoKleinLarumLilinaLughMeladyMerlinusNarcianNiimePercevalRaighRoyRutgerSaulShannaSophiaSueTheaWoltZelotZephiel
The Blazing Blade BramimondCanasDorcasEliwoodErkFarinaFioraFlorinaGuyHawkeyeHeathHectorJaffarKarelKarlaKentLegaultLeilaLimstellaLinusLloydLouiseLuciusLynMatthewNilsNinianNinoPentPriscillaRathRavenRebeccaSainSerraSoniaUrsulaZephiel
The Sacred Stones AmeliaArturCaellachColmCormagDozlaDuesselEirikaEphraimEwanGerikInnesJoshuaKnollL'ArachelLuteLyonMarisaMyrrhNatashaNeimiOrsonRennacRievRossSalehSelenaSethTanaTethysValter
Path of Radiance AshnardAstridBertramBlack KnightBoydElinciaGatrieGreilIkeIlyanaJillMarciaMiaMistNepheneeOscarPetrineRolfSanakiSephiranShinonSigrunSorenTanithTitaniaVolkeZihark
Radiant Dawn AltinaAsheraCaineghisDheginseaElinciaEnaHaarIkeJorgeKurthnagaKyzaLeanneLetheLyreMiaMicaiahMordecaiMuarimNaesalaNailahOliverPelleasRafielRanulfReysonRhysSanakiSotheTibarnVikaYuneZelgius
Awakening AnnaAversaBasilioBradyChercheChromCordeliaCynthiaDonnelEmmerynFlaviaFrederickGaiusGangrelGeromeGregorHenryInigoKjelleLibraLissaLon'quLucinaMaribelle"Marth"MorganMustafaMirielNagaNahNoireNowiOliviaOwainPannePhilaPriamRickenRobinSay'riSeveraStahlSullySumiaTharjaTikiVirionWalhartYarneYen'fay
Fates AreteArthurAzamaAzuraBennyBerukaCamillaCharlotteCorrinEffieEliseFeliciaFloraForrestGaronGunterHanaHinataHinokaIagoJakobKadenKageroKanaKazeKeatonLaslowLeoLilithMidoriMikotoNilesNinaNyxOboroOdinOpheliaOrochiPeriRhajatRinkahRyomaSakuraSaizoSelenaSelkieSetsunaShigureShiroSiegbertSilasSoleilSubakiTakumiVelouriaXander
Three Houses, Warriors: Three Hopes AelfricAnnetteArvalAsheBalthusBernadettaBylethCasparCatherineClaudeConstanceDeath KnightDedueDimitriDorotheaEdelgardFelixFerdinandFlame EmperorFlaynGatekeeperHapiHildaHolstHubertIgnatzIngridJeraltKronyaLeonieLinhardtLorenzLysitheaManuelaMarianneMercedesMonicaNemesisPetraRaphaelRheaSeirosSetethShamirShezSolonSothisSylvainYuri
Tokyo Mirage Sessions ♯FE Encore EleonoraItsukiKiriaMamoriTsubasa
Story Maps Book I PrefaceP: World of Zenith • 1: World of Mystery • 2: World of Conquest • 3: World of Binding • 4: World of Awakening • 5: Back to Mystery • 6: World of Birthright • 7: World of Blazing • 8: Back to Awakening • 9: Heroes Invade • 10: World of Radiance • 11: Rite of Shadows • 12: Bitter Enemies • 13: Diabolical BloodlineI: A Power AwakensI: The Rite of Blades
Book II 1: The Flame • 2: Princess of Ice • 3: Guided by a Dream • 4: Fiery Resolve • 5: Blood and Snow • 6: The True Quarry • 7: Snow and Ash • 8: Rite of Frost • 9: Hellfire • 10: The King's Demise • 11: Prince of Ice • 12: Seeping Poison • 13: A Way Home
Book III 1: Death • 2: The Dread Gate • 3: Countdown • 4: A King's Worth • 5: A Father's Legacy • 6: Realm of the Dead • 7: A Home Unknown • 8: Truth of a Name • 9: Cohort of the Dead • 10: Omnicidal Witch • 11: Where It Began • 12: Lethal Swordsman • 13: Marvelous Dream
Book IV 1: The Dream • 2: Missing You • 3: Gullinkambi • 4: On Dark Wings • 5: Twisted Reality • 6: Dreaming Reality • 7: Steeped in Twilight • 8: Wallowing in Love • 9: Violent Fantasies • 10: Lack • 11: Plumeria's Dream • 12: Triandra's Dream • 13: Reality
Book V 1: Machine Dominion • 2: Kingsbrother • 3: Forest of the Sage • 4: The Vital Blade • 5: Night and Day • 6: Treachery • 7: Bound Elsewhere • 8: Serpent's Whispers • 9: Echoes of Truth • 10: Howling Descent • 11: Deceit • 12: What Remains • 13: Specter of Niðavellir
Book VI 1: Darkness • 2: Curse Directive • 3: Calling of Blood • 4: Princess Alone • 5: Evil Ways • 6: Revealing Lies • 7: To Be Emperor • 8: Closing In • 9: Opening a Way • 10: God of Openness • 11: One Last Chance • 12: Princess and Prince • 13: Askr and Embla
Paralogues 1: Family Bonds • 2: Sibling Bonds • 3: Blazing Shadows • 4: Spring Festival • 5: World of Shadows • 6: Bridal Blessings • 7: Echoes of Mystery • 8: Ylissean Summer • 9: Nohrian Summer • 10: The Sacred World • 11: Brave Heroes • 12: Performing Arts • 13: World of Holy War • 14: Trick or Defeat! • 15: Farfetched Heroes • 16: Winter's Envoy • 17: Happy New Year! • 18: Love Abounds • 19: Hares at the Fair • 20: Bridal Bloom • 21: Summer's Arrival • 22: A Sketchy Summer • 23: Festival in Hoshido • 24: Arrival of the Brave • 25: The Land's Bounty • 26: Brave Redux • 27: Adrift • 28: Gifts of Winter • 29: New Year's Wish • 30: Hostile Springs • 31: Greil's Devoted • 32: Regal Rabbits • 33: A Season for Picnics • 34: Bridal Belonging • 35: Summer Returns • 36: Summer Refreshes • 37: Brave Echoes • 38: A Splendid Soiree • 39: Treat Fiends • 40: Glorious Gifts • 41: Renewed Spirit • 42: A Star Is Born • 43: Lovely Gifts • 44: Familial Festivities • 45: The Start of It All • 46: Bridal Beloveds • 47: Summer Passing • 48: Overseas Memories • 49: Pirate's Pride • 50: To Stay Dreaming • 51: Dragons Harvest • 52: In the Moment • 53: A Festival Miracle • 54: Beyond Dreaming • 55: Dark Desert Rituals • 56: Love of a King • 57: Willful Rabbits • 58: Childhood Encounter • 59: Bridal Grace • 60: Summer Vibrance • 61: Summer's Dream • 62: Perilous Seas • 63: Scions of Twelve • 64: Shared Bounty • 65: Ninja Training • 66: Winter Dreamland • 67: Like Clockwork • 68: Of Lost Kingdoms • 69: Here with Me • 70: Hop-and-Go-Seek • 71: Unlikely Friends • 72: Bridal Blossoms • 73: Summer Vacation • 74: Taken by the Tide • 75: Risk and Reward • 76: Bite of Flame • 77: Divine Harvest • 78: Wyvern Ninja
Xenologues 1: Detached Princess • 2: The Brink of Chaos • 3: The People's Hero • 4: Whispers of Death • 5: Heavenly Witness
Locations The Sacred WorldWorld of AwakeningWorld of BindingWorld of BirthrightWorld of BlazingWorld of ConquestWorld of CrestsWorld of DawnWorld of Holy WarWorld of MysteryWorld of Mystery RenewedWorld of OriginWorld of RadianceWorld of ShadowsWorld of Thracia • World of Zenith (Askran KingdomDökkálfheimrEmblian EmpireHelJötunheimrLjósálfheimrMúspellNiflNiðavellir)
Groups, objects, and concepts BreidablikCurse DirectiveOrbOrder of HeroesRaritySummoning (summoning events)
Game modes Aether RaidsBinding WorldsBlessed GardensChain ChallengeColiseum (Allegiance BattleArena AssaultArena DuelsResonant BattleSummoner Duel) • Forging BondsFrontline PhalanxGrand ConquestsHall of FormsHeroes JourneyHeroic OrdealsLost LoreMjölnir's StrikePawns of LokiRøkkr SiegesSpecial Maps (Bound Hero BattlesEvent MapsGrand Hero BattlesHero BattlesLegendary Hero BattlesLimited Hero BattlesMythic Hero BattlesRelay DefenseRival DomainsSpecial Training MapsTrial Maps) • Squad AssaultTactics DrillsTap BattleTempest TrialsTraining TowerVoting Gauntlet
Related topics A Hero RisesAncient LettersArtists (0–9, A–LM–Z) • CalendarsChoose Your LegendsEvent calendarsFind & Vote Heroes!A Day in the LifeMini Acrylic Figure CollectionList of version differences (Name chart) • Meet some of the HeroesPre-release information (Unused content) • Voting Jubilee