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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
Weapon Hel's Reaper
Assist --
Special New Moon

Skill set

Skill set
Skill Unlock Auto-unlock SP cost
Is feh skill weapon.png Iron Axe ★★★★★ ★★★★★ 50
Is feh skill weapon.png Steel Axe ★★★★★ ★★★★★ 100
Is feh skill weapon.png Silver Axe ★★★★★ ★★★★★ 200
Is feh skill weapon.png Hel's Reaper ★★★★★ ★★★★★ 400
Is feh skill special.png New Moon ★★★★★ ★★★★★ 100
Is feh skill special.png Luna ★★★★★ 200
Is feh distant counter.pngA Distant Counter ★★★★★ 300
Is feh distant pressure.pngA Distant Pressure ★★★★★ 300
Is feh guard bearing 1.pngB Guard Bearing 1 ★★★★★ 60
Is feh guard bearing 2.pngB Guard Bearing 2 ★★★★★ 120
Is feh guard bearing 3.pngB Guard Bearing 3 ★★★★★ 240
Is feh inevitable death.pngC Inevitable Death ★★★★★ 300
Is feh inevitable death+.pngC Inevitable Death+ ★★★★★ 300

Personality


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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。

Meet some of the Heroes entries

Hel: Death Sovereign
FEH mth Hel Death Sovereign 01.png FEH mth Hel Death Sovereign 02.png FEH mth Hel Death Sovereign 03.png FEH mth Hel Death Sovereign 04.png
She curses the living and sends them helplessly into the embrace of death. She is Hel, sovereign of the realm of the dead…which is also called Hel! Hel's power is nourished by death, and her goal is to claim all who still live and breathe for her realm. After raising up the fallen Heroes Líf and Thrasir to be her servants, she began an invasion of Askr. Hel carried out horrible acts to grow her power. She repeatedly executed Eir, a Hero who had been granted many lives, and used the strength that she gained to spread death throughout a number of other worlds. Askr was no exception to this terror, and our people began to succumb to her curse… In another world, Hel succeeded in destroying Askr and Embla, and she even took the life of my very own father. Yet, I'm told that when she once embraced Eir as her own daughter, she gave off a tender warmth… Where did things go so wrong?
Closely Associated Characters
Eir Líf Thrasir {{{Related_name4}}} {{{Related_name5}}}
Princess of Hel, the realm of the dead. Dearly loves her mother, Hel, who rules it. She finds Hel's increasing mercilessness toward the living disquieting. It later transpires that Hel is not her real mother, and that Eir had been deliberately misled. General of the realm of the dead. At his queen's command, this dark swordsman fights in hopes that all the living will join the ranks of the dead. General of the realm of the dead. At her queen's command, this witch uses her powers to swell the ranks of the dead. {{{Related_blurb4}}} {{{Related_blurb5}}}

Choose Your Legends placement history

Round Placement Character Votes
CYL 3
(2019)
68 Portrait hel feh cyl.png
Hel
Heroes
3,964
CYL 4
(2020)
127
(+54)
Portrait hel feh cyl.png
Hel
Heroes
1,287
(−2,677)
CYL 5
(2021)
405
(+278)
Portrait hel feh cyl.png
Hel
Heroes
193
(−1,094)
CYL 6
(2022)
415
(+8)
Portrait hel feh cyl.png
Hel
Heroes
192
(−1)
CYL 7
(2023)
467
(+52)
Portrait hel feh cyl.png
Hel
Heroes
108
(−84)
CYL 8
(2024)
596
(+129)
Portrait hel feh cyl.png
Hel
Heroes
69
(−39)
Total results This character has 6 entries across all Choose Your Legends polls. 5,813

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

Character artwork

Meet some of the Heroes artwork

Concept artwork

References

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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
Book VII 13: Time • 5: Divine Foretelling • 6: King of Light • 7: Goddess Reunion • 8: Seeing the Present • 2: World of the Past • 3: Within Wheels • 4: Ouroboros • 9: The Innocent • 10: Light's Fading • 11: Without Limits • 12: Seer of the Past • 1: Golden Seer
Book VIII 1: Healing • 2: Traitor • 3: Bait • 4: Imperial Blood • 5: A Royal Target • 6: Hand Reveal • 7: Ceremony Day
Paralogues X1: Detached Princess • 1: Family Bonds • 2: Sibling Bonds • 3: Blazing Shadows • 4: Spring Festival • 5: World of Shadows • 6: Bridal Blessings • X2: The Brink of Chaos • 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! • X3: The People's Hero • 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 • X4: Whispers of Death • 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 • X5: Heavenly Witness • 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 • 79: Holiday Handoff • 80: Gods Renewed • 81: Sage of Khadein? • 82: A Special Gift • 83: Spring Eternal • 84: No Matter Where • 85: Bridal Dreams • 86: Summer Longing • 87: Summer Firsts • 88: Invitation to Tea • 89: Winds Offered • 90: Merchant's Harvest • 91: Our Path Ahead • 92: Holiday Lessons • 93: Ring In the Year • 94: Nabata's Shield • 95: May This Last • 96: A Place to Rest • 97: Double Vision • 98: Brides to Be
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 EmpireHelJötunheimrLjósálfheimrMúspellNiflNiðavellirVanaheimrYggdrasill)
Groups, objects, and concepts BreidablikCurse DirectiveHealing HandsOrbOrder of HeroesRaritySummoning (summoning events)
Game modes Aether Raids (Aether Resort) • Affinity Auto-BattlesBinding WorldsBlessed GardensChain ChallengeColiseum (Allegiance BattleArena AssaultArena DuelsResonant BattleSummoner Duel) • Forging BondsFrontline PhalanxGrand ConquestsHall of FormsHeroes JourneyHeroic OrdealsLost LoreMjölnir's StrikePawns of LokiRøkkr SiegesSeer's SnareSpecial Maps (Bound Hero BattlesEmblem Hero BattlesEvent MapsGrand Hero BattlesHero BattlesLegendary Hero BattlesLimited Hero BattlesMythic Hero BattlesRelay DefenseRival DomainsSpecial Training MapsTrial Maps) • Squad AssaultTactics DrillsTap BattleTempest TrialsTraining TowerVoting Gauntlet
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