Hel (Japanese: ヘル Hel) is a dark tome present only in Fire Emblem: Genealogy of the Holy War and Thracia 776, usable only by enemy Dark Mages and Dark Bishops. It possesses the unique ability to reduce its target's HP directly to just 1 in a single strike. It will not deal any damage to units who already are at 1 HP.
|Game||Icon||Level||Might||Weight||Hit||Crit||Range||Uses||Worth||WEXP||Other effects and notes|
|Genealogy of the Holy War||B||--||28||60||--||1-2||50||65,535||--||Deals (target's current HP - 1) damage to the target, leaving them with 1 HP. Does nothing to targets already at 1 HP.|
|Thracia 776||Prf*||--||20||60||0||1-2||3||--||1||Deals (target's current HP - 1) damage to the target, leaving them with 1 HP.|
Genealogy of the Holy War
|Unobtainable||Exclusively wielded by enemy Dark Mages and Dark Bishops. No playable unit can legitimately wield dark magic.|
|Capture or steal||Chapter 23, enemy Alphand • Chapter 24, enemy Dark Mage (×5) • Chapter 24x, enemy Dark Mage (×128, reinforcement) • Final Chapter, enemy Dark Mage (×69)|
(cannot be used by Salem)
|Genealogy of the Holy War||Cuts HP to 1.*||ＨＰを１にさげる|
|Thracia 776||Enemy mages
HP to 1
- At 28 Weight, Hel is the heaviest weapon in Genealogy of the Holy War that is not a ballista, long-range tome, or broken weapon.
- The spell graphics used for Hel in Genealogy of the Holy War uses a part of the intro cutscene of said game, depicting the Loptrian Empire.
Etymology and other languages
|Names, etymology and in other regions|
|Language||Name||Definition, etymology and notes|
Either Hel, the afterlife of Norse mythology, Hel, that location's ruler, or Hell, the disciplinary afterlife of Abrahamic religions. Given the Jugdral duology's tendency toward Norse theming, it is more likely to be named for the former two.
Artwork of Hel from Genealogy of the Holy War.
|Weapons in Fire Emblem: Thracia 776|