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Helena Castle

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Helena Castle

Cm fe11 17x.png

Location

Helena Castle

New units

Etzel

Boss(es)

Dactyl

Helena Castle (Japanese: マクロニソスの城 Makronisos Castle) is the third sidequest in Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon. In order to reach this chapter, the player must have 15 or fewer units alive at the end of Chapter 17.

Plot

Main article: Helena Castle/Script

After the liberation of Altea, Marth and his companions travel to Helena Castle to seize Grustian supplies and root out the last of the invaders. Inside the castle, the Grustian general Dactyl forces a captive sorcerer named Etzel to fight for him in order to reclaim his stolen ring. Despite his efforts, Marth and co. wipe out the enemy and seize the castle. If Etzel survived the battle, he approaches Marth, thanks him for the rescue, explains that the ring was the last memento of his deceased wife, and offers his service in the coming conflicts.

Chapter data

Chapter Data
Conditions
Unit Data
Victory: Seize Player Partner Other Enemy Third
Defeat: Marth dies 12 {{{partner}}} {{{other}}} 28+10 {{{third}}}
Cm fe11 17x.png

Character data

Characters
New Units
Etzel
Portrait etzel fe11.png
Sorcerer
HP
30
Level
6
Automatically at the end of the chapter if he survives
Returning Characters

Small portrait marth fe11.pngSmall portrait frey fe11.pngSmall portrait abel fe11.pngSmall portrait cain fe11.pngSmall portrait jagen fe11.pngSmall portrait gordin fe11.pngSmall portrait draug fe11.pngSmall portrait norne fe11.pngSmall portrait caeda fe11.pngSmall portrait wrys fe11.pngSmall portrait bord fe11.pngSmall portrait cord fe11.pngSmall portrait barst fe11.pngSmall portrait ogma fe11.pngSmall portrait darros fe11.pngSmall portrait castor fe11.pngSmall portrait julian fe11.pngSmall portrait lena fe11.pngSmall portrait navarre fe11.pngSmall portrait matthis fe11.pngSmall portrait merric fe11.pngSmall portrait roshea fe11.pngSmall portrait vyland fe11.pngSmall portrait sedgar fe11.pngSmall portrait wolf fe11.pngSmall portrait hardin fe11.pngSmall portrait wendell fe11.pngSmall portrait rickard fe11.pngSmall portrait athena fe11.pngSmall portrait bantu fe11.pngSmall portrait caesar fe11.pngSmall portrait radd fe11.pngSmall portrait roger fe11.pngSmall portrait jeorge fe11.pngSmall portrait maria fe11.pngSmall portrait minerva fe11.pngSmall portrait linde fe11.pngSmall portrait jake fe11.pngSmall portrait dolph fe11.pngSmall portrait macellan fe11.pngSmall portrait tomas fe11.pngSmall portrait boah fe11.pngSmall portrait midia fe11.pngSmall portrait horace fe11.pngSmall portrait astram fe11.pngSmall portrait beck fe11.pngSmall portrait catria fe11.pngSmall portrait palla fe11.pngSmall portrait arran fe11.pngSmall portrait samson fe11.pngSmall portrait xane fe11.png

Item data

Shadow Dragon

Items
Name Obtainment Method
Is ds warp.png Warp Open northeastern chest
Is ds longbow.png Longbow Open northwestern chest
Is ds wo dao.png Wo Dao Open southwestern chest
Is ds poleax.png Poleax Open middle-eastern chest
Is ds wing spear.png Wing Spear Open southeastern chest

Enemy data

Normal Hard-5

Enemy Units
Name Class Lv # Inventory and Skills Notes
Ma ds01 manakete enemy.gif
Dolhr Manakete 5 3 Firestone • One will not act until revealed.
• The one in the throne room will not act until attacked.
Ma ds01 sniper enemy.gif
Grust Sniper 4 1 Silver Bow Will not act until revealed.
Ma ds01 bishop enemy.gif
Grust Bishop 4 1 Elfire Will not act until revealed.
Ma ds01 mage enemy.gif
Grust Mage 10 1 Blizzard Will not act until revealed.
Ma ds01 cavalier enemy.gif
Grust Cavalier 8 1 Steel Sword Begins moving if a unit enters the southernmost corridor.
Ma ds01 cavalier enemy.gif
Grust Cavalier 8 1 Steel Lance Begins moving if a unit reaches the stairs.
Ma ds01 bishop enemy.gif
Grust Bishop 2 1 Bolganone --
Ma ds01 archer enemy.gif
Grust Archer 10 2 Steel Bow Will not act until attacked.
Ma ds01 mage enemy.gif
Grust Mage 8 1 Fire --
Ma ds01 mage enemy.gif
Grust Mage 8 1 Thunder --
Ma ds01 hero enemy.gif
Grust Hero 4 1 Steel Axe --
Ma ds01 sniper enemy.gif
Grust Sniper 4 1 Killer Bow --
Ma ds01 bishop enemy.gif
Grust Bishop 4 1 Fire Fortify Will not act until revealed.
Ma ds01 bishop enemy.gif
Grust Bishop 4 1 Swarm • Immobile.
• Will not act until revealed.
Ma ds01 knight enemy.gif
Grust Knight 10 1 Javelin Will not act until revealed.
Ma ds01 mercenary enemy.gif
Grust Mercenary 10 2 Steel Sword One will not act until revealed.
Ma ds01 mercenary enemy.gif
Grust Mercenary 10 2 Iron Sword One will not act until revealed.
Ma ds01 knight enemy.gif
Grust Knight 8 2 Steel Lance Immediately begins moving unprovoked.
Ma ds01 knight enemy.gif
Grust Knight 8 2 Javelin Immediately begins moving unprovoked.
Ma ds01 horseman enemy.gif
Grust Horseman 4 1 Steel Bow Immediately begins moving unprovoked.
Ma ds01 general enemy.gif
Dactyl General 7 1 Silver Lance Javelin • Immobile; stands on a throne, the chapter's seize point.
• Will not act until revealed.
Reinforcements
Name Class Lv # Inventory and Skills Notes
Ma ds01 sorcerer enemy.gif
Etzel Sorcerer 6 1 Elfire Immobile.
Ma ds01 paladin enemy.gif
Grust Paladin 10 3 Javelin --
Ma ds01 paladin enemy.gif
Grust Paladin 8 3 Killer Lance --
Ma ds01 paladin enemy.gif
Grust Paladin 8 3 Javelin --
Reinforcements
  • Turn 2
    • Etzel appears just outside the boss's room, before the obscuring roof
  • Turns 10, 14 and 18
  • Note: All reinforcements are halted when Dactyl is defeated.

Boss data

Main article: Dactyl

Normal Hard-5

Small portrait dactyl fe11.png
Ma ds01 general enemy.gif General
Level 7
Movement --
Stats
Max HP 32 Speed 6
Strength 11 Luck 0
Magic 1 Defense 16
Skill 3 Resistance 3
Inventory
Silver Lance
Javelin
Weapon Levels
FE11RankSword.png -- FE11RankLance.png A FE11RankAxe.png --
FE11RankBow.png E FE11RankTome.png -- FE11RankStaff.png --

Strategy

This section details unofficial strategies that may help with completion of the chapter. This may not work for everybody.

Etymology and other languages

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

Helena Castle

--

English
(PAL)

Prisoner of Helena

It appears to have been changed so that the chapter and locations that show up on the chapter splash screen are not the same; this trait is shared with Port Warren, The Lair of Fire, and The Alterspire.

Japanese

マクロニソスの城

Makronisos Castle

Spanish

Acorralar a Grust

Corner by Grust

French

Château d'Helena

Helena's Castle

German

Schloss Helena

Helena Castle

Italian

Il castello di Helena

Helena's Castle

Gallery


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References

Star and Savior Helena Castle The Sable Order
Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon
Playable characters AbelArranAstramAthenaBantuBarstBeckBoahBordCaedaCaesarCainCastorCatriaCordDarrosDolphDraugEliceEstEtzelFreyGordinGotohHardinHoraceJagenJakeJeorgeJulianLenaLindeLorenzMacellanMariaMarthMatthisMerricMidiaMinervaNagiNavarreNorneOgmaPallaRaddRickardRogerRosheaSamsonSedgarTikiTomasVylandWendellWolfWrysXaneYmir
Non-playable characters AnriArtemisAurelis KingCaldasCorneliusIoteLizaMalledusMostynNynaOrdwin
Bosses BathysBentheonCamusCaptainDactylDejaniraEmereusGazzakGharnefGomerGrigasHarmeinHeimlerHollstadtHymanJiolKannivalKhozenLarissaMannuMedeusMerachMichalisMorzasOrridyonSternlinTikiVolzhinXemcelZharov
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Chapters P: Prologue I • P: Prologue II • P: Prologue III • P: Prologue IV • 1: Marth Embarks • 2: The Pirates of Galder • 3: A Brush in the Teeth • 4: Battle in the Lea • 5: Champions of Aurelis • 6: Fire Emblem • 6x: In War's Grip • 7: Lefcandith Gauntlet • 8: Port Warren • 9: The Pyrathi Dragon • 10: Princess Minerva • 11: Knorda Market • 12: The Ageless Palace • 12x: A Traitor's Worth • 13: The Wooden Cavalry • 14: Land of Sorrow • 15: An Oasis of Magic • 16: The Battle for Altea • 17: Star and Savior • 17x: Helena Castle • 18: The Sable Order • 19: Manakete Princess • 20: Camus the Sable • 20x: The Lair of Fire • 21: Clash in Macedon • 22: A Knight-Filled Sky • 23: Dark Pontifex • 24: The Dragonkin Realm • 24x: The Alterspire • Endgame: Chosen by Fate
Locations ArchaneaAlteaAurelisDolhrGraGrustKhadeinKingdom of ArchaneaMacedonPyrathiTalysThabes
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