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Hero Battle

From Fire Emblem Wiki, your source on Fire Emblem information. By fans, for fans.

Hero Battle is a game mode in Fire Emblem Heroes, and one of a number of types of the game's Special Maps. A Hero Battle allows players to challenge a team on a special map each day with the potential to recruit the battle's headliner as a playable unit.

There are twelve Hero Battles in total, with each battle taking place on a specific day within a twelve-day cycle. Each Hero Battle allows players to win a one-star version of the headliner unit for completing the day's challenge on Normal difficulty and a two-star version of the unit for completing the challenge on Hard difficulty. Unlike other game modes that allow players to win units, such as Grand Hero Battle and Tempest Trials, the characters in Hero Battle are available in the normal summoning pools and are not unique to this mode. Hero Battle is the original type of Persistent Special Maps, a term that came into usage on February 9, 2018 with the addition of two other types of Persistent Special Maps.

The Hero Battle is the only means for players to win characters of one-star rarity in Heroes, and also account for two-thirds of the characters available at two-star rarity (the other third come from the free characters given at the start, the first two Grand Hero Battles, and a March 2017 quest reward).

List of Hero Battles

Note: All date ranges begin at 7:00 AM UTC on the first listed date and end at 6:59 AM UTC on the second listed date.
Headliner character First-run dates Reruns Map
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Sophia: Nabata Prophet
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Sophia: Nabata Prophet
February 2, 2017 – February 3, 2017 Rerun 181 times to date
Next rerun: January 26, 2023
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Virion: Elite Archer
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Virion: Elite Archer
February 3, 2017 – February 4, 2017 Rerun 181 times to date
Next rerun: January 27, 2023
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Hana: Focused Samurai
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Hana: Focused Samurai
February 4, 2017 – February 5, 2017 Rerun 181 times to date
Next rerun: January 28, 2023
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Subaki: Perfect Expert
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Subaki: Perfect Expert
February 5, 2017 – February 6, 2017 Rerun 181 times to date
Currently available
Next rerun: January 29, 2023
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Donnel: Village Hero
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Donnel: Village Hero
February 6, 2017 – February 7, 2017 Rerun 180 times to date
Next rerun: January 18, 2023
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Lissa: Sprightly Cleric
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Lissa: Sprightly Cleric
February 7, 2017 – February 8, 2017 Rerun 180 times to date
Next rerun: January 19, 2023
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#7 Banner feh hb gunter.png
Gunter: Inveterate Soldier
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Gunter: Inveterate Soldier
February 8, 2017 – February 9, 2017 Rerun 180 times to date
Next rerun: January 20, 2023
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#8 Banner feh hb cecilia.png
Cecilia: Etrurian General
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Cecilia: Etrurian General
February 9, 2017 – February 10, 2017 Rerun 180 times to date
Next rerun: January 21, 2023
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Felicia: Maid Mayhem
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Felicia: Maid Mayhem
February 10, 2017 – February 11, 2017 Rerun 180 times to date
Next rerun: January 22, 2023
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Wrys: Kindly Priest
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Wrys: Kindly Priest
February 11, 2017 – February 12, 2017 Rerun 180 times to date
Next rerun: January 23, 2023
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Olivia: Blushing Beauty
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Olivia: Blushing Beauty
February 12, 2017 – February 13, 2017 Rerun 180 times to date
Next rerun: January 24, 2023
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#12 Banner feh hb stahl.png
Stahl: Viridian Knight
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Stahl: Viridian Knight
February 13, 2017 – February 14, 2017 Rerun 180 times to date
Next rerun: January 25, 2023
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Genealogy of the Holy War AltenaAnnandArdenAresArthurArvisAyraAzelleBrigidCedDeirdreDíthorbaEldiganErinysEthlynHildaIshtarJamkeJuliaJuliusLachesisLarceiLeneLewynLexQuanScáthachSeliphShannanSigurdSilviaTailtiuTineTravantUllr
Thracia 776 AsbelAugustEyvelFinnGalzusKarinKempfLeifLifisMareetaMirandaNannaOlwenOsianReinhardtRonanSaiasSalemSaraTanyaVeld
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The Blazing Blade BramimondCanasDorcasEliwoodErkFarinaFioraFlorinaGuyHawkeyeHeathHectorJaffarKarelKarlaKentLegaultLeilaLimstellaLinusLloydLouiseLuciusLynMatthewNilsNinianNinoPentPriscillaRathRavenRebeccaSainSerraSoniaUrsulaZephiel
The Sacred Stones AmeliaArturCaellachColmCormagDozlaDuesselEirikaEphraimEwanGerikInnesJoshuaKnollL'ArachelLuteLyonMarisaMyrrhNatashaNeimiOrsonRennacRievRossSalehSelenaSethTanaTethysValter
Path of Radiance AshnardAstridBertramBlack KnightBoydElinciaGatrieGreilIkeIlyanaJillMarciaMiaMistNepheneeOscarPetrineRolfSanakiSephiranShinonSigrunSorenTanithTitaniaVolkeZihark
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Three Houses, Warriors: Three Hopes AelfricAnnetteArvalAsheBalthusBernadettaBylethCasparCatherineClaudeConstanceDeath KnightDedueDimitriDorotheaEdelgardFelixFerdinandFlame EmperorFlaynGatekeeperHapiHildaHolstHubertIgnatzIngridJeraltKronyaLeonieLinhardtLorenzLysitheaManuelaMarianneMercedesMonicaNemesisPetraRaphaelRheaSeirosSetethShamirShezSolonSothisSylvainYuri
Engage AlearAlfredCélineChloéEtieLumera
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
Book VII 13: Time • 5: Divine Foretelling • 6: King of Light
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 • 79: Holiday Handoff • 80: Gods Renewed • 81: Sage of Khadein?
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 EmpireHelJötunheimrLjósálfheimrMúspellNiflNiðavellirVanaheimr)
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
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