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Is wii howl.png
Icon of the Howl skill in Radiant Dawn.

Can paralyze an enemy unit for one turn after that enemy uses an indirect attack.






Howl (Japanese: 威圧 Howl) is a combat skill exclusive to Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn. It is a personal skill that can be taught only to beast-tribe laguz. It allows its user to respond to enemies who attack them indirectly, something beast laguz are otherwise unable to do, by paralyzing them for one turn.


Game Icon Effect Activation Capacity Notes
Radiant Dawn Is wii howl.png If an enemy triggers a battle at 2 range and damages the user, it inflicts Is wii status paralysis.png paralysis status on the enemy. (Strength)% 20 Cats, Tigers, Lions, and Wolves only.


Radiant Dawn

Units Volug
Items Howl


Etymology and other languages

Names, etymology and in other regions
Language Name Definition, etymology and notes
English Howl --
Japanese 威圧 Romanized as HOWL in its internal file name. Literally, "daunt" or "intimidate", since a beast howling would have an intimidating effect on others.
Spanish Aullido Howl
French Cri Cry
German Heulen Howl
Italian Ululato Howl



See also

Skills in Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn
Command skills FlourishGambleGaldrarGlareParitySacrificeShoveSmiteStealWildheart
Counter skills CounterHowlMaelstromQuickclawShriek
Bonus damage skills BeastfoeBirdfoeDragonfoeNullify
Experience-related skills BlossomDisciplineParagon
Healing skills BlessingBoonGaldrarImbueMantleRenewalSacrifice
Low-HP skills MiracleResolveWrath
Mobility skills CantoCelerityGaldrarPassSaviorShoveSmite
Proximity skills Blood TideDauntNight TideWhite Pool
Miscellaneous skills AdeptCancelFortuneGuardMercyNihilPaviseProvokeVantage
Beorc-exclusive skills CorrosionDisarmDisciplineShadeStillness
Laguz-exclusive skills BlessingBlood TideBoonFormshiftGaldrarHowlInsightMaelstromNight TideQuickclawShriekVigilanceWhite PoolWildheart
Class skills CantoCritical +ShoveSteal
Mastery skills AetherAstraBaneColossusCoronaDeadeyeEclipseFlareImpaleIreLethalityLunaRendRoarSavageSolStunTear
Enemy-exclusive skills Aurora