Site News
Warning: This wiki contains spoilers. Read at your own risk!

Social media: Get in touch with Fire Emblem Wiki on Twitter, Facebook, or Discord!
MediaWiki update: Fire Emblem Wiki has been updated to MediaWiki 1.32.0! If you notice any errors, please report them to a member of our tech support team.
New feature: Tooltips now work on mobile browsers. Tap on the text to view the tooltip.


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

Is wii impale.png
Icon of the Impale skill in Radiant Dawn.

Can multiply damage dealt by 4 times. Sentinel


Class (Mastery)




Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn

Impale (Japanese: 撃破 Crush) is an offensive skill which debuted in and has appeared only in Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn. It is the mastery skill of the Sentinel class. When activated, the user unleashes one strike which quadruples the damage inflicted on the enemy, with no other effects.


Game Icon Effect Activation Capacity Notes
Radiant Dawn Is wii impale.png Deals 4x damage. (Skill)% 30 For further mechanics, see here.


Radiant Dawn

Classes Sentinel

Flavor text

Game Text
Radiant Dawn
(skill assignment menu)
Can multiply damage
given by 4 times.
Cannot unnasign
Radiant Dawn
Can multiply damage dealt by 4 times. Sentinel ??


  • In the European version of Radiant Dawn, even though the European release renames the Sentinel class to "Lancer", Impale's description still refers to the class as "Sentinel".

Etymology and other languages

Names, etymology and in other regions
Language Name Definition, etymology and notes
English Impale --
Japanese 撃破 Romanized as CRUSH in its internal file name.
Spanish Empalar Impale
French Supplice Torture
German Pfahl Stake
Italian Supplizio Torture



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