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Iron Dagger

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Iron Dagger

Is wii iron dagger.png
Icon of an Iron Dagger from Radiant Dawn.

A low-priced combat blade that is a bit hard to use. It is the most common dagger.



First game

Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn

The Iron Dagger is a basic dagger which was introduced in Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn. As one of the iron series of weapons, it is a common and relatively affordable dagger with only average, respectable might and accuracy. It is superior to the Bronze Dagger, while still being inferior to the Steel and Silver Daggers.


In the main Fire Emblem series

Game Icon Level Might Weight Hit Crit Range Uses Worth WEXP Other effects and notes
Radiant Dawn Is wii iron dagger.png Knives C 5 3 80 5 1 40 360 3 --
Fates Is 3ds02 dagger.png Daggers/Shuriken D 4 -- 90 0 1–2 -- 1,000 1 If user's attack hit the target, inflicts debuff of −2 magic, −3 defense, −3 resistance on the target after combat.
Engage Is ns02 iron dagger.png Knives D 5 3 100 0 1–2 -- 1,000 -- If user's attack damaged the target, inflicts Is ns02 status poison 01.png poison status on the target after combat.

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Game Icon Level Might Weight Hit Crit Range Uses Worth WEXP Other effects and notes
Is ns02 iron dagger.png Knives D 7 3 100 0 1–2 -- ? -- If user's attack damaged the target, inflicts Is ns02 status poison 01.png poison status on the target after combat.
Is ns02 iron dagger.png Knives D 9 3 105 0 1–2 -- ? -- If user's attack damaged the target, inflicts Is ns02 status poison 01.png poison status on the target after combat.
Is ns02 iron dagger.png Knives D 11 3 105 0 1–2 -- ? -- If user's attack damaged the target, inflicts Is ns02 status poison 01.png poison status on the target after combat.
Is ns02 iron dagger.png Knives D 13 3 110 0 1–2 -- ? -- If user's attack damaged the target, inflicts Is ns02 status poison 01.png poison status on the target after combat.
Is ns02 iron dagger.png Knives D 14 3 110 0 1–2 -- ? -- If user's attack damaged the target, inflicts Is ns02 status poison 01.png poison status on the target after combat.

In other Fire Emblem series titles

Game Icon Type Might Range SP cost Refine cost Prerequisites Unusable by Inheritable Other effects and notes
Is feh skill weapon.png Daggers 3 2 50 -- -- -- After combat, if user attacked, inflicts −3 each to defense and resistance on foe through their next action.


Radiant Dawn

Inventory Heather
Armory Part 1: Chapter 6Chapter 7Chapter 8Chapter 9Endgame
Part 2: Chapter 3Endgame
Part 3: Chapter 2Chapter 3Chapter 4Chapter 5Chapter 6Chapter 7Chapter 8Chapter 9Chapter 10Chapter 11Chapter 12Chapter 13Endgame
Part 4: PrologueChapter 1Chapter 2Chapter 3Chapter 4Chapter 5Endgame


Inventory FeliciaJakob
Armory Dusk Armory: All levels (no limit)
Lottery Shop Dusk Lottery: Silver Prize


This section has been marked as a stub. Please help improve the page by adding information.

Inventory Yunaka
Armory Chapter 5 onward


Method Data
Unit (★) Felicia: Maid Mayhem
Unit (★★) Matthew: Faithful Spy
Unit (★★★) Cath: Master ThiefChad: Lycian WildcatColm: Capable ThiefGaius: Candy StealerGangrel: Plegia's Mad KingJakob: Devoted ServantKagero: Honorable NinjaKaze: Easygoing NinjaKronya: Gleaming BladeLara: Step LivelyLegault: The HurricaneMerlinus: Pherae's ClerkPatty: Youthful ThiefPerne: Dacian ScoundrelSaizo: Angry NinjaSothe: ZephyrTethys: Beloved Dancer
Unit (★★★★) Ashe: Budding ChivalryCamilla: Steamy SecretsCecilia: Festive InstructorClaude: Tropical TroubleDeen: Bladed SandstormEir: Renewed LifeJaffar: Angel of NightLachesis: Ballroom BloomSothe: Rushing Dawn
Unit (★★★★★) Claude: Golden BreezeDorothea: Solar SongstressDozla: Harvest AttendantEir: Life AscendantEir: Merciful DeathElincia: Estival PrincessElise: Bubbling FlowerEthlyn: Glimmering LadyFáfnir: Fresh AmbitionFlora: Cold as IceFlora: Signature DishFrederick: Horizon WatcherGinnungagap: Ruler of NihilityGunnthrá: Beaming SmileHeather: Wandering NinjaHinoka: Relaxed WarriorIgrene: Ninja of NabataJaffar: Angel of DeathJoshua: Resolute TempestJulian: Tender ThiefKagero: Beverage NinjaKagero: Bond UnwaveringKagero: Spring NinjaLarum: Sprightly DancerLeila: Rose amid FangsLilina: Beachside BloomLinde: Summer RaysLyn: Ninja-Friend DuoMia: Harmonic BladesMirabilis: Sugarplum VisionNina: Shadowy FiguresNino: Fang's HeartOlivia: Festival DancerPalla: Eldest Bun-BunPetra: Princess of BrigidRennac: Rich "Merchant"Ryoma: Dancing SamuraiSakura: Gentle NekomataShez: Sharpest BladesTakumi: Prince of SoupTana: Soothing WarmthUrsula: Clear-Blue CrowVolke: Man of MysteriesXander: Dancing KnightYlgr: Fresh SnowfallYunaka: Spirited EnvoyYuri: Ashen ValiantYuri: Underground Lord

Flavor text

Game Text
Radiant Dawn
A low-priced combat blade that is a bit hard to
use. It is the most common dagger.
Dagger weapons lower enemy stats on a
hit (stats recover at a rate of 1/turn).
Stat Drop (Mag-2, Def-3, Res-3)
A standard throwing knife. Poisons
hit foes.
After combat, if unit attacked, inflicts Def/Res-3
on foe through its next action.

Etymology and other languages

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

Iron Dagger




• Romanized as IRONDAGGER in its internal file name; used in Radiant Dawn.
• Iron Concealed Weapon; used in Fates and Heroes.
• Iron knife; used in Engage. Same name as the Iron Knife from Radiant Dawn.


Daga hierro

Iron dagger. Abbreviated to D. hierro in Radiant Dawn for space reasons.


Dague fer

Iron dagger



Iron dagger


• Pugnale ferro
• Coltello di ferro

• Iron dagger; used in all titles except Engage.
• Iron knife; used in Engage.


Adaga de ferro

Iron dagger


철의 암기
철의 나이프

• Iron concealed weapon; used in Fates.
• Iron knife; used in Engage.

Simplified Chinese


Iron knife

Traditional Chinese


• Iron concealed weapon; used in Heroes.
• Iron knife; used in Engage.



See also

Knives and daggers
Basic knives and daggers Bronze DaggerDaggerIron DaggerJakob's TrayKardKnifePebblePeshkatzQuill PenShort KnifeSilver DaggerSteel DaggerStiletto
Knives and daggers with secondary effects Beast KillerFruit KnifeHunter's KnifeKris KnifeRaider KnifeSacrificial KnifeSoldier's KnifeStale BreadStilettoVotive Candle
Magic-based daggers Felicia's Plate
Ranged knives Bronze KnifeIron DaggerIron KnifePeshkatzShort KnifeSilver DaggerSilver KnifeSteel DaggerSteel Knife
Regalia and personal knives BaselardCarnwenhanCinquedeaMisericorde
Weapons in Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn
Swords AlonditeAmitiBrave SwordBronze SwordCaladbolgEttardFloreteIron BladeIron SwordKilling EdgeRagnellSilver BladeSilver SwordSlim SwordStorm SwordSteel BladeSteel SwordTempest BladeVague KattiVenin EdgeWind EdgeWo DaoWyrmslayer
Lances Brave LanceBronze LanceIron GreatlanceIron LanceJavelinKiller LanceHorseslayerShort SpearSilver GreatlanceSilver LanceSpearSteel GreatlanceSteel LanceVenin LanceWishblade
Axes Brave AxeBronze AxeHammerHand AxeIron PoleaxIron AxeKiller AxeShort AxeSilver PoleaxSilver AxeSteel PoleaxSteel AxeTarvosTomahawkUrvanVenin Axe
Bows Brave BowBronze BowDouble BowIron BowIron LongbowKiller BowLughnasadhRolf's BowSilencerSilver BowSilver LongbowSteel BowSteel LongbowVenin Bow
Crossbows AqqarArbalestBowgunCrossbowTaksh
Knives BaselardBeast KillerBronze DaggerBronze KnifeIron DaggerIron KnifeKardPeshkatzSilver DaggerSilver KnifeSteel DaggerSteel KnifeStiletto
Fire ArcfireBolganoneCymbelineElfireFireFire TailMeteorRexflame
Thunder ArcthunderBoltingElthunderRexboltThoronThunderThunder Tail
Wind ArcwindBlizzardElwindRexcaliburTornadoWindWind Tail
Light CreiddyladEllightLightNosferatuPurgeRexauraShineThaniValaura
Dark BalberithCarreauFenrirVerrineWorm
Ballistae BallistaIron BallistaKiller BallistaOnager
Strikes BeakBreathClawFangGreat BeakGreat FangGreat TalonTalon
Staves Ashera StaffElsilenceElsleepFortifyHammerneHealMatronaMendPhysicRecoverRescueRestoreRewarpSilenceSleepTorchUnlockWard
Other Judge
Unused Weapons Slim Lance
Weapons in Fire Emblem Fates
Swords ArmorslayerBottleBrave SwordBronze SwordFalchionDLCGanglariIke's BackupDLCIron KukriIron SwordKilling EdgeLaslow's BladeLeo's IcebladeLevin SwordLucina's EstocDLCMarth's SpathaDLCNohrian BladeParallel FalchionDLCRagnellDLCSelena's BladeSiegfriedSilver KukriSilver SwordSteel KukriSteel SwordUmbrellaWyrmslayer
Katana Axe SplitterBrass KatanaDaikon RadishDual KatanaHagakure BladeHana's KatanaHinata's KatanaIron KatanaIron KattiKodachiParasolPractice KatanaRaider KatanaRaijintoSilver KatanaSilver KattiSpirit KatanaSteel KatanaSteel KattiSunrise KatanaTakumi's ShinaiVenge KatanaWakizashiYato
Lances Beast KillerBlessed LanceBrave LanceBronze LanceBroomEffie's LanceHexlock SpearIron JavelinIron LanceJavelinKiller LancePeri's LanceSilver JavelinSilver LanceSpearSteel JavelinSteel LanceStickXander's Lance
Naginata Bamboo PoleBold NaginataBolt NaginataBrass NaginataDual NaginataGuard NaginataHinoka's SpearIron NageyariIron NaginataOboro's SpearPine BranchRaider NaginataSilver NageyariSilver NaginataSteel NageyariSteel NaginataSubaki's PikeSwordcatcherVenge NaginataWaterwheel
Axes Arthur's AxeAurgelmirBerserker's AxeBeruka's AxeBolt AxeBone AxeBrave AxeBronze AxeBölverkCamilla's AxeFrying PanHammerHand AxeIron AxeIron Star AxeKiller AxeRaider AxeSilver AxeSilver Star AxeSteel AxeSteel Star AxeTomahawk
Clubs Adamant ClubBattering ClubBrass ClubCarp StreamerDual ClubFuga's ClubGreat ClubHoeIron ClubIron MacePike-Ruin ClubRinkah's ClubRyoma's ClubSilver ClubSilver MaceSteel ClubSteel MaceThrowing ClubVenge Club
Bows Anna's BowBlessed BowBronze BowCrescent BowCupid BowHunter's BowIron BowIron ShortbowKiller BowMini BowNiles's BowRubber BowShining BowSilver BowSilver ShortbowSteel BowSteel ShortbowViolin Bow
Yumi Bamboo YumiBrass YumiDual YumiFujin YumiHarp YumiIllusory YumiIron HankyuIron YumiMikoto's YumiPursuerRaider YumiSetsuna's YumiSidelong YumiSilver HankyuSilver YumiSkadiSpellbane YumiSpy's YumiSteel HankyuSteel YumiSurefire Yumi
Daggers Bronze DaggerFelicia's PlateFruit KnifeHunter's KnifeIron DaggerJakob's TrayKris KnifePebbleDLCQuill PenRaider KnifeSacrificial KnifeSilver DaggerSoldier's KnifeStale BreadSteel DaggerVotive Candle
Shuriken Barb ShurikenBrass ShurikenCaltropChakramChopstickDual ShurikenFlame ShurikenHair PinIron ShurikenKagero's DartKaze's NeedleSaizo's StarSilver ShurikenSpy's ShurikenSteel ShurikenSting Shuriken
Tomes BrynhildrDisrobing GaleEmberExcaliburFimbulvetrFireGinnungagapIago's TomeLightningMissiletainnMjölnirMoonlightNosferatuOdin's GrimoireRagnarokRobin's PrimerDLCSpeed ThunderThoronDLCThunder
Scrolls Bird SpiritCalamity GateDragon SpiritHorse SpiritInk PaintingIzana's ScrollMalevolent TextMonkey SpiritOx SpiritPaperRabbit SpiritRat SpiritSheep SpiritSnake SpiritTiger Spirit
Turrets BallistaFire OrbLauncher
Staves Astral BlessingBifröstBouquet StaffCandy CaneElise's StaffEnfeebleEntrapFortifyFreezeHealLilith's StaffMendMushroom StaffPhysicRecover
Rods Bamboo BranchBloom FestalDumpling RodGreat FestalHexing RodLanternMoon FestalPurification RodRescueSakura's RodSilenceSun FestalWane Festal
Other Astral BreathBeaststoneBeastruneBeaststone+Big SawDark BreathDraconic RageDragon BreathDragonstoneDragonstone+GauntletMassive RockRockSawShackled Fist
Weapons in Fire Emblem Engage
Swords ArmorslayerBinding BladeBiting BladeBlutgangBrave SwordCaladbolgDual KatanaFalchionFólkvangrGeorgiosIron BladeIron SwordKilling EdgeLancereaverLevin SwordLibérationLight BrandLyrátionMani KattiMercuriusNoble RapierOligoludiaParallel FalchionRagnellRapierRuneswordSieglindeSilver BladeSilver SwordSlim SwordSteel BladeSteel SwordTyrfingWakizashiWille GlanzWind SwordWo DaoWyrmslayerYato
Lances AreadbharBrave LanceBrionacIron GreatlanceIron LanceFensalirFlame LanceJavelinKiller LanceLúinMaster LanceReprésaillesRidersbaneSiegmundSilver GreatlanceSilver LanceSlim LanceSpearSteel GreatlanceSteel LanceSwirlanceVenomous
Axes ArmadsAymrBolt AxeCamilla's AxeCompact AxeFragarachHammerHand AxeHurricane AxeIron AxeIron GreataxeLollichopNóatúnPoleaxeRevancheSilver AxeSilver GreataxeSteel AxeSteel GreataxeTomahawkUkonvasaraUrvanWolf Beil
Bows CroissbowFailnaughtIron BowKiller BowLendabairLongbowMaster BowMini BowMulagirParthiaRadiant BowSilver BowSteel Bow
Knives CarnwenhanCinquedeaConfectioknifeIron DaggerKardMisericordePeshkatzShort KnifeSilver DaggerSteel DaggerStiletto
Tomes BolganoneBoltingCataclysmÉlivágarElfireElsurgeElthunderElwindExcaliburFireHliðskjálfLightningMeteorNosferatuNovaObscuritéRagnarokRexcaliburSeraphimShineSurgeThaniTiramistormThoronThunderWind
Staves Divine BlessingDivine Blessing+EntrapFortifyFortify+FractureFreezeHealIllumeMendNodusObstructPhysicRecoverReflectRescueRestoreRewarpSilenceTreatWarp
Arts Divine Fist ArtDragon's FistFlashing Fist ArtInitiate ArtIron-Body ArtScrollcakeShielding ArtSilver-Spirit ArtSteel-Hand ArtVajra-Mushti
Special Dark BreathDisengageDragon FangEternal ClawFangsFell AssaultFell SurgeFire BreathFireballFlame BreathFlame CannonFreezing BreathFog BreathHowling BeamIce BreathIceballTail SmashWhirling Death
Cannonballs Armor BlastBreak BlastEldritch BlastFreeze BlastHoly BlastMagic BlastMighty BlastPiercing BlastRider BlastSilence BlastStandard BlastTornado BlastWyrm Blast
Dagger skills in Heroes
Basic dagger skills Iron DaggerSilver DaggerSteel Dagger
Dagger skills with secondary effects Arcane VoidArmorpin DaggerBarb ShurikenBone CarverBottled JuiceBroadleaf FanBunny's EggCaltrop DaggerThe CleanerClever DaggerCloud MaiougiCourtly FanCourtly MaskDancer's FanDragonslasherDusk UchiwaFlorid KnifeGoodie BootHidden ThornsKagami MochiKitty PaddleLethal CarrotMiasma DaggerMinty CaneOuch PouchPegasus CarrotPoison DaggerPumpkin-a-BoxQuick DaggerRed-Hot DucksRogue DaggerScallop BladeSeashellSky MaiougiSmoke DaggerSplashy BucketStarfishTemariTropical TreatsUmbra BurstVicious Dagger
Regalia and personal dagger skills Abyssal BladeAsura BladesAthameBlade of JehannaBlade RoyaleBrightwind FansCandied DaggerConstant DaggerDeathly DaggerDreamflakeFelicia's PlateFireman's HookFrozen DelightGöndulHoarfrost KnifeHonorable BladeHunting BladeHurricane DaggerJakob's TrayKagero's DartKaze's NeedleKindling TaikoLevin DaggerLyfjabergNabata KunaiNiðavellir SprigPeshkatzPlayful PinwheelSæhrímnirSaizo's StarShadowy QuillSilent Yule KnifeSpy's DaggerSpy's ShurikenSummer StrikersSylgrTailwind ShurikenWildcat DaggerYmir, Everliving