The Lightsphere (Japanese: 光のオーブ Light Orb), known as the Light Orb in some earlier translations, is an item that appears in the Fire Emblem series. It is known by the name Argent (Japanese: 白炎 White Flame) during the time of Fire Emblem Awakening, and is still set into the Fire Emblem before the other orbs are added again.
Appearing only in games set on Archanea, the Lightsphere negates enemies' terrain bonuses when facing its holder in battle. It also negates the effects of the Darksphere in Mystery of the Emblem and its remake, allowing its holder to inflict damage on the Dark Emperor Hardin. In Awakening, it is never present in any units inventory.
|Game||Icon||Uses||Worth||Effects and notes|
|Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Light||--||--||Negates enemies' terrain bonuses.|
|Mystery of the Emblem||--||--||Negates enemies' terrain bonuses. Negates the effect of the Darksphere.|
|Shadow Dragon||--||--||Negates enemies' terrain bonuses.|
|New Mystery of the Emblem||--||--||Negates enemies' terrain bonuses. Negates the effect of the Darksphere.|
Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Light
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Mystery of the Emblem
|Dropped by||Book 1: Chapter 15, enemy Thief|
|Event||Book 2: Chapter 14|
|Dropped by||Chapter 19, enemy Thief|
New Mystery of the Emblem
Etymology and other languages
|Names, etymology and in other regions|
|Language||Name||Definition, etymology and notes|
|English|| • Lightsphere
| • Known by this name during Marth's era.|
• The heraldic term for "white" or "silver". Known by this name in Awakening, which takes place long after the events of Shadow Dragon and New Mystery of the Emblem.
|Japanese|| • 光のオーブ
| • Officially romanized as Light Orb. This name is the one that appears in English fan translations predating Shadow Dragon.|
• White Flame. This name is used in Awakening.
|Spanish||Esfera de Luz||Sphere of light|
| • Lightsphere|
• As above.
Artwork of the Lightsphere from the Fire Emblem Trading Card Game.