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Liprica cradling an infant Celica in Echoes: Shadows of Valentia.





Lima IV (husband)
Celica (daughter)



Lady Liprica's beauty caught his eye, and she was stolen away in the night. He took her to his castle and forced her to join his seraglio of countless brides. Despite the luxury, I expect life in the castle proved most difficult for her.
— Irma on Liprica

Liprica (Japanese: リプリカ Liprica) was the late Queen of Zofia and former priestess of Mila[1] mentioned in Fire Emblem Gaiden and Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia.


Years before the Zofia-Rigel war Liprica was a priestess at the temple of Mila. She spent her tenure at the temple of Mila while Mila herself was there; her activities during this time are not deeply elaborated.

As is typical of the Zofian royal family, Lima IV made visits to the temple to seek Mila's guidance. During one of these visits her beauty attracted Lima IV's attention, and he had her kidnapped from its grounds[2] and obligated her to marry him. She died shortly after giving birth to Celica from an illness she supposedly contracted after the stress of participating in the royal court.[3]

Fire Emblem Gaiden


Liprica is a background character that died before the events of the game, so her role is fairly minimal. Though her tragic story is an example of the corruption that plagued Zofia before the war with Rigel. She never appears in-person in Gaiden.

She does provide a royal family circlet to the priestess of the temple, which one of the priestesses gives to Celica allowing her to promote.

Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia


Her role remains mostly the same as it did in Gaiden, though an illustration of her does appear in the game.

She and Lima IV have placeholder portraits in the game data, suggesting that the pair were going to appear in a standard dialogue scene at some point, possibly in a Memory Prism or another flashback-type scene.

Personality and character

Not much is known about Liprica, but her motherly love for Celica was not dulled by her contempt for Lima IV. She also did not openly hold any ill will to Celica's Rigelian-descended half-brother Conrad, unlike Lima's other concubines[4]

Liprica, after giving birth to Celica, swore that she would never allow her daughter to stand before Mila.[5] It technically is not elaborated on why she said this, though it could be presumed that she detested the corrupt and hedonistic state that Mila allowed Zofia to fall into. It is also possible that she distrusted Mila for doing nothing about the fact that the Zofian King was free to kidnap her servants with seemingly no repercussions.

Etymology and other languages

Names, etymology and in other regions
Language Name Definition, etymology and notes
English Liprica --
Japanese リプリカ Liprica
Spanish Liprica --
French Liprica --
German Liprica --
Italian Liprica --
Dutch Liprica --
Simplified Chinese 利普利卡 --
Traditional Chinese 利普利卡 --



  1. "Yes... Lady Liprica was originally, like us, a priestess at the Temple of Mila." — Mila Pristess, Fire Emblem Gaiden
  2. "Lady Liprica's beauty caught his eye, and she was stolen away in the night." — Irma, Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia
  3. "The circumstances at court must have been very difficult for her to bear. While suffering from a grave disease, she gave birth to you, and passed away soon afterwards. But right until the very end, she worried over you to the point of tears." — Mila Priestess, Fire Emblem Gaiden
  4. "The other siblings and their mothers always kept me at arm's length. But you and Liprica were always kind to me, and I appreciated it." — Conrad, Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia
  5. "Someone at the castle said that when Lady Liprica first held you in her arms, she swore she would never let you stand before Mila. What do you suppose she might have meant by that?" — Priestess at the Temple of Mila, Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia
Fire Emblem Gaiden
Playable characters AlmAtlasBoeyCatriaCelicaClairCliveDeenDeltheaEstForsythGennyGrayJesseKamuiKliffLeonLukasLuthierMaeMathildaMycenNomahPallaPythonSaberSilqueSonyaTatianaTobinValbarZeke
Non-playable characters HalcyonIrmaLima IVLipricaMassenaMila
Bosses BarthBlakeDeenDeltheaDesaixDolthDumaGarciaGarthGazelleGharnGriethHestiaJamilJedahJeromeLawsonMagnusMarlaMikhailMuellerNuibabaRudolfShizasSlaydeSonyaTatarrahWolffXaizorZaksonZeke
Personal weapons FalchionRoyal Sword
Acts 1: Zofia's Call • 2: The Pilgrimage • 3: War of Deliverance • 4: Land of Sorrow • 5: Together to the End
Locations ValentiaMila ShrinesNovisRigel (Fear Mountain ShrineLost TreescapeDuma Tower) • Zofia (Ram)
Groups, objects and concepts DeliveranceMonsters
Related topics Fire Emblem Gaiden (manga)Name chart • Other games (Shadow Dragon and the Blade of LightAwakeningEchoes: Shadows of Valentia) • Sound Test ModeTimelineUnused contentWorld map
Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia
Playable characters Alm's
DLC EmmaRandalShadeYuzu
Non-playable characters ForneusHalcyonIrmaLima IVLipricaMassenaMila
Bosses ArgentumAurumBarthBerkutBlakeBrigand BossCerberusThe CreationDeenDeltheaDesaixDolthDumaFernandGarthGarciaGazelleGharnGriethHadesHestiaJamilJarth*JedahJeromeLawsonMagnusMarlaMikhailMuellerNaberiusNuibabaRineaRudolfSlaydeSonyaTatarrahWolffXaizorZaksonZeke
Regalia and personal weapons Beloved ZofiaFalchionGradivusMercuriusParthiaRoyal Sword
Acts P: Alm and Celica • 1: Zofia's Call • 2: The Pilgrimage • 3: War of Deliverance • 4: Land of Sorrow • 5: Together to the EndAct 6
Locations ValentiaDuma's OrdealsMila's OrdealsRigel (Fear Mountain ShrineSecret ShrineLost TreescapeDuma TowerDuma Temple) • Zofia (Deliverance HideoutDragon ShrineNovisRamSylvan ShrineTemple of MilaSeabound ShrineThieves' Shrine) • ArchaneaThabes
Groups, objects and concepts Death MasksBook of Valentian RevelationsDeliveranceMila's TurnwheelTerrors
Related topics Ancient LettersName chartDownloadable content • Other games (GaidenShadow Dragon and the Blade of LightAwakening) • Pre-release information (Unused content) • SidequestsSound TestTimelineWorld map