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List of regional version differences/Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance

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This page details the changes made to the gameplay and writing of Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance during its localization from Japanese to US English, and later from US English to the five PAL localizations.

Name changes

NTSC-J to NTSC-U changes

Gameplay changes

Version NTSC-J NTSC-U and PAL
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  • Extra costs for Forging weapons were halved, making it cheaper to forge weapons.
  • The 255-crit error in the forge system was corrected.
  • In the Japanese version, stat booster items can still be used by units even if the item's respective stat has already reached its maximum. The localization corrected this to disallow stat boosters from being used on capped stats, like in every other game since Thracia 776, preventing scenarios where a careless player might absent-mindedly waste a stat booster on an already-capped stat.
  • In the Japanese version, the Renewal scroll can only be assigned to Ena and Elincia, both of whom already have the skill when recruited. It has this in common with numerous unused scrolls, which can only be taught to the original bearers of the skills in question. The localization corrected this to allow Renewal to be assigned to any unit, although the other skill scrolls were not altered in this way.

Dialogue changes


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Other changes

  • The extra content obtained by linking copies of The Binding Blade with Path of Radiance was altered to accommodate the game's absence outside of Japan:
    • Its entries in the Character Portraits gallery were removed entirely, although the images all remain on the disc.
    • The Trial Map "Desperation" is now obtained by connecting linking copies of either Fire Emblem or The Sacred Stones with Path of Radiance.

NTSC-U to PAL changes

Unless otherwise stated, all changes made between the NTSC-J and NTSC-U releases are retained in the PAL version, excluding names.

Graphics


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Dialogue changes


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References

Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance
Playable characters AstridBastianBoydBromCalillDevdanElinciaEnaGatrieGiffcaGeoffreyHaarIkeIlyanaJanaffJillKieranLargoLetheLuciaMakalovMarciaMiaMistMordecaiMuarimNaesalaNasirNepheneeOscarRanulfReysonRhysRolfShinonSorenSotheStefanTanithTauroneoTibarnTitaniaTormodUlkiVolkeZihark
Trial map characters AshnardBryceOliverPetrineShiharam
Non-playable characters AimeeAltinaAsheraCaineghisDanielDeghinseaElenaGarethGreilHetzelIzukaJorgeKurthnagaLilliaLeanneLekainLoraziehLotzMustonNealuchiRajaionRamonRenningSanakiSephiranSigrunZelgius
Bosses AshnardBalmerBertramBlack KnightBoydBryceDakovaDanomillEmilEnaGashilamaGreilGromellHafeddHavettiHeddwynHomasaIkanauKamuraKasataiKayacheyKimaarsiKotaffMackoyaMaijinMuarimNaesalaNedataNorrisOliverPetrineRikardSchaefferSeekerShiharamTomenamiZawana
Regalia and personal weapons AlonditeAmitiAshera StaffDouble BowGurgurantRagnellRegal SwordRexauraRexboltRexcaliburRexflameRolf's BowUrvanVague KattiWishblade
Chapters P: Mercenaries • 1: The Battle Begins • 2: Rescue • 3: Pirates Aground • 4: Roadside Battle • 5: Flight! • 6: A Brief Diversion • 7: Shades of Evil • 8: Despair and Hope • 9: Gallia • 10: Prisoner Release • 11: Blood Runs Red • 12: A Strange Land • 13: A Guiding Wind • 14: Training • 15: The Feral Frontier • 16: The Atonement • 17: Day Breaks (part 1part 2part 3part 4) • 18: Crimea Marches • 19: Entrusted • 20: Defending Talrega • 21: Without a King • 22: Solo • 23: The Great Bridge • 24: Battle Reunion • 25: Strange Lands • 26: Clash! • 27: Moment of Fate (part 1part 2) • 28: Twisted Tower • Endgame: RepatriationTrial Maps
Locations TelliusBegnion (Sienne) • CrimeaDaein (NevassaTalrega) • GalliaGoldoaGrann DesertGritnea TowerKilvasPhoenicisSerenes Forest
Groups, objects and events Ancient languageGreat FloodGreil MercenariesLehran's MedallionMad King's War • Races (BeorcBrandedLaguz) • Serenes MassacreWarp powder
Related topics List of regional version differences (Name chart) • Other games (Radiant Dawn) • Pre-release information (Unused content) • Sound RoomTimeline