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FESoV Mila.png
Artwork of Mila from Echoes: Shadows of Valentia.



Divine Dragon (worshiped as a god)*

  • Duma (older brother)
Voiced by

Monica Rial
(English, Echoes: Shadows of Valentia)

Mankind faces trials enough without us burdening them yet more. I wish to be their salvation — the hands that dispel their grief and pain.
— Mila, to Duma

Mila (pronounced /ˈmɪlə/[key][1]; Japanese: ミラ Mila) is one of the two gods of the continent of Valentia/Valm, known by the people as the Earth Mother (Japanese: 大地母神 earth mother goddess). She is the worshipped deity of the kingdom of Zofia, and is still worshipped alongside Naga millennia later in Valm. In ancient times, Valentia was split into two nations in a pact between the two conflicting gods, and Mila's pacifistic beliefs shaped the nation of Zofia into a peaceful and prosperous nation. However, her influence led to Zofia becoming corrupt and hedonistic, never needing to toil for its prosperity.


Shaping Valentia

In Valentia's distant past, Mila and her brother resided with mankind, but Duma's desires for mankind clashed with her own. Duma and Mila clashed, with the conflict resulting in a pact between the two, said pact split the continent to the north and south, making Rigel Duma's domain and Zofia Mila's. Rigel adhered to Duma's views, becoming a powerful nation, while Zofia followed Mila's and became a peaceful and prosperous nation. However, Zofia became corrupt as a result of Mila's philosophy, forgetting the meaning of toil, leading to crises such as the civil war and common bandit activity.[2][3]

Thousands of years later, in the year 604, Mila vanished, causing a famine to befall Zofia and for their crops to wither, and also increasing monster activity across Valentia.[4] Three years after the famine began,[5] Zofia fell to a coup by its General Desaix, then to a successful invasion from Rigel. In response to these actions, Alm led a revolutionary army to defeat Rigel while Celica set out to find what happened to Mila. During her journey Celica and Alm discovered that Mila had been sealed inside Falchion by Emperor Rudolf three years ago.

Their efforts culminated with Alm leading an assault on the Duma Tower, in which Celica was being imprisoned by the priest Jedah. The two engaged Duma and his force of priests and monster servants in battle, which ended with Alm defeating Duma using Falchion. Duma's last words suggest that Mila then joined Duma in entering a slumber along with him, putting an end to their influence over Valentia.[6]


Unlike her now mostly forgotten brother, Mila is still worshiped in Valm at the time of Awakening, alongside Naga. Presumably Duma's message to the future has been partially forgotten, as the lesson Duma tried to teach humanity to not rely on gods, which is, interestingly, Walhart's motivation behind re-conquering the continent.

Fire Emblem Gaiden


Mila never personally appears, but her disappearance is the catalyst behind Celica's quest. Her power is also a recurring element of gameplay, as through the game's shrines she can promote units, and through Falchion she gives Alm the power to defeat Duma.

Fire Emblem Awakening


Like Duma, Mila does not directly appear in Awakening, though she is remembered more than her brother. She is still actively worshipped by people on Valm, with one former priestess of Mila being Pheros. Mila's name is also listed as one of many Fire Emblem locations a player can select as their home on their StreetPass profile card.

Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia


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Mila appears directly in Gaiden's remake. She is also featured in a Memory Prism, forging the divine accord with Duma.

Personality and character

Due to not having a speaking role in any games her personality is described through the words of others. She is caring and loving, even stated so by her brother.[7] Where Duma's influence led humans in Rigel to become strong, militaristic, and uncaring, Mila caused her people to become overly reliant on her, and unable to survive without her blessings.

Among Mila's powers is the ability to resurrect the dead, if not everybody. This is reflected in Gaiden with its shrines to Mila, some of which allow Alm or Celica to revive deceased allied units.[8] Mila also appears to be the one who bestows the ability to change class upon people, as interacting with her statue is what initiates promotions in Gaiden.

Other appearances

Fire Emblem Cipher

Mila is currently featured on one card in Fire Emblem Cipher.

The below card's epithet is still in raw, untranslated Japanese; it needs translation.
Fire Emblem Cipher data for Mila

Normal R+

TCGCipher B16-064R.png
楽園を夢見た女神, Mila



"I am Mila. Your kind call me "goddess". I entrust Falchion to your care."
Attack: 0 Support: 20 Range: - Deploy Cost: 5
Class: Goddess Tier: Base Class Change Cost: --
Shining Advent: [Special] If you have 6 or more Bond cards, this card's Deployment Cost in your hand becomes 0.
Entrusted Hope: [Trigger] [Flip one bond card] When you deploy this unit, you may pay the cost and if you do: Choose 1 card with the same Unit Name as your Main Character from your Retreat Area, and add it to your hand.
The Last of Her Power: [Trigger] At the end of your turn, send this unit to the Boundless Area.
Card #B16-064R(+)Artist: Masaki Hirooka • Autograph: Yoshiko Sakakibara
(Autograph credit appears only on B16-064R+)
Some card information translation provided by Serenes Forest.
For more detailed strategic information on these cards, see their TCG wiki article on Mila .


Etymology and other languages

Names, etymology and in other regions
Language Name Definition, etymology and notes
English Mila As of Fire Emblem Awakening. Originally a diminutive of Slavic names containing the element milu "gracious, dear".[9]
Japanese ミラ Officially romanized as Mila in Gaiden and as Mira in Shadows of Valentia.
Spanish Mila As above.
French Mila As above.
German Mila As above.
Italian Mila As above.
Dutch Mila As above.
Simplified Chinese 米拉
Traditional Chinese 美拉



  1. "A Master Class in Strategy" trailer
  2. "Once, two siblings, Duma and Mila, lived on this remote island known as Valentia. Duma, obsessed with power, despised mankind's corruption, and fought with his younger sister Mila, who wished for peace. Eventually, the two agreed to split Valentia: the north ruled by Duma, The south by Mila... Centuries passed. The gods' domains gave rise to two kingdoms: Zofia, the southern realm, and Rigel, to the north." — Opening prologue, Fire Emblem Gaiden
  3. "The southern kingdom of Sofia, Which had become corrupt in its prosperity[...]" — Opening prologue, Fire Emblem Gaiden
  4. "Desaix’s no longer here, but crops aren’t growing, and weird monsters have been appearing..." — A villager, Fire Emblem Gaiden
  5. "It’s already been three years since crops last grew on this land." — Celica, Fire Emblem Gaiden
  6. "That should be enough... Hero Alm. I entrust everything to you. Inherit the will of us siblings and govern this land... Carrying both the strength of Duma as well as the love of Mila, guide the people justly... You must not repeat the same mistakes we committed. You must never again disturb our slumber..." — Duma, Fire Emblem Gaiden
  7. "Carrying both the strength of Duma as well as the love of Mila, guide the people justly..." — Duma, Fire Emblem Gaiden
  8. "We have shrines to Mila all across my continent. Folks make pilgrimages there and seek the goddess's blessing. The Earth Mother has great power. She can even restore life to the dead. ...Surprised? Well, she can't do it for everyone. Some of my faith even preach that we should not wish for the dead's resurrection. After all, who among us can judge who deserves to be reborn and who doesn't?" — Celica, Fire Emblem Awakening
  9. Behind the Name: Meaning, origin and history of the name Mila,, Retrieved: 9 September 2018
Project Characters.png This article is part of Project Characters, a project focused in writing articles for every character present in the Fire Emblem series.
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