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Nemesis

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Nemesis

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Nemesis' portrait from Three Houses.
Gender

Male

Race

Human

Starting class

King of Liberation

Voiced by
Appearance(s)
Seiros! I will kill you! Do not get in my way! All those who stand in my way...will be destroyed!
— Nemesis

Nemesis (Japanese: ネメシス Nemesis) was a significant figure in the history of Fódlan. He also serves as the final boss of the Golden Deer route.

Biography

Nemesis was a leader of a group of bandits, but stole the remains of the goddess Sothis from the Holy Tomb. He later went to Zanado, the Red Canyon, and slaughtered several children of the goddess using the Sword of the Creator, which he obtained through unknown methods, and used their bodies to gain even more power, and brought war to the continent. He likely had help from those who slither in the dark.[1] This would later be known as the Red Canyon Tragedy.[2] In the Imperial Year 91 at the Tailtean Plains, Nemesis faced Seiros in battle, but was disarmed and brutally stabbed to death. Afterwards, in order to use him as an inspiration to the masses, Seiros spread the false narrative that Nemesis was the King of Liberation, granted the Sword of the Creator and the Crest of Flames by Sothis, and he slew several evil gods, only for his power to drive him mad.

If Byleth chooses to lead the Golden Deer, those who slither in the dark's millennium-long plan for revenge against Seiros culminates in his successful resurrection in Imperial Year 1186. Nemesis promptly raises an army of undead soldiers and cuts a bloody swathe through eastern Fódlan in an attempt to reach Seiros at Garreg Mach Monastery, but he is slain for good by Leicester forces led by Byleth and Claude.

Fire Emblem: Three Houses

Role

Nemesis is the final boss of the Golden Deer route, Verdant Wind.

Stats

Normal Hard Maddening

Quotes

Battle quotes

Feeble creature... Prepare to die!
— Nemesis, as a boss in Verdant Wind Chapter 22.
That sword... You bear the Crest of Flames, just as I do.
— Nemesis, as a boss fighting Byleth in Verdant Wind Chapter 22.

Critical quotes

Revenge!
— Nemesis
I'm unbeaten!
— Nemesis
No forgiveness!
— Nemesis
Ignorant fool!
— Nemesis

Death quotes

Other appearances

Trivia

Etymology and other languages

Names, etymology and in other regions
Language Name Definition, etymology and notes
English Nemesis Nemesis is an ancient Greek goddess who enacts retribution upon those who succumb to arrogance before the gods. Ironically, Nemesis himself is killed in an act of retribution.
Japanese ネメシス Nemesis, as above.

Gallery

References

  1. "Seteth: Nemesis, the King of Liberation... The man who received the Sword of the Creator from the goddess and became a hero. However...
    Rhea: Nemesis was originally the leader of a group of bandits. He plundered the Holy Tomb and stole the remains of the progenitor god. When Nemesis appeared in Zanado some time later, he already wielded the Sword of the Creator.
    Byleth: How did he get the Sword of the Creator?
    Rhea: The legend that the goddess gifted him the sword so that he could fight the wicked gods...is false. That story was created after the fact. I do not know how Nemesis obtained the sword, or why he appeared in Zanado. But he used that sword to massacre the people there. The children of the progenitor god. From their corpses he gained even more power, and brought war to Fódlan... A mere bandit like Nemesis would not have been capable of anything so monstrous on his own...
    Seteth: It was surmised that someone was collaborating with Nemesis, and there was a massive investigation to uncover who it was. But the truth was never discovered. I am now certain that his accomplices were those who slither in the dark.
    " — Rhea and Seteth, Fire Emblem: Three Houses
  2. "You must not allow Fódlan's bloody history...the Red Canyon Tragedy...to repeat itself..." — Rhea, Fire Emblem: Three Houses
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Chapters Part I Prologue: An Inevitable Encounter • 1: Three Houses • 2: Familiar Scenery • 3: Mutiny in the Mist • 4: The Goddess's Rite of Rebirth • 5: Tower of Black Winds • 6: Rumors of a Reaper • 7: Field of the Eagle and Lion • 8: The Flame in the Darkness • 9: The Cause of Sorrow • 10: Where the Goddess Dwells • 11: Throne of Knowledge • 12: To War Black Eagles, if Byleth sides against EdelgardBlue LionsGolden Deer / Outset of a Power StruggleBlack Eagles, if Byleth sides with Edelgard
Part II Silver Snow
Silver Snow
13: Reunion at Dawn • 14: A King Without a Kingdom • 15: Valley of Torment • 16: The Rose-Colored River • 17: The Impregnable Fortress • 18: The Chaos of War • 19: Conclusion of the Crossing Roads • 20: The City Without Light • 21: Following a Dream
Azure Moon
Azure Moon
13: Reunion at Dawn • 14: The Delusional Prince • 15: Valley of Torment • 16: The Rose-Colored River • 17: Blood of the Eagle and Lion • 18: The King's Triumphant Return • 19: The Golden Deer's Plea • 20: The Impregnable Fortress • 21: Our Chosen Paths • 22: Oath of the Dagger
Verdant Wind
Verdant Wind
13: Reunion at Dawn • 14: The Alliance Leader's Ambitions • 15: Valley of Torment • 16: The Rose-Colored River • 17: Blood of the Eagle and Lion • 18: The Golden Scheme • 19: The Chaos of War • 20: Conclusion of the Crossing Roads • 21: The City Without Light • 22: Fódlan's New Dawn
Crimson Flower
Crimson Flower
13: Beyond Escape • 14: The Master Tactician • 15: Tempest of Swords and Shields • 16: Lady of Deceit • 17: Field of Revenge • 18: To the End of a Dream
Paralogues Part I An Ocean ViewDeath TollDividing the WorldFalling Short of HeavenThe ForgottenLand of the Golden DeerOil and WaterRumored NuptialsSword and Shield of SeirosTales of the Red CanyonTrue ChivalryWar for the Weak
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Locations FódlanAdrestiaFaerghusGarreg Mach MonasteryLeicesterAlmyraBrigidDagdaSreng
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