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Nemesis

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Nemesis

Medium portrait nemesis fe16.png
Nemesis' portrait from Three Houses.
Gender

Male

Race

Human

Title(s)

King of Liberation

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) is a character who appears in Fire Emblem: Three Houses. He was a significant figure in the history of Fódlan; he fought in the War of Heroes that led to its formation, his actions ended up giving Crests to humanity, making him partially responsible for the creation of the Crest system that exists in modern Fódlan.

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

Other appearances

Fire Emblem Cipher

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

Fire Emblem Cipher data for Nemesis
TCGCipher B21-048HN.png Resurrected King of Liberation, Nemesis
Fódlan

Male

Sword


"All those who stand in my way... will be destroyed!"
Attack: 80 Support: 0 Range: 1 Deploy Cost: 7
Class: King of Liberation Tier: Base Class Change Cost: --
Millennium Seal: [Special] This card cannot be deployed via the effects of non-"Nemesis" cards' skills.
Dark Creator Sword: [Always] If this unit is in the Front Line, this unit gains +20 attack and acquires range 1-2.
Crest Power Mighty King of Legend: [Hand] [Activate] [Send 2 "Nemesis" from your Retreat Area to the Boundless Area] Deploy this card. ([Hand] can only be used while this card is in your hand.)
Card #B21-048HNArtist: Rika Suzuki
Some card information translation provided by Serenes Forest.
For more detailed strategic information on these cards, see their TCG wiki article on Nemesis .

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.
Spanish Nemesis As above.
French Nemesis As above.
German Nemesis As above.
Italian Nemesis As above.
Korean 네메시스 Nemesis, as above.
Simplified Chinese 涅梅希斯 Nemesis, as above.
Traditional Chinese 涅梅希斯 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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