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Nemesis

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Nemesis

Three Houses Heroes

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.[2] This would later be known as the Red Canyon Tragedy.[3] 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. Rhea herself speculates this happens as a consecuence of Shambhala's destruction breaking his seal, as the blood of Sothis contains an incredible power unmatched by the blood of other children of the goddess.[4] 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

Fire Emblem Heroes

Role

Nemesis is one of the characters added to the game in the Triandra's Dream update, and was made available to players in the forty-eighth Grand Hero Battle, which initially ran from October 20, 2020 through October 27, 2020. Only one variation of Nemesis is currently available in Heroes, based on his Three Houses incarnation.

Starting stats

★★★ ★★★★ ★★★★★

 
Rarity ★★★
Weapon type  
Movement type  

Initial Stats Level 40 Stats

Maximum HP 15/16/17
Attack 9/10/11 Speed 4/5/6
Defense 9/10/11 Resistance 6/7/8
Note: This unit requires the usage of Trait Fruit to access any flaws and assets.
Skills
  Steel Sword
  --
  --

Skill set

Skill set
Skill Rarity SP cost
  Iron Sword Innate
  Steel Sword Innate
  Silver Sword ★★★ 200 SP
  Dark Creator S ★★★★★ 400 SP
  Dragon Gaze ★★★ 100 SP
  Dragon Fang ★★★★ 200 SP
 B Chill Atk 1 ★★★ 60 SP
 B Chill Atk 2 ★★★★ 120 SP
 B Chill Atk 3 ★★★★ 240 SP
 C Savage Blow 1 ★★★ 50 SP
 C Savage Blow 2 ★★★★ 100 SP
 C Savage Blow 3 ★★★★★ 200 SP

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

For revenge!
— Nemesis
Abomination!
— Nemesis
No forgiveness!
— Nemesis
Ignorant fool!
— Nemesis

Heroes quotes

Main article: Nemesis/Quotes (Heroes)

Other appearances

Fire Emblem Cipher

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

Fire Emblem Cipher data for Nemesis
  Resurrected King of Liberation, Nemesis
 

 

 
"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.
  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 #B21-048HN • Artist: 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

  • If his temporary stat boosts from Mighty King of Legend and the Einherjar battalion are counted, Nemesis has the highest stat total of any unit in the Fire Emblem series, with a grand total of 706 (including Mov) or 701 (not including Mov) on Maddening mode.
  • As a part of the January 7, 2021 Sage of the Forest update, the Special activation art for Nemesis: King of Liberation was replaced with a new version to revise an error in the original in which there appeared to be a second Dark Sword of the Creator behind Nemesis's waist.

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.

Portuguese
(Brazil)

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

Heroes artwork

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Credits
  2. "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 in Silver Snow's Chapter 19, Fire Emblem: Three Houses
  3. "You must not allow Fódlan's bloody history...the Red Canyon Tragedy...to repeat itself..." — Rhea in Silver Snow's Chapter 19, Fire Emblem: Three Houses
  4. "Claude: Nemesis? That Nemesis? Do you really think the ancient King of Liberation has been brought back to life?
    Rhea: Perhaps the seal was broken when Shambhala fell... An incredible power that we children cannot hope to match dwells within the blood of the progenitor god. Nemesis obtained that blood, so it would not surprise me if that were the case.
    " — Claude and Rhea in Verdant Wind's Chapter 22, Fire Emblem: Three Houses
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