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A troop leader in Grado's army.







Starting class



The Sacred Stones

You there! Renais dogs! Where do you think you're going?
— O'Neill

O'Neill (Japanese: オニール O'Neill) is a boss appearing in Fire Emblem: The Sacred Stones. He is a soldier of Grado sent to pursue Eirika as she escapes from Renais.

Fire Emblem: The Sacred Stones


O'Neill is the boss of the prologue, and thus the first boss encountered in the entire game.

He, along with his two underlings, chases Eirika and Seth as they flee from Renais Castle. He catches them in a mountain pass leading to Frelia, and battle ensues. He ends up killed by Eirika and her knight.


Stats with two figures separated by a ~ are presented as a range, representing stats that vary due to random growths. The figures to the left and right of the ~ are the stat's minimum and maximum possible values respectively.

Prologue, Easy/Normal Prologue, Difficult

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Level 4
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Max HP 23 Luck 0
Strength 6 Defense 2
Skill 4 Resistance 0
Speed 7 Constitution 11
Movement 5 Aid 10
Iron Axe
Weapon Levels
Swords -- Lances -- Axes C Bows --
Anima magic -- Light magic -- Dark magic -- Staves --

Personality and character

During battle he openly insults both Eirika and Seth, calling them "Renais dogs", and "high-and-mighty knights", and considers himself a "true warrior".


Battle quote

You will be the first to die!
— O'Neill

Death quote

What? How?
— O'Neill

Flavor text

Game Text
The Sacred Stones A troop leader in Grado's army. グラド帝国に仕える小隊長


  • O'Neill has an unused palette within the game data. This seems to be his intended palette as the black color scheme matches the shirt he is depicted wearing in his portrait. It would seem the default enemy color scheme ends up overwhelming his intended color scheme.

Etymology and other languages

Names, etymology and in other regions
Language Name Definition, etymology and notes


A surname of Irish Gaelic origin meaning "descendant of Niall".[1]



O'Neill; the name "ONEILL" appears in internal data.



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Basic axe
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Ranged axe*


  1. O'Neill Coat of Arms and Family Name,, Retrieved: 26 August 2018
Fire Emblem: The Sacred Stones
Playable characters AmeliaArturColmCormagDozlaDuesselEirikaEphraimEwanFordeFranzGarciaGerikGilliamInnesJoshuaKnollKyleL'ArachelLuteMarisaMoulderMyrrhNatashaNeimiRennacRossSalehSethSyreneTanaTethysVanessa
Creature Campaign characters CaellachFadoGlenHaydenIsmaireLyonOrsonRievSelenaValter
Non-playable characters DaraGradoKlimtLatonaMacGregorManselMonicaNada Kuya
Bosses AiasBanditBazbaBeranBinksBoneBreguetCaellachCarlyleFomortiisGhebLyonMorvaMurrayNovalaO'NeillOrsonPabloRievSaarSelenaTiradoValterVigardeZonta
Sacred Twins and Personal weapons AudhulmaExcaliburGarmGleipnirIvaldiLatonaNidhoggRapierReginleifSieglindeSiegmundVidofnir
Chapters Pre-split P: The Fall of Renais • 1: Escape! • 2: The Protected • 3: The Bandits of Borgo • 4: Ancient Horrors • 5: The Empire's Reach • 5x: Unbroken Heart • 6: Victims of War • 7: Waterside Renvall • 8: It's a Trap!A New Journey
Eirika's Route 9: Distant Blade • 10: Revolt at Carcino • 11: Creeping Darkness • 12: Village of Silence • 13: Hamill Canyon • 14: Queen of White Dunes
Ephraim's Route 9: Fort Rigwald • 10: Turning Traitor • 11: Phantom Ship • 12: Landing at Taizel • 13: Fluorspar's Oath • 14: Father and Son
Post-split 15: Scorched Sand • 16: Ruled by Madness • 17: River of Regrets • 18: Two Faces of Evil • 19: Last Hope • 20: Darkling Woods • Final: Sacred Stone (part 1part 2)
Locations MagvelCarcino (Caer Pelyn) • Darkling WoodsFrelia (Tower of Valni) • Grado (Renvall) • Jehanna (Jehanna HallLagdou Ruins) • Rausten (Melkaen Coast) • Renais (Za'ha Woods)
Groups, objects and concepts Five heroesGerik's MercenariesImperial ThreeLegend of the Sacred StonesMonstersSacred StonesSacred TwinsWar of the Stones
Related topics Creature CampaignThe Sacred Stones ComicNovelizationList of version differences (Name chart) • Pre-release information (Pre-release buildUnused content) • Sound RoomTimelineWorld map