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Is 3ds02 obstacle.png
Icon of the Obstacle from Fates.

Use "Set" to place in an adjacent space.



First game

Fire Emblem Fates

The Obstacle (Japanese: 障害物 Obstacle) is an item that debuted in Fire Emblem Fates. It allows the user to place a stage hazard onto the map, specifically one that prevents the space the object is placed on from being traversed.


Game Icon Uses Worth Effects and notes
Fates Is 3ds02 obstacle.png - 0 Allows the user to position the obstacle onto an adjacent tile. Once placed, the space the Obstacle is set onto can no longer be traversed. They may be picked back up by player units after being placed.
Vanishes after chapter's end if unused.



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Map object Revelation: Chapter 13 (×9)
Conquest and Revelation: Paralogue 21 (×3/×2)


Etymology and other languages

Names, etymology and in other regions
Language Name Definition, etymology and notes
English Obstacle --
Japanese 障害物 Obstacle
Spanish Obstáculo Obstacle
French Obstacle Obstacle
German Hindernis Obstacle
Italian Ostacolo Obstacle


See also

Items in Fire Emblem Fates
Permanent stat boosters Arms ScrollBootsDracoshieldDragon HerbsEnergy DropEternal SealGoddess IconSecret BookSeed of TrustSeraph RobeSpeedwingSpirit DustTalisman
Temporary stat boosters Allegro HarpAsugi's ConfectDefense TonicHP TonicLuck TonicMagic TonicRainbow TonicResistance TonicShell HornSkill TonicSpeed TonicStrength Tonic
Healing items Azura's SalveConcoctionElixirGunter's PotionVulnerary
Class change items Dread ScrollEbon WingExalt's BrandFell BrandFriendship SealHeart SealHero's BrandMaster SealOffspring SealPartner SealSighting LensVanguard BrandWitch's Mark
Keys Chest KeyDoor KeyMaster Key
Shop items Gold Bar
Other items Battle SealMaster EmblemObstacleSkill itemsVisitation Seal