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This page is about the consumable items in Fire Emblem Heroes, for the legendary Archanean artifacts that possibly inspired this item type, see Geosphere, Lightsphere, Lifesphere, Starsphere and/or Darksphere.

The amount of Orbs on-hand, six in this screenshot, is shown in the upper right of the screen during many points of gameplay.

Orbs (Japanese: オーブ Orb) are special consumable items appearing in Fire Emblem Heroes. They are used to summon heroes from across the Outrealms to the world of Zenith.

Overview

Orb types.

Orbs are an important ingredient for summoning heroes. Orbs come in several colors, representing the weapon types available in Heroes. The color determines what hero is summoned, the hero uses the weapon type matching the Orb. For instance, a red Orb can be used to summon Lucina, who uses swords, a weapon situated in the red portion of the weapon triangle.

Red Orbs summon characters with a red weapon type, which includes, swords, red tomes, red bows, and red breaths.

Green Orbs summon characters with a green weapon type, which includes, axes, green tomes, green bows, and green breaths.

Blue Orbs summon characters with a blue weapon type, which includes, lances, blue tomes, blue bows, and blue breaths.

Colorless Orbs summon characters with a gray weapon type, which includes, shuriken, staves, colorless bows, and colorless breaths.

Orbs can also be used to purchase bonuses for the home castle, which grant experience gain boosts.

Obtaining Orbs


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Orbs can be obtained in a few ways. Completing maps in Heroes's story mode grants an Orb when that map is completed the first time. Orbs can also be obtained through special promotions, for instance, My Nintendo linked accounts can obtain 10 free Orbs if redeemed through My Nintendo.

Promotions and bonuses

Currently two special promotions have provided Orbs. Many promotions are limited time, though some, like the weekend log-in bonus appear to be perpetual.

Orb Promotions and Bonuses
Promotion/Bonus Duration Orb # Details
Weekend log-in bonus Sundays Is feh orb.png 1 --
My Nintendo bonus 2 February, 2017 to ? Is feh orb.png 10 Those with a My Nintendo account linked to Fire Emblem Heroes can redeem a one-time package of 10 free orbs.
App-release bonus 2-15 February, 2017 Is feh orb.png 2 (daily) Get two free orbs every day simply by using the app that day. This bonus runs alongside Focus: Legendary Heroes and Focus: Deep Devotion. A total of 26 orbs can be obtained from this promotion.

Maps

Sometimes maps that give more orbs than usual are made available for a limited time.

Special Maps
Name Available Difficulties/Stamina Cost Duration Orb # Details
Part 1: Launch Celebration Normal (5 Stamina)
Hard (10 Stamina)
6th Feburary—13th March, 2017 Is feh orb.png 3 A total of six orbs can be obtained from beating both difficulties.

Purchase

Orbs can also be purchased with real-life money. Purchasing orbs in this way allows for the player to obtain them and summon characters at an accelerated rate compared to obtaining them through promotions and gameplay.

Purchased orbs can only be used on the operating system they were bought on, but the bonus orbs can be used on any platform.[1]

Orb Packages
Orb # Price (USD) Price (EUR) Price (GBP) Price (CAD) Price (AUD) Price (NZD) Price (JPY)
Is feh orb.png 3 $1.99 €2.29 £1.99 $2.79 $2.99 $2.99 ¥240
Is feh orb.png 9 (+1 bonus) $5.99 €6.99 £5.99 $8.49 $9.99 $8.99 ¥720
Is feh orb.png 20 (+3 bonus) $12.99 €13.99 £12.99 $17.99 $19.99 $18.99 ¥1600
Is feh orb.png 30 (+5 bonus) $19.99 €21.99 £19.99 $27.99 $30.99 $29.99 ¥2400
Is feh orb.png 40 (+8 bonus) $26.99 €29.99 £25.99 $46.99 $41.99 $39.99 ¥3200
Is feh orb.png 60 (+15 bonus) $39.99 €43.99 £38.99 $54.99 $62.99 $59.99 ¥4800
Is feh orb.png 110 (+30 bonus) $74.99 €79.99 £69.99 $104.99 $119.99 $109.99 ¥8800

Trivia

Etymology and other languages

Names, etymology and in other regions
Language Name Definition, etymology and notes
English Orb --
Japanese オーブ Orb
Spanish Orbe Orb
French Orbe Orb
German Sphäre Sphere
Italian Sfera Sphere
Traditional Chinese 寶珠 Orb

Gallery

References

  1. "• Purchased Orbs cannot be used on devices with operating systems other than Android.
    • Bonus Orbs are counted as unpaid Orbs. You can check your paid and unpaid Orbs on the balance screen.
    " — Description on purchase orbs page, Fire Emblem Heroes
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