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Outrealm Gate

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Outrealm Gate

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The Outrealm Gate's base menu.
Chapter(s)

Awakening Downloadable Content

Country

None, located offshore of Ylisse

Appearance(s)

Fire Emblem Awakening

The Outrealm Gate is a location in Fire Emblem Awakening which faciltates the operation of the downloadable content functions. The area is unlocked after completing chapter 4.

Once the Outrealm Gate is entered, Anna, unknown if one native to the Ylissean world or not, will greet the player and give them their options. The options available at the Outrealm Gate involve playing already downloaded chapters, purchasing chapters not yet downloaded, or exiting back to the world map.

Within the context of the game, the Outrealm Gate is the means the Shepherds travel from their world to the Outrealms, a series of alternate realms with their own plights.

Playing chapters

If the player opts to play a chapter already downloaded, the player will be given a list of chapters they have already downloaded. Once the player selects a chapter, that chapter load. In international versions of Awakening, any chapter listed as purchased as part of a three-chapter pack that had yet to be released (in most cases before the chapter's formal release date, although there were a few chapters made available ahead of time to buyers of three-chapter packs) would prompt Anna to tell the player that the chapter has yet to be released and to return once the chapter has been released; the player was then returned to the Outrealm Gate at that point. As all currently-released versions of Awakening have released all of the downloadable chapters, this only happens should the player not have updated their DLC file since before the release of the chapter in question.

The exact ordering of the chapters at the Outrealm Gate varies by region. If a player has all downloadable chapters available to them, these are the known ways the chapters are ordered:

North American Japanese PAL region
Champions of Yore 1 Champions of Yore 1 Champions of Yore 1
Champions of Yore 2 Champions of Yore 2 Champions of Yore 2
Champions of Yore 3 Champions of Yore 3 Champions of Yore 3
The Golden Gaffe The Golden Gaffe The Golden Gaffe
EXPonential Growth EXPonential Growth EXPonential Growth
Infinite Regalia Infinite Regalia Infinite Regalia
Lost Bloodlines 1 Lost Bloodlines 1 Harvest Scramble
Lost Bloodlines 2 Lost Bloodlines 2 Summer Scramble
Lost Bloodlines 3 Lost Bloodlines 3 Hot-Spring Scramble
Smash Brethren 1 Smash Brethren 1 The Future Past 1
Smash Brethren 2 Smash Brethren 2 The Future Past 2
Smash Brethren 3 Smash Brethren 3 The Future Past 3
Rogues & Redeemers 1 Rogues & Redeemers 1 Rogues & Redeemers 1
Rogues & Redeemers 2 Rogues & Redeemers 2 Rogues & Redeemers 2
Rogues & Redeemers 3 Rogues & Redeemers 3 Rogues & Redeemers 3
Death's Embrace Harvest Scramble Lost Bloodlines 1
Five-Anna Firefight Death's Embrace Lost Bloodlines 2
Roster Rescue Five-Anna Firefight Lost Bloodlines 3
Harvest Scramble Roster Rescue Smash Brethren 1
Summer Scramble The Future Past 1 Smash Brethren 2
Hot-Spring Scramble The Future Past 2 Smash Brethren 3
The Future Past 1 The Future Past 3 Death's Embrace
The Future Past 2 Summer Scramble Five-Anna Firefight
The Future Past 3 Hot-Spring Scramble Roster Rescue
Apotheosis Apotheosis Apotheosis
Variances in the Japanese order have been reported; the blue Fire Emblem model Japanese 3DS, for example, has been reported to have the same order as the North American order.

Purchasing chapters

Choosing to purchase chapters will take players to the game's shop interface. The game will first connect to the Nintendo eShop servers. After the Nintendo 3DS's version 7.0 update, this includes a Nintendo Network ID login step. Once the game is connected to the eShop servers, it will first check to see if the player has the most up-to-date files for already-downloaded DLC chapters and will update the files accordingly if needed; this is how players who bought multi-chapter packs with chapters yet to be formally released gained access to the newly-released chapters.

Once the game's shop interface is ready, the game will prompt the player to use touch controls to make their selections. Once the player confirms this choice, the game will upload the lineup of downloadable chapters and packs; to browse the selection, the player can select the chapter/pack to bring up information on the top screen, or the arrows to scroll between pages. In the Japanese version, there are nine pages total, eight full pages of three and a ninth page with one chapter; international versions have eleven full pages of three due to the addition of the eight multi-chapter packs. Information about a selected chapter or pack will display on the top screen and will include its name, a very brief summary, its price, its release date, its block size, its difficulty (not available for packs) and the player's current funds. The player can add funds by selecting "Add Funds"; this works the same way as on the regular Nintendo eShop. If the player wants to buy a chapter/pack, they select the "Buy" button, after which the buying process works in a similar fashion to buying a title on the regular Nintendo eShop. The player can also select the "Exit" button to disconnect from the shop server and return to the Outrealm Gate. The "Buy" button becomes a "Delete" button when a purchased chapter/pack already present on the SD card is selected; selecting this button allows the player to erase the chapter/pack from their SD card.

This is the only method one can purchase the game's DLC. To this point, no DLC chapter has been formally discontinued in any region. Nonetheless, there have been reports of some people attempting to purchase the game's DLC from the regular Nintendo eShop's DLC listing for Awakening, which is a limited listing of the most recent DLC releases, which also leads to inaccurate reports of discontinued DLC.

Trivia

In other languages

Names, etymology and in other regions
Language Name Definition, etymology and notes
English Outrealm Gate
English
(unofficial)
Otherworld Gate Referred to as this in the fandom prior to USA release.
Japanese 異界の門
Spanish Portal dimensional Dimensional portal
French Portail du Multivers Multiverse portal
German Dimensionstor Dimension gate
Italian Portale Altrotempo

See also

References


Fire Emblem Awakening
Playable characters AnnaAversaBasilioBradyChercheChromCordeliaCynthiaDonnelEmmerynFlaviaFrederickGaiusGangrelGeromeGregorHenryInigoKellamKjelleLaurentLibraLissaLon'quLucinaMaribelleMirielMorganNahNoireNowiOliviaOwainPannePriamRickenRobinSay'riSeveraStahlSullySumiaTharjaTikiVaikeVirionWalhartYarneYen'fay
Non-playable characters HierarchHollandKe'riNagaOld HubbaPhila
Bosses AlgolAnguillaArdriAversaBovisCampariCanisCassiusCervantesChalardDalenDaltonDracoEquusExcellusEzraFarberGallusGangrelGarrickGeckoGrimaGyralIgnatiusJamilLepusMarthMorristanMusMustafaNelsonNombryOrtonOvisPherosPorcusPriamRaimiRisen ChiefRoddickRugerSimiaTigrisValidarVastoVictorVincentWalhartXalbadorYen'fayZanth
DLC characters AlmCatriaCelicaEirikaEldiganElinciaEphraimEstIkeKatarinaLeifLynPrince MarthMicaiahPallaRoySeliph
SpotPass characters Shadow Dragon CaedaGharnefLindeMerricMinervaNavarreNynaOgmaPrince MarthTiki
Gaiden AlmBoeyCelicaClairCliveDeenLuthierMycenNomahValbar
Mystery of the Emblem AthenaCatriaEtzelHardinHoraceKatarinaKing MarthLegionMaliceNorne
Genealogy of the Holy War G1 ArdenArvisAyraDeirdreEthlynJamkeLewynQuanRaquesisSigurd
Genealogy of the Holy War G2 AltenaAresArthurCedFeeJuliaJuliusLarceiSeliphUlster
Thracia 776 DagdarEyvelFinnLeifMareetaNannaOlwenRaydrikSaiasSalem
Binding Blade CeciliaLilinaLughPercevalRaighRoyShannaSophiaWoltZephiel
Fire Emblem EliwoodFlorinaHectorJaffarKarelLynMatthewNergalNinoSerra
Sacred Stones AmeliaEirikaEphraimInnesL'ArachelLuteLyonMarisaMoulderSeth
Path of Radiance AshnardElinciaGeoffreyIkeLuciaMiaMistSorenTitaniaZihark
Radiant Dawn Black KnightBromEdwardLeonardoMicaiahNepheneeSanakiSephiranSigrunSothe
Others CamusIshtarLinusLloydNarcianOliverPetrineSelenaTravantUrsula
Regalia and personal weapons AmatsuArmadsBalmungBook of NagaDouble BowExcaliburFalchion (Exalted FalchionParallel Falchion) • ForsetiGáe BolgGoddess StaffGoetiaGradivusGrima's TruthGungnirHauteclereHelswathMercuriusMissiletainnMjölnirMystletainnNidhoggNoble RapierParthiaRagnellRapierSol KattiTyrfingValflameWolf BergYewfelle
Chapters Main story path Pm: Invisible Ties • P: The Verge of History • 1: Unwelcome Change • 2: Shepherds • 3: Warrior Realm • 4: Two Falchions • 5: The Exalt and the King • 6: Foreseer • 7: Incursion • 8: The Grimleal • 9: Emmeryn • 10: Renewal • 11: Mad King Gangrel • 12: The Seacomers • 13: Of Sacred Blood • 14: Flames on the Blue • 15: Smoldering Resistance • 16: Naga's Voice • 17: Inexorable Death • 18: Sibling Blades • 19: The Conqueror • 20: The Sword or the Knee • 21: Five Gemstones • 22: An Ill Presage • 23: Invisible Ties • 24: Awakening • 25: To Slay a God • Final: Grima
Paralogues Pr1: Sickle to Sword • Pr2: The Secret Seller • Pr3: A Strangled Peace • Pr4: Anna the Merchant • Pr5: Scion of Legend • Pr6: A Man for Flowers • Pr7: Noble Lineage • Pr8: A Duel Disgraced • Pr9: Wings of Justice • Pr10: Ambivalence • Pr11: Twin Wyverns • Pr12: Disowned by Time • Pr13: Rival Bands • Pr14: Shadow in the Sands • Pr15: A Shot from the Dark • Pr16: Daughter to Dragons • Pr17: The Threat of Silence • Pr18: The Dead King's Lament • Pr19: Irreconcilable Paths • Pr20: A Hard Miracle • Pr21: Ghost of a Blade • Pr22: The Wellspring of Truth • Pr23: The Radiant Hero
Xenologues Champions of Yore 1Champions of Yore 2Champions of Yore 3The Golden GaffeEXPonential GrowthInfinite RegaliaLost Bloodlines 1Lost Bloodlines 2Lost Bloodlines 3Smash Brethren 1Smash Brethren 2Smash Brethren 3Rogues & Redeemers 1Rogues & Redeemers 2Rogues & Redeemers 3Death's EmbraceFive-Anna FirefightRoster RescueHarvest ScrambleSummer ScrambleHot-Spring ScrambleThe Future Past 1The Future Past 2The Future Past 3Apotheosis
Locations YlisseFerox (Arena Ferox) • Outrealm Gate (Outrealms) • Plegia (Dragon's Table) • YlisseValmChon'sinRosanneValm
Groups, objects, and concepts AwakeningEinherjarFire EmblemGrimleal (Deadlords) • RisenShepherds
Related topics Double DuelDownloadable contentName chart Nintendo Dream comics • Other games (GaidenGenealogy of the Holy WarShadow DragonNew Mystery of the Emblem) • Pre-release information (Unused content) • Unit Gallery (Soundtrack) • SpotPassStreetPassTimelineWorld map