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Pachyderm

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Pachyderm

FEMN Pachyderm.png
Artwork of Pachyderm from Mystery of the Emblem.

A ballista for striking distant enemies.

Type

Ballista

First game

Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon & the Blade of Light

The Pachyderm (Japanese: エレファント Elephant) is a ballista weapon which debuted in Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon & the Blade of Light, and is used exclusively by the ballisticians of Archanea. The strongest of the Archanean ballistae, it fires potent explosive devices at the enemy to deal considerable damage.

Stats

Game Icon Level Might Weight Hit Crit Range Uses Worth Exp Other effects and notes
Shadow Dragon & the Blade of Light -- Ballista: 1 18 12 90 0 2 19 -- -- Cannot make follow-up attacks.
Mystery of the Emblem Is snes01 pachyderm.png Ballista: 8 20 20 70 0 3-10 -- -- -- Cannot make follow-up attacks.
Shadow Dragon Is ds pachyderm.png FE11RankBallista.png -- 18 10 70 0 3-10 20 3,000 2 Cannot make follow-up attacks.
New Mystery of the Emblem Is ds pachyderm.png FE12RankBallista.png -- 18 -- 70 0 3-10 20 3,000 2 Cannot make follow-up attacks.

Locations

Shadow Dragon & the Blade of Light, Shadow Dragon

Dropped by Chapter 20, enemy Ballistician

Mystery of the Emblem, New Mystery of the Emblem

Unavailable Enemy only.

Trivia

Etymology and other languages

Names, etymology and in other regions
Language Name Definition, etymology and notes
English Pachyderm From pachyderm, a term used to describe thick-skinned land mammals such as elephants and rhinoceroses.
Japanese エレファント Officially romanized as Elephant. Likely chosen due to the elephant gun, a large gun used to kill elephants.
Spanish Elefante Elephant
French Pachyderme Pachyderm
German Dickhäuter Pachyderm
Italian Pachyderm As above.

Gallery

References

Ballistae
Basic ballistae BallistaGreat BallistaHoistflammeIron BallistaKiller BallistaLauncherOnagerPachydermStonehoist
Ballistae with secondary effects ArrowspatePoison Ballista
Magic-based ballistae Fire OrbThunderboltViskam
Weapons in Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon & the Blade of Light
Swords ArmorslayerDevil SwordFalchionIron SwordKilling EdgeLevin SwordMercuriusRapierSilver SwordSteel SwordWyrmslayer
Lances GradivusJavelinLanceRidersbaneSilver Lance
Axes AxeDevil AxeHammerHand AxeSteel Axe
Bows BowBowgunParthiaSilver BowSteel Bow
Tomes AuraBlizzardBolganoneElfireExcaliburFireImhulluStarlightSwarmThoronThunder
Dragonstones DivinestoneEarthstoneFirestoneMagestone
Ballistae ArrowspateHoistflammePachydermStonehoistThunderbolt
Staves AumBarrierFortifyHammerneHealMendPhysicRecoverWarp
Unused weapons Dark DragonGargoyleHelarnNeptuneSalamanderShenlongWyvern
Weapons in Fire Emblem: Mystery of the Emblem
Swords ArmorslayerBroken SwordDevil SwordFalchionIron SwordKilling EdgeLadybladeLevin SwordMeisterschwertMercuriusRapierSilver SwordSteel SwordSwordslayerWyrmslayer
Lances Broken LanceGradivusIron LanceJavelinKiller LanceRidersbaneSilver LanceSlim LanceSteel Lance
Axes Broken AxeDevil AxeHand AxeIron AxeSilver AxeSteel Axe
Bows Broken BowIron BowKiller BowParthiaSilver BowSteel Bow
Tomes AuraBlizzardBolganoneCutting GaleDulamElfireExcaliburFireImhulluMeteorNosferatuStarlightSwarmThoronThunder
Dragonstones DivinestoneEarthstoneFirestoneIcestoneMagestoneWyvernstone
Breaths Breath of FogDark BreathFire BreathIce Breath
Ballistae ArrowspateHoistflammePachydermStonehoistThunderbolt
Staves AnewAumBarrierFortifyHammerneHealMendPhysicRecoverRescueSilenceThiefUnlockWarpWatch
Weapons in Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon
Swords ArmorslayerBrave SwordDevil SwordFalchionIron SwordKilling EdgeLevin SwordMercuriusRapierSilver SwordSteel SwordWo DaoWyrmslayer
Lances Brave LanceDragonpikeGradivusIron LanceJavelinKiller LanceRidersbaneSilver LanceSteel LanceWing Spear
Axes Brave AxeDevil AxeHammerHand AxeHauteclereIron AxeKiller AxePoleaxSilver AxeSteel Axe
Bows Brave BowIron BowKiller BowLongbowParthiaSilver BowSteel Bow
Tomes AuraBlizzardBolganoneElfireExcaliburFireImhulluStarlightSwarmThoronThunder
Dragonstones DivinestoneEarthstoneFirestoneMagestone
Ballistae ArrowspateHoistflammePachydermStonehoistThunderbolt
Staves AumBarrierFortifyHammerneHealMendPhysicRecoverWarp
Weapons in Fire Emblem: New Mystery of the Emblem
Swords ArmorslayerBamboo SwordBlunt SwordBrave SwordCecil's SwordDevil SwordFalchionGlass SwordIron SwordKilling EdgeLadybladeLevin SwordLuke's SwordMeisterschwertMercuriusOgma's BladePure SwordQuick SwordRapierSilver SwordSteel SwordSwordslayerWo DaoWyrmslayer
Lances Brave LanceCamus's PikeDragonpikeDraug's LanceFlycatcherGradivusIron LanceJavelinKiller LanceLaundry PoleQuick LanceRidersbaneRoderick's LanceSilver LanceSpearSteel LanceWing Spear
Axes Barst's AxeBordcord AxeBrave AxeDevil AxeFrying PanGlass AxeHammerHand AxeHauteclereHit AxeImmortal AxeIron AxeKiller AxeLegion's AxePoleaxQuick AxeSilver AxeSteel AxeTomahawk
Bows Brave BowClarisse's BowCleave BowGlass BowGordin's BowIron BowKiller BowLongbowParthiaQuick BowRyan's BowSilver BowSteel BowToy Bow
Tomes AuraBlizzardBolganoneCutting GaleElfireEmberExcaliburFireGlowerImhulluMerric's TomeMeteorNosferatuReese's TomeSleetStarlightSwarmThoronThunder
Dragonstones DivinestoneFirestoneIcestoneMagestoneWyvernstone
Breaths Dark BreathFire BreathIce BreathMage Breath
Ballistae ArrowspateHoistflammePachydermStonehoistThunderbolt
Staves AnewAumDefense StaffFortifyGlass StaffHammerneHealHealerMendPhysicRecoverRescueSilenceSpeed StaffStrength StaffThiefUnlockWardWarpWrys's Staff