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Return of the Prince

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Return of the Prince

Cm fe12 15.png

Location

Altea

New units

Est, Dolph,* and Abel

Boss(es)

Eibel

Previous chapter(s)

A Mystery Revealed

Next chapter(s)

Regaining the Capital

Return of the Prince (Japanese: 王子の帰還 The Prince's Return) is the fifteenth chapter of Fire Emblem: Mystery of the Emblem Book II and Fire Emblem: New Mystery of the Emblem.

Plot

Main article: Return of the Prince/Script

This section has been marked as a stub. Please help improve the page by adding information.


Chapter data

Chapter data

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Normal Hard/Maniac/Lunatic

Chapter Data
Conditions
Unit Data
Victory: Seize Player Partner Other Enemy Third
Defeat: Marth dies 12+3 {{{partner}}} {{{other}}} 33+14-1 {{{third}}}
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Map dimensions:
30 columns by 30 rows

Character data

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Characters
New Units
Est
Portrait est fe12.png
Pegasus Knight
HP
20
Inventory
--
Level
5
Automatically from turn 1
Dolph
Portrait dolph fe12.png
General
HP
38
Inventory
Silver Lance
Javelin
Vulnerary
Level
5
Automatically from turn 1
Abel
Portrait abel fe12.png
Paladin
HP
32
Inventory
Ridersbane
Level
1
Enemy, talk with Marth or Est
Returning Characters

Default male player's unit ​Ryan ​Luke ​Roderick ​Gordin ​Cecil ​Draug ​Marth ​Arran ​Marisha ​Catria ​Warren ​Cord ​Linde ​Palla ​Bord ​Julian ​Matthis ​Wrys ​Ogma ​Yuliya ​Jubelo ​Sirius ​Castor ​Caeda ​Barst ​Rickard ​Frey ​Norne ​Samuel ​Wendell ​Caesar ​Radd ​Navarre ​Phina ​Cain ​Bantu ​Roger ​Jeorge ​Minerva ​Etzel ​Merric ​Arlen ​Dice ​Malice ​Horace ​Jake ​Darros ​Roberto ​Belf ​Reiden ​Beck ​Athena ​Xane ​Tiki ​

Est retains any stat gains she acquired in the prologue.

Item data

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Items
Name Obtainment Method
Is ds dracoshield.png Dracoshield From the west village
(Mutually exclusive with the Energy Drop)
Is ds energy drop.png Energy Drop From the east village
(Mutually exclusive with the Dracoshield)
Is ds ridersbane.png Ridersbane Dropped by Abel
Is ds killer bow.png Killer Bow Dropped by a Sniper
Is ds vulnerary.png Vulnerary • Dropped by a Knight
• Dropped by a Mage
• Dropped by a Paladin
• Dropped by a Horseman
Is ds physic.png Physic Dropped by a Bishop
Is ds heal.png Heal Dropped by a Bishop
Is ds steel sword.png Steel Sword Dropped by a Paladin
Is ds silver lance.png Silver Lance • Dropped by a Paladin
• Dropped by Eibel
Is ds silver bow.png Silver Bow Dropped by a Horseman
Is ds javelin.png Javelin Dropped by a Knight
Is ds fire.png Fire Dropped by a Mage
Is ds killer lance.png Killer Lance Dropped by a General
Is ds mend.png Mend Dropped by a Bishop
Is ds steel lance.png Steel Lance Dropped by a Knight
Is ds elfire.png Elfire Dropped by a Mage
Is ds steel bow.png Steel Bow Dropped by a Sniper
Is ds steel axe.png Steel Axe Dropped by a Fighter
Is ds hand axe.png Hand Axe Dropped by a Fighter
Is ds door key.png Door Key Dropped by a Mage
Is ds rapier.png Rapier Dropped by a Thief
Is ds silver sword.png Silver Sword Dropped by a Thief
Is ds silver axe.png Silver Axe Dropped by a Thief

Shop data

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Armories and vendors

Swords Lances Axes Bows Tomes Staves Items Secret

Name Cost
Is ds iron sword.png Iron Sword 400
Is ds steel sword.png Steel Sword 875
Is ds silver sword.png Silver Sword 2000
Is ds rapier.png Rapier 1120

Only one Rapier and Wing Spear may be purchased.

Enemy data

Enemy data

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Stats with a decimal can vary randomly; the decimal represents the chance for the stat to increase to the nearest integer, or otherwise be truncated.

Normal Hard Maniac Lunatic

Enemy Units
Name Class Lv # HP Str Mag Skill Spd Lck Prf Def Res Cha Con Mov Inventory and Skills
Ma ds02 paladin enemy.gif Abel Paladin 1 1 32 13 1 14 15 7 14 6 10 RidersbaneThis item is dropped upon this unit's defeat.
• Moves to attack units in range; returns to his starting position if no one is in range.
• Does not attack Est (or Xane while imitating Est), and Est cannot initiate combat against him.
Ma ds02 general enemy.gif Archanea General 5 1 32.6 12.2 1 9.2 8.8 0 15.8 3.8 6 Killer Lance
Moves to attack units in range; returns to his starting position if no one is in range.
Ma ds02 sniper enemy.gif Archanea Sniper 3 1 27.6 10.4 1 12.6 13.6 0 10.4 3.4 7 Killer BowThis item is dropped upon this unit's defeat.
Moves to attack units in range; returns to his starting position if no one is in range.
Ma ds02 mage enemy.gif Archanea Mage 13 1 21.8 0 6.8 7.6 8.6 0 4.4 5.4 6 Elfire VulneraryThis item is dropped upon this unit's defeat.
Moves to attack units in range; returns to his starting position if no one is in range.
Ma ds02 bishop enemy.gif Archanea Bishop 3 1 23.8 1 6.6 4.6 5.6 0 3.4 9 6 PhysicThis item is dropped upon this unit's defeat.
--
Ma ds02 bishop enemy.gif Archanea Bishop 3 1 23.8 1 6.6 4.6 5.6 0 3.4 9 6 Fortify HealThis item is dropped upon this unit's defeat.
Moves to heal units that can be reached with two turns of movement; returns to starting position otherwise.
Ma ds02 ballistician enemy.gif Archanea Ballistician 15 2 23.6 8 2 7.4 5.8 0 14 0 -- Thunderbolt
--
Ma ds02 paladin enemy.gif Archanea Paladin 3 1 27.6 10.7 1 10.6 12.4 0 11.6 6.4 10 Ridersbane VulneraryThis item is dropped upon this unit's defeat.
Immediately begins moving unprovoked.
Ma ds02 paladin enemy.gif Archanea Paladin 3 1 27.6 10.7 1 10.6 12.4 0 11.6 6.4 10 Steel SwordThis item is dropped upon this unit's defeat.
Immediately begins moving unprovoked.
Ma ds02 paladin enemy.gif Archanea Paladin 3 1 27.6 10.7 1 10.6 12.4 0 11.6 6.4 10 Silver LanceThis item is dropped upon this unit's defeat.
Immediately begins moving unprovoked.
Ma ds02 paladin enemy.gif Archanea Paladin 3 1 27.6 10.7 1 10.6 12.4 0 11.6 6.4 10 Silver Sword
Immediately begins moving unprovoked.
Ma ds02 horseman enemy.gif Archanea Horseman 3 1 25.2 9.2 1 11.6 12.6 0 8.2 3.2 9 Silver Bow
Immediately begins moving unprovoked.
Ma ds02 horseman enemy.gif Archanea Horseman 3 1 25.2 9.2 1 11.6 12.6 0 8.2 3.2 9 Silver BowThis item is dropped upon this unit's defeat.
Immediately begins moving unprovoked.
Ma ds02 horseman enemy.gif Archanea Horseman 3 1 25.2 9.2 1 11.6 12.6 0 8.2 3.2 9 Silver Bow VulneraryThis item is dropped upon this unit's defeat.
Immediately begins moving unprovoked.
Ma ds02 knight enemy.gif Archanea Knight 15 1 26.6 10.2 0 9.2 5.8 0 12.8 1.4 5 Steel Lance
--
Ma ds02 knight enemy.gif Archanea Knight 15 1 26.6 10.2 0 9.2 5.8 0 12.8 1.4 5 JavelinThis item is dropped upon this unit's defeat.
--
Ma ds02 mage enemy.gif Archanea Mage 13 1 21.8 0 6.8 7.6 8.6 0 4.4 5.4 6 FireThis item is dropped upon this unit's defeat.
--
Ma ds02 sniper enemy.gif Archanea Sniper 3 1 27.6 10.4 1 12.6 13.6 0 10.4 3.4 7 Steel Bow
--
Ma ds02 general enemy.gif Archanea General 3 1 30.8 11.6 1 8.6 8.4 0 15.4 3.4 6 Killer LanceThis item is dropped upon this unit's defeat.
Does not attack Est (or Xane while imitating Est) until Abel is recruited.
Ma ds02 bishop enemy.gif Archanea Bishop 3 1 23.8 1 6.6 4.6 5.6 0 3.4 9 -- Swarm MendThis item is dropped upon this unit's defeat.
Does not attack Est (or Xane while imitating Est) until Abel is recruited.
Ma ds02 knight enemy.gif Archanea Knight 15 1 26.6 10.2 0 9.2 5.8 0 12.8 1.4 5 Steel LanceThis item is dropped upon this unit's defeat.
Begins moving if one of the nearby Knights or the nearby Mage or Sniper is provoked.
Ma ds02 knight enemy.gif Archanea Knight 15 1 26.6 10.2 0 9.2 5.8 0 12.8 1.4 5 Silver Lance
Begins moving if one of the nearby Knights or the nearby Mage or Sniper is provoked.
Ma ds02 knight enemy.gif Archanea Knight 15 1 26.6 10.2 0 9.2 5.8 0 12.8 1.4 5 Steel Lance VulneraryThis item is dropped upon this unit's defeat.
Begins moving if one of the nearby Knights or the nearby Mage or Sniper is provoked.
Ma ds02 mage enemy.gif Archanea Mage 13 1 21.8 0 6.8 7.6 8.6 0 4.4 5.4 6 ElfireThis item is dropped upon this unit's defeat.
Begins moving if one of the nearby Knights or the nearby Sniper is provoked.
Ma ds02 sniper enemy.gif Archanea Sniper 3 1 27.6 10.4 1 12.6 13.6 0 10.4 3.4 7 Steel BowThis item is dropped upon this unit's defeat.
Begins moving if one of the nearby Knights or the nearby Mage is provoked.
Ma ds02 fighter enemy.gif Archanea Fighter 15 1 27.6 10 0 9.2 9.8 0 8 0.7 6 Steel AxeThis item is dropped upon this unit's defeat.
--
Ma ds02 fighter enemy.gif Archanea Fighter 15 1 27.6 10 0 9.2 9.8 0 8 0.7 6 Hand AxeThis item is dropped upon this unit's defeat.
--
Ma ds02 mage enemy.gif Archanea Mage 13 1 21.8 0 6.8 7.6 8.6 0 4.4 5.4 6 Thunder Door KeyThis item is dropped upon this unit's defeat.
--
Ma ds02 thief enemy.gif Ruffian Thief 12 1 21.6 7.2 0 10.4 12.5 0 5.3 0 7 Steel Sword RapierThis item is dropped upon this unit's defeat.
Moves to raid the west village, and ignores combat except to attack player units blocking the village; moves to attack units unprovoked once the village has been raided or visited.
Ma ds02 thief enemy.gif Ruffian Thief 12 1 21.6 7.2 0 10.4 12.5 0 5.3 0 7 Steel Sword Silver SwordThis item is dropped upon this unit's defeat.
Moves to raid the east village, and ignores combat except to attack player units blocking the village; moves to attack units unprovoked once the village has been raided or visited.
Ma ds02 thief enemy.gif Ruffian Thief 12 1 21.6 7.2 0 10.4 12.5 0 5.3 0 7 Steel Sword Silver AxeThis item is dropped upon this unit's defeat.
Moves to raid the west village, and ignores combat except to attack player units blocking the village; moves to attack units unprovoked once the village has been raided or visited.
Ma ds02 general enemy.gif Eibel General 10 1 38 15 1 11 11 0 19 3 -- Silver LanceThis item is dropped upon this unit's defeat. Silver Bow
Stands on a gate, the chapter's seize point.
Reinforcements
Name Class Lv # HP Str Mag Skill Spd Lck Def Res Cha Con Mov Inventory and Skills
Ma ds02 cavalier enemy.gif Archanea Cavalier 15 4 25.2 9.9 0 9.2 9.8 0 9.2 1.4 9 Steel Lance
--
Ma ds02 horseman enemy.gif Archanea Horseman 3 4 25.2 9.2 1 11.6 12.6 0 8.2 3.2 9 Silver Bow
Those from the central forts move to raid villages if there is one in range.
Ma ds02 mage enemy.gif Archanea Mage 13 2 21.8 0 6.8 7.6 8.6 0 4.4 5.4 6 Elfire
--
Ma ds02 thief enemy.gif Ruffian Thief 12 2 21.6 7.2 0 10.4 12.5 0 5.3 0 7 Steel Sword
Moves to raid villages, and ignores combat except to attack player units blocking a village; moves to attack units unprovoked once the villages have been raided or visited.
Ma ds02 paladin enemy.gif Archanea Paladin 3 2 27.6 10.7 1 10.6 12.4 0 11.6 6.4 10 Ridersbane
--


Reinforcements

Mystery of the Emblem
  • Upon approaching the center-west island, continuing until five of each have appeared
New Mystery of the Emblem
  • Upon reaching the center-west or southeast island (columns 9–13, rows 16–23; columns 14–24, rows 22–30; or columns 25–30, rows 26–30) or on turn 8 (Hard mode and higher), and again one (Hard mode and higher) and two turns afterward
  • Upon reaching the center-west or southeast island
    • Two Thieves from the central forts near the castle for the first turn
  • One (Hard mode and higher) and two turns after reaching the center-west or southeast island

Boss data

Main article: Eibel
Boss data

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Stats with a decimal can vary randomly; the decimal represents the chance for the stat to increase to the nearest integer, or otherwise be truncated.

Normal Hard Maniac Lunatic

Portrait eibel fe12.png
Ma ds02 general enemy.gif General
Level 10
Movement --
Stats
Max HP 38 Speed 11
Strength 15 Luck 0
Magic 1 Defense 19
Skill 11 Resistance 3
Inventory
Silver LanceThis item is dropped upon this unit's defeat.
Silver Bow
Weapon Levels
Swords -- Lances B Axes --
Bows B Tomes -- Staves --

Strategy

This section details unofficial strategies that may help with completion of the chapter. This may not work for everybody.

This section has been marked as a stub. Please help improve the page by adding information.


Trivia

Etymology and other languages

Names, etymology and in other regions
Language Name Definition, etymology and notes
English
(unofficial)

• Prince's Return
• Return of the Prince

• Used in the Mystery of the Emblem fan translation.[which?]
• Used in the New Mystery of the Emblem fan translation.[which?]

Japanese

王子の帰還

The Prince's Return

Gallery

References

← A Mystery Revealed • Return of the Prince • Regaining the Capital →
Fire Emblem: Mystery of the Emblem
Playable characters Book 1 AbelArranAstramBantuBarstBoahBordCaedaCaesarCainCastorCatriaCordDolphDraugEliceEstGordinHardinJagenJeorgeJulianLenaLindeLorenzMacellanMariaMarthMatthisMerricMidiaMinervaNavarreOgmaPallaRaddRickardRosheaSamsonSedgarTikiTomasVylandWendellWolfXane
Book 2 AbelArlenArranAstramBantuCaedaCainCastorCatriaCecilDraugEliceEstPhinaGordinJeorgeJubeloJulianLenaLindeLukeMariaMarishaMarthMatthisMerricMidiaMinervaNavarreNynaOgmaPallaRickardRoderickRosheaRyanSamsonSamuelSheenaSiriusTikiVylandWarrenWendellXaneYuliya
Non-playable characters Book 1 AnriCorneliusGotohIoteLizaMalledusNynaMostyn
Book 2 Aurelis KingBoahCamusGotohJagenLangLorenzMichalis
Bosses Book 1 CamusEmereusGazzakGharnefGomerHarmeinHollstadtHymanJiolKannivalKhozenMedeusMerachMichalisMorzasTikiVolzhinXemcelZharov
Book 2 DallEibelEllereanFire DragonGailGharnefHardinHereticIce DragonJeorgeLangLorenzLumelLykkeMage DragonMedeusNehringSheenaTorusWillowWyvernYodel
Regalia and personal weapons AumAuraExcaliburFalchionFire EmblemGradivusImhulluMercuriusParthiaRapierStarlight
Chapters Book 1 1: Marth Embarks • 2: The Pirates of Galder • 3: A Brush in the Teeth • 4: Champions of Aurelis • 5: Fire Emblem • 6: Lefcandith Gauntlet • 7: Port Warren • 8: Princess Minerva • 9: Knorda Market • 10: The Ageless Palace • 11: Land of Sorrow • 12: An Oasis of Magic • 13: The Battle for Altea • 14: Star and Savior • 15: Manakete Princess • 16: Camus the Sable • 17: A Knight-Filled Sky • 18: Dark Pontifex • 19: The Dragonkin Realm • 20: Chosen by Fate
Book 2 1: The Grustian Expedition • 2: Rebellion at Macedon • 3: Abducted Princess • 4: Joy and Sorrow • 5: Liberation of Grust • 6: The Nest of Evil • 7: The Scarlet Sword • 8: Soulful Bridge • 9: Sanctuary of Sorcery • 10: Two Sorcerers • 11: Anri's Way • 12: Graveyard of Fire Dragons • 13: Frozen Land • 14: A Mystery Revealed • 15: Return of the Prince • 16: Regaining the Capital • 17: Gra's Sun Sets • 18: Battle of the Pass • 19: The Last Decisive Battle • 20: Dark Emperor • E1: The Wyvern's Dale • E2: The Dragon's Table (part 1part 2part 3)
Locations ArchaneaAlteaAnri's WayAurelisDolhr (Dragon's Table) • Empire of ArchaneaGraGrustKhadeinMacedonTalys
Groups, objects and concepts Archanean LeagueDragons (Divine DragonEarth DragonManakete) • DragoonsHereticsSable OrderWar of HeroesWar of LiberationWar of ShadowsWhitewinged Order
Related topics Anime AdaptationName chart • Other games (Shadow Dragon & the Blade of LightGaidenGenealogy of the Holy WarArchanea SagaNew Mystery of the EmblemAwakening) • Pre-release information (Unused content) • Sound MuseumTimeline
Fire Emblem: New Mystery of the Emblem: Heroes of Light and Shadow
Playable characters AbelArlenArranAstramAthenaBantuBarstBeckBelfBordCaedaCaesarCainCastorCatriaCecilCordDarrosDiceDolphDraugEliceEstEtzelFreyFrostGordinHoraceJakeJeorgeJubeloJulianKatarinaKrisLenaLindeLukeMacellanMaliceMariaMarishaMarthMatthisMerricMichalisMidiaMinervaNagiNavarreNorneNynaOgmaPallaPhinaRaddReidenRickardRobertoRoderickRogerRosheaRyanSamsonSamuelSedgarSheenaSiriusTikiTomasVylandWarrenWendellWolfWrysXaneYmirYuliya
Non-playable characters Aurelis KingBoahCamusGotohJagenLangLorenz
Bosses ArlenAthenaCaedaCainClarisseDallDark BishopDraugEibelEremiyaEstFire DragonGailGharnefHardinIce DragonJagenJeorgeKatarinaLangLegionLorenzLumelLukeLykkeMage DragonMedeusNehringOgmaRoderickRuffianSheenaTorusWillowWyvernYodel
Regalia and personal weapons AumFalchionGradivusHauteclereImhulluMercuriusParthiaRapierStarlightWing Spear
Chapters Main story P1: Meeting • P2: Young Squires • P3: Training Begins • P4: New Companions (Jeorge, Athena) • P5: March Duty • P6: Bonds (Ogma, Draug) • P7: The Final Test (Est, Cain) • P8: Assassination of the Hero-King • 1: The Grustian Expedition • 2: Rebellion at Macedon • 3: Abducted Princess • 3x: Shadows Behind the Scenes • 4: Joy and Sorrow • 5: Liberation of Grust • 6: The Nest of Evil • 6x: Mercenary Squad • 7: The Scarlet Sword • 8: Soulful Bridge • 9: Sanctuary of Sorcery • 10: Two Sorcerers • 10x: The Mask Laughs • 11: Anri's Way • 12: Graveyard of Fire Dragons • 13: Frozen Land • 13x: Within the White Darkness • 14: A Mystery Revealed • 15: Return of the Prince • 16: Regaining the Capital • 16x: Reunion • 17: Gra's Sun Sets • 18: Battle of the Pass • 19: The Last Decisive Battle • 20: Dark Emperor • 20x: Bottom of the Deep Abyss • 21: The Wyvern's Dale • 22: The Dragon's Table • 23: The Dark Pontifex Lives • Endgame: Light and Shadow
New Archanea Saga 1: The Capital Falls • 2: Red Dragoon • 3: Righteous Thieves • 4: The Beginning
DLC bonus chapters 1: Wind and Thunder • 2: Three Assassins • 3: That Which Was Done by the Sword Shall Be Undone by the Sword
Locations ArchaneaAlteaAnri's WayAurelisDolhr (Dragon's Table) • Empire of ArchaneaGraGrustKhadeinMacedonTalys
Groups, objects and concepts Dragon (Divine DragonEarth DragonManakete) • HereticsSable OrderFire Emblem/Binding ShieldWar of HeroesWar of LiberationWar of ShadowsWhitewinged Order
Related topics Name chart • Other games (Shadow Dragon & the Blade of LightGaidenMystery of the EmblemFire Emblem: Archanea SagaShadow DragonAwakening) • Pre-release information (Unused content) • Sound RoomTimeline