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Ruled by Madness

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Ruled by Madness

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Location

Renais Castle

New units

Myrrh

Boss(es)

Orson

What has happened to our home? What has happened to Castle Renais? How did it come to be so ruined? So desolated?
— Ephraim

Ruled by Madness (Japanese: 荒れ果てた王都 Desolated capital) is the sixteenth chapter of Fire Emblem: The Sacred Stones.

Plot

Main article: Ruled by Madness/Script

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Beginning log

The capital of Renais. After the twins' absence, seeing their home ruined by war brings them terrible grief. Orson, a former Knight of Renais, has been assigned to guard Castle Renais. However, he switched allegiances, betraying his oaths of loyalty to his homeland. Eirika/Ephraim marks her/his homecoming by vowing to see Renais healed.

Chapter data

Eirika Easy/Normal Eirika Hard Ephraim Easy/Normal Ephraim Hard

Chapter Data
Conditions
Unit Data
Victory: Seize the throne Player Enemy
Defeat: Eirika or Ephraim dies 12 29+12
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Character data

Characters
New Units
Myrrh
Portrait myrrh fe08.png
Manakete
HP
15
Level
1
Automatically at preparations
Returning Characters

Small portrait eirika fe08.pngSmall portrait ephraim fe08.pngSmall portrait seth fe08.pngSmall portrait franz fe08.pngSmall portrait gilliam fe08.pngSmall portrait vanessa fe08.pngSmall portrait moulder fe08.pngSmall portrait ross fe08.pngSmall portrait garcia fe08.pngSmall portrait neimi fe08.pngSmall portrait colm fe08.pngSmall portrait artur fe08.pngSmall portrait lute fe08.pngSmall portrait natasha fe08.pngSmall portrait joshua fe08.pngSmall portrait forde fe08.pngSmall portrait kyle fe08.pngSmall portrait tana fe08.pngSmall portrait amelia fe08.pngSmall portrait innes fe08.pngSmall portrait gerik fe08.pngSmall portrait tethys fe08.pngSmall portrait marisa fe08.pngSmall portrait l'arachel fe08.pngSmall portrait dozla fe08.pngSmall portrait saleh fe08.pngSmall portrait ewan fe08.pngSmall portrait cormag fe08.pngSmall portrait duessel fe08.pngSmall portrait knoll fe08.png

Item data

Items
Name Obtainment Method
Is gba purge.png Purge Dropped by enemy Sage (reinforcement in Ephraim's route; drops unequipped item)
Is gba divine.png Divine Dropped by enemy Sage (reinforcement in Ephraim's route; drops unequipped item)
Is gba hero crest.png Hero Crest Dropped by enemy Hero (Eirika's route)
Dropped by enemy Warrior (Ephraim's route)
Is gba physic.png Physic Dropped by enemy Priest
Is gba door key.png Door Key Dropped by enemy Knight
Is gba door key.png Door Key Dropped by enemy Knight (Ephraim's route only)
Is gba chest key.png Chest Key Dropped by enemy Druid (Eirika's route)
Dropped by enemy Shaman (Ephraim's route)
Is gba tomahawk.png Tomahawk Open lone western chest
Is gba gold.png 5,000G Open bottom eastern chest
Is gba knight crest.png Knight Crest Open middle eastern chest
Is gba talisman.png Talisman Open upper eastern chest
Is gba red gem.png Red Gem Steal from enemy Sage (Eirika's route)
Steal from enemy Great Knight (Ephraim's route; reinforcement)
Is gba vulnerary.png Vulnerary Steal from enemy Priest
Is gba lockpick.png Lockpick Steal from enemy Thief (reinforcement)
Is gba lockpick.png Lockpick Steal from enemy Thief (reinforcement)
Is gba elixir.png Elixir Steal from enemy Great Knight (Eirika's route only; reinforcement)
Is gba sieglinde.png Sieglinde Automatically at the end of chapter
Is gba siegmund.png Siegmund Automatically at the end of chapter
Is gba lunar brace.png Lunar Brace Automatically at the end of chapter
Is gba solar brace.png Solar Brace Automatically at the end of chapter

Enemy data

Eirika Easy/Normal Eirika Hard Ephraim Easy/Normal Ephraim Hard

Enemy Units
Name Class Lv # Inventory and Skills Notes
Ma gba sage enemy.gif
Remnant Sage 10 1 Elfire Bolting Red Gem • Does not move.
• Will not attack until a unit enters the southern room or the hall surrounding the throne room.
Ma gba sage enemy.gif
Remnant Sage 10 1 Divine PurgeThis item is dropped upon this unit's defeat. • Does not move.
• Will not attack until a unit enters the southern room or the hall surrounding the throne room.
Ma gba warrior enemy.gif
Remnant Warrior 4 2 Steel Axe Begins moving if a unit enters the southern room or the hall surrounding the throne room.
Ma gba warrior enemy.gif
Remnant Warrior 4 1 Hand Axe Steel Axe Begins moving if a unit enters the southern room or the hall surrounding the throne room.
Ma gba warrior enemy.gif
Remnant Warrior 3 2 Silver Axe Begins moving if a unit enters the southern room or the hall surrounding the throne room.
Ma gba druid enemy.gif
Remnant Druid 8 1 Luna Will not move until a unit enters the southern room or the hall surrounding the throne room.
Ma gba shaman enemy.gif
Remnant Shaman 16 2 Luna Will not move until a unit enters the southern room or the hall surrounding the throne room.
Ma gba shaman enemy.gif
Remnant Shaman 16 2 Flux Will not move until a unit enters the southern room or the hall surrounding the throne room.
Ma gba hero enemy.gif
Remnant Hero 5 1 Silver Axe --
Ma gba hero enemy.gif
Remnant Hero 5 1 Silver Sword --
Ma gba hero enemy.gif
Remnant Hero 5 1 Silver Sword Hero CrestThis item is dropped upon this unit's defeat. --
Ma gba priest enemy.gif
Remnant Priest 3 1 PhysicThis item is dropped upon this unit's defeat. --
Ma gba priest enemy.gif
Remnant Priest 3 1 Physic Vulnerary --
Ma gba knight enemy.gif
Remnant Knight 13 1 Steel Lance Javelin Door KeyThis item is dropped upon this unit's defeat. Does not move.
Ma gba mercenary enemy.gif
Remnant Mercenary 14 2 Iron Sword Immediately begins moving unprovoked.
Ma gba fighter enemy.gif
Remnant Fighter 15 1 Poison Axe Immediately begins moving unprovoked.
Ma gba fighter enemy.gif
Remnant Fighter 15 2 Iron Axe Immediately begins moving unprovoked.
Ma gba mage enemy.gif
Remnant Mage 13 1 Fire Immediately begins moving unprovoked.
Ma gba mage enemy.gif
Remnant Mage 13 1 Thunder Immediately begins moving unprovoked.
Ma gba knight enemy.gif
Remnant Knight 14 2 Steel Lance Does not move.
Ma gba druid enemy.gif
Remnant Druid 4 1 Luna Chest KeyThis item is dropped upon this unit's defeat. --
Ma gba paladin enemy.gif
Orson Paladin 13 1 Spear Silver Sword Does not move; stands on a throne, the chapter's seize point.
Reinforcements
Name Class Lv # Inventory and Skills Notes
Ma gba great knight enemy.gif
Remnant Great Knight 4 1 Silver Lance Elixir --
Ma gba great knight enemy.gif
Remnant Great Knight 3 3 Steel Sword --
Ma gba great knight enemy.gif
Remnant Great Knight 3 2 Steel Axe --
Ma gba cavalier enemy.gif
Remnant Cavalier 15 3 Steel Lance --
Ma gba cavalier enemy.gif
Remnant Cavalier 15 1 Steel Sword --
Ma gba thief enemy.gif
Hunter Thief 16 2 Iron Sword Lockpick Prioritizes opening a chest, then escaping.

Reinforcements

Eirika's route
  • After entering the southern room (the stairs at column 19) or the hall surrounding the throne room (columns 3-22, rows 1-12)
    • 6 Great Knights from the southwest corner of the map
    • 4 Cavaliers from outside the castle
    • 1 Thief from near the western door to the castle
  • Turn 12
    • 1 Thief from the eastern border of the map
  • Turn 13 (Hard only)
    • 1 Druid from the eastern border of the map
Ephraim's route
  • After entering the castle (reaching row 4 from the left, or row 22 from the right)
  • After entering the southern room (the stairs at column 19) or the hall surrounding the throne room (columns 3-22, rows 1-12)
    • 2 Sages from the eastern border of the map
    • 3 Rangers from outside the castle
    • 1 Valkyrie from outside the castle
  • Turn 6
  • Turn 17
    • 1 Thief from the eastern border of the map

Boss data

Main article: Orson

Easy/Normal Hard

Portrait orson enemy fe08.png
Paladin
Level 13
Affinity Is gba darkaffin.png
Stats
Max HP 48 Luck 6
Strength 18 Defense 14
Skill 15 Resistance 11
Speed 14 Constitution 12
Movement 8 Aid 13
Inventory
Eirika's route:
Is gba spear.png Spear
Is gba silver sword.png Silver Sword
Ephraim's route:
Is gba runesword.png Runesword
Is gba silver lance.png Silver Lance
Weapon Levels
GBARankSword.gif A GBARankLance.gif A Axe -- GBARankBow.gif --
GBARankAnima.gif -- GBARankLight.gif -- GBARankDark.gif -- GBARankStaff.gif --

Strategy


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Trivia

Etymology and other languages

Names, etymology and in other regions
Language Name Definition, etymology and notes
English Ruled by Madness --
Japanese 荒れ果てた王都 Desolated capital
Spanish Amor ciego Blind love
French Guidé par la folie Guided by madness
German Gefangen im Wahnsinn Trapped in Madness
Italian In preda alla follia Abandonned to madness

Gallery


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Scorched Sand Ruled by Madness River of Regrets


References

Fire Emblem: The Sacred Stones
Playable characters AmeliaArturColmCormagDozlaDuesselEirikaEphraimEwanFordeFranzGarciaGerikGilliamInnesJoshuaKnollKyleL'ArachelLuteMarisaMoulderMyrrhNatashaNeimiRennacRossSalehSethSyreneTanaTethysVanessa
Creature Campaign characters CaellachFadoGlenHaydenIsmaireLyonOrsonRievSelenaValter
Non-playable characters DaraGradoKlimtLatonaMacGregorManselMonicaNada Kuya
Bosses AiasBazbaBeranBinksBoneBreguetCaellachCarlyleFomortiisGhebLyonMorvaMurrayNovalaO'NeillOrsonPabloRievSaarSelenaTiradoValterVigardeZonta
Sacred Twins and Personal Weapons AudhulmaExcaliburGarmGleipnirIvaldiLatonaNidhoggRapierReginleifSieglindeSiegmundVidofnir
Chapters Pre-split P: The Fall of Renais • 1: Escape! • 2: The Protected • 3: The Bandits of Borgo • 4: Ancient Horrors • 5: The Empire's Reach • 5x: Unbroken Heart • 6: Victims of War • 7: Waterside Renvall • 8: It's a Trap!A New Journey
Eirika's Route 9: Distant Blade • 10: Revolt at Carcino • 11: Creeping Darkness • 12: Village of Silence • 13: Hamill Canyon • 14: Queen of White Dunes
Ephraim's Route 9: Fort Rigwald • 10: Turning Traitor • 11: Phantom Ship • 12: Landing at Taizel • 13: Fluorspar's Oath • 14: Father and Son
Post-split 15: Scorched Sand • 16: Ruled by Madness • 17: River of Regrets • 18: Two Faces of Evil • 19: Last Hope • 20: Darkling Woods • Final: Sacred Stone (part 1part 2)
Locations MagvelCarcino (Caer Pelyn) • Darkling WoodsFrelia (Tower of Valni) • Grado (Renvall) • Jehanna (Jehanna HallLagdou Ruins) • Rausten (Melkaen Coast) • Renais (Za'ha Woods)
Groups, objects and concepts Five heroesGerik's MercenariesImperial ThreeLegend of the Sacred StonesMonstersSacred StonesSacred TwinsWar of the Stones
Related topics Creature CampaignFire Emblem: The Sacred Stones ComicName chartPre-release information (Prototype buildUnused content) • Sound RoomTimelineWorld map