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Rumors of a Reaper

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Rumors of a Reaper

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Garreg Mach Monastery

New units

Shamir, Flayn


Death Knight

We will cross paths again. I am the Flame Emperor... It is I who will reforge the world.
— Flame Emperor

Rumors of a Reaper (Japanese: 死神の噂 Rumors of the God of Death) is the sixth chapter of Fire Emblem: Three Houses.


Main article: Rumors of a Reaper/Script (Black Eagles)
Main article: Rumors of a Reaper/Script (Blue Lions)
Main article: Rumors of a Reaper/Script (Golden Deer)

Rhea and Seteth recount rumors of a mysterious Death Knight abducting innocent civilians in the dead of night. Fearing he may have taken Flayn, the two order Byleth and their students to scour the monastery for clues to her whereabouts. If Byleth is a member of the Blue Lions, they and Dedue discover Dimitri reading late at night in the library. When he leaves, Byleth discovers he was researching a former patron of the Church of Seiros named Lord Arundel who mysteriously stopped donating in 1174. Byleth investigates the residents of the monastery and discovers that both Manuela and the fencing instructor Jeritza's whereabouts are unknown. Eventually, one of the students hears a scream from Jeritza's room. Byleth investigates and discovers Manuela injured and a secret passage behind a shelf. The lord character and Hanneman take Manuela to the infirmary while Byleth and the students enter the secret passage. There, they discover Flayn and another student unconscious, and are confronted by the Death Knight. Byleth engages in battle with the Death Knight, until the latter is ordered to withdraw by the masked individual. They introduce themselves as the Flame Emperor before fleeing as well.

Byleth and the students return to the monastery with Flayn and the student and regroup with the lord. Seteth is extremely grateful for Flayn's rescue. Given the events of the month, Seteth presumes that Jeritza is the Death Knight. He conjectures that the enemy wanted Flayn for the rare power in her blood. Seteth considers fleeing the monastery with Flayn for her protection, but Flayn appears and convinces him to allow her to enroll in the Officers Academy as a member of Byleth's class. Byleth meets Rhea, who thanks Byleth and explains that the other unidentified student is Monica, a student from last year's class who vanished shortly before graduation. Hanneman explains that the traditional Battle of the Eagle and Lion will be held in Gronder Field next month, and Rhea bids Byleth continue to train their students. Later, Byleth meets up with Jeralt, who explains that he has been tasked with investigating the mysterious goings-on around the monastery. He tells Byleth to search his room if something happens to him, as he intends to leave something important behind.

Character data

Black Eagles Blue Lions Golden Deer

New Units
Small portrait shamir fe16.png
Talk to her if Byleth is at least level 15
Small portrait flayn fe16.png
Automatically at the end of the chapter
Returning Characters

Small portrait byleth m fe16.pngSmall portrait edelgard fe16.pngSmall portrait hubert fe16.pngSmall portrait ferdinand fe16.pngSmall portrait linhardt fe16.pngSmall portrait caspar fe16.pngSmall portrait bernadetta fe16.pngSmall portrait dorothea fe16.pngSmall portrait petra fe16.pngSmall portrait felix fe16.pngSmall portrait ashe fe16.pngSmall portrait sylvain fe16.pngSmall portrait mercedes fe16.pngSmall portrait annette fe16.pngSmall portrait ingrid fe16.pngSmall portrait lorenz fe16.pngSmall portrait raphael fe16.pngSmall portrait ignatz fe16.pngSmall portrait lysithea fe16.pngSmall portrait marianne fe16.pngSmall portrait leonie fe16.pngSmall portrait constance fe16.pngSmall portrait balthus fe16.pngSmall portrait hapi fe16.pngSmall portrait yuri fe16.pngSmall portrait anna fe16.png

Item data

Name Obtainment Method
Is ns01 bullion.png Gold Monthly stipend
Is ns01 axe.png Steel Axe+ Tournament prize
Is ns01 axe.png Steel Axe Quest reward: No Stone Unturned
Is ns01 seed.png Mixed Herb Seeds (×5) Quest reward: Special Delivery
Is ns01 seed.png Vegetable Seeds (×5) Quest reward: Special Delivery
Is ns01 gift.png Watering Can Quest reward: Special Delivery
Is ns01 seed.png Root Vegetable Seeds (×4) Quest reward: Herbs Fit for a Horse
Is ns01 tea.png Angelica Tea (×2) Quest reward: Herbs Fit for a Horse
Is ns01 gift.png Riding Boots Quest reward: Herbs Fit for a Horse
Is ns01 key.png Door Key Dropped by enemy Archer in The Underground Chamber
Is ns01 key.png Door Key Dropped by enemy Archer in The Underground Chamber
Is ns01 sword.png Levin Sword Southern chest in The Underground Chamber
Is ns01 key.png Door Key Dropped by enemy Soldier in The Underground Chamber
Is ns01 potion.png Vulnerary Dropped by enemy Archer in The Underground Chamber
Is ns01 key.png Door Key Dropped by enemy Mage in The Underground Chamber
Is ns01 key.png Chest Key Dropped by enemy Armored Knight in The Underground Chamber
Is ns01 ring.png March Ring Northern chest in The Underground Chamber
Is ns01 key.png Door Key Dropped by enemy Archer in The Underground Chamber
Is ns01 seal.png Dark Seal Dropped by the Death Knight in The Underground Chamber
Is ns01 ring.png White Dragon Scarf Gifted by Seteth at the end of Rumors of a Reaper if Flayn was rescued during the first week of Horsebow Moon


Main article: Rumors of a Reaper/The Underground Chamber

You are forced to explore the monastery on Sunday the 7th. After completing the No Stone Unturned quest, you will be able to visit Jeritza's quarters. Doing so ends the month prematurely, and you can play the month as normal as long as you ignore it. You will also find an Antique Clasp lying around; this lost item belongs to Flayn, who is incapacitated this month, and it cannot be returned until the next month. On the 14th, you will have your first Rare Monster Sighting. These are valuable sources of experience, weapons, and rare crafting materials, and the only way to get the Archanean regalia. Always take advantage of them whenever the opportunity presents itself. It's worth noting that if you are a Black Eagle, getting a C+ support with Edelgard gives her access to the Crest of Flames just like Byleth. It's also probably a good idea to try to push Byleth to level 15 so you can recruit Shamir and (if you're not a Black Eagle) Catherine. Finally, Blue Lions players will unlock Dedue's paralogue, War for the Weak. Complete it as soon as the opportunity presents itself, or there's going to be problems down the line for you.


  • If the player chooses to end the month prematurely by going to Jeritza's office during exploration, at the start of the next one, all students will automatically receive 2 sessions worth of training on the Goals they had been set before the start of the chapter.

Etymology and other languages

Names, etymology and in other regions
Language Name Definition, etymology and notes
English Rumors of a Reaper --
Japanese 死神の噂 Rumors of the God of Death
Spanish Rumores de muerte Rumors of death
French Échos funèbres Funeral rumors
German Gerüchte eines Todesgottes Rumors of a god of Death
Italian Voci su di un assassino Rumors of a murderer
Korean 사신의 소문 Rumors of a reaper
Simplified Chinese 死神的传闻 Rumors of a god of death
Traditional Chinese 死神的傳聞 Rumors of a god of death


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Fire Emblem: Three Houses
Playable characters Black Eagles BernadettaCasparDorotheaEdelgardFerdinandHubertLinhardtPetra
Blue Lions AnnetteAsheDedueDimitriFelixIngridMercedesSylvain
Golden Deer ClaudeHildaIgnatzLeonieLorenzLysitheaMarianneRaphael
Other AloisAnna*BylethCatherineCyrilFlaynGilbertHannemanJeritza*ManuelaSetethShamir
Ashen Wolves* BalthusConstanceHapiYuri
Non-playable characters Abysskeeper*Duke AegirDuke GerthFlecheGatekeeperGlennHolstIonius IXJeraltJudithLadislavaLambertLord ArundelMonicaNaderPatriciaRandolphRheaRodrigueRufusSeirosSitriSothisTomasTiana
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Chapters Part I
White Clouds
Prologue: An Inevitable Encounter • 1: Three Houses • 2: Familiar Scenery • 3: Mutiny in the Mist • 4: The Goddess's Rite of Rebirth • 5: Tower of Black Winds • 6: Rumors of a Reaper • 7: Field of the Eagle and Lion • 8: The Flame in the Darkness • 9: The Cause of Sorrow • 10: Where the Goddess Dwells • 11: Throne of Knowledge • 12: To War Black Eagles, if Byleth sides against EdelgardBlue LionsGolden Deer / Outset of a Power Struggle Black Eagles, if Byleth sides with Edelgard
Part II Silver Snow
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13: Reunion at Dawn • 14: A King Without a Kingdom • 15: Valley of Torment • 16: The Rose-Colored River • 17: The Impregnable Fortress • 18: The Chaos of War • 19: Conclusion of the Crossing Roads • 20: The City Without Light • 21: Following a Dream
Azure Moon
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13: Reunion at Dawn • 14: The Delusional Prince • 15: Valley of Torment • 16: The Rose-Colored River • 17: Blood of the Eagle and Lion • 18: The King's Triumphant Return • 19: The Golden Deer's Plea • 20: The Impregnable Fortress • 21: Our Chosen Paths • 22: Oath of the Dagger
Verdant Wind
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13: Reunion at Dawn • 14: The Alliance Leader's Ambitions • 15: Valley of Torment • 16: The Rose-Colored River • 17: Blood of the Eagle and Lion • 18: The Golden Scheme • 19: The Chaos of War • 20: Conclusion of the Crossing Roads • 21: The City Without Light • 22: Fódlan's New Dawn
Crimson Flower
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13: Beyond Escape • 14: The Master Tactician • 15: Tempest of Swords and Shields • 16: Lady of Deceit • 17: Field of Revenge • 18: To the End of a Dream
Paralogues Part I A Cursed Relic*An Ocean ViewBlack Market Scheme*Death TollDividing the World Black Eagles, if Byleth sides against EdelgardBlue LionsGolden DeerFalling Short of HeavenThe ForgottenLand of the Golden DeerOil and WaterRumored NuptialsThe Secret Merchant* Blue LionsGolden DeerSword and Shield of SeirosTales of the Red CanyonTrue ChivalryWar for the Weak Blue Lions Exclusive
Part II Darkness Beneath the Earth Crimson FlowerDividing the World Silver SnowAzure MoonVerdant WindEternal Guardian Silver SnowAzure MoonVerdant WindThe Face Beneath Silver SnowAzure MoonVerdant WindForeign Land and SkyForgotten HeroInsurmountable Crimson FlowerLegend of the LakeRetribution Silver SnowAzure MoonVerdant WindThe Secret Merchant* Crimson FlowerThe Silver Maiden Azure MoonThe Sleeping Sand Legend Verdant WindWeathervanes of Fódlan Azure Moon
Cindered Shadows
(DLC side story)
Cindered Shadows
1: The Fourth House • 2: What Lies Beneath • 3: The Rite of Rising • 4: Danger in the Dark • 5: Betrayal • 6: Return to Me • 7: Wolf Pack
Locations FódlanAbyssAdrestiaFaerghusGarreg Mach MonasteryLeicesterAlmyraBrigidDagdaSreng
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