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Icon of Seraphim in Echoes: Shadows of Valentia.

Holy magic effective against Terrors.

First game

Fire Emblem Gaiden

Seraphim (Japanese: エンジェル Angel) is a black magic spell that was introduced in Fire Emblem Gaiden and appears only in it and its remake, Echoes: Shadows of Valentia. It is a mid-range spell whose angelic powers make it highly effective against Terrors.


Game Icon Level Might Weight Hit Crit Range Uses Worth Exp Other effects and notes
Gaiden -- Black 8 4 90 0 1-2 -- -4 HP -- Deals bonus damage to monster units.
Echoes: Shadows of Valentia Is 3ds03 black magic.png FE15RankBlackMagic.png 7 4 90 0 1-2 -- -4 HP -- Grants Anti-Terrors when in use.
Three Houses Is ns01 white magic.png Faith C 8 10 75 5 1-2 8 -- ? Deals bonus damage to Is ns01 eff monster.png monster units.



Learned at Innate: Tatiana
Level 5: CelicaSaber
Level 11: Delthea
Level 14: MaeSonya
Upon promoting to Saint: SilqueGenny

Echoes: Shadows of Valentia

Learned at Innate: Tatiana
Level 5: CelicaSaber
Mage Level 8: Faye
Level 11: Delthea
Mage Level 14: Mae
Saint Level 7: Shade
Upon promoting to Saint: SilqueGennyDeltheaFayeMaeSonyaAny playable female character not otherwise listed who reclasses into the Cleric tree

Three Houses

Skill level Faith C: Lysithea
Faith B: EdelgardIngridSylvain

Other appearances

Fire Emblem Cipher

Seraphim is present as a skill on one card in Fire Emblem Cipher: B09-025SR Foolhardy Magical Girl, Mae. It is a manual-activation skill which can only be used once per turn. By discarding a spare Mae card from their hand, Mae's player may choose one non-lord enemy and immediately destroy them. If the destroyed enemy was a monster-affinity unit, Seraphim lets the player draw 1 card as an added bonus.


Etymology and other languages

Names, etymology and in other regions
Language Name Definition, etymology and notes
English Seraphim In Abrahamic lore, a seraph (from the Hebrew שָׂרָף śārāf, "burning one"), plural "seraphim", is a six-winged angelic being in service to God whose kind are regarded by the Christian tradition as the highest of all angels, and the fifth-highest in Judaism.
Japanese エンジェル Angel
Spanish Ángeles Angels
French Séraphins Seraphim
German Seraphim As above.
Italian Serafino Seraph
Dutch Serafijn As above.
Simplified Chinese 天使 Angel
Traditional Chinese 天使 Angel



Black magic
Basic spells Agnea's ArrowApocalypseAuraBolganoneDeathExcaliburFimbulvetrFireGaiaMiasmaMireOcular BeamOculusRagnarokSagittae
Long-ranged spells BoltingDeathOcular BeamMeteorMireSagittaeThoronThunderUpheaval
Spells with secondary effects ExcaliburMedusaNosferatuOculusSeraphim
White magic
Healing spells HealFortifyPhysicRecoverRestore
Summoning spells ConjureLemegetonInvoke
Offensive spells AbraxasAuraEntrapFreezeNosferatuSeraphimSilence
Other spells AnewExpelRescueRewarpWardWarp