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Starlight

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Starlight

Mystery of the Emblem TCG


FEMN Starlight 02.png
Artwork of a Starlight tome from Mystery of the Emblem.

The sole magic capable of thwarting Imhullu's power.

Type

Tome

First game

Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon & the Blade of Light

Starlight (Japanese: スターライト Starlight) is a regalia tome introduced in Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon & the Blade of Light. This spell is forged using the Starsphere and Lightsphere, two of the spheres which adorn the Binding Shield, and is the only power capable of opposing the dark Imhullu tome used by the Dark Pontifex Gharnef.

History

As a result of being born of the Lightsphere, a blast of Starlight (Japanese: スターライト・エクスプロージョン Starlight Explosion) has the ability to neutralize the attack-sealing effect of the Darksphere-forged Imhullu, and for this reason was created by the White Sage Gotoh for use by Marth's army in fighting Gharnef, Imhullu's wielder, in the War of Shadows. The sheer strain of Starlight's creation was responsible for shattering the Starsphere into twelve shards and scattering them across Archanea.[1] Three years later in the dawning days of the War of Heroes, the tome was stolen by the resurrected Gharnef to prevent further use against him, but in the war's aftermath it was wrested back from his possession by Michalis and returned to Marth, at the cost of his own life.

Stats

Game Icon Level Might Weight Hit Crit Range Uses Worth Exp Other effects and notes
Shadow Dragon & the Blade of Light -- Tome: 9 13 5 100 0 1-2 12 Cannot be sold -- Nullifies the attack-sealing effect of Imhullu.
Mystery of the Emblem Is snes01 starlight.png Tome: 9 12 5 100 0 1-2 12 Cannot be sold -- Nullifies the attack-sealing effect of Imhullu.
Shadow Dragon Is ds starlight.png FE11RankTome.png C 13 4 100 0 1-2 13 Cannot be sold 2 Nullifies the damage-negating effect of Imhullu.
New Mystery of the Emblem Is ds starlight.png FE12RankTome.png C 17 -- 100 10 1-2 13 Cannot be sold 2 Nullifies the damage-negating effect of Imhullu.

Locations

Shadow Dragon & the Blade of Light, Mystery of the Emblem Book 1, Shadow Dragon

Treasure Chapter 22*, village (Gotoh), if Marth has both the Starsphere and Lightsphere in his inventory.

Mystery of the Emblem Book 2, New Mystery of the Emblem

Treasure Chapter 21, village (Michalis)

Other appearances

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Shadow Dragon & the Blade of Light ?? ??
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Shadow Dragon The sole magic capable of thwarting Imhullu's power. ??
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Trivia

  • Starlight, tied with Imhullu, has appeared in the most number of main series games (four) of any uncategorized tome to have never been anything other than an uncategorized tome in the main series.
  • Regardless of the English version of Shadow Dragon using the term "blast of starlight", Linde calls out "starlight explosion!" in the English release of Warriors.
  • A spell named Starlight also appears in TearRingSaga: Yutona Heroes War Chronicles.

Etymology and other languages

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

Starlight

Composite of "star" and "light", the two Spheres of the Binding Shield used to forge the tome.

Japanese

スターライト

Officially romanized as Starlight.

Spanish

Haz Estelar

Stellar Beam

French

Stella

Stellar

German

Sternenlicht

Starlight

Italian

Sideratio

Latin: "affected by the stars"

Gallery

References

  1. "You have seen the "Starsphere"—the holy orb with the twelve constellations etched on its surface. In order to pierce Gharnef's shadowy veil, Lord Gotoh created a sacred spell named Starlight from that orb. Unfortunately, the strain on the Starsphere was so severe that it shattered into twelve shards, which scattered into the sky." — Wendell, Fire Emblem: New Mystery of the Emblem
Tomes
Basic tomes ArcfireArcthunderBlizzardBolganoneDying BlazeElfireElthunderEmberFireFimbulvetrGinnungagapKatarina's BoltMjölnirRagnarokReese's TomeSleetSwarmThoronThunder
Long-range tomes MeteorSwarm
Tomes with secondary effects ArcwindCelica's GaleDisrobing GaleDulamElwindGlowerIago's TomeLightningMerric's TomeMicaiah's PyreMoonlightNosferatuOdin's GrimoireRexcaliburRobin's PrimerCutting GaleSpeed ThunderSuperior JoltWilderwindWind
Regalia and personal tomes AuraBook of NagaBrynhildrExcaliburForsetiImhulluMissiletainnMjölnirStarlightValflame
Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon & the Blade of Light
Playable characters AbelArranAstramBantuBarstBeckBoahBordCaedaCaesarCainCastorCatriaCordDarrosDolphDraugEliceEstGordinGotohHardinJagenJakeJeorgeJulianLenaLindeLorenzMacellanMariaMarthMatthisMerricMidiaMinervaNavarreOgmaPallaRaddRickardRogerRosheaSamsonSedgarTikiTomasVylandWendellWolfWrysXane
Non-playable characters AnriCorneliusIoteMalledusMostynNyna
Bosses BentheonCamusEmereusGazzakGharnefGomerGrigasHarmeinHeimlerHollstadtHymanJiolKannivalKhozenMannuMedeusMerachMichalisMorzasOrridyonSternlinTikiVolzhinXemcelZharov
Regalia and personal weapons AumAuraExcaliburFalchionGradivusImhulluMercuriusParthiaRapierStarlight
Chapters 1: Marth Embarks • 2: The Pirates of Galder • 3: A Brush in the Teeth • 4: Battle in the Lea • 5: Champions of Aurelis • 6: Fire Emblem • 7: Lefcandith Gauntlet • 8: Port Warren • 9: The Pyrathi Dragon • 10: Princess Minerva • 11: Knorda Slave Market • 12: The Ageless Palace • 13: The Wooden Cavalry • 14: Land of Sorrow • 15: An Oasis of Magic • 16: The Battle for Altea • 17: Star and Savior • 18: The Sable Order • 19: Manakete Princess • 20: Camus the Sable • 21: Clash in Macedon • 22: A Knight-Filled Sky • 23: Dark Pontifex • 24: The Dragonkin Realm • 25: Chosen by Fate
Locations ArchaneaAlteaAurelisDolhrGraGrustKhadeinKingdom of ArchaneaMacedonPyrathiTalysThabes
Groups, objects and concepts Archanean LeagueDragons (Divine DragonsEarth Dragons) • DragoonsFire EmblemSable OrderWar of ShadowsWhitewinged Order
Related topics Maki Hakoda manga adaptationName chart • Other games (GaidenMystery of the EmblemShadow DragonAwakening) • Sound Test ModeTimeline
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
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 Emblem/Binding ShieldFortifyGradivusImhulluMercuriusParthiaRapierStarlight
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 Slave 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) • HereticsSable OrderWar of HeroesWar of LiberationWar of ShadowsWhitewinged Order
Related topics Name charts (Book 1Book 2) • Other games (Shadow Dragon & the Blade of LightGaidenBS Fire Emblem: Archanea War ChroniclesShadow DragonNew Mystery of the EmblemAwakening) • Pre-release information (Unused content) • Sound MuseumTimeline
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
Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon
Playable characters AbelArranAstramAthenaBantuBarstBeckBoahBordCaedaCaesarCainCastorCatriaCordDarrosDolphDraugEliceEstEtzelFreyGordinGotohHardinHoraceJagenJakeJeorgeJulianLenaLindeLorenzMacellanMariaMarthMatthisMerricMidiaMinervaNagiNavarreNorneOgmaPallaRaddRickardRogerRosheaSamsonSedgarTikiTomasVylandWendellWolfWrysXaneYmir
Non-playable characters AnriArtemisAurelis KingCartasCorneliusIoteLizaMalledusMostynNynaOrdwin
Bosses BathysBentheonCamusCaptainDactylDejaniraEmereusGazzakGharnefGomerGrigasHarmeinHeimlerHollstadtHymanJiolKannivalKhozenLarissaMannuMedeusMerachMichalisMorzasOrridyonSternlinTikiVolzhinXemcelZharov
Regalia and personal weapons AumFalchionFire EmblemGradivusImhulluHauteclereMercuriusParthiaRapierStarlightWing Spear
Chapters P: Prologue I • P: Prologue II • P: Prologue III • P: Prologue IV • 1: Marth Embarks • 2: The Pirates of Galder • 3: A Brush in the Teeth • 4: Battle in the Lea • 5: Champions of Aurelis • 6: Fire Emblem • 6x: In War's Grip • 7: Lefcandith Gauntlet • 8: Port Warren • 9: The Pyrathi Dragon • 10: Princess Minerva • 11: Knorda Market • 12: The Ageless Palace • 12x: A Traitor's Worth • 13: The Wooden Cavalry • 14: Land of Sorrow • 15: An Oasis of Magic • 16: The Battle for Altea • 17: Star and Savior • 17x: Helena Castle • 18: The Sable Order • 19: Manakete Princess • 20: Camus the Sable • 20x: The Lair of Fire • 21: Clash in Macedon • 22: A Knight-Filled Sky • 23: Dark Pontifex • 24: The Dragonkin Realm • 24x: The Alterspire • Endgame: Chosen by Fate
Locations ArchaneaAlteaAurelisDolhrGraGrustKhadeinKingdom of ArchaneaMacedonPyrathiTalysThabes
Groups, objects and concepts Archanean LeagueDragons (Divine DragonEarth DragonManakete) • DragoonsSable OrderWar of LiberationWar of ShadowsWhitewinged Order
Related topics ConversationsList of version differences (Name chart) • Other games (Shadow Dragon & the Blade of LightGaidenNew Mystery of the EmblemAwakening) • Pre-release information (Unused content) • Sound RoomTimeline
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
Fire Emblem: New Mystery of the Emblem: Heroes of Light and Shadow
Playable characters AbelArlenArranAstramAthenaBantuBarstBeckBelfBordCaedaCaesarCainCastorCatriaCecilCordDarrosDiceDolphDraugEliceEstEtzelPhinaFreyFrostGordinHoraceJakeJeorgeJubeloJulianKatarinaKrisLenaLindeLukeMacellanMaliceMariaMarishaMarthMatthisMerricMichalisMidiaMinervaNagiNavarreNorneNynaOgmaPallaRaddReidenRickardRobertoRoderickRogerRosheaRyanSamsonSamuelSedgarSheenaSiriusTikiTomasVylandWarrenWendellWolfWrysXaneYmirYuliya
Non-playable characters Aurelis KingBoahCamusGotohJagenLangLorenz
Bosses AthenaCaedaCainClarisseDallDark BishopDraugEibelEllereanEremiyaEstFire 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: Depths of the Abyss • 21: The Wyvern's Dale • 22: The Dragon's Table • 23: The Dark Pontifex Lives • Endgame: Light and Shadow
New Archanea War Chronicles 1: Fall of the Palace • 2: Red Dragoon • 3: Thieves of Justice • 4: The Beginning
DLC bonus chapters 1: Wind and Thunder • 2: Three Assassins • 3: That Which Was Done by the Blade, Shall be Undone By the Blade
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 EmblemBS Fire Emblem: Archanea War ChroniclesShadow DragonAwakening) • Pre-release information (Unused content) • Sound RoomTimeline
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