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Steal

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Steal

Is ns01 steal.png
Icon of the Steal ability in Three Houses.


Allows unit to steal a non-weapon item from a foe with a lower Spd stat.

Type(s)
  • Class
  • Combat (Genealogy of the Holy War)
Capacity

0

First game

Genealogy of the Holy War

Steal (Japanese: 盗む Steal) is a utility skill which was introduced in Fire Emblem: Genealogy of the Holy War. It is near-universally exclusive to Thieves and their promoted forms, and allows them to use the theft-related abilities central to the class's role in most games, with the skill's exact abilities and criteria varying between games. While in Genealogy it let the user automatically steal an enemy unit's gold in battle, all appearances of Steal since then instead have it allow the skill's user to directly steal items or, occasionally, weapons from the enemy's inventory.

Data

Game Icon Effect Activation Capacity Notes
Genealogy of the Holy War Is snes02 steal.png The user steals all of the enemy's gold. 100%, if the user successfully hits the enemy -- If the user is in combat with a foe who has Wrath activated, the user always inflicts critical hits.
Gold taken by enemy units through this skill is lost permanently; it is not added to their individual balance.
Thracia 776 Is snes03 steal.png Initiates a trade that allows the user to trade a single weapon, staff or item from an adjacent target's inventory into the unit's own inventory, or from the user's inventory to the target's inventory. Command, if
(user's speed > enemy's speed)
-- Cannot take or give weapons/staves with greater or equal weight than the user's constitution. Also grants access to the use of Lockpicks.
The Binding Blade -- Allows the user to steal a single item from an adjacent target's inventory. Command -- Cannot steal weapons or staves.
The Blazing Blade -- Allows the user to steal a single item from an adjacent target's inventory. Command, if
(user's speed ≥ enemy's speed)
-- Cannot steal weapons or staves.
The Sacred Stones -- Allows the user to steal a single item from an adjacent target's inventory. Command, if
(user's speed ≥ enemy's speed)
-- Cannot steal weapons or staves.
Path of Radiance Is gcn steal.png Allows the user to steal a single weapon, staff or item from an adjacent target's inventory. Command, if
(user's speed > enemy's speed)
and
(user's strength > weapon/item's weight)
0 Cannot steal currently equipped weapons or accessories.
Radiant Dawn Is wii steal.png Allows the user to steal a single weapon, staff or item from an adjacent target's inventory. Command, if
(user's speed > enemy's speed)
and
(user's strength > item's weight)
0 Cannot steal currently equipped weapons or user-locked items.
Three Houses Is ns01 steal.png Initiates a trade with the enemy. Command, if
(user's speed > enemy's speed)
-- Cannot be equipped by Thieves.
Cannot steal weapons or regalia equipment such as Heroes' Relics (anything with a silver, gold, or black item icon).

In other Fire Emblem series titles

Game Icon Effect Activation Capacity Notes
Warriors: Three Hopes Is fewa2 steal.png May increase the amount of items that drop when an enemy commander is defeated. -- -- --

Availability

Genealogy of the Holy War

Units (As a class skill) First Generation: Dew
Second Generation: DaisyPatty
Classes ThiefThief Fighter
Items Thief's BandThief's Sword

Thracia 776

Units (As a personal skill) Lara (If promoted to Dancer; considered a class skill otherwise)
Units (As a class skill) Lara (As a Thief or Thief Fighter)LifisPerne
Classes ThiefThief Fighter

The Binding Blade

Units (As a class skill) AstolfoCathChad
Classes Thief

The Blazing Blade

Units (As a class skill) LegaultMatthew
Classes Thief

The Sacred Stones

Units (As a class skill) ColmRennac
Classes ThiefRogue

Path of Radiance

Units (As a class skill) SotheVolke
Classes ThiefAssassin

Radiant Dawn

Units (As a class skill) HeatherSothe
Classes ThiefRogueWhisper

Three Houses

Classes Thief
Class mastery Thief (100 class Exp required)

Warriors: Three Hopes

Classes Thief

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Game Text
(English)
Text
(Japanese)
Genealogy of the Holy War
Successful hits
steal gold from
foes.*
こうげきがあたろと
あいてのゴールドを
うばう
Thracia 776
When faster than a
target, steal items
lighter than Con*
重さが
体格よりちいさい
アイテムをぬすむ
Path of Radiance
Allows this unit to steal
unequipped items or weapons
under certain conditions.
一定の条件がそろえば
装備していない武器、アイテムを
盗むことができます
Radiant Dawn
(skill assignment menu)
Steal an item that is
lighter than this unit's
strength from a
slower unit.
Cannot unassign
自分より『速さ』の低い
敵の『持ち物』から
自分の『力』より
軽いアイテムを盗める
書に戻せない
Radiant Dawn
(help)
Lets this unit steal an item that is
lighter than the unit's strength from
an enemy with a slower speed rating.
自分より『速さ』の低い敵の
『持ち物』から自分の『力』より
軽いアイテムを盗める
Three Houses
Allows unit to steal a non-weapon item
from a foe with a lower Spd stat.
自分より速さが低い敵から、
武器以外のアイテムを盗む
Warriors: Three Hopes
Periodically increases the number of items that drop when an enemy commander is defeated.
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Trivia

  • In Thracia 776 and The Binding Blade, unlike most other games in the series, enemy units will never automatically drop items when defeated, but will often have desirable items sitting in their inventory nonetheless. The expectation here is that the player will use Steal to take them manually, an act which will likely endanger the Thief.

Etymology and other language

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

Steal

--

Japanese

盗む

Romanized as STEAL in the internal files of Path of Radiance and Radiant Dawn.

Spanish

Robar

Steal

French

Voler

Steal

German

Stehlen

Steal

Italian

Furto

Theft

Korean

훔치기

Pinch (as a synonym for steal)

Simplified Chinese

偷窃

Theft

Traditional Chinese

偷竊

Theft

References

Skills in Fire Emblem: Genealogy of the Holy War
Standard skills BargainCharmDanceMiracleParagonRenewal
Combat skills AccostAdeptCriticalNihilPaviseFollow-UpStealVantageWrath
Special sword skills AstraLunaSol
Uncategorized skills CantoRecoverReturn
Unused skills Darkness SwordHoly Sword
Skills in Fire Emblem: Thracia 776
AccostAdeptAstraBargainCantoCharmDanceLunaMiracleNihilParagonPaviseRenewalSolStealVantageWrath
Skills in Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance
Experience-related skills BlossomParagon
Low-HP skills MiracleResolveWrath
Mobility skills CelerityCantoMove AgainSaviorShoveSmite
Miscellaneous skills AdeptCorrosionCounterGambleGuardInsightNihilParityProvokeReinforceRenewalSerenityShadeTempestVantageVigilance
Class skills KnifeLuminaMove AgainShoveSteal
Mastery skills AetherAstraBlessingBoonCancelColossusDeadeyeFlareLethalityLunaRoarSolStunVortex
Enemy-exclusive skills DisciplineDaunt
Skills in Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn
Command skills FlourishGambleGaldrarGlareParitySacrificeShoveSmiteStealWildheart
Counter skills CounterHowlMaelstromQuickclawShriek
Bonus damage skills BeastfoeBirdfoeDragonfoeNullify
Experience-related skills BlossomDisciplineParagon
Healing skills BlessingBoonGaldrarImbueMantleRenewalSacrifice
Low-HP skills MiracleResolveWrath
Mobility skills CantoCelerityGaldrarPassSaviorShoveSmite
Proximity skills Blood TideDauntNight TideWhite Pool
Miscellaneous skills AdeptCancelFortuneGuardMercyNihilPaviseProvokeVantage
Beorc-exclusive skills CorrosionDisarmDisciplineShadeStillness
Laguz-exclusive skills BlessingBlood TideBoonFormshiftGaldrarHowlInsightMaelstromNight TideQuickclawShriekVigilanceWhite PoolWildheart
Class skills CantoCritical +ShoveSteal
Mastery skills AetherAstraBaneColossusCoronaDeadeyeEclipseFlareImpaleIreLethalityLunaRendRoarSavageSolStunTear
Enemy-exclusive skills Aurora
Abilities in Fire Emblem: Three Houses
Class and skill level abilities Personal abilities
Bonus damage abilities Armored Effect NullCavalry Effect NullDragon Effect NullEffect NullFlying Effect NullInfantry Effect NullMonster Effect Null Monstrous Appeal
Breaker abilities AxebreakerBowbreakerFistbreakerLancebreakerSwordbreakerTomebreaker --
Debuffing abilities Seal DefenseSeal MagicSeal MovementSeal ResistanceSeal SpeedSeal Strength Blade Breaker
Experience-related abilities Model LeaderMastermind AptitudeImperial LineageLeicester LineageMastermindProfessor's GuidanceRoyal Lineage
Faire abilities AxefaireBowfaireBlack TomefaireDark TomefaireFistfaireLancefaireSwordfaireWhite Tomefaire --
Healing abilities Battalion RenewalLifetakerRenewalWhite Magic Heal + Animal FriendCatnapGoody BasketLive to ServeSongstress
Proximity abilities CharmHeartseekerSacred Power AdvocateBorn FighterGuardianHonorable SpiritInfirmary MasterLily's PoiseSongstress
Rally abilities Rally CharmRally DefenseRally DexterityRally LuckRally MagicRally MovementRally ResistanceRally SpeedRally Strength CompassionCrest ScholarPerseverance
Skill level abilities AuthorityAxe ProwessBow ProwessBrawling ProwessFaithLance ProwessReasonSword Prowess --
Stat-boosting abilities Alert StanceAvo +10Crit +20Defense +2Defensive TacticsDefiant AvoDefiant CritDefiant DefDefiant MagDefiant ResDefiant SpdDefiant StrDexterity +4Hit +20HP +5Magic +2Movement +1Offensive TacticsPomp & CircumstanceResistance +2Special DanceSpeed +2Strength +2Weight - Business ProsperityCircadian BeatConfidenceDistinguished HouseFighting SpiritHunter's BoonKing of GrapplingLady KnightLone WolfOfficer DutyPersecution ComplexPhilandererRivalryStaunch ShieldSurvival InstinctVeteran KnightWatchful Eye
Turn-related abilities Alert StanceArmored BlowBattalion DesperationBattalion VantageBattalion WrathDarting BlowDeath BlowDesperationDuelist's BlowFiendish BlowLucky SevenPoison StrikeQuick RiposteTransmuteUncanny BlowVantageWarding BlowWrath Blade BreakerMurderous IntentStaunch ShieldSurvival Instinct
Weapon abilities Axe Avo +20Axe Crit +10Black Magic Avo +20Black Magic Crit +10Black Magic Range +1Black Magic Uses x2Bow Avo +20Bow Crit +10BowfaireBowrange +Brawl Avo +20Brawl Crit +10Close CounterDark Magic Avo +20Dark Magic Crit +10Dark Magic Range +1Dark Magic Uses x2Lance Avo +20Lance Crit +10Sword Avo +20Sword Crit +10White Magic Avo +20White Magic Crit +10White Magic Range +1White Magic Uses x2
Miscellaneous abilities AegisCantoCounterattackDanceFireHealLethalityLocktouchMiasma ΔMiraclePassPaviseStealStealthTerrain ResistanceUnarmed Combat
Enemy-exclusive abilities 10 ElitesAnchorAgarthan TechnologyAir of IntimidationAncient DragonskinAncient Dragon WrathAnti-Magic ArmorBarrierCommanderCursed PowerDark Magic Uses x4Divine Dragon HornDragon-Scale WallEnclosing WallEnhanced FortitudeEssence BarrierGeneralGiant WingsHeavily Armored WallImmune StatusInfinite MagicKeen IntuitionMagic BindManifest PhantomMighty King of LegendNoncombatantParagonPath of the ConquerorPoisonSurging LightTwin CrestsUmbral LeechUnsealable MagicVital Defense
Unused abilities Black Magic Uses x4Dark Magic Crit +10DisciplineDragon Effect NullEffect NullFistbreakerInfantry Effect NullLance Avo +20White Magic Crit +10White Magic Uses x4
Abilities in Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes
Class and skill level abilities Personal abilities
Action abilities Archer's PloyArcher's WisdomArmored Cavalry's PloyArmored Cavalry's WisdomArmored Infantry's PloyDark Mage's PloyDark Mage's WisdomDual Wielder's PloyEmperor's PloyKing's PloyKnight's PloyLeader's PloyMage's PloyMage's WisdomMage Knight's PloyMercenary's PloyMercenary's WisdomPegasus Knight's PloyPriest's PloyPriest's WisdomSavior of the MeekSeeker of GreatnessStormer of the LandThief's PloyThief's WisdomWarrior's PloyWyvern Rider's Ploy Azure LightningCareful StudyCold CalculationCourageous AriaCursed ExpulsionDark ConjurationDeceitDemolisherDivine PulseDreamer's PaintbrushDustcloudEasy BreezyGalvanic SurgeGoddess's BlessingGolden FistsGordian StrokeIcy PlungeIntense VelocityLightning BoundLuminous PrayerMartial ProwessMaximum AmbulationNether SighOne for the BooksPersonal SpacePersonality ShiftPrismatic ResonancePure BrawnQuietusRadiant LoveRebellious SpiritRondo of RosesShadowflashSnowslipSolar ProminenceThunderous RefrainTwofold RuinWicked ImpulseWind StanceWindstormWindswept
Support abilities -- Adept FlirtAdvocateAnimal FriendAshen DemonBlade BreakerCatnapDistinguished HouseEmergent MagicEmperor's PrestigeFighting SpiritFists of JusticeGoody BasketHeavensentHunter's BoonInfirmary MasterKing of GrapplingKing's MightKnight's WisdomLeader's AcumenLily's PoiseLive to ServeLockpickLone WolfMonstrous AppealMortal CoilMurderous IntentName DropOverachieverPerceptionPersecution ComplexRight-Hand ManRivalryShrewd OperatorSongstressStaunch ShieldSurvival InstinctSwift AwakeningUnsought PowerWatchful Eye
Tactical abilities -- AmbitionBorn FighterCenter StageDeadly AimDelicate FlowerDevotionEager BladeForesightHealthy CuriosityHeart's DesireKing's LanceKnight's OathLife and LimbLogicianMakings of a MercMaster of ConcealmentMercenary CreedNature's WrathNoble DutyNoble PrideObliterationOfficer DutyOutland TechniquePerfect MemoryPolymathPower of NightRay of SunshineReignResolute PathReverenceSecond-in-CommandSworn LanceUnbending SpiritUnfeeling BladeValiant BloodlineVirtuoso
Awakening-related abilities Battalion VantageDarting BlowPegasus Knight's WisdomSwift AwakeningVantage Adept FlirtHunter's BoonName DropSongstressUnsought Power
Stun Gauge-related abilities Brawler's PloyBrawler's WisdomDeath BlowHeaviest HitterHeavy HitterPatienceWarrior's WisdomWyvern Rider's Wisdom Fists of JusticePerception
Warrior Gauge-related abilities Battalion VantageBlessed BreathKnight's WisdomVantage HeavensentMortal CoilRivalrySurvival InstinctUnsought Power
Weapon-related abilities Apex AxeApex BowApex GauntletApex LanceApex SwordApex TomeAxebreakerAxe BusterAxe ProwessBowbreakerBow BusterBowfaireBow ProwessBrawling ProwessCavalry BusterFaithGauntletbreakerGauntlet BusterLancebreakerLance BusterLance ProwessReasonSwordbreakerSword BusterSwordfaireSword ProwessTomebreakerTome Buster --
Bonus damage abilities Armored Infantry's WisdomNullify Armored EffectNullify Cavalry EffectNullify Flying EffectNullify Magic Monstrous Appeal
Healing abilities Battalion RenewalCharmLifetakerRenewalSeasoned Tactics Animal FriendCatnapLily's PoiseLive to ServeSongstress
Proximity abilities Charm Infirmary MasterSongstress
Adjutant-related abilities One Heart One MindRally CharmRally DefenseRally DeluxeRally DexterityRally LuckRally MagicRally ResistanceRally SpeedRally Strength AdvocateLily's Poise
Stat-boosting abilities Apex AxeApex BowApex GauntletApex LanceApex SwordApex TomeBoost CriticalCarpe DiemDefense +Defensive TacticsDefiant DefDefiant MagDefiant ResDefiant SpdDefiant StrDexterity +Grievous BlowHP +LifeforceLucky SevenMagic +Offensive TacticsPomp & CircumstanceResistance +SchemerSerene StanceSpecial DanceSpeed +Stalwart StanceStrength +TableturnerTransmuteTrustWild Abandon Ashen DemonDistinguished HouseEmergent MagicFighting SpiritKing of GrapplingLone WolfMurderous IntentOverachieverPersecution ComplexStaunch ShieldWatchful Eye
Miscellaneous abilities AegisAlert StanceAnchorAppraisalArmsthriftBackboneBattalion DesperationBattalion WrathBlack Magic MasteryBlack Magic+Bow MasteryCounterattackDark Magic MasteryDark Magic+Deadly ScytheDefiant CritDesperationDespoilFiendish BlowFireFlareHealImpairImpregnableKinshipKnucklebreakerLethalityLocktouchLunaMagic Attack Range+MastermindMiasma ΔMiraclePassPavisePoison StrikeProvokeQuick RiposteRange MasterShatterSmiteSolStealTerrain ResistanceWhite Magic MasteryWhite Magic+Wrath
Enemy-exclusive abilities Ancient DragonskinAncient Dragon WrathCrestological WisdomImmune StatusSeal MagicSeal StrengthTenacityUnsealable Magic