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Steel Dagger

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Steel Dagger

Is wii steel dagger.png
Icon of a Steel Dagger from Radiant Dawn.

A well-made dagger of moderate power. It is difficult to wield.



First game

Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn

The Steel Dagger (Japanese: 鋼の暗器 Steel Concealed Weapon) is a basic knife/dagger which was introduced in Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn. As one of the steel series of weapons, it is the mid-range dagger and is more powerful than the Iron Dagger, while still being inferior to the Silver Dagger in might, weight, and accuracy.


In the main Fire Emblem series

Game Icon Level Might Weight Hit Crit Range Uses Worth Exp Other effects and notes
Radiant Dawn Is wii steel dagger.png WiiRankKnife.png B 8 5 85 5 1 35 420 4 --
Fates Is 3ds02 dagger.png Daggers/Shuriken C 7 -- 85 0 1-2 Infinite 2,000 ? -5 avoid and -3 double attack ability when equipped.
Inflicts -3 strength, -4 defense, -4 resistance debuff on the target on contact.
Sells for 750 gold.

In other Fire Emblem series titles

Game Icon Level Might Weight Hit Crit Range Uses Worth Exp Other effects and notes
Heroes Is feh skill offense.png Is feh all daggers.png 2★ 5 -- -- -- 2 -- 100 SP -- After combat, inflicts Def/Res-3 on foe through its next action.


Radiant Dawn

Armory Part 1: Chapter 8Chapter 9Endgame
Part 2: Chapter 3Endgame
Part 3: Chapter 2Chapter 3Chapter 4Chapter 5Chapter 6Chapter 7Chapter 8Chapter 9Chapter 10Chapter 11Chapter 12Chapter 13Endgame
Part 4: PrologueChapter 1Chapter 2Chapter 3Chapter 4Chapter 5Endgame


This list may be incomplete.
Dropped by Revelation: Chapter 8, enemy YukimuraChapter 12, enemy Flora
Armory Dusk Armory: Level 1 (limit 1) • Levels 2 and 3 (no limit)


Units Camilla: Steamy SecretsCecilia: Festive InstructorChad: Lycian WildcatDozla: Harvest AttendantEir: Merciful DeathEir: Renewed LifeElincia: Estival PrincessElise: Bubbling FlowerFelicia: Maid MayhemFlora: Cold as IceFlora: Signature DishFrederick: Horizon WatcherGaius: Candy StealerGunnthrá: Beaming SmileHinoka: Relaxed WarriorJaffar: Angel of DeathJaffar: Angel of NightJakob: Devoted ServantKagero: Beverage NinjaKagero: Honorable NinjaKagero: Spring NinjaKaze: Easygoing NinjaKronya: Gleaming BladeLarum: Sprightly DancerLegault: The HurricaneLilina: Beachside BloomLinde: Summer RaysMatthew: Faithful SpyOlivia: Festival DancerPalla: Eldest Bun-BunPetra: Princess of BrigidRyoma: Dancing SamuraiSaizo: Angry NinjaSakura: Gentle NekomataSothe: ZephyrTakumi: Prince of SoupTethys: Beloved DancerUrsula: Clear-Blue CrowXander: Dancing KnightYlgr: Fresh Snowfall

Flavor text

Game Text
Radiant Dawn A well-made dagger of moderate power.
It is difficult to wield.
Fates Makes follow-up attacks more difficult to
perform (-3 effective Spd).
Stat Drop (Str-3, Def-4, Res-4)


  • The Steel Dagger in Radiant Dawn closely resembles the original Dagger from Path of Radiance.

Etymology and other languages

Names, etymology and in other regions
Language Name Definition, etymology and notes
English Steel Dagger --
Japanese 鋼のダガー
• Romanized as STEELDAGGER in its internal file name; in Radiant Dawn.
• Steel Concealed Weapon; in Fates.
Spanish Daga acero Steel dagger. Abbreviated to D. acero in gameplay for space reasons.
French Dague acier Steel dagger
German Stahldolch Steel dagger
Italian Pugnale acciaio Steel dagger. Abbreviated to Pugnale acc. in gameplay for space reasons.



See also

Knives and daggers
Basic knives and daggers Bronze DaggerDaggerIron DaggerJakob's TrayKardKnifePebbleQuill PenSilver DaggerSteel DaggerStiletto
Knives and daggers with secondary effects Beast KillerFruit KnifeHunter's KnifeKris KnifeRaider KnifeSacrificial KnifeSoldier's KnifeStale BreadStilettoVotive Candle
Magic-based daggers Felicia's Plate
Ranged knives Bronze KnifeIron KnifePeshkatzSilver KnifeSteel Knife
Regalia and personal knives Baselard
Dagger skills in Heroes
Basic dagger skills Iron DaggerSilver DaggerSteel Dagger
Dagger skills with secondary effects Barb ShurikenBottled JuiceBroadleaf FanThe CleanerCloud MaiougiDancer's FanDragonslasherDusk UchiwaGoodie BootKagami MochiKitty PaddleLethal CarrotMinty CaneOuch PouchPegasus CarrotPoison DaggerPumpkin-a-BoxRed-Hot DucksRogue DaggerScallop BladeSeashellSky MaiougiSmoke DaggerSplashy BucketStarfishTemariTropical Treats
Regalia and personal dagger skills AthameCandied DaggerDeathly DaggerFelicia's PlateHoarfrost KnifeHunting BladeJakob's TrayKagero's DartLyfjabergPeshkatzSæhrímnirSaizo's StarSpy's DaggerSylgr
Other dagger skills Umbra Burst