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The Binding Blade (chapter)

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The Binding Blade

Cm fe06 21.png

Location

Shrine of Seals

New units

Yoder

Boss(es)

Murdock, Peres

Previous chapter(s)
Next chapter(s)
Sidequest conditions
  • Melady and Zeiss are recruited and alive
  • Chapter is completed within 30 turns
We shall show them the power of Bern's main forces. Still...that general from the Lycian League Army made it this far.
— Murdock to Galle

The Binding Blade (Japanese: 封印の剣 Sword of seals) is the twenty-first chapter of Fire Emblem: The Binding Blade. In order to play the sidequest after, this chapter must be completed within 30 turns, and Melady and Zeiss must be recruited and alive.

Plot

Main article: The Binding Blade/Script

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Beginning log

After surviving many hardships, Roy set foot on Bern's soil at last. Guinivere guided Roy toward the Shrine of Seals, but in their path stood Bern's main forces, the strongest army on the continent, led by Murdock, the leader of the Three Dragon Lords. Etruria and Bern, the two leading forces on the continent, clashing in all-out war. The longest and bloodiest day yet to be seen by Elibe was about to begin...

Chapter data

Normal Hard

Chapter Data
Conditions
Unit Data
Victory: Seize the throne Player Partner Other Enemy Third
Defeat: Roy dies 18+1 {{{partner}}} {{{other}}} 35+96 {{{third}}}

Map Secret Shop

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Character data

Characters
New Units
Yoder
Portrait yoder fe06.png
Bishop
HP
35
Inventory
Recover
Lightning
Mulagir*
Maltet*
Staff of the Saint
Level
20
Automatically from turn 1
Returning Characters

Roy ​Marcus ​Alen ​Bors ​Wolt ​Lance ​Merlinus ​Elen ​Wade ​Lot ​Dieck ​Shanna ​Chad ​Lugh ​Clarine ​Rutger ​Saul ​Dorothy ​Sue ​Zelot ​Trec ​Noah ​Astolfo ​Lilina ​Gwendolyn ​Barthe ​Ogier ​Fir ​Sin ​Gonzalez ​Klein ​Thea ​Larum ​Echidna ​Elffin ​Bartre ​Geese ​Raigh ​Cath ​Melady ​Perceval ​Cecilia ​Sophia ​Igrene ​Garret ​Fae ​Hugh ​Zeiss ​Douglas ​Niime ​Juno ​Dayan ​

At the end of the chapter, if the requirements to enter Chapter 21x were not met, Roy will promote to Great Lord automatically.

Item data

Items
Name Obtainment Method
Is gba vulnerary.png Vulnerary Steal from enemy Wyvern Rider
Is gba vulnerary.png Vulnerary Steal from enemy Wyvern Rider
Is gba vulnerary.png Vulnerary Steal from enemy Wyvern Rider
Is gba knight crest.png Knight Crest Steal from Murdock
Is gba vulnerary.png Vulnerary Steal from enemy Wyvern Rider (reinforcement; up to thirty-eight)
Is gba vulnerary.png Vulnerary Steal from enemy Paladin (reinforcement; up to six)
Is gba knight crest.png Knight Crest Visit village
Is gba binding blade.png Binding Blade Automatically at the end of the chapter, if the requirements for Chapter 21x were not met

Shop data

Armories and vendors

Swords Lances Axes Bows Anima Light Dark Staves Items Secret

Name Cost
Is gba silver sword.png Silver Sword 1,500
Is gba silver blade.png Silver Blade 1,800
Is gba armorslayer.png Armorslayer 1,260
The secret shop is located in the central right edge of the map, in the single grass tile in the middle of the mountain range.

Enemy data

Stats with two figures separated by a ~ are presented as a range, representing stats that vary due to random growths. The figures to the left and right of the ~ are the stat's minimum and maximum possible values respectively.

Normal Hard

Enemy Units
Name Class Lv # HP Str/Mag Mag Skill Spd Lck Prf Def Res Cha Con Mov Inventory and Skills
Ma gba wyvern lord enemy.gif Bern Wyvern Lord 10 3 42~50 18~23 11~16 11~15 4~8 14~18 2~4 11 8 Silver Lance
• The northeast one begins moving unprovoked when he can attack a unit within two turns.
• The southwest one moves to attack units in range.
Ma gba wyvern rider enemy.gif Bern Wyvern Rider 20 3 33~38 14~17 8~11 9~12 4~6 12~14 1~3 10 7 Killer Lance Vulnerary
• The northeast one begins moving unprovoked when he can attack a unit within two turns.
• The southwest one moves to attack units in range.
Ma gba wyvern rider enemy.gif Bern Wyvern Rider 20 6 33~38 14~17 8~11 9~12 4~6 12~14 1~3 10 7 Steel Lance Javelin
• The northeast two begin moving unprovoked when they can attack a unit within two turns.
• The one northwest of the middle Wyvern Lord and the southwest two move to attack units in range.
Ma gba wyvern rider enemy.gif Bern Wyvern Rider 20 3 33~38 14~17 8~11 9~12 4~6 12~14 1~3 10 7 Steel Lance
• The northeast one begins moving unprovoked when he can attack a unit within two turns.
• The southwest one moves to attack units in range.
Ma gba manakete enemy.gif Manakete Manakete 10 2 47~56 9~14+10 6~11+10 6~10 5~9 3+20 4~8+5 5 5 Firestone
Moves to attack units in range.
Ma gba bishop enemy.gif Bern Bishop 10 3 31~36 11~16 9~13 8~12 9~14 4~6 17~22 6 6 Divine Physic
The eastern one moves to attack units in range.
Ma gba sage enemy.gif Bern Sage 12 1 31~36 16~21 10~15 10~14 3~6 6~10 11~15 7 6 Elfire Mend
--
Ma gba sage enemy.gif Bern Sage 12 1 31~36 16~21 10~15 10~14 3~6 6~10 11~15 7 6 Aircalibur Mend
--
Ma gba sage enemy.gif Bern Sage 12 1 31~36 16~21 10~15 10~14 3~6 6~10 11~15 7 6 Bolting Fire Physic
Does not move, except to heal.
Ma gba knight enemy.gif Bern Knight 20 3 30~35 11~14 7~10 2~4 4~6 13~15 0~2 13 4 Steel Lance
The eastern one begins moving unprovoked when he can attack a unit within two turns.
Ma gba knight enemy.gif Bern Knight 20 2 30~35 11~14 7~10 2~4 4~6 13~15 0~2 13 4 Horseslayer
Moves to attack units in range.
Ma gba archer enemy.gif Bern Archer 19 3 29~33 9~12 9~12 8~10 5~8 5~7 1~3 7 5 Iron Bow
The eastern one begins moving unprovoked when he can attack a unit within two turns.
Ma gba archer enemy.gif Bern Archer 20 3 29~33 9~12 9~12 8~10 5~8 5~7 1~3 7 5 Longbow
The eastern one begins moving unprovoked when he can attack a unit within two turns.
Ma gba general enemy.gif Murdock General 20 1 62 27 19 12 12 25 17 20 5 Tomahawk Knight Crest
Does not move; stands on a throne, the chapter's seize point.
Reinforcements
Name Class Lv # HP Str/Mag Mag Skill Spd Lck Def Res Cha Con Mov Inventory and Skills
Ma gba wyvern lord enemy.gif Galle Wyvern Lord 18 1 49 22 15 13 11 22 14 12 8 Spear
Moves towards and only attacks Roy, unless he is not present on the map (i.e. he is rescued).
Ma gba wyvern rider enemy.gif Bern Wyvern Rider 20 1 33~38 14~17 8~11 9~12 4~6 12~14 1~3 10 7 Horseslayer
--
Ma gba wyvern rider enemy.gif Bern Wyvern Rider 20 1 33~38 14~17 8~11 9~12 4~6 12~14 1~3 10 7 Axereaver
--
Ma gba wyvern rider enemy.gif Bern Wyvern Rider 20 7 33~38 14~17 8~11 9~12 4~6 12~14 1~3 10 7 Javelin
--
Ma gba wyvern rider enemy.gif Bern Wyvern Rider 20 14 33~38 14~17 8~11 9~12 4~6 12~14 1~3 10 7 Steel Lance
--
Ma gba wyvern rider enemy.gif Bern Wyvern Rider 20 38 33~38 14~17 8~11 9~12 4~6 12~14 1~3 10 7 Steel Lance Vulnerary
--
Ma gba wyvern lord enemy.gif Bern Wyvern Lord 13 19 44~53 19~24 12~17 12~15 5~8 15~18 2~4 11 8 Silver Lance
--
Ma gba paladin enemy.gif Bern Paladin 13 3 41~48 13~17 11~16 10~14 6~10 10~13 6~10 11 8 Silver Lance
--
Ma gba paladin enemy.gif Bern Paladin 5 3 36~42 11~15 9~13 9~12 4~8 9~12 5~8 11 8 Javelin
--
Ma gba paladin enemy.gif Bern Paladin 5 6 36~42 11~15 9~13 9~12 4~8 9~12 5~8 11 8 Steel Lance Vulnerary
--
Ma gba druid enemy.gif Peres Druid 15 1 36 20 14 11 13 15 20 6 6 Nosferatu
Moves to attack units in range.
Ma gba druid enemy.gif Bern Druid 10 2 29~34 19~24 9~14 9~13 4~8 5~9 12~15 6 6 Fenrir Physic
Moves to attack units in range.

Reinforcements

  • Enemy phase when any unit ends their turn north of the shrine (columns 13–32, rows 22–25)
  • Enemy phase when any unit ends their turn near the shrine (columns 18–32, rows 22–36); repeatable up to three times.
  • Enemy phase when any unit ends their turn southwest of the village (columns 1–9, rows 16–19); repeatable up to three times
  • Enemy phase when any unit ends their turn north of the southern peaks (columns 1–13, rows 25–28)
  • Enemy phase when any unit ends their turn in the northeast corner of the map (columns 22–31, rows 1–7); repeatable up to three times
    • 1 Wyvern Lord and 3 Wyvern Riders with Steel Lances (two with Vulneraries) from the upper of the eastern peaks
    • 1 Wyvern Lord and 3 Wyvern Riders—one with a Javelin, two with Steel Lances and Vulneraries—from the lower of the eastern peaks
    • 1 Wyvern Lord and 3 Wyvern Riders with Steel Lances (two with Vulneraries) from the peaks west of the shrine
  • Turn 31

Boss data

Stats with two figures separated by a ~ are presented as a range, representing stats that vary due to random growths. The figures to the left and right of the ~ are the stat's minimum and maximum possible values respectively.[1][2]
Main article: Murdock

Normal Hard

Portrait murdock fe06.png
Ma gba general enemy.gif General
Level 20
Stats
Max HP 62 Luck 12
Strength 27 Defense 25
Skill 19 Resistance 17
Speed 12 Constitution 20
Movement 5 Aid 19
Inventory
Tomahawk
Knight Crest
Weapon Levels
GBARankSword.gif X mark.png GBARankLance.gif Yes check.png Axe Yes check.png GBARankBow.gif X mark.png
GBARankAnima.gif X mark.png GBARankLight.gif X mark.png GBARankDark.gif X mark.png GBARankStaff.gif X mark.png
Main article: Peres

Normal Hard

Portrait peres fe06.png
Ma gba druid enemy.gif Druid
Level 17
Stats
Max HP 36 Luck 13
Magic 20 Defense 15
Skill 14 Resistance 20
Speed 11 Constitution 6
Movement 6 Aid 5
Inventory
Nosferatu
Weapon Levels
GBARankSword.gif X mark.png GBARankLance.gif X mark.png Axe X mark.png GBARankBow.gif X mark.png
GBARankAnima.gif X mark.png GBARankLight.gif X mark.png GBARankDark.gif Yes check.png GBARankStaff.gif Yes check.png

Strategy

This section details unofficial strategies that may help with completion of the chapter. This may not work for everybody.

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Trivia

Both chapters combined.

Etymology and other languages

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

Sword of Seals

Used in leftover text from the data transfer menu in the English version of Fire Emblem: The Blazing Blade.

English
(unofficial)

The Binding Blade

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Japanese

封印の剣

Sword of seals, named after the game's subtitle

Gallery


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References

  1. The Binding Blade, triangleattack.com, Retrieved: December 24, 2020
  2. The Elder Revelation, trianglattack.com, Retrieved: December 24, 2020
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