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The First Rain of May

Cm fe05 17B.png



New units



Palman, Amalda

Prince, there is the castle up ahead. This is the back gate, so the enemy won’t be expecting us.
— August to Leif

The First Rain of May (Japanese: 5月の雨, Rain of May) is chapter 17B of Fire Emblem: Thracia 776. In order to play this chapter, you must have followed August's advice and headed south towards Melfiye Forest in chapter 15.


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Beginning Log

After making their way through the Dark Forest, Leonster stood before the Liberation Army at last. However, even the lightly guarded southern gate was defended by high cliffs and numerous ballistas. Breaching the gate was not going to be an easy task.

Chapter data

Chapter Data
Unit Data
Victory: Seize the throne Ally Other Enemy
Defeat: Leif dies 16 varies 39
Cm fe05 17B.png

Character Data

New Units
Returning Characters

Portrait leif fe05.pngPortrait lifis fe05.pngPortrait brighton fe05.pngPortrait machyua fe05.pngPortrait lara fe05.pngPortrait felgus fe05.pngPortrait karin fe05.pngPortrait dalsin fe05.pngPortrait asvel fe05.pngPortrait nanna fe05.pngPortrait hicks fe05.pngPortrait finn fe05.pngPortrait safy fe05.pngPortrait shiva fe05.pngPortrait orsin fe05.pngPortrait halvan fe05.pngPortrait ronan fe05.pngPortrait carrion fe05.pngPortrait marty fe05.pngPortrait dagdar fe05.pngPortrait tanya fe05.pngPortrait selfina fe05.pngPortrait kain fe05.pngPortrait alva fe05.pngPortrait robert fe05.pngPortrait fred fe05.pngPortrait olwen fe05.pngPortrait mareeta fe05.pngPortrait salem fe05.pngPortrait pirn fe05.pngPortrait trewd fe05.pngPortrait tina fe05.pngPortrait glade fe05.pngPortrait dean fe05.pngPortrait eda fe05.pngPortrait homer fe05.pngPortrait linoan fe05.pngPortrait ralf fe05.pngPortrait shanam fe05.pngPortrait sara fe05.pngPortrait miranda fe05.png

Item Data

Name Obtainment Method
Is snes03 knight proof.png Knight Proof Automatically at end of chapter
(If you either didn't ask the villagers for help or if all the villagers survived)

Shop Data

Shop Data

Armory Vendor

Name Cost
Is snes03 iron bow.png
Iron Bow 2,200
Is snes03 steel bow.png
Steel Bow 3,200
Is snes03 silver bow.png
Silver Bow 4,000
Is snes03 silver axe.png
Silver Axe 4,200

Enemy Data

Enemy Units
Name Class Lv # Inventory
Friege Arch Knight 15 1 Is snes03 killer bow.pngKiller Bow
Friege Armored Axe 12 6 Is snes03 battle axe.pngBattle Axe
Friege Armored Lance 15 3 Is snes03 javelin.pngJavelin
Friege Axe Knight 16 1 Is snes03 battle axe.pngBattle Axe
Friege Ballista 12 9 Is snes03 ballista.pngBallista
Friege Cavalier 14 6 Is snes03 rapier.pngRapierIs snes03 javelin.pngJavelinIs snes03 vulnerary.pngVulnerary
Friege Priest 15 2 Is snes03 physic.pngPhysicIs snes03 silence.pngSilence
Friege Sniper 15 5 Is snes03 silver bow.pngSilver Bow
Ma snes03 soldier enemy.gif
Friege Soldier 6 4 Is snes03 long lance.pngLong Lance
Amalda Paladin 7 1 Is snes03 master sword.pngMaster SwordIs snes03 heal.pngHealIs snes03 vulnerary.pngVulneraryIs snes03 blagi scroll.pngBlagi Scroll
Palman General 14 1 Is snes03 great sword.pngGreat SwordIs snes03 vulnerary.pngVulnerary
Name Class Lv # Inventory

NPC Data

NPC Units
Name Class Lv # Inventory
Rebel Archer 1 varies Is snes03 iron bow.pngIron Bow
Rebel Fighter 1 varies Is snes03 hand axe.pngHand Axe
Rebel Fighter 1 varies Is snes03 iron axe.pngIron Axe
Rebel Mage 1 varies Is snes03 fire.pngFire
Rebel Myrmidon 1 varies Is snes03 iron sword.pngIron Sword
Name Class Lv # Inventory

*Note: If Leif visits one of the houses, the player will be given the choice to either accept the villagers' help, or to rely on their own strength.
If the player accepts the villagers' help, NPCs will spawn from the houses on the turns after Leif visited.
The number of NPCs that spawns per turn will vary, an NPC will not spawn if a unit is standing on top of the designated house.

Boss Data

Main article: Palman
File:Portrait palman fe05.png
Level 14
Action 0
Authority 2
Max HP 46 Speed 10
Strength 16 Luck 8
Magic 3 Defense 18
Skill 13 PCC 0
Movement -- Constitution 19
Inventory Skills
Is snes03 great sword.png Great Sword
Is snes03 vulnerary.png Vulnerary
Weapon Levels
SNESRankSword.png A SNESRankLance.png C SNESRankAxe.png C SNESRankBow.png D SNESRankStaff.png --
SNESRankFire.png -- SNESRankThunder.png -- SNESRankWind.png -- SNESRankLight.png -- SNESRankDark.png --

Main article: Amalda
Portrait amalda fe05.png
Level 7
Action 1
Authority 0
Max HP 34 Speed 15
Strength 8 Luck 11
Magic 13 Defense 9
Skill 11 PCC 2
Movement 10 Constitution 8
Inventory Skills
Is snes03 master sword.png Master Sword
Is snes03 heal.png Heal
Is snes03 vulnerary.png Vulnerary
Is snes03 blagi scroll.png Blagi Scroll
Is snes03 adept.png Adept
Weapon Levels
SNESRankSword.png A SNESRankLance.png -- SNESRankAxe.png -- SNESRankBow.png -- SNESRankStaff.png C
SNESRankFire.png -- SNESRankThunder.png -- SNESRankWind.png -- SNESRankLight.png -- SNESRankDark.png --


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Etymology and other languages

Names, etymology and in other regions
Language Name Definition, etymology and notes
The First Rain of May --
Japanese 5月の雨 Rain of May


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The Dark Forest The First Rain of May The Liberation of Leonster

Fire Emblem: Thracia 776
Playable characters AlvaAmaldaAsvelBrightonCarrionCedConomoolDagdarDalsinDeanDelmudEdaEyriosEyvelFelgusFinnFredGalzusGladeHalvanHicksHomerKainKarinLaraLeifLifisLinoanMachyuaMareetaMartyMirandaMishaNannaOlwenOrsinPirnRalfRobertRonanSafySaiasSalemSaraSelfinaShanamShivaSleufTanyaTinaTrewdXavier
Non-playable characters AltenaAreoneAugustCorpulDoriasEthlynHannibalIshtarJuliaJuliusLewynQuanSeliphTravant
Bosses AihimanAizenauAlphanBachusBaldackBandolBaraatBluckBovisCanisCoddaCoenColhoCoulterDracoDvorakFardenFrausGomesGustafKempfLargoLifisLinecockListMakroyMerlockMooreMuellerMusNikalafOltophPalmanPaulsPirnPorcusRaydrikReinhardtRobosRumeiSaiasSeimetolTigrisTrumanVeldWeissmannWolfXavierZaomZyle
Personal Weapons Beo SwordBlagi SwordBlessed SwordBrave LanceDire ThunderDragonpikeEarth SwordForsetiGrafcaliburKiaLight BrandLoptyr SwordMareeta's SwordPugiRepairThiefUnlock
Chapters 1: The Warrior of Fiana • 2: The Village of Iss • 2x: The Pirate Isles • 3: The Gate of Kelbeth • 4: The Dungeon • 4x: The Hero of the Winds • 5: Mother and Child • 6: The Escape • 7: The Shield of Thracia • 8: Mt. Violdrake • 8x: Dagdar's Mansion • 9: The Emblem of Noba • 10: Noel Canyon • 11: Dandrum Fortress • 11x: Murder Hollace • 12: The Thieves of Dakia • 12x: Dandelion • 13: The Stronghold • 14: Open Fire • 14x: Freedom • 15: The Two Paths • 16A: Nohrden Line • 17A: Leonster's Gate • 16B: The Dark Forest • 17B: The First Rain of May • 18: The Liberation of Leonster • 19: The Empire's Counterattack • 20: The Child of Light • 21: The Liberation Wars • 21x: The Detention Center • 22: Across the River • 23: The Palace of Evil • 24: The Baron in Black • 24x: The Altar of Loptyr • Final: An Undying Oath
Locations JugdralManster District (AlsterConoteLeonsterManster) • Thracia (FianaTahra)
Groups, objects and events Battle of BelhallaCaptureFall of LeonsterFatigueFiana FreebladesHoly BloodLoptyrians (BergrosenDeadlords) • MagiYied Massacre
Related topics Other games (Genealogy of the Holy WarAwakening) • Name chartPre-release information (Unused content) • Sound RoomTimeline