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Umbral Steel

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Umbral Steel

Is ns01 ore.png
Icon of Umbral Steel from Three Houses.

A smithing material steeped in the power of darkness.



First game

Fire Emblem: Three Houses

Umbral Steel (Japanese: ダークメタル Dark metal) is a ★★★★★ ranked monastery item that appears in Fire Emblem: Three Houses. It is a rare ore obtained occasionally from monsters if their barrier has been completely broken. It can be used at the Blacksmith to repair the Heroes' Relics weapons such as the Thunderbrand or the Lance of Ruin.


In the main Fire Emblem series

Game Icon Uses Worth Effects and notes
Three Houses Is ns01 ore.png 1 3,000 Can be used at the Blacksmith to repair or forge weapons.

In other Fire Emblem series titles

Game Icon Uses Worth Effects and notes
Warriors: Three Hopes Is fewa2 ore.png 1 1,200 Can be used at the Blacksmith to repair or forge weapons.


Three Houses

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Event Upon breaking monsters barriers (All monsters with "Demonic Beast" in their names, Black Beast, Wandering Beast, Lord of the Desert, Lord of the Lake, The Immaculate One*) • Chapter 9, automatically at the end of the map if at least one NPC Noble survived • Tales of the Red Canyon, automatically at the end of the paralogue • Falling Short of Heaven, automatically at the end of the paralogue • Chapter 1 Cindered Shadows, automatically from the start (×6)
Treasure Chapter 17 mission Azure Moon, chestLegend of the Lake, chestThe Face Beneath, chestThe Silver Maiden, chest
Quest reward Chapter 13 Crimson Flower/Chapter 14 Azure Moon/Chapter 14 Verdant Wind/Chapter 14 Silver Snow, Banned Books*

Warriors: Three Hopes

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Achievements rewards Automatically upon completing 430 achievements (×150)

Flavor text

Game Text
Three Houses
A smithing material steeped in the power of darkness.
Warriors: Three Hopes
A metal steeped in the power of darkness.

Etymology and other languages

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

Umbral Steel

An umbra is the innermost and darkest part of a shadow where it is fully formed, commonly used in reference to celestial bodies.



Dark metal


Acero sombrío

Shadow steel


Acier noir

Black steel



Dark Metal


Metallo d'ombra

Shadow metal


다크 메탈

Dark metal

Simplified Chinese


Dark metal

Traditional Chinese


Dark metal


Monastery Items in Fire Emblem: Three Houses
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Produces Ailell GrassAlbinean BerriesAngelicaBoa FruitCabbageCarrotChickpeasDried VegetablesMagdred KirschNoa FruitNordsalatOnionPeach CurrantTomatoTurnipVeronaWeedsZanado FruitZanado Treasure Fruit
Baits BlowflyEarthwormFlayn's BaitHerring BaitInsect LarvaPond SnailTournament Bait
Fishes Airmid GobyAirmid PikeAlbinean HerringBullheadCaledonian CrayfishCaledonian GarCarassiusFódlandyGoddess MessengerGolden FishPlatinum FishQueen LoachSilverfishTeutates LoachTeutates PikeWhite Trout
Meats Albinean MooseDuscur BearOghma WolverinePoultryWild Game
Seeds Albinean Seeds FruitAngelica SeedsBlue Flower SeedsBoa-Fruit SeedsDedue's SeedsEastern Fódlan SeedsGreen Flower SeedsMixed Fruit SeedsMixed Herb SeedsMorfis SeedsMorfis-Plum SeedsNordsalat SeedsNorthern Fódlan SeedsPale-Blue Flower SeedsPurple Flower SeedsRed Flower SeedsRoot Vegetable SeedsSouthern Fódlan SeedsVegetable SeedsWestern Fódlan SeedsWhite Flower SeedsYellow Flower Seeds
Tea Albinean Berry BlendAlmond BlendAlmyran Pine NeedlesAngelica TeaBergamotChamomileCinnamon BlendCrescent-Moon TeaDagda Fruit BlendFour-Spice BlendGinger TeaHoneyed-Fruit BlendHresvelg BlendLavender BlendLeicester CortaniaMint LeavesRose Petal BlendSeiros TeaSouthern Fruit BlendSweet-Apple Blend
Ores AgarthiumArcane CrystalBlack-Sand SteelMythrilSmithing StoneUmbral SteelVenomstoneWootz Steel