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Artwork of an unlock staff from the Fire Emblem Trading Card Game.

A staff that opens locks.



First game

Fire Emblem: Mystery of the Emblem

The Unlock (Japanese: アンロック Unlock) is a rare staff in the Fire Emblem series. It gives its user the ability to open any door, and in Thracia 776, any chest. Thanks to its low weapon level, almost any staff user can wield it. The exceptions are Radiant Dawn, where it has a C rank, and Thracia 776, where it is exclusive to Tina.

The unlock staff appeared first in Fire Emblem: Mystery of the Emblem. Since then, it has been present in all subsequent games but Genealogy of the Holy War, Shadow Dragon, Awakening, Fates, and Echoes: Shadows of Valentia.


Game Icon Level Might Weight Hit Crit Range Uses Worth Exp Other effects and notes
Mystery of the Emblem Is snes01 unlock.png 8 -- -- -- -- 1-2 5 10,000 -- -
Thracia 776 Is snes03 unlock.png Prf* -- 5 60 -- 3 -- 10 -
The Binding Blade Is gba unlock.png D -- -- -- -- 1-2 3 1,200 1 -
The Blazing Blade Is gba unlock.png D -- -- -- -- 1-2 10 1,500 5 -
The Sacred Stones Is gba unlock.png D -- -- -- -- 1-2 10 1,500 5 -
Path of Radiance Is gcn unlock.png D -- 7 100 -- 1-2 10 1,500 5 -
Radiant Dawn Is wii unlock.png D 1 7 100 15 1 10 1,500 5 +3 speed, +1 defense when equipped.
New Mystery of the Emblem Is ds unlock.png C -- -- -- -- 1-2 5 1,050 2 -


Game Effect Experience acquired by the healer
Mystery of the Emblem Opens a door. 58
Thracia 776 Opens a door or a chest. 30
The Binding Blade Opens a door. 30/15
The Blazing Blade, The Sacred Stones, Path of Radiance Opens a door. 17/8
Radiant Dawn Opens a door; as long as it is equipped, the healer obtains a bonus of 3 points to speed and 1 to defense. 17
New Mystery of the Emblem Opens a door. 50/25


Mystery of the Emblem

Treasure Book 2: Chapter 10, chest

Thracia 776

Inventory Tina
Steal from Chapter 20, enemy Bishop (reinforcement, ×2) • Chapter 24, enemy Dark Mage (reinforcement)
Treasure Chapter 21x, chest

The Binding Blade

Treasure Chapter 6, chest

The Blazing Blade

Treasure Eliwood's tale: Chapter 16, chest
Hector's tale: Chapter 17, chest
Secret Shop Eliwood's tale: Chapter 19Chapter 21Chapter 30
Hector's tale: Chapter 20Chapter 22Chapter 32

The Sacred Stones

Vendor Chapter 9AChapter 10BPort KirisBethroen

Path of Radiance

Unobtainable Only available via hacking

Radiant Dawn

Treasure Part 1: Endgame, chest

New Mystery of the Emblem

Treasure Chapter 10, chest
Armory Online Shop*


Etymology and other languages

Names, etymology and in other regions
Language Name Definition, etymology and notes
English Unlock
Japanese アンロック Unlock
Spanish Abrir Open
French Passe Pass
German Öffner Opener
Italian Sblocco Unlock


Healing staves Balmwood StaffBouquet StaffCandy CaneCatharsisElise's StaffFortifyGlass StaffHealHealerKneaderLilith's StaffMendMushroom StaffPhysicRecoverRestoreTina's StaffWrys's Staff
Offensive staves BerserkElsilenceElsleepEnfeebleEntrapFreezeNightmareSilenceSleep
Transport staves EntrapRescueReturnRewarpWarp
Regalia and personal staves Astral BlessingAumBifröstGoddess StaffHammerneKiaLatonaMatronaRepairRescueSaint's StaffThiefUnlockValkyrie
Other staves AnewBroken StaffCharmDefenseHammerneMagic UpStrengthSpeedThiefTorchUnlockWardWatch
Fire Emblem: Thracia 776
Playable characters AlvaAmaldaAsvelBrightonCarrionCedConomoolDagdarDalsinDeanDelmudEdaEyriosEyvelFelgusFinnFredGalzusGladeHalvanHicksHomerKainKarinLaraLeifLifisLinoanMachyuaMareetaMartyMirandaMishaNannaOlwenOrsinPirnRalfRobertRonanSafySaiasSalemSaraSelfinaShanamShivaSleufTanyaTinaTrewdXavier
Non-playable characters AltenaAreoneAugustCorpulDoriasEthlynHannibalIshtarJuliaJuliusLewynQuanSeliphTravant
Bosses AlphandBaldackBandolBaraatBucksBovisBrookCanisCoddaCohenColhoCoulterDracoDvorakEichmannEisenauFardenFrausGomezGustafKempfLargoLifisLinecockListMcCloyMerlockMooreMuellerMusNikalafOltophPalmanPaulusPirnPorcusRaydrikReinhardtRobosRumeiSaiasSeimetolTigrisTrumanVeldWeissmannWolfXavierZaomZyle
Personal Weapons Beo SwordBragi SwordBlessed SwordBrave LanceDire ThunderDragonpikeEarth SwordForsetiGrafcaliburKiaLight BrandLopt 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 Njörun • 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 Scion 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 Lopt Altar • Endgame: An Undying Oath
Locations JugdralManster District (AlsterConoteLeonsterManster) • Thracia (FianaTahra)
Groups, objects and events Battle of BelhallaCaptureChild huntsDandelion BanditsFall of LeonsterFatigueFiana FreebladesHoly BloodLoptyrians (BergrosenDeadlords) • MagiYied Massacre
Related topics Other games (Genealogy of the Holy WarAwakening) • Name chartPre-release information (Unused content) • Sound RoomTimeline