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Upheaval

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Upheaval

Ss fe02 casting upheaval.png
Upheaval occurring in Fire Emblem Gaiden.


The highest tier of dark magic. Attacks the entire battlefield, except fliers.

Type
First game

Fire Emblem Gaiden

Upheaval (Japanese: メガクェイク Megaquake) is a rarely-occurring offensive spell, or possibly a random chance event, in Fire Emblem Gaiden. It is one of Gaiden's more obscure features. Known occurrences of this spell are when fighting on the same maps as Duma and Jamil, and these units can be seen performing it. It also does not appear in any unit's spell list.

The spell rarely occurs at all, this leads to many people playing through Gaiden in its entirety and never encountering it, increasing its obscurity. In Gaiden, when used, the following text appears:

だいちのせいれいよ!
わがよびかけに おうじよ!!

てきは メガクェイク
をとなえた!!

This translates to:

O, Holy Spirit of the Earth! Respond to my call!!

The enemy chanted Megaquake!!

Upheaval returns in Gaiden's remake, Echoes: Shadows of Valentia, this time as a defined personal skill listed in Jamil and Duma's skill lists. When used, every member of the player's party takes a different, random amount of damage, between 8 and 18 HP. The player is also alerted to an impending use of Upheaval by its user becoming surrounded by a dark aura at the beginning of the player phase, before unleashing Upheaval at the beginning of the enemy phase. Unlike most offensive skills in Shadows of Valentia, Upheaval does not consume any of its user's HP. In this game, the incantation was localized as:

Spirits of the Earth, heed my call!

Upheaval returns once more in Heroes as one of Duma's personal skills.

In Fire Emblem: Three Houses, Upheaval returns as a dark magic spell, here known as Quake Σ (Japanese: メガクエイクΣ Megaquake Σ). It is an exceedingly rare spell that affects the entire map, and it is exclusively wielded by the Agarthan leader, Thales.

Stats

In the main Fire Emblem series


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Game Icon Level Might Weight Hit Crit Range Uses Worth WEXP Other effects and notes
Gaiden -- -- -- ?? ?? ?? All -- ?? -- Does not appear in any spell lists, but occurs when fighting on the same map as Duma or Jamil. Cannot kill units.
Damage formula: [(random number between 0~20) + 10] − (target's Luck ÷ 2)
Deals a minimum of 10 damage.[1]
Echoes: Shadows of Valentia Is 3ds03 skill personal.png -- 8–18 -- -- -- All -- -- -- Upon use, user charges up spell and cannot act again during turn. User will unleash the attack the following turn, and cannot to act again on this turn.
Cannot kill units.
Three Houses Is ns01 dark magic.png Reason B 8 20 50 0 All 1 -- 2 Does not affect Is ns01 flying.png flying units.

In other Fire Emblem series titles

Upheaval Woeful Upheaval

Game Icon Effect Activation Capacity Notes
Heroes
(Upheaval)
Is feh upheaval.png Deals 7 damage to all enemy units at the start of user's first phase.
During a defensive Aether Raids battle during anima season, destroys any offensive structure in the same column as user's initial position.
-- -- Cost: 300 SP
Heroes
(Upheaval+)
Is feh upheaval+.png Deals 10 damage to all enemy units at the start of user's first phase.
During a defensive Aether Raids battle during anima season, destroys any offensive structure in the same column as user's initial position.
At start of combat, if user's attack is higher than foe's or if foe's HP ≤ 99%, neutralizes foe's active bonuses (i.e. those applied by a skill such as a Fortify or a Rally) during combat.
-- -- Cost: 300 SP

Locations

Gaiden

Unobtainable Enemy only.

Echoes: Shadows of Valentia

Unobtainable Enemy only, known by Jamil and Duma.

Three Houses

Unobtainable Exclusively used by Thales as the boss of Silver Snow Chapter 20/Verdant Wind Chapter 21.

Heroes

Upheaval, Upheaval+

Units Duma: God of Strength

Woeful Upheaval

Units Duma: Strength and Love

Flavor text

Game Text
(English)
Text
(Japanese)
Echoes: Shadows of Valentia Earth magic that deals
damage to all opponents.
大地の魔法
敵全体にダメージを与える
Three Houses The highest tier of dark magic.
Attacks the entire battlefield, except fliers.
闇の最上級魔法
戦場全体を攻撃 飛行系には無効
Heroes
(Upheaval)
At the start of turn 1, deals 7 damage to all
foes, and if defending in Aether Raids during
anima season, destroys offensive structure
within same column as unit. (Does not affect
structures that cannot be destroyed.)
1ターン目開始時、全ての敵に7ダメージ

さらに、理のシーズンの飛空城防衛時なら、
同じ縦列にある敵攻撃設備のうち、
破壊可能なものを破壊する。
Heroes
(Upheaval+)
At the start of turn 1, deals 10 damage to all
foes, and if defending in Aether Raids during
Anima season, destroys nearest offensive
structure. (Does not affect structures that
cannot be destroyed.) At start of combat, if
unit's Atk > foe's Atk, or if foe's HP < 100%,
neutralizes foe's bonuses (from skills like
Fortify, Rally, etc.) during combat.
1ターン目開始時、全ての敵に10ダメージ

さらに、理のシーズンの飛空城防衛時なら、
破壊可能な最も近い敵攻撃設備を破壊する

戦闘開始時、自身の攻撃が敵より1以上高い時、
または、戦闘開始時、敵のHPが99%以下の時、
戦闘中、敵の強化の+を無効にする
(無効になるのは、鼓舞や応援等の+効果)
Heroes
(Woeful Upheaval)
At the start of turn 1, deals 7 damage to all
foes. Reduces damage from foe's first attack
during combat by percentage = difference
between unit's Atk and foe's Atk (min. 0) +
difference between foe's max HP and foe's
current HP at start of combat, × 3 (max. 30).
If a foe uses bow, dagger, magic, or staff and
initiates combat against an ally within 2 spaces
of unit, triggers【Savior】on unit.

【Savior】
Unit takes ally's space, enters combat in ally's
place, and receives all after-combat effects.

Savior will not trigger if ally is on terrain that
unit cannot move to or if multiple units are able
to use Savior during the same combat. If Savior
triggers, after-combat movement effects do
not occur.
1ターン目開始時、全ての敵に7ダメージ

戦闘中、最初に受けた攻撃のダメージを○×3%軽減
○は、自分と敵の攻撃の差(最低0)+
戦闘開始時の敵の最大HPと現HPの差
(最大30%)

周囲2マス以内の味方が、
弓、暗器、魔法、杖の敵から攻撃された時、
スキル所持者は【護り手】を発動

【護り手】
攻撃された味方の代わりに、味方のマスで戦闘を行い、
戦闘後の効果を受ける。

下記の場合、「護り手」は発動しない
・味方がいる場所が自分が進入できない地形の時
・その戦闘で「護り手」を発動可能な味方が複数いる時
(「護り手」発動時、戦闘後移動スキルは無効)

Etymology and other languages

Upheaval


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

Upheaval

This name is used in Echoes: Shadows of Valentia and Heroes.

English
(unofficial)

Megaquake

Used in the Fire Emblem Gaiden fan translation.

Japanese

メガクェイク

Megaquake; used in Gaiden, Echoes: Shadows of Valentia, and Heroes.

Spanish

Turbulencia

Turbulence

French

Séisme

Earthquake

German

Turbulenz

Turbulence

Italian

Sisma

Quake

Portuguese

Turbulência

Turbulence

Traditional Chinese

超級地震

Super-earthquake

Quake Σ

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

Quake Σ

This name is used in Three Houses. Dark magic in Three Houses is denoted with a Greek letter; in this case, Sigma.

Japanese

メガクェイク Σ

Megaquake Σ

Spanish

Terremoto Σ

Earthquake Σ

French

Séisme Σ

Earthquake Σ

German

Beben Σ

Quake Σ

Italian

Sisma Σ

Quake Σ

Korean

메가퀘이크Σ

Megaquake Σ

Simplified Chinese

巨型地震Σ

Giant earthquake Σ

Traditional Chinese

巨型地震Σ

Giant earthquake Σ

Woeful Upheaval

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

Woeful Upheaval

--

Japanese

試練メガクェイク

Trial megaquake

Spanish

Turbulencia fatal

Deadly turbulence

French

Séisme tragique

Tragic earthquake

German

Arge Turbulenz

Intense Turbulaece

Italian

Sisma desolante

Distressing turbulaece

Portuguese

Caos turbulento

Turbulent chaos

Traditional Chinese

試煉超級地震

Trial super-earthquake

Gallery

See also

  • Geosphere, an item from Shadow Dragon & the Blade of Light and its remakes with a similar effect.

References

  1. メガクェイクダメージ計算, ファミコンアナリシス (archived by the Wayback Machine), Published: June 1, 2016, Retrieved: October 18, 2017
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