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War for the Weak

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War for the Weak

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Location

Mountains

Boss(es)

Warrior

War for the Weak (Japanese: 弱き者の戦い Battle for the Weak) is a paralogue chapter in Fire Emblem: Three Houses. It is available from Chapter 6 to Chapter 11. In order to attempt this paralogue, the player must have recruited Dedue and he must not have fallen in battle previously; by extension, this paralogue is exclusive to the Blue Lions route. In this chapter, Byleth assists Dedue and Dimitri in quelling a Duscur rebellion before the Kingdom Army can overpower the Duscur.

Plot

Main article: War for the Weak/Script

Byleth finds Dedue lost in thought. Dimitri approaches and reports that the people of Duscur have launched an uprising against Faerghus in their historical homeland. Dedue explains that the people of Duscur were scapegoated and genocided for the assassination of King Lambert in the Tragedy of Duscur four years prior; if the Kingdom forces sent to suppress the rebellion and the Duscur rebels clash, there will almost certainly be another massacre. Having received permission from the Church of Seiros to intervene and peacefully stop the uprising, Dimitri and Dedue convince Byleth to aid them.

The Blue Lions reach Duscur just before the main army arrives. Racing against the Kingdom forces, Byleth and their students manage to defeat the general in charge of the uprising and end the battle. Afterwards, Dedue insists that the general flee with his life and expresses his faith that Dimitri will mend the relationship between Faerghus and Duscur. The general remains skeptical, but agrees to depart, declaring that the people of Duscur never forget their grudges or their debts.

Beginning log

Dedue receives a concerning missive about his people, who continue to bear the burden of oppression based on blame for the Tragedy of Duscur.

Chapter data

Normal Hard Maddening

Chapter Data
Conditions
Unit Data
Victory: Defeat the boss Warrior Player Partner Other Enemy Third
Defeat: Byleth or Dimitri dies*, Dedue dies, ally units defeat the enemy commander, or 15 turns pass 8 {{{partner}}} 7 32 {{{third}}}
 

Character data

Characters
New Units

None

Returning Characters

                              

Other characters may be available if the paralogue is attempted later.

Item data

Items
Name Obtainment Method
  Steel Sword Dropped by a Thief
  Talisman Shield Dropped by a Cavalier
  Bullion Automatically at the end of the map if the player defeated less than 10 Duscur Soldiers (Normal)/less than 15 Duscur Soldiers (Hard/Maddening)
  Large Bullion Automatically at the end of the map if the player defeated 10 to 19 Duscur Soldiers (Normal)/15 to 19 Duscur Soldiers (Hard/Maddening)
  Extra Large Bullion Automatically at the end of the map if the player defeated 20 or more Duscur Soldiers
  Duscur Heavy Soldiers Automatically at the end of the chapter

Enemy data

On Maddening, some stats are separated by a '~'. The stats to the left of the ~ are taken during Chapter 6, the earliest possible point where this paralogue may be undertaken; the stats to the right of the ~ are taken from Chapter 7 and later, at which point the enemies gain a level.

Normal Hard Maddening

Enemy Units
Name Class Lv # HP Str Mag Dex Spd Lck Def Res Cha Con Mov Inventory and Skills
  Duscur Soldier Brawler 11 5 33 9 7 11 13 8 6 2 10 5   Iron Gauntlets  Unarmed
  Unarmed Combat
• The northeast one begins moving if the nearby Mage or Brigand is provoked.
• The middle-most one begins moving if the nearby Thief or Mage is provoked.
  Duscur Soldier Mercenary 11 6 32 10 8 10 11 8 6 3 10 5   Iron Sword
• The southwest three begin moving if they or a nearby Archer or Cavalier is provoked.
• The southeast one begins moving if the nearby Brigand is provoked.
• The center-west one begins moving if the nearby Archer or Cavalier is provoked.
  Duscur Soldier Brigand 11 6 34 12 8 8 9 8 6 3 10 5   Iron Axe
• The northeast one begins moving if the nearby Brawler or Mage is provoked.
• The southeast one begins moving if the nearby Mercenary is provoked.
  Duscur Soldier Mage 11 4 30 6 11 9 9 8 5 8 10 4   Fire
  Fire
• The northeast one begins moving if the nearby Brawler or Brigand is provoked.
• The mid-northeast one begins moving if the nearby Thief or Brawler is provoked.
  Duscur Soldier Armored Knight 11 3 34 9 8 8 4 8 16 2 10 4   Iron Axe
The southwest two begin moving if either is provoked.
  Duscur Soldier Archer 11 3 30 8 8 11 9 10 5 3 10 5   Iron Bow
  Bowrange +1
• The center-west one begins moving if the nearby Cavalier or Mercenary is provoked.
• The southwest one begins moving if a nearby Mercenary or Archer is provoked.
  Duscur Soldier Thief 11 1 31 9 8 13 13 8 6 3 10 5   Steel Sword 
  Steal  Locktouch
Begins moving if the nearby Mage or Brawler is provoked.
  Duscur Soldier Cavalier 11 2 32 10 8 10 8 8 8 3 10 7   Iron Lance
  Canto
The center-west one begins moving if the nearby Archer or Mercenary is provoked.
  Duscur Soldier Cavalier 11 1 32 10 8 10 8 8 8 3 10 7   Iron Lance  Talisman Shield 
  Canto
Begins moving if a nearby Mercenary or Archer is provoked.
  Duscur General Warrior 13 1 37 22 8 12 15 11 14 8 10+1 -   Steel Axe
  Axefaire  Axe Crit +10
  Duscur Infantry Lv 2:   Disturbance
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NPC data

On Maddening, some stats are separated by a '~'. The stats to the left of the ~ are taken during Chapter 6, the earliest possible point where this paralogue may be undertaken; the stats to the right of the ~ are taken from Chapter 7 and later, at which point the NPCs gain a level.

Normal Hard Maddening

NPC Units
Name Class Lv # HP Str Mag Dex Spd Lck Def Res Cha Con Mov Inventory and Skills
  Kingdom General Armored Knight 12 2 33+5 11 7 7 4 8 16+2 3+2 9+3 4   Silver Axe  Talisman Shield  Concoction
  HP +5  Defense +2  Resistance +2  Hit +20  Renewal
  Kingdom Armored Co. Lv 2:   Impregnable Wall
• The right one moves to attack enemies to the east; leaves once all enemies in the northeast quarter of the map have been defeated.
• The left one moves to attack enemies to the south; leaves once all western enemies north of the Duscur General and those in the southeast quarter of the map are defeated.
  Kingdom Soldier Mercenary 12 4 31+5 13 9 10 13 8 9+2 4+2 9+1 5   Silver Sword  Talisman Shield  Concoction
  HP +5  Defense +2  Resistance +2  Hit +20  Renewal
  Kingdom Infantry Lv 2:   Lure
• The left two move to be adjacent to the left Kingdom General if there are no enemies in range; leave once all western enemies north of the Duscur General and those in the southeast quarter of the map are defeated.
• The right two move to be adjacent to the left Kingdom General if there are no enemies in range; leave once enemies in the northeast quarter of the map have been defeated.
  Kingdom Soldier Archer 12 1 29+5 12 9 12 11 10 8+2 5+2 9+3 5   Silver Bow  Talisman Shield  Concoction
  Bowrange +1  HP +5  Defense +2  Resistance +2  Hit +20  Renewal
  Kingdom Archers Lv 2:   Retribution
Moves to be adjacent to the left Kingdom General if there are no enemies in range; leaves once all western enemies north of the Duscur General and those in the southeast quarter of the map are defeated.

Boss data

On Maddening, some stats are separated by a '~'. The stats to the left of the ~ are taken during Chapter 6, the earliest possible point where this paralogue may be undertaken; the stats to the right of the ~ are taken from Chapter 7 and later, at which point this boss gains a level.

Normal Hard Maddening

 
  Warrior
Level 13
Movement -
Crest --
Stats
Max HP 37 Luck 11
Strength 22 Defense 14
Magic 8 Resistance 8
Dexterity 12 Charm 10+1
Speed 15
Inventory Abilities
  Steel Axe   Axefaire
  Axe Crit +10
Combat arts Spells Battalion
-- --   Duscur Infantry Lv 2
  Disturbance
Skill Levels
                       
E E A E E E E E E E E  

Strategy

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

You have 15 turns to rush down the mountainside and clobber the Duscur general before the main army arrives and causes another genocide. You don't have many deployment slots, and the terrain is very rocky; bring plenty of Pegasus Knights and Wyvern Riders so you can fly over the mountains and Archers so you can pick off enemies on the west side of the map from long-distance. It's also a good idea to forge the Armorslayer you found in Conand Tower into an Armorslayer+ for this map, since the Duscur like to field Armored Knights. Finally, this paralogue introduces enemy Grapplers; their Strength is a little shaky, but they are fast as lightning and tend to quad everything. They are very dangerous, and should be handled extremely cautiously.

Send someone with the Armorslayer+ immediately down the left side to take on the two Armored Knights. Dimitri in particular makes a good pathfinder due to his generally high stats. You also want to leave someone on the north side to take out the group of enemies stationed there. If Dedue has made it to Armored Knight himself by this point, he should be laughing at physical damage, and only the Mages can give him pause. Make a mad rush south down the mountain to beat the Kingdom forces to the Duscur general. If you take out each batch of enemies, the Kingdom forces will actually retreat, which is good for both you and your rewards. It also helps if your Archer can use Curved Shot to pick off any Duscur soldiers that survive combat against the Kingdom army on the west side. If you can reach the general with two turns to spare, you've pretty much won the map; he has no ability to fight at range, so he shouldn't pose much of a threat.

Etymology and other languages

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

War for the Weak

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Japanese

弱き者の戦い

Battle for the Weak

Spanish

Rebelión en Duscur

Rebellion in Duscur

French

Pour protéger les faibles

To protect the weak

German

Krieg der Schwachen

War for the Weak

Italian

Guerra per i deboli

War for the weak

Korean

약자들의 전투

Battle for the weak

Simplified Chinese

弱者之战

Battle for the weak

Traditional Chinese

弱者之戰

Battle for the weak

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References

War for the Weak
Fire Emblem: Three Houses
Playable characters Black Eagles BernadettaCasparDorotheaEdelgardFerdinandHubertLinhardtPetra
Blue Lions AnnetteAsheDedueDimitriFelixIngridMercedesSylvain
Golden Deer ClaudeHildaIgnatzLeonieLorenzLysitheaMarianneRaphael
Other AloisAnna*BylethCatherineCyrilFlaynGilbertHannemanJeritza*ManuelaSetethShamir
Ashen Wolves* BalthusConstanceHapiYuri
Non-playable characters Abysskeeper*Duke AegirDuke GerthFlecheGatekeeperGlennHolstIonius IXJeraltJudithLadislavaLambertLord ArundelMonicaNaderPatriciaRandolphRheaRodrigueRufusSeirosSitriSothisTomasTiana
Bosses AcheronAelfric*AloisBaron Ochs*BiasBlaiddydCasparCatherineCharonChilonClaudeCorneliaDaphnelDedueDeath KnightDimitriDominicEdelgardFelixFerdinandFlame EmperorFlaynFraldariusGautierGloucesterGonerilGwendalHubertIngridThe Immaculate OneThe ImmovableJudithKostasKronyaLadislavaLamineLinhardtLonatoLord ArundelLorenzMercedesMetodeyMiklanMysonNaderNemesisOdessePallardóPittacusRandolphRheaRieganRodrigueSetethShamirSolonSylvainThalesWandering BeastThe Wind Caller
Personal weapons and regalia Aegis ShieldAreadbharAsclepiusAthameAxe of UkonvasaraAymrBlutgangCaduceus StaffCirce StaffCrusherFailnaughtFetters of DromiFreikugelThe InexhaustibleLance of RuinLúinOchain ShieldRafail GemScythe of SarielSeiros ShieldSpear of AssalSword of BegaltaSword of MoraltaSword of SeirosSword of the CreatorTathlum BowThunderbrandThyrsusVajra-Mushti
Chapters Part I
 
Prologue: An Inevitable Encounter • 1: Three Houses • 2: Familiar Scenery • 3: Mutiny in the Mist • 4: The Goddess's Rite of Rebirth • 5: Tower of Black Winds • 6: Rumors of a Reaper • 7: Field of the Eagle and Lion • 8: The Flame in the Darkness • 9: The Cause of Sorrow • 10: Where the Goddess Dwells • 11: Throne of Knowledge • 12: To War     / Outset of a Power Struggle  
Part II Silver Snow
 
13: Reunion at Dawn • 14: A King Without a Kingdom • 15: Valley of Torment • 16: The Rose-Colored River • 17: The Impregnable Fortress • 18: The Chaos of War • 19: Conclusion of the Crossing Roads • 20: The City Without Light • 21: Following a Dream
Azure Moon
 
13: Reunion at Dawn • 14: The Delusional Prince • 15: Valley of Torment • 16: The Rose-Colored River • 17: Blood of the Eagle and Lion • 18: The King's Triumphant Return • 19: The Golden Deer's Plea • 20: The Impregnable Fortress • 21: Our Chosen Paths • 22: Oath of the Dagger
Verdant Wind
 
13: Reunion at Dawn • 14: The Alliance Leader's Ambitions • 15: Valley of Torment • 16: The Rose-Colored River • 17: Blood of the Eagle and Lion • 18: The Golden Scheme • 19: The Chaos of War • 20: Conclusion of the Crossing Roads • 21: The City Without Light • 22: Fódlan's New Dawn
Crimson Flower
 
13: Beyond Escape • 14: The Master Tactician • 15: Tempest of Swords and Shields • 16: Lady of Deceit • 17: Field of Revenge • 18: To the End of a Dream
Paralogues   Part I A Cursed Relic*An Ocean ViewBlack Market Scheme*Death TollDividing the World    Falling Short of HeavenThe ForgottenLand of the Golden DeerOil and WaterRumored NuptialsThe Secret Merchant*   Sword and Shield of SeirosTales of the Red CanyonTrue ChivalryWar for the Weak  
Part II Darkness Beneath the Earth  Dividing the World    Eternal Guardian    The Face Beneath    Foreign Land and SkyForgotten HeroInsurmountable  Legend of the LakeRetribution    The Secret Merchant*  The Silver Maiden  The Sleeping Sand Legend  Weathervanes of Fódlan  
Cindered Shadows
(DLC side story)
 
1: The Fourth House • 2: What Lies Beneath • 3: The Rite of Rising • 4: Danger in the Dark • 5: Betrayal • 6: Return to Me • 7: Wolf Pack
Locations FódlanAbyssAdrestiaFaerghusGarreg Mach MonasteryLeicesterAlmyraBrigidDagdaSreng
Groups, objects and concepts 10 ElitesAshen WolvesBlack EaglesBlue LionsChildren of the GoddessChurch of Seiros (Knights of Seiros) • Crests (Crest Stone) • Divine PulseGolden DeerHeroes' RelicsInsurrection of the SevenMonstersThose who slither in the darkTragedy of DuscurWar of Heroes
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