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Ward

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Barrier redirects here. For the defense used by monsters in Three Houses, see Barrier (monster). Ward is also an uncommon fan-created nickname for the character Wade from The Binding Blade.

Ward

FEMN Barrier.png
Artwork of a barrier staff from the Fire Emblem Trading Card Game.

Raises a nearby ally's resistance. Wears off with time.

Type

Staff (all appearances except Shadows of Valentia and Three Houses)
White magic (Echoes: Shadows of Valentia, Three Houses)

First game

Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Light

Ward (Japanese: マジックシールド Magic Shield), also known as Barrier, is an uncommon staff in the Fire Emblem series. This useful weapon raises a unit's resistance by seven points (five in Awakening), thus lessening the impact of magical attacks on them. However, the effect decreases by one point per turn. In this respect, the Ward works similarly to a Pure Water in all of its appearances.

The Ward staff first appeared in Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Light, and it has been available in all games but Gaiden, Genealogy of the Holy War, Thracia 776, and Fates; it does not appear in vanilla Echoes: Shadows of Valentia, but does appear as a white magic spell learned by the Exemplar overclass. In Thracia 776, the Magic Up staff has a similar effect, boosting magic (as magic works as both magic and resistance in Thracia 776).

Stats

Game Icon Level Might Weight Hit Crit Range Uses Worth Exp Other effects and notes
Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Light -- Staff: 8 -- -- -- -- 1 18 2,500 -- --
Mystery of the Emblem Is snes01 barrier.png Staff: 8 -- -- -- -- 1 12 9,600 -- --
The Binding Blade Is gba barrier.png GBARankStaff.gif C -- -- -- -- 1 15 2,250 1 --
The Blazing Blade Is gba barrier.png GBARankStaff.gif C -- -- -- -- 1 15 2,250 4 --
The Sacred Stones Is gba barrier.png GBARankStaff.gif C -- -- -- -- 1 15 2,250 4 --
Path of Radiance Is gcn ward.png GCNRankStaff.gif C -- 4 100 -- 1 15 2,250 4 --
Radiant Dawn Is wii ward.png WiiRankStaff.png C 1 4 100 20 1 15 2,250 7 +2 speed, +2 defense when equipped.
Shadow Dragon Is ds barrier.png DSRankStaff.png D -- 0 -- -- 1 18 2,520 2 --
New Mystery of the Emblem Is ds barrier.png FE12RankStaff.png D -- -- -- -- 1 18 2,160 2 --
Awakening Is 3ds01 ward.png Staves C -- -- -- -- 1-(Magic/2) 5 2,100 ? --
Echoes: Shadows of Valentia Is 3ds03 white magic.png FE15RankWhiteMagic.png -- -- -- -- 1 -- -12 HP -- --
Three Houses Is ns01 white magic.png Faith C -- -- 100 -- 1 5 -- ? --

Calculations


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Game Effect Experience acquired by the healer
Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Light Temporarily increases a unit's resistance by 7 points. --
Mystery of the Emblem Temporarily ncreases a unit's resistance by 7 points. 30
The Binding Blade, The Blazing Blade, The Sacred Stones, Path of Radiance Temporarily increases a unit's resistance by 7 points. 17/8
Radiant Dawn Temporarily increases a unit's resistance by 7 points; as long as it is equipped, the healer obtains a bonus of 2 points to speed and 2 to defense. 17
Shadow Dragon, New Mystery of the Emblem Temporarily increases a unit's resistance by 7 points. 19/9
Awakening Temporarily increases a unit's resistance by 5 points. 30*
Echoes: Shadows of Valentia Increases a unit's resistance by ? points for one turn. ?
Three Houses Temporarily increases a unit's resistance by 7 points. ?

Locations

Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Light

Inventory Wendell
Dropped by Chapter 23, enemy Priest
Secret Shop Chapter 17

Mystery of the Emblem

Inventory Book 1: Wendell
Treasure Book 2: Chapter 6, chest
Secret Shop Book 1: Chapter 14
Book 2: Chapter 13

The Binding Blade

Treasure Chapter 7, chestChapter 10A, village

The Blazing Blade

Secret Shop Eliwood's tale: Chapter 21Chapter 30
Hector's tale: Chapter 22Chapter 32

The Sacred Stones

Treasure Chapter 12A, villageChapter 13B, village
Vendor Jehanna Hall
Secret Shop Chapter 14AChapter 14BChapter 19

Path of Radiance

Treasure Chapter 7, chest
Shop Chapter 17-1 (Easy/Normal only)

Radiant Dawn

Shop Part 4: Endgame-1

Shadow Dragon

Inventory Wendell*
Dropped by Chapter 23, enemy Curate

New Mystery of the Emblem

Treasure Chapter 6, chest
Armory Online Shop* (×3)

Awakening

Inventory Libra
Armory The Mila TreeThe Demon's IngleTable ApproachMila Shrine RuinsThe Ruins of TimeWellspring of Truth
Merchant (Anna) Border Sands

Echoes: Shadows of Valentia

Classes (DLC) Exemplar

Three Houses

Skill level Innate: Manuela
Faith C: FerdinandGilbert
Faith B: HannemanIgnatzLorenz

Trivia

Etymology and other languages

Names, etymology and in other regions
Language Name Definition, etymology and notes
English • Ward
• Barrier
• This name is used in Path of Radiance, Radiant Dawn, Awakening, Echoes: Shadows of Valentia, and Three Houses.
• This name is used in The Blazing Blade, The Sacred Stones, and Shadow Dragon.
Japanese M・シールド
Mシールドの杖
Mシールド
マジックシールド
• M. Shield; abbreviation of Magic Shield. Used in Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Light.
• M. Shield Staff. Used in Mystery of the Emblem.
• M. Shield. Used in The Binding Blade, The Blazing Blade, and The Sacred Stones.
• Magic Shield; used in its dialogue mentions in Genealogy of the Holy War, and in gameplay from Path of Radiance onward.
Spanish • Escudo mágico
• Protección
• Magic shield
• Protection. Used in Echoes: Shadows of Valentia.
French • Bouclier
• Rempart
• Shield
• Rampart. Used in Echoes: Shadows of Valentia.
German Magieschild Magic shield
Italian Scudo magico Magic shield
Dutch Magisch schild Magic shield
Simplified Chinese ??
Traditional Chinese ??

Gallery

See also

Staves
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
White magic
Healing spells HealFortifyPhysicRecoverRestore
Summoning spells ConjureLemegetonInvoke
Offensive spells AbraxasAuraEntrapFreezeNosferatuSeraphimSilence
Other spells AnewExpelRescueRewarpWardWarp