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Wing Clipper

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Wing Clipper

FESK Wing Clipper.png
Artwork of a Wing Clipper from the Fire Emblem Trading Card Game.


Cripples flying units.

Type

Sword

First game

Fire Emblem: Genealogy of the Holy War

The Wing Clipper (Japanese: 燕返し Swallow Reversal) is a sword first appearing in Fire Emblem: Genealogy of the Holy War. It is a weapon designed to fight soldiers on flying mounts, such as Pegasus Knights and Wyvern Riders, and is very effective against units of this type.

In Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes, it is known as the Wingthresher (Japanese: 斬翼刀 Wing-Cutting Sword).

Stats

In the main Fire Emblem series

Game Icon Level Might Weight Hit Crit Range Uses Worth Exp Other effects and notes
Genealogy of the Holy War Is snes02 wing clipper.png Swords B 6 5 70 -- 1 50 5,000 -- Deals bonus damage to flying units.

In other Fire Emblem series titles

Game Icon Level Might Weight Hit Crit Range Uses Worth Exp Other effects and notes
Warriors Swords E 12 -- -- -- -- -- 5,400 -- Deals bonus damage to flying units.

Locations

Genealogy of the Holy War

Inventory Second Generation: Hannibal
Treasure First Generation: Chapter 3, village
Vendor Second Generation: Chapter 9 (If the Wingslayer obtained in Chapter 3 wasn't inherited)

Warriors

Event The Path Is Yours, clear Fort Defense Lv. 9 Myrmidon with any rank

Warriors: Three Hopes

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Game Text
(English)
Text
(Japanese)
Genealogy of the Holy War Cripples
flying units.*
ひこう系に特効
Warriors: Three Hopes A blade that enables its wielder to slash skyward
with ease. Effective against fliers.
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Trivia

Etymology and other languages

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

• Wing Clipper
• Wingthresher

• Refers to wing clipping, the process of trimming a bird's primary flight feathers so it can no longer fly. This name is used in Warriors.
• This name is used in Warriors: Three Hopes.

English
(unofficial)

• Wing Clipper
• Wingslayer

• Used in older fan translations.
• Used in various fan translations of the game, to match up with other bonus damage weapons such as the Armorslayer and Wyrmslayer.

Japanese

燕返し
斬翼刀

• Swallow Reversal. Refers to the Japanese swordsman Sasaki Kojirō's signature technique, the Turning Swallow Cut. This technique was apparently so quick and precise that it could strike down birds mid-flight. Rendered in hiragana as つばめがえし in Genealogy of the Holy War. This name is used in Genealogy of the Holy War and Warriors.
• Wing-cutting sword (specifically a single-edged sword). This name is used in Warriors: Three Hopes.

Spanish

Cortaplumas

Penknife; lit. "cut feathers". This name is used in Warriors.

French

Coupe-ailes

Wing Clipper. This name is used in Warriors.

German

Flügelstutzer

Wing clipper. This name is used in Warriors.

Italian

Tarpa ali

Wing Clipping. This name is used in Warriors.

Gallery

References

See also

Swords
Basic swords Al's SwordAlm's BladeBamboo SwordBlunt SwordBottleBroken SwordBronze SwordCecil's SwordEliwood's BladeEmblem BladeGlass SwordGreat SwordIke's BackupIron BladeIron SwordKilling EdgeLaslow's BladeLong SwordLucina's EstocLuke's SwordMarth's SpathaMeisterschwertNohrian BladeOgma's BladeRoy's BladeRusted SwordSelena's BladeSeliph's BladeShamshirShort SwordSilver BladeSilver SwordSlim SwordSteel BladeSteel SwordSwordSword of ZoltanTrainerTraining SwordTree BranchWo Dao
Swords with secondary effects AstraArmorslayerBarrier BladeBerserk SwordBlessed SwordBrave SwordCursed Ashiya SwordDevil SwordEirika's BladeGolden DaggerIlwoonKing SwordLadybladeLaguzslayerLancereaverLeif's BladeLoptr SwordMeisterschwertMiracle SwordParagon SwordPure SwordQuick SwordRapierSafeguardSeven SwordShadow SwordShadowkillerSilence SwordSleep SwordSoothing SwordSuperior EdgeSwordslayerThief's SwordVenin EdgeWarrior's SwordWing ClipperWyrmslayerZanbatoZweihänder
Magic-based swords Flame SwordLeo's IcebladeLevin SwordLight BrandRuneswordSonic SwordWind Sword
Ranged swords Giant KatarIron KukriSilver KukriSteel KukriStorm SwordTempest BladeUmbrellaWind Edge
Regalia and personal swords AlonditeAmatsuAmitiAthameAudhulmaBalmungBeloved ZofiaBeo's SwordBinding BladeBlessed SwordBlutgangBragi SwordCaladbolgDurandalEckesachsEttard • Falchion (ArchaneanValentianParallel Falchion) • FloreteGanglariGurgurantLands SwordLibérationLight BrandMani KattiMareeta's SwordMercuriusMissiletainnMystletainnNoble RapierRagnellRapierRegal BladeRegal SwordRidill*Royal SwordShadow SwordSiegfriedSieglindeSolSol KattiSword of BegaltaSword of MoraltaSword of SeirosSword of the CreatorThunderbrandTyrfingVague KattiYato
Weapons in Fire Emblem: Genealogy of the Holy War
Swords ArmorslayerBalmungBarrier BladeBerserk SwordBrave SwordBroken SwordFlame SwordIron SwordIron BladeLands SwordLight BrandLightning SwordMiracle SwordMystletainnSafeguardSilver BladeSilver SwordSleep SwordSlim SwordSteel BladeSteel SwordThief's SwordTyrfingWind SwordWing Clipper
Lances Brave LanceBroken LanceGáe BolgGungnirIron LanceJavelinRidersbaneSilver LanceSlim LanceSteel Lance
Axes Brave AxeBroken AxeHand AxeHelswathIron AxeSilver AxeSteel Axe
Bows Brave BowBroken BowIron BowKiller BowSilver BowSteel BowYewfelle
Fire BolganoneDrained TomeElfireFireMeteorValflame
Thunder BoltingDrained TomeElthunderMjölnirThoronThunder
Wind BlizzardDrained TomeElwindForsetiTornadoWind
Light AuraDrained TomeLightningNagaNosferatu
Dark Drained TomeFenrirJormungandHelLoptous
Ballistae BallistaIron BallistaKiller Ballista
Staves Broken StaffFortifyHealMendPhysicRecoverRescueRestoreReturnSilenceSleepValkyrieWarp
Unused Weapons CharmGreat BallistaSilence SwordThief
Weapons in Fire Emblem Warriors
Swords Acceleration SwordAmped SwordArmorbane SwordArmorslayerAxebane SwordBolster SwordBowbane SwordBrave SwordBronze SwordChrom's Training SwordClawbane SwordConduit SwordDragonbane SwordElite SwordEnlironFacinnaFalchion (Exalted FalchionParallel Falchion) • Gencross SwordGenpeer SwordHero SwordIron SwordLady SwordLancebane SwordLancereaverLegendary SwordMissiletainnOlivia's BladeRaijintoRisylSiegfriedSilver SwordSol KattiSpirit KatanaStatflip SwordSteel SwordSwordbane SwordTomebane SwordWing ClipperWo DaoWyrmslayerYatoZanbato
Lances Acceleration LanceAmped LanceArmorbane LanceAxebane LanceAxereaverBlessed LanceBolster LanceBowbane LanceBrave LanceBronze LanceClawbane LanceConduit LanceCordelia's LanceDragonbane LanceDragonpikeElite LanceFlycatcherGencross LanceGenpeer LanceHeavy SpearHero LanceHinoka's SpearHorseslayerIron LanceLancebane LanceLegendary LanceOboro's SpearSilver LanceStatflip LanceSteel LanceSwordbane LanceTomebane LanceWing Spear
Axes Acceleration AxeAmped AxeArmorbane AxeAxebane AxeBlessed AxeBolster AxeBowbane AxeBrave AxeBronze AxeCamilla's AxeClawbane AxeConduit AxeDragon AxeDragonbane AxeElite AxeFrederick's AxeGencross AxeGenpeer AxeHalberdHammerHauteclereHero AxeIron AxeLancebane AxeLegendary AxeLissa's AxeSilver AxeStatflip AxeSteel AxeSwordbane AxeSwordreaverTomebane AxeVolant Axe
Bows Acceleration BowAmped BowAnna's BowArmorbane BowAxebane BowBlessed BowBolster BowBowbane BowBrave BowBronze BowClawbane BowCleave BowConduit BowDragonbane BowDragonkiller BowElite BowFujin YumiGencross BowGenpeer BowHero BowHunter's BowIron BowLancebane BowLegendary BowNiles's BowSilver BowSpellbane YumiStatflip BowSteel BowSwordbane BowTomebane Bow
Tomes Acceleration TomeAmped TomeArmorbane TomeAuraAxebane TomeBlessed TomeBolster TomeBowbane TomeBrave TomeBronze TomeBrynhildrClawbane TomeConduit TomeCondragon TomeDragonbane TomeElite TomeGencross TomeGenpeer TomeGrima's TruthHero TomeIago's TomeImhulluIron TomeLancebane TomeLegendary TomeMoonlightPiercing TomeSilver TomeStatflip TomeSteel TomeSwordbane TomeTharja's HexThoronTomebane TomeUnsaddler TomeWingbane Tome
Stones AccelerationstoneAmpedstoneArmorbanestoneAxebanestoneBlessedstoneBolsterstoneBowbanestoneBravestoneBronzestoneClawbanestoneDivinestoneDragonbanestoneElitestoneGencrossstoneGenpeerstoneHerostoneIronbanestoneIronstoneLancebanestoneLegendarystonePiked DragonstoneRisestoneSilverstoneStatflipstoneSteelstoneSwordbanestoneTiki's TearTomebanestoneUndragonstone
Claws and breaths Blessed ClawBrave ClawBronze ClawDragonbane ClawExpirationHero ClawIron ClawPolearm's ClawSilver ClawSteel ClawTenacious ClawWeighted Claw
Weapons in Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes
Swords ArmorslayerAthameBlutgangBrave SwordCursed Ashiya SwordDevil SwordGiant KatarIron SwordKilling EdgeKnight-Captain's SwordLevin SwordMercuriusRapierRidillRusted SwordShamshirSilver SwordSteel SwordSword of BegaltaSword of MoraltaSword of SeirosSword of the CreatorSword of ZoltanThunderbrandTraining SwordVenin EdgeWingthresherWo Dao
Lances AreadbharArrow of IndraBlessed LanceBrave LanceCrescent SickleFlycatcherGradivusHeavy SpearHorseslayerIron LanceJavelinKiller LanceLance of LightLance of Light+Lance of RuinLance of ZoltanLúinRusted LanceScythe of SarielSilver LanceSpearSpear of AssalSteel LanceTraining LanceVenin Lance
Axes Axe of UkonvasaraAxe of ZoltanAymrBolt AxeBrave AxeCrusherDahakaDevil AxeFreikugelHammerHauteclereIron AxeKiller AxeLabraundaMaceRusted AxeShort AxeSilver AxeSteel AxeTomahawkTraining AxeVenin Axe
Bows Blessed BowBow of ZoltanBrave BowFailnaughtIron BowKiller BowLongbowMagic BowParthiaRusted BowSilver BowSteel BowTathlum BowThe InexhaustibleTraining BowVenin Bow
Gauntlets Aura KnucklesDragon ClawsIron GauntletsJárngreiprKiller KnucklesRusted GauntletsSilver GauntletsSteel GauntletsTraining GauntletsVajra-MushtiWolf Fangs
Tomes Abyssal TomeAmaltheaBrave TomeDefender's TomeExorcist's TomeForeign TomeHeretic's TomeHrottiIchor ScrollInverted TomeIron TomeKiller TomeSage's TomeScholar's TomeScroll of TalosSilver TomeSteel TomeSuttungr's MysteryTraining TomeTattered TomeWind Caller's Genesis
Black Magic BlizzardBolganoneFireThunderWind
Dark Magic Miasma Δ
White Magic HealNosferatu
Crest Stones Artificial Crest Stone LArtificial Crest Stone SCracked Crest StoneCrest Stone of SeirosCrest Stone ShardDark Stone (Crawler)Dark Stone (Wolf)