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.

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 FE4RankSword.png 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 -- -- -- -- Infinite 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 *

Warriors

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

Flavor text

Game Text
(English)
Text
(Japanese)
Genealogy of the Holy War ?? ひこう系に特効

Trivia

Etymology and other languages

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

Wing Clipper

Refers to wing clipping, the process of trimming a bird's primary flight feathers so it can no longer fly.

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

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.

Spanish

Cortaplumas

Penknife; lit. "cut feathers".

French

Coupe-ailes

Wing Clipper

German

Flügelstutzer

Wing clipper

Italian

Tarpa ali

Wing Clipping

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 BladeLopt 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 SwordCaladbolgDurandalEarth SwordEckesachsEttard • Falchion (ArchaneanValentianParallel Falchion) • FloreteGanglariGurgurantLight 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 SwordEarth SwordFlame SwordIron SwordIron BladeLight 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
Swords in Warriors
Basic swords Brave SwordBronze SwordHero SwordIron SwordSilver SwordSteel Sword
Swords with secondary effects Acceleration SwordAmped SwordArmorbane SwordArmorslayerAxebane SwordBolster SwordBowbane SwordClawbane SwordConduit SwordDragonbane SwordElite SwordGencross SwordGenpeer SwordLancebane SwordLancereaverLegendary SwordSpirit KatanaStatflip SwordSwordbane SwordTomebane SwordWing ClipperWyrmslayerZanbato
Regalia and personal swords Chrom's Training SwordEnlironFacinnaFalchion (Exalted FalchionParallel Falchion) • Lady SwordMissiletainnOlivia's BladeRaijintoRisylSiegfriedSol KattiWo DaoYato