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Edelgard/Quotes (Heroes)

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Edelgard: The Future

At the castle

I am Edelgard von Hresvelg, heir apparent of the Adrestian Empire. I will follow you, but I bow to no one.
— When summoned, in Heroes.
As a princess myself, I feel sympathy for Princess Veronica. I wonder if she is acting of her own volition.
— At the castle, in Heroes.
My father, the Adrestian emperor, was stripped of his power. As his successor, I will reclaim what he lost.
— At the castle, in Heroes.
Having been thrust into an unfamiliar world, I find it difficult to feel at ease. Perhaps you know the feeling.
— At the castle, in Heroes.
Your enemies are similar to my foes in my own world. We may both stand to learn from our time together.
— At the castle, in Heroes.
Excuse me. I was taking a moment to rest. In my own world, I was so busy that I rarely had the time.
— At the castle, in Heroes.
I was asked to say hello to you. Now that I have, I will take my leave.
— Delivering greetings from a friend, in Heroes.

On the character status screen

Hmm.
— On the character status screen, in Heroes.
I'm a student at the Officers Academy...for now.
— On the character status screen, in Heroes.
Gah! Please don't do that!
— On the character status screen, in Heroes.
A painting? ...MY painting?! But how did you... Leave. Now. I have urgent business to attend to!
— On the character status screen, in Heroes.
My strength is due, in part, to the power of Crests.
— On the character status screen, in Heroes.
I value this experience. In my future, a massive battle awaits...
— On the character status screen, in Heroes.
All obstacles will be crushed...without exception.
— On the character status screen, in Heroes.
Please use me well. Together, we cannot lose.
— On the character status screen, in Heroes.

Level 40 quote

You tend to look at me as though you expect me to leave at any moment. I suppose it can't be helped. You need not worry, however. Even if I did not care about this country and its people... For the sake of my own ambitions, I would still be sure to see this effort to its end. I promise you that. Remember who I am. I am Edelgard von Hresvelg, and I am sworn to help you vanquish your enemies. With my allegiance to your cause, victory is a foregone conclusion.
— After reaching level 40 at five-star Rarity, in Heroes.

Map quotes

Very well.
— When selected on the map screen, in Heroes.
Well, then?
— When selected on the map screen, in Heroes.
I will go.
— When selected on the map screen, in Heroes.

Level up quotes

An underwhelming result... I will not let it happen again.
— When gaining 1-2 stats from a level up, in Heroes.
A step forward.
— When gaining 3-4 stats from a level up, in Heroes.
I am always getting stronger.
— When gaining 5-6 stats from a level up, in Heroes.
Watch as I master this new power.
— When learning a new skill or increasing rarity, in Heroes.

Special skill quotes

I will prevail!
— When using a special skill, in Heroes.
I'll strike you down!
— When using a special skill, in Heroes.
Don't waste my time.
— When using a special skill, in Heroes.
Watch this!
— When using a special skill, in Heroes.

Defeat quote

I can't die...not yet...
— When defeated, in Heroes.

Flame Emperor: Bringer of War

At the castle

You are in the presence of the Flame Emperor. I am yours to command, if you prove capable.
— When summoned, in Heroes.
"Hero"? The word sticks in my throat. But it is fitting, I suppose.
— At the castle, in Heroes.
Better war than a peace built on suffering.
— At the castle, in Heroes.
Strangers, everyone. You fight for the unknown alongside unknowns.
— At the castle, in Heroes.
Tell me of your world. Perhaps I can offer advice...
— At the castle, in Heroes.
May I have a moment? I must remove this mask. It is sweltering underneath. But it wouldn't do for you to see...
— At the castle, in Heroes.
As if I were a common courier, I come bearing greetings from <friend>.
— Delivering greetings from a friend, in Heroes.

On the character status screen

Hmph.
— On the character status screen, in Heroes.
You see what I choose to show you.
— On the character status screen, in Heroes.
Your foolishness will be your end.
— On the character status screen, in Heroes.
Terrible power has its uses...and use it I will.
— On the character status screen, in Heroes.
Behold the power of the Flame Emperor!
— On the character status screen, in Heroes.
Fódlan's history has been distorted for over a millennium...
— On the character status screen, in Heroes.
Beasts hiding in the light. Monsters slithering in the dark. I will destroy them all.
— On the character status screen, in Heroes.
Say the word, and all will be burned away...
— On the character status screen, in Heroes.

Level 40 quote

I am burdened with great purpose. My path, the path I must follow, stretches out before me... By every right, I should seek to free myself of this childish struggle... And yet, something about you... Tell me, would you ever consider using your tactical skill in service of my empire? ...Only after your work here is done, I imagine. Then I will stay. And perhaps the time will come when I no longer have need to don this mask before you...
— After reaching level 40 at five-star Rarity, in Heroes.

Map quotes

Fine.
— When selected on the map screen, in Heroes.
Now?
— When selected on the map screen, in Heroes.
I am going.
— When selected on the map screen, in Heroes.

Level up quotes

This won't stop me. Nothing will.
— When gaining 1-2 stats from a level up, in Heroes.
Hmph. Nothing more than a minor setback.
— When gaining 3-4 stats from a level up, in Heroes.
As is to be expected.
— When gaining 5-6 stats from a level up, in Heroes.
Ah. A gift offered freely. May this benefit us both.
— When learning a new skill or increasing rarity, in Heroes.

Special skill quotes

Ready yourself.
— When using a special skill, in Heroes.
The end comes.
— When using a special skill, in Heroes.
Perish.
— When using a special skill, in Heroes.
Feed them to the maggots.
— When using a special skill, in Heroes.

Defeat quote

The flame will never die...
— When defeated, in Heroes.

Edelgard: Flame Emperor

At the castle

I am Edelgard, uniting emperor of all Fódlan. Whatever you seek, you may trust I have the reach to deliver it.
— When summoned, in Heroes.
Fódlan is united, but my work is not yet finished. There are still those who slither in the dark to deal with.
— At the castle, in Heroes.
There are many rulers among your company. Commanding them must weigh on you... You should rest.
— At the castle, in Heroes.
I was just designing a new form of government in my mind. One that might make for a better world. There is much I have yet to consider...
— At the castle, in Heroes.
Would you share your opinions on the other Heroes with me? I imagine yours is a more objective position.
— At the castle, in Heroes.
Even in an unfamiliar world, I must keep learning. An emperor can never stop moving forward.
— At the castle, in Heroes.
I was asked to extend a greeting on behalf of <friend>. Now I have.
— Delivering greetings from a friend, in Heroes.

On the character status screen

Hmm?
— On the character status screen, in Heroes.
The title of Emperor falls to House Hresvelg; however, that legacy ends with me.
— On the character status screen, in Heroes.
Only you are brave enough to surprise the Adrestian Emperor.
— On the character status screen, in Heroes.
Ancient practices left unchecked will rot the world.
— On the character status screen, in Heroes.
I will create a world where all people are free, regardless of their bloodline.
— On the character status screen, in Heroes.
Could you trust someone even knowing they may betray you?
— On the character status screen, in Heroes.
I have no regrets... but I sometimes wonder if things may have been different.
— On the character status screen, in Heroes.
You will become the light that shines over this world.
— On the character status screen, in Heroes.

Level 40 quote

Do not misunderstand, but... I want you. Your wisdom, your ability... But more than any of that, your heart. The Adrestian empire united Fódlan. But that struggle was only the start. I have much work left to do. There are many ready to come to my aid, but none like you. You are something special. So, stay alive, and I will remain here until this world's strife is no more. And when that time comes, I expect you will return with me to Fódlan. Reach for my hand. Promise me.
— After reaching level 40 at five-star Rarity, in Heroes.

Map quotes

Understood.
— When selected on the map screen, in Heroes.
Your plan?
— When selected on the map screen, in Heroes.
Time to go.
— When selected on the map screen, in Heroes.

Level up quotes

'
— When gaining 1-2 stats from a level up, in Heroes.
'
— When gaining 3-4 stats from a level up, in Heroes.
'
— When gaining 5-6 stats from a level up, in Heroes.
With this power, I will cut my own path!
— When learning a new skill or increasing rarity, in Heroes.

Special skill quotes

A victory for the future!
— When using a special skill, in Heroes.
You can't stop me!
— When using a special skill, in Heroes.
No Mercy!
— When using a special skill, in Heroes.
This battle is your last.
— When using a special skill, in Heroes.

Defeat quote

You must lead the others...
— When defeated, in Heroes.

Edelgard: Adrestian Emperor

At the castle

I am Edelgard von Hresvelg, Emperor of Adrestia. I will liberate my people from their ancient shackles.
— When summoned, in Heroes.
With my teacher by my side, I fear nothing. I will see the battle through to the end, in this world or any other.
— At the castle, in Heroes.
Claude is insufferably inscrutable, but I must admit he once brightened many students' monastery days.
— At the castle, in Heroes.
Whatever enemies we face... Survive. Prevail. Do that and we'll witness the birth of a new world together!
— At the castle, in Heroes.
To lead and fight alongside the Black Eagle Strike Force was one of the greatest honors of my life.
— At the castle, in Heroes.
Gods and mortals stand side by side with the Order of Heroes. I...will need to think on this.
— At the castle, in Heroes.
I, Edelgard von Hresvelg, Emperor of Adrestia, bring a message of greeting to you from <Friend>.
— Delivering greetings from a friend, in Heroes.

On the character status screen

*Sigh*...
— On the character status screen, in Heroes.
The regalia of the Adrestian Emperor is a heavy burden to bear.
— On the character status screen, in Heroes.
I suppose the title of Adrestian Emperor has little significance to you here.
— On the character status screen, in Heroes.
We should feel no obligation to respect traditions purely for their age. Especially if those traditions are wicked.
— On the character status screen, in Heroes.
I will not allow those who slither in the dark to stand in the way of my path.
— On the character status screen, in Heroes.
This world may be the ideal place to study governance. It contains benevolent rulers, despotic tyrants, and everything in between.
— On the character status screen, in Heroes.
My path may demand great personal sacrifice, but it is the only way to achieve real progress.
— On the character status screen, in Heroes.
I have learned—am still learning—much from you. In that way, you have become as important to me as my teacher.
— On the character status screen, in Heroes.

Level 40 quote

Do you think destiny is decided at birth, <name>? I, for one, believe we can and should forge our fates with our own hands. To be so passive as to allow some invisible force to dictate our lives would be ignorant and irresponsible. I feel that, like my teacher, you have the power to unlock the potential in people, [Summoner]. I hope you will use that power to help them stand on their own—to light the way forward without a need for gods.
— After reaching level 40 at five-star Rarity, in Heroes.

Map quotes

Forward.
— When selected on the map screen, in Heroes.
Tread Carefully.
— When selected on the map screen, in Heroes.
The choice is clear.
— When selected on the map screen, in Heroes.

Level up quotes

No. This is not enough.
— When gaining 1-2 stats from a level up, in Heroes.
The Adrestian Emperor strides forward, yielding to nothing and to no one.
— When gaining 3-4 stats from a level up, in Heroes.
I will not rest until every battle is won—until the long war is over and a new dawn shines upon the world.
— When gaining 5-6 stats from a level up, in Heroes.
Thank you. This will be of great use to my cause.
— When learning a new skill or increasing rarity, in Heroes.

Special skill quotes

No Mercy!
— When using a special skill, in Heroes.
I won't back down!
— When using a special skill, in Heroes.
I'll cut my own path!
— When using a special skill, in Heroes.
You can't stop me.
— When using a special skill, in Heroes.

Defeat quote

I've done...all I can...
— When defeated, in Heroes.

Edelgard: Hegemon Husk

At the castle

I am emperor of the Adrestian Empire, Edelgard. With my power, I will reshape the crooked world...
— When summoned, in Heroes.
This body is my wish...for change in a crooked world. Tremendous power is necessary.
— At the castle, in Heroes.
To put an end to a bloody history, someone must stand up, even if some call it self-righteous...
— At the castle, in Heroes.
My progress cannot be stopped. All who oppose me will fall to ruin. There can only be one true ruler.
— At the castle, in Heroes.
If you believe the weak will remain weak, look again when they are no longer forced to rely on others...
— At the castle, in Heroes.
The goddess ignores the pleas of the faithful, and countless souls are lost. That is the crookedness of this world!
— At the castle, in Heroes.
I am the one who will free this world of its corruption—together with <Friend>.
— Delivering greetings from a friend, in Heroes.

On the character status screen

Why!
— On the character status screen, in Heroes.
I am Edelgard von Hresvelg. The one who will free this world of its corruption.
— On the character status screen, in Heroes.
I will not suffer child's play. That piece of my heart is no more.
— On the character status screen, in Heroes.
We must trample the past underfoot, and move onward to a brighter tomorrow!
— On the character status screen, in Heroes.
My progress cannot be stopped, no matter how many people try.
— On the character status screen, in Heroes.
These fools cannot see the future ramifications at stake...
— On the character status screen, in Heroes.
There can only be one ruler of the world...
— On the character status screen, in Heroes.
Facing you... I grow weak...
— On the character status screen, in Heroes.

Level 40 quote

The longer change takes, the more who fall victim to injustices of our current era.... My wish is to bring change about as quickly as possible. That is why I chose the path of war.... If fewer people suffer in war than would suffer under the present circumstances, that is a victory. Fools imprisoned by their situation, with no vision for future possibilities... They are betrayers of progress. You may try, but not even you can stop me. I must continue down the path I've chosen—no hesitation!
— After reaching level 40 at five-star Rarity, in Heroes.

Map quotes

Yes.
— When selected on the map screen, in Heroes.
What?
— When selected on the map screen, in Heroes.
Out of my way...
— When selected on the map screen, in Heroes.

Level up quotes

Without power, nothing changes.
— When gaining 1-2 stats from a level up, in Heroes.
The weak will be scattered.
— When gaining 3-4 stats from a level up, in Heroes.
We must trample the past underfoot. We must move onward to a tomorrow that is brighter still!
— When gaining 5-6 stats from a level up, in Heroes.
I will change the world—by any means necessary!
— When learning a new skill or increasing rarity, in Heroes.

Special skill quotes

Perish.
— When using a special skill, in Heroes.
I am absolute.
— When using a special skill, in Heroes.
Crumble to ash.
— When using a special skill, in Heroes.
Face your mortality.
— When using a special skill, in Heroes.

Defeat quote

My path ends here...
— When defeated, in Heroes.