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Fire Emblem Cipher/War of Shadows Chapter

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The starter deck's packaging.

War of Shadows Chapter (Japanese: 暗黒戦争篇 War of Shadows Chapter) is the first starter deck released for Fire Emblem Cipher. It primarily features characters from Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon & the Blade of Light and its remake, Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon. This deck was released aside its sister deck, Awakening Chapter and The Heroes' Blade of War booster series on June 25th, 2015 in Japan. Its retail price is ¥1,300 plus tax.

This starter deck is part of season 1, and will no longer be legal in competitive play sometime in May 2019.

As with all of Cipher, the cards featured here has been printed only in Japanese and have only been released in Japan.

Overview

This starter deck exclusively features characters of the Ic TCGCipher Archanea.png affiliation. The character set mostly focuses on characters that are early-game recruits from Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon & the Blade of Light. Five of these cards are exclusive to this deck and cannot be pulled from booster packs. These completely exclusive cards have "S01" at the start of their card number.

This starter deck includes a download code for a bonus character, Marth, using his Cipher artwork, in Fire Emblem Fates. This download code is region-locked, and only unlocks the character for the Japanese version of Fates, this bonus character has not been made available in international releases through any methods. For information on this version of Marth see here.

Also included are an instruction manual and paper playmat.

Card list

The deck features a standard total of 50 cards. All cards featured in this deck are of the Ic TCGCipher Archanea.png alignment. This list order is based off the official Cipher website's listing.

For more information on each card see the Fire Emblem Cipher section on the respective character page.

Card list
Image & card number Name # of copies Notes

ST ST+

TCGCipher B01-003ST.png

B01-003ST(+)
Crown Prince of Altea, Marth 1 standard
1 holographic
Holographic version is starter-deck exclusive.
TCGCipher B01-006ST.png
B01-006ST
Princess of Talys, Caeda 2 standard
0 holographic
--
TCGCipher B01-007ST.png
B01-007ST
Infamous Knight "Raging Bull", Cain 1 standard
0 holographic
Non-holographic version is starter-deck exclusive.
TCGCipher B01-008ST.png
B01-008ST
Scarlet Knight, Cain 3 standard
0 holographic
--
TCGCipher B01-009ST.png
B01-009ST
Infamous Knight Prowling Panther, Abel 1 standard
0 holographic
Non-holographic version is starter-deck exclusive.
TCGCipher B01-010ST.png
B01-010ST
Verdant Knight, Abel 1 standard
0 holographic
--
TCGCipher B01-012ST.png
B01-012ST
Protective Knight, Draug 2 standard
0 holographic
--
TCGCipher B01-013ST.png
B01-013ST
Archanean League Bowman, Gordin 1 standard
0 holographic
--
TCGCipher B01-014ST.png
B01-014ST
Altean Archer, Gordin 2 standard
0 holographic
--
TCGCipher B01-018ST.png
B01-018ST
Mercenary of Talys, Ogma 2 standard
0 holographic
--
TCGCipher B01-019ST.png
B01-019ST
Talys Fighter, Bord 2 standard
0 holographic
--
TCGCipher B01-020ST.png
B01-020ST
Talys Axe-Wielder, Cord 2 standard
0 holographic
--
TCGCipher B01-021ST.png
B01-021ST
Courageous Talys Mercenary, Barst 2 standard
0 holographic
--
TCGCipher B01-024ST.png
B01-024ST
Crimson Myrmidon, Navarre 2 standard
0 holographic
--
TCGCipher B01-026ST.png
B01-026ST
Angel to All, Lena 3 standard
0 holographic
--
TCGCipher B01-028ST.png
B01-028ST
Sage of Gales, Merric 1 standard
0 holographic
Non-holographic version is starter-deck exclusive.
TCGCipher B01-029ST.png
B01-029ST
Mage of Winds, Merric 3 standard
0 holographic
--

ST ST+

TCGCipher B01-036ST.png

B01-036ST(+)
Miloah's Child, Linde 1 standard
1 holographic
Holographic version is starter-deck exclusive.

ST ST+

TCGCipher S01-001ST.png

S01-001ST(+)
Star and Savior, Marth 3 standard
1 holographic
Starter-deck exclusive.

ST ST+

TCGCipher S01-002ST.png

S01-002ST(+)
Aerial Battle Princess, Caeda 1 standard
1 holographic
Starter-deck exclusive.
TCGCipher S01-003ST.png
S01-003ST
Loyal Retainer, Jagen 2 standard
0 holographic
Starter-deck exclusive. The only starter deck exclusive card in this deck to not have a holographic version.

ST ST+

TCGCipher S01-004ST.png

S01-004ST(+)
Steel Swordsman, Ogma 2 standard
1 holographic
Starter-deck exclusive.

ST ST+

TCGCipher S01-005ST.png

S01-005ST(+)
Wielder of a Bloody Blade, Navarre 2 standard
1 holographic
Starter-deck exclusive.

Etymology and other languages

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

• War of Shadows Chapter
•War of Darkness Chapter

• Presumably named after the War of Shadows, the conflict occuring in Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon & the Blade of Light and its remake, Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon.
• Alternate translation.

Japanese

暗黒戦争篇

War of Shadows Chapter

Gallery

References

External links

Fire Emblem Cipher
Original characters AliceEmmaNiamhRandalPoeShadeValjeanYuzu
Booster series 1: The Heroes' Blade of War • 2: The Divine Flame of Light and Darkness • 3: The Twin Swords to Hope • 4: Shining Illusong • 5: Beyond the Rivalry • 6: Storm of the Knights' Shadows • 7: Conquest of Honor • 8: Life and Death: Beyond Fate • 9: Thunderous Earth • 10: Crossroads • 11: Glorious Twinstrike • 12: Raging Deluge • 13: Flame, Steel, Thought, and Grief • 14: Eyes Gazing at the Future • 15: Shining World • 16: O Courage, O Burning Soul • 17: All-Out March of the Heroes • 18: Oratorio of Departure • 19: Holy Flames of Sublime Heaven • 20: The Dawn's Guiding Hand • 21: Tempest of Apocalyptic Flame • 22: Victory Song of Heroes
Starter decks War of Shadows ChapterAwakening ChapterHoshido ChapterNohr ChapterPath of Radiance ChapterIllusory ChapterBinding Disturbance ChapterGenealogy of the Holy War ChapterLand of the Gods ChapterThe Blazing Blade ChapterWarriors of Bonds ChapterThree Houses Chapter
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