Fire Emblem Warriors
Fire Emblem Warriors (Japanese: ファイアーエムブレム 無双 Fire Emblem Unrivaled) is a Fire Emblem series crossover with the Dynasty Warriors Series. It is Nintendo's second crossover title with Dynasty Warriors, with the first being Hyrule Warriors. It was released on both the Nintendo Switch and the New Nintendo 3DS systems in Fall 2017.
This crossover features a cast of Fire Emblem characters in the gameplay style of Dynasty Warriors.
Some of the game's plot has been revealed in promotional materials.
A known location is the Kingdom of Aytolis, it is the home of Lianna, Rowan, and Yelena. Lianna and Rowan are the twin heirs to the throne, and their mother Yelena is the current queen, with the king having died of illness.
This game is a Dynasty Warriors spin-off similar to Hyrule Warriors. Warriors games feature hack and slash gameplay of a single player against many enemy units at once in real time. Generally, routing the enemy is not the goal, and win conditions are often things like capturing a number of enemy fortresses or defeating one or more enemy commanders, among other objectives.
Fire Emblem series characters
Several characters original to Warriors have also been announced. These characters are the twins Rowan and Lianna, their mother Yelena, and a man named Darios. Rowan and Lianna are playable, though Yelena and Darios are not.
The game was first announced at Nintendo's Switch live stream on January 12th/13th, 2017. Accompanying the announcement was a very short teaser trailer. The teaser shown teased Chrom from Fire Emblem Awakening, as well as weapons from Fire Emblem Fates including Yato, Siegfried, Raijinto, and both Chrom- and Marth-era Falchion. The teaser also features a redesigned Shield of Seals.
During the Treehouse stream the day after an unprecedented, special Fire Emblem Direct was announced to occur on the 18th of January 2017 at 2PM PT/5PM ET. Nintendo of America's twitter also mentioned the Direct after its reveal on the stream. The day before the Direct both Nintendo of Japan and Nintendo of Europe officially announced the Fire Emblem Direct as well, confirming the Direct as a simultaneous international Direct. The Treehouse stream confirmed that Fire Emblem Warriors would be present in the Direct. Nintendo of Japan also confirmed that the Direct would feature information on the Fire Emblem Heroes.
Fire Emblem Warriors was shown along with Fire Emblem Heroes and Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia in the Direct. Very little was shown, with the footage shown only being a short extension of the teaser shown in the Switch livestream. Some gameplay of Chrom fighting enemies was shown.
On June 28th 2017 Famitsu revealed the box art of the limited edition, accidentally revealing Lissa, Robin, and Lucina on the game's box art. Shortly afterwards the box art image was removed from Famitsu's website. These three characters, with the addition of Frederick were officially revealed shortly afterwards on July 5th 2017.
Etymology and other languages
|Names, etymology and in other regions|
|Language||Name||Definition, etymology and notes|
|English||Fire Emblem Warriors||Follows consistent crossover naming practice with the Dynasty Warriors series, which is usually "(Series) Warriors". Some parts of the English Warriors fandom also refers to these games colloquially as "(Series) Muso", taking from the Japanese name.|
|Japanese||ファイアーエムブレム 無双||Fire Emblem Unrivaled, following the crossover name pattern of "(Series) Unrivaled".|
American box art for the Nintendo Switch version.
American box art for the New Nintendo 3DS version.
Japanese box art for the Nintendo Switch version.
Japanese box art for the New Nintendo 3DS version.
Image of the Shield of Flames (presumably the Shield of Seals) from the teaser trailer.
Image of Darios.
Image of Yelena.
Marth's confirmation as being playable in the Famitsu magazine.
- "#FireEmblemWarriors Special Edition includes 3 CDs, a dual-sided poster & 25 character art cards! Available Oct. 20th for #NintendoSwitch." — NintendoAmerica, NintendoAmerica on Twitter, twitter.com, Published: August 28, 2017, Retrieved: August 28, 2017
- "Available 20th October" — Nintendo UK, Fire Emblem Warriors - A Twist of Fate (Nintendo Switch), youtube.com, Published: August 22, 2017, Retrieved: August 22, 2017
- Famitsu, 『ファイアーエムブレム無双』双子のオリジナルキャラクターとマルス、クロムが公開！【先出し週刊ファミ通】, famitsu.com, Published: 2017-05-30, Retrieved: 2017-05-30
- Male Robin & Lissa potentially confirmed
- Warriors' Awakening
- VincentASM, Warriors: Famitsu Reveals Cordelia and female Robin, teases Casual/Classic, serenesforest.net, Published: 2017-08-01, Retrieved: 2017-08-17
- Teaser trailer
- ファイアーエムブレム無双 official Japanese website
- 「ファイアーエムブレム無双」公式 official japanese twitter accoumt.
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