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Hel Scythe

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Hel Scythe

Is feh hel scythe.png
The Hel Scythe as it appears in Heroes.

Accelerates Special trigger (cooldown count-1). If foe does not use magic or staff, calculates damage using foe's Res, and if unit’s HP > 1 and foe would reduce unit’s HP to 0, unit survives with 1 HP. (Once per combat. Does not stack.)


Weapon (Axe)



Hel Scythe (Japanese: ヘル Hel) is a weapon skill in the axe category which debuted in Fire Emblem Heroes. It is a personal weapon of Hel. Hel Scythe is a skill currently unobtainable for usage by players; it allows its wielder to accelerate the cooldown for their special skills, targets the Resistance of non-magical targets, and survive lethal hits with 1 HP.


Game Icon Level Might Weight Hit Crit Range Uses Worth Exp Other effects and notes
Heroes Is feh skill weapon.png Is feh axe.png 5★ 16 -- -- -- 1 -- 400 SP -- Accelerates cooldown for user's special skills by -1.
If target is not a wielder of a red tome, green tome, blue tome, colorless tome, or staff skill, skill's damage targets target's Resistance.
User survives otherwise-lethal attacks with 1 HP as long as user isn't already at 1 HP.



Unobtainable Wielded only by Hel: Death Sovereign when encountered as an enemy in pre-July 2020 story maps.


  • Hel Scythe is the first personal weapon skill of a former enemy-exclusive unit that was not retained in that unit's skill set as a playable unit; Hel has a different personal weapon skill, Hel's Reaper, instead.

Etymology and other languages

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

Hel Scythe




Hel; shares its name with the character Hel.


Guadaña Hel

Hel scythe


Faux de la mort

Scythe of the dead


Hels Sense

Hel's Scythe



Soul scythe


Foice Hel

Hel scythe

Traditional Chinese


Hel; shares it's name with the character Hel.


See also

Axe skills in Heroes
Basic axe skills Iron AxeKiller Axe / Slaying AxeSilver AxeSteel Axe
Axe skills with secondary effects Ardent ServiceBarrier AxeBeach BannerBrave AxeCarrot AxeDeck SwabberEmerald AxeFaithful AxeFiresweep AxeGiant SpoonGuard AxeHack-o'-LanternHagoitaHammer / Slaying HammerHandbellHelmsman AxeHuge FanInstant AxeLegion's AxeLilith FloatieLove CandelabraMelon CrusherNinja MasakariPlegian AxePoleaxeRearguardReprisal AxeSack o' GiftsShoreline RakeSpringy AxeSteadfast AxeVictorfishWo Gùn
Regalia and personal axe skills ArmadsArthur's AxeAxe BreidablikAxe of DespairAxe of VirilityAymrBasilikosBeruka's AxeBun-Bun BatonBýleistrCamilla's AxeCherche's AxeCrimson AxeCrusherDevil AxeDolphin-Dive AxeDraconic PoleaxDragoon AxeEldhrímnirFair-Fury AxeFrederick's AxeFreikugelGarmGate-Anchor AxeGlitnirGoddess AxeGrado PoleaxGuardian's AxeHauteclereHel ScytheHel's ReaperInveterate AxeLofnheiðrLoyalist AxeMasking AxeMirage AxeNóatúnRinkah's ClubRuneaxeScepter of LoveSinmaraSkinfaxiSneering AxeStout TomahawkTalregan AxeTiger-Roar AxeTwin Star AxeUrðrUrvanVictorious AxeVougeWedding-Bell AxeWhirling GraceWolf Berg
Other axe skills Umbra Burst