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Knight Ward

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Knight Ward

Is gcn knight ward.png
Icon of a Knight Ward from Path of Radiance.

A magic item that, when equipped, raises defenses. For use by soldiers, knights, and paladins only.



First game

Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance

The Knight Ward (Japanese: 騎士の護り Knight's Protection) is an item debuting in Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance, an equippable accessory item making its only proper appearance in that game. Only Knights, Cavaliers, Soldiers, and their advanced forms may equip this item; when one of them does, the bearer will gain two-point boosts to their Defense and Resistance as well as a 30% boost to their Speed growth rate.

Radiant Dawn features an unused skill scroll version of the Knight Ward, albeit without functionality.


Game Icon Uses Worth Effects and notes
Path of Radiance Is gcn knight ward.png -- 4,000 Knights, Generals, Cavaliers, Paladins, Soldiers, and Halberdiers only. +2 Defense, +2 Resistance, and +30% growth rate in Speed when equipped.
Radiant Dawn Is wii knight ward.png -- 1,000 Unused.


Path of Radiance

Inventory Astrid

Radiant Dawn

Unused If hacked into the game, it cannot be used at all as it has no functionality programmed.

Flavor text

Game Text
Path of Radiance A magic item that, when equipped, raises
For use by soldiers, knights, and paladins only.


Etymology and other languages

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

Knight Ward



Knight's Protection. Romanized in the internal game files as KNIGHTSHIELD


Escudo caballero

Knight's Shield. Abbreviated to Esc. caball. in gameplay due to space restrictions.


Ecu de cavalier

Cavalier's Shield. Abbreviated to Ecu de cav. in gameplay due to space restrictions.



Knight's Shield


Scudo di cavaliere

Knight's Shield. Abbreviated to Sc. di cav. in gameplay due to space restrictions.



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