We’re now another week closer to the release of Series 8 of Fire Emblem Cipher! As excitement for the set continues, we have many more reveals and promotional materials to share, including this beautiful joined artwork of Tiki and Lucina from Fire Emblem Awakening as R+ alternate art cards.
Other Awakening cards revealed this week include Lucina’s regular art R card, an SR card for Frederick, and a non-signed version of the Exalt Chrom SR. Characters from Genealogy of the Holy War also made an appearance in this week’s batch: an R card for Fabail and an HN card for Ulster.
This past Saturday, the Fire Emblem Cipher team held their Cipher Winter Livestream on NicoNico. As usual, Ryota Kawade and Young were our hosts, and they were joined by Juri Kimura, the voice actress for Mozu and Nyx in Fire Emblem Fates.
The beginning of the stream was filled with talk about the latest Fire Emblem news. They discussed the upcoming “Fire Emblem Music Collection: Piano ~Faith & Engagement~” CD release, and the “Fire Emblem Fates: The Crown of Nibelungen” manga starring Leo which starts its run this month.
Afterward, discussion turned towards Cipher, and they began showing off some new cards from the upcoming Series 8 releasing next month. The first batch of cards were all characters from the second generation of Genealogy of the Holy War.
After a rather long break in Fire Emblem Cipher news, we’ve now finally started to see daily reveals for Series 8 pop up on the @FECipher Twitter account. This week’s first reveal was the unpromoted versions of our two headliner lords: Chrom from Awakening and Seliph from Genealogy of the Holy War.
The next reveal was rather unique: three variant cards featuring different types of Risen. Each card has a different weapon and class, with the Mercenary Risen wielding a sword, Fighter Risen with an axe, and Soldier Risen with a lance. However, the text on each card is the same and they function the same in game.
Announced last year, we now have concrete details for the Fire Emblem Cipher Festival 2017 events, which will be held in Japan during February.
Like last year’s events, there will be a ton of activities for Fire Emblem Cipher fans and Fire Emblem fans in general, not least the opportunity to bag some amazing exclusive merchandise and rare promo cards.
Below, you can find the event details.