Today, Nintendo posted a new video to their YouTube channel, titled Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia – Two Armies.
This video discusses Alm and Celica’s general involvement in the plot, and also covers many details on the gameplay that new and old fans alike may enjoy coverage of, such as 1~5 range archers, magic ignoring Terrain Effect, magic consuming HP when used, promotion and more.
However, there’s more. I’ve been holding off on my pre-order with hopes that we’d be fortunate enough to receive a Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia Bundle, and by golly we sure got one. Read more
Complimenting the on-going Starter Support campaign for Fire Emblem Heroes, a set of new beginner-friendly “Helping Hand” quests have been added.
These quests will be available from 21st March to 5th April 2017 at 7.59 AM UTC and reward a total of 12,000 Universal Shards when completed, great for improving low level characters.
Amusingly the Japanese notification screen made a slight blunder, claiming crystals (used to level up Level 20+ characters) could be obtained. An additional notice was put forward, informing users about the mistake.
The early bird Michalis Grand Hero Battle in Fire Emblem Heroes was a grand success! Despite only being natively advertised in Japanese versions of the game, there was a very large turnout. 54,666 people completed either version of the map, and 13,415 even cleared Lunatic mode!
Since we managed to smash all goal milestones, we have also earned full rewards. As such, players can look forward to receiving 10 Orbs, 10 Stamina Potions and 5,000 Hero Feathers sometime in the next few days.
If you missed the event, Michalis will be back this Friday at the usual time. If you need some help, feel free to visit our Heroes forum to discuss strategy. The accompanying Focus Banner that leaked last week will also arrive then if you could use an extra boost for your team. Good luck to all players!
The Heroes in-game notification screen popped up today with a reminder about the next Great Hero Battle starring Michalis. The event is scheduled to start on Friday, as usual. However, there was an addendum in the Japanese notification of another related event as well…
On Monday, March 20th, at 11:15am GMT, players can attempt a special early version of the Michalis Great Hero Battle. However, it will only be open for 45 minutes! Like Ursula, he will be available as both a 3★ or a 4★ Hero. In order to earn the 4★ version, you will need to complete a difficult Lunatic map.
Additionally, all players will earn rewards based on the number of people who complete the early maps.
Hard or Lunatic
- 10,000 or more: 10 Stamina Potions
- 20,000 or more: 5 Orbs
- 50,000 or more: 5,000 Hero Feathers
This short event will only last for 45 minutes and will end at 12:00pm GMT. Good luck to all players!
UPDATE: Times have been corrected. Sorry for any inconvenience!