Last revised: 11th January 2011
Credits: Pegasus Knight
Extra Trial maps (Sword of Seals)
Technically, except in the case of Sword
real download occurs. The items, chapters and songs already exist in
games, and the downloads only make them available for normal players to
use (the items and songs can easily be unlocked using codes or via
In Japan, the VJump
magazine held a promotional competition, related to the Fire Emblem manga
Hasha no Tsurugi, where
winners could could send in their Sword
Seals cartridge for unique Trial Maps to be downloaded.
The Grizel Execution Court map
winners could obtain the Grizel Execution Court map, which was based on
location in the manga (where Al and Gant went to
10 winners could
obtain the V-type and J-type maps, whose shapes were based on the
letters V and J.
Additionally, the Japanese official site awarded the Defeat Bandits map
who obtained the highest ranks in their ranking contest.
Item and song downloads (Blazing Sword)
In Japan, Monthly
Nintendo had demo machines in certain department stores, which
players to connect their GameBoy Advance (with a copy of Blazing Sword)
and download special items and songs.
When the download finished, a new option called Transfer Data appeared
below Extras. By
selecting this option, the player could choose a save file to transfer
the items to. The items could only be transferred to a Chapter 12+
and could only be transferred once per save file.
During May 2003, users could choose to download:
Set A: Emblem Blade, Thor's Ire, Body Ring
Set B: Emblem Axe, Thor's Ire, Angelic Robe
During June 2003, users could choose to download:
Set A: Emblem Lance, Vulnerary (60 uses), Secret Book, Song 99: Legend
of the Divine Dragon
Set B: Emblem Bow, Vulnerary (60 uses), Goddess Icon, Song 99: Legend
of the Divine Dragon
There was a later download event, hosted by VJump, where players
could download the remaining event items (Dragon Axe, Wind Sword and
Emblem Seal), as well as Song 100: Palace of Silesia.
Mario Kart: Double Dash!! bonus disk (Blazing Sword)
America, early copies of Mario Kart:
Dash Dash!! for the GameCube came
bundled with a bonus disk, which contained a programme to download
and songs for Blazing Sword.
When the programme was running, players could
connect their GameBoy Advance (with a copy of Blazing Sword) using a
GC-GBA cable to the GameCube and begin the download.
St. Elimine appears to confirm the
transferring of items behaves the same way as in the above Japanese
items available were: Dragon Axe, Silver Card, Wind Sword, Energy Ring,
Emblem Seal, Dragonshield, Emblem Blade, Body Ring, Emblem Axe, Thor's
Ire, Angelic Robe, Emblem Lance, Secret Book, Emblem Axe and Goddess
The songs available were: 99: Legend of the Dragon God and
100: Royal Palace of Silezha.
Item downloads (The Sacred Stones)
to the Blazing Sword
downloads, there was a promotional event at Jump
Festa (Japan-only) during late 2004 where users could download specific
items onto their
game. Two sets were available- Eirika's
set and Ephraim's set. Both sets came with a Juna
Fruit, Eirika's set had a Shadowkiller and Fiendcleaver, and Ephraim's
set had a Bright Lance and Beacon Bow. The items could only be
transferred to a Chapter 2+
and could only be transferred once per save.
Dragon and New Mystery of the Emblem)
By connecting via the Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection, players can access a
special shop in the Extras menu where they can purchase rare items
using the in-game currency. The selection of items changes daily,
depending on the Wi-Fi server's timetable. In Shadow Dragon, the Online shop was
the only way to obtain Brave weapons and the Elysian Whip, the latter
needed to obtain the Falcoknight class.
(New Mystery of the Emblem)
After set dates determined by Nintendo, a total of 6 exclusive chapters
and items can be downloaded by connecting via the Nintendo
Wi-Fi Connection and using the Download function in the game's Extras
Kleine and Katarina in an extra
The extra chapters (Wind and Thunder, Assassins and What was done by
the sword shall be undone by the sword) exist separately from the main
game, taking place chronologically before the beginning of the game.
The extra items
(Maturity Drop, Bond Drop and Rainbow Potion) can be attributed once
per save file.