The official Twitter account for Fire Emblem Heroes tweeted out some exciting announcements earlier this morning!
Previously this month, @FE_Heroes_JP announced a series of updates scheduled to arrive in April. Now, three additional updates will be arriving at the same time. These updates address a few complaints that players have had about the game in its current state.
Starting with the new update, Heroes players will be able to change the starting positions of their four units at the beginning of battle! During the very first turn, before moving any units, you can tap a new “Change Positions” button along the bottom that will enable you to freely move your units.
The experience formula will be tweaked slightly to enable better level progression for lower-rarity units. 1★, 2★, 3★, and 4★ units will gain more relative experience when fighting lower level units. The lower star rarity of the hero, the more EXP they’ll be able to earn from fighting weaker enemies. Experience gains for 5★ units will be unchanged.
Increased Stamina Pool
The maximum amount of Stamina available is being raised from 50 to 99 stamina. Additionally, Stamina Potions and Orbs are also being updated restore a full 99 stamina when used.
There is no set date for these updates to arrive yet, aside from sometime in April.
Those visiting Dutch Comic Con this year at Jaarbeurs Exhibition Centre in Utrecht, Netherlands got a surprise, as there were demos for Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia available to play. This is the first event in Europe for the game at all.
A reddit user, /u/superkyon, has done an AMA on their experience with the demo which you can find and be a part of here.
For starters, supports are confirmed at this point, and are going to be more akin to that of the GBA era. User superkyon mentions in this particular post, Tobin & Kliff having a basic conversation for a C rank. It’s hard to say if this will set a precedent for the entire games set of supports or not.
With so much Fire Emblem-related news lately, it’s very easy to miss some details. Today, we’ll take a deeper look at some recently released screenshots from Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia.
The first batch of screenshots come directly from Nintendo themselves. Uploaded on 22nd March, these screenshots compliment the gameplay information provided in the 21st March press release.
The first three screenshots appear to occur during the new prologue, which explores Alm and Celica’s childhood days before they were torn apart. In the first screenshot, Alm is heading towards Celica.
We’ve seen this grassy field with flowers on multiple occasions. Most notably when Alm and Celica are studying their birthmarks, but also during the difficulty/mode selection. Considering the timing, it’s safe to assume all these events occur close to one another. Read more