Heroes: Valentia is Back, with Ascended Celica & Ymir

The next New Heroes banner in Fire Emblem Heroes is “Special Summon: Ymir & More”, which runs from 19th July 2022 (UTC).

Note: You can check out the Japanese version of this trailer here.

The featured Heroes are Ascended Celica, Est and Kamui from Echoes: Shadows of Valentia plus Ymir, a new character introduced in the “Life and Death” Tempest Trials series.

In addition, Atlas: Forest Muscle can be summoned as a non-focus 3-star and 4-star Hero. Furthemore, the next Grand Hero Battle will feature Brigand Boss: Known Criminal.

Please continue for a breakdown of the Heroes from the trailer!

Celica: Valentia’s Hope

Type: Colorless Tome Infantry
Voice: Erica Lindbeck
Artist: Noy
Bonus: Free Ascended Trait

Weapon: Mila’s Testament – Accelerates Special trigger (cooldown count-1). If unit initiates combat or is within 2 spaces of an ally, grants Atk/Spd+6 to unit during combat, neutralizes effects that inflict “Special cooldown charge -X” on unit, deals damage = 10% of foe’s Atk, and also, if unit’s HP >= 25% and foe would reduce unit’s HP to 0, unit survives with 1 HP. (Once per combat. Does not stack with non-Special effects that allow unit to survive with 1 HP if foe’s attack would reduce HP to 0.)
Special: Moonbow
A: Life and Death 4
B: Soul of Zofia
C: Inf. Null Follow 3 – At start of turn, grants [Null Follow-Up] to infantry allies within 2 spaces of unit.

Est: Sweet Baby Sis

Type: Blue Lance Flier
Voice: Brianna Knickerbocker
Artist: Kousei Horiguchi

Weapon: Tri-Edge Lance – Enables [Canto (Rem. +1)].
Grants Atk+3. If unit initiates combat or is within 2 spaces of an ally, grants Atk/Spd/Def/Res+5 to unit, deals damage = 20% of unit’s Res and reduces damage from foe’s first attack by 40% during combat.
Special: Iceberg
A: Atk/Res Push 4
B: Flow Feather 3 – If unit initiates combat, neutralizes effects that prevent unit’s follow-up attacks during combat, and also, if unit’s Spd >= foe’s Spd-10, deals damage during combat = 70% of difference between Res stats (unit’s Res minus foe’s Res) and reduces damage from foe’s attacks by 70% of that difference. (Excluding area-of-effect Specials. Min: 0, max: 7.)

Kamui: Wandering Blade

Type: Red Sword Infantry
Voice: Bryce Papenbrook
Artist: Suzuki Rika

Weapon: Up-Front Blade+ – At start of combat, if foe’s HP >= 75%, grants Atk/Spd+5 to unit and neutralizes unit’s penalties to Atk/Spd during combat.
Special: Luna
A: Spd/Def Ideal 3
C: Atk/Def Oath 3

Also available from the 4-star focus.

Ymir: Life-Mother

Type: Green Dragon Cavalry
Voice: Erin Yvette
Artist: Niji Hayashi

Weapon: Everliving Breath – Grants Atk+3. If a Rally skill or movement Assist skill (like Reposition, Shove, Pivot, etc.) is used by unit or targets unit, restores 10 HP to allies within 2 spaces of unit and target after movement, then neutralizes any [Penalty] on those allies. (Includes unit and target. Does not stack even if effect ranges of unit and target overlap.) At start of combat, if unit’s HP >= 25%, grants Atk/Spd/Def/Res+5 to unit during combat and unit makes a guaranteed follow-up attack. If foe’s Range = 2, calculates damage using the lower of foe’s Def or Res.
Assist: Rally Up Atk+
A: Atk/Res Unity
B: A/R Near Trace 3 – Enables [Canto (Rem. +1)].
Inflicts Atk/Res-3 on foe during combat.
C: Everliving Domain – If unit is within 2 spaces of any allies, grants Def/Res+4 and the following effect to unit and those allies during combat: “If unit’s HP >= 75% and foe would reduce unit’s HP to 0, unit survives with 1 HP. (Once per combat. Does not stack with non-Special effects that allow unit to survive with 1 HP if foe’s attack would reduce HP to 0.)”

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