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Single father of 2 in Texas. Avid enthusiast of tile-based games and overall upstanding fellow.

Heroes: 2021’s Summer Vibrance Banner brings Three Houses Heroes on June 21

It’s Summer time, and that means seatime specials join the squad. This year is no different, thanks to the Summer Vibrance Special Heroes banner, featuring an entirely Three Houses cast in Ashe, Caspar, Mercedes and Duo-Hero Hilda (& Marianne).

Among the mighty heroes are a couple of new inheritable skills, including the next in the -Recovery line (Even Recovery 3), and the -Trace line (A/R Far Trace 3), as well as a couple of interesting inheritable defensive weapons. A skill sure to shake things up however, is B Duel Cavalry 4, which assigns a 180 BST score to Blue Cavalry units. I don’t think I need to tell you who this includes.

To continue the trend of Three Houses Heroes, Leonie: Relentless Rays, a Colorless Bow Cavalry will be the the Tempest Trials+ reward unit.

The Summer Vibrance banner will run from June 21 until August 4, giving Summoners plenty of time to secure their favorite. If I recall from past trends, this will wrap up just before the CYL Heroes would become available, so try not to burn through too many orbs!

For details on the unit’s Stats and Skills, click Read More.
For the Japanese trailer, click here.

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Heroes: Brides are Back on May 20, along with a Groom and Minister too!

Yep; it’s that time of year again, Summoners, in which we’re graced quite literally with a Special Heroes Banner featuring wedding vows and gorgeous get-ups. This time, we’re graced with a few new characters to join “Alt Heck” as some might refer to it, and the return of some already familiar faces, in the Bridal Grace Special Heroes banner.

Summoners familiar with Fire Emblem Binding Blade will recognize many of these characters, such as the return of Shanna and Thea (as the Harmonized Partner), but there are also new faces that some of you may not know, in Saul and Juno. Saul plays the part of the game’s second healer, while Juno is the eldest of the three Ilian pegasisters.

Additionally, we’ll find that Juno’s husband, Zelot: Avowed Groom, will arrive as a Green Axe Cavalry, marking his first appearance in the game as well. Not only that, but we have a handful of new inheritable skills, in the C Duel Cavalry 4, and two new -Trace skills. These are sure to shake up the meta even more, not to mention the Observant Staff+, which offers a wild amount of self-empowering potential.

The Bridal Grace Banner kicks off on May 20, and lasts until June 17, so there is plenty of time to get your hands on these beautiful brides and gleaming grooms!

For the Japanese Trailer, click here.
For more info on the unit skills, click Read More.
Artwork for all characters can be seen here, courtesy of 4Gamer.Net

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Heroes: Fallen Heroes come in the new Forces of Will Banner, starting May 7

It’s been an expectation since shortly after the release of Fire Emblem Three Houses, but now it’s finally upon us; the Forces of Will Fallen Heroes banner brings Edelgard and Dimitri into the fray, as well as both male and female Morgans from the Fire Emblem Awakening series (specifically, the DLC).

This banner boasts not only powerful-looking units, but powerful skills on those units. Among these skills includes the return of Armored Stride 3, Dive-Bomb 3 and Odd Tempest 3, as well as the new and presumably inheritable C -Menace skills, which appear to be a hard buff+debuff variant to the -Rein skills ‘in combat’ style of debuff.

Additionally, there is a new Tier 4 A skill in the -Ideal line, which applies combat buffs based on HP being full, [Bonus] being present on unit, or if both conditions are met, the buffs provided by each check. Furthermore, both Dimitri and Edelgard come with mighty PRF B-skills in Murderous Lion and Armored Wall, respectively, with Murderous Lion being effectively a Canto +1 & Firesweep Solo skill for an infantry unit, and an improved Special Fighter skill packaged with a Dark Creator Sword and Sol Lance effect (in a once-per-turn 40% damage reduction and a 7 HP after combat effect). I won’t even get started on any of their weapons, all of which include hefty descriptions that you can see below in full detail.

To keep the news rolling, the upcoming reward unit will be Orson, from Fire Emblem Sacred Stones. If you’re unfamiliar, he’s been seen in game as a cavalry unit, wielding either a Silver Lance or a Runesword, so commence speculation. W should also be noted is not only the one time Spark on the 40th summon, but also the Celestial Stone item, which is earned after 40 summons, and can be exchanged for valuable resources including the illustrious Forma Soul (equivalent for one free unit from the Forma Halls events).

Dimitri, Edelgard and the Morgans will be available for summoning starting on May 7 at 12a PT, following the next Version Update.

For more details on the units’ skills, click Read More.

For the Japanese trailer, click here.

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Heroes: Childhood Encounter Banner Brings Sacred Stones Favorites on April 19

In the upcoming Special Heroes banner, we’re graced with another batch of children, this time from Magvel, in the Special Heroes: Childhood Encounter banner. This banner is no slouch, bringing in some mighty miniatures, along with a handful of new inheritable skills that are sure to whet the palettes of B-skill enthusiasts…or give them a headache as to consider what to equip, the old or the new skills.

The new Eirika & Ephraim Duo Unit is clearly the star of the show, bringing a powerful Duo Skill in the form of Spd-based damage reduction, but I’m quite curious about the new -Trace skills, which allow its used to possess the Canto ability. Tana and L’Arachel both possess the -Trace skill, implying that it’s only available for Fliers and Cavalry units (not a shocker), but it’s inheritable, meaning that Reginn and Sumia are no longer the only units in the game with access to Canto.

Lyon: Grado’s Gaze, will be available as part of the 4* Focus batch. It’s about time a new Blue tome unit became available in the lower pool. Not only that, but the colorless bow infantry unit, Innes: Frelian Moonlight, will be a Tempest Trials+ reward unit through the upcoming Tempest Trials+ event that kicks off later this month.

The Childhood Encounter banner runs from April 19 through May 19, so good luck, Summoners!

For the Japanese trailer, click here.

For more details on the Hero’s skills and such, click Read More.

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