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Heroes: Love Abounds Summoning Focus, Tap Battle, New Event Calendar, Mini Acrylic Figures, & More!

The latest batch of Special Heroes is now live in Fire Emblem Heroes! Dive into the Love Abounds Summoning Focus to nab yourself new, special 5★ versions of Roy, Lilina, Hector, and Lyn. Check out our earlier article for a trailer with a breakdown of their skills and abilities.

Like most Special Hero banners, this one is accompanied by a new Paralogue, also titled “Love Abounds“. Complete the new maps and their associated quests to earn yourself 12 Orbs. You can also get up to 13 Orbs for logging in with the newest Log-In Bonus. Hopefully these extra Orbs will help you summon the hero your heart desires most!

The Love Abounds Summoning Focus and its paralogue quests will be available for one month, ending on 9 March.

The latest Heroes special event also starts today: Tap Battle: Illusory Dungeon! Check out our Feh Channel article for an introduction, or just dive right in. You can access the Tap Battle in the new Events menu in the Battle screen. Check it out each day to complete new quests and play new floors. The event will run through 23 February.

Once you’re done with all that, there are even more new treats awaiting Heroes players! Two types of “Persistant Training Maps” open today: Special Training Maps and Daily Grand Hero Battle Revivals. The GHB Revivals also come with a new set of GHB Elite Quests. Check out further details in the Feh Channel article or in the Notifications Screen.

If that’s not keeping you busy enough, there are also new Weapon Refinery Quests beginning today as well. They’ll be around for the next couple months, ending on 29 March.

Additionally, Heroes has released a new Event Calendar! This calendar starts off where the previous one left off, giving us a hint of what’s to come for the rest of February and into March.

As usual, the dates on this calendar are based on the daily reset happening in Pacific Standard Time at 11pm. For everyone else, the dates given on this calendar are one day too early. Check out a text breakdown of the calendar below, with adjusted dates.

Finally, some new Heroes merchandise has been revealed! These two Mini Acrylic Figure Collections contain 20 different small figures made from the Heroes battle sprites. The two “secret” figures appear to be Feh and Reinhardt.

These figure collections will release later this month in Japan. Each box contains 10 figures and has an MSRP of ¥3,500. They are not yet available for pre-order, but likely will be soon from sites like AmiAmi and CDJapan.

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Heroes: Early Anniversary Celebration, February Calendar, & Arena Quests!

Can you believe it’s almost been a year since Fire Emblem Heroes was released? Heroes will be celebrating its first anniversary next week on 2 February! In honour of this occasion, the game is already starting a special Early Anniversary Celebration!

The Early Anniversary Celebration begins today and contains four special events for players to take part in. The first should be obvious to anyone the next time you log-in: a new Log-In Bonus! Earn two Orbs every day for the next ten days just by logging in.

Additionally, Heroes has added a new Starter Support Pack to the shop. It contains 12 Orbs, 12 Stamina Potions, 12 Lights Blessings, and a 5★ Black Knight! All players can buy the pack whenever they wish, but only once. It costs €4.49/US$4.00/¥480/AU$5.99.

The third event is a special Welcome-Back Gift. Any players who haven’t logged into the game for 30 days or more can receive a one-time gift of 20 Orbs. If you know anyone who hasn’t played in a while, let them know about this offer.

Finally, the last anniversary event is Choose Your Legends: Round 2! The second Choose Your Legends event will start on 22 January at 3:00am UTC and run for one week. Just like the original, the top CYL characters will appear as Special Heroes sometime in the future. make sure to vote for your favourite units!

If this isn’t enough to get you excited, Heroes has also released a new Event Calendar! The calendar starts today and runs through the end of February. Keep in mind that all dates shown on the English calendar image are based on Pacific Time where the Heroes reset happens at 11pm. For players not in Pacific Time, all events start the following day.

Here’s a text breakdown of what the next month has in store for us. I’ve updated the dates for UTC reset to match the rest of our reporting.

  • New Heroes: Two new banners revealed: New Heroes from 25 Jan – 9 Feb and Special Heroes from 9 Feb – 9 Mar. Both come with a new Log-In Bonus.
  • Legendary Heroes: 31 Jan – 5 Feb, though no word on who the new Legendary Hero will be.
  • Planned Version Update: 7 Feb
  • Skill Banner: Movement Skills from 7 Feb – 20 Feb
  • First Anniversary Celebration: Starts 2 Feb with no ending date. This is different from the Early Anniversary Celebration which starts today.
  • Grand Hero Battles: New GHB for Lyon from 26 Jan – 3 Feb and a GHB Revival for Valter from 3 Feb – 9 Feb. Perhaps the new characters coming next week will be from The Sacred Stones?
  • Tempest Trials Mini: Shrouded by the Storm: 31 Jan – 7 Feb
  • Refined Weapons Special Maps: 21 Jan – 4 Feb
  • Four Log-In Bonuses: Early Anniversary bonus starting today, 1st Anniversary bonus starting on 2 Feb, and two bonuses for the New Heroes and Special Heroes banner releases.
  • Five New Quests: Arena and Arena Assault quests from 19 Jan – 2 Feb, Chain Challenge and Squad Assault quests from 23 Jan – 6 Feb, Three Heroes quests from 29 Jan – 12 Feb, Defeat Foes quests from 6 Feb – 20 Feb, and Weapon Refinery quests from 9 Feb – 29 Mar.

You may have noticed that, in addition to the Early Anniversary Celebration events mentioned above, the Arena and Arena Assault Quests also begin today!

Like previous Arena and Arena Assaults quests, you can earn prizes, including Orbs, by regularly participating in both gameplay modes. The quests progress to harder versions when you complete the currently listed set of quests. Check out a full breakdown of all of them below. These quests will be available through 2 February.

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Cipher Series 11 Pre-Release Livestream + Set List!

This past Sunday, the Fire Emblem Cipher team held the Series 11 Pre-Release Livestream for the upcoming S11! As usual, Ryota Kawade and Young led the show, this time with a rather festive air. Minami Takahashi, the voice actress for Peri from Fates, was also present as a guest host throughout the show.

The main focus of the livestream was to show off cards for S11 which releases tomorrow, 7 December! The set focuses on characters from The Sacred Stones, Fire Emblem Echoes, and Fire Emblem Warriors.

In addition to showing off cards, we also got a sneak peak at some of the merchandise that will be available at Comiket 93 this year, along with some more art for the next set, S12, which will release in March. We were also joined by a number of guests throughout the show, including both new and familiar faces.

Read on below for a full look at everything the livestream had in store!

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Cipher Autumn 2018 Livesteam: New S11 Cards, S12 Artwork, & S13 Announcement!

This past weekend, the Fire Emblem Cipher team hosted the Cipher Autumn 2018 Livesteam over NicoNico! Ryota Kawade and Young hosted the stream as usual. Joining them was voice actress Juri Kimura, the voice of both Mozu and Nyx from Fire Emblem Fates and Yuzu from Fire Emblem Echoes.

The main focus of the stream was to show off some additional cards for the latest upcoming series: S11, Glorious Twinstrike. The set features cards from The Sacred Stones, Fire Emblem Echoes, and Fire Emblem Warriors, and releases on 7 December.

In addition to showing off cards, we also got to see some new Fire Emblem merchandise, as also news and images for upcoming Cipher releases and events. Read on below for a full look at everything new from the stream!

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