A week has passed since the (apparently) final piece of DLC for Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia was released.
Now that we’ve seen everything the game has to offer, we’d like to discuss and showcase the various inaccessible content found hidden in the game’s code.
For those unaware, Fire Emblem–like many other games–often contains unused content left behind by the developers. Normally one cannot view this content, but this is no obstacle for knowledgeable ROM hackers.
Anyway, below, we’ve gathered a preliminary list of all the major discoveries since the game released many months ago. Due to the nature of this article, there will be unmarked spoilers.
On 22nd June 2016, Series 9 of Fire Emblem Cipher–“Roaring Echoes”–was released. Earlier, we received a wealth of information via the pre-release livestream, so there aren’t that many surprises left.
To begin with, we have details about the upcoming Japanese magazine promos. The August issue of Dengeki Nintendo comes with 2 Alm promo cards, while the August issue of Nintendo Dream includes 2 Celica promo cards. Both magazines are available now.
Secondly, now that Series 9 is out in the wild, the full card list has been added to the official Cipher website. Although the list is in Japanese, you should be able to figure out who’s who by clicking the pictures.
Perhaps the most surprising card is the Necrodragon from Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia. While there have been “monster” cards in the form of the Awakening‘s Risen Soldiers in Series 8, it’s still a sight to behold. Read more
Today, the final piece of DLC for Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia is available to download in Japan and the West. (As soon as the eShop updates in each respective region.)
As we’ve reported in the past, Cipher Companions features 2 maps that, together, allow you to recruit the four Cipher mascots to your party: Emma, Randal (formerly known as Lando), Yuzu and Shade.
This is a very interesting turn of events given that the Cipher card game–where these characters come from–is currently only released in Japan and even the English DLC descriptions acknowledge this.
In any case, you can find the new characters’ profiles and detailed breakdown below!
This past Saturday, Ryota Kawade and Young hosted a pre-release livestream for Fire Emblem Cipher! Series 9 comes out in just a few days, so it was a perfect opportunity to show off new cards and give fans some tidbits of information about upcoming sets.
The release of S9 coincides with the 2nd Anniversary of Cipher, so everyone was ready to celebrate. The room was decorated, Kawade was dressed up as Eldigan, and they even shared a special cake!
The main focus of the stream was, of course, the upcoming Series 9 which releases on 22 June. The booster series, entitled Roaring Echoes, features cards and characters from Fire Emblem Echoes, Binding Blade, Hasha no Tsurugi, Path of Radiance, and Radiant Dawn. The ST Deck Lands of the Gods focuses solely on characters from Echoes.
WARNING: Some of the card images revealed in this article contain character and story spoilers for Fire Emblem Echoes. Please use caution if you have not yet finished the game and are looking to avoid spoilers.