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Cipher Summer Livestream 2017: New S10 Cards, The Sacred Stones Artwork, & S12 Announcement!

On 19 August, the Fire Emblem Cipher team hosted another successful livestream via NicoNico! Ryota Kawade and Young were our hosts as usual. Hibiku Yamamura, the voice actress for Rinea and Shade from Fire Emblem Echoes, also joined in as a special guest.

The stream opened up with some discussion about the upcoming release of Series 10, Crossroads, which features characters from Thracia 776, Fates, and Fire Emblem Heroes. The set will release on 21st September and the Cipher team started sharing daily card reveals just earlier this week.

Retailers in Japan will be giving out promotional Cipher gifts as part of a release campaign for S10. The items this time around are sticker sheets featuring various Cipher art! They come in two sets of three sheets which you can see here.

The stickers include artwork from throughout the whole lifespan of the game, as far back as S1’s Chrom and Marth, up to and including art from S10. If you look closely, you can even spot currently-unrevealed artwork for Finn and Anna!

Based on previous release promos, AmiAmi will likely be included in the list of approved vendors. Good news for us international Cipher fans!

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Heroes: New Sacred Stones Summoning Focus Starts Tomorrow + Legion GHB is Back!

The first The Sacred Stones Summoning Focus in Fire Emblem Heroes starts tomorrow! Entitled The Sacred World, this new banner features four new 5★ heroes: Amelia, Seth, Innes, and Tana. Check them out in the trailer below!

Amelia is a green armored unit that comes with the new Slaying Axe+, an upgraded Killer Axe like the other Slayer weapons. She also has a new C skill, Armor March, that increases movement for adjacent armored units. Her other included skills are Sacred Cowl as a Special and Earth Boost for an A skill.

Seth is a red mounted unit with a new B skill: Seal Atk/Def. Like other dual-seal skills, it seals both of his foe’s stats for -5 each. His equipped weapon is the Ruby Sword+. He also comes with two other skills, Fortress Def in his A slot and Swap as his Assist skill.

Innes is an archer who comes wielding the sacred bow Nidhogg. It has a whopping 14 might and boosts Innes’s stats based on the number of adjacent allies, like the Owl tomes. He also has a new A skill, Fortress Res, that sharply boosts his Res stat but decreases attack. His remaining skills are the Special Iceberg and Cancel Affinity in his B slot.

Tana is a blue flier that also comes with a sacred weapon, the lance Vidofnir. It increases her Def in combat by 7 points if she faces another melee unit. Her new C skill, Guidance, enables infantry and armored allies to move close to her. She also comes with Moonbow for her Special and the dual stat boosting skill Spd/Def 2 in her A slot.

The new banner goes live at 7:00am UTC on August 15th! Additionally, the included heroes are featured in a new Paralogue story to let you earn some Orbs and see the Heroes in action. They’ll also be bonus units for the next arena season, as shared by @FE_Heroes_JP.

Legion’s Grand Hero Battle is also back again, starting today! If you didn’t earn a Legion previously, now is a great time to give his maps a shot. As usual with GHB revivals, you can also complete a series of quests to earn an additional copy of him as well as some more Orbs. Check out the details below!

Legion’s Grand Hero Battle Revival and its associated quests will be available for another a week until 21 August at 6:59am UTC.

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Cipher: Frontier Column Reveals First S10 Cards & Eirika Art + Summer Tour Colouring Sheets!

Are you excited for some Fire Emblem Cipher Series 10 news? Cipher has broken their usual trend and released the first S10 cards in a new Frontier Column! Orsin and Tanya are our first two characters from Thracia 776. Joining them are two cardc from Fire Emblem Fates featuring Selkie and Velouria.

We also got our first look at Eirika from The Sacred Stones as she’ll appear in the upcoming S11! Although the artist is unconfirmed, it looks very much like Sachiko Wada’s style.

Other highlights from the column include photos from the recently-ended Go! Go! Summer Tour events around Japan. Many of the Cipher artists drew fun Fire Emblem sketches and the Cavalier Duo also performed some music for the attendees. Please visit the link above if you’d like to see the photos for yourself!

You might also spot some of the Fire Emblem colouring sheets as coloured by event attendees. Thanks to forum visitor Aquantis we now have high quality versions of these images that you can colour in yourself! Download the images below and print them out to enjoy your own Fire Emblem colouring session.

Finally, at the very end of the column, two mysterious silhouettes appear and talk amongst themselves. Perhaps we’ll be getting more mascots soon?

Now that attention has shifted over to S10, it is very likely that we will begin seeing daily card reveals starting next week. The Summer Livestream event is also coming up very soon. Stay tuned for a lot more exciting Fire Emblem Cipher news to come over the next few weeks!

Cipher Series 9 Pre-Release Livestream!

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.

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