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Nintendo has distributed the new Fire Emblem Heroes update, bringing the game up to version 1.2.0. It’s out now on both iOS and Android.

Below are the patch notes:

Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia has received another new Japanese trailer primarily showcasing characters and their stats. Check it out below.

Nintendo has followed up on yesterday’s “Battle” trailer for Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia with another video highlighting the story. Watch it below.

The Wyvern Riders vs. Pegasus Knights Voting Gauntlet has come to a close in Fire Emblem Heroes, and, unsurprisingly, Camilla has beaten Minerva to claim the top place. There were 61,714,848,034 total votes cast, and all players will recieve rewards for the Gauntlet in the future.

Nintendo of Europe uploaded a brief Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia trailer today called “combat”. We’ve posted it below.

Update 1.2.0 is coming to Fire Emblem Heroes, and to implement it, the game will undergo maintenance, during which you won’t be able to play. The maintenance will last about 5 hours; exact times are below:

  • 12 AM (April 12th) – 5 AM (April 12th) in Europe
  • 7 AM (April 12th) – 12 PM (April 12th) in Japan
  • 6 PM (April 11th) – 11 PM (April 11th) in the US (East Coast)

Although we don’t know for sure, it’s likely that this is the big April update that has been teased for a while now, which will add features like 99 max stamina, the ability to swap the starting positions of your units before battle, and more.

Prior to the release of Fire Emblem Heroes, the “Choose your Legends” event was held where people could vote on their favorite Fire Emblem characters from across the franchise. Ike, Roy, Lyn and Lucina were the top ranking characters, which means they will be added to the game wearing special outfits. When this is going to happen was still unclear though – until today. Thanks to the Japanese Fire Emblem Heroes Twitter account, we at least have a rough idea when these characters will be added to the game, namely this Summer. Also included in this tweet was a brief voice clip of Ike:

The Japanese Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia website was updated today, and it’s brought along new details in the process. We have information about characters, the Mila’s Turnwheel feature, and character growth.

We’ve rounded up all of the details below, courtesy of Serenes Forest. You can also find a gallery with art of the latest characters.


– Initial Class: Pegasus Knight
– Voice Actor: Aya Endo
– Clive’s younger sister
– Member of the Deliverance
– Overbearingness is her one big flaw, not that she pays it any mind
– Cheery and pretty girl who loves to interact with any and everyone


– Initial Class: Mage
– Voice Actor: Atsushi Kakehashi
– Lives in a village located at the Zofian borders
– He has fully devoted himself to mastering the art of sorcery and shows nary an interest to the people of society
– Finds it impossible to deal with his younger sister’s selfish streaks

Nintendo uploaded a trio of commercials for Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia. Find them all below.

One of the toughest maps on the Fire Emblem Heroes mobile game is the new Grand Hero Battle featuring Michalis, but it is possible to beat it without using some of the more advanced tools and rare characters that we can manage to get in the game.

The official Fire Emblem Heroes Twitter account has listed the 4 least rare characters used by players to success in the Michalis battle:

  • 3 ★ Virion (Level 40)
  • 3 ★ Narcian (Level 40)
  • 4 ★ Tiki (Level 40)
  • 3 ★ Gwendolyn (Level 40)

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