Breath of Fire

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Long ago in the days of darkness and magic, a young wanderer comes face to face with his destiny. You control the fate of Ryu, a young warrior and descendant of the Light Dragon Clan. Together, with your mystical friend, Nina, you must search for magic spells and mysterious secrets. Along the way, gain experience and skill as you battle against strange monsters. Uncover valuable secrets that will help you on your adventure and unlock the secrets of the Dragon Clan.


Breath of Fire Game Boy Advance An Exciting Battle
Breath of Fire SNES Title
Breath of Fire Game Boy Advance First Boss
Breath of Fire SNES Same town at night: nice day/night effects

Alternate Titles

  • "龙战士" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "ブレスオブファイア~竜の戦士~" -- Japanese spelling
  • "Long Zhanshi" -- Chinese title
  • "Breath of Fire - Ryuu no Senshi" -- Japanese title
  • "Breath of Fire I" -- Common informal title
  • "BoF" -- Common abbreviation

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User Reviews

An overlooked original and epic RPG. Game Boy Advance Bregalad (929)
Old Skool Is In Session SNES MasterMegid (897)
Fun - if at times frustrating - fantasy ride Game Boy Advance WWWWolf (422)
Not too bad, overall... SNES LepricahnsGold (104462)

Critic Reviews

RPGFan Game Boy Advance Feb 06, 2002 89 out of 100 89
Game Over Online Game Boy Advance Mar 20, 2002 85 out of 100 85
Christ Centered Game Reviews Game Boy Advance Jun 01, 2005 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
GamePro (US) Game Boy Advance Dec 18, 2001 4 out of 5 80
Officiel Nintendo Magazine Game Boy Advance May, 2002 8 out of 10 80
IGN Game Boy Advance Feb 20, 2002 7.6 out of 10 76
Legendra Game Boy Advance Apr 13, 2002 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
All Game Guide SNES 1998 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Gaming Target Game Boy Advance Feb 06, 2002 5 out of 10 50 (GAF) Game Boy Advance Apr 28, 2003 5 out of 10 50


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  • By talking to the boy who thinks he is a magician in the town of Bleak, Chun Li from Street Fighter can make a small cameo in the game.
  • Arthur from Ghosts 'N Goblins makes a cameo in several portraits in the game.
  • Quite early on in the game you will find a town called Romero. This town is overrun with zombies during the night. The name Romero is a homage to George A. Romero who created the cult zombie movie Night of the Living Dead as well as its three sequels Dawn of the Dead, Day of the Dead and Land of the Dead.
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