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In a coup d'etat, a general deposes the king and it's up to a young hero, Alm, to join up with a rebel army and fight against this unjust rule.

Game takes place on battle maps in which the player moves all characters in his turn (or lets them assault/group via menu). If the characters enter close combat the display changes to a side view and the characters attacks the enemy once or multiple times (usually provoking a counter attack) for which the character receive experience points.


Fire Emblem Gaiden NES Intro
Fire Emblem Gaiden NES Nice terrain to battle
Fire Emblem Gaiden NES Buddies
Fire Emblem Gaiden NES World Map

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Alternate Titles

  • "火焰之纹章2" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "ファイアーエムブレム外伝" -- Japanese spelling
  • "Fire Emblem 2" -- Informal name

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A complete unofficial translation for use with a ROM image of the game was released in 2009.
dorando (213) added Fire Emblem Gaiden (NES) on Apr 21, 2004
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