Fire Emblem Heroes: latest events and content updates (May 2017)

Fire Emblem Heroes

On February 2nd, Nintendo launched Fire Emblem Heroes on Android and iOS (click here to check out everything you need to know about it). Just like all Free 2 Play games worth their salt, Nintendo is planning to provide users with regular content, events, and updates, in order to make sure they keep playing as long as possible.

In this post, we’re going to list all the events and content updates for Fire Emblem Heroes in May 2017, so that you can find all those details in one place. Naturally, we will keep on updating this post as soon as new content and events go live.

June ??? (not live yet)

  • [Update] There is a planned update coming next week (middle of the week). We don’t know what it will bring, or when it will be released, but we will make sure to let you know as soon as possible!

May 30th (not live yet)

  • [Maintenance] To prepare for the upcoming update, and to have shorter maintenance next week, there will be some maintenance on Monday/Tuesday this week. Click here to check out when it will take place!
  • [Summoning Focus] A new Summoning Focus is going live tomorrow: Bridal Blessings. It allows you to get some Special Heroes: a bride version of Caeda, Charlotte, Cordelia, and Lyn (check out this page or this post for more details) (available until June 14th)
  • [Story maps] A new Paralogue is going live tomorrow, called “Bridal Blessings”. More details will be shared tomorrow (available until June 14th)
  • [Quests] A new set of Special Quests is now available, called “Bridal Blessings”. More details will be shared tomorrow (available until June 14th)
  • [Log-in Bonus] A new Log-in Bonus will go live on May 30th. More details will be available at a later date (most likely on May 30th)
  • [Arena] The latest season is going live tomorrow, and features the Special Heroes from the Bridal Blessings Summoning Focus: Caeda (Special Hero), Lyn (Special Hero), Charlotte (Special Hero), Cordelia (Special Hero), Henri, Corrin, Donnel, Olivia, and Sharena (available until June 20th)

May 26th

  • [Hero Battle] The Grand Hero Battle feat. Narcian is live again (available until June 2nd);
  • [Quests] A new batch of Special Quests related to the returning Grand Hero Battle is now live: “Grand Hero Battles”. It allows you to get a ★2 Narcian and some Orbs if you complete them (available until June 2nd).

Ongoing events

  • [Summoning Focus] A new Summoning Focus is now live, called “Rite of Shadows”. It features characters from Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia: Celica, Boey, Mae, and Genny (click here or here for more details) (available until May 30th);
  • [Quests] A new set of Special Quests is now available: “Rite of Shadows” (allows you to earn some extra Orbs) (available until May 30th)
  • [Quests] A new set of Special Quests is now available: “Sacred Seals”. It allows you to get some Sacred Seals, but also some ★3 Heroes (the full list is available on this page) (available until June 1st)
  • [Log-in Bonus] As part of the Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia Release Celebration, all players get 5 Orbs as a special, one-time log-in bonus (available until June 2nd)
  • [Log-in Bonus] The rewards for the Battle of the Mages Voting Gauntlet are now available. All players can get the following as a special long-in bonus: 20 Orbs, 5 of each Great Badge, and 5 000 Universal Crystals (available until June 2nd)
  • [Hero Battle] The Grand Hero Battle feat. Narcian is live again (available until June 2nd);
  • [Quests] A new batch of Special Quests related to the returning Grand Hero Battle is now live: “Grand Hero Battles”. It allows you to get a ★3 Narcian and some Orbs if you complete them (available until June 2nd).
  • [Summoning Focus] A new Summoning Focus is now available: “Weapon Triangle”. It includes the following characters: Hinata, Azura, Titania, and Cecilia (more details available on this page) (available until June 6th)
  • [Special Maps] A new set of 5 Special Maps is now available, and allows you to challenge Kozaki Yuusuke (or rather, his play data!). Click here for more details! (available until June 8th)
  • [Quests] A new set of special quests is now available: “Kozaki Yuusuke” (available until June 8th)

Ongoing events (no end date)

  • [Hero Battles] The first season is now available, and features the following characters: Sophia, Virion, Hana, Subaki, Donnel, Lissa, Gunter, Cecilia, Felicia, Wrys, Olivia, Stahl (in that order);
  • [Log-in Bonus] Until an unspecified date, you can get a Daily Log-in Bonus: 100 Hero Feathers (Monday), 1 Stamina Potion (Tuesday), 1 Dueling Crest (Wednesday), 100 Hero Feathers (Thursday), 1 Stamina Potion (Friday), 1 Duelling Crest (Saturday), 1 Orb (Sunday);
  • [Log-in bonus] Since players got all the questions right during the Fire Emblem Heroes Quiz event on Twitter, the following is now available as a special log-in bonus: 10 Orbs, 5 000 Hero Feathers, and 10 000 Universal Crystals (that one is an extra!). In total, 574 555 votes were recorded during the event;

Arena

  • [Arena] The latest season is now live, and features the following Bonus Heroes: Celica, Mae, Boey, Genny, Xander, Roy, Shanna, Subaki, Wrys, and Alfonse;
  • [Arena] Here’s the current Arena Tier Rewards chart:

May 1st

  • [Quests] Not one, but three new sets of Monthly Quests are now available (until June 1st)

May 2nd

  • [Hero Battle] The Grand Hero Battle feat. Xander is now available. You can beat the map on Hard to get that Hero at ★3, and on Lunatic to get it at ★4 (until May 8th)
  • [Summoning Focus] A new Summoning Focus is now available: Battling Xander. It features the following characters: Chrom, Cordelia, Linde, and Arthur (click here for more details about them!) (until May 8th)
  • [Arena] The new season is now live, and is one day shorter than usual (it ends on May 7th in North America, and May 8th in Europe and Japan). It features the following characters: Ike, Soren, Mist, Tatiana, Zephiel, Boyd, Clarine, Hana, Felicia, and Anna.

May 8th

  • [Update] The new Software update for Fire Emblem Heroes (Ver. 1.3.0) is now available. Click here for more details about this update!
  • [Summoning Focus] To prepare for the upcoming “Battle of the Mages” Voting Gauntlet event, two new Summoning Focuses are now available. The first one, “Female Mages” includes Sanaki, Tharja, Linde, and Julia. The second one, “Male Mages”, includes Henry, Leo, Robin, and Merric. Click here for more details about both! (available until May 18th);
  • [Log-in Bonus] To celebrate the release of the latest update, every player gets 2 Orbs each day as a special log-in bonus (until May 15th);
  • [Event] The EXP x1.5 Event is back, and allows players to get x1.5 the usual amount of XP in Story Maps, Training Tower, Special Maps, and the Arena (until May 15th)

May 9th

  • [Arena] The new season is now live, and features a revamped Arena. Click here for more details!
  • [Arena] The new season is now live, and features the following Bonus Heroes: Ike, Soren, Mist, Titania, Zephiel, Barst, Clarine, Hana, Felicia, and Anna;
  • [Arena] Here’s the current Arena Tier Rewards chart:
  • [Special Maps] A new set of 5 Special Maps is available, that allows you to get 1 Orb the first time you clear them (1 per difficulty level, so 10 Orbs in total). Those are Defensive Battle maps, and your goal is… you guessed it: defend for a certain number of turns! (available until May 25th);
  • [Quests] A new set of Quests is now available: “Defensive Battles” (available until May 25th);

May 10th

  • [Hero Battle] The Grand Hero Battle feat. Ursula is back. You can beat the map on Hard to get that Hero at ★3, and on Lunatic to get it at ★4 (available until May 17th)
  • [Quests] A new set of Quests is now live: Grand Hero Battles. It allows you to get Ursula and some Orbs when completed (available until May 17th)

May 11th

  • [Log-in Bonus] Since the fortune-telling campaign was successful, all players get 10 Orbs and 5 000 Hero Feathers as a special log-in bonus (available until ???)

May 12th

  • [Event] The third Voting Gauntlet, “Battle of the Mages” is now live. Click here for more details! (available until May 18th)
  • [Log-in bonus] As part of the “Battle of the Mages” Voting Gauntlet event, each player gets 5 Battle Flag each day (available until May 18th)
  • [Quests] A new set of Special Quests is now available: “Voting Gauntlet”. They allow you to get some additional Battle Flags (available until May 14th)

May 14th

  • [Event] Round 2 of the third Voting Gauntlet, “Battle of the Mages” is now live. Click here for more details! (available until May 16th)
  • [Quests] A new set of Special Quests is now available: “Voting Gauntlet”. They allow you to get some additional Battle Flags (available until May 16th)

May 15th

  • [Summoning Focus] A new Summoning Focus is now live, called “Rite of Shadows”. It features characters from Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia: Celica, Boey, Mae, and Cenny (click here or here for more details) (available until May 30th)
  • [Story maps] A new Story Chapter is now live, called “Rite of Shadows” (click here for more details)
  • [Special Quests] A new set of Special Quests is now available: “Rite of Shadows” (allows you to earn some extra Orbs) (available until May 30th)

May 16th

  • [Arena] The latest season is now live, and features the following Bonus Heroes: Celica, Mae, Boey, Genny, Xander, Roy, Shanna, Subaki, Wrys, and Alfonse;
  • [Event] The Final Round of the third Voting Gauntlet, “Battle of the Mages” is now live. Click here for more details! (available until May 18th)
  • [Quests] A new set of Special Quests is now available: “Voting Gauntlet”. They allow you to get some additional Battle Flags (available until May 18th).

May 17th

  • [Quests] A new set of Special Quests is now available: Sacred Seals. It allows you to get some Sacred Seals, but also some ★3 Heroes (the full list is available on this page) (available until June 1st)

May 18th

  • [Log-in Bonus] As part of the Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia Release Celebration, all players get 5 Orbs as a special, one-time log-in bonus (available until June 2nd)

May 19th

  • [Hero Battle] The Grand Hero Battle feat. Lloyd (from Fire Emblem) is now live. As usual, you can get this hero at ★3 if you beat the map on Hard, and ★4 if you beat it on Lunatic (available until May 26th)
  • [Summoning Focus] A new Summoning Focus is now live: “Battling Lloyd”. It features the following characters: Hinoka, Ninian, Raven, and Klein (they have been added to this page) (available until May 26th)
  • [Log-in Bonus] The rewards for the Battle of the Mages Voting Gauntlet are now available. All players can get the following as a special long-in bonus: 20 Orbs, 5 of each Great Badge, and 5 000 Universal Crystals (available until June 2nd)

May 22nd

  • [Summoning Focus] A new Summoning Focus is now available: “Weapon Triangle”. It includes the following characters: Hinata, Azura, Titania, and Cecilia (more details available on this page) (available until June 6th)

May 24th

  • [Special Maps] A new set of 5 Special Maps is now available, and allows you to challenge Kozaki Yuusuke (or rather, his play data!). Click here for more details! (available until June 8th)
  • [Quests] A new set of special quests is now available: “Kozaki Yuusuke” (available until June 8th)

May 26th

  • [Hero Battle] The Grand Hero Battle feat. Narcian is live again (available until June 2nd);
  • [Quests] A new batch of Special Quests related to the returning Grand Hero Battle is now live: “Grand Hero Battles”. It allows you to get a ★3 Narcian and some Orbs if you complete them (available until June 2nd).

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