Fire Emblem Heroes: Software updates (latest update: Ver. 3.0.0)

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On this page, you will find all there is to know about the Software updates for Fire Emblem Heroes on Android and iOS (originally released on February 2nd 2017 in Europe, Japan, and North America).

How to update Fire Emblem Heroes for Android and iOS?

To download updates for Fire Emblem Heroes, you have two options:

  • tap on the notification that should appear on your phone;
  • go to the App Store / Google Play Store, and more precisely to the “My Apps & Games” section > Installed tab (Play Store, Android) or the Updates tab (AppStore, iOS).

To check that you have the latest version of the game, simply launch it: you should see the right version number on the Title Screen, at the bottom left corner of the screen:

Click here for more Software updates!

Fire Emblem Heroes – Ver. 3.0.0

  • Release date: December 10th 2018 (North America) / December 11th 2018 (Europe, Japan)
  • Maintenance: Yes (check out this page for more details)
  • Download size: 55.42MB (Android) / 108.5MB (iOS)
  • Additional download: 94.6MB
  • Platform: Android and iOS
  • Patch notes:
  • Book III is now available in Story Maps! Play through the story to obtain Eir: Merciful Death as a 5-Star Hero.
  • Also, you can now get First Summon Tickets, which can be exchanged for a free summon during specific summoning events.
  • List of changes:
  • Additional details: update announced on October 31st. Early details in this post. More details from the latest Feh Channel presentation in this post. More details about the update itself available in this post!
  • Official website: check out the links above!

Fire Emblem Heroes – Ver. 2.11.1

  • Release date: November 15th 2018 (North America) / November 16th 2018 (Europe, Japan)
  • Maintenance: No (check out this page for more details)
  • Download size: 8.4MB (Android) / ???MB (iOS)
  • Additional download: No.
  • Platform: Android and iOS
  • Patch notes:

Implemented bug fixes

  • List of changes:
  • Changed the equation for calculating the amount of Aether consumed when going into battle in Aether Raids [check out this post for more details]
  • Fixed an issue that prevented replaying the full defense battle replay in Aether Raids [check out this post for more details]
  • Additional details: update should be released around 4.30PM PT / 7.30PM ET / 12.30AM GMT / 1.30AM CET / 9.30AM JST
  • Official website: check out the links above!

Fire Emblem Heroes – Ver. 2.11.0 – Data Update

  • Release date: November 14th 2018 (North America) / November 8th 2018 (Europe, Japan)
  • Maintenance: No (check out this page for more details)
  • Download size: 7.9MB (Android) / 7.9MB (iOS)
  • Additional download: no.
  • Platform: Android and iOS
  • Patch notes:
  • Adjusted the Rank Rewards received at the end of a season in Aether Raids [check out this page for more details]
  • Fixed an error in the description for the Healing Tower (O) structure [check out this post for more details]
  • Fixed an issue where the wrong background music played on the final map of Tempest Trials+: Before We Met…
  • Additional details: this is a Data update. It’s downloaded automatically upon launching the game.
  • Official website: check out the links above!

Fire Emblem Heroes – Ver. 2.11.0

  • Release date: November 7th 2018 (North America) / November 8th 2018 (North America, Europe, Japan)
  • Maintenance: No (check out this page for more details)
  • Download size: 15MB (Android) / 105.8MB (iOS)
  • Additional download: 46.9MB
  • Platform: Android and iOS
  • Patch notes:
  • Take to the skies and battle in your very own castle in a new mode: Aether Raids!
  • A new type of item, Heroic Grails, lets you summon Heroes that have appeared in Grand Hero Battles and other modes.
  • We’re also getting closer to the unveiling of Book III of the Fire Emblem Heroes story…
  • List of changes
  • Additional details: update announced on November 2nd. More details can be found in this post!
  • Official website: check out the links above!

Fire Emblem Heroes – Ver. 2.10.0

  • Release date: October 8th 2018 (North America) / October 9th 2018 (Europe, Japan)
  • Maintenance: No (check out this page for more details)
  • Download size: 10MB (Android) / 96.1MB (iOS)
  • Additional download: 42.1MB
  • Platform: Android and iOS
  • Patch notes:
  • Good news for users who have concerns about storage space on their devices: You can now choose between High Quality and Lite Data versions of the game data. Lite Data reduces the amount of data that needs to be downloaded by lowering image and voice quality. This is particularly helpful for those on the go. (The high quality version can be downloaded at any time.)
  • Grand Hero Battles have a new, harder difficulty mode as well.
  • List of changes
  • Abyssal difficulty will be added to the Grand Hero Battle rotation
  • Lite Data Version downloads will be added for users who are concerned about space on their devices
  • New Weapon Skills and Weapons to refine will be added
  • A feature for naming favourite marks will be added
  • The help text for some Special Skills has been adjusted
  • Additional details: update announced on October 1st. More details can be found in this post!
  • Official website: check out the links above!

Fire Emblem Heroes – Ver. 2.9.1

  • Release date: September 13th 2018 (North America, Europe, Japan)
  • Maintenance: No (check out this page for more details)
  • Download size: 8.1MB (Android) / ???MB (iOS)
  • Additional download: no
  • Platform: Android and iOS
  • Patch notes:
  • Implemented bug fixes
  • List of changes
  • Fixed an issue with the upcoming Forging Bonds event
  • Fixed an issue where enemies affected by the Trilemma+ weapon skill also gained Special cooldown count-1
  • Fixed an issue with the display of Voting Gauntlet points that occured in Ver. 2.9.0
  • Additional details: you have to update the app before September 18th. After that date, you will be forced to update in order to be able to keep playing.
  • Official website: check out the links above!

Fire Emblem Heroes – Ver. 2.9.0

  • Release date: September 5th 2018 (North America) / September 6th 2018 (Europe, Japan)
  • Maintenance: No (check out this page for more details)
  • Download size: 11.49MB (Android) / ???MB (iOS)
  • Additional download: yes (34.3MB)
  • Platform: Android and iOS
  • Patch notes:
  • A new feature for barracks organization, Combat Manuals, has been added.
  • A new battle type, Relay Defense, has been added.
  • Additional weapon skills have been added.
  • Additional weapons can be upgraded in Weapon Refinery.
  • List of changes
  • adds new type of Special Maps: Relay Defense
  • adds new weapon skills and weapons to refine
  • adds Combat Manuals
  • Edit Teams screen: will allow you to check the current Blessing season;
  • Tap Battle: a Swap Left/Right option will be added, changing the side of allies and enemies;
  • Tempest Trials, Arena Assault, etc: you will be able to switch between Reserve Teams and Primary Teams via the UI for battles that require a second team;
  • Grand Conquests: a warning will be displayed when there’s less than 10mn left in a Battle;
  • Friend List: new friend requests will now be displayed on top;
  • Android: tapping the back icon in battle will open the Battle menu.
  • Known issues:
  • minor issue related to Voting Gauntlet scores and the latest Summoning Focus [more details]
  • Additional details: check out this post for a lot more details!
  • Official website: check out the links above!

Fire Emblem Heroes – Ver. 2.8.0

  • Release date: August 8th 2018 (North America) / August 9th 2018 (Europe, Japan)
  • Maintenance: No (check out this page for more details)
  • Download size: 12MB (Android) / ???MB (iOS)
  • Platform: Android and iOS
  • Patch notes:
  • The Arena has been updated.
  • Additional weapons can be upgraded in Weapon Refinery.
  • The Allies menu has been upgraded.
  • List of changes
  • new weapons to refine (Folkvangr (Alfonse), Fensalir (Sharena), and Anna (Noatun)
  • Arena: new rank Great Summoner (granted from August 21st based on Season starting on August 14th), +3 points for each unit defeated with a Bonus Hero
  • new type of maps for Blessed Gardens: Grounds
  • adds Skill Sets to Allies menu
  • adds ability to specify several favourite marks for your Heroes
  • increases the number of teams and brigades that can be created (15 and 8 respectively)
  • the consecutive victory check box is coming back at the Arena
  • new Speed option to Tap Battle Settings (3x speed)
  • you will be able to get EXP, SP, and Hero Merit in Rival Domains and Grand Conquests. Ally Support and Summoner will also increase
  • during a summoning event, the weapon types of the Heroes that can be summoned will be displayed when selecting a Summoning Stone
  • the in-game display for Orbs will now display 4 digits instead of just 3. Also, you will be able to buy up to 9999 Orbs (instead of 1 000 previously)
  • Additional details: check out this post for a lot more details!
  • Official website: check out the links above!

Fire Emblem Heroes – Ver. 2.7.1

  • Release date: July 18th 2018 (North America) / July 19th 2018 (Europe, Japan)
  • Maintenance: Yes (check out this page for more details)
  • Download size: 7.9MB (Android) / ???MB (iOS)
  • Platform: Android and iOS
  • Patch notes:
  • Implemented bug fixes
  • Additional details: fixes an issue causing the amount of SP gained during double-SP periods to change when battles were restarted using the Restart function.
  • Official website: check out the links above!

Fire Emblem Heroes – Ver. 2.7.0

  • Release date: July 8th 2018 (North America) / July 9th 2018 (Europe, Japan)
  • Maintenance: Yes (check out this page for more details)
  • Download size: 13MB (Android) / ???MB (iOS)
  • Platform: Android and iOS
  • Patch notes:
  • A new type of map, Tactics Drills, has been added.
  • Additional weapon skills have been added.
  • Additional weapons can be upgraded in the Weapon Refinery.
  • Various UI improvements have been made, including the ability to view all quest progress in one list.
  • List of changes:
  • adds Tactics Drills
  • adds new weapon skills and new weapons to refine
  • adds new quest progression and completion display
  • adds automatic scroll to the newly added maps on the map selection screen
  • adds Battle BGM to the Settings menu (background music that plays during battle scenes can be toggled on or off, or it can be set to play only special background music);
  • adds Event Recap to the Miscellaneous menu (review conversations from past events).
  • adds a Restart option to the menus of Grand Hero Battles, Tactics Drills, and other maps that can be used without using any stamina
  • and more…
  • Additional details: update announced on June 30th. Make sure to check out this post for plenty of details about the update!
  • Official website: check out the links above!

Fire Emblem Heroes – Ver. 2.6.1

  • Release date: June 25th 2018 (North America) / June 26th 2018 (Europe, Japan)
  • Maintenance: No
  • Download size: ???MB (Android) / ???MB (iOS)
  • Platform: Android and iOS
  • Patch notes:
  • Implemented bug fixes
  • List of changes:
  • Additional details: none.
  • Official website: check out the links above!

Fire Emblem Heroes – Ver. 2.6.0

  • Release date: June 7th 2018 (North America) / June 8th 2018 (Europe, Japan)
  • Maintenance: Yes (check out the Maintenance page for more details)
  • Download size: 12MB (Android) / ???MB (iOS)
  • Platform: Android and iOS
  • Patch notes:
  •  The Allies menu has been streamlined and additional features have been added.
  • You can now equip an accessory on Hero mini units.
  • The amount of SP earned when leveling up has increased.
  • Additional weapon skills have been added.
  • Additional weapons can be upgraded in Weapon Refinery.
  • List of changes:
  • Fixes issue with the Spd Feint skill [more details]
  • Heroes can now wear accessories
  • New weapon skills and options for the Weapon Refinery
  • The Allies menu has been revamped and expanded with new options
  • In Arena Assault, using Legendary Heroes or Heroes with blessings that match the season will increase your score
  • SP gained when leveling up will increase slightly, making it easier to learn skills.
  • Additional details: update announced on May 25th. More details can be found in this post!
  • Official website: check out the links above!

Fire Emblem Heroes – Ver. 2.5.0

  • Release date: May 8th 2018 (North America) / May 9th 2018 (Europe, Japan)
  • Maintenance: check out this post for more details!
  • Download size: 17.86MB (Android) / ???MB (iOS)
  • Platform: Android and iOS
  • Patch notes:
  • The Arena has been updated.
  • The tutorial has been updated.
  • Adjustments have been made to Tap Battle and Rival Domains.
  • Additional weapon skills have been added.
  • Additional weapons can be upgraded in Weapon Refinery.
  • List of changes:
  • Updates to the Arena;
  • New weapon skills;
  • New options in Weapon Refinery;
  • Minor improvements for future Tap Battle events;
  • Improvements for Rival Domains;
  • Heroes who are defeated in battle will no longer lose the SP and EXP they gained in battle;
  • The SP and EXP earned in maps that have already been cleared will no longer be reduced by half;
  • Along with improvements to the tutorial, gifts will be given out to existing players, including 4 ★ Takumi, the Wild Card;
  • and more… check out this post for more details!
  • Additional details: update announced on May 2nd. Check out this post for more details!
  • Official website: check out the links above!

Fire Emblem Heroes – Ver. 2.4.0

  • Release date: April 9th 2018 (North America) / April 10th 2018 (Europe, Japan)
  • Download size: 13.54MB (Android) / ???MB (iOS)
  • Platform: Android and iOS
  • Patch notes:
  • A new event, Grand Conquests, has been added.
  • Additional weapon skills have been added.
  • Additional weapons can be upgraded in Weapon Refinery.
  • The limit on Hero Merit has been raised to 5,000.
  • New notification banners have been added to the Home screen.
  • List of changes:
  • adds new weapon skills for Lilina, Fir, and Karel
  • adds new weapon skills to refine at the Weapon Refinery
  • makes some improvements to the Friend Lists
  • prepares the addition of new Bow types
  • and much more…
  • Additional details: more details can be found in this post and this post!
  • Official website: check out the links above!

Fire Emblem Heroes – Ver. 2.3.0

  • Release date: March 7th 2018 (North America) / March 8th 2018 (Europe, Japan)
  • Download size: ???MB (Android) / ???MB (iOS)
  • Platform: Android and iOS
  • Patch notes:
  • New Rival Domains battles have been added to Special Maps.
  • A new map type, Blessed Gardens, has been added.
  • Additional weapon skills have been added.
  • Additional weapons can be upgraded in Weapon Refinery.
  • List of changes:
  • adds Blessed Gardens: a new mode with maps that only Legendary Heroes and Heroes with a Blessing can tackle
  • adds Rival Domains: a new type of special maps where you get to battle a large army
  • adds a new weapon skill for Soren, the Shrewd Strategist
  • adds new weapon skills to refine at the Weapon Refinery
  • and more…
  • Additional details: update announced on February 8th. More details can be found in this post!
  • Official website: check out the links above!

Fire Emblem Heroes – Ver. 2.2.0

  • Release date: February 7th 2018 (North America) / February 8th 2018 (Europe, Japan)
  • Download size: 48.11MB (Android) / 110MB (iOS)
  • Platform: Android and iOS
  • Patch notes:
  • A new event has been added.
  • The layout of the Battle screen has been updated.
  • Additional weapon skills have been added.
  • Additional weapons can be upgraded in Weapon Refinery.
  • List of changes:
  • adds the Tap Battle: Illusory Dungeon event
  • adds new Weapon Skills
  • adds more weapons to refine at the Weapon Refinery
  • Additional notes: the update was announced on January 19th. Some more details can be found in this post, this one, and this one.
  • Official website: check out the links above!

Fire Emblem Heroes – Ver. 2.1.0

  • Release date: January 10th 2018 (North America) / January 11th 2018 (Europe, Japan)
  • Download size: 10.65MB (Android) / 110MB (iOS)
  • Platform: Android and iOS
  • Patch notes:
    • The limit on Hero Merit has been increased to 4,000.

 

    • Additional possibilities await in Sacred Seal Forge and Weapon Refinery.

 

    • A new feature to check the battle map before battle has been added.

 

    • New maps have been added to the Arena.

 

  • Bug fixes.
  • List of changes:
  • this update also fixes an issue with weapons that cannot be inherited if they have been refined at the Weapon Refinery (check out this post for more details)
  • it also adds an option to edit your teams before the battle begins (via a button on the battle details screen)
  • Additional notes: a post with additional details should be available soon!
  • Official website: check out the links above!

Fire Emblem Heroes – Ver. 2.0.0

  • Release date: November 27th (North America) / November 28th (Europe)
  • Download size: 47.63MB (Android) / ???MB (iOS)
  • Platform: Android and iOS
  • Patch notes
    • Book II has been added to Story Maps.

 

    • Added a new feature: Weapon Refinery.

 

    • Added new skills for the weapon type Staff.

 

    • Adjusted the cooldown for some Special skills.

 

  • Expanded the barracks by 100 for all users.
  • List of changes:
  • new skills available at 5 ★ for Heroes using staves
  • the countdown trigger is reduced by 1 turn for some skills
  • free barrack extension (+ 100 Heroes)
  • stamina capped to 10 for Story and Paralogue maps
  • adds the Weapon Refinery
  • adds Book II (new main story)
  • new game icon
  • Additional notes: check out this post and this one for more details about the update, but also Book II of the main story and upcoming events/Summoning Focuses!
  • Official website: check out the links above!

Fire Emblem Heroes – Ver. 1.8.0

  • Release date: October 8th (North America) / October 9th (Europe)
  • Download size: 10.39MB (Android) / 93.7MB (iOS)
  • Platform: Android and iOS
  • Patch notes
    • Made it easier to identify stages involved in quests.

 

    • Can now jump directly to related stages from the quest list.

 

    • Now possible to jump to Edit Teams prior to entering a stage.

 

  • Bug fixes.
  • Additional notes: you can find a lot more details about the update in this post, including the brand new Sacred Seal Forge feature, and more!
  • Official website: check out the links above!

Fire Emblem Heroes – Ver. 1.7.0

  • Release date: September 6th (North America) / September 7th (Europe, Japan)
  • Download size: ???MB (Android) / ???MB (iOS)
  • Platform: Android and iOS
  • Patch notes
  • New Support gameplay feature added.
  • Added a way to view team names when selecting teams.
  • Added an option to search for Heroes by skill within Inherit Skill menu.
  • Added new options to the Settings menu.
  • Bug fixes.
  • Additional notes: click here for more details about the new features!
  • Official website: check out the links above!

Fire Emblem Heroes – Ver. 1.6.0

  • Release date: August 6th (North America) / August 7th (Europe, Japan)
  • Download size: 11.32MB (Android) / ???MB (iOS)
  • Platform: Android and iOS
  • Patch notes:
    • It is now possible to summon once during new Summoning Events without using Orbs.

 

    • The summoning appearance rates for 3-Star and 4-Star Heroes have been adjusted.
      Please note this change affects Summoning Events that begin after the update.

 

    • The Catalog of Heroes has been added.

 

    • A new mode has been added: Arena Assault.

 

  • It is now easier to train Heroes in the Arena and Training Tower.
  • List of changes:
  • adds a new Arena mode: Arena Assault
  • adds a Catalog of Heroes
  • raised the max. Hero Limit
  • adds improvements to the Training Tower
  • Arena now gives more EXP and SP
  • and more…
  • Additional notes: more details can be found in this post!
  • Official website: check out the links above!

Fire Emblem Heroes – Ver. 1.5.1

  • Release date: July 7th (worldwide)
  • Download size: 4.65MB (Android) / ???MB (iOS)
  • Platform: Android and iOS
  • Patch notes:
  • Implemented bug fixes
  • List of changes:
  • Fixes glitch impacting Log-in bonuses (click here for more details)
  • Additional notes: this update is required to keep playing;
  • Official website: see links above.

Fire Emblem Heroes – Ver. 1.5.0

  • Release date: July 4th (North America), July 5th (Europe, Japan)
  • Download size: 9.09MB (Android) / 63.3MB (iOS)
  • Platform: Android and iOS
  • Patch notes:
    • Chain Challenge and Squad Assault have been added to Story Maps.

 

    • Adjustments have been made to some in-game events.

 

    • Options for sorting Heroes have been increased.

 

    • The Complete Purchase button has been added to the Purchase Orbs screen.

 

  • Bug fixes.
  • List of changes:
  • new modes for Story Maps: Chain Challenge, and Squad Assault
  • adjustments to EXP earning
  • improvements for the Tempest Trials event
  • new Hero Sorting Options
  • new “Complete Purchase” button on Orbs purchase screen
  • maximum barracks size increased
  • various other changes, improvements, and fixes

Click here for more details and some screenshots!

  • Additional notes: this update is obviously required to keep playing;
  • Official website: see links above.

Fire Emblem Heroes – Ver. 1.4.0

  • Release date: June 6th (North America), June 7th (Europe, Japan)
  • Download size: 12.16MB (Android) / 63.3MB (iOS)
  • Platform: Android and iOS
  • Patch notes:
  • Added extra gameplay features and a new event type.
  • Increased the number of teams the player can create to 8.
  • Added an “Accept All” button to accept rewards from cleared quests.
  • Added new options to the Settings menu.
  • Bug fixes.
  • Additional details: for more details about the changes and new features, please check out this post! And for the Tempest Trials, click here!
  • Additional notes: the update is required to keep playing;
  • Official website: see links above.

Fire Emblem Heroes – Ver. 1.3.0

  • Release date: May 7th (North America) May 8th (Europe, Japan)
  • Download size: 7.93MB (Android) / ???MB (iOS)
  • Platform: Android and iOS
  • Patch notes:
  • Changes made to the tier system in the Arena
  • Added additional maps for the Arena
  • Adjusted the difficult within the Training Tower
  • Bug fixes
  • List of changes:
  • Arena: revamped Arena, with a new ladder system replacing the current ranking system, allowing you to get orbs as rewards (click here for more details);
  • Arena: added new types of maps, with terrain effects;
  • Training tower: adjusted difficulty and maps for Strata 8 and 9;
  • added bonus for losing Army during Voting Gauntlet events;
  • added tips to loading screen;
  • added new sorting options for Heroes;
  • more…
  • Additional details: click here!
  • Additional notes: the update is required to keep playing;
  • Official website: see links above.

Fire Emblem Heroes – Ver. 1.2.0

  • Release date: April 11th (North America) / April 12th (Europe, Japan)
  • Download size: 10.47MBMB (Android) / 66.7MB (iOS)
  • Platform: Android and iOS
  • Patch notes:
  • Maximum stamina raised from 50 to 99.
  • Added feature that allows you to swap the position of Heroes at the start of battle.
  • Adjusted the amount of EXP gained in battle. Heroes with lower rarities (in stars) will receive more EXP from battle.
  • Adjusted matchmaking conditions in the Arena and made adjustements to how score is calculated after victory.
  • Introduces additional enhancements to improve the user’s experience and enjoyment.
  • Bug fixes.
  • List of changes/new features:
  • Inherit Skill: you can now inherit skills that were previously inherited when using Merge Allies;
  • New feature: Hero Merit. Merit is earned in battle, and when a character has earned enough, you can get some precious Hero Feathers. NB: duplicate Heroes do share Merit. You get 500 Hero Feathers for each 500 Hero Merit you save up: you can get them by tapping the corresponding character on the Home screen;
  • Arena: the way scores are handled and matchmaking have been modified;
  • Arena: tap a Bonus Character to get a description of that character;
  • Notifications are now displayed only once a day (you can still access them from the notice board in the Castle);
  • Battles: you can now change the position of units at the start of battle;
  • Battles: the amount of XP you get for defeating lower level enemies has been adjusted (only applies to ★1 to ★4 Heroes)
  • Stamina bar now has 99 points (instead of 50)
  • Story Maps: an icon indicates if there’s new maps available and/or map you’re yet to play;
  • and more…
  • Additional details: click here!
  • Additional notes: the update is required to keep playing;
  • Official website: see links above.

Fire Emblem Heroes – Ver. 1.1.1

  • Release date: March 9th (worldwide)
  • Download size: 6.10MB (Android) / 66.3MB (iOS)
  • Platform: Android and iOS
  • Patch notes:
  • Implemented bug fixes
  • Additional notes: this update fixes the issue with Arena Duels. Click here for more details!
  • Official website: see links above.

Fire Emblem Heroes – Ver. 1.1.0

  • Release date: March 3rd (Europe, Japan) / March 2nd (North America)
  • Download size: 20.18MB (Android) / 83.4MB (iOS)
  • Platform: Android and iOS
  • Patch notes:
  • Added a new event and a new feature.
  • Other various system improvements.
  • Additional notes: unfortunately, we don’t quite now what the event and feature are at the moment, but there’s no doubt we will know pretty soon (a bunch of new features were previously announced, and a special event related to friends was previously teased, too).
  • Official website: see links above.

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