Fire Emblem Heroes: latest events and content updates [December 2018]

On February 2nd 2017, Nintendo launched Fire Emblem Heroes on Android and iOS (click here to check out all 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 have listed all the events and content updates for Fire Emblem Heroes in December 2018, so that you can find all those details in one place. If you’re looking for the most recent updates, make sure to check out this page instead!

December 1st

  • [Special Maps] The latest Rival Domains map is now available. This time, you get a bonus if you defeat allies using cavalry allies (available until December 8th)
  • [Quests] Not one, but three new sets of Quests for December are now available (available until January 1st)

December 2nd

  • [Blessed Gardens]A new Blessed Gardens map is now available: Grounds – Earth 4 (Garden of Earth, Infernal) (no end date)
  • [Summoning Focus] A new Summoning Focus is now available: Heroes with Ward Skills. It features the following Heroes: Sigurd (Holy Knight), Ike (Brave Mercenary), and Lyn (Brave Lady). Characters page updated! (available until December 13th)

December 3rd

  • [Special Maps] The Bound Hero Battle feat. Seliph and Julia is now back (available until December 12th)
  • [Quests] A new set of Quests is now available: Bound Hero Battle (available until December 12th)
  • [Aether Raids] Season 4 of Aether Raids is now live (available until December 10th)
    • Bonus Heroes (HP+10, Atk/Spd/Def/Res+4 + Lift+20 and Double EXP and SP if you win a battle): Eirika (Graceful Resolve), Corrin (Dream Prince), Corrin (Dream Princess), Camilla (Flower of Fantasy), Mikoto (Caring Mother), Azura (Young Songstress), Ursula (Blue Crow), Michalis (Ambitious King), Ike (Vanguard Legend), and Sharena (Princess of Askr)
    • Bonus Structures (Level +1): Panic Manor (O, D)

December 4th

  • [Events] The 18th Voting Gauntlet is called Nifl vs Múspell, is now live. Check out this page for all the details! (available until December 10th)
  • [Events] Round 1 of the 18th Voting Gauntlet is now live. Check out this page for all the details! (available until December 6th)
  • [Log-in Bonus] While the 18th Voting Gauntlet is running, players can get the following as Daily Log-in Bonus: Battle Flag x5 (available until December 10th)
  • [Quests] The first set of Quests related to the latest Voting Gauntlet event is now live (available until December 6th)
  • [Arena] The latest set of Bonus Heroes for the Arena is now live. It features the following Heroes: Hríd (Icy Blade), Surtr (Ruler of Flames), Laegjarn (Sheathed Steel), Laevatein (Searing Steel), Helbindi (Save Scourge), Ylgr (Fresh Snowfall), Gharnef (Dark Pontifex), Xander (Paragon Knight), Mist (Helpful Sister), and Fjorm (Princess of Ice) (available until December 25th)
  • [Elements] The Elements for the current season are: Water and Wind (available until December 11th)

December 5th

  • [Manga] The 54th chapter of the official Fire Emblem Heroes manga is now available: click here to check it out (Japanese-only)!

December 6th

  • [Quests] A new set of Quests is now available: Three Heroes Quests. It allows you to get the following Heroes: Olivia (Blushing Beauty), Corrin (Fateful Princess), and Azama (Carefree Monk). Characters page updated! (available until December 20th)
  • [Events] Round 2 of the 18th Voting Gauntlet is now live. Check out this page for all the details! (available until December 8th)
  • [Quests] The second set of Quests related to the latest Voting Gauntlet event is now live (available until December 8th)
  • [Story Maps] A new Tactics Drills map is now available: Dazzling Trilemma (Grandmaster, Infernal) (no end date)

December 8th

  • [Events] The Final Round of the 18th Voting Gauntlet is now live. Check out this page for all the details! (available until December 10th)
  • [Quests] The third and final set of Quests related to the latest Voting Gauntlet is now live (available until December 10th)
  • [Special Maps] The latest Rival Domains map is now available. This time, you get a bonus if you defeat allies using flying allies (available until December 15th)

December 9th

  • [Blessed Gardens] A new Blessed Gardens map is now available: Grounds – Fire 4 (Garden of Fire, Infernal) (no end date)

December 11th

  • [Livestream] The latest Feh Channel was livestreamed today. Check out this post for all the juicy details!
  • [Update] The next Software update (Ver. 3.0.0) is now available. This one kicks off Book III of the main story. All the details from the Feh Channel presentation can be found in this post!  More details about the update itself can be found in this post. Official patch notes have been added to this page.
  • [Summoning Focus] A new Summoning Focus is now available: Hero Fest. It includes the following Heroes: Eir (Merciful Death), Owain (Chosen One), Ophelia (Dramatic Heroine), and Lewyn (Guiding Breeze). Characters page updated! (available until December 18th)
  • [Story Maps] The first two chapters of Book III of the main story are now available. Clear Chapter 1, Part 5 on Normal to get [5 ★] Eir: Merciful Death (no end date)
  • [Story Maps] A new Squad Assault is now available: 17th Assault (Lunatic) (no end date)
  • [Quests] Not one, but two new sets of Quests are now available: The Dread Gate and Death (available until December 28th)
  • [Aether Raids] Season 5 of Aether Raids is now live (available until December 17th)
    • Bonus Heroes (HP+10, Atk/Spd/Def/Res+4 + Lift+20 and Double EXP and SP if you win a battle): Hrid (Icy Blade), Surtr (Ruler of Flame), Laegjarn (Sheathed Steel), Laevatein (Searing Steel), Helbindi (Savage Scourge), Ylgr (Fresh Snowfall), Navarre (Scarlet Sword), Zephiel (The Liberator), Ephraim (Legendary Lord, Anna (Commander)
    • Bonus Structures (Level +1): Catapult (O, D)
  • [Aether Raids] New structures are now available:
    • New: Escape Ladder (O)
    • MAX LV. Up (now to LV. 4): Infantry School (O, D), Armor School (O, D), Cavalry School (O, D), Flier School (O, D).
  • [Aether Raids] The Elements for the current season are: Light and Dark (available until December 17th)
  • [Elements] The Elements for the current season are: Wind and Fire (available until December 18th)
  • [Heroic Grails] Two new Heroes can now be summoned using Heroic Grails: Dorcas (Pumpkin Smasher), and Aversa (Dark One). Characters page updated! (no end date)
  • [Log-in Bonus] To celebrate the arrival of the first Mythic Hero, all players can get the following as special Log-in Bonus: Aether Stones x300 (no end date?)
  • [Log-in Bonus] A new set of Daily Log-in Bonuses is now live: Hero Fest. It allows you to get a First Summon Ticket every day (7 tickets in total) (available until December 18th)
  • [Log-in Bonus] A new set of Daily Log-in Bonuses is now live: Book III Begins. It allows you to get 2 Orbs every day (20 Orbs in total) (available until January 1st)
  • [Store] The latest Special Orb Promo is now live: December. It includes 21 Orbs (15 + 6 Bonus) and Refining Stone x60 (available until December 25th)
  • [Wallpaper] To celebrate the launch of Book III of the main story, smartphone wallpapers featuring the new characters are now available!

December 12th

  • [Summoning Focus] A new Summoning Focus is now live: Ike & Soren’s Battle. It features the following Heroes: Ike (Young Mercenary), Elincia (Lost Princess), and Soren (Shrewd Strategist). Characters page updated! (available until December 20th)
  • [Special Maps] A new Bound Hero Battle is now available: Ike & Soren (available until December 20th)
  • [Manga] The 55th chapter of the official Fire Emblem Heroes manga is now available: click here to check it out (Japanese-only)!

December 13th

  • [Summoning Focus] Not one, but two new Summoning Focus events are now live: New Power 1 and New Power 2. They feature the following Heroes: Ogma (Loyal Blade), and Robin (High Deliverer) / Palla (Eldest Whitewing), Est (Junior Whitewing), and Catria (Middle Whitewing). Characters page updated! (available until December 23rd)
  • [Story Maps] A new Tactics Drills map is now available: A Merciful Boost (Skill Studies, Hard) (no end date)

December 14th

  • [Event] The latest Tap Battle: Illusory Dungeon is called Kingdom of Hoshido, and it’s now live. The first 8 regular stages are now live. Check out this page for more details (available until January 10th)
  • [Quests] While the Tap Battle: Illusory Dungeon – Kingdom of Hoshido event is running, a set of related Daily Quests goes live every day (4 different sets cycling through) (available until December 21st)
  • [Guide] A new Learn with Sharena guide is now live, and this one is for players who are returning to Fire Emblem Heroes after a break (extended or not). Pretty useful, given the many new features and modes added in the past few months! Click here to check it out (no end date)

December 15th

  • [Event] The first set of 4 additional stages for the Tap Battle: Illusory Dungeon event is now live. Check out this page for more details (available until January 10th)
  • [Special Maps] The latest Rival Domains map is now available. This time, you get a bonus if you defeat allies using infantry allies (available until December 22nd)
  • [Issue] An issue is currently impacting Rematch in Aether Raids. Check out this post for more details!

December 16th

  • [Event] The second set of 4 additional stages for the Tap Battle: Illusory Dungeon event is now live. Check out this page for more details (available until January 10th)
  • [Log-in Bonus] A new set of Log-in Bonuses is now live: Tempest Trials. It allows you to get some Orbs every day, with the amount varying each day: 1, 1, 1, 1, 2, 1, 1, 1, 1, 3 (13 Orbs in total) (available until December 28th)
  • [Story Maps] A new Blessed Gardens map is now available: Grounds – Water 5 (Garden of Water, Infernal) (no end date)

December 17th

  • [Aether Raids] The Elements for the current season are: Astra and Anima (available until December 24th)
  • [Aether Raids] Season 6 of Aether Raids is now live (available until December 24th)
    • Bonus Heroes (HP+10, Atk/Spd/Def/Res+4 + Lift+20 and Double EXP and SP if you win a battle): Hrid (Icy Blade), Surtr (Ruler of Flame), Laegjarn (Sheathed Steel), Laevatein (Searing Steel), Helbindi (Savage Scourge), Ylgr (Fresh Snowfall), Navarre (Scarlet Sword), Zephiel (The Liberator), Ephraim (Legendary Lord, Anna (Commander)
    • Bonus Structures (Level +1): Infantry School (O, D)
  • [Aether Raids] A new set of Daily Rewards is now available (no end date?)
  • [Event] The third and final set of 4 additional stages for the Tap Battle: Illusory Dungeon event is now live. Check out this page for more details (available until January 10th)
  • [Quests] A new set of Quests is now available: Tap Battle (available until December 28th)

December 18th

  • [Elements] The Elements for the current season are: Wind and Earth (available until December 25th)
  • [Summoning Focus] A new Summoning Focus is now live: Gifts of Winter. It features the following Special Heroes: Fae (Holiday Dear), Ephraim (Sparkling Gallantly), and Eirika (Gentle as Snow). More details in this post! Characters page updated (available until January 18th)
  • [Summoning Focus] A returning Summoning Focus is now live: Winter’s Envoy. It features the following Special Heroes: Tharja (“Normal Girl”), Robin (Festive Tactician), Chrom (Gifted Leader), and Lissa (Pure Joy). Characters page updated (available until January 18th)
  • [Story Maps] A new Paralogue Story is now live: Gifts of Winter. It features the following maps: A Snowy Playtime, Lesson in the Snow, As Good Children Dream… (no end date)
  • [Quests] A new set of Quests is now live: Gifts of Winter (available until January 18th)
  • [Event] The first Extra Stage for the Tap Battle: Illusory Dungeon event is now live. Check out this page for more details (available until January 10th)
  • [Event] The 9th Tempest Trials+ event is called “Life is But Fleeting”, and it’s now live. Check out this page for more details! (available until December 28th)
  • [Quests] The first set of Daily Quests related to the latest Tempest Trials+ event is now live (available until December 23rd)
  • [Log-in Bonus] A new set of Log-in Bonuses is now live: New Heroes Celebration. It allows you to get some Orbs every day, with the amount varying each day: 1, 1, 1, 1, 2, 1, 1, 1, 1, 3 (13 Orbs in total) (available until January 1st)

December 19th

  • [Event] The second Extra Stage for the Tap Battle: Illusory Dungeon event is now live. Check out this page for more details (available until January 10th)
  • [Manga] The 56th chapter of the official Fire Emblem Heroes manga is now available: click here to check it out (Japanese-only)!

December 20th

  • [Update] The latest Software update (Ver. 3.0.1) is now available. More details about Ver. 3.0.0 itself can be found in this post. Official patch notes for Ver. 3.0.1 have been added to this page.
  • [Event] The third and final Extra Stage for the Tap Battle: Illusory Dungeon event is now live. Check out this page for more details (available until January 10th)
  • [Special Maps] The Grand Hero Battle feat. Linus (Mad Dog) is now back. As usual, you can clear it on Hard to get a 3 ★ version of this Hero, on Lunatic to get a 4 ★ version of it, and on Infernal to get a 4 ★ version of it + some Hero Feathers. Characters page updated! (available until December 27th)
  • [Quests] A new set of Quests is now live: Grand Hero Battles. It allows you to get a 3 ★ version of Linus (Mad Dog). Characters page udpated! (available until December 27th)
  • [Story Maps] A new Tactics Drills map is now available: Coastal Clash (Grandmaster, Infernal) (no end date)

December 21st

December 22nd

  • [Quests] A new set of Quests is now live: Three Princesses (available until January 5th)
  • [Special Maps] The latest Rival Domains map is now available. This time, you get a bonus if you defeat allies using armoured allies (available until December 29th)

December 23rd

  • [Quests] The second set of Quests related to the latest Tempest Trials+ event is now live (available until December 28th)
  • [Summoning Focus] A new Summoning Focus is now live: Heroes with Fortress Skills. It features the following Heroes: Lukas (Sharp Soldier), Kliff (Curious Spirit), and Innes (Regal Strategician). Characters page updated! (available until January 6th)
  • [Story Maps] A new Blessed Gardens map is now available: Grounds – Wind 5 (Garden of Wind, Infernal) (no end date)

December 24th

  • [Aether Raids] The Elements for the current season are: Light and Dark (available until December 31st)
  • [Aether Raids] Season 7 of Aether Raids is now live (available until December 31st)
    • Bonus Heroes (HP+10, Atk/Spd/Def/Res+4 + Lift+20 and Double EXP and SP if you win a battle): Hrid (Icy Blade), Surtr (Ruler of Flame), Laegjarn (Sheathed Steel), Laevatein (Searing Steel), Helbindi (Savage Scourge), Ylgr (Fresh Snowfall), Navarre (Scarlet Sword), Zephiel (The Liberator), Ephraim (Legendary Lord, Anna (Commander)
    • Bonus Structures (Level +1): Armor School (O, D)
  • [Events] Pre-registration for the 10th Grand Conquests event is now live. Check out this page for all the details! (available until December 26th)

December 25th

  • [Elements] The Elements for the current season are: Water and Wind (available until January 1st)
  • [Arena] The latest set of Bonus Heroes for the Arena goes live on December 25th. It features the following Heroes: Eir (Merciful Death), Ephraim (Sparkling Gallantly), Eirika (Gentle as Snow), Fae (Holiday Dear), Cecilia (Festive Instructor), Clarisse (Sniper in the Dark), Navarre (Scarlet Sword), Est (Junior Whitewing), Barst (The Hatchet), and Alfonse (Prince of Askr) (available until January 8th)

December 26th

  • [Events] Battle 1 of the 10th Grand Conquests event is now live. Check out this page for all the details! (available until December 28th)
  • [Quests] The first set of Quests related to the 10th Grand Conquests event is now live (available until December 28th)
  • [Manga] The 57th chapter of the official Fire Emblem Heroes manga is now available: click here to check it out (Japanese-only)! The one will go live on January 9th!

December 27th

  • [Special Maps] The Bound Hero Battle feat. Hector and Matthew is now back (available until January 4th)
  • [Quests] A new set of Special Quests is now live: Bound Hero Battle (available until January 4th)
  • [Story Maps] A new Tactics Drills map is now available: Triangle Attack! (Skill Studies, Hard) (no end date)

December 28th

  • [Update Data] New Update data was released on December 28th, adding the missing dialogue scenes with Hector, Heliwood and Lyn to the ongoing Grand Conquests event
  • [Summoning Focus] A new Legendary Hero Summoning Event is now live: Azura, Vallite Songstress. It features the following Heroes: Azura (Vallite Songstress), Fjorm (Princess of Ice), Nino (Pale Flower), Hector (Just Here to Fight), Takumi (Prince at Play), Camilla (Tropical Beauty), Tiki (Beachside Scion), Veronica (Brave Princess), Marth (Hero-King), Flora (Cold as Ice), Helbindindi (Savage Scourge), and Eir (Merciful Death). More details in this post! Characters page updated (available until January 8th)
  • [Special Maps] The Legendary Hero Battle feat. Azura, Vallite Songstress is now live (available until January 8th)
  • [Special Maps] The Legendary Hero Battles feat. Marth (Hero-King) and Hector (Marquess of Ostia) are back (available until January 8th)
  • [Events] Battle 2 of the 10th Grand Conquests event is now live. Check out this page for all the details! (available until December 30th)
  • [Quests] The second set of Quests related to the 10th Grand Conquests event is now live (available until December 30th)

December 29th

  • [Special Maps] The latest Rival Domains map is now available. This time, you get a bonus if you defeat allies using cavalry allies (available until January 5th)

December 30th

  • [Log-in Bonus] A new set of Log-in Bonuses is now live: Tempest Trials. It allows you to get some Orbs every day, with the amount varying each day: 1, 1, 1, 1, 2, 1, 1, 1, 1, 3 (13 Orbs in total) (available until January 11th)
  • [Events] Battle 3 (Final) of the 10th Grand Conquests event is now live. Check out this page for all the details! (available until January 1st)
  • [Quests] The 3rd and final set of Quests related to the 10th Grand Conquests is now live (available until January 1st)
  • [Blessed Gardens] A new map is now available: Grounds – Earth 5 (Garden of Earth, Infernal) (no end date)

December 31st

  • [Aether Raids] The Elements for the current season are: Astra and Anima (available until January 7th)
  • [Aether Raids] Season 8 of Aether Raids is now live (available until January 7th)
    • Bonus Heroes (HP+10, Atk/Spd/Def/Res+4 + Lift+20 and Double EXP and SP if you win a battle): Eir (Merciful Death), Ephraim (Sparkling Gallantly), Eirika (Gentle as Snow), Fae (Holiday Dear), Cecilia (Festive Instructor), Xander (Paragon Knight), Lloyd (White Wolf), Gunter (Inveterate Soldier), Robin (Fell Vessel), Alfonse (Prince of Askr)
    • Bonus Structures (Level +1): Cavalry School (O, D)
  • [Log-in Bonus] A new set of Log-in Bonuses is now live: Voting Gauntlet. It allows you to get some Orbs every day, with the amount varying each day: 1, 1, 1, 1, 2, 1, 1, 1, 1, 3 (13 Orbs in total) (available until January 14th)
  • [Wallpaper] The smartphone wallpaper/calendar for January is now available. It features Fjorm (New Traditions) and Gunnthrá (Year’s First Dream)! (no end date)

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Source: Fire Emblem Heroes


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