Fire Emblem Warriors: Software updates (latest: Ver. 1.5.0)

Fire Emblem Warriors

On this page, you will find all there is to know about Software updates for Fire Emblem Warriors on Nintendo Switch and New Nintendo 3DS (originally released on September 28th 2017 in Japan, and October 20th 2017 in Europe and North America).

NB: this page is for the Software updates for Fire Emblem Warriors. If you’re looking for DLC, click here!

How to download Software updates for Fire Emblem Warriors on the Nintendo Switch and New Nintendo 3DS?

To download updates for the Nintendo Switch version of the game, you have three options:

  • let the console do its thing if you have automatic downloads activated, and didn’t completely turn it off

If not…

  • try to launch the game from the Home Menu while being connected to the internet. You should get a prompt when doing so: simply follow the instructions on screen;

OR

  • select the game > press either + or – to go to the Options page > select Software update > select Via the Internet.

To check that you have the latest version installed, press either + or – to go to the Options page. The version number is displayed right under the game’s title.

To download updates for the New Nintendo 3DS version of the game, you have the following options:

  • while connected to the internet, launch the game from the Home Menu: you should get a prompt when doing so. Simply follow the instructions on screen;
  • search for Fire Emblem Warriors on the Nintendo eShop;
  • use the option in the Nintendo eShop Settings page.

To check that you have the latest version installed, simply launch the game: the version number should be displayed on the title screen.

Fire Emblem Warriors– Ver. 1.5.0

  • Release date: March 28th 2018 (North America) / March 29th 2018 (Europe, Japan)
  • Platforms: Nintendo Switch / New Nintendo 3DS
  • File size: 765 blocks or 95.65MB (New Nintendo 3DS)
  • Patch notes:
  • Fire Emblem Awakening Pack compatibility has been added.
  • The level cap for characters has been increased to 150.
  • New weapon attribute, Legendary, has been added.
  • New blessings have been added.
  • New crests have been added.
  • Level Reset has been added. After clearing Story Mode, you can reset a character’s level at the Temple.
  • Continuous Blessings setting has been added. You can receive the same blessings as the last battle without going to the Temple.
  • Video-capture compatibility has been added.
  • Credits have been updated.
  • Improvements to the UI.
  • Various bug fixes.
  • List of changes:
  • level cap raised from 130 to 150
  • adds a new weapon attritubel: Legendary (allows you to raise the attack power of a regular weapon to the same level as a Hero’s unique weapon), available via a random drop;
  • adds new Blessings:
    • Speed Blessing, Luck Blessing: increase Speed / Luck;
    • Healing Blessing: allows all units to automatically recover some HP, little by little;
    • Transport Blessing: increases the amount of materials you can earn from drops;
    • Master Blessing: increase the number, level, quality, and number of skills, of weapons earned via drops;
    • Ordinary Materials Blessing: makes it easier to get ordinary/common materials from drops;
    • Infernal Blessing: raises the level of all enemies to Lvl. 150 [available from the “Blessings” menu, at the Temple]
    • Tactician Blessing:  while wearing this, a unit will not be able to deal any damage to enemies. On the other hand, the units not controlled by the player will see their attack power increased. Basically, this Blessing allows you to play exclusively by giving orders to other units, like an actual Tactician. [available from the “Blessings” menu, at the Temple] 
  • adds Level Reset: allows you to reset the level of a unit (to Lvl. 1), and get materials in return;
  • adds support for the Video Capture feature;
  • makes improvement to the UI of the battle screen;
  • fixes various bugs.
  • Additional notes: while this udpate is required for the third and final paid DLC Pack, it’s available to all players (even those who don’t buy the DLC). For more details about the DLC Pack, make sure to check out this post!
  • Official website: Koei-Tecmo / Nintendo (Nintendo Switch) / Nintendo (New Nintendo 3DS)

Fire Emblem Warriors– Ver. 1.4.0

  • Release date: February 14th 2018 (North America) / February 15th 2018 (Europe, Japan)
  • Platforms: Nintendo Switch / New Nintendo 3DS
  • File size: ??? blocks or ???MB (New Nintendo 3DS)
  • Patch notes:
  • Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon Pack compatibility has been added.
  • The level cap for characters has been increased to 130.
  • New weapon attributes, Critical Focus and Antiair Focus, have been added.
  • New blessings have been added.
  • New crests have been added.
  • Crest Confirmation setting has been added.
  • Improvements to the UI.
  • Various bug fixes.
  • List of changes:
  • Adds compatibility with the second DLC Pack
  • Level cap raised from Lvl. 110 to Lvl. 130;
  • Adds new weapon skills (available via random drops):
    • Finisher Focus: allows you to deplete the Stun gauge faster;
    • Anti-Air Focus: allows you to deal more damage to enemies that have been launched in the air.
  • Adds new Blessings:
    • Strength Blessing, Magic Blessing, Skill Blessing: increases the respective stats;
    • Bond Blessing: makes it easier to raise the bond between two characters;
    • Swift Blessings: increase attack power for a limited time, at the beginning of battle.
  • Various improvements to the UI, including the map;
  • Various bug fixes
  • Bug fix for the sound data glitch for the first DLC Pack
  • Additional notes: while this udpate is required for the second paid DLC Pack, it’s available to all players (even those who don’t buy the DLC). For more details about the second paid DLC Pack, make sure to check out this post!
  • Official website: Koei-Tecmo / Nintendo (Nintendo Switch) / Nintendo (New Nintendo 3DS)

Fire Emblem Warriors– Ver. 1.3.0

  • Release date: December 20th (North America) / December 21st 2017 (Europe, Japan)
  • Platforms: Nintendo Switch / New Nintendo 3DS
  • File size: 486 blocks or 60.75MB (New Nintendo 3DS)
  • Patch notes:
  • Fire Emblem Fates Pack compatibility has been added.
  • The level cap for characters has been increased to 110.
  • New weapon rank, S, has been added.
  • Weapon attribute, Fury Builder, has been added.
  • New blessings have been added.
  • New crests have been added.
  • Various bug fixes.
  • List of changes:

Additional weapon ranks

Added an additional weapon rank above “Brave”: Hero.

  • Hero’s Sword
  • Hero’s Axe
  • Hero’s Spear
  • Hero’s Bow
  • Hero’s Tome
  • Hero’s Dragonstone

Leval cap raised

The level cap has been raised from 100 to 110

Additional Weapon Characteristics

Divine Favor: for every 100 enemies you defeat, your attack power is increased.

This Weapon Characteristic appears as random drop after downloading and installing the Software update.

Additional Blessings

The following Blessings have been added added to the game:

  • Defense Blessing
  • Magic Defense Blessing
  • Divine Favor Blessing
  • Killing Blessing

(NB: official English names TBC)

Misc.

  • adds support for the first paid DLC Pack
  • makes it possible for players to order Heroes to restore Forts HP from the strategy screen
  • lowered the K.O requirements for S Rank in History Mode, in the New Nintendo 3DS version
  • various bug fixes
  • Additional notes: while this udpate is required for the first paid DLC Pack, it’s available to all players (even those who don’t buy the DLC). For more details about the first paid DLC Pack, make sure to check out this post!
  • Official website: Koei-Tecmo / Nintendo (Nintendo Switch) / Nintendo (New Nintendo 3DS)

Fire Emblem Warriors– Ver. 1.2.1

  • Release date: November 30th (Japan) / December 1st (Europe / North America)
  • Platforms: New Nintendo 3DS
  • File size: ??? blocks or ???MB (New Nintendo 3DS)
  • Patch notes:
  • None available.
  • List of changes:
  • fixes input lag
  • fixes processing speed drops
  • Additional details: this update fixes a couple of issues brought by the Ver. 1.2.0 update. It’s only for the New Nintendo 3DS version of the game.
  • Official website: Koei-Tecmo / Nintendo (New Nintendo 3DS)

Fire Emblem Warriors– Ver. 1.2.0

  • Release date: November 15th 2017 (North America) / November 16th 2017 (Europe – New Nintendo 3DS, Japan) / November 17th (Europe – Nintendo Switch)
  • Platforms: Nintendo Switch / New Nintendo 3DS
  • File size: 317 blocks or 39MB (New Nintendo 3DS)
  • Patch notes:
  • A new History Mode map, Hero Challenge, has been added.
  • A new weapon attribute, Armor Strike, has been added, allowing you to inflict a Broken Armor state on enemies.
  • New costumes for Lianna and Rowan have been added, including special Broken Armor appearances.
  • New blessings have been added.
  • The Sell Weapons screen has been improved, allowing you to sell multiple weapons at once.
  • Various bug fixes.
  • List of changes:
  • New History Mode map: “Hero Challenge”
  • New weapon characteristic: “Armour Strike”
  • New “Broken Armour” for Lianna and Rowan
  • New costumes for Lianna and Rowan: Gold Princess and Gold Prince.
  • adds new blessings
  • adds the ability to sell weapons in bulk
  • various bug fixes

Fire Emblem Warriors– Ver. 1.1.0

  • Release date: September 28th (Japan) / October 19th (Europe, North America)
  • Platforms: Nintendo Switch / New Nintendo 3DS
  • File size: ???MB / 239 blocks or 29MB (New Nintendo 3DS)
  • Patch notes:
  • The Downloadable Content menu has been added and DLC is available.
  • The weapon list can be sorted.
  • The number of enemies defeated and rate of damage taken can be seen in History Mode.
  • Various bug fixes.
  • List of changes:
  • Adds a DLC menu, allowing you to purchase and download DLC [click here for more details about the DLC]
  • Adds a Sorting option in the weapon list, allowing you to sorth through all the weapons you have
  • History Mode: adds K.O and damage counters to the pause menu screen
  • Various bug fixes
  • Additional notes: this is the launch update for the game. More details coming soon!
  • Official website: Koei-Tecmo / Nintendo

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