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Bond Supports are fixed supports between certain pairs of characters that usually grant 5-10% bonuses to Critical and Critical Evade while they are directly adjacent. They only appear in Mystery of the Emblem, Thracia 776, Path of Radiance and Radiant Dawn (and to an extent, Shadow Dragon).


Unlike normal supports, most Bond Supports do not involve unlocking Support conversations initially, or require any building of support points between the characters in order to actually activate the bonuses. Instead, they are usually already present in gameplay by default to indicate the pair share a close relationship (usually by being kin or intimate friends).


The player is able to add more bond supports for characters by having them reach an A support with another character in Path of Radiance, and then transferring the data to a Radiant Dawn save file where it will manifest as a 5% bonus (unless the characters already share a default Bond Support, in which case the bonuses will not stack). The exception to this is Largo since he is no longer playable in Radiant Dawn, so his A supports cannot transfer. All bond supports are not one-way and provide the bonuses to both characters, provided they are next to each other.


Enemy characters are not excluded from having bond supports, and several bosses possess a few, such as Shiharam with Jill, Pain and Agony with each other, Dheginsea with Kurthnaga, and Sephiran with Sanaki or Zelgius. Despite this, however, enemy units cannot utilize their Bond Supports unless the character they share the bond with is of the same affiliation as them.

Bonds in Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance

Critical Bonus

Ike, Mist - 10%

Oscar, Boyd, Rolf - 10%

Rolf, Shinon - 5%

Marcia, Makalov - 5%

Calill, Largo - 10%

Geoffrey, Lucia - 5%

Tormod, Muarim - 10%

Lethe, Mordecai - 5%

Tibarn, Reyson - 10%

Naesala, Reyson - 5%

Ulki, Janaff, Reyson - 5%

Jill, Shiharam - 10%

Geoffrey, Bastian - 10%

Geoffrey, Kieran - 5%

Elincia, Lucia - 10%

Critical Evade Bonus

Ike, Soren - 5%

Elincia, Ike - 5%

Elincia, Bastian - 5%

Elincia, Geoffrey - 5%

Elincia, Lucia - 5%

Elincia, Kieran - 5%

Tanith, Marcia - 5%

Ashnard, Petrine - 5%

Tibarn, Ulki - 5%

Tibarn, Janaff - 5%

Geoffrey, Kieran - 5%

Bonds in Fire Emblem Heroes

In Fire Emblem Heroes Bonds are seperated in 2 categories. Ally Support, and Summoner Support. For Ally Support heroes gain the support-stats when within 2 spaces of one another, but only a single stat will be increased when they're 2 spaces away. For Summoner Support the stats are applied directly onto the base stats. Res+2 for C, Def/Res+2 for B, Spd/Def/Res+2 for A, and Spectrum+2 for S rank.


As stated in the in-game description of Radiant Dawn, units only have to be within three spaces of each other to use support bonuses.