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Dark Breath is a powerful Breath weapon used by enemy dragons.

Overview and History[]

Dark Breath is introduced in Fire Emblem: Mystery of the Emblem, where it is used by Earth Dragons and Dark Dragons, having the effect of halving the foe's attack power.

Dark Breath is used again in TearRing Saga: Utna Heroes Saga, it is again used by a Dark Dragon, Gerxel.

In Fire Emblem: The Binding Blade, it is used by the Demon Dragon Idunn. This incarnation of the weapon is calculated off of the Magic stat and takes the forms of kicks and tail whips alongside the traditional breath attack.

In Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon, Dark Breath appears in a non itemized form when Medeus attacks with the Earthstone.

In the second remake, Fire Emblem: New Mystery of the Emblem, Dark Breath returns to itemized form and is the only breath weapon to have 1-2 range on all difficulties.

In Fire Emblem Fates, Dark Breath is used by the Blight Dragon form of Garon.

Weapon Stats[]

Fire Emblem: Mystery of the Emblem[]

Name Type

Dark Breath FE3.png Dark Breath

Breath

WLv Uses Mt Hit Crt Rng Wt Worth
1 - 12 70% 0% 1~2 20 -
Effect

Negates Defense of all non-dragon units. Negates Magical attacks against user. Halves opponent's attack power before applying defense.

TearRing Saga: Utna Heroes Saga[]

Name Type

Dark Breath.gif★Dark Breath

Breath

WLv WHp Power Hit Crt Rng Wt Worth
30 - 20 50% 0% 1-3 15 -
Effect

Deals 9 area damage and negates Defense.

Fire Emblem: The Binding Blade[]

Name Type

Wretched Air.gif Dark Breath

Breath

Rank Uses Mt Hit Crt Rng Wt WEx Worth
- - 20 100% 10% 1 0 - -
Effect

-

  • Note: Cannot be obtained.

Fire Emblem: New Mystery of the Emblem[]

Name Type

Dark Breath FE12.png Dark Breath

Breath

Rank Uses Mt Hit Crt Rng WEx Worth
- - 20 85% 0% 1~2 - -
Effect

-

Fire Emblem Fates[]

Name Type

Dark Breath

Breath

Rank Uses Mt Hit Crt Avo Rng WEx Worth
S Infinite 30 100% 0% 10% 1-2 ? 0
Effect

Cannot double. Critical Evade + 10.

Fire Emblem Heroes[]

Name Type

Dark Breath

FEH Fire Breath.pngFEH Thunder Breath.pngFEH Wind Breath.pngFEH Colorless Breath.png Breath

Mt Rng SP Rarity
9 1 200 ✯✯✯
Effect

If unit initiates combat, inflicts Atk/Spd-5 on foes within 2 spaces of target through their next actions after combat.

Name Type

Dark Breath+

FEH Fire Breath.pngFEH Thunder Breath.pngFEH Wind Breath.pngFEH Colorless Breath.png Breath

Mt Rng SP Rarity
13 1 300 ✯✯✯✯✯
Effect

If unit initiates combat, inflicts Atk/Spd-5 on foes within 2 spaces of target through their next actions after combat.

Name Cost

Dark Breath+

350 SP, 500Arena Medal.png, 50Refining Stone.png
Type HP Mt Spd Def Res
FEH WUp 1.png +5 + 3
FEH WUp 2.png +5 + 1 + 3
FEH WUp 3.png +5 + 1 + 4
FEH WUp 4.png +5 + 1 + 4
Effect
After combat, if unit attacked, inflicts Atk/Spd-7 on target and foes within 2 spaces of target through their next actions.
If foe's Range = 2, calculates damage using the lower of foe's Def or Res.

Gallery[]

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