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“But we can’t just ignore this… You were there when Renais was invaded… You saw what I saw. You saw how the people suffered at the hands of Grado’s soldiers. Homes were destroyed, possessions stolen, women kidnapped… Anyone who resisted was executed without question, without hesitation.”
—Eirika, telling Seth why they should help.

Escape! is Chapter 1 in Fire Emblem: The Sacred Stones.

Initial Enemy


  • When Eirika passes the 2 forts (from southeast):


See: Escape!/Script


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  • Go up slowly.
  • At the start of Turn 2, Franz and Gilliam will appear. (If tutorial is on, this teaches you to trade and use items.) Strangely, Gilliam joins injured.
  • Move left, clear all enemies on the way/nearby.
  • When you cross the halfway point more enemies will appear. You can kill them to gain more EXP.
  • Weaken the boss, but make sure to let Eirika finish him.


  • Due to programming, if for any reason Franz and Gilliam were never encountered in this Chapter, they will appear within the player's party at the beginning of Chapter 2.