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“Sigh. How did you find yourselves in here? I'm afraid I can't let you go.”
—Henning's battle quote

Henning is the boss of Chapter 8x of Fire Emblem: The Binding Blade, where Roy and his army enters to get the Divine Sword, Durandal. Henning is there with a bandit gang to prevent Roy from getting Durandal, which he had found before Roy's arrival.


Not much can be discerned about Henning's personality, except that he desires Durandal for himself. However, he seems to be taken somewhat by surprise by Roy's forces and expresses monotone regret during battle.



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Henning is a rather notorious Boss; he is considered one of the most difficult bosses in the game, and by extension, the entire series. At this point in the game, Henning's stats are ridiculously high, especially his Skill and Speed. Even Marcus and Zelot can struggle to take on Henning by themselves. He is also decently equipped with a Steel Blade and a Hand Axe that allows him to retaliate against ranged attackers. Even though he is weighed down slightly by his weapons, Henning will still have more than enough Speed to double attack most of the units in the player's army. Generally, the best way to defeat Henning is to gradually chip away at his HP either with ranged attackers such as Lugh, or by attacking him in melee combat and then rescuing the unit after. As long as the player takes care to not leave weak or low HP units in Henning's attack range, he should go down eventually.


“Ah, blast... I knew this would happen...”
—Henning's death quote


Henning is often a surname used in Germany and Scandinavia.


  • According to a Japanese gaming news website, Henning landed 71st place out of 80 in the character popularity poll for The Binding Blade.