An ally Archer with a helmet (either Virion or another unit) fighting an enemy Barbarian in battle, as seen in one of the trailers.
Sumia as a Cavalier, shown on the presentation of the Japanese version of Fire Emblem Awakening in September 2011. Sumia cannot reclass to Cavalier in the final version of the game. Also note that she retains her pink outfit worn under her pegasus knight armor, instead of wearing the standard female Cavalier armor.
Frederick's unused portrait, as seen in his critical cut scene during a battle.
Lon'qu's unused portrait of his critical cut scene during a battle, using the Astra skill.
Early graphical testing for Awakening. Note the arena. Also note the different sprites used for different zoom level, the closer zoomed in, the more detail shown on the sprites.
In a previous version of the Chapter 18 battle in the Azure Moon route, there is an unknown event that would have removed Annette and Felix from the playable roster and put them into the map as enemies, complete with unique voice lines if Annette fights Gilbert and Mercedes, with the former even having unique post-battle lines when Gilbert kills Annette, and Felix fights Dimitri, Sylvain, and Ingrid. These lines can trigger if Felix and Annette are hacked into place as enemies.
"Almost immediately after Byleth and Hilda finished their gorgeous wedding ceremony, the struggle against those who slither in the dark began in earnest. They fought tirelessly to bring lasting peace to Fódlan, and afterward retired from the Imperial army to Goneril territory. Hilda's hobby of creating fashionable accessories bore fruit, and she leveraged her husband's reputation as a hero to create the first artisan academy in Fódlan. The school produced many talented craftsmen, one of whom created a statue that expertly captured the hero's delight at receiving the gift of a bracelet from his wife."