Saunion (サウニオン Saunion) is a lance that debuts in Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia. It is a purely ranged weapon, and cannot attack adjacent spaces, meaning it will have to be unequipped if the user wants to attack an adjacent enemy.

Weapon Stats[edit | edit source]

Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia[edit | edit source]

Name Type

Saunion icon.png Saunion

Echoes lance weapon type icon.png Lance

Mt Hit Crt Rng Wt
5 80% 10% 2-3 3
Effect

Teaches Echoes Lance Skill icon.pngSwap, Echoes Lance Skill icon.pngDefensive, Echoes Lance Skill icon.pngArchballista

Forging
Silver mark icon.png Golden mark icon.png Mt Hit Crt Wt
1 100 +1 +5
2 50 1 +2 +5 -1
3 150 1 +4 +10 +5 -1

Item Locations[edit | edit source]

Method Location
Forge Evolving a Javelin (★, Gold Mark)
Treasure The Astral Temple- destroy urns (0.07% chance in small urns; 0.66% chance in medium urns)

The Inner Sanctum- destroy urns (0.07% chance in small urns; 0.66% chance in medium urns; 1.63% chance in large urns)

Etymology[edit | edit source]

The saunion was a kind of spear wielded by the Ancient Iberian people of Spain and Portugal. These spears could be thrown up to 30 meters away, which is reflected in its unusually large range for a lance in the Fire Emblem series. The Romans called the saunion the soliferrum which means "only of iron," since these spears were made completely of iron.

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