Dimitri and his army go to reclaim Fhirdiad from Cornelia, who doesn't give it up without a fight. After defeating Cornelia in combat, she tells Dimitri about how his stepmother never really loved him. After her death, Gilbert and Byleth get Dimitri to meet his people, and to his surprise, they cheer for his return. After much celebration from the people of Fhirdiad for their liberation by their Savior King, Dimitri and Byleth go take a break where Dimitri reflects on how Byleth helped him return to sanity. Amidst their discussion, a Kingdom soldier alerts Dimitri that Claude sent an express messenger to request for aid, as the Imperial Army is headed towards Derdriu and he sorely needs the help. Being the selfless man he is, Dimitri does make haste to there.
There is a thief that appears at the southwest corner of the map.
- Tathlum Bow (Thief) [To get this thief to spawn requires some jank positioning]
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Because of the enemy layout, a flier can easily get to the boss in a handful of turns and bypass the snipers. You can speed this up if you use Stride so you can advance the bosskiller and a dancer to Cornelia.
- This chapter has a similar map to Chapter 18 on the Crimson Flower Route. The difference is that the map is not on fire and there aren't any fences, making it easier to clear.