“The rescue fails, and Chrom is forced to choose between the Fire Emblem and his sister. To spare him and the world further conflict, Emmeryn ends her life. She does this so the Fire Emblem and Chrom can be safe.”
Emmeryn (Holy Queen Emerina in the Japanese version) is Chapter 9 of Fire Emblem: Awakening.
Like the previous map, this chapter takes place on a heavily sand based map. You will need to pair up most of your units with either Sumia or Cordelia due to their huge movement range and freedom of terrain movement penalties. Ricken, Miriel, and Lissa also prove to be effective on this map because of their Mage status. Once your army can approach the turn on the southwestern portion of the map, they will have free movement for the souther strip of the map.
You will need to get to Libra as quickly as possible because he is surrounded by numerous enemies. Though he can dispatch most with his Killer Axe, it is a weapon worth preserving for better, more powerful axe users like Vaike. Also, caution should be expressed on Lunatic+ because enemies will pack skills that can kill him before you can recruit him. Have Chrom Pair Up with a flier or mage unit, so he can traverse the desert much more quickly. As soon as you are within Libra's range, have Chrom be the lead partner. Unlike other characters which require him to talk to them, on Libra's turn he will automatically talk to Chrom. Tharja may require a bit of planning as being a Dark Mage, she is unaffected by desert tiles and attacks with Nosferatu first. As long as Chrom hasn't been promoted to a lance-using unit and hasn't achieved a D-Rank in Lances, you can just bring him within her range and tank one of her hits, then on the next turn, you can recruit her.
After all the enemies have been killed, Campari should be the only enemy left. As a General, he has very high DEF, so bring an anti-armor weapon (Armorslayer, Hammer or Rapier if you have one). Although you could use a mage to take advantage of his low Resistance, if they do not have enough Defense he can deal heavy damage to them. Once Campari dies, the chapter is completed.
- During the preparation phase, Gangrel is temporarily on-screen. Selecting his name on the lower screen lists his information as "The cruel and fatalistic former king of Plegia", his description from Paralogue 18. In Chapter 11, his information correctly displays as "The self-styled 'Mad King of Plegia'."
- Phila dies in this chapter. However Cordelia's supports with Frederick and Stahl cause a paradox because Phila is already confirmed to be dead in these supports.