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The Gungnir (グングニル Gunguniru, also officially translated as Gunguneel in Fire Emblem Treasure) is a holy Lance from Fire Emblem: Genealogy of the Holy War. This lance was once wielded by Dain the Crusader, bestowed upon him by an unidentified Divine Dragon during the Miracle of Darna. The Gungnir is the property of Dain's descendants, who are the heirs of the Kingdom of Thracia.

The holy spear of the Thracian dragon kings, the Gungnir is similar to the Gáe Bolg, but it grants a bonus to Speed in place of Skill. The Gungnir may only be equipped by users possessing major Dain holy blood, the only units to do so being Travant and Areone. No playable characters fulfill this requirement and it is unobtainable in the game.


Gungnir first appears in Chapter 5 of Genealogy of the Holy War, where it is wielded by Travant when he leads a squadron of Dragon Knights to carry out the Yied Massacre, during which Quan, Ethlyn and Leonster's Lance Ritter are ambushed and slain.

Travant later gives the Gungnir to his son Areone in Chapter 9, who uses it against Seliph's army both in the same chapter and the Final Chapter to avenge his fallen father. Areone eventually turns against Julius in the Final Chapter when Altena speaks to him, after which he pledges to wield the Gungnir for her sake.

Weapon StatsEdit

Fire Emblem: Genealogy of the Holy WarEdit

Name Type
Gungnir Gungnir FE4 Lance Lance
Rank Uses Mt Hit Rng Wt Worth
FE4 Star Rank (Weapons)* 50 30 70% 1 15 50,000
Effect(s) Grants its user bonuses of +10 Strength, +10 Speed and +10 Defence.

* Holy Blood Requirement: Dain Holy BloodDainMajor Holy Blood Indicator

Fire Emblem: Thracia 776 (Unused)Edit

Name Type
FE5gungnir Gungnir FE5 Lance Icon Lance
Rank Uses Mt Hit Crt Rng Wt WEx Worth
B 90 20 100% 70 1 1 1 200
Effect(s) Grants its user a bonus of +10 Defence; also bestows the Vantage, Nihil, Wrath, and Paragon skills upon its user.

Fire Emblem AwakeningEdit

Name Type
Gungnir FE13 Gungnir LanceIconFE13 Lance
Rank Uses Mt Hit Crt Rng WEx Worth
A 25 16 70% 10% 1  ?
Effect(s) Grants its user a bonus of +5 Strength.

Item LocationsEdit

Fire Emblem: Genealogy of the Holy WarEdit

Method Location
Unobtainable -

Fire Emblem: Thracia 776Edit

Method Location
Unobtainable -

Fire Emblem AwakeningEdit

Method Location
Dropped Equus (Ch. 22)
Treasure Xeno. 15 - Random from Chest.


  • In Norse mythology, the Gungnir was the lance wielded by Odin, and which was said to never miss and always kill its target.



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