The Iron Blade (鉄の大剣 Tetsu no Daiken, lit. Iron Great Sword) is a powerful, yet heavy and inaccurate Blade-type Sword that concurrently manifests across the Fire Emblem Series, starting from Fire Emblem: Genealogy of the Holy War. Owing to the weapon's heavyweight nature (in accordance to its status as a Blade weapon), it is thus advised to equip it on characters with higher Constitutions, such as those who are of the Mercenary, Cavalier, and Paladin classes - All of which will be able to wield the sword without suffering from severe Attack Speed penalties.
This sword is analogous to its two "great" counterparts: The Iron Greatlance and the Iron Poleax.
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Official artwork of the Iron Blade from the TCG.
The Iron Blade, as it appears in the first series of the TCG.
Artwork of the Iron Blade from TearRing Saga: Utna Heroes Saga.
wielding the Iron Blade in Path of Radiance
preparing to perform an uppercut with an Iron Blade
in Radiant Dawn