In the Fire Emblem series there have always been swords infused with magic that the player could use, called Magic Swords.
They all have the ability to use ranged magic attacks, and depending on whether they are used at range or in close combat, the defender's defense or resistance may be applied. For example, when the light brand is used at range, the enemy's resistance is applied to the attack, and in close combat it is treated like a physical attack, so the defense is applied.
List of Magical SwordsEdit
- In the GBA Fire Emblem games, there is a Critical animation of ranged version of magic sword attack is programed into the games, but it was never used and can only be seen by hacking. Basically, the critical animation is the same as the sprite's ranged magic sword attack animation where the sprite lift his/her sword/dagger up in the air, but the sword/dagger the sprite is wielding flickers quickly as an indicator of a critical.
- In Fire Emblem: Rekka no Ken magic swords will work in the area near a Magic Seal.