Tarvos is a personal Axe that appears exclusively in Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn. Alongside the blade Caladbolg and the bow Lughnasadh, Tarvos is a national treasure of Daein, and is retrieved from the vaults of the royal palace for use against the Laguz Alliance. Upon retrieval, the axe is conferred to Nolan as a gift from King Pelleas, bound to him as a personal weapon. Stat-wise, Tarvos' Might is equal to that of the Silver Poleax, with all of its other stats being superior. Apart from this, the axe grants Nolan a bonus of +4 Defense when it is equipped.

Tarvos is, along with its siblings, unique to the localised versions of the game.

Weapon StatsEdit

Name Type

Tarvos Tarvos

FE10 Axe Axe

Rank Uses Mt Hit Crt Rng Wt WEx Worth
Prf* 40 18 100% 5% 1 12 2 -

Grants its user a bonus of +4 Defense.

*Preference = Nolan

Item LocationEdit

Method Location
Base Conversation Part 3: Ch. 6 - View the base conversation titled "Nolan".


The name "Tarvos" is derived from a Celtic bull god. It also shares its name with a (creature) monster in Fire Emblem: The Sacred Stones.

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