Fire Emblem Awakening is a turn-based strategy game for the 3DS. It was developed by Intelligent Systems and published by Nintendo. It was the first 3DS game to feature downloadable content.

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Can Chrom Marry Someone Else?

By default Chrom becomes wed to Sumia relatively early in the game. Marriage has the support rank of "S" on the Support menu. When inspecting Chrom's available support options I saw that there are 3 ...
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What changes with difficulty?

So far I've just been playing through on normal, but it has me wondering what exactly is different if I play on Hard or the last one (Lunatic?). Do the enemies get stronger? Is the math for combat ...
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How do you make money?

I've played through Chapter 3 and done the first side quest (Paralogue), and I still have the same amount of money I've had since the beginning of the game. Equipment is starting to wear down and I ...
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Is there any advantage to finishing battles quickly?

At the end of each battle in Fire Emblem: Awakening, it shows you how many turns it took you to finish the battle. Is there any advantage for completing a battle in under a certain number or moves? ...
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How does the exp work?

Recently I have been trying to increase my team's power and noticed that I level up much faster when playing the later levels than when I play the early ones. I know that in pokemon it gets harder to ...
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How do the marriages that I bring about (through the relationship option) affect the game?

I noticed that when I got Owain to join my entourage, he had the same hair color as my character. Are there other effects that come about by different marriages?
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Are the dual support bonuses already accounted for in the precombat window in FE:Awakening?

This has been bugging me for a while. When I attack an enemy, and I get a dual support bonus (by standing adjacent to an ally, being paired up, etc, it doesn't seem to show up on the precombat damage ...
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How can I defend against Counter?

I've noticed, that some of the enemies I fought possess the Counter Skill, especially in the Golden Pack DLC. As a result of this skill, many of my most trusted and powerful allies have come ...
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Growth Rates and Stat Caps

I'm a little fuzzy on how growth rates and stat caps work and how they interact. From what I can tell, each character has their own individual growth rates for each of their stats. This affects their ...
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How do I level high-rank units quickly?

I just made Sumia a Dark Flier and I'm attempting to get her to level 15 before I reach Chapter 13 so that I can get a certain build. With the EXP rate being what it is at her rank (I'm gaining ...
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Can I repeat DLC maps?

I've been thinking about picking up some of the DLC packs, and I was wondering if the DLC is repeatable or whether it's restricted to one run per save file. For example, I do an early run of the easy ...
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When should I use a Master Seal in Fire Emblem: Awakening?

There seems to be a lot of misinformation on the internet about when is best to use a Master Seal in order to maximize the stats of my units. Does anyone have any concrete information?
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I messed up a child's skills; can I reskill him without loading a previous savegame?

According to Serenes Forest, children inherit the one skill from each parent that is equipped by the parent and is listed in the last position of their skill list. The child inherits those skills the ...
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Do the “weak and ill suited for battle” weapons have any hidden stats or bonuses?

In Fire Emblem Awakening, I have recently come accross 2 weapons, whose description says: Weak and ill suited for battle. Namely, the Log and the Slack Bow and I believe there may be even more. It ...
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What are the conditions for accessing the convoy?

Sometimes during battles, a character will get the 'Convoy' option, letting them access the convoy during the battle. It's super handy if I break a weapon or need a Vulnerary, but it doesn't show up ...
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Does the Avatar Logbook store unequipped skills?

The Avatar Logbook can be used to store and re-hire up to 99 Streetpass, Spotpass, or DLC characters. It doesn't store items or between-level experience. It stores stats and equipped skills, but I'm ...
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How long do surges last?

Sometimes people in the Barracks get a surge in a couple of their stats. How long do these surges last? What about if I don't use that person to fight with?
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Where can I buy a Hammerne?

I'd like to buy a few Hammernes to fix up some weapons which are getting close to breaking. But where can I buy them? Do any of the Wireless Bonus Teams sell them?
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Does weapon proficiency carry over after reclassing?

I want to reclass Lucina to an archer. Doing so would remove her class C sword proficiency and replace it with class E in bows. But if I were to upgrade her to a bow knight later on, giving her the ...
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Which male units will pass Pegasus Knight as an available class to their daughters?

A child's available classes depends on their class, as well as those of their parents. Which male units will pass Pegasus Knight as an available class to their daughters (if they have a daughter)?
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When are event tiles assigned?

Most maps have 2 event tiles, identified by sparkles or dots on the tile. If a unit stands on one of these tiles, they may get more experience, weapon proficiency, or an item. At what point (map ...
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Can players buy Boots from a visiting StreetPass party?

If I put Boots (which permanently add 2 movement spaces to a Unit) in the inventory of someone in my StreetPass party, and then StreetPass with another Fire Emblem player, can that other player then ...
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How do I improve my gameplay in turn-based strategy games, given that they tend to be difficult?

TL;DR: Turn-based strategy games tend to be designed for high difficulty. As a less experienced gamer, how do I improve my gameplay in TBS games to meet these high standards? I've been playing ...
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If a stat is maxed out in Fire Emblem: Awakening, will a stat increasing item have any effect?

I assume the item won't because maxed out implies no more, but I am not sure if that only applies to leveling. I will save these items if they do in fact increase a maxed stat.
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Are there any unlockables which require classic mode?

I got Fire Emblem Awakening and I'm considering playing on Casual mode because I don't want to restart a chapter each time a character dies, but I don't want to miss any unlockable either. Are there ...
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What do green stat numbers mean in Fire Emblem: Awakening?

As the title says, I wish to know what the green numbers in a given person's stat page mean. I am assuming it means a maxed out stat, but, in the event I'm wrong, I'd like confirmation. Google didn't ...
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How many items can the supply convoy hold?

I can't seem to find any information (in-game or online) about the capacity of the supply convoy, and I'm accumulating a lot of equipment that might not get used up anytime soon.
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How long will StreetPass parties stay on my map?

I've StreetPassed with a few other Fire Emblem Awakenings players, I can shop or battle their parties on my map. I need to earn more money to buy some high level items for sale by one StreetPass ...
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What's the difference between AVO and DDG?

When providing battle support, units offer AVO, which is Avoidance. I know it directly lowers enemy's chance to hit. But units can also increase DDG. I can't find anything in the in-game help about ...
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Do I get another chance to recruit any characters?

During my play through of Fire Emblem: Awakening I came across a character that was a recruit able but she ended up being taken out through some unfortunate circumstances. In case it is relevant it ...
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Can I change difficulty level or mode without starting over?

I'm on Hard / Classic mode, and my units are dying a lot. Classic mode = permadeath, so my units are gone forever, and this is becoming frustrating. Can I change to a different difficulty level or ...
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Does it matter if Anna dies?

I've been doing Paralogue 2, and it's really hard to save Anna. I got to her and talked to her once, but she just flirted with Chrom. She didn't actually join my side though and got shot by an archer ...
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What determines whether a character can use a weapon?

I found a new bow (Rank B) on the field, and while I've given it to my Archer (Rank C), he can't seem to use it during a fight. What determines whether a unit can use an item?
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Does the difficulty level or mode have any effect on available items or story line?

Fire Emblem has a few different difficulty levels (Normal, Hard and Lunatic) and also a "Classic" and "Casual" mode for permadeath. Do any of these settings affect item availability, missions, ...
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What do the different coloured dots mean?

While playing Fire Emblem, I noticed that there are places on the map that are different coloured dots. There are red and green and purple ones, along with the more normal white ones. What is the ...
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What determines if I get a Critical Hit?

Critical Hits seem to happen at random, but I am willing to bet that that is not the case and I am just missing some sort of pattern. What determines if I get a Critical Hit in a fight?
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Which character deaths trigger a game over?

I am playing on Casual mode, so I don't have permadeath enabled for my characters. If they die, I keep battling without them, but then I can use them in the next battle. However, I noticed that when ...
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How much do my relationships matter?

I know that by having support conversations and by having different members of my team work together, they have better relationships with one another. What sort of benefits do I gain from making sure ...