Tempest Trials Guide and Bonus Heroes | Fire Emblem Heroes

Tempest Trials

This is a walkthrough for the Tempest Trials event in Fire Emblem Heroes (FEH). Here you can find information such as Tempest Trials rewards, bonus units, availability, as well as tips and tricks to beat this event.

Tempest Trials: Dancing Affinity

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Availability 9/8/2020 - 9/18/2020

Tempest Trials: Dancing Affinity Key Points

Make use of To Stay Dreaming Units!

Tempest Trials+: Dancing Affinity is centered around the newly released summer-themed special heroes, obtainable through the To Stay Dreaming summon. The other bonus units from this event include the Masquerade Eldigan gained from this event as well as the original alts of Sigurd, Deirdre and Eldigan.. If you have units from the latest summon, you would be wise to train and use them here.

This event's big prize is Masquerade Eldigan!

Masquerade Eldigan Image
FEH Blue Stone Blue Lance IconLance Flying IconFlying
Base Stats
Lv. 1 HP
Lv. 40 HP
43 (43)
52 (38)
26 (26)
37 (37)
18 (18)
Default Skills
Assist Skill Icon Dance
Special Skill Icon:-
Passive Skill A Icon :-

Masquerade Eldigan Builds and Best IVs

The free unit obtained through a high score in this event is Masquerade Eldigan. Since Masquerade Eldigan cannot be obtained through regular summon, be sure to obtain him here before the event expires. A Five Star version of Masquerade Eldigan will be given as a reward once you reach a cumulative score of 15,000.

Obtainable Seals from this Event

Score 10,000 Score 20,000
Res Feint 1 Armor March 1

Of the Sacred Seals obtainable in this event, we especially recommend getting Armor March 1. It frees a slot for your armored units so that they can equip a more powerful combat-based skill!

Tempest Trials - Bonus Units

Heroes That Add a 40% Bonus
Sigurd - Destined Duo Image Masquerade Sigurd Quan - Lightfoot Prince Image Masquerade Quan Ethlyn - Glimmering Lady Image Masquerade Ethlyn Lachesis - Ballroom Bloom Image Masquerade Lachesis
Eldigan - Strutting Lion Image Masquerade Eldigan Sigurd - Holy Knight Image Sigurd Deirdre - Lady of the Forest Image Deirdre Eldigan - Lionheart Image Eldigan

In addition to the new Overseas Memories units, the bonus heroes include Sigurd, Deirdre and Eldigan. If you already have one of these units, be sure to edit your team and put them in for those bonus points!

Tempest Trials Guide

Final Map of Dancing Affinity

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The final map of Dancing Affinity. Arvis is joined by older, but still fierce units in this final showdown!

Dancing Affinity Boss Information

Arvis - Emperor of Flame Image Arvis HP
Weapon Skill Icon Valflame
Assist Skill Icon :-
Passive Skill A Icon Fury 3
Sacred Seal Icon :-

This event's boss is Arvis

The boss for Tempest Trials+: Dancing Affinity is Arvis. Arvis is very bulky against magic attacks so make sure to bring in a blue physical ally! Masquerade Eldigan, the free unit from this Tempest Trials+, is a great match-up for Arvis if he gets the first hit.

This Event's Recommended Heroes

Sigurd - Destined Duo Image Masquerade Sigurd Quan - Lightfoot Prince Image Masquerade Quan Chrom - Crowned Exalt Image Legendary Chrom Fjorm - Princess of Ice Image Fjorm
Finn - Lance of Legend Image Finn Ethlyn - Glimmering Lady Image Masquerade Ethlyn Claude - AlmyraBrave Claude Leif - Unifier of Thracia Image Legendary Leif

Since Arvis is of the red attribute and is weak to physical attacks, we recommend bringing in a ranged physical unit. Masquerade Quan or Legendary Chrom can just take a hit from Arvis and finish him with a counterattack as with all of the other ranged units in this list. Masquerade Sigurd on the other hand its just a solid support unit who happens to be a bonus unit in this event. Fjorm and other lance units are great match-ups against Arvis. If You do not have any of these units, you can just use Masquerade Eldigan.

Heroes with Effective Skills

Bonus Heroes receive a stat boost

You Win

During Tempest Trials, Bonus Units will receive HP+10 and +4 to all other stats. These bonus points will give a non-merged ally the same stat bonuses of a +10 ally, which is also like having a Fortify skill constantly active on all stats. Bonus Units are very powerful with these stat boosts, so use them as much as possible.

Other Tempest Trials Information

Tempest Trials Rewards

Tempest Trial Rewards

Featured Rewards

Depending on the total number of points you accumulate, you can obtain various prizes, such as Hero Feathers, Orbs, Sacred Coins, and even Heroes. While you should aim to collect as many of these rewards as possible, you will need to reach a score of 15,000 in order to obtain the event's hero. After you have reached the 15,000 point threshold, you can either quit playing this event, or continue racking up a bigger score to get more and more orbs.

Tempest Trials Reward Types

Reward Type Note
Rewards by Score Receive items and heroes based on the total sum of your points obtained in Tempest Trials.
Rewards by Rank Your total score is compared to others in 2 hour intervals, and your placement at the end determines the amounf of Hero Feathers you can obtain.
Daily Quests Daily Quests cleared by playing Tempest Trials. These reset daily at 2 AM Eastern Time.

Tempest Trials Scoring System

Earn points toward your score by clearing all maps

Score Types
When you clear the final map of Tempest Trials, the score for that playthrough will be added to your cumulative score. In addition to the number of maps, a Speed and Survival rating are also factored into the score. Even if all of your parties are defeated, you will receive the points you have accumulated for the maps already cleared.

How to Grind Tempest Trials Quickly

Score Types Glossary

Score Type Explanation
Base Score A fixed number on every map
Maps Cleared Increases with each map you complete
Speed Dependent on the number of turns you took
Survival Dependent on the number of your units who survived
Bonus Ally Dependent on whether or not you used a Bonus Ally

How to Play Tempest Trials (Rules)


Tempest Trials Basic Rules

  • An event where you must complete multiple high difficulty maps
  • If your party is defeated in battle, you can edit a new team and continue, but defeated allies cannot be reused
  • The points you earn in each playthrough contribute to your total score, and you earn various rewards based off of this score.
  • There is also a Rank Score which is dependent on your Total Score
  • You receive a bonus as long as the bonus ally appears in your party in at least one map.
  • The bonus can still be obtained, even if the party the bonus unit appeared in is completely defeated
  • Enemies already defeated do not reappear on a map if you are defeated and rechallenge it

Changes to Rules from Previous Updates

  • Auto-Battle Enabled
  • Save Special Teams for Multi-Map Battles
  • Addition of a Normal Difficulty (~Lv. 10)
  • Bonus available twice per day
  • Doubled Exp. and SP for Bonus Units

See All Changes From Previous Updates

Auto-Battle Enabled


When Auto-Battle is turned on in Multi-Map battles, it will continue until the map is completed or all of your allies are defeated.

Save Special Teams for Multi-Map Battles

Special Teams

You can save up to 10 parties for use with Multi-Map Battles, separate from the normal teams saved in your barracks

Addition of a Normal Difficulty (~Lv. 10)

Normal Difficulty
With the addition of the Normal Difficuly map, an even lower level map is available. This could be useful for leveling up your weaker heroes while collecting points.

Bonus available twice per day

Twice Per Day Bonus

Every day the event is available, you will receive a 3x score bonus on the first two playthroughs of Tempest Trials. Even if you are only playing the event a little bit day by day, be sure and take advantage of this bonus, as it will make it much easier to reach the Rewards.

Boosted stats for Bonus Units

Bonus Unit Stat Boost

Using bonus units gives them a significant stat boost. An HP+10 and +4 to all other stats boost will automatically be added to these units, so be sure to add them to your party and make the most of them.=

Doubled Exp. and SP for Bonus Units

Doubled Exp and SP

Bonus Allies who are used in Tempest Trials will also get a 2x Exp. and SP bonus. This makes it easy to train your units while aiming for a big score in Tempest Trials.

Basic Procedure

Difficulty Levels

In Tempest Trials, you must choose from one of several maps. In addition to the enemies' strength, the number of maps and amount of teams you can choose from will differ based on the difficulty level, so be sure and choose the difficulty level that is right for your heroes.

  1. Select the difficulty
  2. Select the number of Teams and then choose your party
  3. If you complete a map, you will continue to the next one
    (HP and Cooldown Count carry over, but fallen allies do not return)
  4. If all party members are defeated, select the next party and continue

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    • >>[155] sounds good imo. enemy phase monster. hey, if it works, it works!

    • >>[18] I'd say take the -Spd/Res because he does not really need Spd and the extra Res helps.
      for B skills, you can pick whatever you need for Hector. Both are good but I think Special Fighter is better since it works for both phases. Bold fighter only works in the player phase (when attacking)
      with the new weapon refine, he becomes a solid multi-phase unit so hmm I thinnk get special fighter

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