You might recall way back before Fire Emblem Heroes [Free] launched, the game’s website held a special poll asking players to choose their favorite characters from the entire series. Separate polls were held for male characters and female characters, and the winners were supposed to be added to the game. The thing is, most of those characters were so well-known that they would have been added to the game anyway, so what’s all the fuss about? Well, it turns out that Nintendo had other plans for those results, and we’re seeing them come about now with the Choose Your Legends special event.
First of all, a new Voting Gauntlet is starting today. Previous Voting Gauntlets have been fairly easy to predict if you knew the characters and the general feelings of the Fire Emblem fanbase. This one might be tougher, as it’s pitting the top eight heroes from that poll against each other. Thanks to the underdog advantage introduced a little while ago, this should actually be interesting. Ike, Lyn, Roy, Lucina, Hector, Tharja, Chrom, and Camilla will battle for the love of the fans. Can Lyn’s massive Western support overcome Ike’s Smash appearances? Does Roy have what it takes to beat his Uncle Hector? Will Camilla’s chest conquer all? We’ll know soon enough.
Next, there are three new Summoning Events to draw new characters from. One represents the top four men from the Choose Your Legends poll in their regular Fire Emblem Heroes forms. Test your luck to see if you can pull 5-star versions of Ike, Roy, Chrom, and the ever-valuable Hector. Another covers the women’s side, with the standard 5-star versions of Lyn,…
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