Hearth Emblem Cipher Collection 17 has hit cabinets in Japan, and boy is that this newest set an ideal one! The Advance of All Heroes options, as you may anticipate, characters from each Hearth Emblem recreation.
Moreover, a particular Starter Deck launched alongside the sport. The deck options Lucina because the MC, however incorporates a large assortment of different characters, too. Scroll on down under for a better take a look at the playing cards and promotional gadgets obtainable within the set.
Hearth Emblem Cipher Collection 17 – Fundamentals & Modifications
Collection 17 options a number of modifications from typical Cipher collection. Because it goals to cowl all kinds of characters and video games, it incorporates extra colors and characters that a typical Cipher set. All present eight colors seem within the set, in addition to colourless playing cards.
The set itself can also be bigger than earlier units. All earlier 16 units have featured precisely 100 numbered playing cards, not counting any secrets and techniques or alternate variations. S17 incorporates a complete of 115 numbered playing cards. The looks and ratio of the upper rarity playing cards can also be totally different from normal.
There are 16 complete SR playing cards, with eight of them obtainable in + variants. There are additionally 18 totally different R playing cards, although no + variants. Moreover, for the primary time since S4, there don’t look like any secrets and techniques. Foils are principally evenly cut up between the colors, although there are 4 complete colourless R playing cards in comparison with two for all common colors.
To account for these modifications, pull charges are a bit totally different for this set. S17 booster packing containers include 5 assured SR playing cards, as an alternative of the standard four. There’s an approximate one in 4 probability that a type of SR playing cards can be an SR+. Which means not all packing containers include a + card for the primary time, however the larger SR charges stability it a bit.
Let’s take an extra take a look at the playing cards you will discover within the set, damaged down by color.
S17 Purple Playing cards
The color Purple is used for probably the most general Hearth Emblem video games, masking all the video games that happen on the continents of Archanea and Valentia in the course of the time of Marth, Alm, and Celica. As such, there are all kinds of characters that may seem in pink, although Marth is often the headliner.
In reality, Marth and Chrom are the celebs of this set as an entire, main the pack with a stunning pair of SR+ playing cards that additionally function different a number of FE Lords within the background. Such a stunning pair!
Becoming a member of Marth from Archanea are Navarre, Jeorge, and the woodcutters Bord, Twine, and Barst. That is the primary time Navarre (non-mirage, anyway) and Jeorge have been in Cipher since all the best way again in S1. Navarre will get the opposite Pink SR and Jeorge will get one of many two Rs.
Alm, Celica, and Faye additionally be a part of the Purple part representing Valentia. Alm’s playing cards are based mostly on his design from the Echoes remake, whereas Celica hearkens again to her earliest Gaiden days. Alm will get the second Pink R card.
S17 Blue Playing cards
Blue playing cards go to characters from Awakening, and Chrom is the chief right here in his joined-art SR seen above with Marth. He additionally will get two extra Blue playing cards this set as properly.
The second Blue SR this set goes to Sumia, her first time ever getting an SR card! She’s joined by Lissa, who will get one of many two Rs, and in addition the cavalier duo Sully and Stahl.
The final Blue playing cards of the set truly function characters from the spin-off RPG TMS#FE. Eleonora Yumiziru has bonded with the mirage of Virion and thus secures a Blue alliance. Her R card encompasses a signature, just like Tsubasa’s R from S15.
S17 White Playing cards
In case you haven’t observed but, playing cards on this set are ordered based mostly on the order that colors have been launched to Cipher. The primary two colors have been within the very first set, so the subsequent two are from Collection 2: White and Black. White comes first, and this time round, the tables are turned as Feminine Corrin sides with Hoshido, taking one of many two R slots.
Each of her youthful siblings additionally seem within the set, with Takumi getting an SR and Sakura the opposite R. Sakura’s card even types a particular joined-art with Elise! Like Chrom and Marth’s joined-art, the sisters’ playing cards function extra FE characters within the background, on this case, different little sisters.
Kaze, Setsuna, Kaden, and Midori end up the White playing cards for this set. Kaze will get the coveted SR place as a formidable Grasp Ninja.
S17 Black Playing cards
As standard, the Black playing cards on this set fairly intently mirror their White counterparts. Meaning Male Corrin is main the pack and siding with Nohr. Elise will get the second R, as seen above, however the different sibling represented with an SR is, on this case, the older sister Camilla.
The counterpart for Kaze’s SR is on this case the clumsy maid Felicia. Beruka, Keaton, and Anna end issues up. Anna’s HN card is especially noteworthy, as her artwork options all the numerous Annas all through the Hearth Emblem collection!
S17 Inexperienced Playing cards
Subsequent up is Inexperienced, which debuted in S3. Ike takes the main spot as all the time, showing as an R card subsequent to Micaiah.
Soren and Tibarn get the Inexperienced SR playing cards this set, a primary for Tibarn! As you’ll be able to see under, Soren was additionally out there as ax extra-rare signed SR+ variant card.
Sothe, Devdan, Elincia, and Naesala additionally arrive to symbolize Tellius with Inexperienced playing cards this set. Sothe will get the R card, however Devdan can also be moderately notable, as that is his first look in Cipher! The totally-unrelated Danved has, nevertheless, nonetheless but to seem.
S17 Purple Playing cards
The next color is Purple, first represented in S5 with Binding Blade characters. It’s Roy’s father Eliwood, nevertheless, who takes place of main lord of the Purple faction this set. He and Nino are right here to characterize Blazing Blade, every with an R card.
FE6 then again is represented with two villains, Zephiel and Brunnya. Zephiel in reality will get the primary purple SR, and in addition a spot within the Legendary Weapons of Elibe nine-card joined-art because the wielder of Eche Sacks.
The remaining Purple playing cards of the set go to the third GBA recreation, The Sacred Stones. Eirika is the main woman to characterize Magvel, snagging the second SR. She’s joined by Artur and Innes.
S17 Yellow Playing cards
The penultimate faction of the set incorporates Yellow playing cards for Jugdral. Main daddy Sigurd and his pretty bride Deirdre get the 2 Yellow SR spots this set, aspect by aspect. Sigurd’s card additionally options his fellow knights and schoolmates Quan and Eldigan.
Azelle and Lex each struggle alongside them to characterize Family tree of the Holy Warfare. They’re opposed by the primary Yellow R, Arvis.
The remaining Yellow playing cards go to characters from Thracia 776, beginning with younger lord Leif, who additionally will get an R foil. He’s joined by his tactician August and the Arch Knight Selfina, each of whom make their Cipher debuts this set!
S17 Brown Playing cards
Sneaking in on the finish of the set and three playing cards for the upcoming Change recreation Three Homes! These playing cards for Edelgard, Dimitri, and Claude exhibit the three Home Leaders in all their pre-time-skip glory.
As of this set, all the home leaders have at the very least three playing cards: Their Cipher Sai promo, the booster field Preview Promos, and the Value three/2 playing cards included in S17 booster bins. Edelgard has a fourth card, and Male Byleth additionally has three playing cards for himself.
S17 Colourless Playing cards
The ultimate batch of Colourless playing cards is the most important, and truly doesn’t function a selected faction in any respect! A few of them function spin-off unique characters, although most are based mostly on alternate variations of FE characters as they seem in spin-off video games, or a number of characters all through time.
There are two colourless SR playing cards, and the primary one is for Tiki. Tiki’s card options each younger Tiki from Marth’s age and grownup Tiki as she seems in Awakening. Moreover, different feminine Manaketes from all through totally different video games present up within the background.
Apparently sufficient, Tiki’s quote (“Allow us to take pleasure in this second. In any case, we’ve no scarcity of time to spare.“) is among the few not taken from an present FE recreation. The quote, and the cardboard as an entire, appear to seek advice from all Manaketes and the bonds they will type with people.
The second Colourless SR goes to Alfonse, the Prince of Askr in Heroes. Alfonse is the one SR+ card that isn’t signed, however as an alternative contains a particular, beautiful gold-foil patterning! Take a look at the variations under.
The R playing cards are additionally cut up between common FE characters and unique spin-off characters, although on this case, there’s 4 of them complete! The primary ones are for Celica and Lilina. Celica’s card is predicated on her promoted Princess type, whereas Lilina’s is predicated on her particular Love Abounds model from Heroes, full with mount and inexperienced present tome.
The 2 OCs are Emma and Shade, who each lastly get their very personal foil R playing cards! These two unique Cipher mascots have been showing in Cipher units on and off because the very first set. They even appeared in Echoes as DLC characters. These R playing cards take them again to their roots as a Falcon Knight and Darkish Mage respectively.
Many different characters additionally get faction-less non-holo playing cards this set: Marth, Tiki, Lucina, Cordelia, Takumi, Camilla, Ike, Mist, Roy, Eirika, Seth, Lute, Arden, and Ayra. Notably, all of those characters have appeared in at the least one among Heroes or Warriors, andsome in different titles like Tremendous Smash Bros.
Starter Deck 11: Warriors of Bonds
The eleventh Starter (or ST) Deck additionally launched alongside S17! Titled “Warriors of Bonds”, this deck additionally options an assortment of playing cards and characters from all through the Hearth Emblem Collection. The MC of the deck is Lucina, who comes with a particular ST+ card, full with gold foiling and a signature from her VA, Yū Kobayashi.
This Lucina card is definitely an ST-exclusive card and isn’t obtainable in any respect in booster packs. There are 5 different deck-exclusive playing cards as properly: Marth, Ryoma, Xander, Ike, Roy, and Ayra. Of those, Marth, Ike, and Roy additionally get the holo remedy.
There are two extra holo playing cards within the deck, each of them reprints of non-holo playing cards for Lucina and Marth which you could additionally discover in booster packs.
This deck additionally follows the sample set down by the final ST deck and options border free artwork for all playing cards, holos and non-holos alike! You’ll be able to actually recognize the artwork of the playing cards this manner, and it helps them stand out from common pack playing cards.
Along with the playing cards, every copy of the ST deck comes with a playmat and an up to date rule guide, to assist new gamers study the sport.
Booster Field Promos & Launch Goodies
It’s not a Cipher set and not using a bunch of random buy promos and booster field rewards. With all the hype main in the direction of the upcoming Three Homes, S17 accommodates a whopping 4 Preview Promos this set! All three home leaders—Edelgard, Dimitri, and Claude—plus the male model of the instructor Byleth are represented right here.
These playing cards showcase what these 4 heroes will appear to be once they arrive in S18. On this case, the playing cards use the official artwork for these characters, however their common set playing cards could have new Cipher artwork.
Every booster field comes with a pack of two of those playing cards, both Byleth and Dimitri or Edelgard and Claude. Which pack you get is random.
Booster packing containers additionally include certainly one of two units of promo sleeves. This time round, the promo sleeves function pixel variations of both Alfonse or Lucina. Every pack has 5 sleeves in it.
Moreover, early S17 purchasers received some promotional deckboxes for purchasing full booster bins (or 16 unfastened packs). The packing containers function pixel artwork of varied Cipher lords, and in addition some gold pixels sprites on the again clear aspect!
The ST deck additionally got here with a promo deckbox, this one that includes Lucina, identical to the deck itself.
S17 Promotional Playing cards
S17 is already wanting prefer it’ll have a slightly giant block of promotional playing cards. Proper off the bat, booster bins got here with 4 preview promos as an alternative of 1. As ordinary, the subsequent six are the newest season’s Event Promo playing cards:
The primary two playing cards, that includes Caeda and a Colourless Ephraim are distinctive playing cards you can solely pull in these event packs. Younger Roy, Clarine, Celica, and Bride Sanaki are all reprints of S16 playing cards with new paintings.
The subsequent three promos are additionally already out there. P17-Zero11 Summer time Elise was given out to members of particular ST Deck Battle tournaments held across the S17 launch. That is additionally an alternate artwork reprint, based mostly on her Value 1 card from S17.
P17-012 Byleth and P17-013 Edelgard are each extra alternate artwork reprints, the identical Value 1 playing cards as their preview promos that will even seem in S18. You will get two copies of every card within the August problems with Dengeki Nintendo and Nintendo Dream, respectively.
The very newest S17 promo was truly simply introduced lately! P17-014 Byleth is as soon as once more the identical as his different promos, however options some beautiful paintings with the home leaders. This particular promo shall be included in early bodily copies of 3H in Japan.
There might or is probably not any further promos on this set. It doesn’t appear to be we’ll be getting a summer time Cipher occasion, so the subsequent promos will not be till after S18 comes out in September.
Set Listing and Closing
Whereas this text goals to be an summary of S17, it doesn’t embrace all the playing cards the set has to supply. In case you’d wish to see clear, digital photographs of all playing cards within the set, together with all the uncommon + variants, you possibly can view them on the Official Cipher web site. You can too see all of the playing cards and their translation on the Serenes Forest Cipher Wiki.
That’s all we have now thus far for S17! With the set now launched, there’ll probably be no additional information to share. Nevertheless, we should see some extra promos revealed.
Keep tuned for additional information and knowledge relating to S18, our August set and the primary official set for Three Homes! Quickly we’ll share the pre-release info and artwork that we’ve seen up to now. Reveals and a Summer time Livestream will possible be scheduled for August. Hopefully we’ll get some particulars quickly!
Massive thanks are on account of @Sm0lScout and Ross H. from the Cipher Fb group for offering supplementary pictures for some playing cards.