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The Fourth House

Cindered Shadows, Chapter 1

Mission Overview

The monthly mission for Cindered Shadows, Chapter 1 is A Skirmish in Abyss. Note: the following data is for Hard mode, Normal mode may differ.


Victory ConditionDefeat Condition
Defeat Balthus, Hapi, Constance, and YuriByleth dies or the player's army is routed

Initial Units



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  • When reaching the twisted corridor near Hapi's position: 1 Giant Crawler spawns near Hapi
  • When reaching the bottom right corner of the map: 2 Warriors spawn near the entrance of the twisted corridor.

Obtainable Items

Umbral Steel x6Automatically obtained when the mission starts.
Vulnerary x2Dropped by enemy Grapplers.
Bullion x3Dropped by an enemy Assassin and two enemy Snipers.
Door KeyDropped by enemy Assassin.
Smithing Stone x10Automatically obtained at the end of the mission.


  • Hapi does not move until the Giant Crawler spawns, at which point she moves all the way around the wall into the central room above the twisted corridor.
  • Balthus will move if any of his nearby enemies are aggro'd.
  • Constance will move if any of her nearby magic enemies are aggro'd.
  • Yuri will move if Constance is defeated.