The Archer (アーチャー, Āchā?) Class Card of the Fifth Ainsworth Holy Grail War was summoned by Shirou Emiya. It was not one of the normal seven Class Cards, but rather a Nameless Class Card imbued with a Heroic Spirit connected to Shirou. It was one of eight Class Cards transported to Illya's world in Fate/kaleid liner PRISMA☆ILLYA. It is currently within Chloe von Einzbern.

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Identity[edit | edit source]

The True Name of the Heroic Spirit of the Class Card is EMIYA (Shirou) the "Heroic Spirit of Phantasms."[1]

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In Miyu's world, Sakura Matou is the original possessor of the Class Card, believing it to be the Archer Gilgamesh Class Card. She originally plans on giving it to Shirou Emiya, but tries to utilize it against Shinji in order to protect Shirou. She learns that it is a Nameless Class Card upon trying to use it, leading to her death at the hands of Shinji. Shirou grabs the card as it falls from her hand, and he manages to somehow turn it into the Archer EMIYA Class Card. He then Installs it to face Shinji, Shinji speculates that Shirou had something related to the Heroic Spirit and thus he was able to anchor the link to the Throne of Heroes.

Bazett defeating Archer

After it is transferred to Illya's world, Bazett Fraga McRemitz defeats the manifested Archer before the start of the story. The Class Card is then given to Rin by Kischur Zelretch Schweinorg to help in her duties retrieving the rest of the cards, but it is given to Illya after Magical Ruby decides to partner with her instead. It is shown to be useless when Including it because all it gives the user is the bow, but shows its real worth when Kuro takes control of Illya's body and installs the card to defeat Saber. After all the cards are retrieved, Illya later installs the card again to protect against a cave-in with Rho Aias. The card then allows for Kuro to manifest, granting her all of its powers permanently in the same way as Installing it.

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Heroic Spirit[edit | edit source]

EMIYA using his bow in combat

EMIYA is a skilled bowman able to imbue magical energy into arrows that are fired faster than the speed of sound, and he is able to handle close combat with his swords. He lacks a specific Noble Phantasm, but utilizes Projection to materialize as many as needed. It is a magecraft able to materialize the image of the original object through magical energy. The components for the object come from the user's image of it, so the final product is normally only a paper-mache version that cannot come close the original. The projected objects are simply phantasms affected by the world's corrections, so they can normally only be materialized for a short time. EMIYA is able overturn these normal rules, allowing him to materialize Noble Phantasms repeatedly. They will not fade no matter how long they are left alone, but everything is still degraded by one rank. While specializing in swords, shields and armor can be projected for a moment. He can further make use of these projections through Broken Phantasms, turning them into arrows and firing them in an explosive attack. Likened to a disposable bomb, the ability uses magical energy within the Noble Phantasm to explode. Normally the worst possible way to utilize a Noble Phantasm, this method is a unique "foul play" limited to EMIYA who can project them so long as he possesses magical energy.[1]

EMIYA's most common Noble Phantasm is Kanshou and Bakuya, paired swords that can be used in a technique called "Crane Wing Three Realm." Projecting several sets of them, they are thrown and used in melee so that the attacks all coincide upon the opponent. Rho Aias is a shield possessing the concept of absolute defense against throwing weapons, appearing as seven flower petals made from light that each possess the same defensive power as a rampart.[1]

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Include (Illya)

Including the Class Card grants the user Archer's bow. It is not a Noble Phantasm, and has no meaning by itself since it doesn't even manifest arrows.[1]

Installing the Class Card grants the user EMIYA's abilities, allowing for Projection to be used to create various Noble Phantasms. Normally Divine Constructs like Excalibur are non-replicable, but even if able to replicate them would be unable to release the Noble Phantasms' true names because they are not the proper user. Illya, under Kuro's control, is able to do just that with an "advanced exploit", projecting an Excalibur that is able to still exceed the power of the original despite being weakened. Kuro, manifested in her own body, is unable to use that same method, leading to an Excalibur that is comparable to "paper-mache." Kuro is only able to use a further deteriorated version of Caladbolg II and only actualize four of the seven petals of Rho Aias.[1] While Kuro mainly fights with Projections, Angelica comments that she is not utilizing the card properly.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7
    [v] Fate/kaleid liner PRISMA☆ILLYA 3rei Volume 2, p.123 - Archer

    Archer
    Include (Limit Expansion)
    Bow
    A black coated bow. Not a Noble Phantasm. Has no meaning by itself.

    Install (Phantasm Summon)
    Heroic Spirit of Phantasms, XXX's power is acquired. After putting in sufficient magical energy arrows that are fired surpass the speed of sound.
    Not only a bowman he can also use a sword and easily handle close combat.
    He does not possess a specific Noble Phantasm, but by using Projection magecraft he can materialize Noble Phantasms. Originally, Excalibur and other things that surpass human limits, divine constructs cannot be projected. For argument's sake even if it were possible, that person is not the user and therefore cannot release the true name. However, the previous Ilya did just that, weakened as it was, its output still exceeded that of the original.
    Kuro isn't currently able to use such an advanced exploit so the ability of her projected Excalibur is like a paper mache version.

    [Noble Phantasms]
    Kanshou and Bakuya: Gan Jiang ・ Mo Ye: C-
    In ancient China a chinese swordsmith Gan Jiang and his wife Mo Ye created a pair of married swords. The black one is Yang sword Gan Jiang and the white one is Yin sword Mo Ye.
    The technique which involves projecting several of these, throwing and then slashing so the attacks coincide is called "Crane Wing Three Realm."

    Calabolg II: Fake Fake Spiral Sword: Unknown Rank
    Deteriorated version of the altered original Calabolg. Although it is stronger when the true name is released and fired. In that case it also twists space piercing everything.

    Rho Aias: Seven Rings that Cover the Fiery Heavens: Unknown Rank
    A shield said to possess the concept of absolute defense against throwing weapons. In it's greatest form it is said to be seven flower petals made from light. Each flower petal has the same defensive power as a rampart.
    The present Kuro can only actualize 4 petals.

    [Skills]
    Projection
    A magecraft which materializes the image of the original with magical energy. All the components come from the user's image, so coming close the original is impossible and it normally only amounts to a paper mache with the same appearance. Aso projected items are nothing but phantasms so the world's corrections only allows them to last for a short time before disappearing.
    However, this Heroic Spirit performs projection that overturns this fundamental rule, repeatedly materializing Noble Phantasms.
    In addition, not matter how long you leave them alone they won't disappear, what's up with that? Even if he specializes in swords, shields and armor can be projected for a moment. However everything is one rank below the original.

    Broken Phantasm
    The Noble Phantasm is changed into an arrow and fired in an explosion attack. It is a disposable bomb that merely uses the magical energy contained within the Noble Phantasm to explode. It is the worst possible insult for a Noble Phantasm to be used this way. As long as there is magical energy Noble Phantasms can be projected. This is a foul play unique to this Heroic Spirit.

    アーチャー
    限定展開

    黒塗りの弓。宝具ではなく、単体では意味を成さない。

    夢幻召喚
    幻想の英霊・XXXの能力を得る。十分に魔力を込めて放たれた矢は、時に音速を超る。
    弓兵なから剣を用いた白兵戦もこなす。
    固有の宝具を持たないが、投影魔術により武具・宝具を物質化することができる。本来はエクスカリバーなどの 人域を超えた神造兵器は投影不可能であり、仮にできたとしても、その使い手ではないため真名解放も不可能で ある。しかし、かつてのイリヤはそのどちらをもやってのけ、弱体しているとは言え、オリジナルを上まわる出 力までも引き出した。
    現状のクロでは、そのようなバグ域までは至れず、エクスカリバーを投影してもハリポテの性能ら しい。

    [宝具]
    干将・莫邪(かんしょう ばくや): C-
    古代中国、呉の刀匠であるった干将と妻の莫邪により作成された二振りの夫婦剣。黒い方が陽剣・干将、白い方 が陰剣・莫邪。
    これらを複数投影し、投擲と斬撃を同時に重ね当てる技は「鶴翼三連」という。

    偽・偽・螺旋剣(カラドボルグII): ランク不明
    オリジナルのカラドボルグのアレンジ品の、さらに劣化品。とは言え威力は強力で真名解放して放たれた場合は 空間をもねじ切り、あらゆる物を貫通する。

    熾天覆う七つの円環(ロー・アイアス): ランク不明
    投擲武器に対する絶対防御という概念をもつ盾。最大展開形は、光でできた7枚の花弁という姿。花弁1枚が城 壁と同等の防御力をもつ。
    現状のクロでは、花弁4枚までの展開が現界。

    [スキル]
    投影
    オリジナルの鏡像を魔力で物質化する魔術。構成要素のすべてを術者のイメージから再現するため、通常はオリ ジナルには速く及ばない、外見だけのハリポテとなる。そして投影した物は幻想でしかないため、世界による修 正を受け短時間で消失する。
    だが、この英霊が行う投影はそういった源則を覆し、宝具だろうが何だろうがボンボン物質化。その上、いくら 放っておいても消えないというテタラメさである、剣に特化しているが、いちおう盾や鎧も投影可能。ただし、 オリジナルよりランクが1つ下がる。

    壊れた幻想(ブローケン・ファンタスム)
    宝具を矢変換して弓で放ち、爆発させる攻撃。宝具に内包される魔力を炸裂させ単なる使い捨ての爆弾として使 用するという、ある意味宝具に対する最悪な侮辱的使用方法である。魔力がある限り宝具を投影できる、この英 霊ならではの反則技。

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