How to Access Cindered Shadows DLC in Fire Emblem Three Houses

Fire Emblem: Three Houses has received a DLC update by the name of ‘Cindered Shadows’. This guide will teach you how to access the Cindered Shadows DLC in Fire Emblem Three Houses.

The story of Cindered Ashes is completely different from the main story. In this guide, we will tell how to access the Cindered Shadows DLC.

How to Access Cindered Shadows DLC in Fire Emblem Three Houses

First of all, you will need to purchase the DLC from the Nintendo eShop. After contents of DLC have  completed downloading, start the game and go to the main title.

On the main menu,  select “Side Story” option. Here you’ll be prompted to make a character & choose the difficulty before starting.

Choose your name & gender and pick your preferred Difficulty & Modes. After all this is done, start the DLC. That’s all you need to do to access the Fire Emblem DLC!

Cindered Shadow Information
Since the Cindered Shadows is a side story, the save data for this DLC will be separate from the main game.

You will however be able to scout new characters and access them in the Abyss once you have made progress on DLC to certain point.

Also , there is no Maddening mode available for the DLC story. The Normal/ Hard /Casual/ Classic modes are still there for you to choose from.

The DLC features a host of new characters that you can later recruit in the main game as well.

Apart from new characters, the Fire Emblem Three Houses Cindered Shadows DLC has a number of new playable classes.

Some of the fan favorite characters from the main game return in the DLC but their classes are preset and you are unable to change them.