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The Fire Palace is a dungeon in Secret of Mana. One of the world's eight Mana Palaces, it houses the Mana Seed of Fire and is the shrine of the fire elemental Salamando. It is the fourth to be visited by Randi's party.

Story[]

The village of Kakkara has fallen victim to not one, but three tragedies. Firstly, thieves broke into the nearby palace and ran off with Salamando. Second, another thief took possession of the Fire Seed while the first group was busy. Third, the town is desperate for water. Randi and his friends land there by way of cannon from Matango.

With few clues as to what happened or who committed the thefts, Randi and co. set off to retrieve the seed and begin their search in the Ice Country.

Along the way through the Crystal Forest, the party meets Rudolph, distressed that his master is gone. Deeper in, they find an unusual tropical settlement with an old pot-bellied stove on a small plateau. As it turns out, minions of the Scorpion Army are present, watching the stove that it does not burn out. Their scheme falls flat when a minion fails to recognise Randi, who pops open the stove to let Salamando loose; it seems the Scorpions used him for a get-rich-quick scam when they stole him. Hot-tempered as ever, Salamando thanks the party for freeing him, and he bonds with Primm and Popoi instantly. However, the Scorpions were not involved with the Fire Seed. Nonetheless, the "paradise" quickly freezes over, and its residents vanish.

Pressing onward, the trio finds a Boreal Face in their path and cuts it down. Soon after, they find themselves in the Ice Palace, wherein they are eventually caught in a trap with three biting lizards. As they return to the palace library and enter the chamber hall, a voice calls to them to leave. The party refuses, and so faces the Frost Gigas in battle. With Salamando's help, the beast is subdued. Santa Claus appears and gives them the Seed, which they then set off to return to its dais.

Monsters overwhelm the derelict Fire Palace, but the party beats them back and battles a Minotaur in its antechamber. Sylphid is more than up to the task of weakening it, and it falls easily.

The party returns the Fire Seed to its dais and seals it, increasing their allies' powers.

Walkthrough[]

Path to Fire Palace[]

Fire Palace Entrance

First, leave Kakkara (by going south). In the desert, go south, then left, then north.

Here is the entrance to the Fire Palace. Beat the crap out of the Sand Stingers, then head up a platform. Watch out, though; there are Spider Legs lurking right in front of the stairs. And guarding the entrance are Robin Foots trying to launch arrows in you.

Fire Palace[]

Fire Palace Map

Inside, watch out for the two Robin Foots that attack you from both sides. After you beat them, you will see that you have to go north, but that the passage is impassable. There is a path to the left and to the right; go left first. Move on, and you will ultimately arrive in a large area that appears to be the core of a volcano with a Crystal Orb! Have the girl use Sylphid's Analyzer-spell on it to discover Salamando works on it and use Exploder to continue. Watch out for the Dark Funks and continue to the next room.

Here is a Red Drop; quickly waste it. As for the room, there are many, many paths you can take. The upper-left/-right areas are empty, and in the middle, you can go north to continue, or south to return to the entrance. And in the lower-left corner is a hidden passage; it appears to be a dead-end, but leads in fact to a chest with 1000 GP! So be sure to take it, and then take the north path.

Another Crystal Orb. This time it is Fireball you have to use, so use it. After you open up a long path, move on until you reach a split. Go north first, as there is more cash waiting! After you get another bag of 1000 GP, head back and take a right, up the stairs. The path is simple; first take the stairs in the upper-left corner. It leads eventually to an Axe's Orb!

Once you have it in your possession, return and go down the other set of stairs. A large portion from here on is pretty much following the trail. In the room with a platform and a switch, step on that switch. The wall to the right disappears, enabling you to continue. Ready your Whip, and cross chasms. Go up the flight of stairs, and again.

Minotaur Boss Battle

There are fire bowls all over the place; step on the switch and they will all light up! A Crystal Orb appears as well, which is vulnerable to Undine. After using Freeze, all bowls dim, except for two. Stand in-between them, and the platform very unrealistically makes place for stairs, leading you to a boss battle.

After the boss battle, the path to the stage will open. Go up and interact with the Fire Seed, gaining its powers and enabling your magic to go up to a level of 4! Use the Magic Rope to leave and return to Kakkara.

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Characters
Heroes
Randi · Primm · Popoi
Mana Spirits
Undine · Gnome · Jinn · Salamander · Shade · Wisp · Luna · Dryad
Villains
Vandole Empire
Emperor Vandole · Thanatos · Fanha · Geshtar · Sheex
Others
Elinee · Scorpion Army
Non-Player Characters
Cannon Brothers · Dyluck · Elliott · Elman · Flammie · Gemma · Sage Joch · Karon · Krissie · Luka · Mara · Admiral Meria · Commander Morie · Neko · Pecard · Phanna · Rudolph · Santa Claus · Sergo · Serin · Timothy · King Truffle · Watts
Monsters
Enemy List
Armored Man · Basilisk · Beast Zombie · Blat · Blue Drop · Bluster Gas · Bomb Bee · Buzz Bee · Captain Duck · Chess Knight · Chobin Hood · Crawler · Dark Funk · Dark Knight · Dark Ninja · Dark Stalker · Dinofish · Doom Sword · Eggatrice · Eggplant Man · Emberman · Evil Sword · Eye Spy · Fiend Head · Fierce Head · Ghost · Ghoul · Goblin · Grave Bat · Green Drop · Gremlin · Griffin Hand · Heck Hound · Howler · Ice Bandit · Iffish · Imp · Kid Goblin · Kimono Bird · Kimono Wizard · Lullabud · Mace Menace · Mad Mallard · Marmablue · Master Ninja · Ma Goblin · Mushgloom · National Scar · Nitro Pumpkin · Metal Crab · Metal Crawler · Mimic Box · Needlion · Mushboom · Mystic Book · Nemesis Owl · Pebbler · Polter Chair · Pumpkin Bomb · Rabite · Red Drop · Robin Foot · Sand Stinger · Silktail · Specter · Steamed Crab · Steelpion · Tomato Man · Trap Flower · Tsunami · Turtlance · Water Bandit · Shape Shifter · Spider Legs · Weepy Eye · Werewolf · Whimper · Wizard Eye · Wolf Lord · Zombie
Boss List
Mantis Ant · Tropicallo · Spikey Tiger · Tonpole · Biting Lizard · Fire Gigas · Wall Face · Kilroy · Jaberwocky · Spring Beak · Great Viper · Mech Rider 1 · Boreal Face · Frost Gigas · Minotaur · Doom Wall · Vampire · Metal Mantis · Mech Rider II · Lime Slime · Blue Spike · Gorgon Bull · Dark Stalker · Shadows · Aegagropilon · Hydra · Kettle Kin · Snap Dragon · Hexas · Mech Rider III · Dragon Worm · Snow Dragon · Axe Beak · Red Dragon · Thunder Gigas · Blue Dragon · Buffy · Dread Slime · Dark Lich · Mana Beast
Items
Item List
Candy · Chocolate · Royal Jam · Faerie Walnut · Medical Herb · Cup of Wishes · Magic Rope · Flammie Drum · Moogle Belt · Midge Mallet · Barrel
Equipment
Armor List
Headgear
Bandana · Hair Ribbon · Rabite Cap · Head Gear · Quill Cap · Steel Cap · Golden Tiara · Raccoon Cap · Quilted Hood · Tiger Cap · Circlet · Unicorn Helm · Dragon Helm · Duck Helm · Needle Helm · Cockatrice Cap · Amulet Helm · Griffin Helm · Faerie Crown
Body Armor
Overalls · Fung Fu Suit · Minor Robe · Chain Vest · Spiky Suit · Kung Fu Dress · Fancy Overalls · Chest Guard · Golden Vest · Ruby Vest · Tiger Suit · Tiger Two-Piece · Magical Armor · Flower Suit · Battle Suit · Vestguard · Vampire Cape · Power Suit · Faerie Cloak
Accessories
Wristband · Elbow Pad · Power Vambrace · Wolf's Band · Silver Band · Golem Ring · Ivy Amulket · Gold Bracelet · Lazuli Vambrace · Guardian Ring · Vambrace · Dragon Coil · Watcher Ring · Imp's Ring · Faerie's Ring
Weapon List
Swords
Rusty Sword · Cutlass · Herald Sword · Claymore · Excalibur · Masamune · Gigas Sword · Dragon Buster · Mana Sword
Spears
Spear · Heavy Spear · Sprite's Poleaxe · Partisan · Halberd · Oceanid Spear · Gigas Land · Dragon Lance · Daedalus Lance
Axes
Watt's Axe · Lode Axe · Stout Axe · Battle Axe · Pyrite Axe · Were-Buster · Great Axe · Gigas Axe · Doom Axe
Whips
Leather Whip · Black Whip · Backhand Whip · Chain Flail · Silver Flail · Morning Star · Hammer Flail · Nimbus Chain · Gigas Flail
Boomerangs
Boomerang · Chakram · Lode Boomerang · Rising Run · Titan Boomerang · Cobra Shuttle · Frizbar · Shuriken · Ninja's Trump
Gloves
Spike Knuckles · Power Glove · Moogle Claw · Chakra Hand · Heavy Glove · Hyper-Wrist · Griffin Claws · Drgon Claws · Aura Glove
Bows
Chobin's Bow · Iron Bow · Long Bow · Great Crossbow · Silver Bow · Elfin Bow · Wing Bow · Doom Bow · Garuda Buster
Javelins
Pole Dart · Javelin · Light Trident · Trident · Silver Pilum · Imp's Fork · Elf's Harpoon · Dragon Dart · Valkyrian
Spells
Undine's Spells
Freeze · Acid Storm · HP Absorb · Cure Water · Remedy · Ice Saber
Gnome's Spells
Gem Missile · Earth Slide · Slow Down · Defender · Speed Up · Stone Saber
Sylphid's Spells
Air Blast · Thunderbolt · Silence · Analyzer · Balloon · Thunder Saber
Salamando's Spells
Fireball · Lava Wave · Exploder · Flame Saber · Fire Bouquet · Blaze Wall
Shade's Spells
Dark Force · Evil Gate · Dispel Magic
Shade's Spells
Lucid Barrier · Light Saber · Lucent Beam
Luna's Spells
Lunar Magic · Change Form · MP Absorb · Moon Energy · Lunar Boost · Moon Saber
Dryad's Spells
Burst · Sleep Flower · Wall · Revivifier · Mana Magic
Locations
The Empire · Ice Country (Crystal Forest - Frozen Forest - Santa's House - Tropics) · Kakkara (Kakkara Desert - Sandship) · Lighthouse Isle · Lofty Mountains · Lost Continent · Turtle Shell Isle · Upper Land (Forest of Seasons - Great Forest)
Settlements
Dwarf Village · Gold City · Kakkara · Kippo Village · Mandala (Mandala Temple) · Matango (Fung Castle) · Moogle Village · Northtown · Pandora (Pandora Castle) · Potos Village · Southtown · Sprite Village · Tasnica · Todo Village
Mana Palaces
Fire Palace · Light Palace · Moon Palace · Palace of Darkness · Tree Palace · Underground Palace · Water Palace · Wind Palace
Dungeons
Cave of the White Dragon · Gaia's Navel · Gold Tower · Grand Palace · Haunted Forest · Ice Palace · Imperial Palace · Joch's Cave · Mana Fortress · Northtown Ruins · Pandora Ruins · Pure Land · Scorpion Army ship · Sewers · Undine's Cave · Witch's Castle
Other
Bosses · Weapons · Armor · Items · Stats in Secret of Mana · Mana Beast · Mana Seeds · Mana Sword · Mana Tree
Game Mechanics & Script
Version Differences · Unused Content · Secret of Mana Trophies
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