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When Fate/Grand Order: Epic of Remnant was announced, the trailer contained the names of the individual chapters for the story, together with various keywords and terms which were related to them. These have been a subject of speculation and curiosity during the wait for the chapter releases.

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The individual chapters as well as the associated keywords and terms were as follows (most extracted from the main Fate/Grand Order page at time of writing):

  • Episode I: Shinjuku Phantom Incident (新宿幻霊事件, Shinjuku Genrei Jiken?)
  • Episode II: The Woman of Agartha (アガルタの女, Agaruta no Onna?)
  • Episode III: The Tournament of the Seven Heroic Spirit Blade-Masters (英霊剣豪七番勝負, Eirei Kengou Shichiban Shoubu?)
  • Episode IV: Salem of the Heresy (異端なるセイラム, Itan-naru Seiramu?)

Episode I: Shinjuku Phantom Incident (新宿幻霊事件, Shinjuku Genrei Jiken?)

  • A mere empty fiction
  • Free-Transforming Street Ruffian (変化自在の無頼漢, Henka-Jizai no Buraikan?)
  • Magic Bullet (魔弾, Madan?)
  • Empress of Puppets (人形の女帝, Ningyou no Jotei?)
  • Ally of JusticePerpetrator of Evil (正義の味方邪悪なる者, Seigi no MikataJyaaku-naru Mono?)
  • Phantom (幻霊, Genrei?, lit. Phantasmal Spirit)
  • Gentleman Criminal (犯罪紳士, Hanzai Shinshi?)
  • The Phantasmal League of Fiends (幻影魔人同盟, Genei Majin Doumei?)
  • Fallen Star (落ちる星, Ochiru-Boshi?)
  • TraitorDouble Cross (裏切り者ダブルクロス, UragirimonoDaburu Kurosu?)
  • Lament Beneath the Moon (月下の慟哭, Gekka no Doukoku?)

Episode II: The Woman of Agartha (アガルタの女, Agaruta no Onna?)

  • An invasion from fiction
  • The Hollow Earth (地底大空洞, Chikyuu Dai-Kuudou?, lit. Great Underground Cavern)
  • Hero of Brutal Insanity (暴虐と狂乱の英雄, Bougyaku to Kyouran no Eiyuu?)
  • The Brilliant Fortress (煌々たる城塞, Koukou-taru Shousai?)
  • Jungle of Gold (黄金の密林, Ougon no Mitsurin?)
  • The Fragrance of Peaches (桃の芳香, Tou no Houkou?)
  • The War-Cry of the Women Warriors (女戦士たちの雄叫び, Onna-Senshi-tachi no Otakebi?)
  • Phantasmal Metropolis (幻影都市, Genei Toshi?)
  • The Skies of Void (無空の天, Mukuu no Sora?)
  • The Distortion of an Undistorted Wish (歪みなき願いの歪み, Yugami-naki Negai no Yugami?)

Episode III: The Tournament of the Seven Heroic Spirit Blade-Masters (英霊剣豪七番勝負, Eirei Kengou Shichiban Shoubu?)

  • Vengeance from an illusion
  • Pentacle (五芒星, Goubousei?)
  • The Beautiful Beast Smiles (美しき獣は嗤う, Utsukushiki Kemono wa Warau?)
  • Empyrio (エンピレオ, Enpirio?)
  • Purgatorio (プルガトリオ, Purugatorio?)
  • Inferno (インフェルノ, Inferuno?)
  • Zen and the Sword Are One (剣禅一如, Kenzen Ichinyo?)
  • In-Laiden Karma (埋め込まれた宿業, Umekomareta Shukugou?)
  • The Seven Blade-Master Heroes (英霊剣豪七騎, Eirei Kengou Shichiki?)
  • The Blade-Maiden of the Empyrean Eye (天眼の剣士, Tengan no Kenshi?, lit. The Swordsmaster of the Eye of the Sky)
  • Void and Infinity (無と、無限, Mu to, Mugen?)
  • The Annihilation of All (一切鏖殺, Isai Ousatsu?)
  • Rage Overflowing (狂瀾怒濤, Kyouran Dotou?)

Episode IV: Salem of the Heresy (異端なるセイラム, Itan-naru Seiramu?)

  • Marching superstition
  • Witch Hunt (魔女狩り, Majo Gari?)
  • Witch Trials (魔女裁判, Majo Saiban?)
  • The Most Heretical of the Witches (最も異端なる魔女, Mottomo Itan-naru Majo?)
  • The Great Calamity (大いなる厄災, Oinaru Yakusai?)
  • Anno Domini 1692 (西暦1692年, Seireki 1692 Nen?)
  • Seven at the Gallows (七つの絞首, Nanatsu no Koushu?, lit. Seven Hangings)
  • Inescapable Accusation (逃れられぬ告発, Nogararenu Gokuhatsu?)
  • "Salem," Massachusetts (マサチューセッツ "セイレム", Masachu-settsu "Seiremu"?)


At the time of writing, two chapters have been released with two more to come. I thought it might be a good point to look over the keywords for the chapters past and the chapters yet to come.

Below are the meanings behind the keywords and terms for Chapters 1 and 2 as far as I know:

Episode I: Shinjuku Phantom Incident

  • A mere empty fiction: Phantoms, or Moriarty's cover
  • Free-Transforming Street Ruffian: Yan Qing
  • Magic Bullet: Bullets acquired by Moriarty through phantom fusion
  • Empress of Puppets: Christine
  • Ally of JusticePerpetrator of Evil: EMIYA Alter
  • Phantom: Self-explanatory
  • Gentleman Criminal: Moriarty
  • The Phantasmal League of Fiends: Alliance between Moriarty and Baal
  • Fallen Star: The final bullet in the form of a meteoroid
  • TraitorDouble Cross: Moriarty
  • Lament Beneath the Moon: Moriarty's feelings

Episode II: The Woman of Agartha

  • An invasion from fiction: Nature of singularity as Scheherazade's story encroaching on reality
  • The Hollow Earth: Underground space in which singularity is situated. Agartha
  • Hero of Brutal Insanity: Megalos
  • The Brilliant Fortress: Either Ys or the City of Gold, El Dorado
  • Jungle of Gold: Jungle of the Amazons, site of El Dorado
  • The Fragrance of Peaches: Resistance base area, Peach Springs
  • The War-Cry of the Women Warriors: Amazons' battle cry
  • Phantasmal Metropolis: The city that doesn't sleep. The nightless/nocturnal city/castle.
  • The Skies of Void: Laputa.
  • The Distortion of an Undistorted Wish: ?


Below are a few likely associations for some of the keywords for Chapters 3 and 4 (currently unreleased at time of writing)

  • The Blade-Maiden of the Empyrean Eye: Musashi
  • Witch Hunt, Witch Trials, Anno Domini 1692, "Salem," Massachusetts: Salem witch trials


These are my questions:

  • Are the keyword associations listed above for Chapters 1 and 2 correct?
  • Do you have any theories or speculation concerning keywords for Chapters 3 & 4 that you'd like to share?