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Emberdale (formally Engow) is a town on an island far north of Estard Island.


As the party travel through time, they see a vision of Burnmont erupting. When the hero's group enters Emberdale, a town that worships the Father o't Flame they see that the town is preparing for a festival. The Elder Gaffer explains that that there will be a festival known as the Return of Fire Ritual, in which they receive a new PilotFire and return the flame in the volcano's core. He invites the party to stay.

The next day, they hear a commotion. It is Palmela, the town's clairvoyant. She tells everyone that the volcano will erupt. Gaffer comes outside and brings both Palmela and the party inside his house. At Gaffer's house, Palmela presses the Gaffer to cancel this year's festival because she has foreseen a terrible event at the conclusion of the festival. Gaffer does not believe her prediction, and decides to continue the festivities.

The group enters Palmela's house and talks to her. She says that they need to help the people because she predicts that Burnmont will erupt on the day of the festival. They agreed to help, and on the day of the festival, they went to Burnmont. After throwing their flames into the volcano, the party goes to Palmela who charges them to explore the volcano to find out what is the cause of the eruption.

The player is on a semi-time limit. Every time they traverse steps three time, another villager throws their flame into the volcano. When the last villager throws their flame inside the volcano, it will erupt, forcing the player to start again at the inn.

While investigating, they discover a monster, the Glowering Inferno, at the bottom of the volcano that collects the flames from the torches that the villagers throw at the volcano. They defeat the monster, but the accumulated flame caused the smoke to go black, creating a sort of a black flame. Using Pike's mysterious liquid (Wholly holy water), they cleansed the black flame and the village is saved.

The next morning, they visit Palmela who gives them a Blue Fragment.

Later on, after defeating the Rainiac in Greenthumb Gardens, the party returns to Emberdale in order to get Palmela to create medicine that can be used to cure Carraway, who has become gravely ill due to being exposed to the Grey Rain. Upon entering Emberdale and speaking to the townspeople, it is discovered that a few years had passed since the party had saved the village. After being told about Carraway's condition, Palmela is able to create the medicine needed to cure him.


In the present, a hot springs was created underneath the well in Emberdale. Worship of the God of Flame has disappeared.

Palmela's shop exists in the present as well, but a new Palmela runs it. She can help the party find Mini medals.

After the world has been covered in darkness, they go back to Emberdale to seek the help of Flame Spirit. Palmela travels with them with the FlameAqua and goes into the core of the volcano. After finding the Flame Spirit, they give him the FlameAqua. He challenges the party to a fight. After defeating him, he frees Emberdale and Dharma Temple from the darkness.


  • Emberdale - The town
  • Burnmont - The active volcano. The Flame Spirit resides here. In the present, there is a warp that leads to the Estard Ruins

Notable Residents

  • Palmela - Refers to two clairvoyant women in both the past and the present.


Emberdale has a Yorkshire dialect.

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