Word Terms

Fullmetal Alchemist

Alright! These are the words that could, well some of it, help you understand the words used around this site. Some of it are alchemy related words.

a. Alchemy → is the science of understanding, deconstructing, and reconstructing matter, although it is often seen only as the pursuit of turning common metals into gold. More information here.

b. Ametris → is a unitary State, with a Parliamentary Republic type of Government.

c. Chimera → is an animal that has two or more different populations of genetically distinct cells.

d. Dublith → is a city in the southern part of Ametris where Edward’s teacher Izumi Curtis lives.

e. Fullmetal → Edward’s state alchemist codename.

f. Homonculus → which means “little people” in Latin. In Fullmetal Alchemist, they consist of 7 people which are named from the 7 capital sins namely: Greed, Wrath, Pride, Lust, Sloth, Envy, and Gluttony. They are beings who lives from the power of the Philosopher’s Stone which makes them immortal.

g. Ouroboros → a symbol of a serpent or dragon eating it’s own tail. It symbolizes unity, and it used by the Homonculus in the story.

h. Philosopher’s Stone → The legendary stone that Edward and Alphonse is looking for. The secret ingredient to create the perfect stone is human beings.

i Xenotime → is a town in the desert that is famous for its goldsmiths.

j. State Alchemist → Alchemists that work for the State. They have the equal rank as a Major.

k. Transmutation Circle → is a necessity in alchemical transmutation. It can either be created with a chalk, pencil, paint, blood or other. It represents the flow of energy which turns into power.

l. Resembool → a peaceful town where Edward and Alphonse were born.