The Red Stone

The Red Stone, also known as the Philosopher's Stone

The Philosopher's Stone (in Japanese: 賢者の石, Kenja no Ishi), also known by its other names such as "Red Stone" (in Japanese: レッドストーン, Reddosutōn) and "Fifth Element" (in Japanese: フィフス・エレメント, Fifusu Eremento), is an alchemical object of power used to transmute elements, sometimes with only a thought, and in some scenarios, to prolong life upon consumption. It is a recurring object in the Fullmetal Alchemist manga and media.


  • It's nickname "Fifth Element" is a reference to the 1997 sci-fi/action movie The Fifth Element and it's eponymous main heroine Leeloo.

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