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Defense/Resistance Oath

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Defense/Resistance Oath

Is feh def res oath 1.png
Icon of the Def/Res Oath 1 skill in Heroes.


Passive (Type C)



Defense/Resistance Oath (Japanese: 守備魔防の信義 Defense/Resistance Loyalty) is a three-tiered passive type C skill which debuted in Fire Emblem Heroes; the individual tiers of the skill are Def/Res Oath 1, Def/Res Oath 2, and Def/Res Oath 3 in order from lowest to highest. Units with a Def/Res Oath skill will receive a temporary boost to their Defense and Resistance if they start the turn adjacent to an ally; the Defense and Resistance boosts increase with the skill's tier.


Game Icon Effect Activation Capacity Notes
(Def/Res Oath 1)
Is feh def res oath 1.png Boosts user's Defense and Resistance by 3 each for the turn. If an ally is adjacent to the user -- Cost: 60 SP
(Def/Res Oath 2)
Is feh def res oath 2.png Boosts user's Defense and Resistance by 4 each for the turn. If an ally is adjacent to the user -- Cost: 120 SP
(Def/Res Oath 3)
Is feh def res oath 3.png Boosts user's Defense and Resistance by 5 each for the turn. If an ally is adjacent to the user -- Cost: 240 SP



Units Alfonse: Askran Duo

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Game Text
(Def/Res Oath 1)
At start of turn, if unit is adjacent to an ally,
grants Def/Res+3 to unit for 1 turn.
(Def/Res Oath 2)
At start of turn, if unit is adjacent to an ally,
grants Def/Res+4 to unit for 1 turn.
(Def/Res Oath 3)
At start of turn, if unit is adjacent to an ally,
grants Def/Res+5 to unit for 1 turn.

Etymology and other languages

Names, etymology and in other regions
Language Name Definition, etymology and notes

Defense/Resistance Oath

Abbreviated as Def/Res Oath.



Defense/Resistance Loyalty


Lealtad Defensa/Resistencia

Defense/Resistance loyalty; abbreviated as Lealtad Def/Res.

(Latin America)

Pacto Defensa/Resistencia

Defense/Resistance pact; abbreviated as Pacto Def./Res.


Vœu Défense/Résistance

Defense/Resistance vow; abbreviated as Vœu Déf/Rés.



Defense/Resistance Oath; abbreviated as Ver./Res.-Eid.


Lealtà Difesa/Resistenza

Defense/Resistance loyalty; abbreviated as Lealtà Dif/Res.


Pacto Defesa/Resistência

Defense/Resistance pact; abbreviated as Pacto Def./Res..

Traditional Chinese


Defense/Magic defense honor


See also

Type C passive skills in Heroes
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