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Defense Tactic

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Defense Tactic

Is feh def tactic 1.png
Icon of the Def Tactic 1 skill in Heroes.


At start of turn, grants Def+2 to allies within 2 spaces for 1 turn. Granted only if number of that ally's movement type on current team ≤ 2.

Type(s)

Passive (Type C)

Game(s)

Heroes

Defense Tactic (Japanese: 守備の指揮 Defense Command) is a three-tiered passive type C skill which debuted in Fire Emblem Heroes; the individual tiers of the skill are known as Def Tactic 1, Def Tactic 2, and Def Tactic 3 in order from lowest to highest. Units with a Defense Tactic skill boost Defense for a turn to all allies within two spaces whose movement type composes, at most, 2 of the party's members; the size of the Defense boost increases with the skill's tier.

Data

Game Icon Effect Activation Capacity Notes
Heroes
(Def Tactic 1)
Is feh def tactic 1.png Boosts Defense by 2 for one turn on all allies within 2 spaces whose movement type is shared with at most one other ally. -- -- Cost: 60 SP
Heroes
(Def Tactic 2)
Is feh def tactic 2.png Boosts Defense by 4 for one turn on all allies within 2 spaces whose movement type is shared with at most one other ally. -- -- Cost: 120 SP
Heroes
(Def Tactic 3)
Is feh def tactic 3.png Boosts Defense by 6 for one turn on all allies within 2 spaces whose movement type is shared with at most one other ally. -- -- Cost: 240 SP

Availability

Heroes

Def Tactic 1

Units Ike: Vanguard LegendLaegjarn: New ExperiencesMustafa: Plegian ChampionShiro: Raw Talent
(Rarity requirements vary per character)
Tempest Trials March 2018: 40 points
Sacred Seal Forge (Creation) Requires 100 Verdant Badge, 20 Great Verdant Badge, and 20 Is feh sacred coin.png

Def Tactic 2

Units Ike: Vanguard LegendLaegjarn: New ExperiencesMustafa: Plegian ChampionShiro: Raw Talent
(Rarity requirements vary per character)
Sacred Seal Forge (Enhancement) Requires 200 Verdant Badge, 60 Great Verdant Badge, 50 Is feh sacred coin.png, and the Def Tactic 1 seal

Def Tactic 3

Units Ike: Vanguard LegendLaegjarn: New ExperiencesMustafa: Plegian ChampionShiro: Raw Talent
(Rarity requirements vary per character)
Sacred Seal Forge (Enhancement) Requires 400 Verdant Badge, 1,000 Great Verdant Badge, 100 Is feh sacred coin.png, and the Def Tactic 2 seal

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Game Text
(English)
Text
(Japanese)
Heroes
(Def Tactic 1)
At start of turn, grants Def+2 to allies within 2
spaces for 1 turn. Granted only if number of
that ally's movement type on current team
≤ 2.
ターン開始時、周囲2マスの味方の守備+2(1ターン)
ただし、現在の部隊内で、
同じ移動タイプが2体以下の味方のみが対象
Heroes
(Def Tactic 2)
At start of turn, grants Def+4 to allies within 2
spaces for 1 turn. Granted only if number of
that ally's movement type on current team
≤ 2.
ターン開始時、周囲2マスの味方の守備+4(1ターン)
ただし、現在の部隊内で、
同じ移動タイプが2体以下の味方のみが対象
Heroes
(Def Tactic 3)
At start of turn, grants Def+6 to allies within 2
spaces for 1 turn. Granted only if number of
that ally's movement type on current team
≤ 2.
ターン開始時、周囲2マスの味方の守備+6(1ターン)
ただし、現在の部隊内で、
同じ移動タイプが2体以下の味方のみが対象

Etymology and other languages

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

Defense Tactic

Abbreviated as Def Tactic.

Japanese

守備の指揮

Defense Command

Spanish
(Spain)

Estrategia Defensa

Defense strategy; abbreviated as Estrategia Def.

Spanish
(Latin America)

Táctica Defensa

Defense tactic; abbreviated as Táctica Def.

French

Tactique Défense

Defense tactic; abbreviated as Tactique Déf.

German

Verteidigungstaktik

Defense Tactic; abbreviated as Verteidig.taktik.

Italian

Tattica Difesa

Defense tactic; abbreviated as Tattica Dif.

Portuguese
(Brazil)

Tática Defesa

Defense tactic; abbreviated as Tática Def.

Traditional Chinese

防守指揮

Command Defense

See also

Type C passive skills in Heroes
Debuffing skills Atk PloyAtk SmokeAtk/Def ReinAtk/Res ReinAtk/Spd ReinChaos NamedDef PloyDef SmokeGlarePanic PloyRes PloyRes SmokeSpd PloySpd Smoke
Experience-related skills Axe ExperienceAxe ValorBeast Exp.Beast ValorB Tome Exp.B Tome ValorBow Exp.Bow ValorDagger Exp.Dagger ValorDragon ValorG Tome Exp.G Tome ValorLance Exp.Lance ValorR Tome Exp.R Tome ValorStaff Exp.Staff ValorSword Exp.Sword Valor
Healing skills Breath of LifeEven RecoveryOdd RecoverySparkling Boost
Mobility skills Air OrdersArmor MarchArmored StrideA/D Near SaveA/R Far SaveD/R Near SaveEven TempestFlier GuidanceGround OrdersGuidanceOdd TempestSolitary Dream
Proximity skills Armor MarchArmored StrideAtk TacticAtk/Def GapAtk/Def MenaceA/D Near SaveAtk/Def OathAtk/Def ReinA/R Far SaveAtk/Res GapAtk/Res MenaceAtk/Res OathAtk/Res ReinAtk SmokeAtk/Spd GapAtk/Spd MenaceAtk/Spd OathAtk/Spd ReinBreath of LifeChaos NamedClose GuardDef TacticDef/Res GapDef/Res MenaceD/R Near SaveDef/Res OathDef/Res ReinDef SmokeDistant GuardDivine FangDomain of FlameDomain of IceDrive AtkDrive DefDrive ResDrive SpdEven RecoveryFatal SmokeFortify ArmorFortify BeastsFortify CavalryFortify DefFortify DragonsFortify FliersFortify ResGlareGoad ArmorGoad BeastsGoad CavalryGoad DragonsGoad FliersHone ArmorHone AtkHone BeastsHone CavalryHone DragonsHone FliersHone SpdHuman VirtueInevitable DeathInfantry FlashInf. HexbladeInfantry PulseInfantry RushJoint Dist. GuardJoint Drive AtkJoint Drive DefJoint Drive ResJoint Drive SpdJoint Hone AtkJoint Hone DefJoint Hone ResJoint Hone SpdOdd RecoveryOrder's RestraintOstia's PulsePanic SmokePulse SmokeRes SmokeRes TacticRouse Atk/DefRouse Atk/ResRouse Atk/SpdRouse Def/ResRouse Spd/DefRouse Spd/ResSavage BlowSolitary DreamSpd/Def GapSpd/Def OathSpd/Def ReinSpd/Res GapSpd/Res ReinSpd SmokeSpd TacticSpur AtkSpur Atk/DefSpur Atk/ResSpur Atk/SpdSpur DefSpur Def/ResSpur ResSpur SpdSpur Spd/DefSpur Spd/ResStall PloySurtr's MenaceSurtr's PortentThreaten AtkThreat. Atk/DefThreat. Atk/ResThreat. Atk/SpdThreaten DefThreaten Def/ResThreaten ResThreaten SpdThreat. Spd/DefWard ArmorWard BeastsWard CavalryWard DragonsWard FliersWith Everyone!
Stat boosting skills Atk OpeningDef OpeningRes OpeningSpd OpeningVision of ArcadiaWings of Light
Turn-related skills A/D Near SaveA/R Far SaveBreath of LifeD/R Near SaveEven Atk WaveEven Def WaveEven RecoveryEven Res WaveEven Spd WaveEven TempestFatal SmokeOdd Atk WaveOdd Def WaveOdd RecoveryOdd Res WaveOdd Spd WaveOdd TempestSavage Blow
Miscellaneous skills Divine FangTime's PulseUpheaval
Sacred Seal skills in Heroes
Debuffing skills Atk FeintAtk PloyAtk SmokeChill AtkChill DefChill ResChill SpdDef FeintDef PloyDef SmokePanic PloyRes FeintRes PloyRes SmokeSeal AtkSpd FeintSeal SpdSpd PloySpd Smoke
Follow-up strike skills Brash AssaultDeflect MagicDeflect MeleeDeflect MissileQuick Riposte
Healing skills Breath of LifeLive to ServeMystic BoostRenewal
Mobility skills AerobaticsAir OrdersArmor MarchArmored BootsFlier FormationFlier GuidanceGuidanceObstruct
Proximity skills Armor MarchAtk SmokeAtk/Def BondAtk/Def FormAtk/Def SoloAtk/Res BondAtk/Res SoloAtk/Spd BondAtk/Spd SoloBreath of LifeClose GuardDef TacticDef/Res BondDef/Res SoloDistant GuardDrive AtkDrive DefDrive ResDrive SpdHone AtkHone BeastsHone DragonsHone SpdInfantry RushRes TacticSavage BlowSorcery BladeSpd TacticSpd SmokeSpd/Def BondSpd/Def SoloSpd/Res BondSpd/Res FormSpd/Res SoloSpur AtkSpur Atk/DefSpur Atk/SpdSpur DefSpur Def/ResSpur ResSpur SpdThreaten AtkThreaten DefThreaten ResThreaten SpdWard Dragons
Squad Ace skills Squad Ace ASquad Ace AASquad Ace ABSquad Ace ACSquad Ace ADSquad Ace AESquad Ace AFSquad Ace AGSquad Ace AHSquad Ace AISquad Ace AJSquad Ace AKSquad Ace ALSquad Ace AMSquad Ace ANSquad Ace AOSquad Ace APSquad Ace AQSquad Ace ARSquad Ace ASSquad Ace ATSquad Ace AUSquad Ace AVSquad Ace BSquad Ace CSquad Ace DSquad Ace ESquad Ace FSquad Ace GSquad Ace HSquad Ace ISquad Ace JSquad Ace KSquad Ace LSquad Ace MSquad Ace NSquad Ace OSquad Ace PSquad Ace QSquad Ace RSquad Ace SSquad Ace TSquad Ace USquad Ace VSquad Ace WSquad Ace XSquad Ace YSquad Ace Z
Stat-boosting skills Attack +Attack/Def +Atk/Def PushAttack/ResAtk/SpdBlaze DanceBrazen Atk/DefBrazen Atk/ResBrazen Atk/SpdBrazen Def/ResBrazen Spd/DefBrazen Spd/ResDefense +Def/ResDefiant AtkDefiant DefDefiant SpdEarth BoostEarth DanceFire BoostFortify DefFortify ResFortress DefFort. Def/ResFortress ResGale DanceHP +HP/AtkHP/DefHP/ResHP/SpdInitiate Seal AtkInitiate Seal DefInitiate Seal HPInitiate Seal ResInitiate Seal SpdLife and DeathResistance +Res OpeningSpeed +Spd OpeningSpd/DefSpd/ResTorrent DanceWater BoostWind Boost
Turn-related skills Armored BlowBlade SessionBracing StanceBreath of LifeClose DefDarting BlowDarting StanceDeath BlowDistant DefEven Atk WaveEven Def WaveEven Res WaveEven Spd WaveFierce StanceKestrel StanceMirror StrikeMirror StancePoison StrikeQuick RiposteSavage BlowSteady BlowSteady BreathSteady PostureSteady StanceSturdy BlowSturdy StanceSwift SparrowSwift StanceWarding BlowWarding Stance
Miscellaneous skills Flashing BladeHardy BearingHeavy BladeIote's ShieldPhantom ResPhantom SpdQuickened Pulse
Enemy-exclusive skills Blade SealBoots SealCharm SealElixir SealEmbla's WardGuardian SealGullinburstiHorn SealMúspellflameNiðavellir AxiomRøkkrVeil Seal