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Fortress Defense

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Fortress Defense

Is feh fortress def 1.png
Icon of the Fortress Def 1 skill in Heroes.


Grants Def+3. Inflicts Atk-3.

Type(s)

Passive (Type A)

Game(s)

Heroes

Fortress Defense (Japanese: 守備の城塞 Defense Fortress) is a three-tiered passive type A skill which debuted in Fire Emblem Heroes; the individual tiers of the skill are known as Fortress Def 1, Fortress Def 2, and Fortress Def 3 in order from lowest to highest. Units with a Fortress Def skill gain a large boost to their Defense stat, at the cost of a large drop to their Attack stat; the size of the Defense boost, but not of the Attack drop, increases with the skill's tier.

Data

Game Icon Effect Activation Capacity Notes
Heroes
(Fortress Def 1)
Is feh fortress def 1.png Boosts user's Defense by +3, but lowers user's Attack by -3. -- -- Cost: 40 SP
Heroes
(Fortress Def 2)
Is feh fortress def 2.png Boosts user's Defense by +4, but lowers user's Attack by -3. -- -- Cost: 80 SP
Heroes
(Fortress Def 3)
Is feh fortress def 3.png Boosts user's Defense by +5, but lowers user's Attack by -3. -- -- Cost: 160 SP

Availability

Heroes

Fortress Def 1

Units Ferdinand: Noblest of NoblesGatrie: Armored ArmourGerome: Masked RiderIdunn: Dark PriestessKliff: Curious SpiritLukas: Sharp SoldierSeth: Silver Knight
(Rarity requirements vary per character)
Tempest Trials+ April 2018: 10,000 points
Sacred Seal Forge (Creation) Requires 100 Verdant Badge, 20 Great Verdant Badge, and 20 Is feh sacred coin.png

Fortress Def 2

Units Ferdinand: Noblest of NoblesGerome: Masked RiderLukas: Sharp SoldierSeth: Silver Knight
(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 Fortress Def 1 seal

Fortress Def 3

Units Ferdinand: Noblest of NoblesGerome: Masked RiderLukas: Sharp SoldierSeth: Silver Knight
(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 Fortress Def 2 seal

Flavor text

Game Text
(English)
Text
(Japanese)
Heroes
(Fortress Def 1)
Grants Def+3.
Inflicts Atk-3.
攻撃-3、守備+3
Heroes
(Fortress Def 2)
Grants Def+4.
Inflicts Atk-3.
攻撃-3、守備+4
Heroes
(Fortress Def 3)
Grants Def+5.
Inflicts Atk-3.
攻撃-3、守備+5

Etymology and other languages

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

Fortress Defense

Abbreviated as Fortress Def.

Japanese

守備の城塞

Defense Fortress

Spanish

Bastión Defensa

Defense bastion; abbreviated as Bastión Def in the European localization and as Bastión Def. in the Latin American localization.

French

Forteresse

Fortress

German

Abwehrfestung

Defense Fortress

Italian

Forte difensivo

Defensive fortress

Portuguese
(Brazil)

Fortaleza Defesa

Defense fortress; abbreviated as Fortaleza Def.

Traditional Chinese

防守堡壘

Defense fortress

See also

Type A passive skills in Heroes
Aether Raids skills AR-D Atk/DefAR-D Atk/ResAR-D Atk/SpdAR-D Def/ResAR-D Spd/DefAR-D Spd/ResAR-O Atk/DefAR-O Atk/SpdAR-O Spd/Res
Bonus damage skills Ashera's ChosenDragonskinDragoon ShieldGrani's ShieldIote's ShieldSvalinn Shield
Counter-attack skills Close CounterClose FoilClose ReversalClose WardDistant CounterDistant FoilDistant PressureDistant WardOstian Counter
Proximity skills Ashera's ChosenAtk/Def BondAtk/Def FormAtk/Def SoloAtk/Def UnityAtk/Res BondAtk/Res FormAtk/Res SoloAtk/Res UnityAtk/Spd BondAtk/Spd FormAtk/Spd SoloAtk/Spd UnityDef/Res BondDef/Res FormDef/Res SoloLaws of SacaeSorcery BladeSpd/Def BondSpd/Def FormSpd/Def SoloSpd/Res BondSpd/Res FormSpd/Res Solo
Stat boosting skills Attack +Attack/Def +Atk/Def CatchAtk/Def IdealAtk/Def PushAttack/ResAtk/Res CatchAtk/Res IdealAtk/Res PushAtk/SpdAtk/Spd CatchAtk/Spd IdealAtk/Spd PushB Duel CavalryB Duel FlyingB Duel InfantryBonus DoublerBrazen Atk/DefBrazen Atk/ResBrazen Atk/SpdBrazen Def/ResBrazen Spd/DefBrazen Spd/ResC Duel CavalryC Duel InfantryDefense +Def/Res CatchDef/Res IdealDef/ResDefiant AtkDefiant DefDefiant ResDefiant SpdDistant PressureDragoon ShieldEarth BoostFire BoostFortress DefFort. Def/ResFortress ResFuryG Duel FlyingG Duel InfantryHP +HP/AtkHP/DefHP/ResHP/SpdLife and DeathR Duel CavalryR Duel FlyingR Duel InfantryResistance +ScendscaleSpeed +Spd/DefSpd/ResTriangle AdeptWater BoostWind Boost
Turn-related skills Armored BlowBlade SessionBracing BlowBracing StanceClose DefClose FoilClose ReversalClose WardDarting BlowDarting BreathDarting StanceDeath BlowDistant DefDistant FoilDistant WardDragonskinFierce BreathFierce StanceKestrel StanceLaws of SacaeMirror ImpactMirror StanceMirror StrikeShield SessionSteady BlowSteady BreathSteady ImpactSteady PostureSteady StanceSturdy BlowSturdy ImpactSturdy StanceSurge SparrowSwift SparrowSwift StanceSwift StrikeWarding BlowWarding BreathWarding Stance
Miscellaneous skills Flashing BladeHeavy BladeMila's Turnwheel
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