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Resistance Ploy

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Resistance Ploy

Is feh res ploy 1.png
Icon of the Res Ploy 1 skill in Heroes.


At start of turn, inflicts Res-3 on foes in cardinal directions with Res < unit’s Res through their next actions.

Type(s)

Passive (Type C)

Game(s)

Heroes

Resistance Ploy (Japanese: 魔防の謀策 Resistance Scheme) is a three-tiered passive type C skill which debuted in Fire Emblem Heroes; the individual tiers of the skill are known as Res Ploy 1, Res Ploy 2, and Res Ploy 3 in order from lowest to highest. Units with a Res Ploy skill allows their wielders to lower the Resistance of foes in cardinal directions from the user whose Resistance is below the user's through their following actions; the size of the Resistance drop is affected by the skill's tier.

Data

Game Icon Effect Activation Capacity Notes
Heroes
(Res Ploy 1)
Is feh res ploy 1.png At start of turn, reduces Resistance by 3 of all foes in a cardinal direction of user whose Resistance is lower than user through foe's next action. -- -- Cost: 60 SP
Heroes
(Res Ploy 2)
Is feh res ploy 2.png At start of turn, reduces Resistance by 4 of all foes in a cardinal direction of user whose Resistance is lower than user through foe's next action. -- -- Cost: 120 SP
Heroes
(Res Ploy 3)
Is feh res ploy 3.png At start of turn, reduces Resistance by 5 of all foes in a cardinal direction of user whose Resistance is lower than user through foe's next action. -- -- Cost: 240 SP

Availability

Heroes

Res Ploy 1

Units Forrest: Fashion ForwardGunnthrá: Voice of DreamsIlyana: Hungering MageLute: ProdigySonya: Vengeful Mage
(Rarity requirements vary per character)
Tempest Trials March 2018: 20,000 points
Sacred Seal Forge (Creation) Requires 100 regular Transparent Badges, 20 Great Transparent Badges, and 20 Sacred Coins.

Res Ploy 2

Units Forrest: Fashion ForwardGunnthrá: Voice of DreamsIlyana: Hungering MageLute: ProdigySonya: Vengeful Mage
(Rarity requirements vary per character)
Sacred Seal Forge (Enhancement) Requires 200 regular Transparent Badges, 60 Great Transparent Badges, 50 Sacred Coins, and the Res Ploy 1 seal.

Res Ploy 3

Units Forrest: Fashion ForwardGunnthrá: Voice of DreamsIlyana: Hungering MageLute: ProdigySonya: Vengeful Mage
(Rarity requirements vary per character)
Sacred Seal Forge (Enhancement) Requires 400 regular Transparent Badges, 1,000 Great Transparent Badges, 100 Sacred Coins, and the Res Ploy 2 seal

Flavor text

Game Text
(English)
Text
(Japanese)
Heroes
(Res Ploy 1)
At start of turn, inflicts Res-3 on foes in cardinal
directions with Res < unit’s Res through their next
actions.
ターン開始時、十字方向にいる、自身より魔防が1以上低い
敵は、魔防-3(敵の次回行動終了まで)
Heroes
(Res Ploy 2)
At start of turn, inflicts Res-4 on foes in cardinal
directions with Res < unit’s Res through their next
actions.
ターン開始時、十字方向にいる、自身より魔防が1以上低い
敵は、魔防-4(敵の次回行動終了まで)
Heroes
(Res Ploy 3)
At start of turn, inflicts Res-5 on foes in cardinal
directions with Res < unit’s Res through their next
actions.
ターン開始時、十字方向にいる、自身より魔防が1以上低い
敵は、魔防-5(敵の次回行動終了まで)

Etymology and other languages

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

Resistance Ploy

Abbreviated as Res Ploy.

Japanese

魔防の謀策

Resistance Scheme

Spanish

Ardid Resistencia

Resistance ruse; abbreviated as Ardid Res in the European localization and as Ardid Res. in the Latin American localization.

French

Ruse Résistance

Resistance ruse; abbreviated as Ruse Rés.

German

Resistenz-Trick

Resistance Trick; abbreviated as Res.-Trick.

Italian

Complotto Resistenza

Resistance plot; abbreviated as Complotto Res.

Portuguese
(Brazil)

Manobra Resistência

Resistance maneuver; abbreviated as Manobra Res.

Traditional Chinese

魔防謀策

Magic defense scheme

Gallery

See also

Passive skills in Heroes
Type A skills Aether Raids-Defensive Attack/DefenseAether Raids-Defensive Attack/ResistanceAether Raids-Defensive Attack/SpeedAether Raids-Defensive Speed/DefenseAether Raids-Defensive Speed/ResistanceAether Raids-Offensive Attack/DefenseAether Raids-Offensive Attack/SpeedAether Raids-Offensive Speed/ResistanceArmored BlowAshera's ChosenAttack +Attack/Defense +Attack/Defense BondAttack/Defense CatchAttack/Defense FormAttack/Defense IdealAttack/Defense PushAttack/Defense SoloAttack/Defense UnityAttack/ResistanceAttack/Resistance BondAttack/Resistance FormAttack/Resistance IdealAttack/Resistance PushAttack/Resistance SoloAttack/Resistance UnityAttack/SpeedAttack/Speed BondAttack/Speed CatchAttack/Speed FormAttack/Speed IdealAttack/Speed PushAttack/Speed SoloBlade SessionBlue Duel FlyingBlue Duel InfantryBonus DoublerBracing BlowBracing StanceBrazen Attack/DefenseBrazen Attack/ResistanceBrazen Attack/SpeedBrazen Defense/ResistanceBrazen Speed/DefenseBrazen Speed/ResistanceClose CounterClose DefenseClose FoilClose WardColorless Duel CavalryColorless Duel InfantryDarting BlowDarting BreathDarting StanceDeath BlowDefense +Defense/Resistance BondDefense/Resistance FormDefense/Resistance SoloDefense/ResistanceDefiant AttackDefiant DefenseDefiant ResistanceDefiant SpeedDistant CounterDistant DefenseDistant FoilDistant WardDragonskinDragoon ShieldEarth BoostFierce BreathFierce StanceFire BoostFlashing BladeFortress DefenseFortress Defense/ResistanceFortress ResistanceFuryGrani's ShieldGreen Duel FlyingGreen Duel InfantryHeavy BladeHP +HP/AttackHP/DefenseHP/ResistanceHP/SpeedIote's ShieldKestrel StanceLaws of SacaeLife and DeathMila's TurnwheelMirror ImpactMirror StanceMirror StrikeOstian CounterRed Duel CavalryRed Duel FlyingRed Duel InfantryResistance +ScendscaleSorcery BladeSpeed +Speed/DefenseSpeed/Defense BondSpeed/Defense FormSpeed/Defense SoloSpeed/ResistanceSpeed/Resistance BondSpeed/Resistance FormSpeed/Resistance SoloShield SessionSteady BlowSteady BreathSteady ImpactSteady PostureSteady StanceSturdy BlowSturdy ImpactSturdy StanceSvalinn ShieldSwift SparrowSwift StanceSwift StrikeTriangle AdeptWarding BlowWarding BreathWarding StanceWater BoostWind Boost
Type B skills AerobaticsArmored WallAtrocityAttack CantripAttack FeintAttack/Defense Far TraceAttack/Defense LinkAttack/Defense Near TraceAttack/Defense SnagAttack/Resistance LinkAttack/Resistance RuseAttack/Speed LinkAttack/Speed RuseAttack/Speed SnagAxebreakerBelief in LoveBeorc's BlessingBinding NecklaceBinding ShieldBlack Eagle RuleBlaze DanceBlue Lion RuleBlue TomebreakerBold FighterBowbreakerBrash AssaultBushidoCaldera DanceCancel AffinityChill AttackChill Attack/DefenseChill Attack/ResistanceChill Attack/SpeedChill DefenseChill ResistanceChill SpeedChill Speed/ResistanceChilling SealClose CallCrafty FighterCrusader's WardDaggerbreakerDaring FighterDazzling StaffDeadly BalanceDefense CantripDefense FeintDefense/Resistance LinkDefense/Resistance RuseDeluge DanceDesperationDisarm TrapDive-BombDouble LionDrag BackDragon's IreDragon WallDull CloseDull RangedEarth DanceEscape RouteEven Follow-UpFallen StarFireflood DanceFirestorm DanceFlier FormationFollow-Up RingFreezing SealGale DanceGeyser DanceGreen TomebreakerGuardGuard BearingHit and RunHoly War's EndKilling IntentKnock BackLancebreakerLight and DarkLive for BountyLive for HonorLive to ServeLull Attack/DefenseLull Attack/ResistanceLull Attack/SpeedLull Speed/DefenseLull Speed/ResistanceLungeMurderous LionMystic BoostNull C-DisruptNull Follow-Up‎ObstructOdd Follow-UpObstructPassPoison StrikeQuick RiposteRaging StormRecover RingRed TomebreakerRenewalRepelResistance CantripResistance FeintRockslide DanceS DrinkSabotage AttackSabotage DefenseSabotage ResistanceSabotage SpeedSacae's BlessingSeal AttackSeal Attack/DefenseSeal Attack/SpeedSeal DefenseSeal Defense/ResistanceSeal ResistanceSeal SpeedSeal Speed/DefenseSeal Speed/ResistanceShield PulseSlick FighterSolar BraceSoul of ZofiaSpecial FighterSpecial SpiralSpeed FeintSpeed/Defense LinkSpeed/Defense Near TraceSpeed/Defense RuseSpeed/Defense SnagSpeed/Resistance Far TraceSpeed/Resistance LinkSpeed/Resistance RuseSpeed/Resistance SnagSpurnSudden PanicSun-Twin WingSwordbreakerTorrent DanceVantageVengeful FighterWarp PowderWary FighterWatersweepWindsweepWings of MercyWrathWrathful StaffYune's Whispers
Type C skills Air OrdersArmor MarchArmored StrideAttack OpeningAttack PloyAttack SmokeAttack TacticAttack/Defense GapAttack/Defense MenaceAttack/Defense Near SaveAttack/Defense OathAttack/Defense ReinAttack/Resistance Far SaveAttack/Resistance GapAttack/Resistance MenaceAttack/Resistance OathAttack/Resistance ReinAttack/Speed GapAttack/Speed OathAttack/Speed ReinAxe ExperienceAxe ValorBeast ExperienceBeast ValorBlue Tome ExperienceBlue Tome ValorBow ExperienceBow ValorBreath of LifeChaos NamedClose GuardDagger ExperienceDagger ValorDefense OpeningDefense PloyDefense SmokeDefense TacticDefense/Resistance GapDefense/Resistance Near SaveDefense/Resistance OathDistant GuardDivine FangDragon ValorDrive AttackDrive DefenseDrive ResistanceDrive SpeedEven Attack WaveEven Defense WaveEven Resistance WaveEven Speed WaveEven TempestFatal SmokeFlier GuidanceFortify ArmorFortify BeastsFortify CavalryFortify DefenseFortify DragonsFortify FliersFortify ResistanceGlareGoad ArmorGoad BeastsGoad CavalryGoad DragonsGoad FliersGreen Tome ExperienceGreen Tome ValorGround OrdersGuidanceHone ArmorHone AttackHone BeastsHone CavalryHone DragonsHone FliersHone SpeedHuman VirtueInevitable DeathInfantry FlashInfantry PulseInfantry RushInfantry HexbladeJoint Drive AttackJoint Drive ResistanceJoint Drive SpeedJoint Hone AttackJoint Hone DefenseJoint Hone ResistanceJoint Hone SpeedLance ExperienceLance ValorOdd Attack WaveOdd Defense WaveOdd RecoveryOdd Resistance WaveOdd Speed WaveOdd TempestOrder's RestraintOstia's PulsePanic PloyPanic SmokePulse SmokeRed Tome ExperienceRed Tome ValorResistance OpeningResistance PloyResistance SmokeResistance TacticRouse Attack/DefenseRouse Attack/ResistanceRouse Attack/SpeedRouse Defense/ResistanceRouse Speed/DefenseRouse Speed/ResistanceSavage BlowSolitary DreamSpeed OpeningSpeed PloySpeed SmokeSpeed TacticSpeed/Defense GapSpeed/Defense OathSpeed/Defense ReinSpeed/Resistance GapSpeed/Resistance ReinSpur AttackSpur Attack/DefenseSpur Attack/ResistanceSpur Attack/SpeedSpur DefenseSpur Defense/ResistanceSpur ResistanceSpur SpeedSpur Speed/DefenseSpur Speed/ResistanceStaff ExperienceStaff ValorSurtr's MenaceSword ExperienceSword ValorThreaten AttackThreaten Attack/DefenseThreaten Attack/ResistanceThreaten Attack/SpeedThreaten DefenseThreaten ResistanceThreaten SpeedTime's PulseUpheavalVision of ArcadiaWard ArmorWard BeastsWard CavalryWard DragonsWard FliersWings of LightWith Everyone!
Sacred Seals Armored BootsAttack PloyAttack +Attack/Defense BondAttack/Defense +Attack/SpeedAttack/Speed BondAttack SmokeBlade SealBlaze DanceBoots SealBrash AssaultBrazen Attack/ResistanceBreath of LifeCharm SealChill AttackClose DefenseDarting StanceDefense PloyDefense +Defense TacticDeflect MagicDeflect MeleeDeflect MissileDistant DefenseDrive AttackDrive DefenseDrive ResistanceDrive SpeedEarth DanceElixir SealEmbla's WardEven Resistance WaveFierce StanceFlashing BladeFlier FormationFortify DefenseFortify ResistanceFortress DefenseFortress ResistanceGale DanceGuardian SealGuidanceGullinburstiHardy BearingHeavy BladeHone AttackHone SpeedHP +Horn SealHP/ResistanceHP/SpeedInitiate Seal AttackInitiate Seal DefenseInitiate Seal HPInitiate Seal ResistanceInitiate Seal SpeedIote's ShieldLive to ServeMúspellflameObstructPanic PloyPhantom ResistancePhantom SpeedPoison StrikeQuick RiposteQuickened PulseResistance PloyResistance +Resistance TacticRøkkrSavage BlowSeal AttackSeal SpeedSparkling BoostSpeed PloySpeed +Speed/DefenseSpeed/Resistance BondSpeed SmokeSpur AttackSpur DefenseSpur Defense/ResistanceSpur ResistanceSpur SpeedSquad 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 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 ZThreaten AttackThreaten DefenseThreaten ResistanceThreaten SpeedVeil SealWarding StanceWater BoostWind Boost