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Sabertooth Fang

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Sabertooth Fang

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Grants Def+3. If a movement Assist skill (like Reposition, Shove, Pivot, etc.) is used by unit or targets unit, inflicts Atk/Spd/Def/Res-4 on foes within 2 spaces of unit and target through their next actions after movement. At start of turn, if unit is adjacent to only beast or dragon allies or unit is not adjacent to any ally, unit transforms (otherwise, unit reverts). If unit transforms, grants Atk+2 and deals +10 damage when Special triggers.


Weapon (Beast)



Sabertooth Fang (Japanese: 虎戦士の爪牙 Tiger Warrior's Claws and Fangs) is a weapon skill in the beast category which debuted in Fire Emblem Heroes. It is a personal weapon of Mordecai. Sabertooth Fang is a skill that, in addition to boosting its wielder's Defense, allows enemy stats to temporarily drop whenever its wielder is involved in a movement assist skill such as Reposition or Smite.


Game Icon Level Might Weight Hit Crit Range Uses Worth Exp Other effects and notes
Heroes Is feh skill weapon.png Is feh all beast.png 5★ 14 -- -- -- 1 -- 400 SP -- Boosts user's Defense by +3.
If user is involved in a movement-based assist skill (i.e. Reposition, Smite, etc.) as either user or target, drops Attack, Speed, Defense, and Resistance by -4 each through their following actions on all enemies within two squares of both units involved in the movement assist.
At start of user's phase, transforms them if they are untransformed and not adjacent to a human ally, untransforms if user already is and is adjacent to a human ally. On a turn where user transforms, user's Attack is boosted by an additional +2, and user's damage output is increased by +10 when triggering special skill.



Units Mordecai: Kindhearted Tiger

Etymology and other languages

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

Sabertooth Fang




Tiger Warrior's Claws and Fangs


Colmillo de sable

Saber's fang

(Latin America)

Colmillo incisivo

Incisive fang


Croc du tigre

Fang of the tiger



Saber-toothed paw


Zanna di tigre

Tiger's fang


Presa sabre

Saber fang

Traditional Chinese


Tiger warrior's claws and fangs


See also

Beast skills in Heroes
Basic beast skills Regalia and personal beast skills
Infantry subtype Adult (Infantry)Whelp (Infantry)Yearling (Infantry) Bride's FangGroom's WingRenewed FangResolved FangSabertooth FangWolf Queen FangWolfpup FangWolfskin Fang
Armor subtype Adult (Armored)Whelp (Armored)Yearling (Armored) Lion King FangTwin-Crest Power
Cavalry subtype Adult (Cavalry)Whelp (Cavalry)Yearling (Cavalry) Brazen Cat FangBrightmare HornBunny FangCovert Cat FangFoxkit FangGuardian FangKitsune FangNew Foxkit FangNightmare HornRaydream HornRefreshed FangTaguel Fang
Flier subtype Adult (Flier)Fledgling (Flier)Hatchling (Flier) Crossbones ClawEbon-Pirate ClawHawk King ClawHeron WingRaven King BeakSky-Pirate Claw