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Threaten Defense/Resistance

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


Passive (Type C)



Threaten Defense/Resistance (Japanese: 守備魔防の威嚇 Defense/Magic defense intimidation) is a two-tiered passive type C skill which debuted in Fire Emblem Heroes; the individual tiers of the skill are Threaten Def/Res 1 and Threaten Def/Res 2 in order from lowest to highest. Units with a Threaten Def/Res skill will inflict on enemies within two spaces of the user a penalty to their Defense and Resistance until the end of their next action; the size of the Defense and Resistance penalties increases with the skill's tier.


Game Icon Effect Activation Capacity Notes
(Threaten Def/Res 1)
Is feh threaten def res 1.png At the start of the turn, inflicts on enemy units within 2 spaces -3 each to Defense and Resistance until their next action completes. -- -- Cost: 100 SP
(Threaten Def/Res 2)
Is feh threaten def res 2.png At the start of the turn, inflicts on enemy units within 2 spaces -4 each to Defense and Resistance until their next action completes. -- -- Cost: 200 SP



Units Aelric: Custodian MonkZeke: Past Unknown

Flavor text

Game Text
Threaten Def/Res 1)
At start of turn, inflicts Def/Res-3 on foes within
2 spaces of unit through their next actions.
Threaten Def/Res 2)
At start of turn, inflicts Def/Res-4 on foes within
2 spaces of unit through their next actions.

Etymology and other languages

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

Threaten Defense/Resistance

Abbreviated as Threaten Def/Res.



Defense/Magic defense intimidation


Reducir Defensa/Resistencia

Reduce Defense/Resistnace; abbreviated as Reducir Def/Res in the European localization and as Reducir Def./Res. in the Latin American localization.


Défense/Résistance réduite

Reduced Defense/Resistance; abbreviated as Déf/Rés réduite.


Verteidigung/Resistenz gefährden

Endanger Defense/Resistance; abbreviated as V/R gefährden.


Mina Difesa/Resistenza

Undermine Defense/Resistance; abbreviated as Mina Dif/Res.


Defesa/Resistência minaz

Threaten Defense/Resistance; abbreviated as Def./Res. minaz.

Traditional Chinese


Threaten Defense/Resistance

See also

Type C passive skills in Heroes
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Experience-related skills Axe ExperienceAxe ValorBeast Exp.Beast ValorB Tome Exp.B Tome ValorBow Exp.Bow ValorDagger Exp.Dagger ValorDragon Exp.Dragon ValorG Tome Exp.G Tome ValorLance Exp.Lance ValorR Tome Exp.R Tome ValorStaff Exp.Staff ValorSword Exp.Sword Valor
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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 Near SaveA/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!
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