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Ancient Codex

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Ancient Codex

Is feh ancient codex open.png
The Ancient Codex as it appears in Heroes.

Type

Red tome

Wielder(s)

Canas

First game

Heroes

Ancient Codex (Japanese: 古代魔道の稀書 rare book of ancient sorcery) is a weapon skill in the red tome category which debuted in Fire Emblem Heroes; it is a personal weapon of Canas. The Ancient Codex increases the its user's damage based on the greater of the user's or foe's resistance, and boosts its user's attack and resistance when the user is near an ally.

Stats

Game Icon Type Might Range SP cost Refine cost Prerequisites Unusable by Inheritable Other effects and notes
Heroes
(refine: Unrefined)
Is feh skill weapon.png Red tomes 14 2 400 -- -- -- If user is within 3 spaces of an ally, user deals +⁠([greater of user's resistance or foe's resistance] × 20%) damage and grants +5 each to user's attack and resistance during combat.
Heroes
(refine: +Effect)
Is feh wpn ancient codex refined.png Red tomes 14 2 400 500 Arena Medal
200 Divine Dew
-- -- If user is within 3 spaces of an ally, user deals +⁠([greater of user's resistance or foe's resistance] × 20%) damage and grants +5 each to user's attack and resistance during combat.
At start of turns 1–3, grants −1 special cooldown count to user.
If foe's HP ≥ 75% at start of combat, grants +5 each to user's attack and resistance during combat.
Heroes
(refine: +Atk)
Is feh wpn atk refined.png Red tomes 15 2 400 500 Arena Medal
200 Divine Dew
-- -- If user is within 3 spaces of an ally, user deals +⁠([greater of user's resistance or foe's resistance] × 20%) damage and grants +5 each to user's attack and resistance during combat.
Grants +2 HP.
Heroes
(refine: +Spd)
Is feh wpn spd refined.png Red tomes 14 2 400 500 Arena Medal
200 Divine Dew
-- -- If user is within 3 spaces of an ally, user deals +⁠([greater of user's resistance or foe's resistance] × 20%) damage and grants +5 each to user's attack and resistance during combat.
Grants +2 HP and +2 speed.
Heroes
(refine: +Def)
Is feh wpn def refined.png Red tomes 14 2 400 500 Arena Medal
200 Divine Dew
-- -- If user is within 3 spaces of an ally, user deals +⁠([greater of user's resistance or foe's resistance] × 20%) damage and grants +5 each to user's attack and resistance during combat.
Grants +2 HP and +3 defense.
Heroes
(refine: +Res)
Is feh wpn res refined.png Red tomes 14 2 400 500 Arena Medal
200 Divine Dew
-- -- If user is within 3 spaces of an ally, user deals +⁠([greater of user's resistance or foe's resistance] × 20%) damage and grants +5 each to user's attack and resistance during combat.
Grants +2 HP and +3 resistance.

Availability

Heroes

Method Data
Unit (★★★★★) Canas: Wisdom Seeker

Flavor text

Game Text
(English)
Text
(Japanese)
Heroes
If unit is within 3 spaces of an ally, deals
damage = 20% of the greater of unit's Res
or foe's Res and grants Atk/Res+5 to unit
during combat.
周囲3マス以内に味方がいる時、
ダメージ+自分か敵の高い方の魔防の20%、かつ
戦闘中、自身の攻撃、魔防+5
Heroes
(Refined: +effect)
At the start of turns 1 through 3, grants Special
cooldown count-1 to unit. At start of combat,
if foe's HP ≥ 75%, grants Atk/Res+5 to unit
during combat.
1~3ターン目開始時、奥義発動カウント-1

戦闘開始時、敵のHPが75%以上の時、
戦闘中、攻撃、魔防+5

Etymology and other languages

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

Ancient Codex

--

Japanese

古代魔道の稀書

Rare book of ancient sorcery

Spanish

Códice vetusto

Ancient codex

French

Codex ancien

Ancient codex

German

Alte Magie

Old Magic

Italian

Codice arcaico

Archaic codex

Portuguese

Códice vetusto

Ancient codex

Traditional Chinese

古代魔道的珍本

Rare book of ancient sorcery

Gallery

Red tome skills in Heroes
Basic red tome skills BolganoneElfireFenrirFireFluxRuin
Red tome skills with secondary effects Arcane EclipseBridal OrchidCandelabraConch BouquetDevoted BasketLoyal WreathLuminous GracePeachy ParfaitPumpkin StemRauðrbladeRauðrdeerRauðrfoxRauðrlanternRauðrlionRauðrowlRauðrrabbitRauðrravenRauðrserpentRauðrvultureRauðrwolfRing of AffianceTomato TomeUmbra BurstUnity Blooms
Regalia and personal red tome skills Agnea's ArrowAncient CodexAversa's NightBanshee ΘBook of DreamsBrynhildrCelestial GlobeChild's CompassCorvus TomeCymbelineDark ScriptureDark Spikes ΤDawn SuzuDragon BouquetEnclosing DarkEternal TomeFell CandelabraFell War TomeFiery BolganoneFlower of PlentyFlowery ScrollForblazeFruit of IðunnGilt GobletGinnungagapGleipnirGolden SunlightGrima's TruthGrimleal TextGrimoireGullinkambi EggHades ΩHermit's TomeIago's TomeImhulluIncipit KvasirKvasirLoptousMirage RodMögþrasirMúspell FireposyNabata BeaconNaglfarPackleader TomePetrifyPupil's TomeRadiant ScrollsRagnarokReese's TomeRetainer's ReportScarlet BreidablikSell-Spell TomeSevenfold GiftsSky-Hopper EggSoothing ScentSparking TomeSun's PercussorsTharja's HexÞjálfiTome of DespairValflame