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Attack/Defense Link

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Attack/Defense Link

Is feh atk def link 1.png
Icon of the Atk/Def Link 1 skill in Heroes.

Type(s)

Passive (Type B)

First game

Heroes

Attack/Defense Link (Japanese: 攻撃守備の連携 Attack/Defense Cooperation) is a three-tiered passive type B skill which debuted in Fire Emblem Heroes; the individual tiers of the skill are Atk/Def Link 1, Atk/Def Link 2, and Atk/Def Link 3 in order from lowest to highest. When its user is involved in a movement-based assist skill, Atk/Res Link boosts the attack and defense of both the user and their ally; the size of the boosts increases with the skill's tier.

Data

Game Icon Type Effect SP cost Prerequisites Unusable by Inheritable Other effects and notes
Heroes
(Atk/Def Link 1)
Is feh atk def link 1.png B If user uses or is target of movement assist skill (e.g. Reposition, Shove), grants +2 each to attack and defense to user and ally for 1 turn. 60 -- Staves --
Heroes
(Atk/Def Link 2)
Is feh atk def link 2.png B If user uses or is target of movement assist skill (e.g. Reposition, Shove), grants +4 each to attack and defense to user and ally for 1 turn. 120 Atk/Def Link 1 Staves --
Heroes
(Atk/Def Link 3)
Is feh atk def link 3.png B If user uses or is target of movement assist skill (e.g. Reposition, Shove), grants +6 each to attack and defense to user and ally for 1 turn. 240 Atk/Def Link 2 Staves --

Availability

Heroes

Method Data
Atk/Def Link 1 Atk/Def Link 2 Atk/Def Link 3
Unit (★★★) Mordecai: Kindhearted TigerVyland: Coyote's Justice Vyland: Coyote's Justice
Unit (★★★★) Itsuki: Finding a PathKeaton: Resolved WolfskinVaike: Sunbaked Stunner Itsuki: Finding a PathKeaton: Resolved WolfskinMordecai: Kindhearted TigerVaike: Sunbaked Stunner Itsuki: Finding a PathKeaton: Resolved WolfskinVaike: Sunbaked StunnerVyland: Coyote's Justice
Unit (★★★★★) Laevatein: Searing SteelSumia: Maid of Flowers Laevatein: Searing SteelSumia: Maid of Flowers Laevatein: Searing SteelMordecai: Kindhearted TigerSumia: Maid of Flowers

Flavor text

Game Text
(English)
Text
(Japanese)
Heroes
(Atk/Def Link 1)
If a movement Assist skill (like Reposition,
Shove, Pivot, etc.) is used by unit or targets
unit, grants Atk/Def+2 to unit and target ally
or unit and targeting ally for 1 turn.
移動系補助(体当たり、引き戻し、回り込み等)を
使用した時、または自分に使用された時、
自分と相手の攻撃、守備+2(1ターン)
Heroes
(Atk/Def Link 2)
If a movement Assist skill (like Reposition,
Shove, Pivot, etc.) is used by unit or targets
unit, grants Atk/Def+4 to unit and target ally
or unit and targeting ally for 1 turn.
移動系補助(体当たり、引き戻し、回り込み等)を
使用した時、または自分に使用された時、
自分と相手の攻撃、守備+4(1ターン)
Heroes
(Atk/Def Link 3)
If a movement Assist skill (like Reposition,
Shove, Pivot, etc.) is used by unit or targets
unit, grants Atk/Def+6 to unit and target ally
or unit and targeting ally for 1 turn.
移動系補助(体当たり、引き戻し、回り込み等)を
使用した時、または自分に使用された時、
自分と相手の攻撃、守備+6(1ターン)

Etymology and other languages

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

Attack/Defense Link

Abbreviated as Atk/Def Link.

Japanese

攻撃守備の連携

Attack/Defense Cooperation

Spanish

Nexo Ataque/Defensa

Attack/Defense link; abbreviated as Nexo Ata/Def in the European localization and as Nexo Atq./Def. in the American localization.

French

Union Attaque/Défense

Attack/Defense union; abbreviated as Union Atq/Déf.

German

Angriff/Verteidigung-Bund

Strength/Defense Bond; abbreviated as Agr./Ver.-Bund.

Italian

Combo Attacco/Difesa

Attack/Defense combo; abbreviated as Combo Att/Dif.

Portuguese

Elo Ataque/Defesa

Attack/Defense link; abbreviated as Elo Atq./Def.

Traditional Chinese

攻擊防守連動

Attack/Defense link

See also

Type B passive skills in Heroes
Debuffing skills Armored WallAtrocityAtk CantripAtk FeintAtk/Def BulwarkA/D CantripAtk/Def SnagA/D Far TraceA/D Near TraceAtk/Def RuseA/R Far TraceA/R Near TraceA/S Far TraceAtk/Res RuseAtk/Res SnagAtk/Res TempoAtk/Spd BulwarkA/S Near TraceAtk/Spd RuseAtk/Spd SnagBarbarityBeast N TraceBelief in LoveChill AtkChill Atk/DefChill Atk/ResChill Atk/SpdChill DefChill Def/ResChill ResChill SpdChill Spd/DefChill Spd/ResChilling SealCrafty FighterDazzle Far TraceDeadly BalanceDef CantripDef FeintDef/Res RuseDef/Res SmokeDef/Res SnagDivine RecreationDull CloseDull RangedFallen StarFreezing SealFruit of LifeGold UnwindingGuardIce Prince's SealKilling IntentLight and DarkLull Atk/DefLull Atk/ResLull Atk/SpdLull Spd/DefLull Spd/ResMoon-Twin WingNew DivinityPegasus FlightPrescienceRes CantripRes FeintSabotage AtkSabotage A/DSabotage A/RSabotage DefSabotage ResSabotage SpdSabotage S/RSavvy FighterSeal AtkSeal Atk/DefSeal Atk/SpdSeal Atk/ResSeal DefSeal Def/ResSeal ResSeal SpdSeal Spd/DefSeal Spd/ResSpecial FighterSpd/Def BulwarkS/D Far TraceS/D Near TraceSpd/Def RuseSpd/Def SnagSpd/Def TempoSpd CantripSpd FeintSpd/Res BulwarkS/R Far TraceS/R Near TraceSpd/Res TempoSpd PreemptSpd/Res RuseSpd/Res SnagSpoil RottenSun-Twin WingTwin-Sky WingVengeful FighterWyvern FlightWyvern RiftYune's ProtectionYune's Whispers
Follow-up skills Aerial ManeuversAssured RebirthAxebreakerBeast AgilityBeast Follow-UpBinding ShieldBlack Eagle RuleBlue Lion RuleB TomebreakerBold FighterBowbreakerBeast AssaultBrash AssaultCanny FighterClever FighterCrafty FighterCrusader's WardDaggerbreakerDive-BombDragon's IreEven Follow-UpFaithful LoyaltyFlow FeatherFlow FlightFlow ForceFlow GuardFlow N TraceFlow RefreshFollow-Up RingG TomebreakerHardy FighterHoðr's ZealHoly War's EndKilling IntentLancebreakerMag. Null FollowNull Follow-Up‎Odd Follow-UpPhys. Null FollowPotentQuick RiposteRaging StormR TomebreakerSlick FighterSoul of ZofiaSun-Twin WingSwordbreakerVengeful FighterWary FighterWatersweepWeaving FighterWily FighterWindsweepWyvern RiftYngvi Ascendant
Healing skills Armored WallFlow RefreshLive to ServeMystic BoostRecover RingRenewalS DrinkSolar Brace
Mobility skills AerobaticsA/D Far TraceA/D Near TraceA/R Far TraceA/R Near TraceA/S Far TraceA/S Near TraceBeast N TraceChivalryClose CallDeep StarDetailed ReportDrag BackEscape RouteFlier FormationFlow N TraceHit and RunKnock BackLungeMoonlight BangleMoonlit Bangle FMoonlit Bangle QMurderous LionObstructPassRaging StormRaging TempestRepelS/D Far TraceS/D Near TraceS/R Far TraceS/R Near TraceSoaring WingsSunlight BangleSunlit Bangle DUnder the SunWarp PowderWings of Mercy
Proximity skills Binding NecklaceGet Behind Me!Murderous LionRuler of NihilitySabotage AtkSabotage A/RSabotage DefSabotage ResSabotage SpdSudden PanicYune's Whispers
Stat-boosting skills Atk/Def LinkAtk/Res LinkAtk/Spd LinkBelieve in Love?Blaze DanceBufferCaldera DanceDef/Res LinkDeluge DanceEarth DanceFireflood DanceFirestorm DanceGale DanceGeyser DanceLunar BraceRockslide DanceShield PulseSpd/Def LinkSpd/Res LinkSpurnTorrent DanceVelocityWrath
Turn-related skills Aerial ManeuversAssassin's StrikeBlue Lion RuleBold FighterBrash AssaultClose CallCrafty FighterDaring FighterDesperationDive-BombDouble LionDragon's IreEven Pulse TieFlow DesperationFlow RefreshFrenzyHardy FighterHoly War's EndKilling IntentLungeOccultist's StrikeOdd Pulse TiePoison StrikePrescienceQuick RiposteRaging StormRepelSlick FighterSoul of ZofiaSpecial SpiralVantageVengeful FighterYngvi Ascendant
Miscellaneous skills Beast SenseBeorc's BlessingBushidoCancel AffinityCounter RoarDazzling DiscordDazzling ShiftDazzling StaffDisarm TrapDragon WallDragon's WrathGambitGuard BearingHigh Dragon WallLaguz FriendLive for BountyLive for HonorMagic GambitMoon-Twin WingNull C-DisruptPoetic JusticePotent DisarmResonanceSacae's BlessingTrue Dragon WallWrathful StaffWrathful Tempo