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Attack/Resistance Gap

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Attack/Resistance Gap

Is feh atk res gap 1.png
Icon of the Atk/Res Gap 1 skill in Heroes.


Passive (Type C)

First game


Attack/Resistance Gap (Japanese: 攻撃魔防の大開放 Great Attack/Resistance Opening) is a three-tiered passive type C skill which debuted in Fire Emblem Heroes; the individual tiers of the skill are Atk/Res Gap 1, Atk/Res Gap 2 and Atk/Res Gap 3 in order from lowest to highest. Atk/Res Gap boosts the attack and resistance of the ally with the highest total of the two; the size of the boost increases with the skill's tier.


Game Icon Type Effect SP cost Prerequisites Unusable by Inheritable Other effects and notes
(Atk/Res Gap 1)
Is feh atk res gap 1.png C At start of turn, grants +1 each to attack and resistance to ally with highest attack + resistance (excluding user) for 1 turn. 60 -- -- --
(Atk/Res Gap 2)
Is feh atk res gap 2.png C At start of turn, grants +3 each to attack and resistance to ally with highest attack + resistance (excluding user) for 1 turn. 120 Atk/Res Gap 1 -- --
(Atk/Res Gap 3)
Is feh atk res gap 3.png C At start of turn, grants +5 each to attack and resistance to ally with highest attack + resistance (excluding user) for 1 turn. 240 Atk/Res Gap 2 -- --



Method Data
Atk/Res Gap 1 Atk/Res Gap 2 Atk/Res Gap 3
Unit (★★★) Elice: Altean Princess Elice: Altean Princess
Unit (★★★★) Ilyana: Awakened Appetite Ilyana: Awakened Appetite Elice: Altean PrincessIlyana: Awakened Appetite
Unit (★★★★★) Ilyana: Treat Harvester Ilyana: Treat Harvester Ilyana: Treat Harvester

Flavor text

Game Text
(Atk/Res Gap 1)
At start of turn, grants Atk/Res+1 to ally
with the highest Atk+Res total for 1 turn.
(Excludes unit.)
(Atk/Res Gap 2)
At start of turn, grants Atk/Res+3 to ally
with the highest Atk+Res total for 1 turn.
(Excludes unit.)
(Atk/Res Gap 3)
At start of turn, grants Atk/Res+5 to ally
with the highest Atk+Res total for 1 turn.
(Excludes unit.)

Etymology and other languages

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

Attack/Resistance Gap

Abbreviated as Atk/Res Gap.



Great Attack/Resistance Opening


Lapso Ataque/Resistencia

Attack/Resistance lapse; abbreviated as Lapso Ata/Res in the European localization and as Lapso Atq./Res. in the Latin American localizaiton.


Brèche Attaque/Résistance

Attack/Resistance gap; abbreviated as Brèche Atq/Rés.



Attack/Ressitance Gap; abbreviated as Ang./Res.-Lücke.


Occhiatura Attacco/Resistenza

Attack/Resistance holes; abbreviated as Occ. Att/Res.


Lapso Ataque/Resistência

Attack/Resistance lapse; abbreviated as Lapso Atq./Res.

Traditional Chinese


Attack/Magic defense great opening

See also

Type C passive skills in Heroes
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Healing skills Breath of LifeEven RecoveryOdd RecoverySparkling Boost
Mobility skills Air OrdersArmor MarchArmored StrideAssault TroopA/D Near SaveA/R Far SaveA/R Near SaveA/S Far SaveA/S Near SaveCanto ControlD/R Far SaveD/R Near SaveEven TempestFanged TiesFetters of DromiFlier GuidanceGround OrdersGuidanceOdd TempestOpening RetainerSoaring GuidanceSolitary Dream
Proximity skills Alarm Atk/DefAlarm Atk/SpdAlarm Def/ResAlarm Spd/DefArmor MarchArmored StrideAtk TacticA/D Far SaveAtk/Def GapAtk/Def HoldAtk/Def MenaceA/D Near SaveAtk/Def OathAtk/Def ReinA/R Far SaveAtk/Res GapAtk/Res HoldAtk/Res MenaceA/R Near SaveAtk/Res OathAtk/Res ReinAtk SmokeA/S Far SaveAtk/Spd GapAtk/Spd HoldAtk/Spd MenaceA/S Near SaveAtk/Spd OathAtk/Spd PledgeAtk/Spd ReinA/S Rein SnapBern's New WayBreath of LifeChaos NamedClose GuardCross Spur AtkCross Spur SpdCross Spur ResDarkling DragonDarkling GuardianDeadly MiasmaDef TacticDef/Res GapDef/Res HoldDef/Res MenaceD/R Near SaveDef/Res OathDef/Res PledgeDef/Res ReinDef SmokeDistant GuardDivine FangDomain of FlameDomain of IceDragon MonarchDream DelivererDrive AtkDrive DefDrive ResDrive SpdEven RecoveryEverliving DomainFaith in HumanityFatal SmokeFortify ArmorFortify BeastsFortify CavalryFortify DefFortify DragonsFortify FliersFortify ResGlareGlittering AnimaGoad ArmorGoad BeastsGoad CavalryGoad DragonsGoad FliersGoddess BearerHeart of CrimeaHeir to LightHoly GroundHone ArmorHone AtkHone BeastsHone CavalryHone DragonsHone FliersHone SpdHuman VirtueIncite Atk/ResIncite Atk/SpdInevitable DeathInfantry BreathInfantry FlashInf. HexbladeInf. Null FollowInfantry PulseInfantry RushInf. Spd TacticJoint Close GuardJoint Dist. GuardJoint Drive AtkJoint Drive DefJoint Drive ResJoint Drive SpdJoint Hone AtkJoint Hone DefJoint Hone ResJoint Hone SpdOdd RecoveryOpened DomainOrder's RestraintOstia's PulsePanic SmokePulse SmokeRallying CryRes SmokeRes TacticRouse Atk/DefRouse Atk/ResRouse Atk/SpdRouse Def/ResRouse Spd/DefRouse Spd/ResSavage BlowSeveranceSolitary DreamSpd/Def GapSpd/Def HoldSpd/Def MenaceSpd/Def OathSpd/Def ReinS/D Rein SnapSpd/Res GapSpd/Res HoldSpd/Res MenaceSpd/Res OathSpd/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 DefThreat. Def/ResThreaten ResThreaten SpdThreat. Spd/DefThreat. Spd/ResWard ArmorWard BeastsWard CavalryWard DragonsWard FliersWith Everyone!
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