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Cunning Bow

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Cunning Bow

Is feh cunning bow arrow.pngIs feh cunning bow.png
The Cunning Bow as it appears in Heroes.

Grants Spd+3. Effective against flying foes. When total bonuses on unit + total penalties on foe ≥ 10, inflicts Atk/Spd/Def/Res-5 on foe during combat. (Example: if unit has a +5 bonus and foe has a -5 penalty, the calculated total will be 10.)


Offensive (bow)


Cunning Bow is an offensive skill in the bow category which debuted in Fire Emblem Heroes. It is a personal weapon of Claude. Cunning Bow is a skill that, in addition to boosting its wielder's Speed, inflicts significant stat drops on the target during combat if the combined stat bonuses on the user and stat penalties on the target are equal to or exceed 10. For example, if the user is under the effect of Rally Up Atk+ (+6) and the target is under the effect of Spd Feint 2 (-5), that combination (a total of 11) will trigger this skill's drastic stat drops on the target; on the flip side, if the Rally skill from the earlier example was instead Rally Up Atk (+4) against the same Spd Feint 2 (-5), that combination (a total of 9) would not trigger the target's stats dropping.


Game Icon Level Might Weight Hit Crit Range Uses Worth Exp Other effects and notes
Heroes Is feh skill offense.png Is feh all bows.png 5★ 14 -- -- -- 2 Infinite ??? SP -- Boosts user's Speed by +3.
Deals bonus damage to flying units.
If the combined total of the user's stat bonuses and target's stat penalties are equal to or higher than 10, drops target's Attack, Speed, Defense, and Resistance by -5 each during combat.



Units Claude: The Schemer


Etymology and other languages

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

Cunning Bow


See also

Bow skills in Heroes
Basic bow skills Iron BowKiller Bow / Slaying BowSilver BowSteel Bow
Bow skills with secondary effects Assassin's BowBeguiling BowBig-Catch BowBrave BowBouquet BowBudding BowCandlewax BowClarisse's BowCocobowCoral BowCourtly BowCupid ArrowDevilish BowFiddlestick BowFiresweep BowFishie BowFortune BowGratiaGuard BowHelm BowKabura YaHama YaMonstrous BowRefreshing BoltShining BowShort BowSpendthrift Bow
Regalia and personal bow skills Argent BowBow of BeautyBow of DevotionCunning BowDaniel-Made BowDeep-Blue BowDignified BowDouble BowFujin YumiGuardian's BowLuna ArcMeisterbogenMirage LongbowMulagirNidhoggNiles's BowParthiaPersecution BowRandgríðrRebecca's BowRenowned BowSetsuna's YumiSkadiSniper's BowSurvivalist BowTanngrisnirThögnWarrior Princess
Other bow skills Umbra Burst