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Darkling Guardian

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Darkling Guardian

Is feh darkling guardian.png
Icon of the Darkling Guardian skill in Heroes.

Type(s)

Passive (Type C)

First game

Heroes

Darkling Guardian (Japanese: 闇の樹海の守護竜 Guardian dragon of the dark sea of trees) is a passive type C skill which debuted in Fire Emblem Heroes; Darkling Guardian comes in only one tier. If they start their turn near any allies, Darkling Guardian boosts its user's defense and resistance, denies foes a follow-up attack, and prevents enemies from warping near the user.

Data

Game Icon Type Effect SP cost Prerequisites Unusable by Inheritable Other effects and notes
Heroes
Is feh darkling guardian.png C If user is within 2 spaces of an ally at start of turn, grants +6 each to defense and resistance, "foe cannot make follow-up attacks", and Warp Bubble (Foe cannot warp into spaces within 4 spaces of user (does not affect foes with Pass or warp effects from structures)) to user for 1 turn. 300 -- -- --

Availability

Heroes

Method Data
Unit (★★★★★) Myrrh: Guardian Dragon

Flavor text

Game Text
(English)
Text
(Japanese)
Heroes
At start of turn, if unit is within 2 spaces of
an ally, grants Def/Res+6, "foe cannot make
a follow-up attack," and【Warp Bubble】to unit
for one turn.

【Warp Bubble】
Foes cannot warp into spaces within 4 spaces
of unit. (Does not affect foes with Pass skills or
warp effects from structures, like camps and
fortresses in Rival Domains.)
ターン開始時、周囲2マス以内に味方がいる時、
守備、魔防+6、かつ
「敵は追撃不可」、
【敵ワープ抑制】を付与(1ターン)

【敵ワープ抑制】
敵は自分の周囲4マス以内への
スキル効果によるワープ移動不可
(すり抜けを持つ敵には無効)
(制圧戦の拠点等の地形効果によるワープ移動は可)

Etymology and other languages

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

Darkling Guardian

From Darkling Woods, which is both Myrrh's home and the land she watches over.

Japanese

闇の樹海の守護竜

Guardian dragon of the dark sea of trees

Spanish

Guardián oscuro

Dark guardian; used in the European localization, and in the American localization after the "Rearmed Robin & More" update on October 17, 2022.

Spanish
(Latin America)

Tótem oscuro

Dark totem; used prior to the "Rearmed Robin & More" update.

French

Gardien Lombres

Shadow guardian

German

Düsterwaldschutz

Darkwood Protection

Italian

Custode Darklin

Darklin guardian

Portuguese

Guardião sombrio

Dark guardian

Traditional Chinese

闇之樹海的守護龍

Guardian dragon of the dark sea of trees

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