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Darting Blow

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Darting Blow

Is 3ds darting blow.png
Icon of the Darting Blow skill in Fates.

Increases chance of follow-up attack when this unit initiates an attack (+5 eff. Spd).

Type(s)

Class (Fates)
Passive (Type A) (Heroes)

Game(s)

Fates
Heroes

Darting Blow (Japanese: 飛燕の一撃 Swallow Strike) is a skill which debuted in Fire Emblem Fates. In Fates, it is a class skill associated with the Sky Knight class; in Heroes, it is a three-tiered type A passive skill (whose individiual tiers are known as Darting Blow 1, Darting Blow 2, and Darting Blow 3 in order from lowest to highest). In Fates, Darting Blow is a skill that gives a boost to its user's attack speed whenever its user initiates an attack, giving them a better chance of double-attacking; in Heroes, the skill boosts the user's Speed whenever the user initiates the battle, the size of the boost increasing with the skill's tier.

Data

Game Icon Effect Activation Capacity Notes
Fates Is 3ds darting blow.png +5 double attack ability when activated. 100%, if user initiates the attack -- --
Heroes
(Darting Blow 1)
Is feh darting blow 1.png +2 Speed when activated. 100%, if user initiates the attack -- Cost: 50 SP
Heroes
(Darting Blow 2)
Is feh darting blow 2.png +4 Speed when activated. 100%, if user initiates the attack -- Cost: 100 SP
Heroes
(Darting Blow 3)
Is feh darting blow 3.png +6 Speed when activated. 100%, if user initiates the attack -- Cost: 200 SP

Availability

Fates

Units Birthright: HinokaCaeldoriSubakiReinaShigure
Conquest: ShigureKumagera (at least Hard difficulty)
Revelation: HinokaCaeldoriSubakiReinaShigure
Classes Sky Knight (Learned from Level 1 and up)

Heroes

Darting Blow 1

Units AyraCaedaCamillaCorrin (female, summer) • FlorinaLucina (spring) • RebeccaRoy (brave) • TharjaValter

Darting Blow 2

Units CaedaCamillaFlorinaRebeccaTharjaValter

Darting Blow 3

Units CaedaCamillaFlorinaRebeccaTharjaValter

Trivia

Gallery

Etymology and other languages

Names, etymology and in other regions
Language Name Definition, etymology and notes
English Darting Blow
Japanese 飛燕の一撃 Swallow Strike. May be a reference to the tsubame-gaeshi, a sword cutting technique pioneered by Sasaki Kojirō, although its name is very different from that technique's name.
Spanish Ofensa dúplice --
French Coup foudroyant --
German Sturzflughieb --
Italian Colpo saetta --

References

See also

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