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Defense/Resistance Link

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Defense/Resistance Link

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

Type(s)

Passive (Type B)

First game

Heroes

Defense/Resistance Link (Japanese: 守備魔防の連携 Defense/Resistance Cooperation) is a three-tiered passive type B skill which debuted in Fire Emblem Heroes; the individual tiers of the skill are Def/Res Link 1, Def/Res Link 2, and Def/Res Link 3 in order from lowest to highest. When its user is involved in a movement-based assist skill, Def/Res Link boosts the defense and resistance 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
(Def/Res Link 1)
Is feh def res link 1.png B If user uses or is target of movement assist skill (e.g. Reposition, Shove), grants +2 each to defense and resistance to user and ally for 1 turn. 60 -- Staves --
Heroes
(Def/Res Link 2)
Is feh def res link 2.png B If user uses or is target of movement assist skill (e.g. Reposition, Shove), grants +4 each to defense and resistance to user and ally for 1 turn. 120 Def/Res Link 1 Staves --
Heroes
(Def/Res Link 3)
Is feh def res link 3.png B If user uses or is target of movement assist skill (e.g. Reposition, Shove), grants +6 each to defense and resistance to user and ally for 1 turn. 240 Def/Res Link 2 Staves --

Availability

Heroes

Method Data
Def/Res Link 1 Def/Res Link 2 Def/Res Link 3
Unit (★★★★) Ena: Autumn TacticianSigrun: Loyal Protector Ena: Autumn TacticianSigrun: Loyal Protector Sigrun: Loyal Protector
Unit (★★★★★) Laevatein: Bonfire's BlazeLilith: Astral DaughterSanaki: Apostle in White Laevatein: Bonfire's BlazeLilith: Astral DaughterSanaki: Apostle in White Ena: Autumn TacticianLaevatein: Bonfire's BlazeLilith: Astral DaughterSanaki: Apostle in White

Flavor text

Game Text
(English)
Text
(Japanese)
Heroes
(Def/Res Link 1)
If a movement Assist skill (like Reposition,
Shove, Pivot, etc.) is used by unit or targets
unit, grants Def/Res+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、
自分と相手の守備、魔防+2(1ターン)
Heroes
(Def/Res Link 2)
If a movement Assist skill (like Reposition,
Shove, Pivot, etc.) is used by unit or targets
unit, grants Def/Res+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、
自分と相手の守備、魔防+4(1ターン)
Heroes
(Def/Res Link 3)
If a movement Assist skill (like Reposition,
Shove, Pivot, etc.) is used by unit or targets
unit, grants Def/Res+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、
自分と相手の守備、魔防+6(1ターン)

Etymology and other languages

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

Defense/Resistance Link

Abbreviated as Def/Res Link.

Japanese

守備魔防の連携

Defense/Resistance Cooperation

Spanish

Nexo Defensa/Resistencia

Defense/Resistance link; abbreviated as Nexo Def/Res in the European localization and as Nexo Def./Res. in the American localization.

French

Union Défense/Résistance

Defense/Resistance union; abbreviated as Union Déf/Rés.

German

Verteidigung/Resistenz-Bund

Defense/Resistance Bond; abbreviated as Ver./Res.-Bund.

Italian

Combo Difesa/Resistenza

Defense/Resistance combo; abbreviated as Combo Dif/Res.

Portuguese

Elo Defesa/Resistência

Defense/Resistance link; abbreviated as Elo Def./Res.

Traditional Chinese

防守魔防連動

Defense/Magic 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 UnwindingGuardKilling 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 Whispers
Follow-up skills Aerial ManeuversAssured RebirthAxebreakerBeast AgilityBeast Follow-UpBinding ShieldBlack Eagle RuleBlue Lion RuleB TomebreakerBold FighterBowbreakerBeast AssaultBrash AssaultCanny 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 FMurderous LionObstructPassRaging StormRaging TempestRepelS/D Far TraceS/D Near TraceS/R Far TraceS/R Near TraceSoaring WingsSunlight BangleSunlit Bangle DWarp 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 BearingLaguz FriendLive for BountyLive for HonorMagic GambitMoon-Twin WingNull C-DisruptPoetic JusticeSacae's BlessingTrue Dragon WallWrathful StaffWrathful Tempo