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Defense Tactic

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Defense Tactic

Is feh def tactic 1.png
Icon of the Def Tactic 1 skill in Heroes.

Type(s)

Passive (Type C)

First game

Heroes

Defense Tactic (Japanese: 守備の指揮 Defense Command) is a three-tiered passive type C skill which debuted in Fire Emblem Heroes; the individual tiers of the skill are Def Tactic 1, Def Tactic 2, and Def Tactic 3 in order from lowest to highest. Def Tactic boosts the defense of all nearby allies whose movement type composes at most 2 of the party's members; the size of the boost increases with the skill's tier.

Data

Game Icon Type Effect SP cost Prerequisites Unusable by Inheritable Other effects and notes
Heroes
(Def Tactic 1)
Is feh def tactic 1.png C At start of turn, grants +2 defense to allies within 2 spaces for 1 turn; granted only if number of ally's movement type on team ≤ 2 60 -- -- --
Heroes
(Def Tactic 2)
Is feh def tactic 2.png C At start of turn, grants +4 defense to allies within 2 spaces for 1 turn; granted only if number of ally's movement type on team ≤ 2 120 Def Tactic 1 -- --
Heroes
(Def Tactic 3)
Is feh def tactic 3.png C At start of turn, grants +6 defense to allies within 2 spaces for 1 turn; granted only if number of ally's movement type on team ≤ 2 240 Def Tactic 2 -- --

Availability

Heroes

Method Data
Def Tactic 1 Def Tactic 2 Def Tactic 3
Unit (★★★) Mustafa: Plegian Champion Mustafa: Plegian Champion
Unit (★★★★) Ignatz: Snowscape ArtistLaegjarn: New ExperiencesSeth: Silver-Sea Knight Ignatz: Snowscape ArtistLaegjarn: New ExperiencesSeth: Silver-Sea Knight Ignatz: Snowscape ArtistLaegjarn: New ExperiencesMustafa: Plegian ChampionSeth: Silver-Sea Knight
Unit (★★★★★) Ike: Vanguard LegendShiro: Raw Talent Ike: Vanguard LegendShiro: Raw Talent Ike: Vanguard LegendShiro: Raw Talent
Tempest Trials Invisible Ties: 40,000 points
Sacred Seal Forge 100 Verdant Badge, 20 Great Verdant Badge, 20 Sacred Coin 200 Verdant Badge, 60 Great Verdant Badge, 50 Sacred Coin, Def Tactic 1 seal 1,000 Verdant Badge, 400 Great Verdant Badge, 100 Sacred Coin, Def Tactic 2 seal

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Game Text
(English)
Text
(Japanese)
Heroes
(Def Tactic 1)
At start of turn, grants Def+2 to allies within 2
spaces for 1 turn. Granted only if number of
that ally's movement type on current team
≤ 2.
ターン開始時、周囲2マスの味方の守備+2(1ターン)
ただし、現在の部隊内で、
同じ移動タイプが2体以下の味方のみが対象
Heroes
(Def Tactic 2)
At start of turn, grants Def+4 to allies within 2
spaces for 1 turn. Granted only if number of
that ally's movement type on current team
≤ 2.
ターン開始時、周囲2マスの味方の守備+4(1ターン)
ただし、現在の部隊内で、
同じ移動タイプが2体以下の味方のみが対象
Heroes
(Def Tactic 3)
At start of turn, grants Def+6 to allies within 2
spaces for 1 turn. Granted only if number of
that ally's movement type on current team
≤ 2.
ターン開始時、周囲2マスの味方の守備+6(1ターン)
ただし、現在の部隊内で、
同じ移動タイプが2体以下の味方のみが対象

Etymology and other languages

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

Defense Tactic

Abbreviated as Def Tactic.

Japanese

守備の指揮

Defense Command

Spanish
(Spain)

Estrategia Defensa

Defense strategy; abbreviated as Estrategia Def.

Spanish
(Latin America)

Táctica Defensa

Defense tactic; abbreviated as Táctica Def.

French

Tactique Défense

Defense tactic; abbreviated as Tactique Déf.

German

Verteidigungstaktik

Defense Tactic; abbreviated as Verteidig.taktik.

Italian

Tattica Difesa

Defense tactic; abbreviated as Tattica Dif.

Portuguese

Tática Defesa

Defense tactic; abbreviated as Tática Def.

Traditional Chinese

防守指揮

Command Defense

See also

Type C passive skills in Heroes
Debuffing skills Atk PloyAtk/Spd PloyAtk SmokeAtk/Def ReinAtk/Res PloyAtk/Res ReinAtk/Spd ReinA/S Rein SnapChaos NamedDef PloyDef SmokeDef/Res PloyDef/Res ReinGlarePanic PloyRes PloyRes SmokeSpd PloySpd SmokeSpd/Def ReinS/D Rein SnapSpd/Res CruxSpd/Res Rein
Experience-related skills Axe ExperienceAxe ValorBeast Exp.Beast ValorB Tome Exp.B Tome ValorBow Exp.Bow ValorDagger Exp.Dagger ValorDragon Exp.Dragon ValorG Tome Exp.G Tome ValorLance Exp.Lance ValorR Tome Exp.R Tome ValorStaff Exp.Staff ValorSword Exp.Sword Valor
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 DeceitDivine 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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Miscellaneous skills Absolute ClosureBlue FeudC FeudCorrupted DragonDivine FangFell ProtectionFell SuccessorForever YoursGreen FeudImpenetrable DarkImpenetrable VoidMending HeartPulse Up: BladesRed FeudTime's PulseUpheavalWorldbreaker
Sacred Seal skills in Heroes
Debuffing skills Atk FeintAtk PloyAtk SmokeChill AtkChill Atk/DefChill Atk/ResChill DefChill Def/ResChill ResChill SpdChill Spd/DefChill Spd/ResDef FeintDef PloyGuardPanic PloyPegasus FlightRes FeintRes PloySeal AtkSpd FeintSeal SpdSpd PloySpd Smoke
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Proximity skills Armor MarchAtk SmokeAtk TacticAtk/Def BondAtk/Def FinishAtk/Def FormAtk/Def SoloAtk/Res BondAtk/Res FormAtk/Res OathAtk/Res ReinAtk/Res SoloAtk/Spd BondAtk/Spd FormAtk/Spd OathAtk/Spd SoloBreath of LifeClose GuardDef TacticDef/Res BondDef/Res FormDef/Res SoloDist. Counter (D)Dist. Counter (M)Distant GuardDrive AtkDrive DefDrive ResDrive SpdFortify BeastsFortify DragonsGoad BeastsHone AtkHone BeastsHone DragonsHone SpdInf. HexbladeInfantry RushRes TacticRouse Atk/DefRouse Def/ResRouse Spd/DefSavage BlowSorcery BladeSpd TacticSpd SmokeSpd/Def BondSpd/Def FormSpd/Def ReinSpd/Def SoloSpd/Res BondSpd/Res FormSpd/Res OathSpd/Res SoloSpur AtkSpur Atk/DefSpur Atk/ResSpur Atk/SpdSpur DefSpur Def/ResSpur ResSpur SpdSpur Spd/DefSpur Spd/ResThreaten AtkThreat. Atk/ResThreaten DefThreaten ResThreaten SpdThreat. Atk/DefThreat. Spd/ResWard BeastsWard Dragons
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