Diplomacy Staff (Japanese: 軍師の諫言の杖 Strategist's admonishment staff) is a weapon skill in the staff category which debuted in Fire Emblem Heroes; it is a personal weapon of August. At the start of its user's phase, Diplomacy Staff boosts three of the user's support partner's stats and guarantees their partner a follow-up attack when initiating combat, and reduces the support partner's special cooldown count and prevents their foes in combat from making follow-up attacks if at least one of their allies has been defeated; additionally, Diplomacy Staff calculates damage like non-staff weapons.
|Other effects and notes
|Damage is not halved after defense calculations.
At start of turn, grants +6 each to attack, defense, and resistance and "if unit initiates combat, unit makes guaranteed follow-up attack" to user's support partner.
At start of turn, if an ally has been defeated, grants −2 special cooldown count and "foe cannot make follow-up attacks" to user's support partner.
|August: Astute Tactician
Calculates damage from staff like other weapons.
At start of turn, grants Atk/Def/Res+6 and the
following status to unit's support partner
(if any): "If unit initiates combat, unit makes
a guaranteed follow-up attack." At start of turn,
if at least one ally has been defeated, grants
Special cooldown count-2 and the following
status to unit's support partner (if any): "Foe
cannot make a follow-up attack."
Etymology and other languages
|Names, etymology, and in other regions
|Definition, etymology, and notes
Strategist's admonishment staff
Staff of an advisor's advice
The Diplomacy Staff as it appears in Heroes.
|Staff skills in Heroes