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Distant Defense

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Distant Def

Is feh distant def 1.png
Icon of the Distant Def 1 skill in Heroes.
Type(s)

Passive (Type A)

Game(s)

Distant Def (Japanese: 遠距離防御 Long Distance Protection) is a four-tiered passive type A skill which debuted in Fire Emblem Heroes; the individual tiers of the skill are known as Distant Def 1, Distant Def 2, Distant Def 3, and Distant Def 4 in order from lowest to highest. Units with a Distant Def boost their Defense and, contrary to what the skill's name implies, Resistance when on the defending side of an attack initiated by the wielder of a bow, dagger, red tome, blue tome, green tome, or staff skill; the size of the boosts increases with the skill's tier.

Data

Game Icon Effect Activation Capacity Notes
Heroes
(Distant Def 1)
Is feh distant def 1.png Boosts user's Defense and Resistance by +2 each when attacked by a bow, dagger, red tome, blue tome, green tome, or staff. -- -- Cost: 60 SP
Heroes
(Distant Def 2)
Is feh distant def 2.png Boosts user's Defense and Resistance by +4 each when attacked by a bow, dagger, red tome, blue tome, green tome, or staff. -- -- Cost: 120 SP
Heroes
(Distant Def 3)
Is feh distant def 3.png Boosts user's Defense and Resistance by +6 each when attacked by a bow, dagger, red tome, blue tome, green tome, or staff. -- -- Cost: 240 SP
Heroes
(Distant Def 4)
20px Boosts user's Defense and Resistance by +8 each when attacked by a bow, dagger, red tome, blue tome, green tome, or staff, and also neutralizes any bonuses on target during combat. -- -- Cost: 300 SP

Availability

Heroes

Distant Def 1

Units Caineghis: Gallia's Lion KingCelica: Caring PrincessGaron: King of NohrLeo: Extra TomatoesMicaiah: Priestess of DawnOlivia: Festival DancerRhajat: Black Magician
(Rarity requirements vary per character)
Tempest Trials Mini September 2017: 20,000 points
Sacred Seal Forge (Creation) Requires 100 regular Azure Badges, 20 Great Azure Badges, and 40 Sacred Coins.

Distant Def 2

Units Caineghis: Gallia's Lion KingCelica: Caring PrincessGaron: King of NohrLeo: Extra TomatoesMicaiah: Priestess of DawnOlivia: Festival DancerRhajat: Black Magician
(Rarity requirements vary per character)
Sacred Seal Forge (Enhancement) Requires 200 regular Azure Badges, 60 Great Azure Badges, 50 Sacred Coins, and the Distant Def 1 seal.

Distant Def 3

Units Caineghis: Gallia's Lion KingCelica: Caring PrincessGaron: King of NohrLeo: Extra TomatoesMicaiah: Priestess of DawnOlivia: Festival DancerRhajat: Black Magician
(Rarity requirements vary per character)
Sacred Seal Forge (Enhancement) Requires 400 regular Azure Badges, 1,000 Great Azure Badges, 100 Sacred Coins, and the Distant Def 2 seal

Distant Def 4

Units Caineghis: Gallia's Lion King

Trivia

Etymology and other languages

Names, etymology and in other regions
Language Name Definition, etymology and notes
English Distant Def 1
Distant Def 2
Distant Def 3
Japanese 遠距離防御1
遠距離防御2
遠距離防御3
Long Distance Protection
French Défense à Distance Remote Defense
German Fernverteidigung Remote Defense
Italian Difesa Distante Distant Defense

Gallery

See also

Passive skills in Heroes
Type A skills Aether Raids-Defensive Attack/DefenseAether Raids-Defensive Attack/ResistanceAether Raids-Defensive Speed/DefenseAether Raids-Defensive Speed/ResistanceAether Raids-Offensive Attack/DefenseAether Raids-Offensive Attack/SpeedAether Raids-Offensive Speed/ResistanceArmored BlowAshera's ChosenAttack +Attack/Defense +Attack/Defense BondAttack/Defense FormAttack/Defense PushAttack/Defense SoloAttack/ResistanceAttack/Resistance BondAttack/Resistance PushAttack/Resistance SoloAttack/SpeedAttack/Speed BondAttack/Speed FormAttack/Speed PushBlade SessionBlue Duel FlyingBlue Duel InfantryBonus DoublerBracing BlowBracing StanceBrazen Attack/DefenseBrazen Attack/ResistanceBrazen Attack/SpeedBrazen Defense/ResistanceBrazen Speed/DefenseBrazen Speed/ResistanceClose CounterClose DefenseColorless Duel InfantryDarting BlowDarting StanceDeath BlowDefense +Defense/Resistance BondDefense/Resistance SoloDefense/ResistanceDefiant AttackDefiant DefenseDefiant ResistanceDefiant SpeedDistant CounterDistant DefenseDistant WardDragonskinEarth BoostFierce BreathFierce StanceFire BoostFlashing BladeFortress DefenseFortress Defense/ResistanceFortress ResistanceFuryGrani's ShieldGreen Duel FlyingGreen Duel InfantryHeavy BladeHP +HP/AttackHP/DefenseHP/ResistanceHP/SpeedIote's ShieldKestrel StanceLaws of SacaeLife and DeathMirror ImpactMirror StanceMirror StrikeOstian CounterRed Duel FlyingRed Duel InfantryResistance +ScendscaleSorcery BladeSpeed +Speed/DefenseSpeed/Defense BondSpeed/Defense FormSpeed/Defense SoloSpeed/ResistanceSpeed/Resistance BondSpeed/Resistance SoloShield SessionSteady BlowSteady BreathSteady PostureSteady StanceSturdy BlowSturdy ImpactSturdy StanceSvalinn ShieldSwift SparrowSwift StanceSwift StrikeTriangle AdeptWarding BlowWarding BreathWarding StanceWater BoostWind Boost
Type B skills AerobaticsAttack FeintAttack/Defense LinkAttack/Resistance LinkAttack/Speed LinkAttack/Speed RuseAxebreakerBeorc's BlessingBinding ShieldBlaze DanceBlue TomebreakerBold FighterBowbreakerBrash AssaultBushidoCaldera DanceCancel AffinityChill AttackChill DefenseChill ResistanceChill SpeedChilling SealClose CallCrusader's WardDaggerbreakerDaring FighterDazzling StaffDefense FeintDefense/Resistance LinkDefense/Resistance RuseDeluge DanceDesperationDisarm TrapDouble LionDrag BackDull CloseDull RangedEarth DanceEscape RouteFireflood DanceFirestorm DanceFlier FormationFollow-Up RingFreezing SealGale DanceGeyser DanceGreen TomebreakerGuardHit and RunKilling IntentKnock BackLancebreakerLight and DarkLive for BountyLive for HonorLive to ServeLull Attack/DefenseLull Attack/ResistanceLull Attack/SpeedLull Speed/DefenseLungeMystic BoostNull C-DisruptNull Follow-Up‎Odd Follow-UpObstructPassPoison StrikeQuick RiposteRecover RingRed TomebreakerRenewalRepelResistance FeintRockslide DanceS DrinkSabotage AttackSabotage DefenseSabotage ResistanceSabotage SpeedSacae's BlessingSeal AttackSeal Attack/DefenseSeal Attack/SpeedSeal DefenseSeal Defense/ResistanceSeal ResistanceSeal SpeedSeal Speed/DefenseShield PulseSolar BraceSoul of ZofiaSpecial FighterSpecial SpiralSpeed FeintSpeed/Defense LinkSpeed/Defense RuseSpeed/Resistance LinkSpeed/Resistance RuseSudden PanicSwordbreakerTorrent DanceVantageVengeful FighterWarp PowderWary FighterWatersweepWindsweepWings of MercyWrathWrathful StaffYune's Whispers
Type C skills Air OrdersArmor MarchAttack OpeningAttack PloyAttack SmokeAttack TacticAttack/Defense OathAttack/Resistance GapAttack/Resistance OathAttack/Speed GapAttack/Speed OathAxe ExperienceAxe ValorBeast ExperienceBeast ValorBlue Tome ExperienceBlue Tome ValorBow ExperienceBow ValorBreath of LifeChaos NamedClose GuardDagger ExperienceDagger ValorDefense OpeningDefense PloyDefense SmokeDefense TacticDefense/Resistance GapDefense/Resistance OathDistant GuardDivine FangDragon ValorDrive AttackDrive DefenseDrive ResistanceDrive SpeedEven Attack WaveEven Defense WaveEven Resistance WaveEven Speed WaveFlier GuidanceFortify ArmorFortify BeastsFortify CavalryFortify DefenseFortify DragonsFortify FliersFortify ResistanceGlareGoad ArmorGoad BeastsGoad CavalryGoad DragonsGoad FliersGreen Tome ExperienceGreen Tome ValorGround OrdersGuidanceHone ArmorHone AttackHone BeastsHone CavalryHone DragonsHone FliersHone SpeedHuman VirtueInfantry FlashInfantry PulseInfantry RushInfantry HexbladeJoint Hone AttackJoint Hone DefenseJoint Hone SpeedLance ValorOdd Attack WaveOdd Defense WaveOdd Resistance WaveOdd Speed WaveOstia's PulsePanic PloyPanic SmokePulse SmokeRed Tome ExperienceRed Tome ValorResistance OpeningResistance PloyResistance SmokeResistance TacticRouse Attack/DefenseRouse Defense/ResistanceSavage BlowSolitary DreamSpeed OpeningSpeed PloySpeed SmokeSpeed TacticSpeed/Resistance GapSpur AttackSpur Attack/DefenseSpur Attack/ResistanceSpur Attack/SpeedSpur DefenseSpur Defense/ResistanceSpur ResistanceSpur SpeedSpur Speed/DefenseSpur Speed/ResistanceStaff ExperienceStaff ValorSurtr's MenaceSword ExperienceSword ValorThreaten AttackThreaten Attack/ResistanceThreaten Attack/SpeedThreaten DefenseThreaten ResistanceThreaten SpeedTime's PulseUpheavalVision of ArcadiaWard ArmorWard BeastsWard CavalryWard DragonsWard FliersWith Everyone!
Sacred Seals Armored BootsAttack PloyAttack +Attack/Defense BondAttack/Defense +Attack/SpeedAttack/Speed BondAttack SmokeBlaze DanceBrash AssaultBrazen Attack/ResistanceBreath of LifeChill AttackClose DefenseDarting StanceDefense PloyDefense +Defense TacticDeflect MagicDeflect MeleeDeflect MissileDistant DefenseDrive AttackDrive DefenseDrive ResistanceDrive SpeedEarth DanceEmbla's WardEven Resistance WaveFierce StanceFlashing BladeFlier FormationFortify DefenseFortify ResistanceFortress DefenseFortress ResistanceGale DanceGuidanceHardy BearingHeavy BladeHone AttackHone SpeedHP +HP/ResistanceHP/SpeedInitiate Seal AttackInitiate Seal DefenseInitiate Seal HPInitiate Seal ResistanceInitiate Seal SpeedIote's ShieldLive to ServeMúspellflameObstructPanic PloyPhantom SpeedPoison StrikeQuick RiposteQuickened PulseResistance PloyResistance +Resistance TacticRøkkrSavage BlowSeal AttackSeal SpeedSparkling BoostSpeed PloySpeed +Speed/DefenseSpeed/Resistance BondSpeed SmokeSpur AttackSpur DefenseSpur Defense/ResistanceSpur ResistanceSpur SpeedSquad Ace ASquad Ace AASquad Ace ABSquad Ace ACSquad Ace BSquad Ace CSquad Ace DSquad Ace ESquad Ace FSquad Ace GSquad Ace HSquad Ace ISquad Ace JSquad Ace KSquad Ace LSquad Ace MSquad Ace NSquad Ace OSquad Ace PSquad Ace QSquad Ace RSquad Ace SSquad Ace TSquad Ace USquad Ace VSquad Ace WSquad Ace XSquad Ace YSquad Ace ZThreaten AttackThreaten DefenseThreaten ResistanceThreaten SpeedWarding StanceWater BoostWind Boost