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Distant Ward

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Distant Ward

Is feh distant ward.png
Icon of the Distant Ward skill in Heroes.

Type(s)

Passive (Type A)

First game

Heroes

Distant Ward (Japanese: 明鏡の反撃・遠距離 Long-Distance Mirror Counterattack) is a passive type A skill which debuted in Fire Emblem Heroes; Distant Ward comes in only one tier. Distant Ward boosts its user's attack and resistance and allows its user to counterattack at any range when a foe wielding a tome, staff, or breath initiates combat.

Data

Game Icon Type Effect SP cost Prerequisites Usable by Inheritable Other effects and notes
Heroes
Is feh distant ward.png A If foe uses red, blue, green, or colorless tome; staff; or breath and foe initiates combat, grants +5 each to attack and resistance to user during combat and user can counterattack regardless of range. 300 -- Swords Lances Axes Breaths Beast weapons --

Availability

Heroes

Method Data
Unit (★★★★★) Edelgard: Adrestian EmperorLaevatein: Ninja of MúspellSelkie: New Year's Spirit

Flavor text

Game Text
(English)
Text
(Japanese)
Heroes
If magic, staff, or dragonstone foe initiates
combat, grants Atk/Res+5 to unit during
combat and unit can counterattack regardless
of foe's range.
魔法、杖、竜の敵から攻撃された時、
距離に関係なく反撃する、かつ戦闘中、攻撃、魔防+5

Etymology and other languages

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

Distant Ward

--

Japanese

明鏡の反撃・遠距離

Long-Distance Mirror Counterattack

Spanish
(Spain)

Contra guardiana

Guardian counter

Spanish
(Latin America)

Contra protectora

Protective counter

French

Gardien distant

Distant guard

German

Fernbann

Remote Ban

Italian

Scudo lontano

Distant shield

Portuguese

Zelo distante

Distant zeal

Traditional Chinese

明鏡反擊・遠距離

Long-distance mirror counterattack

See also

Type A passive skills in Heroes
Aether Raids skills AR-D Atk/DefAR-D Atk/ResAR-D Atk/SpdAR-D Def/ResAR-D Spd/DefAR-D Spd/ResAR-O Atk/DefAR-O Atk/SpdAR-O Spd/Res
Bonus damage skills Ashera's ChosenDragonhideDragonscaleDragonskinDragoon ShieldGrani's ShieldIote's ShieldSvalinn Shield
Counter-attack skills Close CounterClose FoilClose ReversalClose SalvoClose WardDistant CounterDistant DartDistant FerocityDistant FoilDistant PressureDistant ReversalDistant StanceDistant StormDistant WardOstian CounterOstia's HeartRealms United
Proximity skills Ashera's ChosenAtk/Def BondAtk/Def FinishAtk/Def FormAtk/Def SoloAtk/Def UnityAtk/Res BondAtk/Res FinishAtk/Res FormAtk/Res ScowlAtk/Res SoloAtk/Res UnityAtk/Spd BondAtk/Spd FinishAtk/Spd FormAtk/Spd HexbladeAtk/Spd ScowlAtk/Spd SoloAtk/Spd UnityAtk/Spd WildDef/Res BondDef/Res FinishDef/Res FormDef/Res ScowlDef/Res SoloDef/Res UnityDistant A/S SoloDistant D/R SoloLaws of SacaePower of NihilitySorcery BladeSpd/Def BondSpd/Def FormSpd/Def SoloSpd/Res BondSpd/Res FinishSpd/Res FormSpd/Res HexbladeSpd/Res Solo
Stat-boosting skills Attack +Attack/Def +Atk/Def CatchAtk/Def ClashAtk/Def IdealAtk/Def PrimeAtk/Def PushAttack/ResAtk/Res CatchAtk/Res IdealAtk/Res PushAtk/SpdAtk/Spd CatchAtk/Spd ClashAtk/Spd HexbladeAtk/Spd IdealAtk/Spd PrimeAtk/Spd PushBeyond WitcheryB Duel CavalryB Duel FlyingB Duel InfantryBonus DoublerBrazen Atk/DefBrazen Atk/ResBrazen Atk/SpdBrazen Def/ResBrazen Spd/DefBrazen Spd/ResC Duel CavalryC Duel FlyingC Duel InfantryDefense +Def/Res CatchDef/Res IdealDef/ResDefiant AtkDefiant DefDefiant ResDefiant SpdDistant PressureDragoon ShieldDualityEarth BoostEarthfire BoostEarthwind BoostFire BoostFireflood BoostFortress DefFort. Def/ResFortress ResFuryG Duel CavalryG Duel FlyingG Duel InfantryHP +HP/AtkHP/DefHP/ResHP/SpdKnightly DevotionLife and DeathObsessionPart of the PlanRare TalentR Duel CavalryR Duel FlyingR Duel InfantryResistance +ScendscaleSelf-ImproverSolid GroundSpeed +Spd/DefSpd/Def CatchSpd/Def ClashSpd/Def IdealSpd/ResSpd/Res CatchSpd/Res HexbladeSpd/Res IdealStill WaterSwift SliceThunder's FistTriangle AdeptVerdict of SacaeWater BoostWind Boost
Turn-related skills Armored BlowBlade SessionBracing BlowBracing StanceClose DefClose FoilClose ReversalClose WardDarting BlowDarting BreathDarting StanceDeath BlowDistant DefDistant FoilDistant WardDragonskinFierce BreathFierce StanceFlared MirrorFlared SparrowFlash SparrowGift of MagicKestrel StanceLaws of SacaeMastermindMirror ImpactMirror StanceMirror StrikeNightmareRemote MirrorRemote SparrowRemote SturdyShield SessionSteady BlowSteady BreathSteady ImpactSteady PostureSteady StanceSturdy BlowSturdy ImpactSturdy StanceSturdy SurgeSurge SparrowSwift SparrowSwift StanceSwift StrikeWarding BlowWarding BreathWarding Stance
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