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Flame Breath

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Not to be confused with Fire Breath, a common breath weapon in the Fire Emblem series.
For the weapon from Engage, see Flame Breath (weapon).
Flame Breath

Is ns01 staggering blow.png
Icon of Flame Breath from Three Houses.

Units hit suffer Def -5 for 1 turn. Ignites certain terrain into Flame.


Staggering Blow

First game

Fire Emblem: Three Houses

Flame Breath (Japanese: 炎のブレス Flame breath) is a Staggering Blow which was introduced in Fire Emblem: Three Houses. Associated with various kinds of Demonic Beasts, it is a wide-ranged attack that reduces any affected targets' defense. It can additionally engulf certain terrain in flames.


Game Icon Might Hit Range Uses Area of effect Other effects and notes
Three Houses Is ns01 staggering blow.png 13 90 1 -- Gr fe16 staggering blow 4x2.png Inflicts -5 defense debuff on targets on hit.
Converts grassland, forest, thicket, wasteland, house, edifice, church, and opera hall terrain within its area of effect into flame terrain for one turn.


Three Houses

Classes Demonic BeastExperimental Demonic BeastFlying Demonic Beast

Etymology and other languages

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

Flame Breath



Flame breath


Aliento ígneo

Igneous breath

(Latin America)

Soplo ígneo

Igneous breath


Souffle enflammé

Ignited Breath



Flame Breath


Soffio infuocato

Fiery breath


불꽃의 브레스

Flame breath

Simplified Chinese


Flame breath

Traditional Chinese


Flame breath


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See also

Gambits and Staggering Blows
Physical gambits AbsorptionAshes and DustAssault TroopAssemblyBattleground Clean UpBlazeDisturbanceFlash-Fire ArrowsFusilladeGroup Lance AttackLine of LancesLinked HorsesLureMad MeleeOnslaughtPoisoned ArrowsPoison TacticRaging FlamesRandom ShotReversalWave Attack
Magical gambits Group FlamesGroup IceGroup LightningResonant FlamesResonant IceResonant Lightning
Support gambits Absolute DefenseBag of TricksBattleground CaféBlessingDance of the GoddessImpregnable WallRecovery RoarResonant White MagicRetributionSacred ShieldStride
Staggering Blows AnnihilationArm PressAurora BreathBrimstone BreathCycloneFlame BreathGaleHeavy StrikeHoarfrostLight BreathLight-Lance BarragePoison BreathRapidsSandstormSky FissureThorns of RuinTitanomachyUmbral SurgeWilted Flower