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Flow Guard

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Flow Guard

Is feh flow guard 1.png
Icon of the Flow Guard 1 skill in Heroes.

Type(s)

Passive (Type B)

First game

Heroes

Flow Guard (Japanese: 怒涛・キャンセル Surging waves · cancel) is a four-tiered passive type B skill which debuted in Fire Emblem Heroes; the individual tiers of the skill are Flow Guard 1, Flow Guard 2, Flow Guard 3, and Flow Guard 4 in order from lowest to highest. Flow Guard neutralizes effects that prevent its user from making follow-up attacks and reduces the foe's special cooldown charge when its user initiates combat; the HP required to activate decreases with the skill's tier.

Data

Game Icon Type Effect SP cost Prerequisites Unusable by Inheritable Other effects and notes
Heroes
(Flow Guard 1)
Is feh flow guard 1.png B If user's HP = 100% at start of combat and user initiates combat, neutralizes effects that prevent user's follow-up attacks and inflicts −1 special cooldown charge on foe per attack during combat. 60 -- Cavalry Flying
Swords Lances Axes
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Heroes
(Flow Guard 2)
Is feh flow guard 2.png B If user's HP ≥ 50% at start of combat and user initiates combat, neutralizes effects that prevent user's follow-up attacks and inflicts −1 special cooldown charge on foe per attack during combat. 120 Flow Guard 1 Cavalry Flying
Swords Lances Axes
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Heroes
(Flow Guard 3)
Is feh flow guard 3.png B If user initiates combat, neutralizes effects that prevent user's follow-up attacks and inflicts −1 special cooldown charge on foe per attack during combat. 240 Flow Guard 2 Cavalry Flying
Swords Lances Axes
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Heroes
(Flow Guard 4)
Is feh flow guard 4.png B If user initiates combat, inflicts −4 each to speed and defense on foe, neutralizes effects that guarantee foe's follow-up attacks or prevent user's follow-up attacks, and inflicts −1 special cooldown charge on foe per attack during combat, and if foe's attack can trigger foe's special, inflicts +1 special cooldown count on foe before foe's first attack during combat. 300 Flow Guard 3 Cavalry Flying
Swords Lances Axes
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Availability

Heroes

Method Data
Flow Guard 1 Flow Guard 2 Flow Guard 3 Flow Guard 4
Unit (★★★★★) Cordelia: Unyielding SnowLapis: Mighty BrideNoah: Mercenary-ErrantThórr: War God Cordelia: Unyielding SnowLapis: Mighty BrideNoah: Mercenary-ErrantThórr: War God Cordelia: Unyielding SnowLapis: Mighty BrideNoah: Mercenary-ErrantThórr: War God Lapis: Mighty Bride

Flavor text

Game Text
(English)
Text
(Japanese)
Heroes
(Flow Guard 1)
At the start of combat, if unit's HP = 100% and
unit initiates combat, neutralizes effects that
prevent unit's follow-up attacks and inflicts
Special cooldown charge -1 on foe per attack
during combat. (Only highest value applied.
Does not stack.)
戦闘開始時、自身のHPが100%で
自分から攻撃した時、
戦闘中、自分の追撃不可を無効、
敵の奥義発動カウント変動量-1
(同系統効果複数時、最大値適用)
Heroes
(Flow Guard 2)
At the start of combat, if unit's HP ≥ 50% and
unit initiates combat, neutralizes effects that
prevent unit's follow-up attacks and inflicts
Special cooldown charge -1 on foe per attack
during combat. (Only highest value applied.
Does not stack.)
戦闘開始時、自身のHPが50%以上で
自分から攻撃した時、
戦闘中、自分の追撃不可を無効、
敵の奥義発動カウント変動量-1
(同系統効果複数時、最大値適用)
Heroes
(Flow Guard 3)
If unit initiates combat, neutralizes effects that
prevent unit's follow-up attacks and inflicts
Special cooldown charge -1 on foe per attack
during combat. (Only highest value applied.
Does not stack.)
自分から攻撃した時、
戦闘中、自分の追撃不可を無効、
敵の奥義発動カウント変動量-1
(同系統効果複数時、最大値適用)
Heroes
(Flow Guard 4)
If unit initiates combat, inflicts Spd/Def-4 on
foe, neutralizes effects that guarantee foe's
follow-up attacks and effects that prevent
unit's follow-up attacks, and inflicts Special
cooldown charge -1 on foe per attack during
combat (only highest value applied; does not
stack), and also, if foe's attack can trigger foe's
Special, inflicts Special cooldown count+1 on
foe before foe's first attack during combat
(cannot exceed foe's maximum Special
cooldown).
自分から攻撃した時、
戦闘中、敵の速さ、守備-4、
敵の絶対追撃を無効、かつ、自分の追撃不可を無効、
敵の奥義発動カウント変動量-1
(同系統効果複数時、最大値適用)、かつ
敵が攻撃時に発動する奥義を装備している時、
敵の最初の攻撃前に敵の奥義発動カウント+1
(奥義発動カウントの最大値は超えない)

Etymology and other languages

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

Flow Guard

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Japanese

怒涛・キャンセル

Surging waves · cancel

Spanish

Anula corriente

Annul flow

French

Flots négation

Wave negation

German

Erschwernis

Complication

Italian

Ritarda

Slow

Portuguese

Guarda onda

Wave guard

Traditional Chinese

怒濤・取消

Raging waves · cancel

See also

Type B passive skills in Heroes
Debuffing skills Armored WallAtrocityAtk CantripAtk FeintAtk/Def BulwarkA/D CantripAtk/Def SnagA/D Far TraceA/D Near TraceAtk/Def RuseA/R Far TraceA/R Near TraceA/S Far TraceAtk/Res RuseAtk/Res SnagAtk/Res TempoAtk/Spd BulwarkA/S Near TraceAtk/Spd RuseAtk/Spd SnagBarbarityBeast N TraceBelief in LoveChill AtkChill Atk/DefChill Atk/ResChill Atk/SpdChill DefChill Def/ResChill ResChill SpdChill Spd/DefChill Spd/ResChilling SealCrafty FighterDazzle Far TraceDeadly BalanceDef CantripDef FeintDef/Res RuseDef/Res SmokeDef/Res SnagDivine RecreationDull CloseDull RangedFallen StarFreezing SealFruit of LifeGold UnwindingGuardIce Prince's SealKilling IntentLight and DarkLull Atk/DefLull Atk/ResLull Atk/SpdLull Spd/DefLull Spd/ResMoon-Twin WingNew DivinityPegasus FlightPrescienceRes CantripRes FeintSabotage AtkSabotage A/DSabotage A/RSabotage DefSabotage ResSabotage SpdSabotage S/RSavvy FighterSeal AtkSeal Atk/DefSeal Atk/SpdSeal Atk/ResSeal DefSeal Def/ResSeal ResSeal SpdSeal Spd/DefSeal Spd/ResSpecial FighterSpd/Def BulwarkS/D Far TraceS/D Near TraceSpd/Def RuseSpd/Def SnagSpd/Def TempoSpd CantripSpd FeintSpd/Res BulwarkS/R Far TraceS/R Near TraceSpd/Res TempoSpd PreemptSpd/Res RuseSpd/Res SnagSpoil RottenSun-Twin WingTwin-Sky WingVengeful FighterWyvern FlightWyvern RiftYune's ProtectionYune's Whispers
Follow-up skills Aerial ManeuversAssured RebirthAxebreakerBeast AgilityBeast Follow-UpBinding ShieldBlack Eagle RuleBlue Lion RuleB TomebreakerBold FighterBowbreakerBeast AssaultBrash AssaultCanny FighterClever FighterCrafty FighterCrusader's WardDaggerbreakerDive-BombDragon's IreEven Follow-UpFaithful LoyaltyFlow FeatherFlow FlightFlow ForceFlow GuardFlow N TraceFlow RefreshFollow-Up RingG TomebreakerHardy FighterHoðr's ZealHoly War's EndKilling IntentLancebreakerMag. Null FollowNull Follow-Up‎Odd Follow-UpPhys. Null FollowPotentQuick RiposteRaging StormR TomebreakerSlick FighterSoul of ZofiaSun-Twin WingSwordbreakerVengeful FighterWary FighterWatersweepWeaving FighterWily FighterWindsweepWyvern RiftYngvi Ascendant
Healing skills Armored WallFlow RefreshLive to ServeMystic BoostRecover RingRenewalS DrinkSolar Brace
Mobility skills AerobaticsA/D Far TraceA/D Near TraceA/R Far TraceA/R Near TraceA/S Far TraceA/S Near TraceBeast N TraceChivalryClose CallDeep StarDetailed ReportDrag BackEscape RouteFlier FormationFlow N TraceHit and RunKnock BackLungeMoonlight BangleMoonlit Bangle FMoonlit Bangle QMurderous LionObstructPassRaging StormRaging TempestRepelS/D Far TraceS/D Near TraceS/R Far TraceS/R Near TraceSoaring WingsSunlight BangleSunlit Bangle DUnder the SunWarp PowderWings of Mercy
Proximity skills Binding NecklaceGet Behind Me!Murderous LionRuler of NihilitySabotage AtkSabotage A/RSabotage DefSabotage ResSabotage SpdSudden PanicYune's Whispers
Stat-boosting skills Atk/Def LinkAtk/Res LinkAtk/Spd LinkBelieve in Love?Blaze DanceBufferCaldera DanceDef/Res LinkDeluge DanceEarth DanceFireflood DanceFirestorm DanceGale DanceGeyser DanceLunar BraceRockslide DanceShield PulseSpd/Def LinkSpd/Res LinkSpurnTorrent DanceVelocityWrath
Turn-related skills Aerial ManeuversAssassin's StrikeBlue Lion RuleBold FighterBrash AssaultClose CallCrafty FighterDaring FighterDesperationDive-BombDouble LionDragon's IreEven Pulse TieFlow DesperationFlow RefreshFrenzyHardy FighterHoly War's EndKilling IntentLungeOccultist's StrikeOdd Pulse TiePoison StrikePrescienceQuick RiposteRaging StormRepelSlick FighterSoul of ZofiaSpecial SpiralVantageVengeful FighterYngvi Ascendant
Miscellaneous skills Beast SenseBeorc's BlessingBushidoCancel AffinityCounter RoarDazzling DiscordDazzling ShiftDazzling StaffDisarm TrapDragon WallDragon's WrathGambitGuard BearingHigh Dragon WallLaguz FriendLive for BountyLive for HonorMagic GambitMoon-Twin WingNull C-DisruptPoetic JusticePotent DisarmResonanceSacae's BlessingTrue Dragon WallWrathful StaffWrathful Tempo