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Fortify Defense

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Fortify Defense

Is feh fortify def 1.png
Icon of the Fortify Def 1 skill in Heroes.


At start of turn, grants Def+2 to adjacent allies for 1 turn.

Type(s)

Passive (Type C)

Game(s)

Heroes

Fortify Defense (Japanese: 守備の鼓舞 Defense Inspiration) is a four-tiered passive type C skill which debuted in Fire Emblem Heroes; the individual tiers of the skill are known as Fortify Def 1, Fortify Def 2, Fortify Def 3, and Fortify Def 4 in order from lowest to highest. Units with a Fortify Def skill will grant allies adjacent to the user a boost to their Defense until the end of their next action; the size of the Defense boost increases with the skill's tier.

Data

Game Icon Effect Activation Capacity Notes
Heroes
(Fortify Def 1)
Is feh fortify def 1.png At the start of the turn, grants adjacent units +2 to Defense until their action completes. -- -- Cost: 50 SP
Heroes
(Fortify Def 2)
Is feh fortify def 2.png At the start of the turn, grants adjacent units +3 to Defense until their action completes. -- -- Cost: 100 SP
Heroes
(Fortify Def 3)
Is feh fortify def 3.png At the start of the turn, grants adjacent units +4 to Defense until their action completes. -- -- Cost: 200 SP
Heroes
(Fortify Def 4)
Is feh fortify def 4.png At the start of the turn, grants adjacent units +7 to Defense until their action completes. -- -- Cost: 300 SP

Availability

Heroes

Fortify Def 1

Units Cherche: Wyvern FriendCorrin: Dream PrincessEphraim: Legendary LordForsyth: Loyal LieutenantFrederick: Polite KnightJoshua: Tropical GamblerKana: Dragon SpawnLissa: Pure JoyNinian: Oracle of DestinyQuan: Lightfoot PrinceSakura: Loving PriestessSeliph: Scion of LightSharena: Princess of AskrSheena: Princess of GraTanith: Forthright HeartXander: Spring Prince
(Rarity requirements vary per character)
Tempest Trials September 2017: 20,000 points
Sacred Seal Forge (Creation) Requires 100 Verdant Badge, 20 Great Verdant Badge, and 20 Is feh sacred coin.png

Fortify Def 2

Units Cherche: Wyvern FriendCorrin: Dream PrincessEphraim: Legendary LordForsyth: Loyal LieutenantFrederick: Polite KnightJoshua: Tropical GamblerKana: Dragon SpawnLissa: Pure JoyNinian: Oracle of DestinyQuan: Lightfoot PrinceSakura: Loving PriestessSeliph: Scion of LightSharena: Princess of AskrSheena: Princess of GraTanith: Forthright HeartXander: Spring Prince
(Rarity requirements vary per character)
Sacred Seal Forge (Enhancement) Requires 200 Verdant Badge, 60 Great Verdant Badge, 50 Is feh sacred coin.png, and the Fortify Def 1 seal

Fortify Def 3

Units Cherche: Wyvern FriendEphraim: Legendary LordFrederick: Polite KnightForsyth: Loyal LieutenantJoshua: Tropical GamblerQuan: Lightfoot PrinceSakura: Loving PriestessSeliph: Scion of LightSharena: Princess of AskrXander: Spring Prince
(Rarity requirements vary per character)
Sacred Seal Forge (Enhancement) Requires 400 Verdant Badge, 1,000 Great Verdant Badge, 100 Is feh sacred coin.png, and the Fortify Def 2 seal

Fortify Def 4

Units Joshua: Tropical Gambler
(Rarity requirements vary per character)

Flavor text

Game Text
(English)
Text
(Japanese)
Heroes
(Fortify Def 1)
At start of turn, grants Def+2 to adjacent allies for
1 turn.
ターン開始時、周囲1マスの味方の
守備+2(1ターン)
Heroes
(Fortify Def 2)
At start of turn, grants Def+3 to adjacent allies for
1 turn.
ターン開始時、周囲1マスの味方の
守備+3(1ターン)
Heroes
(Fortify Def 3)
At start of turn, grants Def+4 to adjacent allies for
1 turn.
ターン開始時、周囲1マスの味方の
守備+4(1ターン)
Heroes
(Fortify Def 4)
At start of turn, grants Def+7 to adjacent allies for
1 turn.
ターン開始時、周囲1マスの味方の
守備+7(1ターン)

Etymology and other languages

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

Fortify Defense

Abbreviated as Fortify Def.

Japanese

守備の鼓舞

Defense Inspiration

Spanish

Impulso Defensa

Defense impulse; abbreviated as Impulso Def in the European localization and as Impulso Def. in the Latin American localization.

French

Impulsion Défense

Defense impulse; abbreviated as Impulsion Déf.

German

Verteidigung stärken

Strengthen Defense; abbreviated as Ver. stärken.

Italian

Fortifica Difesa

Fortify Defense; abbreviated as Fortifica Dif.

Portuguese
(Brazil)

Defesa intensa

Intense Defense; abbreviated as Def. intensa.

Traditional Chinese

防守鼓舞

Inspire Defense

See also

Type C passive skills in Heroes
Debuffing skills Atk PloyAtk SmokeAtk/Def ReinAtk/Res ReinAtk/Spd ReinChaos NamedDef PloyDef SmokeGlarePanic PloyRes PloyRes SmokeSpd PloySpd Smoke
Experience-related skills Axe ExperienceAxe ValorBeast Exp.Beast ValorB Tome Exp.B Tome ValorBow Exp.Bow ValorDagger Exp.Dagger ValorDragon Exp.Dragon ValorG Tome Exp.G Tome ValorLance Exp.Lance ValorR Tome Exp.R Tome ValorStaff Exp.Staff ValorSword Exp.Sword Valor
Healing skills Breath of LifeEven RecoveryOdd RecoverySparkling Boost
Mobility skills Air OrdersArmor MarchArmored StrideA/D Near SaveA/R Far SaveD/R Near SaveEven TempestFlier GuidanceGround OrdersGuidanceOdd TempestSolitary Dream
Proximity skills Armor MarchArmored StrideAtk TacticAtk/Def GapAtk/Def MenaceA/D Near SaveAtk/Def OathAtk/Def ReinA/R Near SaveA/R Far SaveAtk/Res GapAtk/Res MenaceAtk/Res OathAtk/Res ReinAtk SmokeAtk/Spd GapAtk/Spd MenaceAtk/Spd OathAtk/Spd ReinBreath of LifeChaos NamedClose GuardDef TacticDef/Res GapDef/Res MenaceD/R Near SaveDef/Res OathDef/Res ReinDef SmokeDistant GuardDivine FangDomain of FlameDomain of IceDrive AtkDrive DefDrive ResDrive SpdEven RecoveryFatal SmokeFortify ArmorFortify BeastsFortify CavalryFortify DefFortify DragonsFortify FliersFortify ResGlareGoad ArmorGoad BeastsGoad CavalryGoad DragonsGoad FliersHone ArmorHone AtkHone BeastsHone CavalryHone DragonsHone FliersHone SpdHuman VirtueInevitable DeathInfantry FlashInf. HexbladeInfantry PulseInfantry RushJoint Dist. GuardJoint Drive AtkJoint Drive DefJoint Drive ResJoint Drive SpdJoint Hone AtkJoint Hone DefJoint Hone ResJoint Hone SpdOdd RecoveryOrder's RestraintOstia's PulsePanic SmokePulse SmokeRes SmokeRes TacticRouse Atk/DefRouse Atk/ResRouse Atk/SpdRouse Def/ResRouse Spd/DefRouse Spd/ResSavage BlowSolitary DreamSpd/Def GapSpd/Def OathSpd/Def ReinSpd/Res GapSpd/Res ReinSpd SmokeSpd TacticSpur AtkSpur Atk/DefSpur Atk/ResSpur Atk/SpdSpur DefSpur Def/ResSpur ResSpur SpdSpur Spd/DefSpur Spd/ResStall PloySurtr's MenaceSurtr's PortentThreaten AtkThreat. Atk/DefThreat. Atk/ResThreat. Atk/SpdThreaten DefThreat. Def/ResThreaten ResThreaten SpdThreat. Spd/DefWard ArmorWard BeastsWard CavalryWard DragonsWard FliersWith Everyone!
Stat boosting skills Atk OpeningDef OpeningRes OpeningSpd OpeningVision of ArcadiaWings of Light
Turn-related skills A/D Near SaveA/R Far SaveBreath of LifeD/R Near SaveEven Atk WaveEven Def WaveEven RecoveryEven Res WaveEven Spd WaveEven TempestFatal SmokeOdd Atk WaveOdd Def WaveOdd RecoveryOdd Res WaveOdd Spd WaveOdd TempestSavage Blow
Miscellaneous skills Divine FangTime's PulseUpheavalWorldbreaker
Sacred Seal skills in Heroes
Debuffing skills Atk FeintAtk PloyAtk SmokeChill AtkChill DefChill ResChill SpdDef FeintDef PloyDef SmokePanic PloyRes FeintRes PloyRes SmokeSeal AtkSpd FeintSeal SpdSpd PloySpd Smoke
Follow-up strike skills Brash AssaultDeflect MagicDeflect MeleeDeflect MissileQuick Riposte
Healing skills Breath of LifeLive to ServeMystic BoostRenewal
Mobility skills AerobaticsAir OrdersArmor MarchArmored BootsFlier FormationFlier GuidanceGuidanceObstruct
Proximity skills Armor MarchAtk SmokeAtk/Def BondAtk/Def FormAtk/Def SoloAtk/Res BondAtk/Res FormAtk/Res SoloAtk/Spd BondAtk/Spd SoloBreath of LifeClose GuardDef TacticDef/Res BondDef/Res SoloDistant GuardDrive AtkDrive DefDrive ResDrive SpdHone AtkHone BeastsHone DragonsHone SpdInfantry RushRes TacticSavage BlowSorcery BladeSpd TacticSpd SmokeSpd/Def BondSpd/Def SoloSpd/Res BondSpd/Res FormSpd/Res SoloSpur AtkSpur Atk/DefSpur Atk/SpdSpur DefSpur Def/ResSpur ResSpur SpdThreaten AtkThreaten DefThreaten ResThreaten SpdWard BeastsWard Dragons
Squad Ace skills Squad Ace ASquad Ace AASquad Ace ABSquad Ace ACSquad Ace ADSquad Ace AESquad Ace AFSquad Ace AGSquad Ace AHSquad Ace AISquad Ace AJSquad Ace AKSquad Ace ALSquad Ace AMSquad Ace ANSquad Ace AOSquad Ace APSquad Ace AQSquad Ace ARSquad Ace ASSquad Ace ATSquad Ace AUSquad Ace AVSquad Ace AWSquad Ace AXSquad Ace AYSquad Ace AZSquad 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 Z
Stat-boosting skills Attack +Attack/Def +Atk/Def PushAttack/ResAtk/SpdBlaze DanceBrazen Atk/DefBrazen Atk/ResBrazen Atk/SpdBrazen Def/ResBrazen Spd/DefBrazen Spd/ResDefense +Def/ResDefiant AtkDefiant DefDefiant SpdEarth BoostEarth DanceFire BoostFortify DefFortify ResFortress DefFort. Def/ResFortress ResGale DanceHP +HP/AtkHP/DefHP/ResHP/SpdInitiate Seal AtkInitiate Seal DefInitiate Seal HPInitiate Seal ResInitiate Seal SpdLife and DeathResistance +Res OpeningSpeed +Spd OpeningSpd/DefSpd/ResTorrent DanceWater BoostWind Boost
Turn-related skills Armored BlowBlade SessionBracing StanceBreath of LifeClose DefDarting BlowDarting StanceDeath BlowDistant DefEven Atk WaveEven Def WaveEven Res WaveEven Spd WaveFierce StanceKestrel StanceMirror StrikeMirror StanceOdd Def WavePoison StrikeQuick RiposteSavage BlowShield SessionSteady BlowSteady BreathSteady PostureSteady StanceSturdy BlowSturdy StanceSwift SparrowSwift StanceWarding BlowWarding Stance
Miscellaneous skills Flashing BladeHardy BearingHeavy BladeIote's ShieldPhantom ResPhantom SpdQuickened Pulse
Enemy-exclusive skills Blade SealBoots SealCharm SealElixir SealEmbla's WardGuardian SealGullinburstiHorn SealMúspellflameNiðavellir AxiomRøkkrVeil Seal