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Fortify Defense

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Fortify Defense

Is ns02 fortify def.png
Icon of the Fortify Def skill in Engage.


Grants Def+2 to adjacent allies for 1 turn at start of player phase.

Type(s)
  • Bond Ring (Engage)
  • Passive (Type C) (Heroes)
First game

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, later appearing in Engage; in Heroes, the individual tiers of the skill are Fortify Def 1, Fortify Def 2, Fortify Def 3, and Fortify Def 4 in order from lowest to highest. Fortify Def boosts the defense of allies adjacent to the user for 1 turn; the size of the defense boost increases with the skill's tier.

In Engage, it appears as a single skill with a similar effect, and is accessible by equipping Sharena's Bond Ring.

Data

In the main Fire Emblem series

Game Icon Effect Activation Capacity Notes
Engage Is ns02 fortify def.png Grants buff of +2 defense to all adjacent allies for one turn at the start of the user's phase. -- -- --

In other Fire Emblem series titles

Game Icon Type Effect SP cost Prerequisites Unusable by Inheritable Other effects and notes
Heroes
(Fortify Def 1)
Is feh fortify def 1.png C At start of turn, grants +2 defense to adjacent allies for 1 turn. 50 -- -- --
Heroes
(Fortify Def 2)
Is feh fortify def 2.png C At start of turn, grants +3 defense to adjacent allies for 1 turn. 100 Fortify Def 1 -- --
Heroes
(Fortify Def 3)
Is feh fortify def 3.png C At start of turn, grants +4 defense to adjacent allies for 1 turn. 200 Fortify Def 2 -- --
Heroes
(Fortify Def 4)
Is feh fortify def 4.png C At start of turn, grants +7 defense to adjacent allies for 1 turn. 300 Fortify Def 3 -- --

Availability

Engage

Bond Rings Sharena S

Heroes

Method Data
Fortify Def 1 Fortify Def 2 Fortify Def 3 Fortify Def 4
Unit (★★★) Cherche: Wyvern FriendFrederick: Polite KnightKana: Dragon SpawnSakura: Loving PriestessSharena: Princess of AskrSheena: Princess of Gra Frederick: Polite KnightKana: Dragon SpawnSheena: Princess of Gra
Unit (★★★★) Cherche: Wyvern FriendSakura: Loving PriestessSharena: Princess of Askr Frederick: Polite Knight
Unit (★★★★★) Corrin: Dream PrincessEphraim: Legendary LordForsyth: Loyal LieutenantJoshua: Tropical GamblerLissa: Pure JoyNinian: Oracle of DestinyQuan: Lightfoot PrinceSeliph: Scion of LightTanith: Forthright HeartXander: Spring Prince Corrin: Dream PrincessEphraim: Legendary LordForsyth: Loyal LieutenantJoshua: Tropical GamblerLissa: Pure JoyNinian: Oracle of DestinyQuan: Lightfoot PrinceSeliph: Scion of LightTanith: Forthright HeartXander: Spring Prince Cherche: Wyvern FriendEphraim: Legendary LordForsyth: Loyal LieutenantJoshua: Tropical GamblerQuan: Lightfoot PrinceSakura: Loving PriestessSeliph: Scion of LightSharena: Princess of AskrXander: Spring Prince Joshua: Tropical Gambler
Tempest Trials Moment of Fate: 20,000 points
Sacred Seal Forge 100 Verdant Badge, 20 Great Verdant Badge, 20 Sacred Coin 200 Verdant Badge, 60 Great Verdant Badge, 50 Sacred Coin, Fortify Def 1 seal 1,000 Verdant Badge, 400 Great Verdant Badge, 100 Sacred Coin, Fortify Def 2 seal

Flavor text

Game Text
(English)
Text
(Japanese)
Engage
Grants Def+2 to adjacent allies for
1 turn at start of player phase.
自軍フェイズ開始時
隣接する味方の守備+2
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; abbreviated as Impulso Def. in the American localization of Heroes.

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

Defesa intensa

Intense Defense; abbreviated as Def. intensa.

Korean

수비의 고무

Defense inpsiration

Simplified Chinese

防守鼓舞

Inspire defense

Traditional Chinese

防守鼓舞

Inspire Defense

See also

Skills in Fire Emblem Engage
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