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Foudroyant Strike

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Foudroyant Strike


Type(s)

Item

Game(s)

Foudroyant Strike (Japanese: 雷迅 Thunderclap), known as Foudroyant in Shadows of Valentia, is a skill which debuted in Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia. A weapon skill linked to the Lightning Sword, Foudroyant grants its user a sizable Avoid boost while also doubling the user's Attack stat, but at the cost of one square of the user's outer range.

In Three Houses, it is instead a combat art granted by Thunderbrand, and has a different effect; it increases damage, hit, and critical, and deals bonus damage to armored and dragon units.

Data

Game Icon Might Hit Crit Avo / Crit Avo* Range Cost Other effects and notes
Echoes: Shadows of Valentia Is 3ds03 skill sword.png +0 +30 +0 +15 1 8 HP Doubles user's Attack.
Cannot double attack.
Requires 20 SP to learn.
Three Houses Is ns01 combat art sword.png +6 +30 +30 +0 1 3/4/5 durability Can only be used with Thunderbrand.
Deals bonus damage to Is ns01 eff armored.png armored and Is ns01 eff dragon.png dragon units.
Cannot double attack.

Availability

Echoes: Shadows of Valentia

Weapons Lightning Sword

Three Houses

Weapons Thunderbrand (If user bears Crest of Charon)

Trivia

  • Foudroyant's Japanese name is the same as Quickclaw's except with the kanji in the opposite order.

Etymology and other languages

Names, etymology and in other regions
Language Name Definition, etymology and notes
English • Foudroyant
• Foudroyant Strike
• French for devastating (derived from foudre, meaning lightning). This name is used in Shadows of Valentia.
• This name is used in Three Houses.
Japanese 雷迅 Thunderclap
Spanish
(Latin America)
Fulgor Glow
French • Foudroiement
• Frappe foudroyante
• Lightning Strike. Used in Echoes: Shadows of Valentia.
• Foudroyant Strike. Used in Three Houses.

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References

Skills in Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia
Combat arts AegisamiiboArchballistaArmorcrushArmor DisruptorAstral BladeCelestial BowCoral CoverCrosswise CutCurved ShotDeath BlowDefensiveDestrezaDouble LionDragonhazeDuelist SwordEarth's BoonEarth's KissEncloserFlambergeFoudroyantGrounderHeaven or HellHeavy DrawHexbladeHit and RunHunter's VolleyKnightkneelerLeonine PoiseLongearcheLunar FlashLungeMistdancerOverrunPavisePenetratePlenitudeRagnarok ΩRoundhouseScendscaleShadow GambitShoveSolar ThrustSolo Triangle AttackSpeculumSubdueSunderSwapTempest LanceThunderclapTigerstanceTrance ShotTriangle AttackVendettaWard ArrowWindsweepWrath Strike
Other skills AbsolveAnathemaAnti-ArmorAnti-CavalryAnti-FliersAntihexAnti-TerrorsApotropeBanishBowrange +Dark SpikesDeicideDisciplineDivideDragonskinDuma's GiftEerie ScreechEvade CriticalHalve AxesHalve LancesHalve SwordsHeavy ArmorHexIncarnationInfluenceLifetakerMagic +5MiracleNullify AilmentsPactPhalanxPhantasmReconstructRecoveryResistance +5SanctuarySoothing LightSophisticateTeleportationTransmuteTri-afflictionUpheavalVengeful CryWildfireWrath
Combat arts
Sword combat arts Armor DisruptorAssassinateAstraAstral BladeBane of MonstersBeast FangCrosswise CutDeath BlowDestrezaDouble LionDuelist SwordEarth's BoonFinesse BladeFlambergeFoudroyant StrikeGrounderHaze SliceHeaven's FallHexbladePenetratePlenitudeRagnarok ΩRoundhouseRuptured HeavenScendscaleShadow GambitSoulbladeSubdueSublime HeavenSunderSword DanceThunderclapTigerstanceWindsweepWrath Strike
Lance combat arts ArchballistaArmorcrushAtrocityBurning QuakeDragonhazeFrozen LanceGlowing EmberHeaven or HellHit and RunKnightkneelerLance JabLeonine PoiseLongearcheLungeMistdancerMonster PiercerOverrunParaseleneRuined SkyShatter SlashSolar ThrustSolo Triangle AttackSwift StrikesTempest LanceVendettaVengeance
Axe combat arts Apocalyptic FlameArmored StrikeDiamond AxeDustExhaustive StrikeFlickering FlowerFocused StrikeHelm SplitterLightning AxeMonster BreakerRaging StormSmashSpikeWar Master's StrikeWild Abandon
Bow combat arts Break ShotCelestial BowCurved ShotDeadeyeEncloserFallen StarHeavy DrawHunter's VolleyMonster BlastPoint-Blank VolleySchism ShotTrance ShotWaning ShotWard ArrowWind God
Brawling combat arts BombardDraining BlowFading BlowFierce Iron FistMighty BlowMonster CrusherMystic BlowNimble ComboOne-Two PunchRushing Blow
Other combat arts amiiboCoral CoverDark SpikesDefensiveDraw BackEarth's KissHealing FocusPaviseRepositionShoveSmiteSwapTriangle AttackUpheaval
Unused combat arts AegisSpeculum