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Guard Bow

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Guard Bow

Is feh guard bow arrow.pngIs feh guard bow.png
The Guard Bow as it appears in Heroes.


Effective against flying foes. If foe initiates combat and uses bow, dagger, magic, or staff, grants Def/Res+6 to unit during combat.

Type(s)

Weapon (Bow)

Game(s)

Heroes

Guard Bow (Japanese: 遠距離防御の弓 Distant Defense Bow) is a weapon skill in the bow category which debuted in Fire Emblem Heroes. Guard Bow is a skill that grants its wielder additional defenses when fighting against other ranged weapon skill types, allowing its wielder to survive better against fellow ranged attackers.

It can be created from the Assassin's Bow through use of the Weapon Refinery. Notably, the Guard Bow is the only evolved weapon that does not either contain its predecessor's name within its own name in Japanese or share an effect with the weapon it is evolved from.

Stats

Game Icon Level Might Weight Hit Crit Range Uses Worth Exp Other effects and notes
Heroes Is feh skill weapon.png Bows 3★ 8 -- -- -- 2 -- 200 SP -- Deals bonus damage to Is feh flying.png flying units.
Boosts user's Defense and Resistance by +6 each if target wields a bow, dagger, red tome, blue tome, green tome, or staff.
Heroes
(+, unrefined)
Is feh skill weapon.png Bows 5★ 12 -- -- -- 2 -- 300 SP -- Deals bonus damage to Is feh flying.png flying units.
Boosts user's Defense and Resistance by +6 each during enemy phase if unit is attacked by an enemy wielding a bow, dagger, red tome, blue tome, green tome, or staff.
Heroes
(+, refined: +Atk)
Is feh wpn atk refined.png Bows 5★ 13 -- -- -- 2 -- 350 SP
500 Is feh arena medal.png
50 Is feh refining stone.png
-- Deals bonus damage to Is feh flying.png flying units.
Boosts user's Defense and Resistance by +6 each during enemy phase if unit is attacked by an enemy wielding a bow, dagger, red tome, blue tome, green tome, or staff.
Grants +2 HP.
Heroes
(+, refined: +Spd)
Is feh wpn spd refined.png Bows 5★ 12 -- -- -- 2 -- 350 SP
500 Is feh arena medal.png
50 Is feh refining stone.png
-- Deals bonus damage to Is feh flying.png flying units.
Boosts user's Defense and Resistance by +6 each during enemy phase if unit is attacked by an enemy wielding a bow, dagger, red tome, blue tome, green tome, or staff.
Grants +2 HP and +2 Speed.
Heroes
(+, refined: +Def)
Is feh wpn def refined.png Bows 5★ 12 -- -- -- 2 -- 350 SP
500 Is feh arena medal.png
50 Is feh refining stone.png
-- Deals bonus damage to Is feh flying.png flying units.
Boosts user's Defense and Resistance by +6 each during enemy phase if unit is attacked by an enemy wielding a bow, dagger, red tome, blue tome, green tome, or staff.
Grants +2 HP and +3 Defense.
Heroes
(+, refined: +Res)
Is feh wpn res refined.png Bows 5★ 12 -- -- -- 2 -- 350 SP
500 Is feh arena medal.png
50 Is feh refining stone.png
-- Deals bonus damage to Is feh flying.png flying units.
Boosts user's Defense and Resistance by +6 each during enemy phase if unit is attacked by an enemy wielding a bow, dagger, red tome, blue tome, green tome, or staff.
Grants +2 HP and +3 Resistance.

Availability

Heroes

Guard Bow

Units Norne: The Volunteer

Guard Bow+

Units Norne: The Volunteer
Weapon Refinery Assassin's Bow+

Flavor text

Game Text
(English)
Text
(Japanese)
Heroes Effective against flying foes. If foe initiates combat and uses bow, dagger, magic, or staff, grants Def/Res+6 to unit during combat. ??

Etymology and other languages

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

Guard Bow

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Japanese

遠距離防御の弓

Distant Defense Bow

Spanish

Arco protector

Protective bow

French

Arc défenseur

Defender bow

German

Wächterbogen

Defender Bow

Italian

Arco difensivo

Defensive bow

Portuguese
(Brazil)

Arco protetor

Protective bow

Traditional Chinese

遠距離防禦之弓

Distant defense bow

Gallery

See also

Bow skills in Heroes
Basic bow skills Iron BowKiller Bow / Slaying BowSilver BowSteel Bow
Bow skills with secondary effects Assassin's BowBeguiling BowBig-Catch BowBouquet BowBrave BowBudding BowCandlewax BowCarrot-Tip BowClarisse's BowCocobowCoral BowCourtly BowCupid ArrowDevilish BowFiddlestick BowFiresweep BowFishie BowFortune BowGratiaGuard BowHama YaHelm BowInstant BowKabura YaMonstrous BowNinja YumiPlegian BowRefreshing BoltRein BowReindeer BowShining BowShort BowSpendthrift BowSpringy BowSunflower BowTannenbowWhitecap Bow
Regalia and personal bow skills Argent BowBow of BeautyBow of DevotionBow of FreliaBow of TwelveBow of VerdaneCunning BowDamiell BowDaniel-Made BowDeep-Blue BowDestiny's BowDignified BowDouble BowFailnaughtFirst-Dream BowFlame of MúspellFujin YumiGuardian's BowHoly YewfelleIndignant BowJötnar BowKeen Coyote BowLuna ArcMeisterbogenMermaid BowMirage LongbowMulagirNidhoggNiles's BowParthiaPersecution BowRandgríðrRapid-Crier BowRebecca's BowRenowned BowRose-Quartz BowSetsuna's YumiSkadiSniper's BowSpy-Song BowSurvivalist BowTanngrisnirThögnWarrior Princess
Other bow skills Umbra Burst