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Hoplon Guard

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Hoplon Guard

Is gba hoplon guard.png
Icon of Hoplon Guard from The Sacred Stones.

A device that negates enemy critical attacks.


Item (Accessory item)

First game

Fire Emblem: The Sacred Stones

Hoplon Guard (Japanese: ホプロンの守護 Hoplon Protection) is an accessory item exclusive to Fire Emblem: The Sacred Stones. It nullifies any critical hit that would have otherwise been dealt against the user, unless the holder is petrified or on the receiving end of a Triangle Attack.


Game Icon Uses Worth Effects and notes
The Sacred Stones Is gba hoplon guard.png -- 5,000 Negates the foe's ability to inflict critical hits against the user. The critical hit increase caused by Petrification is not nullified by this item. Does not protect against a Triangle Attack.


The Sacred Stones

Inventory Caellach (Creature Campaign)
Dropped by Chapter 15, enemy Caellach

Flavor text

Game Text
The Sacred Stones
A device that negates
enemy critical attacks.
持っていると 敵から
The Sacred Stones
(Use screen)
Negates enemies'
critical attacks.

Etymology and other languages

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

Hoplon Guard

Refers to the hoplon, a heavy wooden shield borne by ancient Greek soldiers.



Hoplon protection


Guardia Poh

Poh Guard


Ecu critique

Critical shield



Hoplon Guard


Difensa di Hoplon

Hoplon Defense. Abbreviated to Dif. di Hoplon in gameplay due to space restrictions.


See also

Items in Fire Emblem: The Sacred Stones
Stat boosters Angelic RobeBody RingDragonshieldEnergy RingGoddess IconMetis's TomePure WaterSecret BookSpeedwingSwiftsoleTalismanTorch
Healing items AntitoxinElixirVulnerary
Class change items Elysian WhipGuiding RingHero CrestKnight CrestLunar BraceMaster SealOcean SealOrion's BoltSolar Brace
Keys Chest KeyDoor KeyLockpick
Shop items Black GemBlue GemGold GemRed GemSilver CardMember CardWhite Gem
Accessory items Fili ShieldHoplon Guard
Unused items Heaven SealFilla's MightLight RuneMineNinis's GraceSet's LitanyThor's Ire