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Human Virtue

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Human Virtue

Is feh human virtue.png
Icon of the Human Virtue skill in Heroes.


Passive (Type C)

First game


Human Virtue (Japanese: 人の可能性を! Potential of man!) is a passive type C skill which debuted in Fire Emblem Heroes; Human Virtue comes in only one tier. Human Virtue allows its user, at the start of its player phase, to boost the attack and speed of themselves and all adjacent human allies for the turn provided the user is adjacent to any human allies.


Game Icon Type Effect SP cost Prerequisites Unusable by Inheritable Other effects and notes
(Human Virtue)
Is feh human virtue.png C If user is adjacent to a human ally (i.e. allies with non-breath or -⁠beast weapons) at start of turn, grants +6 each to attack and speed to user and those allies for 1 turn. 300 -- -- --
(Human Virtue II)
Is feh human virtue ii.png C If user is within 2 spaces of a human ally (i.e. allies with non-breath or -⁠beast weapons) at start of turn, grants +6 each to attack and speed to user and those allies for 1 turn.
Grants +⁠(highest bonus on human allies within 2 spaces of user; calculated independently) each to attack, speed, defense, and resistance to user during combat.
Foe's first attack during combat deals −⁠(total bonuses on 3 human allies with highest total bonuses within 2 spaces; maximum: 40)% damage.
300 Human Virtue -- --



Method Data
Human Virtue Human Virtue II
Unit (★★★★★) Roy: Blazing Lion Roy: Blazing Lion

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Game Text
(Human Virtue)
At start of turn, if unit is adjacent to any allies
that are not beast or dragon allies, grants
Atk/Spd+6 to unit and those allies for 1 turn.
(Human Virtue II)
At start of turn, if unit is within 2 spaces of
any allies other than beast or dragon allies,
grants Atk/Spd+6 to unit and those allies for
1 turn. Grants bonus to unit's Atk/Spd/Def/Res
during combat = highest bonus on allies other
than beast or dragon allies within 2 spaces.
Calculates each stat bonus independently.
Reduces damage from foe's first attack during
combat by X% (X = total value of bonuses on
the 3 allies other than beast or dragon allies
with the highest bonus totals within 2 spaces;
max. 40).



Etymology and other languages

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

Human Virtue




Potential of man! From a line of dialogue spoken by Roy in The Binding Blade.[1]


Virtud humana

Human virtue





Pfad der Tugend

Path of Virtue


Virtù umana

Human virtue


Virtude humana

Human virtue

Traditional Chinese


Show humanity's potential. Changed from 發揮人類的潛能! in the Legendary Xander update on June 30, 2022.


  1. "ぼくは 人の可能性を信じる! [I believe in the potential of man!]" — Roy to Zephiel in Chapter 22, Fire Emblem: The Binding Blade
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