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Impenetrable

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Impenetrable

Is fewa2 impregnable.png
Icon of the Impregnable skill in Warriors: Three Hopes.


Prevents the unit from being knocked back when performing a strong attack.

Type(s)
  • Personal (Path of Radiance)
  • Class (Warriors: Three Hopes)
  • Engage skill (Engage)
Capacity

5

First game

Path of Radiance

Impregnable (Japanese: 鉄壁 Impregnable) known as Impenetrable in Engage, first appeared as an unused skill in Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance. It has no proper English name or description, with the former being left in Japanese and the latter being a dummy placeholder caused by its lack of a proper description. Judging by its icon and name, it may have been intended to be an incarnation or relative of Pavise. In the final game, the skill has no functionality associated with it whatsoever and does nothing if one hacks the game to equip it on a unit.

Its proper debut would be in the spin-off game Warriors: Three Hopes where it is a class skill associated with the armored classes which are the Armored Knight, the Fortress Knight, and the Great Knight. Its effect is similar to the Warriors's rendition of the Armored Blow skill as it prevents the user from being knocked back by enemies's attacks when performing strong attacks.

In Engage, it is the engage skill of Emblem Hector, which grants the user enhanced defense and resistance if the foe initiates combat. As an engage skill, it can have additional effects depending on the unit type of the user.

Data

In the main Fire Emblem series

Game Icon Effect Activation Capacity Notes
Path of Radiance Is gcn impregnable.png No effect. -- 5 Unused.
Engage Is ns02 impenetrable.png +30% defense, +30% resistance when active. If foe initiates combat -- --
Engage
(Dragon units)
Is ns02 impenetrable.png +30% defense, +30% resistance, +50% dodge when active. If foe initiates combat -- --
Engage
(Cavalry units)
Is ns02 impenetrable.png +30% defense, +30% resistance when active.
User is immune to Is ns02 status freeze.png freeze status when active.
If foe initiates combat -- --
Engage
(Armored units)
Is ns02 impenetrable.png +50% defense, +30% resistance when active. If foe initiates combat -- --
Engage
(Flying units)
Is ns02 impenetrable.png +30% defense, +50% resistance when active. If foe initiates combat -- --

In other Fire Emblem series titles

Game Icon Effect Activation Capacity Notes
Warriors: Three Hopes Is fewa2 impregnable.png Prevents user's strong attacks from being interrupted by enemy attacks. -- -- --

Availability

Path of Radiance

Unused Accessible only through game modification.

Warriors: Three Hopes

Classes Armored KnightFortress KnightGreat Knight

Engage

Emblem Bracelets Hector, when engaged

Flavor text

Game Text
(English)
Text
(Japanese)
Path of Radiance
(Unused)
Mess_Help_skill_Impregnable*
--
Warriors: Three Hopes
Prevents the unit from being knocked back
when performing a strong attack.
??
Engage
If foe initiates combat, grants
Def/Res+30% during combat.
敵から攻撃を受けた時、守備・魔防130%
Engage
(Dragon units)
If foe initiates combat, grants
Def/Res+30% during combat.
[Dragon] Ddg+50%
敵から攻撃を受けた時、守備・魔防130% 【竜族】必避150%
Engage
(Cavalry units)
If foe initiates combat, grants
Def/Res+30% during combat.
[Cavalry] Grants immunity to
freeze.
敵から攻撃を受けた時、守備・魔防130% 【騎馬】フリーズ状態を無効化する
Engage
(Armored units)
If foe initiates combat, grants
Def/Res+30% during combat.
[Armored] Grants Def+50%
instead of +30%
敵から攻撃を受けた時、守備・魔防130% 【重装】守備の上昇率が150%になる
Engage
(Flying units)
If foe initiates combat, grants
Def/Res+30% during combat.
[Flying] Grants Res+50%
instead of +30%.
敵から攻撃を受けた時、守備・魔防130% 【飛行】魔防の上昇率が150%になる

Trivia

  • While several other unused skills are present in Path of Radiance, Impregnable is the most complete, having an icon associated with it and being accessible through hacking.[1] Impregnable also has a complete scroll item associated with it, which also lacks a proper name string and is known as IID_IMPREGNABLE.

Etymology and other languages

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

• Impregnable
• Impenetrable

• Used in Warriors: Three Hopes.
• Used in Engage.

English
(unofficial)

Iron Wall

Popularized by Serenes Forest in its listing for the unused version of the skill.

Japanese

鉄壁

Impregnable; literally "iron wall".[2]

Gallery

References

  1. Unused Content - Serenes Forest, www.serenesforest.net, Retrieved: 6 March 2023
  2. Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance Part #87 - Trial Maps - Addendum, www.lparchive.org, Retrieved: 6 March 2023
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