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Light Breath (Staggering Blow)

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Light Breath

Is ns01 staggering blow.png
Icon of Light Breath from Three Houses.

Magic attack. Foes hit suffer Str -5 for 1 turn. Does not affect allies.


Staggering Blow

First game

Fire Emblem: Three Houses

Light Breath (Japanese: 光のブレス Light breath) is a Staggering Blow which was introduced in Fire Emblem: Three Houses. Associated with the White Beast, it is a wide-ranged magical attack that reduces any affected targets' strength.


Game Icon Might Hit Range Uses Area of effect Other effects and notes
Three Houses Is ns01 staggering blow.png 18 85 1 -- Gr fe16 staggering blow 4x2.png Works as magical damage.
Inflicts -5 strength debuff on targets on hit.
Does not affect units of the same affiliation as the user.


Three Houses

Classes White Beast

Etymology and other languages

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

Light Breath



Light breath


Aliento radiante

Radiant breath

(Latin America)

Soplo de luz

Breath of light


Souffle lumineux

Luminous breath


Heller Atem

Light Breath


Soffio di luce

Breath of light


빛의 브레스

Light breath

Simplified Chinese


Light breath

Traditional Chinese


Light breath


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Gambits and Staggering Blows
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Magical gambits Group FlamesGroup IceGroup LightningResonant FlamesResonant IceResonant Lightning
Support gambits Absolute DefenseBag of TricksBattleground CaféBlessingDance of the GoddessImpregnable WallRecovery RoarResonant White MagicRetributionSacred ShieldStride
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