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Is 3ds01 pavise+.png
Icon of the Pavise+ skill in Awakening.

Always halve sword/lance/axe/beaststone damage.




Pavise+ (Japanese: 大盾+ Great Shield+) is a skill which debuted in Fire Emblem Awakening. Unobtainable to the player, it is an advanced form of the Pavise skill, always shielding the user from the full force of attacks from swords, lances, axes, and beaststones. It will always halves the received damage to the opponent, making it harder to kill an enemy.

The best way to deal more damage to the opponent is by making use of Offensive skills like Luna, the latter will halve the defense of an enemy.


Game Icon Effect Activation Capacity Notes
Awakening Is 3ds01 pavise+.png It halves the damage dealt by enemy attacks using swords, lances, axes, and beaststones. 100%. -- Will not activate against a Dual Strike.



Unobtainable Exclusively used by enemies on Lunatic+ Mode, and by enemies in Apotheosis on all difficulties.


Etymology and other languages

Names, etymology and in other regions
Language Name Definition, etymology and notes
English Pavise+ As Pavise
Japanese 大盾+ Great Shield+
Spanish Pavés + Pavise+
French Protection+ Protection+
German Pavise+ As above.
Italian Ultradifesa+ Ultra-defense+


See also

Skills in Fire Emblem Awakening
Breaker skills AxebreakerBowbreakerLancebreakerSwordbreakerTomebreaker
Bonus damage skills ConquestIote's ShieldBeastbaneWyrmsbane
Experience-related skills AptitudeDisciplineParagonUnderdogVeteran
Faire skills AxefaireBowfaireLancefaireSwordfaireTomefaire
Healing skills BondHealtouchLifetakerReliefRenewal
Offensive skills AetherAstraIgnisLethalityLunaLuna+SolVengeance
Pair Up skills DefenderDelivererDual Guard+Dual Strike+Dual Support+Veteran
Proximity skills AnathemaCharmDemoiselleFocusHexSolidarityTantivy
Rally skills Rally DefenseRally HeartRally LuckRally MagicRally MovementRally ResistanceRally SkillRally SpectrumRally SpeedRally Strength
Stat boosting skills All Stats +2Avoid +10Defense +2Hit Rate +20HP +5Indoor FighterLuck +4Magic +2Movement +1Outdoor FighterResistance +2Resistance +10Skill +2Special DanceSpeed +2Strength +2Zeal
Turn-related skills AggressorEven RhythmLucky SevenOdd RhythmPatiencePrescienceQuick BurnSlow Burn
Miscellaneous skills AcrobatAegisArmsthriftCounterDespoilGaleforceGambleLocktouchMiraclePassPaviseRightful KingShadowgiftVantageWrath
Outrealm skills AggressorAll Stats +2BondIote's ShieldLimit BreakerParagonRally HeartResistance +10
Enemy-exclusive skills Aegis+DragonskinHawkeyeHit Rate +10Luna+Pavise+Rightful GodVantage+