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Poetic Justice

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Poetic Justice

Is feh poetic justice.png
Icon of the Poetic Justice skill in Heroes.

Type(s)

Passive (Type B)

First game

Heroes

Poetic Justice (Japanese: 神罰・因果応報 Divine punishment · retribution) is a passive type B skill which debuted in Fire Emblem Heroes; Poetic Justice comes in only one tier. A unit with Poetic Justice deals damage with a staff like other weapons, reduces the foe's speed, and boosts the user's damage based on the foe's attack.

Data

Game Icon Type Effect SP cost Prerequisites Usable by Inheritable Other effects and notes
Heroes
Is feh poetic justice.png B Damage with a staff is not halved after defense calculations.
Inflicts −4 speed on foe during combat and user deals +⁠(foe's attack × 15%) damage.
300 Wrathful Staff 3 Staves --

Availability

Heroes

Method Data
Unit (★★★★★) Elise: Sweetheart RoyalsEmmeryn: Selfless ExaltHortensia: Little CharmerMaria: Ritual Sacrifice

Flavor text

Game Text
(English)
Text
(Japanese)
Heroes
Calculates damage from staff like other weapons.
Inflicts Spd-4 on foe during combat and unit
deals damage = 15% of foe's attack. (If the
"calculates damage from staff like other weapons"
effect is neutralized, damage from staff is
calculated after combat damage is added.)
杖は他の武器同様のダメージ計算になる

戦闘中、敵の速さ-4、
自分が与えるダメージ+敵の攻撃の15%
(「杖は他の武器同様のダメージ計算になる」が
 無効化された場合は、
 加算後に杖のダメージ計算が適用)

Etymology and other languages

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

Poetic Justice

--

Japanese

神罰・因果応報

Divine punishment · retribution

Spanish

Justicia poética

Poetic justice

French

Justice poétique

Poetic justice

German

Süßes Karma

Sweet Karma

Italian

Giustizia poetica

Poetic justice

Portuguese

Justiça poética

Poetic justice

Traditional Chinese

神罰・因果報應

Divine punishment · retribution

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Healing skills Armored WallFlow RefreshLive to ServeMystic BoostRecover RingRenewalS DrinkSolar Brace
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