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Rearguard

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Rearguard

Is feh rearguard.png
The Rearguard as it appears in Heroes.

Type

Axe

First game

Heroes

Rearguard (Japanese: 守りの斧 Protection Axe) is a weapon skill in the axe category which debuted in Fire Emblem Heroes. Rearguard boosts its user's defense when their foe initiates combat.

Stats

Game Icon Type Might Range SP cost Refine cost Prerequisites Unusable by Inheritable Other effects and notes
Heroes
(Rearguard)
Is feh skill weapon.png Axes 10 1 200 -- Steel Axe -- If foe initiates combat, grants +7 defense to user during combat.
Heroes
(Rearguard+; refine: Unrefined)
Is feh skill weapon.png Axes 14 1 300 -- Rearguard -- If foe initiates combat, grants +7 defense to user during combat.
Heroes
(Rearguard+; refine: +Atk)
Is feh wpn atk refined.png Axes 16 1 350 500 Arena Medal
50 Refining Stone
-- -- If foe initiates combat, grants +7 defense to user during combat.
Grants +5 HP.
Heroes
(Rearguard+; refine: +Spd)
Is feh wpn spd refined.png Axes 14 1 350 500 Arena Medal
50 Refining Stone
-- -- If foe initiates combat, grants +7 defense to user during combat.
Grants +5 HP and +3 speed.
Heroes
(Rearguard+; refine: +Def)
Is feh wpn def refined.png Axes 14 1 350 500 Arena Medal
50 Refining Stone
-- -- If foe initiates combat, grants +7 defense to user during combat.
Grants +5 HP and +4 defense.
Heroes
(Rearguard+; refine: +Res)
Is feh wpn res refined.png Axes 14 1 350 500 Arena Medal
50 Refining Stone
-- -- If foe initiates combat, grants +7 defense to user during combat.
Grants +5 HP and +4 resistance.

Availability

Heroes

Method Data
Rearguard Rearguard+
Unit (★★★) Echidna: Unyielding Idealist
Unit (★★★★★) Echidna: Unyielding Idealist

Flavor text

Game Text
(English)
Text
(Japanese)
Heroes
If foe initiates combat, grants Def+7 during
combat.
敵から攻撃された時、戦闘中、守備+7

Etymology and other languages

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

Rearguard

Rearmost troops in a military formation.

Japanese

守りの斧

Protection axe

Spanish

Retaguardia

Rearguard

French

Hache protectrice

Protective axe; abbreviated as Hache protect. in-game.

German

Nachhut

Rearguard

Italian

Retroguardia

Rearguard

Portuguese

Retaguarda

Rearguard

Traditional Chinese

守護之斧

Protection axe

Gallery

See also

Axe skills in Heroes
Basic axe skills Iron AxeSilver AxeSteel Axe
Axe skills with secondary effects Allied AxeAnchor AxeArcane DownfallArcane ÞrimaArdent ServiceAxe of DevotionBarrier AxeBeach BannerBrave AxeCarrot AxeDeck SwabberDefier's AxeEmerald AxeFaithful AxeFiresweep AxeGiant SpoonGuard AxeHack-o'-LanternHagoitaHammerHandbellHelmsman AxeHuge FanInstant AxeKiller AxeLegion's AxeLilith FloatieLove CandelabraMelon CrusherNinja MasakariPetalfall VasePlegian AxePoleaxeRearguardRein AxeReprisal AxeSack o' GiftsSeahorse AxeShoreline RakeShuriken CleaverSlaying AxeSlaying HammerSpirited AxeSpringy AxeSteadfast AxeStout AxeTropical ConchUmbra BurstUnbound AxeVictorfishVulture AxeWind Tribe ClubWo GùnWooden Tackle
Regalia and personal axe skills Arcadian AxesArmadsArthur's AxeAurgelmirAuto-LofnheiðrAxe BreidablikAxe of AdorationAxe of DespairAxe of VirilityAymrBasilikosBeruka's AxeBlazing PolearmsBlue Yule AxeBun-Bun BatonBýleistrCamilla's AxeCherche's AxeCorsair CleaverCrimson AxeCrimson War-AxeCrusherDead-Fang AxeDesert-Tiger AxeDevil AxeDolphin-Dive AxeDraconic PoleaxDragoon AxeEbon BölverkEldhrímnirFair-Fury AxeFather's-Son AxeFlame BattleaxeFlower HauteclereFlower of CaringFrederick's AxeFreikugelFuming FreikugelGarmGate-Anchor AxeGerbera AxeGlitnirGoddess AxeGrado PoleaxGuardian's AxeHauteclereHeadsman GlitnirHeavy War AxeHel ScytheHel's ReaperHippity-Hop AxeInveterate AxeInviolable AxeLarge War AxeLofnheiðrLoyalist AxeMasking AxeMirage AxeNew War AxeNifl's BiteNóatúnPastel PoleaxePayday PouchPlegian War AxeRinkah's ClubRuneaxeScepter of LoveSeafoam SplitterSinmaraSisterly AxeSisterly War AxeSkinfaxiSneering AxeSolemn AxeStout TomahawkTalregan AxeTempest's ClawTiger-Roar AxeTri-Path SplitterTwin Star AxeUnyielding OarUrðrUrvanValiant War AxeVictorious AxeVougeWar-God MjölnirWedding-Bell AxeWestern AxeWhirling GraceWolf BergWyvern HatchetWyvern Ono