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Sacred Shield

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Sacred Shield

Is ns01 gambit support.png
Icon of Sacred Shield from Three Houses.

Allies receive 0 damage from ranged physical attacks for the rest of the turn.



First game

Fire Emblem: Three Houses

Sacred Shield (Japanese: 聖盾の備え Provision of holy shield) is a gambit which was introduced in Fire Emblem: Three Houses. It is a support gambit that negates damage from ranged attacks to all allies in range for one turn.


Game Icon Might Hit Range Uses Area of effect Other effects and notes
Three Houses Is ns01 gambit support.png -- 100 1 5 Gr fe16 square 3x1.png Grants Is ns01 status sacred shield.png Sacred Shield status to all allies within its area of effect, reducing all damage dealt to them from ranged attacks to 0 for one turn.


Three Houses

Battalions Kingdom Heavy Knights

Flavor text

Game Text
Three Houses
Allies receive 0 damage from ranged physical
attacks for the rest of the turn.


  • The English description for the Sacred Shield gambit erroneously claims the effect only negates damage from physical ranged attacks; the Japanese description makes no such mention.[1]

Etymology and other languages

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

Sacred Shield




Provision of holy shield


Escudo sagrado

Sacred shield


Écu sacré

Sacred shield


Heiliger Schild

Holy Shield


Scudo sacro

Sacred shield


성스러운 방패 태세

Sacred shield stance

Simplified Chinese


Holy shield stance

Traditional Chinese


Holy shield stance


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  1. The Japanese description, 1ターン間、射程2以上の距離から受ける攻撃のダメージが0になる, can be translated as "Attack damage from a distance of 2 or more for 1 turn is 0."

See also

Gambits and Staggering Blows
Physical gambits AbsorptionAshes and DustAssault TroopAssemblyBattleground Clean UpBlazeDisturbanceFlash-Fire ArrowsFusilladeGroup Lance AttackLine of LancesLinked HorsesLureMad MeleeOnslaughtPoisoned ArrowsPoison TacticRaging FlamesRandom ShotReversalWave Attack
Magical gambits Group FlamesGroup IceGroup LightningResonant FlamesResonant IceResonant Lightning
Support gambits Absolute DefenseBag of TricksBattleground CaféBlessingDance of the GoddessImpregnable WallRecovery RoarResonant White MagicRetributionSacred ShieldStride
Staggering Blows AnnihilationArm PressAurora BreathBrimstone BreathCycloneFlame BreathGaleHeavy StrikeHoarfrostLight BreathLight-Lance BarragePoison BreathRapidsSandstormSky FissureThorns of RuinTitanomachyUmbral SurgeWilted Flower