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Safeguard

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Safeguard

FESK Safeguard.png
Artwork of a Safeguard from the Fire Emblem Trading Card Game.


Defense +7.

Type(s)

Sword

First game

Genealogy of the Holy War

The Safeguard (Japanese: 守りの剣 Protection Sword) is a sword which debuted in Fire Emblem: Genealogy of the Holy War. It is a light-weight, yet reasonably powerful sword that gives its wielder a significant boost to their defense.

Stats

In the main Fire Emblem series

Game Icon Level Might Weight Hit Crit Range Uses Worth WEXP Other effects and notes
Genealogy of the Holy War Is snes02 safeguard.png Swords C 12 5 90 -- 1 50 12,000 -- +7 defense when equipped.

In other Fire Emblem series titles

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

Genealogy of the Holy War

Event First Generation: Chapter 4, Silvia visits village (column 39, row 10)

Heroes

Method Data
Safeguard Safeguard+
Unit (★★★★★) Lene: Yearning Dancer Lene: Yearning Dancer

Flavor text

Game Text
(English)
Text
(Japanese)
Genealogy of the Holy War
Defense +7.*
??
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

Trivia

  • The Safeguard is one of the very few obtainable items in Fire Emblem: Genealogy of the Holy War that is completely unobtainable in the second generation if it was not acquired in the first generation and inherited by any children in the second generation.

Etymology and other languages

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

Safeguard

--

English
(unofficial)

Shield Sword

Used in the Project Naga fan translation.

Japanese

守りの剣

Protection Sword. Rendered in hiragana as まもりの剣 in Genealogy of the Holy War.

Spanish

Salvaguardia

Safeguard

French

Épée protectrice

Protector sword

German

Abschirmung

Protection

Italian

Salvaguardia

Safeguard

Portuguese

Salvaguarda

Safeguard

Traditional Chinese

守護之劍

Protection sword

Gallery

References

See also

Swords
Basic swords Al's SwordAlm's BladeBamboo SwordBlunt SwordBottleBroken SwordBronze SwordCecil's SwordEliwood's BladeEmblem BladeGlass SwordGreat SwordIke's BackupIron BladeIron SwordKilling EdgeLaslow's BladeLong SwordLucina's EstocLuke's SwordMarth's SpathaMeisterschwertNohrian BladeOgma's BladeRoy's BladeRusted SwordSelena's BladeSeliph's BladeShamshirShort SwordSilver BladeSilver SwordSlim SwordSteel BladeSteel SwordSwordSword of ZoltanTrainerTraining SwordTree BranchWo Dao
Swords with secondary effects AstraArmorslayerBarrier BladeBerserk SwordBlessed SwordBrave SwordCursed Ashiya SwordDevil SwordEirika's BladeGolden DaggerIlwoonKing SwordLadybladeLaguzslayerLancereaverLeif's BladeLoptr SwordMeisterschwertMiracle SwordParagon SwordPure SwordQuick SwordRapierSafeguardSeven SwordShadow SwordShadowkillerSilence SwordSleep SwordSoothing SwordSuperior EdgeSwordslayerThief's SwordVenin EdgeWarrior's SwordWing ClipperWyrmslayerZanbatoZweihänder
Magic-based swords Flame SwordLeo's IcebladeLevin SwordLight BrandRuneswordSonic SwordWind Sword
Ranged swords Giant KatarIron KukriSilver KukriSteel KukriStorm SwordTempest BladeUmbrellaWind Edge
Regalia and personal swords AlonditeAmatsuAmitiAthameAudhulmaBalmungBeloved ZofiaBeo's SwordBinding BladeBlessed SwordBlutgangBragi SwordCaladbolgDurandalEckesachsEttard • Falchion (ArchaneanValentianParallel Falchion) • FloreteGanglariGurgurantLands SwordLibérationLight BrandMani KattiMareeta's SwordMercuriusMissiletainnMystletainnNoble RapierRagnellRapierRegal BladeRegal SwordRidillRoyal SwordShadow SwordSiegfriedSieglindeSolSol KattiSword of BegaltaSword of MoraltaSword of SeirosSword of the CreatorThunderbrandTyrfingVague KattiYato
Weapons in Fire Emblem: Genealogy of the Holy War
Swords ArmorslayerBalmungBarrier BladeBerserk SwordBrave SwordBroken SwordFlame SwordIron SwordIron BladeLands SwordLight BrandLightning SwordMiracle SwordMystletainnSafeguardSilver BladeSilver SwordSleep SwordSlim SwordSteel BladeSteel SwordThief's SwordTyrfingWind SwordWing Clipper
Lances Brave LanceBroken LanceGáe BolgGungnirIron LanceJavelinRidersbaneSilver LanceSlim LanceSteel Lance
Axes Brave AxeBroken AxeHand AxeHelswathIron AxeSilver AxeSteel Axe
Bows Brave BowBroken BowIron BowKiller BowSilver BowSteel BowYewfelle
Fire BolganoneDrained TomeElfireFireMeteorValflame
Thunder BoltingDrained TomeElthunderMjölnirThoronThunder
Wind BlizzardDrained TomeElwindForsetiTornadoWind
Light AuraDrained TomeLightningNagaNosferatu
Dark Drained TomeFenrirJormungandHelLoptous
Ballistae BallistaIron BallistaKiller Ballista
Staves Broken StaffFortifyHealMendPhysicRecoverRescueRestoreReturnSilenceSleepValkyrieWarp
Unused Weapons CharmGreat BallistaSilence SwordThief
Sword skills in Heroes
Basic sword skills Iron SwordSilver SwordSteel Sword
Sword skills with secondary effects Allied SwordArcane DevourerArcane ÉljúðnirArmorslayerArmorsmasherBarrier BladeBellringerBrave SwordBridal BladeCake CutterCarrot CudgelCoral SaberDefier's SwordFarmer's ToolFiresweep SwordFlame GunbaiFlorid CaneGeishunGuard SwordHeart's BladeInstant SwordKadomatsuKilling EdgeMelee BouquetNinja KatanaNull BladePetal ParasolPetalfall BladePledged BladeProtection EdgeRein SwordReversal BladeRuby SwordSafeguardSandfort SpadeSlaying EdgeSpirited SwordSteadfast SwordUmbra BurstUnbound BladeUp-Front BladeVulture BladeWinter RapierWo DaoWyvern KatanaZanbato
Regalia and personal sword skills Absolute AmitiAlonditeAmatsuAmitiAncient RagnellArden's BladeArdent DurandalAscending BladeAstra BladeAudhulmaAyra's BladeBalmungBeloved ZofiaBinding BladeBlade of FavorsBlade of RenaisBlade of SandsBlade of ShadowBlazing DurandalBrilliant RapierBull BladeCaptain's SwordCarnage AmatsuChaos RagnellConcealed BladeConjurer CuriosCreator SwordCrimson BladesDark GreatswordDeliverer's BrandDivine TyrfingDracofalchionDragonbindDurandalEckesachsExalted FalchionFair-Fight Blade • Falchion (Archanean/YlisseanValentian) • Feather SwordFiery War SwordFlower of EaseFlower of TributeFólkvangrFreeblade's EdgeFrelian BladeFujin UchiwaGenesis FalchionGjöllGladiator's BladeGolden DaggerGurgurantHallowed TyrfingHana's KatanaHero-King SwordHikamiHinata's KatanaHoly Yule BladeHolytide TyrfingIce-Bound BrandJubilant BladeLadybladeLaevateinLaid-Back BladeLands SwordLarcei's EdgeLaslow's BladeLibérationLight BrandLioness BladeLone WolfLyngheiðrMareeta's SwordMeisterschwertMercuriusMirage FalchionMissiletainnMonarch BladeMystletainnNameless BladeNíuPanther SwordQueensbladeRagnellRagnell·AlonditeRaijintoRapierRegal BladeRegal SunshadeResolute BladeRowdy SwordRoyal SwordScarlet SwordSealed FalchionSelena's BladeShadow SwordShamshirSharp War SwordSiegfriedSieglindeSilverbrandSkuldSökkvabekkrSol KattiSoleil's ShineSolitary BladeSpendy ScimitarStalwart SwordStorm SieglindeStriving SwordSturdy War SwordSurfer's SpireSword BreidablikTeatime's EdgeThunderbrandTroubling BladeTyrfingVassal's BladeVassal-Saint SteelVenin EdgeVirtuous TyrfingWanderer BladeWarrior's SwordWhitewing BladeWing SwordYato