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Special Dance

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Special Dance

Is 3ds01 special dance.png
Icon of the Special Dance skill in Awakening.

Allies that act again receive Str/Mag/Def/Res +2 that turn.






Special Dance (Japanese: 特別な踊り Special Dance) is a skill which debuted in Fire Emblem Awakening. This skill temporarily boosts the offensive and defensive stats of a unit refreshed by the dance command.


Game Icon Effect Activation Capacity Notes
Awakening Is 3ds01 special dance.png Allies that act again receive Str/Mag/Def/Res +2 for that turn. 100% -- Cannot be passed down to a child character; if attempted, the child character will instead inherit the skill in the parent character's fourth skill slot.



Classes Dancer (Learned at Level 15)


  • Special Dance is the only non-DLC skill that cannot be passed down via inheritance. This is likely due to its ties to the Dancer class, which itself cannot be passed down to any of Olivia's potential children regardless of gender.

Etymology and other languages

Names, etymology and in other regions
Language Name Definition, etymology and notes
English Special Dance --
Japanese 特別な踊り Special Dance
Spanish Danza especial Special Dance
French Chorégraphie Choregraphy. Derived from the Greek χορεία γραφή meaning "dance writing", and choreography, a sequence of movements in dance.
German Derwischtanz Dervish Dance
Italian Danza speciale Special Dance



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+