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Speed/Defense Link

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Speed/Defense Link

Is feh spd def link 1.png
Icon of the Spd/Def Link 1 skill in Heroes.

Type(s)

Passive (Type B)

First game

Heroes

Speed/Defense Link (Japanese: 速さ守備の連携 Speed/Defense Cooperation) is a three-tiered passive type B skill which debuted in Fire Emblem Heroes; the individual tiers of the skill are Spd/Def Link 1, Spd/Def Link 2, and Spd/Def Link 3 in order from lowest to highest. When its user is involved in a movement-based assist skill, Spd/Def Link boosts the speed and defense of both the user and their ally; the size of the boosts increases with the skill's tier.

Data

Game Icon Type Effect SP cost Prerequisites Unusable by Inheritable Other effects and notes
Heroes
(Spd/Def Link 1)
Is feh spd def link 1.png B If user uses or is target of movement assist skill (e.g. Reposition, Shove), grants +2 each to speed and defense to user and ally for 1 turn. 60 -- Staves --
Heroes
(Spd/Def Link 2)
Is feh spd def link 2.png B If user uses or is target of movement assist skill (e.g. Reposition, Shove), grants +4 each to speed and defense to user and ally for 1 turn. 120 Spd/Def Link 1 Staves --
Heroes
(Spd/Def Link 3)
Is feh spd def link 3.png B If user uses or is target of movement assist skill (e.g. Reposition, Shove), grants +6 each to speed and defense to user and ally for 1 turn. 240 Spd/Def Link 2 Staves --

Availability

Heroes

Method Data
Spd/Def Link 1 Spd/Def Link 2 Spd/Def Link 3
Unit (★★★) Cynthia: Hero ChaserNorne: The Volunteer Cynthia: Hero ChaserNorne: The Volunteer
Unit (★★★★) Leonie: Relentless Rays Leonie: Relentless Rays Cynthia: Hero ChaserNorne: The Volunteer
Unit (★★★★★) Marisa: Crimson Rabbit Marisa: Crimson Rabbit Leonie: Relentless RaysMarisa: Crimson Rabbit

Flavor text

Game Text
(English)
Text
(Japanese)
Heroes
(Spd/Def Link 1)
If a movement Assist skill (like Reposition,
Shove, Pivot, etc.) is used by unit or targets
unit, grants Spd/Def+2 to unit and target ally
or unit and targeting ally for 1 turn.
移動系補助(体当たり、引き戻し、回り込み等)を
使用した時、または自分に使用された時、
自分と相手の速さ、守備+2(1ターン)
Heroes
(Spd/Def Link 2)
If a movement Assist skill (like Reposition,
Shove, Pivot, etc.) is used by unit or targets
unit, grants Spd/Def+4 to unit and target ally
or unit and targeting ally for 1 turn.
移動系補助(体当たり、引き戻し、回り込み等)を
使用した時、または自分に使用された時、
自分と相手の速さ、守備+4(1ターン)
Heroes
(Spd/Def Link 3)
If a movement Assist skill (like Reposition,
Shove, Pivot, etc.) is used by unit or targets
unit, grants Spd/Def+6 to unit and target ally
or unit and targeting ally for 1 turn.
移動系補助(体当たり、引き戻し、回り込み等)を
使用した時、または自分に使用された時、
自分と相手の速さ、守備+6(1ターン)

Etymology and other languages

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

Speed/Defense Link

Abbreviated as Spd/Def Link.

Japanese

速さ守備の連携

Speed/Defense Cooperation

Spanish

Nexo Velocidad/Defensa

Speed/Defense link; abbreviated as Nexo Vel/Def in the European localization and as Nexo Vel./Def. in the American localization.

French

Union Vitesse/Défense

Speed/Defense union; abbreviated as Union Vit/Déf.

German

Geschwindigkeit/Verteidigung-Bund

Speed/Defense Bond; abbreviated as Ges./Ver.-Bund.

Italian

Combo Velocità/Difesa

Speed/Defense combo; abbreviated as Combo Vel/Dif.

Portuguese

Elo Velocidade/Defesa

Speed/Defense link; abbreviated as Elo Vel./Def.

Traditional Chinese

速度防守連動

Speed/Defense link

See also

Type B passive skills in Heroes
Debuffing skills Armored WallAtrocityAtk CantripAtk FeintAtk/Def BulwarkA/D CantripAtk/Def SnagA/D Far TraceA/D Near TraceAtk/Def RuseA/R Far TraceA/R Near TraceA/S Far TraceAtk/Res RuseAtk/Res SnagAtk/Res TempoAtk/Spd BulwarkA/S Near TraceAtk/Spd RuseAtk/Spd SnagBarbarityBeast N TraceBelief in LoveChill AtkChill Atk/DefChill Atk/ResChill Atk/SpdChill DefChill Def/ResChill ResChill SpdChill Spd/DefChill Spd/ResChilling SealCrafty FighterDazzle Far TraceDeadly BalanceDef CantripDef FeintDef/Res RuseDef/Res SmokeDef/Res SnagDivine RecreationDull CloseDull RangedFallen StarFreezing SealFruit of LifeGold UnwindingGuardKilling IntentLight and DarkLull Atk/DefLull Atk/ResLull Atk/SpdLull Spd/DefLull Spd/ResMoon-Twin WingNew DivinityPegasus FlightPrescienceRes CantripRes FeintSabotage AtkSabotage A/DSabotage A/RSabotage DefSabotage ResSabotage SpdSabotage S/RSavvy FighterSeal AtkSeal Atk/DefSeal Atk/SpdSeal Atk/ResSeal DefSeal Def/ResSeal ResSeal SpdSeal Spd/DefSeal Spd/ResSpecial FighterSpd/Def BulwarkS/D Far TraceS/D Near TraceSpd/Def RuseSpd/Def SnagSpd/Def TempoSpd CantripSpd FeintSpd/Res BulwarkS/R Far TraceS/R Near TraceSpd/Res TempoSpd PreemptSpd/Res RuseSpd/Res SnagSpoil RottenSun-Twin WingTwin-Sky WingVengeful FighterWyvern FlightWyvern RiftYune's Whispers
Follow-up skills Aerial ManeuversAssured RebirthAxebreakerBeast AgilityBeast Follow-UpBinding ShieldBlack Eagle RuleBlue Lion RuleB TomebreakerBold FighterBowbreakerBeast AssaultBrash AssaultCanny FighterCrafty FighterCrusader's WardDaggerbreakerDive-BombDragon's IreEven Follow-UpFaithful LoyaltyFlow FeatherFlow FlightFlow ForceFlow GuardFlow N TraceFlow RefreshFollow-Up RingG TomebreakerHardy FighterHoðr's ZealHoly War's EndKilling IntentLancebreakerMag. Null FollowNull Follow-Up‎Odd Follow-UpPhys. Null FollowPotentQuick RiposteRaging StormR TomebreakerSlick FighterSoul of ZofiaSun-Twin WingSwordbreakerVengeful FighterWary FighterWatersweepWeaving FighterWily FighterWindsweepWyvern RiftYngvi Ascendant
Healing skills Armored WallFlow RefreshLive to ServeMystic BoostRecover RingRenewalS DrinkSolar Brace
Mobility skills AerobaticsA/D Far TraceA/D Near TraceA/R Far TraceA/R Near TraceA/S Far TraceA/S Near TraceBeast N TraceChivalryClose CallDeep StarDetailed ReportDrag BackEscape RouteFlier FormationFlow N TraceHit and RunKnock BackLungeMoonlight BangleMoonlit Bangle FMurderous LionObstructPassRaging StormRaging TempestRepelS/D Far TraceS/D Near TraceS/R Far TraceS/R Near TraceSoaring WingsSunlight BangleSunlit Bangle DWarp PowderWings of Mercy
Proximity skills Binding NecklaceGet Behind Me!Murderous LionRuler of NihilitySabotage AtkSabotage A/RSabotage DefSabotage ResSabotage SpdSudden PanicYune's Whispers
Stat-boosting skills Atk/Def LinkAtk/Res LinkAtk/Spd LinkBelieve in Love?Blaze DanceBufferCaldera DanceDef/Res LinkDeluge DanceEarth DanceFireflood DanceFirestorm DanceGale DanceGeyser DanceLunar BraceRockslide DanceShield PulseSpd/Def LinkSpd/Res LinkSpurnTorrent DanceVelocityWrath
Turn-related skills Aerial ManeuversAssassin's StrikeBlue Lion RuleBold FighterBrash AssaultClose CallCrafty FighterDaring FighterDesperationDive-BombDouble LionDragon's IreEven Pulse TieFlow DesperationFlow RefreshFrenzyHardy FighterHoly War's EndKilling IntentLungeOccultist's StrikeOdd Pulse TiePoison StrikePrescienceQuick RiposteRaging StormRepelSlick FighterSoul of ZofiaSpecial SpiralVantageVengeful FighterYngvi Ascendant
Miscellaneous skills Beast SenseBeorc's BlessingBushidoCancel AffinityCounter RoarDazzling DiscordDazzling ShiftDazzling StaffDisarm TrapDragon WallDragon's WrathGambitGuard BearingLaguz FriendLive for BountyLive for HonorMagic GambitMoon-Twin WingNull C-DisruptPoetic JusticeSacae's BlessingTrue Dragon WallWrathful StaffWrathful Tempo