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Speed Preempt

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Speed Preempt

Is feh spd preempt 1.png
Icon of the Spd Preempt 1 skill in Heroes.

Type(s)

Passive (Type B)

First game

Heroes

Speed Preempt (Japanese: 速さの先制 Speed head start) is a three-tiered passive type B skill which debuted in Fire Emblem Heroes; the individual tiers of the skill are known as Spd Preempt 1, Spd Preempt 2, and Spd Preempt 3 in order from lowest to highest. Speed Preempt lowers a foe's speed speed, and it allows its user to counterattack before the foe attacks if the foe initiates combat with a two-range weapon and is slower than the user.

Data

Game Icon Type Effect SP cost Prerequisites Usable by Inheritable Other effects and notes
Heroes
(Spd Preempt 1)
Is feh spd preempt 1.png B Inflicts −2 speed to foe during combat.
If foe initiates combat, foe uses bow; dagger; red, blue, green, or colorless tome; or staff, and user's speed ≥ (foe's speed + 5), user can counterattack before foe's first attack (excluding when Savior triggers).
60 -- Bows Daggers Red tomes Blue tomes Green tomes Colorless tomes Staves --
Heroes
(Spd Preempt 2)
Is feh spd preempt 2.png B Inflicts −3 speed to foe during combat.
If foe initiates combat, foe uses bow; dagger; red, blue, green, or colorless tome; or staff, and user's speed ≥ (foe's speed + 5), user can counterattack before foe's first attack (excluding when Savior triggers).
120 Spd Preempt 1 Bows Daggers Red tomes Blue tomes Green tomes Colorless tomes Staves --
Heroes
(Spd Preempt 2)
Is feh spd preempt 2.png B Inflicts −4 speed to foe during combat.
If foe initiates combat, foe uses bow; dagger; red, blue, green, or colorless tome; or staff, and user's speed ≥ (foe's speed + 5), user can counterattack before foe's first attack (excluding when Savior triggers).
240 Spd Preempt 1 Bows Daggers Red tomes Blue tomes Green tomes Colorless tomes Staves --

Availability

Heroes

Method Data
Spd Preempt 1 Spd Preempt 2 Spd Preempt 3
Unit (★★★★★) Byleth: Sublime LightNino: Spirited Sorcerer Byleth: Sublime LightNino: Spirited Sorcerer Byleth: Sublime LightNino: Spirited Sorcerer

Flavor text

Game Text
(English)
Text
(Japanese)
Heroes
(Spd Preempt 1)
Inflicts Spd-2 on foe during combat. If foe
initiates combat and uses bow, dagger,
magic, or staff and unit's Spd ≥ foe's Spd+5,
unit can counterattack before foe's first attack.
(Excluding when unit's Savior effect triggers.)
戦闘中、敵の速さ-2

弓、暗器、魔法、杖の敵から攻撃された時、
速さが敵より5以上高ければ、先制攻撃
(自分が護り手発動中は除く)
Heroes
(Spd Preempt 2)
Inflicts Spd-3 on foe during combat. If foe
initiates combat and uses bow, dagger,
magic, or staff and unit's Spd ≥ foe's Spd+3,
unit can counterattack before foe's first attack.
(Excluding when unit's Savior effect triggers.)
戦闘中、敵の速さ-3

弓、暗器、魔法、杖の敵から攻撃された時、
速さが敵より3以上高ければ、先制攻撃
(自分が護り手発動中は除く)
Heroes
(Spd Preempt 3)
Inflicts Spd-4 on foe during combat. If foe
initiates combat and uses bow, dagger,
magic, or staff and unit's Spd > foe's Spd,
unit can counterattack before foe's first attack.
(Excluding when unit's Savior effect triggers.)
戦闘中、敵の速さ-4

弓、暗器、魔法、杖の敵から攻撃された時、
速さが敵より1以上高ければ、先制攻撃
(自分が護り手発動中は除く)

Etymology and other languages

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

Speed Preempt

Abbreviated as Spd Preempt.

Japanese

速さの先制

Speed head start

Spanish

Anticipo Velocidad

Speed advance; abbreviated as Anticipo Vel in the European localization and as Anticipo Vel. in the American localization.

French

Prévention Vitesse

Speed prevention; abbreviated as Prévention Vit.

German

Geschwindigkeit-Vorsorge

Speed Prevention; abbreviated as Ges.-Vorsorge.

Italian

Anticipo Velocità

Speed advance; abbreviated as Anticipo Vel.

Portuguese

Prevenção Velocidade

Speed prevention; abbreviated as Prevenção Vel.

Traditional Chinese

速度搶先

Speed rush

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