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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)

Game(s)

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 Effect Activation Capacity Notes
Heroes
(Spd Preempt 1)
Is feh spd preempt 1.png Drops foe's Speed by -2 during combat.
If foe wields a two-range weapon skill, foe initiates combat, and user's Speed is at least five points higher than foe's, user can counterattack prior to foe's initial strike.
-- -- Cost: 60 SP
Does not activate if user activates the Savior effect, such as through a Far Save skill.
Heroes
(Spd Preempt 2)
Is feh spd preempt 2.png Drops foe's Speed by -3 during combat.
If foe wields a two-range weapon skill, foe initiates combat, and user's Speed is at least three points higher than foe's, user can counterattack prior to foe's initial strike.
-- -- Cost: 120 SP
Does not activate if user activates the Savior effect, such as through a Far Save skill.
Heroes
(Spd Preempt 3)
Is feh spd preempt 3.png Drops foe's Speed by -4 during combat.
If foe wields a two-range weapon skill, foe initiates combat, and user's Speed is higher than foe's, user can counterattack prior to foe's initial strike.
-- -- Cost: 240 SP
Does not activate if user activates the Savior effect, such as through a Far Save skill.

Availability

Heroes

Units Byleth: Sublime Light

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 skill 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 skill 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 skill 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
(Brazil)

Prevenção Velocidade

Speed prevention; abbreviated as Prevenção Vel.

Traditional Chinese

速度搶先

Speed rush

Type B passive skills in Heroes
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Follow-up strike skills Assured RebirthAxebreakerBeast AgilityBinding ShieldBlack Eagle RuleBlue Lion RuleB TomebreakerBold FighterBowbreakerBrash AssaultCrafty FighterCrusader's WardDaggerbreakerDive-BombDragon's IreEven Follow-UpFaithful LoyaltyFlow FeatherFlow FlightFlow ForceFlow GuardFlow RefreshFollow-Up RingG TomebreakerHardy FighterHoðr's ZealHoly War's EndKilling IntentLancebreakerNull Follow-Up‎Odd Follow-UpQuick RiposteRaging StormR TomebreakerSlick FighterSoul of ZofiaSun-Twin WingSwordbreakerVengeful FighterWary FighterWatersweepWily FighterWindsweepYngvi 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 TraceClose CallDrag BackEscape RouteFlier FormationHit and RunKnock BackLungeMoonlight BangleMoonlit Bangle FMurderous LionObstructPassRaging StormRepelS/D Far TraceS/D Near TraceS/R Far TraceS/R Near TraceWarp PowderWings of Mercy
Proximity skills Binding NecklaceMurderous LionSabotage AtkSabotage DefSabotage ResSabotage SpdSudden PanicYune's Whispers
Stat boosting skills Atk/Def LinkAtk/Res LinkAtk/Spd LinkBlaze DanceCaldera DanceDef/Res LinkDeluge DanceEarth DanceFireflood DanceFirestorm DanceGale DanceGeyser DanceLunar BraceRockslide DanceShield PulseSpd/Def LinkSpd/Res LinkSpurnTorrent DanceVelocityWrath
Turn-related skills Blue Lion RuleBold FighterBrash AssaultClose CallCrafty FighterDaring FighterDesperationDive-BombDouble LionDragon's IreFlow RefreshFrenzyHardy FighterHoly War's EndKilling IntentLungePoison StrikePrescienceQuick RiposteRaging StormRepelSlick FighterSoul of ZofiaSpecial SpiralVantageVengeful FighterYngvi Ascendant
Miscellaneous skills Beorc's BlessingBushidoCancel AffinityDazzling StaffDisarm TrapDragon WallDragon's WrathGuard BearingLive for BountyLive for HonorMoon-Twin WingNull C-DisruptSacae's BlessingTrue Dragon WallWrathful Staff