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Steady Stance

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Steady Stance

Is feh steady stance 1.png
Icon of the Steady Stance 1 skill in Heroes.


If foe initiates combat, grants Def+2 during combat.

Type(s)

Passive (Type A)

Game(s)

Heroes

Steady Stance (Japanese: 金剛の構え Diamond Stance) is a four-tiered passive type A skill which debuted in Fire Emblem Heroes; the individual tiers of the skill are known as Steady Stance 1, Steady Stance 2, Steady Stance 3, and Steady Stance 4 in order from lowest to highest. Units with a Steady Stance skill boost their Defense during combat whenever its user is attacked; the size of the Defense boost is affected by the skill's tier, and the fourth tier gains an effect that decelerates the foe's special skill cooldown for each strike.

Data

Game Icon Effect Activation Capacity Notes
Heroes
(Steady Stance 1)
Is feh steady stance 1.png Boosts user's Defense by +2 during combat. Foe initiates combat. -- Cost: 50 SP
Heroes
(Steady Stance 2)
Is feh steady stance 2.png Boosts user's Defense by +4 during combat. Foe initiates combat. -- Cost: 100 SP
Heroes
(Steady Stance 3)
Is feh steady stance 3.png Boosts user's Defense by +6 during combat. Foe initiates combat. -- Cost: 200 SP
Heroes
(Steady Stance 4)
Is feh steady stance 4.png Boosts user's Defense by +8 during combat and inflicts special cooldown charge -1 on target. Foe initiates combat. -- Cost: 300 SP

Availability

Heroes

Steady Stance 1

Units Benny: Sensitive SoulBlack Knight: Sinister GeneralIke: Brave MercenaryOlivia: Sky-High DancerShiro: Raw TalentSilas: Loyal KnightSurtr: Ruler of Flame
(Rarity requirements vary per character)

Steady Stance 2

Units Black Knight: Sinister GeneralIke: Brave MercenaryShiro: Raw TalentSilas: Loyal KnightSurtr: Ruler of Flame
(Rarity requirements vary per character)

Steady Stance 3

Units Black Knight: Sinister GeneralShiro: Raw TalentSilas: Loyal KnightSurtr: Ruler of Flame
(Rarity requirements vary per character)

Steady Stance 4

Units Surtr: Ruler of Flame
(Rarity requirements vary per character)

Flavor text

Game Text
(English)
Text
(Japanese)
Heroes
(Steady Stance 1)
If foe initiates combat, grants Def+2 during combat. ??
Heroes
(Steady Stance 2)
If foe initiates combat, grants Def+4 during combat. ??
Heroes
(Steady Stance 3)
If foe initiates combat, grants Def+6 during combat. ??
Heroes
(Steady Stance 4)
If foe initiates combat, grants Def+8 during combat and inflicts Special cooldown charge +1 on foe per attack. (Only highest value applied. Does not stack.) ??

Etymology and other languages

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

Steady Stance

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Japanese

金剛の構え

Diamond Stance; a reference to Armored Blow, which is called "Diamond Blow" in Japanese.

Spanish

Postura firme

Firm posture

French

Posture stable

Stable posture

German

Fester Stand

Firm Standing

Italian

Posa decisa

Firm pose

Portuguese
(Brazil)

Postura firme

Firm posture

Traditional Chinese

金剛架勢

Diamond stance

Gallery

See also

Passive skills in Heroes
Type A skills Aether Raids-Defensive Attack/DefenseAether Raids-Defensive Attack/ResistanceAether Raids-Defensive Attack/SpeedAether Raids-Defensive Speed/DefenseAether Raids-Defensive Speed/ResistanceAether Raids-Offensive Attack/DefenseAether Raids-Offensive Attack/SpeedAether Raids-Offensive Speed/ResistanceArmored BlowAshera's ChosenAttack +Attack/Defense +Attack/Defense BondAttack/Defense CatchAttack/Defense FormAttack/Defense IdealAttack/Defense PushAttack/Defense SoloAttack/Defense UnityAttack/ResistanceAttack/Resistance BondAttack/Resistance FormAttack/Resistance IdealAttack/Resistance PushAttack/Resistance SoloAttack/Resistance UnityAttack/SpeedAttack/Speed BondAttack/Speed CatchAttack/Speed FormAttack/Speed IdealAttack/Speed PushAttack/Speed SoloBlade SessionBlue Duel CavalryBlue Duel FlyingBlue Duel InfantryBonus DoublerBracing BlowBracing StanceBrazen Attack/DefenseBrazen Attack/ResistanceBrazen Attack/SpeedBrazen Defense/ResistanceBrazen Speed/DefenseBrazen Speed/ResistanceClose CounterClose DefenseClose FoilClose WardColorless Duel CavalryColorless Duel InfantryDarting BlowDarting BreathDarting StanceDeath BlowDefense +Defense/Resistance BondDefense/Resistance CatchDefense/Resistance FormDefense/Resistance SoloDefense/ResistanceDefiant AttackDefiant DefenseDefiant ResistanceDefiant SpeedDistant CounterDistant DefenseDistant FoilDistant WardDragonskinDragoon ShieldEarth BoostFierce BreathFierce StanceFire BoostFlashing BladeFortress DefenseFortress Defense/ResistanceFortress ResistanceFuryGrani's ShieldGreen Duel FlyingGreen Duel InfantryHeavy BladeHP +HP/AttackHP/DefenseHP/ResistanceHP/SpeedIote's ShieldKestrel StanceLaws of SacaeLife and DeathMila's TurnwheelMirror ImpactMirror StanceMirror StrikeOstian CounterRed Duel CavalryRed Duel FlyingRed Duel InfantryResistance +ScendscaleSorcery BladeSpeed +Speed/DefenseSpeed/Defense BondSpeed/Defense FormSpeed/Defense SoloSpeed/ResistanceSpeed/Resistance BondSpeed/Resistance FormSpeed/Resistance SoloShield SessionSteady BlowSteady BreathSteady ImpactSteady PostureSteady StanceSturdy BlowSturdy ImpactSturdy StanceSvalinn ShieldSwift SparrowSwift StanceSwift StrikeTriangle AdeptWarding BlowWarding BreathWarding StanceWater BoostWind Boost
Type B skills AerobaticsArmored WallAtrocityAttack CantripAttack FeintAttack/Defense Far TraceAttack/Defense LinkAttack/Defense Near TraceAttack/Defense SnagAttack/Resistance Far TraceAttack/Resistance LinkAttack/Resistance RuseAttack/Speed LinkAttack/Speed RuseAttack/Speed SnagAxebreakerBelief in LoveBeorc's BlessingBinding NecklaceBinding ShieldBlack Eagle RuleBlaze DanceBlue Lion RuleBlue TomebreakerBold FighterBowbreakerBrash AssaultBushidoCaldera DanceCancel AffinityChill AttackChill Attack/DefenseChill Attack/ResistanceChill Attack/SpeedChill DefenseChill ResistanceChill SpeedChill Speed/ResistanceChilling SealClose CallCrafty FighterCrusader's WardDaggerbreakerDaring FighterDazzling StaffDeadly BalanceDefense CantripDefense FeintDefense/Resistance LinkDefense/Resistance RuseDeluge DanceDesperationDisarm TrapDive-BombDouble LionDrag BackDragon's IreDragon WallDull CloseDull RangedEarth DanceEscape RouteEven Follow-UpFallen StarFireflood DanceFirestorm DanceFlier FormationFlow RefreshFollow-Up RingFreezing SealFrenzyGale DanceGeyser DanceGreen TomebreakerGuardGuard BearingHit and RunHoly War's EndKilling IntentKnock BackLancebreakerLight and DarkLive for BountyLive for HonorLive to ServeLull Attack/DefenseLull Attack/ResistanceLull Attack/SpeedLull Speed/DefenseLull Speed/ResistanceLungeMurderous LionMystic BoostNull C-DisruptNull Follow-Up‎ObstructOdd Follow-UpObstructPassPoison StrikeQuick RiposteRaging StormRecover RingRed TomebreakerRenewalRepelResistance CantripResistance FeintRockslide DanceS DrinkSabotage AttackSabotage DefenseSabotage ResistanceSabotage SpeedSacae's BlessingSeal AttackSeal Attack/DefenseSeal Attack/SpeedSeal DefenseSeal Defense/ResistanceSeal ResistanceSeal SpeedSeal Speed/DefenseSeal Speed/ResistanceShield PulseSlick FighterSolar BraceSoul of ZofiaSpecial FighterSpecial SpiralSpeed FeintSpeed/Defense LinkSpeed/Defense Near TraceSpeed/Defense RuseSpeed/Defense SnagSpeed/Resistance Far TraceSpeed/Resistance LinkSpeed/Resistance RuseSpeed/Resistance SnagSpurnSudden PanicSun-Twin WingSwordbreakerTorrent DanceVantageVengeful FighterWarp PowderWary FighterWatersweepWindsweepWings of MercyWrathWrathful StaffYngvi AscendantYune's Whispers
Type C skills Air OrdersArmor MarchArmored StrideAttack OpeningAttack PloyAttack SmokeAttack TacticAttack/Defense GapAttack/Defense MenaceAttack/Defense Near SaveAttack/Defense OathAttack/Defense ReinAttack/Resistance Far SaveAttack/Resistance GapAttack/Resistance MenaceAttack/Resistance OathAttack/Resistance ReinAttack/Speed GapAttack/Speed OathAttack/Speed ReinAxe ExperienceAxe ValorBeast ExperienceBeast ValorBlue Tome ExperienceBlue Tome ValorBow ExperienceBow ValorBreath of LifeChaos NamedClose GuardDagger ExperienceDagger ValorDefense OpeningDefense PloyDefense SmokeDefense TacticDefense/Resistance GapDefense/Resistance Near SaveDefense/Resistance OathDistant GuardDivine FangDomain of IceDragon ValorDrive AttackDrive DefenseDrive ResistanceDrive SpeedEven Attack WaveEven Defense WaveEven RecoveryEven Resistance WaveEven Speed WaveEven TempestFatal SmokeFlier GuidanceFortify ArmorFortify BeastsFortify CavalryFortify DefenseFortify DragonsFortify FliersFortify ResistanceGlareGoad ArmorGoad BeastsGoad CavalryGoad DragonsGoad FliersGreen Tome ExperienceGreen Tome ValorGround OrdersGuidanceHone ArmorHone AttackHone BeastsHone CavalryHone DragonsHone FliersHone SpeedHuman VirtueInevitable DeathInfantry FlashInfantry PulseInfantry RushInfantry HexbladeJoint Drive AttackJoint Drive ResistanceJoint Drive SpeedJoint Hone AttackJoint Hone DefenseJoint Hone ResistanceJoint Hone SpeedLance ExperienceLance ValorOdd Attack WaveOdd Defense WaveOdd RecoveryOdd Resistance WaveOdd Speed WaveOdd TempestOrder's RestraintOstia's PulsePanic PloyPanic SmokePulse SmokeRed Tome ExperienceRed Tome ValorResistance OpeningResistance PloyResistance SmokeResistance TacticRouse Attack/DefenseRouse Attack/ResistanceRouse Attack/SpeedRouse Defense/ResistanceRouse Speed/DefenseRouse Speed/ResistanceSavage BlowSolitary DreamSpeed OpeningSpeed PloySpeed SmokeSpeed TacticSpeed/Defense GapSpeed/Defense OathSpeed/Defense ReinSpeed/Resistance GapSpeed/Resistance ReinSpur AttackSpur Attack/DefenseSpur Attack/ResistanceSpur Attack/SpeedSpur DefenseSpur Defense/ResistanceSpur ResistanceSpur SpeedSpur Speed/DefenseSpur Speed/ResistanceStaff ExperienceStaff ValorSurtr's MenaceSword ExperienceSword ValorThreaten AttackThreaten Attack/DefenseThreaten Attack/ResistanceThreaten Attack/SpeedThreaten DefenseThreaten ResistanceThreaten SpeedThreaten Speed/DefenseTime's PulseUpheavalVision of ArcadiaWard ArmorWard BeastsWard CavalryWard DragonsWard FliersWings of LightWith Everyone!
Sacred Seals Armored BootsAttack PloyAttack +Attack/Defense BondAttack/Defense +Attack/SpeedAttack/Speed BondAttack SmokeBlade SealBlaze DanceBoots SealBrash AssaultBrazen Attack/ResistanceBreath of LifeCharm SealChill AttackClose DefenseDarting StanceDefense PloyDefense +Defense TacticDeflect MagicDeflect MeleeDeflect MissileDistant DefenseDrive AttackDrive DefenseDrive ResistanceDrive SpeedEarth DanceElixir SealEmbla's WardEven Resistance WaveFierce StanceFlashing BladeFlier FormationFortify DefenseFortify ResistanceFortress DefenseFortress ResistanceGale DanceGuardian SealGuidanceGullinburstiHardy BearingHeavy BladeHone AttackHone SpeedHP +Horn SealHP/ResistanceHP/SpeedInitiate Seal AttackInitiate Seal DefenseInitiate Seal HPInitiate Seal ResistanceInitiate Seal SpeedIote's ShieldLive to ServeMúspellflameObstructPanic PloyPhantom ResistancePhantom SpeedPoison StrikeQuick RiposteQuickened PulseResistance PloyResistance +Resistance TacticRøkkrSavage BlowSeal AttackSeal SpeedSparkling BoostSpeed PloySpeed +Speed/DefenseSpeed/Resistance BondSpeed SmokeSpur AttackSpur DefenseSpur Defense/ResistanceSpur ResistanceSpur SpeedSquad Ace ASquad Ace AASquad Ace ABSquad Ace ACSquad Ace ADSquad Ace AESquad Ace AFSquad Ace AGSquad Ace AHSquad Ace AISquad Ace AJSquad Ace AKSquad Ace ALSquad Ace AMSquad Ace ANSquad Ace AOSquad Ace APSquad Ace AQSquad Ace ARSquad Ace ASSquad Ace ATSquad Ace AUSquad Ace AVSquad Ace BSquad Ace CSquad Ace DSquad Ace ESquad Ace FSquad Ace GSquad Ace HSquad Ace ISquad Ace JSquad Ace KSquad Ace LSquad Ace MSquad Ace NSquad Ace OSquad Ace PSquad Ace QSquad Ace RSquad Ace SSquad Ace TSquad Ace USquad Ace VSquad Ace WSquad Ace XSquad Ace YSquad Ace ZThreaten AttackThreaten DefenseThreaten ResistanceThreaten SpeedVeil SealWarding StanceWater BoostWind Boost