Site News
Warning: This wiki contains spoilers. Read at your own risk!

Social media: If you would like, please join our Discord server, and/or follow us on Twitter (X) or Tumblr!

Swift Sparrow

From Fire Emblem Wiki, your source on Fire Emblem information. By fans, for fans.
Swift Sparrow

Is feh swift sparrow 1.png
Icon of the Swift Sparrow 1 skill in Heroes.

Type(s)

Passive (Type A)

First game

Heroes

Swift Sparrow (Japanese: 鬼神飛燕の一撃 Fierce God's Flying Sparrow Blow) is a three-tiered passive type A skill which debuted in Fire Emblem Heroes; the individual tiers of the skill are Swift Sparrow 1, Swift Sparrow 2, and Swift Sparrow 3 in order from lowest to highest. Swift Sparrow boosts its user's attack and speed when they initiate combat; the size of the stat boosts increases with the skill's tier.

Data

Game Icon Type Effect SP cost Prerequisites Unusable by Inheritable Other effects and notes
Heroes
(Swift Sparrow 1)
Is feh swift sparrow 1.png A If user initiates combat, grants +2 each to attack and speed to user during combat. 120 Death Blow 1 or Darting Blow 1 Staves --
Heroes
(Swift Sparrow 2)
Is feh swift sparrow 2.png A If user initiates combat, grants +4 each to attack and speed to user during combat. 240 Swift Sparrow 1 Staves --
Heroes
(Swift Sparrow 3)
Is feh swift sparrow 3.png A If user initiates combat, grants +6 attack, +7 speed to user during combat. 300 Swift Sparrow 2 Staves --

Availability

Heroes

Method Data
Swift Sparrow 1 Swift Sparrow 2 Swift Sparrow 3
Unit (★★★★) Corrin: Daylight Ninja ActFelix: Icy Gift GiverInnes: Frelian MoonlightKiragi: Upbeat ArcherLuthier: Odd WayfarerNaesala: Sky's ShadowSothe: Rushing Dawn Corrin: Daylight Ninja ActNaesala: Sky's ShadowSothe: Rushing Dawn
Unit (★★★★★) Anna: Secret CharmerAyra: Astra's WielderBernadetta: Late HibernatorCamilla: Alluring DarknessCatherine: Thunder KnightCelica: Queen of ValentiaCharlotte: Wily WarriorChrom: Fated HonorEir: Merciful DeathEirika: Anamnesis LadyEirika: Pledged RestorerElise: Bubbling FlowerEliwood: Marquess PheraeGalzus: Dark Blade of OdGullveig: Golden SeerGullveig: Seer Beyond TimeGunnthrá: Year's First DreamHardin: The CoyoteHeather: Wandering NinjaHeiðr: Innocent GoddessIgrene: Sworn ProtectorsIshtar: Thunder GoddessIshtar: Thunder's WaltzKagero: Bond UnwaveringKatarina: Wayward OneKvasir: Unknown FutureLaegjarn: Burning SunLaegjarn: Flame AscendantL'Arachel: Harvest PrincessLeila: Keen LookoutLewyn: Guiding BreezeLinde: Bound by FateLucina: Glorious ArcherLucina: Spring ExaltLyn: Brave LadyLyn: Ninja-Friend DuoLysithea: Gifted StudentsMerric: Changing WindsMia: Harmonic BladesMist: Purest SpiritNailah: Blessed QueenNiles: Forbidden TeaseNino: Fang's HeartNino: Pale FlowerOlwen: Righteous KnightPalla: Eldest Bun-BunReginn: Bearing DawnReginn: Bearing HopeShamir: Heartbeats UnitedShanna: Bridal NoviceSue: Doe of the PlainsTanith: Forthright HeartTharja: Florid CharmerYunaka: Spirited Envoy Anna: Secret CharmerAyra: Astra's WielderBernadetta: Late HibernatorCamilla: Alluring DarknessCatherine: Thunder KnightCelica: Queen of ValentiaCharlotte: Wily WarriorChrom: Fated HonorEir: Merciful DeathEirika: Anamnesis LadyEirika: Pledged RestorerElise: Bubbling FlowerEliwood: Marquess PheraeFelix: Icy Gift GiverGalzus: Dark Blade of OdGullveig: Golden SeerGullveig: Seer Beyond TimeGunnthrá: Year's First DreamHardin: The CoyoteHeather: Wandering NinjaHeiðr: Innocent GoddessIgrene: Sworn ProtectorsInnes: Frelian MoonlightIshtar: Thunder GoddessIshtar: Thunder's WaltzKagero: Bond UnwaveringKatarina: Wayward OneKiragi: Upbeat ArcherKvasir: Unknown FutureLaegjarn: Burning SunLaegjarn: Flame AscendantL'Arachel: Harvest PrincessLeila: Keen LookoutLewyn: Guiding BreezeLinde: Bound by FateLucina: Glorious ArcherLucina: Spring ExaltLuthier: Odd WayfarerLyn: Brave LadyLyn: Ninja-Friend DuoLysithea: Gifted StudentsMerric: Changing WindsMia: Harmonic BladesMist: Purest SpiritNailah: Blessed QueenNiles: Forbidden TeaseNino: Fang's HeartNino: Pale FlowerOlwen: Righteous KnightPalla: Eldest Bun-BunReginn: Bearing DawnReginn: Bearing HopeShamir: Heartbeats UnitedShanna: Bridal NoviceSue: Doe of the PlainsTanith: Forthright HeartTharja: Florid CharmerYunaka: Spirited Envoy Catherine: Thunder KnightCelica: Queen of ValentiaCharlotte: Wily WarriorEliwood: Marquess PheraeIshtar: Thunder's WaltzLaegjarn: Burning SunLaegjarn: Flame AscendantLeila: Keen LookoutLucina: Glorious ArcherLyn: Ninja-Friend DuoLysithea: Gifted StudentsMerric: Changing WindsMia: Harmonic BladesNailah: Blessed QueenReginn: Bearing DawnReginn: Bearing HopeShanna: Bridal NoviceTharja: Florid Charmer
Tempest Trials Mid-fest Digest: 20,000 points
Sacred Seal Forge 100 Azure Badge, 20 Great Azure Badge, 40 Sacred Coin 1,000 Azure Badge, 400 Great Azure Badge, 100 Sacred Coin, Swift Sparrow 1 seal

Flavor text

Game Text
(English)
Text
(Japanese)
Heroes
(Swift Sparrow 1)
If unit initiates combat, grants Atk/Spd+2 during
combat.
自分から攻撃した時、戦闘中の攻撃、速さ+2
Heroes
(Swift Sparrow 2)
If unit initiates combat, grants Atk/Spd+4 during
combat.
自分から攻撃した時、戦闘中の攻撃、速さ+4
Heroes
(Swift Sparrow 3)
If unit initiates combat, grants Atk+6, Spd+7
during combat.
自分から攻撃した時、戦闘中の攻撃+6、速さ+7

Etymology and other languages

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

Swift Sparrow

--

Japanese

鬼神飛燕の一撃

Fierce God's Flying Sparrow Blow

Spanish

Gorrión veloz

Swift sparrow

French

Hirondelle rapide

Rapid swallow

German

Flinker Spatz

Nimble Sparrow

Italian

Rondine rapida

Rapid swallow

Portuguese

Pardal ligeiro

Nimble sparrow

Traditional Chinese

鬼神飛燕擊

Supernatural flying swallow strike

See also

Type A passive skills in Heroes
Aether Raids skills AR-D Atk/DefAR-D Atk/ResAR-D Atk/SpdAR-D Def/ResAR-D Spd/DefAR-D Spd/ResAR-O Atk/DefAR-O Atk/SpdAR-O Spd/Res
Bonus damage skills Ashera's ChosenDragonhideDragonscaleDragonskinDragoon ShieldGrani's ShieldIote's ShieldSvalinn Shield
Counter-attack skills Close CounterClose FoilClose ReversalClose SalvoClose WardDistant CounterDistant DartDistant FerocityDistant FoilDistant PressureDistant ReversalDistant StanceDistant StormDistant WardEmblems' MiracleOstian CounterOstia's HeartRealms United
Proximity skills Ashera's ChosenAtk/Def BondAtk/Def FinishAtk/Def FormAtk/Def SoloAtk/Def UnityAtk/Res BondAtk/Res FinishAtk/Res FormAtk/Res ScowlAtk/Res SoloAtk/Res UnityAtk/Spd BondAtk/Spd FinishAtk/Spd FormAtk/Spd HexbladeAtk/Spd ScowlAtk/Spd SoloAtk/Spd UnityAtk/Spd WildDef/Res BondDef/Res FinishDef/Res FormDef/Res ScowlDef/Res SoloDef/Res UnityDistant A/S SoloDistant D/R SoloLaws of SacaePower of NihilitySorcery BladeSpd/Def BondSpd/Def FormSpd/Def SoloSpd/Res BondSpd/Res FinishSpd/Res FormSpd/Res HexbladeSpd/Res Solo
Stat-boosting skills Attack +Attack/Def +Atk/Def CatchAtk/Def ClashAtk/Def IdealAtk/Def PrimeAtk/Def PushAttack/ResAtk/Res CatchAtk/Res IdealAtk/Res PushAtk/SpdAtk/Spd CatchAtk/Spd ClashAtk/Spd HexbladeAtk/Spd IdealAtk/Spd PrimeAtk/Spd PushBeyond WitcheryB Duel CavalryB Duel FlyingB Duel InfantryBonus DoublerBrazen Atk/DefBrazen Atk/ResBrazen Atk/SpdBrazen Def/ResBrazen Spd/DefBrazen Spd/ResC Duel CavalryC Duel FlyingC Duel InfantryDefense +Def/Res CatchDef/Res IdealDef/ResDefiant AtkDefiant DefDefiant ResDefiant SpdDistant PressureDragoon ShieldDualityEarth BoostEarthfire BoostEarthwind BoostFire BoostFireflood BoostFortress DefFort. Def/ResFortress ResFuryG Duel CavalryG Duel FlyingG Duel InfantryHP +HP/AtkHP/DefHP/ResHP/SpdKnightly DevotionLife and DeathObsessionPart of the PlanRare TalentR Duel CavalryR Duel FlyingR Duel InfantryResistance +ScendscaleSelf-ImproverSolid GroundSpeed +Spd/DefSpd/Def CatchSpd/Def ClashSpd/Def IdealSpd/ResSpd/Res CatchSpd/Res HexbladeSpd/Res IdealStill WaterSwift SliceThunder's FistTriangle AdeptVerdict of SacaeWater BoostWind Boost
Turn-related skills Armored BlowBlade SessionBracing BlowBracing StanceClose DefClose FoilClose ReversalClose WardDarting BlowDarting BreathDarting StanceDeath BlowDistant DefDistant FoilDistant WardDragonskinFierce BreathFierce StanceFlared MirrorFlared SparrowFlash SparrowGift of MagicKestrel StanceLaws of SacaeMastermindMirror ImpactMirror StanceMirror StrikeNightmareRemote MirrorRemote SparrowRemote SturdyShield SessionSteady BlowSteady BreathSteady ImpactSteady PostureSteady StanceSturdy BlowSturdy ImpactSturdy StanceSturdy SurgeSurge SparrowSwift SparrowSwift StanceSwift StrikeWarding BlowWarding BreathWarding Stance
Miscellaneous skills Gray IllusionFlashing BladeHeavy BladeMila's Turnwheel
Sacred Seal skills in Heroes
Debuffing skills Atk FeintAtk PloyAtk SmokeChill AtkChill Atk/DefChill Atk/ResChill DefChill Def/ResChill ResChill SpdChill Spd/ResDef FeintDef PloyGuardPanic PloyRes FeintRes PloySeal AtkSpd FeintSeal SpdSpd PloySpd Smoke
Follow-up strike skills Bold FighterBrash AssaultDeflect MagicDeflect MeleeDeflect MissileNull Follow-UpQuick RiposteSpecial Fighter
Healing skills Breath of LifeLive to ServeMystic BoostRenewal
Mobility skills AerobaticsAir OrdersArmor MarchArmored BootsEven TempestFlier FormationFlier GuidanceGround OrdersGuidanceObstructOdd Tempest
Proximity skills Armor MarchAtk SmokeAtk TacticAtk/Def BondAtk/Def FormAtk/Def SoloAtk/Res BondAtk/Res FormAtk/Res OathAtk/Res ReinAtk/Res SoloAtk/Spd BondAtk/Spd FormAtk/Spd OathAtk/Spd SoloBreath of LifeClose GuardDef TacticDef/Res BondDef/Res FormDef/Res SoloDist. Counter (D)Dist. Counter (M)Distant GuardDrive AtkDrive DefDrive ResDrive SpdFortify BeastsFortify DragonsHone AtkHone BeastsHone DragonsHone SpdInf. HexbladeInfantry RushRes TacticRouse Atk/DefRouse Spd/DefSavage BlowSorcery BladeSpd TacticSpd SmokeSpd/Def BondSpd/Def FormSpd/Def ReinSpd/Def SoloSpd/Res BondSpd/Res FormSpd/Res OathSpd/Res SoloSpur AtkSpur Atk/DefSpur Atk/ResSpur Atk/SpdSpur DefSpur Def/ResSpur ResSpur SpdSpur Spd/DefSpur Spd/ResThreaten AtkThreat. Atk/ResThreaten DefThreaten ResThreaten SpdThreat. Atk/DefThreat. Spd/ResWard BeastsWard Dragons
Squad Ace skills Squad Ace ASquad 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 ZSquad 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 AWSquad Ace AXSquad Ace AYSquad Ace AZSquad Ace BASquad Ace BBSquad Ace BCSquad Ace BDSquad Ace BESquad Ace BFSquad Ace BGSquad Ace BHSquad Ace BISquad Ace BJSquad Ace BKSquad Ace BLSquad Ace BMSquad Ace BNSquad Ace BOSquad Ace BPSquad Ace BQSquad Ace BRSquad Ace BSSquad Ace BTSquad Ace BUSquad Ace BVSquad Ace BWSquad Ace BXSquad Ace BYSquad Ace BZSquad Ace CA
Stat-boosting skills Attack +Attack/Def +Atk/Def CatchAtk/Def IdealAtk/Def PushAttack/ResAtk/Res CatchAtk/Res IdealAtk/Res PushAtk/SpdAtk/Spd CatchAtk/Spd IdealAtk OpeningAtk/Spd PushBlaze DanceBonus DoublerBrazen Atk/DefBrazen Atk/ResBrazen Atk/SpdBrazen Def/ResBrazen Spd/DefBrazen Spd/ResDefense +Def OpeningDef/ResDef/Res CatchDef/Res IdealDefiant AtkDefiant DefDefiant SpdEarth BoostEarth DanceFire BoostFortify DefFortify ResFortress DefFort. Def/ResFortress ResFuryGale DanceHP +HP/AtkHP/DefHP/ResHP/SpdInitiate Seal AtkInitiate Seal DefInitiate Seal HPInitiate Seal ResInitiate Seal SpdLife and DeathResistance +Res OpeningSpeed +Spd OpeningSpd/DefSpd/Def CatchSpd/Def IdealSpd/Def OathSpd/Def CatchSpd/Res IdealSpd/ResStill WaterTorrent DanceWater BoostWind Boost
Turn-related skills Armored BlowBlade SessionBracing BlowBracing StanceBreath of LifeClose DefDarting BlowDarting BreathDarting StanceDeath BlowDesperationDistant DefEven Atk WaveEven Def WaveEven Res WaveEven Spd WaveFierce BreathFierce StanceKestrel StanceMirror StrikeMirror StanceOdd Atk WaveOdd Def WaveOdd Res WaveOdd Spd WavePoison StrikeQuick RiposteSavage BlowShield SessionSteady BlowSteady BreathSteady PostureSteady StanceSturdy BlowSturdy StanceSwift SparrowSwift StanceSwift StrikeWarding BlowWarding BreathWarding Stance
Miscellaneous skills Dragon's WrathFlashing BladeHardy BearingHeavy BladeIote's ShieldPhantom ResPhantom SpdQuickened Pulse
Enemy-exclusive skills Blade SealB Time TravelerBoots SealCharm SealC Time TravelerGold PerfectionG Time TravelerElixir SealEmbla's WardGuardian SealGullinburstiHorn SealMúspellflameNiðavellir AxiomR Time TravelerRøkkrVeil Seal