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Threaten Defense/Resistance

Is feh threat def res 1.png
Icon of the Threat. Def/Res 1 skill in Heroes.


Passive (Type C)



Threaten Defense/Resistance (Japanese: 守備魔防の威嚇 Defense/Magic defense intimidation) is a two-tiered passive type C skill which debuted in Fire Emblem Heroes; the individual tiers of the skill are Threat. Def/Res 1 and Threat. Def/Res 2 in order from lowest to highest. Units with a Threat. Def/Res skill will inflict on enemies within two spaces of the user a penalty to their Defense and Resistance until the end of their next action; the size of the Defense and Resistance penalties increases with the skill's tier.


Game Icon Effect Activation Capacity Notes
(Threat. Def/Res 1)
Is feh threat def res 1.png At the start of the turn, inflicts on enemy units within 2 spaces -3 each to Defense and Resistance until their next action completes. -- -- Cost: 100 SP
(Threat. Def/Res 2)
Is feh threat def res 2.png At the start of the turn, inflicts on enemy units within 2 spaces -4 each to Defense and Resistance until their next action completes. -- -- Cost: 200 SP



Units Aelric: Custodian MonkFae: Childlike DragonTiki: Fated DivinityZeke: Past Unknown

Flavor text

Game Text
Threat. Def/Res 1)
At start of turn, inflicts Def/Res-3 on foes within
2 spaces of unit through their next actions.
Threat. Def/Res 2)
At start of turn, inflicts Def/Res-4 on foes within
2 spaces of unit through their next actions.

Etymology and other languages

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

Threaten Defense/Resistance

Abbreviated as Threat. Def/Res after the Legendary Fae update, and as Threaten Def/Res prior to it.



Defense/Magic defense intimidation


Reducir Defensa/Resistencia

Reduce Defense/Resistnace. In the European localization, abbreviated as Reducir Def/Res; in the American localization, abbreviated as Red. Def./Res. after the Legendary Fae update, and as Reducir Def./Res. prior to it.


Défense/Résistance réduite

Reduced Defense/Resistance; abbreviated as Déf/Rés réduite.


Verteidigung/Resistenz gefährden

Endanger Defense/Resistance; abbreviated as V/R gefährden.


Mina Difesa/Resistenza

Undermine Defense/Resistance; abbreviated as Mina Dif/Res.


Defesa/Resistência minaz

Threaten Defense/Resistance; abbreviated as Def./Res. minaz.

Traditional Chinese


Threaten Defense/Resistance

See also

Type C passive skills in Heroes
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Experience-related skills Axe ExperienceAxe ValorBeast Exp.Beast ValorB Tome Exp.B Tome ValorBow Exp.Bow ValorDagger Exp.Dagger ValorDragon Exp.Dragon ValorG Tome Exp.G Tome ValorLance Exp.Lance ValorR Tome Exp.R Tome ValorStaff Exp.Staff ValorSword Exp.Sword Valor
Healing skills Breath of LifeEven RecoveryOdd RecoverySparkling Boost
Mobility skills Air OrdersArmor MarchArmored StrideAssault TroopA/D Near SaveA/R Near SaveA/R Far SaveCanto ControlD/R Far SaveD/R Near SaveEven TempestFlier GuidanceGround OrdersGuidanceOdd TempestOpening RetainerSolitary Dream
Proximity skills Armor MarchArmored StrideAtk TacticA/D Far SaveAtk/Def GapAtk/Def HoldAtk/Def MenaceA/D Near SaveAtk/Def OathAtk/Def ReinA/R Far SaveAtk/Res GapAtk/Res HoldAtk/Res MenaceA/R Near SaveAtk/Res OathAtk/Res ReinAtk SmokeAtk/Spd GapAtk/Spd HoldAtk/Spd MenaceAtk/Spd OathAtk/Spd ReinBreath of LifeChaos NamedClose GuardCross Spur AtkCross Spur ResDarkling GuardianDef TacticDef/Res GapDef/Res HoldDef/Res MenaceD/R Near SaveDef/Res OathDef/Res ReinDef SmokeDistant GuardDivine FangDomain of FlameDomain of IceDrive AtkDrive DefDrive ResDrive SpdEven RecoveryEverliving DomainFaith in HumanityFatal SmokeFortify ArmorFortify BeastsFortify CavalryFortify DefFortify DragonsFortify FliersFortify ResGlareGoad ArmorGoad BeastsGoad CavalryGoad DragonsGoad FliersGoddess BearerHeir to LightHoly GroundHone ArmorHone AtkHone BeastsHone CavalryHone DragonsHone FliersHone SpdHuman VirtueInevitable DeathInfantry BreathInfantry FlashInf. HexbladeInf. Null FollowInfantry PulseInfantry RushInf. Spd TacticJoint Dist. GuardJoint Drive AtkJoint Drive DefJoint Drive ResJoint Drive SpdJoint Hone AtkJoint Hone DefJoint Hone ResJoint Hone SpdOdd RecoveryOpened DomainOrder's RestraintOstia's PulsePanic SmokePulse SmokeRes SmokeRes TacticRouse Atk/DefRouse Atk/ResRouse Atk/SpdRouse Def/ResRouse Spd/DefRouse Spd/ResSavage BlowSeveranceSolitary DreamSpd/Def GapSpd/Def HoldSpd/Def MenaceSpd/Def OathSpd/Def ReinSpd/Res GapSpd/Res HoldSpd/Res MenaceSpd/Res OathSpd/Res ReinSpd SmokeSpd TacticSpur AtkSpur Atk/DefSpur Atk/ResSpur Atk/SpdSpur DefSpur Def/ResSpur ResSpur SpdSpur Spd/DefSpur Spd/ResStall PloySurtr's MenaceSurtr's PortentThreaten AtkThreat. Atk/DefThreat. Atk/ResThreat. Atk/SpdThreaten DefThreat. Def/ResThreaten ResThreaten SpdThreat. Spd/DefThreat. Spd/ResWard ArmorWard BeastsWard CavalryWard DragonsWard FliersWith Everyone!
Stat-boosting skills All Together!Atk OpeningDef OpeningRes OpeningSpd OpeningVision of ArcadiaWings of Light
Turn-related skills A/D Near SaveA/R Far SaveBreath of LifeD/R Near SaveEven Atk WaveEven Def WaveEven RecoveryEven Res WaveEven Spd WaveEven TempestFatal SmokeFuture-FocusedOdd Atk WaveOdd Def WaveOdd RecoveryOdd Res WaveOdd Spd WaveOdd TempestSavage Blow
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