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Windsweep

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Windsweep

Is ns02 windsweep.png
Icon of the Windsweep skill in Engage.


If unit initiates combat with a sword, foe may not counterattack. Trigger %=Lck.

Type(s)
  • Combat art (Echoes: Shadows of Valentia, Three Houses, Warriors: Three Hopes)
  • Bond Ring (Engage)
  • Passive (Type B) (Heroes)
First game

Heroes

Windsweep (Japanese: 風薙ぎ Windsweep) is a three-tiered passive type B skill which debuted in Fire Emblem Heroes, later appearing in Echoes: Shadows of Valentia and Three Houses; in Heroes, the individual tiers of the skill are Windsweep 1, Windsweep 2, and Windsweep 3 in order from lowest to highest. In Heroes, units with a Windsweep skill will not perform a follow-up attack and, should their speed be above a certain figure higher than a target wielding a sword, lance, axe, bow, or dagger skill, will also stop the target's counterattack; the Speed difference threshold required to stop the target's counterattack decreases with the skill's tier.

In Echoes: Shadows of Valentia and Three Houses, it appears as a combat art. In Echoes, it is linked to the Iron Sword in the base game as well as Fernand's Lance via DLC, while in Three Houses it is learned by raising the Sword skill level of certain units. It grants its user a small critical rate boost while also negating any counterattacks dealt against its user.

Windsweep gains another incarnation in Fire Emblem Engage. Although it still retains its basic functionality of preventing the foe's counterattack, it is now a triggered skill with a random chance to activate based on the user's luck, and requires the user to be wielding a sword.

Data

In the main Fire Emblem series

Game Icon Might Hit Crit Avo / Crit Avo* Range Cost Other effects and notes
Echoes: Shadows of Valentia Is 3ds03 skill sword.pngIs 3ds03 skill lance.png +3 +20 +10 +0 1 4 HP Target cannot counterattack.
Cannot make follow-up attacks.
Requires 25 SP to learn.
Three Houses Is ns01 combat art sword.png +3 +20 +10 +0 1 5 durability Target cannot counterattack.
Cannot make follow-up attacks.
Game Icon Effect Activation Capacity Notes
Engage Is ns02 windsweep.png Target cannot counterattack. (Luck)%, if user initiates combat and has a sword equipped -- --

In other Fire Emblem series titles

Game Icon Type Effect SP cost Prerequisites Unusable by Inheritable Other effects and notes
Heroes
(Windsweep 1)
Is feh windsweep 1.png B If user initiates combat, user cannot make follow-up attacks.
If user's speed ≥ (foe's speed + 5) and foe uses sword, lance, axe, bow, dagger, or beast weapon, foe cannot counterattack.
60 -- Staves --
Heroes
(Windsweep 2)
Is feh windsweep 2.png B If user initiates combat, user cannot make follow-up attacks.
If user's speed ≥ (foe's speed + 3) and foe uses sword, lance, axe, bow, dagger, or beast weapon, foe cannot counterattack.
120 Windsweep 1 Staves --
Heroes
(Windsweep 3)
Is feh windsweep 3.png B If user initiates combat, user cannot make follow-up attacks.
If user's speed > foe's speed and foe uses sword, lance, axe, bow, dagger, or beast weapon, foe cannot counterattack.
240 Windsweep 2 Staves --
Game Icon Might Hit Crit Avo / Crit Avo* Range Cost Other effects and notes
Warriors: Three Hopes Is fewa2 combat art sword.png +? -- -- -- ? 15/13/11 durability Wind element.
Need 10/15 uses to level up.

Availability

Echoes: Shadows of Valentia

Weapons Fernand's LanceIron Sword

Three Houses

Skill level Sword C+: Yuri
Sword A: BylethDimitriJeritza

Engage

Bond Rings Alm S

Heroes

Method Data
Windsweep 1 Windsweep 2 Windsweep 3
Unit (★★★) Zephia: Scheming Dragon
Unit (★★★★) Ferdinand: Highborn SipperHayato: Diviner of ReppuJoshua: Tempest KingLifis: Terror of Iz Ferdinand: Highborn SipperHayato: Diviner of ReppuJoshua: Tempest KingLifis: Terror of IzZephia: Scheming Dragon Ferdinand: Highborn SipperJoshua: Tempest KingLifis: Terror of Iz
Unit (★★★★★) Alm: Hero of ProphecyEthlyn: Glimmering LadyMerric: Changing WindsTana: Soothing Warmth Alm: Hero of ProphecyEthlyn: Glimmering LadyMerric: Changing WindsTana: Soothing Warmth Alm: Hero of ProphecyEthlyn: Glimmering LadyHayato: Diviner of ReppuMerric: Changing WindsTana: Soothing WarmthZephia: Scheming Dragon

Warriors: Three Hopes

Class mastery Fluegel (★): Shez
Mercenary (★): AnnetteArvalAsheBylethClaudeDimitriDorotheaFlaynGatekeeperHildaHolstHubertJeraltJeritzaLinhardtManuelaMercedesPetraRodrigueSetethShamirSothisYuri
Peer training ShezHolst

Flavor text

Game Text
(English)
Text
(Japanese)
Echoes: Shadows of Valentia
Prevents opponents from
counterattacking.
相手から反撃を受けない
Three Houses
Enemies cannot counter.
相手は反撃不可
Engage
If unit initiates combat with a sword,
foe may not counterattack.
Trigger %=Lck.
剣で攻撃した時
幸運%で、相手に反撃されない
Heroes
(Windsweep 1)
If unit initiates combat, unit cannot make a
follow-up attack. If unit’s Spd ≥ foe’s Spd+5 and
foe uses sword, lance, axe, bow, dagger, or
beast damage, foe cannot counterattack.
自分から攻撃時、自身は追撃不可
敵が剣槍斧弓暗器獣で
敵より速さが5以上高い時、敵は反撃不可
Heroes
(Windsweep 2)
If unit initiates combat, unit cannot make a
follow-up attack. If unit’s Spd ≥ foe’s Spd+3 and
foe uses sword, lance, axe, bow, dagger, or
beast damage, foe cannot counterattack.
自分から攻撃時、自身は追撃不可
敵が剣槍斧弓暗器獣で
敵より速さが3以上高い時、敵は反撃不可
Heroes
(Windsweep 3)
If unit initiates combat, unit cannot make a
follow-up attack. If unit’s Spd > foe’s Spd and foe
uses sword, lance, axe, bow, dagger, or beast
damage, foe cannot counterattack.
自分から攻撃時、自身は追撃不可
敵が剣槍斧弓暗器獣で
敵より速さが1以上高い時、敵は反撃不可
Warriors: Three Hopes
Generate a cyclone.
??

Etymology and other languages

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

Windsweep

Appears to be a back-formation of "windswept".

Japanese

風薙ぎ

Windsweep

Spanish

Aquilón

North Wind

French

Rafale

Gust

German

Windfeger

Wind brush

Italian

Ventata

Gust

Dutch

Windvlaag

Gust

Portuguese

Ventania

Gale

Korean

바람 베기

Wind cut

Simplified Chinese

疾风横扫

Storm sweep

Traditional Chinese

疾風橫掃

Storm sweep

References

See also

Skills in Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia
Combat arts AegisamiiboArchballistaArmorcrushArmor DisruptorAstral BladeCelestial BowCoral CoverCrosswise CutCurved ShotDeath BlowDestrezaDouble LionDragonhazeDuelist SwordEarth's BoonEarth's KissEncloserFlambergeFoudroyantGrounderHeaven or HellHeavy DrawHexbladeHit and RunHunter's VolleyKnightkneelerLeonine PoiseLongearcheLunar FlashLungeMistdancerOverrunPavisePenetratePlenitudeRagnarok ΩRoundhouseScendscaleShadow GambitShoveSolar ThrustSolo Triangle AttackSpeculumSubdueSunderSwapTempest LanceThunderclapTigerstanceTrance ShotTriangle AttackVendettaWard ArrowWindsweepWrath Strike
Other skills AbsolveAnathemaAnti-ArmorAnti-CavalryAnti-FliersAntihexAnti-TerrorsApotropeBanishBowrange +Dark SpikesDefensiveDeicideDisciplineDivideDragonskinDuma's GiftEerie ScreechEvade CriticalHalve AxesHalve LancesHalve SwordsHeavy ArmorHexIncarnationInfluenceLifetakerMagic +5MiracleNullify AilmentsPactPhalanxPhantasmReconstructRecoveryResistance +5SanctuarySoothing LightSophisticateTeleportationTransmuteTri-afflictionUpheavalVengeful CryWildfireWrath
Skills in Fire Emblem Engage
Inheritable skills Art FocusAvoid +Axe GuardAxe PowerBow AgilityBow FocusBow GuardBuild +Defense +Dexterity +Dodge +Hit +HP +HP/Lck +Knife GuardKnife PrecisionLance AgilityLance GuardLance PowerLuck +Magic +Mag/Dex +Mag/Res +Magic GuardMovement +1Resistance +Special GuardSpeed +Spd/Dex +Spd/Res +Staff MasteryStrength +Str/Def +Str/Dex +Sword AgilitySword FocusSword GuardSword PowerTome Precision
Personal skills AdmirationAlabaster DutyAspiring HeroBig PersonalityBlinding FlashBlood FuryCharmerContemplativeCrimson CheerCurious DanceDisarming SighDivinely InspiringEnergizedExpertiseFair FightFairy-Tale FolkFell ProtectionFriendly BoostGenerosityGentle FlowerGet Behind Me!Knightly CodeKnightly EscortMeditationMoved to TearsNot *Quite*Party AnimalProtectiveRacket of SolmSeconds?Self-ImproverShare SpoilsSingle-MindedStunning SmileSurvival PlanTrained to KillVerdant FaithWeapon InsightWill to WinWounded Pride
Class skills Air RaidAllied DefenseBack at YouBrave AssistCareful AimChaos StyleClear the WayConvoyDark SpiritDiffuse HealerDivine SpiritEnchantFell SpiritFrost DomainGolden LotusGrasping VoidHobbleIgnisLet FlyLunaMercilessMiasma DomainNo DistractionsPack HunterPassPincer AttackPivotReforgeResist EmblemsRun ThroughSandstormSelf-HealingSmash+Special DanceSpur EmblemsSolSoulbladeSpell HarmonySwapWorld Tree
Sync skills AdaptabilityAdvanceAlacrityAnima FocusArms ShieldAssign DecoyBlock RecoveryBook of WorldsBraveryBreak DefensesBrute ForceCanterCharmClericDecisive StrikeDemolishDetoxifyDivine PulseDraconic HexDragon VeinDual AssistDual StrikeDual SupportEclipse BraceFavorite FoodFlame GambitFriendly RivalryGentilityGeosphereGroundswellHeadlong RushHealing LightHeavy AttackHold OutHoly StanceKeen InsightLevel BoostLifesphereLightsphereLineageLost & FoundLunar BraceMentorshipMomentumNight and DayPair UpPerceptivePiercing GlarePoison GambitQuick RiposteRally SpectrumRepositionReprisalResolveResonanceSacred TwinsShield GambitSilence WardSolar BraceSP ConversionSpeedtakerStarsphereSurprise AttackQuality TimeUnyieldingVantageWeapon SyncWrath
Engage skills AdaptableAtrocityAttunedAugmentBlue SkiesBond ForgerBonded ShieldBoon of ElyosCall DoublesCombat ArtsContractDivine SpeedDraconic FormDreadful AuraEchoEclipse BraceFallen StarFlareGallopHoly AuraHoly ShieldImpenetrableInstructLaguz FriendOther HalfRaging StormRise AboveSoar
Engage attacks All for OneAstra StormBlazing LionCataclysmDark InfernoDivine BlessingGoddess DanceDragon BlastGiga Levin SwordGreat SacrificeHouses UniteLodestar RushOverrideGreat AetherQuadruple HitStorm's EyeSummon HeroTorrential RoarTwin StrikeWarp Ragnarok
Bond Ring skills BaneBattlewiseBushidoChivalryDeadly BladeDire ThunderDraw BackFlickering FlowerFortify DefGiga ExcaliburGreat ThunderHealtouchLethalityMercyMiracleParaseleneRaging FireRenewalRightful RulerShoveSpur AttackSpur ResStrong ArmSure StrikeSympatheticWind AdeptWind GodWindsweep
Enemy-exclusive skills AnchorArmored BlowArtbreakerAxebreakerBond BreakerBowbreakerCertain BlowCornered BeastDark BarrierDarting BlowDarting StanceDeath BlowDuelist's BlowFell BarrierFierce StanceKnifebreakerLancebreakerLife and DeathPoison StrikeSavage BlowSeal DefenseSeal MagicSeal ResistanceSeal SpeedSeal StrengthSigil ProtectionSpirit StrikeStalwartSteady StanceSwordbreakerTomebreakerTriangle AdeptUnbreakableUnwaveringVeteranVoid CurseWarding BlowWarding Stance
Combat arts
Sword combat arts Armor DisruptorAssassinateAstraAstral BladeBane of MonstersBeast FangCrosswise CutDeath BlowDestrezaDouble LionDuelist SwordEarth's BoonElectric GrounderFinesse BladeFiresweepFlambergeFlash StrikeFoudroyant StrikeGrounderHaze SliceHeaven's FallHexbladeIcebladeLightbladeMagic BladeMortal StrugglePenetratePlenitudeRagnarok ΩRoundhouseRuptured HeavenScendscaleShadowbladeShadow GambitSoulbladeSubdueSublime HeavenSunderSwift SliceSword DanceThunderclapTigerstanceWindsweepWrath Strike
Lance combat arts AirshakerArchballistaArmorcrushAtrocityBurning QuakeDark LanceDragonhazeEarthsplitterFrozen LanceGlowing EmberHeaven or HellHit and RunKnightkneelerLance JabLeonine PoiseLightstrikeLongearcheLungeMistdancerMonster PiercerOverrunParaseleneRuined SkyShatter SlashSolar ThrustSolo Triangle AttackStormbladeSwift StrikesTempest LanceTitanic MightThunder RushVendettaVengeanceWheelsweep
Axe combat arts Apocalyptic FlameArmored StrikeArmor SmasherCrushDiamond AxeDustExhaustive StrikeFlickering FlowerFocused StrikeFuryHelm SplitterInvigorating SpiritLightning AxeMonster BreakerRaging StormReturning AxeShredderSmashSpikeSwinging FuryWar Master's StrikeWild Abandon
Bow combat arts Break ShotCelestial BowCurved ShotDeadeyeDrill ArrowEncloserFallen StarFlame VolleyHeavy DrawHide PresenceHunter's VolleyLunar FlashMonster BlastPoint-Blank VolleyPrecision VolleySchism ShotSpiral ShotThunderboltTornado ShotTracking ShotTrance ShotWaning ShotWard ArrowWind God
Gauntlet combat arts Battle TranceBombardDraining BlowDual DevastatorsEviscerateFading BlowFierce Iron FistFlamewhorl KickFrozen FistLightning FistMighty BlowMonster CrusherMystic BlowNimble ComboOne-Two PunchPneuma GaleRushing BlowSteady MindWhirlwind Kick
Movement-related combat arts Draw BackFoul PlayRepositionShoveSmiteSwap
Other combat arts amiiboCoral CoverDark SpikesDefensiveEarth's KissHealing FocusPaviseTriangle AttackUpheaval
Unused combat arts AegisSpeculum
Type B passive skills in Heroes
Debuffing skills Armored WallAtrocityAtk CantripAtk FeintAtk/Def BulwarkA/D CantripAtk/Def SnagA/D Far TraceA/D Near TraceAtk/Def RuseA/R Far TraceA/R Near TraceA/S Far TraceAtk/Res RuseAtk/Res SnagAtk/Res TempoAtk/Spd BulwarkA/S Near TraceAtk/Spd RuseAtk/Spd SnagBarbarityBeast N TraceBelief in LoveChill AtkChill Atk/DefChill Atk/ResChill Atk/SpdChill DefChill Def/ResChill ResChill SpdChill Spd/DefChill Spd/ResChilling SealCrafty FighterDazzle Far TraceDeadly BalanceDef CantripDef FeintDef/Res RuseDef/Res SmokeDef/Res SnagDivine RecreationDull CloseDull RangedFallen StarFreezing SealFruit of LifeGold UnwindingGuardKilling IntentLight and DarkLull Atk/DefLull Atk/ResLull Atk/SpdLull Spd/DefLull Spd/ResMoon-Twin WingNew DivinityPegasus FlightPrescienceRes CantripRes FeintSabotage AtkSabotage A/DSabotage A/RSabotage DefSabotage ResSabotage SpdSabotage S/RSavvy FighterSeal AtkSeal Atk/DefSeal Atk/SpdSeal Atk/ResSeal DefSeal Def/ResSeal ResSeal SpdSeal Spd/DefSeal Spd/ResSpecial FighterSpd/Def BulwarkS/D Far TraceS/D Near TraceSpd/Def RuseSpd/Def SnagSpd/Def TempoSpd CantripSpd FeintSpd/Res BulwarkS/R Far TraceS/R Near TraceSpd/Res TempoSpd PreemptSpd/Res RuseSpd/Res SnagSpoil RottenSun-Twin WingTwin-Sky WingVengeful FighterWyvern FlightWyvern RiftYune's Whispers
Follow-up skills Aerial ManeuversAssured RebirthAxebreakerBeast AgilityBeast Follow-UpBinding ShieldBlack Eagle RuleBlue Lion RuleB TomebreakerBold FighterBowbreakerBrash AssaultCanny FighterCrafty FighterCrusader's WardDaggerbreakerDive-BombDragon's IreEven Follow-UpFaithful LoyaltyFlow FeatherFlow FlightFlow ForceFlow GuardFlow N TraceFlow RefreshFollow-Up RingG TomebreakerHardy FighterHoðr's ZealHoly War's EndKilling IntentLancebreakerMag. Null FollowNull Follow-Up‎Odd Follow-UpPhys. Null FollowPotentQuick RiposteRaging StormR TomebreakerSlick FighterSoul of ZofiaSun-Twin WingSwordbreakerVengeful FighterWary FighterWatersweepWeaving FighterWily FighterWindsweepWyvern RiftYngvi 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 TraceBeast N TraceChivalryClose CallDeep StarDetailed ReportDrag BackEscape RouteFlier FormationFlow N TraceHit and RunKnock BackLungeMoonlight BangleMoonlit Bangle FMurderous LionObstructPassRaging StormRaging TempestRepelS/D Far TraceS/D Near TraceS/R Far TraceS/R Near TraceSoaring WingsSunlight BangleSunlit Bangle DWarp PowderWings of Mercy
Proximity skills Binding NecklaceGet Behind Me!Murderous LionRuler of NihilitySabotage AtkSabotage A/RSabotage DefSabotage ResSabotage SpdSudden PanicYune's Whispers
Stat-boosting skills Atk/Def LinkAtk/Res LinkAtk/Spd LinkBelieve in Love?Blaze DanceBufferCaldera DanceDef/Res LinkDeluge DanceEarth DanceFireflood DanceFirestorm DanceGale DanceGeyser DanceLunar BraceRockslide DanceShield PulseSpd/Def LinkSpd/Res LinkSpurnTorrent DanceVelocityWrath
Turn-related skills Aerial ManeuversAssassin's StrikeBlue Lion RuleBold FighterBrash AssaultClose CallCrafty FighterDaring FighterDesperationDive-BombDouble LionDragon's IreEven Pulse TieFlow DesperationFlow RefreshFrenzyHardy FighterHoly War's EndKilling IntentLungeOccultist's StrikeOdd Pulse TiePoison StrikePrescienceQuick RiposteRaging StormRepelSlick FighterSoul of ZofiaSpecial SpiralVantageVengeful FighterYngvi Ascendant
Miscellaneous skills Beast SenseBeorc's BlessingBushidoCancel AffinityCounter RoarDazzling ShiftDazzling StaffDisarm TrapDragon WallDragon's WrathGambitGuard BearingLaguz FriendLive for BountyLive for HonorMagic GambitMoon-Twin WingNull C-DisruptPoetic JusticeSacae's BlessingTrue Dragon WallWrathful StaffWrathful Tempo