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Dancing Blade (柔剣 Jūken, lit. Gentle Blade in the Japanese version) is a Skill in Fire Emblem Fates. It later resurfaced as a type A passive skill in Fire Emblem Heroes under the name Flashing Blade.

Overview

In Fates, units equipped with this skill gain 3 Speed points but lose 1 Defense point. It is learned by Lodestars and by Marth.

In Heroes, units equipped with this skill accelerate their special cooldown if they are at a threshold faster than their target, additionally if using the fourth tier of the skill the unit will do +5 damage per attack. It can be learned without inheritance by: Mia and Ylgr (Summer Returns), while the fourth tier version can be learned by Mareeta (Fallen Heroes), Thrasir, and Navarre (In The Moment).

Stats

Fates

Name Activation Capacity
Gentle Blade.png Dancing Blade 100% -
Effects +3 Speed, -1 Defense
Users Learned by Lodestars at level 1 or higher.


Heroes

Name Activation SP
FEH Flashing Blade 1.pngFlashing Blade 1 100% 60
Effects If unit's Spd ≥ foe's Spd+5, grants Special cooldown charge +1 per unit's attack. (Only highest value applied. Does not stack.)
Users -


Name Activation SP
FEH Flashing Blade 2.pngFlashing Blade 2 100% 120
Effects If unit's Spd ≥ foe's Spd+3, grants Special cooldown charge +1 per unit's attack. (Only highest value applied. Does not stack.)
Users -


Name Activation SP
FEH Flashing Blade 3.pngFlashing Blade 3 100% 240
Effects If unit's Spd ≥ foe's Spd, grants Special cooldown charge +1 per unit's attack. (Only highest value applied. Does not stack.)
Users -


Name Activation SP
FEH Flashing Blade 4.pngFlashing Blade 4 100% 300
Effects If unit's Spd > foe's Spd, grants Special cooldown charge +1 and deals +5 damage per unit's attack. (Only highest value applied. Does not stack.)
Users -


Availability

Fates

Method Location
Classes Lodestar (level 1)
Units Marth

Heroes

Method Location
Units Mia, Mareeta (Fallen), Thrasir, Ylgr (Summer)

Trivia

  • This skill's English name in Fates is a reference to Marth and Lucina's side special in the Super Smash Bros. series.
    • Its association with Mia in Heroes may have led to that game's localization missing this reference and translating its name differently.
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