Defense Ploy

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Type C Name Cost Effect
Def Ploy 1.png Def Ploy 1 60 SP At start of turn, all foes in cardinal directions with Res 1 or more lower than unit suffer Def-3 until the end of foe's next action.
Def Ploy 2.png Def Ploy 2 120 SP At start of turn, all foes in cardinal directions with Res 1 or more lower than unit suffer Def-4 until the end of foe's next action.
Def Ploy 3.png Def Ploy 3 240 SP At start of turn, all foes in cardinal directions with Res 1 or more lower than unit suffer Def-5 until the end of foe's next action.

Available as a Sacred Seal.


Inherit/Equip Restrictions:

  • None

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • When comparing stats between units to apply Defense Ploy's debuff, active Field Buffs and Debuffs will be taken account for both units.
  • Cardinal directions refers to a targets being directly north, south, west, or east of the user. Distance does not factor.
  • The stat decrease applied by Defense Ploy is considered a debuff.

List of Heroes with Defense Ploy[edit | edit source]

HeroSkill Chain
Icon Portrait Arvis.png
Def Ploy 1
3Icon Rarity 3.png
Def Ploy 2
3Icon Rarity 3.png
Def Ploy 3
4Icon Rarity 4.png
Icon Portrait Gaius (Ylissean Summer).png
Def Ploy 1
5Icon Rarity 5.png
Def Ploy 2
5Icon Rarity 5.png
Def Ploy 3
5Icon Rarity 5.png

Seal Acquired From[edit | edit source]

Tempest Trials Reward[edit | edit source]

In other languages[edit | edit source]

Language Name
Japanese 守備の謀策
German Verteidigung-Trick
Spanish (Europe) Ardid Defensa
Spanish (Latin America) Ardid Defensa
French Ruse Défense
Italian Complotto Difesa

See Also[edit | edit source]