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Type Icon Name SP Required Description
A Close Foil.png Close Foil 300 If sword, lance, axe, bow, dagger, or beast foe initiates combat, grants Atk/Def+5 to unit during combat and unit can counterattack regardless of foe's range.
Cannot use: SwordRed BreathRed BeastLanceBlue BreathBlue BeastAxeGreen BreathGreen BeastColorless BreathColorless Beast


  • Bow, Dagger, or Beast refers to .
  • The stat increase that can be applied by Close Foil is considered a combat boost.

List of owners[]

UnitSkill chain
Julian Tender Thief Face FC.webp
Close Foil
Midori Reliable Chemist Face FC.webp
Close Foil


Summoning events

Start End Event Skill
2020-04-08 2020-04-30 New Heroes: Journey Begins Close Foil
2020-07-20 2020-08-07 New Heroes: Heroes, Light and Shadow Close Foil
2020-09-16 2020-09-24 Focus: Heroes with Rally+ Skills Close Foil
2020-09-30 2020-10-07 Mythic Heroes - Plumeria Close Foil
2020-11-19 2020-11-25 Focus: Foil Counters Close Foil
2021-03-01 2021-03-08 Focus: Heroes with Moonbow Close Foil
2021-03-26 2021-04-03 Revival: Heroes, Light and Shadow Close Foil
2021-04-01 2021-04-08 Focus: Heroes with Rally+ Skills Close Foil
2021-05-13 2021-05-20 Legendary Hero Remix Close Foil
2021-06-18 2021-06-19 Focus: Heroes with Foil Counters Close Foil

Distributed units

  • This skill is not available on any distributed units.

Combat Manuals

Start End Hero Currency
2021-03-04 03:00:00 Midori: Reliable Chemist Divine Code: Part 2

In other languages[]

Language Name Notes
Japanese 金剛の反撃・近距離 Sturdy Counter, Close Range
German Nahvergeltung
Spanish (Europe) Quiebro corto
Spanish (Latin America) Quiebro corto
French Bloc. rapproché
Italian Contras. vicino
Traditional Chinese (Taiwan) 金剛反擊・近距離
Portuguese Revide de perto

See also[]