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Type Icon Name SP Required Description
A Distant Ward.png Distant Ward 300 If magic, staff, or dragonstone foe initiates combat, grants Atk/Res+5 to unit during combat and unit can counterattack regardless of foe's range.
Cannot use: Red bowRed DaggerRed TomeBlue bowBlue DaggerBlue TomeGreen bowGreen DaggerGreen TomeColorless bowColorless DaggerColorless TomeStaff


  • Magic, Staff, or Dragonstone refers to .
  • The stat increase that can be applied by Distant Ward is considered a combat boost.

List of owners[]

UnitSkill chain
Selkie New Years Spirit Face FC.webp
Distant Ward
Edelgard Adrestian Emperor Face FC.webp
Distant Ward
Laevatein Ninja of Muspell Face FC.webp
Distant Ward


Summoning events

Start End Event Skill
2020-01-01 2020-02-01 Renewed Spirit Distant Ward
2020-02-02 2020-03-01 Special Hero Summon (Year 3) Distant Ward
2020-06-11 2020-06-25 Focus: Double Special Heroes Distant Ward
2020-08-18 2020-09-08 New Heroes: A New Future Distant Ward
2020-11-06 2020-12-06 In the Moment Distant Ward
2020-12-25 2021-01-04 Legendary Heroes - Lilina Distant Ward
2021-01-01 2021-02-01 New Year: ω Special Heroes Distant Ward
2021-02-02 2021-03-01 Special Hero Summon (Year 4) Distant Ward
2021-04-13 2021-04-27 Focus: Double Special Heroes Distant Ward
2021-04-26 2021-05-10 Year-Four CYL Hero Fest Distant Ward
2021-09-28 2021-10-04 Focus: Heroes with Noontime Distant Ward
2021-11-13 2021-11-20 Legendary Hero Remix Distant Ward
2021-11-19 2021-12-03 In the Moment Distant Ward

Distributed units

Combat Manuals

  • This skill has not been available on any distributed Combat Manuals.

In other languages[]

Language Name Notes
Japanese 明鏡の反撃・遠距離 Warding Counter, Long Distance
German Fernbann
Spanish (Europe) Contra guardiana
Spanish (Latin America) Contra protectora
French Gardien distant
Italian Scudo lontano
Traditional Chinese (Taiwan) 明鏡反擊・遠距離
Portuguese Zelo distante

See also[]