Luna (also known as Pierce) is a skill in the Fire Emblem series that upon activation, ignore the defense of the opponent during the attack. Later versions of the skill only half the enemy's defense and resistance. It was introduced in Fire Emblem: Genealogy of the Holy War.
Genealogy of Holy War and Thracia 776
The skill negates the target's Defense and the move is always successful. The activation rate is the user's Skill.
The Sacred Stones
The skill is called Pierce here and i does negate the opponents defense. The trigger is based on the user's level though and it seems the move can miss.
Path of Radiance
This is the first instance of the skill becoming its modern version. it halves enemy Defense and Resistance, but as a result, it cannot perform a critical.
The skill is its strongest here. It triples strength and negates enemy's defense but, the skill does not work with thrown weapons and has an activation rate of half the user's skill.
The skill halves the enemy's Defense and Resistance. It triggers based on Skill. This is how the skill behaves in all games since Awakening.
Echoes: Shadows of Valentia
In Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia, the skill is called Roundhouse where its the effect of Silver Sword. Effectively, it has the same effect with it ignoring half of the enemy's defense or resistance but, the skill requires 20 skill points and uses 7 HP. It also adds 4 Mt with +20 to Crit, +20 to hit and +20 to Evade.
Fire Emblem Heroes
Like Awakening, the skill treats the opponent's Defense or Resistance at -50%. The skill has a 3 turn charge and costs 200 SP. It requires New Moon and is followed by Black Luna or Aether.
In The Sacred Stones, it is the Class skill of Wyvern Knights. In Path of Radiance, the skill is the Occult skill of Halberdier and General. In Radiant Dawn, it is the skill of Marshalls. In Awakening and Fates, the skill comes to Great Knights starting at level 5. In Shadows of Valentia, the skill can be learned from the Silver Sword.
Fire Emblem Heroes
The following characters learn this automatically
This is a Lunatic+ version of the skill. It only appears on enemies in Fire Emblem Awakening and the skill now always activates.
This is a stronger version of Luna, bypassing 80% of the target's Defense and Resistance when attacking. It is exclusive to the Black Knight. It is likely a take on the Eclipse skill.
|Fire Emblem Character Skills:|
|Introduced in Genealogy of the Holy War||Pavise | Dance | Critical | Wrath | Pursuit | Continue | Charisma | Steal | Nihil | Prayer | Ambush | Charge | Astra | Luna | Sol | Life | Elite | Bargain|
|Introduced in The Sacred Stones||Lethality | Pick | Magic Seal | Sure Strike | Slayer | Summon|
|Introduced in Path of Radiance||Aether | Blossom | Boon | Celerity | Colossus | Corrosion | Counter | Daunt | Discipline | Flare | Fortune | Gamble | Guard | Insight | Lumina | Mantle | Parity | Provoke | Reinforce | Resolve | Roar | Savior | Serenity | Shade | Shove | Smite | Stun | Tempest | Vigilance | Vortex|
|Introduced in Radiant Dawn||Aurora | Bane | Beastfoe | Birdfoe | Blood Tide | Corona | Critical + | Deadeye | Disarm | Dragonfoe | Eclipse | Flourish | Formshift | Galdrar | Glare | Howl | Imbue | Impale | Ire | Maelstrom | Mercy | Night Tide | Nullify | Pass | Quickclaw | Rend | Sacrifice | Savage | Shriek | Stillness | Tear | White Pool | Wildheart|
|Introduced in Awakening||Acrobat | Aegis | Aegis+ | Aggressor | All Stats +2 | Anathema | Aptitude | Armsthrift | Axebreaker | Axefaire | Beastbane | Bond | Bowbreaker | Bowfaire | Conquest | Defender | Deliverer | Demoiselle | Despoil | Dragonskin | Dual Guard+ | Dual Strike+ | Dual Support+ | Even Rhythm | Focus | Galeforce | Hawkeye | Healtouch | Hex | Hit Rate +10 | Hit Rate +20 | HP +5 | Ignis | Indoor Fighter | Iote's Shield | Lancebreaker | Lancefaire | Lifetaker | Limit Breaker | Lucky Seven | Luna+ | Odd Rhythm | Outdoor Fighter | Patience | Pavise+ | Prescience | Quick Burn | Rally Defense | Rally Heart | Rally Luck | Rally Magic | Rally Movement | Rally Resistance | Rally Skill | Rally Spectrum | Rally Speed | Rally Strength | Relief | Rightful God | Rightful King | Shadowgift | Slow Burn | Solidarity | Special Dance | Swordbreaker | Swordfaire | Tantivy | Tomebreaker | Tomefaire | Underdog | Vantage+ | Vengeance | Veteran | Wyrmsbane | Zeal|
|Introduced in Fates||Aching Blood | Bibliophile | Bloodthirst | Born Steward | Bushido | Calm | Capture | Chivalry | Collector | Competitive | Countercurse | Daydream | Devoted Partner | Divine Retribution | Draconic Heir | Evasive Partner | Fancy Footwork | Fearsome Blow | Fierce Counter | Fierce Mien | Fierce Rival | Fiery Blood | Forager | Forceful Partner | Fortunate Son | Gallant | Goody Basket | Guarded Bravery | Haiku | Healing Descant | Highwayman | In Extremis | Icy Blood | Kidnap | Lily's Poise | Lucky Charm | Make a Killing | Miraculous Save | Mischievous | Misfortunate | Morbid Celebration | Noble Cause | Nohr Enmity | Optimist | Optimistic | Opportunist | Peacebringer | Perfect Pitch | Perfectionist | Perspicacious | Playthings | Pride | Pyrotechnics | Pragmatic | Prodigy | Puissance | Quiet Strength | Rallying Cry | Reciprocity | Rose's Thorns | Sisterhood | Shuriken Mastery | Supportive | Sweet Tooth | Triple Threat | Unmask | Vendetta | Vow of Friendship | Wind Disciple | Air Superiority | Amaterasu | Armored Blow | Awakening | Better Odds | Camaraderie | Certain Blow | Clarity | Countermagic | Dancing Blade | Darting Blow | Death Blow | Draconic Hex | Dragon Fang | Dragon Ward | Dual Striker | Dual Guardsman | Duelist's Blow | Elbow Room | Even Better | Even Keel | Evenhanded | Foreign Princess | Future Sight | Gentilhomme | Golembane | Good Fortune | Grisly Wound | Heartseeker | Heavy Blade | Hoshidan Unity | Household Cure | Inspiration | Inspiring Song | Iron Will | Life and Death | Live to Serve | Lunge | Malefic Aura | Natural Cover | Nobility | Nohrian Trust | Odd Shaped | Opportunity Shot | Poison Strike | Potent Potion | Profiteer | Quick Draw | Quixotic | Rend Heaven | Replicate | Rifled Barrel | Savage Blow | Salvage Blow | Seal Defense | Seal Magic | Seal Resistance | Seal Speed | Seal Strength | Shelter | Shurikenbreaker | Shurikenfaire | Speedtaker | Spendthrift | Strengthtaker | Strong Riposte | Swap | Surefooted | Survey | Tactical Advice | Trample | Toxic Brew | Veteran Intuition | Voice of Peace | Warding Blow | Wary Fighter | Witch's Brew|
|Introduced in Shadows of Valentia||Absolve | Anti-Armor | Anti-Cavalry | Anti-Fliers | Anti-Terrors | Apotrope | Archballista | Armorcrush | Armored | Banish | Bowrange +1 | Bowrange +2 | Bowrange +3 | Celestial Bow | Coral Cover | Crosswise Cut | Curved Shot | Dark Spikes | Death Blow | Defensive | Deicide | Destreza | Divide | Double Lion | Dragon (skill) | Dragonhaze | Duelist Sword | Duma’s Gift | Earth's Boon | Earth’s Kiss | Eerie Screech | Encloser | Evade Critical | Flamberge | Flier | Foudroyant | God (skill) | Great Terror | Grounder | Halve Axes | Halve Lances | Halve Swords | Heavy Armor | Heavy Draw | Hexblade | Hunter Volley | Incarnation | Influence | Knightkneeler | Lionine Poise | Longearche | Lunar Flash | Magic +5 | Mistdancer | Mounted | Null Defense | Nullify Ailments | Overrun | Pact | Penetrate | Phalanx | Phantasm | Ragnarok Ω | Reconstruct | Recovery | Res +5 | Sanctuary | Scendscale | Shadow Gambit | Solar Thrust | Soothing Light | Sophisticate | Speculum | Subdue | Sunder | Teleportation | Tempest Lance | Terror | Thunderclap (Fire Emblem) | Tigerstance | Trance Shot | Transmute | Tri-affliction | Triangle Attack | Upheaval | Vengeful Cry | Ward Arrow | Wildfire | Wrath Strike|
|Fire Emblem Heroes Skills:|
|Assists||Rally Attack • Rally Speed • Rally Defense • Rally Resistance • Rally Atk/Spd • Rally Atk/Res • Rally Def/Res|
|Specials||Daylight • Noontime • Sol • Aether • Night Sky • Glimmer • Astra • Galeforce • New Moon • Moonbow • Luna • Dragon Gaze • Draconic Aura • Dragon Fang • Glowing Ember • Bonfire • Ignis • Chilling Wind • Iceberg • Glacies • Retribution • Reprisal • Vengeance|
Rising Flame • Blazing Flame • Growing Flame • Rising Light • Blazing Light • Growing Light • Rising Thunder • Blazing Thunder • Growing Thunder • Rising Wind • Blazing Wind • Growing Wind
Holy Vestments • Sacred Cowl • Aegis • Buckler • Escutcheon • Pavise • Miracle
Imbue • Heavenly Light • Solid-Earth Balm • Kindled-Fire Balm • Still-Water Balm • Swift-Winds Balm
|A Skills||HP (3-5) • Attack (1-3) • Speed • Defense • Resistance • HP Spd • Spd Res • Attack Def • HP Def • Attack Res • HP Res • Defiant Attack • Defiant Defense • Defiant Resistance • Defiant Speed • Triangle Adept • Life and Death • Fury • Armored Blow • Darting Blow • Death Blow • Warding Blow • Swift Sparrow • Sturdy Blow • Swift Strike • Steady Blow • Mirror Strike • Fortress Defense • Fortress Resistance • Distant Defense • Close Defense • Steady Stance • Steady Breath • Warding Stance • Fierce Stance • Bracing Blow • Atk Def Bond • Atk Res Bond • Earth Boost • Wind Boost • Fire Boost • Water Boost • Heavy Blade • Flashing Blade • Close Counter • Distant Counter • Svalinn Shield • Iote's Shield • Grani's Shield|
|B Skills||Swordbreaker • Lancebreaker • Axebreaker • Bowbreaker • Daggerbreaker • Tomebreaker (R/B/G) • Brash Assault • Quick Riposte • Desperation • Vantage • Windsweep • Watersweep • Wary Fighter • Guard • Escape Route • Wings of Mercy • Pass • Obstruct • Drag Back • Knock Back • Lunge • Hit and Run • Seal Attack • Seal Defense • Seal Resistance • Seal Speed • Seal Atk Spd • Seal Atk Def • Poison Strike • Cancel Affinity • Wrath • Renewal • Live to Serve • Shield Pulse • Flier Formation • Dazzling Staff • Wrathful Staff • Blaze Dance • Gale Dance • Geyser Dance • Torrent Dance • Live for Bounty • Live for Honor • Crusader's Ward • Sacae's Blessing • Beorc's Blessing • Recover Ring • Follow-Up Ring|
|C Skills||Spur Attack • Spur Speed • Spur Defense • Spur Resistance • Spur Def Res • Spur Spd Def • Drive Attack • Drive Defense • Drive Speed • Drive Resistance • Goad Armor • Goad Cavalry • Goad Fliers • Ward Armor • Ward Cavalry • Ward Fliers • Hone Attack • Hone Speed • Fortify Defense • Fortify Resistance • Hone Armor • Hone Cavalry • Hone Fliers • Fortify Armor • Fortify Cavalry • Fortify Fliers • Fortify Dragons • Attack Tactic • Defense Tactic • Breath of Life • Threaten Attack • Threaten Defense • Threaten Resistance • Threaten Speed • Savage Blow • Attack Smoke • Speed Smoke • Panic Ploy • Attack Ploy • Defense Ploy • Resistance Ploy • Speed Ploy • Infanty Pulse • Guidance • Armor March • Sword Experience • B Tome Experience • Axe Experience • Bow Experience • Sword Valor • Lance Valor • Axe Valor • B Tome Valor • G Tome Valor • Dagger Valor|
|Sacred Seals||Quickened Pulse • Phantom Speed • Hardy Bearing • Deflect Magic • Deflect Melee • Deflect Missle • Squad Ace • Embla's Ward • Múspellflame|