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This is a ranking page for the hero Asbel - Windswept Youth from the game Fire Emblem Heroes (FEH). Read on to learn the best IVs (Individual Values), best builds (Inherit Skill), weapon refinement, stats at Lv 40, and more for Asbel.

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Asbel - Windswept Youth Icon Asbel

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Asbel Rating and Basic Information

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Overall Rating 8.5/10
Reroll Ranking (excluding Inherit Skill) A
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Ranking (including Inherit Skill) A
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Asbel - Windswept Youth: Basic Information

Color / Weapon Type / Move Type
Rarity
What Kind of Character Are They? ・Tome is effective against flying foes and it grants a buff across all stats in both phases
・Can nullify enemy guaranteed follow-ups and skills that prevent his own follow-up attacks
・Since weapon skill accelerates Special trigger, Moonbow sits at a cooldown of 1

Asbel Skills at 5★

Skill Name Might Range Effect
14 2 Accelerates Special trigger (cooldown count-1). Effective against flying foes. If unit initiates combat or if unit is within 2 spaces of an ally, grants Atk/Spd/Def/Res+5 and neutralizes foe's bonuses (from skills like Fortify, Rally, etc.) during combat.
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Cooldown = 2
Treats foe's Def/Res as if reduced by 30% during combat.
-
Grants Atk/Spd/Def/Res+4.
After combat, deals 8 damage to unit.
-
Disables foe’s skills that guarantee foe’s follow-up attack and foe’s skills that prevent unit’s follow-up attack.
-
At start of turn, if unit is adjacent to an ally, grants Spd/Res+5 to unit for 1 turn.

Asbel Best IVs and Stats at Lv. 40

Stats

Lv 40+10 Stats (5★)

Stats at Lv 40

HP Atk Spd Def Res Total
5★- Adjusted for Skills 40 54 46 25 30 195
5★ Lv.40 40 36 42 21 26 165

Initial Stats (with Skills)

HP Atk Spd Def Res Total
5★ Lv.1 18 22 12 4 7 63

Recommended IVs

Stat Superboon/Superbane IV Recommendation
HP (18) HP Superbane ★★★☆☆
Atk (22) No Attack IV ★★★★☆
Spd (12) Spd Boon ★★★★★
Def (4) No Def IV ★★☆☆☆
Res (7) Res Boon ★★☆☆☆

◯ = Stat gains +4 with a superboon, ✕= Stat goes down by -4 with a superbane, - = No assets or flaws

+Spd/-Res

The best IVs for Asbel are +Spd and -Res. A higher Spd stat allows Asbel to get a ton of follow-up attacks on his foes. Additionally, it protects him from hostile follow-up attacks. Taking a bane in Res would balance his defensive stats and that is ideal for survival so it is the best bane he can take.

+Spd for a +10 Merge

We recommend a +Spd IV when merging Asbel to 10. This is for the same reasons as above. He will be able to nail consistent follow-up attacks at this point even without support. It will also boost his durabiity by a lot since only the fastest units can score follow-up attacks on him. You can also go for a +Atk IV if you prefer supplementing his Spd with support instead

Stat Comparison of Similar Heroes

Hero
HP
Atk
Spd
Def
Res
Total
Asbel Icon Asbel
40 36 42 21 26 165
40 40 16 32 35 163
40 33 39 23 27 162
40 38 38 18 28 162
41 34 41 21 25 162
37 35 39 19 31 161
37 35 36 17 31 156
38 34 37 17 25 151
38 33 27 15 37 150

Note: Stats bonuses from skills are not taken into account.

Asbel Best Builds

Budget Asbel

Special Skill IconMoonbow
Passive Skill A IconFury 4

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How to Use, Explanation

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Source Hero

Skill Hero
Asbel - Windswept Youth Icon Asbel - Windswept Youth (5★)
Asbel - Windswept Youth Icon Asbel - Windswept Youth (5★)
Asbel - Windswept Youth Icon Asbel - Windswept Youth (5★)
Asbel - Windswept Youth Icon Asbel - Windswept Youth (5★)
Asbel - Windswept Youth Icon Asbel - Windswept Youth (5★)

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Special Skill IconMoonbow

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Source Hero

Skill Hero
Asbel - Windswept Youth Icon Asbel - Windswept Youth (5★)
Asbel - Windswept Youth Icon Asbel - Windswept Youth (5★)

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Asbel Best Weapon Refine

Asbel's Weapon Cannot Be Refined!

Asbel's weapon cannot currently be refined. This section will be updated if it becomes refineable in the future!

About the Weapon Refinery

Asbel Roles, Strengths, and Weaknesses

Asbel Roles

Asbel - Windswept Youth Roles
Close Physical AttackClose-Physical Ranged Physical AttackRanged-Physical Close Magic AttackClose-Magic Ranged Magic ImageRanged-Magic
Physical Wall ImagePhysical Wall Magic WallMagic Wall Effective ImageEffective Weapon Movement Assist ImageMovement Assist
Exclusive Skill ImageExclusive Skill No All Range Counterattack ImageAll-Range Counterattack RecoveryRecovery No Refresher ImageRefresher
No Legendary Hero ImageLegendary No Mythic Hero ImageMythic No Duo and Harmonized ImageDuo/Harmonized No Resplendent ImageResplendent

Asbel is a ranged magic attacker (range = 2). Therefore, when not accounting for the Weapon Triangle, the amount of damage he deals will be equivalent to his Atk minus the foe's Res stat.

Asbel Strengths

Possesses a powerful weapon that is great against fliers

Asbel's weapon, Grafcalibur, is effective against flying foes so it is already unique in that regard alone. Given the amount of powerful fliers in the competitive game modes like Aether Raids, this weapon makes Asbel viable in those maps.

Additionally, it grants +5 to all stats if Asbel initiates combat, or if he enters combat within 2 spaces of an ally. It also neutralizes foe's bonuses during combat when he meets said conditions. Combined with Fury 4, he brings a lots of stats in matchups

Last but not the least, it also accelerates his special trigger by 1 count, so this means Asbel's Moonbow is at a cooldown of 1. With that very low cooldown, he can activate Moonbow every time he scores a follow-up attack. With his high Spd, he can definitely run a Desperation 3 setup.

Asbel Moonbow Activation Fire Emblem Heroes FEH.png

Expect lots of Moonbows when running Asbel's base kit!

Null Follow-up Prevents Enemy Follow-up Attacks and Ensures Corrin's Follow-up Attacks

Null Follow Up 3 neutralizes effects that guarantee enemy follow-up attacks on Asbel and effects that prevent Asbel from executing follow-up attacks. This makes Asbel a great counter for units like Tibarn and those with Bold Fighter or Wary Fighter.

This makes it very safe to stack tons of Spd with the goal of scoring consistent follow-up attacks because it would not go to waste becasue of said skills.

Possesses the most powerful version of Fury

Asbel has native access to Fury 4 which provides a huge stat boost to its user. To be exact, it provides +4 Atk/Spd/Def/Res. However, it deals -8 HP to Asbel everytime he exits combat. With some healers like Sara or a passive healer like Reyson, this downside can be easily made up for.

Although you can always go for the fully offensive route and take advantage of the HP deduction by getting Desperation 3 or Vantage 3 onto his kit.

Asbel Weaknesses

Low Def

Asbel's Def only sits at 21 at Lv.40. This makes it very easy for physical units to take him out. Be mindful of Asbel's positioning in relation to physical units that can easily take him out.

His Res can be unreliable too depending on the situation. At +0 merges and if you get a -Res bane, it will sit at 23 making it very low too. One quick fix to this of course is to get a merge! Having said all this, make sure that the unit Asbel will attack cannot take him out with a counterattack. If possible, have him buffed or have his allies shave some HP off them before finishing them off with Asbel.

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Asbel - Windswept Youth Only Appears as a 5 Star Hero!

Asbel - Windswept Youth only appears as a 5 Star Hero. We will include whether or not you should Unlock Potential for Asbel - Windswept Youth if a 4 Star version is released!

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Asbel - List of Skills

Weapons

Skill Name Might Range Effect Learned At
4 2 No Effect
6 2 No Effect
9 2 No Effect
14 2 Accelerates Special trigger (cooldown count-1). Effective against flying foes. If unit initiates combat or if unit is within 2 spaces of an ally, grants Atk/Spd/Def/Res+5 and neutralizes foe's bonuses (from skills like Fortify, Rally, etc.) during combat. 5★

Assists

This Hero has no Assist skills that can be learned.

Specials

Skill Name Effect Learned At
(Cooldown Count = 3) Resolve combat as if foe suffered Def/Res -30%. 5★
(Cooldown Count = 2) Treats foe's Def/Res as if reduced by 30% during combat. 5★

Passives

Skill Name Effect Learned At
Grants Atk/Spd/Def/Res +1. Unit take 2 damage after combat. 5★
Grants Atk/Spd/Def/Res +2. Unit take 4 damage after combat. 5★
Grants Atk/Spd/Def/Res +3. Unit take 6 damage after combat. 5★
Grants Atk/Spd/Def/Res+4.
After combat, deals 8 damage to unit.
5★
At start of combat, if unit’s HP  = 100%, disables foe’s skills that guarantee foe’s follow-up attack and foe’s skills that prevent unit’s follow-up attack. 5★
At start of combat, if unit’s HP ≥ 50%, disables foe’s skills that guarantee foe’s follow-up attack and foe’s skills that prevent unit’s follow-up attack. 5★
Disables foe’s skills that guarantee foe’s follow-up attack and foe’s skills that prevent unit’s follow-up attack. 5★
At start of turn, if unit is adjacent to an ally, grants Spd/Res+3 to unit for 1 turn. 5★
At start of turn, if unit is adjacent to an ally, grants Spd/Res+4 to unit for 1 turn. 5★
At start of turn, if unit is adjacent to an ally, grants Spd/Res+5 to unit for 1 turn. 5★

Asbel as a Source Hero

Asbel Avatar

Value of Skills ★★★★★

Inheriting Fury 4 or Spd/Res Oath 3

Asbel can be used to inherit the skills Fury 4 or Spd/Res Oath 3. However, Asbel is a powerful green tome unit. He is very reliable as he has many great matchups because of Grafcalibur. If you do not have a reliable green tome unit yet, then you might want to train and invest in Asbel instead. You can also get Null Follow-Up 3 from him.

If you are able to get Fury 3 from another unit, you can get both Fury 4 and another skill of your choice.

How to Get Asbel / Illustrations / Voice Actor / Quotes

How to Get Asbel

Obtain Through Regular Summon

Asbel is a Hero who can be pulled from any summon.

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Ends:01/28/2021

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Voice Actor and Illustrator Information

Voice Actor
(English)
Kylen Deporter
Illustrator Wada Sachiko
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