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This list gives the best Servants for resisting Instant Death attacks.

Instant Death is a relatively obscure mechanic in FGO, and much maligned by Masters because how sporadically it triggers. Unfortunately now on the receiving end of one particular fight, it happens way more often than one expects.

    How Instant Death Works

    The way Instant Death works is every instant death NP or skill has an associated activation chance, which is multiplied by each Servant's base Instant Chance %.

    For example, if Cu Chulainn attacks Francis Drake with 100% Overcharge Gae Bolg:

    • Gae Bolg at 100% Overcharge: 60% Death Chance
    • Francis Drake: 50% base Instant Death Chance
    • Instant Death will trigger 60% x 50% of the time, or 30% actual trigger rate.

    Servants Most Resistant to Instant Death

    • For Masters that obtained The Mature Gentlemen CE, it can be equipped to further reduce Death Rate by 60% (80% MLB)!
    • First Hassan is Death Immune

      The following is a list of current NA Servants most resistant to Instant Death (passive abilities included):

    ID Icon Servant Death Chance Sort descending
    166 BB 0.60%
    106 Jeanne d'Arc (Alter) 5.70%
    147 Gorgon 7.00%
    96 Edmond Dantes 7.00%
    158 Avenger of Shinjuku 10.00%
    3 Altria Pendragon (Alter) 19.20%
    59 Jeanne d'Arc 21.00%
    135 Saint Martha (Ruler) 21.00%
    93 Amakusa Shirou 21.00%
    2 Altria Pendragon 21.00%
    123 Gawain 21.00%
    165 Suzuka Gozen 21.00%
    15 Euryale 22.50%
    142 Ishtar 22.50%
    78 Altria Pendragon (Lancer Alter) 23.00%
    140 Vlad III (EXTRA) 24.00%
    119 Altria Pendragon (Lancer) 24.00%
    18 Elisabeth Bathory 24.00%
    181 Minamoto-no-Raikou (Lancer) 24.00%
    8 Altera 24.50%
    101 Rama 24.50%
    173 Sherlock Holmes 24.50%
    91 Ryougi Shiki (Saber) 24.50%
    5 Nero Claudius 24.50%
    160 Arthur Pendragon (Prototype) 24.50%
    167 Sessyoin Kiara 25.00%
    144 Quetzalcoatl 25.00%
    129 Altria Pendragon (Archer) 25.80%
    60 Orion 27.00%
    180 Helena Blavatsky (Archer) 27.00%
    41 Stheno 27.50%
    6 Siegfried 28.00%
    85 Karna 28.00%
    10 Chevalier d'Eon 28.00%
    64 Hektor 28.00%
    141 Jeanne d'Arc (Alter Santa Lily) 28.00%
    121 Lancelot (Saber) 28.00%
    126 Bedivere 28.00%
    138 Elisabeth Bathory (Brave) 28.00%
    143 Enkidu 28.00%
    20 Cu Chulainn (Prototype) 28.00%
    118 Ozymandias 30.00%
    30 Saint Martha 30.00%
    33 Hans Christian Andersen 30.00%
    163 Meltryllis 30.00%
    179 Altria Pendragon (Rider Alter) 30.00%
    176 Frankenstein (Saber) 31.50%
    7 Gaius Julius Caesar 31.50%
    84 Arjuna 31.50%
    9 Gilles de Rais 31.50%
    156 Archer of Shinjuku 31.50%
    11 EMIYA 31.50%
    13 Robin Hood 31.50%
    14 Atalante 31.50%
    157 EMIYA (Alter) 31.50%
    122 Tristan 31.50%
    77 Nikola Tesla 31.50%
    87 Fionn mac Cumhaill 32.00%
    88 Brynhild 32.00%
    17 Cu Chulainn 32.00%
    21 Leonidas 32.00%
    22 Romulus 32.00%
    177 Nitocris (Assassin) 33.00%
    31 Medea 34.50%
    111 Irisviel (Holy Grail) 34.50%
    113 Xuanzang Sanzang 34.50%
    37 Zhuge Liang (El-Melloi II) 34.50%
    23 Medusa 35.00%
    153 Miyamoto Musashi 35.00%
    182 Ishtar (Rider) 35.00%
    27 Ushiwakamaru 35.00%
    29 Marie Antoinette 35.00%
    90 Nero Claudius (Bride) 35.00%
    72 Fergus mac Roich 35.00%
    132 Mordred (Rider) 35.00%
    164 Passionlip 35.00%
    150 Merlin 36.00%
    100 Helena Blavatsky 36.00%
    62 Tamamo-no-Mae 36.00%
    130 Marie Antoinette (Caster) 36.00%
    63 David 36.00%
    125 Tawara Touta 36.00%
    120 Nitocris 36.00%
    67 Medea (Lily) 36.00%
    137 Chloe von Einzbern 36.00%
    71 Diarmuid ua Duibhne 36.00%
    35 Mephistopheles 36.00%
    74 Nursery Rhyme 36.00%
    19 Musashibou Benkei 36.00%
    95 Kid Gilgamesh 36.00%
    79 Paracelsus von Hohenheim 36.00%
    80 Charles Babbage 36.00%
    155 Mysterious Heroine X (Alter) 37.30%
    86 Mysterious Heroine X 38.50%
    117 Fuuma Kotarou 38.50%
    170 Assassin of the Nightless City 38.50%
    58 Tamamo Cat 39.00%
    171 Berserker of El Dorado 39.00%
    114 Minamoto-no-Raikou 39.00%
    47 Heracles 39.00%
    99 Queen Medb 40.00%
    102 Li Shuwen 40.00%
    148 Jaguar Warrior 40.00%
    146 Medusa (Lancer) 40.00%
    28 Alexander 40.00%
    108 Iskandar 40.00%
    115 Sakata Kintoki (Rider) 40.00%
    94 Astolfo 40.00%
    128 Tamamo-no-Mae (Lancer) 40.00%
    104 Geronimo 40.50%
    131 Anne Bonny & Mary Read (Archer) 40.50%
    36 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 40.50%
    145 Gilgamesh (Caster) 42.00%
    136 Illyasviel von Einzbern 42.00%
    175 Nero Claudius (Caster) 42.00%
    38 Cu Chulainn (Caster) 42.00%
    124 Hassan of the Serenity 44.00%
    46 Carmilla 44.00%
    109 EMIYA (Assassin) 44.00%
    110 Hassan of the Hundred Personas 44.00%
    92 Ryougi Shiki (Assassin) 44.00%
    75 Jack the Ripper 44.00%
    40 Hassan of the Cursed Arm 44.00%
    24 Georgios 45.00%
    25 Edward Teach 45.00%
    26 Boudica 45.00%
    105 Billy the Kid 45.00%
    16 Arash 45.00%
    34 William Shakespeare 45.00%
    52 Vlad III 45.50%
    169 Caster of the Nightless City 48.00%
    32 Gilles de Rais (Caster) 48.00%
    43 Charles-Henri Sanson 49.50%
    44 Phantom of the Opera 49.50%
    159 Assassin of Shinjuku 49.50%
    154 First Hassan 49.50%
    139 Cleopatra 49.50%
    172 Rider of Resistance 50.00%
    65 Francis Drake 50.00%
    66 Anne Bonny & Mary Read 50.00%
    49 Lu Bu Fengxian 50.30%
    162 Chacha 52.00%
    178 Oda Nobunaga (Berserker) 52.00%
    48 Lancelot 52.00%
    116 Ibaraki-Douji 52.00%
    98 Cu Chulainn (Alter) 52.00%
    81 Henry Jekyll & Hyde 55.00%
    42 Jing Ke 55.00%
    45 Mata Hari 55.00%
    39 Sasaki Kojirou 55.00%
    54 Caligula 56.80%
    97 Nightingale 56.80%
    82 Frankenstein 58.50%
    89 Beowulf 58.50%
    53 Asterios 58.50%
    57 Eric Bloodaxe 58.50%
    103 Thomas Edison 60.00%
    161 Hijikata Toshizo 65.00%
    50 Spartacus 65.00%
    55 Darius III 65.00%
    56 Kiyohime 65.00%

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