The Flinched (尻込み, Shirigomi) is a type of effect debuff to be known to makes the inflicted to back down away from the attacker.
This effect only affects opposing party.
Flinched units will involuntarily back away after the last hit, the probability of flinching is actually varies on the character's bravery level and constitution.
Attacking Flinched targets usually results in Downed status.
Simply put, flinching makes the unit to involuntarily back down from anything, and no voluntary actions may be take during it.
- Flinching effect is based from the Pokemon games series, which makes the target to miss their chance.