|Acrobatic Strike||Martial||Your dexterous maneuvers and skilled acrobatics allow you to slip past a foe's defenses and deliver an accurate strike against him.|
|Active Shield Defense||Martial||Your expert use of your shield allows you to strike at vulnerable foes even when you forgo your own attacks in favor of defense.|
|Adaptable Flanker||Martial||When you and an ally team up against a foe, you know how to maximize the threat your ally poses to ruin your target's defenses.|
|Agile Shield Fighter||Martial||You are skilled in combining your shield bash attack with an armed strike. When you use your shield in unison with a weapon, your training allows you to score telling blows with both.|
|Battle Dancer||Martial||You strike at your foes in time with the music you sing or in cadence with an oration you deliver. The magical power of your bardic performance drives you forward and improves your fighting ability.|
|Blind-Fight||Martial||You know how to fight in melee without being able to see your foes.|
|Blood-Soaked Charger||Martial||You throw yourself into the fray, using your spiked armor and spiked shield to tear your opponents to pieces.|
|Blood-Spiked Charger||Martial||You throw yourself into the fray, using your spiked armor and spiked shield to tear your opponents to pieces.|
|Brutal Strike||Martial||You can batter foes senseless with your mace, morningstar, quarterstaff, or fl ail. Few victims are willing to stand toeto- toe with a warrior known for knocking his foes witless with a single strike.|
|Brutal Throw||Martial||You have learned how to hurl weapons to deadly effect.|
Fighting from the back of a steed is second nature to you.
You can follow through with powerful blows.
|Close-Quarters Fighting||Martial||You are skilled at fighting at close range and resisting grapple attempts.|
|Combat Acrobat||Martial||Your acrobatics and agility in combat allow you to maneuver across the battlefield with ease. You stay on your feet and speed over difficult terrain due to your superior athleticism and acrobatic talents.|
When you maintain your combat focus, you have an uncanny ability to sense the ebb and flow of your opponents' vitality. As you attain greater mastery of this fighting style, you learn to sense a foe's presence even with your eyes closed.
|Combat Brute||Martial||You employ strength and leverage to great effect in battle.|
|Combat Cloak Expert||Martial||You are adept at turning your cloak into a vital part of your combat repertoire. By twirling it about you, sweeping it over enemies, and using it to conceal your weapon, you can catch an opponent by surprise.|
The state of keen focus and mental discipline you attain in combat allows you to shift the focus of your defense from one opponent to another with careful, precise maneuvers.
You are trained at using your combat skill for defense as well as offense.
The way of the warrior requires more than simple, brute strength. Some warriors bring their minds to such keen focus during the heat of battle that they can attain superhuman levels of endurance, perception, and mental toughness. Through intense mental exercise and training, you learn to enter a state of perfect martial clarity.
|Combat Intuition||Martial||Your keen understanding of your opponent's moves and your instinctive feel for the flow of combat enable you to shrewdly assess your opponent's combat capabilities.|
|Combat Panache||Martial||Your glowing personality and sharp performance abilities allow you to navigate the battlefi eld on sheer chutzpah alone. While others rely on swords and armor, you use your cutting wit and ability to manipulate others.|
You can respond quickly and repeatedly to opponents who let their defenses down.
|Combat Stability||Martial||When you maintain your combat focus, you become diffi cult to dislodge. Your muscles lock into an unyielding position, granting you superior ability to resist trip attacks, bull rushes, disarms, and similar effects.|
Your intense, focused state allows you to see the one critical moment in a battle when you hang suspended between victory and defeat. By pouring the energy required to maintain your focus into your assault, you batter through your foe's defenses.
|Combat Vigor||Martial||When you maintain your combat focus, your clarity of purpose and relentless drive allow you to overcome your body's frailties. Minor wounds heal in a matter of seconds, and you quickly recover from even a grievous blow.|
|Cometary Collision||Martial||You are a thunderbolt of destruction on the battlefi eld. By carefully timing your charge, you rush forward and slam into an enemy just as he gathers the speed needed to charge you. You turn your opponent's momentum against him.|
You know how to twist an opponent's weapons from its grasp with a single graceful motion.
|Crossbow Sniper||Martial||You are skilled in lining up accurate, deadly shots with your crossbow. Perhaps you add custom-made sights to your weapon, or you have learned to maximize the stability and precision the weapon offers.|
You wield a bludgeoning weapon with superior power, allowing you to batter aside an opponent's defenses.
|Daring Warrior||Martial||You combine agility and extraordinary combat prowess to great effect.|
|Daunting Presence||Martial||You are skilled at inducing fear in your opponents.|
|Deadeye Shot||Martial||You carefully line up a ranged attack, timing it precisely so that you hit your opponent when his guard is down. When your target is busy dealing with an ally's melee attack, you strike.|
You are at your most dangerous when forced to protect yourself.
|Defensive Archery||Martial||You can avoid attacks of opportunity when making ranged attacks while threatened.|
|Defensive Strike||Martial||You can turn a strong defense into a powerful offense.|
|Defensive Sweep||Martial||You sweep your weapon through the area you threaten, warding away opponents and forcing them to move away or suffer a fearsome blow.|
|Deflect Arrows||Martial||You can deflect incoming arrows, as well as crossbow bolts, spears, and other projectile or thrown weapons.|
You are prepared for the unexpected.
|Deft Strike||Martial||You can place attacks at weak points in your opponent's defenses.|
|Distracting Attack||Martial||You are skilled at interfering with opponents in melee.|
You are adept at dodging blows.
You can react with your off hand to make an additional attack along with an attack of opportunity.
|Dual Strike||Martial||You are an expert skirmisher skilled at fighting with two weapons. Your extensive training with two weapons allows you to attack with both while moving through a chaotic combat or fighting a running battle.|
You excel at wielding a one-handed weapon while carrying nothing in your off hand.
|Elemental Iaijutsu Strike||Martial|
Trying to land a blow against you can be a maddening experience.
|Exotic Weapon Proficiency||Martial||Choose a type of exotic weapon, such as dire flail or shuriken. You understand how to use that type of exotic weapon in combat.|
|Expeditious Dodge||Martial||You're good at avoiding attacks while moving quickly.|
You can get greater distance out of a ranged weapon.