Defensive Strike

( Complete Warrior, p. 97)

[Fighter Bonus Feat, General]

You can turn a strong defense into a powerful offense.


Combat Expertise (PH) , Dodge (PH) , DEX 13, INT 13,


If an opponent attacks you and misses while you are using the total defense action, you can attack that opponent on your next turn with a +4 bonus on your attack roll. You gain no bonus against an opponent that does not attack you or against an opponent that attacks and hits you. A character that gets multiple attacks in a round applies the +4 bonus only to her first attack for the round.


A fighter may select Defensive Strike as one of his fighter bonus feats.

Also appears in

  1. Oriental Adventures

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