Deflect Attack (3.5e Feat)

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Deflect Attack [General, Fighter]

You can be more aggressive when Fighting Defensively.
Benefit: When you are fighting defensively, your opponent provokes an attack of opportunity just before attacking you. Since you are fighting defensively, your attack of opportunity has a -4 penalty to attack. If the opponent attacks you with a weapon, your Attack of Opportunity can only be used as a Sunder attack against the weapon that is used to attack you. If the opponent attacks you with an unarmed attack or a natural weapon, you attack the unarmed strike or natural weapon, effectively making an Attack of Opportunity against your opponent. If your attack actually damages the opponent's weapon (or the opponent, in the case of an unarmed strike or natural weapon), subtract the damage dealt to the weapon or opponent from the damage you would sustain from their attack. In this way, it is possible to negate the damage from an opponent's attack.
Special: You cannot use this feat if attacking with a piercing weapon or unarmed if your opponent is using a weapon to attack you, unless through an ability or feat you can make Sunder attacks with a piercing weapon or unarmed (as Sunder attacks generally require you to be using a slashing or bludgeoning weapon).
Revised by the Netbook of Feats Review Board
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Author: Michael J. Kletch © Michael J. Kletch 2001   This feat is from the NBoF, please see NBoF Credits.
NBoF Balance Rating (0 to 5 Scale)
Overall Purp Pow Port Comp Rule
4.00 4.75 3.75 4.25 3.00 4.25



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