Improvised Weapon Proficiency (3.5e Feat)
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Improvised Weapon Proficiency [General]
You are skilled at using unconventional items as weapons. This feat extends proficiency with a normal weapon to all those that resemble it. When you take this feat, choose any one weapon.
Prerequisite: Proficiency with the chosen weapon
Benefit: You are considered proficient with all improvised weapons that resemble the chosen weapon (DM's judgment). Thus, you do not suffer from a -4 penalty to your attack roll for using them. For example, someone with Improvised Weapon Proficiency (spear-like weapons) might be able to pick up a table leg that had been unevenly snapped off and use it as a spear with no penalty.
Normal: Without this feat, a character takes a -4 nonproficiency penalty with all improvised weapons.
Special: A player may take this feat multiple times. Its effects do not stack. Each time a player takes the feat, it applies to a new weapon. A fighter may select this feat as one of his fighter bonus feats.