Pole Fighting (3.5e Feat)

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Pole Fighting [General, Fighter]

When fighting with a pole arm you can use the butt to strike opponents

Prerequisite

Str 13, Proficiency with a polearm.

Benefit

When using a pole arm in two hands, you can use the butt end to make an additional attack. The butt end counts as a normal quarter staff. For pole-arms without reach, this allows you to use them as double weapons. That is, you can fight as if using two weapons, but if you do, you incur all the normal penalties associated with fighting with two weapons, as if you were using a one-handed weapon and a light weapon. For pole arms with reach, it means you can use the butt, without reach, and thus strike adjacent opponents. You are effectively using your butt end in two hands and get the improved damage bonus from strength that this allows.

Special

Pole arms include the halfspear, shortspear, trident, glaive, guisarme, halberd, longspear, ranseur and quarterstaff. The merits of this feat are intrinsic to the quarterstaff.

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Author: Carl Cramér © Carl Cramér 2001   This feat is from the NBoF, please see NBoF Credits.
NBoF Balance Rating (0 to 5 Scale)
Overall Purp Pow Port Comp Rule
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