Talk:Parry Focus (3.5e Feat)

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why this talent only considers one-handed weapons (considering that may wear shields), and does not take into consideration also the two-handed weapons? (Always only martial)

EDIT: but parry with a weapon in one hand apply the same effort to parry with a weapon in both hands, exactly like the attack rolls do not disadvantage or advantage in using a properly two-handed weapon or a weapon in one hand, although would have to consider that with the two-handed weapon you can carry all your strength. Verx 01:47, 23 August 2014 (MDT)

Marasmusine is right , but I think they are the prerequisites that are too low. I would say to increase it to: 13 des , 15 str , +3 attack bonus .
                                                                                                       Verx 10:31, 22 August 2014 (MDT)
Because it takes considerably more effort to parry with a two-handed weapon?
Really this feat is overpowered. Compare with the conditional +1 AC of SRD:Dodge. Parry gives you +1 AC, all the time. Marasmusine (talk) 13:03, 22 August 2014 (MDT)

somethink like :
you are enough skilled and strong to deflect enemy melee and ranged attacks with your weapon.
Prerequisite: 13 dex , 15 str , +3 attack bonus.
Benefit: as long as you hold a one or two handed martial weapon, you gain a +1 deflection bonus to your armor class.
A condition that makes you lose your Dexterity bonus to Armor Class (if any) also makes you lose parry bonuses. Also, parry bonuses stack with each other, unlike most other types of bonuses.
Verx 15:59, 23 August 2014 (MDT)
Firstly, it's not going to be a deflection bonus: that's for magical wards. It's going to be a dodge bonus, as that represents avoiding a blow (and per the Off-Hand Parry feat).
Secondly, an attempt to balance it in this direction is going to make it more or less the same as the Dodge feat.
Thirdly, I don't know what conceptually this feat is doing. Parrying is something that fighters are doing with their weapons anyway. If a character wants to concentrate on parrying, they can take the Combat Expertise, Off-Hand Parry, Dodge or various similar feats. Marasmusine (talk) 00:48, 24 August 2014 (MDT)
you are right , this feat for it is now, is simply nonsensical and overpowered ... Verx 04:59, 24 August 2014 (MDT)
I did have an idea, maybe an AC bonus is granted if you are fighting an opponent who is wielding a weapon (as opposed to a natural weapon). This makes it more conditional, different to Dodge, and keeps the flavour of parrying. Marasmusine (talk) 10:12, 24 August 2014 (MDT)
would be a good idea, now we just have to hope that the owner of this page does not ignore our comments ... Verx 14:43, 24 August 2014 (MDT)
I went ahead and rewrote it, the original author only edits here about once per year. Marasmusine (talk) 01:22, 25 August 2014 (MDT)
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