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Covering Attack
fighter attack 1

You launch a dizzying barrage of thrusts at your enemy, compelling him to give you all his attention. Under the cover of your ferocious attack, one of your allies can safely retreat from that same foe.

Target: one creature

Attack: Strength vs. AC

Hit: 2[W] + Strength modifier damage, and an ally adjacent to the target can shift 2 square[PH:78] as a free action. [Dr399:CC:F]

Covering Attack is a first-level fighter encounter attack power. It is the suggested power for the Guardian Fighter build.


  • The Class compendium states the shifting two squares is a free action. This change is not identified in updates.
  • The class compendium also changes the flavor text.