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Shield Fighting is a heroic-tier feat, suitable for those becoming a gladiator. It is available to characters proficient with a shield and with a Dexterity of 15.

Until the start of the character's next turn, the character may forgo the shield bonus to AC and Reflex granted by a shield he is wielding. If he does so, he gets a +1 bonus to damage rolls. [Dr368:58]


  • This becomes a free damage bonus if another character provides a similar shield bonus, or if the character wields more than one shield as required for Snapping Testudo.