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Improved Shield Bash

( Defenders of the Faith: A Guidebook to Clerics and Paladins, p. 20)


You can push opponents back by bashing them with your shield.


Power Attack (PH) ,

Required for

Divine Shield (DF) ,


Any shield bash you make with a small or large shield also affects your opponent as if you had performed a bull rush. You don't actually move into your opponent's square or incur attacks of opportunity for the bash. You also can't move your opponent back more than 5 feet, nor can you move along with the defender. You can't use this feat with a buckler.

Also appears in

  1. Player's Handbook v.3.5