Greater Heavy Armor Optimization

( Races of Stone, p. 141)

[Fighter Bonus Feat, General]

You have mastered the use of heavy armor, maximizing its protective qualities while moving more easily in it.


Heavy Armor Optimization (RS) , Armor Proficiency (heavy) (PH) , Base attack bonus +8,


When you are wearing heavy armor, lessen the armor check penalty of the armor by 2 and increase the armor bonus by 1. Both of these effects stack with the benefit of the Heavy Armor Optimization feat, for a total lessening of the armor check penalty by 3 and a total increase to the armor bonus of 2.


A fighter may select Greater Heavy Armor Optimization as one of her fi ghter bonus feats (see page 38 of the Player's Handbook).