You have embraced the Shroud style of swordplay, known for its circuitous and canny footwork.[1]

Prerequisite(s) Edit

Dueling Disciple, mindblade class feature, Weapon Finesse, Weapon Focus (mindblade), base attack bonus +5

Benefit(s) Edit

When attempting a combat maneuver to bull rush or reposition a foe, you gain a +1 insight bonus on combat maneuver checks and a +4 dodge bonus to AC against any attack of opportunity you provoke. You also gain a +1 insight bonus to CMDagainst bull rush and reposition attempts.

When you attempt a dueling dodge during a duel, your bonus to AC increases to +6.

To gain these benefits, you must be wielding only an dueling sword(not using a shield, an off-hand weapon, armor spikes, unarmed strikes, or natural weapons).


  1. Dennis Baker, Jesse Benner, John Compton, and Thurston Hillman (2014). Inner Sea Combat, p. 10. Paizo Inc. ISBN 978-1-60125-598-3.

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Pathfinder Campaign Setting: Inner Sea Combat © 2014, Paizo Inc.; Authors: Dennis Baker, Jesse Benner, John Compton, and Thurston Hillman.

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