Armor Focus Feats

You can train to be better at using your weapons.  Why can’t you do the same with your armor?

Armor Focus [Armor Focus]

Prereqs: BAB +1

Benefit: Choose one type of armor with which you are proficient. When wearing this type of armor you gain a +1 competence bonus to armor class and your Armor Check Penalty is reduced by 1. You lose these benefits when denied your Dex bonus to AC.

Special: You may take this feat more than once. You must choose a different type of armor each time.

Armor Specialization [Armor Focus]

Prereqs: BAB +4, Armor Focus

Benefit: Choose one type of armor for which you’ve taken the Armor Focus feat. When wearing this type of armor you gain DR 2/-. You lose this DR when you are denied your Dex bonus to AC.

Special: You may take this feat more than once. You must choose a different type of armor each time.

Greater Armor Focus [Armor Focus]

You are most skilled with single type of armor.

Prereqs: BAB +16, Armor Focus, Improved Armor Focus

Benefit: Choose a type of armor for which you’ve taken the Improved Armor Focus feat. When wearing this type of armor you gain a +1 competence bonus to AC and your Armor Check Penalty is reduced by 1. These benefits stack with those from Armor Focus and Improved Armor Focus. You lose these benefits when denied your Dex bonus to AC.

This feat may only be applied to heavy armor, not to light or medium armor.

Special: You may take this feat more than once. You must choose a different type of armor each time.

Greater Armor Specialization [Armor Focus]

You can use your armor to reduce damage taken.

Prereqs: BAB +20, Armor Focus, Armor Specialization, Improved Armor Focus, Improved Armor Specialization, Greater Armor Focus

Benefit: Choose one type of armor for which you’ve taken the Improved Armor Specialization feat. When wearing this type of armor you gain DR 2/- that stacks with DR gained from Armor Specialization and Improved Armor Specialization. You lose this DR when denied your Dex bonus to AC.

This feat may only be applied to heavy armor, not to light or medium armor.

Special: You may take this feat more than once. You must choose a different type of armor each time.

Improved Armor Focus [Armor Focus]

You are more skilled with a single type of armor.

Prereqs: BAB +8, Armor Focus

Benefit: Choose a type of armor for which you’ve taken the Armor Focus feat. When wearing this type of armor you gain a +1 competence bonus to AC and your Armor Check Penalty is reduced by 1. These benefits stack with those from Armor Focus. You lose these benefits when denied your Dex bonus to AC.

This feat may only be applied to medium or heavy armor, not to light armor.

Special: You may take this feat more than once. You must choose a different type of armor each time.

Improved Armor Specialization [Armor Focus]

You can use your armor to reduce damage taken.

Prereqs: BAB +12, Armor Focus, Armor Specialization, Improved Armor Focus

Benefit: Choose one type of armor for which you’ve taken the Armor Specialization feat. When wearing this type of armor you gain DR 2/- that stacks with DR gained from Armor Specialization. You lose this DR when denied your Dex bonus to AC.

This feat may only be applied to medium or heavy armor, not to light armor.

Special: You may take this feat more than once. You must choose a different type of armor each time.

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