Weapon Proficiency

Feat Descriptions

Improved Crossbow Proficiency [Weapon Proficiency]

Prereqs Dex 13, Str 13, BAB +1, Weapon Group (Crossbows)

Benefit The penalty for firing a proficient crossbow one-handed is reduced from -4 to -2.

Weapon Finesse [Weapon Proficiency]

Prereqs BAB +1

Benefit With a light weapon, rapier, whip, or spiked chain made for a creature of your size category, you may use your Dexterity modifier instead of your Strength modifier on attack rolls. If you carry a shield, its armor check penalty applies to your attack rolls.

Special A fighter may select Weapon Finesse as one of his fighter bonus feats.

Natural weapons are always considered light weapons.

Weapon Group (Axes) [Weapon Proficiency]

Prereqs Weapon Group (Basic Weapons)

Benefit You make attack rolls normally with the following weapons: handaxe, battleaxe, dwarven war axe.

Normal When using a weapon with which you are not proficient, you take a -4 penalty on attack rolls.

Weapon Group (Basic Weapons) [Weapon Proficiency]

Benefit You make attack rolls normally with the following weapons: club, dagger, quarterstaff.

Normal When using a weapon with which you are not proficient, you take a -4 penalty on attack rolls.

Weapon Group (Bows) [Weapon Proficiency]

Prereqs Weapon Group (Basic Weapons)

Benefit You make attack rolls normally with the following weapons: shortbow, longbow, composite shortbow, composite longbow.

Normal When using a weapon with which you are not proficient, you take a -4 penalty on attack rolls.

Weapon Group (Claw Weapons) [Weapon Proficiency]

Prereqs Weapon Group (Basic Weapons)

Benefit You make attack rolls normally with the following weapons: punching dagger, spiked gauntlet.

Normal When using a weapon with which you are not proficient, you take a -4 penalty on attack rolls.

Weapon Group (Crossbows) [Weapon Proficiency]

Benefit You make attack rolls normally with the following weapons: heavy crossbow, light crossbow, repeating heavy crossbow, repeating light crossbow.

Normal When using a weapon with which you are not proficient, you take a -4 penalty on attack rolls.

Weapon Group (Flails) [Weapon Proficiency]

Prereqs Weapon Group (Basic Weapons)

Benefit You make attack rolls normally with the following weapons: light flail, heavy flail.

Normal When using a weapon with which you are not proficient, you take a -4 penalty on attack rolls.

Weapon Group (Heavy Blades) [Weapon Proficiency]

Prereqs Weapon Group (Basic Weapons)

Benefit You make attack rolls normally with the following weapons: longsword, greatsword, falchion, scimitar, bastard-sword.

Normal When using a weapon with which you are not proficient, you take a -4 penalty on attack rolls.

Weapon Group (Light Blades) [Weapon Proficiency]

Prereqs Weapon Group (Basic Weapons)

Benefit You make attack rolls normally with the following weapons: dagger, punching dagger, rapier, short sword.

Normal When using a weapon with which you are not proficient, you take a -4 penalty on attack rolls.

Weapon Group (Maces and Clubs) [Weapon Proficiency]

Prereqs Weapon Group (Basic Weapons)

Benefit You make attack rolls normally with the following weapons: club, light mace, heavy mace, greatclub, quarterstaff, sap, warmace.

Normal When using a weapon with which you are not proficient, you take a -4 penalty on attack rolls.

Weapon Group (Picks and Hammers) [Weapon Proficiency]

Prereqs Weapon Group (Basic Weapons)

Benefit You make attack rolls normally with the following weapons: light pick, heavy pick, light hammer, warhammer.

Normal When using a weapon with which you are not proficient, you take a -4 penalty on attack rolls.

Weapon Group (Polearms) [Weapon Proficiency]

Prereqs Weapon Group (Basic Weapons)

Benefit You make attack rolls normally with the following weapons: glaive, guisarme, halberd, longspear, ranseur.

Normal When using a weapon with which you are not proficient, you take a -4 penalty on attack rolls.

Weapon Group (Slings and Thrown Weapons) [Weapon Proficiency]

Prereqs Weapon Group (Basic Weapons)

Benefit You make attack rolls normally with the following weapons: dart, sling.

Normal When using a weapon with which you are not proficient, you take a -4 penalty on attack rolls.

Weapon Group (Spears) [Weapon Proficiency]

Prereqs Weapon Group (Basic Weapons)

Benefit You make attack rolls normally with the following weapons: javelin, lance, longspear, shortspear, trident.

Normal When using a weapon with which you are not proficient, you take a -4 penalty on attack rolls.

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