Combat Expertise Feat

Combat Expertise
You are trained at using your combat skill for defense as well as offense.
Prerequisite: Intelligence 13
Benefit: When you use the attack action or full attack action in melee, you can take a penalty of up to –5 on your attack and add the same number (up to +5) to your Defense. This number may not exceed your base attack bonus. The changes to attack rolls and Defense last until your next action. The bonus to your Defense is a dodge bonus (and as such it stacks with other dodge bonuses you may have).
Normal: A character not capable of the Combat expertise feat can fight defensively while using the attack or full attack action to take a –4 penalty on attacks and gain a +2 dodge bonus to Defense.

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