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Category:Monk class feats

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Class feats[edit]

Level 1[edit]

  • Armor Class Bonus (passive): While unarmored and not equipping a shield, monks gain a passive bonus to Armor Class equal to their Wisdom modifier, if their Wisdom modifier is positive.
  • Flurry of Blows (passive): When a monk is either unarmed or is wielding only monk weapons (Kama, Shuriken, Quarterstaff), the monk is treated as if they had a full Base Attack Bonus for all monk levels they possess rather than a 3/4 Base Attack Bonus.
  • Unarmed Strike (passive): Monks are tremendously skilled at unarmed combat and inflict more damage with their bare hands. As they increase in levels, so will the damage they will inflict with their unarmed attacks at level 4, 8, 12, 16 and 20.
  • Choice of a Martial arts feat: A monk may select martial arts feat for free. He must meet all prerequisites of the feat he selects.
  • Finishing moves (active): As your martial arts training continues, you will be able perform special finishing moves of great versatility and power. These finishing moves are unlocked by performing certain sequences of attack forms, and the finishing move icon will change (and a visible glow of Ki will appear about you) when you are ready to perform one.

Level 2[edit]

  • Armor Class Bonus (passive): +3 bonus to Armor, and as you increase in power, you will receive +3 additional bonus to Armor Class at levels 5, 10, 15 and 20.
  • Evasion (passive): When a monk makes a successful Reflex save to avoid damage, he or she suffers no damage instead of half damage. Evasion requires light or no armor.
  • Meditation (active): A two times per rest, a monk can meditate to slowly regain Ki. It stabilizes when it reaches over three times his Concentration score.
  • Choice of a Martial arts feat: At second level, a monk may select martial arts feat for free. He must meet all prerequisites of the feat he selects.

Level 3[edit]

Level 4[edit]

  • Ki Strike: Magic (passive): All of a monk's unarmed melee attacks are empowered with Ki and are considered magical for damage reduction purposes.
  • Slow Fall (active): A monk's focus allows him to bend nature around him to reduce gravity's effect. This is an active feat, and can be turned off should you desire normal gravity to affect you. The Monk must be centered to use this ability, and its effectiveness increases as you continue to gain power, at every two level.
  • Unarmed Strike (passive): While centered (unarmored, unencumbered, and wielding monk weapons), your fists and feet are lethal weapons.

Level 5[edit]

  • Armor Class Bonus (passive): Your training improves your armor class, You gain +3 additional bonus to Armor Class.
  • Purity of Body (passive): At this level, a monk has gained control over his body’s immune system and is now unaffected by all natural diseases.

Level 6[edit]

  • Adept of Forms: You continue on the path to enlightenment, improving your elemental stances and learning new elemental strikes.
  • Choice of a Martial arts feat: At sixth level, a monk may select martial arts feat for free. He must meet all prerequisites of the feat he selects.
  • Fast Movement (passive): While centered (unarmored, unencumbered, and wielding monk weapons), a monk runs faster for every three monk levels he possesses.
  • Slow Fall (active): Your focus allows you to bend nature around you to make gravity have less effect. This is an active feat, and can be turned off should you desire normal gravity to affect you.

Level 7[edit]

  • Wholeness of Body (active): This feat allows monks expend 10 Ki to heal half their hit points over time. The formula for how many hit points is regained is (Monk level)/2 + Wisdom modifier every 2 seconds for 30 seconds. This feat cannot be used in combat, the monk must stand still and perform no action while he regenarates some of his hit points. There is a cool-down of 180 seconds. (Healing Amplification items and Improved Recovery enhancements may result in a full regeneration of HP.)

Level 8[edit]

  • Slow Fall (active): Your focus allows you to bend nature around you to make gravity have less effect. This is an active feat, and can be turned off should you desire normal gravity to affect you.
  • Unarmed Strike (passive): While centered (unarmored, unencumbered, and wielding monk weapons), your fists and feet are lethal weapons.

Level 9[edit]

Level 10[edit]

  • Armor Class Bonus (passive): Your training improves your armor class, You gain +3 additional bonus to Armor Class.
  • Ki Strike: Lawful (passive): Unarmed attacks from the monk are now considered Lawful and Magic weapons for damage reduction purposes.
  • Slow Fall (active): Your focus allows you to bend nature around you to make gravity have less effect. This is an active feat, and can be turned off should you desire normal gravity to affect you.

Level 11[edit]

Level 12[edit]

  • Abundant Step (active): At the cost of 10 Ki, a monk can use this ability to make horizontal leaps, closing to targets, traversing chasms, or zipping past enemies with less chance of being detected. There is a cooldown of three seconds on this feat and can only be used on yourself.
  • Fast Movement (passive): While centered (unarmored, unencumbered, and wielding monk weapons), a monk runs faster for every three monk levels he possesses.
  • Master of Forms: You continue on the path to enlightenment, further improving your elemental stances and learning new elemental strikes. These stance improvements replace those granted by Adept of Forms.
  • Slow Fall (active): Your focus allows you to bend nature around you to make gravity have less effect. This is an active feat, and can be turned off should you desire normal gravity to affect you.
  • Unarmed Strike (passive): While centered (unarmored, unencumbered, and wielding monk weapons), your fists and feet are lethal weapons.

Level 13[edit]

Level 14[edit]

  • Slow Fall (active): Your focus allows you to bend nature around you to make gravity have less effect. This is an active feat, and can be turned off should you desire normal gravity to affect you.

Level 15:[edit]

Level 16:[edit]

  • Ki Strike: Adamantine (passive): Unarmed attacks from the monk are now considered Adamantine, Lawful, and Magic weapons for damage reduction purposes.
  • Slow Fall (active): Your focus allows you to bend nature around you to make gravity have less effect. This is an active feat, and can be turned off should you desire normal gravity to affect you.
  • Unarmed Strike (passive): While centered (unarmored, unencumbered, and wielding monk weapons), your fists and feet are lethal weapons.

Level 17:[edit]

  • Timeless Body (passive): Your soul is balanced. No corrupt influences can possess your body after death - you are immune to the spawn effect of most undead.

Level 18:[edit]

  • Fast Movement (passive): While centered (unarmored, unencumbered, and wielding monk weapons), a monk runs faster for every three monk levels he possesses.
  • Grandmaster of Forms: You continue on the path to enlightenment, further improving your elemental stances and learning new elemental strikes. These stance improvements replace those granted by Master of Forms.
  • Slow Fall (active): Your focus allows you to bend nature around you to make gravity have less effect. This is an active feat, and can be turned off should you desire normal gravity to affect you.

Level 19:[edit]

  • Empty Body (active): You are able to focus your ki and walk the edge of the Plane of Shadow, mimicing the effects of a Shadow Walk spell. While this effect is active, you move much faster than normal and your outline appears faint and you are harder to hit. Attacking another creature or otherwise interacting with objects shunts you back to the Material Plane.

Level 20:[edit]

  • Armor Class Bonus (passive): Your training improves your armor class, You gain +3 additional bonus to Armor Class.
  • Perfect Self (passive): You have transcended your former race, and are now considered a Lawful Outsider. You have gained damage reduction 10 / epic. Warforged retain most living construct traits.
  • Perfect Slow Fall (active): You have perfected the ability to recover from a fall unharmed. You never take damage from falling no matter how far you fall.
  • Shining Star (active): You use the combined power of Earth, Wind, and Fire to set up harmonic vibrations within your enemy that force them to dance. A successful Will save negates this effect. (DC 10 + Monk Level + Wisdom mod + Stunning bonuses)
  • Unarmed Strike (passive): While centered (unarmored, unencumbered, and wielding monk weapons), your fists and feet are lethal weapons.