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Knight of the Wall

The cavaliers known as Knights of the Wall revere a famous general who was crucial in the defeat of a powerful wizard-king.

Shield Expertise

At 1st level, a knight of the wall gains the Shield Focus feat as a bonus feat. His cavalier levels count as fighter levels for the purpose of qualifying for all feats that list the Shield Focus feat as a prerequisite.

This ability replaces tactician.

Deflective Shield (Ex)

At 4th level, a knight of the wall specializes in using his shield to deflect attacks. He adds a bonus equal to his shield bonus to AC to his touch AC and his CMD, up to a maximum of half his cavalier level. He does not include any enhancement bonus he has from a magic shield in this calculation.

This ability replaces expert trainer.

Heraldic Banner (Ex)

At 5th level, a knight of the wall uses his shield as a banner, though its benefits apply only to allies within 30 feet.

This ability alters banner.

Soul Shield (Su)

At 9th level, when carrying a shield, a knight of the wall adds a bonus equal to his shield bonus to AC on all saving throws against curse spells and effects, up to a maximum of half his cavalier level. He does not include any enhancement bonus from a magic shield in this calculation.

This ability replaces greater tactician.

Defensive Challenge (Ex)

At 12th level, whenever a knight of the wall declares a challenge, his target must pay particular attention to him. As long as the target is within the threatened area of the cavalier, it takes a –2 penalty on attack rolls against anyone other than the knight of the Wall.

This ability replaces demanding challenge.

Heart Shield (Su)

At 17th level, when carrying a shield, a knight of the wall adds a bonus equal to his shield bonus to AC on saving throws against death spells and magical death effects, up to a maximum of half his cavalier level.

He does not include any enhancement bonus from a magic shield in this calculation.

This ability replaces greater tactician.

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Pathfinder Player Companion: Armor Master’s Handbook © 2016, Paizo Inc.; Authors: Alexander Augunas, Robert Brookes, Anthony Li, Luis Loza, and David Schwartz.