Magic Weapon Abilities - Defending
A defender weapon allows the wielder to transfer some or all of the sword's enhancement bonus to his AC as a special bonus that stacks with all others. As a free action, the wielder chooses how to allocate the weapon's enhancement bonus at the start of his turn before using the weapon, and the effect to AC lasts until his next turn.
Aura: Moderate abjuration
Caster Level: 8th
Requirements: Craft Magic Arms and Armor, shield or shield of faith
Price: +1 bonus
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