A feat represents a Talent
or an area of Expertise
that gives a character Special
capabilities. It embodies Training
, experience, and Abilities
beyond what a class provides.
At certain levels, your class gives you the Ability Score Improvement
feature. Using the optional feats rule, you can forgo taking that feature to take a feat of your choice instead. You can take each feat only once, unless the feat’s description says otherwise.
You must meet any prerequisite specified in a feat to take that feat. If you ever lose a feat’s prerequisite, you can’t use that feat until you regain the prerequisite. For example, the Grappler
feat requires you to have a Strength
of 13 or higher. If your Strength
is reduced below 13 somehow—perhaps by a withering curse—you can’t benefit from the Grappler
feat until your Strength