Squadron Feats
The Battlemage's Handbook

Based around the use of the Squadron Commander feat, these feats offer various ways for allies to help each other - unlike Teamwork feats, however, only one person in the party needs to know the feat being used.


Battlefield Tactics (Squadron)

Prerequisites: Squadron Commander.

Benefit: You may give your actions to members of your squadron. The type of action required to do this is equal to the type of action given: swift, move, standard, fullround, or attack of opportunity. If you give an attack of opportunity action to another squadron member, they must use it to attack the target that provoked the attack of opportunity from you. A character can not receive more than one extra action per round this way, regardless of how many squadrons they might be a member of.

Close Formation (Squadron)

Prerequisites: Squadron Commander.

Benefit: When members of your squadron use the aid another action on other squadron members, they grant their ally an additional +2 bonus.

Focused Fire Tactics (Squadron)

Prerequisites: Squadron Commander.

Benefit: As a swift action, you may spend a spell point and designate a target. Until the beginning of your next turn, whenever a member of your squadron hits that target, all members of your squadron receive an additional +1 circumstance bonus to attack rolls and damage against that target. Members with iterative attacks can benefit from bonuses generated earlier in the same turn. This bonus stacks with itself, up to a maximum equal to your War sphere caster level.

Instructive Command (Squadron)

Prerequisites: Squadron Commander.

Benefit: Choose a skill you are trained in. All members of your squadron are treated as having at least as many ranks in that skill as you. If you possess the skill unlock for that skill, members of your squadron may use the skill unlock powers made available by your number of ranks in the skill.

Lightning Tactics (Squadron)

Prerequisites: Squadron Commander, 10th caster level or higher.

Benefit: After you roll initiative, you may spend a spell point. If you do, squadron members may use your natural d20 roll in place of their own roll. They keep their own modifiers.

Mass Command (Squadron)

Prerequisites: Squadron Commander.

Benefit: You may spend an additional spell point when using a sphere ability that targets a willing creature to affect any number of targets in your squadron. All targets must be within range.

Mixed Formation (Squadron)

Prerequisites: Squadron Commander.

Benefit: Members of your squadron do not provide cover to enemies, and members do not take penalties for shooting into melee against enemies in melee exclusively with other squadron members.

Mobile Tactics (Squadron)

Prerequisites: Squadron Commander.

Benefit: Squadron members may use a swift action to move a squadron member who is in a square adjacent to them to another square that is also adjacent to them. This does not provoke attacks of opportunity.

Phalanx Formation (Squadron)

Prerequisites: Squadron Commander.

Benefit: While a member of your squadron is adjacent to another member of your squadron, they receive a +2 circumstance bonus to AC and melee attack rolls. This bonus increases by +1 for every additional member adjacent after the first.

Pincer Formation (Squadron)

Prerequisites: Squadron Commander.

Benefit: When two or more members of your squadron flank an enemy, their flanking bonus applies to damage rolls as well as attack rolls.

Platoon Commander (Squadron)

Prerequisites: Squadron Commander.

Benefit: The number of members of your squadron increases. Your squadron includes 5 allies plus an additional ally for every 2 caster levels you possess. You must include yourself in your squadron.

Ranged Command (Squadron)

Prerequisites: Squadron Commander.

Benefit: You may choose to have your sphere talents or abilities which target a willing creature have a range of close rather than touch when targeting members of your squadron.

Requested Command (Squadron)

Prerequisites: Squadron Commander.

Benefit: Any member of your squadron may expend a standard action requesting assistance. You may immediately respond by using a sphere ability that targets them (and only them, not an area around them) as a free action. You must be in range, and you must be able to use the sphere ability. Using the sphere ability draws attacks of opportunity normally.

Scouting Tactics (Squadron)

Prerequisites: Squadron Commander.

Benefit: As a swift action, you may spend a spell point to mentally communicate with the rest of your squadron the location of an enemy you have successfully damaged that turn. Until the beginning of your next turn, the target does not benefit from concealment or any form of stealth.

Shielded Formation (Squadron)

Prerequisites: Squadron Commander.

Benefit: Whenever a member of your squadron leaves a square adjacent to another member of your squadron, they do not provoke attacks of opportunity from adjacent enemies.

Squadron Commander (Squadron)

Prerequisites: War sphere.

Benefit: You have a squadron of allies who experience greater benefits from your totems. Your squadron can includes up to 4 total allies, plus an additional ally for ever 5 caster levels you possess. One of these allies must always be yourself. You can change the membership any time you rest and regain spell points, but you must touch a creature to add it to your squadron. You must spend 1 minute every day renewing the links between you and your squad members. You must have access to each member you wish to include. Your caster level at the time you renew this connection is used for this ability through the day, even if your caster level changes.

Squadron members must be specific individuals. Squadrons can include summoned companions that are effectively the same creature being summoned each time (such as the companion summoned with the Conjuration sphere), but not spontaneously created creatures.

Members of your squadron gain increased bonuses from your totems. If a totem grants a bonus to any d20 roll or any number that is the target of a d20 roll (such as AC, attack rolls, saving throws, CMB, CMD, ability checks, skill checks, concentration checks, or spell penetration checks), that bonus increases by +1, and an additional +1 for every 10 War caster levels you possess.

Vigilant Command (Squadron)

Prerequisites: Squadron Commander.

Benefit: You may rally any ally in your squadron within long range or that you can see, even if they are not within range of a totem, and you can always rally yourself.

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