Staff Defense

Staff Defense [General] Your training with the staff includes parries and blocks rarely seen in more conventional fighting. Prerequisite: Weapon Focus (quarterstaff) Benefit: While fighting with a quarterstaff and not flat-footed or helpless, you gain a +1 shield bonus to armor class.This bonus stacks with other shield bonuses, such as that granted by the Two-Weapon Defense feat. Special: A fighter may select Staff Defense as one of his fighter bonus feats.