Shield Proficiency (General)
You are proficient with bucklers, small shields, and large shields.
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Benefit: You can use a shield and take only the standard penalties.
Normal: When you are using a shield with which you are not proficient, you take the shield’s armor check penalty on attack rolls and on all skill checks that involve moving, including Ride checks.