Exotic Shield Proficiency (Combat)

You are trained in how to properly use a specific type of unusual shield.

Prerequisite: Proficiency with shields

Benefit: Select one exotic shield. You are proficient with that shield.

Normal: When you are using a shield with which you are not proficient, you are subject to the shield’s armor check penalty on attack rolls and on all skill checks that involve moving. Additionally, some exotic shields have special abilities that can only be used by proficient users, and special penalties for nonproficient users.