The Block activity allows a target to actively interpose their armor and implements to take the damage meant for themselves. A Block can be done physically with armor, weapons, a shield, or an improvised item, etc. by drawing on any Resilience the item has, or simply sacrificing it completely to avoid the damage.

d20™ Block Activity Details/Mechanics

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If the character performing the action has no proficiency with the item, they do so with Disadvantage – but only a simple result is needed to enact the effeThe latter requires some training to do so. Unless noted, it still transfers force, effects movement, etc.. A Block is a Counteraction segment, affecting no other Action types.

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