Rules: Improve your defense stat by 4 for the current combat round. You must announce Defensive Posture at the start of the combat round and cannot take any other action in that round.
Prerequisites: INT 13
Combat Techniques: Brawling, Daggers, Fencing Weapons, Impact Weapons, Polearms, Swords, Two-Handed Impact Weapons, Two-Handed Swords
AP Value: 10 adventure points
Publication: Core Rules page 247