View Full Version : Negative Dexterity and Flat Footed AC [3.5]

2011-02-11, 06:59 PM
Let's say, for whatever reason, you have somewhere between a -5 to -1 Modifier to Dexterity. (Your Dex is somewhere between 1 and 9) Would you lose your 'Dex Bonus' to AC when Flatfooted, and have effectively a higher AC? It seems to make sense, having such terrible Dex means you're so clumsy that being unaware of what is happening makes you more likely to avoid it. Whereas if you saw it coming, you'd probably jump right into whatever attack was coming your way.

2011-02-11, 07:02 PM
While it would make sense in a fun way, the "flat-footed" condition says that you lose your dexterity bonus, if any. So, in this case, your AC wouldn't change.