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Tactical Acumen

School enchantment (compulsion) [mind-affecting]; Level bard 2, inquisitor 2, magus 2, paladin 1, sorcerer/wizard 2

Casting time 1 standard action

Components V, S, M/DF (a small piece of a map)

Range 30 ft.

Area The caster and all allies within a 30-ft.-radius burst, centered on the caster

Duration 1 round/level (D)

Saving throw Will negates (harmless); Spell Resistance yes (harmless)

Tactical acumen grants you and your allies a mastery of battlefield tactics. Whenever you would gain a bonus on attack rolls or to AC due to battlefield position, such as flanking, higher ground, or cover, you gain an additional +1 insight bonus. This bonus increases by +1 for every five caster levels above 5th you possess (maximum +4).