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Assume I have a multi-class paladin, and have spent a feat to take Avatar of Vice (from Heroes of Shadow) as my level 29 daily power instead of whatever my class power was. The last part of this ability reads:

If you start your turn with no uses available of your dread smite power, roll a d6. On a 5 or 6, you regain one use of that power.

If I don't have the dread smite power to begin with, will I gain that power regardless with a 5 or a 6 on a d6 roll at the start of my turn?

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Short Answer: No.

Only if you have Dread Smite does thee d6 roll do anything. The power assumes you have Dread Smite, as you do not, you effectively stop reading the power.

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The important part here is: "If you start your turn available of your dread smite power..." You don't have a dread smite power, so that section doesn't apply to you. –  Oblivious Sage Feb 28 at 13:17

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