A special movement mode in 4th edition D&D that is similar to normal movement (unlike flying, swimming, or teleportation) but which does not provoke opportunity attacks.

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My group's misunderstood opportunity attacks for years; what to do now I know this?

So, it turns out that my group has been doing shifting/OAs wrong for the 2½ years and the four campaigns we've played 4.0. We've always assumed that non-shift movement was safe, as long as it was ...
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Can shifting trigger immediate actions?

The primary benefit of using shift instead of move, is this: No Opportunity Attacks: Your movement doesn’t provoke opportunity attacks. Despite the above, can shifting still trigger immediate ...
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Can shifting trigger non-attack opportunity actions?

Part of the Shift rule is this: No Opportunity Attacks: Your movement doesn’t provoke opportunity attacks. However, there are a few Opportunity Actions that do not include attacks. If such an ...