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The key here is whether the "special attack" requires the attack action or just a melee or weapon attack. An opportunity attack is a melee attack. It is not an attack action. Therefore, special attacks which require an attack action cannot replace it, whereas special attacks which require only a melee attack can. No for Grapple and Shove From Sage ...


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Yes, no and no. A Disarming Attack requires a Battlemaster manoeuvre and a weapon attack that hits so the Opportunity attack qualifies. Grapple says "... use the Attack action ..." and Shoving says "Using the Attack action ..."; an opportunity attack uses your reaction, not your action and specifically not an Attack action.


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Rules as Written, No Flame Blade has a specific action that uses a melee spell attack. It is not an attack action. An attack of opportunity only requires a melee attack, not the attack action, so that does not immediately disqualify it. What disqualifies it is that the spell specifically requires an action to use (a reaction is not an action). The blade is ...


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It doesn't have anything to do with the components, just the casting time: Spells that require only a free action to cast don’t provoke attacks of opportunity. - Pathfinder RPG, p. 185 This is reinforced by an earlier passage on metamagic: Metamagic feats that eliminate components of a spell don't eliminate the attack of opportunity proved by ...


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No. An opportunity attack grants you a single melee attack. Shoving requires taking the Attack action. See PHB pg 195. Opportunity attack: You can make an opportunity attack when a hostile creature that you can see moves out of your reach. To make the opportunity attack, you use your reaction to make one melee attack against the provoking ...


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According to Mike Mearls, looks like it's your choice which of the moves to spend your reaction on. Eugene Katz ‏@eugenekatz @mikemearls if I'm holding a 5' and 10' reach weapons, do I get opportunity attach when enemy moves adjacent->5' or 5'->10'? Or my choice? 9:48 PM - 30 Apr 2016 Mike Mearls ‏@mikemearls @eugenekatz your choice if 2 ...



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