I was recently trying to optimise a character for the fastest movement possible in one turn. After looking around, I found this vampire power:

Unfettered Hunger

Vampire Attack 5

Daily; Implement, Shadow

Attack: Dexterity vs Reflex

Hit: 2d10 + Dex Modifier Damage.

Miss: Half damage.

Effect: Until the end of the encounter, you gain a + 2 power bonus to attack rolls and a +4 power bonus to damage rolls, you can shift up to your speed as a move action, and you cannot spend healing,surges to regain hit points.

I was wondering if it would be possible for the PC to run this movement, despite this being a shift action.

Also, if anyone has any other ideas for speeding up my character, it would be appreciated.


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You get your base speed from this, if you had something that increased your speed (like say the Eager Advance feat), that would let you shift your speed.

Running is a specific type of move action that lets you move up to your speed +2, it does not increase your speed.

For ideas on how to increase your base speed, you can look at the pixie I built here

Note: anything that changes your speed, affects this, so if you're slowed, you shift 2, not your normal base speed.


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