Type of Feat: General
Required For: Great Cleave
Specifics: If the character kills an opponent, he gets a free attack against any opponent who is within melee weapon range.
DnD 3.5 Cleave
Benefit: If you deal a creature enough damage to make it drop (typically by dropping it to below 0 hit points or killing it), you get an immediate, extra melee attack against another creature within reach. You cannot take a 5-foot step before making this extra attack. The extra attack is with the same weapon and at the same bonus as the attack that dropped the previous creature. You can use this ability once per round.
Gameplay notes: Cleave's functionality can be inconsistent, and may not function if the attacker does any of the following:
- begins their combat round from attacking while invisible
- begins their combat round from attacking while in stealth mode
- moves during the combat round
Special: A Fighter may select Cleave as one of his Fighter bonus feats.