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Monk Feats

Every level at which you gain a Monk feat, select one of the following feats. You must satisfy any prerequisites before taking the feat.

Monk Unarmed Attacks

Some monk stances allow you to make special unarmed attacks while in those stances. These attacks are summarized here.

AttackDamageGroupTraits
Cobra Fang1d4 poisonBrawlingAgile, Deadly, Finesse, Nonlethal, Poison, Unarmed
Crane Wing1d6 BBrawlingAgile, Finesse, Nonlethal, Unarmed
Dragon Tail1d10 BBrawlingBackswing, Nonlethal, Unarmed
Falling Stone1d8 BBrawlingForceful, Nonlethal, Unarmed
Fire Talon1d4 fireBrawlingAgile, Finesse, Fire, Nonlethal, Unarmed
Gorilla Slam1d8 BBrawlingBackswing, Forceful, Grapple, Nonlethal, Unarmed
Iron Sweep1d8 BBrawlingNonlethal, Parry, Sweep, Unarmed
Lashing Branch1d8 SBrawlingAgile, Finesse, Nonlethal, Unarmed
Shadow Grasp1d4 negativeBrawlingAgile, Grapple, Reach, Unarmed
Stumbling Swing1d8 BBrawlingAgile, Backstabber, Finesse, Nonlethal, Unarmed
Tiger Claw1d8 SBrawlingAgile, Finesse, Nonlethal, Unarmed
Wind Crash1d6 BBrawlingAgile, Nonlethal, Propulsive, Unarmed
Wolf Jaw1d8 PBrawlingAgile, Backstabber, Finesse, Nonlethal, Unarmed

NameLevelTraitsPrerequisitesBenefitsSpoilers?
PFS StandardCrane Stance1Monk, StanceYou enter the stance of a crane, holding your arms in an imitation of a crane’s wings.
PFS StandardDragon Stance1Monk, StanceYou enter the stance of a dragon and make powerful leg strikes like a lashing dragon’s tail.
PFS StandardGorilla Stance1Monk, StanceYou lower yourself to the ground and take an imposing, knuckle-walking stance.
PFS StandardKi Rush1MonkYou can use ki to move with extraordinary speed and make yourself harder to hit.
PFS StandardKi Strike1MonkYour study of the flow of mystical energy allows you to harness it into your physical strikes.
PFS StandardMonastic Archer Stance1Monk, StanceYou enter a specialized stance for a unique martial art centered around the use of a bow.
PFS StandardMonastic Weaponry1MonkYou have trained with the traditional weaponry of your monastery or school.
PFS StandardMountain Stance1Monk, StanceYou enter the stance of an implacable mountain allowing you to strike with the weight of an avalanche.
PFS StandardRain of Embers Stance1Monk, Fire, Rare, StanceYou enter the stance of an enraged phoenix, holding your fingers as rigid as deadly talons while moving with quick, flickering gestures that dance with biting flames
PFS StandardStumbling Stance1Monk, Stancetrained in DeceptionYou enter a seemingly unfocused stance that mimics the movements of the inebriated—bobbing, weaving, leaving false openings, and distracting your enemies from your true movements.
PFS StandardTiger Stance1Monk, StanceYou enter the stance of a tiger and can make tiger claw attacks.
PFS StandardWolf Stance1Monk, StanceYou enter the stance of a wolf, low to the ground with your hands held like fanged teeth.
PFS StandardAncestral Weaponry2MonkMonastic Weaponry; a feat granting access to all weapons with an ancestry trait (such as elf or orc)You blend monastic techniques with the ancestral fighting styles of your people.
PFS StandardBrawling Focus2MonkYou know how to make the most of your attacks when fighting hand-to-hand.
PFS StandardCrushing Grab2MonkLike a powerful constrictor, you crush targets in your unyielding grasp.
PFS StandardDancing Leaf2MonkYou are as light as a leaf whirling in the breeze.
PFS StandardElemental Fist2MonkKi StrikeYou call upon the power of the elements, infusing your ki with elemental energy and allowing your attacks to deal energy damage.
PFS StandardShooting Stars Stance2Monk, StanceMonastic WeaponryYou enter a stance that lets you throw shuriken with lightning speed.
PFS StandardStunning Fist2MonkFlurry of BlowsThe focused power of your flurry threatens to overwhelm your opponent.
PFS StandardCobra Stance4Monk, StanceYou enter a tight stance, coiled up like a lashing cobra with your hands poised as venomous fangs.
PFS StandardDeflect Arrow4MonkYour reflexes allow you to deflect ranged attacks.
PFS StandardFlurry of Maneuvers4Monkexpert in AthleticsYou flurry is a combination of maneuvers.
PFS StandardFlying Kick4MonkYou launch yourself at a foe.
PFS StandardGuarded Movement4MonkYour guard is up, even while moving.
PFS StandardPeafowl Stance4Monk, StanceMonastic WeaponryYou enter a tall and proud stance while remaining mobile, with all the grace and composure of a peafowl.
PFS StandardSacred Ki4MonkKi Strike; you follow a deityThe power of your faith suffuses your ki
PFS StandardStand Still4MonkYou strike out when your foe tries to flee.
PFS StandardWholeness of Body4Monkki spellsYou can restore your health by tapping into your ki.
PFS StandardAbundant Step6Monkincredible movement; ki spellsYou can teleport yourself a short distance.
PFS StandardAlign Ki6Monkki spellsThe power of your ki soothes your wounds and energizes you for battle.
PFS StandardBlazing Talon Surge6Monk, Fire, FlourishRain of Embers StanceYou rush forward and latch onto your enemy with talons of hungering fire
PFS StandardCrane Flutter6MonkCrane StanceYou interpose your arm between yourself and your opponent.
PFS StandardDragon Roar6Monk, Auditory, Emotion, Fear, MentalDragon StanceYou bellow, instilling fear in your enemies.
PFS StandardGorilla Pound6Monk, Emotion, Flourish, MentalGorilla Stance; expert in IntimidationYou pound your chest before slamming into your foes.
PFS StandardKi Blast6Monkki spellsYou can unleash an impactful cone of force by channeling your ki.
PFS StandardMountain Stronghold6MonkMountain StanceYou focus on your connection to the earth and call upon the mountain to block attacks against you.
PFS StandardOne-Inch Punch6Monkexpert strikesYou put all your force into a single mighty, carefully controlled blow.
PFS StandardReturn Fire6MonkDeflect Arrow; Monastic Archer StanceSnatching an arrow out of the air, you instantly put it to your bow and return fire.
PFS StandardStumbling Feint6MonkStumbling Stance; expert in DeceptionYou lash out confusingly with what seems to be a weak move but instead allows you to unleash a dangerous flurry of blows upon your unsuspecting foe.
PFS StandardTiger Slash6MonkTiger StanceYou make a fierce swipe with both hands.
PFS StandardWater Step6MonkYou can Stride across liquid and surfaces that don’t support your weight.
PFS StandardWhirling Throw6MonkYou propel your grabbed or restrained foe a great distance.
PFS StandardWolf Drag6MonkWolf StanceYou rip your enemy off their feet.
PFS StandardArrow Snatching 8MonkDeflect ArrowYou pluck missiles from the air and hurl them back at their source.
PFS StandardClinging Shadows Initiate8Monkki spellsYou learn a mystical stance that transforms your ki into sticky smoke that shrouds your limbs, clinging to everything you touch.
PFS StandardIronblood Stance8Monk, StanceYou enter the stance of impenetrable iron, refusing to yield to any blow.
PFS StandardMixed Maneuver8Monkmaster in AthleticsYou combine two different maneuvers together into a single flowing whole.
PFS StandardPinning Fire8MonkYou target your opponent's clothing, equipment, or loose flesh with piercing projectiles to pin them to the ground or a nearby surface.
PFS StandardTangled Forest Stance8Monk, StanceYou extend your arms like gnarled branches to interfere with your foes’ movements.
PFS StandardWall Run8MonkYou defy gravity, traversing vertical planes as easily as the ground.
PFS StandardWild Winds Initiate8Monkki spellsYou learn a mystical stance that lets you attack from a distance.
PFS StandardCobra Envenom10Monk, PoisonCobra Stance; expert in unarmed attacksYou lash out with devious intent and the power to envenom your foe.
PFS StandardKnockback Strike10Monk, ConcentrateYou focus your strength into a blow powerful enough to push an enemy away from you.
PFS StandardPeafowl Strut10Monk, FlourishPeafowl StanceYou slowly move across the battlefield with dangerous grace.
PFS StandardPrevailing Position10Monkat least one stance featYour willingness to flow from one stance to another lets you sacrifice their benefits to better protect yourself.
PFS StandardSleeper Hold10Monk, IncapacitationYou pinch crucial points of your target’s nervous system, impeding its ability to function.
PFS StandardWind Jump10Monkki spellsYou gather the wind beneath you, allowing you to soar as you jump.
PFS StandardWinding Flow10MonkAny journey consists of more than simply reaching your destination.
PFS StandardDiamond Soul12MonkYou have fortified your body and mind against eldritch effects.
PFS StandardDisrupt Ki12Monk, NegativeYour strike can block a creature's inner life force.
PFS StandardDodging Roll12Monkmaster in AcrobaticsYou dodge a blow at the last possible moment.
PFS StandardFocused Shot12Monk, ConcentrateMonastic Archer StanceYou achieve a state of perfect calm before unleashing your attack, opening your mind to the minute movements of the world around you to increase your accuracy.
PFS StandardImproved Knockback12Monkmaster in AthleticsYour shoves cause the target to go farther.
PFS StandardMeditative Focus12Monkki spellsYour meditation is so effective that you can achieve a deep focus.
PFS StandardOverwhelming Breath12Monk, Concentrate, Metamagicki spellsYou control your breathing and align it with your ki, exhaling with controlled force in order to overcome your opponent's resistance.
PFS StandardStance Savant (Monk)12MonkYou enter a stance without a thought.
PFS StandardExplosive Death Drop14Monk, FireBlazing Talon SurgeYou lift your enemy into the air before bringing them crashing down with a fiery detonation
PFS StandardForm Lock14Monk, AttackYour ability to control your own ki empowers you to pressure other creatures into resuming their true forms.
PFS StandardIronblood Surge14MonkIronblood StanceYou steel yourself, preparing to resist oncoming attacks and using your muscles to absorb the impact.
PFS StandardMountain Quake14MonkMountain StrongholdYou stomp, shaking the earth beneath you and causing quakes.
PFS StandardShadow's Web14Monkki spellsYou launch a wave of shadowy ki outward from your body, damaging your opponents and potentially binding them in place.
PFS StandardTangled Forest Rake14MonkTangled Forest StanceYou reposition foes with raking attacks.
PFS StandardTimeless Body14MonkYou cease aging.
PFS StandardTongue of the Sun and Moon14MonkYou have transcended the barriers between words and meaning.
PFS StandardWhirling Blade Stance14Monk, StanceMonastic WeaponryYou enter a mindful stance that creates a deep connection between you and your monk weapons, allowing you to manipulate them with your ki even at a distance.
PFS StandardWild Winds Gust14Monk, Air, Concentrate, Evocation, ManipulateWild Winds InitiateYou store up energy and release it in an enormous gust of rushing wind.
PFS StandardEnlightened Presence16Monk, Emotion, MentalYou exude an aura of resolve.
PFS StandardFlinging Blow16MonkYou take a moment to center yourself, then unleash a powerful blow that sends your target tumbling away.
PFS StandardMaster of Many Styles16MonkStance Savant (Monk)You move between stances in an unceasing dance.
PFS StandardMedusa's Wrath16Monkki spellsYou learn a monstrous ki technique that infuses your blows with the petrifying power of a medusa's gaze.
PFS StandardOne-Millimeter Punch16MonkOne-Inch PunchYour punches have incredible force and control.
PFS StandardQuivering Palm16Monkki spellsYour strikes can kill foes.
PFS StandardShattering Strike (Monk)16MonkThe force of your considered blow shatters objects and defenses alike.
PFS StandardDiamond Fists18MonkYour body hardens as you combine your attacks, making your finishing blows more damaging.
PFS StandardEmpty Body18Monkki spellsYou transmute your body into an ethereal form.
PFS StandardKi Center18Monkki spells; Master of Many StylesYou center yourself with the universe and draw upon its vast power.
PFS StandardKi Form18Monkki spellsYou have mastered a potent technique for using your ki to reinforce your physical form and propel yourself through the air.
PFS StandardMeditative Wellspring18MonkMeditative FocusWhen you clear your mind, your focus comes flowing back in a powerful rush.
PFS StandardSwift River18MonkYou flow like water, avoiding all restraints.
PFS StandardTriangle Shot18Monk, Concentrate, FlourishMonastic Archer Stance; Stunning FistYou string three arrows to your bow and fire them all at once.
PFS StandardDeadly Strikes20MonkYou have honed your body to attack with lethal focus.
PFS LimitedEndurance of the Rooted Tree20Monk, UncommonWholeness of BodyJust as the Vale of Aroden retains light and life despite inhospitable surroundings, you can sustain yourself regardless of your environment.Extinction Curse
PFS StandardEnduring Quickness20MonkYou move as fast and as high as the wind itself.
PFS StandardFuse Stance20Monkat least two stancesYou have combined two stances into a single stance all your own.
PFS LimitedGolden Body20Monk, UncommonStrike harder and heal more rapidly.Age of Ashes
PFS StandardImpossible Technique20Monk, FortuneYou execute a maneuver that defies possibility.