Ranger Attack 5Beastly Protector
Your situation looks bleak, but your companion comes quickly to your rescue.
Daily Beast, Martial
Standard Action Melee beast 1
Requirement: You must be bloodied.
Target: One or two creatures
Attack: Beast’s attack bonus vs. AC
Hit: 2[B] + beast’s Strength modifier damage, and you gain 10 temporary hit points.
Miss: Half damage.
Effect: Until the end of the encounter, each time an enemy adjacent to your beast companion makes a melee attack against you, your beast companion deals damage equal to its Strength modifier to the attacker as a free action.
Published in Dragon Magazine 387, page(s) 46.