Zen archer + combat Patrol

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If a Zen Archer with Reflexive Shot takes the Combat Patrol feat, do they have to move to attack anyone in their patrol area?

Reflexive Shot:

Reflexive Shot (Ex): At 9th level, a zen archer can make attacks of opportunity with arrows from his bow. The monk still threatens squares he could reach with unarmed strikes, and can still only make one attack of opportunity per round (unless he has Combat Reflexes). This ability replaces improved evasion.

Combat Patrol:

Combat Patrol (Combat)

You range across the battlefield, dealing with threats wherever they arise.

Prerequisites: Combat Reflexes, Mobility, base attack bonus +5.

Benefit: As a full-round action, you may set up a combat patrol, increasing your threatened area by 5 feet for every 5 points of your base attack bonus. Until the beginning of your next turn, you may make attacks of opportunity against any opponent in this threatened area that provokes attacks of opportunity. You may move as part of these attacks, provided your total movement before your next turn does not exceed your speed. Any movement you make provokes attacks of opportunity as normal.

My guess is that they would not have to.

Planning out an NPC and want to make sure that I have it right.

Based on my reading of the Combat Patrol feat, I don't think anyone has to move to make those attacks in the expanded range, even if they were using a melee weapon.

The movement is entirely optional, though if you need to get out of where you are it gives you the option. Every turn set up a zone, then back up as they come to you.

Scarab Sages

Bleh, the problem here is that you're using a full round action to set up your combat patrol that only lasts until the beginning of your next turn, meaning you've got no actions left for anything else. If they just pepper you with ranged attacks, you won't be able to respond :/ And you won't get the benefits of your ranged flurry :/

No. You don't have to move at all if you can reach them with your AoO.

For Combat Patrol, Your monk threatens 5 feet, +5 for every 5 BAB he/she has. Remember this is using the normal, non-flurry-boosted BAB.

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