Originally Posted by Andezzar
How Do Pounce, Leap Attack and Shocktrooper interact? Can you reduce AC to get 2*PA damage on all attacks during the leaping charge?
Yep, you answered it yourself.
Originally Posted by willpell
Are there any Ranger alternate class features (or non-racial substitution levels for 4th) which allow you to trade away your ranger spellcasting and/or your animal companion?
Yes, look up the variants section in Complete Warrior.