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Skills

Brief List

  • Acrobatics
  • Athletics
  • Bluff
  • Craft (Various)
  • Diplomacy
  • Disguise
  • Disable Device
  • Expression (Various)
  • Forgery
  • Handle Animal
  • Intimidate
  • Investigate
  • Knowledge (Various)
  • Meditate
  • Linguistics (Various)
  • Perception
  • Profession
  • Sleight of Hand
  • Sublinguistics
  • Stealth
  • Survival
  • Weapon Focus (Various)
Skill Name Brief Description Former Skills
Acrobatics Bending and Shifting One’s Body Balance, Tumble, Escape Artist
Athletics Moving over distances and overcoming obstacles Climb, Jump, Swim
Bluff Obscuring information and deception -
Craft (Alchemy) Creating & altering alchemical compounds Appraise
Craft (Armor) Creating & altering personal defense structures Appraise
Craft (Mechanical) Creating & altering complex contraptions Appraise
Craft (Structural) Creating & altering standing objects Appraise
Craft (Tinkery) Creating & altering a litany of odds and ends Appraise
Craft (Weapon) Creating & altering the personal tools of war Appraise
Diplomacy Applying dulcet words and decorum to one’s advantage Decorum
Disguise Altering one’s appearance -
Disable Device Tampering with mechanical structures such as traps and locks Open Lock
Expression (Dance) Expressive Body Movement Perform (Dance)
Expression (Illustration) Expressive depictions on flat-ish surfaces Craft (Art)
Expression (Keyboard) Expressive creation of music on keyboard instruments Perform (Keyboard)
Expression (Literature) Expressive use of narrative and poetry Craft (Writing)
Expression (Oratory) Expressive articulation and stipulation Perform (Oration)
Expression (Percussion) Expressive creation of music on percussion instruments Perform (Percussion)
Expression (Sculpture) Expressive shaping images in the round Craft (Sculpture)
Expression (Sing) Expressive creation of music via vocal abilities Perform (Sing)
Expression (Strings) Expressive creation of music on string instruments Perform (Strings)
Expression (Textile) Expressive composition of fabrics and similar materials Craft (Textile)
Expression (Theatre) Expressive immersive visual story telling Perform (Acting)
Expression (Winds) Expressive creation of music on string instruments Perform (Winds)
Forgery Deceptive creation of documents and trade-goods Decipher Script
Handle Animal Care taking, training, and working with animals Ride
Intimidate Bullying and pressing socially for one’s ends -
Investigate Active detail searching, fact checking, and cross-referencing Search, Gather Information, Various Knowledge
Meditate Focusing, clearing, and centering one’s mind Concentrate, Autohypnosis, Lucid Dreaming
Knowledge (Arcana) Knowledge of Arcane & Eldritch based mana manipulation & Dragons and the like Appraise
Knowledge (Cosmology) Knowledge of Azurian mana manipulations & the formation of Planes, Jammers, Shadow Currents, Outsiders, and the like Knowledge (Planes), Appraise
Knowledge (Culture) Knowledge of anthropology of contemporary communities, and common sociological traits in specific species and locales K_nolwedge (Local), Knowledge (Geography), Appraise_
Knowledge (Engineering) Architecture, Physics, and complex constructions Knolwedge (Architecture & Engineering), Appraise
Knowledge (Epistemy) Knowledge of Psionic & Genius based mana manipulations & Dreams and the like Knoweldge (Psionic), Appraise
Knowledge (Faith) Knowledge of Divine & Presence based mana manipulation & Deities and the like Knowledge (Religion), Appriase
Knowledge (Forbidden) Knowledge of Vestiges, Cthonians, and Aberrations. Unknowable Knowledge. Appraise
Knowledge (History) Knowledge of Martialis & Incarnum based mana manipulations & Royalty, Wars, Notable Events, and the like -
Knowledge (Mana Theory) A substitution for all other Knowledge (Manatypes) but at a -5 to -10 penalty, also good for identifying Rituals Spellcraft, Appraise, Use Magic/Psionic Device
Knowledge (Nature) Knowledge of natural phenomena in the prime material planes, such as the behaviors of flora and fauna, or whether patterns. Appraise
Knowledge (Physiology) Knowledge of the anatomy and functionality of sapient organism’s bodies. Useful for repairing such creatures without magic. Heal, Appraise
Knowledge (Truenames) Knowledge of Truenames & Vestige based mana manipulations, also an understanding of the ancient language. True Speak, Appraise
Linguistics Learning and speaking world Languages Decipher Script
Perception Observing critical aspects of one’s environment Spot, Listen, Search
Profession Any conceivable profession a character may hold, functions as a Pseudoskill replacer, allowing for profession checks in place of various skills, usually at a -5 penalty Appraise
Sleight of Hand Swift hand motions used for picking pockets, distracting opponents, and various other tricks -
Sub-linguistics Read micro-expressions in others, and refute Bluff attempts Sense Motive
Survival Making do without the commodities of civilization, scavenging & obtaining food in the wild, constructing proper shelters & heat sources, avoiding natural dangers Use Rope, Heal
Stealth Remaining unnoticed and slipping past targets or striking from undetected positions Hide, Move Silently
Weapon Focus (Axes) Exceptional Proficiency with weapons related to axes and picks Iaijutsu Focus
Weapon Focus (Chains) Exceptional Proficiency with related to flails and spiked chains Iaijutsu Focus
Weapon Focus (Exotic) Exceptional Proficiency with a specific weapon Iaijutsu Focus
Weapon Focus (Hammers) Exceptional Proficiency with weapons related to maces and clubs Iaijutsu Focus
Weapon Focus (Hand) Exceptional Proficiency with weapons related to natural attacks, unarmed attacks, and punching weapons Iaijutsu Focus
Weapon Focus (Polearms) Exceptional Proficiency with weapons related to halberds and guisarmes Iaijutsu Focus
Weapon Focus (Projectiles) Exceptional Proficiency with projectile weapons Iaijutsu Focus
Weapon Focus (Spear) Exceptional Proficiency with weapons related to spears and lances Iaijutsu Focus
Weapon Focus (Swords) Exceptional Proficiency with weapons related to swords Iaijutsu Focus
Weapon Focus (Thrown) Exceptional Proficiency with weapons related to throwing weapons and slings Iaijutsu Focus
Old Skills Reference
Appraise Replaced by Knowledge, Craft, & Profession
Autohypnosis Replaced by Meditate
Balance Replaced by Acrobatics
Bluff Still Exists
Climb Replaced by Athletics
Concentration Replaced by Meditate
Craft [Open] Still Exists
Decipher Script Replaced by Linguistics & Forgery
Decorum Replaced by Diplomacy
Diplomacy Still Exists
Disable Device Still Exists
Lucid Dreaming Replaced by Meditate
Disguise Still Exists
Escape Artist Replaced by Acrobatics
Forgery Still Exists
Gather Information Replaced by Diplomacy & Investigation
Handle Animal Still Exists
Heal Replaced by Knowledge (Physiology) and Survival
Hide Replaced by Stealth
Iaijutsu Focus (Cha) Replaced by Weapon Focus
Intimidate Still Exists
Jump Replaced by Acrobatics and Athletics
Knowledge [Various] Mostly Still Exists
Listen Replaced by Perception
Move Silently Replaced by Stealth
Open Lock Replaced by Disable Device
Perform [Various] Replaced by Expression
Profession [Various] Still Exists
Psicraft Replaced by Knowledge (Epistemy)
Ride Replaced by Handle Animal
Search Replaced by Perception and Investigate
Sense Motive Replaced by Sublinguistics
Sleight Of Hand Still Exists
Speak Language Replaced by Linguistics
Spellcraft Replaced by Knowledge (Mana Theory)
Spot Replaced by Perception
Survival Still Exists
Swim Replaced by Athletics
Tumble Replaced by Acrobatics
True Speak Replaced by Knowledge (Truenames)
Use Rope Replaced by Survival
Use Magic Device Replaced by Knowledge (Mana Theory)
Use Psionic Device Replaced by Knowledge (Mana Theory)

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