Academics Skill – Intelligence & Wisdom
"You can study, study, and study or get the ruler across the knuckles. Your choice."
Academics Skills represent a character's basic knowledge and his ability to recall facts about a specific subject. Academics skills can be extremely varied and can encompass just about any subject of interest to your character. Common academics skills are listed below, but a character may choose to specialize in any area of knowledge appropriate to the setting. Academics skills can be broad, such as Monster Lore and History, or specific, such as Draconic Lore and Elven History. When utilizing a more specific Academics Skill, the Difficulty of the task is reduced by 1 or more. You may choose to take the Academics Skill multiple times, each time training in a different area of knowledge.
Common Academics Skills
Common Uses of the Academics Skill
- Recall knowledge on a specific topic
- Use your character's knowledge to assist in story and roleplay decisions
Common Difficulties for Academics Skills
|Very Common Knowledge||DF 2||DC 10|
|Common Knowledge||DF 3||DC 15|
|Uncommon Knowledge||DF 4||DC 20|
|Rare Knowledge||DF 6||DC 30|
|Very Rare Knowledge||DF 7||DC 35|
|Extremely Secret Knowledge||DF 9||DC 45|