FATE Skills

Here’s the skill list that we’ll be using in Atlantis: Rise! Included is a simple summary of what the skill is used for. Each skill have have Stunts, which is to say a specialized use (ie, stunt driving or trick shooting) that gives a bonus when you’re using it for that particular circumstance. For some examples of Stunts, check out the Dresden FIles RPG Stunts.

  • Alertness – Spotting things without looking.
  • Athletics – General physical fitness; dodging, jumping, etc.
  • Burglary – Picking locks, sleight of hand, etc.
  • Contacts – Connections for information and assistence.
  • Conviction – Strength of faith/character
  • Crafts – Making/repairing things.
  • Deceit – Lying, feinting, and other trickery.
  • Discipline – Self-control and mental discipline
  • Driving – Controlling transportation, from horses to starships.
  • Empathy – Reading body language and otherwise sensing what others are feeling.
  • Endurance – Hardiness.
  • Fists – Hand-to-hand combat.
  • Intimidation – Strong-arming folks, blackmail, or provoking them.
  • Investigation – Actively searching for things.
  • Lore – Esoteric book smarts. Used for magic, etc.
  • Might – Feats of strength.
  • Performance – Acting, singing, making music.
  • Presence – Force of will and leadership.
  • Rapport – Making connections; diplomacy.
  • Resources – Money, real estate, and access to other similar material resources.
  • Scholarship – Book smarts.
  • Shoot – Shooting things.
  • Stealth – Being sneaky.
  • Survival – Surviving in the wilderness
  • Weapons – Using melee weapons.

FATE Skills

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