Skill Detail

Investigations

Cost: 2x
Modifiers: Reasoning
Description:

The investigations skill includes a wide range of knowledge and skills, ranging from forensic knowledge and proper investigative procedure to suspect profiling and questioning. Characters with this skill are also more likely to notice things that are suspicious or out of place. Investigating the scene of a crime takes at least several minutes, if not hours or days.

70 TAVDetermine size of assailant
70 TAVDetermine cause of violent death
80 TAVDetermine method of operation
80 TAVDetermine motive
Detect forgeryDiff. equal to forger's skill. Often an opposed roll versus the quality of the forgery. Requires knowledge of proper documentation or handwriting samples of the original writer.
110 TAVCreate criminal profile
+10 TAVMinor lack of evidence
+20 TAVSignificant lack of evidence
+30 TAVMajor lack of evidence
+40 TAVExtreme lack of evidence
+10 TAVTainted evidence or crime scene
70-120 TAVNotice out of ordinary situation

Synergy skills: Each of the following skills could be synergetic in the proper context. Medicine, Weapon Skills, Appraisal, Gunsmithing, Linguistics, Tracking, Flora/Fauna, Herbalism, Alchemy, Forgery, Lock Picking, Craft (lock smithing), Research, Spellcraft.