Skill Detail

Smell

Cost: 1x
Modifiers: Perception.
Pre-requisites This skill is only available to creatures with the Sense of Smell trait. Creatures without the Sense of Smell trait suffer a -80 penalty when using this skill. It acts in many ways similar to the Spot skill.
Description:This measures a character's ability to identify and locate scents and odors. Smell is not nearly as precise as other senses such as vision and hearing, so it can not be used to pinpoint sources of odors without taking some time.
50 TAVDetermine if someone has been in a room recently. +10 TAV per hour since someone passed.
70 TAVIdentify the race or species of common creature by scent.
90+ TAVIdentify the race or species of an uncommon creature by scent. The character has to have been able to smell such a creature at least once before.
100 TAVIdentify a specific person by scent that the character has met before.
70 TAVIdentify a common potion, chemical, or herb that the character has encountered before
100 TAVIdentify an uncommon potion, chemical, or herb that the character has encountered before.