Skill Detail

Spellcraft

Cost: 2x
Modifiers: Reasoning
Description:

Spellcraft is a representation of a character's knowledge of arcane theory. Often, wizards and priests possess this skill to help them in their studies of the arcane arts. This skill is also required for the creation of magical items, such as wands, staves, scrolls, etc.

70 TAVIdentify a magic trap and its effects.
50 TAVIdentify a spell being cast in a discipline that the character knows. Requires that the character be able to see and hear at least two of the following: the material components of the spell, the hand gestures, or the verbal components.
70 TAVIdentify a spell being cast in a discipline that the character is not trained. Requires that the character be able to see and hear at least two of the following: the material components of the spell, the hand gestures, or the verbal components.
90+ TAVLearn the attunement ritual to a magical item.
110+ TAVUnderstand and identify strange, unique, rare, or otherwise unexplainable Arcane phenomena, artifacts, and energies.
50 TAVIdentify the discipline associated with a magical item if the character knows the discipline. Requires Arcane Vision.
70 TAVIdentify the discipline associated with a magical item if the character does not have any ranks in that discipline. Requires Arcane Vision.
50 TAVIdentify a specific spell effect in in a magical item if the character knows the spell. Requires Arcane Vision.
70 TAVIdentify a specific spell effect in a magical item if the character knows any discipline the spell belongs to. Requires Arcane Vision.
90 TAVIdentify a specific spell effect in a magical item if the character does not have any ranks in that discipline. Requires Arcane Vision.
+40 TAVAttempting to identify magical effects in an item without using Arcane Vision.
25 TAVCast a spell from scroll: If the user knows how to cast the spell, the user only needs to succeed at a Spellcraft(25) test.
50 TAVCast a spell from scroll: If the user can not cast the spell, but possesses at least one Arcane, Shuri, or Elemental discipline of rank 4 or higher.
70 TAVCast a spell from a scroll: The caster does not know how to cast the spell and has fewer than 4 ranks in a magical discipline. If the skillcheck failed by more than 30 points, the spell backfires.