Skills Guide
  • Athletics – How agile and fast you are. Used for dodging shots, running away from things and getting across locations.
  • Contacts – Who you know in the anomalous world. Used to call in favours or find somebody you need to get to.
  • Drive – How well you can operate typical vehicles. You'll need stunts for things like planes or luxury yachts.
  • Deceive – How good you are at misleading other people. Used to trick people into believing lies or create a distraction.
  • Empathy – How attuned you are to other peoples' emotions. Used primarily to counter lies or detect emotional cues.
  • Esoterics – What you know about the anomalous world. Used for things like detecting thaumaturgic signs or operating Scranton Anchors.
  • Fight – The measure of your close-range combat. Used for grappling, choking and knife-fighting, among other things.
  • Hacking – How good you are with computers. Used for bypassing security systems and defending against an attack.
  • Investigate – The skill you use to find things out. Examples include searching for clues or looking for the right document.
  • Knowledge – What you know about the non-anomalous world. Includes general knowledge of the world and modern science.
  • Notice – How observant you are. Used for picking up on details such as a concealed gun or hearing a loose footstep.
  • Physique – Your natural physical aptitude, e.g. strength and endurance. Used for kicking down doors and lifting heavy objects.
  • Provoke – How good you are at causing negative emotions, i.e. being a dick. Used to anger enemies or break someone's composure.
  • Potential – Your thaumaturgic potential. Used for scrying or apporting your friends.
  • Rapport – Your charisma and likability. Used to make friends or get someone's emotional guard down.
  • Resources – How much material wealth you have. Used to bribe guards or purchasing a reasonably expensive item.
  • Shoot – Your ability to use a gun. More exotic items, i.e. bows, plasma guns, Daeva legbones, require a stunt to use.
  • Stealth – Your ability to evade detection. Allows you to get past situations that require you to stay hidden.
  • Will – Your mental fortitude. Used for solving difficult problems with your mind or resisting psychic attacks and compulsions.
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