Knowledge (Intelligence, Trained Only)
Description: This skill encompasses several categories, each of them treated as a separate skill.
Information: A character makes a Knowledge check to gain any general information associated with the skill.
Check: The DC for answering a question within the character’s field of study is 10 for easy questions, 15 for basic questions and 20 to 30 for tough questions.
The Knowledge categories and the topics each one encompasses are as follows.
Fine arts and graphic arts, including art history and artistic techniques
Antiques, modern art, photography and performance art forms, such as music and dance, among others
Psychology, sociology and criminology.
Business procedures, investment strategies and corporate structures.
Bureaucratic procedures and how to navigate them.
Law, legislation, litigation, legal rights and obligations.
Political and governmental institutions and processes.
Recent happenings in the news, sports, politics, entertainment and foreign affairs.
Earth and Life Sciences
Biology, botany, genetics, geology, paleontology, medicine and forensics.
Astronomy, chemistry, mathematics, physics and engineering.
Customs, products, personalities, and forms of entertainment from before the war.
Street and urban culture, local underworld personalities, events and urban legends.
Techniques and strategies for disposing and maneuvering forces in combat.
Current developments in cutting-edge devices, as well as the background necessary to identify various technological devices. This also encompasses the use and programming of computers and other technology (See below).