D&D 3E Skills Chart (including synergy bonuses)

Skill  Key Ability Untrained Barbarian Bard Cleric Druid Fighter Monk Paladin Ranger Rogue Sorcerer Wizard    Synergy - see description for details
Alchemy  Int No xc C   xc   xc   xc xc   xc xc xc   C C   Gnome +2; Alchemist's lab +2
Animal Empathy  Cha No no no no C no no no C no no no    
Appraise  Int Yes xc C xc  xc   xc   xc   xc   xc   C xc   xc     Dwarf +2 rare or exotic; Magnifying glass +2; Merchant's scale +2
Balance  Dex Yes xc  C xc   xc   xc   C xc   xc   C xc   xc     Tumble >= 5 ranks +2
Bluff  Cha Yes xc   C xc   xc   xc   xc   xc   xc   C xc   xc     Ranger Favored Enemy +1
Climb  Str Yes C C xc   xc   C C xc   C C xc   xc     Halfling +2; Use Rope >=5 +2; Climber's kit +2
Concentration  Con Yes xc   C C C xc   C C C xc   C C   Combat Casting +4
Craft  Int Yes C C C C C C C C C C C   Dwarf +2 related to stone or metal; Artisan's tools required or -2; Artisan's tools MW +2
Decipher Script  Int No no C no no no no no no C no no    
Diplomacy  Cha Yes xc  C C C xc   C C xc  C xc   xc     Bluff >=5 +2; Sense Motive >=5 +2
Disable Device  Int No xc   xc   xc   xc   xc   xc   xc   xc   C xc   xc     Thieves' tools required or -2; Thieves' tools MW +2
Disguise  Cha Yes xc   C xc   xc   xc   xc   xc   xc   C xc   xc     Bluff >=5 +2; Magic assist +10; Disguise kit +2
Escape Artist  Dex Yes xc   C xc   xc   xc   C xc   xc   C xc   xc     Use Rope >=5 +2
Forgery  Int Yes xc   xc   xc   xc   xc   xc   xc   xc   C xc   xc      
Gather Information  Cha Yes xc   C xc   xc   xc   xc   xc   xc   C xc   xc      
Handle Animal  Cha No C xc   xc   C C xc   C C xc   xc   xc     Animal Empathy >=5 +2 animals; >=9 +2 beasts
Heal  Wis Yes xc   xc   C C xc   xc   C C xc   xc   xc     Prof(Herbalist) >=5 +2; Healer's kit +2
Hide  Dex Yes xc   C xc   xc   xc   C xc   C C xc   xc     Size (..., small +4,...)
Innuendo  Wis No xc   xc   xc   xc   xc   xc   xc   xc   C xc   xc     Bluff >=5 +2; Sense Motive >=5 +2
Intimidate  Cha Yes C xc   xc   xc   xc   xc   xc   xc   C xc   xc     Bluff >=5 +2
Intuit Direction  Wis No C C xc  C xc   xc   xc   C C xc   xc      
Jump  Str Yes C C xc   xc   C C xc   C C xc   xc     Halfling +2; Tumble >=5 +2; Run increase distance
Knowledge - arcana  Int No xc   C C xc   xc   C xc   xc   xc   C C    
Knowledge - religion  Int No xc   C C xc   xc   xc   C xc   xc   xc   C    
Knowledge - nature  Int No xc   C xc   C xc   xc   xc   C xc   xc   C    
Knowledge - all skills  Int No xc   C xc   xc   xc   xc   xc   xc   xc   xc   C    
Listen  Wis Yes C C xc   xc   xc   C xc   C C xc   xc     Elf +2; Gnome +2; Half-elf +1; Halfling +2; Ranger Favored Enemy +1; Hypnotism -4; Fascinate -4; Alertness +2
Move Silently  Dex Yes xc   C xc   xc   xc   C xc   C C xc   xc     Halfling +2; Cat or Owl Familiar +2
Open Lock  Dex No xc   xc   xc   xc   xc   xc   xc   xc   C xc   xc     Thieves' tools required or -2; Thieves' tools MW +2
Perform  Cha Yes xc   C xc   xc   xc   C xc   xc   C xc   xc     Min ranks to use Bard abilities; Musical instrument MW +2
Pick Pocket  Dex No xc   C xc   xc   xc   xc   xc   xc   C xc   xc     Bluff >=5 +2
Profession  Wis No xc   C C C xc   C C C C C C    
Read Lips  Int No no no no no no no no no C no no    
Ride  Dex Yes C xc   xc   xc   C xc   C C xc   xc   xc     Handle Animal >=5 +2; Bareback -5; Military saddle +2; prereq for mounted feats
Scry  Int Yes no C C C no no no no no C C    
Search  Int Yes xc   xc   xc   xc   xc   xc   xc   C C xc   xc     Elf +2; Half-elf +1; Active Abjurations (special) +4; Find Traps synergy; Use search to track if no feat and DC <=10
Sense Motive  Wis Yes xc   C xc   xc   xc   xc   xc   xc   C xc   xc     Ranger Favored Enemy +1
Speak Language  None No xc   C xc   xc   xc   xc   xc   xc   xc   xc   xc      
Spellcraft  Int No xc   C C C xc   xc   xc   xc   xc   C C   Specialized +2, -5; Use Magic Device >=5 +2
Spot  Wis Yes C xc   xc   xc   xc   xc   xc   C C xc   xc     Elf +2; Half-elf +1; Ranger Favored Enemy +1; Hypnotism -4; Fascinate -4; Alertness +2
Swim  Str Yes xc   C xc   C C C xc   C C xc   xc     Per 5# gear -1
Tumble  Dex No xc   C xc   xc   xc   C xc   xc   C xc   xc     Tumble >=5 Dodge AC; Jump >=5 +2
Use Magic Device  Cha No no C no no no no no no C no no   Decipher Script >=5 +2; Spellcraft >=5 +2
Use Rope  Dex Yes xc   xc   xc   xc   xc   xc   xc   C C xc   xc     Silk Rope +2; Animate Rope +2; Escape Artist >=5 +2
Wilderness Lore  Wis Yes C xc   xc   C xc   xc   xc   C xc   xc   xc     Ranger Favored Enemy +1; Intuit Direction >=5 +2

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This file was created by Maryrita Steinhour on 05/13/01.