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Factors for Success

Category: Rogues
Topic: Locksmithing and Traps
Message #: 5141
Author: GS4-ILDRAN (GM Ildran)
Date: 8/6/2005 5:19:09 PM
Subject: Factors for Success

IOI: 4

Okay, here are the factors for success at each of the three tasks, by default, in a very particular order. Some traps may add their own modifiers. I don't think there's anything revolutionary here.

Spotting traps:
Helps - Disarming Traps skill, Intuition bonus, Perception skill, Traplore, Presence, Self Control, good lighting, Lucksong (helps your luck)
Hurts - Trap discovery difficulty, wounds, amunet, Sounds, Interference, Weapon Deflection, bad lighting, fog, fumbles

Disarming traps:
Helps - Disarm skill, Dexterity bonus, Lucksong (helps your luck), Traplore, Self Control, good lighting, "modding down"
Hurts - Trap disarming difficulty, fumbles, amunet, Sounds, Interference, Weapon Deflection, bad lighting, fog, wounds

Picking:
Helps - Picking skill, Dexterity bonus, Locklore, lockpick, open rolls, "modding down"
Hurts - Wounds, not enough skill for the used lockpick, fumbles

- Consigliere Ildran, Shizlock Holmesplice

ESP Penalty Removal

Category: Rogues
Topic: Locksmithing and Traps
Message #: 9767
Author: GS4-OSCURO
Date: 8/1/2010 7:21:11 PM
Subject: Locksmiths Learn to Think

Having an activated thought net (via crystal amulet or any other method) no longer provides a penalty to disarming traps or any other form of locksmithing. Locksmiths should feel free to use their regained rights to telepathically converse with other townsfolk.

GameMaster Oscuro

403 and 404 Bonus Calculations

Category: Magic Spells and Systems
Topic: Minor Elemental Circle
Message #: 954
Author: THEUMEJ
Date: 2/13/2006 12:44:23 PM
Subject: Re: 403 and 404

Okay, here is the formula for 403 and 404, give or take:

Level/2 + Skill Bonus/10 + Dex Bonus/2 + (something)

That will be underestimating things by around 5-10 points.

-Porcell

Category: Magic Spells and Systems
Topic: Minor Elemental Circle
Message #: 964
Author: SDEMASK
Date: 3/21/2006 1:38:17 PM
Subject: Re: 403 and 404

It depends on if the end use if a manual or magical lock opening.

403

For manual lockpicking, success factors include the caster's level, the caster's Pick Locks skill, the caster's Minor Elemental spell ranks, and the target's Dexterity bonus. At no time will the spell provide a bonus greater than the target's Pick Locks skill.

For magical lockpicking, the target of the Unlock spell receives a bonus based on their own Minor Elemental spell ranks and Aura bonus, regardless of who cast Picking Enhancement upon them.

404

For manual disarming, success factors include the caster's level, the caster's Disarm Traps skill, the caster's Minor Elemental spell ranks, and the target's Intuition bonus (if the character is not currently working on a trap) or Dexterity bonus (if the character has found a trap recently, but has yet to disarm it). At no time will the spell provide a bonus greater than the target's Disarm Traps skill.

For magical disarming, the caster of the Disarm spell receives a bonus based on their own Minor Elemental spell ranks and Aura bonus, regardless of who cast Disarm Enhancement upon them.