Skills of Athas

Player characters may be created using any of the following skills:

  • Appraise1 (Int)
  • Autohypnosis2 (Wis)
  • Balance3 (Dex)
  • Bluff4 (Cha)
  • Climb5 (Str)
  • Concentration6 (Con)
  • Craft7 (Int)
  • Decipher Script8 (Int)
  • Diplomacy9 (Cha)
  • Disable Devise10 (Int)
  • Disguise11 (Cha)
  • Escape Artist12 (Dex)
  • Forgery13 (Int)
  • Gather Information14 (Cha)
  • Handle Animal15 (Cha)
  • Heal16 (Wis)
  • Hide17 (Dex)
  • Intimidate18 (Cha)
  • Jump19 (Str)
  • Knowledge20 (Int)
  • Listen21 (Wis)
  • Literacy22 (None) with this campaign specific change
  • Move Silently23 (Dex)
  • Open Lock24 (Dex)
  • Perform25 (Cha)
  • Profession26 (Wis)
  • Psicraft27 (Int)
  • Research28 (Int) with this campaign specific change
  • Ride29 (Dex)
  • Search30 (Int)
  • Sense Motive31 (Wis)
  • Sleight of Hand32 (Dex)
  • Speak Language33 (None)
  • Spellcraft34 (Int)
  • Spot35 (Wis)
  • Survival36 (Wis)
  • Swim37 (Str)
  • Tumble38 (Dex)
  • Use Magic Device39 (Cha)
  • Use Psionic Device40 (Cha)
  • Use Rope41 (Dex)

For a discussion of the skills of Athas, see the Skills of Athas forum thread.


1 Player’s Handbook p. 67

2 Expanded Psionics Handbook pp. 36-37

3 Player’s Handbook p. 67

4 Player’s Handbook pp.67-69 and Dark Sun 3.5, revision 6, p. 44

5 Player’s Handbook p. 69

6 Player’s Handbook pp. 69-70 and Expanded Psionics Handbook pp. 37-38

7 Player’s Handbook pp. 70-71 and Dark Sun 3.5, revision 6, p. 44

8 Player’s Handbook p. 71

9 Player’s Handbook pp 71-72

10 Player’s Handbook pp. 72-73

11 Player’s Handbook pp. 72-73

12 Player’s Handbook p. 73

13 Player’s Handbook p. 74

14 Player’s Handbook p. 74

15 Player’s Handbook pp. 74-75

16 Player’s Handbook pp. 75-76

17 Player’s Handbook p. 76

18 Player’s Handbook pp. 76-77

19 Player’s Handbook p. 77

20 Player’s Handbook p. 78, Expanded Psionics Handbook p. 38, and Dark Sun 3.5, revision 6, p. 44

21 Player’s Handbook pp. 78-79

22 Dark Sun 3.5, revision 6, p. 44

23 Player’s Handbook p. 79

24 Player’s Handbook p. 79

25 Player’s Handbook pp. 79-80

26 Player’s Handbook p. 80

27 Expanded Psionics Handbook p. 38

28 Player’s Guide to Arcanis p. 128

29 Player’s Handbook p. 80

30 Player’s Handbook p. 81

31 Player’s Handbook p. 81

32 Player’s Handbook pp. 81-82 and Dragon Magazine #319, May 2004, p. 44

33 Player’s Handbook p. 82 and Dragon Magazine #319, May 2004, pp. 44, 45

34 Player’s Handbook pp. 82-83

35 Player’s Handbook p. 83

36 Player’s Handbook pp. 83-84

37 Player’s Handbook p. 84, Dark Sun 3.5, revision 6, p. 44, and Dragon Magazine #319, May 2004, p. 44

38 Player’s Handbook pp. 84-85

39 Player’s Handbook pp. 85-86

40 Expanded Psionics Handbook pp. 38-39

41 Player’s Handbook p. 86

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