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Introduced:  Release Updated:  Gears of Change, Master of Arms

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Assess Creature
Description Helps you discern the attributes of creatures.
Formula None
Base Status Untrained
Cost to Train 4
Cost to Specialize 2
Buffs Monster Attunement (Spell)
Debuffs Monster Unfamiliarity (Spell)


Helps you figure out creature's attributes. If your skill is too low, only the creature's level will be shown, all other attributes will be shown as ??. The skill check is made against the creature's Deception.

With creature appraisal lenses (requires the skill to wield), one may also weaken an opponent's defenses much like an imperil spell. See Gearcraft for more details.


Magic Skills Arcane Lore, Creature Enchantment, Item Enchantment, Life Magic, Mana Conversion, Void Magic, War Magic
Combat Skills Finesse Weapons, Heavy Weapons, Light Weapons, Missile Weapons, Two Handed Combat, Summoning
Secondary Combat Skills Dual Wield, Dirty Fighting, Recklessness, Sneak Attack
Defense Skills Magic Defense, Melee Defense, Missile Defense, Shield
Crafting Skills Alchemy, Armor Tinkering, Cooking, Fletching, Item Tinkering, Lockpick, Magic Item Tinkering, Salvaging, Weapon Tinkering
Misc Skills Assess Creature, Assess Person, Deception, Healing, Leadership, Loyalty, Jump, Run
Retired Skills

Appraise Armor, Appraise Item, Appraise Magic Item, Appraise Weapon, Axe, Bow, Crossbow, Dagger, Gearcraft, Mace, Spear, Staff, Sword, Thrown Weapons, Unarmed Combat