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{{skill|description=The character can use '''intimidate''' to get a bully to back down or make a prisoner give him the information he wants. Intimidation can occur either through brute force and appearance or through threatening use of language.
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|ability=Charisma
Obsidian has indicated the '''Intimidate''' skill will be in NWN2. [http://nwn2forums.bioware.com/forums/viewtopic.html?topic=483765&forum=97&highlight=]
 
 
|classes=[[Barbarian]], [[Fighter]], [[Rogue]], [[Warlock]]; [[Assassin]], [[Blackguard]], [[Frenzied berserker]], [[Red Wizard of Thay]], [[Shadow Thief of Amn (class)|Shadow Thief of Amn]], [[Stormlord]], [[Warpriest]], [[Weapon master]]
{{Skill|Skill name=Intimidate
 
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|training=No
|Description=The character can use this skill to get a bully to back down or make a prisoner give him the information he wants. You can also use Intimidate to weaken an opponent’s resolve in combat.
 
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|check=This skill is the aggressive approach to getting one's way in conversation. A check is made against a set DC - usually dependent on how easily the NPC is going to be scared into submission.
|Ability=Charisma
 
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|special=
|Classes=[[Fighter]], [[Barbarian]], [[Rogue]], [[Warlock]], [[Assassin]], [[Blackguard]], [[Shadow thief of Amn]], [[Weapon master]], [[Frenzied berserker]]
 
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|use=Selected (conversation)
|Training=No
 
|Check=The character can use this skill to change others’ behavior with a successful check.
 
|Special=Demoralize Opponent: Make an Intimidate check opposed by the target’s modified level check (see above). If you win, the target becomes shaken for 1 round. A shaken character takes a –2 penalty on attack rolls, ability checks, and saving throws. You can intimidate only an opponent that you threaten in melee combat and that can see you.
 
|Use=Selected in dialogue or combat
 
 
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==[[DnD 3.5]] comparison==
 
*Intimidate check can also be used to demoralise an opponent and it is opposed by the target’s modified level check. If you win, the target becomes shaken for 1 round. A shaken character takes a –2 penalty on attack rolls, ability checks, and saving throws. You can intimidate only an opponent that you threaten in melee combat and that can see you.
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*The demoralise opponent aspect of this skill is similar to to the NWN [[Taunt]] skill.
   
 
==NWN comparison==
 
==NWN comparison==
* Added in [[Hordes of the Underdark]]. It wasn't used as often as [[Persuade]] in dialogue.
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* Added in [[Hordes of the Underdark]]. It wasn't used as often as persuade (see [[diplomacy]]) in dialogue.
* The skill could not be used to in combat to demoralize opponents.
 
   
 
==External resources==
 
==External resources==
 
*[[NWNWiki:Intimidate]]
 
*[[NWNWiki:Intimidate]]
 
[[Category:Skills]]
 

Latest revision as of 11:54, 5 October 2007

The character can use intimidate to get a bully to back down or make a prisoner give him the information he wants. Intimidation can occur either through brute force and appearance or through threatening use of language.

Modifying ability: Charisma

Classes: Barbarian, Fighter, Rogue, Warlock; Assassin, Blackguard, Frenzied berserker, Red Wizard of Thay, Shadow Thief of Amn, Stormlord, Warpriest, Weapon master

Requires training: No

Check: This skill is the aggressive approach to getting one's way in conversation. A check is made against a set DC - usually dependent on how easily the NPC is going to be scared into submission.


Use: Selected (conversation)


DnD 3.5 comparison[]

  • Intimidate check can also be used to demoralise an opponent and it is opposed by the target’s modified level check. If you win, the target becomes shaken for 1 round. A shaken character takes a –2 penalty on attack rolls, ability checks, and saving throws. You can intimidate only an opponent that you threaten in melee combat and that can see you.
  • The demoralise opponent aspect of this skill is similar to to the NWN Taunt skill.

NWN comparison[]

External resources[]

  • NWNWiki:Intimidate