Re: Bracketed bonus on skill
- Drew had already beaten you to the answer, but it all helps, thanks!
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Susan Dittmar <Susan.Dittmar@...> wrote:
> Quoting FerretDave (ferret.griffin@...):
> > Greetings,
> > I'm seeing the number of ranks in one skill appearing inside of square brackets on the PDF sheet, what does this imply?
> > I.E Ranger with 7 ranks in survival, and +1 from stat displays as:
> > Survival WIS 8 = 1 + 7
> > Survival (Find or Follow Tracks) WIS 10 = 1 +  + 2
> > (the +2 is from synergy with Search 7 ranks)
> > Why is the 7 bracketed on the granted/sub skill ?
> This starts to become a FAQ :-)
> The brackets indicate that this is a doublicate entry (in this case, a
> special use of the Survival skill). It tells that you paid for the skill
> ranks of "Survival", but (correctly) not for the additional skill "Survial
> (Find or Follow Tracks)". Thus, if you want to calculate your skill point
> total, you must not take into account those bracketed values. On the other
> hand, if you think about what to raise on next level up, you need not
> consider those bracketed values, as they are raised together with their
> base skill.
> Hope that helps,