Open Locks

Open Locks

  • Attribute:  Agility
  • Type:  Utility
  • Time:  N/A
  • Description:  Those with this skill can attempt to pick mechanical padlocks and door locks, trick digital locks, finesse combination locks, solve puzzle locks, etc, with the use of some type of tool, i.e. pick, pry bar, gadget, etc. With a successful skill check, the lock is opened, bypassed, etc; the difficulty and amount of time required is based on the type, complexity, and quality of the lock and type of tools. If the skill check fails, additional attempts may be made at a progressive difficult (-4) modifier, but after three fails, additional attempts may not be made again on that device until the skill rank has increased.
  • Example of use:  Quickly and quietly pry a door away from the frame to overpower the lock, turn locking tumblers with a fine file, recognize the sound of puzzle lock tumblers falling into place, etc.
  • Specialization:  None

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