(E) Ventriloquism

(E) Ventriloquism

  • Attribute:  Perception
  • Type:  Utility
  • Time:  Free action
  • Description:  Characters with this skill are able to change their voice and throw it so that it appears that the voice is coming from elsewhere. With a successful skill check, the character is able mimic the voice of another or make themselves sound completely different, and/or make the voice appear to come from a specific target in an effort to deceive those in an area. Target's are allowed a Willpower or related skill to uncover the deception, with a -1 modifier per skill point in Performance. In addition, the character can produce a variety of natural, musical, or mechanical sounds using one's mouth, lips, tongue, and voice; when used for deception, target's are allowed a modified Willpower save as stated above. If the skill check fails, the intent of the action is not accomplished and those in the area may get an Observation check to notice the attempt, depending on the circumstances.
  • Prerequisites:  The Oration skill and four skill points in Performance

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