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    Spellcraft (Int; Trained Only)

    The following are additional uses or updated uses for the Spellcraft skill. Use this skill to identify powers as they are manifest or powers already in place.

    Check: You can identify powers and psionic effects. The DCs for Spellcraft checks relating to various tasks are summarized on the following table. Additionally, certain powers allow you to gain information about psionic effects, provided that you make a successful Spellcraft check as detailed in the power description.

    Action: Varies, as noted in table.

    Try Again: See table.

    Special: A psion gains a +2 bonus on Spellcraft checks when dealing with a power or effect from his discipline (if any).

    Table: Spellcraft Tasks and DC's

    Spellcraft DC Task Action/Time Retry
    15 + power level Identify a power being manifested. (You must sense the power’s display, or see some visible effect, to identify a power.) None No
    15 + power level When manifesting detect psionics, determine the discipline involved in the aura of a single item or creature you can see. (If the aura is not a power effect, the DC is 15 + 1/2 manifester level.) None  
    15 + power level Address a power stone to figure out what power or powers it contains.    
    20 + power level Identify a power that’s already in place and in effect. You must be able to see or detect the effects of the power. None No
    20 + power level Identify materials created or shaped by psionics, such as noting that a particular object was created using a metacreativity power. None No
    25 + power level After rolling a saving throw against a power targeted on you, determine what that power was. None No
    25 Identify a psionic tattoo. 1 minute. No
    20 (The player does not see the result of the check.) Draw a diagram to enhance manifestation of psionic dimensional anchor on a summoned creature. 10 minutes. No
    30 or higher Understand a strange or unique psionic effect, such as the effects of an outcrop of psionically resonant crystal. Varies No