Using Ability Scores In D&D To Define Your Character

Using Ability Scores In D&D To Define Your Character

Abilities scores define your character.

Of all the various editions of Dungeons and Dragons, nothing is as standardized (well, except using a D20) as the six abilities.

No matter how you generate them (or in which order you list them), Strength, Dexterity, Constitution, Intelligence, Wisdom, and Charisma are synonymous with the game.

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Skills In D&D 5TH Edition

Skills in D&D

Skills in 5th edition Dungeons & Dragons are pretty limiting.

You get your allotted number of skills at first level, and they stay pretty static throughout the game; only really getting better when you level up and your proficiency bonus (slowly) increases.

I find this a little odd, given that in the real world a person can get better at a skill, and I don’t think it’s a great leap to think fantasy characters could as well.

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