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Chapter 1: Introduction / Character Creation

Step 6 Determine Ability Scores

Source Core Rulebook pg. 26 2.0
Now that you’ve made the main mechanical choices about your character, it’s time to finalize their ability scores. Do these three things:
  • First, make sure you’ve applied all the ability boosts and ability flaws you’ve noted in previous steps (from your ancestry, background, and class).
  • Then, apply four more ability boosts to your character’s ability scores, choosing a different ability score for each and increasing that ability score by 2.
  • Finally, record your starting ability scores and ability modifiers, as determined using Table 1–1: Ability Modifiers.
Remember that each ability boost adds 2 to the base score of 10, and each ability flaw subtracts 2. You should have no ability score lower than 8 or higher than 18.