Seven Schools Stories
Magic Tattoo, Skill
Grants enhancement bonus to skill checks
These magic-inscribed tattoos grant enhancement bonuses to skill checks.
Use: As a Swift action, the user may spend a point of ki to gain an enhancement bonus to skill checks. These tattoos appear in four forms: Lesser, Greater, Supreme, and Epic.
Lesser skill tattoo = +5 bonus
Greater skill tattoo = +10 bonus
Supreme skill tattoo = +15 bonus
Epic skill tattoo = +20 bonus
Example: Kirin has a Lesser Escape Artist tattoo, a 15 Dexterity, and 4 ranks in Escape Artist.
By spending a point of ki, he gains a net +14 bonus to Escape Artist checks for one round and rolls a 12; +2 DEX, +4 Ranks, +3 Class Skill, +5 enhancement +12 d20 roll = 26 skill check.