Call of Cthulhu/Character Creation

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Character Creation

Point Buy Characteristics

Point Buy https://www.dholeshouse.org/Characters/CoCv7Investigators/CreateNewPointBuy

Point Buy Characteristics:

Pool Start: 460
Min: 15 (40 for INT & SIZ)
Max: 75 or 90   (depending on campaign)
Pool Used for minimums: 170 (15+15+15+15+15+15+40+40)
Pool Balance: 290

Quick Fire Characteristics

Quick fire Characteristic Scores: 40, 50, 50, 50, 60, 60, 70, 80

Pick 8 Occupation Skills and Credit Rating: Allocate 70%, 2x 60%, 3x 50%, 3x 40% (set not increase)

Pick 4 Non-Occupation Personal Interest Skills: Boost by 20%

Adjust Derived Skills

Starting Skills:

SAN = POW
Own Language = EDU
Magic = POW / 5  (round down)
HP = (CON+SIZ) / 10  (round down)

Luck

Luck: 3D6*5

Determine MOV

MOV:

  • DEX and STR < SIZ -> MOV 7
  • DEX or STR >= SIZ -> MOV 8
  • DEX and STR >= SIZ -> MOV 9

Adjust due to Age

Age:

  • 15-19: Deduct 5 among STR, SIZ / -5 EDU / Roll luck twice take higher
  • 20-39: Make 1 EDU Improvement
  • 40-49: Make 2 EDU Improvement / deduct 5 among STR, CON, DEX / -5 APP / -1 MOV
  • 50-59: Make 3 EDU Improvement / deduct 10 among STR, CON, DEX / -10 APP / -2 MOV
  • 60-69: Make 4 EDU Improvement / deduct 20 among STR, CON, DEX / -15 APP / -3 MOV
  • 70-79: Make 4 EDU Improvement / deduct 40 among STR, CON, DEX / -20 APP / -4 MOV
  • 80-89: Make 4 EDU Improvement / deduct 80 among STR, CON, DEX / -25 APP / -5 MOV

Melee Damage and Build

  • Add STR+SIZ:
    • STR+SIZE / Dmg Bonus / Build
    • 2-64 / -2 / -2
    • 65-84 / -1 / -1
    • 95-124 / 0 / 0
    • 125-164 / +1d4 / +1
    • 165-204 / +1d6 / +2

Skill Points

Occupation Points: often EDUx4, or EDUx2+(OTHERx2)

Personal Interest Points: INTx2

INT is for Intelligence and Idea Rolls

  • Street smarts and problem solving

EDU is for Education and Know Rolls

  • Book smarts

Skill Cap:

  • Max 75, or
  • Max 99

Cash and Assets

  • Check table on pg 57 for Cash, Assets and Spending Levels calculations
  • Penniless 0
  • Poor 1-9
  • Average 10-49
  • Wealthy 50-89
  • Rich 90-98
  • Super Rich 99

Default Stats

  • Accounting (05%)
  • Anthropology (01%)
  • Appraise (05%)
  • Archaeology (01%)
  • || Art / Craft (05%)
    • ...
  • Charm (15%)
  • Climb (20%)
  • || Credit Rating (00%)
  • || Cthulhu Mythos (00%)
  • Disguise (05%)
  • || Dodge (half DEX)
  • Drive Auto (20%)
  • Elec. Repair (10%)
  • Fast Talk (05%)
  • Fighting (Brawl) (25%)
    • || Fighting ...
  • Firearms (Handgun) (20%)

-

  • Firearms (Rifle/Shotgun) (25%)
    • || Firearms ...
  • First Aid (30%)
  • History (05%)
  • Intimidate (15%)
  • Jump (20%)
  • || Language (01%)
    • ...
  • Language (Own) (EDU)
  • Law (05%)
  • Library Use (20%)
  • Listen (20%)
  • Locksmith (01%)
  • Mech. Repair (10%)
  • Medicine (01%)
  • Natural World (10%)
  • Navigate (10%)
  • Occult (05%)

-

  • Persuade (10%)
  • || Pilot (01%)
    • ...
  • Psychoanalysis (01%)
  • Psychology (10%)
  • Ride (05%)
  • || Science (01%) ...
    • ...
  • Sleight of Hand (10%)
  • Spot Hidden (25%)
  • Stealth (20%)
  • || Survival (10%) ...
    • ...
  • Swim (20%)
  • Throw (20%)
  • Track (10%)

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