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Lie and cheat. Manipulate the truth.

Deception is a Charisma Skill.

The higher your Charisma Score, the more likely you will succeed on Deception Checks.

Proficiency[edit | edit source]

Characters who are proficient in Deception can add their Proficiency Bonus when making Ability checks.

The following backgrounds grant proficiency in Deception:

The following classes can choose to select Deception as a proficient skill at Level 1:

Warlocks who choose the Beguiling Influence Beguiling Influence Eldritch Invocation gain proficiency in Deception and Persuasion.

Characters who take the Actor feat gain Expertise (and Proficiency) in Deception and Performance.

Characters who take the Illithid power Illithid Expertise gain expertise (and proficiency) in Persuasion, Deception, or Intimidation checks.

Uses[edit | edit source]

  • Used in dialogue.

Related Items[edit | edit source]

+1 to Skill Checks[edit | edit source]

+1d4 to All Skill Checks[edit | edit source]

Shapeshifter's Boon Ring while Shapeshifted or Disguised

Advantage on Skill Checks[edit | edit source]

Related Spells[edit | edit source]