Tasks and DCs

When writing or running a session, use these DCs. Feel free to add a task or request for a task to be classified.

Easy (DC 4)

Climb a knotted rope
Hear a squad of Marines marching 10 meters away
Follow an animal or person's tracks across a clear snowfield

Average (DC 7)

Climb a rough wall
Find information that requires an academic search engine
Perform at the level of the average busker
Ransack an area to find a certain item
Simple crafts and repairs (Hang a door, install a doorknob, craft a makeshift weapon)
Follow an animal or person's recent tracks across mud

Tough (DC 11)

Disarm a common explosive
Hot wire a car
Climb a rock with foot-sized handholds
Break into a civilian's computer
Perform at the level of a good busker
Moderate crafts and repairs (Fix a semiautomatic firearm, build a PC, wire a house)
Perform basic engineering or scientific analysis (University Sophomore)
Follow an animal or person's recent tracks across dirt

Challenging (DC 14)

Climb a rock with palm-sized handholds
Perform at the level of a lounge singer
Notice a typical secret compartment, simple trap, or obscure clue
Complex crafts and repairs (Fix an automatic firearm, fix an automobile engine)
Put a cold-bore mortar round on target
Perform intermediate engineering or scientific analysis (University Junior)
Follow several-day-old tracks across mud or snow

Formidable (DC 18)

Hack into a secure computer system
Perform at the level of a Broadway singer
Find a complex or well-hidden secret compartment or trap, notice an extremely obscure clue
Very complex crafts and repairs (Fix an aircraft engine, fix a heavy weapon)
Perform advanced engineering or scientific analysis (University Senior)
Follow several-day-old tracks across dirt, following averse weather/wind conditions

Heroic (DC 21)

Climb an overhang with handholds but not footholds
Perform at the level of the typical recording artist
Complex crafts and repairs without the proper tools or parts
Perform professional engineering or scientific analysis (Graduate)
Follow several-day-old tracks across rock

Super Heroic (DC 24)

Perform at the level of a platinum-record recording artist
Perform groundbreaking engineering or scientific analysis (Doctorate)
Very complex crafts and repairs without the proper tools AND parts

Fucking Impossible (DC 28)

Perform at the level of Michael Jackson
Perform revolutionary engineering or scientific analysis (Einstein)
Solve a Clay Mathematics Millenium Prize Problem

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