Reference Book: Star Wars Saga Edition Galaxy of Intrigue

Main Article: Skill Challenges

This section presents sample Skill Challenges that were designed with the rules described in Skill Challenges. They show how to design Skill Challenges to fit a variety of situations, and each Skill Challenge can be used in your game as is.

The following are a variety of sample Skill Challenges, including some intended for use during combat encounters, that you can use as models for building your own.

SKILL CHALLENGE CHALLENGE LEVEL COMPLEXITY DESCRIPTION
Galaxy of Intrigue
Breaching the Bunker CL 2 1 In this Skill Challenge, the heroes must breach the front entrance to an Imperial bunker and retrieve the Empire's battle plans for an upcoming conflict.
Entry CL 2 1 In this Skill Challenge, the heroes must gain entrance to a possible illegal weapons facility as thugs engage them in combat.
Interrogation CL 3 1 This Skill Challenge represents the interrogation of a prisoner.
The Slice CL 3 3 In this Skill Challenge, the heroes must determine which computer system contains the files they seek.
The Chase CL 4 2 In this Skill Challenge, the heroes must pursue Koon Odan on foot through the corridors, walkways, businesses, and crowds of Cloud City's upper plaza.
Overland Travel CL 4 3 This Skill Challenge represents traveling across a dangerous expanse of wilderness.
Smuggling Contraband CL 4 3 This Skill Challenge represents smuggling goods past government officials.
Landing on Nyriaan CL 5 1 In this Skill Challenge, the heroes attempt to land a Starship on Nyriaan using only one of two standard laser arrays for guidance.
Investigation CL 5 2 In this Skill Challenge, the heroes are trying to uncover information about a particular person, object, or organization.
Sabotage Mission CL 6 2 In this Skill Challenge, the heroes must perform a mission to sabotage (And, ultimately, destroy) a Capital Ship hovering above a blockaded planet.
Disabling the Deluge Device CL 6 3 The Deluge Device is a huge, complicated machine that might well bring about an end to Nyriaan as the galaxy has known it. Deactivating it is not just a simple matter of finding and pushing the right button.
Fleeing the Imperials CL 6 3 In this Skill Challenge, the heroes attempt to shake off the Imperials that are in hot pursuit of them after their successful kidnapping of the neurobiologist Saludor Narubo.
Overland Survival CL 6 3 Traveling across the surface of Nyriaan can be dangerous, especially given the fact that the planet's atmosphere tends to wreak havoc with portable sensors and other Survival Gear.
The Podrace CL 6 3 In this Skill Challenge, the heroes are sponsoring a Pod racer in the Ando Overland event, which features 12 racers.
Escape from Kessel CL 8 2 In this Skill Challenge, the heroes are trapped in the spice mines of Kessel and must escape to freedom.
Searching the Debris Field CL 8 2 In this Skill Challenge, the heroes are aboard their Starship investigating a debris field left behind after a major space battle.
Street Chase CL 8 2 In this Skill Challenge, the players must pursue a pair of Corporate Sector Assassins through the gloomy streets of Locus in a Landspeeder chase.
Speeder Bike Chase CL 8 3 In this Skill Challenge, the heroes must ride Speeder Bikes through a busy urban area to pursue a criminal fleeing in a Landspeeder.
Asteroid Field Escape CL 9 1 This Skill Challenge represents a chase sequence through an asteroid field.
Spotting the Killer CL 9 1 The heroes must search for the assassin in a mob of sentients that includes plenty of Quarren, a host of other Species, and a few Mon Calamari engaging in heated political debates with other members of the crowd.
Disabling the Tracking Device CL 9 2 If the heroes locate the tracking device near the ship's engines, they can attempt to disable it. However, they realize that the device is rigged with explosive charges that could detonate if they try to remove or deactivate it.
Arranging the Assassination CL 9 3 The heroes engage in a Skill Challenge to talk an official into aiding their attempt on the Emperor's life.
Traversing the Minefield CL 10 1 This Skill Challenge is intended for use in a combat encounter in which the ground has been seeded with a variety of Antipersonnel Mines.
Slicing the HoloNet CL 11 1 This Skill Challenge represents an attempt to slice into The HoloNet, which the Empire has declared to be for military use only.
Blind Descent CL 12 2 Should the heroes attempt to make a Blind Descent into Nyriaan, there is a significant chance that they will not make it down safely.
Covert Infiltration CL 12 2 In this Skill Challenge, the heroes must covertly infiltrate an extremely secure facility, such as the headquarters of Imperial Intelligence or The Corporate Sector Authority.
Negotiation CL 12 2 In this Skill Challenge, the heroes have earned enough of a reputation to convince an Imperial Senator to meet with them.
The Pursuit of Freedom CL 12 3 This Skill Challenge represents the heroes' attempt to outrun Imperial forces and local Corellian security as they extract Agent Tehlan Aleece.
Tactical Leadership CL 14 1 This Skill Challenge, intended for use during combat encounters, represents the clash of tactical minds on opposite sides of a conflict.
Homebrew Content
Underwater Navigation CL 4 3 The heroes must travel while submerged, navigating their way to a particular destination without falling prey to aquatic predators or hazards.
Shake off the Cultists CL 5 1 The heroes must outmaneuver a group of cultists' Starships, while simultaneously disabling the tracking beacon hidden on their ship.
Vacuum Blowout CL 5 1 The heroes must brace themselves, preventing themselves from being blasted out into the vacuum of space.
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