Age

As the character ages, his or her physical ability scores decrease and his or her mental ability scores increase, as detailed on Table: Aging Effects. The effects of each aging step are cumulative.

Table: Aging Effects
Age CategoryAbility Adjustments
Child (1–11)–3 to Str and Con; –1 to Dex, Int, Wis, and Cha
Young adult (12–15)Original scores
Adult (16–39)Original scores
Middle age (40–59)–1 to Str, Dex, and Con; +1 to Int, Wis, and Cha
Old (60–79)–1 to Str, Dex, and Con; +1 to Int, Wis, and Cha
Venerable (80+)–1 to Str, Dex, and Con; +1 to Int, Wis, and Cha
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