Shadow scholars fall into two categories-learned Shadowkind
and mundane folk who have spent time studying Shadow culture, magic, and other supernatural occurrences.
Choose three of the following skills
as permanent class skills
. If a skill you select is already a class skill, you receive a +1 competence bonus on checks using that skill. Decipher Script, Gather Information, Knowledge (arcane lore, art, behavioral sciences, earth and life sciences, history, physical sciences, tactics, or theology and philosophy), Research, or add a new Read/Write Language or a new Speak Language.