|Contest of skill|
|Level||Brd 2, Clr 3, Mag 2, Pal 2|
Source: Adventurer's Guide, pg(s). 27
Contest of skill is a spell that reduces the effectiveness of a nearby target's especially lucky strikes. It is designed to remove the factor of fortune from a duel, which certain duelists of the Aldori style of swordplay regard with disdain. Its material component is a small gong.