has 5 skills that can naturally increase up to level 10 as the survivor gains experience using it. [[ Equipment]] and [[perks]] can raise skills above level 10.
== Leading ==
Used when [[recruiting]] new survivors from buildings, and [[working in bars and churches|leading]] to increase [[happiness]].
== Defense ==
Used when [[kill zombies|killing zombies]], [[guard duty|guarding]] buildings, and determining mission [[danger]].
== Scavenging ==
Used for [[scavenging]] from buildings.
== Building ==
Used during [[reclaiming|reclaim]] and [[building (mission)|build]] missions.
== Engineering ==
Used during [[research]] missions.