What is the formula for the chance to pickpocket and to steal (or fail to steal) items in the stores? The question is both about Daggerfall and DFU.
Regarding vanilla Daggerfall UESP points to strange formula which implies that chance to steal item depends positively on the weight and value. https://en.uesp.net/wiki/Daggerfall:Pickpocket
There is a formula from DF Chronicles, which looks like that: chance caught = (100  pickpocket) + store level + total weight + number items. Bounded by 5% min and 95% max. Which one is correct, if any?
Pickpocket formulas
 Jay_H
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Re: Pickpocket formulas
I'm not good with C# or math, so if you can figure out the formula, it's here https://github.com/Interkarma/daggerfal ... er.cs#L260
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Re: Pickpocket formulas
Jay_H wrote: ↑Wed Jan 08, 2020 9:39 pm I'm not good with C# or math, so if you can figure out the formula, it's here https://github.com/Interkarma/daggerfal ... er.cs#L260
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// Calculate chance of being caught shoplifting items
int chance = 100  player.Skills.GetLiveSkillValue(DFCareer.Skills.Pickpocket);
chance += shopQuality + weightAndNumItems;
return Mathf.Clamp(chance, 5, 95);
chance caught = (100  pickpocket) + store level + total weight + number items. Bounded by 5% min and 95% max.
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Re: Pickpocket formulas
Now it's clear, thanks!