- You start at 1st level knowing one or two languages (based on your race), plus an additional number of languages equal to your starting Intelligence bonus.
- It costs two skill points to learn a new language.
- A literate character (anyone but a barbarian who has not spent skill points to become literate) can read and write any language she speaks. Each language has an alphabet, though sometimes several spoken languages share a single alphabet.
|Abyssal||Demons, chaotic evil outsiders||Infernal|
|Celestial||Angels, archons, good outsiders||Celestial|
|Common||Humans, halflings, half-elves, half-orcs, changelings, warforged, shifters||Common|
|Draconic||Kobolds, troglodytes, lizardfolk, dragons||Draconic|
|Goblin||Goblins, Hobgoblins, Bugbears||Dwarven|
|Infernal||Devils, lawful evil outsiders||Infernal|
|Sylvan||Dryads, fairies, leprechauns||Elven|