Okay, this is undoubtedly the stupidest question ever to be asked, but for the life of me, I have no idea.... Is forensic eval a new skill? In the (I don't know...12-ish?) years I've played this game, on and off, I have never noticed this skill, until I saw a SoT for it on a vendor today? From the info I've found, it seems...pretty stupid. Therefore, I'd assume it's a lame holdover from the "old" UO days (i.e. camping, item identification (no flames campers, I know, it's awesome )), but I honestly can't remember ever seeing it.