Originally Posted by Answerer
Except, ya know, by common and low-level spells...
Yeah... sadly. Who needs to pick a lock when you've got knock, or check traps when you can crash it. Or even search when you can spontaneously cast Detect Secret Door or some form of arcane sight, but hey, when your just talking about the number of skillpoints and how good you can get with them, rogues and bards have enough people beat. If we talk about effectiveness, Tier one classes are going to be the center of debate.
Now about them skillpoints