Magical symbols, such as sigils and runes, can contain powerful spells. They care commonly used to protect areas from the powers of chaos, they can provide enhancements and bonuses to weapons and armor and more. Magical symbols, sigils and magic circles can be drawn onto walls, doors, windows, on the floor or ground, and they can be etched onto weapons, armor, robots and vehicles.
Using the Occult skill, allows you to identify and copy magical symbols only. This skill does not allow a character to cast spells associated with the symbols. In order to use magical symbols, the character must use the Spellcasting skill. Demonology allows characters to identify demonic sigils and other unholy symbols.
Each religion and cult will have one or more Holy Symbols; usually in the form of a cross, ankh, swastika or star. Holy Symbols are used by Priests and Dark Priests to focus their prayers and to enhance the effects of rituals.