Item Identification is a skill used to Identify weapons and armor that has yet to be identified. The only other way to Identify unidentified items is to use an Item Identification Wand. Item Identification is rarely used and many see it as a useless skill since Item Identification wands are in abundance.
Using the Item Identification skill directly will give you a target reticle. Simply target the desired unidentified item and if successful it will reveal it's true properties.
- 0-50: Buy from an NPC
- 50-100: Use the Item Identification skill directly on an item repeatedly. The item does not need to be unidentified to get skill gains.