A person who teaches the Skill in the Farseer court. The names of the Skillmasters are usually mentioned accompanied by the King's name under whose reign they worked. Traditionally it was the Skillmaster's job to regularly seek out youngsters who showed potential for the Skill and instruct them before they formed Skill-coteries to serve their King.
List of Known Skillmasters
- Fitz became the reluctant Skillmaster to Dutiful and his coterie
- Hailfire was the Skillmaster to Queen Frugal
- Dun Needleson was the Skillmaster to King Wielder
- Solicity was the Skillmaster to King Shrewd and King Bounty. Later succeeded by Galen although there is much question as to what extent he truly deserved the title