Age of Heroes
With this skill you can uncover the secrets of your surroundings, be it a hidden tomb, a deadly trap or a secret passageway.
You generally must be within 10 feet of the object or surface to be searched. The table below gives DCs for typical tasks involving the Search skill.
It takes a full-round action to search a five foot by five foot area or a volume of goods five feet on a side.
If you have the Investigator feat, you gain a +2 bonus on Search checks.
If you have five or more ranks in Search, you gain a +2 bonus on Survival checks to find or follow tracks. If you have five or more ranks in Knowledge (architecture and engineering), you gain a +2 bonus on Search checks to find secret doors or hidden compartments.