Prior to purchasing the appropriate skill, the player will be able to view these dialogue options, though cannot select them to progress the quest.
Selecting dialogue options marked as (INTIMIDATE) or (PERSUADE) normally will allow players to bypass certain quest steps or objectives to gain quest completion and/or rewards faster.
You can intimidate only an opponent that you threaten in melee combat and that can see you. Changing another’s behavior requires 1 minute of interaction.
Intimidating an opponent in combat is a standard action.
It may be possible, though unconfirmed, to also gain alternate quest rewards or achievements when using these skills.