refers to 1) Combat points (i.e. Melee, Range, etc.) and 2) Skill points (i.e. Beginner, Expert, Elite, Master); often used as reference to meet requirements; to be able to equip armors, weapons, as well as for crafting weapons, ammunition and armors for specialists, and to unlock next tier skills (i.e. 30 Beginner skill PT to unlock Expert skills)..