Smithing, carpentry, and tailoring skills all offer decent Body Control skill, as does archery and certain weapon skills. The best method to gain body control is by archery and fighting but smithing and carpentry both offer decent skill gain.
Archery on an archery target is excellent until about skill level 30.
Body control levels
|Body control required||Action/Mount|
|29||Scorpion (dominated or zombie)|
|??||Dragon (dominated only)|
The body control required to ride a cow has been decreased again to non-prem levels (tested Jan. 20, 2013 on a non-prem character with 19.508253 body control). So currently cows are the only animals non-prem characters can ride.
List of skills that raise Body control
For a list of more characteristic-based skill gain, look here.
- You now feel confident enough to steal things.
- When body control rises to 20.5