If I see a yellow/orange/red persuasion option, does it have a random chance of succeeding/failing based on my stats or will it always succeed/fail depending on my stats?

In other words, will save/reloading affect the conversation in any way?

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    Another good question would be: do my stats affect the color I get?
    – Nolonar
    Nov 11 '15 at 13:28
  • @Nolonar that's a great point, would be good to know as well!
    – l I
    Nov 11 '15 at 13:51
  • I kind of assumed color represented a "percentage range". (like 67-100% is yellow, 34-66% is orange, 0-33% is red, or whatever. I made those up) Obviously that's just my assumption. Would be interesting to see a concrete answer though. Nov 11 '15 at 14:37
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    The tutorial pop up the first time you get a persuasion option specifically says that the color tells you how likely you are to succeed. That said, I've failed a yellow and passed an orange at this point. Next time I see one near a quck save I'll do a few trials.
    – Kexlox
    Nov 11 '15 at 14:51
  • @Nolonar, in game tutorial specifically tells you that it does. Speech is effected by your Charisma, with special cases impacted by Perks.
    – user106385
    Nov 17 '15 at 2:48

It seems that you can indeed save scum conversation options. After failing a yellow speech check, I reloaded and passed it the second time.

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