updated March 2010

  • The act of hiding will make you invisible to other players.
  • Shoving through someone who is hidden will give a message 'You shove something invisible aside'.
  • If you speak while you are hidden you reveal yourself.
  • Players who take items from their own corpse while hiding will not be revealed. Looting other corpses while hidden will reveal the hider though.
  • Hiding is not possible when in combat.
  • Hiding is not possible when casting a spell.
  • Better hiders only have to run a small distance before they are able to hide again after breaking off combat.
  • The following skills will not unhide you when they are used: Detect Hidden, Item Identification, Anatomy, Arms Lore, Animal Lore, Evaluate Intelligence, Forensic Evaluation, and Poisoning.
  • Hiders may take damage from area affect spells, monster aura affects and purple potions.