Hidden Body


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Spell Type Sorcery
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Slots Used 1
Spell Uses 3

Hidden Body is a Sorcery in Dark Souls. To cast a sorcery, you must use a Catalyst or Special Weapons that can cast Sorceries

 

Ancient sorcery of the lost land of Oolacile. Turns body nearly invisible.
Although perfect invisibility is unachievable due to the risk of dissipation, the caster need only stand still for a moment to blend in to environs with astounding camouflage.

 

Usage

  • Support, Self
  • Duration: 30 seconds
  • Masks your presence, making detection harder. Does NOT stack with Ring of Fog.

 

Acquired From

 

Notes

  • Reduces the range of sight for aggro on enemies
  • Having Hidden body up will cause Homing Soul Mass spells not to fire at all. Even if you're standing right next to a person with them up. This includes:
    • Homing Soul Mass. Homing Crystal Soul Mass and Pursurers spells.

 

Sorceries
|  Aural Decoy  | |  Cast Light  | |  Chameleon  | |  Crystal Magic Weapon  | |  Crystal Soul Spear  | |  Dark Bead  | |  Dark Fog  | |  Dark Orb  | |  Fall Control  | |  Great Magic Weapon  | |  Great Soul Arrow  | |  Heavy Soul Arrow  | |  Hidden Weapon  | |  Homing Crystal Soulmass  | |  Homing Soulmass  | |  Hush  | |  Magic Shield  | |  magic weapon  | |  Pursuers  | |  Remedy  | |  Repair  | |  Resist Curse  | |  Soul Arrow  | |  Soul Spear  | |  Strong Magic Shield  | |  White Dragon Breath  |

 




    • Anonymous

      08 Feb 2019 14:25  

      If Oolacile sorceries simply manipulate light, perfect invisibility should be possible, because you're bending light around yourself, not altering your metaphysical composition. Yet the spell description claims perfect invisibility is impossible due to the risk of dissipation. Nevertheless, you can turn your weapon completely invisible, and furthermore Crossbreed Priscilla can turn perfectly invisible without any risk of dissipation. How would merely refracting light around yourself cause you to dissipate, especially if you can do it to something else, and other entities can do it? So... either Oolacile sorceries actually do alter metaphysical composition - which, though giving an explanation to why you can perform it to inanimate objects and not biological ones as well as why Repair is an Oolacile sorcery, is contrary to the stated lore and doesn't explain why Priscilla can do it flawlessly at-will - or the description is lying, presumably to give a faulty, lazy reason why complete invisibility is denied to the player (which would be avoidable by allowing one to be invisible while still and transparent while moving/attacking, a sophistication in coding that even the original platforms were well beyond capable of supporting). It's just another instance of several inconsistencies, flawed logic, plot holes, and poor development in Dark Souls.

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