Hidden Body is a Sorcery in Dark Souls 3. To cast a Sorcery you must use a Staff or Special Weapons that can cast Sorceries.

Hidden Body

Spell Type


Focus ConsumptionFocus Cost 25
Attunement SlotsSlots Used 1
Requirements 15 Intelligence
Type Turns body nearly invisible



Lost sorcery from Oolacile, land of ancient golden sorceries. 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.


Acquired From



  • Lasts 15 seconds.
  • Enemies can still detect your footsteps and will attack if you get too close to them.
  • Using Spook or Slumbering Dragoncrest Ring together with this spell will make you nearly undetectable to enemies.
  • Using Slumbering Dragoncrest Ring and Untrue White Ring together with this spell will allow you to disguise as a ghost.
  • Duration can also be increased with the Lingering Dragoncrest Ring.
  • Ideal for blockade running, getting to bosses' rooms, etc. Also very helpful to get Sorcerers into the right casting position. Since your cover is not blown while (range) attacking most enemies, this spell is very useful for one-shotting enemies with ranged attacks (eg. the Deacons in Irithryll) or make a good entrance into a fight with a stronger opponent.


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    • Anonymous

      23 Dec 2017 03:51  

      Does not *****ing work on dagger and greataxe snakemen. Invisible the whole time, chased and attacked me from the 2nd bonfire (after wyvern) to the great belfry. *****ing horse*****.

      • Anonymous

        09 Jul 2017 14:40  

        combined with lingering dragoncrest ring, slumbering dragon ring, aldrich saphire, hornet ring, chaos dagger and raport it creates the funniest run ive ever had.

        • Anonymous

          11 Apr 2017 13:15  

          I got invaded by someone who was invisible (fog ring, hidden body) but when I got close to them I couldn't even target them...they said that hidden body got changed to that. I feel like thats fishy. Any other information?

          • Anonymous

            01 Apr 2017 08:31  

            It's worth mentioning that some enemies can see through it and some seem to have a bigger detection radius than others. The bald dead people with daggers after dragon barracks run straight for you.

            • Anonymous

              30 Mar 2017 01:50  

              Use hidden body, lingering dragoncrest ring slumbering dragoncrest ring, and aldrichs sapphire. The sapphire allows you to backstab and get your fp back that you used for the spell, also this spell is great for running through playthroughs quickly

              • Anonymous

                15 Feb 2017 14:31  

                I found this spell really good for speed runs. You can run past most of the enemies without harm. I saw someone beat the game in 1 hour and 10 minutes.

                • Anonymous

                  08 Feb 2017 02:27  

                  This, in no way, is anywhere near "fully tested" by me or anything, but I have been using this in tandem with Slumbering Dragoncrest Ring on my sorcerer playthrough. I knew the spell didn't work on bosses, but out of habit I kept this buff up for the whole Crystal Sage fight. Anyways, to get to my point, I am pretty sure when the 2nd phase of the fight hit, Hidden Body kept the "fake sages" from noticing me at all. As I said, this needs more testing, as it could have been a number of things keeping them from targeting me (I had the summoned NPC with me during the fight), but from what I could tell, during phase 2 ONLY the main Crystal Sage was casting at me, which just made the fight feel like it was all just a big phase 1.

                  • Anonymous

                    03 Dec 2016 01:07  

                    one of the new patches makes hidden body completely useless when summoned as a red phantom or white phantom. can someone test this when you are an invader? and host

                    • Anonymous

                      28 Oct 2016 10:24  

                      Amazing spell in both PVE and PVP

                      In PVE it must be used with spook or slumbering dragon crest ring. Enemies won't even notice you unless you hit them

                      In PVP homing spells won't attack you until the spell wears off and enemy won't be able to clearly see what you are doing.

                      • Anonymous

                        Phantom deception29 Sep 2016 19:57  

                        Players looking for an interesting run equip the slumbering dragon crest ring, then the untrue white ring the obscuring ring and finally the spell and spook for good measure. As a summon or invader you look just like the ghosts around the bonfire and catch so many off guard

                        • Anonymous

                          Stops homing spells24 Jun 2016 21:36  

                          When this spell is cast, homing spells like Affinity, Soulmass and Crystal Soulmass will not trigger and attack you ._. great. . .

                          • Anonymous

                            Probably a bug18 Jun 2016 21:40  

                            When entering the Cathedral of the deep area while I had Hidden Body active, there were entities and items missing. The swordsman to the left of the the first bonfire was missing, as well as the warrior with the spider shield and the estus flask shard was missing

                            • Anonymous

                              Best PvP spell31 May 2016 07:09  

                              This tricks so many people into easy baits/parrys. While you can still see someone casting a spell it is extremely difficult to see a weapon swap. I've baited tons of people into a small shield parry and Moonlight Greatsword riposte, easy 1k damage without the hornet ring. There are so many tricks to this spell it's extremely useful and wildly entertaining.

                              • Anonymous

                                Hidden Body Mechanics20 May 2016 12:04  

                                I made this post to clarify how Hidden Body works with some weapons:

                                • Anonymous

                                  Does not work well with fire17 May 2016 02:02  

                                  Items that give off fire (i.e immolation tinder) Will give you away immediately.

                                  • Anonymous

                                    A platinum seeker's best friend04 May 2016 01:04  

                                    NG+ was already too easy in this game, but hidden body completely trivializes it.In NG+++, using hidden body, it took me about 30 minutes to start the game and get to the Boreal Valley (beat Vordt, Abyss Watchers & Wolnir) without dying and playing offline.

                                    • Anonymous

                                      This spell plus slumbering dragon ring = Cheesing enemies!23 Apr 2016 08:25  

                                      This spell is very overpowered when you wear the slumbering dragon crest ring! You can easily purge a mob with back stabbing or spamming spells!Very highly recommend all spell casters put this spell in their allotment. You won't regret it, especially if you are like me and go pure dragon form.PS - Using this spell will allow you to take full advantage of the twinkling dragon torso stone in PVE. Enemies cannot see you and gives you time to use the full crushing blow!200-800 damage the twinkling dragon torso dose.

                                      • Anonymous

                                        Stealth synergy with rings20 Apr 2016 14:09  

                                        Hidden Body + Aldrich's Sapphire + Slumbering Dragoncrest Ring + Hornet Ring + Lingering Dragoncrest Ring = Easy modeAldrich's Sapphire regen 15 FP on critical hitsSlumbering Dragoncrest Ring = you made no noise so you can go on the back on most enemies undetected (backstab or R2 enemies you can't backstab)Hornet Ring = more dmg on backstabLingering Dragoncrest Ring increase the time when you are invisible, you have the time to make 3 backstabs with one cast of Hidden Body1 backstab is enought to payback the cast of the spellEnjoy

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