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. With Lingering Dragoncrest Ring, this goes up to 19.5 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.
  • This spell, Spook/Slumbering Dragoncrest Ring and Aldrich's Sapphire work in tandem for easy mob-clearing. One just needs to Backstab with a weapon that has high AR/Critical and move to the next. Aldrich's Sapphire will keep your Focus refilled.
  • 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 (R+0 = 19,5 sec, R+1 = 20,25 sec, R+2 = 21 sec).
  • Ideal for blockade running, getting to bosses' rooms, etc. Also very helpful for sorcerers to get 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 (e.g. the Deacons in Irithyll).
  • This spell completly disables Homing Soulmass/Homing Crystal Soulmass and Affinity from launching to the caster, even if they lock on. This can be useful when dealing against players relying on these kind of spells, or NPCs such as Londor Pale Shade.


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    • Anonymous

      22 Jan 2020 16:10  

      I use it in an SL50 fast-rolling build, together with sage's big hat, scholar's robe, untrue dark ring, and hidden weapon. All this together covers your body and makes it blend into the background, making you very hard to read. The short duration is a problem, but you can find opportunities to pop it, like when they're buffing or chugging.

      • Anonymous

        21 Sep 2019 19:47  

        Duration is waaaaay too short. It should last at least six times as long as it does with the Lingering Dragoncrest Ring.

        • Anonymous

          30 Jun 2019 22:50  

          This spell is underrated for pvp. Combine it with Carthus Milk Ring for 100% invisible rolls. Having your opponent not clearly see what you're doing is pretty valuable. Especially if you're using something easy to parry, like spears, have a bow or whip, or are going to throw out a parry.

          • Anonymous

            02 Dec 2018 16:23  

            Noticed that whenever use Hidden Body together with Hornet Ring, Aldrich Sapphire, Slumbering Dragoncrest Ring, Lingering Dragoncrest Ring and my weight ratio was at or over 70%, enemies in PvE could detect where I am.

            • Anonymous

              20 Nov 2018 18:13  

              Not a good spell for PvP. That said, with a Slumbering Dragoncrest Ring and some patience, you can simply stroll by most enemies in the game. Exceptions include minibosses, bosses, and sometimes Jailers. There might be more exceptions but that's off the top of my head.

              • Anonymous

                14 Nov 2018 05:54  

                I just used ithryl straight sword. Quick enough to get a few hits in and do frost damage. Exact method I used on the main boss Dragonslayer

                • 01 Nov 2018 02:16  

                  You haven't played PvP enough if you haven't had some galaxy-brained genius run around the corner to put this thing on, and then casually stroll towards you in an extremely sad attempt at flanking/backstabbing.

                  • 15 Mar 2018 10:01  

                    Damn, only 15 seconds? I really though it was like 12 seconds... Using Lingering Dragoncrest really doesn't help either... This is still a great spell to use when you want to run through an area (Easy Mode Sorcery) Using Slumbering and Hidden Body you can run through Snowfield easily and, yes even though you can skip Snowfield by going up to the left on the hill with the wolves, still very fun going through those Millwood Knights and sneaking up the Tower using Slumbering Dragoncrest ring and Hidden Body to go up there loot.

                    • 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.

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