Hidden Thief

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Hidden Thief

Thief icon small.png Shadow Arts (trait list)
Training cost
3 Hero points
Game link
2 Recharge time
Hidden Thief

Stealing inflicts blindness. Stealth Attacks inflict weakness. Cannot affect the same target more than once per interval.

Blinded.png Blindness (3s): Next outgoing attack misses.
Weakness.png Weakness (3s): -50% Endurance Regeneration, +50% Fumble (Unrestricted)

— In-game description

Related skills[edit]

Weapon skills that are improved by this trait

Profession mechanic skills that are improved by this trait

Downed skills that are improved by this trait

Version history[edit]

For a detailed trait history, see here.

Patch Changes
June 28, 2022
  • This trait has been reworked. Stealing now inflicts blindness, and stealth attacks now inflict weakness.
November 30, 2021
  • Stealth now activates much quicker when using Siphon.
October 13, 2020
  • Reduced base stealth duration from 2 seconds to 0.25 seconds in PvP only.
October 01, 2019
  • Fixed a bug that could cause this trait to activate even if Steal failed.
July 16, 2019
  • This trait has been moved to the adept tier.
  • It no longer increases movement speed while in stealth.
  • Instead it grants 20% recharge reduction to deceptions.
January 26, 2016
  • This trait now grants 50% bonus movement speed while in stealth.
June 24, 2015
  • This trait now applies 3 seconds of stealth rather than firing blinding powder.
June 23, 2015 Specialization update:
  • Updated this trait to reflect the introduction of the specialization mechanic.
September 09, 2014
  • Fixed a bug that caused the stealth from this trait to be applied before the attack from Mug, causing this trait combination to always reveal the thief.
August 28, 2012 Game release:
  • Hidden Thief has been added to the game.