- The item
Boots of Adept Charginghas the following property: After charging, you can shift 1 square before your turn ends.
- If I'm
Chargean enemy I would become unhidden after the charge action.
- The stealth rules specify that you can't use an action to become hidden if that very action caused you to become unhidden.
- By means of several feats and features, I'm able to use a
Shiftover one square to become hidden.
Now, if I charge an enemy while I'm hidden, could I use the granted shift to become hidden?
I'm unsure. On one hand the property of the item includes "After charging..." suggesting the charge is over when the benefit of the item kicks in. On the other hand it is ambiguous because normally you can't perform any action after a charge except for free actions. But it's not specified what kind of action the granted shift is and I'd either deem it a
No Action or part of the triggering action. But that is just a gut feeling and I'd rather have something more tangible.
PS: If you are interested about bullet point 4: It's a rogue with the Cunning Sneak class feature, the feat Improved Cunning Sneak and Long Step. Therefore I increase the shift 1 to a shift 2. This is a movement of 2 squares and I could possibly use Cunning Sneak to become hidden if I had any concealment. Getting concealment until the end of the current/next turn is possible by various means (e.g. Encounter powers, dim light...)