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You can’t hide from a creature that can see you,... (PH. p177) ... is perfectly clear. The question you have to answer as DM is is the crowd dense enough that they can't see the hidden person. A human in a crowd of halflings is going to struggle but a human in a crowd of a few dozen people is probably going to break line of sight sufficiently that ...


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A lighfoot hafling can hide when behind another medium or larger creature. That is the only character rule for that allows hiding behind another. So hiding in the crowd is not allowed RAW. Personally I would not house rule for this either as hiding in a real crowd is going to show up as people look at you acting weird. However, trying to act natural in a ...


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There isn't a DnD rule for this, but there should be, because as you will note that in a crowd if you duck you will not be visible to many folks. I borrow from games like warmachine and WarHammer for making calls like this and borrow the line of sight rules and the couple them with the cover rules on pages 250-251 in the DMG. If who you are hiding from does ...



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