The Sneak increases player's efficiency to escape detection through reducing visibility and noise. Perks in the Sneak tree increase your chances of escaping detection, increase the damage you inflict with sneak attacks, and allow you to avoid setting off traps using pressure plate triggers. Sneak skill perks grant player to perform a forward roll while sneaking and even briefly disappear from sight in the middle of combat. The Sneak tree has a total of 9 perks and it requires requiring a total of 13 perk points to complete .


Sneaking is the art of moving unseen and unheard. Highly skilled sneaks can even hide in plain sight.

Sneak Perk Skill

Perk Rank Description Skill Req. Perk Req.
Stealth 1 You are 20% harder to detect when sneaking. - -
2 You are 25% harder to detect when sneaking. 20 Sneak -
3 You are 30% harder to detect when sneaking. 40 Sneak -
4 You are 35% harder to detect when sneaking. 60 Sneak -
5 You are 40% harder to detect when sneaking. 80 Sneak -
Backstab - Sneak attacks with one-handed weapons now do six times damage. 30 Sneak Stealth
Deadly Aim - Sneak attacks with bows now do three times damage. 40 Sneak Backstab
Assassin's Blade - Sneak attacks with daggers now do a total of fifteen times normal damage. 50 Sneak Deadly Aim
Muffled Movement - Wearing armor makes half as much noise when you move (see muffle). 30 Sneak Stealth
Light Foot - You won't trigger pressure plates. 40 Sneak Muffled Movement
Silent Roll - Sprinting while sneaking executes a silent forward roll. 50 Sneak Light Foot
Silence - Walking and running does not affect detection. 70 Sneak Silent Roll
Shadow Warrior - Crouching stops combat for a moment and forces distant opponents to search for a target. 100 Sneak Silence

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