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Rogue Tadpole Inkblot Icon.png

Inkblot was a Rogue Action and an Illithid Power available in Early Access. This ability allowed the Rogue to create an inky cloud of darkness and Hide Hide within it.


Create a cloud of magical darkness and immediately attempt to hide.


Bonus action
 Range: Self
AoE: 2 m / 7 ft (Radius)
Creates Area: Darkness
Recharge: Short rest

Condition: Hiding

Hiding Hiding

Duration: 2 turns

  • Affected entity is invisible to enemies until it crosses their cone of sight.
  • The entity has Advantage Icon.png Advantage on all Attack rolls.

Area: Darkness

The action creates a cloud with the following properties.

  • AoE: 2 m / 7 ft (Radius)
  • Duration: 2 turns

Creatures within the area are affected by the following conditions:

Blinded Blinded

How to learn



  • As of Early Access Patch 9, this ability activates immediately after clicking the button, unlike most abilities that allow you to preview range and area of effect.
  • The cloud is identical to the Darkness Darkness spell with a duration of 2 turns.