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Move Silently vs Hide in Shadows (Is there any difference?)

kybishopkybishop Posts: 4Member
I'd like to settle this once and for all, does move silently do anything that hide in shadows does not? All I see is speculation, "I think move silently also determines stealth when you move", "I think move silently determines how long before you leave the shadows after attacking", etc.

The only concrete evidence I've seen on the topic is this extremely insightful post:
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  • Humanoid_TaifunHumanoid_Taifun Posts: 575Member, BG:EE Beta
    Yes, AnonymousHero is right. Your stealth skill is (HiS + MS)/2.

    I have heard there are a few mods that check MS individually and if you fail, they'll have the enemies run up to you and surround you - even if they can't see or attack you. None of the mods I used did that though.
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