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palm

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palm

Name

Name

palm - Silently pick up something.

Syntax

Syntax

palm <object>
palm <object> from <object>
palm <object> [in]to [my] hands
palm <object> from <object> [in]to [my] hands

Description

Description

This command allows you to silently pick up an object either from the ground or from another object. If you use the special "to my hands" argument, you will also attempt to quietly hold the item.

The use of this command will cost you 10 covert points.

It uses the skill covert.manipulation.palming for determining how succesful you are at not being seen.

Example

Example

> palm coin
You palm the coin.

> palm katana from katana scabbard to my right hand
With your right hand, you quietly draw the katana from the katana scabbard.

See also

slip, hide, conceal, steal, filch