Rogue Hide/Move Silently and Challenge Levels

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ThrorII
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Rogue Hide/Move Silently and Challenge Levels

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Generally speaking, when a rogue is attempting to Hide or Move Silently (for purposes of Back Attack) would you add the targets level/Hit Die to the Challenge Base as a Challenge Level?

ie: a 4th level rogue, with prime dex 16, is attempting to sneak up on an orc chieftain (4HD) for a back attack. The player rolls for a Hide or Move Silently check as d20 +4 +3 vs. a challenge base of 12. Do you add +4 for the orc HD as a challenge level?

I'm leaning towards "yes", but I'd like to hear an offical opinion.

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Re: Rogue Hide/Move Silently and Challenge Levels

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Yes
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