What is passive perception?
If we define Passive perception in simple words then we can say that it is the perception that is used mostly when you otherwise wouldn’t notice something and is also considered as perception defense against hidden things which might be people or objects.
Through the help of our senses, perception allows us to understand and become aware of something as well. It does not give you all of the information rather it just tells you when there may be something worth checking out in further detail.
Passive Perception is always on which means that if you are conscious and aware , passive perception is on. Passive perception is a mechanic to speed up 5th edition games and make it run more smoothly by setting an “automatic success rate.