Detect Magic

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Detect Magic
Ritual information
Deities Gufnork, Sandelfon
Type Miscellaneous
Base GP cost 30
Components none
Required powers Sight, speech

Detect Magic is a priest ritual that shows you any octarine description lines on an item--lines that would normally only be visible if you're a witch or wizard. The most common effects are enchantment and talismanhood.


This ritual costs 30 GP, and is performed on an object.

It requires the powers of speech and sight.


This ritual uses


  • None.

Performing messages


You recite the psalm of acquisition.
You chant something holy sounding to fool the unbelievers.
You indicate your desire to find out information about an oak walking staff.


It gives off a steady but dull octarine glow.

Or, if there aren't any octarine lines:

The prayer book doesn't look any different to you.

What others see


A Detect Magic ward, when triggered, will show the victim the octarine line, as though they'd performed the ritual on the item.

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