|Required powers||Sight Speech|
|Learned At||7 levels faith.rituals|
|Description||Detects if an item is enchanted|
|Priestwiki||Discworld ritual help|
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.
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.