Detect Magic 5e | Spell Guide for D&D

By Jemmy | Last Updated: October 25, 2021

In this post we are going to talk about the DND Detect Magic 5e.

Its very amazing spell in amazi5 roleplaying game dnd. Their Casting Time & Range, Attack so fantastic. This post I will shortly cover their all intresting points, so lets start the post.

Detect Magic


1 Divination
Casting Time: 1 action
Range: Self
Components: V, S
School: Divination
Attack/Save: None
Damage/Effect: Detection
Duration: Up to 10 minutes
Classes: Bard, Cleric, Druid, Paladin, Ranger, Sorcerer, Wizard.

For the duration, You sense the presence of magic within 30 feet of you.

If you sense magic in this way, you can use your action to see a faint aura around any visible creature or object in the area that bears magic, and you learn its school of magic, if any.

The spell can penetrate most barriers but it is blocked by 1 foot of stone, 1 inch of common metal, a thin sheet of lead, or 3 feet of wood or dirt.

Detect Magic 5e Uses

Basically the necrotic magic would definitely give off or mentally dominate it or however you want to.

Whichever spells being affected it would be great way of picking out magical item in a store. That’s another fantastic use for this spell.

I would save your players a ton of time dating through worthless garbage or just covers to the chase ago for the best thing there and i can also prevent them from being scammed.

(FAQ) Frequently Aksed Question of Detect Magic 5e

People ask some question about this Detect Magic 5e, so answer is given below;

1. Can You Cast Detect Magic as a Ritual Spell?

Answer is very simple, Detect Magic 5e has the powerful spell. Its show ritual spell property, So it can be cast as a ritual spell.

Spell cast as ritual have a longer time to cast but do not use a spell slot to do.

So this makes using Detect Magic while adventuring even more feasible since it doesn’t tie up resources to do so.

Ritual casting a spell does take longer, 10 minute plus the level of the spell.

For Detect Magic, that equals 11 minutes (10 minutes + 1st level). They also still require concentration for the duration.

2. Which Class Works On Detect Magic 5e?

Bard, Cleric, Druid, Paladin, Ranger, Sorcerer, Wizard all are works on Detect Magic 5e.

3. How To Work Does Detect Magic 5e?

If you sense magic in this way, you can use your action to see a faint aura around any visible creature or object in the area that bears magic, and you learn its school of magic, if any.

The spell can penetrate most barriers but it is blocked by 1 foot of stone, 1 inch of common metal, a thin sheet of lead, or 3 feet of wood or dirt.

4. What Is The Duration of Detect Magic 5e?

Duration is Up to 10 minutes

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