This spell allows the spellcaster to see things hidden by invisibility.
Original D&D[edit | edit source]
The spell first appears along with the magic-user in Men and Magic. Illusionists can also cast the spell, at a lower level. Dragon Magazine #12 preserved this spell on the Illusionist list, at 1st level.
- Spell Level 2 (magic-user) or 1 (illusionist)
- Duration 6 turns
- Range 1" x the level of the magic-user
The spell finds treasure secreted by an invisibility spell, and also invisible creatures.
AD&D[edit | edit source]
Detect Invisibility[edit | edit source]
Debuted in the Player's Handbook as a magic-user spell.
|Level: 2||School: Divination|
|Components: V, S, M (a pinch of talc and a sprinkling of powdered silver)|
|Range: 1"/level||Casting Time: 2 segments|
|Duration: 5 rounds/level||Saving Throw: None|
|Area: 1" path|
Allows the caster to detect any invisible, astral, ethereal, hidden, or out-of-phase creatures along their line of sight in a path 1" wide, out to the range limit.