The ability to sense the presence of magic in one's vicinity. Sub-power of Magic. Variation of Detection. Not to be confused with Magic Vision.

Also Called

  • Magic Sense


User can sense the presence of magic/magical energies and possibly gain detailed understanding about the magic/magical energies they are sensing, including the amount/size of magic/magical energies they are sensing and whether they are hidden.



  • May be dependent on natural senses.
  • User may need to concentrate to determine the location of magic.
  • May not be able to sense cloaked magical energy sources.
  • Users of Mystic Lock cannot be detected.

Known Users


  • Luck Voltia (Black Clover)
  • Mai Natsume (BlazBlue ReMix Heart!)
  • Minette (Blessing of the Campanella)
  • Magic users (Cardcaptor Sakura)
  • Some Mages (Fairy Tail)
    • Lucy Heartfilia
  • Most characters (Nanatsu no Taizai)
  • Lym (Senyu)
  • Violas (Sword Oratoria)
  • Magical Girls (Puella Magi Madoka Magica)


  • Dark Chi Warriors (Jackie Chan Adventures)
  • Discord (My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic); when imbalanced



  • Rack (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Magic users (Dresden Files); via the Sight
  • Twilight Sparkle/Sci-Twi (My Little Pony Equestria Girls); via her magic capture device
  • Emma Swan (Once Upon a Time)
  • Regina Mills (Once Upon a Time)
  • Zelena Mills (Once Upon a Time)
  • Werewolves (The Order)
  • Dahlia (The Originals)
  • Magnus Bane (Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments)
  • Twilight Sparkle (My Little Pony Equestria Girls); via her device


  • Users of Detect Magic-spell (AD&D)


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