The character detect surface thoughts. The amount of
information revealed depends on how long the character studies a
particular area or subject:
1st Round: Presence or absence of thoughts (from conscious
creatures with Intelligence scores of 1 or higher).
2nd Round: Number of thinking minds and the mental strength of
3rd Round: Surface thoughts of any mind in the area. A
targets Will save prevents the character from reading its
thoughts, and the character must cast detect thoughts again to
have another chance. Creatures of animal intelligence (Int 1 or
2) have simple, instinctual thoughts that the character can pick
Intelligence Mental Strength
35 Very low
1617 Very high
Note: Each round, the character can turn to detect thoughts in
a new area. The spell can penetrate barriers, but 1 foot of
stone, 1 inch of common metal, a thin sheet of lead, or 3 feet of
wood or dirt blocks it.
Arcane Focus: A copper piece.