- Main article: Spells (Oblivion)
Minor Life Detection can be obtained through the following means:
- Is a beginning spell if one chooses Mysticism as a major skill.
- Purchased from Edgar Vautrine at Edgar's Discount Spells, in the Imperial City Market District
- Purchased from Ita Rienus at the Bravil Mages Guild
- Purchased from Alves Uvenim at the Leyawiin Mages Guild
- Purchased from Calindil at the Mystic Emporium, in the Imperial City Market District