Protect can be acquired through the following means:
- Is a beginning spell if Alteration is chosen as a major skill.
- Purchased from Trayvond the Redguard, who resides in the Cheydinhal Mages Guild.
- Purchased from Calindil, who resides at the Mystic Emporium in the Imperial City Market District.
- Purchased from Edgar Vautrine, who resides in Edgar's Discount Spells in the Imperial City Market District.
- Purchased from Ungarion, who resides in A Warlock's Luck, Bravil.