The amulet protected its wearer in a way similar to the nondetection spell. An attuned wearer was immune from being targeted by divination spells, although sufficiently powerful diviners could attempt to overcome its protection. Moreover, the wearer could not be perceived by sensors such as the ones created by the scrying spell.
- The lich Ezzat owned an amulet of proof against detection and location.
- The Vampire Strahd von Zarovich was also known to possess an amulet of proof against detection and location.
- Dove Falconhand, one of the Seven Sisters, commonly wore an amulet of proof against detection and location.
- Alusair Obarskyr, a princess and regent of the kingdom of Cormyr, used the amulet to prevent others from scrying on her or magically detecting her location.
- Tessaril Winter constantly wore an amulet of proof against detection and location.
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