You name or describe a creature you are familiar with. As long as the creature is no more than 1,000 feet away from you, you will sense the creature’s position. If the creature is moving, you will also know the direction of its movement.
Locate Creature 5e
Classes: Cleric, Druid, Paladin, Ranger, Bard, Wizard
Casting Time: 1 Action
Components: V, S, M
Duration: Concentration, up to 1 hour
The spell can locate a specific creature you know; or it can locate the closest individual of a specific type of creature (such as a human or a unicorn), but you need to have seen this type within 30 feet. Creature at least once. If the creature named or described is not in its original form (for example, it is being affected by the spell effect of a polymorph spell), the spell cannot locate the creature.
If a stream of at least 10 feet wide between you and the targeted creature blocks the path between the two, the creature cannot be targeted by the spell.