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Prospecting

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Prospecting icon.png Prospecting
"Allows you to search for suitable locations for conducting a mining operation"
Requirements:
Skill(s) required:
Proficiencie(s) required:
700 Flora & Fauna icon.png Flora & Fauna
625 Hunting & Hideworking icon.png Hunting & Hideworking
1675 Mines & Mountains icon.png Mines & Mountains
Skills Unlocked:
Crafts Unlocked:
Builds Unlocked:
Others Unlocked:


In-Game Text

"Now a miner, before he begins to mine the veins, must consider seven things, namely : the situation, the conditions, the water, the roads, the climate, the right of ownership, and the neighbours."

– Georgius Agricola, de Re Metallica

… but first of all the vein must be located. Prospecting allows you to search for suitable locations for conducting a mining operation.

About

Prospecting allows one to find the location of ore hidden underground.

As of the "Nickels and Dimes" update (25-4-2013), a second mine node type has been added, the Copper node, differentiated only by the color of the node on the ground when prospecting and the result of the Ore when smelted.

A Woo-Woo-Wand can be used to find iron nodes and well points. To find copper nodes and iron nodes you must use the Dowsing Rods.

How to Prospect

To use, equip either a Woo-Woo-Wand or Dowsing Rods and toggle the skill in the Adventure Menu (V), Prospect (P). While active, a floating arrow appears above the characters head and will bounce around much like a compass needle trying to point north. It can go from bouncing randomly around to more stabilized direction. Direction is merely orientational, and once you walk close to an ore spot it will be marked as brown circular patch of ground with grey or brown lines covering it.


Orenode.jpg

Tips

The easiest way to find an iron node is to use the regular Woo-Woo-Wand and zoom your camera out far and just wander around in a sort of large expanding circular pattern around the location you desire the Iron node. The prospecting arrow will lock on to a node only when the node is within render range in the world.

Copper Node: Iron Node: Well Point:
Coppernode.jpg Ironnode.jpg Wellspot.jpg
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