Detect Treasure

You use a gold rod to indicate where nearby treasure is found. After a moment, the rod begins to vibrate, pulling you toward a large cache of loot.

Component Cost: 325 gp, plus a focus worth 1,000 gp
Market Price: 800 gp
Key Skill: Arcana
Level: 9
Category: Exploration
Time: 10 minutes
Duration: 5 minutes

You hold out a gold rod while you focus your mind on finding nearby treasure. The rod pulls in your hands, pointing toward the most valuable concentration of wealth within a number of squares determined by your Arcana check result. You can reduce the range if you choose.

Arcana Check ResultMaximum Range
9 or lower10 squares
10–1920 squares
20–2950 squares
30–39100 squares
40 or higher200 squares


When you finish performing the ritual, you can command the rod to detect only valuables within certain categories: metals, gems, other (art objects, maps, ritual components, and so on), or any combination of the above.
Focus: A gold rod you use in the performance of the ritual.

Published in Arcane Power, page(s) 154.