The dowsing rod is an accessory that, when equipped, doubles a player's chance of hitting a rich vein of ore. (The higher your Mining Skill, the greater your chance of hitting a rich vein to begin with.) When not equipped, you can find this item in the Accessories section of your inventory.
How to Obtain
The dowsing rod can only be obtained by purchasing it from the crowns store. It is not tradable.
How to Use
To equip this accessory, simply drag it to an active slot in your Accessories bar.
Although there is no scientific evidence that dowsing is any more effective than random chance, it is still used throughout the world as a way to locate digging spots, particularly by farmers seeking water.