This tool finds and designates for digging one tile of a specific metal ore. If you want to dig all tiles of that kind of ore, select that tile with the cursor and run digtype.

By default, the tool only searches for visible ore veins.


locate-ore list

List metal ores available on the map.

locate-ore <type>

Finds a tile of the specified ore type, zooms the screen so that tile is visible, and designates that tile for digging.


-a, --all

Allow undiscovered ore veins to be marked.


locate-ore hematite
locate-ore iron
locate-ore silver --all

Note that looking for a particular metal might find an ore that contains that metal along with other metals. For example, locating silver may find tetrahedrite, which contains silver and copper.