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13th Dec '15 2:24:35 PM Phred
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* ''WesternAnimation/TheAdventuresOfPussInBoots'' features the Silver Dowsing Rod of Akhenaten, a magic dowsing rod that can track down anything the holder thinks of.
16th Nov '15 6:59:46 PM Willbyr
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* Numata of ''Manga/TheKurosagiCorpseDeliveryService'' normally uses a pendulum to dowse for corpses. In one story, however, he uses the more traditional bent sticks [[spoiler: to honor the man who taught him the technique, who's been murdered himself]].

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* Numata of ''Manga/TheKurosagiCorpseDeliveryService'' normally uses a pendulum to dowse for corpses. In one story, however, he uses the more traditional bent sticks [[spoiler: to [[spoiler:to honor the man who taught him the technique, who's been murdered himself]].



* Eila uses one in ''StrikeWitches 2'', episode seven, to track down the Neuroi that's been invading the girls' pants.
* Kurapika in ''HunterXHunter'' uses one of his nen chains to locate people among others.

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* Eila uses one in ''StrikeWitches ''Anime/StrikeWitches 2'', episode seven, to track down the Neuroi that's been invading the girls' pants.
* Kurapika in ''HunterXHunter'' ''Manga/HunterXHunter'' uses one of his nen chains to locate people among others.
5th Nov '15 2:58:13 AM Morgenthaler
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An object, such as a forked branch or wooden stick, used to locate hidden objects by consulting supernatural or magical forces. The DowsingDevice itself is not necessarily magical, but it functions as a focus at least.

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An object, such as a forked branch or wooden stick, used to locate hidden objects by consulting supernatural or magical forces. The DowsingDevice Dowsing Device itself is not necessarily magical, but it functions as a focus at least.
4th Nov '15 2:05:35 PM Willbyr
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* Numata of ''KurosagiCorpseDeliveryService'' normally uses a pendulum to dowse for corpses. In one story, however, he uses the more traditional bent sticks [[spoiler: to honor the man who taught him the technique, who's been murdered himself]].

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* Numata of ''KurosagiCorpseDeliveryService'' ''Manga/TheKurosagiCorpseDeliveryService'' normally uses a pendulum to dowse for corpses. In one story, however, he uses the more traditional bent sticks [[spoiler: to honor the man who taught him the technique, who's been murdered himself]].
23rd Oct '15 5:59:22 PM nombretomado
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* ''TheLegendOfZeldaSkywardSword'' has this as a main mechanic, to search for keys, pick-ups and [[DistressedDamsel Zelda]].

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* ''TheLegendOfZeldaSkywardSword'' ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaSkywardSword'' has this as a main mechanic, to search for keys, pick-ups and [[DistressedDamsel Zelda]].
13th Sep '15 9:00:36 PM nombretomado
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* JK's IconicItem in ''SeikimatsuOccultGakuin''. He can also use them as weapons, lockpicks and pretty much anything else.

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* JK's IconicItem in ''SeikimatsuOccultGakuin''.''Anime/OccultAcademy''. He can also use them as weapons, lockpicks and pretty much anything else.
27th Aug '15 7:00:59 PM nombretomado
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* ''Film/TheThingThatCouldntDie'' (a horror film which would have languished in well-deserved obscurity had [[{{MST3K}} Mike and the Bots]] not discovered it) centers around a young girl who can 'water-witch' and consequently discovers the body of a man (justly) condemned to a FateWorseThanDeath.

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* ''Film/TheThingThatCouldntDie'' (a horror film which would have languished in well-deserved obscurity had [[{{MST3K}} [[Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000 Mike and the Bots]] not discovered it) centers around a young girl who can 'water-witch' and consequently discovers the body of a man (justly) condemned to a FateWorseThanDeath.
11th Jul '15 12:36:02 PM StFan
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* James uses one in an episode of ''{{Anime/Pokemon}}''.

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* James uses one in an episode of ''{{Anime/Pokemon}}''.''Anime/{{Pokemon}}''.



* In ''TheVisionOfEscaflowne'' Hitomi uses a pendant and a map to locate the missing Von Fanel.

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* In ''TheVisionOfEscaflowne'' ''Anime/TheVisionOfEscaflowne'' Hitomi uses a pendant and a map to locate the missing Von Fanel.
21st Jun '15 5:39:21 PM WillKeaton
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* In ''TheVisionOfEscaflowne'' Hitomi uses a pendant and a map to locate the missing Von Fanel.



* Dowsing is OlderThanSteam, as seen [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dowsing here]].
* Still in use, as seen [[http://www.alleghenycandles.com/dowsing.html in this ad]] and [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W95J85E7DNU this video]].

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* Dowsing is OlderThanSteam, as seen [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dowsing here]].
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* Still in use, as seen [[http://www.alleghenycandles.com/dowsing.html in this ad]] and [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W95J85E7DNU this video]].video.]]
28th Jan '15 4:00:46 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''TheThingThatCouldntDie'' (a horror film which would have languished in well-deserved obscurity had [[{{MST3K}} Mike and the Bots]] not discovered it) centers around a young girl who can 'water-witch' and consequently discovers the body of a man (justly) condemned to a FateWorseThanDeath.

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* ''TheThingThatCouldntDie'' ''Film/TheThingThatCouldntDie'' (a horror film which would have languished in well-deserved obscurity had [[{{MST3K}} Mike and the Bots]] not discovered it) centers around a young girl who can 'water-witch' and consequently discovers the body of a man (justly) condemned to a FateWorseThanDeath.
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