Cartography is an essential skill for those who wish to go treasure hunting, as it is required to decode treasure maps.
A Cartography Pen is required to start creating cartography items, such as blank scrolls used for the inscription skill. A workstation is not required; items can be created anywhere.
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The Cartography skill is used to decode treasure maps and dig them up at the location revealed. The following table explains the Cartography skill required to decode various maps:
Training cartography can be done two ways: decoding maps dropped from mobs and treasure chests, or crafting books, which takes blank scrolls purchasable from town vendors. Any level map can be decoded to gain skill all the way to GM.