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Some treasure hunters are aware about the existence of the so-called “man-made mountain” or “small mountain”. A small mountain that was intentionally made by man and not by nature.

What exactly is this man-made or small mountain?

We came to know about this man-made mountain through an old man who was a Japanese treasure hunter. He stayed here in the Philippines for a very long time where he dedicated most of his time searching the man-made mountain.

According to his story, during the previous Second World War, there was a large group of JIA (Japanese Imperial Army) soldiers carrying along with them a large treasure loot. It is believed that they are carrying a large volume of treasures comparable to the amount carried by the infamous Japanese General Tomoyuki Yamashita.

This large group of JIA soldiers had with them a lot of prisoners. And … Read the rest

If you are an amateur treasure hunter or you are just starting to learn how to hunt for the hidden Yamashita treasures then there are two important things that you need to learn about the markers. First is the surface markers. And second is the buried markers.

The very first step in searching for a certain hidden Yamashita treasure on your site is to conduct an exploration. You have to explore your site carefully with the aim to find legit clues left behind the JIA (Japanese Imperial Army) soldiers.

Your first exploration with the aim to find legit markers is performed on the surface of the ground. Hence, any legit markers that you are able to discover are categorized as “surface markers” or “surface treasure signs”.

Now let’s assume that you have finally discovered all surface markers on your site. Then you made a … Read the rest

When it comes to shoe markers as Yamashita treasure sign, we may encounter an actual shoe or shoes left behind by the JIA (Japanese Imperial Army) soldiers as important clues. Or, we may encounter strange rocks bearing the shape of a shoe.

To all amatuer treasure hunters, you need to know that the Japanese soldiers commonly used different objects in markang their hidden treasure loot. Some common examples include samurai, bayonet, bullets, uniform, combat shoes, and etc…

Different objects may have different meanings as a marker but in this post, we are only going to focus our discussion on shoes.

Shoe as a marker can be encountered on both the ground surface or underground. But based on my own personal experiences, this type of particular marker is more commonly used as a buried marker.

Rocks bearing the shape of a shoe are more commonly used … Read the rest

Many amateur treasure hunters really have no idea about the first buried treasure sign or marker. This is the reason why this will be thoroughly explained in this post.

To all amateur treasure hunters and to those who still do not know, surface markers or markers that we discover on the surface of the ground are clues that will lead us to the correct digging spot. This is the main purpose of all surface markers that we found on our site.

On the other hand, buried markers are clues that we encounter when we dig the correct digging spot. The main purpose of buried markers is to provide clues that we are digging the correct spot way towards the location of the item. So as long as we recover buried markers on our diggings, we can have a peace of mind that we are … Read the rest

Someone here in our community has requested a topic about elephant markers used as Yamashita treasure sign so here it is.

To all amateur treasure hunters and to those who still do not know, it is actually very common to encounter signs or markers that are in the form of animals. Common animals used by the JIA (Japanese Imperial Army) soldiers include turtles, snakes, birds, crocodiles, and dogs. However, it is very rare to encounter elephant markers.

Elephant markers may come in two different forms. One, it could be in the form of an engraved marker. And two, it could be a large rock bearing the shape of an elephant creature.

Decoding a certain elephant marker can be somewhat complicated due to its several meanings. But in order for us to determine its appropriate meaning, it is always important to consider the other additional markers … Read the rest

Someone had asked me if you can rely on the standard size and weight of the Yamashita gold bars as a main basis in determining the authenticity of the item. My quick answer to this concern is “No”.

There is actually a standard size and weight for all gold bars including the gold bars hidden by the Japanese Imperial Army in the previous Second World War. But this is not good enough to be used as a basis in determining the authenticity of the gold bar. It’s because there are many ways on how this can be tricked.

Still, the best method is to thoroughly examine the gold which can either be through the use of chemical or mechanical means. But today, there is a new technology known as “XRF Spectrometer”. This is a device that uses radiation to analyze the material composition … Read the rest

Our fellow treasure hunter in this community has discovered on his site an interesting old coconut tree with engraved treasure markers.


History of the Site

Engraved Diamond Symbol

Another Engraved Diamond Treasure Sign

Rock with Holes

History of the Site

According to our fellow treasure hunter, his site used to be a Japanese Imperial Camp site during the previous Second World War. Aside from this, the site is a plain area.

In this photo, we can see the part of the old coconut tree that caught his attention.

We can notice here that it has some engraved lines.

Based on my own analysis, I can say that this is man-made or engraved by human hands. However, this was not done by the Japanese soldiers in the past but by some ordinary individual.

This kind of engravings on coconut trees are commonly made for the … Read the rest

One of our fellow treasure hunter in this community has sent us some interesting photos to study and analyze.

He actually discovered several rocks but only three of them caught my interest to discuss in this post.


Rock with Engraved Arrow Sign

Piled Rocks

Turtle Shape Rock

Decoding the Sketch Map

Rock with Engraved Arrow Sign

As we can see in this photo, there is a large rock where on its surface is an engraved arrow sign.

Arrow sign is a very common type of treasure sign used by the Japanese Imperial Army as important “pointers”. In most cases, it is pointing to a certain location where we can find the next marker.

When it comes to my analysis of its authenticity as a treasure sign, I can say that it is man-made or a legit marker.

Piled Rocks

In this photo, … Read the rest

We have here an interesting photo of an old rock discovered by our fellow treasure hunter in this community.

It is actually a very large old rock with many engraved symbols on its surfaces and it has a very strange shape.


  • Strange Old Rock
  • Engraved Arrowhead
  • Nature-made Engraved Symbols
  • Egg Shape Rock

Strange Old Rock

As we can see in this photo, this old rock is quite strange, the main reason why it caught the attention of our fellow treasure.

Thus, he took some photos of it and send it to my eMail in order for us to study, analyze, and interpret what it means.

We can notice on this part of the rock that it has too many engraved lines forming different types of symbols.

However, based on my analysis, I can say that only a few of these engraved lines can be … Read the rest

We have here some interesting photos taken by our fellow treasure hunter in this community about an old tomb that he discovered on his site.

So in this post, we are going to study and analyze this object if it is a legit treasure sign used by the Japanese Imperial soldiers as clues to their hidden treasure loot.


The Old Buried Tomb

Cross Markers are Pointers

Engraved Head of a Bird

The Old Buried Tomb

In this photo, we can see a rectangular shaped object with a cross symbol on its surface. This gives us the perception that this particular object is an old forgotten tomb.

Old Tombstone

But as a treasure hunter, you have to know that there are some cases where the Japanese soldiers intentionally made tomb-like containers where they stored their treasure loot. They knew that ordinary individuals commonly respect tombs making it … Read the rest

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