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Animal Crossing: New Horizons
Strategy Guide

Author(s): Seren Morgan-Roberts
First Published: 07-08-2020 / 00:00 GMT
Last Updated: 17-09-2020 / 15:40 GMT
Version: 0.1 (????) 18-09-2020 / 08:46 GMT

Description

This page offers a breakdown of the DIY recipes for Fishing Rods.

Flimsy Fishing Rod

The Flimsy Fishing Rod DIY is first given to you by Tom Nook when you complete the DIY workshop during your first couple of days on the island. You will also be able to buy a Flimsy Fishing Rod DIY from Timmy at Resident Services or later at Nook’s Cranny.

To craft a Flimsy Fishing Rod, you need 5 tree branches, which are obtained from shaking trees.

The Flimsy Fishing Rod is not very durable.

The Flimsy Fishing Rod is not very durable.

The Flimsy Fishing Rod is quite fragile so it will break after catching a few fish.

Fishing Rod

You can purchase the Pretty Good Tools from the Nookstop in Resident Services for 3,000 Nook Miles. To craft the standard fishing rod, you’ll need to first craft a flimsy fishing rod and then use iron nuggets to upgrade it at the craft bench. You can obtain iron nuggets from hitting a boulder with a shovel.

You can catch lots more fish with the upgraded fishing rod.

You can catch lots more fish with the upgraded fishing rod.

Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Nintendo
  • Platforms
    Switch
  • Genre
    Social simulation
  • Guide Release
    7 August 2020
  • Last Updated
    17 September 2020
    Version History
  • Guide Author
    Seren Morgan-Roberts

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The guide for Animal Crossing: New Horizons offers a walkthrough on how to make the most of your time on your deserted island. This guide will show you how to make tools, earn bells, achieve a five-star island, and more.

Inside this guide you will find:

  • A Walkthrough - Taking you through the first 14 days of your new Island.

  • A Beginner’s Guide - Perfect for newcomers to Animal Crossing.

  • An in-depth Nook Miles section - Discover every condition and how to achieve them.

  • Deep dive into Your Island - Advanced strategies to make the most of your island including terraforming.

  • Full breakdown of all Special Events and Visitors - Details on how to lure them to your island and complete exclusive events.

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