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Check out this Animal Crossing: New Horizons Switch (ACNH) guide on how to get iron nuggets fast. Including its price, uses and farming, how to find iron ores, NS how to farm ore!!!

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How To Get Iron NuggetsFast

Iron Ore Farming Method Procedure

No. Procedure
1 Equip axe or shovel & hit all rocks on the island
2 Eat Fruits
3 Break rocks on the island
4 Repeat steps 1-3 the next day

1. Use Axe Or Shovel To Hit Rocks

Use Axe Or Shovel To Hit Rocks

You can gather ore by hitting the rocks on the island with your axe or shovel. You can hit any rock for a limited number of times, usually up to 8 times, & the materials that will drop are random.

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Dig Holes Behind Yourself


If you dig 2 holes behind yourself in a formation like the one in the above picture, you'll be able to get 8 hits off quickly without being knocked backwards!

3. Break Rocks After Eating Fruit

Break Rocks After Eating Fruit

After you've eaten any Fruits, you'll be able to break, instead of just hit rocks, when you use your axe or shovel. One rock will respawn per day, so while you don't need to worry, you also shouldn't break all the rocks on your island.

Read Here About Rock Respawns In Detail

Go On Mystery Tour With Nook Miles


If you run out of rocks and have 2,000 Nook Miles, you can book a mystery island tour. There are some islands where Iron Nuggets spawn much more frequently from rocks!

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Alternate - Floating Presents


Sometimes Iron Nuggets are contained in presents dropped by balloons floating above your island! Pop them with a Slingshot to get them down on the ground! For us, one present contained 5 Iron Nuggets!

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Iron Nugget - Uses

Used For DIY Crafting

Used For DIY Crafting

Iron ores or iron nuggets are mainly used in DIY crafting. In making Tools, furniture, & even your DIY workbench!

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Used To Start Nook's Cranny Shop

Used To Start Nook

Iron ore or iron nugget is needed to create the Nook's Cranny shop on the island. Speak to Timmy in Resident Services after you have constructed your house to trigger the event.

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Price Is 375 Bells For Sale

Iron Nuggets can be sold at 375 bells. When you have more than enough Iron Nuggets, sell them for money farming.

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Why “nugget”?

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Hey guys! I’m trading my golden nugget for. 8-17 pieces of iron nuggets! Come to my island if it’s a deal! Island code: 0910Q

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