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Gold Nuggets (Gold Ore) - How To Get

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Read this Animal Crossings: New Horizons Switch (ACNH) guide on how to get gold nuggets (gold ore). Including gold nugget farming, gold nugget uses and functions, & more!

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Rare Drop From Hitting Rocks

Rare Drop From Hitting Rocks

A gold nugget can drop from a rock if you hit it with a shovel or axe. The materials that drop here are totally random.

Check Out All Tools List Here!

Not Recommended To Break Rocks

Not Recommended To Break Rocks

Breaking rocks is another way to get a gold nugget. However, this method is not efficient unless you're willing to move time forward.

Check Out Rock Respawn & Gathering Tips!

Go On Mystery Tour With Nook Miles

If your island has no more rocks, you have the option of going on a Mystery Island Tour. Use 2,000 Nook Miles to book a ticket then go to the Airport. Any island you visit will have more rocks to hit & break.

Check Out Mystery Island Tour Details!

Gold Nugget (Gold Ore) - Uses & Functions

Material For Crafting Gold Tools


Gold nuggets are required to craft gold tools in Animal Crossing: New Horizons. These tools have a higher durability but will still break after some time.

Check Out List Of Golden Tools

Used For Gold DIY Recipes

Gold nuggets can be used for a lot of DIY crafting recipes that make gold furniture or other decorative items!

Check Out All DIY Recipes List!

Sell For 10,000 Bells

Gold nuggets can be sold to shops for 10,000 Bells. However, since it's used in a lot of DIY recipes, it's best to not sell them & save them for later.

Check Out How To Make Money (Bells) Fast!

Best Use Of Golden Nugget (Gold Ore)

Best Gold Tools To Craft Chart

Prioritize Golden Net & Fishing Rod

Nets and fishing rods are the most used tools in the game. It's best to have the gold versions for higher durability and longer usage when you're working around your island.

Axe & Shovel Have Medium Priority

You can cut down trees with a normal axe so a gold axe is not as important. With appearance of gold holes to make money trees, gold shovels don't have that heavy of a purpose in the game.

Check Out How To Grow Money Trees!

Watering Can Is Lowest Priority

The gold watering can is used to make gold roses. Aside from that function, it is used like a normal watering can so it's not as important in the game.

Check Out How To Get Golden Roses!

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