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!Check Out How To Get All Gold Tools!
How To Get Gold Nugget (Gold Ore) Fast
Rare Drop From Hitting 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
| Golden Net |
Golden Fishing Rod
| Golden Axe |
|Golden Watering Can||LOW|
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!