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Learn how to get Golden tools (Axe, Net, Shovel, Fishing Rod, Watering Can, Slingshot) in Animal Crossing New Horizon Switch (ACNH). Includes how to unlock & durability info.

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What Are Golden Tools?

Special Unlockable Tools

Golden Tools are special items which you can only get by meeting certain very challenging requirements. Each tool has a different requirement, and most of them are quite challenging and time-consuming!

Golden Tools Durability - Do They Break?

Infinite Durability?

In Animal Crossing New Horizon, Golden Tools do not have infinite durability and will actually break. However, you can always craft another one with the DIY recipe you'll have learned.

Golden Tools - How To Get

List Of Golden Tools

We will update the following content once we've verified the unlock conditions more precisely.

ToolsHow To Get
Golden AxeGolden AxeBreak 100 axes in total
- Gold Nugget x1
- Axe x1
golden shovelGolden ShovelHelp Gulliver 30 times
- Gold Nugget x1
- Shovel x1
Golden Fishing RodGolden Fishing RodCatch all the fish and complete Critterpedia
- Gold Nugget x1
- Fishing Rod x1
Golden NetGolden NetCatch all the bugs and complete Critterpedia
- Gold Nugget x1
- Net x1
Golden Watering CanGolden Watering CanGet the highest island evaluation (5 stars)
- Gold Nugget x1
- Watering Can x1
Golden SlingshotGolden SlingshotBreak 300 balloons in total
- Gold Nugget x1
- Slingshot x1
Check Out The List Of All Tool Recipes!

Golden Shovel

golden shovel
Required MaterialGold Nuggets x 1
Shovel x 1

The Golden Shovel is the reward you can get from rescuing Gulliver 30 times. Make sure you help the poor guy out whenever you seen him on the beach!

Check Out How To Get The Golden Shovel Here

Golden Fishing Rod

golden fishing rod
Required MaterialGold Nuggets x 1
Fishing Rod x 1

You'll need to catch all the fish and complete the Critterpedia. After completing it, you will receive a mail from the museum with the Golden Fishing Rod attached.

Check Out How To The Get Golden Fishing Rod Here

Golden Axe

golden axe
Required MaterialGold Nuggets x 1
Axe x 1

You will discover the recipe of the Golden Axe when you break 100 axes in total!

Check Out How To The Get Golden Axe Here

Golden Net

Golden Net

The Golden Net recipe can be obtained after catching all 80 Bugs that exist in the game!

Check Out How To Get The Golden Net Here

Golden Watering Can

Golden Watering Can

The Golden Watering Can is one of the more difficult items to get, as it requires you to get a maximum 5 star Island Evaluation!

Check Out How To Get The Golden Watering Can Here

Golden Slingshot

golden slingshot

In order to get the DIY recipe for the Golden Slingshot, you need to break 300 balloons in total. Try to accomplish this during the Bunny Day event period since balloons spawn more during the event.

Check Out How To Get Golden Slingshot Recipe Here

Best Golden Tools To Craft

Recommended Golden Tools To Make Chart

Prioritize Golden Net & Fishing Rod

You will be using your net and your fishing rod the most in the game so it's best to have the golden versions of each tool. This allows you to catch bugs and fish longer with the enhanced durability of the tools.

Axe & Shovel Have Medium Priority

Normal axes are just as good as the gold axe in terms of use, save for the longer durability of the gold axe. Gold shovels don't serve a heavy purpose as you can now make money trees by looking for the gold holes on your island.

Check Out How To Grow Money Trees!

Sling Shot & Watering Can Are Lowest Priority

The Golden Slingshot is tougher and hard to break but that's the only effect we've confirmed so far. The main purpose of the golden watering can is to breed gold roses. Other than that, you can use a normal watering can to water your flowers every day.

Check Out How To Get Golden Roses!

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Anonymous 5

Can’t believe you can’t customize them

Anonymous 4

I’ve gotten gold nuggets out of blue balloons using gold slingshot.

Anonymous 3

So I just got the Golden Slingshot recipe today. It was in a floating present attached to a golden balloon. I have the 300 Balloons achievement, so maybe that had something to do with it? But ye.

Anonymous 2

it is the 300 balloon shot i think you got the 300 balloon glitch. cuz i just got my golden slingshot after the 300 mark

TT 1

been trying to find out how to get the slingshot. used the recent bunny day increased spawn to hit 300 balloons shot. no DIY. the 300 balloons shot isn't it.

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