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Read this Animal Crossing New Horizons Switch (ACNH) guide to learn how to get the recipe for the Golden Shovel. Learn the effects of the Golden Shovel, where to get it, & more!!!

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Golden Shovel - Effects & Abilities

The Golden Shovel

Golden Shovel
RecipeGold Nugget x1
Shovel x1
How To Get RecipeRescue Gulliver 30 times

Golden Shovel Effect

In previous titles Golden Shovel was used to help grow money trees. We are still investigating the effect of Golden Shovel. We will update as soon as confirming its effect.

How To Get Golden Shovel Recipe

How To Get Flow Chart

StepWhat To Do
1Rescue Gulliver 30 times
2You'll get a letter in the mail
3Prepare a Gold Nugget and a Shovel
4Make the Golden Shovel!

1 - Save Gulliver 30 Times

Golden Shovel

"Ohh! These are the Communicator Parts I was looking for!"!!!

In order to get the Golden Shovel recipe, you'll have to rescue the stranded Gulliver a total of 30 times. According to our tests, he will come to your island at least once every 10 days!

2 - Get A Letter In The Mail

Golden Shovel

"Thank you so much for saving me so many times. As a token of my gratitude, I'd like to give you this very, very rare Golden Shovel recipe!"!!!

Once you've managed to rescue him that many times, you'll get a letter in the mail that will teach you the recipe for the Golden Shovel.

3 - Prepare The Mats And Craft It

Golden Shovel

"You made a Golden Shovel!"!!!

Once you get a hold of the recipe, all that's left to do is craft it. Make sure you have a Gold Nugget and make your Golden Shovel!

Find Out How To Get A Gold Nugget Here!

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Anonymous 3

I didn’t get a golden shovel either after 30 gulliver saves.

Anonymous 2

I never got a golden shovel recipe. Helped gulliver so many times I lost count

Anonymous 1

With my golden shovel by accident I buried 99,000 bells in the glowing point and three days later I got 297,000 bells !

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