. The Survival channel will give you handy tips and the occasional foraging advice, while the Queen of Sauce over on the cooking channel will teach you recipes that increase your health and energy. However, Fishing and Mining should not be your main focus for money making. This is my absolute favorite method every time I play. It takes 300 wood but is well worth it.
Fishing When you're finished with your farm chores, you can chose to either fish or mine. And with hay priced at 50g a pop, your animals will soon drain your hard-earned funds. They believed that anyone who laid eyes on the Winter Star would be blessed with good fortune. Ancient Fruit There's also a special, rare fruit called Ancient Fruit. If they continue to give crops after the first picking, perfect. Look out for bubbling spots in the water as fish tend to bite more quickly there and be of higher value. Fishing is just a good way to pass the time in general within Stardew Valley.
This focuses mainly on four fishing spots, though there are a few more that contain exclusive fish. Tool-wise, focus on upgrading your pickaxe first. This is again where sprinklers come in handy because watering this many crops a day will wear your farmer out. Coffee Bean -1,235 to 1,265 profit per crop. The mines consist of 120 unique levels, with a save point accessed after every five. All year around, different seasons bring different foragable items that can be sold or used to craft certain things such as fertilizer. Going down in the mines can be not only frustrating but a little scary early on in the game.
Livestock are also a huge part of your income during the winter. Just as in real life, giving people jars of home-made mayonnaise is a great way to make friends. I always hear about how many people struggle with the fishing mini game and end up hating fishing and never doing it. Rain will water your crops, so you will have plenty of time to fish. They can be caught during any weather, and at any time while the market is open 5pm — 2am. Gems, along with the easy-to-make mayonnaise make great gifts to just about everyone. Purchased from the Oasis shop requires Desert access , meaning this will not be accessible to any Year 1 player.
You can find a Nautilus Shell on the beach which is used for the Field Research Bundle. Fish that can be caught during all seasons are not listed. But if you turn it into jam, it will sell at 2x the price plus 50g, selling for a total of 210g. Also, the farther you cast your line, the better the chance of getting a high quality fish. I have a chicken coop and I'm making mayonnaise from the ducks and chickens, I've also been mining and selling most of the gems I get. If you find the fishing mini-game particularly challenging, keep pecking away at it to get better and eventually buy better rods. Fish that start with late times that end in the morning can be caught late at night or early morning.
Initially, we recommend investing in two or three Cauliflower seeds as they cost 80g, but the finished crop is worth much more. At level 10, the Artisan profession should be taken. Then you can sell that. Keep in mind that you can also either buy crab pots or craft them. To keep the clutter at bay, build paths around your crops.
As such, your days should follow this basic pattern: maintenance in the morning watering, planting, collecting goods, etc. Besides the 25th, you might want to spend some time giving gifts around town. You can keep track of how much hay you have by clicking on your silo. Kegs are unlocked at Farming level 8, and will allow you to brew drinks from fruit, vegetables, Wheat, or Hops. Fishing is the best pastime in this little town. Winter is the fourth season in.
Wine has a higher base value than jam triple the base fruit value , true, but it takes around seven days to process. Potatoes are amazing first-year crops. But the basic sprinkler might be one of the biggest waste of resources in the game. I unlocked the greenhouse a few days into my 2nd winter, also had unlocked the bus earlier, so I'm growing starfruit and cranberries in the greenhouse now. Yes, you will find crystal fruit and holly strewn about, but digging yields the most winter roots and snow yams. With these tips, you will be making money in no time. Preserves Jars are unlocked at Farming level 4, and turn vegetables into picks and fruit into jam.