This is a guide to farming Iron Nuggets, a DIY material in Animal Crossing: New Horizons (ACNH). Read on to learn how to get iron nuggets, where to farm iron nuggets, the fastest way to get iron nuggets, how they can be used, whether or not you should sell iron nuggets, and more!
|Gold Nuggets||Iron Nuggets|
The best way to get Iron Nuggets is by hitting rocks on the islands you visit on Mystery Tours, the tours you can go on by using the Nook Miles tickets. Remember to bring axes or shovels to hit the rocks with.
You can only get Materials from the Rocks on your island once per day, but you always have a chance to find them on Mystery Tour Islands.
Mystery Tour islands will give you fresh rocks every time you go, so you can get as many materials as you want in a day.
If you dig two holes behind you when you gather the various materials from rocks, you can avoid being bounced back too far, allowing you to hit the rock 8 times repeatedly and get the maximum number of materials.
|Clay||Stone||Iron Nugget||Gold Nugget|
You can find a variety of materials from hitting rocks, such as Clay, Stone, and Iron Nuggets, but all of them have a random chance of dropping. Iron Nuggets are somewhat uncommon, but you should be able to get at least one or two from Rocks most of the time.
If you eat a Fruit, you will gain a point of Stamina, which will cause you to break a rock when you hit it with a Shovel. Stamina won't decrease until a day has passed, so try picking up a tree with the Shovel or sitting in a piece of furniture to decrease your Stamina.
If your friend has untapped rocks, you may ask them if they can let you get resources from their island. You can also have them offer you Iron Nuggets as payment if you help around their island!
Once in while, you can get Iron Nuggets by talking to a resident. The chance of receiving them is pretty low, so it's not recommended as an effective way to gather them.
You'll receive 5 Iron Nuggets from one of the other residents when you are working on making Nook's Cranny, to help you reach the needed 30 Iron Nuggets.
|Blue Balloons have a higher chance of dropping crafting materials.|
You can sometimes get Iron Nuggets from the Presents dropped by shooting down balloons. You need a Slingshot to shoot down the balloons, and they can be pretty rare, so shoot them down whenever you see or hear them!
Iron Nuggets have a lower drop rate than normal stones, but you should still get one or two of them for each rock you hit with a shovel/axe. This means that if you want to get a lot of these, the only option is to do this daily.
Iron Nuggets are also necessary to open Nook's Cranny. You will need 30 pieces of all three kinds of wood and 30 pieces of Iron Nuggets in total.
|Simple DIY Workbench||Frying Pan||Axe|
|Watering Can||Wooden-Block Stereo||Wooden Toolbox|
|Wooden Full-Lenth Mirror||Wooden Bucket||Robot Hero|
|Plain Sink||Natural Garden Table||Natural Garden Chair|
|Mini DIY Workbench||Ironwood Kitchenette||Iron Wall Lamp|
|Crest Doorplate||Brick Oven||Barrel|
|Windflower Fan||Water Pump||Terrarium|
|Manhole Cover||Juicy-Apple TV||Ironwood Dresser|
|Barbed-Wire Fence||Iron Garden Table||Iron Garden Chair|
|Wooden Table Mirror||Astronaut Suit||Satellite|
|Crewed Spaceship||Flying Saucer||Star Clock|
|Lunar Lander||Lunar Rover||Rocket|
|Iron Wand||Space Shuttle||Standard Umbrella Stand|
|Shell Speaker||Ironwood Cart||Iron Closet|
|Cutting Board||Cosmos Shower||Cherry-Blossom Clock|
|Knight's Helmet||Butter Churn||DIY Workbench|
|Garden Bench||Garden Wagon||Gong|
|Iron Doorplate||Iron Frame||Iron Garden Bench|
|Ironwood Chair||Ironwood Clock||Ironwood DIY Workbench|
|Kettlebell||Kettle Bathtub||Log Wall-Mounted Clock|
|Zen Fence||Wooden-Block Wall Clock||Trophy Case|
|Steel-Frame Wall||Steel Flooring||Silo|
|Sauna Heater||Rope Fence||Recycled-Can Thumb Piano|
|Natural Square Table||Lily Record Player||Key Holder|
|Jail Bars||Iron Worktable||Ironwood Table|
|Ironwood Low Table||Ironwood Cupboard||Ironwood Bed|
|Iron-and-Stone Fence||Iron Wall Rack||Iron Shelf|
|Iron Hanger Stand||Iron Fence||Iron Armor|
|Illuminated Tree||Illuminated Snowflakes||Illuminated Reindeer|
|Illuminated Present||Hanging Terrarium||Golden Gears|
|Cherry Speakers||Barbell||Bamboo Speaker|
|Armor Shoes||Acoustic Guitar||Wedding Fence|
|Mermaid Vanity||Mermaid Wall Clock||Mermaid Lamp|
|Spooky Fence||Spooky Carriage||Spooky Garland|
|Spooky Table Setting|
You can make the Items above with Iron Nuggets.
|How to Get Materials|
|Clay||Clump of Weed||Tree Branch|
|Stone||Iron Nugget||Gold Nugget|
>>4 not even joking you have to poop on a toilet to get rid of your stamina
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