Nier: Automata Guide to Fishing

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Fishing is a great way to earn some money in Nier: Automata, but just how do you master it?

Fishing is a excellent manner to earn some money in Nier: Automata and is likewise required for accolade hunters looking to earn the “A Round through the Pound” trophy/success obtained for catching 20 special styles of fish.

Additionally, fishing is the best way to locate two special gadgets in the sport — the Iron Pipe small sword weapon and Pod B. If you’re trying to make sure you trap each sort of fish to get a hundred% intel, or you want to recognize what to fish to earn the high-quality money, we’ve got got a accessible manual for you simply below about in which to find every fish and item in the game.

How to Fish

Nier Automata fishing

Regardless of which android you’re playing as you may fish at precise our bodies of water at some stage in the sport through the use of your faithful pod associate. A activate will seem on-screen every time you’re capable of fish, and you can start fishing through the usage of the movement button, then select where you want to forged your pod by way of transferring the reticle that looks.

Be sure to preserve your pod in view whilst it’s miles fishing, as you want to be aware of while it dips under the water or unexpectedly is going towards the modern to recognise which you have a trap. Tap the action button to reel to your trap and find out what your pod has stuck for you.

Locations Where You Can Fish

Nier Automata fishing location

There are diverse places that you could fish all through your travels, so just under we’ve made a handy guide about every vicinity and the exclusive forms of fishing holes you could locate, inclusive of hints on wherein they may be for the maximum difficult to understand ones.

  • City Ruins Streams/Waterfalls
  • City Ruins Ravine — the ravine under the wooden bridge near the Tower Access Point
  • City Ruins Sewers — in the sewers that connect the City Ruins to the Amusement Park
  • City Ruins Underground Lake — the body of water found next to Emil’s house
  • Desert Zone Oasis — just past the Center Access Point
  • Desert Zone Oil Field — the giant oil spill next to the Desert Oil Field access point
  • Amusement Park Bridge
  • Forest Zone Waterfalls/Rivers
  • Forest Zone Castle Front
  • Flooded City Waterfall/Pond — near the Coast Access Point
  • Flooded City Missile — near the missile (the location for the Missile Supply Mission) with many players recommending the waterfall area near the missile
  • Flooded City Coast — there are a few coastal areas, but you should always fish near the submerged buildings to ensure you can also get the rarest catches

Fish/Items You Can Catch

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There are 41 one-of-a-kind forms of fish in the game that you’ll want to seize if you need to get a hundred% intel, but you simplest want to seize 20 one-of-a-kind sorts for the “A Round through the Pound” accolade. There are also two additional unique gadgets that you could trap, a weapon and a pod, but neither of these remember towards the fishing fulfillment/trophy.

Like maximum video games, your capture is completely dependant on RNG, so even in case you are in the proper place, it might take you pretty a while to land the fish you’re after. Perseverance is the key.

Arapaima — 4,000G

  • Forest Zone Waterfalls/Rivers
  • Forest Zone Castle Front

Arapaima Machine — 4,000G

  • Amusement Park Bridge
  • City Ruins Ravine
  • Forest Zone Waterfalls/Rivers
  • Forest Zone Castle Front

Arowana — 1,500G

  • City Ruins Underground Lake
  • Desert Zone Oasis
  • Forest Zone Waterfalls/Rivers

Arowana Machine — 2,000G

  • City Ruins Ravine

Basking Shark —6,000G

  • Flooded City Missile

Basking Shark Machine — 6,000G

  • Flooded City Missile

Battery — 1,500G

  • City Ruins Sewers
  • Desert Zone Oil Field

Beetle Fish — 7,500G

  • Desert Zone Oasis

Bloat Fish — 2,500G

  • City Ruins Underground Lake

Bloat Fish Machine — 3,000G

  • City Ruins Ravine
  • Desert Zone Oil Field
  • Forest Zone Waterfalls/Rivers
  • Forest Zone Castle Front

Blowfish — 2,000G

  • Flooded City Missile
  • Flooded City Coast

Blowfish Machine — 2,000G

  • Desert Zone Oil Field
  • Flooded City Missile
  • Flooded City Coast

Bream — 3,000G

  • Flooded City Missile
  • Flooded City Coast

Bream Machine — 2,000G

  • Desert Zone Oil Field
  • Flooded City Missile
  • Flooded City Coast

Broken Firearm — 1,500G

  • City Ruins Sewers
  • Amusement Park Bridge

Carp — 1,000G

  • City Ruins Streams/Waterfalls
  • City Ruins Ravine
  • City Ruins Underground Lake
  • Desert Zone Oasis
  • Amusement Park Bridge
  • Forest Zone Waterfalls/Rivers
  • Forest Zone Castle Front
  • Flooded City Waterfall/Pond

Carp Machine — 2,500G

  • City Ruins Streams/Waterfalls
  • Desert Zone Oil Field
  • Forest Zone Waterfalls/Rivers
  • Forest Zone Castle Front
  • Flooded City Waterfall/Pond

Coelacanth — 3,500G

  • Flooded City Missile
  • Flooded City Coast

Coelacanth Machine — 3,500G

  • Flooded City Missile

Freshwater Ray — 4,000G

  • Amusement Park Bridge

Freshwater Ray Machine — 5,000G

  • Amusement Park Bridge

Fur Carp — 3,000G

  • City Ruins Ravine
  • Forest Zone Waterfalls/Rivers
  • Forest Zone Castle Front

Gas Cylinder — 1,500G

  • City Ruins Ravine
  • City Ruins Sewers
  • Forest Zone Waterfalls/Rivers
  • Forest Zone Castle Front

Horseshoe Crab — 1,500G

  • Flooded City Coast

Horseshoe Crab Machine — 1,500G

  • Flooded City Coast

Iron Pipe (Small Sword Weapon)

  • City Ruins Sewers

Killifish — 1,000G

  • City Ruins Streams/Waterfalls
  • City Ruins Underground Lake
  • Desert Zone Oasis
  • Desert Zone Oil Field
  • Amusement Park Bridge
  • Forest Zone Waterfalls/Rivers
  • Forest Zone Castle Front
  • Flooded City Waterfall/Pond

Killifish Machine — 500G

  • City Ruins Streams/Waterfalls
  • Forest Zone Waterfalls/Rivers
  • Forest Zone Castle Front
  • Flooded City Waterfall/Pond

Koi Carp — 2,500G

  • City Ruins Streams/Waterfalls
  • City Ruins Underground Lake
  • Desert Zone Oasis
  • Amusement Park Bridge
  • Forest Zone Waterfalls/Rivers
  • Forest Zone Castle Front
  • Flooded City Waterfall/Pond

Koi Carp Machine — 2,500G

  • City Ruins Streams/Waterfalls
  • Desert Zone Oil Field
  • Amusement Park Bridge
  • Forest Zone Waterfalls/Rivers
  • Forest Zone Castle Front
  • Flooded City Waterfall/Pond

Machine Lifeform Head — 7,500G

  • City Ruins Streams/Waterfalls
  • City Ruins Underground Lake
  • Desert Zone Oil Field
  • Amusement Park Bridge
  • Forest Zone Castle Front
  • Flooded City Missile
  • Flooded City Coast

Mackerel — 500G

  • Flooded City Missile
  • Flooded City Coast

A mackerel can also be received from the NPC Jackass, and if the player consumes the fish it will result in Ending K.

Mackerel Machine — 500G

  • Desert Zone Oil Field
  • Flooded City Missile
  • Flooded City Coast

Oil Sardine — 3,500G

  • Desert Zone Oil Field

Pod B

  • Flooded City Missile (is the recommended area)

Starfish — 1,000G

  • Flooded City Coast (near submerged buildings only)

Starfish Machine — 1,000G

  • Desert Zone Oil Field
  • Flooded City Coast

Swordfish — 5,000G

  • Flooded City Missile

Swordfish Machine — 5,000G

  • Flooded City Missile

Tire — 1,500G

  • City Ruins Sewers
  • Flooded City Missile
  • Flooded City Coast

Twinfish — 2,500G

  • City Ruins Underground Lake

Twoface — 2,000G

  • Flooded City Missile
  • Flooded City Coast

Water Flea — 500G

  • Flooded City Missile
  • Flooded City Coast