How To Catch Pufferfish In Stardew Valley

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In Stardew Valley, you can use Pufferfish for some recipes, sell them for up to 600 gold, or even turn them into yellow dye for clothes. They’re also helpful for befriending one NPC you can marry later, Abigail. However, scoring a Pufferfish can be troublesome. To make things easier, let’s look at some methods to catch Pufferfish in Stardew Valley.

Method 1: By Fishing In The Ocean

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Head to the ocean on a sunny day from anywhere between 12 PM and 4 PM. Cast your line, be patient, and get ready to reel them in with force because these spiky guys can put up a fight.

Method 2: By Using Magic Bait

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If you want a Pufferfish without the hassle of waiting around for summer, just slap some Magic Bait on your rod. This special bait catches all sorts of fish including Pufferfish, anytime and anywhere, regardless of the weather conditions.

Method 3: By Purchasing Them From The Traveling Cart

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If you’re feeling unlucky with the fishing rod, don’t worry, the traveling cart is a surefire way to snag a Pufferfish. This wandering vendor sometimes sells the Pufferfish for 600-1000 gold, depending upon your luck. So keep an eye out when it rolls into town.

Method 4: By Fishing On Ginger Island

Ginger Island
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Head to Ginger Island to have a shot at catching Pufferfish regardless of the season. Go to any of the nearby fishing locations, cast your line, and if you’re lucky enough you just might catch a Pufferfish.

That’s a wrap on all the ways you can catch Pufferfish in Stardew Valley. For more content related to the game from GameMastersHQ, check out our guide on how to get hardwood.

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