What Does the Golden Watering Can Do in ACNH

Watering Cans are a kind of tool in the Animal Crossing series. They are used to water the flowers. By the way, what does the golden watering can do in Animal Crossing: New Horizons?

What Does the Golden Watering Can Do in ACNH?

Watering cans are utilized to water the flowers to prevent them from wilting and dying. Also, watering cans are utilized to promote hybridization and the breeding of the new flowers. When a wilted flower is watered, it is going to return to life the following day. The players have to stand next to a flower to water it. A watered flower is going to show water droplets dropping to the ground, followed by the sparkles indicating that the flower has been watered.

What Does the Golden Watering Can Do in ACNH

Watering the flowers with the watering can is considered important to having and maintaining a Perfect Town environment, as it keeps the flowers thriving and assists promote new growth, including the hybrid flowers.

In the games where the silver and gold watering cans exist, they come with unique properties which can be useful to the player. For example, the silver watering can will be able to revive red turnips in City Folk, while the golden watering can has an opportunity to produce golden roses when wilted black roses are watered with it.

In Animal Crossing: New Leaf, the function of the improved watering cans varies from the previous games. The Beautiful Town Ordinance eliminates the necessity of using a watering can on the flowers (they do not wilt when it is in effect).

In Animal Crossing: New Horizons, the flowers no longer wilt by default, and just need to be watered to produce hybrids. A black rose which has been watered once by a gold watering can has a 50% opportunity of producing a gold rose until it produces one. Keep in mind that better watering cans will water more tiles at once.

How to Get the Golden Watering Can?

To get the Golden Watering Can, you need to reach the Five Star Island rating in order to unlock the recipe. The best way to reach the five star rating is to make sure that you have built every possible building available and also have decorated the island with the flowers, the trees, and all sorts of different items. You need to maintain this perfect status for 15 consecutive days. After completing the necessary requirements for the rating, then you have to speak with Isabelle and have her evaluate your island.

How to Craft the Golden Watering Can?

How to Craft the Golden Watering Can

After unlocking the Golden Watering Can, you need the following materials and tools to craft the recipe:

    • 1 Gold Nugget
    • 1 Watering Can

Can the Golden Tools Break?

Before you get too excited to get the Golden Watering Can, it is worth noting that the Golden Tools will be able to break. While they will not be nearly as breakable as Flimsy Tools, several members of the community have reported that the Tools will be able to last up to 200 uses. Therefore, you are going to get quite a bit of use out of each tool.

Watering Cans in the Animal Crossing

In Animal Crossing: New Horizons, all watering cans have limited uses. Watering an unwatered flower is going to degrade a watering can by one unit. However, watering an already watered flower will not degrade a watering can. Besides the Golden Watering Can, there are still some other watering cans in the Animal Crossing series.

Here are some other watering cans in the Animal Crossing series:

Flimsy Watering Can

Flimsy Watering Can

    • Durability: 20
    • How to obtain: This Flimsy Watering Can obtained from Tom Nook after donating 4 bugs or fish to him.
    • Crafting materials: To craft this Flimsy Watering Can, you will need x5 softwood.
    • Buy Price: You are able to buy this Flimsy Watering Can for 800 Bells.
    • Sell Price: You are able to buy this Flimsy Watering Can for 200 Bells.

For your information, Flimsy tools are a new type of the tool kit which was added in Animal Crossing: New Horizons. The tools are crafted of the tree branches and different kinds of wood, with the exception of the Flimsy Axe, which needs one additional stone. They act as the starter tools, making them less durable than standard tools. For note: The Flimsy variant was added to the Watering Can, Axe, Fishing Rod, Net, and Shovel.

Watering Can

Watering Can

    • Durability: 60
    • How to obtain: This Watering Can obtained from Pretty Good Tools Recipes, purchased for 3,000 Nook Miles on the Nook Stop.
    • Crafting materials: To craft this Watering Can, you will need x1 Flimsy Watering Can and x1 Iron nugget.
    • Buy Price: You are able to buy this Watering Can for 2400 Bells.
    • Sell Price: You are able to sell this Watering Can for 600 Bells.

Colorful Watering Can

Colorful Watering Can

    • Durability: 60
    • How to obtain: This Colorful Watering Can purchased from the cabinet at Nook’s Cranny after the first upgrade.
    • Crafting materials: –
    • Buy Price: You are able to buy this Colorful Watering Can for 2500 Bells.
    • Sell Price: You are able to sell this Colorful Watering Can for 625 Bells.

Elephant Watering Can

Elephant Watering Can

    • Durability: 60
    • How to obtain: This Elephant Watering Can purchased from the cabinet at Nook’s Cranny after the first upgrade.
    • Crafting materials: –
    • Buy Price: You are able to buy this Elephant Watering Can for 2500 Bells.
    • Sell Price: You are able to sell this Elephant Watering Can for 625 Bells.

Outdoorsy Watering Can

Outdoorsy Watering Can

    • Durability: 60
    • How to obtain: This Outdoorsy Watering Can purchased from the cabinet at Nook’s Cranny after the first upgrade.
    • Crafting materials: –
    • Buy Price: You are able to sell this Outdoorsy Watering Can for 2500 Bells.
    • Sell Price: You are able to sell this Outdoorsy Watering Can for 625 Bells.