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    Beginner's Guide by goku of heaven

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                                   A Wonderful Life
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                           | By: goku of heaven & Ninja Brick |
                           | Platform: Nintendo Gamecube      |
                           (__________________________________)
    
    
    [..Version Information..]----------------------------------------------------------
    - April 12th, 2004: Final Version 0.4
       This is our Final Version of this guide and of course a few things were added
       and taken out.  We got alot of emails asking us questions for all the answers
       that were already in our faqs.  And because our faqs is a Beginner's Guide, we
       won't be adding in every little detail so read the other faqs that are available
       on gamefaqs before asking us any In-Depth questions.  Also please do not send us
       anymore information on what you would like added or fixed because this is our
       final update! We want to thank everyone who has used our guide and helped us on
       a few pointers. Thanks and Enjoy!
    
    [..Table of Contents..]-------------------------------------------------------------
    1.  Basic Controls
    2   Characters
    3.  The Farm
    4.  Your House
    5.  Shipping
    6.  Girls & Marriage
    7.  Character Help and FAQs
    8.  Animal Care
    9.  Crops
        a. Fertilizer
        b. Planting
        c. Trees
        d. Watering
        e. Tools
    10. Nature - Plants & Flowers
    11. Van's Shop
    12. Your Shop
    13. Bankrupt?
        a. Item Locations
    14. Festivals
    15. Fishing
        a. Fish List
    16. Hybrid Trees & Crops
        a. Trees List
        b. Hybrid Trees - 2nd Generation
        c. Crops List
        d. Hybrid Crops - 2nd Generation
    17. Mines
    18. Child Info
    19. Erros/Oops
    20. Credits
    21. Contact Information
    22. Legal Section
    
    
    1.[..Basic Controls..]----------------------------------------------------------------
    
    Control Stick  - Move character
    Control Pad    - Scrolls Through Menus
    L Button       - Center camera behind character / Changes Page In Status Screen
    R Trigger      - Whistle for your dog & Horse / Change Page In Status Screen
    Z Button       - See View From Character's Perspective
    X Button       - Toggle Quick-Item Inventory (Use C-Stick To Scroll)
    Y Button       - Function Button/Train Dog
                     Item Description
    A Button       - Function Button/Talk/Open/Eat
    B Button       - Function Button/Cancel Function
    C Stick        - Move Camera Left or Right
    Start/Select   - Access Status Screen/Pause Menu
    
    
    2.[..Characters..]----------------------------------------------------------------
    
    Takakura
    He lives at your farm, and will ship items to town for you and will also buy animals,
    tools, and whatever else you need from town.
    Favorite Items: Any cooked dish
    Dislikes: Unknown
    
    Tim
    Co-owner of the Inner Inn, Tim enjoys sampling meals prepared
    for guests.  His wife often travels to Mineral Town, leaving
    him alone to watch the main lobby.
    Favorite Items: Milk, butter, anything you find in the ruins, flowers, fruit
    punch, cheese, sashimi, fruit juice, goat's milk
    Dislikes: Curry
    
    Ruby
    Ruby is co-owner of the Inner Inn and an outstanding chef.
    People attribute the secret spice in her tasty meals as one key
    factor to her success.
    Favorite Items: Flowers (You have to talk to her twice while holding one to give
    it to her), milk, crystals, butter, curry, gratin, tomatoes, grapes
    Dislikes: Dogs
    
    Rock
    Easy-going party boy Rock is Tim and Ruby's son.  You can often
    find him down along the beach in the evenings.
    Favorite Items: Mist Moon flowers, fodder, human-shaped artifacts, coins,
    muchroom gratin, butter, tometo melon salad, cheese, earth soup, Toy Flowers
    Dislikes: Most other flowers
    
    Galen
    Galen moved to Forget-Me-Not Valley to retire from city life,
    but he admits he's bored.  He lives with Nina in a small
    cottage across from the Blue Bar.
    Favorite Items: Vegetables of S quality, apples of any quality, fish, fish stew
    Dislikes: Any vegetable below S quality
    
    Nina
    Nina is Galen's wife and insists on living in Forget-Me-Not
    Valley for the remainder of her years.  She always perks up
    whenever someone gives her produce.
    Favorite Items: Flowers, milk
    Dislikes: Unknown
    
    Chris
    Always cheerful, Chris is married to Wally and commutes daily to
    work.  She loves flowers and will often buy one from your
    produce stand.
    Favorite Items: All flowers, milk, apples, fruit juice
    Dislikes: Vegetable cake
    
    Wally
    Wally is an upwardly-mobile fitness fanatic who spends his
    entire day monitoring his stopwatch.  You'll find him jogging
    around or working out in his gym.
    Favorite Items: Eggs, milk, coins, sashimi, cheese
    Dislikes: Unknown
    
    Hugh
    What a life - a dad who's into all the latest stuff, and a hot mom.
    This kid's destined to develop some deep psychological problems.  At
    any rate, get to be good friends with Wally and your own son may be-
    come an athelete when he grows up.
    Favorite items: Milk (chapter 1 only), coins, blue crystals
    Dislikes: Unknown
    
    Griffin
    Super-suave Griffin is the proprietor of the Blue Bar and master
    mixologist for a wide range of energy-restoring drinks.  He
    plays guitar in his spare time.
    Favorite Items: Fish, coins, sashimi, Mist Moon flowers, Trick Blue flowers
    (grow by the turtle pond in the fall), crystals, golden eggs
    Dislikes: Butter
    
    Romana
    Grandma Romana lives in a large manor high above Forget-Me-Not
    Valley.  She dreams of her granddaughter Lumina playing better
    than any concert pianist.
    Favorite Items: Flowers, oranges, milk, records, crystals, golden coins, clay
    artifacts, milk, ramura tarts
    Dislikes: Cheese, fish
    
    Sebastian
    Sebastian is the elderly butler who has looked after Romana for
    decades.  He's treated more like a family member than an
    employed household servant.
    Favorite Items: Eggs, milk, cheese, butter, clay artifacts, crystals
    Dislikes: Unknown
    
    Lumina
    Lumina is too young to marry but if she could she might marry
    you.  She loves Grandmother Romana but it's difficult to live up
    to high expectations.
    Favorite Items: Flowers, fried sweet potato, strawberry cake
    Dislikes: Unknown
    
    Vesta
    "Subtle" isn't in Vesta's vocabulary.  This rugged and suc-
    cessful farmer won't waste time on fragile diplomacy -
    especially when it comes to marrying off Celia.
    Favorite Items: Milk, flowers, crystals, earth soup, curry, gratin
    Dislikes: Unknown
    
    Marlin
    Vesta's outspoken brother is learning to be an agricultural
    expert.  He moved to the valley for the healthy lifestyle and
    doesn't mind hard work.
    Favorite Items: Vegetables of S quality, records, strength and stamina potions
    Dislikes: Just about everything else
    
    Kassey
    Kassey is the world's greatest pyrotechnician.  He lives inside
    an elevated house down the hill near the beach.  Don't confuse
    him with his twin, Patrick.
    Favorite Items: Flowers, crystals, tomato carrot salad
    Dislikes: Pickled turnips
    
    Patrick
    Patrick is the world's second-greatest pyrotechnician.  He looks
    like his twin Kassey, but most people know to look for the patch
    on the back of his pants.
    Favorite Items:  Flowers, crystals, silver coins, eggs, cheese, fish, sweet
    potato soup
    Dislikes: Watermelons
    
    Daryl
    Eccentric Daryl came to the valley to conduct scientific
    research but he might be staying for the river's big smelt.  His
    lab is behind the Blue Bar.
    Favorite Items: Eggs (especially golden eggs), bones, coins, earth soup
    Dislikes: Flowers, anything that doesn't interest him
    
    Carter
    Dr.  Carter lives in a tent next to his archeological dig near
    the waterfall.  He's always looking for help and will even let
    you keep a few of your finds.
    Favorite Items: Melons, cheese, sashimi
    Dislikes: Unknown
    
    Flora
    Flora is Dr. Carter's assistant and stays with him in the tent.
    Outsiders might consider this scandalous, but Flora remains
    dedicated to her research.
    Favorite Items: All fish, cheese, butter, milk, curry, mushroom curry
    Dislikes: Fruits and vegetables below S quality
    
    Gustafa
    Easy-going Gustafa lives in a yurt near the beach.  This guitar-
    strumming poet has a positive word for everyone in the valley at
    his awesome summer gigs.
    Favorite Items: Flowers, things from the ruins, curry, mushroom curry
    Dislikes: Unknown
    
    Dr.Hardy
    Distinguished Dr. Hardy is Romana's physician.  He looks after
    her during his daily rounds and always offers healthy advice to
    anyone willing to listen.
    Favorite Items: Bones, fish, flowers
    Dislikes: Curry
    
    Van
    Van is a portly traveling merchant who makes rounds throughout
    local farming villages.  He's always willing to buy anything you
    sell for a fair price.
    Favorite Items: Eggs, anything from the ruins, curry
    Dislikes: Butter
    
    Cody
    Cody is the resident artist in town.  He can often be seen
    wandering town in search of artistic inspiration.
    Favorite Items: Flowers, crystals, bones
    Dislikes: Curry
    
    Grant
    You don't seem him much often because he works in Mineral Town.
    He always seems to be worried and stays away from his home.
    Favorite Items: Eggs, milk, sashimi, goat's milk
    Dislikes: coins
    
    Samantha
    Grant's wife and Kate's mom She visits people around town much
    of the time, so you'll see her at the inn, the mansion, and a few
    other places when she's not at home.
    Favorite Items: Milk, flowers
    Dislikes: Unknown
    
    Kate
    Daughter of Grant and Samantha.  She is the tomboy and loves
    to mess around with Hugh.
    Favorite Items: Curry (chapters 2 and 3 only), flowers
    Dislikes: Carrot cake, vegetable cake, eggs
    
    Murrey
    The bum that walks around the town looking for food.  You can donate
    money to him to help him out if you feel bad.
    Favorite Items: All food except food made from fish, fodder, bones, wool
    Dislikes: Dishes made with fish (sashimi, fish stew, meuniere set, etc.)
    
    
    3.[..The Farm..]----------------------------------------------------------------
    
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    | |    	                                Fertile Field          Very Fertile| |
    | |                Unfertile Field          [][][]                 Field   | |
    | |         |ŻŻŻŻŻŻ|  [][][][]   |ŻŻŻŻ|     [][][]       |ŻŻŻ|       [][][]| |
    | |  Dog    | Home |  [][][][]   |Coop|     [][][]       |   |       [][][]| |
    | | House|Ż||______|  [][][][]   |____| .-. [][][]       |___|       [][][]| |
    | |       Ż                             '-'                          [][][]| |
    | |                                     Well                         [][][]| |
    | |                                                                  [][][]| |
    | |                                                                  [][][]| |
    | |                          _________________________________       [][][]| |
    | |               Tool Shed |                                 |      [][][]| |
    | |    Food         |ŻŻŻŻ|  |                                 |        |ŻŻŻ  |
    | |   |ŻŻŻŻŻ|       |____|__|                                 |        | |ŻŻŻ
    | |   |     |       |       |                                 |        | |
    | |   |_____|       | Barn  |                                 |        | |
    | |   Storage       |       |            Pasture              |        | |
    | |                 |_______|                                 |        | |
    | |                         |                                 |        | |
    | |  Takakura's             |_                                |        | |
    | |   |ŻŻŻŻŻ|               | |                               |        | |
    | |   |     |               | |                               |        | |
    | |   |_____|               |_|Water                          |        | |
    | |    House                |                                 |        | |
    |_|                         |_________________________________|        | |
        <-Town                                                             | |
          _____________________________________        ____________________| |
         |_____________________________________)      (______________________|
    
    *Thanks to Clench281 for Farm Design Reference
    
    Takakura's House
    Duh, Takakura lives here, but most of the time he's not home.  He's always
    wondering around town so don't expect him taking a nap when you walk in.
    
    Food Storage Room
    You can store food in here, ship your dairy products, order animals+tools+items+
    upgrade buldings, and ship vegetables after getting 2nd generation crops.
    
    Dog House
    You never have to put your dog to his house, but you can set food for your
    dog here in his food tray.
    
    Home
    There is your castle and here you go to sleep, save, cook, watch tv, read
    info on game tips, play your music records.  Your child and wife will
    stay with you in your home once you're married (starting 2nd year).
    
    Chicken Coop
    This is where chikens go, you can put chiken feed in there to feed them.
    Incubator here too where you can hatch eggs, sometimes even ducks after
    you get them ~_^
    
    Well
    Fill up water here in your watering can to water your crops.
    
    Tool Shed
    All your tools are located here as well as all your other equipment. You
    can find a music record in the cabinet here and also your seeds, etc are
    in there too.  You can enter the Barn from here also.
    
    Barn
    All your animals stay here where you basically milk, clip, hug, talk, etc.
    A switch in the back allows all the animals to come back inside if you
    let them out into the pasture to have some fun in the sun.
    
    Pasture
    Unlimited grass can be sickled down here to make fodder and might I add that
    finally no more spending 500G a bag to buy grass seeds (HM:FoMT).  Also a
    switch is located outside on the Barn letting all the animals outside in the
    sun keeping them happy.
    
    Water
    Bring your animals next to it to wash them with the brush.
    
    Fields
    Un-Fertilized - Usually trees can be planted here keeping it away from the crops.
    Fertilized Field - Seeds can be planted but might need more management
    Very-Fertilized Field - Great area to plant vegetables
    
    
    4.[..Your House..]----------------------------------------------------------------
    
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    A. Beside Table (Sleep/Save Game/Status Log)
    B. Television (News/Weather Horoscope/Features)
    C. Cooking (Soup and Salad to begin with)
    D. Calendar
    E. Bookshelf (Takakura Notes/Configure Options)
    F. Record Player
    
    
    5.[..Shipping..]----------------------------------------------------------------
    
    [Food Storage Room]
          Notebook          - Shows items that can be shipped to town.
          Basket            - used for shipping crops(it will only appear after
                              Takakura allows you to ship third generation crops).
          Blue Shipping Box - used for shipping dairy products (milk,cheese,eggs).
          Blue G Book       - Brings you back to the Notebook menu.
          Takakura Head     - menu for ordering things from town or selling
                              animals.
          Food Storage      - Food Storage Cabinet is right behind the Notebook
                              and Blue Shipping Box
    
    6.[..Girls & Marriage..]--------------------------------------------------------
    
    *There are three girls to choose from and marriage is a must in this game.
    You must choose one girl within the first year or a girl will automatically be
    choosen for you. But where is the fun in that!*
    
    In order to get married you must
    - Get a girl up to 4 red hearts (you can find out by checking their diaries).
    - Get a blue feather from the sprites (auto cutscene).
    
    --- [Celia] ---
    
    Lives:                    Vesta's Farm
    Works:                    Vesta's Farm
    Likes:                    Flowers, Crystals(mining), Vegetables,
    		          Coins, Eggs
    Dislikes:                 Fossils
    Schedule:                 Inside or outside Vesta's Farm from 6AM - 9PM
    Schedule after Marriage:  Stays in the house most of the times, from
                              6AM - 10PM (rarely goes out).
    Diary:                    Located under her bed in her room on the produce
                              farm.
    
    --- [Muffy] ---
    Lives:                    Blue Bar
    Works:                    Blue Bar
    Likes:                    Flowers (goddess drop & Amorous Flowers), Crystals,
                              Coins, Sweets
    Dislikes:                 Fossils, Colombo Fish
    Schedule:                 Found in the room in the Blue Bar.  Days she works,
                              she'll be behind the counter when you can't give
                              her anything.  Days she's not working, she goes for
                              a walk.
    Schedule after Marriage:  Wakes up at 8am-bed at 11pm. Goes for walks at
                              night when you'll find her at the bar.
    Diary:                    Located in the Blue Bar, potted plant in the corner.
    
    --- [Nami] ---
    Lives:                    Inner Inn
    Works:                    Doesn't work (lazy bum)
    Likes:                    Artifacts, Fossils, Home Cooked Meals, Flowers from
                              Fall.
    Dislikes:                 Other flower besides fall flowers, Crystals
                              (minerals).
    Schedule:                 She can be roaming the town anywhere so take a
                              lucky guess.
    Schedule after Marriage:  7am-10pm.  Goes out alot and likes to visit
                              Mineral Town!
    Diary:                    In her room at the Inner Inn, near the window.
    
    
    
    7.[..Character Help and FAQs..]-------------------------------------------------
    
    Everybody in the town love to receive items, and you can make good friends
    with them from giving them what they (like)(Check their likes and dislikes in
    other general faqs). Some can even make your life easier on the farm so check
    out the rest.
    
    Daryl - the local scientist will give you a seed-maker for free by the end of
            the year if you give him fishes(preferably a snelt). Or give him his
            likes (eggs, bones, coins, Earth Soup). The Seed-Maker can be bought
            for 6000G.
    
    Van - can visit mineral town if you link gba and gcn together.
    
    Tim & Ruby - go to their room when Tim is there 8am, and they will give you
                 a hoe.
    
    Vesta - become good friends with her and she might give you a special hoe
            she doesn't know how to use.
    
    Gustafa - go to his house when he's home around 10am and he'll give you a
              new sickle.
    
    Hardy - become good friends with him and usually from chapter 2 on you can
            get a sickle from him.
    
    Romana - stops by with a cat if you're good friends with her. ~_^
           - become good friends with her and she'll give you a useless
             watering can.
    
    Wally - become good friends with him and he'll give you a pair of shears
    
    Cody - become friends and you'll get artwork to put up either in your
           bedroom or living room (Chapter 4+).
    
    Dachan - unknown teddy bear. Your child talks about how Dachan often talks
             to him. You can buy him for 1200G in chapter 3.
    
    Mukumuku - Referred to by the Harvest Sprites as the "guardian of the forest"
    	   You'll see him walking around during spring.
    
    *Tartan - creates hybrid seeds. Feed it seeds and it gives hybrid crop in
              return (Takakura brings home one day)(hates carrots).
            - Special Flowers - Use "Happy Lamp", "Soil Shiraz" and "Up-Seed"
              to upgrade ranks
            - Tartan can't use flowers on the tree seeds
            - Upgrade ranks on Trees w/out Fertilizer by mixing high-rank
              seed + low-rank seed (As long as the S-rank tree is part of
              the mix, it's rank properties will carry over)
    
    8.[..Animal Care..]-------------------------------------------------------------
    
    Note - The Brush is purchased from Van.
    
    (Cows) - Keep all your cows outside when its nice outside & wash them
             (makes them happier).
           - Bring them back inside when the weather is bad (raining,
             snowing, etc...).
           - Don't bother your cows if they are sleeping
           - Feed them 2 times a day
           - you can Milk them 2 times a day	
           - Cows can be milked for four seasons after giving birth
           - Feeding them good fodder (order from Notebook in Food Storage
             Room) will make them happier, thus giving you grade S milk (natural
             happiness is better).
           - You can keep your cow & impregnate it again or you can sell it once
             it's done producing milk and buy a better cow.
           - Don't Seed more than 1 cow, they must be 10 days or more apart
             before seeding another.
           - Pregnant cows must be fed accordingly due to their lack of movement
           - Once you get the Milk Processing Room, cows will milk themselves
    
    (Calf) - Feed them "Special Milk" twice a day right after it's born
           - Feed it regular milk once the "Special Milk" is no longer available
    (Additional Info) - You must also pay to have a cow seeded. A heifer will
                        not give milk until she has a calf, and will only give
                        milk for about a year after the calf's birth. Then the
                        cow will have to be seeded again. However, if you have
                        a heifer mate with one of the bulls on your own farm, then
    		    it will cost nothing to have it seeded.
                      - Cross breeding is possible between Normal, Brown, Marble
                        and Star cows.
    
    (Chicken) - In order to incubate eggs you must have a hen and a rooster with
                a fertilized egg.
              - Before buying a chicken make sure you have enough money to buy
                the Chicken Feed
    (chicken feed must be ordered from the Food
                Storage Room).
              - Taking good care of chickens can result in Golden Eggs, which
                sell for 300G each.
    	  - Eggs take 5 days to hatch & it takes baby chicks another 5 days
                before they can mature.
    
    (Sheep)   - They are clipped once a season (be sure to have a pair of
                clippers/shears).
    	  - Keeping them in great condition results in Golden Wool (hug it
                twice a day).
              - Keep in mind that Sheeps cannot be sold.
              - Don't bother your sheep if they are sleeping.
    	  - Wash it & Brush it!
    
    (Horse)   - Randomly given to you by Takakura anytime of the year.
              - Keep it outside when nice out, Ride it, Wash it.
    	  - Be sure to feed it everyday, brush & talk to it.
    	  - Drastically shortens the time getting around town by riding it.
    	  - Don't bother your horse if they are sleeping.
    
    (Goats)   - Van sells goats in Chapter 2, Spring (each spring every year)
                (costs 4000G).
              - Gives milk for about one year
    	  - Don't bother your goats if they are sleeping
    	  - Brush & Wash it
    
    (Ducks)   - A Pond must be built during Chapter 1 (ordered/bought from
                storage room).
              - Must be raising less than 6 chickens
              - You can choose weather or not to keep them or not
              - Placing some of the eggs in the incubator can hatch ducks
                instead of chikens.
    	  - Can be sold for 500G.
    
    (Dogs)    - Be sure to feed it everyday if you want it to be happier
              - Once the dog becomes happy you can hug it
    	  - If you kept your dog really happy he'll follow you, bark,
                & maybe even learn tricks.
    	  - Chihuahua can be available after collecting all the Tablets
                in the Mines.
              - The dog also chases away strangers.
    
    (Cat)     - Romana stops by with a cat (Fall, 1st year of Chapter 2).
              - You must be good friends with her in order for her to bring
                the cat.
    
    9.[..Crops..]-------------------------------------------------------------------
    
    Before I begin to write down any useful information on crops, everyone has
    to understand that crops (vegetables) in this game aren't really meant to
    be grown for huge profits.
    
    - Crops can be used more for making home cooked meals.
    - Don't buy seeds that belong in a different season, they wont grow.
    - You can water your plants more than once a day (watering more makes it
      grow faster).
    - Fertilizer helps make high grade vegetables (Grade-A, Grade-S)(sells
      for more $).
    
    a. (Fertilizer)
     - Fertilizing is expensive but it is well worth it because when you use
       S-Level vegetables in the seed-maker, you'll get S-Level seeds to grow
       S-Level crops.
     - Plow->Fertilizer->Plant Seed (A-Grade 4X, S-Grade 8X)
     - The more Fertilizer you use the higher the Grade of vegetable (don't
       overuse).
     - Water as much as you can.
    
    b. (Planting)
    XOXOXOX - Plant in Checkered formation (results in faster growth & less
              watering).
    OXOXOXO - 3rd generation crops + sweet potatoes in checkered formation.
    XOXOXOX - Every other crop can be bunched up together.
    
    c. (Trees) - Can be planted any time of the year
            - Keep crops 2 spaces away (failing will result in dead crops)
            - Plant them in the smaller fields (add fertilizer)
    	- Trees take 30X of Fertilizer for S-Grade fruits
    	- Although fruits make ok profit, the seeds go for alot of $money$
              so after getting the seed-maker, take the fruits and put them
              through the seed-maker resulting in bags of seeds which can be
              sold for 1000+ (save fruits for the seed-maker).
    
    d. (Watering)
    	- You start out with a regular watering-can, but you can buy a
              Large Watering can which is definetly helpful so less trips
              are taken to the water pump.
    	- Water twice a day (water more if you can)
            *(Wooden Watering Can) - grows trees much faster
                                   - become good friends with Romana for it
    
    e. (Tools)
    	- Just like every HM game, you can upgrade your tools, but here we
              can go ahead and just buy the upgraded ones (example. Heavy Hoe,
              Hoe, Light Hoe).
    	- Pros & Cons. Heavier tools builds up stamina, but makes you tired
              faster. Lighter tools lets you work more, but takes longer to
              build stamina.
    
    
    10.[..Nature - Plants & Flowers..]-----------------------------------------------
    
    For beginners these are great to start out with.  Everything listed below
    that can be used to feed yourself and your dog helps out the most towards
    the beginning.  Instead of drinking milk or spending money on drinks, you
    can eat some of the plants to reduce hunger. Your dog must be fed too and
    the plants will do the trick.
    
    (Spring)
    Mugwort             - best to use for feeding yourself or for your dog's
                          meal (cooking & present).
    Goddess Drop Flower - Muffy is attracted to these alot (selling & present)
    Toy Flower          - Celia is attracted to these (selling & present)
    
    (Summer)
    Royal Fern        - best to use for feeding yourself or for your dog's meal
                        (cooking & present)
    Mist Moon Flower  - present (selling)
    Happy Lamp Flower - present (selling)
    
    (Fall)
    Hackberry         - best to use for feeding yourself or for your dog's meal
                        (cooking & present).
    Trumpet           - best to use for feeding yourself or for your dog's meal
                        (cooking & present).
    Bracken           - best to use for feeding yourself or for your dog's meal
                        (cooking & present).
    Matsutake         - best to use for feeding yourself or for your dog's meal
                        (cooking & present).
    Gemsoil Flower    - Celia is attracted to these. Mix with seed to allow it
                        to grow on any quality soil (present).
    Trick Blue Flower - Celia is attracted to these (present).
    
    (Winter)
    Sorrel         - best to use for feeding yourself or for your dog's meal
                     (cooking & present).
    Amorous Flower - present.
    Upseed Flower  - Mix with a seed to make it Grade-S (selling & present).
    
    11.[..Van's Shop..]--------------------------------------------------------------
    
    Van is really important in this game.  He is basically your bank whenever
    you're in need for money. He buys EVERYTHING. Try not to sell him so much
    crops (unless they are high Grade) because he doesn't give much, but after
    having too many vegetables you can sure get rid of them.  Sell fish to him,
    he'll give away alot for that which is also a good tip for beginners.
    
    (GBA LINK-UP) - the SEASIDE COTTAGE will be available in HM:FOMT after you
    get all 42 Link-Up Points.
    
    (The Beginning of the Game)
    Brush (500G)
    Fishing Rod (500G)
    Fatigue-curing potion (750G)
    Strength-giving potion (750G)
    Hyper strength-giving potion (1000G)
    
    (If you have connected with Friends of Mineral Town...)
    Record 1 (Spring Breeze - SNES Harvest Moon spring theme) (430G)
    
    (Chapter 2+)
    (Starting in chapter 2, Van starts selling toys for your child - Ball,
    Blocks and Car)
    Goat (4000G, spring only)
    Ball (???G - under 500G)
    Wooden Car (???G - under 500G)
    Blocks (???G - under 500G)
    
    (If you have connected with Friends of Mineral Town...)
    Record 2 (Fairies of the Town - N64 Firefly Festival theme) (430G)
    Record 3 (Autumn Flowerbud - N64 fall theme) (640G)
    Record 4 (64 Memories - N64 opening theme) (640G)
    
    (Chapter 3+)
    Daachan (teddy bear) (1200G)
    (If you have connected with Friends of Mineral Town)
    Record 5 (Marin Jazz) (600G)
    
    (Chapter 4+)
    Vase (????G)
    
    12.[..Your Shop..]---------------------------------------------------------------
    
    - A good way of selling your items would be to set up your own shop. You can
      set one up where Van usually sets up his shop under the tree. Simply walk
      under the tree and select to set up shop.  A good way to attract customers
      is to whistle with the R button.  Also wait until you actually see people
      coming around that area, then set up the shop and immediatly whistle to get
      their attention.
    
    - Bargain with them and offer them items for the cheaper price, this way
      they will begin to like you more in becoming your friend.  This is a
      plus because they will give you free items if you become good friends
      with them.
    
    13.[..Bankrupt?..]---------------------------------------------------------------
    
    Now you're broke and have no money left and you are in desperate need for
    as much as you can get. There are many ways to get quick and easy money if
    you use some common sense.
    
    - unlimited amount of fodder on your field, sell fodder to Van.
    - sell your "failed" dishes to Van.
    - catch fish.
    - sell flowers.
    - sell plants that grown on your farm/town.
    
    13.a. [..Item Locations..]
    Goddes Drop- Waterfall, Vesta's Farm
    Mugwort-     Around your farm, Around town
    Toy Flower-  Sprites' spring, Nina's grave
    Happy Lamp-  Gustafa's yurt
    Mist Moon-   Sprites' spring, Nina's grave
    Royal Fern-  Your farm, Around town
    Hackberry -  Around your farm, Around town
    Matsutake -  Around Vesta's farm
    Trumpet -    Sprites' spring
    Gemsoil-     Around the excavation site
    Trick Blue-  Around turtle swamp
    Sorrel-      Around town
    Amorous-     Around turtle swamp
    Upseed-      Near the river, By Cody's house.
    
    14.[..Festivals..]---------------------------------------------------------------
    
    New Year's Festival-1st Day Of Spring -Romana's Mansion- 11 AM- 1 PM
    Go to Romana's mansion and the villagers celebrate the New Year
    
    Harvest Festival-Spring 5-Blue Bar-Daytime
    Celia, Marlin, Ruby, You, and Marlincelbrate the Fruits of the Harvest together
    
    Starry Night Festival-Winter-Gustafa's House-Night
    Go to Gustafa's house at night and you listen to music, almost like the Summer Festival.
    
    15.[..Fishing..]-----------------------------------------------------------------
    
    - Fishing Pole is purchased from Van
    - Fishing is definetly a great way of getting quick and easy money and the
      best thing to do towards the beginning of the game is to fish.
    - If you refuse the first time when you are trying to sell your fish to
      Van, try to sell it the second time and he might offer you more money.
    - Also fishing in the mourning/early afternoon & while raining racks in
      great fishes.
    
    (Fishing Pole #2)
    Become friends with Galen and by Chapter 3 you'll be able to get it (it's
    better to wait till Chapter 3 to get it).
    
    a.[..Fish List..]-------------------------------------------------------
    
    Huchep        - 90G   Caught in waterfall
    Big Huchep    - 170G  Caught in waterfall
    Nyamame       - 60G   Caught in waterfall
    Big Nyamame   - 130G  Caught in waterfall
    Snelt         - 30G   Caught in pond, spring, lower or middle river or the swamp
    Big Snelt     -	160G  Caught in pond, spring, lower or middle river or the swamp
    Colombo       - 20G   Caught in pond, lower river, swamp or middle river
    Big Colombo   -	40G   Caught in pond, spring, lower river, swamp or middle river
    Arna          - 400G  Caught in pond or the spring
    Big Arna      - 800G  Caught in pond or the spring
    Sharshark     - 600G  Caught in lower or middle river
    Big Sharshark -	1200G Caught in lower or middle river
    Yamame        -	500G  Caught in waterfall
    Big Yamame    -	1000G Caught in waterfall
    Rainbob       -	80G   Caught in swamp or lower river
    Big Rainbob   -	150G  Caught in swamp or lower river
    
    
    16.[..Hybrid Trees & Crops..]----------------------------------------------------
    
    -Unfortunatly since this is only a beginner's guide, the list of 3rd Generation
     Hybrid Trees and 3rd Generation Hybrid Crops won't be listed.  Since the list
     for this is very long, detailed information can be found at the credited website.
    
    A.[..Trees List..][1st Generation]___________________________________
    (____________________________________________________________________)
    |    Vegetables     |   Season    |     |B-Rank|A-Rank|S-Rank| Days  |
    |____________________________________________________________________|
    |                                                                    |
    |      Apple        |   F         |Fruit|  25  |  35  |  45  | 17-18 |
    |_________________________________|Seeds| 410  | 420  | 430  |       |
    |                                                                    |
    |      Peach        |   Sm        |Fruit|  40  |  50  |  60  | 15-16 | 	
    |_________________________________|Seeds| 560  | 570  | 580  |       |
    |                                                                    |
    |      Orange       |   Sm        |Fruit|  30  |  40  |  50  | 13-14 | 	
    |_________________________________|Seeds| 410  | 420  | 430  |       |
    |                                                                    |
    |      Grape        |   F         |Fruit|  35  |  45  |  55  | 19-20 |
    |_________________________________|Seeds| 450  | 460  | 470  |       |
    |                                                                    |
    |      Banana       |   Sm        |Fruit|  25  |  35  |  45  | 14-15 |
    |_________________________________|Seeds| 750  | 760  | 770  |       |
    (____________________________________________________________________)
    
    B.[..Hybrid Trees..][2nd Generation]______________________________________
    (_________________________________________________________________________)
    |       Fruits    |  Season  |     |B-Rank|A-Rank|S-Rank| Days  |  Name   |
    |_________________________________________________________________________|
    |                                                                         |
    | Peach + Orange  |   Fall   |Fruit|  45  |  55  |  65  | 16-17 | Ramunge |
    |____________________________|Seeds| 540  | 550  | 560  |       |_________|
    |                                                                         |
    | Peach + Grape   |   Fall   |Fruit|  50  |  60  |  70  | 16-17 | Jyuramu |
    |____________________________|Seeds| 470  | 480  | 490  |       |_________|
    |                                                                         |
    | Peach + Banana  |  Winter  |Fruit|  50  |  60  |  70  | 18-19 | Mageramu|
    |____________________________|Seeds| 610  | 620  | 630  |       |_________|
    |                                                                         |
    | Peach + Apple   |   Fall   |Fruit|  45  |  55  |  65  | 18-19 | Pauramu |
    |____________________________|Seeds| 455  | 465  | 475  |       |_________|
    |                                                                         |
    | Orange + Grape  |  Summer  |Fruit|  45  |  55  |  65  | 15-16 | Oraaji  |
    |____________________________|Seeds| 420  | 430  | 440  |       |_________|
    |                                                                         |
    | Orange + Banana |  Winter  |Fruit|  45  |  55  |  65  | 17-18 | Magenge |
    |____________________________|Seeds| 540  | 550  | 560  |       |_________|
    |                                                                         |
    | Orange + Apple  |  Spring  |Fruit|  55  |  65  |  75  | 15-16 | Orapau  |
    |____________________________|Seeds| 420  | 430  | 440  |       |_________|
    |                                                                         |
    | Grape + Banana  |  Summer  |Fruit|  50  |  60  |  70  | 15-16 | Geejyu  |
    |____________________________|Seeds| 560  | 570  | 580  |       |_________|
    |                                                                         |
    | Grape + Apple   |  Summer  |Fruit|  40  |  50  |  60  | 16-17 | Paujyu  |
    |____________________________|Seeds| 420  | 430  | 440  |       |_________|
    |                                                                         |
    | Banana + Apple  |   Fall   |Fruit|  40  |  50  |  60  | 15-16 | Apaage  |
    |____________________________|Seeds| 540  | 550  | 560  |       |_________|
    (_________________________________________________________________________)
    
    
    C.[..Crop List..][1st Generation]____________________________________
    (____________________________________________________________________)
    |    Vegetables     |   Season    |     |B-Rank|A-Rank|S-Rank| Days  |
    |____________________________________________________________________|
    |                                                                    |
    |      Tomato       |   Sp,Sm,W   |Fruit|  35  |  45  |  55  | 7-8   |
    |_________________________________|Seeds|  70  |  80  |  90  |       |
    |                                                                    |
    |    Watermelon     |   Sp,Sm     |Fruit|  75  |  85  |  95  | 8-9   | 	
    |_________________________________|Seeds|  30  |  40  |  50  |       |
    |                                                                    |
    |    Strawberry     |   Sp,F,W    |Fruit|  35  |  45  |  55  | 8-9   | 	
    |_________________________________|Seeds|  15  |  25  |  35  |       |
    |                                                                    |
    |       Melon       |   Sm,F      |Fruit|  70  |  80  |  90  | 8-9   |
    |_________________________________|Seeds|  25  |  35  |  45  |       |
    |                                                                    |
    |      Turnip       |   Sm,F,W    |Fruit|  25  |  35  |  45  | 5-6   |
    |_________________________________|Seeds|  10  |  20  |  30  |       |
    |                                                                    |
    |      Potato       |   Sp,W      |Fruit|  60  |  70  |  80  | 9-10  |
    |_________________________________|Seeds|  20  |  30  |  40  |       |
    |                                                                    |
    |      Carrot       |   F,W       |Fruit|  45  |  55  |  65  | 9-10  |
    |_________________________________|Seeds|  15  |  25  |  35  |       |
    |                                                                    |
    |   Sweet Potato    |   F         |Fruit|  60  |  70  |  80  | 7-8   |
    |_________________________________|Seeds|  20  |  30  |  40  |       |
    (____________________________________________________________________)
    
    
    D.[..Hybrid Crops..][2nd Generation]____________________________________
    (____________________________________{______Ranks______}________________)
    |    Vegetables     | Season  |     |  B  |  A  |  S  | Days |  Name    |
    |_______________________________________________________________________|
    |                                                                       |
    |Tomato + Watermelon| Sp,Sm,F |Fruit| 75  | 85  | 95  | 9-10 | Guritoma |
    |_____________________________|Seeds| 65  | 75  | 85  |      |__________|
    |                                                                       |
    |Tomato + Strawberry| Sp,Sm,F |Fruit| 50  | 60  | 70  | 8-9  | Beritoma |
    |_____________________________|Seeds| 45  | 55  | 65  |      |__________|
    |                                                                       |
    |Tomato + Melon     | Sp,Sm,F |Fruit| 70  | 80  | 90  | 9-10 | Metoroma |
    |_____________________________|Seeds| 60  | 70  | 80  |      |__________|
    |                                                                       |
    |Tomato + Turnip    | Sp,Sm,F |Fruit| 40  | 50  | 60  | 7-8  | Toradi   |
    |_____________________________|Seeds| 30  | 40  | 50  |      |__________|
    |                                                                       |
    |Tomato + Potato    | Sp,Sm,F |Fruit| 65  | 75  | 85  | 8-9  | Topatama |
    |_____________________________|Seeds| 55  | 65  | 75  |      |__________|
    |                                                                       |
    |Tomato + Carrot    | Sp,Sm,F |Fruit| 55  | 65  |  75 | 8-9  | Tokya    |
    |_____________________________|Seeds| 540 | 550 | 560 |      |__________|
    |                                                                       |
    |Tomato + Sweet P.  | Sp,Sm,F |Fruit| 65  | 75  | 85  | 8-9  | Shomato  |
    |_____________________________|Seeds| 55  | 65  | 75  |      |__________|
    |                                                                       |
    |Waterm.+ Strawb.   | Sp,Sm   |Fruit| 75  | 85  | 95  | 9-10 | Beriiri  |
    |_____________________________|Seeds| 65  | 75  | 85  |      |__________|
    |                                                                       |
    |Watermelon + Melon | Sp,Sm   |Fruit| 100 | 110 | 120 | 8-9  | Meroori  |
    |_____________________________|Seeds|  90 | 100 | 110 |      |__________|
    |                                                                       |
    |Watermelon + Turnip| Sp,Sm   |Fruit| 70  | 80  | 90  | 9-10 | Rauri    |
    |_____________________________|Seeds| 60  | 70  | 80  |      |__________|
    |                                                                       |
    |Watermelon + Potato| Sp,Sm   |Fruit| 95  | 105 | 115 | 7-8  | Pashuri  |
    |_____________________________|Seeds| 85  | 95  | 105 |      |__________|
    |                                                                       |
    |Watermelon + Carrot| Sp,Sm   |Fruit| 80  | 90  | 100 | 8-9  | Kyauri   |
    |_____________________________|Seeds| 70  | 80  | 90  |      |__________|
    |                                                                       |
    |Watermelon + SweetP| Sp,Sm   |Fruit| 95  | 105 | 115 | 7-8  | Kashuri  |
    |_____________________________|Seeds| 85  |  95 | 105 |      |__________|
    |                                                                       |
    |Strawberry + Melon | SP,F,W  |Fruit| 75  | 85  | 95  | 7-8  | Beriiro  |
    |_____________________________|Seeds| 65  | 75  | 85  |      |__________|
    |                                                                       |
    |Strawberry + Turnip| SP,F,W  |Fruit| 40  | 50  | 60  | 5-6  | Diibe    |
    |_____________________________|Seeds| 30  | 40  | 50  |      |__________|
    |                                                                       |
    |Strawberry + Potato| SP,F,W  |Fruit| 65  | 75  | 85  | 9-10 | Paberita |
    |_____________________________|Seeds| 55  | 65  | 75  |      |__________|
    |                                                                       |
    |Strawberry + Carrot| SP,F,W  |Fruit| 50  | 60  | 70  | 9-10 | Kyaberi  |
    |_____________________________|Seeds| 40  | 50  | 60  |      |__________|
    |                                                                       |
    |Strawberry + SweetP| SP,F,W  |Fruit| 65  | 75  | 85  | 7-8  | Berikan  |
    |_____________________________|Seeds| 55  | 65  | 75  |      |__________|
    |                                                                       |
    |Melon + Turnip     | Sm,F    |Fruit| 65  | 75  | 85  | 9-10 | Diron    |
    |_____________________________|Seeds| 55  | 65  | 75  |      |__________|
    |                                                                       |
    |Melon + Potato     | Sm,F    |Fruit| 90  | 100 | 110 | 8-9  | Patamero |
    |_____________________________|Seeds| 80  | 90  | 100 |      |__________|
    |                                                                       |
    |Melon + Carrot     | Sm,F    |Fruit| 80  | 90  | 100 | 6-7  | Kyamero  |
    |_____________________________|Seeds| 70  | 80  | 90  |      |__________|
    |                                                                       |
    |Melon + SweetP.    | Sm,F    |Fruit| 90  | 100 | 110 | 7-8  | Shoroo   |
    |_____________________________|Seeds| 80  | 90  | 100 |      |__________|
    |                                                                       |
    |Turnip + Potato    | Sp,Sm,W |Fruit| 60  | 70  | 80  | 5-6  | Radita   |
    |_____________________________|Seeds| 50  | 60  | 70  |      |__________|
    |                                                                       |
    |Turnip + Carrot    | Sp,Sm,W |Fruit| 50  | 60  | 70  | 6-7  | Kyadii   |
    |_____________________________|Seeds| 40  | 50  | 60  |      |__________|
    |                                                                       |
    |Turnip + Sweet P.  | Sp,Sm,W |Fruit| 60  | 70  | 80  | 5-6  | Kandi    |
    |_____________________________|Seeds| 50  | 60  | 70  |      |__________|
    |                                                                       |
    |Potato + Carrot    | Sp,Sm,W |Fruit| 70  | 80  | 90  | 9-10 | Tataaro  |
    |_____________________________|Seeds| 60  | 70  | 80  |      |__________|
    |                                                                       |
    |Potato + Sweet P.  | Sm,F    |Fruit| 70  | 80  | 90  | 7-8  | Kanro    |
    |_____________________________|Seeds| 60  | 70  | 80  |      |__________|
    |                                                                       |
    |Carrot + Sweet P.  | Sp,Sm,W |Fruit| 60  | 70  | 80  | 6-7  | Pashota  |
    |_____________________________|Seeds| 70  | 80  | 90  |      |__________|
    (_______________________________________________________________________)
    
    
    17.[..Mines..]-------------------------------------------------------------------
    
    Back Fossil     300G
    Fossil          40G
    Gold Coin       30G
    Hip Fossil      60G
    Hop Ore         80G
    Horse Statue    70G
    Human Statue    40G
    Jade Ball       150G
    Moon Ore        40G
    Tablet		-
    Prosper Ore     300G
    Silver Coin     40G
    Skull Fossil    50G
    Stone Disc      500G
    Strange Fossil
    Strange Item    300G
    Sugar Ore       50G
    Tablet C        -
    Tablet D	-
    Tablet E	-
    Tablet F	-
    Tablet G	-
    Temple ore      150G
    
    18.[..Child Info..]--------------------------------------------------------------
    
    How toys can influence your son:
    
    Scratch Book - Develop interest in arts
    Ball - Develop interest in sports
    Car Toy - Develop interest in studies
    (if you don't want him to be interested in sports, remove the Ball)
    
    (Visits) can influence your son:
    Agriculture: Bring him to Vesta's farm
    Music: Bring him to Gustafa's tent and Lumina's mansion
    Arts: Bring him to Cody's trailer
    Sports: Bring him to Wally's house
    Studies: Bring him to Daryl's lab or Carter's dig
    
    (Actions) can influence your son's interest in the following fields:
    Animals:
    -As a child, show him a lot of animals, and keep him near them.
    -Keep the animals out in the pasture most of times. Snuggle your animals.
    -Milk the cow by hands.
    -Acquire a cow, sheep and goat
    -Process your milk in the process room
    
    Plants
    -Do a lot of farm work. Show him seeds, and farming equipments. Show him trees.
    Buy and use fertilizer. Be a green hand in general.
    
    Music
    -Befriend Gustafa
    
    Arts
    -Befriend Cody
    
    Sports
    -Befriend Wally and Hugh. Walk a lot and use your horse sparingly.
    
    Science
    -Befriend Daryl. Use the milking equipment to milk your cows instead of your hands.
    
    
    Each child has their own distinctive strengths and interests:
    
    4: Best
    3:Good
    2:Average
    1: Worst
    
    Latent Interest:
    
    Celia's child
    Animals: 3
    Plants: 4
    Music: 2
    Arts: 1
    Sports:2
    Science:1
    
    Nami's child
    Animals: 1
    Plants: 3
    Music: 1
    Arts: 4
    Sports:1
    Science: 1
    
    Muffy's child
    Animals: 4
    Plants: 1
    Music: 3
    Arts: 1
    Sports:4
    Science: 1
    
    Genetical traits / strengths:
    
    Celia's child
    Animals: 4
    Plants: 4
    Music: 2
    Arts: 3
    Sports:2
    Science:2
    
    Nami's child
    Animals: 3
    Plants: 3
    Music: 3
    Arts: 4
    Sports:1
    Science: 4
    
    Muffy's child
    Animals: 2
    Plants: 1
    Music: 4
    Arts: 2
    Sports:4
    Science: 1
    
    Everyone isn't naturally interested in learning, but you have to make them
    learn.
    
    19.[..Errors/OoOPs!..]-----------------------------------------------------------
    
    - Map has the Japenese name instead of Forget-Me-Not-Valley
    - Very little spelling error (Example: to-too)
    - Very little grammer error
    "I have a feeling something important is liking"
    "...It's guaranteed you can such up anything..." - Shopping Network Channel
    "...it's not to hot and not to cold."-Rock
    
    20.[..Credits..]-----------------------------------------------------------------
    
    Thanks to CJay for accepting this faqs
    Big thanks to Nintendo for this wonderful(no pun intended) game
    Thanks to Nintendo.com for adding a HM:AWL mini section
    Thanks to those at http://awl.fogu.org/
    Thanks to http://pikkee7.fc2web.com/W-hime.htm for Child Info
    Big thanks to hmforums.net & the members of that HM community
    
    21.[..Contact Information..]-----------------------------------------------------
    
    Do not email us asking questions that have already been answered in the FAQ.
    Make sure to read through the entirety of this document before asking us a
    question, so as to save time for all of us.
    
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