Unlock the following rewards by collecting the corresponding number of Notes:
NOTES - REWARD
5 Notes - Marimba
10 Notes - Timpani
15 Notes - Harp
20 Notes - Piano
25 Notes - Violin
30 Notes - Cello & Powerberry
35 Notes - Flute
40 Notes - Acoustic Guitar
45 Notes - Trumpet
50 Notes - H. Goddess Revived
99 Notes - Final Event
Unlock the listed shops by performing the corresponding tasks:
SHOPS - HOW TO UNLOCK
Atelier Saibara Clay Shop - Ship a load of Good Clay.
Blacksmith - Ship ores (Rare Ore recommended).
Café Callaway - Meet Carl and Eve, then wait one month.
Flower Bud Library - Wait until mid-spring in year one.
Hearty Lyla - Ship gift items such as Clay, Flowers, and Blue Berries.
Moonlight Café - Meet Duke, then wait until summer.
Paradise Orchard - Meet Roland and Dan then plant one grape tree.
Perch Inn - Meet Doug, then wait until summer.
Sanitarium - Ship 30 Herbs and get Alex to 1 heart or more.
Quick 30 Saves Note:
Go to your journal and choose to save your game. Just keep choosing “Yes” repeatedly without exiting the save menu.
Quick Shipping Note:
Find a log near your shipping box. Put the log inside the shipping box and you will get a note.
Unlock the following Notes by performing the corresponding tasks:
NOTE - HOW TO UNLOCK
First Step Note - When you get the pedometer.
First Shipping Note - Ship your first item.
10,000 Step Note - Get 10,000 steps on your pedometer.
Cooking Note - After cooking your first meal.
Island Note - First time you visit the island.
Rock Climber Note - First time scaling Mt - Moon.
Underground Lake Note - At the first underground level in Lake Mine.
Night Owl Note - Stay up until dawn (6 a.m.).
Rain Note - Work 10 hours non-stop in the rain.
Sun Note - Work 10 hours non-stop in the sun.
Stationary Note - Do not use the controller for awhile.
Lonley Wolf Note - Do not talk to anyone all day.
Whistle Note - Whistle 50 times.
Limitation Note - Have zero stamina and faint.
Hustle-and-Bustle Note - Meet 35 villagers.
Poor Note - Have 1G or less in the morning.
Lucky Note - Find more than 1,000G in coins (in ground).
High Spirit Note - Drink 10 sodas.
Birth of Life Note - Have one of your barn animals give birth.
Owner of Monther Earth Note - Own 10 or more divisions of land.
Snow Note - Work 10 hours non-stop in the snow.
Fodder Note - Cut the grass 20 times.
Brushing Note - Groom your livestock 20 times.
Egg Note - Ship 10 eggs.
Milking Note - Ship 10 jugs of milk.
Shearing Note - Ship 10 pieces of wool.
Dyeing Note - Ship a colored yarn ball.
Gem Note - Ship one gem of any kind.
Calling Animals Note - Ring the bell 20 times.
Cultivation Note - Till 1 squares of land.
Big Eater Note - Eat 50 meals.
Woodcutter Note - Cut down 20 trees or stumps.
Cloud Note - Work 10 hours on a cloudy day.
Garbage Can Note - Throw away garbage 20 times.
Weed Note - Pull 1 weeds.
Gardening Note - Have five flowers blooming at once.
Forest Note - Plant any tree.
Destruction Note - Crush 20 stones, rocks, stakes etc.
Diary Note - Save in the diary 30 times.
Cock-A-Doodle-Doo Note - Win the Chicken Festival.
Moo Note - Win the Cow Contest.
Baa Note - Win the Sheep Contest.
Horse Note - Win the Horse Race.
Bow-Wow Note - Have three hearts on your dog.
Oink-Oink Note - Ship a truffle.
Fire Prevention Note - Put out a bonfire.
Lost Child Note - Find Meryl and Tim in an event.
Mole-Whacking Note - Whack 10 moles.
Bluebird Note - Get the a blue feather.
Wedding Day Note - Get married.
Stork Note - Be pregnant or get your wife.
Baby is Born Note - Have a baby or have a baby with your wife.
You Can Walk Note - For your baby's first steps.
Spring Footsteps Note - Attend the New Years Festival.
Egg Dish Note - Attend the Egg Festival.
Spring Fragrance Note - Attend the Flower Festival.
Blue Sea, White Clouds Note - Win the Beach Festival Swimming Competition.
Boat Sailing Note - Attend the Star Festival.
Firefly Flower Note - Attend the Firefly Festival.
Fireworks Note - Attend the Fireworks Festival.
Moon Viewing Note - Attend the Moonlight Festival.
Harvest Note - Attend the Harvest Festival.
Pumpkin Note - Attend the Pumpkin Festival.
Flame Note - Attend the Fire Festival.
Popular Note - Get 5 or more cakes on the Thanksgiving Festival.
Starlight Note - Attend the Starry Night Festival.
New Year's Sunrise Note - See the first sunrise of the year.
Full Bloom Flowers Note - Ship every type of flower and herb.
Treasure Hoard Note - Ship every type of ore (including Limestone)
Animal Kingdom Note - Have 8 barn animals and 5 chickens.
Book Note - Read all the books in the library (change in Fall).
Super Chef Note - Unlock 1 or more recipes (purchase utensils).
Second House Note - Construct a second house.
Expert Angler Note - Catch every type of fish.
Master Angler Note - Catch 1 or more fish (any kind).
Rubber Boots Note - Catch 10 pieces of garbage.
Wild Note - When a wild animal with 4 hearts visits your house (not Dolphin).
Art Note - Get a picture and aging pot.
Very Rich Note - Have more than 100,000G.
Flower Girl Note - When Nina gives you a present.
Explosive Girl Note - When Ann gives you a present.
Apron Girl Note - When Ellen gives you a present.
Talented Girl Note - When Maria gives you a present.
Night Moon Girl Note - When Eve gives you a present.
Girl with Glasses Girl Note - When Gina gives you a present.
Princess Note - When Dia gives you a present.
Waitress Note - When Katie gives you a present.
Ponytail Note - When Gwen gives you a present.
Heartfelt Note - When Lyla gives you a present.
Cowboy Note - When Blue gives you a present.
Social Craftsman Note - When Joe gives you a present.
Cool Craftsman Note - When Kurt gives you a present.
Doctor Note - When Alex gives you a present.
Patissier Note - When Carl gives you a present.
Master Pick-Up Artist Note - When Dan gives you a present.
Fisherman Note - When Ray gives you a present.
Traveler Note - When Basil gives you a present.
Male Note - When Bob gives you a present.
Shy Guy Note - When Louis gives you a present.
Meek Heart Note - After you collect 99 Happiness Notes.
Note: To get all 100 Notes you must be a girl since only a girl can obtain the Birth Of Life Note.
Getting an Aging Pot:
when you become friends with Saibara he will ask you to go talk to the mayor. The mayor will then teach you how to make a Potato Gratin. Now go back to Saibara’s house and he’ll give you the Aging Pot, which can be used to make sodas.
Boot for Expert Angler Note hint:
Though it may seem useless, the “Boot (right)” is actually one of the “kings”. Catching the right boot counts toward your chance of getting the Expert Angler Note.
Cheaper Chicken hint:
Instead of buying a chicken for 12000G, buy an egg from Blue Sky Ranch for 120G. The egg will hatch and the chick will grow into an egg, saving you lots of money.
The most common place to find diamonds are on Floor 50 of the Lake Mine. You get 500G for each Diamond sold.
New fishing pole:
Speak with Ray to receive a new fishing pole.
Herbs are easiest to find while its raining. Go to the mountains to find a lot of them.
The best place to find Jamasquids is in the Underground Lake, Floor 100 of the Lake Mine. This is the only fish you can catch in the Underground Lake and is hard to catch due to the fact that it swims in the opposite direction of the current. Jamasquid are one of the “kings” and put up a good fight, sometimes lasting up to 45 seconds. They each sell for 1000G.
Miracle Potion hint:
Whenever you try to give a Miracle Potion to a newly bought horse, it will immediately get confused and the potion will fail. wait until the horse grows up and then you will see a green happy sign when you give it a Miracle Potion. Trying to give new horses a Miracle Potion is just a waste of money.
Sheep give you wool, which sell for 840G to 1200G. They can also live without food for about one month, which can save you money by not having to feed it often.
Unlock the following rewards by performing the corresponding tasks:
REWARD - HOW TO UNLOCK
Strawberries - Ship 30 Cabbages.
Level 3 Bag - Become friends with Martha and give her wool.
Level 3 House - become friend with Joe, Kurt, and Woody.
Level 5 House - Get six hearts in total with Woody, Joe, and Kurt.
More land for sale - Become friends with the Mayor
Have the following people appear in your town by performing the corresponding tasks:
PERSON/S - HOW TO UNLOCK
Dia and Gina - Ship 30 herbs to have Dia and Gina appear in town
Duke, Gwen, and Doug - Attend the Spring Horse Race on Spring 17 to have them appear in town.
Henry - Plant three fruit trees to have him appear in town.
Louis - Attend the Fireworks Festival on Summer 24 to have him appear in town.
Lyla - Place a flower in the blue shipping bin in the square on Spring 22. Then, attend the Flower Festival the next day to have her appear in town.
Maria - Go to a festival to have her appear in town.
Meryl - Become friends with Ronald to have her appear in town.
Nami - Attend the Swimming/Ocean Festival on Summer 3 to have her appear in town.
Ronald - Plant one fruit tree to have him appear in town.
Saibara - Ship one good clay to have her appear in town.
Tai and Tim - Ship one copper, silver, and gold ore from the mine to have them appear in town.
When you get married, your three closest friends will be on your side of the lane. Theodore is the pastor and thus will not be on either side. Sometimes if you are marrying one of the carpenter brothers (Kurt or Joe) as a girl, Joe will appear on Kurt's side.
During a festival, if you go with a date and have about 10 stars you will go to a place where lovers chat. You will talk before kissing your date.
In order to get the Blue Feather (proposal item), you need at least 30 Musical Notes, must have a level 3 home, and have a double bed. Mayor Theodore will then give you the Blue Feather and you can then marry the person of your dreams.
Toadstool Saute restores your stamina completely. You need Butter, Toadstool, and a Frying Pan to make the Toadstool Saute.
Easy money hints:
-Go to the Moonlight Cave with only a hammer in your rucksack. Find a hole in the ground and a message will appear asking if you’d like to go in. Select “Yes” to enter sub-level 2. You’ll see black stones and bluish crystals that may reveal gold, as well as other rare ore and stones. Fill your rucksack, put all your finds in a Shipping Box, and repeat.
-Every day be sure to go up the mountain to look for green medicine plants. These are worth 100G while the purple ones are only about 35G.
-First make sure you have a Pot and an Aging Pot. Go to the Blue Sky Ranch and buy an egg for 120G. Now go home and use the Pot together with the egg to make a Boiled Egg. Use the Boiled Egg with the Aging pot to create a Deviled Egg. Deviled Eggs can be sold for 250G, which in the end is a 130G profit. Repeat until you make more profit.
-You can sell the stakes around the Seed Shop for 30G each.
-First find Amethyst Ores and Gold in the cave near Jamie’s Ranch. Go to the place where the old man changes ores into accessories and talk to him. Choose “Accessories” to see two pictures of a ring and a brooch. Select the “Ring” and wait two days for him to make it. Once you receive the ring, put it in your shipping big to get 1,000G. You will get more money from accessories made out of more expensive jewels.
-Go to the sign that reads “Harvest Goddess Spring” during Fall. Look nearby to find a blue flower called a Blue Mist Flower, which earns you 500G
-Grow or buy green peppers and cook them in a frying pan. You can then sell them for about 300G.
-Purchase three horses and train them at 2 stars, 5 stars, and 10 stars. Now use them all in a horse race and sell them afterwards.
- Pick up coral and the beach and take them to the blacksmith. Order a brooch and in two days sell it to make about 600G profit.
-Having four chickens will allow you to make four deviled eggs a day, which each sell for about 1,000G.
-Go to the Lake Cave during Winter. Grab as many diamonds as you can and go home. Sell them, restore your stamina, and go back to get more diamonds. With a large rucksack you can make about 10,000G a day.
Ship ores until the blacksmith shows up between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. It is closed on Wednesdays and holidays. Tai, Tim, and Bob run it. Come here to make jewelry and upgrade tools.
Café Callaway info:
The Café Callaway opens one month after you meet Carl and Eve and is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. It is always closed on Tuesdays and holidays. It is occupied by Carl and Katie. Various sweets are sold here and the inhabitants are also possible spouses.
The library opens in mid-spring of the first year and is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. It is always closed Mondays and holidays and is occupied by Maria, a possible spouse. The library has plenty of books for you to read and research.
The Sanitarium is unlocked by shipping 30 herbs total and having Alex at one heart. The Sanitarium is open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. and is always closed on holidays. Its inhabitants are Gina and Dia. The sanitarium sells nothing but is necessary for two of the potential brides to move into town.
Befriend a dolphin to get a ride to the island. There you will get the Island Note.
Lake Cave special areas:
Go to the listed levels to find the corresponding special areas:
LEVEL - SPECIAL AREA
Level 5 - Moonstones in every crystal.
Level 10 - There is no obvious way down from this floor. If you hit level 10 and want to continue you must either climb back up to level 1 and try again, or find the stairway.
Level 15 - All crystals here contain amethysts.
Level 20 - The popular stone in the aquamarine.
Level 25 - Topaz fills the crystal on this level.
Level 30 - You find sapphires everywhere.
Level 35 - Emeralds are scattered throughout this level.
Level 40 - Rubies.
Level 45 - Limestone.
Level 50 - Rare and expensive diamonds.
Moonlight Mine special areas:
Go to the listed evels to find the corresponding special area:
Level 2 - Filled with good clay.
Level 22 - Good floor to obtain amethysts.
level 44 - Good chance to find rare ore.
Level 55 - Good place to find amethysts.
Level 66 - You can find many aquamarine gems here.
Level 77 - Find diamonds without traveling to the lake cave.
Energy in Moonlight Mine:
Eat the Pontana Roots you find while digging in Moonlight Mine to maintain your energy.
The Harvest Goddess Spring will become more vibrant the more Magical Notes you collect. You’ll receive a new musical instrument or other reward each time you collect 5 notes. The Harvest Goddess will awaken once you collect 50 notes.
Power berries can be earned in the following ways:
1. Get a horse to five or six hearts worth of affection then enter it in the Spring or Fall horse race. Win that race and you receive a Power Berry.
2. Win the swimming competition for the first time in the Beach festival and you are awarded with a Power Berry.
3. Make sure you ship a pumpkin in the week before the Pumpkin festival. On the day of festivities you receive a Power Berry from the Mayor.
4. Obtain 30 Musical Notes and visit the Harvest Goddess Spring to claim your reward. Make sure you have seen every event for every five notes before as well, or you will need to keep entering until you catch up.
5. Reach the 100th floor of the Moonlight Mine to receive a Power Berry from Tim.
The following people will be occasionally be absent at one time or another: Tim, Gwen, Katie, Carl, Kolulu, and Basil.
To get better milk, feed your cows directly rather than putting it in the fodder. Milk your cows after you brush them for a better chance of special milk. Be sure to let them graze in the fields as often as possible.
-In the cave by Jamie’s ranch, hitting rocks and crystals will cause smoke to appear. Yellow smoke makes you move faster, orange smoke freezes you, black smoke gets in your eyes so that the area of light around you gets smaller, purple smoke confuses you, pink smoke makes your stamina go up, and white smoke disables the effect of the other types of smoke.
-Inside the Moonlight Cave, you will usually find purple smoke whenever you break a crystal. When the smoke makes you dizzy, turn the controller so that your right hand is at the top and move the joystick on the bottom as if the controller were in the correct position. This should fix the walking problem while the smoke is still in effect.
You can find gold, rare ore, amethyst, and moonstones in the Moon cave on level 44.
Watering animals hint:
Don’t water animals since they will get angry at you and make you lose friendship.
Prevent new people from moving into town:
Reach three or more hearts with Theodore and speak to Woody. He will let you buy land that future stores will be built on. If you buy it then the store owners can never open up a store.
Note: You can’t sell the land once you buy it.
Harvest Moon: A Wonderful Life easter egg:
Nami, the weather girl that appears at the Starry Night festival, is actually a wife in Harvest Moon: A Wonderful Life. She plays the part of a weather girl in Harvest Moon: Magical Melody and will appear at the Starry Night festival.