Animal Crossing New Horizons: How To Get Shovel, Axe, Vault Pole, Fishing Rod And Net

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Animal Crossing New Horizons has launched and the game hits a home run in every regard, it nails the fundamentals of the series and fans are loving it thus far. 

One of the most important aspects of Animal Crossing is the tools that you must use to do the various tasks in your day to day life. 


Let's take a look at how you can get all of them! 

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In order to get an Axe in New Horizons, you are going to need to donate at least one fish or bug at the beginning of the game to Tom Nook.


Then Tom will share the Axe DIY recipe with you!


The Shovel is used to dig up spots in the ground to receive fossils and other items, as well you can plant fruit trees with the help of the Shovel. 

In order for you to get the shovel in New Horizons, you are going to want to donate at least five bugs or fish to Tom Nook.


This will allow Blathers to come to your island and you will then receive the recipe for the flimsy Shovel. 


Vault Pole

The Vault Pole will allow the player to cross over the bodies of water on your island, this can also be obtained after unlocking Blathers.


Once Blathers appears in your town (the next day) he will give you the DIY recipe for the vault pole.

Fishing Rod And Net

These are the two items that Tom Nook will give you the recipe for after you get all settled away on your island!