Upgrading Moana’s Fishing Boat in Disney Dreamlight Valley

Help Moana repair her fishing boat and continue upgrading to get an abundance of fish!

Disney Dreamlight Valley is a magical life-simulation game available on PC and Nintendo Switch and free to play with Xbox Gamepass. Team up with some of the best Disney characters, with more exciting upcoming characters to follow, as you restore the land of Dreamlight Valley. It is your job to complete quests, redecorate, and rebuild the Valley to what it once was. There are plenty of upgrades to be made, from Magical Wells and Goofy Stalls to Moana's Fishing Boat. Each benefits you on your journey, offering the necessary materials and ingredients.

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How to upgrade Moana's Fishing Boat

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Following Moana's questline will lead you to a quest to repair the shipwreck on Dazzle Beach. Once you acquire all the materials for it, you can rebuild it into Moana's Fishing Boat, then continue upgrading it with Scrooge McDuck to make it even greater.

To upgrade Moana's Fishing Boat, approach the spot where it is placed in your Valley and look for the orange Scrooge McDuck construction sign. Selecting the sign will prompt Scrooge to your location, and he will ask you if you want to make the upgrade and tell you how much it will cost.

Why should you upgrade Moana's Fishing Boat in Disney Dreamlight Valley?

Upgrading Moana's Fishing Boat is an excellent investment for your Valley. The Boat accumulates fish automatically, allowing a constant flow of fish without requiring you to spend energy fishing. This is perfect for cooking dishes that require fish, gifting to other friends of the Valley, or even making some extra Star Coins by selling them at Goofy's Stall.

Related: Disney Dreamlight Valley – The Remembering (Moana quest) guide

Moana's Fishing Boat Upgrades List

After completing the initial quest, you can upgrade Moana's Fishing Boat multiple times. Each time you upgrade, the Boat will hold a larger capacity of fish. However, it will also cost you a significant amount of Star Coins. There are nine total upgrades you can make so far, allowing the Boat to hold up to a total of 20 fish.

BoatCostMax Fish
Basic BoatFrom Quest2 Fish
First Upgrade1,000 Star Coins4 Fish
Second Upgrade2,000 Star Coins6 Fish
Third Upgrade3,500 Star Coins8 Fish
Fourth Upgrade5,000 Star Coins10 Fish
Fifth Upgrade10,000 Star Coins 12 Fish
Sixth Upgrade20,000 Star Coins14 Fish
Seventh Upgrade30,000 Star Coins16 Fish
Eighth Upgrade40,000 Star Coins18 Fish
Ninth Upgrade50,000 Star Coins20 Fish

When can you get rare fish on Moana's Fishing Boat?

You can even catch rare fish with Moana's Fishing Boat, such as Walleye and Fugu. However, you will have to max out the upgrades for the Fishing Boat to start catching these fish. Thankfully, with each upgrade, the wait time for fish to restock is less. This means you can get abundant rare fish and others in five minutes or less.

Prioritizing Moana's Fishing Boat upgrades is well worth the investment for your Valley, allowing you to have a neverending supply of fish for cooking and selling. This is essential to your time in Dreamlight Valley, mainly because catching rarer fish can be a hassle sometimes. These upgrades will make fishing a breeze, and give some extra coins.

Looking for more Pro Game Guides Disney Dreamlight Valley content? Check out our guides on How to upgrade your pickaxe in Disney Dreamlight Valley or How to get more storage and inventory space in Disney Dreamlight Valley!

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