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How to repair your boat in Dredge

Patch it up.

In Dredge, you're tasked with becoming the local fisherman for a small town, which relies on your catches to sustain it. But not everything is as it seems, and things take a rather sinister turn. While out fishing, you can damage your boat to the point that it becomes unusable, though there's good news; it can be fixed. Here's how to repair your boat in Dredge.

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How to fix your boat in Dredge

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When you first arrive in town, you hit some jagged rocks as you prepare to dock, damaging your boat beyond repair. Fortunately for you, the Mayor offers to sell you a new vessel to keep, though it is a little expensive.

Related: Check out Destructoid's Dredge Review

That's where the loan comes in. In classic Tom Nook from Animal Crossing style, the Mayor gives you the boat on a $50 loan, which you need to slowly pay off over time by catching fish and giving the town a cut of the profits by selling them to the Fishmonger. But in the short term, at least your boat is fixed.

How to repair boat damage in Dredge

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As you take to the open waters in Dredge, you'll naturally take damage to your boat that you just worked so hard to pay off. Luckily, the town has a Shipwright that will fix it for you for a price.

To repair your boat, go to the Shipwright and enter Repair Mode (RT on Xbox, R2 on PlayStation, ZR on Switch, T on PC). Click on the red X in your inventory, and the game will tell you how much it will cost to fix the damage. If you have enough money, confirm, and she will repair it.

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