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How to Capture a Rhizodont Fish in NieR Replicant Remaster
In order to acquire a Rhizodont fish in NieR Replicant Remaster Ver. 1.22474487139, you need to have Sardines as fishing baits and fish for it at the Desert. You can make use of Carps or Lures as fishing baits but they are less effective in catching a Rhizodont.
Fishing Levels also plays a role on capturing the fish as well as proper timing.
How to Acquire Sardine Fishing Baits
Head to the Seafront (either Beach or Hidden Beach) and use Lugworms as baits to capture Sardines. You can also buy Sardines at the Tackle Shopkeeper or Fishmonger for the cost of 100 Gold.
How to Increase Fishing Level
In order to have the best chance to acquire this legendary fish, you must clear all Fisherman’s Gambit-related quests.
|The Fisherman’s Gambit||Old Fisherman||Catch 10 Sardines.||Part 1 or Act I||Fishing skill up|
|The Fisherman’s Gambit Part 2||Catch 7 Blowfish.||Part 1 or Act I||Fishing skill up|
|The Fisherman’s Gambit Part 3||Catch 7 Rainbow Trout.||Part 1 or Act I||Fishing skill up|
|The Fisherman’s Gambit Part 4||Catch 5 Bream.||Part 1 or Act I||Fishing skill up|
|The Fisherman’s Gambit Part 5||Catch 5 Black Bass.||Part 1 or Act I||Fishing skill up|
|The Fisherman’s Gambit, Part 6||Catch 3 Sandyfish.||Part 2 or Act II||Fishing skill up|
|The Fisherman’s Gambit, Part 7||Catch 3 Royal Fish||Part 2 or Act II||Fishing skill up|
|The Fisherman’s Gambit, Part 8||Catch 3 Blue Marlin||Part 2 or Act II||Fishing skill up|
|The Fisherman’s Final Gambit||Catch 1 Hyneria.||Part 2 or Act II||Fishing skill up|
After clearing all the quests above, the player can now attempt to catch the Rhizodont fish during Part 2 or Act II.
How to land the Rhizodont Fish
Head to the Desert fishing pool and save your game first. To reel in the fish successfully, observe how many times the fishing pole dips.
|Fishing Pole Dip||Possible Catch|
|Fishing Pole Dips 2 times||Rusty Buckets, Empty Cans, Rusted Clumps|
|Fishing Pole Dips 3 times||Hyneria|
|Fishing Pole Dips 2 times, short pause, 2 times (This pole dip appears every ten fishing attempts)||Rhizodont|
Capturing the fish will help unlock trophies or achievements in the game:
|Trophy||How to Unlock|
|Fish of Legend||Catch a Rhizodont.|
|A Round by the Pond||Catch every type of fish|
Other Benefits of Capturing Rhizodont Fishes
There are other benefits of fishing for a Rhizodont apart from acquiring the trophy and achievement:
- It can be sold for the selling price of 15,000 Gold.
Other Strategy Guides
|Game Controls||Difficulty Modes||Permanent Events|
|Differences in the Remaster||Differences in Act I and II||Tips for Combat|
|Stats Guide||Status Effects||Post-Game Unlockables|
|New Game Plus||-||-|