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Tools are items in Stardew Valley that can be constantly used to perform different tasks; each tool has its own purpose or purposes. Tools are usually kept on a hotbar for easy access. Most tools cant be thrown away

Axes

Axes' primary purpose is to chop down Trees, and recycle fallen branches, Tree Stumps and Old Logs for resources such as Sap, Wood and Hardwood.

Picture Name Cost Abilities
Axe.png
Axe Free Can be used to chop Trees and Fallen Branches.
Copper Axe.png
Copper Axe

Gold.png2,000g

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Can now be used to chop Tree Stumps. Cuts down Trees quicker.
Steel Axe.png
Steel Axe

Gold.png5,000g

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Can now be used to chop Old Logs. Cuts down Trees and stumps quicker.
Gold Axe.png
Gold Axe

Gold.png10,000g

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Cuts down Trees and stumps quicker.
Iridium Axe.png
Iridium Axe

Gold.png25,000g

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Cuts down Trees and stumps quicker.

Fishing Rods

Fishing rods are used to catch fish.

Picture Name Cost Abilities
Bamboo Pole.png
Bamboo Pole Free Can be used to catch Fish in water.
Fiberglass Rod.png
Fiberglass Rod Gold.png1,800g Bait can be used on this rod.
Iridium Rod.png
Iridium Rod Gold.png7,500g Tackle can be used on this rod.

Hoes

Hoes are used to till soil to allow the planting of Seeds.

Picture Name Cost Abilities
Hoe.png
Hoe Free Can till soil. Can dig.
Copper Hoe.png
Copper Hoe

Gold.png2,000g

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Can now till and dig 3 tiles in a straight line.
Steel Hoe.png
Steel Hoe

Gold.png5,000g

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Can now till and dig 5 tiles in a straight line.
Gold Hoe.png
Gold Hoe

Gold.png10,000g

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Can now till and dig a 3x3 square.
Iridium Hoe.png
Iridium Hoe

Gold.png25,000g

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Can now till and dig a 6x3 rectangle.

Pickaxes

Pickaxes are used to break up stones into resources. Mostly used in the Mines to gather Resources and Minerals.

Picture Name Cost Abilities
Pickaxe.png
Pickaxe Free Can mine Stone and Minerals.
Copper Pickaxe.png
Copper Pickaxe

Gold.png2,000g

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Can now mine Stone and Minerals faster. Can also mine 2x2 stone blocks in the mines.
Steel Pickaxe.png
Steel Pickaxe

Gold.png5,000g

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Can now mine Stone and Minerals faster. Can also mine 2x2 stone blocks on farm.
Gold Pickaxe.png
Gold Pickaxe

Gold.png10,000g

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Can now mine meteors that occasionally land on the Farm.
Iridium Pickaxe.png
Iridium Pickaxe

Gold.png25,000g

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Mines faster.

Watering Cans

Watering cans are used to water Crops, which allow them to grow.

Picture Name Cost Abilities
Watering Can.png
Watering Can Free Can water crops. Can fill dog, cat and slime water bowls.
Copper Watering Can.png
Copper Watering Can

Gold.png2,000g

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Can now water crops 3 tiles in a straight line.
Steel Watering Can.png
Steel Watering Can

Gold.png5,000g

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Can now water crops 5 tiles in a straight line.
Gold Watering Can.png
Gold Watering Can

Gold.png10,000g

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Can now water crops in a 3x3 square.
Iridium Watering Can.png
Iridium Watering Can

Gold.png25,000g

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Can now water crops in a 6x3 rectangle.

Other

Picture Name Source Abilities
Copper Pan.png
Copper Pan Willy Can be used to pan for Minerals in the water.
Shears.png
Shears Marnie's Ranch Can be used on Sheep to obtain Wool.
Milk Pail.png
Milk Pail Marnie's Ranch Can be used on adult Cows to obtain Milk.
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