Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town is a reasonably easy sport with a number of issues to do for the aspiring digital farmer. The sport is the most recent within the well-known Story of Seasons sequence, an offshoot of the Harvest Moon sequence that includes most of the similar builders and inventive group behind the wheel.
Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town is just a little bit totally different than its predecessors in lots of methods – together with its relative lack of secrets and techniques. Though there are many secret and unlockable issues all through the Story of Seasons sequence, Pioneers of Olive Town‘s choices are just a little extra sparse. However, there’s lots to search out that the majority
The Beanstalk Island
Throughout the sport, the participant will discover Follower Sprites by doing nearly all the things there may be to do in Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town. When the participant reaches sure milestones with these sprites, new options unlock equivalent to particular places and distinctive issues to work together with. One of these items is the Beanstalk Island. At 60 Follower Sprites to unlock, this secret location has solely been witnessed by gamers who caught via the sport. The Beanstalk Island seems the morning after the participant has formally reached 60 Follower Sprites, and it is a distinctive space that doubles as the situation of the Digging for Sprites mini-game. In this mini-game, the participant should keep away from pulling up beanstalks whereas attempting to uproot as many Gold Sprites as they’ll in three minutes. It will be repeated again and again, however an hour passes with every try.
The Ancient Lake
While exploring the world of Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town, gamers will slowly unlock and acquire entry to areas of the world beforehand blocked off to them. By carrying out particular duties all through exploration gamers can entry the Ancient Lake, a hub for fishing. This unlock is tied to the third farming space accessible.
Once the participant has efficiently drained the water from the third farm space, the Ancient Lake grants entry to quite a lot of uncommon fish and uncommon treasures (largely via fishing). The space is just a little plain, in comparison with different places in Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town, however it’s nonetheless one thing not many gamers have uncovered in development.
The Mysterious Ninja Matsuyuki
There are two correct secrets and techniques in Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town, the primary of which is the key new city resident Matsuyuki. Matsuyuki is a mysterious ninja-like character who solely seems in Olive Town if the participant marries Iori. After the ceremonies, Matsuyuki will seem close to Iori’s home in Olive Town, in direction of the north finish. Matsuyuki will inform Iori that they’ve discovered a worthy associate and grow to be an interactable NPC throughout the city afterward. The mysterious ninja just isn’t a wedding candidate or romanceable, although he can obtain presents. His three coronary heart occasions revolve round locals discussing a mysterious ninja taking residence on the town, resulting in a closing confrontation at seven hearts.
The Grown-Up Spirit of the Spring
This unlock is in the identical vein because the Beanstalk Island unlock, in that it routinely occurs as soon as the participant reaches a sure variety of Follower Sprites. At 100 Sprites complete, the participant will be capable of go to the Shrine simply north of Olive Town to talk with a way more grown-up-looking Spirit Child. The Spirit Child herself is visitable at 85 Follower Sprites.
At the Shrine, the participant will encounter the Spirit of Spring and converse in regards to the participant’s adventures via the sport. After this interplay, gamers could make their very own blessings on the Shrine, and the Spirit of Spring turns into a giftable (however non-romanceable) NPC.
The Lava Caverns
The Lava Caverns are a dreadfully sizzling, uncomfortable space that unlocks just a little bit earlier within the sport than the Beanstalk Island. Though the sport is widespread amongst its followers, many gamers do not stick via with Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town lengthy sufficient to see a few of this distinctive content material. At 25 Follower Sprites, gamers grow to be in a position to go to this volcanic magma chamber. It’s a kind of mixture of the Ancient Lake and the Beanstalk Island, because it permits gamers to fish for distinctive specimens and treasure and it is also residence to a minigame. This minigame known as Mining Frenzy and requires the participant to mine as a lot as they probably can. It’s one of the best ways to develop Stamina, although every try on the minigame will end in one hour passing in-game so it cant be finished an excessive amount of.
The Four Season-Locked Gardens
Four places are locked off till the participant reaches the spectacular complete of 150 Follower Sprites. At 100 Follower Sprites, the participant can unlock blessings that help their journey, however with 150 Follower Sprites, they’re granted entry to one of the vital helpful issues in the whole sport: 4 farms which can be perpetually locked in a selected season. The 4 gardens are Petalwind Gardens, which is perpetually Spring, Eversun Gardens, which is all the time Summer, Redmaple Gardens, which is perpetually Autumn, and Hoarfrost Gardens, a wintery panorama for chilly crops. These gardens are chosen individually to unlock when the participant spends a complete of 100 factors on the Shrine north of Olive Town.