All You Need to Know About Salmon in Disney Dreamlight Valley


Salmon DreamLight Valley! A staple in many cuisines around the world and a delightful catch for any angler in Disney Dreamlight Valley. This shimmering fish is not only a valuable source of energy for your character but also a key ingredient in several delicious recipes.

Whether you’re a seasoned fisher or just starting out, this guide will equip you with all the knowledge you need to reel in those salmon and become a master chef in the Valley.

Where to Find Salmon in Dreamlight Valley

Unlike some of the rarer fish in the game, salmon are readily available in multiple biomes. Here’s where you can cast your line and hope for a salmon surprise:

  • Frosted Heights: This snowy biome is a prime location for salmon fishing. Look for the tell-tale white bubbles shimmering on the water’s surface and cast your line!
  • Sunlit Plateau: The vibrant Sunlit Plateau also offers opportunities to catch salmon. Just like the Frosted Heights, target the white fishing spots.
  • Eternity Isle: Once you’ve unlocked Eternity Isle, you can find salmon swimming in the white bubbles of The Grasslands and The Promenade regions.

Remember: Salmon are only found in white fishing spots, not the blue ones. So, keep your eyes peeled for those white bubbles and cast away!

Tips and Tricks for Catching Salmon

Here are some helpful pointers to maximize your salmon-catching success:

  • Upgrade Your Fishing Rod: As you progress through the game and level up your fishing skill, you’ll unlock better fishing rods. These improved rods will increase your chances of catching rarer fish, including salmon.
  • Cast a Perfect Cast: Timing your cast is crucial for a successful catch. Aim for the shrinking green circle around the bobber. The closer you get to the center when the circle reaches its smallest point, the better your chances of landing the fish.
  • Patience is Key: Fishing in Dreamlight Valley requires a bit of patience. Don’t get discouraged if you don’t snag a salmon right away. Keep casting, and eventually, you’ll reel one in.

What to Do with Your Salmon Catch

Once you’ve got a nice haul of salmon, you have several options:

  • Fuel Up: Salmon is a great source of energy, restoring a decent amount when consumed. So, if your energy levels are dipping, a quick salmon snack might be just what you need.
  • Sell for Some Coin: If you’re looking to boost your Star Coin collection, you can sell your salmon to Goofy at his stall in the Meadow. While the price per fish isn’t super high, it can add up if you have a large catch.
  • Become a Culinary Master: The real magic of salmon lies in its versatility as a cooking ingredient. Here are some delicious recipes that feature salmon:
    • Apple Cider Glazed Salmon: This sweet and savory dish requires 1 salmon, 1 apple, and 1 sugarcane.
    • Sake Sushi and Sake Maki: Feeling fancy? These Japanese favorites both require salmon as a key ingredient.
    • Teriyaki Salmon: This classic dish is sure to please your taste buds. Just be sure to have 1 salmon and 1 ginger root on hand.

By using your salmon to cook these delectable meals, you can not only enjoy a tasty treat but also gain valuable friendship points with the Valley residents who request these dishes during quests.

Salmon: Beyond the Basics

There are a few additional things to keep in mind about salmon in Dreamlight Valley:

  • Moana’s Boat: While not a guaranteed catch, Moana’s boat occasionally brings back salmon when it returns from its voyages. This can be a handy way to get some extra fish without actively fishing.
  • Future Updates: With new content constantly rolling out for Dreamlight Valley, there’s always the possibility that salmon may play a role in future quests or recipes. Stay tuned for updates!

By following these tips and tricks, you’ll be a salmon’s-catching pro in no time. So grab your fishing rod, head to the nearest white fishing spot, and get ready to reel in some delicious rewards!


Q. Where to Find Salmon?

  • Frosted Heights & Sunlit Plateau: Look for white ripples in the water. These are your prime spots for reeling in salmon!
  • The Grasslands & The Promenade (Eternity Isle): If you’ve unlocked this area, cast your line in white ripples here to catch salmon.

Q. Tips for Catching Salmon ?

  • Focus on the White Ripples: Salmon don’t appear in bubbles of other colors. Make sure you’re casting your line where you see white!
  • Patience is Key: Fishing in general requires a little waiting. Keep casting and reeling until a salmon takes the bait.
  • Moana’s Boat (Optional): If fishing isn’t your forte, Moana’s boat occasionally brings back salmon (and Walleye) as surprise catches.

Q. What to Do with Salmon ?

  • Eat it for Energy: Salmon restores a decent amount of energy, making it a handy pick-me-up during exploration.
  • Cooking Up a Feast: Salmon is a key ingredient in various delicious recipes, including Sake Sushi, Apple Cider Glazed Salmon, Sake Maki, and Teriyaki Salmon.

Additional FAQs:

  • Can I catch salmon in the Sunlit Plateau? Yes! While some sources might have outdated info, salmon are very much catchable in the Sunlit Plateau’s white ripples.
  • Festive Salmon? This is a seasonal variant of salmon available only during the festive season (December 18th-31st) in the Sunlit Plateau’s red and green ripples.

Q. Looking for more info? Check out these helpful resources:

  • Disney Dreamlight Valley Wiki: [Search Disney Dreamlight Valley Salmon ON Dreamlight Valley Wiki]
  • IGN’s Disney Dreamlight Valley Guide: [Search salmon fish Disney Dreamlight Valley ON IGN]

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