Stardew Valley Golden Scythe: All You Need to Know

A fancy scythe made out of gold? Everyone would love to have one! The Stardew Valley Golden Scythe is an important tool in Stardew Valley. This guide will explain how to find this mystical scythe as well as its uses. Let’s jump right into it.

What is the Stardew Valley Golden Scythe?

If you are an experienced player, you may have known that the Scythe is not upgradable when you visit the Blacksmith. However, as the game has been updated, the Golden Scythe has been added which can increase the power of the tool. Therefore, you won’t need to be working extra hard with your Scythe, there’s finally a better option! The Golden Scythe was added to the game in version 1.14, which means that all tools can be upgraded.

However, getting the Golden Scythe is not as simple as upgrading other tools. The Golden Scythe cannot be selected as an upgrade at the Blacksmith, you will need to obtain this item through a little adventure. You’re not going to get a fancy Scythe that easily! But, don’t worry, we will make it easier for you and tell you how you can get it.

How do you get the Golden Scythe?

To get the Golden Scythe, you must head to the Quarry. If you’re not sure where the Quarry is, go to the Adventurer’s Guild and go towards the East. You may notice that a bridge needs to be repaired on the way to the Quarry, to repair this bridge you will need to complete all of the bundles in the Crafts Room. If you don’t want to complete the bundle, you can also buy a bridge from the Joja Community Development Form. Therefore, if you are a new player, you may not be able to get the Golden Scythe as of yet. However, if you can repair the bridge, you can move onto the next step.

Once you are able to cross the bridge, you will find a Quarry. Next, you will need to enter the Quarry Mine, which can be found north of the bridge. You will then need to go down a creepy ladder into the darkness of the Quarry Mine. There are many enemies in the Mine, so be careful! Here is a list of all the enemies within this area:

  • Iron Slimes – these enemies have 205 HP, so killing them can be dificult!
  • Copper Slimes – although these only have a HP of 102, they attack the fastest, so you will need to kill them really quickly.
  • Haunted Skulls – these may be the most annoying ones to deal with as they can fly. Their HP is 160 and they can be hard to kill as they move a lot.
What is inside the Quarry?

There are tons of useful things inside the Quarry. Every single ore in the game can be found here. It’s also a great area to build any machines you require, such as Crystalariums. Therefore, the Quarry is a really important area on the map. Make sure you try to unlock it as soon as you can if you are new to the game.

Where is the Golden Scythe?

So, you have survived all the enemies and you’re wondering where the Scythe is. Let’s finally tell you! The Golden Scythe can be found on the Grim Reaper statue…creepy, right? To find this statue you will need to go through the twisting and perilous path. Once you see the Grim Reaper statue, you will simply need to interact with the Grim Reaper to obtain the Golden Scythe. Hurray! You got it… so what does it actually do? Let’s explain.

What does the Stardew Valley Golden Scythe do?

The Stardew Valley Golden Scythe is a lot stronger than the normal Scythe, allowing you to save time when harvesting. It can do over 10 more damage than the normal Scythe, so it really is a time-saver! Furthermore, it has a wider cutting radius compared to the normal Scythe.


The Golden Scythe is one of the most useful tools in the game. It will save you a lot of time when you are harvesting crops and will make your life in Stardew Valley a lot easier! Although getting the Golden Scythe can take time, many consider it an essential tool in the game.

Hope this guide answered all of your questions!

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