Type Freshwater Fish
Bait Lure
Location Desert
Related Quest The Fisherman's Gambit, Part 6
Cost 5000 gold
Sell Price 2500 gold

Sandfish is a type of Fish in NieR Replicant that can be acquired by fishing. Fish are required to complete the Fisherman's Quests at Seafront and improve NieR's fishing skill level. 

NieR's first fishing rod and Lure can be retrieved from the Fisherman standing by the Seafront Pier.




Sandfish Location  

 The best fishing spot for Sandfish is by the fast travel boat in the desert

 For a guide on all fish locations and lures, check the Fishing Guide.  



Sandfish Information

Sandfish are a necessary catch in one of the Fisherman's Quests,  a series of Side Quests in the game.  

  • Sandfish is a freshwater fish that can be caught with Lure, and can be found in the desert
  • Lure can be bought from the Tackle Shopkeeper at Seafront for 100 gold.
  • Catching Sandfish would add it to the Fishmonger's inventory in Seafront




Sandfish Quest

 Speak to the old Fisherman in Seafront, and he will ask NieR to catch him three Sandfish. Completing the quest will improve NieR's fishing skill level. 



Sandfish Notes & Trivia

One of every fish must be caught to complete all achievements

  • A Round by the Pond - Catch one of every type of fish


When "Fish" is displayed on the screen, press (B)-Xbox (Square)-Playstation, to choose your bait and begin fishing. When your rod bends, press (A) to reel in the fish, then press (L) in the direction opposite the way the fish is going to reduce its HP. When the fish's HP reaches zero, you will automatically land it.  

-Fishing Tutorial


Black Bass  ♦  Blowfish  ♦  Blue Marlin  ♦  Bream  ♦  Carp  ♦  Dunkleosteus  ♦  Giant Catfish  ♦  Hyneria  ♦  Rainbow Trout  ♦  Rhizodont  ♦  Royal Fish  ♦  Sardine  ♦  Shaman Fish  ♦  Shark

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