Type Saltwater Fish
Fish Tackle
Bait Lugworm
Location Seafront Beach
Related Quest The Fisherman's Gambit
A Signature Dish
Cost 250 gold
Sell Price TBA

Sardine 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.


  A common saltwater fish that can also be used as bait.


Sardine Location  

 The best fishing spot for Sardine is at the Seafront Beach, by the Fisherman.

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



Sardine Information

Sardines are a necessary catch in one of the Fisherman's Quests and make a good ingredient for new dishes. They are also used as bait to catch other fish. 


Fish that can be caught with Sardines:


Items that can be caught with Sardines while Fishing:


Sardine Quest

Sardine is a necessary catch in one of the Fisherman's Quests, a series of Side Quests in the game.  Speak to the old Fisherman in Seafront, and he will ask NieR to catch him ten Sardines. Completing the quest will improve NieR's fishing skill level. 

Sardines are also a necessary ingredient in a popular fragrant herbal pasta with salt-crusted sardines. The Tavern Keeper at Seafront will want to try making this recipe. He needs ten sardines to make the dish. 



Sardine 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


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