Palia has a unique gift system that players can exploit and use to their advantage. Villagers’ requests, or weekly quests, usually include the most eccentric items of all. While it’s rare to not find any rare requests from villagers, sometimes your luck may shine and an easy catch may pop up. In this article, you will learn to catch a rather easy fish called Cantankerous Koi in Palia. So, if you have been looking for it too, consider reading until the end.
Cantankerous koi are an uncommon fish in the game that can be considered a bottom-tier fish in that category. Well, some uncommon fish are attracted to only glow worms, like the bat ray. But this one obviously doesn’t. But what are its bait requirements? Does it require bait at all? Without any further ado, let’s get right into it.
Palia Cantankerous Koi: How to get, find, & catch
Usually, the lore behind most fish in Palia is pretty boring. But this fish is unique. As per the in-game lore, the cantankerous koi was a cranky old man sometime in the past. Then, maybe he annoyed some witch or something, and that unfortunate guy got transformed into this unusual fish that you can now catch. Maybe it’s a curse? Anyway, you don’t have to worry about anything like that other than the location of where the fish can be found. So, let’s get right into it.
Look for ponds
This is a lazy fish; it is mostly found in the various ponds found in the Kilima Village and Bahari Bay regions. A good place to start is the Mirror Pond Ruins in Kilima Village. It’s an iconic place that is on the northwest side of the map. You can also try fishing at the pond that is right on the west side of Leafhopper Hills. Some more locations are as follows:
- In the small lake near Hodari and Najuma’s house in Bahari Bay
- The pond near your housing plot in Kilima Village
This is an uncommon fish, so you won’t face much challenge in catching it. However, you should keep in mind that the cantankerous koi can only be caught during the day and at night. But that’s not all. What about bait?
What bait should you use?
The second most important aspect of fishing is the bait. As you know, fish can be caught using three kinds of bait in Palia. glow worm, just worm, and no bait. Some may think that no bait should not be counted as bait. But you should remember the common definition of bait. Bait is what can be used to catch fish. Even if that bait is just your hook, or in the Palia term, no bait. Anyway, to catch the Cantankerous Koi, you need no bait. So, all you need to do is head to the mentioned locations and cast your line. As for the fishing rod, the makeshift rod should be more than enough to catch this fish, considering its rarity.
There you have it: the complete guide on how to catch cantankerous koi in Palia. This fish can be caught with no bait, and that’s probably why its base price is 50 gold when sold, while the star-quality version will fetch you around 75 gold. Pretty balanced numbers. Anyway, if you find this guide informative, make sure to follow Android Gram for more.