How to Get Animals in Harvest Moon: Innocent Life
A guide on how to get various animals/pets such as a dog, cat, chicken, sheep, and cow in Innocent Life: A Futuristic Harvest Moon (IL)!
Having lots of animals from the early of the game is a must in Innocent Life: A Futuristic Harvest Moon. That's because it's one of the biggest sources of income to get more money fast.
Apart from that, it doesn't feel okay to play Harvest Moon without having any animals to raise. In Harvest Moon: Innocent Life, you can get various animals such as a dog, cat, chickens, sheep, and cows.
To keep them all is arguably not that hard because you're assisted by automatic robots. But the problem here is, how do you get those animals in Harvest Moon: Innocent Life? Therefore, this post will discuss this thoroughly.
How to Get Animals in Innocent Life: A Futuristic Harvest Moon
Keep in mind that to get animals, particularly chickens, sheep, and cows, first you have to unlock the animal barn located in the Storage area on the second floor of Easter Ruins. To do this, you need 4 blue jewels and place them on altars to open the sealed blue doors.
For more details, you can read: How to Get a Buggy Car in Harvest Moon: Innocent Life, because the content is related to what is discussed in this post.
Basically, you buy livestock through the Ranch World channel which can be accessed via the TV located in your room. But before you can buy them, you'll need certain automatic robots known as the Cluck-o-Matic (for chicken), Baabaa-o-Matic (sheep), and Moomoo-o-Matic (cow).
How to Get a Chicken
Let's say you're in the Summer 3. After you have successfully unsealed the blue doors, unlocked the animal barn, and got a Buggy car, then talk to Jonathan immediately.
He will give you a robot chicken (Cluck-o-Matic). After that, you can buy a chicken for 500 G via the World Ranch TV Channel.
Egg | Selling price: 50 G
Mayonaise | Selling price: 200 G (after being processed by machine)
How to Get a Sheep
The next day (Summer 4), talk to Jonathan again. This time he will give you a robot sheep (Baaba-o-Matic). After that, you can buy a sheep for 1500 G via the World Ranch TV Channel.
Wool| Selling price: 800 G.
Milk | Selling price: 250 G
How to Get a Cow
The next day (Summer 5), talk to Jonathan one more time. He will give you a cow robot (Moo-o-Matic). After that, you can buy a cow for 3500 G on the World Ranch TV Channel.
Milk | Selling price: 150 G
Cheese | Selling price: 250 G (after being processed by machine)
How to Get a Dog
Come to Dr. Hope's house for weekly maintenance as usual on Summer 14th. After that, Dr. Hope will tell you that Chocola, Gayak's beloved dog, has given birth to some cute puppies. Not long after, Gayak comes and tells you that he wants to give a puppy to you.
How to Get a Cat
On Autumn 7, come to Dr. Hope's house for weekly maintenance as usual. After the maintenance is done, Dr. Hope he will give you a kitten that was just born.
You can choose one of the 2 types of cats offered by Dr. Hope. Sadly, the cat that gave birth to those 2 kittens died.
Can You Get a Horse?
In Harvest Moon: Innocent Life, you can't get a horse because you will be given a Buggy car instead. However, you can ride a wild horse in Heartflame Plains (where Fisherman fishes during the Summer).
Jonathan will tell you that if you want to ride a horse, go see Fisherman. He will teach you how to tame a wild horse in Heartflame Plains and you can ride it automatically.
How and Where to Find Jonathan
Jonathan Branch lives in Volcano Town. His house is located near the Shop-a-Million, across the street to be more precise.
You can meet him at his house early in the morning, but when it's afternoon he works at his animal barn which is located behind his house. At night, he usually stops by Masami's Restaurant/Bar when it's open.
That's How to Get Animals in Innocent Life: A Futuristic Harvest Moon. If you have any questions regarding this post, let me know in the comments below. Thanks for reading!