Like in previous Animal Crossing games, Golden tools in New Horizons are rewards for achieving milestones with tools. Unlike previous instalments however, Golden tools do not have unlimited durability and can break after 200 uses.
The grid below depicts the required actions to acquire the equipment;
Once you have completed the necessary tasks for your tool/s, you will earn the DIY recipe for the tool/s rather than the physical item. You will also earn a Nook Miles Achievement for obtaining each Golden tool.
All Golden tools require a Gold nugget to craft them. There is a rare chance that you can obtain Gold nuggets by hitting rocks with your shovel or axe.
Each golden tool requires the same crafting material formula;