The process of assembling a rod in Fishing Planet is a tad confusing for newcomers to the game. This step-by-step guide should help you assemble your first rod and get you started in Fishing Planet.
How to Assemble a Rod in Fishing Planet
To assemble a new rod you must first go to your inventory. In the backpack section of your inventory, you can find the components you currently have. Things such as lines, hooks, and bait. If you don’t currently have any of these, you can go over to the shop menu and buy some. Buying is a fairly straightforward process.
When you have the components, you just simply need to click or press a button on the components you wish to equip. For example, click on a line and it will be equipped to your current rod. You can see your current rod’s assembly on the left. Make sure to equip one of every component. A rod is not fully assembled if it’s missing any component.
Now, of course, these are just the basics. There are many systems at play in this game that adds depth and complexity. Things such as the type of hook, your bait, and even the length of the line. All of these are things to keep in mind. It can be very daunting at first, but you should get the hang of it with some practice now that you know the basics of how to assemble a rod.
ALSO READ: Fishing Planet: How to Use Crankbait
Genshin Impact: Sandglass Dendroculus Puzzle Guide
Get rewarded for clearing this new exploration-based mechanic.
Primal Sandglasses are a new mechanic for exploration that you’ll find in the Ruins of King Deshret. Flipping one will start a timed challenge where you’ll need to flip other Primal Sandglasses. Doing so within the time will grant you a reward.
In this guide we’ll teach you how to beat one of these challenges.
The Sandglass Location
To find the Primal Sandglass that rewards you with a Dendroculus and an Exquisite Chest you’ll want to go west of The Mausoleum of King Deshret.
Get to the red-circled area – there’s a Four-Leaf Sigil around to make the travel faster. You’ll end in an area with one of the squared-floor panels that you can activate by interacting with the book front of it. This will create an updraft that will get you to a Dendroculus waiting on top, plus a Forged Primal Light.
From that position you can look at the second area, the one we encircled in a blue circle in the first image. Take the Forged Primal Light to the panel there to create a Primal Sandglass.
The Sandglass Time Trial Challenge
Once you flip the Primal Sandglass you’ll have29 seconds to flip the other two. It may look simple, but there’s invisible walls that’ll make tricky getting to the others.
First you’ll want to do a straight-line run towards where the red arrow points: the part where you can see stone steps rather than sand.
From here turn to the right and keep going forward until you crash against the invisible wall. Then employ some wall-hugging: move while sticking close to the wall so that at the moment it stops being there, your character will get past it to the other side.
When you ‘see’ the door get past it and turn back in direction to the hourglass. This time the wall will be to the right-side of your character. Make your way to the Sandglass normally, and we’re on to the last one.
From that sandglass you’ll run straight to the second batch of stone-floor.
At that point, turn 90° degrees to the right until you see another invisible wall flare up blue. You’ll turn 90° degrees to your right again. Make sure to wall-hug a little so that you can see where the wall ends.
After you’ve cleared the wall do a full turn around, leaving it to left-side of your body and run in a straight line like you were trying to get the torch close to the last Sandglass. You’ll be clear off the wall in a matter of seconds and you can make a beeline for the last Sandglass. Flip it.
Now just walk forward in the direction of the Four-Leaf Sigil, but don’t use it. If you look down you’ll be able to see the Dendroculus and an Exquisite Chest to its right.