NieR Replicant: How to Complete All The Fisherman’s Gambit Quest (Guide)

Nier Replicant: The Fisherman's Gambit Quest Walkthrough

Here is a complete guide and walkthrough to The Fisherman’s Gambit quest chain in Nier Replicant. The Fisherman’s Gambit” is a series of 9 quests given to you by an old Fisherman in Seafront. you need to collect all different types of fishes available in the game and enabling you to earn the two fishing-related trophies/achievements in the process.

The Fisherman’s Gambit

You can pick this quest at Seafront. You need to speak to the man on the dock/waterfront with whom you talk about fishing the “Shaman Fish” while doing the main story. The fisherman offers you that he can tell more secrets about fishing if you catch 10 x sardines for him. To catch sardines you need Lugworms as bait. You can fish sardines at the beach near the lighthouse. Procure Lugworms from the Fish Shop in Seafront. After you have caught 10 x sardines, return to the fisherman on the pier and, he will reward you by improving your fishing skill.

The Fisherman’s Gambit, PART 2

Pick the quest after The Fisherman’s Gambit. Return to the fisherman and speak to him again. This time, he will ask for 7 x blowfish. For blowfish, you need Lugworms as bait. Procure Lugworms (more than 10) from the Fish Shop in Seafront. Blowfish is found at Seafront pier, where the fisherman is standing. (You can catch blowfish from the same beach where you get the sardines earlier). Give him seven blowfish to increase your fishing skill.

The Fisherman’s Gambit, PART 3

Pick the quest after The Fisherman’s Gambit, PART 2 quest. Head back to the fisherman and speak with him again. This time, he needs 7 x rainbow trout. You can fish rainbow trout in the Northern Plains, below the bridge leading to the Junk Heap. Use your lure as bait. Give him seven rainbow trout to increase your fishing skill.

The Fisherman’s Gambit, PART 4

Pick the quest after The Fisherman’s Gambit, PART 3. Go back, to the fisherman and speak with him again. This time, he needs 5 x Bream. You can fish Bream at the Seafront pier directly next to the fisherman, using a lure as bait. Give him 5 Bream to increase your fishing skill.

The Fisherman’s Gambit, PART 5

Return to the fisherman for the next quest after The Fisherman’s Gambit, PART 4. This time, he needs 5 x Black Bass. These are caught from the water around the home village area (near the water wheel), directly west of your house and, the save point. Use lure as bait here.

The Fisherman’s Gambit, PART 6

Return to the fisherman for at the Seafront. This is the first of the Fisherman’s Gambit quests in the second half of the story. The Fisherman wants you to catch 3 x Sandfish. These fishes are caught using lure as bait from the desert’s river of sand near where the boat pier. You can fast-travel to this point. Pull the Stick on the first bite only.

The Fisherman’s Gambit, PART 7

Return to the fisherman for the next quest after The Fisherman’s Gambit, PART 6. This time, he needs 3 x Royal fish. These are caught from the small river running along the Eastern Road using earthworms. Pull the left stick after the third bite.

The Fisherman’s Gambit, PART 8

Return to the fisherman for the next quest after. This time he wants you to catch 2 Blue Marlin. You can found the fish at Seafront Pier and can be lure with either lure or with sardine as bait. Pull the left Stick on the first bite only.

The Fisherman’s Gambit, PART 9

For the final fishermen gambit’s quest, you need to catch a Hyneria. These are caught in the Desert using a Sardine as bait. Pull the left stick after the third bite.

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