Fern fossil
シダ化石 Shida kaseki
Fern fossil
Scientific name Alethopteris grandini
Period Unknown
Price 1,000 Bells
Appearances Wild World,
City Folk,
New Leaf
Regional names Flag of France small Fossile de fougère
Flag of Germany small Farnfossil
Flag of Italy small Fossile di felce

The fern fossil is a stand-alone fossil that can be donated to the museum in Wild World, City Folk, and New Leaf.

Donation to the museum

In Wild World

When the player presents the fern fossil to Blathers at the museum in Wild World, Blathers will reply with the following dialogue.

"Hoo, a marvelous find! This fossil is in absolutely tip-top condition! This piece of fauna had just emerged from the sea when it became preserved. Rather than seeds, it relied on its spores to spread. It resembles moss with leaves! Ah! Terribly sorry, wot? Ancient plants turn me into a veritable hootbox!"

In City Folk

When the player shows Blathers the fern fossil in City Folk, Blathers will reply with the following dialogue.

In New Leaf

In New Leaf, a plaque by the display offers information about the fossil instead of Blathers.

"Originally, all plants on the planet were actually sea dwelling, but then they eventually spread to land. This fossilized fern is thought to be one of the very first plants to make this move to dry land. Reproducing via spores rather than seeds, it resembles modern ferns, though several yards taller."

As a Furniture Item

Name HRA Points Feng Shui Genre Size (sq)
Fern fossil 300 Gray/Brown Old School (WW)
Retro (CF)

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