|Type||Glowing area on the ground|
|Rarity||Once per day|
|Appearances|| Animal Forest,|
Animal Forest +,
Animal Forest e+
A glowing spot is an area on the ground denoted by a golden shine. It is only present in the GameCube games. Once per day, a glowing spot appears somewhere in the town. When dug up, a bag of 1,000 Bells can usually be found, but on rare occasions 10,000 Bells or 30,000 Bells may be found.
The glowing spot is the only way of obtaining the Golden Shovel in Animal Forest +, Animal Forest e+ and Animal Crossing, as a normal shovel must be buried to grow a golden tree which can consequently be shaken, resulting in the golden shovel falling out.Burying money bags in this spot is the only way of growing Money Trees in the GameCube games. However, the money tree sometimes fails, resulting in the growth of a regular tree.