Released: Jun 1997
This page contains cheats, hints, Easter eggs, secrets, and tips for Harvest Moon. We will continually update this page when we come across more useful cheats and tips.
If you would like to clear most of your field on the first day of taking over the farm, after the prologue and getting your dog, don't go into any building. Instead, throw all of the weeds on the floor and all the of the small rocking into one of the ponds. This will keep you from running out of stamina and the time will stay at 6 AM using this glitch.
If you want to see what your game-ending will look like based on your current achievements when writing in your diary to go to sleep, press and hold L + R + Select as soon as it turns dark in the room. If you do this correctly, you will see a cutscene representing the game's ending based on what you have accomplished so far. This might take a few attempts to trigger the event, but remember that the more you do on your farm the better the endings get.
If your wife gives birth and it's not the gender that you want, you can take advantage of a glitch to change it. When your wife gives birth, don't name it, instead, go outside and into town and talk to someone who should be at your house. When you come back to your house, you'll notice your wife gave birth again, this time it should be the opposite gender it was previously.
The following are the locations of power berries found in Harvest Moon. They are in no particular order and some can be obtained at any time during the year.
To unlock the clock for inside your house, purchase the first house expansion before your first summer is over.
The following cheat codes are for Game Genie. These can be used on a Super Nintendo (SNES) with a Game Genie device or you can use these on any emulator that supports Game Genie Codes. If you want a Game Genie Device, you can always check on Amazon for one.
The following Game Genie Codes only work for version A of the game.
|Cheat Effect||Cheat Code|
|Have all items temporarily||C980-3460|
|One gift needed to max girl's happiness||DD8E-1DBF|
|Start a new game with 0 gold||DDCD-3763|
|Start a new game with 2.5k gold||EECD-3763|
|Start a new game with 5k gold||E0CD-3763 + DFCD-37A3|
|Start a new game with 25k gold||A0CD-3763 + DBCD-37A3|
|Start a new game with 50k gold||66CD-3763 + F7CD-37A3|
|Start a new game with 250k gold||C6CD-3763 + 1FCD-37A3|
|Start a new game with 500k gold||9DCD-3763 + A7CD-37A3|
|Start a new game with 655k gold||EECD-3763 + EECD-37A3|
|Wood fences don't break from the weather||6DC5-3DAB|
The following Game Genie Codes only work for version B of the game.
|Cheat Effect||Cheat Code|
|Start a new game with 2.5k gold||EECD-A763|
|Start a new game with 5k gold||E0CD-A763 + DFCD-A7A3|
|Start a new game with 25k gold||A0CD-A763 + DBCD-A7A3|
|Start a new game with 50k gold||66CD-A763 + F7CD-A7A3|
|Start a new game with 250k gold||C6CD-A763 + 1FCD-A7A3|
|Start a new game with 500k gold||9DCD-A763 + A7CD-A7A3|
|Start a new game with 655k gold||EECD-A763 + EECD-A7A3|