Disney Dreamlight Valley Guides Hub
Find all of our Disney Dreamlight Valley guides in one place.
Disney Dreamlight Valley is currently available in early access, and like many other games in the extremely popular cozy genre, there are plenty of exciting things you can do while engaging with its magical world. If you're farm-life sim expert looking to work out your green thumb, you can plant and harvest to your heart's content! If you enjoy meticulously designing your areas, there's an abundance of items to place exactly where you'd like them to make your perfect valley. Whatever type of player you are, though, we've got a single hub for you here where you can find all of our Disney Dreamlight Valley guides in one place. Use the table of contents below to find exactly what you're looking for, including tips on mining, gardening, upgrading your house, and a lot more.
Tips for beginners
If you're just starting out, don't dig a single garden hole without first reading up on our 20 tips for new players. We go over everything from how to make money quickly or boost your friendships (and reap better rewards as a result) to overlooked elements like checking your mail regularly. Time is money in Dreamlight Valley, after all, so spend it wisely by doing things like planting and harvesting pumpkins or using this digging trick to cover holes more quickly. Oh, and don't forget to score free moonstones each week, too!
Cross-save and cross-play
You can take your town across platforms using cloud saves. Here's how to set it up.
Upgrading your house
Upgrading your house in a game like this is one of the most exciting parts of the game. Here's how to do it in Disney Dreamlight Valley.
With over 160 recipes, you can spend hours just working in the kitchen. Here's the full list of recipes. We even have some specific guides for recipes you'll need for quests, such as Extra Fizzy Root Beer and Raspberry Boba Tea.
Recipes demand ingredients, and those are found in several different ways. Make sure you know where to find all ingredients using our guide. You can also check out how to get Dreamlight Fruit if that's the main thing you're missing.
Fishing is easy in itself, but knowing where to find each fish is a bit more confusing. Check out our guide on all fish locations. Are you specifically looking for a particularly elusive blobfish? If so, here's how to catch a Here and There Fish.
When you need crafting elements such as clay, stone, or rope, you can find yourself lost in a pile of supplies. Here's what to know about foraging in Disney Dreamlight Valley. We also have a guide on getting Rich Soil and Red Roses.
Like fishing and foraging, mining is a crucial part of your day, but it's not always clear what you might mine or where to go when you need something specific. This guide on gem locations should clarify things.
Energy and stamina
Doing all that mining, fishing, and more will wear you out quickly if you're not careful. Use our energy guide to best understand how to conserve, refill, and even overfill your energy in Dreamlight Valley. Also, check out how to use your energy to hover so that you can move around the valley much more quickly.
Unlock all characters
There are tons of friendly faces to meet in Dreamlight Valley, and most of them won't predate your arrival, which means you'll need to invite them to your village or otherwise discover them. The methods to unlocking all characters in Disney Dreamlight Valley vary quite a bit, so use our guide to know how to bring everyone to town. Once they're there, use our sleep schedule guide to know when they'll be awake for you to interact with, or check out what each of their homes looks like.
Turning neighbors into friends is a crucial part of your journey in Dreamlight Valley, and your time should be well spent if you're looking to become best pals with Mickey, Remy, Anna, Belle, and everyone else. Here's how to best level up your friendships.
Though 'companion' is a synonym for friend, in Dreamlight Valley, the word refers exclusively to your non-anthropomorphized animal pals, such as the game's many critters, as well as some exclusive variants. Our critter feeding guide is below on this very page, but we also have a list on how to swap companions, how to unlock Pua as a companion--hint: they're a quest-exclusive--and a full companion list for you to use.
The most notable companion in the game may be the Rainbow Fox, which takes an enormous amount of time and effort to unlock. It's worth the effort, though! Here's how to unlock the Rainbow Fox.
The Star Path is Disney Dreamlight Valley's battle pass system. The most recent one you can take on is the Haunted Holiday Star Path. Nowadays, these passes contain some fairly tricky Dreamlight Duties, though, so make sure to consult our solutions for All Haunted Holiday Star Path Duties.
Goofy's quite the entrepreneur in Dreamlight Valley, setting up shop in every biome. You'll want to know what he's buying or selling at each of them, so this guide explains Goofy Stall locations and inventory.
Squirrels, turtles, and more critters will wander the town and sometimes seek your attention. Here's how to feed and interact with them.
Realms are the story missions that transport you to far-off Disney worlds based on brands like Frozen, Moana, and Wall-E. Here's a list of all confirmed (and rumored) Realms so far, including the newest addition of the Beauty and the Beast Realm.
Though the game is pretty approachable for all ages, Disney Dreamlight Valley has a few quests that might stump you. Here are some useful quest guides and well-hidden locations.
- All alien locations
- Between a Rock and a Hard Place
- Breaking the Code
- Fungeons and Dungeons
- Ready Player Fun
- Mickey's Secret door location
- The Dark Castle
- The Magic in Everything
- Poetic License
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