Winter Sun Recipe Guide (SoS: FoMT)

Winter Sun Stone Recipe in SoS:FoMT

The Winter Sun is a rare and expensive item that you can cook in Story of Seasons: Friends of Mineral Town. There are a lot of ingredients needed to make Winter Sun, so be prepared to spend a lot of time in the Lake and Spring mines!

Here’s everything you need to cook Winter Sun in your kitchen:

Winter Sun Recipe
Where to Learn Ingredients Kitchen Equipment
Saibara
  • Moonstone
  • Sandrose
  • Pink Diamond
  • Alexandrite
  • Mythic Ore
  • Diamond
  • Emerald
  • None

In the other Story of Seasons or Harvest Moon Games, the Suns could be used in the greenhouse so that you could plant the crops from that particular season.

However, you don’t have a greenhouse in the Switch remake of Friends of Mineral Town – so the purpose of the Sun items in SoS:FoMT are mainly for completion, and for selling to Huang for a nice profit.

The farmer stands in front of the Lake Mine with a Winter Sun. / Story of Seasons: Friends of Mineral Town
The farmer stands in front of the Lake Mine with a Winter Sun.

Where To Learn the Recipe

Saibara will teach you the recipe for Winter Sun once you reach 4 friendship notes with him.

Saibara offers to teach the farmer the recipe for Winter Sun. / Story of Seasons: Friends of Mineral Town
Saibara offers to teach the farmer the recipe for Winter Sun.

If you want to become quick friends with Saibara, a great way to gain friendship points is to give him Bamboo Rice, Mochi, or Zaru Soba!

Recipe Requirements

The farmer unearths a Diamond from the Lake Mine. / Story of Seasons: Friends of Mineral Town
The farmer unearths a Diamond from the Lake Mine.

Ingredients Needed

This recipe will require you to collect several precious stones and gems from the Lake and Spring Mines. Since these rare gems and ore can only be found in more advanced levels of the mines, make sure to stock up on multiples of each so you can make Winter Sun!

Ingredients Where to Get
Moonstone Find on levels that end in 8 at the Lake Mine (18, 28, 38, etc.)
Sandrose Find on levels that end in 9 at the Lake Mine (19, 29, 39, etc.)
Pink Diamond Find on levels 30, 70, 90, 110, 130, 170, 190, 210, 220, 230, 240, and 250 to 255 of the Lake Mine
Alexandrite Find on levels 50, 100, 150, 200, 210, 220, 230, 240, and 250 to 255 of the Lake Mine
Mythic Ore Find on levels 60, 102, 123, 152, 155, 171, 190, 202, 222, and 231 to 255 of the Spring Mine

Unlock Mythic Ore by collecting all 6 blessed tools

Diamond Find on levels 10, 20, 30, 70, 90, 110, 130, 170, 190, and 201 to 255 of the Lake Mine
Emerald Find on levels that end in 5 at the Lake Mine (15, 25, 35, etc.)

The Hammer is a tool that you already have at the start of the game. You can use the Iron Hammer to progress throughout all the levels of the mines, but upgrading them can make it easier to discover rare items.

The farmer uses the Hammer to break rocks in the Mine. / Story of Seasons: Friends of Mineral Town
The farmer uses the Hammer to break rocks in the Mine.

Check out this quick guide to Hammer levels and the materials needed to upgrade them:

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Upgrade Price Materials Needed Experience Needed
Copper Hammer 1,000 G Copper Ore 10%
Silver Hammer 2,000 G Silver Ore 28%
Gold Hammer 3,000 G Gold Ore 55%
Mithril Hammer 5,000 G Mithril Ore 100%
Cursed Hammer Find on the Level 59 of the Lake Mine while using a Mithril Hammer
Blessed Hammer Remove the curse from a Cursed Hammer by keeping it in the equipped tool slot for 5 days in a row
Mythic Hammer 50,000 G Mythic Ore 100%

How To Sell Winter Sun

Any dishes made in your kitchen can’t be shipped through Zack and the Shipping Bin. The Sun Stones aren’t food, but they can only be sold to Huang. You can start selling items to Huang once you become friends with him at 4 friendship notes.

To sell a Sun Stone to Huang, stand in front of his counter while holding the item. Don’t interact directly with his sprite, as it will register as a gift instead.

The farmer stands in front of Huang’s counter while holding a Winter Sun Stone. / Story of Seasons: Friends of Mineral Town
The farmer stands in front of Huang’s counter while holding a Winter Sun Stone.

Huang will then offer you a price, which you can actually reject for a chance at getting him to bid higher.

The price range for Winter Sun is anywhere between 80,000 G and 170,000 G.

If Huang offers you 150,000 G for the item, for example, you can turn him down and try again to get a higher price.

Huang offers to buy a Winter Sun Stone from the farmer. / Story of Seasons: Friends of Mineral Town
Huang offers to buy a Winter Sun Stone from the farmer.

Keep in mind that his bids will never go lower or higher than this defined range, so 170,000 G is the maximum price you can get for selling a Winter Sun.

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