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                          	   Crops Guide
							
							   by
                                                              Demon from Above

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                    Sites authorized to display this guide:
    
                              * GameFAQS.com
                                * NeoSeeker.com
                                  * runefrontier.wikia.com 
                                * GamesRadar.com
                              * CheatPlanet.com



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*****Introduction                                                             
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I am writing this short reference chart for Rune Factory Frontier, because I 
really enjoy playing it and believe that having these charts at hand while 
playing will mark a huge difference when planning out you crops for any season.
Crops are an essential part of this game and it's really helpful to know a bit
about them before you begin. 
This is what this short in-depth guide will cover. It will provide you with
useful information about all the crops, how much it will cost you, their
growth rate and what you get for the return price. I hope this short guide can
help you become a better farmer and get you bucketloads of money, cooking and
crafting supplies.



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*****Version History                           
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v1.1 (4/24/09) - Fixed some minor spelling issues. It is of my understanding 
                 that some of the profitability table values are a bit off, 
                 and somewhat confusing. Next update I'll put up a formula to
                 make it easier to understand how these are calculated and 
                 provide separate values for Homestead and Dungeon planting.

v1.0 (4/10/09) - Started this guide. 




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*****General Information                          
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	Rune Factory Frontier is a Farming/Dating Simulation Role-Playing game,
it was developed by Marvelous and published by Xseed Games, and was released on
03/17/09.

Rune Factort Frontier basically begins with Raguna (you) searching for a 
missing girl. That missing girl turns out to be Mist, who has moved to a new 
town because someone is calling to her in her dreams. Then you move into the 
town as well, and where else would you move than the abandoned house right next
to hers. The house you occupy has an enormous field, which you can work on to
grow and harvest crops. 



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*****Growing Crops                           
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	Altough it's a pretty straightforward process to people familiar with
the Harvest Moon and the Rune Factory series, people new to the game could need
some pointers on the process of growing and harvesting crops.

All of this information is available in-game from Erik, who lives in the south
district west of your house.

At the start of a game, you're presented with a bag of turnip seeds, a cheap 
Hoe and a cheap Watering can. These tools will allow you to plant a couple of 
full 9x9 squares from day one, until you aquire the hammer and the axe, which 
will allow you to clean your fields further and have more room for crops.

Basically, to grow crops, you need to follow the following steps.

1. 	Clear the land you want to work free of debris. This includes weeds and 
	herbs (which can be picked by hand), stones(which can be smashed with a
	hammer*), twigs and tree stumps (which can be cut with an axe**)

2. 	Once the land is clear of any debris, grab that cheap hoe you were given
	at the start of the game and plow each square of land you want to work on.
	Remember that seeds are sown in 9x9 squares, so till your lands accorgingly.

3.	When you're done plowing the land, equip the seeds for the crops you wish
	to harvest, stand in the middle of the 9x9 square you tilled and press the A
	button so sow them. Repeat for any other seeds you wish to sow in other 9x9
	squares.

4. 	When you land is clean, lands are tilled and the seeds are sown, take that
	watering can you were given, fill it up at the fountain northeast of your 
	field or at any other body of water and water each square with planted seeds
	on it everyday (except when it rains, for obvious reasons. You can still do
	it when it rains, but it won't make any difference.)

5. 	After a couple of days, depending on which crop you planted (and other
	factors like prosperity*** and formula bonuses), you will see the ripe crops
	on your field, ready to be harvested. To harvest them, just stand in front of
	them and press the B button to pull them off the ground. From there, you can
	carry it over to the shipping bin, move it into your inventory by pressing
	the B button, or eat it by pressing any direction on the crontrol pad. If
	you intend to ship out your crops, you can put them all into your bag, and
	then get them from your bag to the shipping bin, so you don't have to lose
	time running back and forth to the shipping bin.
	
6. 	Some crops can be re-harvested multiple times, while some others will have
	to be re-planted for each time you harvest them. Seeds for re-harvestable
	crops are usually more expensive for this reason. If you're dealing with non-
	reharvestable plants, you will need to follow steps 3 to 5 everytime you
	harvest crops and wish to harvest some more in the future.

	
	*     Larger stones and boulders need to be broken by an upgraded hammer.
	**    Tree stumps can only be chopped down by an upgraded axe.
	***   For more information on prosperity, check the sticky topics on the
	      Rune Factory Frontier board on GameFAQs.

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NOTE: Make sure you plant seeds for the season you're in. Out-of-season crops
	just wither and die
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	The chart below is pretty self-explanatory, and probably the main reason
most people will be accessing this guide.
 
Crops are listed by season, and various useful information about each crop is
then presented to the right.
 
Seed: 		Price in gold to buy a bag of seeds.
Crop: 		Amount in gold you'll get for shipping out each crop.
Harvest Time: 	How long it takes the crop to grow normally.
Days/Stage: 	How many days each crop stays in a given stage (seed, sprout and
		so on.)
Re-Harvest:	whether said crop is re-harvestable or if you need to plant seeds
		again.
Short Possib:	Shortest possible harvest time. For this, you should have 8 areas
		in prosperity, water daily and add the max level of formula daily.


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***Spring
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		Seed	Crop	Harvest Time	Days/Stage	Re-harvest	Short Possib

Turnips: 	10G	210G	4d		(1,1,1,1)	no		4d
Cucumber: 	680G	340G	10d		(1,1,2,6)	6d		4d
Cabbage: 	1020G	680G	11d		(1,2,2,6)	no		4d
Potato: 	600G	400G	7d		(1,2,1,3)	no		4d
Strawberry: 	200G	100G	8d		(1,2,3,2)	2d		4d
GoldTurnip: 	--	500G	8d		(1,2,2,3)	no		4d
Moondrop: 	460G	217G	4d		(1,1,1,1)	no		4d
Toy Herb: 	1900G	900G	15d		(6,4,4,1)	no		5d
Emery Flower: 	26000G	19200G	120d		(30,30,30,30)	no		29d
Blue Crystal: 	22000G	13000G	100d		(25,25,25,25)	no		24d
Lamp Grass: 	19000G	11000G	90d		(30,20,20,20)	no		20d
Cherry Grass: 	12000G	6500G	60d		(20,20,10,10)	no		13d

	*note - Gold Turnip seeds can be obtained during Adult day. Just put the gold
		turnip you get into the seedmaker to get seeds.


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***Summer
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		Seed	Crop	Harvest Time	Days/Stage	Re-harvest	Short Possib

Onion: 		660G	450G	8d		(2,2,2,2)	no		4d
Tomato: 	420G	210G	10d		(2,2,2,4)	4d		4d
Corn: 		300G	150G	14d		(3,4,4,3)	3d		4d
Pumpkin: 	1125G	750G	12d		(3,2,2,5)	no		4d
Pinapple: 	800G	400G	18d		(3,4,4,7)	7d		4d
Gold Pumpkin: 	--	980G	15d		(4,2,2,7)	no		4d
Pink Cat: 	1100G	520G	9d		(4,2,2,1)	no		4d
Green Crystal: 	22000G	13000G	100d		(25,25,25,25)	no		24d
Fireflower: 	19000G	11000G	90d		(30,20,20,20)	no		20d
4LeafClover: 	12000G	6500G	60d		(15,15,15,15)	no		13d
IronLeaf: 	7000G	3500G	40d		(10,10,10,10)	no		9d


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***Autumn
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		Seed	Crop	Harvest Time	Days/Stage	Re-harvest	Short Possib

Bell Pepper: 	400G	200G	9d		(1,2,2,4)	4d		4d
Spinach: 	390G	270G	5d		(1,1,1,2)	no		4d
Eggplant: 	560G	280G	9d		(1,1,2,5)	5d		4d
Yam: 		280G	140G	6d		(1,1,1,3)	3d		4d
Carrots: 	810G	540G	9d		(1,2,2,4)	no		4d
CharmBlue: 	1500G	710G	12d		(5,3,3,1)	no		4d
Red Crystal: 	22000G	13000G	100d		(25,25,25,25)	no		24d
PomPomGrass: 	19000G	11000G	90d		(20,30,20,20)	no		20d
AutumnGrass: 	--	6500G	60d		(15,15,15,15)	no		13d
NoelGrass: 	7000G	3500G	40d		(10,10,10,10)	no		9d


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***All-Season
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		Seed	Crop	Harvest Time	Days/Stage	Re-harvest	Short Possib

Fodder 		30G	--	5d		(1,1,1,2)	2d		--
White Rose: 	--	810G	13d		(6,3,2,2)	no		5d
Blue Rose: 	--	1040G	15d		(6,3,2,2)	no		7d
Unknown Flower 	--	1150G	18d		(7,5,5,1)	no		5d



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	Crops are useful for much more than just throwing them on the shipping
bin: they can be made into delicious dishes you can take on your adventures for
HP/RP/Stat bonuses, or you can give specific ones to girls to make them love 
you more. Some crops are also useful for crafting items, which are the uses
that will be listed in this guide.

For an in-depth cooking guide, check BIGEggman's cooking guide right here on
GameFAQs.


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***Spring
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		Used in

Moondrop: 	Headdress,Wind Cape,Corsage 
Toy Herb: 	StylishHat,Furry Hat&Belt,EarthCape,PoisonRing
Emery Flower: 	Tiara, DiamondRing,Corsage
Blue Crystal: 	Corsage
Lamp Grass: 	WhaleHat, Rosario
Cherry Grass: 	Corsage

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***Summer
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		Used in

Pink Cat: 	Cat Ears, Silent Ring, Fire Cape
Green Crystal: 	Corsage
Fireflower: 	The Hammer, Magic Ring
4LeafClover: 	Joy Can, Elephant Mask, Critical7, Black Robe
IronLeaf: 	Steel Sushir, Blessed Hoe, Gold Hairpin


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***Autumn
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		Used in

Charm Blue: 	Headdress, Corsage, Paralysis Ring
Red Crystal: 	Corsage
AutumnGrass: 	Corsage (x2)
NoelGrass: 	Miracle Axe, Sacred Pole

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***All-Season
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		Used in

Blue Rose: 	Wedding Bouquet



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- This table assumes continuous planting over 29-30 days. Broken up into
  columns, denoting avg Gold income/Day depending on how many areas you have
  prospering. 

- The 0 column is your profitability when you have zero prosperous runey areas
  (i.e. when you first start out). As you get more areas to prosperity, the 
  profitability changes.

- This table does not take into account the cost of seed bags.


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***Spring
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 			0 	1 	2~4 	5~7 	8

Turnip 			470 	470 	470 	470 	470
Cabbage 		494 	680 	777 	906 	1088
Potato 			457 	640 	800 	800 	800
Gold Turnip 		500 	800* 	1000* 	1000	1000
Moondrop(seed) 		460 	460 	460 	460 	460
Toy Herb(seed) 		506* 	633 	844 	1266* 	1520*
Cucumber(29days) 	410 	515 	621 	832 	1360
Strawberry(29days) 	337 	772 	803 	803 	803

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***Summer
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 			0 	1 	2~4 	5~7 	8

Onion 			450 	900* 	900 	900 	900
Pumpkin 		500 	750 	1000 	1200 	1500
Gold Pumpkin 		522*	712 	871 	1120 	1306
PinkCat(seed) 		488 	733 	880 	1100 	1100
Tomato(30days) 		371 	560 	812 	1694* 	1694*
Corn(30days) 		265 	490 	1120* 	1210 	1210
Pineapple(30??) 	226 	346 	586 	706 	1066

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***Autumn
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 			0 	1 	2~4 	5~7 	8

Spinach 		432 	540 	540 	540 	540
Carrot 			480 	720* 	864 	1080 	1080
CharmBlue(seed) 	500* 	666 	1000 	1200 	1500
BellPepper(30days) 	353 	533 	773 	1613* 	1613
Eggplant(30days) 	410 	494 	746 	1082 	2258*
Yam(30days) 		373 	541 	1129* 	1129 	1129

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***All-Season
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 			0 	1 	2~4 	5~7 	8

White Rose 		498 	720 	925 	1080 	1260
Blue Rose 		554 	756 	924 	1040 	1180
Unknown Flower 		511 	613 	766 	1022 	1533

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***Long-Term Flowers
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 			0 	1 	2~4 	5~7 	8

120 day flowers 	1280 	1324 	1371	1422 	1476
100 day flowers 	1040 	1083 	1130	1181 	1238
90 day flowers 		977 	1023 	1073	1128 	1189
60 day flowers 		866 	928 	1000	1083 	1181
40 day flowers 		700 	777 	875 	1000 	1166


* denotes most profitable crop per season per runey area bonus



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	That's pretty much all there is to this guide. If you have any
questions, contributions, or you believe any of the data contained in this
guide here is incorrect, please drop me an email at ariasfx at cableonda.net,
or ask about it on the GameFAQs RFF message boards.

Special thanks to foifoi2 for neatly compiling up all of this information.