Increase the rank of the three towns to unlock more goods at shops and make the story progress.
Checking Town Link Rank
To see the current Town Link Rank of each town, tap the memo icon above the diary icon in the touch screen.
What Does Town Link Rank Do?
Increasing Town Link Rank will make more items available in shops, and it will also unlock various story events.
How to Increase Town Link Rank
There are many ways to increase Town Link Rank, such as shipping items, purchasing items at shops, sending letters, and so on. A detailed list is below. NOTE: When Town Link Rank increases to certain points, progress will be locked and you will have to complete Rank Up Missions to increase Town Link Rank further.
|Amount of Increase||Action||Which Town's Rank Increases?|
|Varying Increase||Ship items (rank increases the more you ship)||The destination that your shipping box is set to|
|Very Small Increase||Buy items at shops||The location of the shop|
|Rent transportation||The location of the rental shop|
|Create fish bait, bouquets, perfume||The location of the shop|
|Send a letter||The recipient's hometown|
|Make a Farm Circle||The town associated with that Farm Circle|
|Eat a meal with someone||The hometown of the person you dine with|
|Small Increase||Give a villager his or her favorite gift||The recipient's hometown|
|Do a part-time job||The client's hometown|
|Medium Increase||Eat at a shop/buy a recipe/use hairdresser, hot spring, or inn||The location of the shop|
|During flower festival, rice porridge festival, fruit festival, give someone the target item||The location of the festival|
|Create clothing, hats, glasses||The town associated with that item|
|Participate in crop festival, animal festival, pet show (greater increase if you win)||All three towns|
|Large Increase||Buy an animal||The location of the store|
|Participate in game festival, drink festival (greater increase if you win)||All three towns|
|Participate in godddess festival, Inari festival, spirit festival||The location of the festival|
|See a character event or flower event||The hometown of the character associated with that event|
|Participate in cooking festival (greater increase if you win)||All three towns|
|Very Large Increase||Participate in Starlight festival, Tanabata festival, Night festival||The location of the festival|
|Start dating or get married||The spouse's hometown|
|Have a child||All three towns|