Disney Dreamlight Valley: Burying The Eel Quest

Our guide is about Burying The Eel in Maui’s quest line where you need to get a coconut from burying the eel in Disney Dreamlight Valley.

Story Highlights
  • Burying The Eel quest is one of the quests in Maui's quest line in Disney Dreamlight Valley.
  • The quest will require you to craft a Fishing Trap using Softwood and Worms.
  • After catching the eel you will be able to bury it in order to get a Coconut Tree for Maui.

There are plenty of quests in Disney Dreamlight Valley to keep you on the hook. Dreamers will have to complete these quests in order to progress in the main campaign. One of these quests is Burying The Eel quest in Disney Dreamlight Valley. 

Burying The Eel Quest 

In order to initiate the quest, you will have to invite Maui, the powerful Demigod, into your Valley. When you are completing a quest in his questline called A Worthy Feast Of A Demigod, he will give you details about Burying The Eel in the game. Also, he will tell you how to coconut tree will grow out of it.

Burying The Eel Quest in Disney Dreamlight Valley
Burying The Eel Quest in Disney Dreamlight Valley

Before you go any further, we recommend that you check out our guide on how you can make apple pie for one of your quests, Remy. 

So the whole quest is about catching an eel and burying it in the ground. However, in order to catch the eel, you will have to set up a fishing trap. The fishing trip is fairly hard to make as it requires Softwood and some worms.

While you can get softwood pretty easily in the game as the resources of it are abundant, you will have to go through a lot of struggle before you actually find worms. Do check out our guide on how to get garlic and onion in Disney Dreamlight Valley since they are one of the ingredients that you will be needing later on in the game. 

So our guide will be about how you can catch an eel using the fish trap that you will make by using different materials and then eventually Burying The Eel into the ground. While you are at it, check out our guide on how to make jam waffles. 

Tasks Required For The Quests 

You will need to go through plenty of steps and complete a lot of tasks for the quest. However, all of them are pretty easy, and you will be able to complete them in a short period of time. 

talking to Goofy in Burying The Eel Quest in Disney Dreamlight Valley
Talking to Goofy
  • First, you need to unlock the quest itself, and to do that, you need to have a Friendship Level of two with Maui.
  • The next step is to go and talk to Maui to get the quest. 
  • Now look for goofy around the Valley. Talk to him and complete his dialogue options. 
  • In order to make the fishing trap for the quest will need a lot of softwood and worms to gather them. 
  • With the items, you have collected, set up a fishing trap for the eels. 
  • We recommend setting up the fishing trap near the dock for the maximum amount of fish. The fishing dock can be found near Dazzle Beach. 
  • After that, you need to talk to Maui about the quest. 
  • You will be catching an eel by using the fishing traps and the bait. Next, bring the eel to Maui. 
  • Now head towards the beach and bury the eel there. 
  • After that, you can tend to the area where you buried the eel as a crop. Take care of the crop until it late transforms into a coconut tree. 
  • After you’ve successfully grown the coconut tree harvested, you will be able to get coconut. 

Take the coconut you harvested to Maui. While you are ready, don’t forget to check out our guide on the voice actors that helped the characters come to life and made the experience more fun and nostalgic for many players. 

Requirements For The Quest 

Make sure that you are on Friendship Level of two with Maui before you start the quest, as it is a requirement for the quest. Now he will explain the whole process of Burying The Eels to you. You will also tell you that you can grow coconut trees out of them if you tend to them properly.

However, to learn how you can catch an eel from the river, you need to give Goofy a visit. He will teach you how to catch it. Don’t forget to read our guide on the best tips in Disney Dreamlight Valley that will help you become a pro early on in the game. 

Goofy will tell you that you will need to set up a trap in order to catch them. However, you will need two items in order to craft the fish trap. They are the following; 

  • 8x Softwood
  • 3x Worms 
  • Crafting the fish trap 

You can collect the items inside the Valley for the fish trap. Softwood can be gathered from Peaceful Meadow and Plaza. Softwood will be stacked together and will have a brownish appearance to it. Make sure to navigate the whole area and collect at least eight pieces of Softwood for the fish trap.

Softwood
Softwood

Don’t forget to check out our guide on falling water in Disney Dreamlight Valley which is also one of the most important quests in the game. 

For the worms, you will need to go to the Peaceful Meadow area and visit the pond. You will see a lot of spots nearby where you can dig. From these holes, you will be able to collect worms for your fishing trap.

finding worms in Burying The Eel Quest in Disney Dreamlight Valley
Finding worms

Make sure that you have obtained a shovel before you take on the quest, as you will need one for digging. Get the shovel from the “Tools Menu” and start digging. Dig around the areas where there are holes to get worms.

However, keep in mind there are no guaranteed worms from these holes. While you are at it, don’t forget to check out another guide we have curated which explains in detail how you can get worms in Disney Dreamlight. We recommend checking out our guide, as it will help you catch the worms easily in the game. 

Crafting Station

As soon as you have collected all the items, you need to go to the crafting station. It will be located right beside Goofy’s house in the game. 

Burying The Eel Quest in Disney Dreamlight Valley
Fishing Trap

From the crafting station, click on the Furniture option. Now you will be able to craft the fishing trap. If you are one of the players looking to get your hands on ice heart, make sure to check out our guide on it to see a step-by-step process of acquiring it.

How To Catch The Eel 

Now comes the main part of the quest, which is to catch the eel. It would help if you headed to the docks now that are located in Dazzle Beach. They will be located right beside the stall of Goofy. 

fishing in Burying The Eel Quest in Disney Dreamlight Valley
Fishing for eels

Now you can place the trap you have crafted at the dock. Place it near the end, and you will be able to catch some eels for the quest. 

getting the eels
Getting the eels

To place it in the water, you need to head to your Inventory menu. There you will be able to select it from the Furniture option. Visit Maui first after setting up the fishing trap. Also, if you’re looking to get rid of mushrooms, we recommend that you check out our detailed guide on it and find the best ways to do so. 

Talking To Maui

Tell Maui that you have placed the fishing trap, and then he will ask you to wait for an eel. You need to look for an orange circle. This bubbling orange circle has fish in it and will be near the docks. It will appear as soon as you start your trap to catch an eel in the game.

Get your fishing rod out by selecting the rod from the Tools Menu. We have created an extensive guide on how you can get fiber in Disney Dreamlight Valley and all the possible uses, so we recommend that you check it out as well. 

To pull out the eel from the water, you need to cast the line of the fishing rod. When you catch the eel, it will appear automatically in your inventory, and you need to bring it to Maui.

He will applaud you and will ask you to bury the eel on the beach. While you are at it, don’t forget to read our guide on how you can get seaweed using different methods and all the ways you can use it in the game.

Burying The Eel

Now to bury the yield, you will need a shovel, so make sure that you have one in your inventory. Go to the beach and look for a good spot for the eel. As soon as you plant the eel, a small sprout will appear that you will have to tend for. 

giving coconut to Maui
Giving coconut to Maui

Water it, and after a few minutes, you will be able to grow a coconut tree out of it. After that, you need to harvest the coconut tree to get a coconut. Bring the coconut you have obtained to Maui, and it will conclude the bring the eel quest.

Furthermore, the players will also have a resource of coconuts now, and they can get it anytime they want from the tree. As soon as you reach your friendship level 4 with Maui, you will be able to start the next question line, which will be called A Tale Of Stone And Fire. 

Summary

This concludes our detailed guide on Burying The Eel quest in Disney Dreamlight Valley. After completing our guide, you will be able to complete the quest easily and build your friendship level with Maui.

You also be also able to grow a coconut tree so that you can have an abundant supply of cooking it for your recipes in the game. Leave any queries you have in the comment section below. 

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