Kelp Essence is one of the most critical items in Coral Island that players can use to upgrade seeds and other things to improve the rarity of the yield and other factors. This guide will share details on how to get and use different Kelp Essence in Coral Island. 

How to Get Kelp Essence in Coral Island 

In Coral Island, you can get Bronze, Silver, and Gold Kelp Essence by placing the said rarity Kelps that you find in Ocean into the Extractor machine. Doing so will give you Kelp Essence. 

At first, you must progress the game till the quest Into the Ocean—as you will need the diving gear to explore the underwater levels of Coral Island. Once underwater, you will find Bronze Kelp between 10 to 20m depth, Silver Kelp below 20m, and so on. Harvest the Kelp using the Sickle tool, and then go to bed. 

The next day, when you wake up, you will find Ling’s assistant Surya at your doorstep, he will give you the blueprints to make the Extractor machine that you can use to make Kelp Essence from Kelps. 

That said, here are the items required to make an Extractor in Coral Island:

  • 20x Scrap
  • 20x Bronze Kelp
  • 40x Wood

How to Use Kelp Essence in Coral Island 

You can use the different Kelp Essence at Ling’s Laboratory to get upgrades for seeds, plants, trees, Hay, and others. Other than that, players can also use it to purchase different items. 

Kelp Essence Upgrades in Coral Island

UpgradeLevelTime NeededUpgrade CostUpgrade MaterialsEffect
Seeds (Bronze)12 days1,250gBronze Kelp Essence x5Seed upgrade level 1. Increases the chance to yield higher-quality crops.
Seeds (Silver)22 days6,000gSilver Kelp Essence x6Seed upgrade level 2. Increases the chance to yield higher-quality crops.
Plant (Bronze)12 days1,250gBronze Kelp Essence x6Plant upgrade level 1. Increases the chance to bear higher-quality fruit.
Plant (Silver)22 days7,000gSilver Kelp Essence x6Plant upgrade level 2. Increases the chance to bear higher-quality fruit.
Fruit Tree (Bronze)12 days1,250gBronze Kelp Essence x7Fruit tree upgrade level 1. Increases the chance to bear higher-quality fruit.
Fruit Tree (Silver)22 days7,000gSilver Kelp Essence x7Fruit tree upgrade level 2. Increases the chance to bear higher-quality fruit.
Hay (Bronze)12 days1,250gBronze Kelp Essence x8Hay upgrade level 1. Increases the chance to produce higher-quality animal products.
Hay (Silver)22 days7,000gSilver Kelp Essence x8Hay upgrade level 2. Increases the chance to produce higher-quality animal products.

That is it. Now you know how to get and use Kelp Essence in Coral Island. While you are here, check out these other guides on the game:

Coral Island is a farming simulation game available in early access on PC and planned for release on Nintendo Switch, Xbox, and PlayStation platforms. 

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