The Hammer is a tool that is used in Harvest Moon: Animal Parade.
Purpose : Break rocks for stone, ore, and wonderfuls in the mines, forest, and on the player's property.
Obtained : Given by Owen for free when you go to Garmon Mines for the first time.
Upgrading: Ramsey will upgrade the hammer at the Blacksmith's. The order is:
2. Iron Hammer
3. Copper Hammer
4. Silver Hammer
5. Gold Hammer
6. Goddess Hammer
Usage : Stand next to a stone and press the A button. To charge hold the A button (only applicable if it is iron or better).