Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Switch) Wiki Guide

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Animal Crossing New Horizons Tips & Tricks

Beginner

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Beginner Guides Gameplay Basics Tips and Tricks
Money, Miles and Shopping House and Storage Reimagine Your Character
Reshape Your Island Activities System Info

Beginner Guides

Beginner Guides
BeginnerBeginner's Guide to Animal Crossing New Horizons Unchangeable FeaturesUnchangeable Features
Which Hemisphere Should You Choose.pngChoosing a Hemisphere Choosing the Best IslandBest Island Layouts
What Should You Choose to Bring to the Island - Partial.pngWhat Should You Choose to Bring to the Island? Picking an IslandPicking an Island Name
Choosing the Best Tent LocationBest Tent Location How to Cross the River and Water Banner.pngHow to Cross the River and Water
How to Get Furniture and Materails For House Kits.pngHow to Get Furniture and Materials for House Kits How to Climb Cliffs.pngHow to Climb Cliffs

Gameplay Basics

Gameplay Basics
Tool Durability partial.pngHow to Know a Tool's Durability Eating fruit partial.pngWhat Happens When You Eat Fruit?
How to Get Rid of a Bee Sting Banner.pngHow to Get Rid of a Bee Sting Fainting partial.pngWhat Happens When You Faint?
New Day Partial (1).pngWhen Does a New Day Start? How to Use Camera.pngHow to Use the Camera
Rescue Service Partial Thumbnail (1).pngHow to Use the Rescue Service How to Add Best Friends - Partial (1).pngHow to Add Best Friends
Nook Shopping partial (1).pngHow to Get the Nook Shopping App Wind and Weather partial.pngWind and Weather

Tips and Tricks

Tips and Tricks
Things to Do Every Day Banner.pngThings to Do Every Day Island Upgrades Walkthrough Banner.pngIsland Designer and Terraforming Unlock Walkthrough
Checklist ThumbnailNew Horizons 100% Checklist Time Traveling Guide - Partial.pngTime Traveling Guide
How to Increase Inventory Space - Partial.pngHow to Increase Inventory Space How to Get Presents from Balloons.pngHow to Get Presents from Balloons
Get Villagers partial.pngHow to Get New Villagers Kick out Villagers partial.pngHow to Kick Out Villagers
Get Villagers You Want partial.pngHow to Get Specific Villagers You Want How to Raise Your IslandHow to Raise Your Island's Star Rating
infinite tarantula island partial (1).pngInfinite Tarantula Island - How to Get or Create It works of art partial.pngArt Guide | Complete List of Artworks and Fakes
KK Songs partial.pngList of All K.K. Slider Songs How to Get Villager Photos & Posters Thumbnail.pngHow to Get Villager Photos and Posters
message bottle partial.pngHow Often Does a Message in a Bottle Spawn? -

Money, Miles and Shopping

Money, Miles and Shopping
Nook Mileage Program Partial.pngNook Mileage Program Activities & Rewards List Nook Miles+ Partial (1).pngNook Miles+ Challenges and Rewards
Nook Stop Features ExplainedNook Stop Explained What Should You Spend Nook Miles OnSpending Nook Miles
How to Get Nook Miles Fast.pngHow to Get Nook Miles Fast money bags partial.pngHow to Make Money Bags (Bell Bags)
How to Get Bells Fast Banner.pngHow to Get Bells (Money) Fast Money Rock and How to Hit the Rock 8 Times Banner.pngMoney Rock and How to Hit the Rock 8 Times
How to Grow Money Trees from Glowing Spots.pngHow to Grow Money Trees from Glowing Spots Bank Interest Partial.pngHow to Get Bank Interest
Should you use the drop-off box Partial (1).pngShould You Use the Drop-Off Box? How to get the Crown JP header.pngHow to Get the Royal Crown

House and Storage

House and Storage
house upgrade partial.pngHow to Pay Off Your Loan and Upgrade Your Tent and House How to Store Furniture and Other Items.pngHow to Store Furniture and Other Items
How to decorate house partial.pngHow to Use Storage and Decorating Mode HHA rank partial.pngHow to Raise Your Happy Home Academy (HHA) Rank
Feng Shui partial.pngFeng Shui Color and Effect Guide cockroaches partial.pngHow to Catch / Get Rid of Cockroaches
Moving wallpapers partial.pngHow to Get Moving Wallpaper Moving Flooring Partial.pngHow to Get Moving Flooring
Roof Colors partial.pngList of Roof Colors -

Reimagine Your Character

Reimagine Your Character
Edit Passport Partial.pngHow To Make A Passport | Passport Title List How to Change Hairstyle.pngChanging Hair and Face
bedhead partial.pngHow to Get Bedhead / Fix Bedhead -

Reshape Your Island

Reshape Your Island
How Close Can You Plant Trees partial.pngHow Close Can You Plant Trees? How to Chop Wood and Pull Up Trees.pngHow to Chop Wood and Pull Up Trees
palm trees partial.pngHow to Get Palm Trees on Your Island Cherry Blossom Tree partial.pngHow to Get a Cherry Blossom Tree
How to Break Rocks Banner.pngHow to Break Rocks How to Plant Flowers partial.pngHow to Plant Flowers
How to Build a Bridge.pngHow to Build a Bridge How to build an incline partial.pngHow to Build Slopes, Stairs and Inclines
change island tune partial.pngHow to Change the Island Tune How to Use Island Designer AppHow to Use Island Designer
Shaped Ponds partial (1).pngHow to Make Shaped Ponds waterfalls partial.pngHow to Make Waterfalls
Create Paths partial.pngHow to Create Paths -

Activities

Activities
List of NookPhone Apps.pngList of NookPhone Apps What You Can Get on a Tour.pngMystery Island Tour and Nook Miles Ticket Guide
Reactions Partial (1).pngHow to Unlock Reactions Sending Letters partial.pngHow to Send Letters and Postcards
Wish on a Shooting Star to Get Star Fragments.pngWish on a Shooting Star to Get Star Fragments Lost Item Partial.pngLost Item Guide | Getting Rid of “What Was This Again?”
Party Play (Local Multiplayer).pngParty Play | Playing on One Switch How do you play online.pngOnline Play
What Can You Do Online partial.pngWhat Can You Do Online? Raise Friendship partial.pngHow to Raise Friendship | Activities with Villagers
Treasure Hunt partial.pngHow to Play Treasure Hunt with Villagers -

System Info

System Info
System Requirements.pngSystem Requirements List of Controls - Partial.pngList of Controls
maintenance partial.pngMaintenance | How to Fix an Error How to Delete Save Data Banner.pngHow to Delete Save Data
add or delete players partial.pngHow to Add or Delete Players Can You Transfer Data From Pocket Camp - Partial.pngCan You Transfer Data From Pocket Camp?
amiibo Compatibility.pngamiibo Compatibility nooklink features partial.pngNookLink Features
language partial.pngThe Language Setting How to Pre-Load (Download before Release).pngHow to Pre-Load

Animal Crossing New Horizons List of Bugs

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Bug Encyclopedia

Bug Pages
How to Catch Bugs | List of Rare Bugs
Bug Prices List
Beetles.jpegBeetles Stags.jpegStags Butterflies.jpegButterflies
Dragonflies.jpegDragonflies Moths.jpegMoths Grasshoppers.jpegGrasshoppers
Crickets.jpegCrickets Mantises.jpegMantises Cicadas.jpegCicadas
Dangerous Bugs.jpegDangerous Bugs Others.jpegOthers -
Bugs by Month
January February March April
May June July August
September October November December

Animal Crossing New Horizons List of Fish

List of Fish Banner.png
Complete List of Fish

Types of Fish
How to Catch Fish Easily | Fishing Guide
Fish Prices List
Sea FishSea Fish River FishRiver Fish Pond FishPond Fish
Fish by Month
January February March April
May June July August
September October November December

Animal Crossing New Horizons List of Sea Creatures

I got a scallop! Pascal in background.jpg

List of All Sea Creatures

List of Sea Creatures

Abalone ImageAbalone Acorn Barnacle ImageAcorn Barnacle Chambered Nautilus ImageChambered Nautilus Dungeness Crab ImageDungeness Crab
Firefly Squid ImageFirefly Squid Flatworm ImageFlatworm Gazami Crab ImageGazami Crab Image Currently UnavailableGiant Isopod
Gigas Giant Clam ImageGigas Giant Clam Horseshoe Crab ImageHorseshoe Crab Lobster ImageLobster Mantis Shrimp ImageMantis Shrimp
Moon Jellyfish ImageMoon Jellyfish Mussel ImageMussel Octopus ImageOctopus Oyster ImageOyster
Pearl Oyster ImagePearl Oyster Red King Crab ImageRed King Crab Scallop ImageScallop Sea Anemone ImageSea Anemone
Sea Cucumber ImageSea Cucumber Sea Grapes ImageSea Grapes Sea Pig ImageSea Pig Sea Pineapple ImageSea Pineapple
Sea Slug ImageSea Slug Sea Star ImageSea Star Sea Urchin ImageSea Urchin Seaweed ImageSeaweed
Slate Pencil Urchin ImageSlate Pencil Urchin Snow Crab ImageSnow Crab Spider Crab ImageSpider Crab Spiny Lobster ImageSpiny Lobster
Spotted Garden Eel ImageSpotted Garden Eel Sweet Shrimp ImageSweet Shrimp Tiger Prawn ImageTiger Prawn Turban Shell ImageTurban Shell
Umbrella Octopus ImageUmbrella Octopus Vampire Squid ImageVampire Squid VenusVenus' Flower Basket Whelk ImageWhelk

Animal Crossing New Horizons List of Flowers

List of Flowers Banner.png
List of Flowers

Flower Related Links
How to Make Hybrid Flowers
Cross Pollination / Crossbreeding Guide
WindflowerWindflowers RoseRoses HyacinthHyacinths
MumMums LiliesLilies Red TulipTulips
Pansy.pngPansies Cosmoses.pngCosmoses Red Hibiscus IconBushes-

Animal Crossing New Horizons List of Tools

Tools Banner.png

List of Tools

All Tools
Axe.pngAxes Fishing Rods.pngFishing Rods net.pngNets Shovels.pngShovels
Slingshots.pngSlingshots Watering Cans.pngWatering Cans Vaulting Pole.pngTravel Tools Other.pngOther Items
Tool Guides
How to Use Wands | List of All Wand Types

Animal Crossing New Horizons List of Materials

DIY Materials 01.png
List of Materials

How to Get Materials
clay.pngClay Clump of Weed.pngClump of Weed Tree  Branch.pngTree Branch
Hardwood.pngHardwood Wood.pngWood Softwood.pngSoftwood
Stone.pngStone Iron Nugget.pngIron Nugget Gold Nugget.pngGold Nugget

Animal Crossing New Horizons List of Characters

Characters Partial.png

List of Characters

Character Lists

Bob Icon.pngList of Villagers New Character Icon.pngNew Characters Isabelle Icon.pngSpecial Characters
Ducks Icon.pngStarting Villagers New Villager Icon.jpgVillager Ranking -

Villagers by Personality

Big Sister Cranky Jock Lazy
Normal Peppy Smug Snooty

Villagers by Species

Alligator Icon.png Alligators Anteaters Icon.png Anteaters Bears Icon.png Bears Birds Icon.png Birds
Bulls Icon.png Bulls Cats Icon.png Cats Chickens Icon.png Chickens Cows Icon.png Cows
Cubs Icon.png Cubs Deer Icon.png Deer Dogs Icon.png Dogs Ducks Icon.png Ducks
Eagles Icon.png Eagles Elephants Icon.png Elephants Frogs Icon.png Frogs Goats Icon.png Goats
Gorillas Icon.png Gorillas Hamsters Icon.png Hamsters Hippos Icon.png Hippos Horses Icon.png Horses
Kangaroos Icon.png Kangaroos Koalas Icon.png Koalas Lions Icon.png Lions Monkeys Icon.png Monkeys
Mice Icon.png Mice Octopuses Icon.png Octopuses Ostriches Icon.png Ostriches Penguins Icon.png Penguins
Pigs Icon.png Pigs Rabbits Icon.png Rabbits Rhinos Icon.png Rhinos Sheep Icon.png Sheep
Squirrels Icon.png Squirrels Tiger Icon.png Tigers Wolves Icon.png Wolves

Villagers by Initial Letter

A B C D E F G H I
J K L M N O P Q R
S T U V W X Y Z -

Animal Crossing New Horizons List of Events

List of Events Banner 01.png
List of Events

Events by Month
January To-Do Partial.pngJanuary To-Do List and Events February To-Do Partial.pngFebruary To-Do List and Events
March To-Do and Events BannerMarch To-Do List and Events April To-Do and Events BannerApril To-Do List and Events
May To-Do List and Events June To-Do List partial.pngJune To-Do List and Events
July To-Do List Partial Thumbnail.pngJuly To-Do List and Events August To-Do.pngAugust To-Do List and Events
September To-Do Partial.pngSeptember To-Do List and Events October To-Do Partial.pngOctober To-Do List and Events
November To-Do Partial.pngNovember To-Do List and Events December To-Do Partial.pngDecember To-Do List and Events
Visiting Special Characters' Events
C.J.C.J.'s Fishing Tourney Dates and Prizes FlickFlick's Bug-Off Dates and Prizes Guide
Time-Limited Events
Bunny Day partial.pngBunny Day Event Info and Rewards Nature Day partial.pngNature Day Event Info and Rewards
May Day Event.pngMay Day Event Info and Rewards International Museum Day Event.pngInternational Museum Day Event Info and Rewards
Wedding Season Event.pngWedding Season Event Info and Rewards -

Animal Crossing New Horizons Custom and Pro Designs

Custom Designs.png
How to Use the Custom Design Pro Editor

How to Make Custom Design Patterns

How to Make Custom Designs
brick path partial.pngHow to Make Brick Paths platform partial.pngHow to Make Platforms
tiles partial.pngHow to Make Tile Patterns tatami partial.pngHow to Make Tatami Mats
seashell partial.pngHow to Make Seashell Paths sweets partial.pngHow to Make Sweets Floor Designs

Hand Picked Custom Designs

List of Custom Designs
custom designs - clothes partial.pngClothes and Accesories Face paint custom designs partial.pngFace Paint
custom designs - ground partial.pngPaths, Floors and Ground Custom designs for signs partial.pngSigns and Decorations

Share Your Own Designs!

QR Code Sharing
Custom Design Share (182)

Custom Design Help

Other Custom Design Guides
How to Create Custom Designs
How to Share Custom Designs Online
How to Use and Erase Face Paint
How to Customize Your Furniture, Phone, and Tools
List of Items Customizable with Custom Designs

Animal Crossing New Horizons Database

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Database Information
How to Get DIY Crafting Recipes | List of Recipes
List of Fossils
List of Furniture
Shops and Facilities
Clothing

Animal Crossing New Horizons Message Boards

Message Boards.png

Message Boards

Forum
Animal Crossing: New Horizons Forum
List of Message Boards
Discussion Board (1278) Friend Request Board (1149)
Review Board (4) Custom Design Share (182)
Recipe & Fruit Trading (33278) House Design Share (39)
Memes Board (57) Island Tune Share (28)
Easter Egg and Bunny Day Recipe Trading (123) Turnip Price Trading Board (1839)

Animal Crossing New Horizons News and Updates

DLC and Event Updates
DLC events partial.pngList of New Horizons DLC April Ver. 1.2 Update.pngApril Version 1.2 Update
List of New Features.pngList of New Features -
Bugs and Patch Updates
maintenance partial.pngHow to Fix Errors Update Information.pngHow to Update and Update Patch Notes
Pre-Release Content
Animal Crossing Direct.pngAnimal Crossing Direct Demo Version Information.pngIs there a Demo?
List of Pre-Order Bundles.pngPre-order Bonuses Switch Giveaway Partial.pngGiveaways
How to Pre-Load (Download before Release).pngHow to Pre-load -

What Kind of Game is Animal Crossing: New Horizons?

Product Information and Official Site

Animal Crossing Case
Release Date March 30, 2020
Price $59.99 + Tax
Developer Nintendo
Genre Simulation, Casual, Slice of Life
Supported Languages English, Spanish, French, Italian, German, Japanese, Korean, Chinese (Traditional), Chinese (Simplified), Russian, Dutch
Number of Players Online: 1 to 4 Players
Local Play: 1 to 8 Players
Online Play: 1 to 8 Players
Japanese Title あつまれ どうぶつの森 (Atsumare Doubutsu no Mori)
Official Site Animal Crossing Offical Site
Official Twitter Animal Crossing Offical Twitter

Enjoy life on a deserted island

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Unlike other games in the Animal Crossing series, this time your new living space will be set on a deserted island. Arrive through the skies and make dozens of new friends in this new distant home!

Build your own tools and furniture!

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Part of moving to a deserted island includes making lots of DIY tools and furniture. For the first time ever, enjoy crafting your own household items and tools that will make your lifestyle much easier.

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