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Animal Crossing New Horizons Tips & Tricks

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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
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

Tips and Tricks

Tips and Tricks
Things to Do Every Day Banner.pngThings to Do Every Day Island Upgrades Walkthrough Banner.pngIsland Upgrades 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.pngMax Villagers and How to Get New Villagers to Move In Kick out Villagers partial.pngHow to Kick Out Villagers
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

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? -

House and Storage

House and Storage
house upgrade partial.pngHow to Pay Off Your Loan and Upgrade Your Tent and House How to Move Your House.pngHow to Move Your House
How to Store Furniture and Other Items.pngHow to Store Furniture and Other Items How to decorate house partial.pngDesigning Your House - How 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 Get Rid of Cockroaches | Catching Cockroaches Moving wallpapers partial.pngHow to Get Moving Wallpaper
Moving Flooring Partial.pngHow to Get Moving Flooring -

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 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
How to Build a Bridge.pngHow to Build a Bridge How to build an incline partial.pngHow to Build Slopes, Stairs and Inclines
How to Break Rocks Banner.pngHow to Break Rocks change island tune partial.pngHow to Change the Island Tune
How to Use Island Designer AppHow to Use Island Designer -

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).pngHow to Play With Friends How do you play online.pngOnline Play

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

List of Bugs Banner.png
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 Flowers

List of Flowers Banner.png
List of Flowers

Flower Related Links
Cross Pollination and How to Make Hybrid Flowers
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

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

Villagers by Personality

Cranky Jock Lazy Normal
Peppy Smug Snooty Uchi

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
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
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

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 (153)

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

Database.png

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 (1205) Friend Request Board (922)
Review Board (3) Custom Design Share (153)
Recipe & Fruit Trading (24863) House Design Share (29)
Memes Board (56) Island Tune Share (27)
Easter Egg and Bunny Day Recipe Trading (121) Turnip Price Trading Board (1055)

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!

DIY.png
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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