Beginner's Tips & Tricks | ACNH - Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Switch)

Animal Crossing: New Horizons (ACNH) - Beginner

This is a list of Tips and Tricks for beginners in Animal Crossing: New Horizons (ACNH) for the Nintendo Switch.

Learn the best ways you can improve island life and work your way to building up your dream island with our collection of simple but efficient guides below!

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ACNH - Beginner
Below you'll find a collection of our tips and tricks for ACNH under different categories. Check out the one that best fits your current needs and give it a shot!

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Version 2.0 GuidesHOT
Beginner Guides Gameplay Basics Tips and Tricks
Money, Miles and Shopping House and Storage Reimagine Your Character
Reshape Your Island Activities System Info

Version 2.0 Guides

Here's a list of all guides for every feature on the Version 2.0 update!
ACNH - Partial Top Banner - Version 2.0 Guides Version 2.0 Summary & Info

All Version 2.0 Guides
ACNH - Ordinances GuideOrdinances Guide ACNH - How to Walk through Narrow SpacesHow to Walk Through Narrow Spaces
ACNH - How to Hang Items on CeilingsHow to Hang Items on Ceilings ACNH - How to Grow CropsHow to Grow Crops
ACNH - New Storage UpgradesNew Storage Upgrades ACNH - How to Set Up Permanent LaddersHow to Set Up Permanent Ladders
ACNH - How to Invite Villagers to Your HomeHow to Invite Villagers to Your Home ACNH - How to Cook Food PartialHow to Cook Food
ACNH - Where to attend group stretchingWhere to Attend Group Stretching ACNH - Island Life 101Island Life 101
ACNH - How to Place Accent WallsHow to Place Accent Walls ACNH - How to Move the ABDHow to Move the ABD
ACNH - your island newspaper.pngYour Island Newspaper ACNH - HarvHarv's Plaza
ACNH - Custom Designs patternsCustom Designs Patterns+ -

Beginner Guides

Here's a list of guides for beginners or new players to help them start with their journey in Animal Crossing: New Horizons!

Beginner Guides
ACNH - BeginnerBeginner's Guide to Animal Crossing New Horizons ACNH - Unchangeable Features partialUnchangeable Features
ACNH - Which Hemisphere Should You Choose partialWhich Hemisphere Should You Choose? ACNH - How to Choose the Best Island Layout partialBest Island Layouts
What Should You Choose to Bring to the Island - Partial.pngWhat Should You Choose to Bring to the Island? ACNH - Island NamesIsland Names
Best House and Tent LocationBest House and Tent Location How to Cross the River and Water Banner.pngHow to Cross Rivers and Waters
ACNH - How to Get Furniture and Materials for House Kits partialHow to Get Furniture and Materials for House Kits ACNH - How to Climb Cliffs and Build Slopes partialHow to Climb Cliffs
ACNH - What Is The Bulletin Board partialWhat is the Bulletin Board? ACNH - How to Get Pocket Camp Items.pngHow to Get Pocket Camp Items
ACNH - How to Get Nook Points partialHow to Get Nook Points

Gameplay Basics

Here's a list of guides to help players better understand the different basic Gameplay mechanics in Animal Crossing: New Horizons!

Gameplay Basics
ACNH - How to Know a ToolHow to Know a Tool's Durability ACNH - What Happens When You Eat Fruit? partialWhat Happens When You Eat Fruit?
ACNH - How to Get Rid of a Wasp (Bee) Sting Partial Article.pngHow to Get Rid of a Bee Sting ACNH - What Happens When You Faint?What Happens When You Faint?
ACNH - When Does A New Day Start partial?When Does a New Day Start? ACNH - How to Use the Camera partial article banner.pngHow to Use the Camera
ACNH - How to Use the Rescue Service App partialHow to Use the Rescue Service ACNH - How to Add Best Friends partialHow to Add Best Friends
ACNH - How to Get the Nook Shopping AppHow to Get the Nook Shopping App ACNH - Wind and Weather Guide |  | Balloon Directions and Special WeatherWind and Weather Guide
ACNH - How and When to See Aurora Borealis | Aurora Borealis Time and SeasonHow and When to See Aurora Borealis

Tips and Tricks

Here's a list of guides for advance players who want to continue improving and enriching their island life!

Tips and Tricks
ACNH - Animal Crossing: New Horizons 100% Checklist partialACNH 100% Checklist ACNH - What to Do in Animal Crossing: New Horizons | Daily & Weekly To-Do ListDaily & Weekly To-Do List
ACNH - Island Designer and Terraforming Unlock WalkthroughIsland Designer Unlock Walkthrough How to Raise Your IslandHow to Raise Your Island's Star Rating
ACNH - How to Kick Out Villagers | How to Get Rid of VillagersHow to Kick Out Villagers ACNH - Max Villagers and How to Get New Villagers to Move In | How to Invite CampersHow to Get New Villagers
ACNH - How to Get Specific Villagers You WantHow to Get Specific Villagers You Want ACNH - Time Traveling Guide | How to Change the Date and TimeTime Traveling Guide
ACNH - How to Get Villager Photos & PostersHow to Get Villager Photos and Posters ACNH - How Often Does a Message in a Bottle Spawn?How Often Does a Message in a Bottle Spawn?
ACNH - How to Increase Inventory Space | Pocket UpgradesHow to Increase Inventory Space ACNH - How to Get Presents from Balloons | Spawn RatesHow to Get Presents from Balloons
ACNH - How to Unlock Jolly ReddJolly Redd's Treasure Trawler ACNH - List of Haunted Art | Moving Paintings and StatuesHow to Get Haunted Art
ACNH - Infinite Tarantula Island - How to Get or Create ItHow to Get Infinite Tarantula Island ACNH - Infinite Scorpion Island - How to Get or Create ItHow to Get Infinite Scorpion Island
ACNH - How to Get All FruitsHow to Get All Fruits ACNH - Secrets and Hidden Content | Did You Know?Secrets and Hidden Content
Tripping and Bad Luck in ACNHTripping and Bad Luck ACNH - How to Use the Mario Warp Pipe | Teleport GuideHow to Use the Warp Pipe

Money, Miles and Shopping

Here's a list of guides for players commited to the hustle of getting rich and improving their ACNH standard of life!

How to Make Money
ACNH - Money Making Guide | How to Get Bells FastHow to Make Bells (Money) Fast ACNH - How to Make Money Bags (Bell Bags)How to Make Money Bags (Bell Bags)
ACNH - Money Rock | How to Hit the Rock 8 TimesHow to Hit the Money Rock 8 Times ACNH - How to Grow Money Trees from Glowing SpotsHow to Grow Money Trees
ACNH - How to Get Bank InterestHow to Get Bank Interest ACNH - How to Get and Use Bell VouchersHow to Get and Use Bell Vouchers
ACNH - Should You Use the Drop-Off BoxShould You Use the Drop-Off Box?
How to Get Nook Miles
ACNH - Nook Mileage Program Activities & Rewards ListNook Mileage Program Activities & Rewards ACNH - How to Get Nook Miles FastHow to Get Nook Miles Fast
ACNH - List of Nook Miles+ Challenges and RewardsNook Miles+ Challenges and Rewards ACNH - What Should You Spend  Nook Miles on First? partialSpending Nook Miles
Shopping Guides
Nook Stop Features ExplainedNook Stop Explained ACNH - List of Nook Shopping Seasonal ItemsList of Nook Shopping Seasonal Items
ACNH - How to Get Royal ClothesHow to Get Royal Clothes

House and Storage

Here's a list of guides for players dedicated to improving and beautifying their lovely homes as quick as they can!

House and Storage
house upgrade partial.pngHow to Pay Off Your Loan and Upgrade Your Tent and House ACNH - How to Store Furniture and Other Items partialHow to Store Furniture and Other Items
ACNH - Designing Your House partialHow to Use Storage and Decorating Mode HHA rank partial.pngHow to Raise Your Happy Home Academy (HHA) Rank
ACNH - Feng Shui Color and Effects GuideFeng Shui Color and Effect Guide ACNH - How to Get Rid of Cockroaches partialHow to Get Rid of Cockroaches
ACNH - How to Get Moving Wallpaper partialHow to Get Moving Wallpaper ACNH - How to Get Moving Flooring partialHow to Get Moving Flooring
ACNH - List of House Customization Options partialList of House Customization Options ACNH - All House Upgrades.pngAll House Upgrades | How to Pay Off Your Loan

Reimagine Your Character

Here's a bunch of guides for the imaginative players who like to play around with their character's features!

Reimagine Your Character
ACNH - How to Make A Passport partialHow To Make A Passport | Passport Title List ACNH - Hairstyle and Face Guide | List of All Character Customization OptionsHairstyle and Face Guide
ACNH - How to Get and Fix Bedhead partialHow to Get and Fix Bedhead -

Reshape Your Island

Here's a list of guides for players aiming to bring their dream island into reality!

Reshape Your Island
How Close Can You Plant Trees partial.pngHow Close Can You Plant Trees? ACNH - How to Chop Wood and Pull Up Trees Partial Banner.pngHow to Chop Wood and Pull Up Trees
ACNH - How to Get Palm Trees partialHow to Get Palm Trees on Your Island ACNH - How to Get A Cherry Blossom Tree partialHow to Get a Cherry Blossom Tree
How to Break and Move Rocks Banner.pngHow to Break Rocks ACNH - How to Plant Flowers partialHow to Plant Flowers
ACNH - How to Build and Destroy Bridges partialHow to Build and Destroy Bridges ACNH - How to Build Slopes partialHow to Build Slopes, Stairs and Inclines
ACNH - How to Get More Housing Kits partialHow to Get More Housing Kits | Selling Plots of Land ACNH - Best Town Tunes partialHow to Change the Island Tune
ACNH - Terraforming Guide and Ideas partialTerraforming Guide and Ideas ACNH - How to Create Paths partialHow to Create Paths
ACNH - How to Create Shaped PondsHow to Make Shaped Ponds ACNH - How to Make WaterfallsHow to Make Waterfalls
How to Keep Trees SmallHow to Keep Trees Small and Stop Tree Growth ACNH - All Building and Plot Sizes partialAll Building and Plot Sizes
ACNH - How to Make Good Looking Cliffs.pngCliff Ideas | How to Make Good Looking Cliffs ACNH - How to Make Natural Rivers partialHow to Make Natural Rivers

Activities

Here's a list of activities for all types of players wondering what else they can do on their island!

Activities
ACNH - List of NookPhone Apps and How to Unlock Them partialList of NookPhone Apps ACNH - List of Mystery Island Types partialMystery Island Tour Guide
Reactions Partial (1).pngHow to Unlock Reactions ACNH - How to Send Letters and Postcards partialHow to Send Letters and Postcards
ACNH - How to Get Shooting Stars partialHow to Get Shooting Stars | Meteor Shower Guide Lost Item Partial.pngLost Item Guide
ACNH - Party Play | How to Play Local Multiplayer on One Switch Partial Banner.pngParty Play | Local Multiplayer 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
ACNH - How to Play Treasure Hunt with VillagersHow to Play Treasure Hunt ACNH - Swimming and Diving partialSwimming and Diving
ACNH - What Happens on Your Birthday partialPlayer Birthday Party | What Happens on Your Birthday? ACNH - What Happens on a VillagerWhat Happens on a Villager's Birthday
ACNH - Dream Suite Guide partialDream Suite Guide - How to Visit Islands in Dreams How to Add Friends Bottom PartialHow to Add Friends
ACNH - Pumpkin Guide | How to Farm PumpkinsPumpkin Guide | How to Grow Pumpkins -

System Info

Here's a list of guides for players who need a built of help on the technical side of the game!

System Info
ACNH - Server Maintenance | How to Fix ErrorsServer Maintenance | How to Fix Errors Island Backup partial.pngIsland Backup and Restoration | How to Recover Save Data
ACNH - How to Delete and Transfer Save Data partialHow to Delete and Transfer Save Data add or delete players partial.pngHow to Add or Delete Players
ACNH Restart game partial.pngHow to Restart Your Game Can You Transfer Data From Pocket Camp - Partial.pngCan You Transfer Data From Pocket Camp?
ACNH - NookLink Features and Release Date partialNookLink Features ACNH - List of amiibos partialList of amiibos and Compatibility
ACNH - List of Controls partialList of Controls ACNH - The Language Setting partialThe Language Setting
System Requirements.pngSystem Requirements ACNH - Do You Need Nintendo Switch Online partialDo You Need Nintendo Switch Online?
ACNH - Island Transfer Tool Guide Bottom Partial-min.pngIsland Transfer Tool Guide

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