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


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This page contains our tips and tricks for beginners in Animal Crossing: New Horizons for the Nintendo Switch. If you are just getting started in Animal Crossing, be sure and check out our beginner guides from the list below.

Animal Crossing Tips and Tricks

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
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 -

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

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.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 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 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


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? -

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

Related Links


Related Links
Tips & Tricks List of Tools DIY
List of Fossils List of Flowers Characters
Events Shops and Facilities
List of Bugs List of Fish
Custom Designs Message Boards

Animal Crossing Switch Wiki Guide


3 Dylan24 days

>>1 It isn't really similar to the sims but I know a lot of people who love the sims AND animal crossing (myself included)

2 Anonymous2 months

>>1 It doesn't play exactly like the Sims, but I'm sure your kid will love it anyway! :)

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