How to Get Stones Fast | ACNH - Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Switch)

This is a guide to collecting Stones, a DIY material in Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Switch). To learn how to get Stones and where they can be used, please read on.

How to Get Stones Fast

The Best Source is Rocks on Mystery Tours

Tour Rocks
The best way to get Rocks is by hitting rocks on the islands you visit on Mystery Tours, the tours you can go on by using the Nook Miles tickets. Remember to bring axes or shovels to hit the rocks with.

Mystery Tour Islands have 3 Rocks

The islands you go to on Mystery Tours will always have 3 rocks where you can get materials, as opposed to the 1 or 2 on your own island, so the chance of getting nuggets is better.

Also, once you've hit a rock on your island, you won't be able to get new materials from it until next day, but Mystery Tour islands will give you fresh rocks every time you go, so you can get as many materials as you want in a day.

Dig holes behind you to get the most materials

Dig Holes Behind You
If you dig two holes behind you when you gather the various stones from rocks, you can avoid being bounced back too far, allowing you to hit the rock repeatedly to yield the maximum number of materials.

Next, get stones from your own island

The next best way to get stones is by hitting the stones in your own town with an axe or shovel.

The Materials are Random

You can find a variety of materials from hitting rocks, such as Clay, Stone and Gold Nuggets, but all of them have a random chance of dropping. Stones have a pretty high chance of dropping.

Catch them when fishing

You can even catch stones when fishing. Sometimes what looks like a small fish will turn out to be a stone.

How do you use Stones?

Use them for DIY crafting

Flimsy Axe ImageFlimsy Axe Stone Stool ImageStone Stool Fountain ImageFountain
Drinking Fountain ImageDrinking Fountain Birdbath ImageBirdbath Wave Breaker ImageWave Breaker
Stone Tablet ImageStone Tablet Stone Table ImageStone Table Garden Rock ImageGarden Rock
Aries Rocking Chair ImageAries Rocking Chair Image Currently UnavailableBridge Construction Kit Shell Bed ImageShell Bed
Tall Garden Rock ImageTall Garden Rock Cancer Table ImageCancer Table Asteroid ImageAsteroid
Mossy Garden Rock ImageMossy Garden Rock Fossil Doorplate ImageFossil Doorplate Deer Scare ImageDeer Scare
Image Currently UnavailableBasement Flooring Bamboo Partition ImageBamboo Partition Flat Garden Rock ImageFlat Garden Rock
Stone Lion-Dog ImageStone Lion-Dog Cherry-Blossom Pond Stone ImageCherry-Blossom Pond Stone Outdoor Bath ImageOutdoor Bath
Zen-Style Stone ImageZen-Style Stone Zen Fence ImageZen Fence Western-Style Stone ImageWestern-Style Stone
Virgo Harp ImageVirgo Harp Taurus Bathtub ImageTaurus Bathtub Tall Lantern ImageTall Lantern
Stone Wall ImageStone Wall Stone Fence ImageStone Fence Stone Arch ImageStone Arch
Simple Well ImageSimple Well Silo ImageSilo Shell Fountain ImageShell Fountain
Scorpio Lamp ImageScorpio Lamp Sauna Heater ImageSauna Heater Rustic-Stone Wall ImageRustic-Stone Wall
Pond Stone ImagePond Stone Pisces Lamp ImagePisces Lamp Oil-Barrel Bathtub ImageOil-Barrel Bathtub
Maple-Leaf Pond Stone ImageMaple-Leaf Pond Stone Libra Scale ImageLibra Scale Leo Sculpture ImageLeo Sculpture
Iron-and-Stone Fence ImageIron-and-Stone Fence Gemini Closet ImageGemini Closet Capricorn Ornament ImageCapricorn Ornament
Aquarius Urn ImageAquarius Urn Hedge ImageHedge Mermaid Flooring ImageMermaid Flooring

Stones are used as a DIY crafting item to create the item(s) shown above.

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Hardwood.pngHardwood Wood.pngWood Softwood.pngSoftwood
Stone.pngStone Iron Nugget.pngIron Nugget Gold Nugget.pngGold Nugget


3 Anonymous5 months

How do you get stuff without tools

2 Anonymous10 months

>>1 You pick them up beside a large stone

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