How to Get the Ladder | Ladder Recipe | ACNH - Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Switch)

This page contains info about the Ladder in Animal Crossing: New Horizons (ACNH). Read on to learn how to get it and what materials you need to craft it so you can climb cliffs around your island!

Ladder Basic Infomation

Ladder Image
Sell Price 1440
How to Unlock DIY Recipe from Tom Nook
Durability Unbreakable

How to Get the Ladder

Instructions to Get the Ladder

Tasked to build a Bridge
  1. Build Nook's Cranny
  2. Build a Bridge
  3. Get asked to place 3 housing kits by Tom Nook
  4. To be able to place houses less crowded places, Nook will give you the DIY Recipe for the Ladder
  5. Craft the Ladder

To learn how to reach the point in the game where you can build Nook's Cranny and build a Bridge, check our complete story guide below with detailed instructions on each task in order.
Island Upgrades Walkthrough

Materials Needed for Ladder

Needed Materials Amount
Wood ImageWood 4
Softwood ImageSoftwood 4
Hardwood ImageHardwood 4

Alternate Way of Getting the Ladder

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Another way effective way to get the ladder is through local multiplayer or online multiplayer.

Visit your friend and have them craft the ladder for you, or purchase the DIY from their Nook's Cranny.

How to Use the Ladder

Go Up and Down Cliffs

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To use the Ladder, you'll need to switch to the Ladder Tool after obtaining it, go up to a cliff, and press the A Button to either climb it or descend it.

The Ladder will never break, so you won't be left stranded on top of a cliff, but admittedly, having to switch to the Ladder every time to go up and down cliffs can be a hassle.

How to Climb Cliffs

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