Types of Fences and How to Make and Break Them | ACNH - Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Switch)


This is a list of the types of Fences available in the game Animal Crossing: New Horizons (ACNH) for the Nintendo Switch. Learn how to craft each type of Fence, and how to break Fences.

List of Fences and Needed Materials

DIY Item Required Materials
Bamboo Lattice Fence IconBamboo Lattice Fence
Bamboo Piece IconBamboo Piece (×6)
Barbed-Wire Fence IconBarbed-Wire Fence
Hardwood IconHardwood (×4)
Iron Nugget IconIron Nugget (×2)
Brick Fence IconBrick Fence
Clay IconClay (×6)
Bunny Day Fence IconBunny Day Fence
Water Egg IconWater Egg (×1)
Earth Egg IconEarth Egg (×1)
Stone Egg IconStone Egg (×1)
Sky Egg IconSky Egg (×1)
Wood Egg IconWood Egg (×1)
Leaf Egg IconLeaf Egg (×1)
Corral Fence IconCorral Fence
Wood IconWood (×6)
Country Fence IconCountry Fence
Hardwood IconHardwood (×6)
Hedge IconHedge
Stone IconStone (×2)
Tree Branch IconTree Branch (×5)
Clump of Weeds IconClump of Weeds (×10)
Imperial Fence IconImperial Fence
Wood IconWood (×6)
Softwood IconSoftwood (×4)
Iron Fence IconIron Fence
Iron Nugget IconIron Nugget (×6)
Iron-and-Stone Fence IconIron-and-Stone Fence
Stone IconStone (×6)
Iron Nugget IconIron Nugget (×3)
Lattice Fence IconLattice Fence
Softwood IconSoftwood (×8)
Rope Fence IconRope Fence
Iron Nugget IconIron Nugget (×4)
Simple Wooden Fence IconSimple Wooden Fence
Softwood IconSoftwood (×6)
Spiky Fence IconSpiky Fence
Hardwood IconHardwood (×8)
Stone Fence IconStone Fence
Stone IconStone (×4)
Straw Fence IconStraw Fence
Wood IconWood (×3)
Clump of Weeds IconClump of Weeds (×10)
Vertical-Board Fence IconVertical-Board Fence
Wood IconWood (×8)
Wedding Fence IconWedding Fence
Softwood IconSoftwood (×3)
Iron Nugget IconIron Nugget (×5)
Zen Fence IconZen Fence
Stone IconStone (×3)
Iron Nugget IconIron Nugget (×3)
Clay IconClay (×3)

How to Make Fences

Buy a DIY Recipe and Craft

You can purchase Fences in exchange for Miles at the Nook Stop in Resident Services. Different DIY Recipes for Fences will appear randomly each day, so be sure to check Nook Stop regularly to collect all the Fence Recipes.

Unlocked after Customization Workshop

After you've completed the Customization Workshop, you become able to purchase Fences from the Nook Stop in Resident Services. To unlock the Customization Workshop, first you will need to add three Villagers to your island, then talk with Tom Nook.

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How to Use Fences


Can be used like a Tool

When you select the Fence item from your bag, you character will hold a hammer, and become able to place pieces of Fence with the A Button. Also, you can remove pieces of Fence you've already placed by pressing the Y Button to put them back into your bag.

Put away the Hammer with Down on the D-Pad

When you're ready to stop making Fences, press the Down button on D-Pad, or select the Fence again from your bag and select Put Away. Also, if you go into a building, it will automatically return to your bag.

How to Break Fences

Put Fences Away with the Y Button

By pressing the Y Button in front of a Fence, you can put it back into your bag. Even if you're holding a tool, you can still put away Fences with the Y Button just like any other placed item.

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12 Anonymous2 months

>>11 Ya 10 fences

11 Anonymous2 months

>>8 At a certain point DIY recipes for fences will unlock and be in your nook miles on the machine in residential services. You will only see two everyday, and they change but repeat. So you need to check every day, it will prompt you if you try to purchase a DIY you already have learned. It's taking me a while to get every type. Then when you do craft it I believe you get 10 sections? I haven't done fences in a while so that's merely from recollection

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