Learn what to do with Lost Items found on your island, as well as how to give them back to its owner or get rid of them in Animal Crossing: New Horizons (ACNH) for the Nintendo Switch. In addition, we will explain what to do when the item name changes to “What Was This Again?”.
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When you walk around your island, you might find an item on the ground, which is called a Lost Item. Upon picking it up, you can return it to its owner within the day.
The lost item could be in the form of a book or a drawstring bag.
After picking up the lost item, you can check it in your pockets to investigate it.
Upon carrying lost items, you can talk to residents and have the option to ask them whether the lost item is theirs and return it to them.
Even if you ask the wrong resident, they will tell you who the owner is.
After successfully returning a lost item to its owner, you will receive a reward in return; this could be in the form of furniture or clothing. The resident will often give you items related to their personality.
If you do not return the item within the day, the next day, the "Lost item" will turn into "What was this again?", and you cannot return it to its owner anymore. The only choice you have to do with it is to get rid of it.
You can choose to sell it at Nook's Cranny, but since it will now be considered as trash, it will be disposed of for free.
If you have a trash can, you can also throw away the lost item there for free.
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