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ACNH - What Happens When You Faint?
Your character can actually faint or pass out in Animal Crossing: New Horizons (ACNH).

Find out what causes your character to faint or pass out and what you should do when your character faints!

What Happens When You Faint?

When you faint, your character falls and the screen goes black.

Respawn Outside Your Home

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No matter where you faint on your island, you will always respawn by the doorstep of your home.

On a Mystery Island Tour, You will Respawn by the Dock

ACNH - Waking up after fainting

If you are on a Mystery Island Tour, you will simply wake up by the dock in front of Wilbur.

All Items are Intact

Don't worry, when you wake up, all of your items will still be with you.

What happens when you faint is you just fall on the ground and wake up to another place.

How Can You Faint in Animal Crossing: New Horizons?

Dangerous creatures lurk around especially at night, and if you get stung or bitten by them, you will pass out.

When You Get Stung by Wasps

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If you've been stung by a wasp and haven't recovered yet, which is shown by the puffed-up eye, you will faint if you get stung by wasps again.

So you better patch yourself up before you go shaking trees again!
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When You Get Stung by Scorpions

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Scorpions only appear at night and will start chasing you if you provoke it. If they catch you, they will sting you and you will faint.
How to Catch a Scorpion Easily

When You Get Bitten by Tarantulas

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Like scorpions, tarantulas are also only active at night, and will chase you after provoking them.

You can't outrun them, and unless you catch them, they will bite you and you will faint.
How to Catch a Tarantula Easily

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