What Happens When You Eat Fruit? | ACNH - Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Switch)

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Learn about the strength-boosting effect of eating fruit in Animal Crossing: New Horizons (ACNH). Read on to see how to eat fruit and how to remove the temporary burst of strength it gives.

What Does Eating Fruit Do?

Fills Up Your Stamina Gauge

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You can eat fruits to get up to 10 points of stamina, as indicated by the stamina gauge at the top left of the screen, allowing you to do things you cannot normally do in the game.

Other items that can be eaten such as turnips and bamboo shoots also give the same effect.

Allows You to Move Trees

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With the temporary boost of strength, you can dig up trees and replant them using a shovel. Pulling up a tree costs you 1 point of stamina.
How to Pull Up Trees

Allows You to Break Rocks

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Using a shovel on a rock will break it, so be careful when you're only trying to farm for ore and other materials. When a rock is destroyed, it will spawn on a random spot the next day. Breaking a rock costs 1 point of stamina.
How to Break Rocks

How to Eat Fruit

Steps to Eat Fruit

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1 Pick up the fruit. You can stack up to 10 fruits of the same type.
2 Open up your pockets and select the fruit.
3 Choose to eat 1. You will now gain 1 point of stamina.

How to Eat 10 Pieces of Fruit at Once

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You can only eat 1 piece of fruit at a time

This goes for other foods as well, like bamboo shoots and mushrooms, except for turnips. You can eat 10 turnips at a time, but we recommend selling them instead!

Daisy Mae's Turnip Buying and Selling Guide

How to Remove the Fruit Buff

Sit on a Toilet

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To get rid of the fruits in your tummy, you can use a toilet to flush out your stamina points, if you get what we're saying.

Replant Trees in the Same Place

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If you don't have a toilet, you can go the long way which is digging up trees and planting them in the same place, just so you can take up the stamina points.

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1 Anonymous3 months

why cant you eat 10 apples at a time!?

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