How to Get Acorns Fast | Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Switch)

Animal Crossing New Horizons (ACNH) Getting Acorns.jpg
This is a guide to collecting Acorns, a DIY material in Animal Crossing: New Horizons (ACNH). To learn how to get Acorns and where they can be used, please read on.

How to Get Acorns Fast

Available During Fall

Seasonal Material Northern Hemisphere Southern Hemisphere
Acorn IconAcorn September 1 to December 10 March 1 to June 10

You can get Acorns for 3 months, during the season of Fall. Isabelle will also mention when Fall officially starts, and when the season will be coming to an end.

List of Seasons and Seasonal DIY Items

Shake Hardwood Trees

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During this season, you can also get acorns from shaking Hardwood (non-fruit bearing) Trees instead. The probability of this Material falling is slow, so try to be patient and shake the tree as much as you can until the Material falls.

If you'd like, you can shake a tree at least 10 times, then move on if Acorns still have not fallen.

You can also get pine cones from hardwood trees

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You can also get Pine Cones from shaking Cedar (Pine) Trees.

How to Get Pine Cones Fast

How Do You Use Acorns?

Use Them for DIY Crafting

TreeTree's Bounty Little Tree Yellow-Leaf Pile ImageYellow-Leaf Pile TreeTree's Bounty Mobile
TreeTree's Bounty Lamp TreeTree's Bounty Big Tree TreeTree's Bounty Arch
Traditional Balancing Toy ImageTraditional Balancing Toy Acorn Pochette ImageAcorn Pochette

Acorns are used as a DIY crafting item to create the item(s) shown above.

List of Tree's Bounty Series Furniture & Item Recipes

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Comment

2 Tyler Helt5 days

careful There could be Wasps

1 Anonymous17 days

Assuming the area around a tree is clear before shaking, you can shake down 14 items from a tree before you’ll need to clean up by switching sides. Shake down 8 one direction, hop to the other side for the remaining 6.

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