How to Find Snowboy | ACNH - Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Switch)

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This page shows you how to find Snowboy in Animal Crossing: New Horizons (ACNH) on Nintendo Switch. If you want to know how to make a perfect snowman and create Snowboy, please read on!

How to Make Snowboy Visit Your Island

Snowboy Only Appears When There is Snow

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Northern Hemisphere December 11 to February 24
Southern Hemisphere June 11 to August 24

Snowboy can only appear when there is snow piled up on your island, and unlike the other island guests, you have to make him yourself.

Steps to Make a Snowboy

1 Find 2 snowballs.
2 Kick a snowball 13 times to make it bigger.
3 Adjust the size by rolling it with your hands.
4 Roll the second snowball, and put it over the larger snowball.
5 Get rewards based on your Snowboy's proportions.

Snowboy will appear regardless of how well you make his proportions, but you'll want to check out our guide to get it just right if you want DIY Recipes and Large Snowflakes from him.

Guide to Make a Perfect Snowboy

Things to Do with Snowboy

Get DIY Recipes

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If you get just the right proportions, Snowboy will come to life and he will give you a DIY recipe from the Ice (Frozen) series. He will also give you a Large Snowflake, which is a material used to craft items from that series, so be sure to save it!

List of Ice (Frozen) Series Recipes

Get Large Snowflakes

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When you make a perfect Snowboy, you can talk to him to get a Large Snowflake from him every day, for a total of 4 days until he melts, including the day he was made.

You can do this for each perfect Snowboy you have, so aim for perfection each day to rack up those Large Snowflakes for crafting!

How to Get Large Snowflakes Fast

How Long Does Snowboy Last Before Melting?

A Snowboy Will Last 4 Days

Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4
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A built Snowboy will stay for 4 days before completely melting. If he is made perfectly, he will give you a Large Snowflake each day.

You Can Have More Than 1 Snowboy On Your Island

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If you build a Snowboy each day, you can have more than 2 Snowboys on your island at a time!

Since they melt 4 days after you build them, you can have a max of 4 Snowboys on your island at any time. If they're all perfect, that means 4 Large Snowflakes a day!

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