How to Get and Use Snorkels | ACNH - Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Switch)

How to Get Snorkels

Here you can learn how to get snorkels in Animal Crossing: New Horizons.

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How to Get Snorkels

Get one for Updating

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As thanks for updating, one Snorkel set will be given to you when you update after July 3, 2020. Make sure to check your mailbox once you update your game!

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Redeem Nook Miles

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You can also buy a Nook Inc. Snorkel by redeeming Nook Miles or by buying it from Nook Shopping. You will receive it by mail the next day.

Snorkel Prices

Shop Price
Nook Stop Miles 500 Miles
Nook Shopping 700 Bells

3 Colors Confirmed

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Snorkels are available in several different colors. The first one you receive from Nintendo will have a random color.

On the image above you can see a Red, Yellow and Blue Snorkel being used!

How to Use Snorkels

Snorkels are an Accessory

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Snorkels are an accessory and will take up the mask and glasses slot.

Additionally, they are not required to dive when swimming in the Ocean. You can still dive for Sea Creatures without wearing them!

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Snorkel Variations

Snorkel Color Variations
Black Snorkel Icon.pngBlack Blue Snorkel Icon.pngBlue Green Snorkel Icon.pngGreen
Orange Snorkel Icon.pngOrange Pink Snorkel Icon.pngPink Red Snorkel Icon.pngRed
Novelty Snorkels
Nook Inc. Snorkel.pngNook Inc. Snorkel

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9 Anonymous3 months

>>8 True , I have not found any way of getting a snorkel apart from redeeming nook miles .

8 Anonymous4 months

>>7 I could only find them through redeeming miles at the Nook Stop

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