Here you can learn how bad luck and tripping works in Animal Crossing: New Horizons. Read on to learn what causes you to trip, how to minimize tripping, and how to get rid of bad luck.
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Did your Animal Crossing character just faceplant to the ground? Want to know what it means?
Tripping is usually a sign of bad luck and it occurs when you're sprinting while holding a balloon or when wearing the King Tut Mask.
You'll lose your balloon for good if you trip while holding it, so be careful! If you want to avoid tripping, it's best to just walk instead of sprinting.
Luck is a gameplay mechanic from previous Animal Crossing games. Tripping was an indication of having bad luck.
Having good luck in previous games meant your chances of getting rarer items or bells are way higher!
|King Tut Mask|
This mask was present in past Animal Crossing games as an item to purposefully lower your luck.
In New Horizons, wearing this mask causes you to trip constantly.
Trophies received from the bug catching and fishing competitions are considered 'lucky' items. It has no proven effect, however.
The tripping mechanic may be an introduction to a new game mechanic or new characters and items for a new update! May luck be in our favor!
On days that Isabelle announces her horoscpe fortune, some players have reported getting valuable DIYs from balloons and catching rare fish!
Although this has yet to be confirmed, there's no harm trying out something bold today!
Feng Shui was used to boost luck in previous Animal Crossing games. It does not seem to affect luck in the current state of the game, but this may change in a future update.
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