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 was a gameplay mechanic in previous Animal Crossing games. There were many types of luck that affected your everyday activities. Tripping was an indication of having low physical luck. You could buy lucky hats to shift the luck into your favor. 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 (a sign of bad luck!).
Trophies received from the bug catching and fishing competitions are considered 'lucky' items. It has no proven effect, however.
The addition of the tripping mechanic may be a chance for the luck system to be added in a future update. If it does get added, we may receive new characters and items to supplement this new feature! Let's hope that luck will be in our favor this Fall.
For a full list of previous Updates and patch notes, check here:
Isabelle may mention her lucky horoscope during morning announcements. Some players have reported getting valuable DIYs from balloons and catching rare fish on those days. There's no real confirmation of luck being a factor, but there's no harm in going all out when Isabelle announces her horoscope!
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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