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Animal Crossing: New Horizons (ACNH) - How to Get Halloween Candy

In Animal Crossing: New Horizons, Candy can be bought at Nook's Cranny and can be received from villagers on Halloween! Wearing Jack's Face and Jack's Robe will also make villagers instantly give you candy.

To learn more about candy as well as what to use candies for, be sure to read this guide!

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How to Get Candy in ACNH

Buy Candy at Nook's Cranny

ACNH - Buying Candy at Nook

Buy Candy from Nook's Cranny throughout October! They cost 120 Bells a piece, and can only buy 1 Candy per day.

Make sure to stock up on candy daily, to have enough for getting items from Jack and to share with your Villagers!

How to Unlock Nook's Cranny

Get Candy from Villagers on Halloween

ACNH - Halloween - Getting candy from Villager homes

On the day of Halloween, get Candy from villagers inside their homes — but this only works if you wear a Halloween costume!

There will be 3 villagers staying at home during the evening to give you Candy! If you ever run out of Candy, you can go back to their houses to get more.

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Dress Up Like Jack

ACNH - Bob mistakes the resident for Jack during Halloween

Wear Jack's Face and Jack's Robe, and villagers will mistake you for Jack! Talk to villagers outside or indoors, and they will instantly give you Candy.

To get Jack's clothing, simply give Jack some Candy!

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What to Use Candies For

Give Villagers Candy

ACNH - Giving Candy to Villagers
Giving a villager Candy will get you a piece of furniture or a DIY recipe for the Spooky Set. They can also give you a Lollipop that you can give to Jack, or they can teach you a new Halloween Reaction.

Full Reactions List

Villagers Play Tricks on You!

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If you don't give Candy to a villager asking for one, they will play a trick on you! They can change your appearance by changing your skin color and applying face paint onto you.

Give Jack Candy

ACNH - Jack asking for Candy

Give Jack some Candy, and he will give you a piece of furniture, clothing, DIY recipe, or a new Reaction! You may even get some Pumpkins from him.

However, after giving a few pieces, he will start asking for Lollipops instead.

How to Find Jack

Drop Candy to Attract Ants

Ants may swarm over Candies when dropped on the ground. Catch them using a Net!

How to Catch Ants

Eat for Stamina Points

ACNH - Stamina Gauge

Eating candies, much like you can with fruits, turnips, can get you up to 10 points of stamina that allows you to things you cannot normally do in the game.

What Happens When You Eat Fruit?

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