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Animal Crossing New Horizons (ACNH) How to Get Candy
This is a guide on the best way to get Halloween Candy in Animal Crossing: New Horizons (ACNH). Read on to learn how to get candies, as well as what you can use them for!

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How to Get Candy in ACNH

Buy Candy at Nook's Cranny

ACNH - Buy Candy at Nook

You can buy Candy from Nook's Cranny throughout October! They cost 120 Bells a piece, but yes 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 - Get Candy from Villagers
On the day of Halloween, you can also get Candy from villagers inside their homes but only 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.

Halloween Event Items and Activities

Dress Up Like Jack

ACNH - Trick Candy from villagers
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!

JackJack's Face JackJack's Robe

What to Use Candies For

Give Villagers Candy

Animal Crossing New Horizons (ACNH) Give candy to villager
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!

Animal Crossing New Horizons (ACNH) Villager playing tricks

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

Animal Crossing New Horizons (ACNH) Give Jack 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

Animal Crossing New Horizons (ACNH) Ants on Candy
Ants may swarm over Candies when dropped on the ground and you can catch them using a Net.

How to Catch Ants

Eat for Stamina Points

Stamina Gauge
Eating candies, much like you can with fruits, turnips, mushrooms, bamboo shoots, and pumpkins 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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