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ACNH (Animal Crossing: New Horizons) - How to Swim in Rivers | How to Sit in Pools and Baths

A glitch that allows you to swim in rivers and sit in pools and baths was found in the 1.10.0 Version update of Animal Crossing: New Horizons (ACNH). Read on to learn how to perform the glitch!

What is the Glitch?

ACNH - What is the Glitch?

Players have discovered a bug that allows you to swim in rivers. The glitch uses a ladder, small furniture item, and a cliff to perform.

The bug also allows player to glitch inside of furniture, like the Cypress Bathtub!

Take note that this is a glitch not intended by the developers and may be taken out in the next update.

How to Swim in Rivers

What You Need
  • Island Designer App
  • Ladder
  • Book, Magazine, or Unfinished Puzzle, etc.
  • Steps
    1 ACNH-How to Swim in Rivers - Step 1.png
    Build a cliff next to a river. The cliff should have a diagonal edge with 4 squares of land below it.
    2 ACNH - How to Swim in Rivers - Step 2
    Push the small item as close the wall's diagonal edge as possible.

    You might need to build land over the water push the small item. Just be sure to dig up the water again!
    3 ACNH - How to Swim in Rivers - Step 3
    Climb down the cliff on its diagonal edge. You should land on the small item.

    Try to move around, so you fall into the water. If all else fails, open your NookPhone and close it.

    How to Get Out of the Glitch

    Rescue Service

    ACNH - How to Get Out of the River - Rescue Service
    Use your NookPhone and call *Rescue Services! You'll be taken out of your bath and dropped off anywhere you want on the island!

    *Note: Using Rescue Service will cost 100 Nook Points

    Save and End

    ACNH - How to Get Out of the River - Save and End.png

    How to Sit in Baths and Pools

    What You Need
  • Island Designer App
  • Ladder
  • Book, Magazine, or Unfinished Puzzle, etc.
  • Cypress Bath, Outdoor Bath, Plastic Pool etc.
  • Steps
    1
    Create a cliff big enough for your bath or pool. Push the small item as close to edge as possible.
    2
    Climb the wall on its diagonal edge. When you're done you should be standing on the small item.
    3 ACNH - How to Sit in Baths and Pools - Step 3
    Run over to the bath or pool and unwind!

    How to Get Out of Baths and Pools

    Walk Out

    ACNH - How to Get Out of Baths and Pools - Walk Out
    In some set-ups, you'll can just walk out of bath! Just make sure there's a path for you to walk out onto!

    Pick Up Item

    ACNH - How to Get Out of Baths and Pools - Put in Pockets
    Press the Y Button to pick up the item. You'll be able to move freely again!

    Use Rescue Services

    ACNH - How to Get Out of Baths and Pools - Rescue Service
    Use your NookPhone and call *Rescue Services! You'll be taken out of your bath and dropped off anywhere you want on the island!

    *Note: Using Rescue Service will cost 100 Nook Points

    Save and End

    ACNH - How to Get Out of Baths and Pools - Save and End.png
    Press the - Button and click Save and End. When you start up the game again, you'll be able to move freely!

    Patch Updates

    Patches

    As of June 2021, this glitch has not been patched.

    Punishment and Repercussions

    The are currently no repercussions to performing this glitch.

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