Questions tagged [animal-crossing-new-horizons]

A 2020 community simulator game developed and published by Nintendo. It was released on March 20th, 2020 for the Nintendo Switch.

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Switch - Can I buy a DLC on my main account and play it with the game owned by a second account?

I play Animal Crossing with a digital copy in a second profile linked to my friend's account. I want to buy the DLC on my main account. This DLC will be shared to the second account in this situation? ...
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Can you copy the same Animal Crossing island to two different Switches?

I have one Switch (Switch-a) that I borrowed and was being used by two kids. I bought two more Switches (Switch-b, Switch-c). Can you copy the same island to two different switches without limitations,...
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Kapp'n won't take me on boat ride

My kids are playing Animal Crossing New Horizons and Kapp'n won't take us on his boat. I have verified and they have enough Nook Miles (over 15k). We are not playing in English but if I translate ...
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How to find Jack on my Animal Crossing island?

So Jack is supposed to be the island between 5 P.M and Midnight by Resident Services, but he's not there. I've tried look everywhere, including going into and out of buildings, restarted the game and ...
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What's the fastest way to get the art exhibit?

I've recently restarted my island for the upcoming update, and I'm planning to get the art exhibit as soon as possible, in case it's a required area for Brewster to arrive in the museum. I've used ...
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Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to move out most recent villager? [duplicate]

My wife has 8 villagers; 7 of which she wants to keep on her island in ACNH, but the most recent is one she'd like to get rid of (and then go on Nook Mile Island Tours to find a new one). We've been ...
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Can you spend your time just walking around in Animal Crossing?

My three-year-old daughter loves to just walk around the landscape of whatever game I've got in my Nintendo Switch at the time, which is great, but I'm trying to play LoZ: Skyward Sword at the minute ...
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Do trees drop furniture in all colors and varieties or only the types sold in the shop in ACNH?

I've been shaking my hardwood and cedar trees every day to get two pieces of furniture. However all the furniture I get seems to be the same colors sold in the shop: I only get the pink "cute&...
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What is the house upgrade order in Animal Crossing: New Horizons

I play Animal Crossing: New Horizons and I'm wondering what the house upgrading order because I want to know what's next in the housing upgrades.
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How to trigger the nature day event?

My island is a Northern Hemisphere island. Nature day is a event beginning on 23rd Apr, and ending on 4th May. My game version is currently 1.10.0 I've set my system date to 22nd April, saved the game,...
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Will my turnips rot if I visit another island that has time-travelled?

I know that if I set my system time back to the past, any turnips that I have will rot. But if I am visiting another island, and that player has his system time set to the past or to the future, do my ...
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When does the game determine which fossils are which?

When does the game determine which fossils are which? When they are "buried" at 5am? When I dig them up? Or when Blathers assesses them? For example, if I dig up a fossil, does the game ...
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Why did some of my fruit trees not grow to the next stage?

In the picture below, I have separated my trees with 2 horizontal spaces and 1 vertical space from the next tree. They are all non-native trees and were planted on the same day. (The holes are for ...
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In animal crossing new horizons, do old villagers that move out remember you when you meet them again?

I had Chrissy move out, and I ended up seeing her again. When I met her, she had no clue who I was, even if she said she will never forget me. Is that just what villagers say when they leave as well?
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Can one Animal Crossing New Horizons digital copy be used on two Switches with two islands

Can one Animal Crossing New Horizons digital copy be used on two Switches with two islands? I have two switches. I am happy to configure one as primary and the other as secondary under the same ...
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Where is Pave and why is Festival not being celebrated?

Today I logged on to animal crossing new horizons. I was expecting Isabelle to were a fun hat, confetti flying around, villagers dancing, and Pave in the plaza. Instead I got nothing. I have the ...
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Why doesn't Redd ever come to my island?

I have been playing Animal Crossing: New Horizons every single day since the update where Redd comes to your island to sell art. I've managed to get him 2 or 3 times, but after that, he just never ...
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Cannot assist with shop upgrade quest on animal crossing: new horizons

I am not seeing the quest my daughter has for upgrading the shop. I have had to co-op with her resident, drop all the resources I have and then swap leader in order that we can carry on. I am ...
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Furniture spawn manipulation and money trees

You can manipulate which trees will drop furniture when you shake them by planting a certain number of trees in order, guaranteeing that you get furniture from the same two trees every day. Cut down ...
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Am I able to get fall recipes in bottles?

I've been trying to collect the fall recipes, namely the maple leaf and the mushroom set, but I have no success thus far from bottles washed up in the beach... so, is it possible to obtain said ...
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Can I give villagers clothes in AC:NH?

I'm currently on day 5 of playing Animal Crossing: New Horizons. I want my villagers to look cool, so can I give them clothes?
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How to remove flowers efficiently in ACNH?

I've let flowers take over half of my island in ACNH, and I would like to clear the large space they take. I don't particularly care if they just disappear or get sold. What is the most efficient way ...
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Why is an area of my animal crossing new horizon island lagging?

I am currently collecting every single fish and bug in the game 3 at a time to have Flick and CJ make commissions. Here is part of my collection over 50 items which i managed to get a photo of: When ...
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Best way to store items after you fill your items storage?

I filled up my entire storage and need more room to store stuff. I have now resorted to placing everything i can into a room on both the floor and the walls. My walls are literally filled with ...
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Game owner and Resident Representative is moving to their own Switch, what's left behind?

My situation is best described by a short timeline: Me living together with girlfriend, I have a Switch, she also has an account on it, and that is her primary Switch. She buys ACNH on her account. ...
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How long do I have to wait for the next villager to ask me about moving?

A villager wanted to leave my island, and I didn’t want them to so I said to stay. Will another villager ask to leave the same day or will I have to wait another 15 days for a villager to want to ...
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How may I reset my Villager's house back to its normal furnishings in Animal Crossing New Horizon?

I have a villager named Julian on my island with costly and beautiful tastes. His home is furnished with zodiac star themed furniture. Before I understood that if you give your villagers pieces of ...
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What is the fastest way to swim in the sea?

This has been bugging me ever since the wetsuit update for ACNH came out. I've always thought the fastest way to swim was by mashing the A button repeatedly so that your character does that arm ...
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In Animal Crossing: New Horizons, what happens if you time travel earlier in the day?

Let's say it's Sunday, and I buy a bunch of turnips, but while I'm trying to buy them, noon rolls around and now I can't buy any more turnips. If I turn the clock back an hour, will any of the ...
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Can you obtain scallops or see Pascal when playing in co-op mode?

I play Animal Crossing primarily in local co-op mode with other people in my house, and have noticed that we have been unsuccessful in getting Pascal to show up when playing together. I'm actually not ...
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Do players in Animal Crossing: New Horizons count towards the villager total?

Guides say our island can have 10 villagers. We have 4 players on the island, can we still have 10 villagers? Or will we be limited to 6?
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Is it possible to give Pascal more than one scalop?

I've been trying to collect the mermaid set in ACNH, but Pascal keeps giving me pearls instead. As far as I'm aware of, he only asks for one scalop a day. Is it possible to give him a scalop (that he ...
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Do Animal Crossing: New Horizon's wetsuits wear out?

I noticed the wetsuits are with the tools in Nook's Cranny. Does this mean like tools, they wear out? If they do, can I craft new ones or do I have to buy them?
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Are there only two items sold in the front corner of Nooks Cranny?

In the front corner of Nooks Cranny they seem to sell summer items (at least for me, being in the Northern Hemisphere). But it only ever seems to be a retro fan and a surfboard, and they alternate ...
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Can the second player's "mom" mail a foreign fruit?

I would like to know if it is possible for the second character's mom to send a foreign fruit just like the primary character's mom did.
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Can I breed more Lilies of the Valley Plant in Animal Crossing New Horizion?

I recently discovered that I have Lilies of the Valley plants that sprung up around the edges of my island. Am I able to combine four of these lilies in a diamond formation to breed more lilies plants?...
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Can downloadable games save data be transferred or played on physical game card?

I don't really know how to ask this question. Anyways, I'm fairly new to Nintendo Switch and its whole online and account stuff. So, I have 2 Switches, a regular switch (my younger brother's) and a ...
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Do the balloon colours mean anything?

Sometimes balloons with presents float by that you can shoot down with your slingshot. They come in various colours - I have seen red ones and yellow ones and blue ones. Sometimes you get money or ...
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Can you breed new gold roses with existing gold roses on Animal Crossing New Horizons?

I've successfully bred gold roses from black roses on my island. I want to know if it is possible for me to use two or four gold roses to breed more gold roses in the diamond formation. If not do I ...
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"Looks like someone is on their way" without anyone arriving!

Tonight, I've opened up my island to 3 random visitors at a time, using a dodo code sharing site. But quite often, me and the visitors will get to see the 'looks like someone is on their way'/'...
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Which DIY recipes can you "self-learn"?

An overwhelmingly vast majority of DIY recipes in the game can be found by buying them from Nook's Cranny, finding them in the balloon presents or beach bottles, or getting them from crafting ...
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How do I stop my friends' garbage residents moving to my island?

After my friends manage to finally get "in boxes" a resident they don't want: if I have an available plot, that "garbage resident" will always take my available plot: No asking or interaction with ...
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Rosie #386 vs Rosie fishing Amiibo Cards

What is the difference between these two Rosie Animal Crossing Amiibo cards (English versions)? This one is #386. The code in the bottom right reads 386-QK-AOE: This one has her fishing and has the ...
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Does the campsite camper count as a visitor?

Every day you get one visitor like Leif or Flick or CJ or Redd etc. On the days you have a villager at your campsite, does that count as your visitor for the day? Or can you have, say, Flick on your ...
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How do I get mannequins?

How do I get mannequins in Animal Crossing: New Horizons? I’ve talked to Sable every day and she has given me all (I think) of the patterns, but no offers to get the mannequins.
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Does rain count as me watering, or a visitor watering?

In Animal Crossing New Horizons, I understand that rain waters all flowers on the island. However, there’s a mechanic where folks visiting your island who water your flowers can have the waterings ...
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Where can I safely leave turnips?

I want to make sure my precious stalk market commodities are protected. Would it be safe to leave them outside or will they rot? What if I just leave them in my basement?
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NookLink with a child account

I want to use the NookLink features in the Nintendo Switch Online mobile app with my child's account. When I sign in on the NookLink I see my adult account and the child. When I select the child ...
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Does Animal Crossing know that the system time was changed if I put it back?

I'd like to change the system clock on my Switch to affect another game I’m playing, but my SO and I are playing Animal Crossing New Horizons together. We've just bought large amounts of turnips, and ...
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Is it possible to get all available fossils on my island?

I have been playing for a couple days ... and I feel like I am getting so many duplicate fossils. It made me wonder whether it’s possible to find all existing fossils on my own island, or I must ...