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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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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Moving an animal crossing villager to my friends island [duplicate]

My friend wants a villager that I have and they are in boxes but they keep repeating the same things and won't say they want to move to my friends island which they can say to your friends who visit ...
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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 ...
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What is the most lucrative item to craft in the early game?

I recently noticed that Fish Bait sells for more than its individual clam components. Often I'll accumulate common materials trying to earn different mileage goals, so sometimes I'll have a glut of ...
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Moving in a friends villager with max villagers

My island currently has ten villagers on it. I want Jacques to move out. My friend has Tad in boxes today. Can I convince Tad to move in and kick Jacques out?
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How do I make Villagers wear what I gift them

I have been gifting my villagers a few outfits now. But after one or two days they usually revert to their standard outfits. I want them to keep the outfits I gift them, without those clothes only ...
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Animal Crossing New Horizons, What's different between simple / mini DIY workbench

I got simply DIY workbench with me, and I bring it to take off to other island, and it's fine until now. Somehow, I found there is a mini DIY workbench. Just wondering : What's different between ...
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What can players visiting via Dodo Code do to my island in Animal Crossing New Horizons?

In the Animal Crossing: New Horizons game for the Nintendo Switch, what can online users visiting via a Dodo Code do on my island? I'm particularly interested in any sort of "griefing" behavior I ...
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Can multiple friends ask my leaving villager to move to their islands?

If I have a villager in boxes, and I invite multiple friends to my island, can they each invite that villager to their islands? Or will the villager only move in with the first friend who invites him?
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Animal Crossing New Horizons - Can I take villager's furniture away, which I made for them?

At about beginning of game, I had made some furniture for 3 new Villagers. Now they're all in my island. What I see is those furniture still put outside of their house, can I take it back? (I haven't ...
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If I asked a villager to move in before I built Nook’s Cranny, will they still come?

I invited Zucker to move in before I built Nook’s Cranny and when I placed the home plots, they didn’t say sold so will he still come? I invited Skye too.
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Is there a way to prevent Nook from auto selling a spot?

My SO has that problem, but I never encountered it myself. It seems that Nook, when someone moves out, will auto fill the spot left with a random villager, and that in usually 2-3 days, sometimes ...
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How to use the custom design app to make a checkered pattern with sharp corners?

I'm trying my hand at my first custom design. I want to make a red/pink/white checkered picnic blanket. Sounds simple, right? I made my design using the 3x3 pen tool, marking 3x3 squares in different ...
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Is it possible to get any OTHER uchiwa fans in Animal Crossing New Horizions?

I do think the concept of an uchiwa fan is pretty cool after I first saw one in the "Redeem miles" section of the Nook Stop in Resident Services, but I didn't want my uchiwa fan to be this weird green ...
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I want to stuff my wallet and pockets full of bells, what's the maximum amount of cash that I can carry?

I want to carry the most amount of bells absolutely possible. I can fit money in my wallet and it looks like I can carry sacks of cash as well. I'm not sure what the limits are though. How many ...
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Is it possible to remove an empty parcel?

I do know how to make villagers leave, but the parcel stays once they're gone and eventually get filled by a new villager afterwards. I have built 8 houses so far, can I go back on that and have only ...
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What time does Gulliver wake up?

Occasionally, Gulliver gets stranded on my island. There's a reward for helping him, but you need to wait until he actually wakes up until you can help. If I find Gulliver on my island in the morning, ...
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If I visit someone’s island in acnh, do villagers talk about them?

So, I know that if somebody visits my island the villagers will talk about that person to me for a while, but is it the same if I visit someone else’s island? Will my villagers talk about me going to ...
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How do I stop villagers from moving away after telling them to?

In Animal Crossing: New Horizons my son accidentally told one of his villagers that they should "follow their dreams" when they said they wanted to leave. He'd actually like them to stay. Is there a ...
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I missed Redd on his first visit to my Animal Crossing: New Horizons island. When does he come back?

The recent update to Animal Crossing New Horizons added Redd as an occasional NPC. According to this guide, the first time he appears, Isabelle announces it. The problem is, I forgot to talk to him ...
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How can I tell Real Art from Fake Art from Jolly Redd?

Redd has appeared on my island, selling art on his sketchy boat. If I know anything about this tricky Kitsune, he's trying to sell me fake stuff again. How can I tell which art is real vs fake?
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Is there a way to multiply bamboo shoots?

When visiting the bamboo mystery island, you can retrieve bamboo shoot by digging in the ground. When back on your island, planting the bamboo shoot will give a bamboo tree after a few days, as well ...