Questions tagged [animal-crossing-new-leaf]

a 2013 life-simulation game developed by Nintendo EAD and MonolithSoft, New Leaf is the 4th game in the Animal Crossing series. The player is a mayor of a town full of anthropomorphic animals, and sets about improving their home and entire town in various ways.

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What do Katrina's fortunes mean (if anything)?

Katrina the fortuneteller in Animal Crossing: New Leaf often gives me a prediction of good or bad events, then tells me an item is the key to it. Generally speaking, how do I decipher her prophecies?
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How do I customize funiture with Cyrus?

Apparently you can use Cyrus to customize furniture (like couches and tvs). But when I bring things to him he says there's nothing of interest that I have on my person! How do I do this properly?
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What effects does opening your town's gate have?

When you open the gate in your town to allow your friends to visit, certain game areas are temporarily disabled. What changes take place?
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How exactly do the Early Bird/Night Owl Town Ordinances work?

According to this site the key benefits of either the Early Bird/Night Owl town ordinance are: The villagers of the town change their schedule to fit the new time The villagers wake up and the shops ...
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How can I transfer my New Leaf data to a new console?

I purchased the Animal Crossing New Leaf 3DS XL as my entrance into the system & its games. I've recently procured a Zelda themed 3DS XL (Link Between Worlds bundle) and wanted to start playing ...
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Where can bushes be planted?

I purchased a "Y-hibiscus starter" from the tropical island's shop today. After some research I discovered that this would grow into a new class of plants -- bushes. Do bushes have the same growing ...
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How to achieve 100% approval rating?

I bought my own copy of ACNL yesterday, and I was wondering how to achieve 100% approval rating? I'm doing everything I could think of, my brother said he got it in 1 day on his copy... I really ...
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Animal Crossing New Leaf: How can I get the option to ask if an RV camper can move in?

I currently have 9 villagers in my town, and I am planning to build a campsite (the public works project) very soon. From my understanding, if you have 9 villagers then the camper from the campsite ...
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How do I unlock dream suite in ACNL? [duplicate]

I started playing animal crossing new leaf maybe 3 or more years ago but I recently discovered the dream suite. I do not yet have it and I don’t know how to unlock it. I’ve been mayor for over 3 years,...
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How to get Golden Shovel?

I don't know how to get a Golden Shovel in Animal Crossing New Leaf. If you know how, please tell me I'll be very grateful. Thanks!
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Is there a way to get rid of dirt patches?

My town has dirt patches all over it. Sometimes the patches are so large I can't even hide them with flowers. Is there a way to get rid of the dirt patches or just in general make my town look nicer?...
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ACNL Time questions? [duplicate]

My 2DS somehow was off on the date, it was as far back in time as it would go it seems. I don't know how that happened. So I set it to the proper time. Then when I opened the game and, I think a few ...
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how do i get the dream suite in acnl 2019 [duplicate]

i have been playing since 2015 and i'm still playing today, it is currently 2019 and i now just realized that there is more to do in this game,i have literally tried going back in time (in the game)...
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Animal Crossing New Leaf male character personalities

Are there any male characters on Animal Crossing New Leaf with personalities other than “lazy” or “jock”? Pretty sexist really, Nintendo 🤔
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How do you get music?

I've looked at questions on how to get music and the only answers were with club LOL. I don't have club LOL. So how can you get music without club LOL?
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What do silver/gold tools do and how can I get them?

I remember in Wild World, the gold shovel could plant money trees and was acquired by burying a normal shovel for a day. The other golden tools had special abilities too. In New Leaf, I have read ...
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Can I give fish/bugs I catch in animal crossing new leaf to other people online? [duplicate]

My girlfriend recently got the game, and I wanna help her out a bit. Is there anyway I can give her fish or bugs?
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Animal Crossing New Leaf Random Time?

I play animal crossing new leaf all the time, but for some reason, my game changed from october 2018 to september 2018. i lost an animal for something I didn’t change, has anyone else seen this issue?
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How do I get the gyroids?

So it was raining and I was exited because I thought I would be able to collect them, so I waited until after it rained and I just couldn’t find them buried anywhere? ( I waited until the rain stopped)...
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Are there any bugs or fish to be found on main street?

On Main Street in Animal Crossing: New Leaf are there ever any bugs around or any fish in the pond?
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Is there a Map Editor?

In a recent question that I saw in the Animal Crossing: New Leaf tag, someone answered, saying that there was a map editor. Is there such thing as a map editor in the game? If there is, where is ...
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What happens you delete a character in Animal Crossing New Leaf?

When I'm going to play as a non-mayor character, Isabelle starts up my game and there are 2 options: Yes, lets I need help first... When I pick "I need help first...", there are 4 options: Set the ...
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How do I get all fruits in Animal Crossing?

In my town, the only fruits I have on the trees are peaches. I've heard of getting other fruits, such as an apple or an orange. How can I get those fruits?
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When are all the stores open (with and without ordinances)?

I've checked several wiki's and none of them seem to agree on what the hours of operation are for the stores in the game. Here is what I have so far and I am just curious if anybody can fill in the ...
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Is there a way to tell how close you are to getting a badge?

For example, you need to dive and catch 500 sea creatures to get the gold badge from Phineas. I have now been keeping track of how many I have caught, but I didn't do that from the beginning. Is ...
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Can you time travel to get contacts?

I've already done my hair and i time travelled more than 2 weeks. Why won't it let me buy contacts?
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Is it possible to duplicate an item?

During some events, I got some rare items that seem limited to said events. But, I want to use more than just the few of them I obtained in decorating my home. Is there a way duplicate items in Animal ...
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What can I do with this basket on the dock?

On the dock, there appears to be some sort of lobster trap. Whenever I try to interact with it, the game just tells me it's empty. What can I do with this and how do I use it?
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Should I sell to Nook or Re-Tail?

I noticed that the nice people at Re-Tail buy my used goods/fish/bugs/misc. at a higher price than the Nook crime family will. In past games, however, you needed to have a combined buy/sell amount at ...
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Separate Towns? [duplicate]

I recently decided to buy the digital copy of Animal Crossing: New Leaf, and I was wondering if the towns and everything else would be separate from the cartridge that my brother plays on. For those ...
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Am I punished for playing with the game clock?

A time honored tradition is "time traveling" by scooting the game clock ahead in Animal Crossing to catch bugs/fish at certain times, make more bells, get rare items and all sorts of other things. ...
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Can you have two Animal Crossing: New Leaf files?

On my 3DS-XL in Animal Crossing: New Leaf would say new save file I would appreciate anyone who can figure out if you can have a new save file and it will erase the other one. About a month ago I lost ...
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How do I find Isabelle sleeping?

I've been playing animal crossing for quite some time now. I really want to unlock the dream suite, but I haven't found Isabelle asleep. I've been mayor for more than 7 days, and I've connected to the ...
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Are mosquito bites harmful or just annoying?

Mosquitoes seem to be especially prevalent around the river, where they like to fly up and bite me while I'm fishing. I get a dialogue pop-up that I was bitten and that it's itchy, but I've had ...
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Worried about my sapling

So I just started playing, and I decided to plant my perfect fruit. After planting it, I got worried that I put it too close to my tent (My house will be complete tomorrow because I paid my down ...
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How do I put music in the music player?

In Animal Crossing: New Leaf I having trouble putting my music into the music player. How do I do that?
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Issues Unlocking the Dream Suit

I am having trouble unlocking the dream suit, I have been mayor for 9 days now, have built a public works project on my second day so it's been at least 7 days since I built the project, I have played ...
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How can you upgrade Nookling Junction into T&T Mart in Animal Crossing: New Leaf?

How can you upgrade Nookling Junction into T&T Mart in Animal Crossing: New Leaf? I don't know how to upgrade Nookling Junction.
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How do I get more carnations?

I got a red carnation for Father's Day (or something), and according to the Animal Crossing wiki, carnations are given on event days but they don't say more than that. Which event days give ...
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In Animal Crossing New Leaf, how many items do I have to refurbish to get the silver refurbishing badge?

In my Animal Crossing New Leaf game, I have refurbished a lot of furniture (The whole Exotic and Astro Sets to be exact). I want to know how may items I have to refurbish to get the sliver badge for ...
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How do you get a golden rose?

I have seen town tours with golden roses. They are such beautiful flowers can you help me figure out how you get them so I can have them in my town?
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Can sick villagers die?

Whenever I play ACNL, I find my villagers are sick, but if they get too sick, can they die? I have tried testing this on an undesirable but forgot to play and when I came back they were gone from my ...
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Will I still have to buy the amiibo update in animal crossing new leaf if I restart

After finding out that the amiibo update had to be brought at the e-shop it was sad I have no idea how it works and I can't even ask for permisson to use the e-shop becouse I already know it would be ...
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Does time travel affect Perfect Town rating on Animal Crossing New Leaf?

As far as I'm concerned, my town is pretty perfect. I have everything needed but whenever I talk to Isabelle, she tells me that the citizens say that it's "riding the so-so rails" and it's so annoying ...
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I have a new Nintendo 3DS XL and I want to use my Animal Crossing on the new platform

My old Nintendo 3DS XL kept stopping so I bought a refurbished Nintendo 3DS XL. I put in my old game cartridge, but the menu is so confusing I am afraid to answer the questions the wrong way (when I ...
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Why can't I change my eye color in New Leaf?

I made a new character, because I dislike the eyes of my mayor character, and this one has "anime eyes" and I got a haircut, jumped a day, and it won't let me change it. I've had shampoodle in my town ...
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Is there a way to get a happy home without streetpass or spotpass?

My friend said one of her villagers just moved in and said she came from another town and she had a best friend. She said the next day the villagers best friend had a house in the happy home showcase. ...
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How can I trade fish/bugs between characters?

Something I did in the first Animal Crossing was make a house on an alternate character solely to showcase bugs/fish I felt were too cool to only leave in the museum. However bugs can't be mailed or ...