Hey Poor Player’s Animal Crossing: New Horizons Guide

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Notice (4/2/2020): As you can see, we’re still under construction — we’re still discovering and learning about the game with the rest of you, so you can expect our Animal Crossing: New Horizons guide to surely but steadily grow throughout the spring period. We’re also experimenting with certain conveniences to make hopping around this guide a tad easier, so hang tight!

Hello, and welcome to Hey Poor Player’s Animal Crossing: New Horizons Guide! From crafting materials to procuring tools to all the deets surrounding the latest holiday, our how-to’s will certainly help you adjust to your new island home! As we steadily populate our guide with new articles, we’ll be making around-the-clock adjustments to reflect game updates and new events, so stay tuned for further developments.

(For reference, updated guides will marked with an * to reflect additional information and/or corrections.)


Eating Fruit

Moving Your Home/Other Facilities

Shops and Facilities

Opening a Museum

Opening Nook’s Cranny

Opening Able Sisters

Opening a Campsite

Upgrading Resident Services into Town Hall

Upgrading Nook’s Cranny

Art Museum Upgrade (Meeting Redd and Buying Art)

Install Nook Shopping On Your Nook Phone


Obtaining a Vaulting Pole

Obtaining a Ladder

Obtaining Fish Bait

Obtaining a Wand (Celeste, Shooting Star Fragments, and DIY Recipes)

Obtaining a Timer

Pocket Organization Guide (Increasing Inventory Space to Three Rows)

Ultimate Pocket Stuffing (Increase Inventory Space to Four Rows)

How to Send Mail


*Bunny Day

Nature Day (Leif, Shrubs, and Nook Miles Tickets)

May Day

International Museum Day (Plaques)

Special Guests

How to Invite K.K. Slider

List of K.K. Slider Songs

How to Find Gulliver’s Communicator Parts

Catching Wisp’s Spirit Pieces

Label’s Fashion Challenges

Catching Critters

How to Catch a Coelacanth

How to Catch a Fly

How to Catch an Ant

Tips and Tricks

How to Get Turnips and Play the Stalk Market

Online Play Practices (Dodo Codes, Nook Link, Community Terminology, and More!)

*Obtaining Reactions

How to Unlock Sable’s Patterns

Earning Exclusive Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp Items

Duplication Glitch (Make Bells Fast!)


3 Mystical Items Based on Japanese Folklore

Anthony Pelone
Eating, breathing and living video games on a daily basis, Anthony is particularly fond of the Nintendo variety, but is by no means a console warrior. Somewhere in the midst of his obsession with cat pictures, he finds the time to pen about his favorite hobby. Having previously written for over three sites, Anthony remains dedicated to spreading the gospel of EarthBound.

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