Animal Crossing: New Horizons Guides

Animal Crossing New Horizons New Fish and Bugs August 2020: What's Leaving and What's Being Added

Here are all the new fish and bugs that have been added for August. This guide includes additions for both southern and northern hemispheres.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Make Bells Quickly (August 2020)

You'll need Bells to pay for all manner of things while building up your island in Animal Crossing New Horizons.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Back Up and Restore Island Save Data

Thanks to a post-launch update you can now back up your island save data in Animal Crossing New Horizons. Here's how to back up your save and then restore it if you need to do so.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: Deep Sea Creatures List

There are 40 deep sea creatures to catch in Animal Crossing New Horizons. Here's all of the info you'll need to catch them all.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Get Pearls

Pearls are a rare crafting material introduced as part of Animal Crossing New Horizons first Summer update. Here's how to get Pearls.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: Mermaid Recipes List

We detail all of the Mermaid Recipes you can get in Animal Crossing New Horizons.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: Where to Find Pascal

The deep-sea diving otter called Pascal has been added to Animal Crossing New Horizons. Here's where to find them.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Catch a Ribbon Eel

The Ribbon Eel is a pretty awesome looking creature that you can catch in the Summer months of Animal Crossing New Horizons. Here's how to catch one.

Animal Crossing New Horizons Beginner's Guide and Walkthrough

Your one-stop shop for all of our guides on Animal Crossing New Horizons. Here's a beginner's guide, and walkthrough.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Unlock Island Designer

Later on in Animal Crossing New Horizons you'll gain access to the Island Designer app for your NookPhone. Here's everything you need to know.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Catch Mosquitoes

With Summer comes annoying, buzzing and biting Mosquitoes. Here's how to catch them.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: Summer Shell DIY Recipes List and How to Get Them

Summer means a whole host of new features have been added to Animal Crossing New Horizons. Here's what you need to know about Summer Shells and the DIY Recipes they're used in.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Catch a Whale Shark

The Whale Shark is one of the largest fish you can catch in Animal Crossing New Horizons. Here's how to get your hands on one.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Start the Wedding Season Event, What Rewards Are There?

Players can take anniversary photos in the new Wedding Season event.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: International Museum Day and Stamp Rally Rewards

We tell you everything we know about the International Museum Day Event and the Stamp Rally.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: What Counts as a Clifftop River?

There are a few species of fish that will only appear in clifftop rivers. Here's what counts as a clifftop river.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Catch a Golden Trout

The Golden Trout is one of the rarest river-dwelling fish you can catch in Animal Crossing New Horizons. Here's how to catch one.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Catch a Banded Dragonfly

We show you how to catch a Banded Dragonfly to sell or donate to Blathers.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Catch a Rosalia Batesi Beetle

We explain how to catch a Rosalia Batesi Beetle without leaving your island.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Catch a Scorpion

We explain how to catch a scorpion, one of the most dangerous bugs in Animal Crossing New Horizons.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Catch a Violin Beetle

We explain how to catch the long-necked Violin Beetle in Animal Crossing New Horizons.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Catch a Queen Alexandra's Birdwing

We explain how to catch one of the rarest butterflies in Animal Crossing New Horizons, the Queen Alexandra's Birdwing.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Catch a Mahi-Mahi

Mahi-Mahi are one of the more impressive fish in Animal Crossing New Horizons, but we can show you where to catch them.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Catch a Giant Trevally

We explain how to catch one of New Horizons' larger fish, the Giant Trevally.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Catch a Catfish

We show you how to catch a catfish for yourself in Animal Crossing New Horizons.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Catch a Frog

We explain how to catch a frog and what it's worth when sold.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Catch a Rainbowfish

This colorful, tiny fish is very hard to get, but we can show you how to catch your own rainbow fish.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Catch a Nibble Fish

One of the smallest fish in Animal Crossing New Horizons, we'll explain how to catch your own Nibble Fish.

How to Move Buildings in Animal Crossing New Horizons

Is there a house or building you'd like to move in Animal Crossing New Horizons? Here's how to do it.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Catch a Great Purple Emperor

We explain how to catch one of Animal Crossing New Horizons' rarest insects, the Great Purple Emperor butterfly.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Catch an Angelfish

We'll explain how to catch the elusive angelfish in our step-by-step guide.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Catch a Betta

These small, tropical fish are difficult to find, but we can show you how to catch a betta of your own.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Catch a Pondskater

We show you how to catch the spindly water bug known as the pondskater.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Catch a Diving Beetle

We show you how to catch one of New Horizons' aquatic insects, the diving beetle.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Get Through the May Day Maze

There's an event being added to Animal Crossing New Horizons as part of May Day. Here's what you need to know.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Get Raymond

We show you how to get Raymond, the grey cat villager, to come to your island.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Delete Save Data and Island

If you'd like to delete any player data, or your island itself, you'll need to speak to Tom Nook. here's how deleting data works in Animal Crossing New Horizons.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Get a Vaulting Pole

Certain areas of your island in Animal Crossing New Horizons will be blocked off by rivers. Here's how to get a vaulting pole and cross them.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Get Pitfall Seeds

We show you how to unlock pitfall seeds and craft your own traps.

Animal Crossing New Horizons Gulliver: How to Find 5 Communicator Parts

Gulliver will wash ashore from time to time. Here's how to find his communicator parts and help him off your island.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Get Villagers to Leave Your Island

Space is limited on your island in Animal Crossing New Horizons, so if you're not vibing with another villager you'll want to convince them to leave. Here's how to get villagers to leave.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Change Nicknames

We explain how to change the nicknames your villagers will call you.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Catch a Tuna

You can make a good amount of Bells by catching Tuna in Animal Crossing New Horizons. Here's how to do so.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: When Does Kicks Come to Your Island?

Kicks the skunk is a traveling vendor who sells shoes, socks and bags. Here's all the details you need to know about him.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Catch a Blue Marlin

The Blue Marlin is worth a lot of Bells if you manage to catch one. Here's how to do so.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: When Does Label Come to Your Island?

We'll explain here when Label, the third Able sister, will show up on your island and how you can present her the clothes she wants to see.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Get Rid of Cockroaches

We explain how to get rid of any cockroaches in your own home, and if you can catch them.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Get Gold Nuggets

Gold Nuggets are an extremely lucrative resource to seek out in Animal Crossing New Horizons. Here's where to get Gold Nuggets.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: What Are the Glowing Spots on the Ground?

You may come across a glowing Spot in the ground while exploring your island in Animal Crossing New Horizons. Here's what you need to do.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Improve Your Happy Home Academy Score

We show you how you can improve your home and raise its rating with the Happy Home Academy.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: KK Slider Song List

KK Slider has a lot of songs behind him. Here's the full song list, as well as how you can collect them all.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Grow Money Trees

There are trees in Animal Crossing New Horizons which can grow bells on them. Here's how to plant your own money trees.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Use Amiibo and Amiibo Cards

We take you through New Horizons' amiibo support and what they do in the game.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: When Is the Next Seasonal Event? (April 2020)

We show you the upcoming schedule for in-game events and updates for New Horizon.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Get All Gold Tools

You can get gold tools by completing certain achievements. Here's how to unlock them.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Spot Counterfeit Art

Redd will attempt to sell you counterfeit art in Animal Crossing. Here's how to tell if his art is fake.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Get the Lily of the Valley

The rarest flower in all of New Horizons is the Lily of the Valley, previously called the Jacob's Ladder.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Find Leif's Garden Shop and Get Shrubs

Leif the Sloth is a new visitor to New Horizon, and he's selling all manner of plants and flowers.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Catch a Snapping Turtle

We show you how to catch one of the game's few reptiles, the snapping turtle.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Catch a Guppy

Guppies are small, colorful fish that are as rare as they are elegant. Here's how you can catch your own.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: When Does CJ Come to My Island?

Seasports-loving beaver and fish merchant CJ is a staple of Animal Crossing. Here's everything you need to know about him.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: Nature Day Explained

Based on the real world's Earth Day, Nature Day is all about the environment, not to mention getting some good rewards.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Open the Art Gallery

Blathers' Museum now has an art gallery dedicated to displaying fine art.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Find Redd's Treasure Trawler

Redd returns to the series as a pirate selling antique treasures. Here's everything we know so far.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Get Hedges

If you ever wanted your own hedges and hedgerows for the garden, now you can.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Catch a Coelacanth

We show you how to catch one of the game's rarer and older fish.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Chop Down Trees

At times, you'll need to clear space on your island by cutting down trees in Animal Crossing New Horizons. Here's how to do so.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: When Does Flick Come to Your Island?

Flick the chameleon is a roaming trader who loves to deal in bugs and bug-themed art. Here's all the details you need.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: 'If You Could Only Bring ONE Thing With You' Question - What Does It Mean?

There's a question you'll get while starting up in Animal Crossing New Horizons. Here's how to answer it.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: Choosing the Best Island Layout

When starting up in AC New Horizons you'll get to choose your island layout. Here's what you need to know.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Change Nook Phone Case

You can change the case on your Nook Phone in Animal Crossing New Horizons. Here's how.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Change Your Town Tune

Your island in Animal Crossing will have its own island tune. This can be changed to anything you'd like, and here's how.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: Can Your Slingshot Break?

We take a look at how durable the Slingshot is in Animal Crossing New Horizons. Can it break?

Animal Crossing New Horizons: Can You Change Your Name?

The first thing you'll do in AC New Horizons is set your name and birthday. But can you change it after the fact?

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Change the Camera Angle

Animal Crossing New Horizons has a mostly fixed camera angle, but there are some small tweaks you can make. Here's how to change the camera angle.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Get a House

You'll eventually outgrow your tent in Animal Crossing. Here's how to get your first house.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Break Rocks

You'll need to clear rocks from your island if you want to build where you want. Here's how to break them.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Build the Museum

Blathers will come and set up a museum on your island in Animal Crossing New Horizons. Here's how to unlock the museum.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Get Bamboo Pieces and Young Spring Bamboo

We show you how to get bamboo pieces and young spring bamboo.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Get The Able Sisters Tailor Shop

You can build a Tailor Shop on your island in Animal Crossing New Horizons. Here's how to open The Able Sisters shop.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Catch a Flea

These little bloodsuckers can be hidden on your own island. We'll show you how to find them.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Catch an Atlas Moth

Farming Atlas Moths is a really great way to make money in Animal Crossing New Horizons. They're pretty easy to catch too, here's how.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: Will There Be DLC?

We cover look at the possible downloadable expansions and future content for New Horizons here.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Catch a Mole Cricket

Mole Crickets are very hard to catch, but if you use your ears you'll be able to find one. Here's how to catch a mole cricket.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Catch Ants

One of the smallest bugs in Animal Crossing are also one of the hardest to find. Here's where you can catch your own ants.

Animal Crossing New Horizons Nook Miles List

Here’s everything you need to know about Nook Miles.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Upgrade Nook's Cranny

You can upgrade your Nook's Cranny shop in Animal Crossing New Horizons, allowing for more new items to be displayed each day. Here's how.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Catch a Fly

If you want to catch a basic fly for your museum, you'll need to know how to make them spawn.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Get a Ladder

Some of your island will be obstructed by cliffs and high-up areas. Here's how to get a ladder to climb them.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: Bunny Day Recipes List

There are a variety of new crafting items available as of Bunny Day in Animal Crossing New Horizons. Here's what we've found so far.

Animal Crossing New Horizons Bunny Day: Egg Types, Start Time, and a Fix For if it Won't Start

Bunny Day is the first event to be added to Animal Crossing New Horizons post-launch. It looks like a fun time, here's when it starts.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Get Cherry Blossom Petals

It's officially cherry blossom season in Animal Crossing New Horizons which means you can collect Cherry Blossom Petals. Here's how.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: What to Do If You're Stung by Wasps

If you go around shaking trees, you're likely to get stung by wasps eventually. Here's how to cure yourself.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Get Rid of Tree Stumps

If you need to clear out some space on your island, you'll need to take care of any pesky tree stumps there are lying around. Here's how to dig out Tree Stumps.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Get Rusted Parts

You'll need Rusted Parts to craft certain furniture items in Animal Crossing New Horizons. Here's where to get them.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Change Your Front Door

You can change the color and style of your house's front door in Animal Crossing New Horizons. Here's how.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Scan QR Codes and Share Your Designs

QR codes can be used to add custom designs from older Animal Crossing games into Animal Crossing New Horizons. Here's how to download custom designs using QR codes.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: What Do Wands Do?

Wands are one of the stranger aspects of Animal Crossing New Horizons. Here's everything you need about wands.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: Roof Colors and How to Change Them

You can change your Roof Color in Animal Crossing New Horizons. Here's how.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: What Fruits Can You Get On Your Island?

When you start up in Animal Crossing New Horizons you'll be given a certain type of fruit that will grow on your island. Here are the options.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: What to Do Each Day

If this is your first time playing Animal Crossing, or if it's been a while, you may find yourself needing some direction in terms of what to do each day. Here's what we've found to be a good daily routine.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Build and Unlock Nook's Cranny

Nook's Cranny is the main store that opens up part way into AnimalCrossing New Horizons. Here's how to open up the Nook's Cranny store.

Animal Crossing New Horizons Controls List

We break down all of the controls in Animal Crossing New Horizons.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Send Mail and Presents

You can send postcards and gifts to other residents in Animal Crossing New Horizons. Here's how.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: Can You Change Your Island Name?

Naming your island is one of the first things you'll do in Animal Crossing New Horizons. Can you change it later on?

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Save Your Game

Saving can be a little confusing in Animal Crossing New Horizons. Here's how to save your game.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Get Medicine

If you run into trouble while exploring in Animal Crossing New Horizons you may need to craft some medicine. Here's how to do so.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Get Star Fragments

You'll need Star Fragments to build wands in Animal Crossing New Horizons. Here's where to get Star Fragments.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Get Fossils

Fossils are back for Animal Crossing New Horizons. Here's what you need to know.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Get an Axe

You'll need an axe to chop down trees in Animal Crossing New Horizons. Here's how to make them.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Get KK Slider to Visit Your Island

Everyone's favorite musician will visit your island if he thinks it's good enough. Here's how to get KK Slider to visit.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Get a Fishing Rod and Catch Fish

You won't have a fishing rod when you start out in Animal Crossing New Horizons. Here's how to get your hands on one.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Build Fences

You can brighten up your island in Animal Crossing New Horizons by building fences. Here's how.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Use Custom Designs and Pro Designs

Custom Designs can be applied to a wide range of items in Animal Crossing New Horizons. Here's how to use Custom Designs and Pro Designs.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Catch Tarantulas

Tarantulas are pretty scary when you come across them in Animal Crossing New Horizons. Here's how to catch them.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Customize Items

You can customize items in Animal Crossing New Horizons using Customization Kits. Here's how.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Build Paths

If you want to lay down paths on your island in Animal Crossing New Horizons, make sure you check out this guide.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Buy and Sell Turnips

Turnips are a good, albeit risky way to make Bells in Animal Crossing New Horizons. Here's how to buy and sell Turnips.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Plant Flowers and Trees

You'll want to plant trees and flowers to make your island look as natural as possible in Animal Crossing New Horizons. Here's how.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Get Isabelle to Come to Your Island

Isabelle won't be on your island when you first start out in Animal Crossing New Horizons. Here's how to get her to make the trip over.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: Where to Get Tree Branches

Tree Branches are extremely important for crafting in Animal Crossing New Horizons. Here's where to find them.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Get Hardwood, Softwood and Wood

You'll need wood to make a wide variety of items in Animal Crossing New Horizons. Here's where to get Hardwood, Softwood and Wood.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Increase Inventory/Pocket Space

You'll start off with pretty meager space to keep all of your items in Animal Crossing New Horizons. Here's how to increase pocket space.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Sprint

You can get around your island faster in Animal Crossing New Horizons by sprinting. Here's how to do it.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Get the Balloon Presents

While exploring your island in Animal Crossing New Horizons you may notice some balloons floating around. They're carrying presents, here's how to shoot them down.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Get More Villagers to Live on Your Island

You'll only start with two neighbours in Animal Crossing New Horizons. Here's how to convince more people to come live with you.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Get a Shovel

You'll need a shovel to get going in Animal Crossing New Horizons, though you won't have one at the start of the game. Here's where to get one.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Get Iron Nuggets

Iron Nuggets are one of the most important resources you can collect in AC New Horizons. Here's how to get it, and some info on the best ways to farm Iron Nuggets.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Unlock Reactions

Reactions are a great way to interact with your fellow neighbours in Animal Crossing New Horizons. Here's how to unlock them.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: What is the Max Number of Villagers?

You'll inherit a beautiful deserted island in Animal Crossing New Horizons, though it will have limited space available for houses. This means there's a max number of villagers that can live on your island, and here's exactly how many.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Build Bridges

Bridges will allow you to access all areas of your Animal Crossing New Horizons island with ease. Here's how to build bridges.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Build Inclines

Inclines can be used to make cliff areas more accessible on your Animal Crossing New Horizons island. Here's how to build inclines.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: Character Customization and How to Change Your Appearance

There's a bunch of customization options for your character in Animal Crossing New Horizons. Here's what you can choose from, along with how to change your appearance later on in the game.

Is Animal Crossing New Horizons Going to Be On Nintendo 3DS and 2DS?

We look at whether the newest Animal Crossing will be available on other handheld devices.

Animal Crossing New Horizons Seasons

You'll have access to different activities depending what season it is. Here's what you need to know.

Does Animal Crossing New Horizons Have Local Co-Op?

We take a look at how local co-op works in Animal Crossing New Horizons.

Animal Crossing New Horizons Release Date, Gameplay, Trailer - Everything We Know

Here's our guide to Animal Crossing New Horizons for the Switch, including the release date, gameplay trailer, and more.