Animal Crossing: New Horizons Guide: Tutorials, Tips & Tricks


Everything you need to know about Animal Crossing: New Horizons. From tutorials to event guides, helpful tips, tricks and “tricks”.

For a game that celebrates cold and simplicity, there are surely many things to consider when playing Animal Crossing: New Horizons on Nintendo Switch. Whether you are trying to create a hybrid flower that attracts rare insects, trying to find a way to make a profit during a special event, or just trying to fix your city by incorporating real images, we are here to help you.

Here is our growing collection of how-to guides for Animal Crossing: New Horizons. You can also bookmark this page because we will add it as we discover more.

Tips and Tricks

Basic tips and tricks to get the most out of Animal Crossing: New Horizons, including how to upload real images and patterns to your game and the type of amiibo support it offers.

How to add real images

How to unlock Island Designer app and terraforming

How to plant a money tree

How to create golden tools

Support and use of Amiibo

How to Unlock Saber Patterns

The dreaded traps return: what are they?

Tutorials and guides

Here are some helpful guides and tutorials to help you progress through Animal Crossing: New Horizons. This list includes useful ways to easily earn money (bells), such as playing at the Stalk Market to survive on Tarantula Island.

Redd real and fake artistic paintings

Secrets Tom Nook doesn’t want you to know

Turnip buying and selling (Dominating the stalk market)

Survive and cultivate Tarantula Island

How to unlock the Nook Shopping app

How to Raise Your Happy Home Academy (HHA) Rating

Seasonal information and event guides

Throughout the year, Animal Crossing: New Horizons hosts in-game events to celebrate real-life festivities. From Bunny Day to Toy Day, check out all the upcoming events on Animal Crossing: New Horizons, including strategies, guides and explanations for each one. Most of these events only happen once a year, so if you have missed it you will have to wait until next time.

Spring 2020 updates and events announced

Every event confirmed in Animal Crossing: New Horizons

How to cash in on bunny day

Bunny Day: where to find eggs

DIY Furniture Recipe Guide for Bunny Day

Redd is back for Nature Day

Further reading

Looking to kill time? Check out some of our fun features about Animal Crossing: New Horizons.

10 NPCs we can’t wait to see added

First Animal Crossing Fishing Tournament: Oops! All the eggs!

3 ways to improve bunny day

Animal Crossing should learn from Stardew Valley

New Horizons is perfect for self quarantine