comscore Animal Crossing: New Horizons tips and tricks | BGR India
News

Animal Crossing: New Horizons tips that will help you right from the start

These Animal Crossing: New Horizons tips and tricks will help you easily get past the tough initial stages of the game.

  • Published: April 8, 2020 1:04 PM IST
animal-crossing-new-horizons

Animal Crossing: New Horizons is here for players who have been waiting. Before you start indulging in the new island in the game, here are a few tips that will help you get through. They cover tools, day-to-day living and more. Also Read - Sony reveals its upcoming DualSense controller for PlayStation 5

In-game progress is proportional to real-life

Animal Crossing veterans know that the progress you make in the game depends on the real-world time you have spent in it. That means that access to certain activities, items and buildings is based on how many real-world days you’ve spent in the game. There is no rushing this and players must keep their mentality set that progress here is going to need time. Also Read - PUBG available for 50 percent discount on Xbox Store

Watch: Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Camera Review

Recipes need to be learned before you can craft them

In Animal Crossing: New Horizons, players may find or be given a recipe card. However, these will not be immediately visible in your crafting options. Players must first learn the recipe. This can be achieved by heading into the inventory. Hit learn in the particular item and then it will be available to craft. Also Read - Pokemon Home goes live on Nintendo Switch, iOS and Android

Paying off moving costs unlocks new options

On your first day at the island, Tom Nook will hand you a rather large bill to take care of your moving costs. You can, however, pay him for his services in Nook Miles. At 5,000 Nook Miles, the purchase will unlock a host of other options for you. For instance, this will allow you to take a new loan. The loan could let you upgrade from a tent to a house. It costs 98,000 bells but your home will be up by the next morning. The advantages include stocking up items in your built-in storage.

Tools will take time

Players will not immediately get access to the usual tools. In Animal Crossing: New Horizon, Tom Nook will give you recipes for a fishing rod and a net. However, recipes like the shovel and vault pole won’t be available until you meet Blathers at his pop-up tent museum.  You could also buy a slingshot and a watering can recipe from the Nook nephews, but this will again take time because they don’t appear until a day or two.

Flimsy tools are your friends

Use the flimsy tools you initially get as much as you can. They are made out of materials easily found on the island. Tree branches, stone and wood variants can be easily obtained on the island. It is easier to replenish stocks of these items than iron nuggets at first. Hence, stick to the flimsy tools initially.

Stone axe /Shovel can get you iron nuggets from rocks

Players in Animal Crossing: New Horizons will start picking recipes for new tools quickly. However, to create these tools, better materials like Iron Nuggets will be needed. They can be obtained by hitting rocks. Using your stone axe or a shovel on rocks will give you a variety of materials. These include stone, clay, iron nuggets and even bugs and money. Note that you want to hit the small grey rocks, not the larger dark grey ones.

Nook Miles Tickets will help with resources

Nook Miles tickets are a great way to get a bunch of resources. For 2,000 Miles, you can get one ticket. These tickets will get you to new random deserted islands. For every ticket, you will see a new island. The islands will have their own range of fruits, flowers and more. Anything you find can be brought back to your own island. This is a great way to gather sellable items and craft materials. Moreover, your island in Animal Crossing: New Horizons will grow only one type of fruit. This is a good way to expand that.

Mind the Axe!

Once you start upgrading your tools, you’ll see that they somewhat increase in power as well. This is especially noticeable with the axes. The stone axe and flimsy axe will shake trees enough to get wood. The axe, however, can straight through the tree. These stumps will attract more wildlife on your island.

For the latest tech news across the world, latest PC and Mobile games, tips & tricks, top-notch gadget reviews of most exciting releases follow BGR India’s Facebook, Twitter, subscribe our YouTube Channel.
  • Published Date: April 8, 2020 1:04 PM IST



new arrivals in india

Poco X3
Poco X3

16,999

Realme Narzo 20A
Realme Narzo 20A

8,499

Realme Narzo 20
Realme Narzo 20

10,499

Realme Narzo 20 Pro
Realme Narzo 20 Pro

14,999

Oppo F17
Oppo F17

17,990

Samsung Galaxy M51
Samsung Galaxy M51

24,999

Poco M2
Poco M2

10,999

Oppo F17 Pro
Oppo F17 Pro

22,990

Realme 7 Pro
Realme 7 Pro

19,999

Realme 7
Realme 7

14,999

Xiaomi Redmi 9A
Xiaomi Redmi 9A

6,799

Vivo Y20
Vivo Y20

12,990

Xiaomi Redmi 9
Xiaomi Redmi 9

8,999

Nokia 5.3
Nokia 5.3

13,999

Motorola Moto G9
Motorola Moto G9

11,499

Realme C15
Realme C15

9,999

Realme C12
Realme C12

8,999

Samsung Galaxy Note 20
Samsung Galaxy Note 20

77,999

Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime
Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime

9,999

Oppo Reno4 Pro
Oppo Reno4 Pro

34,990

Samsung Galaxy M01 Core
Samsung Galaxy M01 Core

5,499

Realme 6i
Realme 6i

12,999

Asus Rog Phone 3
Asus Rog Phone 3

49,999

OnePlus Nord
OnePlus Nord

24,999

Infinix Smart 4 Plus
Infinix Smart 4 Plus

7,999

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9

11,999

Samsung Galaxy M01s
Samsung Galaxy M01s

9,999

Vivo X50 Pro 5G
Vivo X50 Pro 5G

49,990

Vivo X50 5G
Vivo X50 5G

34,990

Realme C11
Realme C11

7,499

Poco M2 Pro
Poco M2 Pro

13,999

Realme X3
Realme X3

24,999

Realme X3 SuperZoom
Realme X3 SuperZoom

27,999

Tecno Spark Power 2
Tecno Spark Power 2

9,999

Oppo A12
Oppo A12

9,990

Oppo A52
Oppo A52

16,990

Samsung Galaxy A21s
Samsung Galaxy A21s

15,999

Oppo Find X2
Oppo Find X2

64,990

Motorola One Fusion Plus
Motorola One Fusion Plus

17,499

Samsung Galaxy A31
Samsung Galaxy A31

20,999

Samsung Galaxy M01
Samsung Galaxy M01

8,999

Samsung Galaxy M11
Samsung Galaxy M11

10,999

Infinix Hot 9 Pro
Infinix Hot 9 Pro

9,999

LG Velvet
LG Velvet

Price Not Available

Xiaomi Mi Note 10 Lite
Xiaomi Mi Note 10 Lite

Price Not Available

Apple iPhone SE 2020
Apple iPhone SE 2020

42,500

Honor 30 Pro
Honor 30 Pro

Price Not Available

Honor 30
Honor 30

Price Not Available

OnePlus 8
OnePlus 8

44,999

OnePlus 8 Pro
OnePlus 8 Pro

54,999

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro

13,999

Motorola Moto E4
Motorola Moto E4

8,999

Samsung Galaxy On Max
Samsung Galaxy On Max

9,775

nubia N2
nubia N2

15,999

Karbonn K9 Kavach 4G
Karbonn K9 Kavach 4G

5,290

Motorola Moto C Plus
Motorola Moto C Plus

6,999

Best Sellers