Animal Crossing: New Horizons- Top Five Hidden Details in the Game

Published 05/12/2021, 11:49 AM EDT


Even after a year of release, Animal Crossing: New Horizons has been the hot topic of 2021 and has gained the attention of players around the world. It comes as no surprise that the one-year anniversary has bedazzled a lot of players with new events and rewards. As a result, ACNH has raised to the top in the UK charts multiple times as well. This shows all the efforts Nintendo has put towards the game have finally paid off.

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Alongside major content, the developers have also added some minor details in the game, like the creatures, bugs, and fishes migrating on a monthly basis. However, there are still some details which several players are not aware of.

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Top five secret details in Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Villager Nook Phones

The Nook phone is an essential tool in Nintendo’s life simulator game. It helps in gathering information on how many centipedes you have caught and is the center point for completing tasks regarding DIY recipes. Everyone knows that villager also starts with a Nook Phone and gets the default Nook Phone cases that each player gets at the start.

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However, not everyone knows that as you make progress in the game your villagers also start customizing their Nook Phones cases. Furthermore, you will see later that every villager has their personal taste and will have a unique phone case different from others.

Rover’s Photo in Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Your villagers reward you with their own personal photo if you become best friends with them. In short, be nice to them, exchange gifts, and attend all their birthday parties to boost up the friendship level. At last, they will offer you a photo frame of themselves which can be customized to various variants.

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However, not everyone knows that the Rover’s photo you get by completing the recent May Day event differs slightly from others. The frame is very different, quite unlike other regular villagers’ photo wood frame, which you get by default.

Lucky items

Lucky items increase your happy home academy score by 777 when placed inside a house. Not everyone knows the photo frame you get from villagers is also considered a lucky item and will boost your score.

In addition to that, some lucky items increase your happy home academy score respective to particular seasons. As a result, you might have seen your score changing often.

Dream Escapes in Animal Crossing: New Horizons

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It happens quite often that when you visit someone’s island, you get lost in the way and can’t find your way back. However, you can contact Rescue Services through your Nook Phone and return to your village.

Clouds

Nintendo has designed the game so that users can relate it to their actual life. The weather phenomena in New Horizons are quite remarkable and amazing. Furthermore, a variety of special clouds can be seen in the skies of ACNH’s island.

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Surprisingly, not everyone knows that there are six different variants and can only be seen at certain times of the year; Plane Trails being the only exception. The other types of clouds arrive in certain seasons.

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Firstly, you can spot the Thin clouds often during the spring in both hemispheres. The only condition is that sky has to be sunny and clear. Users majorly see Cumulonimbus clouds during the summer on a bright day. However, if you see them it means most probably your island will see foul weather the following day.

Moreover, both Cirrus and Zero Cumulus clouds can often be spotted during fall. However, they only appear on random clear hours on days that typically have cloudy and rainy weather. Last, Billow clouds can only be seen during winter and only appear on clear and fine hours on days preceding poor weather conditions.

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Mehul Rolta

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Mehul Rolta is an eSports author at EssentiallySports since November 2020. He believes that gaming has the potential to bring a smile to a person's face. Instead of keeping his passion for gaming all to himself, he decided to share his thoughts and opinion with others.

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