Animal Crossing Guide
by: Fox White
- Game Information
- Release Dates
D. Tips and Hints
- Getting a Tan
- Sending Letters
- Balloon Gifts
- HRA Rating Boost
- The Dump and Lost n' Found
b. Golden Items
- Bug List
- Fish List
d. Bank Prizes
- Tom Nook's Stores
E. Free Items
b. NES Games
- Opened sections A-F.
- All Fossils and Music.
- All Golden Items, Models, and Bank Prizes in Tips section listed.
- Listed 4 Universal Codes.
- All Fish listed with months and locations.
- All of Tom Nook's stores added.
- 6 Characters and 18 Villagers added.
- Species added for characters.
Welcome to my Animal Crossing Guide! I won't get to work on this Guide as often as
I would like to because I haven't got a computer of my own at the moment. (I'm
currently using one at the computer lab in a local college.) However, I will try to
add as many things as I can each time I come over here.
_____B. Game Information_____
Game Name: Animal Crossing
Genre: Role-playing Game
# of Players: 1-4 Alternating
Designed by: Nintendo
North America - 09/15/02
Japan - 12/14/01
Europe - To Be Announced
A Button: Confirm/Grab/Drop
B Button: Cancel/Drop
Start Button: Open Inventory
Ptera Right Wing
Ptera Left Wing
K.K. D & B
K.K. Love Song
The K. Funk
Go K.K. Rider!
I Love You
Two Days Ago
<-Getting a Tan->
If you want to get your character a tan, go to your island and stand outside for
about 10 minutes. I suggest you use a parasol unless you want a sunburn. (None of
the animals notice though.)
It's a good idea to send letters to the animals in your town. When you send a
letter, make sure it's long and uses real words. Also, if you attach a present to
it, the animal may send you a letter with a present attached.
Sometimes you will see a balloon with a present attached. Follow the balloon until
it lands in a tree and then shake the tree to get the present.
Note: The present won't always get stuck in a tree and it will just float away.
<-HRA Rating Boost->
If you want to boost your HRA Rating, pick a series such as the following: Blue,
Exotic, Cabin, Ranch, etc. For example, the exotic series has these items: Bed,
Wardrobe, Bureau, Chair, Bench, Table, End Table, Lamp, Screen, and Chest. Along
with this set you must have the Exotic Wallpaper and Rug.
Note: This goes with all series items.
<-The Dump and Lost n' Found->
Everyday you can find stuff that people didn't want in the dump. Also, check the
Police Station everyday because it also serves as a Lost n' Found.
Note: If you have more then 16 items that you want to dump off, bring a shovel and
you can dig holes in the ground and bury items. This will cause the dump to be able
to hold 32 items total.
b. Golden Items
<-Getting a Perfect Town->
Here is an easy way to get a Perfect Town.
1. Collect enough fruits and saplings to have 12 to 16 trees in each acre.
2. Chop down every tree in every acre.
3. Talk to the Wishing Well and ask, "How are things?"
4. Go to the acre it tells you to and plant 12 to 16 trees.
5. Repeat this process.
6. Wait two weeks.
1. After planting all of the trees, go to the Set Clock option.
2. Set the time back one month and start the game.
3. Reset the game and set the time forward one month.
4. Start the game as usual, listen to Mr. Resstti/Don talk to you.
5. Speak with the well and ask, "How are things?"
6. Farley will appear and give you a Golden Axe.
The Golden Axe never chips or breaks.
1. Acre B-3 and all of F are not required places to plant trees.
2. There must be less then 3 weeds per acre and less then 30 total weeds.
<-Obtaining the Golden Shovel->
This is the way to get the Golden Shovel which has a chance of digging up bells.
1. Have 2 shovels.
2. Find a glowing spot.
3. Dig a hole on the glowing spot and plant a shovel.
4. Wait until the tree grows up.
5. Shake the tree and a Golden Shovel will drop from it.
Note: The tree will be golden and only 1 shovel will come from it.
<-Obtaining the Golden Net->
Catch all 40 bugs to receive the Golden Net which is has a larger net attached to
<-Obtaining the Golden Fishing Rod->
Catch all 40 fish to receive the Golden Rod which will attract any fish in the area
-Name- -Location- -Month-
Angelfish River July-Oct
Arapaima River July-Sep
Arowana River June-Sep
Barbel Steed River All Year
Barred Knifejaw Sea Mar-Nov
Bass River All Year
Bitterling River Dec-Feb
Bluegill River All Year
Brook Trout Pond All Year
Carp River All Year
Catfish River May-Oct
Cherry Salmon River Mar-June/Sep-Nov
Coelacanth Sea All Year
Crawfish Pond Apr-Sep
Crucian Carp River All Year
Dace River All Year
Eel River June-Sep
Freshwater Goby River All Year
Frog Pond May-Aug
Giant Catfish Pond June-Aug
Giant Snakehead Pond June-Aug
Goldfish River All Year
Guppy River Dec-Feb
Jellyfish Sea August
Killifish Pond Apr-Aug
Koi River All Year
Large Bass River All Year
Large Char Waterfall Mar-June/Sep-Nov
Loach River Mar-May
Pale Chub River All Year
Piranha River June-Sep
Popeyed Goldfish River All Year
Pond Smelt River August
Rainbow Trout River Mar-June/Sep-Nov
Red Snapper Sea All Year
Salmon River September
Sea Bass Sea All Year
Small Bass River All Year
Stringfish River Dec-Feb
Sweetfish River Aug-Sep
|House Model|Get an HRA rating of 70,000 points.
|Manor Model|Get an HRA rating of 100,000 points.
|Lighthouse Model|Light the lighthouse while the Mayor is away.
|Museum Model|Donate all bugs, fish, paintings, and fossils.
|Post Model|Deposit 999,999,999 bells into the bank.
|Locomotive Model|Get on Father's Day
|Katrina's Tent|Get on Hallowee
|Market Model|Get on Sale Day
|Igloo Model|Get from an Igloo
|Police Model|Get on Officer Day
|Shop Model|Get on Labor Day
|Station Models 1-15|Get on Hometown Day
|Tailor Model|Get on Graduation Day
|Tent Model|Get from a tent.
|Tree Model|Get on Nature Day
|Well Model|Get on Mayor's Day
|Cosmos Model 1-3|See Resseti on Groundhog Day
d. Bank Prizes
Save 1,000,000 bells in the bank for Tissue.
Save 10,000,000 bells in the bank for a Piggy Bank.
Save 100,000,000 bells in the bank for a Mailbox.
Save 999,999,999 bells in the bank for a Post Model.
e. Holiday Items
About 10 days before Halloween, you will be able to buy candy from Tom Nook. Buy as
much as you can in these few days. On Halloween, you will be chased by the animals
living in your town. One of the characters will not chase you however. Find him and
speak with him to get a Spooky Item. He will take a piece of candy from you.
Note: If the animals catch you, they will either take a piece of candy, or if you
don't have any candy, they will transform your clothes and turn all of your items
into pumpkins and jack-in-the-boxes.
On Toy Day you will see Jingle walking around. Speak with him to get a Jingle Item.
Note: If you leave the acre and change your clothes then talk to him again, you
will get another Jingle Item.
<-Pelly, the Post-Office Pelican->
Pelly works in the Post-Office. If you have a letter that needs to be mailed, or a
deposit to make, come to her. She has a thing for Pete.
<-Pete, the Mail-Pelican->
Pete delivers the mail to everyone in town so he is constantly flying around with
no time to talk. Pete has a thing for Pelly.
Every night from 12-4, you will hear a voice telling you to come here. This
character is invisible so you will have to move around until you bump into him.
When he appears, he will ask you to find 5 spirits that he lost. Use your net and
search for the spirits. After you collect all 5, take them back to Wisp. You will
have a choice of having him pull all the weeds out of your town, getting a piece of
furniture from him, or having him paint your roof.
Species: (I forgot so I'll have to check.)
Occassionally, you will see Gulliver wash onto your shore. Speak with him and he
will tell you how he managed to get washed ashore. After he tells the story, he
will give you a unique item.
<-Joan, the Turnip Seller->
Every Sunday, Joan will come to town and sell turnips at set prices. Buy as many as
you can from her and wait until Monday. Check prices with Tom Nook to see if you
profit from the turnips. Turnips will last a week so you can wait until you have a
high selling price.
Note: Turnips will go bad if you travel to a friends town, leave them in your
basement, or wait longer then 1 week.
<-Blanca, the Faceless Cat>
Occassionally, when you go on a trip to a friend's town, a white cat will walk up
to you and sit next to you. You'll notice that she doesn't have a face. She will
ask what you are laughing at and you will get two options. It doesn't matter which
one you choose so just choose one. She'll ask you to paint her a new face.
Note: She will visit towns sometimes.
Rover is the first animal you will meet. He greets you on the train while you are
traveling to ----- town.
<-Tom Nook, the Shopkeeper->
Tom Nook owns the four houses in acre B-3, along with his store. After buying and
selling a certain amount of items in bells, he will upgrade his store.
Here is a list of the stores and the items they sell. Each store has a larger
Nook n' Go
<-Mable Able, the
Sable Able's sister and co-owner of The Able Sisters clothing store in town. Mable
runs the floor in the store (no rhyme intended) and fills people in on how to make
their own designs. Also allows people to save designs, display designs, and loans
their equipment to those who have a Gameboy Advance and a Nintendo GameCube Link
Cable. Sable thinks she talks too much.
<-Sable Able, the
Mable Able's sister and co-owner of The Able Sisters clothing store in town. Sable
can be seen making clothing out of designs that are being displayed as well as
some other kinds. She isn't much for talking.
<-Katrina, the Fortune Teller->
Sometimes, Katrina will visit your town. (You'll know she's there if you see a
multi-colored tent somewhere in town.) If you pay her 50 bells she will tell you
your fortune. There are a few things that will happen to you after the fortune.
I'll try to get what she says about each reading.
<-Gracie, the Fashion Diva->
Gracie will occassionally stop by your town in her expensive convertible and ask
you to clean her car. If you do, she'll give you some of her very fashionable
<-Wendall, the Traveling Artist->
Wendall is a traveling artist who can make unique wallpaper for you. However, you
must feed him a certain kind of fish for him to give you a wallpaper.
Note: All of Wendall's wallpapers go with Sahara's carpets.
<-Sahara, the Carpet Seller->
Whenever Sahara is in town, bring alot of bells and an old carpet with you and
Sahara will make you a new one.
Here is the list of villagers that will come to your town.
_____E. Free Items_____
Need some items? Here are a couple codes that'll help you out. Go to Tom Nook and
choose the option Other Things and select Say Password. You may only say
three codes a day so choose wisely.
I'll add codes whenever I get a chance to.