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** The [[https://dodo.ac/np/images/0/07/Dragon_Suit_NH_Icon.png "dragon suit"]], aside from the large dragon insignia on the front, looks like it was lifted from a [[Film/KillBill certain movie about a jaded and betrayed ex-assassin bride seeking revenge]].

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** The [[https://dodo.ac/np/images/0/07/Dragon_Suit_NH_Icon.png "dragon suit"]], aside from the large dragon insignia on the front, looks like it was lifted from Bruce Lee's iconic yellow tracksuit in ''Film/GameOfDeath''.
** The "tulip surprise box" has
a [[Film/KillBill certain movie about little princess figurine in it, likely a jaded reference to ''Literature/{{Thumbelina}}'' (who was born from a tulip blossom). Similarly, the peach surprise box and betrayed ex-assassin bride seeking revenge]].bamboo doll are references to Literature/{{Momotaro}} and ''The Tale of the Bamboo Cutter''.



** A good amount of furniture has variations (e.g. red and blue diner chairs) which ''cannot'' be converted into each other through customisation. Any island will only ever have one particular variation of that furniture available for sale. Like obtaining furniture, the fastest way to obtain other variations is for someone to let you obtain or catalog that variation.

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** A good amount of furniture has variations (e.g. red and blue diner chairs) which ''cannot'' be converted into each other through customisation.customization. Any island will only ever have one particular variation of that furniture available for sale. Like obtaining furniture, the fastest way to obtain other variations is for someone to let you obtain or catalog that variation.


* BribingYourWayToVictory: Downplayed. You can use amiibo cards to invite specific villagers after the campsite is built, but unlike ''New Leaf''[='s=] amiibo campers, it takes several steps over the course of several days to get them to move in, and they can turn down your offer to visit the campsite when you try to summon them with the amiibo if your island's star rating is too low. Additionally they may ask you to craft something may you have no means of crafting[[note]]recipe is not the issue as they'll give you the recipe, it's getting the necessary ingredients that will hurt plenty - for example, being asked to craft a flower wreath of a specific flower type when you don't have the necessary flowers growing on your island[[/note]]. Lastly, all 8 of the new villagers introduced in this game[[note]]including the highly coveted Raymond[[/note]] do not have Amiibo cards made and it is unknown if Nintendo would issue another wave of amiibo cards outside of Japan. On the other hand, [[https://nintendoeverything.com/animal-crossing-new-horizons-datamine-provides-details-about-how-villagers-move-out/ dataminers have released their analysis of the villager moving out algorithm]], and it seems that simply using an amiibo to oust an unwanted villager is exponentially much easier.

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* BribingYourWayToVictory: Downplayed. You can use amiibo cards to invite specific villagers after the campsite is built, but unlike ''New Leaf''[='s=] amiibo campers, it takes several steps over the course of several days to get them to move in, and they can turn down your offer to visit the campsite when you try to summon them with the amiibo if your island's star rating is too low. Additionally they may ask you to craft something may you have no means of crafting[[note]]recipe is not the issue as they'll give you the recipe, it's getting the necessary ingredients that will hurt plenty - for example, being asked to craft a flower wreath of a specific flower type when you don't have the necessary flowers growing on your island[[/note]]. Lastly, all 8 of the new villagers introduced in this game[[note]]including game[[note]]Cyd the highly coveted Raymond[[/note]] elephant, Dom the sheep, Sherb the goat, Raymond the cat, Judy the bear cub, Audie the wolf, Megan the Bear, and Reneigh the horse[[/note]] do not have Amiibo cards made and it is unknown if Nintendo would issue another wave of amiibo cards outside of Japan. On the other hand, [[https://nintendoeverything.com/animal-crossing-new-horizons-datamine-provides-details-about-how-villagers-move-out/ dataminers have released their analysis of the villager moving out algorithm]], and it seems that simply using an amiibo to oust an unwanted villager is exponentially much easier.

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* ViolationOfCommonSense:
** Hitting a villager repeatedly with a net, not surprisingly, makes them angry, and costs you 3 friendship points. If you apologize, there's a 20% chance you'll gain those 3 points back; if this happens, and you talk to them a second time, you get ''another'' 3 points. Combining this with SaveScumming lets you grind to max friendship by whacking your "friend" with a net over and over.[[note]]This is more funny than practical, though, since you have to restart the game 80% of the time. If you really want to get to best friends quickly, it's easier and more consistent to "time travel" and talk to them and/or give them a gift every ingame day.[[/note]]
** One of the game's more infamous items is the "angled signpost." It looks exactly like the standard signpost, except it's rotated 45 degrees. Why does this exist, you ask? Because you can only rotate items in 90-degree increments. This confuses a lot of new players, who see these half-rotated signs and search in vain for the nonexistent means of rotating something by 45 degrees.

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ViolationOfCommonSense: Hitting a villager repeatedly with a net, not surprisingly, makes them angry, and costs you 3 friendship points. If you apologize, there's a 20% chance you'll gain those 3 points back; if this happens, and you talk to them a second time, you get ''another'' 3 points. Combining this with SaveScumming lets you grind to max friendship by whacking your "friend" with a net over and over.[[note]]This is more funny than practical, though, since you have to restart the game 80% of the time. If you really want to get to best friends quickly, it's easier and more consistent to "time travel" and talk to them and/or give them a gift every ingame day.[[/note]]
** One of the game's more infamous items is the "angled signpost." It looks exactly like the standard signpost, except it's rotated 45 degrees. Why does this exist, you ask? Because you can only rotate items in 90-degree increments. This confuses a lot of new players, who see these half-rotated signs and search in vain for the nonexistent means of rotating something by 45 degrees.
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* ViolationOfCommonSense: Hitting a villager repeatedly with a net, not surprisingly, makes them angry, and costs you 3 friendship points. If you apologize, there's a 20% chance you'll gain those 3 points back; if this happens, and you talk to them a second time, you get ''another'' 3 points. Combining this with SaveScumming lets you grind to max friendship by whacking your "friend" with a net over and over.[[note]]This is more funny than practical, though, since you have to restart the game 80% of the time. If you really want to get to best friends quickly, it's easier and more consistent to "time travel" and talk to them and/or give them a gift every ingame day.[[/note]]

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Hitting a villager repeatedly with a net, not surprisingly, makes them angry, and costs you 3 friendship points. If you apologize, there's a 20% chance you'll gain those 3 points back; if this happens, and you talk to them a second time, you get ''another'' 3 points. Combining this with SaveScumming lets you grind to max friendship by whacking your "friend" with a net over and over.[[note]]This is more funny than practical, though, since you have to restart the game 80% of the time. If you really want to get to best friends quickly, it's easier and more consistent to "time travel" and talk to them and/or give them a gift every ingame day.[[/note]][[/note]]
** One of the game's more infamous items is the "angled signpost." It looks exactly like the standard signpost, except it's rotated 45 degrees. Why does this exist, you ask? Because you can only rotate items in 90-degree increments. This confuses a lot of new players, who see these half-rotated signs and search in vain for the nonexistent means of rotating something by 45 degrees.

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*** Placoderms, represented by Dunkleosteus, are shown as the sister group to sharks (and presumably the cartilaginous fish as a whole). While this was the consensus decades ago, modern research indicated that Placoderms are more basal than cartilaginous fish, the latter being the sister group to the bony vertebrates instead.


* LetUsNeverSpeakOfThisAgain: The protocol of Dodo Airlines for Mystery Tours (an activity where the player visits a randomly generated island to gather resources, collect specimens, and potentially meet a villager, but at the caveat of leaving anything not pocketed behind) is to never speak of any island visited by said tour ever again, to give an in-world reasoning for its randomness. In fact, they even [[DestroyTheEvidence burn the flight plans]].

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* LetUsNeverSpeakOfThisAgain: The protocol of Dodo Airlines for Mystery Tours (an activity where the player visits a randomly generated island to gather resources, collect specimens, and potentially meet a villager, but at the caveat of leaving anything not pocketed behind) is to never speak of any island visited by said tour ever again, to give an in-world reasoning for its randomness. In fact, they even randomness.
-->'''Wilbur:''' Also, there's one redline item you need to memorize like your latte order: Anything you leave behind stays here. We don't come back to these places. ''Ever.''
[[DestroyTheEvidence I actually burn the flight plans]].plans afterward]]. Security reasons. Can't explain more than that.


* DoubleUnlock: Terraforming. After getting K.K. Slider to come over, you unlock the Island Designer app... only to find that all you can do with it is place and erase dirt paths. The terraforming upgrades (waterscaping and cliff building), along with the ability to place other types of paths, must be subsequently purchased for Nook Miles.



* ScareChord: Plays along with the "Shocked" emote, which most prominently shows up when you talk to and abruptly awaken a sleeping Blathers. Since he's an owl and sleeps all day, this will [[RunningGag probably happen more often than not]] when you need to submit something to the museum (unless you prefer to make donations at night). You also get this sound effect whenever you lose out on a present by dropping it into water or [[OhCrap knock a wasp nest out of a tree]].

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* ScareChord: Plays along with the "Shocked" emote, which most prominently shows up when you talk to and abruptly awaken a sleeping Blathers. Since he's an owl and sleeps all day, this will [[RunningGag probably happen more often than not]] when you need to submit something to the museum (unless you prefer to make donations at night). You also get this sound effect whenever you lose out on a present by dropping it into water or [[OhCrap knock a wasp nest out of a tree]]. Villagers also have this reaction if they're observing a bug and you scare the bug off by running past.


* BribingYourWayToVictory: Downplayed. You can use amiibo cards to invite specific villagers after the campsite is built, but unlike ''New Leaf''[='s=] amiibo campers, it takes several steps over the course of several days to get them to move in, and they can turn down your offer to visit the campsite when you try to summon them with the amiibo if your island's star rating is too low. Additionally they may ask you to craft something may you have no means of crafting[[note]]recipe is not the issue as they'll give you the recipe, it's getting the necessary ingredients that will hurt plenty - for example, being asked to craft a flower wreath of a specific flower type when you don't have the necessary flowers growing on your island[[/note]]. Lastly, all 8 of the new villagers introduced in this game[[note]]including the highly coveted Raymond[[/note]] do not have Amiibo cards made and it is unknown if Nintendo would issue another wave of amiibo cards outside of Japan. On the other hand, [[https://nintendoeverything.com/animal-crossing-new-horizons-datamine-provides-details-about-how-villagers-move-out/https://nintendoeverything.com/animal-crossing-new-horizons-datamine-provides-details-about-how-villagers-move-out/ dataminers have released their analysis of the villager moving out algorithm]], and it seems that simply using an amiibo to oust an unwanted villager is exponentially much easier.

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* BribingYourWayToVictory: Downplayed. You can use amiibo cards to invite specific villagers after the campsite is built, but unlike ''New Leaf''[='s=] amiibo campers, it takes several steps over the course of several days to get them to move in, and they can turn down your offer to visit the campsite when you try to summon them with the amiibo if your island's star rating is too low. Additionally they may ask you to craft something may you have no means of crafting[[note]]recipe is not the issue as they'll give you the recipe, it's getting the necessary ingredients that will hurt plenty - for example, being asked to craft a flower wreath of a specific flower type when you don't have the necessary flowers growing on your island[[/note]]. Lastly, all 8 of the new villagers introduced in this game[[note]]including the highly coveted Raymond[[/note]] do not have Amiibo cards made and it is unknown if Nintendo would issue another wave of amiibo cards outside of Japan. On the other hand, [[https://nintendoeverything.com/animal-crossing-new-horizons-datamine-provides-details-about-how-villagers-move-out/https://nintendoeverything.com/animal-crossing-new-horizons-datamine-provides-details-about-how-villagers-move-out/ dataminers have released their analysis of the villager moving out algorithm]], and it seems that simply using an amiibo to oust an unwanted villager is exponentially much easier.


* BribingYourWayToVictory: Downplayed. You can use amiibo cards to invite specific villagers after the campsite is built, but unlike ''New Leaf''[='s=] amiibo campers, it takes several steps over the course of several days to get them to move in, and they can turn down your offer to visit the campsite when you try to summon them with the amiibo if your island's star rating is too low. Additionally they may ask you to craft something may you have no means of crafting[[note]]recipe is not the issue as they'll give you the recipe, it's getting the necessary ingredients that will hurt plenty - for example, being asked to craft a flower wreath of a specific flower type when you don't have the necessary flowers growing on your island[[/note]]. Lastly, all 8 of the new villagers introduced in this game[[note]]including the highly coveted Raymond[[/note]] do not have Amiibo cards made and it is unknown if Nintendo would issue another wave of amiibo cards outside of Japan.

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* BribingYourWayToVictory: Downplayed. You can use amiibo cards to invite specific villagers after the campsite is built, but unlike ''New Leaf''[='s=] amiibo campers, it takes several steps over the course of several days to get them to move in, and they can turn down your offer to visit the campsite when you try to summon them with the amiibo if your island's star rating is too low. Additionally they may ask you to craft something may you have no means of crafting[[note]]recipe is not the issue as they'll give you the recipe, it's getting the necessary ingredients that will hurt plenty - for example, being asked to craft a flower wreath of a specific flower type when you don't have the necessary flowers growing on your island[[/note]]. Lastly, all 8 of the new villagers introduced in this game[[note]]including the highly coveted Raymond[[/note]] do not have Amiibo cards made and it is unknown if Nintendo would issue another wave of amiibo cards outside of Japan. On the other hand, [[https://nintendoeverything.com/animal-crossing-new-horizons-datamine-provides-details-about-how-villagers-move-out/https://nintendoeverything.com/animal-crossing-new-horizons-datamine-provides-details-about-how-villagers-move-out/ dataminers have released their analysis of the villager moving out algorithm]], and it seems that simply using an amiibo to oust an unwanted villager is exponentially much easier.


* BribingYourWayToVictory: Downplayed. You can use amiibo cards to invite specific villagers after the campsite is built, but unlike ''New Leaf''[='s=] amiibo campers, it takes several steps over the course of several days to get them to move in, and they can turn down your offer to visit the campsite when you try to summon them with the amiibo if your island's star rating is too low. Additionally they may ask you to craft something may you have no means of crafting[[note]]recipe is not the issue as they'll give you the recipe, it's getting the necessary ingredients that will hurt plenty - for example, being asked to craft a flower wreath of a specific flower type when you don't have the necessary flowers growing on your island[[/note]]. Lastly, 8 of the new villagers introduced in this game (including the highly coveted Raymond) do not have Amiibo cards made and it is unknown if Nintendo would issue another wave of amiibo cards outside of Japan.

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* BribingYourWayToVictory: Downplayed. You can use amiibo cards to invite specific villagers after the campsite is built, but unlike ''New Leaf''[='s=] amiibo campers, it takes several steps over the course of several days to get them to move in, and they can turn down your offer to visit the campsite when you try to summon them with the amiibo if your island's star rating is too low. Additionally they may ask you to craft something may you have no means of crafting[[note]]recipe is not the issue as they'll give you the recipe, it's getting the necessary ingredients that will hurt plenty - for example, being asked to craft a flower wreath of a specific flower type when you don't have the necessary flowers growing on your island[[/note]]. Lastly, all 8 of the new villagers introduced in this game (including game[[note]]including the highly coveted Raymond) Raymond[[/note]] do not have Amiibo cards made and it is unknown if Nintendo would issue another wave of amiibo cards outside of Japan.


* BribingYourWayToVictory: Downplayed. You can use amiibo cards to invite specific villagers after the campsite is built, but unlike ''New Leaf''[='s=] amiibo campers, it takes several steps over the course of several days to get them to move in, and they can turn down your offer to visit the campsite when you try to summon them with the amiibo.

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* BribingYourWayToVictory: Downplayed. You can use amiibo cards to invite specific villagers after the campsite is built, but unlike ''New Leaf''[='s=] amiibo campers, it takes several steps over the course of several days to get them to move in, and they can turn down your offer to visit the campsite when you try to summon them with the amiibo. amiibo if your island's star rating is too low. Additionally they may ask you to craft something may you have no means of crafting[[note]]recipe is not the issue as they'll give you the recipe, it's getting the necessary ingredients that will hurt plenty - for example, being asked to craft a flower wreath of a specific flower type when you don't have the necessary flowers growing on your island[[/note]]. Lastly, 8 of the new villagers introduced in this game (including the highly coveted Raymond) do not have Amiibo cards made and it is unknown if Nintendo would issue another wave of amiibo cards outside of Japan.


* InsultToRocks: According to the bug-hating Blathers, the violin beetle's name is an insult to violins.

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** Non-native fruit that are not coconuts sell for 500 bells, 5x the price of native fruit and twice the price of coconuts. Having a friend gift you a good amount of non-native fruit is a great way to start an orchard and generate a steady stream of Bells. Furthermore, two out of the six types of fruits will be near-impossible to obtain solo[[note]]Your island has one native fruit, "Mom" sends you a second type in a letter, Mystery Island have coconut trees; one possible island has trees bearing a third type of fruit[[/note]], so you will almost certainly need someone to send them to you if you want them.

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** One of the DIY recipe packs, "Wildest Dreams DIY", includes a DIY recipe for an ironwood kitchenette. The recipe requires an ironwood dresser and a cutting board, among other materials. You are not informed that ''both'' these furniture items can only be crafted through DIY recipes, and ''neither'' recipe is included in any pack of DIY recipes.

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