Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Get DIY Recipes

DIY Recipe

It’s finally time for your vacation getaway in Animal Crossing New Horizons. You’ll have to build everything on the island from scratch so you’ll need some recipes. Here’s how to get DIY recipes in Animal Crossing New Horizons.

How to Get DIY Recipes in Animal Crossing New Horizons

In order to get DIY recipes in Animal Crossing, you’ll need to fish, catch bugs, accrue Nook Miles, and befriend villagers. DIY Recipes can range from tools to furniture.

You can get Nook Miles from completing various activities around your island. Think of these as an in-game achievement system that rewards you with Nook Miles.

Becoming friends with villagers by completing tasks for them may also net you a few more recipes for the workbench. Be sure to check in with your villagers often because you never know what they may have for you.

Fishing and catching bugs will give you plenty to trade with villagers or donate to the museum. This is yet another way you can earn some of those sweet DIY recipes.

Recipes are only one step though, you’ll need to have the materials to craft the item as well at a workbench. Recipes are just one part of all the things you’ll be doing on this deserted island.

From decorating your home to changing the landscape of the island you’ll have your hands full creating your perfect island getaway.

To recap, here’s how to get DIY Recipes in Animal Crossing New Horizons:

  1. Get Nook Miles by participating in various activities around the island.

  2. Befriend villagers for a chance to get more Recipes.

  3. Fish and catch bugs and trade them with villagers.

Well, that’s everything you need to know about how to get DIY recipes in Animal Crossing New Horizons. For more tips, tricks, and guides be sure to check our extensive and ever-growing Animal Crossing Wiki, or just search Twinfinite.

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Jesse Vitelli

Jesse has a B.F.A in Arts Management, a love for all things burritos, and an unreasonable Amiibo collection. His skills include but are not limited to writing about video games, RPG grinding, and being constantly dehydrated. Jesse loves most games, but he really loves games that he can play together with friends and family. This usually means late nights in Destiny 2 or FFXIV. Jesse was a writer for Twinfinite from 2018 to 2020 and is now a writer over at our sister site, Prima Games.