Animal Crossing x Hello Kitty - How To Get Sanrio Items In ACNH

You can now get Sanrio items and villagers in ACNH!

March 19, 2021

If you need to know how to get Sanrio items and villagers in the latest Animal Crossing: New Horizons (ACNH) update, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve got everything you need to know about the latest crossover between Sanrio and Animal Crossing, including how you can get your hands on brand new villagers and items.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons fastly became one of the biggest games of 2020, partly due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The new instalment to the Animal Crossing series was hailed as ‘the saviour’ of lockdown and is still releasing quality content a year after it was released.


Sanrio Amiibo Cards

So, what are the Sanrio Amiibo Cards for Animal Crossing: New Horizons? The special Amiibo cards were created as part of a collaboration between Sanrio and Animal Crossing back in December of 2016. The original cards were designed for Animal Crossing: New Leaf but have now been made available for use in the latest update to New Horizons.

There are a total of 6 Sanrio Amiibo cards that players can purchase, each of the 6 cards focuses on different villagers that are styled after various Sanrio characters.

On March 18, a new update (version 1.9.0) was released for Animal Crossing New Horizons which enabled the use of the old Sanrio Amiibo cards from New Leaf and the latest cards soon to be released on March 26 in the US.

How To Get A Sanrio Villager In ACNH

If you used a regular Amiibo card before, they work exactly the same way as the Sanrio cards, so the process for inviting a villager to your island is the same.

If you’ve never used an Amiibo card before, here’s what you need to do.

First, select which Amiibo card you want to use, then head to the Residential Services building on your ACNH island. Select the Nook Stop and you’ll see a list of options appear, select the ‘Invite Amiibo Camper’ option and you will then need to scan your physical card.

The villager from the Sanrio Amiibo card will then appear at your campsite and you’re good to go!

How To Get Sanrio Items In ACNH

So now that you know how to get a Sanrio villager to your island, how are you supposed to get Sanrio items in ACNH? Well, fortunately, you’re already most of the way there!

When you scanned your selected Sanrio villager into your island using the Nook Stop, the items that were connected to that specific villager should now appear in the Promotion section of Special Goods within Nook Shopping. You can access the Nook Shopping either through your Nook Phone or by returning to the Residential Services building and using the Nook Stop again.

You’ll still need to purchase the new Sanrio items using your bells, and you can only purchase a total of 5 items per day.

Kyle Knight

Kyle (He/Him) is a Film and TV graduate from Coventry. He's a PC enthusiast with a not so enthusiastic PC and is all about triple-A titles!

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