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Frequently asked questions regarding Rocks in Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Created by NookFriends on the 02/01/2020

In this article, we will go through all the common questions that people have regarding the rocks on their Animal Crossing: New Horizons island.

Girl sitting by some rocks in Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Common questions:

What are rocks?

Rocks are objects that when they are hit with either an Axe or a Shovel they give you a resource.

How many rocks can I have on my island?

Each island has a maximum of 6 rocks that are randomly placed on your island!

What happens when I destroy a rock?

Don't worry! Each day a new rock will respawn in a random location on your island. So don't destroy all your rocks at once or you'll need to wait 6 days to restore all the rocks on your island!

Which resources do rocks give?

Rocks can give you 4 different types of resource, these are:

  • Stone
  • Gold Nugget
  • Iron
  • Clay
  • Bells

Who can hit my rocks?

Only you and your best friends!

How do I break a rock?

You're able to break a rock by firstly eating a fruit and then using a shovel or an axe to hit it.

How many bell/money rocks are there on my island?

Every day one random rock is chosen to be the bell/money rock, which means when you hit the rock, it will give you bells!

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