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Animal Crossing: City Folk

Cheats, Tips & Secrets for Animal Crossing: City Folk on Nintendo Wii

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Equip one of the Zap Suits and the sound changes into a heroic fanfare.

Talk to Tortimer (the Mayor) on April 1st to receive a "Leaf" from him.

Deposit a certain amount of bells into bank.

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Complete the indicated task to unlock the corresponding tool upgrade.

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Talk to your neighbors on your birthday.

Go to the museum cafe and talk to Brewster. If you have a Gyroid he will offer to store it and any others you bring him (except for duplicates).

Talk to Tortimer the mayor during the Bug Catching Contest to get a free bug net.

When it's July / August set the time to midnight and catch a large rare beetle. Save it in your basement until the bug contest. At the end of the day give your beetle and you will always win the contest. You can do the same for the golden fishing trophy. Just catch a shark and save it and you will alway win!

Just ask someone from a different gender the following: "Will you be my Valentine" in a letter... You must ask this within the last week before Valentine's Day. They will not respond until Valentine's Day.

If you mail a neighbor and say "Hi" a lot, they might send you a coconut.

Find a coconut that has washed up on the shore. Plant it in near the ocean on the coastline.

Complete the indicated task to unlock the corresponding trophy for your house.

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Receive a DSi on April the 3rd from Nintendo, Pete will be waiting outside your house.

Before you begin the game, change the date to the day zipper t. bunny comes, and dig up the eggs and save the candy for Halloween, give zipper the bunny foils and sell the egg furniture, save and quit when your done. Change the date to Halloween and the time to 5:45 (Should be enough time to trap all of your neighbors,) and wait until 6 for Halloween to start. Everyone will be trapped and Jack will be easier to find, and you will get lots of bells after you sell the spooky furniture . Then change the date the Christmas, and talk to Jingle, change into different clothes, and get you will get more presents, sell the Jingle furniture, and your still getting money. Its a bell miracle.

The present balloons that need to be shot down will appear when the last number of the time is "5" and the hour is either 10 a.m. and 3 p.m., giving you twelve chances per day. To find the balloons easily, go to the north side of your town. Do not stay there all the time, just run up there when you see a balloon. Your running movement can be used to control the balloon. After you shoot down eight balloons, one of the next balloons you shoot will have the Golden Slingshot. This version can fire three pellets.

One of the rocks in your town will randomly give Bells when it is hit repeatedly. Note: To hit a money rock quickly, dig holes on either side of it and another hole behind you in order to trap your character in position. By doing this, you cannot recoil away after hitting the rock, and allows you to repeatedly smash it quickly.

After getting the Golden Shovel, use it to bury money. It will grow into a tree. Shake that tree and moneybags will fall from it instead of fruit.

When finding mushrooms, Elegant Mushrooms can be sold to Tom Nook for 10,000 Bells.

Go fishing in late July or early August at about 7 p.m. to catch the more expensive fish. You can catch a Hammerhead (8,000 Bells), Napoleanfish (10,000 Bells), Red Snapper (3,000 Bells), or Shark (15,000 Bells).

When fishing in winter, catch and sell the following fish: Red Snapper (3,000 Bells), String Fish (15,000 Bells), and Tuna (7,000 Bells).

On Bunny Day, dig up everything with a shovel. Get all the bunny eggs and open them. If they are candy, eat them. If they are bunny foil, keep them then see the bunny man in front of the main hall. After you get the prizes, sell them to Tom Nook and save the game. Play a different day, save the game, and start Bunny Day all over again.

Set the system date to Christmas Eve of any year in the future and the time to after 8:00 p.m. Walk around and find Jingle, a reindeer in a Santa suit. Talk to him and he will ask you two questions. No matter how you answer, you will get a piece of the Jingle set. If you sell any piece to Tom Nook, he will pay over 12,000 Bells. Repeat this as many times as desired.

Talk to Zipper the bunny in front of town hall on Easter. As he instructs, dig up the bunny eggs and open them up to get either candy or a bunny foil . Trade the bunny foils to Zipper to get one of the following Egg furniture items: bed, bench, bench, chair, clock, dresser, floor, lamp, stereo, table, toy set, wall, or wardrobe.

To find the ghost, wait until Monday Nights after all stores have closed and before 4:00 am, go to the south-east corner of your town and you will hear a voice. Follow the voice and wisp will ask you to find his lamp for him. Go to the attic of your house and there it will be. If you do so, he will either give you a randomized gift, clear all your weeds, repaint your house, or clear your house of cockroaches.

The following fish can be sold for the listed amount of Bells.

Anglefish: 3,000 Bells (rare)
Arapaima: 10,000 Bells (rare)
Arowana: 10,000 Bells (rare)
Barbel Steed: 200 Bells
Barred Knifejaw: 5,000 Bells
Bitterling: 900 Bells
Black Bass: 300 Bells
Blue Marlin: 10,000 Bells (rare)
Bluegill: 120 Bells
Butterflyfish: 1,000 Bells
Carp: 300 Bells
Catfish: 800 Bells
Char: 3,800 Bells
Cherry Salmon: 1,000 Bells
Clownfish: 650 Bells
Coelacanth: 15,000 Bells (rare)
Crawfish: 250 Bells
Crucian Carp: 120 Bells
Dab: 300 Bells
Dace: 200 Bells
Dorado: 15,000 Bells (rare)
Eel: 2,000 Bells
Football Fish: 2,500 Bells (rare)
Freshwater Goby: 300 Bells (rare)
Frog: 120 Bells
Gar: 6,000 Bells (rare)
Giant Snakehead: 5,500 Bells
Goldfish: 1,300 Bells (rare)
Guppy: 1,300 Bells (rare)
Hammerhead Shark: 8,000 Bells (rare)
Horse Mackerel: 150 Bells
Jellyfish: 100 Bells
Killifish: 300 Bells (rare)
King Salmon: 1,800 Bells
Koi: 2,000 Bells (rare)
Loach: 300 Bells
Lobster: 2,500 Bells
Moray Eel: 2,000 Bells
Napoleonfish: 10,000 Bells
Neon Tetra: 500 Bells
Octopus: 500 Bells
Olive Flounder: 800 Bells (rare)
Pale Chub: 200 Bells
Pike: 1,800 Bells
Piranha: 2,500 Bells (rare)
Pond Smelt: 300 Bells
Popeyed Goldfish: 1,300 Bells (rare)
Puffer Fish: 240 Bells
Rainbow Trout: 800 Bells
Ray: 3,000 Bells
Red Snapper: 3,000 Bells
Salmon: 700 Bells
Sea Bass: 160 Bells
Sea Butterfly: 1,000 Bells
Sea Horse: 1,100 Bells
Sea Sunfish: 4,000 Bells (rare)
Shark: 15,000 Bells (rare)
Squid: 400 Bells
Stringfish: 15,000 Bells (rare)
Surgeonfish: 1,000 Bells
Sweetfish: 900 Bells
Tuna: 7,000 Bells (rare)
Yellow Perch: 240 Bells
Zebra Turkeyfish: 400 Bells

Talk to Tortimer the mayor during the Fishing Contest to get a free fishing rod.

The following fish can be sold for the listed amount of Bells to Tom Nook.

Amber: 1,200 Bells
Ammonite: 1,100 Bells
Coprolite: 1,100 Bells
Dinosaur Track: 1,000 Bells
Archaeopteryx: 1,300 Bells
Pecking Man: 1,100 Bells
Fern Fossil: 1,000 Bells
Dinosaur Egg: 1,400 Bells
Shark Tooth: 1,000 Bells
Trilobite: 1,300 Bells
T. Rex Tail: 5,000 Bells
T. Rex Torso: 5,500 Bells
T. Rex Skull: 6,000 Bells
Tricera Tail: 4,500 Bells
Tricera Torso: 5,000 Bells
Tricera Skull: 5,500 Bells
Mammoth Torso: 2,500 Bells
Mammoth Skull: 3,000 Bells
Ankylo Tail: 2,500 Bells
Ankylo Torso: 3,000 Bells
Ankylo Skull: 3,500 Bells
Apato Tail: 4,000 Bells
Apato Torso: 4,500 Bells
Apato Skull: 5,000 Bells
Dimetrodon Tail: 4,500 Bells
Dimetrodon Torso: 5,000 Bells
Dimetrodon Skull: 5,500 Bells
Iguanodon Tail: 3,000 Bells
Iguanodon Torso: 3,500 Bells
Iguanodon Skull: 4,000 Bells
Sabertooth Torso: 2,000 Bells
Sabertooth Skull: 2,500 Bells
Pachy Tail: 3,000 Bells
Pachy Torso: 3,500 Bells
Pachy Skull: 4,000 Bells
Parasaur Tail: 2,500 Bells
Parasaur Torso: 3,000 Bells
Parasaur Skull: 3,500 Bells
Seismo Tail: 4,500 Bells
Seismo Hip: 4,000 Bells
Seismo Chest: 4,500 Bells
Seismo Skull: 5,000 Bells
Plesio Torso: 4,500 Bells
Plesio Neck: 4,500 Bells
Plesio Skull: 4,500 Bells
Stego Tail: 4,000 Bells
Stego Torso: 4,500 Bells
Stego Skull: 5,000 Bells
Ptera Right Wing: 4,500 Bells
Ptera Left Wing: 4,500 Bells
Ptera Skull: 4,000 Bells
Icthyo Torso: 2,000 Bells
Icthyo Skull: 2,500 Bells
Rapter Torso: 2,500 Bells
Rapter Skull: 3,000 Bells
Styraco Tail: 2,500 Bells
Styraco Torso: 3,000 Bells
Styraco Skull: 3,500 Bells

If you want to get rid of an item or furniture you don't like, send a letter to another resident of your town and attach the unwanted item there. They will often respond by giving you a different item.

On New Years Eve find Tortimer for a party popper. It can be only used once but can get another one by going into a house then back out. On New Years Day find Tortimer and you will recieve a t-shirt. | Submitted by Michael

If you talk to Tortimer (the mayor) during the Bug Catching Contest, he'll give you a free net to use.

From March 25th til the 1st of April, If Wiiconnect is turned on you will receive a letter from Nintendo. It will have a gift attached to it called the Red Pikmin Hat! As random as it is, its to commemorate the re-release of Pikmin on Wii.

Use the following trick to get lots of fruit. Send your town's native fruit and in a letter to a resident and include the word "Fruit" in the message area. Eventually they will reply with fruit (either the same or different) or furniture.

If you talk to Tortimer on Nov. 27, 2008 (at 3pm when the Harvest Festival starts) he will give you a fork and knife. Then go look through your town and you should find a turkey hiding behind trees or a house. Talk to the turkey and he will take the fork and knife and give you Harvest furniture. Go back to Tortimer and he will give you another fork and knife to deliver to someone in your town. Don't deliver it, go find the turkey again (he will be in a different place every time) and you will get more Harvest furniture. The more you do this, the more furniture you will get!! Nook pays well for the furniture also. | Submitted by Melissa

Improvements to your house will cost the indicated amount of Bells.

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First after 3pm find Tortimer and get a fork and knife, then search behind trees, buildings, and signs find a turkey and talk to him to get some Harvest furniture. After that go back to Tortimer and get more forks and knifes(you can get an infinate amount) then find the turkey again, he hides in a new spot. If he gives you something you all ready have you can sell it for a lot of money at Tom Nooks or the Auction house. | Submitted by bbhalo

First, put all of your money into your ABD. Then save - go to the Wii menu - settings - date and time. The change the date to +11 years. Go back to ACCF and you will get a letter from the ABD saying you have gained interest. Keep on doing this until you are satisfied with the money you have. When you cant add +11 years anymore,go to the right year, go into ACCF, play for a second, then save and reapeat the process.

On December 24, at 8 pm, Jingle comes to town. Talk to him to recieve a piece of the Jingle furniture. You can change your outfits and accesories to think you're somebody else!

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Find Kicks, the skunk, sitting on a set of stairs. Have him shine your shoes and their color will now match your hair. Note: You can change your hair color at The Shampoodle. Select "Change style" to return your shoes to their original color.

You can find KK Slider on Saturdays from 8:00 pm to Midnight at the Museum's coffee shop. You can request the following songs titles (case-sensitive, including punctuation) from him. He will give the song for you to take home and play on the device of your choice.

Agent K.K
Aloha K.K.
Café K.K.
Comrade K.K.
Forest Life
Go K.K. Rider!
I Love You
Imperial K.K.
K.K. Aria
K.K. Ballad
K.K. Blues
K.K. Bossa
K.K. Calypso
K.K. Casbah
K.K. Chorale
K.K. Condor
K.K. Country
K.K. Cruisin'
K.K. D & B
K.K. Dirge
K.K. Dixie
K.K. Etude*
K.K. Faire
K.K. Folk
K.K. Fusion
K.K. Gumbo
K.K. House
K.K. Jazz
K.K. Lament
K.K. Love Song
K.K. Lullaby
K.K. Mambo
K.K. Marathon
K.K. March
K.K. Metal
K.K. Parade
K.K. Safari
K.K. Salsa
K.K. Samba
K.K. Ska
K.K. Sonata
K.K. Song
K.K. Soul
K.K. Steppe
K.K. Swing
K.K. Tango
K.K. Technopop
K.K. Waltz
K.K. Western
King K.K.
Lucky K.K.
Marine Song
Mountain Song
Mr. K.K.
My Place
Only Me
K.K. Rally
K.K. Reggae
K.K. Rock
K.K. Rockabilly
K.K. Ragtime
Rockin' K.K.
Señor K.K.
Soulful K.K.
Spring Blossoms
Stale Cupcakes
Steep Hill
Surfin' K.K.
The K. Funk
To the Edge
Two Days Ago

Place any of the following items in your house for 7,777 HRA points. They can be obtained as indicated.

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Every day, there will be a single rock in your town that will have money "in" it, and if you hit this rock money will come out. Hit it repeatedly to get more and more money. Eventually, the rock will run dry. The rock that gives money changes every day.

Firstly go into nooks shop and buy any item thats over 3000 bells. after you have done so, send it in a letter to your nearest neighbour you have. If you don't know how to send it in a letter basicaly you write a letter and drag the present onto it then send it away at the post office. Next get the bus into your town and go into gracie gracie's shop. Buy another item costing 4000+ Go back to your house and you will have three floors - a basement,the floor you started with and onother one on top. Also with this cheat you get a magic tunnel at the back of your house which you can enter by buying a door costing 1500 bells at nooks or 3000 at gracie gracie. Place it anywhere on your wall and the tunnel will appear.

Buy a slingshot from Tom Nook. Shoot down balloons to randomly get one of the following items from the Mario series from time to time: 1-Up mushroom, "?" block, brick block, brick flooring, cannon, coin, Fire Bar, Fire Flower, flagpole, green Koopa shell, green pipe, mushroom mural, Starman, or Super Mushroom.

Look under the various mushrooms that will appear in your town. They usually appear around 3:00 p.m. daily, in front of trees. You may find an item from the Mush Furniture set (which includes furniture, carpet, wallpaper, and appliances). You can sell unwanted pieces at Tom Nook's store.

A canary will perch on top of the the Message Board outside of the Town Hall if you have an unread message there.

You must have played for a week.

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Deposit 10,000,000 Bells.

If you see Pascal in your town, give him a scallop (Not a white scallop. That doesn't work.) and he will give you a random Pirate Ship theme item. Do not talk to him until you have the scallop with you or he swims away.

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You can earn 1 point for every 100 bells spent at Tom Nook's store. They can be used to earn the following prizes.

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When there is snow on the ground there is a chance that you will find two small balls of snow on the ground. If you take one ball and make it huge while keeping the other small then you can make a snowman. The snowman will come to life and mail you a random piece of snowman furniture.

Every Halloween starting at 6:00 p.m., Jack will be at a random in your town. The only problem is that everyone dresses up like him! However, you'll notice which one is the real Jack simply by the fact that he won't follow you around, unlike the villagers. Make sure that you have candy before you talk to him, or else he will play a trick on you. If you give him candy, he'll give you an item from the "Spooky Series". There are 12 in total.

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Usually, the only thing for St. Patrick's day is a four-leaf clover and Lucky K.K.. But in City Folk you can get a leprechaun hat called the shamrock hat! Start your game with Lucky K.K. playing on March 17th, St. Patrick's Day, and Pelipper will be outside with a letter from Nintendo, saying that it should prevent pinching. It is possible it only happens through Wi-Fi Connection.

On Thanksgiving, starting at 3pm, the mayor will be standing outside with a table full of food, he will be giving away forks and knives to everyone, he will also ask you to deliver some to people. When he gives you them take them and go find the Turkey person in your town, Franklin. He is starting to get that we like to eat turkeys on thanksgiving, so for every pair of utensils he will give you a harvest something...

Instead of waiting for the next day to come in the game you can simply change your calender under your wii system menu. By doing this your animal crossing game will look at the time and date of your wii and the game will then run according to it.

Note: This cheat works well if you are getting repairs or if you want to skip ahead/back a few days. | Submitted by Kylanmon

After playing the game for at least one week, complete the indicated task to have Tom Nook's store upgraded to the corresponding level.

Nook N' Go: Spend or sell 25,000 Bells at Nook's Cranny and wait one week from the day Nook's Cranny first began.

Nookway: Spend or sell 90,000 Bells at Nook N' Go and wait two weeks from the day Nook N' Go first began.

Nookingtons: Spend or sell 250,000 bells and wait three weeks from the day Nookway first began. Note: Unlike Animal Crossing or Animal Crossing:Wild World, you do not have to have someone come to your village to buy one thing as well to get Nookington's.

Find Tortimer on these holidays for these items.

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Donate the indicated number of Bells to the Town Fund at Town Hall to unlock the corresponding item or structure.

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Wait a year after you move in and you will get a letter from Tortimer saying he can't believe you have been living in the town for a year. The letter will have a Townhall model enclosed.

First things first, make sure your Wii's clock is set on 2000(month and day doesn't matter)then start the game.Once in the game, go to town hall and deposit 50,000 bells more.Save your game, quit, hit the home button and select Wii Menu. Go to your settings and go to the calendar. Select the year space and foward up 15 years(month and day dosn't matter). Head back to the Wii Menu and Start the game again. When you head back into game don't change anything on the Animal Crossing clock just select, "Yes." Once in the game you will receive a ABD notice telling you that you have received a large amount of bells from the bank. To continue this process go back to your Wii calendar and forward the year space 10 more years and the start the game again. Still don't change the Animal Crossing clock, Hit yes and receive your ABD notice. After you have repeat the earlier steps and hit 2035 you'll find out the clock only goes 2035. When this happens reset your Wii clock to 2000 and start the game again.(Still not touching the Animal Crossing clock) Go to town hall and withdraw at least 200,000 or
more bells and redeposit it. Thats it! repeat this process as many times as you like.(Side affects will include a town full of weeds and many of your friends moving away.)  | Submitted by ChuninJ

Visit the Roost on February 14th and order a coffee from Brewster. Your character will notice that it is actually hot cocoa, and Brewster will wish you a happy Valentine's Day.

Go to the southeast corner of town on a Monday night. A voice will talk to you. Follow its directions until you find Whisp the ghost. He will ask you to find his lost lamp. After you find it, go to the your house's attic. Whisp will give you a wish for finding the lamp. You can ask him to get rid of all your town's weeds, remove all the cockroaches, or get a random item.

On easter day a bunny named Zipper will appear in front of townhall. He will ask you to dig up bunny eggs and open them up for a treat. You will get either candy or a bunny foil. Return the bunny foils to Zipper for a peice of egg furniture.

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