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The Animal Crossing Secret Feature Nobody Told You!

It’s no secret how popular Animal Crossing: New Horizons has become, it has turned into a sensation worldwide with thousands of avid players!

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Now if you’ve put serious hours into this game you probably know a lot about it right? Well that’s what I thought until I was let into one of AC:NH’s best kept secrets!

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So as probably most of you probably know when you eat a piece of fruit in the game it gives you energy. The energy can help you achieve certain things such as dig up trees and smash rocks.

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Fruit can be acquired from your trees by shaking them and then eating them. HOWEVER, have you ever been in a situation where your full of fruit but you need it gone but you didn’t think there was a way?


You probably think the toilet in AC is just a cool addition to your bathroom, well I was today years old when I found out if you sit on your toilet you can actually rid yourself of unwanted fruit and low and behold the toilet will actually flush when your finished!

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A player recently took to YouTube to show us how its done and it’s honestly such a cool feature in the game as well as it being practical.

You can grab yourself a toilet (if you don’t already have one) from Nook’s Cranny when they have them in stock, if you’ve had one in the past you will be able to order one from Nook’s Catalogue or if your really lucky you do have the possibility of finding one in a balloon floating by or from shaking a tree.

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It doesn’t even need to be your toilet either, if you fancy dropping in on a village and using their bathroom feel free, it will let you take care of your business just the same.

After you use the toilet the line reads ‘and that takes care of that’ as your fruit is flushed away returning you to your former self.

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