Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp Beginners Guide

If you are new to Animal Crossing, you will not be aware of the full potential of all of the mechanics that are available at your disposal. This Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp Beginners Guide will tell you all that there is to know for a new player of the game such as what you need to do to get started and how you can make your experience a little more enjoyable than it would otherwise be.

For more help on Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp, you can check out our Animals/Villagers Guide and Crafting Materials Guide.

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp Beginners Guide

In this Pocket Camp Beginners Guide, we will take a look at some very crucial Tips and Tricks which will ensure that you know what you are doing as you hop into the game.

Saving Your Game
The very basic need of a game is the option of saving your progress in the game. For Animal Crossing Pocket Camp, you only get this option once you sign in with your Nintendo Account.

This is the only way to save your progress so you must should create a Nintendo ID if you haven’t got one, and sign in into the game.

Themes
At the start of the game, you will have the chance to select a theme, which will determine which starter kit you get. It is not that important since you can still get all of the items and villagers anyway.

You can also change it later on. The four themes are natural, cute, sporty and cool. Try to experiment with them and choose the one that fits your style of play the best.

Creating Your Character
Once you have picked up your theme, you will be able to develop the character which you will be playing throughout the game. You can choose a girl or a boy but you must NOTE that you will not be able to change the gender afterward.

You will be able to select and change hairstyles and colors, or eye sight and color by tapping More in the bottom right corner of the screen

Camp Cycles
Remember the game runs in cycles. There will be a day and night cycle and also a Seasonal Cycle. Other things such as The Market Place and Animal movement also change after a set amount of time.

Loans
You can also take out loans and pay them off later. It can be found on the ‘More’ tab. Pay it off in small amounts, but remember you cannot get upgrades until a loan is paid off.

Crafting
You can craft up to three items at a single time so remember to keep on crafting as many items as you can. There is no downside to crafting so try to craft better items as many times, as you can.

Campsite
This is the main area of your game. You want to make your friends visit you. You need to craft some items for them to visit you. Use the automatic placement and removal of setups to ensure you do not have to mess with your campsite to invite friends in.

Get Log-In Rewards
All you need to do is to log in to the game once a day to get some in-game currency, which can range from bells to furniture to materials. These rewards stack up day by day so remember to ensure that you log in.

Camp Goals
Some goals are changing regularly and are timed but some of them are stretch goals, which take longer amounts of time and give you bigger rewards. You need to visit the mailbox after you press ‘collect all’ to claim your rewards for completing the goals.

Friends
Add friends to your account to complete various sorts of challenges with them to get rewards that would otherwise be inaccessible.

Stash Everything
Make sure to collect every single thing that you see. Initially, your inventory might be small but you can put all the items that you do not need on sale or use them to craft better items.

Collectibles Locations
As you will be needing to search different sort of fish, bugs, fruits and pearls; you can visit different spots where each of the mentioned collectibles are found.

You can lure fish at two spots. The first is the Lost Lure Creek where you can openly fish as well as collect Fruits from the trees. The second is the Saltwater Shores where you can find fish, shells and coconuts.

For your tree picking, you should be visiting Breezy Hollow where you find a lot of fruit trees and can ever use fertilizers to make the process fast.

Finally, Sunburst Island is where you should go looking for bugs, butterflies and coconuts

Leaf Tickets
Leaf tickets are incredibly hard to come by so remember to not waste them in a spur of the moment decision. Try to earn the tickets and only use them for stuff that you absolutely require.