Read this Animal Crossing: New Horizons Switch (ACNH) guide on how to get new villagers to move in your island. Includes how many villagers can you have, invite via the campsite & mystery tour!
How To Get New Villagers
New Villager Overview
New Villagers - How to Get & Move In
How To Increase Villagers On Island Summary
- Put up land for sale
- Invite via campground
- Invite via mystery island tour
There's a step-by-step process to move in new villagers into your island. Make sure to prepare and follow the steps to have more residents live with your in your island paradise!
Put Up Land For Sale
If you want to invite new villagers to your island, talk to Tom Nook in the upgraded Resident Services. Ask him to put land up for sale! The number of new villagers that will arrive will coincide with the number of lots you've put up for sale.Check Out Resident Services Features!
Invite Villager Through Campsite
One way to invite new villagers to your island is to speak with them when they visit your campsite. This way you can select which villagers will reside in your island.Check Out Campsite Features Here!
Amiibo Used Shows Up In Campsite
Villagers that you invite via Amiibo will show up in your campsite. From here, you can also ask them to live with you on your island.Check Out How To Use Amiibo Here!
Invite Villager Via Mystery Island Tour
In Tom Nook's Mystery Island Tours, you'll visit other deserted islands that may have new villagers in them. You can also invite them to come and live in your island.Check Out Mystery Island Tours Here!
How Many Villagers Can You Have?
Can Only Have Up to 10 Villagers
Your island can only accommodate up to 10 Villagers at a time. The only way you can get a new one when you hit the max amount is by making one of them leave.Check Out How to Make Villagers Leave Here
How To Unlock First New Villager
Complete First Bridge Construction
You can only start inviting new villagers to your island after you've finished constructing the bridge. After which, Tom Nook will instruct you to choose 3 spots for new villagers to come live on your island!Check Out How To Build The Bridge!
Collect Furniture Each House Needs
Each plot needs interior and exterior furniture for it to be completed and be ready for habitation. Make sure to craft and collect all furniture needed for each plot!Check Out All DIY Recipe List Here!
When Will New Villagers Arrive?
New Villagers Arrive 1-2 Days After House Completion
New villagers will arrive on your island 1-2 real-time days after you've completed construction of the houses.