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Read this Animal Crossing: New Horizons Switch (ACNH) guide on how to get ladder. Including ladder recipe, ladder diy, ladder durability, how to use ladder, and more!!!

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Ladder (Climb Cliffs) - How To Use

Use Ladder To Climb Cliffs

ItemRequired Material
LadderLadderWood Wood ×5
SoftwoodSoftwood ×5
Hardwood Hardwood ×5

In order to climb up a cliff, you need an item called Ladder. You can create a ladder with DIY crafting but in order to get a recipe, you need to finish several tasks.

Simply Place It On The Edge To Use


In order to use Ladder, simply hold a ladder & use it against the cliff you want to climb. You can climb down the cliff in similar way.

Build Incline To Climb Cliffs Faster

Build Incline To Climb Cliffs Faster

If you build inclines on your island, you'll be able to climb cliffs faster. You can build inclines when you upgrade your Resident Services building!

Check Out How To Upgrade Resident Services!

Ladder Recipe - Video Walkthrough

How To Get Ladder Video Guide

Check out our quick, easy-to-understand video guide, or scroll down to read the text version!

Ladder - How To Get Recipe

Pay Off First Loan & Help Tommy

finish loan

In order to get DIY recipe for ladder, you need to finish paying your first housing loan(98,000 bells) and help Tommy expand his shop. Be sure to progress your story if you want to use a ladder.

How To Unlock Ladder

No. Description
1 Pay 5000 miles to Tom Nook
2 Pay off 98,000 Bell housing loan
3 Help Tommy expand his shop by bringing:
Wood x 30
Hardwoodx 30
Softwood x 30
Iron Nugget x30
4 After Step3, wait 1 day and talk to Tom Nook and ask "What Should I Do?" to get DIY recipe of Bridge
5 Build Bridge and talk to Tom Nook again. You'll get a DIY recipe of a Ladder
Check Out DIY Materials List From Here

Gather Wood By Using Stone Axe


Wood and Softwood can be easily obtained by using an Axe on trees. The materials you get are random so keep chopping until you get what you need.

Check Out How To Get An Axe!

Strike Rocks To Gather Iron Nuggets


You can get Iron Nugget by hitting a rock with a shovel or an axe. There are a limited number of rocks that exist on your island, so if you've run out of rocks to hit, go on a mystery tour by using a Nook Miles Ticket.

Check Out Iron Ore Farming Guide!

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Anonymous 2

You need 4 of each wood to make the Ladder, not 5. The "Required Materials" list is wrong, but the picture is correct.

Anonymous 1

You do not need to pay off your loan before getting the ladder. You need to invite 3 animals to live on your island and possibly have the store opened up.

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