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Check out this Animal Crossing: New Horizons Switch (ACNH) guide on how to unlock reactions. Including all reaction list available in game, & more!!!

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New Festivale Reactions

4 New Festivale Reactions Added

4 new reactions

4 new reactions related to Festivale Event were added in 1.7.0 update. For limited time only (2/1~2/15), you can get these reactions by purchasing Viva Festivale Reaction Set at Nook's Cranny.

New Reactions
ConfettiConfettiVivaVivaLetLet's Go
FeelinFeelin' It--
Check Out Viva Festivale Reaction Set

New Reactions Added In Winter Update

New Reactions Added

new reaction

With the Winter Update, which is available from November 19th, you can get new reactions by purchasing Hip Reaction Collection with your Nook Miles. There are total of 9 reactions added.

Learn More On Winter Update From Here
New Reactions
sitSit DownwaveWave GoodbyeTakeTake a Picture
SniffSniff SniffWorkoutWorkoutyogaYoga
hereHere You GoExcitedExcitedtadaTa-da
Check Out The Hip Reaction Collection Here

All Reaction List

All Available Reactions In New Horizons

Sneezing Sneezing Joy Joy Sadness Sadness
Heartbreak Heartbreak Encouraging Encouraging Delight Delight
Distress Distress Surprise Surprise Shocked Shocked
Shyness Shyness Greetings Greetings Aggravation Aggravation
Sorrow Sorrow Intense Intense Sighing Sighing
Dozing Dozing Thought Thought Resignation Resignation
Curiosity Curiosity Pleased Pleased Bewilderment Bewilderment
Happiness Happiness Glee Glee Fearful Fearful
Bashfulness Bashfulness Mistaken Mistaken Amazed Amazed
Sleepy Sleepy Daydreaming Daydreaming Flourish Flourish
Worry Worry Pride Pride Sheepishness Sheepishness
Showmanship Showmanship Smirking Smirking -

How To Unlock Reactions

Unlocks When Talking To Villager

Unlocks When Talking To Villager

While playing, a villager may come up to you and try to talk to you. Speak with them and you may have a chance to unlock Reactions!

Speak With Villagers To Get More Reactions

Speak With Villagers To Get More Reactions

You'll only have a couple of Reactions unlocked when you first get access to this feature. Keep talking to the rest of your villagers every day to unlock more!

Check Out What To Do Every Day!

How To Use Reactions

Press ZR Button To Open Reaction Ring

 Press ZR Button To Open Reaction Ring

Once you've unlocked your Reactions, you can simply open up the Reaction wheel by pressing the ZR button. You can have up to 8 Reactions in the ring at one time.

Can Assign 8 Reactions In Reaction Ring

Can Assign 8 Reactions In Reaction Ring

There are 8 slots in the Reaction ring that you can use. Assign your favorite Reactions to gain easy access to them with the ZR button!

Select Which Reaction To Use

Select Which Reaction To Use

After opening up the ring, simply press the A button to select which Reaction to use. Your character will keep that Reaction until you press another button or use another Reaction.

What Are Reactions?

Emotes Used For Expressions In-Game

Emotes Used For Expressions In-Game

Reactions are Animal Crossing: New Horizons's way of expressing emotions within the game. There is a variety of Reactions available and you can assign them to you Reaction ring for easy access.

Villagers React To Your Reactions

If you're near a villager or special character and you use a Reaction, they'll also react with their own version of the emote!

Can Be Used When Taking Photos

Can Be Used When Taking Photos

Reactions can also be used when you're taking photos. This makes for great snapshots and memories while playing the game.

Check Out How To Use Camera!

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Saberryna 6

Please update the reaction list!!
Seems like there are still some missing!

Anonymous 5

In the last picture it shows reactions that weren't in the list Lol

Anonymous 4

Missing a lot of information, especially HOW you get them. Yes, villagers teach you but we need to know the personality type!

Anonnymoose 3

Not all reactions here.

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