Check out the free summer update (wave 1, ver. 1.3.0) of Animal Crossing New Horizons (ACNH). Learn more on new features diving & sea creatures, new villager Pascal, and wave 2!
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|Summer Update Articles|
|Wetsuit||Mermaid Set||Snorkel Mask|
Free Summer Update Summary
Free Summer Update Trailer
|Release Date|| July 3rd, 2020|
Summer is here (at least in the Northern Hemisphere!) - a new free summer update has been announced and will officially start on July 3rd. This update includes new features such as diving, sea creatures, new villager Pascal, and more!
Summer Update - Diving, Sea Creatures & Pascal
Diving & New Sea Creatures
You Can Donate Sea Creatures To Blathers
Sea creatures you catch by diving can be donated to Blathers. Donated creatures will be displayed in the aquarium!
Check Out List Of Sea Creatures From Here
New Sea Otter Villager Pascal
A villager named Pascal, who appeared in previous AC games, will show up in the ocean as well. By giving him scallops, you'll be able to get special DIY recipes from him!> Check Out More On Pascal Here
Get Mermaid Set Furniture
Although the names of items haven't been announced yet, promotional materials so far have revealed quite a lot of Mermaid set furniture. We were able to spot ~11 items, which we've listed in the link below!> Check Out The Mermaid Furniture List
Purchase Wet Suit At Nook's Cranny
In order to start diving, you'll need to purchase a Wetsuit at Nook's Cranny.
Nook Inc. Wet Suit Will Be Available
You can purchase a Nook Inc. Wet Suit at Nook Stop. It costs 800 nook miles!
Update To Ver. 1.3.0 & Get Snorkeling Goggles
You'll also be able to get Snorkeling Goggles by updating your ACNH to ver. 1.3.0.Check Out More Info On The Snorkel Mask Here
Summer Update - Other Updates
Gulliver In A Different Outfit?
Gulliver will once again wash up on your beach - but this time donning a different uniform! Perhaps he will give you some special reward for helping him out?Learn More About Gulliver From Here
New Nook Mile Challenges
Complete goals and earn miles by completing newly added Nook Miles challenges with the Summer Update! This includes challenges for collecting deep sea creatures and meeting Pascal!Check Out How to Farm For Nook Miles Here
New Passport Titles
Show off that feel of Summer in your passport with the new Titles added for the Summer update! Naturally, these are summer-themed, but there are some that are not.Check Out the Passport Guide Here
New Title Samples
Tanabata (Starcrossed Day) Bamboo Available
The Japanese ACNH official site has disclosed that players will be able to purchase Bamboo Wish Trees on the day of Tanabata, which is a star festival on July 7th where people wear Yukata! This event might be Japanese-exclusive, but we currently don't have enough information to know for sure.Check Out More Info About Tanabata Here!
What Can We Expect In Wave 2?
The contents of this article will be updated as soon as new info is made available.
When Is Wave 2 Coming?
According to information revealed in the Wave 1 update announcement, we can expect to have the second part sometime in early August.
Fireworks Show Coming?
Given the art in the background of the promotional picture above, it's reasonable to assume that the August update will include the return of the Fireworks Show. This feature was in previous AC games, which you can read more about in our detailed article below. If it happens, it's likely to go live in the first week of August!Read About The Fireworks Show In Detail Here