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Check out Fall Halloween Update (2020) guide in Animal Crossing: New Horizons (ACNH). Includes ver. 1.5.0, when and what time is the September update, trailer, Jack and pumpkins!!!

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Fall Update Released On Sept. 30th

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Release TimeSeptember 30th 1AM UTC

The Fall Update (version 1.5.0) has officially released as of September 30th. Check the summary list below to learn about everything that was added in this update.

What's Included In The Fall Update

Fall Update - Halloween Event

Halloween Night On Oct. 31st

Halloween PrepOctober 1st ~ 30th
Halloween NightOctober 31st

The Halloween Night event will, unsurprisingly, be happening on October 31st. Jack, the czar of Halloween, will make an appearance on Halloween Night as well. You can purchase candies during the Halloween preparation time to give out to villagers in costumes.

Check Out The Event Calendar Here

Meet Jack, The Czar Of Halloween


During the Halloween Night event, you will be able to meet the new (returning) villager Jack - also known as the "czar" of Halloween. He, as well as other villagers, will give you Spooky Furniture and DIY Recipes!

Learn More On How To Meet Jack From Here

Things You Can Do To Prepare For Halloween

  • Buy Halloween Candy every day at Nook's Cranny
  • Grow and stock up on Pumpkins
  • Prepare your costume

Grow Pumpkins For DIY Furniture


Prepare for Halloween Night by planting and growing pumpkins in your garden. You'll use these pumpkins as materials for Pumpkin DIY furniture.

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Dress Up In Halloween Costumes

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During the Halloween season, you'll be able to buy special Halloween costumes at the Able Sisters. You can also customize your character with special face paint and eye color by using Nook Miles.

Check Out The Halloween Costume List

Guides On Halloween Events

Fall Update - Other Notable Updates

Dream Suite Update

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With the Fall update, you'll be able to see the list of island you've visited while Dreaming. You can mark an island as your favorite and create a list of your absolute favorite dream islands.

Ring Con Furniture Giveaway


All players will be getting some Ring Fit Controller furniture as a reward of updating to version 1.5.0. Place the Ring-Con in your room and get exercising!

Receive The Ring-Con From Your Mail


After updating your Animal Crossing version to 1.5.0, you will receive a Ring-Con by checking your mailbox.

NookLink Update

Release DateEarly October

NookLink, the official ACNH smartphone app, is expected to update in early October as well. With this new update, you'll be able to perform reactions much easier from your phone.

Learn More On Nook Link App From Here

Winter Update In Late November

late november

The next winter update is expected to release in late November. This winter update is likely to include Franklin (the turkey villager) and Jingle (the reindeer villager), as well as their related events: the Harvest Festival and Toy Day Christmas event.

Check Out What Else To Do In October Here

Fall Update Guides

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