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Animal Crossing: City Folk Cheats

Cheats and Tips for Animal Crossing: City Folk

 
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We have a collection of cheats for you to look through and includes bank unlockables, town fund unlockables, connection bonus, Tom Nook's store prizes and an easy way to pay off mortgage.


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Easy Way to pay off Mortgage

Okay, here is a really easy way to pay off all your mortgages, and get the biggest house all in a few hours!
Change the time on your Wii to Bunny Day (12th Apil 2009)
Dig up all the Bunny Eggs around town
Put all the candy in your cupboard, you'll need it later
Give Zipper T.Bunny all the Bunny Foil, he will give you a piece of Egg Furniture
Then go sell it to Tom Nook. Each piece sells for 9,000 bells
Change the time to 1 day later
Play for a few seconds, then save and end.
Change the time back to Bunny Day
Repeat everything with the eggs and candy
When you have got lots of money, got bored of Bunny Day or have run out of space for your candy, save and end, then change the time ..

Unlock New Years Shirt 2000 - End of Time

Talk to Tortimer by the town hall on December 31st to get this bonus.

how too get rid of all the weeds when going forward in time

You are probably already familiar with how to go forward in time to get more bells. But you don't want to do it because you will get all these weeds and have to pull them yourself right. Because thats the only way you can get rid of them right? WRONG! You can go forward in time and get rid of all the weeds without pulling them youself.
Every Monday night a goast will have lost his lamp and need you to help him find it. Go to the South East corner of your land, you should here a voice talking to you. Follow his directions to where he is and then talk to him. Like I said befor he will ask you to find his lamp. Once you find his lamp go to the attic of you house and he will grant you a wish. You can choose from getting rid of all the weeds in your land, getting ris of all the roa..

Tom Nook's Store Upgrades

When you have played the game for at least one week complete the following tasks to have Tom Nook's store upgraded to the corresponding level.
Nook N' Go:
At Nook's Cranny spend or sell 25,000 Bells and then wait 1 week from the day Nook's Cranny first began.
Nookway:
At Nook N' Go spend or sell 90,000 Bells and then wait 2 weeks from the day Nook N' Go first began.
Nookingtons:
At Nookway spend or sell 250,000 Bells and then wait 3 weeks from the day Nookway first began. Unlike in Animal Crossing and Animal Crossing: Wild World you do not have to have someone come to your village to buy one thing as well to get Nookingtons.

Nooks' Store

After Nook has upgraded his store to Nookington's he will ask you about it about once a month. The answers you give can cause him to revert the store to a previous model. Give the answers below for the desired store.
Nook 'n' Go:
Give the answer 'Hours'
Nookway:
Give the answer 'Balance'
Nook's Cranny:
Give the answer 'Sorry, no'
Nookington's:
Give the answer 'Variety'

Tom Nook's Store Prizes

Earn 1 point for every 100 Bells spent at Tom Nook's store and receive the following prizes when you have the indicated amount of points.
Banana:
500 points
Triple Shells:
800 points
Yoshi's Egg:
1,000 points
Bad Bro 'Stache:
2,500 points
Toad Hat:
3,000 points
Peach's Parasol:
4,000 points
Hero's Clothes, Varia Suit, or Wario Hat:
5,000 points
Hero's Cap, Majora's Mask, or Samus Mask:
6,000 points
Midna's Mask:
6,500 points
Kart:
10,000 points

Money Rock

Keep an eye out in your town for a rock which changes location each day. This rock has money in it which can be accessed by hitting it. Hit it repeatedly to get more money.

Unlock Espresso Maker

Talk to Tortimer on Midsummer's day (21st June) if you want to get the Espresso Maker.

Bank unlockables

When you deposit the indicated number of Bells at the bank the corresponding bonus will become available.
Shopping Card:
Deposit 10,000 Bells at the bank.
Box Of Tissues:
Deposit 100,000 Bells at the bank.
Gold Card:
Deposit 1,000,000 Bells at the bank.
Piggy Bank:
Deposit 10,000,000 Bells at the bank.
Green Feather:
Deposit 100,000,000 Bells at the bank.
Blue Feather:
Deposit 200,000,000 Bells at the bank.
Yellow Feather:
Deposit 300,000,000 Bells at the bank.
Red Feather:
Deposit 400,000,000 Bells at the bank.
Purple Feather:
Deposit 500,000,000 Bells at the bank.
White Feather:
Deposit 600,000,000 Bells at the bank.
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Town Fund Unlockables

The following building or structures becomes unlocked when you have donated the indicated number of Bells to the Town Fund at Town Hall. These buildings or structures have no effect other than to show off what you donated.
Bridge:
Built when you have donated 200,000 Bells
Fountain:
Built when you have donated 400,000 Bells
Windmill or Lighthouse:
Built when you have donated 1,000,000 Bells

Easy Bells

The easiest way to earn bells is.
----Steps----
1. Put at least 10000 bells in the bank
2. Save
3. Go to wii menu
4. Go to wii settings
5. Choose calander
6. Choose the date (set it ahead to the year 2035)
7. Go into animal crossing
8. Load it up and check the mail
9. Now do it over again (skip part 1)
If I helped you please rate this cheat.

about 15,000 bells of oranges

On Halloween instead of collecting candy and looking for Jack, collect oranges or your local fruit and look for your neighbors! Everytime someone curses you the 150 bell oranges turn into 1030 bell oranges! So stock up on oranges and go get cursed then sell them to nook for over 15,000 bells after filling your inventory. Its just a quicker way than wasting your candy and looking for Jack.

Connection Bonus

If you transfer your saved game file from Animal Crossing: Wild World ALL your previously unlocked items will become available for sale in the catalog at Tom Nook's store.

Get a golden watering can and have a perfect town!

Basicly, your town's lawn must be perfect. There can be NOTHING on the ground, including weeds, clovers, items, fruit, designs, dead flowers (that includes dandilion puffs), or shells. You also must have nothing buried underground, and have as many live flowers as you can (rare and black (not dead, black) flowers (such as the jacob's ladder or 4 leaf clover) will really help, too). Be warned: it is extremly hard and not for the lazy, time-jumpy, or faint of heart. It takes a long and gruelling expirience to get your town "perfect". You can check your town's status by selecting 'The Environment!' at town hall. If, by some strange, time-paradox, you can actually get it perfect and keep it that way for an entire week, talk to Pelly (or, ugh, Phyllis...) She will present you with (da-da-da!)..

Unlock Trophies

Unlock Bug Trophy:
Catch the largest bug by the end of the contest.
Unlock Fish Trophy:
Catch the longest fish by the end of the contest.

Various Cheats and Hints

# Bank unlockables
Successfully complete one of the following tasks to get the corresponding bonus:
Box Of Tissues: Deposit 100,000 Bells at the bank.
Gold Card: Reach "VIP" status at the bank.
Shopping Card: Deposit 10,000 Bells at the bank.
# Town Fund unlockables
Donate the indicated number of Bells to the Town Fund at Town Hall to unlock the corresponding item or structure. Note: These items and structures have no effect other than to show off what you donated.
Bridge is built: 200,000 Bells
Fountain is built: 500,000 Bells
Windmill or lighthouse is built: 1,000,000 Bells
Green Feather: 100,000,000 Bells
Blue Feather: 200,000,000 Bells
Yellow Feather: 3..

Fish lists

Angelfish* 3,000 bells River May-October during the morning/evening and night
Arapaima* 10,000 bells River July-September during the morning/evening and night
Arowana* 10,000 bells River June-first half of August during the morning/evening and night
Barbel Steed 200 bells River Anytime
Barred Knifejaw 5,000 bells Sea March-November, anytime
Bitterling 900 bells River November-February, anytime
Black Bass 300 bells River Anytime
Blue Marlin* 10,000 bells Sea July-September, anytime
Bluegill 120 bells River Year-round during the day
Butterflyfish 1,000 bells Sea April-September, anytime
Carp 300 bells River Anytime
Catfish 800 bells Pond May-October during the morning/evening and night
Char 3,800 bells Waterfall March-..

Meet a ghost

On monday night / tuesday morning go around your time WARNING its only posible from 2 till 4!!!!!!!!! If you see on your screen that someone called wisp is talking try to get closer to where they are talking from. A ghost will appear its wisp and wisp shell ask you to find his lamp so really hes kinda a geine ghost when you find his lamp return it to him and he will say take me somewhere secret take him to your attic and drop the lamp on the floor Note:You cant put normal furniture in your attic only the lamp. When you put the lamp in wisp will grant you a wish click what wish you want and it will arrive the next day (or be gone the next day) but the list of wished is for you to find out hope it helped and sorry the cheat might not make sense and is soooooo long

St. Patricks Day Hat

If Wiiconnect is switched on on St. Patrick's day (16th March) you will receive a letter from Nintendo which will have a gift attached to it called the Shamrock hat.

magic bell rock

Every day their is one rock that if you hit gives you bells. You only have five seconds to hit it or your chance for the day will be done. I sugest useing the shovel because then you can dig holes around you so your person wont slid back when you hit the rock. If you want you could also use the axe. This cheat also works for the ds version.

Foreign fruit

Most people say the only way to get different fruit than your fruit is to visit another town...THEY'RE WRONG!!!there is an easier way.5 easy steps.Step 1:buy as many letters(from tom nook) as the people in your town.Step 2:Get as much fruit(in your town)as the letters you bought.Step 3 write a letter for each person with the word "fruit" in it Ex:I like fruit.do you?Step 4 attach the fruit to each letter(as a present).step 5 send the letters with the fruit attached at town hall.Check your mailbox often for a bunch of letters with presents some will be shirts and some will be...FOREIGN FRUITS!!!YAAAYY! 1 p.s. It might take a couple days for them to respond because there need to be no othe..

Golden shovel

Ok there are 2 ways you can get a golden shovel ready ok 1: you buy 2 shovels from tom nook and with one of the shovels dig a whole next to your house and then bry the other shovel thats in your pocket then go to tome nook and buy a watering can then water that spot where you burried you're shovel and then save your game then go to rover and then when it shows a list of optipons click other then click set date and time then make it the VERY NEXT DAY then go to the sot where you burried you're shovel un bury it and there you go and the 2 way is: on a saturday night around 8:00 PM go to the city and don't GO UP THE STAIRS go to the right of the sidewalk and if one of the orange cones is moved to the side go in to see resstti and he will give you a golden shovel it might not always work on ..

Earning 99,999 in one day, fast!!

First set the date on your wii console to the 4th of febuary 2000, then go on ACCF and load up your game/profile (the date would've ato-maticly changed)... Next play for about a few minutes, visiting the town hall and going on the bank machine and checking your balance, then save and end your game. Then, after it has ended go back to the wii console settings and change the date to the 4th of febuary 2035, and go back on the game... Load up your game/profile again, and you will have a letter from the bank of nintendo, and with it, you will have earned a sweet interest of 99,999! And there you go.....
P.s. FOR THIS TO WORK YOU WILL NEED TO HAVE AT LEAST 10,000 BELLS IN YOUR BANK ACCOUNT TO START WITH!!!!!!! (also doing this cheat will make it so that you lose some townsfolk and..

Really Easy Bells!

Set the time to December 24 when Jingle goes to your town. Find him outside or in someone's house and talk to him. Get the present and leave. Put on a different accesory or hat and find him again. He will give another present if you look different. Each one of his presents sells for 12,240 bells. This is easy money and repeatable.(You have to leave the area he is in or he won't give you another present. He will say you look like someone he talked to earlier. Wearing different shirts or combining hats and accesories doesn't work.)

No more dead trees

If you are tired of your cocunut/foreign fruit trees dying try cutting a regular tree with an axe,dig up the stub,and bury your fruit.This will ensure the tree grows. 1 p.s.once a tree passes seedling stage it won't die.if it is drooping and has a bite in it it will die and can't be revived.

MONIES

To get free money with a bit of a price do the following. Do a few things to get some money..Sell plants ect. Then Put the money into your bank. Save..Turn off the game. Go into your Wii Settings and set the date as far ahead as possible. Turn back on the game and you should get a pretty penny in interest. Once you collect your money leave it in your inv..Save and set the date back. You can repeat that as many times as you want.
The catch is..Your town will lose some folks and gain some strange ones. Also the weeds will grow so you have to clear them out again. Other then that you get quite a bit of free items and lots of money.

Bug Lists

| | | | |
| Bug Name | Months | Time of Day | Place | Value |
|===================|==================|================|==========|========|
| | | | | |
| Agrias Butterfly | Jun - Sept | Morn, Day | Flying | 3,000 |
|___________________|__________________|________________|__________|________|
| | | | | |
| Ant | All Year | All Day | Trash | 80 |
|___________________|__________________|________________|__________|________|
| | | | | ..

Secrets

Magic Rocks
Every day, there will be a single rock in your town that will have money "in" it, and if you hit this rock money will come out. Hit it repeatedly to get more and more money. Eventually, the rock will run dry. The rock that gives money changes every day.
Free Fishing Rod
If you talk to Tortimer (the mayor) during the Fishing Contest, he'll give you a free fishing rod to use.
Free Net
If you talk to Tortimer (the mayor) during the Bug Catching Contest, he'll give you a free net to use.
The Thanksgiving Event free stuff
On Thanksgiving, starting at 3pm, the mayor will be standing outside with a table full of food, he will be giving away forks and knives to everyone, he will also ask you to deliver some to people. When he gives..

Lots of Bells or Rare Items

Step 1: Go to the Wii menu and change the date to April 14, 2009. Start your game and go to town hall. There should be a bunny there. Talk to him. He will tell you about an Easter event. Grab your shovel and look for stars in the ground. Note: If you don't have a shovel you can buy one from him for 500 bells. When you have a full inventory of eggs open them all. Talk to the bunny. He will give you an item from the egg set for each bunny foil you give him. You can either sell the items or keep them. You will notice that you have some candy. DON'T SELL IT!
Step 2: Go to the Wii menu and change the day to October 31, 2008 and make the time after 8:00 pm, but before 1:00 am. Go to Nook's store and buy 3 sets of stationary. You should then have 12 pages. Start writing letters but n..

Fruits.

If you want to get foregein fruit wait until yuo have 10 residents, then buy some paper and write a letter to each want saying Hi. Take this fruit. (It worked for me like that) then attach some of your fruit, send them and later they will send you later with some shirts or Fruit!

Changing your bed

You can change the bed you sleep in the attic of your house. Make sure you have a bed in your pockets, go to the attic, stand at the end of the bed (but facing it) and press the A button. A message will appear "Do you want to swap beds?", click "Swap it", choose the bed from your pockets and there you have it!

Gyroid Storage

If you want to store all your gyroids without taking up storage space in your check room, then this is what you need. Go to the roost and buy a coffee seven days in a row. Brewster will then let you store groids free of charge. It's a useful service that allows you to see what gyroids you've got of a certain type. E.g see if you have all the quazoids, mega quazoid, slim quazoid, quazoid and the mini quazoid.

Midsummer's Espresso Maker

If you speak to Tortimer on Midsummer's day (21st of June) you will receive an espresso maker.

Easy bells

Put all your money (at least 50,000 bells) in the bank, then go to the home screen and change the date to 1/1/2035. Take your money out and then change the date to 1/1/2000. Put it back in the bank, and change the date to 1/4/2035.Repeat as many times as needed. You'll start getting 99,999 added to your bells each time doing this. I got about a million in a day.
WARNING: THIS CHEAT MAY CAUSE VILLAGERS TO MOVE, WEEDS TO GROW, AND OTHER BAD STUFF

Golden Shovel

To get the golden shovel you will need two shovels. Go and bury one of the shovels anywhere in your town. Once a day has passed by, either by using the time cheat by changing the time on your Wii clock forward a day, or by actually waiting a day. Dig it up and voila, you have a golden shovel. Golden shovels allow you to bury bells. If you bury 1,000 bells, and the tree grows you will get 3,000 bells from the tree. The problem is that there is only a 1% chance that it will grow. If you bury 10,000 bells there is a 10% chance that it will grow and you would get 30,000 bells from the tree. If you bury 100,000 bells there is a 100% chance that it will grow but you will only get 99,000 bells back because that is the maximum you can receive. It can be an extremely good way to make money if it ..

Easy way to make fast money right after you do your job

*THIS CHEAT WORKS ON ANY VERSION OF ANIMAL CROSSING* At the very beginning of your job, Nook gives you the uniform to change into. After you get it, go outside and drop it anywhere. Repeat this process as many times as you wish. Nook will keep giving you more uniforms. After you finish your job, you can sell them. Also, when you are done, you can sell the flowers that he had you plant.

Things to do on thanksgiving day

This year Thanksgiving is on 11-26, it is not on the 26 every year. Log in at 3:00pm and visit Tortimer in front of the Bank. He will give you silverware. He will say that he is waiting for a special visitor to arrive, don't let that fool you because the special visitor (the Turkey)has already arrived and is hiding. You walk around and find the Turkey and he will give you a piece of furniture from the Harvest Series. Go back to Tortimer after finding the Turkey and he will give you more silverware to deliver to your friends. Don't deliver, just keep finging the turkey and keep receiving furniture. The Turkey is hard to find unless he is poking his head out from behind a tree to see if someone is coming or if he is hiding behind a coconut tree. His colors blend in with the trees and groun..

How much you can earn and Throne

By whacking rocks every day with a golden shovel, you can earn 8,100 Bells! Holy church... The throne is, obviously, a spotlight item. It costs 800,000 bells. Just thought I'd let you know.

Fish Lists

Angelfish* 3,000 bells River May-October during the morning/evening and night
Arapaima* 10,000 bells River July-September during the morning/evening and night
Arowana* 10,000 bells River June-first half of August during the morning/evening and night
Barbel Steed 200 bells River Anytime
Barred Knifejaw 5,000 bells Sea March-November, anytime
Bitterling 900 bells River November-February, anytime
Black Bass 300 bells River Anytime
Blue Marlin* 10,000 bells Sea July-September, anytime
Bluegill 120 bells River Year-round during the day
Butterflyfish 1,000 bells Sea April-September, anytime
Carp 300 bells River Anytime
Catfish 800 bells Pond May-October during the morning/evening and night
Char 3,800 bells Waterfall March-..

Easy Bells, No Clock Change

U will need palm trees and a net. It also needs to be after 8:00 p.m. All you need to do is run around continuosly and catch all the beetles you see besides the green fruit beetles. There are always 25 bugs throughout your town so if you see a fruit beetle scare it away then a new bug appears. Scring away bugs that don't get you enough money helps you because a better bug may appear. The best thing to do is to scare away all bugs that arent Giant Beetles, Scarab Beetles, or Rainbow Stags. Continuosly check the palm trees because all bugs found on palm trees are worth at least 6,000 bells. I did this and fill my house with bugs and got around 500,000 bells. It may get boring but even doing this for around an hour or 2 gets you around 100,000-200,000 bells.

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