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Animal Crossing: City Folk Pack Shot

Animal Crossing: City Folk

How do you get Bells easyily?

Avery201 asks:
Added Nov 20th 2008, ID #133218

How do you get Bells easyily?

How do you get Bells easyily without selling your stuff or sending your data from the DS to the Wii? Please help me.


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Lt Verwolf answered:
Added 28th Nov 2008, ID #291727

You basically got rid of all the ways to make money. What you could do is get some money in your account(not much if you don't have it) and time travel for it. Time traveling is changing the date on your Wii. For example, if you traveled from November 28, 2008 to November 28, 2031. The interest would be up to 99,999 maximum depending on how much you have in your in account. Happy gaming.

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Guest said: 10th Jun 2013 | REPORT
the best way to get bells is to put alot of bells in your bank account and time travel beware neighbors will move and you will get weeds there is a way to time travel without the side effects if you have a letter for a neighbor in your pockets and you put patterns everywhere you wont get any weeds and neighbors wont move i have tried this many times and it works you can easily get millions of bells in hours hope i helped
Guest said: 29th Dec 2013 | REPORT
ill give everyone tips you can shake trees with nothing on and you might get bells if you collect more than one fossil go to the museum then show the night owl and you get dinosor bones ant then go to nook-ling junction and sell them there and you'll get lots of bells i did it and it worked . or collect flowers and oranges also shells maybe fish and incets sel them to the re tail shop and dont wake her son up she will shout at you hope it workeed for you
Guest said: 9th Jul 2014 | REPORT
I timed traveled to 2035 on wii settings out of animal crossing. But when you go back you will have weeds, cockroaches neighbors might move and you will have bedhead. then when u go back to your game you will get a letter fromn the bank saying that u got an interest. then go back to the normal year in wii settings.
Guest said: 1st May 2016 | REPORT
Another good way is to send letters to your town saying FRUIT and give a cherry, they might give you foreign fruit back plant that and grow it 500 bells per fruit

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WiseMan.. answered:
Added 7th Dec 2008, ID #292693

There is no real easy way of getting bells without selling. You can do the time travel trick but you will get weeds all over your town.

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Guest said: 13th Jan 2015 | REPORT
Just get Wisp to pull them up
Guest said: 28th Mar 2015 | REPORT
how do you get wisp and how do you get a lamp
Guest said: 23rd Oct 2015 | REPORT
The lamps show up randomly, and wisp shows up when you go to the shore with an empty lamp in your pockets.

lan_hikari answered:
Added 27th Dec 2008, ID #295168

Try finding the money rock each day it gives a little money then buy a lot of turnips and once the price for turnips is realy high in nooks just go and sell all the turnips you bought and you should make good prophit that way.

Hope I helped~Lan

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Guest said: 20th Dec 2012 | REPORT
Time traveling had always worked for me
Guest said: 15th Jul 2013 | REPORT
Guest said: 25th Jun 2014 | REPORT
Guest said: 10th Aug 2014 | REPORT
Changing the date ahead and earning interest
rockerdude answered:
Added 31st Dec 2008, ID #295934

Do the time travelling trick over and over again

rafa9966 answered:
Added 23rd Feb 2009, ID #302831

Write a letter to a resident sayiin Hi. Take this fruit. Attach some of your fruit, send it and you should resieve other fruit or shirts the next day, repeat this process until you have all fruit.(Pears, Apples, Cherries, Oranges and Peaches.) then when you have many trees of foregein fruit, have your pockets empty, then collect foregein fruit and sell it, each foregein fruit costs 500 bells, so a whole package will give you 7,500 bells.

Hope I helped

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Airbear2000 said: 27th Jul 2012 | REPORT
TIME TVERING IS BAD I DID IT BEFOR AND I LEARN FROM IT (sorry for bad grammer Im only human)
Guest said: 21st Jun 2014 | REPORT
wait... where are you supposed to get the foreign fruit from exactly?
Guest said: 11th Jul 2014 | REPORT
Like who Gould we sell it to?
Guest said: 20th Jul 2015 | REPORT
To get foreign fruit, send all the villagers letters that ask along the lines of have any fruit? And send your native fruit to them for a better chance. When you get the fruit, plant it so you have a tree and ta daah you have foreign fruit.
linkmaster_717 answered:
Added 9th Apr 2009, ID #306849

Ok...this would have to be the best code in the history of animal crossing! You can clone items!!! Yea you heard me! However many times you want, it can be any item that goes in you're pocket except bugs and fish!!! Other than that this is the best cheat ever!!!
Ok ill make this sweet and to the point so here goes...
1)go to a friends town!!! It's doesnt matter which!!! Just do it!
2)make sure you're holding the item you want to clone!!! (it could be an item you got at you're town, it doesnt matter as long as it's not a bug or a fish!!!)
3)tell you're friend to save it while you're holding the item you're cloning
4)drop the item
5)heres the tricky part...leave town (be sure you press the reset button on you're wii console as soon as you slowly start walking torward the gate out of the town you are in)
6)when you are at the animal crossing menu, start the game with the person you cloned the items with.
7)look at you're pockets and you should have all the items back that you cloned and there will be another set of those items at you're friends town so it's like you both have you're own!!!
8)go crazy because I just gave you the best cheat ever!!! I should know because I've been cloning royal crowns (worth 300,000 when sold) for quite a while and I have 96,990,478 bells in my bank account and I've only known this cheat for about 3 weeks!!!
(some people say this cheat messes up you're wi-fi but it doesnt, theyre just jealous :P
Thanx for spending the time to read this I know I'm not that good at a brief summary of stuff but now you know the ultimate cheat, ENJOY!!!

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Guest said: 10th Jul 2012 | REPORT
Omg this worked and I have 9052849 bells holly that's a lot of bells thank u sooooooo much ๐Ÿ˜ƒ
Airbear2000 said: 27th Jul 2012 | REPORT
Guest said: 1st May 2016 | REPORT
Slight problem I don't have any friend towns to go to, my friends don't have this game XD
Guest said: 31st May 2016 | REPORT
Same here๐Ÿ˜•
Guest answered:
Added 13th Feb 2011, ID #386991

I basically sell the things I find around town. Fruit, flowers, fish, bugs, and garbage I find in the town hall. Yesh, theres a garbage bin in the town hall. Open it and find treasures to sell. :3

Guest answered:
Added 28th May 2011, ID #407884

1)Just go to around july ,august time,but make sure you go forward in time to skip about 6 months.
2)there will be alot of weeds and clovers around your town.Just pick 'em up and you may get a 4 leaf clover.(I'm not sure if it is considered lucky but I got lucky.)
3)Go fishing and you may get some rare fish.

4)Make sure it's between 4pm and 6am the next day.

Hope I helped you

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Guest said: 30th Aug 2012 | REPORT
Wtf it didnt work
Guest said: 2nd Feb 2013 | REPORT
It didn't work
Guest answered:
Added 24th Jun 2011, ID #415490

1-save game
2-set the date in the wii settings too 2000
3-go back and save game
4-go BACK to wii setting and set the year to 2035
5-go back to your accf game and cheeck your mail
You should have 99,999 bells from interest if you deposited enough bells already. Be careful, you will have a bedhead and weeds, some people might move out of your town too. Hope this helps, even though this was already stated. Its the TIME TRAVEL TRICKKKKKK. :3

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Guest said: 17th Jul 2012 | REPORT
you need 50000 bells in the bank to do this trick
Guest answered:
Added 30th Jun 2011, ID #417302

Send fruit to other animals in the town with any message you want. 80% of the time animals will send a gift back like fruit worth 500 bells. Plant that wait till it has more fruit and sell a few plant more and more and sell in a month you should earn 100,000 bells. Well depending on how much fruit trees you have I would reccomend 10 fruit trees. 30 fruits x 500 is the amount of money you will get every 4 days.

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Guest said: 29th Sep 2012 | REPORT
oh i thought it was only 20% of the time
but ok ps sorry for the bad grammar im in
a hurry
Guest answered:
Added 11th Jul 2011, ID #420816

You can clone items by visiting someones town and saving. Then you put down all the items you wanna clone and go tongue gate and leave. But right before you leave, you MUST hit the HOME button and press reset. You make log onto the same person again and go to the same town you cloned it at. And now you have 2 of each if those items. (:

Guest answered:
Added 19th Aug 2011, ID #433884

Clone money!!!!!! All ou have to do is follow these steps:

1. Get all you money (and your friends too)and put it on the ground in your town
2. Then your friend needs to go to your town
3. Your friend has to take all the money
4. Then he goes to his town and saves, after he saves you have to not sav and turn off your wii.
5. Then go back on and you and your friend will hav the money, ta-dah

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Guest said: 7th Sep 2012 | REPORT
game automatically saves when someone visits or leaves your town.
Guest said: 1st May 2016 | REPORT
But don't forget about resetti Smile
Guest answered:
Added 5th Nov 2011, ID #453245

How to get 150,000 bells (or more) a day!
1) Grab a costume (any will do)
2) Skip to halloween after 6pm
3) Go to peoples' houses and ask for sweets
4) Find Jack and give him the sweets. CAUTION! Jack is the only person who doesn't chase you around-don't talk to anyone else or you have to give them your sweets or get tricked...
5)Once your pockets are full of his furniture, sell them to Nook-each piece is worth 10,310 bells!!!
6) repeat this process every day and soon you'll be a millionaire!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Guest answered:
Added 4th Dec 2011, ID #461271

The easiest way to get big money is by using % simple steps
~go onto the phone and go to reset time and chang it to jan.1st 2003 you should get 100,000 bells from you're mom on new years then save the game agin and repeat 0nly change the yrear to on2004,2005,20056.

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Guest said: 10th Jul 2012 | REPORT
This is on wild world, we're talking about city folk. Idk if it still works the same, i just noticed you said change the time from the phone... anyone know if this still works?
Guest said: 27th Dec 2013 | REPORT
nope thats really wild world
Guest said: 1st May 2016 | REPORT
lel i have wii
Guest answered:
Added 6th Dec 2011, ID #461641

You can also shake lots of trees! Sometimes you get furniture and money. But then you also, very rarely, get bee nests so be careful.

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Guest said: 12th Feb 2013 | REPORT
If you cacth a bee they are worth 12,000
Guest answered:
Added 21st Jan 2012, ID #475441

Time travel is the best way and you like like a king

Guest answered:
Added 25th Jan 2012, ID #476413


click to reveal

Red & Blue Lightsabers sell for heaps of bells!
RED = AROUND 100,000
BLUE, AROUND 100,000,000 I THINK

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Guest said: 27th Mar 2013 | REPORT
All you have to do to get bells is go on the 31th March Zipper T Bunny should be in your town dig up all the eggs give the bunny foil to Zipper and sell the furniture But save the candy for hallween
go like 20 minutes before the trick or treating starts dig holes around everyone that is out then try and find Jack Then go to christmas and talk to jingle he will give you furniture and sell that.
Also you could find the bell rock every day after you could fish or have a bug hunt to get some easy money ps: There is no point of selling sea bass.
You could send a letter to a frind with a piece of fruit on it you should get somthing back.
Also do the clone trick
2 of the easyest ways of getting bells 1: go to the beach a you should find a coconaut on the sand plant it till it grows into a tree then sell the coconauts to Tom Nook 500 bells each 2: plant a money tree
Also you can put bells in the bank then go ten years later
Go to lost and found
Check the recycling bin in the town hall
Guest said: 29th Nov 2013 | REPORT
all of these I've tried they don't work don't try the money tree you'll just blow all your money and waste your time
Guest answered:
Added 8th Apr 2012, ID #496757

I would reconmend that you sell foregein fruit. Each of these fruit sell for 500 bell. If you have a pocket full of these fruits, then you will get 7,500 bells each time you sell them to Tom Nook. This adds up, works even better if you have many foregein fruit trees in your town. Lets take 50 trees of this fruit, each tree has three fruits, so it would take 5 trees to fill your pockets, so ten trips. 10x7500 is 75,000 bells!!! And fruit grows back, so you can do this proces over again and again as many times as you want.

Guest answered:
Added 15th Jun 2012, ID #515750

I don't really suggest time travelling because it messes up your town so if your wanting to get the golden watercan then don't do it---- other ways
Go around your town and shake all trees *Could result in bees stinging you* and sell the fruit too, money will drop out of the trees. SImple I know -.-

Guest answered:
Added 19th Jun 2012, ID #516587

What I do is simple.I will do a small list of what I do to get the money.
-many times I simply go bug hunting or fishing. If you try to do it with a four leaf clover you can lucky and get some rare fish/bugs.They will sell for tons of money.
- Be Friendly. If you send a resident a piece of fruit, they can sometimes send you fruit from other towns which sell for 500 bells.
- Visit town hall,you can find the green recycling bin. There's new stuff sometimes everyday. You can sell that old stuff and get bells of your own.
- Go to the town gate. Here go to booker and say Lost and Found. Here you can revive items and sell them also.
Even though this is basic things many people now, some might be useful.

Have Fun animal crossers.

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Guest said: 28th Mar 2015 | REPORT
somtimes theres nothing in the garbage just letting you know
Guest answered:
Added 12th Jul 2012, ID #522385

I used Time Travelling and it completely messed up my town, it took me ages to get rid of all the weeds so I honestly think Time Travelling wastes time especially if you don't have a DSI or DS XL
Because you have to keep turning your DS off. It can also make people leave so if you have stuff around your house (In ACWW) then check Nooks see the price and sell the item you wanna chuck away! It's not the best way but it doesn't mess up your town! Also you can buy it back if you want to

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Guest said: 20th Aug 2016 | REPORT
Dude this is for THE WII not D's
Guest answered:
Added 1st Sep 2012, ID #536019

When it's easter collect as many egss as you can sen them to the easter bunny where as he will give you furniture and then sell the furniture at tom nook's and you should get a ton of money [/color]

Guest answered:
Added 2nd Sep 2012, ID #536235

An easy way to get bells is to make it the 12th April 2009 (bunny/Easter day) and dig up all the eggs, give the bunny the bunny foil and in return he will give you furniture, sell the furniture (and walls and carpets) to Tom nook, each sells for just over 9,000 bells. DO NOT SELL THE CANDY. Now your going to need to time travel to October 31st at around 7pm, before you do this, put all the candy in either a dresser, or in your house so they don't spoil. Skip to October, then try and fund jack, everyone will be dressed the same, your neighbours wil follow you, but jack wont. Don't carry and of your non good or silver equipment or your neighbours will turn them in to jack in the box's, AND your furniture. When you find jack give him your candy and in return he will give you furniture, keep on doing this as every time jack will find a new spot, sell all the furniture to Tom nook,, over 10,000 bells a piece, easy money!!!

Hope this worked

Guest answered:
Added 4th Dec 2012, ID #555030

Find a coconut. Plant it. Skip forward 5 days. You'll have two. Plant them. Repeat those steps, and you'll have over 100000 in a couple days.

thebullyking answered:
Added 23rd Jan 2013, ID #566402

Time travel to bunny day get egg stuff all of them I think you sell for 9000 bells each bunny foils are easy to get or go to halloween and sell stuff one thing from spooky serises is worth 10320 bells I think get candy first.

Guest answered:
Added 7th Apr 2013, ID #581707

You can time travel to a rainy day and use foreign fruits and plant them without using a stupid watering can! It's perfect! Then you can switch 4 days forward and use the fruit over, and over again till you feel like you have enough fruit trees then, BAM! You can sell all that fruit for money! And, they can grow back, so you can repeat this prosess!Smile(sorry. I don't know how to spell some words!)

Matt77 answered:
Added 21st Apr 2013, ID #583861

This is a good way to get lots of bells without time-traveling. Though it has to be the right time of the year.

1)Make sure it's Summer on your game.

2)Make sure it's after 9pm and before 8am.

3)Make sure you have a fair amount of palm trees on your beach.

4)Get your net out. (though be careful for tarantulas and scorpions)

5)Go to your palm trees and look for beetles. If you see one catch it.

6)Keep repeating step 5 until your pockets are full.

7)Store the beetles in your house and wait til tomorrow.

8)The next day, go sell all your beetles and get heaps of bells. You can do this every night in Summer.

I hope this helps.

TrippyCruise answered:
Added 28th Jul 2013, ID #598698

The easiest way, I've found, seems to be far superior to many methods, and you don't need to cheat or hack in any way; using this method you can earn 150,000 Bells every day, in only one hour per day.

You want to make sure that you have a completely empty inventory and only have your net equipped. Wait until 11:00 at night, and as soon as the bell rings run a course around your town, viewing as many trees in as little time possible. Collect ONLY Rainbow Stags and Giant Beetles; once you do it a few times you'll be able to run a course around your town in roughly 1 minute.

I've only played this game for a week and I've already made well over 1 million Bells.

P.S. If you feel determined then you can do this for 2-3 or even more hours making 300,000-750,000 per night.

Good luck and happy Bug-hunting!

Guest answered:
Added 1st Sep 2013, ID #602493

You can get by shaking them out of trees sometimes and you can hit rocks with a shovel sometimes.

Guest answered:
Added 8th Dec 2013, ID #609974

1)Put all you're bells in you're account.
2)Then FROM THE WII SETTINGS change the year to 2035.
3)Go back on 2 ACCF.
4)Rover will ask who you r and say then he will say "(your name) WHERE IN THE WORLD HAVE YOU BEEN! TALK ABOUT A SEARCH PARTY! Well it's good to see your still around. Hang on while I get stuff ready."
OR "Yeah, Yeah (your name). Whoa it's been a while! It's been a long while! I bet everyone in (your town name) will be surprised to see you. Oh sorry I'm blabbering! I'll get you set up!"
5)Then you're letter box will beep and you will get a letter from Nintendo telling you that you have gained (amount of bells) in interest.
6) Then go to the town hall and take all you're money out of you're account.
7)Change back 2 current year.
8)Repeat process as many times as you like.
On the bright side nook will upgrade his shop, things will happen quickly and you will be rich and able to pay off that pesky mortgage! YAY! BTW the last mortgage you will pay will be 500,000 bells!

Guest answered:
Added 9th Dec 2013, ID #610089

I hope this helps.........
In my past experience, I've always stored gyroids in my cabinet and stuff so
1. Save up as many as you can.
2. Once you have at least 4 cabinet spaces full, sell to Nook.

Guest answered:
Added 27th Dec 2013, ID #612018

U know you can also plant money trees 50 is 50% and 10 is 10% each bell on tree is worth 30.000 bells
TRY IF you CAN SUCCED..........................

Guest answered:
Added 18th Jan 2014, ID #614826

Okay so this is for the newbs and internetless people out there you wanna make hela cash listen up only 3 steps kay.

1) get the golden tools (twice).

2) sell the golden tools.



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