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Animal Crossing: New Horizons Nook Miles+ and rewards guide

Farm Nook Miles for upgrades and items to decorate your town

A menu showing all the Nook Miles Plus tasks for the day, with all of them having multiplying bonuses on them Image: Nintendo via Polygon
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The best way to farm Nook Miles, the new form of currency in Animal Crossing: New Horizons on Switch, is to complete Nook Miles+ challenges every day.

You can earn Nook Miles by completing long-term tasks, like catching new fish or spending lots of Bells. You can purchase upgrades like new hairstyles and expanded inventory with them.

After paying off your vacation fee for 5,000 Miles and opting to swap your tent for a house, you’ll unlock Nook Miles+ — New Horizons’ name for daily challenges. Those include repeatable tasks like planting flowers, catching fish, or just talking to your villagers.

There’s no limit on the number of challenges you can complete a day, and the first five challenges are worth more Miles than the rest. Prioritize the first five tasks you get every day to rake in the Miles.

A five times (5X) multiplier will also randomly begin appearing among the rest of your tasks. It’s not guaranteed to happen every day, however, so don’t be surprised if you don’t have any quintupled Nook Miles+ tasks after paying your loan off.

Tasks won’t ask you for things that you can’t do. If you’ve never changed using a closet before, it won’t ask you to change using a closet. If you don’t have the museum properly unlocked, you won’t be asked to get fossils assessed.

We’ve listed out all the Nook Miles+ tasks you can get, including tasks from the 2.0 update, below.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons Nook Miles+ tasks and rewards

Nook Miles+ Task Reward Season/Event
Nook Miles+ Task Reward Season/Event
Pick 3 Mushrooms 100 Mushrooming season
Craft Fencing for Beautiful Gardens 150 Nature Day
Decorate with Flowers 150 Nature Day
Get Stylin' by Wearing Flowers 150 Nature Day
Plant Coconuts on the Beach 150 Nature Day
Plant 5 shrubs 500 Nature Day
Plant 3 [specific flowers] 200 Nature Day
Send Gratitude with Flowers 150 Nature Day
Tree Transplantation 100 Nature Day
Weave Flowers to Craft a Wreath 300 Nature Day
Pluck Blossoms and Craft a Flower Crown 300 Nature Day
Catch 3 snowflakes 200 Winter
Build Snowfolk 250 Winter
Access Your Wardrobe and Change Your Look 150 Year-round
Capture a Memory! 100 Year-round
Catch 3 deep-sea creatures 150 Year-round
Catch [specific bug/fish] 200-500 Year-round
Catch 5 Bugs 150 Year-round
Catch 5 Fish 150 Year-round
Chop Down 1 Tree 200 Year-round
Chop 5-10 Wood 150 Year-round
Complete 3 DIY Projects 150 Year-round
Cook up a Storm 150 Year-round
Customize 2 Items 150 Year-round
Earn 5,000 Bells by Selling Items 200 Year-round
Get 3 Fossils Assessed 150 Year-round
Grow 1 Fruit Tree 100 Year-round
Hit 5 Rocks 100 Year-round
Get Bamboo Shoots 150 Year-round
Plant 1 tree 200 Year-round
Plant 3 flower seeds 100 Year-round
Pop 1 Balloon 200 Year-round
Redeem Nook Miles 200 Year-round
Refresh with a Group-Stretching Session 150 Year-round
Sell a Hot Item for a Fortune! 200 Year-round
Sell 20 Clumps of Weeds 100 Year-round
Sell 5 Fruit 150 Year-round
Sell 10 Shells 200 Year-round
Spend 5,000 Bells to Buy Items 200 Year-round
Talk to 3 Neighbors 200 Year-round
Tend 8 Flowers 100 Year-round
Visit the Roost for a Coffee Break 150 Year-round
Water Your Produce 200 Year-round

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