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How To Dance In Animal Crossing New Horizons (ACNH)

Wondering how to get the dance reaction/emote in ACNH? Here's what you need to purchase.

While there are plenty of reactions that your character can do in ACNH, one special animation you might want to do is dancing. How to unlock the Dance reaction/emote in Animal Crossing New Horizons? There’s a very special set you need to buy.


How to Get Dance Reaction in ACNH?

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  • To make your character dance via an emote/reaction, players need to purchase the New Reactions Notebook from the Nook’s Cranny.
  • Version 2.0 of ACNH has new reactions such as Jammin, Work It, Hula etc. These are all included in the New Reactions Notebook.
  • It will cost them around 3,300 Nook Miles at the Nook Stop Terminal. If you are running short of Nook Miles, make sure to access your Nook Stop once daily and complete Nook Mileage Activities. These activities are varied. You can water the flowers, talk to a villager, plant a tree, sell an item, catch a bug and much more.

There’s also the Viva Festivale Reaction Set (Priced at around 19,800 Bells) that you can purchase from Nook’s Cranny. It includes Feelin’ It, Let’s Go, Viva, and Confetti reactions and “Feelin’ It” in particular makes your character dance! This reaction is specific to the Festivale event but time-travelers can experience it if they missed it.

In case you are trying to earn more Bells fast, you can shake some trees, whack some rocks with your axe/shovel or simply sell things. The more valuable the item you are selling, the more money you can get by selling it at the Nook’ Cranny.


This is basically how to dance in Animal Crossing New Horizons (ACNH). Make sure to unlock and get all other reactions too because it adds quite a bit of life to your already awesome character. To know more about everything else you can do on your island, head over to our ACNH guides on Gamer Tweak.