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How To Find Pearls In Animal Crossing New Horizons?

The Wave 1 of the Summer update brings rare Pearls that you can get from the ocean. Here's how you can find them.

With the new Summer update, players can expect a lot of new features to enjoy. You finally get the ability to swim and dive under water, catch sea creatures and meet Pascal who will give you mermaid-themed DIY recipes. Apart from all of these, there are also some Pearls in Animal Crossing New Horizons that you have to collect. These are very rare, but we will take you through the process on how to get Pearls in Animal Crossing New Horizons easily.


How to Get Pearls in Animal Crossing New Horizons (ACNH)

During one of your dives underwater, you might just spot a pearl on the ocean floor. If you see a shadow that doesn’t move, it could be a pearl. Press Y to get your hands on it.

Sometimes, you can also get a Pearl from Pascal in return for the scallop that you give him. There is more of a chance to receive a DIY recipe from him, but if you are fortunate, you might get a pearl.

How to Use Pearls?



The pearls that you find are a part of various DIY recipes like the Mermaid Chair, Mermaid Bed, Mermaid Dresser, Mermaid Sofa and many more. You can craft all of the Mermaid-based furniture with it. Here’s the full list:

  • Mermaid Bed
  • Mermaid Vanity
  • Mermaid Dresser
  • Mermaid Closet
  • Mermaid Flooring
  • Mermaid Sofa
  • Mermaid Chair
  • Mermaid Table
  • Mermaid Wall Clock
  • Mermaid Screen
  • Mermaid Shelf
  • Mermaid Lamp
  • Mermaid Rug
  • Mermaid Wall

Since pearls are very uncommon, it is best to keep them with you when you find them. Here’s how a room made completely of Mermaid-themed items looks like and it is absolutely gorgeous.



In case you want to sell a pearl, it will fetch you 10,000 Bells which makes it very valuable. But if you are short of Bells and have found a pearl, go ahead and sell it to make some money.


Can you farm Pearls in ACNH?

As of now, there doesn’t seem to be a way to farm it. Therefore, you have to rely on your luck to find Pearls in ACNH.

This is how you can get Pearls in Animal Crossing New Horizons. For more useful tips, be sure to read our ACNH Wiki page.