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How To Get Slingshot Early In Animal Crossing New Horizons

Slingshot aren’t just childish but a great tool in Animal Crossing New Horizons as well, they serve a particular purpose and come in handy when popping balloons. You can get tons of surprises by popping these said balloons and if you read this guide you will learn how to get your hands on one.

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Where to Find and Craft Slingshot In ACNH

The slingshot is a great tool to get to pop balloons and you can craft it yourself without much effort. To get the slingshot you will have to complete a few things beforehand to get the slingshot.

When you start your adventure in Animal Crossing New Horizons, you will need to complete the DIY workshop tutorial, as soon as you do this, you will get the recipe for it.

Once you have the recipe, you will need to gather the resources and all you need is 5 pieces of Hardwood, for this you will have to hit a bunch of trees with your axe or shove.

Once you have all the material, go to the Resident Service Center and go to the crafting bench. This will grant you your slingshot.

Now with your slingshot you will need to go out and look for balloons with gifts attached to them, equip the slingshot and press A to fire on to the balloon. The trick to hitting it depends on your position, so make sure that you find the sweet spot.

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Also, make sure that the balloon isn’t above any water body as once the gift drops down in the water there won’t be any way you can get it back.

The gift depends on what color the balloon is, check out below for more detailed information.

Red Balloon will almost get you furniture, like the kitchen sink and other things that you can use to decorate your house with.

How To Get Slingshot In Animal Crossing New Horizons

Yellow balloon will get you Bells and or Clothing, this is random and you cannot guess unless you open it up to check out for yourself.

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Blue Balloon will get you a DIY Recipe, the recipe is random and you cannot guess what you will get.

And finally, Green Balloon will get you Materials that you will require for crafting, you can get things like hardwood, iron nuggets, etc.

Check out other guides on Animal Crossing New Horizons in case you are stuck on any part of the game.

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