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How To Unlock Terraforming In Animal Crossing New Horizons

Animal Crossing New Horizons lets you do pretty much everything on your island but the game does not let you change the shape or bring new things early on in the game. With so much crafting involved, there is an option to terraform your island and this guide will show you how to unlock terraforming in Animal Crossing New Horizons.

Unlocking Terraforming Fast In Animal Crossing New Horizons

Making changes to your island is possible in Animal Crossing New Horizons but it is buried deep within the gameplay and the does not even explain it completely. You will have to complete a ton of tasks before you get to editing your island and it isn’t as easy nor cheap to do so in the game.

Tom Nook will start the process of introducing Terraforming when he talks to you about KK Slider concert on the island. The process is called an island designer permit and there is a bunch of hoops that you have to go through.

But before you begin editing your island to your needs and preferences, you will need to raise your island level up to a level 3. You can do this quickly by bringing in more residents on the island and decorating and keeping it good looking with building and trees and good landscaping doesn’t hurt at all.

How To Unlock Terraforming In Animal Crossing New Horizons

Isabella is great at consulting on how you should design your island and you should follow her ideas to get the quickest results in Animal Crossing New Horizons to raise the island to level 3.

Once you get to level 3, the KK Slider concert will take place and after this, Tom Nook will contact you and unlock the island designer app for your phone.

But there’s more to do before getting to terraforming as you will need two permits, these are Waterscaping and Cliff Construction both of which will set you back 6000 Nook Miles. Not only these but you can purchase other permits like roadscaping for about 2000 Nook Miles each.

This is all there is to know about how to terraform in Animal Crossing New Horizons. Do check our other ACNH Wiki Guides, Secrets and Tricks only on Gamer Tweak.