How to upgrade the Resident Service in Animal Crossing? Here’s the full guide on how to do that. Animal Crossing is a social simulation game franchise by Nintendo. Animal Crossing New Horizon is the fifth main installment in the franchise. The game controls a character who moves to a new and uninhabited island from a package plan of Tom Nook. The game features many previous characters from the franchise like Tom Nook, Isabella, etc., and has no set objective as the players can do as they want.
Animal Crossing New Horizons was released in 2020 during the pandemic and received critical acclaim from the fans. At its release, Animal Crossing New Horizons broke many sales records in Japan. New Horizons is the best-selling game in the Animal Crossing franchise and Japan’s second best-selling game of all time. The game has over 30 million units sold in the world.
What Is Resident Service In Animal Crossings?
Resident Service is a crucial part of the game. All the things related to the island’s development are Resident Service’s work. It will also provide resident support to the island’s inhabitants.
At the start of the game, when players arrive at the deserted island, the Resident Service’s first version will be a Tent called Resident Service Tent. Tom Nook will run the Resident Service along with his twin apprentice. The services provided through Resident Service are:
The players can upgrade the Resident Service to the main, permanent building. The upgrade from a tent to a building will require the players to complete the quests by Tom Nook. Once the main building is done, Isabella will move in and take on the island’s related tasks like the flag changing, the island’s progress, etc. The Resident Service is open twenty-four hours a day and all seven days of the week. But during certain events, it will offer limited services.
How To Upgrade The Resident Service in Animal Crossing?
Here’s the full guide on how to upgrade the tent to the town hall.
The main objective by Tom Nook will be to bring in five permanent members on the island to upgrade the Resident Service. But before you bring in the other members for their settlement on the island, Tom Nook will give you four other compulsory quests to complete. They are:
1. Pay of your Debt to Tom Nook
Nothing is free, even in the games. After the players arrive on the uninhabited island, Tom nooks will ask for the fee for his work in getting you to the island. The debt you owe to Tom Nook is 5000 miles.
The players can earn miles by doing random activities on the island like picking up weeds, catching bugs, etc.
2. Building Nook’s Cranny
The twin apprentice of Tom Nook, Timmy and Tommy, will ask you to build the Nook’s Cranny.
To build the Nook’s Cranny, you will need
Wood x 30
Hardwood x 30
Softwood x 30
Iron Nugget x 30
The Nook’s Cranny will provide furniture, tools, kits, etc.
3. Make a Bridge Connecting To Cross The River
After building the Nook’s Cranny, you have to ask Tom Nook for the Bridge Construction Kit. Nook will teach you how to make one.
When you have learned how to make one, find a place for building the bridge and use the kit to build it and place it.
4. Search the plot for three other villagers and build their furniture
After building the bridge, you have to find the plot of land for three villagers. The plot will be available everywhere on the island.
The players will then get three housing kits and DIY recipes to make the resident’s Exterior and interior furniture.
After the three villagers have moved in on the island and become a resident, Tom Nook will inform you that Resident Service Tent will upgrade to the House. The construction will take one day, during which you won’t be able to enter it. After it is built, Resident Service will be again in the business.