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

In order to get the special holiday-themed DIY recipes named Christmas Ornaments, there  is a specific Festive Season that you should participate on. The Festive Season  is being started from December 15, 2020 until January 6, 2021 depending on which hemisphere your island is in.

This post will guide you on how to get the Christmas Ornaments and see the Festive Christmas DIY recipe. Get and learn the ways to get the Ornaments here.

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

How to Get the Ornaments in Animal Crossing?

As you know the Christmas Ornaments are a specific festive seasonal for crafting the material in the game of Animal Crossing: New Horizons. To get the Ornaments, of course you should be playing in Festive Season. Well, for the time of the Festive Season has been shown above.

During the festive season around Christmas, some tall pines trees will be transforming into decorated festive trees with the Christmas lights on them. You may already know that you will hear a unique sound of shaking ornaments when it’s bumping into it if you already have the right tree.

Here’s for the exact time of Festive Season:

  • Northern Hemisphere: The Festive Season will be held on December 15, 2020 to January 6, 2021. For those who are in the northern hemisphere, you can participate during winter.
  • Southern Hemisphere: The Festive Season will be held on December 15, 2020 to January 6, 2021. For those who are in the southern hemisphere, you can participate this Festive Season along during the season of Summer.

At least there are 14 different Festive Christmas Ornaments that you can unlock during the Festive Season which can be gathered from a tree from both sides. Moreover, by shaking these decorated festive Pine Trees, you will have a chance of dropping off the three types of the special Ornaments crafting. Here are the three types of the Ornaments depending on the rarity:

  • Red Ornaments: For Red Ornaments, it has about 36 quantities. Red Ornaments
  • Blue Ornaments: For Blue Ornaments, it has about 43 quantities.
  • Gold Ornaments: For Gold Ornaments, it has about 42 quantities Gold Ornaments

Here’s how to get the three types of Ornaments as easy as possible!

  • How to get the Red ornaments?

You surely can get the red ornaments by shaking a tree and obtaining an unlimited amount. Unfortunately, the red ornaments will stop appearing after dropping a total of 10 on the ground. You can then pick those 10 red ornaments and go  to shaking the tree back. The red ornament will be falling out of pine trees during the Festive Season. It’s easy to get the red ornaments in the Holiday Season, isn’t it?

  • How to get the Blue ornaments?

The way to get the blue ornaments is the same as getting the red ornaments. You just keep shaking the tree until it can fall the total of 10 blue ornaments on the ground. After the 10 blue ornaments lie on the ground, you can then pick them and go to shake the tree back.

  • How to get the Gold ornaments?

The Gold ornaments will be falling out of the pine trees as long as you keep shaking it during the Festive Season. If you do it, of course the gold ornaments will be lying on the ground. You definitely can get the unlimited gold ornaments from the pine trees, but you should stop shaking the tree if the total of 10 gold ornaments are already lying on the ground. Here, you have to pick the 10 gold ornaments and then go to shake the tree back.

If we compare to the Red and Blue ornaments, the Gold one is relatively uncommon. Based on our experience in getting the Gold ornament, we just obtain one Gold ornament for every 10 ornaments.

Well, those are the ways that you can take to get the ornaments during the Festive Season. Make sure to keep shaking the pine trees in order to get all of them.

How to Use the Ornaments?

In the Animal Crossing game, the ornaments can be used as DIY crafting materials to create any items. Well, those items are the part of the Festive Series, a furniture and the item set which will be available during the Festive Season. Here are the kinds of items that you can create using the Ornaments:

Furniture Materials
Big Festive Tree

Red Ornament ×6
Blue Ornament ×6
Gold Ornament ×4
Wood ×5
Clay ×5
Ornament Mobile

Ornament Mobile1

Red Ornament ×1
Blue Ornament ×1
Gold Ornament ×1
Branch ×4
Festive Tree

Festive Tree

Red Ornament ×3
Blue Ornament ×3
Gold Ornament ×2
Wood ×5
Festive Wall

Festive Wall

Red Ornament ×5
Blue Ornament ×5
Gold Ornament ×5
Clay ×5
Illuminated Tree

Illuminated Tree

Red Ornament ×8
Blue Ornament ×8
Gold Ornament ×6
Iron Nugget ×6
Illuminated Present

Illuminated Present

Red Ornament ×3
Gold Ornament ×4
Iron Nugget ×3
Festive Candle

Festive Candle

Red Ornament ×5
Weeds ×5
Ornament Wreath

Ornament Wreath

Blue Ornament x 6

Gold Ornament x 2

Festive Top Set

Festive Top Set

Gold Ornament x 2

Hardwood x 1

Tabletop Festive Tree

Tabletop Festive Tree

Gold Ornament x 5

Branch x 3

Clay x 2

Illuminated Reindeer

Illuminated Reindeer

Gold Ornament x 6

Iron Nugget x 5

Illuminated Snow

Illuminated Snow

Blue Ornament x 9

Iron Nugget x 3

Apart from being a material in making some items, you can also sell the Red, Blue and also Gold ornaments to Timmy & Tommy at Nook’s Cranny for 50 Bells each.

How If the Ornaments Do Not Spawn During the Festive Season?

You may be worried what you should do if you cannot find the ornaments during the Festive Season. Don’t worry! You have to notice that the ornaments will only be shown on Cedar trees. While, the other trees such as the fruit trees or the hardwoods will not spawn the ornaments. Make sure that you focus on Cedar trees in getting the ornaments.

In order to make them appear, you should also prepare the available space on the ground. To note, the ornaments will not spawn if there is empty space for them to fall into. Ensure you give enough space for the best yields.

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