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When does an Animal Crossing special NPC spawn?

If you’re wondering “When does an Animal Crossing special NPC spawn?,” you’ll find that the answer to that question is a little complex. Special NPCS in Animal Crossing: New Horizons are split into two categories, and each one might have some special requirements.

When does an Animal Crossing special NPC spawn? | Weekly NPCs

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So, when does an Animal Crossing special NPC spawn? According to dataminer Ninji, the special NPCs are divided into two categories: guaranteed weekly spawns and random spawns.

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When does Kicks spawn in Animal Crossing: New Horizons?

Kicks is the adorably fashionable skunk that sells socks, shoes, and bags. He’ll drop by on one random weekday every week as long as you have the Able Sisters shop built.

When does K.K. Slider spawn in Animal Crossing: New Horizons?

K.K. Slider shows up every Saturday after you’ve gotten a three-star rating for your island.

When does Leif spawn in Animal Crossing: New Horizons?

Leif is the cute sloth that was added in early May. He sells shrubs and flower seeds. Much like Kicks, he’ll spawn on one random weekday every week.

When does Saharah spawn in Animal Crossing: New Horizons?

Saharah is the rug-peddling camel who loves to talk and arrives on a random weekday every week. Saharah won’t show up unless you have a house.

When does an Animal Crossing special NPC spawn? | Random NPCs

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Out of five weekdays, three of those are dedicated to Kicks, Leif, and Saharah, That leaves two other weekdays where one of the other NPCs can spawn.

Obviously, there are more random special NPCs than there are weekdays. Thankfully, there is a “bad luck prevention” mechanic that pretty much guarantees a random NPC you’ve missed will show up on a weekday in the following week. This means that you should always get each NPC visiting your island every 2 weeks in the worst-case scenario.

When does Celeste spawn in Animal Crossing: New Horizons?

Celeste will only spawn on your island on a night when you have a meteor shower. It is, however, possible to get more than one meteor shower in a week. If this happens, Celeste will only show up on one random night with a meteor shower.

When does C.J. spawn in Animal Crossing: New Horizons?

C.J. delights in buying fish and running contests. He’ll show up on a random weekday every two weeks at the minimum.

When does Flick spawn in Animal Crossing: New Horizons?

Flick loves buying bugs and he’s also quite fond of making models out of them. You’ll get him in one of the two random weekday slots at least once every two weeks.

When does Gulliver spawn in Animal Crossing: New Horizons?

Gulliver washes up on shore one random weekday roughly every two weeks. Once you’ve fixed his communicator, he’ll send you a gift in the mail within the next few days.

When does Label spawn in Animal Crossing: New Horizons?

Label is the third Able sister who travels the world in search of fashion inspiration. Like everyone else here, she’ll show up every two weeks or so.

When does Redd spawn in Animal Crossing: New Horizons?

Redd sells art and a bit of furniture at your secret beach to the north, pulling into port once every two weeks at the minimum. Redd has other requirements which haven’t yet been defined.

When does Wisp spawn in Animal Crossing: New Horizons?

According to Ninji, Wisp will spawn on a random night with no special considerations.