How to Place Permanent Ladders in Animal Crossing: New Horizons

How to Place Permanent Ladders in Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Set up fixed ladders to scale cliffs with ease and make traversing your island a breeze.

The 2.0 update for Animal Crossing: New Horizons introduced a new way for players to use ladders on their island. Ladders can now be placed permanently, provided you’ve got the proper setup. Continue reading to find out how to set up permanent ladders in Animal Crossing: New Horizons.

How to Set Up Permanent Ladders

In order to place a permanent ladder beside a cliff in New Horizons, players must first obtain the Wooden Ladder Set-up Kit. This kit allows players to create a longer ladder that can be permanently placed beside cliffs. They’re more like semi-permanent ladders, as you can still pick them up and move them as you wish.

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The DIY recipe for the Wooden Ladder Set-up Kit is available from Nook’s Cranny for 2,000 Bells. To craft the kit, you will need:

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  • 1 Ladder
  • 50 Wood

You can also purchase the basic Ladder recipe from Nook’s Cranny for 500 Bells. Crafting a Ladder requires the following materials:

  • 4 Wood
  • 4 Hardwood
  • 4 Softwood

When you have the materials, head over to your DIY workbench and craft the Wooden Ladder Set-up Kit.

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With the set-up kit in hand, approach a cliff where you want to place the ladder. Select the Wooden Ladder Set-up Kit in your inventory, then select Set Next to Cliff. Your ladder will remain where you place it until you pick it up again.

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Now that you know how to set up permanent ladders in Animal Crossing: New Horizons, getting around your island should be easy as pie. Speaking of, why not check out our other New Horizons coverage, including how to cook food and how to unlock Brewster and The Roost.