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Animal Crossing: New Horizons — How to get Star fragments

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Animal Crossing: New Horizons — How to get Star fragments
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In Animal Crossing you can see shooting stars and make wishes. Each Shooting Star will then bring you a Star Fragment — but how do you get them and where do you find them?

Animal Crossing: New Horizons — How to get Star fragments

During your adventure in Animal Crossing: New Horizons, you will meet a certain Celeste. She will give you a construction plan to make a magic wand — but you need star fragments to make one! But how do you get them?

How to see shooting stars

To obtain star fragments, you will first need to observe shooting stars in the sky.

  1. Wait until it is night and the sky is clear.
  2. By using the left joystick upwards, your camera will allow you to observe the entire starry sky.
  3. You can then either wait until you see a shooting star in the sky or use this technique:

Stroll around your island as usual and turn up the sound. Shooting stars are rather easy to spot because they make a very special ringing sound. Once you hear the "tliiiing", you won't have time to look up to the sky to observe the star. Don't panic, shooting stars always arrive in a burst of 3 to 5 stars. So here is how you must proceed to get at least one of them:

  1. Wait for the "tliing"
  2. Disconnect the tool you are holding in your hands (via the inventory or by pressing the bottom arrow on your left Joy-Con).
  3. Raise your eyes to the sky with the camera (left joystick up)
  4. Wait until you see more shooting stars in the sky (there will be two or three more after the "tling").
  5. As soon as you see a shooting star in the sky, press A: your character will then make a wish and the star will shine brighter.

There's no limit to the number of shooting stars a night. You can make as many wishes as you like.

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How to get the reward

The reward for making a wish is a star fragment. For every shooting star, you get one fragment.

To find them, you just have to wait until the next morning. Then walk around the beach of your island and you will see that there are star fragments waiting for you on the sand. All you have to do is pick them up.

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Kourtnee Klupacs 7 months ago

I made 50 wishes last night, and today I could only find 20 star fragments.<br /> So while there may not be a limit to the number of wishes you can make on stars, there does seem to be a limit to the number of star fragments that show up on your beach the next day.

Kourtnee Klupacs 7 months ago

I made 50 wishes last night, and today I could only find 20 star fragments.<br /> So while there may not be a limit to the number of wishes you can make on stars, there does seem to be a limit to the number of star fragments that show up on your beach the next day.

Jonathan Santiago 8 months ago

How do I do it with a single joycon?

Alicia Tichelaar 8 months ago

What can I use them for? I got 20 pieces and don't know what to do with them...

Alicia Tichelaar 8 months ago

What can I use them for? I got 20 pieces and don't know what to do with them...

Alicia Tichelaar 8 months ago

What can I use them for? I got 20 pieces and don't know what to do with them...

Alicia Tichelaar 8 months ago

What can I use them for? I got 20 pieces and don't know what to do with them...

Alicia Tichelaar 8 months ago

What can I use them for? I got 20 pieces and don't know what to do with them...

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