When do resources reset in Animal Crossing: New Horizons?

Time out your day to get resources as soon as they reset in Animal Crossing: New Horizons.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons is a game based around activities in real time, including the collection of resources. If you play every day for multiple hours each day, you may find yourself wondering when those resources reset so that you can collect them again. To help give you a better idea, we’ve put together a quick guide explaining when resources reset in Animal Crossing: New Horizons.

When do resources reset in Animal Crossing: New Horizons?

When do resources reset in Animal Crossing: New Horizons?
In Animal Crossing: New Horizons, your resources will reset at 5 a.m. each day.
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  • Resources reset every day at 5 a.m. in Animal Crossing: New Horizons.

With each new day in Animal Crossing: New Horizons comes the renewed ability to collect resources like Wood and Iron. If you play every single day for an extended period of time, it can be hard to determine when your resources reset.

Fortunately, the game operates on a structured schedule so once you know when the resources reset you can plan things accordingly. Right now, resources reset at 5 a.m. in Animal Crossing: New Horizons which is based around the time settings in your Nintendo Switch.

As other Animal Crossing: New Horizon players know, you can adjust the date and time on your Nintendo Switch and ‘time travel’ forward in the game. If you’ve collected everything for the day and want to continue playing, you can move the date and time to the following day and collect resources again.

If you prefer to wait in real time rather than use the ‘time travel’ option you can rest assured that your resources will reset every day starting at 5 a.m. in Animal Crossing: New Horizons.

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