All Your Biggest Animal Crossing May Day Event Questions Answered
Some spoilers for the Animal Crossing: New Horizons May Day event follow.May Day has arrived! In real life, it’s a day that’s had two very polarizing meanings: One honors the struggles and challenges overcome by laborers, and the other is an ancient holiday meant to celebrate the arrival of spring. In Animal Crossing: New Horizons, May Day is a 7-day-long event where players can travel to a distant island and complete a maze for some rewards.If you’ve already updated and logged into Animal Crossing today, Isabelle likely mentioned the start of the May Day Event during her morning announcements. Starting May 1 and ending on May 7, you can speak with Tom Nook at Resident Services about getting a special “May Day Ticket” that grants you a trip to a special island. He’ll leave your ticket with Orville at the Airport, and all you need to do is speak with him to embark on your island tour.This island is covered almost entirely by a maze and it’s here where the May Day challenge begins. The main objective is to get through the maze and speak with Rover, who’s waiting for you with a gift on the other side. Players aren’t allowed to bring any items. When they arrive, there’s only a shovel, the maze, and some items you can use to overcome the obstacles along the way.The process is a long and complicated one, but we can help. Check out some of the most frequently asked May Day event questions below for detailed information on how to finish the Maze, rewards, and more.Animal Crossing: New Horizons – Rover’s May Day Maze GuideCan You Do The May Day Maze More Than Once in Animal Crossing: New Horizons?When you speak to Tom Nook about the May Day event, he only offers you one May Day ticket. Since there are no other ways to get additional tickets, it appears you can only go on the May Day Island Tour once.Are There Multiple May Day Mazes in Animal Crossing: New Horizons?So far, there is only one maze available for the May Day event and it has the same layout for every player. If more opportunities to explore new mazes arise, we’ll be sure to cover them here on IGN.What Are The May Day Maze Rewards in Animal Crossing: New Horizons?Completing the May Day maze rewards players with a Rover’s Briefcase item, and it’s exactly as it sounds — a brown briefcase with various stickers on it, presumably from all the places Rover has traveled to. As far as we know, this item is purely decorative but it’s cool so you should totally keep it.Are There Any Secrets in The May Day Maze?If you use your resources wisely while completing the May Day maze, you can acquire 9 Bell Vouchers as a bonus. Check out our walkthrough for step-by-step instructions on how to complete Rover’s maze or look through our slideshow above for a visual guide.What Are Bell Vouchers in Animal Crossing: New Horizons?Bell Vouchers are items players can exchange for bells. If you have an upgraded Resident Services building, you can purchase a Bell Voucher for 500 Nook Miles and exchange them at Nook’s Cranny. Each Bell Voucher equals 3000 Bells. If you exchange all 9 Bell Vouchers acquired from the May Day maze, that’s an extra 27,000 bells you can put in your pocket.What do you think of the May Day event so far? Let us know in the comments below. This event isn’t the only thing to arrive with the new month. Make sure to check out our guide on all the new bug and fish you can now catch in Animal Crossing: New Horizons, and if you missed it, see which bugs and fish left in April. Check on your tarantula-loving friends. They are going through it.
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