Animal Crossing: New Horizons Log Stakes | How to Get

Animal Crossing New Horizons Log Stakes

Animal Crossing: New Horizons simply cannot slow down with its content stream! If you were worried about there not being enough collectibles, decorations, or more, then worry no longer! With so many options, it can be confusing to keep it all together. And if you want your island looking perfect, you’re gonna need them all! If you want Log Stakes for your Animal Crossing: New Horizons bridges, then we can lead you in the right direction.

How to Get Log Stakes in Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Animal Crossing New Horizons Log Stakes

In order to get Log Stakes in New Horizons, you’ll need to learn the DIY recipe from one of your Smug Villagers. Once you receive the recipe, you can create the Log Stakes with three wood. These items are for decoration and are not required to complete bridges. They can come in Dark Wood, Orange Wood, White Wood, or White Birch variations.

Villagers will hand out DIY recipes while crafting their homes or visiting the campsite. You can also get these recipes from Messages in a Bottle. Unfortunately, the chance of getting the Log Stakes recipe is rather low. Smug Villagers have a gigantic list of recipes that you’ll have to contend with if you want your Stakes.

There are a ton of Smug Villagers in New Horizons. Here are all of them:

  • Ken
  • Keaton
  • Julian
  • Huck
  • Henry
  • Hippeux
  • Jacques
  • Graham
  • Hans
  • Curlos
  • Eugene
  • Ed
  • Beardo
  • Chops
  • Chadder
  • Colton
  • Phil
  • Pietro
  • Olaf
  • O’Hare
  • Lucha
  • Lionel
  • Lopez
  • Kidd
  • Klaus
  • Kyle
  • Leopold
  • Marshal
  • Shep
  • Quillson
  • Raymond
  • Rodney
  • Tex
  • Zell

Any of these guys will have a chance at giving you the Log Stakes recipe. Of course, be patient – you will likely need to blast through a few other 33 recipes before the Log Stakes recipe comes to you!

Once you have the recipe, it takes a mere three wood for you to craft it. The item covers one tile of space and looks like they’ve been punched into the ground for you.


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Jason Toro

Jason Toro

Jason Toro-McCue has committed his schooling to the study of the connection between game design and narrative. When he's not working on this bond through writing articles or guides, he's playing Dungeons & Dragons, or just playing games themselves and looking at the story there.