Maple Leaf Materials & Recipes Return To Animal Crossing: New Horizons For Autumn Season

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The Maple Leaves and their Autumn themed items have arrived for the 2022 fall season to enjoy in Animal Crossing: New Horizons throughout the next 10 days!

Beginning today, special Maple Leaf materials will start falling down from the sky across your Animal Crossing: New Horizons island for you to catch and enjoy. Just run around until you spot a large orange leaf floating in the air, take out your Net tool, and swing away!

Available from November 16th to 26th in the Northern Hemisphere, these limited time Maple Leaf crafting materials can be collected and used to craft 10 new gorgeous fall themed items. Maple Leaves are remarkedly similar to the Cherry Blossom Petals found during the Spring in the way you can obtain them and the length of time you can find them.

Most recently, a new 10th recipe of the Maple Leaf collection was introduced last year in the Version 2.0 Update called the Maple-Leaf Rug! If you haven’t actively played on your island since, you’ll want to grab that new recipe for your collection.

During this time, there will also be smaller and much more dull leaves floating in the air everywhere to celebrate the fall colors season, but these shouldn’t be confused with the proper large orange Maple Leaves! You can’t catch those small ones seen more commonly.

With Maple Leaves being available for just 10 days, we can’t help but feel a bit nostalgic for the early days of Animal Crossing: New Horizons at launch when we were all desperately hunting down Cherry Blossom items! At least there won’t be egg balloons polluting the sky this time though…

Just as with other seasonal materials, you’ll need to shoot down balloon presents from your island’s sky to get the new Maple Leaf DIY Crafting recipes for making the latest items. You can also get the Red-Leaf Pile recipe from Isabelle during her morning announcements near the beginning of Maple Leaf season.

Maple Leaf Recipes & Items

Here’s a preview of just a few of the Maple Leaf items you’ll be able to unlock and craft during November 16th to 26th in Animal Crossing: New Horizons…

Maple-Leaf Rug

Maple-Leaf Pochette

Maple-Leaf Pond Stone

Autumn Wall

For a complete listing of every item you can craft using Maple Leaves in Animal Crossing: New Horizons, check out our full Maple Leaf DIY Crafting Recipes & How To Get Them Guide here!

Additionally, it’s worth noting that two of the Acorn & Pine Cone recipes made available back in September actually make use of the Maple Leaf material. If you unlocked the Tree’s Bounty Arch and Tree’s Bounty Big Tree crafting recipes recently, you can finally craft them using Maple Leaves now!

Have you completed all of the seasonal recipe collections throughout the year in Animal Crossing: New Horizons, or are you still missing some key pieces? Let us know in the comments below how things are going on your island these days if you’re playing.

Stay tuned to Animal Crossing World for everything on Animal Crossing: New Horizons, including our extensive Guides section here. Our most popular pages include What’s New In NovemberRedd ArtMushroom DIY RecipesMaple Leaf DIY RecipesTurkey Day EventNovember CrittersBush Types & ColorsVillager HousesSea CreaturesK.K. Slider Songs.

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