How To Get Floating Balloon Presents in Animal Crossing: New Leaf

Published on June 27th, 2013 by Gervais D.

How To Get Floating Balloon Presents in Animal Crossing: New Leaf

To get floating balloon presents in Animal Crossing: New Leaf, you will be required to use a slingshot. This item can be obtained for a price (in Bells) at the Nooklings’ store. If the item is not available when you checked, you’ll just have to check back the next day.

How to use the Slingshot

Using the slingshot is easy. All that you’re required to do is stand under the balloon’s shadow and press “A”. The slingshot will fire a missile causing the balloon to burst. The present will fall and you will be able to collect it, that is, if it does not fall into water.

List of items that you can only get from balloon presents :

  • Balloon Bed
  • Balloon Chair
  • Balloon Clock
  • Balloon Closet
  • Balloon Carpet
  • Balloon Chest
  • Balloon Dog Lamp
  • Balloon Dresser
  • Balloon Hat
  • Balloon Lamp
  • Balloon Sofa
  • Balloon Table
  • Balloon TV
  • Balloon Wallpaper

What times do floating balloon presents appear in Animal Crossing: New Leaf

Floating balloon presents appear in the game when the minutes number ends with a 4. For example, a floating balloon present will appear at 5:04, 5:34, 7:04, etc. As you can tell from the above times, the minutes number ends with “4“.

About Gervais D.

Gervais is a Nintendo fan who loves to play a good game. His first owned Nintendo console was the NES, and he currently owns a blue 3DS XL.