'Animal Crossing: New Horizons' Mayday Maze Guide - Get Vouchers & Rover's Briefcase

Animal Crossing: New Horizons added the Mayday Maze on May 1, and it's giving some players trouble. Since the maze can only be completed once per day, you need to do it exactly right if you want the maximum prize of 27,000 Bells and Rover's Briefcase. In this guide, we'll tell you exactly how to get the job done.

Start by grabbing the Shovel straight ahead. Dig up the bush to the left, and eat the fruit in front of you. After you eat the fruit, you can dig up the tree blocking you by using the Shovel.

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'Animal Crossing: New Horizons' added a maze for May Day. It all starts with this shovel. 'Animal Crossing: New Horizons' is available now on Nintendo Switch. Nintendo

Head north till you get to this area with the three trees. Hop across the hole to the left. Go down to grab the stick, and hop across the hole to the right.

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From here, hop across the hole to the left. Nintendo

You'll come to this area with three sticks and a stone. We'll refer to it as "stick holes" for future reference. Hop down and grab all the supplies. Head north from the middle hole and you'll come across a Wown Axe. It can only be used three times.

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These are the 'stick holes.' We'll be using them a lot as a point of reference for this guide. Nintendo

Head left then north, and you'll come to this tree. Use the Worn Axe here. Leave the stump there for future reference, and grab the stick and two fruits.

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Use the Worn Axe to chop down this tree. Nintendo

Hop back across your stump, head right and you'll come to these three pieces of Wood. Pick them up.

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Grab these three pieces of Wood and break the rock to the north. Nintendo

Just north of that is a rock you can break by eating one piece of fruit and hitting the rock with a Shovel. Break that rock, dig up the tree ahead and you'll gain access to this DIY Bench.

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This DIY Bench can help you craft an Axe. Nintendo

From the DIY bench proceed left and head south from the stump you made earlier. Head right, go down from the first of three three "stick holes" we encountered earlier, head left and you'll come to this rock. Eat fruit to break it, and you'll get the one piece of Iron Ore we need to craft the Axe. Once you have the Iron Ore, go back to the DIY Bench to craft the Flimsy Axe and regular Axe.

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Break this rock to get the Iron Ore you need to craft the Axe. Nintendo

Hop across the grouping of three holes, and chop down this tree with two fruits behind it.

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Chop down this tree with your Axe. Nintendo

From your stump at the top of the maze, head south, hop across the two holes to the right and hop down the first of the three stick holes. Then hop across the hole to the left. From there you'll come to this tree, which you need to chop down. Do so, and hop across to grab the fruit ahead.

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Chop down this tree as well, and grab the fruit ahead. Nintendo

Now you can head north and gain access to the three trees at the top of the maze. Chop them down and leave them as stumps.

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Chop down the three trees at the top of the maze and leave them as stumps. Nintendo

Follow the sign out of the maze, and dig out this bush to reach these Bell Vouchers. You can also talk to Rover here, and he'll give you Rover's Briefcase.

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Remove the Bush to get the Bell Vouchers and then talk to Rover. Nintendo

Dig up the bush behind the tree, and you can make your way through the back of the maze like so.

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Dig up the Bush behind the tree to get to the back of the maze. Nintendo

Head south, and you'll come to these three rocks. Eat the three remaining fruits in your inventory and break the three rocks with a Shovel to gain access to the Bell Vouchers.

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Eat fruit and break these three rocks to get the last group of Bell Vouchers. Nintendo

That's pretty much all there is to it. When you return to your Island you'll get the Bell Vouchers and Rover's Briefcase delivered to your mailbox. The vouchers can be redeemed for 27,000 Bells, and the Briefcase can be sold for 2,000 Bells if you wish to do so. This maze can be completed once per day through May 7.

Can you restart the maze?

Yes! Just pull out your Nook Phone and use the Rescue Services app if you make a mistake along the way.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons is available now on Nintendo Switch.

What do you think of the Mayday Maze in Animal Crossing: New Horizons? Did you get all the Bell Vouchers? Tell us in the comments section!