Technically if you’re backing up a figure you own it’s legal, but it’s a gray area.
If you download and make your own then you are committing copyright infringement.
It’s very unlikely you’d be caught, but that’s what’s going on.
Selling them online definitely is illegal.
Does Nintendo make Amiibo cards?
Sold regularly in full sets, all 18 compatible amiibo list for as much as $60 on eBay. There are actual amiibo cards, although they’re limited to the Animal Crossing and Mario Sports series. For fans of games like Super Smash Bros. and Breath of the Wild, the figures are the only official way to go.
Do Amiibo cards work the same as figures?
Are they the same as the figures? Officially, there’s no such thing. Though, it’s not to hard to write NFC data on a NFC tag and there’s isn’t much in security features, so people can buy NFC tags and write data on them to make them essentially amiibo. There aren’t any official cards for the Zelda amiibo.
Can you use any Amiibo on Animal Crossing?
Supported amiibo available in Animal Crossing: New Horizons
In total 18 Animal Crossing amiibos have been released so far; two of these, Villager and the first Isabelle amiibo, were released for Super Smash Bros., while the other 16, including Tom Nook, Kapp’n and Rover, are dedicated to the Animal Crossing games.
How do Amiibo cards work?
According to the Nintendo Direct, amiibo figures and cards bring visitors to your island in New Horizons. By tapping them into the game, the character the figure or card is based on will appear on your island. You can then invite them to Photopia, an island where you can model and have creative photo shoots with them.