Animal Crossing New Horizons Bug-Off January Guide: Rewards, How To Join, Bugs And Everything You Need To Know

The next iteration of the semi-annual Bug-Off event is happening soon in Animal Crossing New Horizons.

Players are gearing up to prove they are the best at catching bugs.

Here's everything you need to know about January's event! 



The January iteration of the Bug Off event will only be taking place within the Southern Hemisphere and will occur on January 16th, 2021! 



An announcement will be made when you wake up that the event is taking place today.

You will have until 6:00 pm until the event ends!



The main objective and only rule of the event is to try and see how many bugs you can catch in three minutes!

So you better move fast or you will run out of time quicker than you may think.



The more bugs you catch during the event the more points you will collect.

Collecting 100 points will unlock the Bronze Bug Trophy, 200 for the Silver one, and 300 points for the Gold Bug Trophy.



Below is a list of items you can exchange for during the event thanks to

  • Bug Wand
  • Toy Cockroach
  • Toy Centipede
  • Termite Mound
  • Artisanal Bug Cage
  • Spider Web
  • Butterfly Backpack
  • Bug Aloha Shirt
  • Bug Cage
  • Ladybug Umbrella
  • Spider Doorplate
  • Butterflies Wall
  • Ladybug Rug


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