Animal Crossing New Horizons: October New Bugs, Fish And Sea Critters For The Northern And Southern Hemisphere
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Animal Crossing New Horizons: October New Bugs, Fish And Sea Critters For The Northern And Southern Hemisphere

Nick Farrell
29 September 2020

Happy Hunting!

Animal Crossing: New Horizons has reached October and a series of new bugs and fish are arriving in the game.

With the Fall Update now reaching its second update, there is a lot to look forward to with Halloween approaching.

However, a new month means new bugs and fish will be appearing on your remote island.

Northern Hemisphere

If you reside up north, there are plenty of new fish, bugs, and sea critters to catch!

Bugs

  • Common Butterfly - 4am - 7pm - On Flowers - 160 Bells
  • Yellow Butterfly - 4am - 7pm - Flying - 160 Bells
  • Monarch Butterfly - 4am - 5pm - Flying - 140 Bells
  • Long Locust - 8am to 7pm - In Grass - 200 Bells
  • Migratory Locust - 8am to 7pm - In Grass - 200 Bells
  • Rice Grasshopper - 8am - 7pm - In Grass - 1600 Bells
  • Cricket - 5pm - 8am - In Grass - 130 Bells
  • Bell Cricket - 5pm - 8am - In Grass
  • Mantis - 8am - 5pm - On Flowers - 430 Bells
  • Orchid Mantis - 8am - 5pm - On Flowers - 2400 Bells
  • Red Dragonfly - 8am - 7pm - Flying - 180 Bells
  • Darner Dragonfly - 8am - 5pm - Flying - 230 Bells
  • Banded Dragonfly - 8am - 5pm - Flying - 4500 Bells
  • Stinkbug - Anytime - On Trees - 120 Bells
  • Man-faced Stink Bug - 7pm - 8am - On Flowers - 1000 Bells
  • Ladybug - 8am - 5pm - On Flowers - 200 Bells
  • Tiger Beetle - Anytime - Flying - 240 Bells
  • Violin Beetle - Anytime - On Trees - 450 Bells
  • Walking Stick - 4am - 8am and 5pm - 7pm - Shaking Trees 
  • Flea - Anytime - On Flea-Infested Villagers - 70 Bells
  • Pill Bug - 11pm - 4pm - Under Rocks - 250 Bells
  • Centipede - 5pm - 11pm - Under Rocks - 430 Bells
  • Scorpion - 7pm - 4am - On Ground

Fish

  • Tadpole - Anytime - River - 100 Bells
  • Giant Snakehead - 9am - 4pm - Pond
  • Black Bass - Anytime - River - 400 Bells
  • Pike - Anytime - River - 1000 Bells
  • Pond Smelt - Anytime - River
  • Char - 4pm - 9am - River - 3800 Bells
  • Golden Trout - 4pm - 9am - River - 15000 Bells
  • Stringfish - 4pm - 9am - River - 15000 Bells
  • Gruppy - 9am - 4am - River - 1300 Bells
  • Nibble Fish - 9am - 4pm - River - 1500 Bells
  • Betta - 9am - 4pm - River - 2500 Bells
  • Rainbow Fish - 9am - 4pm - River - 800 Bells
  • Piranha - 9am - 4pm and 9pm - 4am - River - 2500 Bells
  • Clownfish - Anytime - Sea - 650 Bells
  • Blowfish - 9pm - 4am - Sea - 5000 Bells
  • Sea Bass - Anytime - Sea - 400 Bells
  • Olive Flounder - Anytime - Ocean - 800 Bells
  • Ribbon Eel - Anytime - Sea - 600 Bells
  • Tuna - Anytime - Sea - 7000 Bells
  • Mahi-mahi - Pier - 6000 Bells
  • Ocean Sunfish - 4am -9pm - Pier - 4000 Bells
  • Saw Shark - 4pm - 9am - Sea - 12000 Bells

Southern Hemisphere

If you live in the South, it's a great month for critters too: 

Bugs

  • Common Butterfly - 4am - 7pm - On Flowers - 160 Bells
  • Yellow Butterfly - 4am - 7pm - Flying - 160 Bells
  • Tiger Butterfly - 4am - 7pm - Flying - 240 Bells
  • Peacock Butterfly - 4am - 7pm - On purple, black and blue flowers - 2500 Bells
  • Common Bluebottle - 4am - 7pm - Flying
  • Agrias Butterfly - 8am - 5pm - Flying - 3000 Bells
  • Rajah's Brooke's Butterfly - 8am - 5pm - On purple, black and blue flowers - 2500 Bells
  • Atlas Moth - 7pm - 4am 
  • Madagascan Sunset Moth - 8am - 4pm - Flying - 2500 Bells
  • Long Locust - 8am to 7pm - In Grass - 200 Bells
  • Mantis - 8am - 5pm - On Flowers - 430 Bells
  • Orchid Mantis - 8am - 5pm - On Flowers - 2400 Bells
  • Honeybee - 8am - 5pm - On Flowers - 200 Bells
  • Darner Dragonfly - 8am - 5pm - Flying - 230 Bells
  • Giant Water Beetle - 7pm - 8am 
  • Stinkbug - Anytime - On Trees - 120 Bells
  • Man-faced Stink Bug - 7pm - 8am - On Flowers - 1000 Bells
  • Ladybug - 8am - 5pm - On Flowers - 200 Bells
  • Tiger Beetle - Anytime - Flying - 240 Bells
  • Jewel Beetle - Anytime - On Trees
  • Flea - Anytime - On Flea-Infested Villagers - 70 Bells
  • Pill Bug - 11pm - 4pm - Under Rocks - 250 Bells
  • Tarantula - 7pm - 4am - On Ground - 8000 Bells

Fish

  • Crawfish - Anytime - Pond - 200 Bells
  • Soft-Shelled Turtle - 4pm - 9am - Pond - 3750 Bells
  • Tadpole - Anytime - River - 100 Bells
  • Frog - Anytime - Pond
  • Catfish - 4pm - 9am - River - 800 Bells
  • Char - 4pm - 9am - River - 3800 Bells
  • Golden Trout - 4pm - 9am - River - 15000 Bells
  • Stringfish - 4pm - 9am - River - 15000 Bells
  • Nibble Fish - 9am - 4pm - River - 1500 Bells
  • Neon Tetra - 9am - 4pm - River - 500 Bells
  • Seahorse - Anytime - Sea - 1100 Bells
  • Clownfish - Anytime - Sea - 650 Bells
  • Surgeonfish - Anytime - Ocean - 1000 Bells
  • Butterfly Fish - Anytime - Sea - 1100 Bells
  • Zebra Turkeyfish - Anytime - Sea - 500 Bells
  • Barred Knifejaw - Anytime - Sea - 5000 Bells
  • Dab - Anytime - Sea - 300 Bells
  • Squid - Anytime - Ocean - 500 Bells
  • Tuna - Anytime - Sea - 7000 Bells
  • Blue Marlin - Anytime - Pier - 10000 Bells
  • Oarfish - Anytime - Sea - 9000 Bells

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